Android News 23 April 2014:
- Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Goes On Pre-Order in the U.S. and Canada
- LG G3 to Feature a 1440p Screen and a Flatten UI
- HTC To Roll Out the KitKat Update For Droid DNA on April 24
1. Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Goes On Pre-Order in the U.S. and Canada
The Sony’s latest Xperia tablet, X2 tablet, was announced back in February as the world's slimmest and lightest waterproof tablet, and while the Japanese have already started shipping the device to some Asian countries including Malaysia and Hong Kong, users in the U.S. and Canada can now register their interest as a pre-order and hope to get their 10-inch Full HD tablet starting from May 3 and May 7, respectively.
According to Sony store website, the 16GB Wi-Fi model in the U.S. costs you $499.99 and you have to pay $100 more to double the storage. Going to Canada, the price is set at C$529.99 for the 16GB Wi-Fi version and C$599.99 for the 32GB Wi-Fi version. In both countries the tablet is available in Black and White colors.
Pre-order Z2 Tablet in the U.S. | Pre-order Z2 Tablet in Canada
2. LG G3 to Feature a 1440p Screen and a Flatten UI
This summer LG will definitely announce the G2’s successor and since the LG G2 was a huge success for the Korean company, design and features wise and not necessarily sales wise, there are more people looking forward to finding out about LG G3 new features and specs. According to the latest alleged LG G3’s screenshots the device will be equipped with a QHD display to name LG as one of the first major OEMs to produce a smartphone with such whopping screen resolutions (2,560 x 1,440 pixels).
According to the leaked screenshots, on the notification panel, toggle buttons have been redesigned as well as the Qslide Apps and there us Favorite Contacts widget on the Home Screen with the circle design. There is also another new feature which is about the Weather and the option to recommend you doing/not doing some stuff based on the weather condition and of course your habits.
3. HTC To Roll Out the KitKat Update For Droid DNA on April 24
Well, A good news for Verizon Droid DNA owners who are still loyal to their used-to-be-great phone. The Android 4.4.2 KitKat alongside the Sense 5.5 update will be rolled out starting from April 24 and all you need to do is either wait for the update notification to hit your phone or manually check for the updates in the settings to receive the OTA system upgrade. Since this is a gradual update, you may need to be lucky or patient.