Android News 16 February 2014 – 12:00 GMT / 07:00 EST:
- Alleged Leaked HTC M8 Photos Confirm Again Dual Cameras and On-Screen Buttons
- Two Models of Galaxy Tab 4 Certified by the FCC
- Xiaomi Announces Hongmi 1s with 4.7” HD IPS Display and Snapdragon 400
1. Alleged Leaked HTC M8 Photos Confirm Again Dual Cameras and On-Screen Buttons
The latest HTC M8 live photos confirm again that HTC is using dual rear cameras along with dual LED flash module to boost the pictures quality as much as possible. It is still unclear how the dual-camera actually works, but a better photography experience in low-light conditions has been suggested as one of the benefits. The leaked photo also implies curvier design compared to the HTC One and a shiny back cover for the handset which might be for the Golden variant of HTC M8.
Judging by the front panel, we can confirm the virtual navigation buttons and we can also see the LED notification light next to the front camera.
2. Two Models of Galaxy Tab 4 Certified by the FCC
We all know if a device visits the FCC, then we should expect it be launched soon. SM-T530 and SM-T330 are the 2 different editions of Samsung’s new tablet series, Galaxy Tab 4, which have recently go t the FCC certification and we shouldn’t be surprised if Samsung announces them at MWC 2014 in Barcelona.
The mentioned model numbers are expected to be the Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 which other than obvious scren size, share the same specifications including: 1280 x 800 display, quad-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 CPU, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal memory and Android 4.4 KitKat.
3. Xiaomi Announces Hongmi 1s with 4.7” HD IPS Display and Snapdragon 400
Xiaomi can be named the master of producing entry-level smartphones with cheap prices in China. Hongmi 1s is the latest Xiaomi’s phone which goes for pre-order in China on February 20 for only $130.
Hongmi 1s sports a 4.7” IPS display with HD resolutions (1,280x720 pixels), 1.6GHz quad-core snapdragon 400, Adreno 305, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of expandable storage, 8MP/1.6MP Rear and Front cameras, 1080p video recording, Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and 2,000 mAh battery.