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Top 5 Smartphones That Have Topnotch Cameras

These days you can find 2 megapixel and 3.2 megapixel cameras only on mid-range phones. The high-end phones that were released last year came with high performance camera lenses. Such smartphones are available with varied features like superior optics, higher image sensors and powerful processor and RAM onboard that makes it possible for you to snap high resolution photos and videos.

Here is a list of top 5 smartphones that have topnotch camera:

Samsung Galaxy Note

There has been quite a lot of debate and speculation on which one has a better camera, the Samsung Galaxy Note and Samsung Galaxy S2.  The Galaxy Note also comes with 8 megapixel camera. However, as compared to Galaxy S2, it comes with large-sized display that measures 5.3 inches and 1.4 GHz processor. You can record HD videos of 1080p at 30fps. Like the Galaxy S2, even the Galaxy Note comes with 2 megapixel front-facing camera for video calling.

Samsung Galaxy S2

The Samsung Galaxy S2 is an all-rounder phone that is capable of defeating iPhone and any other smartphone easily. An 8 megapixel camera is housed at the rear of the phone. It comes with back-illuminated sensor. Thanks to the single LED flash, the flash is fired very brightly in low lighting conditions. You can shoot HD videos of 1080p at 30fps. For performing video calls, the Samsung Galaxy S2 has got a 2 megapixel front-facing camera. The phone is powered with 1.2 GHz processor and its display measures 4.3 inches.

Apple iPhone 4S

The fastest iPhone in the market, the iPhone 4S also comes with one of the best camera lenses. An 8 megapixel camera can be found at the rear of the beautifully designed phone. The flash manages to light up the subject and the background environment completely to give you photos with amazing clarity even in dim lighting conditions. You can capture 1080p HD videos at 30fps. Along with the high performance camera, the iPhone comes with a Retina display screen that measures 3.5 inches and 1 GHz processor is what you get with the Apple iPhone 4S.

Nokia N8

Powered with 12 megapixel camera, the N8 is one of the best selling phones from Nokia. Also, it is available at much lower cost compared to the Samsung Galaxy S2, Galaxy Note and iPhone 4S. The Carl Zeiss optics with Xenon flash is capable of snapping crisp and realistic photos. HD videos of 720p can be recorded at 30fps. The display screen size of the phone is 3.5 inches and runs on 600 Mhz processor. Also, there is a VGA camera onboard at the front for making video calls.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

The Xperia Arc from Sony Ericsson has already got a successor phone in the market called the Xperia Arc S. However, the predecessor phone has better camera. The 8.1 megapixel camera on the Xperia Arc manages to snap great photos with amazing clarity. The Exmor R (CMOS) based image sensor allows you to record 720p videos. The LED flash is powerful enough to lighten dim areas while capturing photos and videos. Also, it has got 4.2 inches display screen and 1 GHz processor.

Blackberry torch 9860 review

BlackBerry Torch 9860

BlackBerry has introduced many models in the market and the latest one is the Black Berry torch 9860 which is very helpful in browsing as well as in the media field. The 3.7 inch touch screen is amazing and has more space due to which it becomes easy to view web as well as screen space. It also has a highest resolution with 480 x 480 displayed pixels. The displayed images in this model are bright and clear.

BlackBerry Torch 9860

The measurement of the device is 4.7″ (l) x 2.4″ (w) x 0.5″ (d), and weighs around 135 grams. If compared with other models the Black Berry torch 9860 is little bigger because of its large bezel. The front panel is all sleek and the metallic back with rubber grip looks elegant. The buttons below the screen are well spaced. It is powered by a single-core 1.2GHz processor which is a plus point as single-core processor never does any harm. And since the BlackBerry Torch 9860 doesn’t deal with HD 1080p video like many other phones do, it is doubtful whether it will get along with a single-core CPU for now. It has 4GB of on-board storage. There is a provision to add up to 32GB more storage through the microSD card slot, which is handy if you want to shoot more videos with the 720p HD recording. The video player supports MP4, DivX, XviD and WMV videos up to 720 p. The video playback is smooth and can be saved for future viewing.  The back of BlackBerry Torch 9860 has a 5MP camera’s lens, and the LED flash.

