Electronics Release Dates
Electronics news and announcements
HTC One X+ now available for pre-order in the U.K.
October 4, 2012
Good news! Folks in the U.K. can now pre-order the HTC One X+ via Clove Technology for £474. Clove will start shipping the HTC One X+ on the 22nd of October.
Sony Xperia TL gets announced for AT&T
October 1, 2012
The Xperia TL, first heard in August, was touted by many for possessing LTE powers. Following Sony's confirmation that the so-called "Bond phone" will hit the U.S. anytime soon, the company is now announcing that it will launch the device via AT&T and that, being James Bond's smartphone, it will be pre-loaded with some James Bond Skyfall content.
The HTC One X+ gets official
October 2, 2012
HTC is finally making it official by announcing the HTC One X+ today. The HTC One X+ is a minor refresh of the original HTC One X. It now comes with an all-new Sense 4+ UI on top of Android Jelly Bean and an even more powerful 1.7 GHz quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 AP37 processor. The HTC One X+ also features a longer battery life and an expanded internal storage - 64GB of internal storage and 2100 mAh battery, respectively.
According to the Taiwanese consumer electronics giant, it latest flagship device is approximately 67 percent faster than the One X. Also worth noticing is its "Tap and Go" functionality which will allow users to connect their phone and music to Beats audio speakers' by simply tapping them. The HTC One X+ will be available in Europe and North Asia starting October and in South Asia this coming November. HTC added that it will make a separate announcement for its release in the U.S. later this year.
The HTC One X+ gets even more detailed
October 1, 2012
It looks like the legend is true after all. If you've been doubting the existence of the HTC One X+, you'll be surprised to know that an image of the device has been leaked in Twitter, courtesy of EvLeaks. But that's not all. Just days after the incident, more details about the HTC One X+ was also leaked by the U.K. carrier O2. And judging from the leaked promotional material, it seems that the rumored specs - a beefed up 1.7GHz quad-core processor and over 64GB of internal storage - is the real deal.
While all of that is interesting, no word about its availability was revealed. The PAYG price of the HTC One X+ will be around £479.99 or roughly $780 based on today's exchange rate. More images of the HTC One X+ were reportedly sent to Pocket-lint and it seems that the only significant difference of the device when compared to the HTC One X is the single and circular Beats logo at the back.
Jelly Bean coming to the Asus Transformer Pad Prime and Infinity
September 26, 2012
Good news! Asus has just confirmed that its Transformer Pad Infinity and ASUS Transformer Pad Prime will be receiving the latest Android operating system very soon. Is this good news to you? "We are pleased to announce that we will soon be rolling out the Android 4.1, Jelly Bean update for both the ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity (TF700) and ASUS Transformer Pad Prime (TF201)," Asus said.
Sony Xperia T now selling in the U.K., France, and Germany
September 24, 2012 Many were thrilled when Sony first unveiled its flagship super-phone earlier this year. If you've been waiting for the Xperia T all this time, then you'll be happy to know that the device is now available in some countries, particularly U.K., Germany, and France. In the U.K., you will be able to get the device via Carphone Warehouse on a two-year contract.
Users can opt for either Orange, O2, and Vodafone as their carriers. The pricing starts at £26, £32, and £33, respectively. Additionally, Phones4U is also selling the Xperia T and shipments are expected to commence starting today. If you're in France, you can go directly to Orange's website to get it. O2 Germany is also selling the Xperia T for only €1, plus €22.5 per month on a two-year contract.
Sony now selling unlocked units of the Xperia miro
September 22, 2012
Sony is now selling unlocked units of the Xperia miro for only $299.99. The Xperia miro lets you stay close to friends and family with the front-facing chat camera and share it all on Facebook using Xperia with Facebook. Share more with the 5MP camera that can also record videos in 30 fps, says Sony.
Sony now selling unlocked units of the Xperia acro S
September 22, 2012 Sony is now selling unlocked units of the Xperia acro S for $599.99. The Xperia acro S is built for power and durability, thanks to its dual-core 1.5 Ghz Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon CPU with 1 GB of RAM and IP57-certified dust and water-resistant form factor.
LG Optimus officially officially launched, poised to hit key global markets in October
At a press conference in Korea, the LG Optimus G, touted for its LTE powers and powerful quad-core chip, was officially launched. LG demoed the Optimus G's features that it claims will offer "life without bounderies." During the announcement, LG also revealed some of the device's specs including cross-tasking, a term that applies to complex tasks that can be completed simultaneously without having to compromise other tasks.
There are also new UX features such as Live Zooming, Dual Screen Dual Play, QSlide Function, QuickMemo, Icon Personalize, and many more. The Optimus will be available in Korea beginning next week, the fourth week of September, which will be followed by a global launch sometime in October. The pricing has not been announced. “The Optimus G is a groundbreaking premium device not only in the history of LG but also in the smartphone industry,” said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications.
Verizon's Galaxy Note 2 pictured?
It looks like Verizon's very own version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has just been leaked. Although the device is already expected to hit Verizon anyway, it's interesting to see how it will look like. Engadget says that the leaked screenshot of Verizon's Galaxy Note 2 is a bit fishy, considering the near ridiculous Verizon logo on the home screen. Stay tuned for more updates.
Upcoming Electronics Releases
- May 2013 to Jun 2013 Ouya Android Gaming Console
- May 2013 to Jun 2013 Canon EOS 3D
- May 2013 to Jun 2013 Apple 2013 Mac Pro
- May 2013 to Jun 2013 Motorola Intel-Based Android Smartphone
- May 2013 to Jun 2013 Canon EOS 70D
- May 2013 to Sep 2013 Apple iPhone Nano
- May 2013 to Nov 2013 Google Project Glass HUD Glasses
- May 2013 to Dec 2013 Razer Project Fiona
- May 2013 to Dec 2013 Sony Windows Phone
- May 2013 to Dec 2014 OLogic AMP (Automated Music Personality)
- Jun 2013 to Nov 2013 Microsoft (ARM-Based) Xbox "Lite"
- Aug 2013 to Dec 2013 Microsoft Xbox 360 Successor (Xbox 720?)
- Oct 2013 to Nov 2014 Sony PlayStation 4 "Orbis"
- Aug 2015 to Nov 2015 Microsoft 2015 Kinect (2)