by Darryl Doak, 2 years ago
In 2008, Android started out with a very small bang with the G1, with hardware specs that couldn’t really stand up to the iPhone that year. Don’t get me wrong, I loved my G1, but…
by Darcy LaCouvee, 2 years ago
One of the hottest icebreakers at the 2011 Mobile World Congress is whether or not we’ve entered the Gingerbread Age. Following on the footheels of the Optimus 2X and the Galaxy S II, ZTE unveiled its skateboard-inspired , Android 2.3-running “Skate.” The Skate packs a 4.3-inch screen, 5-megapixel NSDPA camera, Bluetooth, A-GPS, Wi-Fi, and a G-sensor into 4.2 ounce shell. Its only noteworthy tradeoff is its 800MHz CPU. This is a step behind higher-end models, but its Adreno 200 graphics processing unit and distinct silhouette—with an expected price point below $200 for North American customers—make it a quite attractive option for Android newcomers.