BlackBerry Torch 9860

BlackBerry Torch 9860

The usual wireless accessories are included with 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi available, and 3G with a download speed of up to 14.4Mbps. Bluetooth is available and there is cabling with the micro USB connector.

The design of the BlackBerry Torch 9860 is somewhat like RIM’s range and Samsung’s Galaxy line. It’s quite appealing.  The keys are easy to press and the 3.5mm jack is also on the side, which people may not like and prefer to be on top or bottom.  The phone is comfortable to hold due to its shape and metal back plate with matt feel.  The sound quality is also good for your ears. Therefore, overall the multimedia performance is good compared to the older Blackberry phones. It has a durable battery of 1320 Ah, which can be used up to 12 hrs under normal use.  It also offers a proper touch screen experience. It lets you to sort your contacts under various groups. Therefore, overall taking into consideration the entire specifications and modifications of Torch 9860, it is very good, affordable and one should have it.

What to expect from Nokia Gem?

The concept like Nokia Gem is an All-Touch-Screen phone that changes every time you use a different function. This concept was pioneered by Mr. Jarkko Saunamaki who is senior design manager in Nokia and though it will a long wait before we find this phone in market, the company pointed it out that this phone is a proof that they are committed  towards development of game-changing technologies. Both the designers Wenhing Chu & Kok Keong Wong have previewed a futuristic transparent touch phone with twin-splitting displays on design blog Yanko Design in September.

nokia gem

This Finland based company which manufactures handsets, has introduced a brand new smartphone on the eve of the silver anniversary of the research center of Nokia. Its entire body will act as a touch screen. Nokia Gem is like a priceless stones as because just like the precious stones which have many sides, the front and the back and the obvious sides in the phone works as an interactive display. These displays change, according to whatever application you will be using at that time. For example suppose you are using an app for navigation on this cell phone, you can see a map showing overview on one side and then turn it over to check out the more detailed map about your present position in the city. In the video mode, another instance has been shown where the girl clicks a photo. Then she uses the touch-screen feature of cell phone to wrap that complete image around the phone as wallpaper. As there are no such things as buttons on this phone, so gestures and actions are used to use apps, for example you draw a circle to use the camera app.

nokia gem

The most important feature is the technology which Nokia Gem uses to interact with various other cell phones. Now suppose you use an application on this phone. Let us suppose that you use the camera; when you do so, still your mobile phone will look like a cell phone. But with Nokia Gem, when you use the camera function, the whole phone will look like a camera. Then you can see one wrapped image around the camera, just like you saw in that cool video where the lady clicks some wallpaper and then uses it as the art for her own cell phone casing. No default appearance will find with it.

nokia gem

Games lovers will generally find that it looks a lot like, for example, a gaming pad. It is called Nokia Gem because just like the polished precious stones which have many sides, it also has many sides. This phone would be also able to display images in 3D as it allows view from all possible angles. But according to Jarkko, the most important use of this phone would be the interaction between its various sides and its ever changing appearance. This new mobile phone is a concept phone which utilizes the entire device.

Nokia Lumia 800 review

Nokia’s Lumia 800 has been always on demand as it is the first mobile phone from Nokia that can run Microsoft’s Windows Phone operation system and is a smart phone. The handsets have fast processor, AMOLED screen with camera and Carl Zeiss lens are the added features.

Nokia Lumia 800

Nokia  Lumia 800

Nokia  Lumia 800 is a stylish looking handset and the built in quality is also first class. Microsoft’s slick Windows Phone 7.5 software makes it a fun phone and has a very good assimilation of social networking sites, like Twitter and Facebook. You can also chat with your friends when you are travelling. The Radio streaming service has a good selection of tunes that can be played as welcome tune and soothe your caller’s ears. You can also download maps and avoid roaming charges when you are using it abroad.

