Moto E 2nd Gen for Moto fans

Long waiting period is over for Moto fans. Motorola launched Moto E 2nd Gen for Moto fans.  When Motorola entered in Indian smartphone market no one would though that Motorola will eat the Indian smartphone market.  After launching splendid phone in smartphone world i.e Moto g,2nd Gen, Moto X and 2nd Gen. Moto decide to give competition to Lenovo A6000 and Xiaomi Redmi 2 launched 4G LTE supported Moto E 2nd Gen.

Let us have glance towards the Moto e 2nd Gen for fans.

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Before purchasing this phone the point to be considered

Things you should know:

Moto E 2nd Gen is falls under 7k segment it is available in India on shopping site flipkart on direct sale. (No flash sale is required). That’s good thing you don’t have to wait for registration and sale day to purchase it.

As the phone comes in different variants

Moto E XT1527, XT1511 – for USA
Moto E XT1505 – Global model

Processor and Ram:

Processor offered in Moto E 2nd Gen is Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 – 3G model and Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 – LTE model. Chipset used Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 and 410 for 3G  and 4G lTE models. Allow these to seamlessly switch between application. Here also the same cons  as compared with Lenovo A6000 RAM is not sufficient to play heavy games on Moto E and run multiple application simultaneously.

Battery:

Having 2390mah battery was sufficient for normal app use and 2g will work up to 24hrs and maximum standby 266 hours.  For 3g usage it will long last 7-8 hrs.

Look:

  • Height: 129.9 mm
  • Width: 66.8 mm
  • Curve: 5.2 – 12.3 mm
  • 145 grams (5.11 ounces)

Having curve you can say it is handy phone and it also light weight than previous version.

Graphics:

Adreno 302 with 400 MHz GPU used in chipset allows you to play medium sized games up to size 1.3 GB max.

Memory:

If we go for storage offered  8GB internal memory about which 4.5GB is usable. User is able to move application to external SD card. Maximum 32 GB micro SD card acceptable.

Display:

  • 11.4cms (4.5″) qHD 540×960 245 ppi IPS
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
  • Anti-smudge coating
  • Water resisting coating

The anti-smudge coating on the screen keeps the fingerprints away.  Resolution and ppi density offered is less as compared with competitors.

Camera:

Camera quality is same as previous one 5MP camera with 2592 х 1944 pixels, autofocus and HD video recording 720p@30fps.

Secondary camera is VGA camera . Not good to take selfie.

UI:

Base UI of android is offered for Moto E 2nd Gen for moto fans.

OS:

Moto E comes along wit latest OS provided by  Android™ 5.0 Lollipop.

Features:

It have features as old one.

  • Accelerometer, proximity sensors.
  • microUSB v2.0
  • FM radio with RDS
  • GPS: A-GPS, GLONASS
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: v4.0, LE.

Price:

Price offered for this is 6999 Rs you can purchase it here.

Google code project hosting shutting down

Earlier Friday Internet giant Google announced  “Google code project hosting shutting down” shocking but truth . Google is about to shut down the code hosting and project hosting. The Google code were started by Google in 2006 with the goal of providing a scalable and reliable way of hosting open source projects.Since from the 2006 millions of people have contributed to open source projects hosted on the site.

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No more project hosting

Google sources said that lot of things were changed in past few years. Many open source project and source code hosting sites were popped up along with vibrant communities of developers such as Github and Bitbucket. The aim of Google is to provide open source project hosting were accomplished by these sites.

That’s why Google recognized it’s time to Google code project hosting shutting down. It has been also stated that from today onwards it will not accept any code or project, but the functionality will remains intact till August 2015. Project data will be available for download in an archive format. Google Code will shutter entirely on January 24th or 25th  2016.

Google code export tool
Google code export tool for Git Hub

Simply to encourage the user Google provide export tool by which you can migrate your project to GitHub, Sourcforge and Bitbucket. Find the link for documentation how to migrate your project.

