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TrekStor WinPhone costs € 150, comes with interchangeable back covers

TrekStor is a German company that has launched a Windows Phone called TrekStor WinPhone. It costs € 150 and has a thickness of only 7.5 mm. It weighs only 99.6 grams with body made entirely of polycarbonate. Like the Microsoft Lumia range, the back covers are interchangeable by user.

TrekStor WinPhone specifications

Obviously, this was achieved at the cost of some compromises, first of which is the small battery that packs mere 1750 mAh capacity. Second while the display measures 4.7 inches, it has resolution of only 1280 x 720 pixels.

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Windows 10 OS to support ARM, Snapdragon 805 tablet spotted

Lately there has been a complete abssense of any new Windows RT tablets, you know the Windows that runs on ARM processors. According to the benchmark results that showed up on GFXbench, a new Windows tablet with WQHD display packing Snapdragon 805 (SD805) ARM processor. Folks at nokiaviews are saying that it could be the successor to the Nokia branded Lumia 2520 or Surface 2 tablet. This tablet will pack a powerful Snapdragon processor and windows 10. This confirms that even the next generation of windows a k a Windows 10 will support ARM architecture.

Windows 10 OS to support ARM, Snapdrgaon 805 tablet spotted

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Miia iimotion MWP-47 Windows Phone launched in Italy

Miia is a young Italian company which came in to existence only in 2011. Today it launched Miia iimotion MWP-47 which is a windows phone and few Android tablets with 7, 8, 9 and 10 inch displays.

The Miia iimotion MWP-47 is based on the reference design created in collaboration with Qualcomm and Microsoft. The phone runs the latest version of windows, WP8.1 and is very compact and thin.

The Miia iimotion windows phone has thickness of just 7.2mm which makes it one of the thinnest smartphones out there.

Miia iimotion MWP-47 specifications include

* 4.7 inch IPS display
* 1280 x 720 pixel resolution
* Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 quad core processor (MSM-8212)
* 1 gigabyte of RAM
* 8GB of flash storage
* Micro SD card slot
* 2 megapixel webcam and 8MP rear camera with LED flash
* 1750 mAh battery

The price of Miia iimotion is just EUR 209 and

Miia iimotion MWP-47

Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0 Specifications, new tablet with Snapdragon 200

Chinese company Huawei has launched MediaPad T1 8.0 today which shows company’s interest in Snapdragon CPUs and quality hardware. Normally Chinese companies prefer using cheap CPUs from MediaTek and AllWinner to keep the costs low.

The Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0 specifications include display of 8-inch (1280 x 800 pixels), a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 1.2GHz processor accompanied by 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage, two cameras – 5 megapixel (rear) and 0.3 megapixel (front), Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with Emotion UI 1.6.

Not to be missed is built in 802.11n WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and a 4800 mAh battery.

Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0

The Huawei MediaPad T1 8.0 is already available in Chinese market and you can choose from white or silver color. In terms of our currency it will cost 162 dollars. We have been told that the device will go on sale in Europe as well very soon.

The company will be officially releasing it in Europe at IFA 2014 which will be taking place in Berlin.

Nokia Lumia 930 Unboxing and first impressions

Nokia has launched its new Lumia 930 smartphone in the market and it offers absolutely high end equipment for the first time in a reasonably compact form. The Lumia 930 has a lot to offer. Nokia has packed everything that is good and expensive.

For almost 480 euros, the customer gets a Windows Phone with five inch large AMOLED display which is very bright – almost like no other Nokia smartphone so far.

It is therefore also easy to read outdoors. Under the hood lies the Snapdragon 800 with its four 2.26 GHz cores and 2 GB of RAM.

For storage you get 32 GB of flash memory, which unfortunately can not be extended.

Nokia Lumia 930 Unboxing

LTE and Qi wireless charging are also integrated and there is the powerful Pure View camera with 20.7 megapixels and Zeiss optics on the back.

Italy Motorola Moto E Release Date Price

In a press release Motorola announced the availability of Moto E phone in June at a price of EUR 129. For the comparison sake, the Moto G retails for EUR 179 for the 8GB model. 

Nine months ago, Motorola launched a new line of Android phones. The company started with the Moto X which bought unique features like touch less control. Then came the Moto G that has become the top-selling mobile device in the history of Motorola. It got so popular because it bought top end features at low price.

Now the company has set its eyes at the budget phone market with its Moto E that brings advanced features at a very affordable price tag. 

Motorola Moto E specifications

4.3 inch display with a 960 x 540 pixel resolution screen giving 256 PPI
1980 mAh battery
Qualcomm Snapdragon dual-core 200 processor
5 megapixel camera with Motorola optimized interface
Micro SD card slot that can accommodate up to 32GB card
Built-in FM radio

Italy Motorola Moto E

The best part is the price: EUR 129 including VAT. In Italy, the device will be distributed by Tech Data and will be available through many consumer electronic stores starting June.

ARCHOS 80 Helium 4G LTE Tablet Specs Price

French consumer electronics manufacture, Archos has released 80 Helium 4G LTE tablet in the market. Sporting a display ratio of 4:3, it features a quad core processor and built in 4G LTE. Slated to be unveiled at the MWC 2014 event, it runs Android 4.3 jelly bean which is not exactly the latest Android version available as of now.

ARCHOS 80 Helium Specs

ARCHOS 80 Helium 4G LTE Tablet Specs Price

The ARCHOS 80 Helium 4G is powered by 4 core Qualcomm Snapdragon unit 400 (MSM8926) with a maximum clock frequency of 1.2 GHz, and is backed by Adreno 305 graphics chip. The processor is accompanied by 1 gigabyte of RAM. For storing data and applications, you get 4 GB of internal flash memory which can be further expanded by using micro SD card. Up to 64 GB is supported. Pricing information will become available at the MWC 2014 event.

Resolution of the tablet is 1024×768 pixel. Supported bands include LTE 800/1800/2100 / 2600MHz 3G 850/900/1800/1900Mhz 2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900. For communication, you also get WiFi network card, Bluetooth 3.0, A-GPS, 2 megapixel main camera, 0.3 MP webcam, micro USB 2.0 port and 3000 mAh battery. It has a housing of 213 x 155 x 11.3 mm.

Sony Xperia Tablet Z2 Specs Leaked by EvLeaks

Frequent leaker Evleaks has leaked out the details of the unreleased Sony Xperia Tablet Z2. The tablet will feature a quad core processor and 3 gigabytes of RAM.

Sony Xperia Tablet Z2 Specs

The tablet will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 4 core processor, 10.1 inch display packing full HD 1920×1200, triluminos technology, 3 GB RAM, 16 GB flash storage, micro SD card slot, 8 megapixel rear and 2 MP front camera, 6000 mAh battery and will be mere 6.4 mm thick.

Sony Xperia Tablet Z2 Specs Leaked by EvLeaks

The processor has all of its cores running at 2.3 GHz. Like the Xperia Z series, it will be waterproof. The Xperia Tablet Z2 is said to run Android 4.4 kitkat operating system.

Battery life should easily last you through the day thanks to the decent 6000 mAh battery which is sealed inside.