The battery life of the phone is very durable compared to other smart phones. You can charge the phone and it can stand for a long time in normal use. The call quality is best in even weaker signal areas. If the high resolution screen or the camera does not matter to you then Nokia Lumia 800 is the right choice for you.

Nokia  Lumia 800

You can easily store and pin applications, pictures and contact details to its home screen and can use it as shortcuts. You can just press the search button to find a particular app. The phone automatically arranges your apps alphabetically, which makes it easier for you to look for a particular app.

Nokia  Lumia 800 review

The design of Nokia Lumia 800 is sleek and the body is hewn with polycarbonate material and is available in black, magenta and cyan colors. The curved long two edges remind us of old iPod Nano and the back panel is sloped gently from top and bottom. The phone looks oblong when it is viewed from side. The feeling is sturdy inspite of using plastic material for the body of the phone. The front panel has gorilla glass which easily covers the screen and the bottom three touch buttons. Due to this the phone has a smooth face and seamless look. The physical buttons are on the right hand edge in Nokia  Lumia 800.

There is volume rocker switch, lock button and a dedicated camera button that help you to jump directly to the camera app. This phone also has a standard 3.5 mm headphone jack at the top of the phone corner, which is hidden behind a delicate flap. Next to the headphone jack is the micro USB port for charging as well as syncing. There is also sliding cover that gives you direct access to the SIM card slot when released. The SIM used is a micro SIM. Overall the phone is the perfect choice when you are always on a move.

Overall, Nokia Lumia 800 is not yet launched by Nokia. We will be updating the release date here.

Nokia Asha: A New Hope in Nokia Series

nokia asha

Everybody is familiar with the brand name Nokia in the field of mobile phones and has made a big name in the market. To add to its successful list, it has launched a new range of Asha (means hope in Hindi) phones.  Four new ranges of phones under the banner of Nokia Asha series are, 200, 201, 300 and 303. All the series has a loud stereo sound.

Nokia Asha Phones

Nokia Asha 200 and 201 are lookalike to the Nokia C3.  Whereas Asha 200 has dual SIM and 201 has single SIM device with a QWERTY keypad. Nokia has incorporated the WhatsApp messenger in the 40 series. Both the devices have up to 32 GB memory storage. They can download and run simple Java applications, in addition to the already build in applications. Pre-installed software has a web browser, a music player that has a good loudspeaker like MP3. The Asha 200 can take two SIMs at the same time, and the built in SIM manager helps to handle up to five different SIM cards. The slots for the second SIM is in the side of the phone, and the cool feature is that they can be hot-swapped .These two series caters to the younger generation with its cool and stylish features.

nokia asha

Nokia Asha 300 is a touch and type phone which is powered by a 1GHz Processor. It comes in traditional 12 key numerical pads and visual rendering touch screen. The design has a classic look for monoblock device. The built in quality is solid, stylish and powerful for a non smartphone class device. It has a 5 megapixel camera on the rear side and can be used for social networking, like chatting etc. It also has a music player with a good sound and 32 MB extendable storage.

Nokia Asha 303 looks like Asha 300 and has a good display capacity. It is a part of Asha collection of S40 series of touch and type feature phones. Comparing all the above Asha series, 303 is the most powerful and interesting series.  It has a 2.6” capacitive touch screen and a combo of keyboard. It also has a 5MP camera at the back. The screen is sunlight visible and you can easily connect to facebook, twitter, it also has the Nokia maps of 40 series. Therefore it depends on your need and amount of work you do through your phone.

All the Nokia Asha series phones are quite affordable, as it can fit in any pocket, stylish with rich in features compared to other phones available in the market. The colors are attractive and young generation must have one of these phones in order to suit their taste and pocket.

