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How To Update Samsung Galaxy S Duos With Official XXALHB ICS 4.0.4 Firmware

Like other devices Samsung Galaxy S DUOS S7562 can now be updated with the latest firmware of ICS Android 4.0.4 firmware version which is called XXALHB version.
Samsung Galaxy S Duos ICS Update
It is the first ever firmware released by Sammobile which can be flashed with the Odin. Over a period of this article we will be checking out on how you can apply this firmware update in your device. Very soon and most probably users of Samsung Galaxy DUOS S7562 might just get the latest Jellybean 4.1.2 firmware which is the latest firmware released by Google few days back.

Though this firmware is released officially for users in Germany, one can apply this update irrespective of the country you are from.

The best part of this update is that you need not root the device for applying this update and is an official firmware released by Samsung. Also, after applying this update, the warranty won’t get lost.

Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article as if there is any damage caused due to not following instructions then we shall not be held liable or responsible. Just in case if you face any issues then we will try our level best to address the same.

Pre Requisites:

  • Create a backup of all the data with the help of below mentioned steps so as to make sure that just in case if the data gets lost or corrupted, the same can be restored with the help of below mentioned steps. Don’t backup the files with the help of KIES as this ICS XXALHB 4.0.4 firmware is not yet rolled out all over the globe.

SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log – Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names”

  • Enable the USB Debugging in your Samsung Galaxy DUOS S7562 and also make sure that all of your PC’s USB ports are active and are working. Also, last but not the least ensure that your Samsung Galaxy DUOS S7562 is left with the minimum of 60% battery charge so as to ensure that the device doesn’t run out of battery in the middle of firmware update.

So assuming that you are done with all the above steps, you can now proceed to the next step where we have summed up a detailed tutorial on how to apply this firmware update.

Galaxy S DUOS S7562 with Official ICS Android 4.0.4 Firmware Update Procedure :

  • Download the Galaxy S DUOS S7562 with Official ICS Android 4.0.4 Firmware Package and odin from here to your computer. Once downloaded, extract the odin in your computer and turn off your phone to enter the device in the download mode.
  • Extract the firmware zip file so as to get the tar file. Open Odin in your computer.
  • Download Mode in Galaxy S DUOS S7562 can be entered by pressing the Volume Down rocker key + power button at the same time while the device is turned Off. If the device starts in the normal mode, you need to re try the process of the entering the device into the download mode. You can alternatively, enter your phone in the download mode with the help of below mentioned Video tutorial.
  • Click on “PDA” to select “tar file which you got after extracting the firmware zip file” and then click on “Start”. Once you click on start, it will take around 2 – 3 minutes for applying the update. As soon as the firmware is applied successfully, the device will reboot on its own and it may take more than the normal time for rebooting the device.

Note: If the device gets into the boot loop sequence or say gets stuck in the welcome screen, just re insert the battery and re follow the above instructions so as to again follow the above mentioned instructions.

Now, you have now successfully applied the latest firmware of ICS Android 4.0.4 firmware in your Samsung Galaxy DUOS S7562. In coming days we will be coming out with a detailed tutorial on how to root Samsung Galaxy DUOS S7562. Please comment…

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Zen UltraTab A900 ICS Tablet Launched

Zen Mobile has launched the Zen UltraTab A900 in India. It is every day story in India that Tablet PC launches in India as one after another tablets are announced.
Zen UltraTab A900
The UltraTab A900 is a 9-inch tablet that features a 5-point multi-touch display, a 1.5GHz processor, 512 MB of RAM, a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, a 4,000 mAh battery, USB support, 3G dongle support and a trans flash card reader. The UltraTab A900 runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and has support for Adobe Flash.

It has Live Panel menu that lets users to customize the home screen content with images, bookmarks, social feeds and a application tray in the home screen with shortcuts to launch task manager, calendar, music player and more.

Other features of the Zen UltraTab A900 include Wi-Fi connectivity, 3G connectivity via USB dongle, microUSB slot with USB On-The-Go, 4GB built-in storage, 32GB microSD card support, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a 4,000 mAh battery rated to deliver up to 3.5 hours of video playback, and 14 hours of Wi-Fi usage.

