Week in Review @PocketDroid (18.02 – 24.02)


pocketdroid week in reviewSamsung updated the Galaxy Note N7000 to Android 4.1.2:

Samsung Electronics has started pushing out Android 4.1.2 firmware upgrade build version JZO54K to the International GALAXY Note GT-N7000 phablet. The upgrade is available in Asia (Hong Kong, Taiwan) and in Europe (Germany) these are the only countries which are confirmed for now. Available through Kies

Sony Xperia Z has been released in France:

We noticed on Sony’s site that their flagshipphone, the Xperia Z is now available in France. This news of the Xperia Z released in France might excite some French Android-fanboys. Available in 3 colours- White, Black and Purple, this smartphone can be purchased from the site directly for 649 euros. Order it now

HTC officially announced the HTC One:

Minutes ago HTC revealed its 2013 HTC One flagship smartphone in a duplex event held in New York andLondon. As expected the phone comes with a Full HD 4.7 inch display, powered by a 1.7 GHz quad-coreSnapdragon 600 processor, Adreno 320 GPU and 2GB of RAM. See it in its full glory

LG announced Optimus F series:

At the MWC 2013 in Barcelona, LG is to introduce its new F-series. LG is expanding its “solid LTE presence” with the Optimus F5 and the Optimus F7, both being designed to bring a “premium user experience and the speed of G LTE to a mass audience.” Ofcourse, this is dependent of your country’s providers, but thephones are ready. LG is planning to take a large share of the G LTE market. Boast some nice mid-range specs

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 went official:

The much rumored Galaxy Note 8.0 has finally been officially confirmed by Samsung, the device will feature the Exynos 4 Quad clocked at 1.6GHz coupled with 2GB of ram, a 8.0-inch display with a resolutionof 1280 x 800 at 189ppi, HSPA+ 21 support and Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 onboard with the usual TouchWiz taste. Has unique looks

Huawei unveiled the Ascend P2 at MWC:

Right at the beginning of the Mobile World Congress 2013, Huawei took the chance to unveil a newsmartphone: the Huawei Ascend P2. It features a 4,7-inch 720p HD display, 1,5GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB storage, 13MP camera, a 2420mAh battery and Android 4.1 Jellybean skinned with Huawei’s proprietary Emotion UI. One interesting thing is that it includes the much-touted world’s fastest LTE chip, promising speeds of 150Mbps. Comes at a decent price