Android 4.3 update for HTC One is coming this month

HTC America’s president Jason Mackenzie responded to some questions on Twitter concerning the HTC One upcoming Android 4.3 update.

He says the Android 4.3 development for the HTC One is right on schedule and the rollout will start by the end of this month as promised. This applies for both the US and the EU HTC One units.

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Sony Xperia Z1 camera samples, fresh off the IFA booth

The Sony Xperia Z1 went official yesterday at IFA in Berlin, and today we’ve got the camera samples taken directly from our visit to the Sony booth.

First up are several 16:9 camera samples in the maximum allowable resolution for that aspect ratio, 8MP. You’ll see some accurate colors and good dynamic range considering the interior lighting, but the oversharpening filter is working overtime to restore the sharpness lost after the generous noise reduction. At 8MP these shots have been downsampled from what essentially is a 20MP sensor, so the photos noise levels have certainly benefited from that.

   

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LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom launches across Europe

Samsung announced the Galaxy S4 Zoom back in June and unleashed its 3G version worldwide in July. It’s just now though Samsung is releasing the LTE-capable version of the S4 Zoom.

The LTE Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom is completely identical with the already available version but as you probably guessed adds support for 4G networks. The gadget will be available on various EU markets and carriers very soon, though there is no official pricing just yet.

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