Thursday, March 27, 2014

STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF NOKIA LUMIA 1320



NOKIA LUMIA 1320

After showing the existence in the phablet market, Nokia is trying to follow the trend of increasingly prevalent phablet market with the launch of the Nokia Lumia 1320. Lumia 1320 positioned below the 1520 is offered at a more affordable price and use the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 chipset with 1.7 GHz speed.

Lumia Nokia 1320 comes with showing advantages such HERE Maps that comes with Indoor Maps, and Nokia Camera. Views Live Tiles are loaded in the 3 columns can speed up access to prefer applications are considered important by the user. Imaging technology features of the Nokia Lumia Nokia 1320 is equipped with easy to use camera that allows users to be more creative with the photos taken, including the manual focus settings.


SALES PACKAGE & MAIN FEATURES

Users can get a Handset, Charger, Data Cable, Headset, User Manual, Warranty Card, and Ejector Pin in the sales package of the Nokia Lumia 1320. In addition, the user can also enjoy the main features such as HSDPA, 3G, 4 G, LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, Browser, Java MIDP, Internal GPS, Navigator application, Camera, Video Call, External Memory, Email, Music Player, Video Player, and Video Recorder.


DESIGN

Nokia Lumia 1320 has a similar design to 1520. Lumia series did seem to use a design almost identical in every variant. If you see a design that is used, the Lumia 1320 look longer and heavier. Like the other Lumia series, 1320 also uses polycarbonate material that feels rough in the hands.

Moreover, the Lumia 1320 has two major parts consisting of the back cover without a connection to the sides and front areas protected by Gorilla Glass. Unlike the Lumia 1520 which using Gorilla Glass 2, Nokia put a layer of Gorilla Glass 3 in the series in 1320. And Lumia Nokia 1320 also comes with a choice of expressive colors such as yellow, red, white, and black.

Moreover, the Lumia 1320 has two major parts consisting of the back cover without a connection to the sides and front areas protected by Gorilla Glass. Unlike the Lumia 1520 which using Gorilla Glass 2, Nokia put a layer of Gorilla Glass 3 in the series in 1320. And Lumia Nokia 1320 also comes with a choice of expressive colors such as yellow, red, white, and black.

DISPLAY

After presenting the Nokia Lumia 1520 as the first Windows Phone Phablet, Nokia is trying to approach the lower users with the launch of the Lumia 1320. To attract consumer interest, 1320 using 6-inch screen with a resolution of 720p. with the IPS panel, the display of nokia phablet presents natural color with wide viewing angles. While ClearBlack technology can reduce screen glare when exposed to sunlight.

Capacitive touch sensors on the screen using the super sensitive touch technology so that it can respond to the touch even though the user is wearing gloves when using Lumia 1320. And to conserve the battery, tap settings must be activated first.

OPERATING SYSTEM & UI

Just like the Nokia Lumia 1520 also provide an Windows Phone 8 update in Lumia 1320 directly. The update is known as the General Distribution Release 3 (GDR3). Moreover, there are also updating the Nokia Lumia Black though not bring much change when the update Amber. With Glance Screen, which is carried by updating Nokia Black, Lumia 1320 can display notifications for missed calls, emails, SMS, and so on.

While on GDR3 update, users can lock the screen rotation and can close the application that is running in the background through the task switcher that can be accessed button by holding the virtual back. Notification sounds for email, SMS and other messaging applications can also be replaced.

In terms of appearance, there is little difference. Due to the size and resolution large screen, live tile on the start screen or the homescreen can fit 6 icons in the smallest size in each row. Nokia also gives the possibility to the user to change the color temperature and saturation that can be found on the menu called the Lumia Color Profile.

HARDWARE

By using a dual-core Krait processor 300 that can go at the speed of 1.7 GHz, the Nokia Lumia 1320 is also equipped with 1GB of RAM. Side storage has been reduced to 8 GB by default and can be used up to 4 GB. Nokia Lumia 1320 does not have features such as wireless charging in 1520. And the user can not open the battery even if the rear body can be opened.

