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TECHNOBYTE for 31 October 2014

The Nokia Lumia 930 beautifully blends the best of Microsoft and Lumia with a collection of features readymade for the needs of today’s forward-thinking smartphone owner. Leading the way once again in smartphone photographic technology, the Nokia Lumia 930 sports a 20-megapixel PureView camera, optical image stabilization (OIS) and ZEISS optics to achieve pin-sharp shots and the flexibility to zoom into any shot after you've taken it. The Nokia Lumia 930 also possesses unrivaled HD video skills with four high-performance microphones. This crafty quad allows directional recording, which enhances the clarity of your subjects by rejecting the sounds outside the direction of capture. Thanks to the surround sound capture, you can also hear the world around you like never before.

http://conversations.nokia.com/2014/04/02/nokia-lumia-930-simply-the-best-of-microsoft-and-lumia/

Xperia Z3 blends design and engineering craftsmanship to deliver beauty that will stand the test of time. Weighing just 152g with an easy-to-use interface and symmetrical design, it feels right at home in your hand. Its 7.3mm super-slim rounded aluminium frame and durable tempered glass panels showcase superior craftsmanship – available in a new range of colours including white, black, copper or silver green.

The Xperia Z3 Compactis a more compact design and at just 8.6mm thick and weighing 129 grams, Xperia Z3 Compact is perfectly designed for one-handed use. Enjoy bold style with the unique colour range including orange and green, in addition to the classic white and black.

http://www.sonymobile.com/global-en/products/phones/xperia-z3/specifications/

The Galaxy Note 4 embraces Samsung’s heritage of an unrivaled Galaxy mobile experience. Its extraordinary 5.7-inch Quad HD (2560x1440) Super AMOLED display reproduces clearer and more vivid images with deep contrast, better viewing angles, and response times as fast as a millionth of a second, providing a tremendous viewing experience. The Galaxy Note 4 also sports an advanced camera system that is able to reproduce brighter and clearer images. The device is equipped with a 16 megapixel rear-facing camera featuring a Smart Optical Image Stabilizer that counter-balances camera shake and automatically extends exposure time in dark settings. In addition, a 3.7 megapixel front-facing camera with f1.9 offers a default 90 degree shooting angle and up to 120 degree wide angle so users can take the best group shots with friends. The Galaxy Note 4 also offers an improved Fingerprint Scanner, to secure personal data and the world’s first UV sensor in a mobile device. The Galaxy Note 4’s S Pen has been specifically evolved to serve as the primary tool that users go to for common, everyday mobile device use. This new S Pen offers a much more authentic pen experience, with a more natural brush effect that perfectly emulates writing on paper with a fountain or calligraphy pen.

http://www.samsung.com/global/microsite/galaxynote4/note4main.html

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