Most Popular Android Devices

Most Popular Android Devices – Apple Ipad in Top Five???

Popular Android site AndroidUpdate.co with data from over 25 thousand users determines the most widely held Android devices.

Each month, two hundred thousand Android users search for an update for their phone and tablet. Most of those people end up at Android Update .co.

An analysis of data from the Month of August showed Twenty Five Thousand visitors to AndroidUpdate.co used a mobile device to access the site, representing fifty percent of unique visitors.

Here are the Top Five devices that Android Update .co visitors used to access the site.

1. SonyEricsson LT15i Xperia Arc
2. Apple iPad
3. Samsung GT-I9100 Galaxy S II
4. Samsung SPH-D710
5. Samsung Galaxy Nexus

We it quite amusing that giving the strong loyalty Android & Apple users have to their devices that so many iPad users would also be owners of an Android Device.

As we drill down further, it should be an even bigger surprise that number 6 on the list if none other than the iPhone itself!

And since you are dying to know the rest of the list…

7. Samsung Galaxy S
8. Samsung Galaxy Note
9. Samsung Galaxy Ace

Most common version of Android that visitors are using is version 2.3, followed by 4.0, followed by version 2.2. We assume that Android 4.0 users are already itching to upgrade to the new version Android 4.1

Motorola XOOM vs Toshiba Thrive vs Samsung Galaxy

Compare the Motorola XOOM with the Toshiba Thrive and the Samsung Galaxy

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Toshiba Thrive Tablet Motorola  XOOM Tablet Samsung  Galaxy Tab 10.1
Model AT105-T1016 XOOM FAMILY EDITION GT-P7510MAYXAB
Processor
NVIDIA Tegra 2
Processor Speed 1.0GHz 1.0GHz
Battery Type Prismatic lithium-ion Lithium-polymer Lithium-polymer
Display Type Widescreen high-definition touch screen (1280 x 800) High-definition widescreen capacitive touch screen with IPS technology (1280 x 800) TFT-LCD high-definition widescreen touch-screen WXGA (1280 x 800)
Screen Size (Measured Diagonally) 10.1″ 10.1″ 10.1″
System Memory (RAM) 1GB 1GB 1GB
Type of Memory (RAM) DDR2
SD Card Slot Yes Yes No
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce
Adobe Flash Compatible Yes Yes Yes
Front Facing Webcam Pixels 2.0MP 1.3MP 2.0MP
Digital Camera Yes Yes Yes
Digital Camera Pixels 5.0MP 5.0MP 3.0MP
Wi-Fi Built In Yes Yes Yes
Bluetooth-Enabled Yes Yes Yes
Audio SRS Premium Voice Suite
Speakers Internal Internal Internal
USB 2.0 Ports 1 0
IEEE 1394 FireWire Ports None None
Game Ports None None
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Touchscreen Yes Yes Yes
Operating System Android 3.1 Honeycomb Android 3.1 Honeycomb Android 3.1 Honeycomb
ENERGY STAR Qualified No No No
Drive Capacity 16GB 16GB
Processor Brand NVIDIA
Internal Storage Type Flash
Storage Capacity 16GB 16GB
Battery Life Up to 10 hours (video); up to 2 days (audio) Up to 14 hours
Data Plan Required No
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
GPS Enabled Yes Yes
GPS Enabled with GPS IC technology
Wireless Capability Wi-Fi
Warranty Terms – Parts 1 year limited 1 year limited 1 year limited
Warranty Terms – Labor 1 year limited 1 year limited 1 year limited
Product Height 0.6″ 0.5″ 10-1/8″
Product Width 10.8″ 9.8″ 6-9/10″
Product Weight 1.6 lbs. 1.4 lbs. 1.3 lbs. (with battery)
Product Depth 7″ 6.6″ 3/8″

HTC Rezound vs. Iphone 4s

How does the HTC Rezound Compare to the Iphone 4S from Apple?

Here is a Side by Side comparison of the HTC vs Iphone.