MULTIMEDIA

Multimedia player on the Nokia Lumia 1320 can be found on the Music + Video Hub which uses the Xbox logo. At the initial appearance, the user can see the history of music or last played video. Music Player can be to categorize audio files by album, songs, playlists, genres and artists. As for the video player, users can find Television, All, Music Videos, Films and Personal. While the last part is download which save all audio and video files that have been downloaded from the podcast service.

Music player on Nokia Lumia 1320 has a simple look and presenting 3 songs that will be played next. Users can be also listening to FM radio by using the earset first.

For a video player, users can be use the lumia 1320 to watch the video with full HD resolution that uses the XviD codec, DivX, MOV, and MP4. But, a popular file like MKV is not supported by Windows Phone. Users who want to watch the video with MKV files must use third-party applications.

CONNECTIVITY

Even though only the second class phablet Windows Phone from Nokia, Lumia 1320 supports LTE 4G connectivity with a maximum download speed of 150 Mbps and 50 Mbps upload. In addition users can be also use HSDPA with a maximum speed of 42 Mbps for downloads and 5.76 Mbps for uploads.

For other connectivity, this phablet supports dualband WiFi with DLNA and WiFi hotspot capability. Users can also use Bluetooth v4.0 which can be used to send the file. However, users will not find such an NFC chip on the Lumia 1520. Meanwhile, when connected to a computer, this phablet from Nokia have mass storage mode to read the internal memory without having to install any software.

CAMERA

Nokia Lumia 1320 has a primary camera of 5 MP and comes with settings such as: effects, contrast, white balance, sharpness, saturation, ISO and so on. By pressing a physical shutter button, which is located on the right bottom, the user can directly towards the camera menu.

Besides having a default setting of Windows Phone, users can also install Lenses, which is a camera add-on application. Nokia equip 1320 with Panorama, Lenses Glam Me, and Cinemagraph by default. And if viewed from the software, the Lumia 1320 camera has default applications such as Nokia Camera and WP8 camera.

In Nokia Camera, users can set the White Balance, ISO, Shutter, Focus (auto, manual, infinity) EV, and Speed ​​as the cameras manually or semi-professional prosumer class. Nokia Camera essentially combines three modes such as Nokia Pro Camera, Video Recorder, and Nokia Smart Camera.

STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES


  • Strengths: Nokia Lumia 1320 using polycarbonate material, has a 6-inch 720p screen, Windows Phone 8 OS GDR3 with Nokia Black, has a physical camera shutter button.

  • Weakness: Price is high or expensive when compared with competitors that use Android platform, has no equalizer settings, and does not have NFC.


MAIN SPECIFICATIONS OF NOKIA LUMIA 1320


  • Network: Quadband GSM, HSDPA, LTE.
  • Dimensions: 164.2 x 85.9 x 9.8 mm.
  • Weight: 220 grams.
  • Display: IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, 16 million colors, 720 x 1280 pixels, 6.0 inches (-245 ppi pixel density).
  • Main Camera: 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, auto focus, face detection, ¼ "sensor size, geo-tagging, touch focus, 1080p video @ 30fps.
  • Secondary Camera: VGA.
  • Memory: 8 GB, 1 GB of RAM.
  • Operating System: Windows Phone 8 Black.
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Krait Quad Core 1.7 GHz, Adreno 305 GPU.
  • Data transfer: HSPA + 21 Mbps, LTE.
  • Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 b / g / n, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, LE, MicroUSB v2.0.
  • Other Features: 7 GB of free SkyDrive storage, SNS integration, MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player, MP3/eAAC + / WMA / WAV player, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, Calendar, YouTube, Google Talk, Document viewer , Photo viewer / editor.
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion battery 3400 mAh (BV-4BW).



Tuesday, March 25, 2014

STRENGTH AND WEAKNESS OF LENOVO S930

LENOVO S930
LENOVO S930

Lenovo S930 is one of Lenovo's latest phablet that comes with a great body and has a 6 inch screen. Lenovo S930 uses hardware like Mediatek MTK MT6582 chipset with a 1.3 GHz Quad Core processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage media and graphic display combined with Mali-400 MP. In addition to running on Android OS 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, Lenovo S930 is also offered at a price that is quite affordable by the user.