 

 

Lenovo A7000 release date in India

Lenovo A7000 release date in India:

After huge success of Lenovo A series ie. Lenovo A6000, Lenovo decided to go further and  launch another A series Lenovo A7000-4G budget smartphone. After gaining huge amount customer for Lenovo A6000  in flash sale arranged by flipkart, Lenovo A7000 release date in India expected till April2015 with price of 8K to 9k. As sources said It was supposed to be release in 9th March but due to some technical problemTesting on Indian cellular network) they decided to post pond the launch date month.

Lenovo A7000- 4G budget smartphone:

Let us have look towards the phone

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Pic while testing Dolby Sound in earphone

 

Display:

Lenovo A7000 comes with 5.5-inch HD screen , bigger than previous Lenovo A6000. Screen quality of this phone is superb with vibrant colors .

Design:

It is plain boxy style similar to predecessor.  Body used for this is entirely made of Plastic. You can feel it has light weight 140gm.

Software:

The UI offered for the phone is Vibe UI , For this handset the UI is customized on Lollipop OS.

Hardware:

Dual Sim, 1.5 GHZ of octa-core processor with Mediatek chip along with 2GB RAM  makes it worthy for best budget smartphone. Hardware offered for this phone makes it best competitor for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G and Micromax Yureka. It is having “Dolby speakers” with  Atmos technology.

Key performer of this phone is 2900mAh battery which last long whole day for 3G/4G network.

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back view of Lenovo A7000 smartphone

 

Price:

Price offered foe the Lenovo A7000 is approx in between 8K to 9K.

We can say the it better competitor for the high ranged smartphones in affordable price.

 

Galaxy Note Edge Smartphone Redefined

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

 

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Samsung always tries to put something new to their customer, in case of design, features and hardware. Samsung always comes with something extraordinary features and functionality than their competitors. In September 2014 they launched Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Smartphone Redefined .

Things You Should Know:

Processor and Ram:

Edge comes with powerful and strong processor chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084 and processor Quad core, 2700 MHz, Krait 450 which gives boost to your system to access multiple application simultaneously . 3Gb Ram Of is quite sufficient for multitasking.

Battery:

18 hours of battery backup for 3G network and 60 hours for music. Battery comes with 3000mah Li-ion. I can say it have average battery life. Samsung claims that it have fast charging capacity +30% fast charging than other devices.

Look:

Design and look of the phone is quite impressive than predecessor notes. Samsung Tagline for the Galaxy Edge is

“The Edge of Brilliance”

Samsung told about the Look the “The borderless aesthetics from the expanded surface gives a
fluidic and infinite experience to users. ”

Graphics:

Gaming  experience is superb on the phone. You can enjoy heavy games easily without any lagging because it have Adreno 420.

Memory:

Samsung Galaxy Edge available 2 variants 32Gb/64Gb internal memory. External memory is supportable up to 128Gb.

Display:

The Screen size offered is about 5.6 inch with pixel density of 550  dpi which is quite high as compared with other devices. Resolution is about 1440*2560 px. The screen offered is Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, Multitouch. Protection is Corning Gorilla Glass 3 used for this and it having curved edged screen to access the notification and provide new way to utilize the screen.

edge screen

Camera:

Superb camera quality provided by Samsung for Galaxy Note Edge. 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels, optical image stabilization, autofocus, LED flash with Aperture size F2.2. Video quality 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, optical stabilization, dual-video rec.

Secondary camera 3.7 MP 1440p@30fps good for taking selfie.

Sound:

No extra enhancement done is speakers and sound support 3.5mm jack. Adapt Sound, Sound Alive, Wise Voice 2.0, Extra Volume 2.03 Mics (Directional Voice Recording)

UI:

It comes with SAMSUNG UI.

OS:

Comes with Kitkat 4.2.2 upgradable .

