The Android smartphone for people who are sick of Android smartphones – Yahoo News

The handset will run a forked version of the latest Android v4.4 OS. It is worth mentioning that the Nokia X also runs on a forked Android version. The unique selling point of this device is the simplistic user interface. The overall screen will only contain six big icons for performing the routine every-day tasks. This includes icons for email, web browser, contacts, photos, messages, and one more for apps and settings.
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Samsung makes loads of them. Sony’s cut the Ericsson ties but still is cranking out the Google-branded handsets. Then you’ve got Android-powered phones from Acer, LG, Huawei, Motorola, ZTE and many others, and while HTC has ceased the practice of releasing more phones than centipedes have shoes (they do wear them, you know) it’s still one of the more prominent Android manufacturers. Compare 1,000s of Android deals The many variations in screen size, processor power, software features and design makes finding the best Android phone for you extremely tough.
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US Android Users on Average Engage 138 Minutes Daily with their Smartphones – MarketWatch

Just add items to create a watchlist now: Add or Cancel Already have a watchlist? Log In BOSTON, Jun 12, 2014 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) — – Strategy Analytics’ AppOptix decodes the usage profile of a typical US Android smartphone user BOSTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — According to Strategy Analytics’ AppOptix [ http://strategyanalytics.com/default.aspx?mod=ConsumerTelemetry&m=7 ] platform, US Android users have been spending more time with their devices. Android smartphone users on average spent 138 minutes with their device in May 2014, an increase of 20% from the usage in December 2013. The analysis is based on over one million individual application sessions on more than 1500 Android smartphone users in the US during the period.
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A link has been sent. Done The Android smartphone for people who are sick of Android smartphones By Ben Zigterman June 11, 2014 6:40 PM 0 shares View photo The Android smartphone for people who are sick of Android smartphones When Lari Numminen and Jukka Kekalainen set out to improve the user experience on Android , they did not expect to create an entire new phone. Instead, they initially built an Android app that would offera simple interface for launching your most-used apps. The app eventually was installed 10,000 times, but the developers realized that people still had to use Androids complex pre-installed apps in addition to their own. To solve this, they decided to create their own phone, which is called the Zilta and will be available in December for 139 (about $189) in Europe. The phone will run a forked version of Android 4.4 and features an extremely simple user interface. There are six big icons on the screen for the basic tasks nearly everyone uses on a smartphone: email, a web browser, contacts, photos, messages, and a sixth that brings users to more apps and settings.
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