Nortel is a Canadian telecom company once a giant in its field with more than 90000 employees has now come to auction due to its bankruptcy. The company is auctioning its patents, there are more than 4000 patents coming into auction which are grouped into six categories so that many companies can buy their patents instead of a single company getting all their patents.
Apple and Google are participating in the bid. The auction also contains the 3g and 4g patents which draws these companies into the bid yet they have not disclosed their bidders. There is also an estimation that the patents are of a billion dollars worth. Since Apple is facing lots of litigations this auction might be a useful thing in this time. The 4g is a cellular wireless standard which is fully secure Internet protocol based mobile broadband for laptops, smart phones and etc, it has a downloading speed of 100 Mbps for fast mobility communication and 1Gbps for slow mobility communication, previous versions were the pre-4g mobile WiMAX and first release 3g long term evolution. Norton was also one of the first firms to have this WiMAX technology.
Sprint’s latest 4G WiMAX modem. It connects upto five devices and downloads 10 times faster than 3G. Now you connect your phone, your laptop and anything else wirelessly that uses Wi-Fi and get 4G speeds in seconds. You can download files really faster.
When your are out of the 4G coverage the Overdrive drops back to 3G, using Sprint’s EVDO Rev.A network. This device is designed in such a way, an LCD display gives the status updates, including network type and signal strength, together with battery life. Also there is a microSD card slot (with 16GB cards).
Overdrive confirms 3hrs access time from the 1,830 mAh battery or 36hrs standby. It also has integrated GPS.
This device has won the following awards for its stunning performance
Crunch Gear – Best of CES 2010
PC World – Best of CES 2010
Ubergizmo – Best of CES 2010
This device is priced at $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate.
Now its soon going to be 4G in US after the release of Sprint EVO and from now on everyone’s favourite will be HTC EVO as its going to be 10 times faster than 3G.Its the first wireless mobile phone with 4G network support.
Device is going to have the powerful latest Android OS Android 2.1
Its among very few mobile phones having a dual camera one with 8MP and other front camera with 1.3MP.Since it has a powerful camera device comes with a external accessories like camera chrome kick stand to hold the device.
Mobile is enabled with powerful touch panel as user can view seven thumbnails at a time and on click of the thumbnail it will be enlarged to the full screen mode.The screen size is around 4.3 inch and we can even experience HDTV.Video downloads and other HD quality contents is going to be fast and there will be a real live experience.
It is expected to support around 30,000 applications because of the Android OS and the application list includes Yotube,GMail,Google talk,google voice,Google Maps and many more.Ofcourse it is Wi-Fi enabled which is sure to be powerful than the other mobile phones as they support only 3G.
Live video sharing with ease as it is supported with 4G network.
Other hardware specifications are 1GHZ snapdragon processor and 1,500 mAh battery.
This mobile phone cannot be compared with other mobile phones as it has the basic and powerful difference that it is the first mobile phone with 4G/3G network support.