Monday, December 4, 2017

From HTC the U11 is available!

HTC has released the U11.  This smartphone has a 5.5" Quad HD Super LCD 5 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 display.  The U11 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 64 bit Octa Core, up to 2.45 GHz processor with Android 7.1 with HTC Sense OS.  What this means is the U11 can open applications by a squeeze of the phone or take a picture with gestures like a smile.  Amazon HTC ALEXA is supposed to learn from daily use and help you with seamless assistance for everything this smartphone does.  The rear-facing camera is 12MP with Ultraspeed Autofocus, f/1.7 aperture, dual LED flash, 10 second self timer, and face detection.  The rear-facing camera can shoot video in 4K.  The front-facing camera is 16MP for taking great selfies.  This camera can record video in full HD 1080p.  The 3000 mAh battery may need to be charged during the day with heavy use but there is an Extreme Power Saving mode and Quick Charge 3.0.  The HTC BoomSound Hi-Fi edition should make for great sound.  For more specs on the HTC U11 please check out my Amazon Affiliate page.

Friday, December 1, 2017

The LG V30 is available!

The LG V30 was recently released and is available with all service providers.  This seems to be a powerhouse for creating photo and video content from a smartphone.  The LG V30 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.9 GHz x 4 Octa Core processor with Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS.  All day use should be achievable with the Non-Removable 3,300 mAh battery.  This smartphone has Premium Anodized Metal Sides and is IP68 Dust and Water Resistant along with being Shock Resistant with MIL-STD-810G testing.  Those features along with the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Protection on the front and back with Gorilla Glass 4 on the camera makes this a take everywhere and in all conditions device.
The V30 has a 6.0" QHD + OLED display.  The large display is great for viewing photos using the 16MP rear-facing camera or 5MP front-facing camera.  The rear-facing camera has dual lenses.  A 16MP Standard-Angle lens f/1.6 and a 13MP Wide-Angle lens f/1.9.  There is also 4K video recording at 30 FPS.  There are options for shooting slow motion or time lapse video and other manual video settings.  LG is really trying to offer a media smartphone for on the go with this LG V30.  Please check out other LG devices on my Amazon Affiliate page.