SALES PACKAGE & MAIN FEATURES

In the sales package of Lenovo S930 the user can get a Handset, Charger, Data Cable, Headset, User Manual and Warranty Card. As for the main feature, users can enjoy HSDPA, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, Browser, Java MIDP, Internal GPS, Application Navigator, Camera, Video Call, External Memory, Email, Music Player, Video Player, Video Recorder, open OS, and FM Radio.

DESIGN

The physical form of the Lenovo S930 can be said to have an average size above other smartphones because it has a large screen, and can also be called phablet. Even though made ​​for the middle class, the Lenovo smartphone has a design like phablet upscale.

Moreover, when viewed more closely, the design of the S930 looks like Lenovo Vibe X or S960. On the back there is a back cover and a slight bezel on the bottom, both made like metal even though actually plastic polikarbon.

Back cover is given a touch of finely textured so it was not too rough even tend slippery when held. But at least this kind of style is not easy to make the back cover is soiled by fingerprints. Back cover can be opened by means of the body gouged on the top right corner to give access to the SIM card slot, Memory Card and battery.

For the area of the main camera lens, located slightly protruding on the back side and surrounded by metal to protect the lens. Physical volume control buttons and the power / lock to be on the right side of the phone. As for the audio and microUSB port are made separately, are each corner top and bottom body. On the front side of the phone, users can see the two stereo speakers with a separate function at the top and bottom of the screen.

DISPLAY

Lenovo S930 is a smartphone with the larger screen size which is owned by Lenovo for now. However, the resolution being owned only a High Definition 720p or standard. This is of course still less when compared with the S960 or Vibe X that has full HD 1080p even though the smaller screens used. And certainly also for the level of pixel density of both smartphones differ greatly, around 245ppi on the S903, and 441ppi for Vibe X or S960.

Thus even though, the images displayed by Lenovo S930 is still quite sharp and quite good. In addition, the character of IPS panel also felt at wide viewing angles. In addition, the color displayed is also quite natural. Users can also maximize the multitouch screen that can recognize up to ten different finger touches at the same time.

INTERNET & CONNECTIVITY

For connectivity, the S930 cell phone belonging to the middle class so that the available connectivity is pretty standard. Users can enjoy a common connectivity needed, but some lines are not provided by Lenovo connectivity such as Infrared and NFC.

When connected to the computer through a data cable connection, Lenovo S930 can be recognized by the computer in 3 different modes: Camera (PTP), Multimedia Device (MTP), and USB Storage. Also available is a Mobile Assistant application which useful to manage or perform a backup of data such as SMS, applications, and contacts using a computer. But users need to install the Mobile Assistant application on the computer first.

CAMERA

Lenovo gives 8 MP camera with a sensor on the S930, is smaller when compared to Vibe X or S960. The camera feature is not much difference between the two smartphones even though there is little reduction in the S930 as the main shooting models which totaled 11 at Vibe X to 8 at S930 by eliminating Speech feature picture, Picture-In-Picture, and Beautify leaving only Panorama, Burst, Night Portrait, Low Light, HDR, Macro, Timer and Smile.

By using the Burst feature, users can capture a series of images up to 99 pictures in a row with a single press and hold the shutter button. Thus, the available options as well as 6 Lens effects Effect, 12 Color Effect, and 6 Magic Effect.

OS and UI

Such as upscale vendors, that have special user interface that is used to bind the Android operating system on smartphones, Lenovo S930 also uses the Smart UI as used on the Vibe X or S960. Lenovo S930 uses the Android OS v4.2.2 Jelly Bean and likely can be upgraded to v4.4 KitKat. Interface of the Lenovo brings together the app drawer to the homescreen so that all applications can be found on the homescreen panels. Homescreen panels totaling 3 by default and can grow in line with the number of applications that are installed on the smartphone or can be added manually to a maximum of 18 panels.

