Week 47 in review: Nokia N1, Lollipop for Note 3 and One M8

23 November, 2014

Week In Review is back to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. The past Week 47 saw Nokia's Android tablet announcement - the N1 came as a surprise to quite a few people. Additionally, Meizu revealed the MX4 Pro, while Samsung and HTC Android 5.0 Lollipop updates leaked for the One (M8) and the Galaxy Note 3.

The Corning Gorilla Glass 4 is here and it's tougher than ever with promises not to crack easily.

Nokia launches N1 Android Tablet running Lollipop

Nokia launches N1 Android Tablet running Lollipop

In a rather surprising move, Nokia has launched a new Android tablet. Called the Nokia N1, the device is 7.9-inch tablet running Android 5.0 Lollipop and Nokia Z Launcher on top. Here are the complete specs of the device: 7.9-inch, 2048x1536 (4:3) IPS LCD with Gorilla Glass 3 and fully...


Lollipop update for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 showcased too

Lollipop update for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 showcased too

Earlier we showed you the first leaked screenshots depicting what the Android 5.0 Lollipop update would look like on the HTC One (M8), and now it's Samsung's turn. From the Korean smartphone maker we've already had leaks showing us not one, but two builds of Lollipop for the Galaxy S5. This...


Corning unveils new, tougher Gorilla Glass 4

Corning unveils new, tougher Gorilla Glass 4

Corning has unveiled the sequel to its popular Gorilla Glass. Version 4 is better at falling it survives 80% of drops from 1m (3.3ft) on a rough surface meant to emulate the jaggedy surfaces encountered in daily use. Corning claims Gorilla Glass 4 is twice as tough as unnamed competing...


Lollipop with Sense 6 for the HTC One (M8) gets pictured

Lollipop with Sense 6 for the HTC One (M8) gets pictured

HTC is due to upgrade the One Google Play Edition smartphones to Android 5.0 Lollipop this week - on Friday, the latest news claims. But what about the HTC Sense-infused version of the One (M8)? We already know the Taiwanese company will bring it the latest Android version by early February, yet...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus is now on sale in Europe

Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus is now on sale in Europe

Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus was unveiled a month ago without much fanfare. It's an updated version of the Galaxy S5 flagship that keeps everything the same but promotes the chipset to Snapdragon 805. The new chip offers better quad-core Krait 450 processor and new generation GPU - Adreno 420. The...


Meizu MX4 Pro is official with Samsung Exynos 5430 chipset

Meizu MX4 Pro is official with Samsung Exynos 5430 chipset

At a dedicated launch party in China today, Meizu officially revealed the MX4 Pro. The phone is built around a 5.5" Sharp-made display boasting 2560 x 1536 pixel resolution. It features very narrow bezels, measuring just 2.8mm wide and boasts a pixel density of 542ppi. Under the hood of the...


Tizen OS 2.3 screenshots reaveal a fresh new look

Tizen OS 2.3 screenshots reaveal a fresh new look

New screenshots of Samsung's Tizen 2.3 have surfaced, courtesy of Tizen Indonesia. The latest version of Tizen OS looks a lot more colorful than before with updated icons. Samsung has also used bold color choices throughout the user interface. Unsurprisingly, blue is still the main color of...


Android One phones will run Lollipop by end of January

Android One phones will run Lollipop by end of January

This year Google launched the Android One initiative, which has so far been comprised of three smartphones: the Micromax Canvas A1, the Karbonn Sparkle V, and the Spice Dream Uno. These all have the exact same innards, which were specified by Google, and their unique selling point is supposed to be...


Next iPhone to allegedly have a two-lens camera system

Next iPhone to allegedly have a two-lens camera system

The next iPhone camera is going to be a doozy. According to John Gruber, Apple is working on a dual lens camera system for the rear camera of the next iPhone, which he heard "from a birdie of a birdie". "The specific thing I heard is that next years camera might be the biggest camera jump...



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  • Anuraj

Where is Jolla ? You missed it

  • Anonymous

Htc one m8 with lollipop great

  • Anonymous

Nokia please come with android based phone