Sony Ericsson is working on a super smartphone, that’s no secret. What is still a secret – apart from the final specifications – is the name of the device. If this recently discovered trademark filing made by Sony Ericsson in the US on December 13 is anything to go by, then the new device could very possible be called the “Xperia Ion”
The device that we’re referring to is right now only known as the LT28at, and judging by the preliminary specs this will be the Android to look out for come 2012.
The LT28at is said to have a large 4.55-inch HD Reality Display with 1280×720 resolution. Other unconfirmed specs include a speedy dual-core 1.5GHz processor. The main highlight of the LT28at is the massive 13MP camera that features a back-lit Exmor R sensor. On top of that, the front facing camera is said to be capable of doing 720p videos.
Unfortunately at the moment, the LT28at is targeted for the US market with LTE capabilities. However, there are indications that a GSM version will also be built – we’re keeping our fingers crossed for that one.
In any case, the LT28at and the Nozomi is expected to be revealed sometime next month and we might be able to be among the first to secure a hands-on of both devices. No promises though.
Whatever it is, we’re keeping a close eye on what Sony Ericsson has in store for January 2012 and, as always, will keep you updated, so keep it locked on.
It appears to be raining BlackBerry Playbooks. If Maxis Playbook + BlackBerry combo isn’t attractive enough, Celcom is now throwing the Playbook at low prices while stocks last. You can now get a Playbook from Celcom WITHOUT contract at the following prices:
BlackBerry Playbook 16GB – RM1,088
BlackBerry Playbook 32GB – RM1,388
BlackBerry Playbook 64GB – RM1,688
As comparison, the prices above were previously tied with 24 months contract for existing Celcom BlackBerry contract extensions but now it is offered outright.
The only problem though is that the offer is valid until 31st November 2011. Either this is a typical typo or Celcom is using a different Calendar system that we are not aware of.
If you have been eyeing for a playbook, head over to Celcom’s Playbook page.
Looks like Celcom has added another plan offering for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus. Apart from the usual Celcom Exec 50 + bolt on data, they have now introduced a new Broadband Basic + Pay Per Use plan which costs RM68/month. This is similar to what DG Smart Plan is offering with data being bundled first and voice/sms usage are being charged as additional usage, making it perfect for those that rarely make calls.
On this new Broadband Basic, you’ll get a generous serving of 4GB data while calls are charged at 15sen/min and SMS at 10sen each. In terms of contract price, it is higher than the previous plans at RM1388 for 12 months and RM1328 for 24 months. For just mere RM60 difference, you might as well go for the shorter 12 months period instead. The upfront payment for this Broadband Basic + Pay Per Use plan is RM150 which will be rebated back over 10 months period.
For more information, head over to Celcom’s website.
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While you’re lounging around this lazy post-Christmas arvo, spend the next hour of your day and watch BBC’s documentary of Steve Jobs:
Broadly considered a brand that inspires fervour and defines cool consumerism, Apple has become one of the biggest corporations in the world, fuelled by game-changing products that tap into modern desires. Its leader, Steve Jobs, was a long-haired college dropout with infinite ambition, and an inspirational perfectionist with a bully’s temper. A man of contradictions, he fused a Californian counterculture attitude and a mastery of the art of hype with explosive advances in computer technology.
Insiders including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, the chairman who ousted Jobs from the company he founded, and Jobs’ chief of software, tell extraordinary stories of the rise, fall and rise again of Apple with Steve Jobs at its helm.
With Stephen Fry, world wide web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee and branding guru Rita Clifton, Evan Davis decodes the formula that took Apple from suburban garage to global supremacy.