harlekkin, 11 Dec 2013Recording would only be 1080p on this thing, probably at standard quality simply because anyth... moreHarlekkin you obviously dont know much about vivo. They are owned by same company that makes oppo phones, oppo make the best blu ray players in the world & there find 5 phone is one of the best. I own oppo r817 phone & while not top end is well built no corners cut, also has 3d weather widget better than ive seen in any other phone plus has dirac audio chip which is usually found in luxury cars.
Another gimmicky phone with crazy 2K resolution and insane ppi.
Oh please don't be foolish slave of technology any more than fullHD !
Stupid company !
harlekkin, 10 Dec 2013In iOS 7 you get AirDrop, which is pretty much the same. It's only between iOS 7 devices, but ... moreAndroid beam is not locked to Android - I have used between Nokia 808 and Nexus 7 2012 tablet. It works.
Apparently, science has found a guy with born micro lens on his eyes who found a pixel on 445 ppi display.
He probably should donate his eyes to science or do the auction thing.
Maskakos, 10 Dec 2013About NFC I wasn't really talking about payments.. Although it's a feature that may be very go... moreIn iOS 7 you get AirDrop, which is pretty much the same. It's only between iOS 7 devices, but then again, Android Beam / S-Beam is only between Android.
Bluetooth would be nice, but I'm pretty sure that AT&T had something to do with that. Vodafone in the past disabled all of their devices to use bluetooth in order to boost revenue through file-sharing via the internet.
Second reason is DRM. Apple will never be able to allow sharing of music or video content, and that's not their own decision. As a digital content provider, DRM laws in the US are harsh. Were Apple to "assist" in illegally sharing content via their devices, they could be up for billions in damages to the big companies like Sony, Warner Bros. etc.
Anonymous, 10 Dec 2013This is much better than galaxy s4 & galaxy note 3Resolution aside. Tell me how is it much more capable than the note 3 which is pretty much the epitome of features right now on any smartphone?
stupid people < its so cheap , how can small stupid iphones cost 600 and more and for all its so normal , but for this amazing phone is it expensive , is say no , . im sony fan ,
michael99uk, 09 Dec 2013Not moved by this at all, we need batteries that last for 3 -5 days on a single charge invest ... moreI agree
And about this phone and article, I have only one more thing to say, smartphones are getting rather expensive, aren't day?
harlekkin, 09 Dec 2013I can respect that. As for Apple dictating the user experience, yes and no. NFC implementation... moreAbout NFC I wasn't really talking about payments.. Although it's a feature that may be very good in the future. I was talking about pairing devises for tranfering files, photos and much more. Using wi-fi direct or bluetooth without the hustle of connecting the devises. I Have used it many times with my Z1 and other nfc devises and it's just simple and great. But then again apple don't even allow bluetooth sharing !!
Not moved by this at all, we need batteries that last for 3 -5 days on a single charge invest in battery R&D instead of 2k on a 5inch zeal.
Maskakos, 09 Dec 2013I am not a fan of apple but I can agree that apple rarely does something that doesn't have tru... moreI can respect that. As for Apple dictating the user experience, yes and no. NFC implementation in the mobile space is too diverse still, and to this day has not truly been adopted properly by anyone. Google Wallet was a nice try but it's lacking momentum. The vast majority of western users are not comfortable with a NFC payment solution yet, and to use it consistently for transport is nearly impossible due to the multitude of NFC standards being applied. Apple doesn't do half-baked technology. If it wants to sell the technology to users, it's gotta be implementable globally, and work for everybody.
Also keep in mind Apple's core business. As a digital content provider, many restrictions are in place due to DRM laws. And for the larger screen, it'll come.
Its funny how they didn't even bother to mention that its an android phone. Every phone that comes out now is probably an android phone. So what version is this one?
harlekkin, 09 Dec 2013I completely agree. If PPI was that important, Apple would have immediately released a denser ... moreI am not a fan of apple but I can agree that apple rarely does something that doesn't have true value in the user experience. They don't just add things for sake of the specs numbers.. This is the only reason I respect the company.
With the exception of the new 64bit A7. Someone could argue that it can futureproof the phone and while I would agree if they didn't left a totally pityfull 1GB ram inside.
If they stoped being so stuborn in implementing more common staff that people actually want like NFC or a bigger screen that would be great. Instead they try to persuade you that what they don't have you don't need. And that is the reason I hate Apple more than I respect them
geordie81, 09 Dec 2013its nice that companies can build 2k or even 4k screens in mobile displays but come on, there ... moreRecording would only be 1080p on this thing, probably at standard quality simply because anything above that would overheat a phone of that size. I'm not sure how high-density displays would deal with the heat. But who knows, I'm curious to see what this thing will offer and how usable it will be.
It's a Chinese brand, I wouldn't be surprised if they cut corners just to compete, no offence.
Maskakos, 09 Dec 2013This kind of moves is what makes companies go Bankrupt.
Just by giving it the best display &q... moreI completely agree. If PPI was that important, Apple would have immediately released a denser display on iPhone 5. Well, that didn't happen because it makes no difference to the user experience in the end - at least not for now. I'm sure the next iPhone will come with a 1080p 4.5-5" display, but not in order to compete in the PPI race.
The reason I mention Apple is because when it comes to usability, they think things through.