Samsung Galaxy Note Review

Everyone in this world knows that it’s an age of on the go and people need easy accessible devices that can make their work easier and faster. As per consumer research people want to do better task in less time without wasting their precious time, e.g. browsing web, checking their mails, playing games or watching  videos/photos etc. For carrying out these day to day task,  people carry various devices, as each device has its own benefit and help them in that  particular situation.  Therefore, instead of carrying multiple devices a new type of smart phone has been launched which bears an insight and innovation that is truly very smart and that is Samsung Galaxy Note.

samsung galaxy note

samsung galaxy note

Samsung Galaxy Note Review

TheSamsung Galaxy Note has a Large and immersive screen of 5.3” screen size with smart phone portability and the large screen allow you to view more with less scrolling for a fast and effective work with one touch feature. It also has a unique feature of S pen which is combined with a full touch screen, so that you can easily create and capture your ideas at any place.  Its S Planner gives you the freedom to manage complex schedules in an easier way.  You can easily draw or even write notes with greater accuracy.   You can even send your emotions, ideas through text messages, and emails along with Chat on communication service of Samsung.

samsung galaxy note

samsung galaxy note

The powerful 8MP camera captures your every moment with accurate detail. You as well as your friends can easily view your photos with its large and clear display. The durable 2500m Ah battery   increases Samsung Galaxy Note experience and lets you to have the benefit of all the features provided by it. It also has 1.4GHz dual core processor for first class web with fast network speed.  Businessmen are the most benefitted as they can easily stay connected for their important/urgent meetings while travelling. Its unique feature of Cisco WebEx makes easier for them for web conferencing, telephonic or fixed mobile communication. The users can easily view shared desktops, browsers, applications and documents.


Samsung Galaxy Note is very useful to people who are on the go, businessmen as well as creative people. The social use of these Galaxy note is also beneficial. The Galaxy Note is a basic device that certainly decreases the need to switch to other devices when you are on the go and introduces you to a newer experience of mobile phones.  The Galaxy note does offer an advanced Android experience with its striking AMOLED display and fastest processor. People can definitely like the model and take advantage of this Galaxy note as it is fast, accurate and easy to use device compared to other devices.

Google Nexus S 4G Features and Specifications

OVERVIEW

The Google Nexus S 4G is the first smart phone with the fastest Android operating System which is the Gingerbread. All of us may wonder what could this Gingerbread do to our phone or what is different and new with it? It provides features like multi-tasking, Wi-Fi hotspot and adds a refreshed user interface, an improved keyboard, near field communication (NFC) support and much more.

Specifications of Google Nexus S 4G

Connectivity

Quad-band GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900
Tri-band HSPA: 900, 2100, 1700
HSPA type: HSDPA (7.2Mbps) HSUPA (5.76Mbps)
Wi-Fi 802.11 n/b/g
Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
microUSB 2.0

Display

4.0″ WVGA (480×800)
Contour Display with curved glass screen
Super AMOLED
235 ppi
Capacitive touch sensor
Anti-fingerprint display coating

Size and Weight

63mm x 123.9mm x 10.88mm
129g

Hardware

Haptic feedback vibration
Three-axis gyroscope
Accelerometer
Digital compass
Proximity sensor
Light sensor

Google Nexus S 4G Features

Now you can enjoy faster and accurate typing with the multi-touch support and improved on-screen keyboard provided with slick black notification bar for reading messages. You can do the text editing jobs like copying and pasting a text more conveniently with the Gingerbread operating system.

As an advantage of using Gingerbread, enhancement in the VoIP calling to other SIP accounts and even phone numbers. The Wi-Fi connectivity support is also extended to six portable devices

The phone hosts 1GHz Hummingbird processor with 16GB of internal memory that aids in opening menus, tabs faster and also does load web pages quicker. The Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) embedded makes playing games, browsing and watching videos fast, fluid and smooth.

