Items tagged with Android 2.3

LG's giving its Optimus smartphone a second act. Simply enough, it's called the Optimus 2, the details of which are now available on LG's website, along with a photo gallery. What you'll find if you surf on over is a mostly entry-level smartphone device, at least by today's standards, with what could be an unmolested version of Google's Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) platform running the show. Tech specs include: 3.2-inch capacitive touchscreen (320x480) 800MHz processor 3.2MP rear-facing camera Virtual QWERTY keyboard Bluetooth 3.0 + EDR 2GB microSD card included (supports up to 32GB) GPS The Optimus... Read more...
When we reviewed the Nexus S 4G, we said we wish the phone would be available through additional channels (at the time, it was an unlocked phone that had T-Mobile service sold through Best Buy). Now, our wish has been granted: Today, Sprint and Google announced plans to bring the Nexus S 4G from Google to Sprint this spring. The phone will still be manufactured by Samsung and will feature Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). Other specs include a 1GHz Samsung application processor, a Super AMOLED touchscreen, 4-inch Contour Display, a 5 megapixel rear-facing camera and camcorder and front-facing VGA camera.... Read more...
Acer announced the new Acer ICONIA TAB A500. This 10.1-inch tablet will run on Google's Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) operating system with an Acer user interface. The screen on this tablet will be a high resolution, high color contrast display with wide viewing angles. You'll find a built-in HDMI port and 1080p output on this tablet as well, enabling you to share your HD content from the tablet with a big screen TV or monitor. The tablet measures 13.3mm thick. Acer touts the ICONIA TAB A500's ability to run and play premium HD arcade games and complex online 3D games, thanks in part to the tablet's... Read more...
Acer announced a new smartphone that is described as blending the capabilities of a tablet with a smartphone format. The new ICONIA SMART features a large, 4.8-inch widescreen display with a 21:9 aspect ratio and multi-touch capabilities. The smartphone also features a full metal body that measures 141.7 x 64.5 x 13.6 mm. Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) powers the ICONIA SMART. Acer has also integrated the clear.fi media sharing system to give you the ability to wirelessly control all of the multimedia content in your home. Other key specs include a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 6-axis motion sensing (Gyroscope... Read more...
Samsung and Google announced the Nexus S, the first smartphone to feature Android 2.3 also known as Gingerbread. With Android 2.3, you'll get a new and improved keyboard with multi-touch support, support for VoIP/SIP, and a new user interface. Touting a 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen, this smartphone also features Near Field Communication (NFC) technology which lets you read information from stickers and posters that have NFC chips. The Nexus S is powered by a 1GHz Samsung application processor and 16GB of internal memory. It also has a 5 megapixel rear facing camera and camcorder as well as a... Read more...
Information about the Nexus S, an Android 2.3 Gingerbread-running Google phone from Samsung, has leaked. As the presumed sequel to the Nexus One (made by HTC), the Nexus S is said to have ties to T-Mobile, thanks to its AWS 3G radio. The smartphone is also reported to have a 4-inch Super AMOLED screen, a Hummingbird processor, 802.11 b/g/n, a 5 megapixel autofocus camera, Bluetooth, and dual-band 850/1900 GSM frequencies. Engadget has reported that there are actually two very similar Nexus S candidates that passed the FCC: the GT-i9020, and the GT-i9020T. It's likely one of these models is destined... Read more...