Extra stuff:

galaxy_edge

Spen : 5g, Hovering 15mm, Pressure level 2,048, 

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall, Fingerprint ID, Gesture, Baromete

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Gesture, Accelerometer, Geo-magnetic, Gyroscope,
RGB ambient light, Proximity, Barometer, Hall Sensor,
Finger Scanner, UV, HRM

Price:

64900₹ (1035$) Approx

 

 

Lenovo A6000- best 4g budget phone

As Lenovo is entered from PC world to smartphone world the smartphones competition reached to new level. Lenovo always trying to put his best effort in the smartphone world, Vibe, K, S, P, A mobile series.

After big buzz Lenovo India launched  best 4g  budget phone of 2015 named as Lenovo A6000. It was available for purchase on flipkart at reasonable price only 6999 ₹ , with some amazing features. The smartphone was popular that 10000 piece were sold only in 2 seconds,Lenovo A6000 Flash Sale Sees 30000 Units Go Out of Stock in 4 Seconds in just refer the article, Still sale is going on and registrations are open for all.

I received the Lenovo A6000 few days ago after using it I am writing the review and un-boxing  of lenovo A6000 mobile.

Unboxing of Lenovo A6000:

Lenovo A6000 comes with white and red colored small-sized box. As showed in picture.

Box contains handset, mobile charger with USB cable, screen protector, removable lithium battery and earphone. Warranty documents and user guide is also provide along with the cell. It have 2 SIM card slot one is 4g/3g/2g and other is 2g.  Only single SIM slot is 4G supportable still Lenovo A6000 is best 4g budget phone.

Packed lenovo a6000unboxed Lenovo a6000-technosnoop 

 

Things you should know:

For the full Specification and details of the product please refer the link of of gsmarena. I am using this phone from 2 weeks and I would like to say that its best phone under 7K segment till now available. Good stuff to buy if you are normal video and audio viewer user.

auntutu benchmark for lenovo a6000 auntutu html test

Processor and Ram:

As we know this is era of 64 bit processors ,  Snapdragon already offered 200 and 400Soc it’s good to see the performance of snapdragon 410 Soc in Lenovo A6000. The processor is fulfilling the needs of customers. 1Gb Ram is not sufficient if you are gamer and running multiple games simultaneously. It is sufficient for normal app usage.

Battery:

Having 2300mah battery was sufficient for normal app use and 2g will work up to 22hrs and maximum standby 264 hours.  For 3g usage it will long last 6-7 hrs.

Look:

The design and look of the phone is pleasant. One of the great thing having light weight it also offers the removable battery. Weight of the phone is 128gm only you can feel it light when you hold it in your hand.

Graphics:

The GPU used for this cell is Adreno 306. You can easily play heavy games like Asphalt 8, Fifa 15, Shadow Fight 2 without lagging and flickering.

Memory:

If we go for storage It offers 8GB internal memory about which 4.13GB is usable. User is able to move application to external SD card which is up to 32GB.

Display:

As we go to display of the A6000 it offers 720*1080 screen resolution with HD IPS 5 Point capacitive touch screen with screen size of 5 inch. Gorilla glass is not offered for the phone.

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Camera:

With 8MP Camera and Auto Flash the picture quality of the phone is  remarkable as compared to nexus 4 and Moto G2. For taking selfie and video calling it offered 2MP front camera.

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UI:

Lenovo A6000 offered VIBE UI Version Kraft-A6000_S025_150129.  If you are familiar with  base version of Android  then you might feel the UI is bit complicated but in fact it is quite user-friendly . Provide with Large application icons and text.

OS:

Currently available handsets have Android 4.4.2 kitkat version  Lenovo said they will provide the update till lollypop soon.

Pros and Cons:

Nothing is perfect so it also have some pros and cons. let’s talk about the pros and cons of the product.

Pros:

  • Removable battery
  • Light weight
  • Good camera quality
  • Dolby Speakers
  • 4G support.

Cons:

  • Back lit buttons not present
  • OTG support not present
  • UI little bit confusing( if you are familiar with base UI of android )
  • Ram is not sufficient if multiple apps are running

 

Buy Lenovo A6000