HTC refreshes J Butterfly in Japan with Duo Camera

The HTC J Butterfly was world's first smartphone with 1080p display and after nearly 2 years, HTC and Japanese carrier KDDI has announced a new version of the J Butterfly. The new J Butterfly HTL23 is based on the One (M8) but with some changes.

  
HTC J Butterfly HTL23 official photos

The phone has the same 5" 1080p Super LCD3 display and is powered by 2.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor with 2 GB of RAM. The internal memory has upgraded to 32 GB and it can be expanded via microSD card up to 128 GB.

GadgetMTech Poll: HTC One (E8) or HTC One (M8)

As the HTC One (E8) is on its way to Malaysian market very soon, GadgetMTech would like to know whether our readers will choose the One (E8) or go for the One (M8) that surely will cost more than the One (E8)?


Before you vote for your favorite HTC One, we would like to let you know about both devices. The E8 is the plastic version of M8, it lacks of Duo Camera and UltraPixel technology from the M8 but with higher 13 MP resolution regular camera. Additionally, the E8 is built by plastic instead of 90% of metal found on the M8.

Nokia Lumia 630 Dual SIM Review: Back to Basic

One of the first phones to launch with Windows Phone 8.1 out of the box has finally arrived Malaysian market. And finally we got to review the new Nokia Lumia 630 Dual SIM, which is not only one of the first Windows Phone 8.1 handsets in the market but also the first Windows Phone device with dual-SIM capability. Meanwhile, this is also our first review on Windows Phone device, and here comes the full review.

Nokia Lumia 630 official photo

Specifications
- Dimensions: 129.5 x 66.7 x 9.2 mm
- Weight: 134 g
- Display: 4.5" FWVGA (480 x 854 pixels) IPS LCD with ClearBlack
- Processor: 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
- RAM: 512 MB
- Memory: 8 GB, microSD card slot
- Camera: 5 MP Camera, 720p video recording
- Battery: 1,830 mAh
- OS: Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Cyan

First generation Nokia X lineup receives new update

Good news for first generation Nokia X owners, new update is now seeding to your device. Bad news, not the Nokia X Platform 2.0, that they'll never get.

 

The new update comes with a few features from the Nokia X Platform 2.0 and is now seeding to Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL.

Now all Nokia X users can enjoy the new app switcher, you can access it by swiping down from the top of the screen and tapping the app switcher icon. Select the app you want to switch to, or tap the X icon to close an app.

Microsoft Mobile announces Nokia XL 4G in China

Microsoft Mobile has announced the Nokia XL with 4G LTE connectivity in China yesterday (28th July). The new Nokia XL 4G not only added with TD-LTE and TD-SCDMA 4G support, but the RAM has also upgraded to 1 GB.


The Nokia XL 4G is powered by 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor (probably is Snapdragon 400 SoC). The device has the same 5" WVGA display, 5 MP camera with LED flash, 2 MP front 4 GB expandable storage and 2,000 mAh battery. It is running on the latest Nokia X Platform 1.1 based on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

Additionally, Microsoft Mobile has stated that the Nokia XL 4G is the last product of the Nokia X series. The Nokia XL 4G will be available in China next month with unknown pricing, and it seems that the device won't be having global release as it is only for Chinese market via China Mobile. To find out more of the product, please click here.

HTC Desire 610 Review: Sense Your Desire

Ever since HTC announced the One (M7) with dual front stereo speakers, also known as HTC BoomSound, it has became one of the reasons why people will buy HTC device. And now, their mid-range device has the same HTC BoomSound. Can this HTC Desire 610 really shines out just like its flagship brother?

HTC Desire 610 official photo

Specifications
- Dimensions: 143.1 x 70.5 x 9.6 mm
- Weight: 143.5 g
- Display: 4.7" qHD (540 x 960 pixels) LCD
- Processor: 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
- RAM: 1 GB
- Memory: 8 GB, microSD card slot
- Camera: 8 MP Camera, 1080p video recording, 1.3 MP front
- Battery: 2,040 mAh
- OS: Android 4.4 KitKat

Asus ZenFone 4 Review: King of Affordable

Affordab;e smartphone is yet another eye catching product but can this smartphone stands out with its extremely low price tag? You'll find it out in this Asus ZenFone 4 review.

Asus ZenFone 4 official photo

Specifications
- Dimensions: 124.42 x 61.44 x 11.5 mm
- Weight: 115 g
- Display: 4" WVGA (480 x 800 pixels) TFT
- Processor: 1.2 GHz dual-core Intel Atom Z2520
- RAM: 1 GB
- Memory: 8 GB, microSD card slot
- Camera: 5 MP Camera, 1080p video recording, VGA front
- Battery: 1,200 mAh
- OS: Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (Upgradable to Android 4.4 KitKat)