Apple Iphone 4s

HTC Rezound

General 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE 700
Announced 2011, October 2011, November
Status Available. Released 2011, October Available. Released 2011, November
Body Dimensions 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm 129 x 65.5 x 13.7 mm
Weight 140 g 170.1 g
Display Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors S-LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 640 x 960 pixels, 3.5 inches (~330 ppi pixel density) 720 x 1280 pixels, 4.3 inches (~342 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes Yes
Protection Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
– HTC Sense v3.5 UI
Sound Alert types Vibration, MP3 ringtones Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
3.5mm jack Yes Yes
– SRS WOW HD sound enhancement
Memory Card slot No microSD, up to 32GB, 16GB included, buy memory
Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Data GPRS Yes No
EDGE Yes No
Speed HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps; LTE Class 13
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Infrared port No No
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0
Camera Primary 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED flash
Features Touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, HDR Geo-tagging, touch-focus, image stabilization, face detection, instant capture
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps, stereo sound recording
Secondary Yes, VGA, 480p@30fps, videocalling over Wi-Fi only Yes, 2 MP
Features OS iOS 5 Android OS, v2.3.4 (Gingerbread)
Chipset Apple A5 Qualcomm MSM8660 Snapdragon
CPU Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A9 Dual-core 1.5 GHz Scorpion
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 Adreno 220
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging iMessage, SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML, Adobe Flash
Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Java No Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
Colors Black, White Black
– MicroSIM card support only – SNS integration
– Scratch-resistant glass back panel – TV-out (via MHL A/V link)
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic – Google Search, Maps, Gmail
– Siri natural language commands and dictation – YouTube, Google Talk, Picasa integration
– iCloud cloud service – MP3/AAC+/WAV/WMA player
– Twitter integration – XviD/MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player
– Google Maps – Organizer
– Audio/video player and editor – Document viewer
– Image editor – Voice memo/dial/commands
– Voice command/dial – Predictive text input
– TV-out
Battery Standard battery, Li-Po 1432 mAh Standard battery, Li-Ion 1620 mAh
Stand-by Up to 200 h (2G) / Up to 200 h (3G) Up to 261 h
Talk time Up to 14 h (2G) / Up to 8 h (3G) Up to 6 h 24 min
Music play Up to 40 h

HTC Thunderbolt – Nokia N8 Compare

Comparing the HTC Thunderbolt with the Nokia N8

The HTC Thunderbolt runs on CDMA which is primarily used on Verizon networks.

See the phones on Amazon

Here are the full specs, side by side.

HTC Thunderbolt Nokia N8
General 2G Network CDMA 800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network CDMA2000 1xEV-DO HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700
Announced 2011, January 2010, April
Status Available. Released 2011, March Available. Released 2010, October
Body Dimensions 122 x 66 x 13 mm 113.5 x 59.1 x 12.9 mm, 86 cc
Weight 164 g 135 g
Display Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 480 x 800 pixels, 4.3 inches (~217 ppi pixel density) 360 x 640 pixels, 3.5 inches (~210 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass Corning Gorilla Glass
– HTC Sense 2.0 UI
Sound Alert types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
3.5mm jack Yes Yes
– DNSe (Dolby mobile sound enhancement)
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 32GB, 32GB included, buy memory microSD, up to 32GB, buy memory
Internal 4 GB storage, 768 MB RAM 16 GB storage, 256MB RAM, 512 MB ROM
Data GPRS No Class 33
EDGE No Class 33
Speed Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE HSDPA, 10.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 2.0 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, UPnP technology
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Infrared port No No
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support
Camera Primary 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED flash 12 MP, 4000×3000 pixels, Carl Zeiss optics, autofocus, Xenon flash
Features Geo-tagging, face detection 1/1.83” sensor size, ND filter, geo-tagging, face detection
Video Yes, 720p Yes, 720p@25fps (720p@30fps via an update)
Secondary Yes, 1.3 MP VGA videocall camera
Features OS Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo) Symbian^3 OS, upgradable to Symbian Anna OS
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8655 Snapdragon
CPU 1GHz Scorpion 680 MHz ARM 11
GPU Adreno 205 Broadcom BCM2727
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash WAP 2.0/xHTML, HTML, Adobe Flash Lite
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS; FM transmitter
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support; Ovi Maps 3.0
Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator Yes, MIDP 2.1
Colors Black Dark Grey, Silver White, Green, Blue, Orange, Pink, Bronze
– Video Skype & SNS integration – TV-out (720p video) via HDMI with Dolby Digital Plus sound
– built-in kickstand – Anodized aluminum casing
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic – Active noise cancellation with a dedicated mic
– Google Search, Maps, Gmail – MP3/WMA/WAV/eAAC+ player
– YouTube, Google Talk, Picasa integration – DivX/XviD/MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player
– MP3/AAC+/WAV/WMA9 player – Voice command/dial
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV9/player – Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
– Organizer – Video/photo editor
– Document viewer – Predictive text input
– Voice memo/dial/commands
– Predictive text input
Battery Standard battery, Li-Ion 1400 mAh Standard battery, Li-Ion 1200 mAh (BL-4D)
Stand-by Up to 330 h Up to 390 h (2G) / Up to 400 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 6 h 30 min Up to 12 h (2G) / Up to 5 h 50 min (3G)
Music play Up to 50 h

