Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs. Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs. Sony Xperia Z3

After Comparing major features of Samsung Galaxy Alpha and Sony Xperia Z3 Compactwe recommend you to buy Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. Below are the comparison result of major features.

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Camera Lens: The Samsung Galaxy Alpha features better lens compared to Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, hence you get cleaner images at low-light condition, better color and contrast reproduction.

Sensor Size: The Sensor size of Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is better, hence you will get broad dynamic range with low noise and more details in your images compared to Samsung Galaxy Alpha.

Megapixel: You will get more resolution with Sony Xperia Z3 Compact; hence you can take out high quality print-out with Sony Xperia Z3 Compact.

Processor: Sony Xperia Z3 Compact features advance CPU unit compared to Samsung Galaxy Alpha hence you will get fast clock speed to finish the task faster.

Weight: Samsung Galaxy Alpha is light weight compared to Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. Hence travelling with Samsung Galaxy Alpha will be easier.

Battery: You will get better battery life Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. 2,600 vs. 1,860 mAh.

Xiaomi Mi 3 vs. Micromax A310 Canvas Nitro

Xiaomi Mi 3 vs. Micromax A310 Canvas Nitro

After Comparing major features of Xiaomi Mi 3 and Micromax A310 Canvas Nitro, we recommend you to buy Xiaomi Mi 3. Below are the comparison result of major features.

Xiaomi Mi 3 vs. Micromax A310 Canvas Nitro 3

Secondary Camera: You will get better secondary camera with Micromax A310 Canvas Nitro (5 vs. 2 MP)

Processor: Xiaomi Mi 3 features advance CPU unit compared to Xiaomi Mi 4 (2.3 GHz vs. 1.7 GHz), you get fast clock speed to finish the tasks faster.

Screen Resolution : Screen Resolution of Xiaomi Mi 3 is higher hence you will get clearer and crispier display quality.

NFC: Xiaomi Mi 3 features built-in NFC available; on the other hand Micromax A310 Canvas Nitro doesn’t have NFC.

Battery: you will get better battery life with Xiaomi Mi 3 (3,050 vs. 2,500 mAh.)

Repair costs for the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus

iPhone 6 repair cost

 

No one wants that their newly purchased iPhone 6 will get damaged but if it happened then out-of-warranty repair costs for the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus are as follows.

The charges are separated into three categories – screen damage, battery and power, and other repairs.

iPhone 6 Display Replacement cost – $109
iPhone 6 Plus Display Replacement cost – $129

Battery Replacement cost for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus – $79
Apple’s standard one-year warranty covers the replacement of a defective battery, so you are not likely to need this particular service

Repair costs for the iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 are $329 and $299 respectively.

You can also purchase AppleCare+ Plan which covers two instances of accidental damage for $79 each.

All the above repairs requires $6.95 shipping fee and local taxes will also be applied.

Samsung Smartwatch will come with new fingerprint scanner

Samsung Smartwatch with fingerprint scanner

The Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo and also Gear Live and Gear S Smartwatch has been unveiled by Samsung in 2014. It is expected that Samsung will try to bring the Smartwatch to the next level next year.

Samsung will launch a new wearable Smartwatch that will come with a built-in fingerprint scanner at Mobile World Congress 2015 (in early March) suggested by a report that comes out of Samsung’s home country of South Korea. For secure authentication the Smartwatch features that sensor. The name of the smartwatch is unknown right now but it equips with some simple payments functionality which will be developed by Samsung in partnership with PayPal. Both the companies have already collaborated this year to make payments with the Galaxy S5′s fingerprint sensor therefore the new smartwatch will extend this relationship. Synaptics is also involved has been confirmed by “a high-ranking official at Samsung Electronics”

The Apple Watch will also be available early next year so it is expected by the Samsung that the built-in fingerprint scanner will compete to Apple’s watch.

 

Samsung Galaxy A5 images leaked once again

 

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Images of Samsung SM-A500 (or A5000) aka Galaxy A5 has leaked once again. The phone will feature a 5 inch Super AMOLED screen of 720p resolution and powered by a Snapdragon 400 chipset. In the rear side of the device it has a 13MP camera. It also has internal storage 16GB and  a microSD card slot and  have a metal frame. As the the Galaxy A5 pass through TENAA so the specifications would be correct.The back of the device will be made of metal suggested by an info.

The Samsung SM-A500 (or A5000) aka Galaxy A5 will be thin and light similar to the Galaxy Alpha but will have mid-range specs.

