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Wednesday, 10 September 2014

What is New in Apple iPhone 6? Is it Value for Money Smartphone? Find out Specs and Price

What is New in Apple iPhone 6? Is it Value for Money Smartphone?  Find out Specs and Price


Apple announced its new and advanced Flagship phone, the iPhone 6, giving you two different sized models named as iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The major difference between these two phones is their screen size and RAM, where iPhone 6 is having a 4.7 inch screen and 1GB RAM and iPhone 6 Plus is having 5.5 inches and 2 GB RAM

Apple iPhone 6
Apple iPhone 6

Design and Display

Apple has changed these new phone designs from sharp edges like they have in iPhone 4, 4s, 5, 5s to the curved edges like they had in iPhone 3G and 3Gs model. Also, the phone size has got bigger and thinner with a smooth metal surface and Retina HD display. iPhone 6 with 4.7 inch screen is having a resolution of 1334 x 750 pixels with a pixel density of ~326 ppi while Plus model is having a 5.5 inch screen having of resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels with ~401 ppi of pixel density. Both phones are incorporated with capacitive LED-backlit IPS LCD touchscreen supporting 16M colors. Also, both phones are protected with shatterproof glass and oleophobic coating, which gets you rid of oily fingerprint.

Apple iPhone 6 - Design
Apple iPhone 6 - Design

Camera

While enhancing new model in every aspect, Apple still used 8 MP camera, which is same from 4s models, but even in 8MP it still has improved touch focus, burst, image stabilization, HDR and much more. It will capture your photos with 3264 x 2448 pixels with dual LED flash, giving you the best clarity with rich color tones. You can shoot videos with 1080p@60fps and slow motion video with 720p@240fps. While a secondary camera is of 1.2 MP with 1280 x 960 pixels, which records video in 720p. You can both shoot video and capture photos simultaneously. 
Though it has improved 8MP camera, but it is not enough in this high range device. While other phones in this range are already providing more than 13MP.

Apple iPhone 6 - Camera
Apple iPhone 6 - Camera

Hardware and OS

Both the models are integrated with whole new A8 chip having 64-bit architecture along with M8 motion coprocessor. Also, both are having Dual-core 1.4 GHz Cyclone processor with PowerVR GX6650 Hexa-core graphics and loaded with latest iOS 8
In this world of Quad-core and Octa-core, who wants to use Dual-core?

Apple iPhone 6 - Sleek Design
Apple iPhone 6 - Sleek Design

Memory and other Features

Both the models will be available in 16, 64 and 128 GB inbuilt memory with no memory card slot. For 64 and 128 GB price is higher.

Apple iPhone 6 - Colors
Apple iPhone 6 - Colors

Color and Release Date

Both phones will be made available to the market on 17th October in three colors: Silver, Gold and Grey. Still the company has not declared anything about its price. Stay tuned for the price in US, UK and India.


Conclusion

Overall, this phone does not give you any extra ordinary feature neither in RAM, Processor or Camera because what it has introduced now has been already given by most of Sony and Samsung's smartphone. So, if you are planning to buy this phone, must go through other phones of this range.


 

Thursday, 4 September 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 – Specs | Price | Release Date

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 – Specs | Price | Release Date


Samsung is back again with its flagship smartphone that is Note 4. Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is the first smartphone which is incorporated with UV sensor which senses UV radiation from sun or any other source.
 
There are not many differences between Note 3 and Note 4 except that of screen, camera, CPU clock speed, UV sensor, heart rate monitor and radio. While taking brand to high level, Samsung has incorporated Galaxy Note 4 with stylus from famous pen manufacturer company, Mont Blanc. The price of the stylus would be ranging from 120 euro (Rs. 9,600) to 410 euro (Rs. 32,800).

Samsung Note 4
Samsung Note 4

Screen

Note 4 has screen size of 5.7 inches with pixel density of ~551 ppi having 1440 x 2560 pixels while Note 3 is having same screen size as of Note 4 with pixel density of  just ~386 ppi having 1080 x 1920 pixels. Screen has been improved greatly in Note 4.  Also, it now gives multi-tasking feature to its users where you can chat with your friend and also surf websites as we do on computer.

Camera

Note 4 will come with 16 MP primary camera having 3456 x 4608 pixels with auto focus and LED flash. With 16 MP camera, you can record HD videos and image with 2160p@30fps and 1080p@60fps. Also, secondary camera is quite good having 3.7 MP camera which records video at 1080@30fps allowing you to record HD selfie videos.
While Note 3 is having 13 MP primary camera with 4128 x 3096 pixels and secondary camera of 2 MP which records videos at same fps as Note 4.

Samsung Note 4 - front
Samsung Note 4 - front

Hardware and OS

While going to hardware there would be two models based on different CPU out of which one would be equipped with Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450 (SM-N910S) and another would be equipped with Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 1.9GHz quad-core Cortex-A57 (SM-N910C). Also both models would be equipped with different GPU that is Adreno 420 (SM-N910S) and Mali-T760 (SM-N910C). It would be running latest Android OS version 4.4.4 KitKat.
  

UV Sensor

Note 4 is going to be the first smartphone which would be integrated with UV Sensor which would notify you if you are at harm. There are several levels in UV sensor which provides you with different precaution levels against sun’s ultraviolet rays.
 

Fingerprint Scanner

There is fingerprint scanner in Note 4 which was absent in Note 3 but still S5 was the first Samsung smartphone to introduce this feature.

Samsung Note 4 - Four Colors
Samsung Note 4 - Four Colors

Color, Price and Release Date

Note 4 is expected to release this October 2014 in four colors that is Frosted white, Charcoal black, Bronze Gold, Blossom Pink. The phone is out now in Germany for €700, but there is no final announcement of its price in UK and India but it is likely to have around £600 and Rs 55,000 respectively.

See Also: Apple iPhone 5s/5c, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Motorola Moto X, Sony Xperia Z Ultra