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Android News – 04 November 2013 – 12:00 GMT / 07:00 EST:
1. W2014 is Official: Samsung Flip Phone with Snapdragon 800
Galaxy Golden and W2013 are the 2 Samsung smart devices with dual-screen which can be found in China and Korea. And now it’s time for the 3rd Samsung’s flip phone which is powered with a Snapdragon 800 chipset. The other specs of W2014 which is going to stay just in China and South Korea are: Two 3.7” Super AMOLED screens with 800x480 resolution, 2.3GHz Quad-Core, 13MP/2MP rear and front camera, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, Android 4.3, and 1900mAh battery.
There is no launch date by the China Telecom, but the price is about $1600 USD.
2. Xperia Z1 on Contracts Gets One Step Closer in the U.S.
If you want to get the new Sony flagship, Xperia Z1, in the U.S you have to get the unlocked SIM-free version for about $669.99. But according to the latest leaked info, the T-Mobile version of Xperia Z1 has been spotted at the Bluetooth SIG and it means the release date is getting closer.
There is no release date or price yet.
3. Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is Officially Rolling Out for Galaxy S3
Yesterday, we showed you the leaked Galaxy S3 firmware which had brought the Android 4.3 update to international version of the device. Now, Samsung officially rolled out the Jelly Bean update for Ireland (Vodafone) and more countries are expected to receive the update soon.
Here are some of new/improved features in the Galaxy S3 with Jelly Bean 4.3:
- Galaxy Gear Support
- New Camera mode : Sound and Shot
- Daydream mode
- New S-Voice (like the one in Galaxy S4 and Note 3)
- And…No Samsung Knox Support!