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This week we take another look at three of the newest internet enabled devices your website can now detect with the latest 51Degrees update. Enable auto updates now or download the latest data file release from our website in order to ensure your websites device detection is up to date with the latest and greatest smartphones, tablets, media hubs, consoles, smart TVs and wearable technology.
This week we added the latest smartphone from the Italian Vendor Komu. The Komu K-style promises a strong set of technical features at a low cost. On the outside the K-style is outfitted with a 4.7 inch IPS display with a 1280 * 720 pixel resolution. Considering the growing trend of 5 inch and up sized phones these specifications are on the low side, but still high enough to compete with budget devices. The K-style is reasonably slim, clocking in at just 8.7mm, the weight is average for a phone of it's size, all in all this means using the device one handed should be a breeze.
Under the hood we get a MediaTek MT6582 with a quad core Cortex-A7 CPU running at 1.3GHz and accompanied by a Mali-400MP2 GPU, this is paired with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. This configuration is arguably the most commonly seen over devices from the last year so the K-style is distinctly middle of the road. On the rear of the device are the speakers and an 8MP camera with LED flash, whilst on the front we get a 2MP snapper. Topping off the feature list is dual SIM support, GPS, Bluetooth 3.0, MicroSD slot, HSPA+ connectivity and a 1800mAh battery rated at 180 hours in standby.
QMobile NOIR X550
Joining it's brethren added last week, the QMobile Linq X300 and the Z8, the NOIR X550 is another smartphone aimed at the average market consumer. It appears QMobile's strategy is to saturate this segment of the market with similar devices with different configurations in order to provide something for everyone. In fact the NOIR X550's specifications are almost identical to the NOIR A910 and A900 except for the amount of internal storage, which is 8GB in the Noir X550 and 4GB in the two aforementioned models. The NOIR X550 comes with a 4.7 inch IPS display with a 960 * 540 pixel resolution.
Similar to the KOMU K-style discussed above, on the NOIR X550 we get a quad core Cortex-A7 CPU running at 1.3GHz and a Mali-400MP2 GPU. 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage which can be expanded a further 32GB via the MicroSD card slot completes the memory allocation. The device is fitted with an 8MP rear camera with autofocus and an LED flash and on the front we get a 2MP selfie camera. Sensors include an accelerometer, proximity and gyroscope and there is support for dual SIM cards. GPS and A-GPS, Bluetooth, 3G and WCDMA connectivity and a 1800mAh battery complete the NOIR X550 specifications.
If you're in the market for a 64 bit smartphone but don't want to go up to a 'phablet' sized device such as the JiaYu S3 or Meizu m1 note then you don't have a lot of options, the THL 2015 however, is one of those options. While 5.5 inches seems to be the current norm for flagship devices THL have bucked the trend as a couple of months ago the THL 2015 was labelled the smallest smartphone on the market equipped with a MediaTek MT6752, LTE connectivity and 2GB RAM. Although the THL 2015 still has a 5.0 inch IPS display with a 1920 * 1080 pixel resolution, so you'd hardly designate it a small device on its own merits.
As mentioned the THL 2015 has MediaTek's MT6752 chipset which has an octa core Cortex-A53 clocking in at 1.7GHz and a Mali-T760 GPU. There is 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage, unfortunately THL have not added a MicroSD card slot so 16GB is your limit, which personally I think this is a huge design mistake. You get an 8MP front and 13MP rear camera with autofocus and LED flash, a 2700mAh battery, GPS, BT, NFC, 4G connectivity, dual SIM card slots and support for OTG as well as the usual compliment of sensors and ports. The THL 2015 costs about $220, which despite its smaller size is $30 or so more than the similar JiaYu S3, look for a price drop soon.
Profiles and Combinations Update
- Last week 51Degrees added 222 new devices to our database.
- The current number of Premium profile combinations in our database is 194,108
- The current number of Enterprise profile combinations in our database is 243,883
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