The smart phone has Contour display with brighter screen. It also has 75% less glare compared to other smart phones outside. The contour display is responsible for the slim and trim look of the Nexus S.

PRICE of Nexus S

The Google Nexus S 4G is available for $199.99.

Nexus s 4G REVIEW

Talking about the goods, the smart phone has brilliant display, WiMax support and quite good performance. There are a countable improvements made on the Gingerbread operating system. The phone does look appealing because of the Google interface with the Android support.

Moving on to the drop downs, the phone does not offer a memory card slot and LED notifications. It can also be said that the phone is too fragile to handle. As for the situations prevailing now, it is too much to expect a very good 4G connectivity and the features are also quite disappointing as for what was expected.

Still the phone could be a satisfying one for most of its buyers as the Gingerbread operating system compensates the thirst. The ratings for the phone are like 8.0 for its design, 9.0 for features and 8.0 for performance. All of them out of 10.0.

Top Mobile Headsets

A typical headset would have headphone and a microphone. They help in hands free communication, and have one speaker for both the ear plugs. With the advancement of wireless technology, the Bluetooth allows the mobile phones to use wireless headsets conveniently. Most of the new mobile phones have Bluetooth technology compatibility, the headsets have become a popular gadget where you can receive or call without touching your mobile phone. The Top mobile headsets come from major brands like Nokia, Motorola, Jabra Sony Ericson, and Plantronics. The price range for a Bluetooth headset starts from $30 to $100 depending upon the features, designs, brands and functionality.

top mobile phones pic

Most Top mobile headsets have inbuilt stereo models because of the built in music players in the cell phones. The necessity to own a top mobile headset is not only gaining importance but also becoming rage to own a must have mobile accessory. Check out for some of the top mobile headsets for its reviews, prices and specifications.

Jawbone Era

Features

Sleek and smart design, HD quality audio with wideband speakers, Caller ID manes, integrated accelerometer, dual processors and serial flash.

Price

The jawbone era top mobile headset ranges from $ 127.98 to $129.99

Review

This top mobile headset is high on audio quality, first Bluetooth to have an integrated accelerometer, attractive design and advanced features a good value for money buy.

Plantronics Voyager Pro UC Headset

Features

Attractive designs, smart sensor technology, Auto play or pause music, A2DP streaming, high quality audio and multipoint connections.

Price

Excellent buy in the price range of $124.99 to $ 199.99

Review

A top mobile headset with sleek design automatically helps you to route calls to phones or headsets, has voice alerts, A2DP streaming, works well with VOIP PC applications and soft phones with no hindrances to connectivity and a great audio quality and comfort. A leader in top mobile headsets is a good buy for money.

Motorola Finiti

Features

Smartly designed with chrome finish, stealth bone conduction mode to avoid noisy reception of sound, A2DP streaming, Voice controls excellent audio quality, Android App compatibility, multipoint connectivity and comfort on the ears.

Price

It is one of the top mobile headsets with an excellent high-end features and audio quality in the price range of $79.99 to $ 100.

Review

This top mobile headset is high on audio quality with stealth bone conduction technology that reduces surrounding noise, Voice controls, A2DP streaming and other features makes it an excellent buy.

BlueAnt Q2

Features

Sleek in design, access to Bing-11 services, A2DP streaming, high quality sound, Voice control with text to speech, and multipoint connectivity.

Price

The BlueAnt Q2 with excellent sound quality and additional features is priced in the range of $59.95 to $99.00

Review

: The BlueAnt Q2 is a one of the top mobile headsets with sleek design, good voice control, text to speech feature, access to Bing-11 services, silicon earplugs and hooks, great sound quality and other advanced features makes it a smart buy for mobile phones.

SoundID 510 Bluetooth

Features

Sleek design, lightweight, power toggles, iPhone app compatibility with power sound mode, noise reduction, high quality sound, headset locator, personal sound interface and comfortable on ears.

