Friday, November 29th, 2013
New LG Optimus L Series handsets now available online
The LG Optimus L Series is a new range of stylish smartphones to suit your lifestyle. With fast connectivity, the mid-range Android Jelly Bean devices are a great improvement on the previous models. LG has made the new range feel more superior by adding laser cut contours around the edges and LED lighting on the home button.
The LG Optimus L3 II with its 3.2 inch 320 x 240 display and 1540mAh battery is the smallest of the range. It has a basic 3.15 megapixel fixed focus camera and shoots video at 30pfs. The L3 II is a lightweight device weighing just 107g. Central to the device is the home key surrounded by an LED light. This light will alert you when you receive incoming calls or emails showing different coloured lights depending on the notification. The L3 II runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean and has Wi-Fi connectivity.
Slightly bigger than the L3 II is the Optimus L5 II. This has a 4 inch display with a resolution of 800 x 480 megapixels and has a 1700mAh battery. Running on Android Jelly Bean the L5 II has a 1GHz single core CPU. It has a 5 megapixel camera with voice activation which when certain words like “cheese” or “smile” are said the camera shutter will be activated. Again this device has the LED light surrounding the home key to alert you of incoming notifications.
The LG Optimus L7 II has the highest specs of the three with its 1GHz dual-core processor and a 4.3 inch display providing a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. It has a rear 8 megapixel camera with voice activation and also has Continuous shot. It has a 2460 mAh battery giving it up to 12 hours of talk time. With 4GB of internal storage and a microSd slot, the L7 II runs on Android 4.1.2. Jelly Bean
The LG Optimus L3 II Sim Free, LG Optimus L5 II Sim Free and LG Optimus L7 II Sim Free are all now available online from Unlocked Mobiles.
Friday, November 22nd, 2013
JCB Handsets Now Available
The JCB Toughphone Sitemaster 3G is both water and dust resistant and with military specification is certified to IP54. It has been pressure tested up to one tonne of pressure and has been drop tested from a height of 2 metres. It arrives with Bluetooth 2.1 and FM Radio and torch and has a 5 megapixel camera. It has a 2 inch QCIF display and has a talk time of 240 minutes on 2G and 300 minutes on 3G.
The JCB Toughphone Sitemaster 2 is dust and water resistant and certified to IP67. This device has a 2 megapixel camera and has been pressure tested up to one tonne of pressure. It has also been drop tested from a 2 metre height. It arrives with FM radio, Bluetooth and built in torch. With military specifications it has a 2 inch display and a 1250mAh battery providing up to 300 minutes talk time.
The JCB Toughphone Pro Talk is both waterproof and dustproof and has been certified to IP67. With military specification it has an 8 channel two way radio and a 2 megapixel camera. This device has a dual SIM allowing the use of two SIM cards meaning you can insert both business and personal SIM cards and make and receive calls from both without having to take two devices with you. This device has a 3 year manufacturer’s warranty and has GPS and Bluetooth 2.0.
The JCB Toughphone Sitemaster 2, the Sitemaster 3G and Pro-Talk are all available now online to buy.
Friday, November 22nd, 2013
New Huawei Ascend P2 Now in Stock
The Huawei Ascend P2 is an excellent all round phone,running on Android 4.1.2 with Huawei’s emotion 1.5 User Interface operating system. With its 1.5GHz quad-core CPU and 1GB of RAM playing games, web browsing and downloading apps is easy. The device handles nipping in and out of Twitter and Facebook smoothly and easily.
The 4.7 inch Ascend P2 with its 720 x 1280 pixel resolution and second generation Corning Gorilla Glass equally matches the P6. The display which boasts 312 pixels per inch is only marginally behind the iPhone 5 which has 326 ppi. The display has great brightness and contrast and with IPS has excellent viewing angles. The display is responsive, working well with swipes and pinch and with Gloves mode can easily be used on cold winter days.
With its virtual keyboard the P2 arrives with user friendly Kingsoft Office allowing you to edit documents, spreadsheets and presentations.
Weighing in at 122g the P2 is a good 9g lighter than the Samsung Galaxy S3 and with its two tone casing the P2 does appear to be slimmer than its 8.4 mm depth.
The Ascend P2 has a 13 megapixel camera which is comparable to the Sony Xperia Z. The P2 has Group Mode allowing the best faces to be selected from multiple images making sure that everyone shows their best features. You can also choose panorama mode for landscape shots, sketch or sepia mode to make your images a little different.
As with the P6 the call quality is aided by a secondary microphone, cancelling out any background noise and keeping the call loud and crystal clear. Featuring a non removable 2420mAh battery it greatly improves on the battery of the P1 with its 1679mAh battery and should provide up to 310 hours of standby time.
The super slim Huawei Ascend P2 is a great mid-range device and with its bold screen and solid specs will provide everything most people will need in a phone.
