Smart Phone Novelties Spring

In addition to the new HTC One or the recently introduced Samsung Galaxy S4, there are also new smart phones from Sony and Alcatel in spring.  

Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra & One Touch Scribe Hd

In mid-April, Alcatel is offering two new models: the One Touch Idol ultra in black, red and yellow and a 4.7 inch Amoled display, as well as the One Touch Scribe HD with a 5 inch display. Both models are equipped with the operating system Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and have the same cameras with 8 MP resolution and LED flash.

The Alcatel One Touch Idol ultra has a super-flat design, it is only 6.5 mm thick. The 1.820 mAh strong battery can not change at the touch ultra.

Further data on the One Touch Idol ultra:

Processor: 1.2 GHz Dual-core
internal memory: 16 GB (still 13 GB available),  not expandable
Display: 4.6 inches, 720 x 1.280 pixels, Amoled
Camera: 8 Megapixels, LED flash,
front camera: 1.2 Megapixels
Interfaces: Bluetooth 4.0, aGPS
Communication: WLAN, HSPA
Dimensions (height x width x depth): 135 mm x 69 mm x  6,5 mm
Weight: 115 grams

The sale price for the  Alcatel One Touch Idol ultra  is € 279.90 at Cyberport and is expected to be available from 11.04.2013.

Specifications for the One Touch Scribe HD:

Processor: 1.2 GHz Quad-core
internal memory: 4 GB, expandable with microSD card
Display: 5 inch, 720 x 1.280 pixels
Interface: Bluetooth 4.0, aGPS
Communication: WLAN, HSPA+
Battery: 2.500 mAh
Dimensions (Height x Width x Depth): 144 mm x 75 mm x 8.5 mm

With the only 2.2 mm thick One Touch Scribe HD you get a stylus pen. The Alcatel One Touch Scribe HD, which is equipped with a flip cover,   can also be obtained from 11.04.2013 also for 279.90 Euro with Cyberport in black or white.

Sony Xperia Zl

The Sony Xperia ZL, like the high-end model Xperia Z, has a 5-inch, scratch-resistant display, but is slightly smaller in height and width, but with just 10mm thicker. In terms of equipment, however, the two models are very similar:

Processor: 1.5GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon S4, 2GB RAM
Internal memory: 16GB, expandable with microSD card
Display: 5 inch, FullHD, 1.080 x 1.920 pixels
Camera: 13 MP, Exmor R sensor, autofocus, flash , 16x digital zoom, FullHD (1.080p), image stabilizer Front
camera: 2 MP, FullHD
Interfaces: Bluetooth, DLNA, aGPS, Glonass, Infrared, NFC
Connectivity: WLAN,  LTE
Operating System: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Dimensions (height x width x depth) : 131.6 mm x 69.3 mm x 9.8 mm
Weight: 151 grams

Differences between the two models are not only the design but also the processing: instead of a noble glass case, you get only the plastic in the Sony Xperia ZL. It is also not water protected. Sony has donated the ZL an additional camera button and with the infrared interface it is possible to control the TV, DVD player or the HiFi system.

The Sony Xperia ZL is expected to come from 02.05.2013 for 549 euros at  Cyberport .

Sony Xperia L

For the sake of completeness , the Sony smart phones Xperia L and Xperia SP via, already presented in a separate article , will be mentioned here.

The Sony Xperia L is equipped with a 4.3-inch display, but the resolution is only 480 x 854 pixels. For snapshots, there is an 8 megapixel camera with Exmor RS sensor, image stabilizer, 4x digital zoom, autofocus and an extra camera button on the right side of the housing, which can also be operated when the display is locked. Inside the Xperia L works a 1 GHz DualCore processor from Qualcomm together with 1 GB of RAM. The internal memory of 8 GB can be expanded with a microSD card by up to 32 GB. Below the slightly curved housing there is a narrow strip, which adjusts itself in color to the just displayed background picture or photo and functions as a notification LED. All new Xperia models have a new, quite eye-catching power button on the right side.

Further technical data:
Connectivity : Bluetooth 4.0, DLNA, NFC, GPS Connectivity: WLAN, HSPA
Camera: HD Recording (720p), Flash, HDR
Operating System: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Dimensions (height x width x depth): 128.7mm x 65mm x 9.7 mm
Weight: 137 grams

The Sony Xperia L is offered in the colors black, white and red from 299 euros . At Cyberport you can probably buy it from 02.05.2013.

Sony Xperia Sp

As early as mid-April, you can watch the Sony Xperia SP in one of our Cyberport stores . The noble smart phone in the aluminum case is equipped with a 1.7 GHz dual-core processor from Qualcomm and 1 GB of RAM. The internal memory is 8 GB and is expandable. The Sony Xperia SP comes with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. This model has also donated an additional camera button to Sony.

Further technical data:

Display: 4.6 inches, 720 x 1.280, HD, 319 ppi, scratch-resistant gorilla glass
Camera: 8 MP, 16x digital zoom, flash, autofocus, Exmor RS sensor, FullHD (1080p), HDR
Front camera
: Bluetooth 4.0, aGPS, Glonass, DLNA, NFC
communication; WLAN,  LTE

The Sony Xperia SP is expected to be available from April 18, 2013 in  black, white and red from 419 euros at Cyberport.