Battery technology is one of the main concerns for Android users. Currently, most smartphones don’t last an entire work day. Some devices die in 3-4 hours. And charging your device everywhere you go is an inconvenience. Cellphones are supposed to be “mobile,” not slaves to a power outlet.
Many of you have been praying and ... Read More »
Last time we saw this device, it promised some pretty good specs. You may know Huawei as a low-to-mid-end manufacturer, but the Huawei Honor looks like quite a powerful smartphone. Huawei has just announced this device, and the Honor is actually better than we’d heard.
Last month’s leaked specs are still standing. The Huawei ... Read More »
Earlier this year NVIDIA unveiled and demonstrated the world’s first mobile quad-core processor at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. This came the day after Qualcomm paper-launched their quad-core Snapdragon S4 (slated for a 2H 2012 release), so we were quite excited to see NVIDIA demonstrate a working quad-core Android tablet and commit to retail devices ... Read More »
When the average consumer is phone shopping, words like Super AMOLED, Super LCD, quad-core and Snapdragon don’t usually mean much. Of course, for the average technology enthusiast, those words are what you base your decision on. But there is one thing, enthusiast or not, that affects everyone’s decision in purchasing a phone: battery life. If ... Read More »
Here at Android and Me, we’ve recently started receiving a lot of tips from readers saying their phones seem to be dying faster than normal. From what we’ve gathered, starting in late July, phones on T-Mobile’s advanced wireless networks (3G and 4G) just started rapidly losing battery for no reason. At first it seemed the ... Read More »
I’ve made no small deal about how pessimistic I am when it comes to dual-core devices. This time a year ago it was all anyone could talk about – how amazing dual-core phones were going to be, and how it would change everything. I had more than enough doubt about the giant fluffy unicorn that ... Read More »
While reviewing the HTC Thunderbolt a month or so ago, I expressed my fears that the battery life issue that plagued the Thunderbolt was not device-specific, but signified a deeper problem with Verizon’s shiny new 4G LTE network.
Though impossible to prove a trend from the performance of a single device, I’ve had my ... Read More »
HTC’s Thunderbolt is the flagship 4G LTE device for Verizon’s speedy new network. Seriously, this network is insanely fast, with download speeds averaging in the 10 to 15 mbps range, and upload speeds coming in between 3 and 5 mbps on average.
Though these bandwidth speeds are truly remarkable, especially coming from a mobile smartphone, constant use ... Read More »
In our Sprint EVO review I noted that I had no issues with battery performance compared to other Android phones, yet other sites are claiming it’s a “seriously flawed device” and the battery life is a “dealbreaker“.
I find the battery gets me through the day and I charge the ... Read More »