Be careful with Samsung Galaxy S III Clone -appears so similar

Samsung Galaxy S III is without a doubt the most hyped Android device out there. So, what about its clone? Here are some of the remarkable features: it comes fully loaded with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, a 4.8 inch 1280×720 multi-touch screen, dual-SIM card slots and a 2500mAh battery. What’s more? Check out more information after the break.

NOTICE: There’re two vendors are selling two different models of Galaxy S III knockoff online, from and is selling the low-end version of Galaxy S III knockoff, and is offering the high-end version of it with a higher price tag.

Knockoff maker has made a decent packaging for the phone as well, and it looks VERY SIMILAR to the original packaging. [Read more...]

Knocked-off Galaxy Note revealed

Samsung Galaxy Note very popular gadget as big smartphone with stylus pen. In December 2011, Samsung announced that one million Galaxy Notes were shipped in less than two months. But beware of knocked-off Galaxy Note. I found the information about that in a website. The knockoff Samsung Galaxy Note is almost similar as the original one, features a 5-inch touchscreen but having lower resolution (800×480).

The gadget equipped a 1GHz MTK6575 single-core processor and 512MB RAM and has a 5.0 rear-facing camera equipped on a 9.7mm thin body. Its thickness is exactly the same as Samsung Galaxy Note. It also have pen stylus.

I writing this issue just afraid it going to sell internationally. Currently,  the gadget was sold in Taobao, a Chinese language web site for online shopping, similar to eBay and Amazon, operated in the People’s Republic of China by Alibaba Group. It wouldn’t be called as the knockoff Galaxy Note if it doesn’t not brand as Samsung. The knock-off Galaxy Note also have packaging looks very similar to Samsung’s one, however there’s a slightly difference.

Summary Comparison Table

Galaxy Note Knocked off Galaxy Note
Processor 1 GHz dual-core 1GB RAM 1 Ghz single-core 512 MB RAM
Display 5.3-inch HD Super AMOLED 1280 x 800 pixels 5.3-inch 800 x 480 pixels
Thin 9.7mm thin body 9.7mm thin body
Camera 8 MP auto-focus,front 2 MP 8 MP auto-focus,front 1.3 MP
OS Android 2.3 (can upgrade to Android 4 ICS) Android 4 ICS
Pen Stylus?  Yes  Yes

 What the different physical Galaxy Note and knocked-off one? Here I show you the slightly difference between Galaxy Note and the knocked-off physical body.


So, after you buy at store or online the Galaxy Note, open the gadget and find about phone like this picture below.


Galaxy Note AT&T version


Samsung Galaxy S III price comparison chart according to telco packages

Samsung Galaxy S III become hottest gadget for next coming month. Samsung launching the gadget in the end of May in Malaysia and other countries at right time because most employees get their salary in this week. Three giant telco in Malaysia, Celcom,Maxis and Digi get their right to offer Samsung Galaxy S III  based on their packages.

In the chart below, I categorized monthly commitment as low, medium and high based on their package itself, not based on customer perspective. Example, Celcom lowest package monthly commitment is RM88 and the highest is RM250. Digi Plan is RM48 the lowest and RM88 for highest. While Maxis got only two plan- RM78 monthly and RM98 monthly which I rate as low and medium respectively. The lowest price Galaxy S III is RM999 with 24 months contract offer by Digi and Maxis. However, this is promotion only, so you have grab it early. [Read more...]

8 reasons Windows Phone Mango is best alternative smartphone

Starting today you need Windows Phone 7.5 to use Marketplace. Microsoft made an announcement that beginning from May 23, any downloads from the Windows Marketplace can only be completed by devices running the company’s Windows Phone 7.5 OS. The users who do not meet the requirement of having a Windows Phone 7.5 handset will be subject to error messages when attempting to download an app or update a previous app. The error message will go away as soon as the user installs Windows Phone 7.5 or newer.

User Interface
Windows 7 doesn’t have any multiple home-screens or applet icons/trays. Instead it has tiles, some of them are live tiles that display actual, time-bound information from several applications, particularly social networking sites such as Facebook.

Choices of devices
A lot of brands now using Windows Phone Mango. Nokia, Samsung, LG and HTC. The latest smartphone comes with Mango is Nokia 610 which is the cheapest Windows Phone Mango at price RM699. The advanced one is the HTC Titan rocks an absurdly large 4.7-inch super LCD display with a resolution of 480 by 800 pixels. Powered by a 1.5GHz processor, it supplies 16GB of storage, 512MB of RAM, and an 8-megpaixel camera. Nokia Lumia 800 is the first real Windows Phone, 3.7-inch ClearBlack AMOLED display with 800-by-480 resolution, a single-core 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 512 MB RAM, 16GB onboard storage.

Price Factor
Even latest smartphone Windows Phone Mango is launched in the market, the price not so high like Android smartphone such as Galaxy S II and Samsung Galaxy Nexus with latest Android 4 (ICS) when the start sell in the market.

Battery Life
There’s an automatic power saving feature that can save battery from use up by the background apps and GPS. When the Battery Saver turn on, your email, Live Tiles and apps will turn off and stop working.

Windows Phone 7.5 has finally introduced multitasking. It’s very basic in its current form, but definitely a welcome addition. Users simply press and hold down the back key to bring up a webOS-like view of the five most recent apps opened. You can then scroll through these apps and tap one to switch back to it.

Windows Marketplace
Microsoft’s Windows Marketplace is the fastest growing applications store on the planet. The Marketplace has surpassed 80,000 published apps and is adding new applications at a rate of 340 apps per day. Additionally, some apps are region defined which means that depending on your location, you may be restricted from accessing some applications. [Read more...]

How to select a smartphone based on interest

Smartphone helping people in many way. Helping in running business, listening music,taking photo,browsing web,watching movie or just for call. Many smartphone models to choose but deciding which fit for you isn’t difficult job. Here we categorized the smartphone based on reviews and feedback from customer.

Easy to use
iPhone 4S – Even though a lot rival of iPhone out there, iPhone 4S still dominates and win the customer’s heart. Coming with A5 processor and 8 Megapixel camera, iPhone 4S is suitable for beginner to smartphone. The user interface is simple and user friendly.

With 4S, it’s Siri personal assistant software really help and guide users using smartphone in smart way. It enable you to use your own voice to accurately record new events such as appointment or birthday reminders and it makes for searching information faster.

Act like tablet
If you are looking for tablet but act like phone, Samsung Galaxy Note is suits for you. The screen is certainly titanic at 5.3 inches with a 800 x 1280, you can do a lot of thing inside such as surfing internet, reading and watching videos.

There’s also a superb 8-megapixel camera with a LED flash that give s advantages when snapping in low light. We can add external memory until 32GB using microSD card. Beside, it has 2 megapixel front camera for video calling or skype.

One of special of Galaxy Note is stylus pen which allow users sketching and drawing on the big screen. This pen also used in writing memo using S Memo application and take screenshot. [Read more...]