Zen UltraTab A900 will come with plenty of apps preloaded, such as Bollywoodji, ibibo, Kundli, nexGTV, Nimbuzz, MapmyIndia, Mig 33, Paytm, Readers Hub, Music Hub, Rummy, and Teenpatti. Zen Mobile has also skinned ICS with their own UI, called Ultra Tab sense, which features a 3D home-screen  and a variety of widgets.

Zen UltraTab A900 Specs :

  • Display : 9-inch capacitive touch screen display with (800 x 480 pixels) resolution
  • CPU : 1.5 GHz single core processor
  • GPU : Mali 400 GPU
  • OS : Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS
  • Camera : 1.3 mega pixel front facing camera
  • Dimensions :11.8×148.6×238.6mm
  •  Weight : 512.9 grams
  • 3G via External Dongle
  • Wi Fi 802.11 b/g/n, micro USB
  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Multi format Music (Mp2, Mp3, Wav, AAC, WMA) playback
  • 512 MB DDR3 RAM
  • 4 GB internal memory
  • 32 GB expandable memory with micro SD
  • Battery : 4000 mAh battery

Zen UltraTab A900 is priced at Rs. 7,999. Moreover, Zen Mobiles have once again partnered with HomeShop18 for the tablet launch and the tablet will be available across the country soon.

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HTC J Butterfly HTL21 5-inch Jelly Been Phone Specs And Features

The Taiwanese manufacturer HTC has just announced the HTC J Butterfly HTL21 Phablet phones against Samsung Galaxy Note N7000. The HTC J Butterfly is the follow up to the previous HTC J model.
HTC J Butterfly HTL21
HTC J Butterfly HTL21 has 5-inch capacitive touchscreen display with Full HD 1920 × 1080 pixel resolution and 440 ppi pixel density, will be running on top of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, will be powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon quad core processor clocked at 1.5 Ghz providing quicker response time and in addition 2 GB RAM ensure you get no lag during multi-tasking.

HTC J Butterfly also sports with 8.0 MP rear CMOS camera with LED flash and 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) video recording and Front 2.0 MP camera which can be used for the face to face video chat and web conferences during the Google Hangouts.

Connectivity features of the device includes Wi-Fi (802.11 n/g/b/a) at 5GHz, 2.4GHz, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, Tethering / mobile hotspot support and GPS.

HTC J Butterfly’s 2,020mAh battery is above average in capacity, though we’re interested to find out how it’ll keep up with powering so many pixels throughout the course of a day.

HTC J Butterfly HTL21 Specs :

  • Display : 5 – inch capacitive touchscreen display with Full HD 1920 × 1080 pixel resolution and 440 ppi pixel density
  • CPU : 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064) CPU
  • OS : Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS
  • Dimension : 5.63 x 2.8 x 0.36 inches
  • Weight : 140 grams.
  • HTC Sense 4.1
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • Wi Fi, Wi Fi tether
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • 16 GB internal storage capacity
  • Camera : 8.0 MP rear camera with HTC ImageSense and 2.0 MP front facing camera
  • 32 GB micro SD card support
  • 4G LTE network connectivity with micro SIM slot.
  • Battery : 2020 mAh battery

HTC J Butterfly HTL21 will be available in white, black or bright red and available in Japan on the KDDI network in December.

There is no news regarding this will arrive for United Kingdom or United States but reports points out that this could be one of the five Nexus devices schedule for release before Christmas this year.

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Swipe Tab All in One Dual SIM ICS Tablet Specs And Price

California-based Swipe Telecom has announced the launch of a dual-SIM Tablet called, Swipe Tab All In One. Swipe Tab All in One Dual SIM
This tablet is launched in response to success of Micromax Funbook Pro tablet.

The Swipe Tab All-in-One has a 7-inch TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen with 5-point multi-touch and a resolution of 1028×768 pixels. Swipe Tab All-in-One runs Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system and is powered by a 1.5 GHz processor.