You can order the Huawei Ascend P2 Sim Free online now from Unlocked Mobiles.
Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
Pre Order the Moto G
Google owned Motorola have announced the launch of the Moto G, a mid-range affordable smartphone and it is now available online to Pre Order.
With its 4.5 inch 720p screen it has a 720 x 1280 resolution with a 326ppi. The main rear camera is 5 megapixels with touch focus and face detection. The Moto G also has a 1.3 megapixel front camera.
With 8GB or 16GB of inbuilt storage and running on Android OS v4.3 Jelly Bean , the Moto G is a powerful smartphone.
Stock is expected to sell quickly, so pre-order the Motorola Moto G Sim Free now online.
Friday, November 8th, 2013
Review of the Nokia Asha 210
If you are looking for an affordable smartphone for social networking then the Nokia Asha 210, the latest Series 40 smartphone with its QWERTY keyboard may be the one for you.
Available in black white or pink they all have a black finish around the display screen and keys. The great keyboard easily gets you started on your social networking. The WhatsApp is already preloaded on the Asha 210, enabling you to start your conversations straight away. It also comes preloaded with Twitter and Facebook.
The textured QWERTY keyboard is user friendly as each key has a contoured surface for easy typing. You can play FIFA 13, Medal of Honor, Bejeweled and Need for Speed Shift for free on this device
Sizewise the Nokia Asha 210 measures 4.39 x 2.36 x 0.46 inches and weighs in at 3.43 ounces, a compact and lightweight phone. The 2.4 inch QVGA display provides a pixel resolution of 320 x 240 with up to 65k colours. It comes with WiFi and Bluetooth 2.1 and is preloaded with YouTube. You can connect to the internet via wireless hotspot to stream videos from YouTube to quickly share with friends. And with Nokia Xpress Browser you can quickly and easily navigate the internet.
The rear 2 megapixel camera has a self portrait mode which, by means of voice control, will give you the best portrait shot which can then be shared with friends. The image can be edited before sharing via social networks. By using Nokia Slam you can share over Bluetooth without the need for devices to be paired.
The device has a 1200mAh removable battery giving up to 12 hours talk time and up to 40 hours of music playback time. If you are a QWERTY fan then this affordable Nokia Asha 210 with dedicated messaging features is definitely the one for you.
The Nokia Asha 210 Sim Free is available now.
Friday, November 8th, 2013
Pre Order the Nexus 5 Sim Free
Introducing the Nexus 5, the new phone from Google. Smaller and lighter than the Nexus 4 it has a larger touchscreen than its predecessor. The Full HD IPS 5 inch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 has a 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution with a 445ppi, compared to a 441ppi on the Samsung Galaxy S4 and 326ppi on the Apple iPhone 5S.
Running on the new Android 4.4 KitKat it features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, the same power as the LG G2. With Adreno 330 GPU for on screen graphics it has 2GB of RAM. It also has a 2300 mAh battery which is slightly bigger than the 2100mAh battery found on the Nexus 4. This should give up to 17 hours of talk time. The Nexus 5 also comes with built in wireless charging.
With a rear 8 megapixel camera on the Nexus 5, the same as on the Nexus 4, it also has a 1.3megapixel front facing camera for video calls and selfies.
The Nexus 5 measures 137.9 x 69.2 x 8.6 mm and has a matte finish to the rear and high gloss to the front of the device. The Nexus 5 weighs in at 130g making it lighter than the HTC One and the Nokia Lumia 925.
Also included on the device are Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and NFC allowing you to always be well connected.
The Nexus 5 Sim Free is available to pre-order now from Unlocked Mobiles
Friday, November 8th, 2013
The New Nokia 515 Available Online Now
Featuring scratch resistant Gorilla Glass 2 the Nokia 515 is made from quality lightweight aluminium. Available in black, its gently curved body gives it an elegant finish, and at only 11 mm thick will easily fit into any pocket or bag.
You will never miss a photo opportunity with the 5 megapixel camera including an LED flash. The device offers several apps, namely Panorama which is for wide angle shots, group photographs and landscape images, Sequential shots which allows you to pick the best out of five, and Self-portrait which has a built in voice prompt to get you in the correct position for taking the shot. With built in Facebook and Twitter images can then easily be shared with family and friends. The Nokia 515 has built in Slam which can transfer images to an adjacent Bluetooth enabled device in a few clicks without the necessity to pair the devices.
The Nokia 515 is perfect for both work and play as with HSDPA internet already built in and data cloud compression, mobile browsing is faster than normal. The device comes with 38 days of standby and it also has Mail for Exchange to allow you to check emails whilst on the move.
The Nokia 515 also has HD voice meaning you can enjoy a clear audio experience even in noisy surroundings. Transfer app is also pre-installed on the device enabling you to sync contacts from a Lumia or other Android devices.
