Samsung Galaxy A5 Review

Samsung Galaxy A5 Review
I am satisfied with my new cellphone, the Samsung Galaxy A5. So far the picture and video is okay as I used it to take photos. With 13 Megapixels what do you expect. I also install a 32GB memories but I think the the disadvantage of this gadget is slow compared to other model. This of course in my own experience. I like the beauty of it because it is slim and look like an iPhone which is more expensive.

The monitor graphics is beautiful with A 5in 1,280x720 resolution Super AMOLED display. 

Overall I am satisfied with the price and the features. 

The Samsung Galaxy A5 is ideal for consumers seeking practicality and functionality.

 The Galaxy A5 is equipped with an extraordinary Super AMOLED display and Adaptive Display technology to deliver clearer images with deep contrast and better viewing angles for more vivid, colorful content in virtually any environment, even under bright sunlight. The Galaxy A5 is also outfitted with a Quad Core 1.2 GHz processor for seamless multi-tasking and faster browsing experience.

 In addition, the Galaxy A5 includes popular features exclusive to Galaxy devices, such as Ultra-Power Saving Mode, Private Mode and Multiscreen, as well as adjustable audio which intelligently adapts and enhances sound output based on the user's surrounding environment.
Samsung Galaxy A5




Specifications of Samsung A5


  • System: Android 4.4 KitKat®
  • Processor: 1.2 GHz / Quad Core / Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 / GPU: Adreno 306
  • Memory: Internal: 16 GB / RAM: 2 GB / Slot type: microSD / Max. slot capacity: 64 GB
  • Display: 5.0" / Super AMOLED / Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels / 294 ppi
  • Camera: 13 Mpixels / Flash: LED / Front: 5 Mpixels / Video: 1080p @ 30fps
  • Network: 4G: LTE Cat. 4 / 3G: HSPA+ MHz / GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • nanoSIM
  • Wireless: Bluetooth: 4.0 BLE / NFC / Wifi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Connection: Jack 3.5 mm / micro USB
  • GPS: AGPS & GLONASS
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Geo-magnetic, Hall sensor, Proximity sensor
  • Battery: 2300 mAh
  • Weight: 123 grams
  • Dimensions: 139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm
  • SAR: 0.40 W/kg
  • In the box: AC Adapter, USB cable, Headset, Quick start guide
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Hyundai Motor lowest earnings in more than 5 years

Hyundai Motor lowest earnings in more than 5 years
Two days ago I post here the top ten best selling car in 2014 and Hyundai is not one of them. Now I just read that the company has the lowest earning after 5 years in the business. It ranks 4th in the car manufacturing in the world.

SEOUL, South Korea—Hyundai Motor Co. reported Thursday its lowest quarterly earnings in more than five years after losing ground to local brands in China and underestimating strong demand for SUVs.

 South Korea’s largest automaker said its third quarter net income was 1.2 trillion won ($1.1 billion) for July-September quarter, slumping more than 25 percent over a year earlier.

 The result, its worst since the first quarter of 2010, was below even the lowest estimate by analysts. The maker of Sonata and Tucson vehicles was expected to post 1.5 trillion won in quarterly profit, according to a survey of analysts by FactSet, a financial data provider.
Hyundai Motor

 Hyundai has suffered from weakening sales in China like some other foreign brands while its lack of new SUV models until recently led to lower share in key markets. The company has focused on sedans rather than SUVs, misreading consumer demand at a time of sluggish global demand for sedans such as the Elantra.

 Hyundai, part of the world’s fifth-largest automaker along with affiliate Kia Motors Corp., faced a slew of challenges in China, the US and South Korea.

 Its China sales plunged 30 percent in July over a year earlier and then sank 16 percent in August as Chinese auto brands introduced new models. The decline was narrowed to 5 percent in September.

Lee Won-hee, Hyundai’s chief financial officer, said its sales in China will turn higher this month compared with a year earlier, helped by a cut in tax on auto purchases.

In the US, the company last month recalled nearly half a million Sonata sedans for a possible engine flaw. It also gave more generous incentives to car buyers to compete with Japanese automakers, Lee said.

In South Korea, Hyundai’s labor union staged a strike for three days last month during the annual wage negotiations, affecting operations at all domestic plants.

During the third quarter, sales rose 10 percent to 23.4 trillion won while operating profit dropped 9 percent to 1.5 trillion won.

The latest result marks a seventh straight quarter of earnings decline for Hyundai.

The fall in its earnings is at odds with an improvement in Hyundai’s brand value. Interbrand, a global brand consultancy, ranked Hyundai Motor as 39th most valuable brand in the world, up one notch from a year earlier.
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The Top Selling Cars of 2014

The Top Selling Cars of 2014
Many cars are now cheaper, fuel savers and decent to look. I am a car enthusiast but since I am not rich I will just post here the top ten best selling cars in 2014. For me I will choose a car that is fuel economy  because gasoline is very expensive today. Another feature that I like is safety and the last one is convenience. I just learn how to drive recently and I must say that I really enjoy using our company car. Here in Middle East gasoline is not a problem, it is very cheap. Water is more expensive if you may ask. It is also advisable to have car in Middle East because bus is not common here and taxi is very expensive.

