Today's Announcement Recap [Asus / Sony / Samsung]


So a literal TON of news has been dumped into our feeds today, I don't know about your Feedly or News Stream, but mine is just so entrenched in Android news I doubt I'll get through it all in one day... or 2.

So, let's see if we can distill this down to what happened during today at the IFA (and we'll just look at Android devices only) for Asus, Samsung and Sony.  Some incredible devices indeed!



Samsung - Unpacked #2

Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014)

  • 10.1" @ 2560x1600
  • LTE: 2.3GHz x4 Snapdragon 800
  • non-LTE:  1.9GHz octa-core Exynos 5
  • 3GB RAM
  • 16/32/64GB storage + microSD
  • 8MP/2MP
  • SPen
  • 4.3
  • 8220mAh


Galaxy Note 3

  • 5.7" @ 1920x1080 Super AMOLED
  • 2.3GHz x4 (probably what we'll get in Canada for LTE)
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32/64GB RAM + microSD
  • 13MP / 2MP
  • SPen
  • 4.3
  • 3200mAh

Galaxy Gear smartwatch

  • 1.63" @ 320x320
  • 24hr battery (normal use)
  • 800MHz Exynos 512MB RAM
  • 4GB storage
  • Jellybean (4.1??)
  • 1.9MP
  • Only works with Galaxy Note 10.1, Note 3 (and soon to be S4, S3 and Note 2)
  • Available Sept 25
  • $299


Sony

Xperia Z1

  • 5" @ 1080p triluminous display
  • 2.2GHz Snapdragon 800 w/ 2GB RAM
  • 16GB + microSD
  • 20.7MP 1/2.3" G Lens using BIONZ image processing
  • 4.2.2
  • 3000mAh
  • IP55/IP58 water and dust proofing


SmartWatch 2

  • 1.6" @ 220x176
  • ~$250 for the basic strap (extra if you want colour or a stainless steel option)
  • One touch pairing via NFC
  • IP57 water resistance
  • 7 days battery (low usage)


QX10

  • 18.2MP Exmor RCMOS sensor
  • Sony G Lens
  • 10x optical zoom
  • Optical Steadyshot image stabilization
  • $250


QX100

  • 1" Exmor RCMOS sensor
  • 20.2MP
  • Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T Lens
  • 3.6x optical zoom
  • Manual focus ring
  • BIONZ image processing
  • $500


I am SO stoked for these lenses, I'm not sure which to get!


Asus

Fonepad 7

  • 7" @ 1280x800 (IPS)
  • 1.6GHz x2 w/ 1GB RAM
  • Dual Front Speakers
  • 5MP / 1.2MP
  • 3950mAh
  • 8GB/16GB/32GB + microSD
  • 4.2.2

MeMO Pad 8

  • 8" @ 1280x800
  • 10.1" @ 1280x800
  • 1.6GHz x4 w/ 1GB RAM
  • 16GB + microSD
  • 8" 5MP / 1.2MP
  • 4.2.2
  • 3950mAh
  • White, Grey or Pink
MeMO Pad 10

  • 10.1" @ 1280x800
  • 1.6GHz x4 w/ 1GB RAM
  • 8/GB16GB + microSD
  • 10" 2MP / 1.2MP
  • 4.2.2
  • 5070mAh
  • White, Grey or Pink
Transformer Book Trio
  • 11.6" @ 1920x1080
  • PC - Intel Core (up to i7) w/ 4GB RAM
  • Tablet - Intel Atom 1.6GHz w/ 2GB RAM
  • PC - 1TB storage
  • Tablet - 16/32/64GB
  • 5MP/1.3MP
  • Windows 8 / Android 4.2
Fonepad Note 6
  • 6" @ 1920x1080
  • 2.0GHz x2 (Intel Atom) w/ 2GB RAM
  • 16/32GB storage + microSD
  • 8MP / 1.2MP
  • 4.2.2
  • 3200mAh
  • Stylus!
Transformer Pad TF701T
  • 10.1" @ 2560x1600
  • Tegra 4 (quadcore) w/ 2GB RAM
  • 32/64GB + microSD & SD
  • 4.2.2
  • 5MP / 1.2MP
  • Dock



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