Week in Review @PocketDroid (26.11 – 02.12)


HTC opened a concept store in Germany:

A full month and a half ago, HTC opened its first HTC Concept Store in India, and now Germany has that luck to get a proprietary HTCstore. The HTC Concept Store is located in the Saturn Mall of Hamburg,Germany, and offers everything from smartphones and tablets to Beats headphones and accessories. It also offers in-store testing devices, so you can try the device before you buy it. Read on

Google Nexus 4 received a minor maintenance update:

Google Nexus 4 receives a software maintenance update today bringing the smartphone to Android version 4.2.1, firmware build JOP40D which fixes the missing month (December 2012) in the Calendar. The upgradeis already spreading out in the United States and Germany, however it could be available in other parts of the globe just give it a check, will you.

The Google Nexus 4 had become available at Google Play Store again:

About three weeks ago when Google begin selling the Nexus 4 its stocks went our in a matter of minutes world-wide. Looks like Google Nexus 4 is back on stock starting today, but with a small “restrain” users cannot order more than 2 devices from their accounts due to limited stock and very high demand.

 Meizu MX2 was officially announced:

The glossy-looking Meizu MX2 gets real and announced. Days after we published photos from a Chines source, Meizu has published more news itself. On a beautiful sub-site, Meizu tells all about this MX2.

The design, just like the Chines MIUI M2, looks very similar to Apple’s, but in a far more modern way. On front, there is the 4.4 inch WXGA 1280×800 (377ppi) narrow frame screen. Meizu did a “one of a kind”design on the inner: a one-piece metal cover is to protect the inner components. Runs on Flyme 2

LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy Camera went through FCC:

Samsung GALAXY Camera is getting an enhanced LTE-enabled sister soon. Just the other day EK-GC120 went through FCC certification. The original version EK-GC100 (no 4G) barely hit the shelves for a few days and we are already hearing about an LTE version? Do we really need such devices?

 The Sony Xperia P received minor ICS update:

Sony’s mid-range offering, the Xperia P, has received a minor maintenance update. The firmware holds theversion number 6.1.1.B.1.54, and the Android version remains the same as before (4.0.4), so those of you who were hoping for Jellybean, it’s not your day. The update is for the Central European region and can be installed to your device with the Flashtool program. You also don’t need to have an unlocked bootloaderto do that, so that’s a plus. Get the update