In the beginning of this year in Japan there was a surge in the popularity of phones, made in the already half-forgotten by many form-factor "clamshell". Many have been eating the same type of all-in-ones with touch screen on 4 – 6 inches, and this was due to the renewed interest in one of the once...
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At the beginning of this year in Japan there was a surge in the popularity of phones, made in the already half-forgotten by many form-factor "clamshell". Many have been eating the same type of all-in-ones with touch screen on 4 – 6 inches, and this was due to the renewed interest in one of the once classic formats.
against this background, we decided to consider the state of the market for such devices in 2015 and familiar with the current models of cots.
just a couple of weeks ago in South Korea appeared in the new smartphone from LG, which is called the Wine Smart, which was announced late last year. It combines the traditional functionality of a smartphone with a touchscreen and the convenience of a folding case.
Touch screen device with a resolution of 320×480 pixels got a small diagonal of 3.2 inches. At the bottom of the novelties is located a numeric keypad, a round joystick navigation buttons and the traditional Android OS three buttons under the screen.
Filling the smartphone is quite modern, on Board mounted dual-core processor with a frequency of 1.1 GHz, 1 GB RAM, 4 GB internal storage and support for MicroSD memory cards. Works novelty running the fifth version of Android OS.
Not without the support of all modern communication standards. In addition to work in networks of second and third generation, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, LG Wine Smart is able to work in LTE networks.
In addition to similar in many respects to the devices of Galaxy series, Samsung has decided to release the smartphone in almost forgotten already the format of the clamshell. They became the Samsung Galaxy Folder.
New, arrived in stores almost simultaneously with the LG product, also works under control of OS Android Lolipop, but with a better screen. It has a diagonal of 3.8 inches and a resolution of 800×480 pixels. The functionality of a smartphone is also more impressive. On Board is mounted processor, equipped with a Quartet of cores running at 1200 MHz, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB inbuilt storage and camera 8 MP.
the internal Design of the smartphone resembles the once-popular RAZR from Motorola, but rounded edges clearly include the Galaxy Folder to the "galactic" Samsung series. The cost of the device was about $ 250.
the Smartphone, released in July of this year, is functionally similar to the model Wine. It has the same touch screen with a diagonal of 3.2 inches, dual-core processor and 1GB RAM, camera 3MP, support for all major communication standards.
the body of the clamshell got a finish under the skin, and is available in Burgundy and blue colors. Price of a smartphone was around $ 170.
a Novelty from the South Korean Corporation, which does not yet have its own name (just the model number), popped up on Chinese resources in the beginning of July. According to the center for equipment certification from TENAA, the new device will have two identical touch screens with HD resolution and a diagonal of 3.9 inches.
The "heart" of the new smartphone will be installed chipset: Quallcomm Snapdragon 808, equipped with six cores. The amount of RAM is 2 GB, and built-in storage device will have a capacity of 16 GB. Do not forget to Samsung and the memory card support, SM-G9198 will work with modules up to 128GB capacity.
the Smartphone is equipped with Android 5.1 and supports most modern communication standards (including LTE).
a well-Known manufacturer of components for mobile equipment (in particular displays) from time to time issues its own device. One of these smartphones was the Sharp Aquos K SHF31 made in the format of the clamshell. The announcement of the device took place earlier this year.
feature of the Sharp Aquos K SHF31 was the hardware keyboard, equipped with touch. Not to point the finger to the display, the swipe can be made directly on top of hardware buttons.
the Functionality of a smartphone, the competition looks quite decent. Sharp Aquos K SHF31 operates on the basis of Quad-core "Snapdragon", equipped with 1 GB of RAM, a qHD display with a diagonal of 3.5 inches and 8 GB internal storage.
At the beginning of the year sales to Japan and South Korea have a smartphone, made in the form factor clamshell, LG Ice Cream Smart. Externally, the device resembles the device of the same name, released back in 2008, but the functionality of it is quite modern.
Built LG Ice Cream Smart on the basis of a Quallcomm Quad-core CPU with 1.2 GHz. RAM in the device is 1 GB built – 8 GB. The display is 3.5 inches, and its resolution is 320×480 pixels, which looks in 2015 are quite modest.
Functioning smartphone based on Android OS 4.4. The phone supports communication networks of the GSM, UMTS and LTE. The price of LG Ice Cream Smart at the start of sales amounted to US $ 280.