Price

: This light weight Bluetooth and one of the top mobile headsets comes in the price range of $139.

Review

one of the top mobile headsets the Sound ID 510 has excellent features like three microphones, noise reduction, A2DP streaming, environment awareness mode, with app phone compatibility with personal sound mode, high quality sound and a headset locator is a value for money buy.

To get the best deals and choice of your top mobile headsets, check out various internet sites and mobile stores before investing in a headset.

Nokia 5250 – Less in price, Less in features

Nokia 5250 is a Touch Screen Smartphone that runs on Symbian OS is the cheapest Smart Phone that will be available for 145 $ by the last quarter of 2010. In order to give away a Smart Phone for such a low price, Nokia had to give up some features that were present in its earlier version.

Nokia 5250 Review

Nokia 5230 that was released last year had features like 3.2” inches screen, 3.6 Mbps High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) mobile broadband and Assisted GPS (A GPS) Support that was priced at 188 $.

But, the new Nokia 5250 comes 43 $ (approx) lesser than Nokia 5230 and has no 3G and A GPS support, and the touch screen display is only 2.8 inches (4 inch less than Nokia 5230).

Nokia had said that this new handset will feature a Home Screen access to E Mail, Social Networks like FaceBook, Music Player, and Guitar Hero 5 game and a FM Radio.

CCS Analyst Geoff Blaber said that, “Nokia is trying to bring down the cost of Smart Phones in order to make their handsets and (OVI App and Music store) services to reach all the customer’s hands. But, Nokia had took some tough decisions to reduce the cost of the handset to 145$. These low cost handset cant challenge high end smart phones, but could compete with mid rated smart phones from LG, Samsung, and others. But, Nokia is under pressure because of low priced handsets from Chinese companies”

Nokia 5250 does not offer many features, but yea it is the cheapest smart phone that you can buy.

Blackberry Storm 2 9520 Review Features

Blackberry one of the leading mobile producers across the globe with its new mobile phones lining up at the center stage of mobile technology. Earlier, Storm2 9520 SmartPhone was launched in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand and has now reached India. The Blackberry Storm 2 SmartPhone comes up with an innovation called SurePress technology which provides concrete feedback when the touch-screen is pressed.

Blackberry Storm 2 SurePress Technology

This Blackberry Storm 2 9520

It consists of BlackBerry OS 5 mobile O.S as its platform to give responsive experience, usability and visual capabilities , gradient shading on buttons, Typing accuracy and selection, faster BlackBerry Browser for Gears and BlackBerry Widgets. Additionally, Customers running BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5 can set up follow-up Flags, Manage email folders, Access remote files shares, Forward & view appointments, wireless sync of Contacts, multiple contact folders and personal Distribution List.

The Storm2 with its SurePress technology enables the user to type one letter with one thumb, while the other thumb can be touching any point or just rest on the screen, which eventually would result in fast typing and multi-key actions like Shift or Alt-key combinations, while other handsets stop working.

Blackberry Storm2 9520 features a 3.25 inch capacitive touch-screen display with high resolution of 360 x 480, UMTS / HSPA (2100Mhz), quad-band EDGE/GPRS/GSM and Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g) network connectivity, 3.2 MP camera, 256 MB RAM, 2 GB memory & 16 GB extendible microSD powered by 1400 mAhr battery with talk time of 6 hours on 3G networks and standby time of 280 hours, BlackBerry OS 5. It has Background noise suppression technology, Loud distortion-free speakerphone, Face detection, Proximity sensor, Media player, BlackBerry Media Sync, iTunes and Windows Media Player, BlackBerry Desktop Manager, 3.5 mm stereo headset jack, Bluetooth (2.1), hands-free headsets, stereo headsets, car kits, Built-in GPS for maps and other location-based applications, geo-tagging, Access to BlackBerry App World.

Blackberry Storm2 9520 is now available in India for Rs.31, 990 plus taxes, which is affordable for the experience that it gives for its user.