Week in Review @PocketDroid (28.01 – 03.02)


pocketdroid week in reviewSony Xperia C5303 HuaSan leaked in photos:

Back in December 2012 an unknown Sony Xperia device appeared in a benchmark. The codename of the device is HuaShan, the name of a holy mountain in China, one of the Five Sacred Mountains. In terms of Android, it is to become a midrange phone. See it in its full glory

Motorola Razr i received Android 4.1.2 Jellybean in France:

Motorola RAZR i a unique smartphone sporting Intel Inside processing chipset has been launched in 2012 in Europe ( UK), however the first who receive a software update to Android 4.1.2 are the French owners. According to recent reports the new firmware build 91.2.26001.en.FR is 300MB in size and it is spreading out in France OTA (over the air). Read on

White version of the Nexus 4 was caught on camera:

A White Nexus 4 unit has been spotted in the wild by an annonymous tipster who sent the above image to PhoneArena. Judging from what we have here it looks like a legit Nexus 4 unit, altough it could be a hoax, which is why we advise to take this with a grain of salt. As beautiful as the black one

Panasonic Eluga X P-02E launched in Japan:

Panasonic is hardly a presence in the mobile industry when it comes to smartphones or tablet however the company launched a few Android smartphones under the Eluga series and this year launches a new device carrying Jellybean and a large 5 inch Full HD screen. The new phone dubbed Panasonic Eluga X P-02E is a member of NTT DoCoMo’s Spring 2013 lineup, and it is now available in Japan through DoCoMo’s online website or in any local store. Packs some high-end specs

The AOSP tree received a new branch 4.2.1 revision 1.2:

A new revision of the Android 4.2.1 source has just surfaced, the new source bears the name of 4.2.1, aka release 1.2 which fixes some minor issues in the Android subsystem.

This minor changes improves power management and improves file handling in the  EXT4 partitionsystem on all current Nexus devices, that includes the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 & Nexus 10 as well as the Galaxy Nexus. The new build allegedly fixes the random charger-related reboot problems on the Nexus 4. Sadly this minor incremental change does not address the Bluetooth issues, that is quite possibly reserved forAndroid 4.2.2 which is only few weeks/months away. A full changelong was made available on Github.