BLOG & STORIES
- What is it? The next version of Android
- When is it out? Probably August 2018
- How much will it cost? It will be a free update
It’s astonishing how every android version’s name progresses in alphabetical order, so the next version should start with a ‘P’ hence the current version is Android 8.0 aka Oreo. It should be an interesting guess as first words that come to mind are; Popcorn, Peppermint, Peanuts, Popsicle, Puff Pastry, Pumpkin Pie, Pan Cake, Pudding, Pavlova considering the Operating Systems are something sweet and eatable.
Here is where this all started…
- Android 1.0 ~ No code name
- Android 1.5 ~ Cupcake
- Android 1.6 ~ Donut
- Android 2.0 ~ Eclair
- Android 2.2 ~ Froyo
- Android 2.3 ~ Gingerbread
- Android 3.0 ~ Honeycomb
- Android 4.0 ~ Ice Cream Sandwich
- Android 4.1 ~ Jelly Bean
- Android 4.4 ~ Kit-Kat
- Android 5.0 ~ Lollipop
- Android 6.0 ~ Marshmallow
- Android 7.0 ~ Nougat
- Android 8.0 ~ Oreo
- Android 9.0 ~ ??
Stay tuned… 🙂
After a harsh-edged, box-like design of Sony’s recent smartphones, the Sony Xperia XZ 2 brings a welcome reprieve on the design front. There’s no denying that the XZ 2 is an absolute stunner!
The Aluminium uni-body design, complete with a slightly curved rear and softly rounded edges and corners. It fits comfortably in your palm, and it wont make an enemy of your jean pockets either.
The camera improvements with a 19 megapixels that can shoot in 4K HDR as well as slow-mo made at up to 960 frames per second. Meanwhile the front camera lets you take 3D selfies
Sony Xperia XZ 2 Specifications
- Front/Back glass (Gorilla glass 5) and Aluminium frame
- IP65/IP68 Certified dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
- 5.7 Inch size, 83.8 cm2
- 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 Ratio
- Android 8.0 (Oreo)
- Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845
- Internal memory 64GB 4/6GB RAM Expandable microSD up to 400GB
- Primary camera is 19MP (f/2.0, 25mm, 1/2.3″)
- Secondary camera is 5MP (f/2.2, 1/5″), gyro EIS, 1080p
- Non-removable 3180 mAh battery
- Fingerprint (rear mounted),
- Color spectrum
- Face/smile detection
Huawei keeps on keeping on and we love it… The latest mid-range handset released currently is the thin, lightweight stylish with a large screen of 18:9 LCD display, Huawei P Smart has a decent processor and dual rear camera, plus the latest version of Android along with Huawei’s new EMUI feature.
The Huawei P Smart Full-view display features a striking 5.65 Inch on a 2.5D glass screen that reflects a vivid, true-to-life colours and the device fits easily into the palm of your hand, it also come with a Rear-Finger print 4.0 resolution that may acknowledge prints inside of 0.3 seconds. Also provided is Huawei’s synthetic intelligence (AI) era, One-touch split screen, phone clone, Huawei share and Dual Bluetooth connections.
Dual Bluetooth Connection: This feature helps connect to your cars audio system and also be able to receive calls on your Bluetooth handset all at the same time
One-Touch split screen lets you run 2 Apps side-by-side at a touch of a button meaning when you get a important message or email while streaming TV or a movie on your Huawei P Smart you don’t need to pause the FUN on Landscape mode (some applications do not support this feature)
The Huawei P Smart has the exquisite EMUI 8.0 which is engineered to enable a highly responsive, intuitive user experience with 32GB memory expandable with MicroSD up to 256GB all that packed into a 5.65 Inch 18:9 LCD display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 (FHD+)
EMUI adds quite a few useful features where you can enable gestures such as double touch to turn the screen on or off, double press the volume down to launch the camera App, also you can wave or just hold up your palm to automatically take a photo.
Huawei P Smart is NOW available on the MTN network for an affordable R249 per month on a 24 months contract with the MTN Made For Me S package| 50 Anytime minutes + 50 SMSs + 350MB Data
Come over to the bright side for more great deals with MTN.