LENOVO IDEAPHONE K900

Droid Worldwide Weekly 06/07/13 – HTC Desire U, Oppo, Meizu, Lenovo and More!

June 7, 2013 - Written By Briley Kenney

Lemon Aspire HD and Aspire Full HD Coming Soon

The Lemon Aspire HD (720p) and Aspire Full HD (1080p) will be coming soon, they cropped up on the company’s official website recently. The specs for the devices are as follows:

Lemon Aspire HD specifications

  •  5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core processor
  • Android 4.2.1 (Jelly Bean)
  • Dual SIM (WCDMA+GSM)
  • 8MP rear camera with LED Flash
  • 2MP front-facing camera
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 10.6mm thick and weighs 136.7 grams
  • 3G (HSPA+42.2 Mbps; HSUPA: 11.5 Mbps), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS / aGPS
  • 1GB RAM, 4GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 64GB with micro SD
  • 2000 mAh battery

Lemon Aspire Full HD specifications

  •  5.3-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) HD IPS display
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core processor
  • Android 4.2.1 (Jelly Bean)
  • Dual SIM (WCDMA+GSM) with one Micro SIM
  • 13.1MP rear camera with LED Flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 8.5mm thick and weighs 136.7 grams
  • 3G (HSPA+42.2 Mbps; HSUPA: 11.5 Mbps), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS / aGPS
  • 1GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 64GB with micro SD
  • 1850 mAh battery

Introducing the Daxian XY100S, a $100 Quad-core Android Phone

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The Daxian XY100S is inspired by a combination of the iPhone and the Galaxy SIII. It includes a 1.5GHz Cortex A7 quad-core processor, 4.7-inch display, Android 4.2 and it only costs a total of $89 (with shipping it’s about $100). It only includes 4GB of internal storage, but it has a MicroSD expansion slot and there’s no LTE support- only GSM and CDMA.

Other features include:

  • 1GB installed RAM
  • 8MP rear facing camera, 2MP front
  • Comes with two 1800mAh batteries

It should be available now through Taobao.

Gigabyte Announces Three Low to Mid Range Handsets

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Gigabyte showed off three new handsets at Computex 2013, named the Maya, Sierra and Simba. They all include dual-SIM slots, impressive IPS displays, 1GB of installed RAM, and stock Android 4.2. The Simba is working with a dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor while the other two handsets are powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor from MediaTek. There’s no information on availability or price at this time, but they will definitely be coming to Asia and Eastern Europe sooner than later.

Meizu M035 Images Surface

Meizu M035

Images for an upcoming Meizu handset codenamed the Charm Blue have surfaced. It appears the model number of the device is Meizu M035,but no official announcement has been made about the device. If you’re wondering about the specs, well here ya’ go:

  • 4-inch display (640 x 960 resolution)
  • 1.5GHz Exynos 4212 dual-core processor
  • 1GB of Installed RAM
  • 8GB of internal storage
  • 8MP rear facing camera
  • Dual-SIM slots

The Meizu M035 will be announced on June 13 in Beijing, and it will be sold by Beijing Mobile for CNY1399 (around $228).

HTC Desire U Now Available in India

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The HTC Desire U, which was announced earlier this year, is now available in India for Rs. 13499. It comes in white or black and includes the following specs:

  • 4.0-inch (800 x 480 pixels) capacitive touch screen display
  • 1 GHz processor
  • Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) with HTC Sense UI
  • Dual SIM (GSM + GSM) with dual standby
  • 9.32mm thick and weighs 114 grams
  • 5MP auto focus camera with LED Flash
  • 512 MB RAM, 4GB internal, expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 3G, WiFi 820.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX, GPS
  • 1650 mAh battery

Oppo Announces the Ulike 2S, Perfect for Women and Girly Men

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Okay, so maybe that title sounds a little misogynistic, but that’s exactly how the company is advertising this device. They’ve even tweaked the front facing camera so that women can use it as a mirror to do make-up or just stare at themselves with- like totally!

They recently announced the Ulike2S, which is a successor to the Ulike 2, hence the added ‘S’. Specs include the following:

  • 5.5-inch display with 720p HD resolution
  • Front facing 5MP camera with 8MP rear facing
  • 3,000mAh battery
  • Dual-SIM support

Unfortunately, no other details were dropped. We don’t know the processor, how much RAM it’s packing when it will be released or what the price of the handset is. Don’t worry, as soon as we know you’ll know. Stay tuned!

iBall Andi 4.7G Cobalt Launched in India

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As the title implies, iBall just launched their latest flagship the Andi 4.7G Cobalt. It will be available soon with an MSRP of Rs. 19995, and it includes the following specs:

  •  4.7-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display at 312 PPI
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core Cortex A7 processor
  • Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • Dual SIM (GSM + GSM)
  • 12MP auto focus rear camera with dual LED Flash
  • 5MP auto focus front-facing camera
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Full HD 1080p video playback
  • 1GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, 32GB expandable memory with MicroSD
  • 3G (HSDPA: 42 Mbps, HSUPA:  11 Mbps), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 2200 mAh battery

The expected market price is somewhere around the ballpark of Rs. 17,990.

Lenovo to Launch Four New Handsets in India

LENOVO IDEAPHONE K900

Lenovo is gearing up to launch four new handsets in India:

Lenovo K900 specifications- Rs. 32999

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display with at 419 PPI pixel density and Gorilla Glass 2 protection
  • 2 GHz dual-core Intel Atom Z2480 processor with Intel Hyper-Threading technology
  • Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • 13MP rear camera with l Sony Exmor BSI sensor and dual LED Flash
  • 2MP front-facing camera
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory
  • 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS / aGPS
  • 2500 mAh battery

Lenovo A706 specifications- Rs. 15,949

  • 4.5 inch 854—480 IPS TFT display
  • 10.4mm thick, 137g weight
  • Snapdragon 200 MSM8225Q 1 GHz, Adreno 203
  • 1 GB RAM, 4 GB ROM, Upto 32 GB Micro SD support
  • Dual SIM Dual Standby
  • 5 MP rear camera with single LED flash, VGA front facing camera
  • Android 4.1 JellyBean
  • 2000 mAH battery

Lenovo P780 Specifications- Rs. 22529

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD capactive touch screen IPS display
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6589 processor
  • Android 4.2.1 (Jelly Bean)
  • Dual SIM (GSM + GSM)
  • 9.9mm thick
  • 8MP rear camera with LED Flash
  • 0.3MP front-facing camera
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • 1GB RAM, 4GB internal memory, 32GB expandable memory with MicroSD
  • 3G (HSDPA: 42Mbps, HSUPA: 11Mbps), WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0, GPS/A-GPS
  • 4000 mAh battery with up to 25 hours of active standby

Lenovo S820 Specifications- Rs. 19,599

  • 4.7-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS 2.5D curved glass  display
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6589 processor
  • Android 4.2.1 (Jelly Bean)
  • Dual SIM (GSM + GSM)
  • 8.9mm thick
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash
  • 2MP front-facing camera
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • 1GB RAM, 4GB internal memory, 32GB expandable memory with MicroSD
  • 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS
  • 2000mAh battery

All three devices should be available from Lenovo retail stores in India, starting in July (2013). The company says they will be available in other retail stores throughout India as well. Stay tuned for more info!