The Swipe Tablet also comes with 2.0 MP rear camera and 1.3 MP front-facing camera. The slate has 8GB of built-in storage and 32GB microSD card slot.

The connectivity features includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v3.0, HDMI-out, 3.5 mm jack, micro-USB connector and GPS. There’s a 4,000 mAh battery as well. Pre-installed apps on the tablet include FM Radio, Olive Office Premium, ebook Reader, audio recording, HD and 3D Games.

Swipe Tab All In One Tablet Specs :

  • Display : 7 inch TFT LCD Full HD capacitive touch screen (1028×768) pixels resolution
  • OS : Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system
  • CPU : 1.5 GHz single core processor
  • 5 point multi-touch input
  • Camera : 2 mp rear camera 1.3 mp front facing camera
  • 8 GB of built-in storage
  • 32 GB microSD card slot
  • Wi Fi, Bluetooth v3.0, HDMI-out, 3.5 mm jack
  • micro-USB connector and GPS
  • Battery : 4,000 mAh battery

Swipe Telecom has priced Tab All in One tablet at Rs 11,999.

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Samsung Star Deluxe Duos S5292 Phone Announced

Yesterday, HTC announced that it will be coming with its low budget HTC Desire SV, it seems like Samsung too has leaked its latest upcoming and unconfirmed budget Android smartphone known as “Star Deluxe Duos S5292”.
SAMSUNG Star Deluxe Duos S5292
Since there is no news regarding the OS on which Star Deluxe Duos S5292 will run and will be sporting with, but given the fact that Samsung won’t test any other OS as of now in budget phones, this seems to be an Android powered device. This latest device from SAMSUNG supports Dual Sim cards which will enable you to make the most out of your two sim cards.

Earlier SAMSUNG launched various mid range phones like Galaxy Gio, Fit, Galaxy Duos etc. and this one is just an addition to the list it seems. Please note that all the below mentioned features and specs of Samsung Star Deluxe Duos S5292 are unconfirmed and are leaked via rumors.

Samsung Star Deluxe Duos S5292 Features :

  • Display : 3.5 – inch TFT Screen
  • CPU : 512 MHz CPU (312MHz quoted by many other websites which seems unlikely if it’s an Android device)
  • Supports Dual Sim (No clue about Dual Active SIM or normal Dual SIM)
  • Dimensions : 113 × 62 × 12 (mm)
  • Weight : 109.8 gms
  • Supports Quad Band 900MHz,1800MHz,850MHz,1900MHz
  • 128MB RAM,
  • Bluetooth 3.0, Wi Fi
  • Micro SD Card slot
  • Camera : 3.2 MP Camera

No news regarding price and availability yet.

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HTC Desire SV (Magni) T326e Dual Sim An ICS Phone Specs And Features

HTC will be coming up with the latest smartphone known as HTC Desire SV, which supports dual-SIM function. This device is a mid-range device.
HTC Desire SV (Magni) T326e
The device is named as HTC Desire SV T326e. The device is code named as Magni. It combines big screen and the dual SIM specs inside a single gadget.

HTC Desire SV’s 4.3-wide touchscreen offers to enhance the video watching experience of future owners. Desire SV will also feature a 4.3 inched screen, 768 MB of RAM and an 8.0 MP rear camera along with the latest Bluetooth 4.0 standard.

HTC Desire SV Magni sports a Dual Sim capable slot which will be powered by a Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon processor with a 1GHz Dual Core Processor and an ICS Android 4.0.4 firmware update.

HTC Desire SV (Magni) Specs :

  • Display : 4.3 inched Screen Size,
  • Dual Sim Capable,
  • OS : ICS Android 4.0.4 firmware,
  • CPU : 1GHz Dual Core Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon processor Processor
  • Bluetooth 4.0,
  • 768MB RAM
  • Memory: 768 MB RAM 4 GB internal Memory, 32 GB expandable SD card slot.
  • Camera: 8 MP rear camera.

HTC Desire SV (Magni) will be available initially in European countries and then later parts of world. The price of HTC Desire SV T326e also known as Magni is not announced yet but we hope this dual SIM smartphone will have budget friendly price.

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