Wednesday, February 4, 2015



Three local phone vendors, Evercoss, Mito, and Nexian, has declared himself will participate in marketing cheap Android phones that called as Android One in Indonesia.

Android One that made by this three vendors had already appeared on the official website of Google. Evercoss carries a product called Evercoss One X, Mito with Mito Impact, while Nexian with Nexian Journey.

All three local vendors is preparing the launch of Android One smartphones each in about the same time on Thursday (05/02/2015) tomorrow.

Thursday, January 15, 2015


Superior Middle Class Smartphone From Sony Xperia Series

Sony Xperia M

Now, the middle-class smartphone competition become a trend and interesting to watch. Vendors have to compete to present a smartphone  with the performance capabilities to suit the needs of users who are familiar with extra fast lifestyle. On the other hand, the price of the smartphone should not be sold at a high price.

Therefore, Sony released the latest products for the mid-range smartphone market. And the smartphone was named the Sony Xperia M. Sony Xperia M can reliably meet the demand for fast performance, the physical appearance looks so  stylish with complete connectivity. Sony Xperia M ready to compete with smartphone products from the other vendors.

Sales Package & General Features

In the sales package Sony Xperia M, the user can get the handset, Charger, Data Cable, Headset, User Manual and Warranty Card. While the general features of which is owned by Sony Xperia M are: HSDPA, 3G, WiFi, Bluetooth, Browser, Java MIDP, Application Navigator, Camera, Video Call, External Memory, Email, Music Player, Video Player, Video Recorder, Open OS and FM Radio.


Physically, the Sony Xperia M is still influenced by previous products when still joined with Ericsson, the Xperia Arc. Can be seen from the back side of the Sony Xperia M which appear thicker on the top and bottom so that the curve became more pronounced on the back cover. In addition, Omni-Balance design is also seen in this smartphone. Design that resembles the Sony Xperia Z is more focused on the aspect of symmetry and balance in all sides.

Sony Xperia M also seems to have the impression like a smartphone with a unibody design because Back Cover gives access to the battery, MicroSD slot and a Micro-SIM on  behind not only the cover the area but also cover the entire side of the phone.


Smartphone enthusiasts with quick size are  not a little, although now most users prefer a smartphone with a big screen. And it is the target market of the Sony Xperia M. This smartphone offers a screen size that can not be said to be narrow, but not too broad because has a screen size of 4 inches. But, the screen should be slightly reduced because Sony harness to put three virtual buttons on the main from Android: Home, Back, and Recent Apps.

Sony Xperia M screen displays images with high quality, good saturation, brightness and sharpness even though the smartphone is included in the middle class. Screen Xperia M also responsive to the user's finger and touch input.

Operating System and UI

Xperia M equipped with the latest Android operating system and UI from Sony. Performed with 2 shortcut lockscreen slider, music on the left and the camera on the right that flank the date and time information. And to activate the screen, the user had to rub the screen vertically. Additionally, Homescreen consists of 5 panels with inset widget just like another Xperia series.

Features that brought this smartphone from Sony is also quite interesting as Sony Music that pamper users to stream songs from Sony Music, and Qoo10 ID is an application for an online shopping site which often offer attractive prices.


Xperia M camera is built with the same model of camera owned by Sony. With Exmor RS sensor, the image catches by Sony Xperia M is no less with a camera that is used by the more expensive smartphones.

In addition, there is also a physical shutter button that can be used to capture the image and serves as a shortcut to go directly to the camera feature even when the phone is locked because the Xperia M has Fast Capture feature.

Sony Xperia M also complete with Simultaneous Photo-Video Capture features which can be used to record video and take still images at the same time. However, the image resolution that main camera catches decreased to 1 MP.


Although located on the middle class, the Sony Xperia M has a feature that is quite complete. To connect to the internet, users can take advantage of high-speed data path or current HSDPA and WiFi hotspots.

Moreover, the smartphone is equipped with NFC as the high-end smartphone. NFC could only be used to send data between smartphones that support NFC by simply touching the devices, but also can be used as a means of connecting to multiple devices from Sony that features a NFC.

For example, users can listen to the music from Sony bluetooth speaker simply by attaching Xperia M to the speaker. Can also play video and display photos on a Sony Bravia by gluing Xperia  M to the TV Remote.


By using the latest chipset Dual Core classes of Qualcomm, Sony Xperia M can suit almost any the requirements of a smartphone as mainly for entertainment, multimedia needs such as email and office documents.

4 GB of internal memory is provided, the user can only utilize the 2.05 GB and partly used for the system and default applications. For most smartphone users, the number is still considered less so that require additional external memory through microSD card. And for battery management, Sony Xperia M equipped with a STAMINA mode to conserve battery life significantly. As for the results of benchmark tests, the smartphone appears superior to other products for the middle class because the Sony Xperia M can beat LG L7 II, Lenovo S890, Samsung S3 Mini, Acer Liquid E2 and Oppo Find Piano.

Excess & Weakness

  • Excess: Sony Xperia M has the best performance for a midrange smartphone, the price is relatively cheap, has a fairly complete connectivity such as NFC, using the Android Jelly Bean and has a interesting default features.
  • Weaknesses: This smartphone only has an small internal memory.


For the price, the Sony Xperia M bit "tricky". Because for some users, cheap is not necessarily affordable for most other users. But if look at the current trend of smartphone prices, price of Xperia M can be said in Mid-Low class. Sony Xperia M and can offer the users something that exceeds the price of the class as attractive designs that adapt directly from Sony's flagship, full connectivity as the high end smartphones and most importantly the Sony Xperia M has a great and best performance for the middle class smartphone.

Sony Xperia M Specification

  • Dimension: 124 x 62 x 9.3 mm.
  • Weight: 115 grams.
  • Display: TFT LCD capacitive touch screen, 16 million colors, 480 x 854 pixels, 4.0-inch, multi-touch.
  • Operating System: Android Jelly Bean.
  • Camera: Camera Primary 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, image stabilization, HDR, Panorama, Video 720p @ 30fps, Secondary VGA Camera.
  • Connectivity: GSM Quadband 850/900/1900, HSDPA 850/900/1700/1900/2100, GPRS up to 86 kbps, EDGE up nto 237 Kbps, HSDPA 21 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps, WiFi 802.11 a / b / g / n , Dual-Band, WiFi Direct, DLNA, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, ANT +, NFC, MicroUSB v2.0.
  • Hardware: Dual Core 1 GHz Krait, Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227 chipset, Adreno 305 GPU, 1 GB RAM, 4 GB Internal Storage, External Storage upto 32 GB.
  • Battery: Li-ion 1750 mAh.

Thursday, March 27, 2014



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.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014



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.

Sunday, March 23, 2014



Samsung Galaxy S5 officially announced at the Mobile World Congress 2014 in February last. Physically, the Samsung Galaxy S5 using plastic material as the flagship body shape. There are not many significant changes to the Galaxy S5 if see previous smartphone, the Galaxy S4. But the back cover on the Samsung Galaxy S5 using new and textured finishes. In addition, when compared with the Galaxy S4, S5 has less color options such as Charcoal Black, Shimmery White, Electric Blue, and Copper Gold.

Moreover, a very interesting change on the Samsung Galaxy S5 is IP67 certified, meaning that the smartphone be waterproof and dust. Then, if viewed from the physical form, the Galaxy S5 looks bigger than the Galaxy S4 with 6 mm higher, 3 mm wide, and 15 grams heavier.

Similarly, on the screen. Galaxy S5 has a screen of 5.1 inches using Super AMOLED Capacitive Touch Screen-with a depth of 16 million colors, full HD resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels, and a protective layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 3.