This Series 40 feature phone device with its aluminium frame comes with an alphanumeric keyboard giving it a very classic style.
The Nokia 515 Sim Free is available online now.
Friday, November 1st, 2013
Pre-Order the Nokia Lumia 1520 Sim Free
Competing against the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and the HTC One max, the Nokia Lumia 1520 is the first Windows Phone to have a Full HD display together with a quad-core processor.
The Nokia Lumia 1520 with its 6 inch Full HD display screen is a home entertainment package in your pocket. With its big display and Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, you can enjoy playing games or watch the latest movie with spectacular screen results. And what’s more the screen has been specially designed to view from all angles, even in bright sunlight.
The Nokia Lumia 1520 also has built in Word, OneNote, PowerPoint and Excel giving you an office on the move. It also has 7GB of free SkyDrive which will enable you to access documents from your home or office computer directly to your phone. Images can be saved to SkyDrive via the Picture hub and office files in the Office hub
The Lumia 1520 has a 20 megapixel camera and with optical image stabilisation makes taking shots easy by keeping the camera lens in a steady position and avoiding any camera shake. Several photography apps are also provided including Nokia Storyteller which organises snaps by time and place enabling you to tell a story though your images. Nokia Camera enables you to swiftly edit and share images whilst Cinemagraph allows you to take a snap, select an animated area of the image and create your own Cinemagraph, which is a combination of a photo and movie-like animation. And for video conferencing there is a front facing 1.2 HD 720p wide angle video.
With its 3400mAh non-removable battery the Lumia 1520 has up to 25 hours talk time (3G) with a standby time of up to 32 days. It is capable of Qi wireless charging and has four microphones for video recording.
The Nokia Lumia 1520 has everything you need whilst on the move. The screen with ClearBlack technology and High Brightness Modes offers excellent viewing whatever the conditions and with sensitive touch screen Gorilla Glass 2 the screen can easily be used in the winter months whilst wearing gloves.
The Nokia Lumia 1520 Sim Free is available to pre-order now from Unlocked Mobiles.
Friday, November 1st, 2013
Brand New Acer Handsets Now Available
Acer is continuing its series of Liquid handsets by launching the small and compact Acer Z3 weighing 120g. The Acer Liquid Z3 measures 109 x 60 x 10.4 mm and has a small display screen of 3.5 inches. Powered by a 1.7 GHz dual-core processor, it runs on Android 4.2 Jelly bean OS, and has a 3 megapixel rear camera. It also has Wi-Fi and GPS.
The Acer Liquid E2 has a 4.5 inch display, measures 68 x 131 x 9 mm and weighs 140g, more than 10% heavier than the Z3. The E2 has a significantly larger camera then the Z3, a rear 8 megapixel camera. It is capable of shooting video at 30fps and has an additional 2 megapixel front camera. The Liquid E2 has a higher resolution screen that that of the Z3. The E2 screen has a resolution of 960 x 540 as opposed to the Z3 which has a 480 x 320 resolution. The Acer Liquid E2 also has Wi-Fi and GPS, together with an FM radio.
The Z3 has a 1500mAh battery compared to the 2000mAh battery of the E2 and both have 4GB of built in storage.
You can order the Acer Liquid E2 and the Acer Liquid Z3 online.
Saturday, October 26th, 2013
The Samsung Galaxy Gear Now Available
The new Samsung Galaxy Gear with its 1.63 inch AMOLED screen can be used alongside your Galaxy smartphone or tablet. With wireless connectivity, the Galaxy Gear connects whilst your phone is still in your pocket or bag acting as an external display, informing you when you have an incoming call or message.
The square watch face sits well on the wrist and with a small screw in each corner of the watch it is easy to swap straps. The straps come in a variety of 6 different colours ranging from Wild Orange to Jet Black. The strap has a slight bulge which accommodates the 1.9 megapixel camera with a BSI sensor capable of capturing 720p video. The watch has a clasp rather than a buckle and it’s this clasp which houses two microphones with the speaker being in the watch itself. The Galaxy Gear is stylish with its brushed metal finish and sleek front.
Connection is via Bluetooth 4.0 Le and the watch is powered by an 800MHz processor. It has an AutoLock feature which will automatically lock the phone if you are over and metre and a half away if the phone isn’t in your pocket or bag. By using the Find My Device you can track your phone by making it vibrate and flash.
With just one power button the watch can be navigated by using the touch display screen. The 320 x 320 pixel resolution gives sharp images and text is easily readable. It also shows off images captured on the device really well.
The 315mAh battery should provide approximately 25 hours life compared to the several days of battery life offered by the Sony SmartWatch2.
Overall the Galaxy Gear is a well built device and the camera integrated into the strap does take good images. The Galaxy gear is limited to the compatible devices at the moment but Samsung is working on making it compatible with other Samsung devices.
You can now order the Samsung Galaxy Gear online from Unlocked Mobiles.