Nokia N8 updates can be found here

HTC Thunderbolt updates can be found here

Compare HTC Droid Incredible and the HTC EVO

Here we take a side by side look at the HTC Evo versus the HTC Droid Incredible.

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HTC – EVO 3D HTC – DROID INCREDIBLE 2
Model: APX515CKT Model: ADR6350VW
Phone Style Bar phone Bar phone
Band and Mode Dual-band Tri-band
Technology Details 2G|3G|2G: 850/900/1800/1900MHz|3G: 900/1700/2100MHz CDMA + UMTS/HSPA + GSM/GPRS/EDGE
Bluetooth-Enabled Yes Yes
Talk Time Up to 7.5 hours Up to 390 minutes
Battery Type Lithium-ion Rechargeable lithium-ion
Vibrate Mode Yes Yes
Customizable Ring Tones Yes Yes
Voice Activated Yes Yes
Downloadable Games Yes Yes
Speed Dialing Yes Yes
Color Display Yes Yes
Internet/Email Capable Yes Yes
Built-in Digital Camera Yes Yes
Built-In GPS Yes
MMS Yes Yes
Text Messaging/Instant Messaging Yes Yes
Mobile Operating System Android Android
QWERTY Keyboard No Yes
Touch Screen Yes Yes
Camera Resolution Primary: 5.0MP; secondary: 1.3MP 8.0MP; 1.3MP
MP3 Playback Capability Yes Yes
Vibration Alert Yes Yes
Speakerphone Yes Yes
Graphics Yes Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes Yes
Changeable Faceplate No Yes
External Caller ID Yes Yes
Phonebook Up to 600 entries Up to 1,000 entries
Device Manufacturer HTC HTC
Wireless Capability 3G|4G
Carrier Compatibility Sprint
Product Line EVO DROID
Warranty Terms – Parts 1 year 1 year
Warranty Terms – Labor 1 year 1 year
Product Height 5″ 4-3/4″
Product Width 2-5/8″ 2-1/2″
Product Weight 6 oz. 4.8 oz.
Product Depth 1/2″ 1/2″

 

What do you think of Vizio Tablets?

So What do you think?

An 8inch Tablet from a company better known for their TV’s.

Seems to be getting a fair number of reviews on Amazon, Read reviews here.

Here are the specs.

VIZIO 8” Tablet with WiFi

MODEL NUMBER: VTAB1008 Model Features:

  • •  8″ high resolution 1024 x 768 touch screen
  • •  VIZIO Internet Apps Plus™
  • •  802.11n WiFi and Bluetooth®
  • •  Front facing camera
  • •  HDMI® video output – play video and music on your TV
  • •  Multiple speakers for premium audio in portrait and landscape
  • •  Built-in IR blaster with universal remote control app

http://www.vizio.com/accessories/vtab1008.html

Here is a nice review video from the LA Times


Do you own the Vizio Tablet, let us know what you think! Post your comments below.