 TOYOTA PRIUS (HYBRID)
This little hybrid is as popular in Europe as it is in the United States. After Toyota’s success with this model, they produced two more versions: Prius V (the bigger version) and Prius C. The interior of Toyota Prius is comfy and looks decent, but the best thing about it is its fuel economy and the fact that it is a hybrid, of course. And it is affordable – around $24,000.

 HONDA ACCORD
Another Japanese beauty ranks quite high in all lists of top selling cars for this year: Honda Accord. Owners say it is comfy, fun to drive and easy to handle, even in bad road conditions. There are 4 and 6 cylinder versions. The first one comes with a 6-speed manual transmission, and the other one comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission (you can also opt for manual transmission if you buy a model with V6).

 TOYOTA RAV4
This SUV ranks high in nearly all lists of good affordable cars. The engine power, spacious interior, quality materials, nice exterior and good fuel economy make this car worth the money. They wanted to improve this model even more, so they also reinforced the windshield so you don’t hear the noise coming from the outside.

 HONDA CR-V
A beautiful and reliable car. Whatever you need it for, you will be happy with it. And there is one more thing that makes this car worth your money: fuel economy. There are very few cars in this class that can compete with the CR-V.

 FORD FUSION
This sedan is not too big, so don’t expect it to be good for longer rides. Its four cylinder engine is not too impressive, but if you need it for city rides, you will be happy with it. It also looks quite good. The interior is spacious, comfy and made of nice looking materials.

 HONDA CIVIC
Another Honda that deserves to be on this list. They made it better than most other cars in this class. It normally comes with accessories like Blutooth connectivity for phone and a camera. It is very easy to drive and there is enough space inside the car. If you decide to sell it, you might still get good money for your used Civic.

 TOYOTA CAMRY
One of the most popular midsize sedans. If you are looking to buy one, you might want to wait for an even better version: 2015 model. If you want to buy a Toyota Camry this year, you will still be happy with the current model. Its V6 provides enough power, the car is comfy on the inside and looks good on the outside. There is also a hybrid version.

 KIA OPTIMA
This midsize sedan is beautiful and made with taste. Evethough it comes with a V4 engine, owners say they are happy with its power. It performs quite well, even on winding roads and in bad road conditions. The brakes are excellent. The current model comes with some additional cool stuff, like cooling glove box, Bluetooth, satellite radio, etc.

 TOYOTA COROLLA
Some owners complain about bad acceleration, but that was expected, considering the fact that it comes with a weak four cylinder engine. However, fuel economy is good, and the ride in general is comfy (unless you plan to use it for long rides ouside the city). The interior could have been made nicer, with less plastic in it.

 NISSAN ALTIMA
Evethough it comes with a V4 engine, it feels like it has enough power, which makes it fun to drive and easy to handle. It performs well even on the highways. If you still want more power, you can get one of these with a V6 engine. Owners are also happy with the interior and space. The car looks ellengant, both inside and out.
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Samsung's Galaxy S7 Will Have A USB Type-C Port According to Rumors

Samsung's Galaxy S7 Will Have A USB Type-C Port According to Rumors
Samsung's flagship Galaxy S6 smartphone is still famous and marketable, but talks pertaining to its successor the Galaxy S7 are already gaining traction.
The latest buzz suggests that the next-gen Galaxy S7 phablet will be taking things in a different direction and could well be sporting a USB Type-C port instead of the current microUSB one.
The new information comes courtesy of SamMobile which cites reliable sources.
"It might not come as a surprise to some, but our sources have confirmed that the Galaxy S7 will come with a USB Type-C port instead of a standard microUSB port," reveals the publication.
The USB Type-C port is being touted as the next big thing for smartphones as it uses a reversible cable, which can be plugged into any device in any manner. Another advantage of this connector if that it speeds up the charging of a mobile device in tandem with USB 3.1. Moreover, the USB Type-C connector also aids smoother and quicker transfer of data when compared to a USB 3.0.
Several new devices such as the Nexus 5X, as we reported, are said to be shipping with the USB Type-C connector. The new Dell tablets i.e. the Venue 8 Pro and Venue 10 Pro will also come with the new USB standard when they hit the shelves in mid-November.
Even the eagerly-awaited OnePlus 2 smartphone from OnePlus, like its predecessor, will be adopting the USB Type-C port.
It would follow the logic that Samsung also embraces the USB Type-C port for its future smartphones to stay relevant. Therefore, the news that the Galaxy S7 will have the USB Type-C port is not surprising.
Rumors have also been rife that the Galaxy S7 could take a leaf out of Apple's book and have ClearForce technology to take on 3D Touch. The smartphone is also anticipated to sport a 5.7-inch QHD screen and a magnesium alloy body.
Rumors also point to a 16 MP primary and 5 MP selfie camera for the smartphone which will boast 4 GB of RAM. The smartphone could house the Snapdragon 820 processor, Exynos M1 chip or the Exynos 7422 chipset depending on the region it is headed.

From Techtimes.com
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