Why iPhone 6 is Outselling iPhone 6 Plus

iPhone 6 sell Graph

 

As we can see in the above graph that iPhone 6 sell is currently high as compared to iPhone 6 Plus sales. The above graph is from MixPanel and is updating every hour. The main reason behind this are

1. Price difference is high

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2. Hardware difference is low

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3. Traditional iPhone users are preferring iPhone 6 with advance hardware and features instead of iPhone 6 Plus.
4. Due to big size, handling and managing iPhone 6 Plus is a bit difficult for users.

Apple iPhone 6 performance is better than iPhone 6 Plus in Geekbench benchmark test

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Now the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus officially announced and both the devices are available in the market. The popular benchmark Geekbench tested both the device. It stressed upon the devices’s CPU and RAM through a lot of tests to determine the final single-core and multi-core performance and overall performance.

Benchmark results are very interesting. iPhone 6 is scoring better than iPhone 6 Plus in both single-core and multi-core performance. 1627 and 2920 points scored by iPhone 6 for the  single-core and multi-core performance where as 1481 and 2662 points scored by iPhone 6 Plus for single-core and multi-core performance.

Both the devices are powered by same Apple A8 chipset with a dual-core CPU but  standard iPhone 6 has been clocked at 1.39 GHz and the iPhone 6 Plus has been clocked at 1.32 GHz. The iPhone 6 has 987MB RAM where as  iPhone 6 Plus has 975MB. We can see in the score board that the iPhone 6 has been named as “iPhone7,2″ and iPhone 6 Plus has been named as “iPhone7,1″.

By seeing the scores we can say the performance of iPhone 6 is better than the iPhone 6 Plus.

Tizen based Smartphone by Samsung coming in India in November 2014

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Tarun Malik, director of media solutions center, South West Asia said at the same time when Club Samsung 2.0 service launched in India that they have planned to launch the first Indian Tizen Smartphone after Diwali in November but it will not be Samsung Z. Samsung is not expecting to launch the Samsung Z but wished to launch budget Tizen Samsung SM-Z130E or SM-Z130H.

Samsung have launched Samsung Club 2.0 service which provides localised content such as music, videos and TV shows and provides content from over 90 Indian TV Channels with the ability to play online and offline content. Recently Samsung launched media streaming services in India  such as Airtel Wynk and Vodafone Music Store. Earlier this month the smart learning digital education store has also been launched by Samsung.

“We started late, but we are very focused. We are not shooting in the wild. This is a game that has to be led by the device manufacturer and not the pipe (telecom operators),” Malik told Economic Times.

Tizen based offerings will co-exist with Android smartphones has also been confirmed by Malik. Right now Samsung is not in the list of  Android One smartphones program launched by Google early this week, so it planned to compete with it by launching Tizen based devices.

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 Pre-Orders in US will start from tomorrow

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From tomorrow pre-order of Galaxy Note 4 will start in UK. The pre-order and launch dates has officially confirmed for the US also.  The pre-order of the devices of AT&T, Verizon Wireless, and Sprint will start from September 19th. T-Mobile pre-orders will start from September 24th.

Price details is also revealed, AT&T is charging $34.42 per month with AT&T Next 18, or $41.30 per month with AT&T Next 12 for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. T-Mobile will offer the device for no money down and monthly payments of $31.24 over 24 months. Sprint, meanwhile, said the Galaxy Note 4 will cost $30 a month for 24 months.

The Galaxy Note 4 features a 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display and powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor clocked at 2.7 GHz. The Galaxy Note 4 runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat.  In the rear side of the phone it has a 16-megapixel camera with OIS. The phone has also 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage and a microSD slot and also features fingerprint and heart rate scanners, a UV sensor and a 3,220 mAh battery. The Galaxy Note 4 brings new features to the Galaxy Note lineup like Smart Selection and Smart Note.

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is landing on China @ CNY 7,000 ($1,139 or €880)

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The pre-order is already up in Germany of the newly announced Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. It’s price is  €1,000. Recently, in China a post has been posted by an employee of Weibo microblogging network suggesting that the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge will arrive in China and it’s price will be more than CNY 7,000 that is equal to $1,139 or €880. It is an extremely expensive device.

In the same time, another post has been posted by same employee suggesting that Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will be released in China on the 26th of September.  According to the report ChinaMobile will have two versions of the Note 4 for sale. The price of the first version “regular” N9100 will be CNY 5,399 ($878, €678) and possibly this version will not support 4G. The price of the second version “ N9108” will be CNY 5,199 ($846, €653) and this version will support China Mobile’s 4G network.