In addition, users can not only be turned on if the screen is off via the power / lock, but can also be by pressing one of the volume buttons. Task switcher can also be accessed by holding down the menu. Through the task switcher, the user can switch from one application to another by dragging the application icon to the top or bottom.

HARDWARE

Although classified as middle class, S930's performance is quite satisfactory because using a 4 core processor with a speed of 1.3 GHz. Internal memory capacity is not too big but not too less. But for some users that need to store a lot of data on the phone, S930 provides a memory card slot that can read MicroSD with capacity up to 32 GB.

By using a wide screen and Quad Core, supported by battery power capacity of 3000 mAh. The battery can last more than 24 hours with moderate usage that makes this smartphone from Lenovo last longer when compared with most smartphones. In addition, when tested using benchmarks, Lenovo got a score of 16 819 in 5872 on Antutu and Quadrant Standard. It makes the Lenovo S930 is superior when compared with the Huawei Ascend Mate, Sony Xperia C, and the Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8.

SPECIAL FEATURES

Lenovo S930 is also equipped with several special features such as the Theme Center, SYNCit, ShareIt, SecureIt, SEEitgallery, and Gesture. Through the Theme Center application, the user can choose a theme that has become a display package, or the user can also specify the display Lock Screen, Desktop, menu settings, the animation when booting, and notification menu, to the dialer.

Features Seeit Gallery carries other function than displaying a collection of images as the user can bring together multiple photos into a collage and make anuimasi images with GIF format. In addition, if using SYNCit, users can synchronize contact data, SMS, and Call Logs stored on Lenovo's cloud services. ShareIt is a new method to send data from or to the mobile phone via a WiFi connection peer to peer. While SECUREit is a mobile security application with many features.

As in Lenovo Vibe X or S960, S930 also brings additional features such as gesture, such as Pocket Mode that makes the ring become louder when the phone is placed in the bag. There is also Shake to Lock that allows users to lock the screen just by shaking the phone.

STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

  • Strengths: Lenovo S930 has a screen with a large size (6 inches). Using a Quad Core processor, using an elegant design, and battery capacity is quite large.
  • Weaknesses: S930 only uses the screen with 720p resolution, and the connectivity is also standard, nothing special.

CONCLUSION

With affordable prices and can be fairly cheap for measure phablet, Lenovo S930 brings the big screen, 4 core processor with pretty good performance, battery power is large enough, have a default application choices that quite interesting, different interfaces, and elegant design such as top-class smartphone. And even though has some flaws in screen resolution and connectivity, Lenovo S930 is quite reliable and comfortable to use.

MAIN SPECIFICATIONS OF LENOVO S930

  • Network: Quadband GSM, HSDPA.
  • Dimensions: 170 x 86.5 x 8.7 mm.
  • Weight: 170 grams.
  • Display: IPS LCD Capacitive Touch Screen, 16 million colors, 720 x 1280 pixels, 6.0 inches (245ppi pixel - density).
  • Primary Camera: 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, Geo - tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, Video 1080 @ 30fps.
  • Secondary Camera: 1.6 MP.
  • Memory: 8 GB, 1 GB of RAM.
  • OS: Android OS v4.2.2 Jelly Bean (v4.4 upgrade Allows KitKat).
  • Processor: Mediatek MT6582, Quad Core 1.3 GHz Cortex - A7, Mali - 400 GPU.
  • Data transfer: HSPA + 21.1 Mbps, LTE.
  • Connectivity: Triband GSM ( 900/1800/1900 ), dualband HSDPA ( 900/2100 ) , GPRS , EDGE , HSDPA 21.1 Mbps , HSUPA 5.76 Mbps , WiFi 802.11 b / g / n , WiFi hotspot , Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP , MicroUSB v2.0.
  • Other Features: SNS Integrattion , MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player , MP3/eAAC + / WMA / WAV player , Google Search , Maps , Gmail , YouTube , Calendar , Google Talk , Document Viewer , Photo Viewer / Editor , Theme Center , SYNCit , ShareIt , SecureIt , SEEitgallery , and Gesture.
  • Battery: Li - Po 3000 mAh.