android 4.3

Sony announces Xperia Z1 Compact at CES 2014

 After a lot of leaks and rumours, Sony has finally announced the mini version of its Xperia Z1 smartphone in the form of Xperia Z1 Compact today at CES. Featuring a 4.3-inch 720 HD display just like its Japanese cousin Z1 f, the new smartphone will go on sale beginning next month i.e. February 2014.Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

“With the addition of Xperia Z1 Compact our global range of premium products is now broader than ever and offers our customers a wider choice. Xperia Z1 is a no-compromise feature-packed smartphone with a beautiful yet durable design. With Xperia Z1 Compact, we bring all of these premium features and performance, into a smaller size to give you the ultimate compact smartphone,” said Kunimasa Suzuki, President and CEO, Sony Mobile Communications.

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact comes with Android 4.3, 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, 20.7MP rear camera and 2MP front camera. The phone is also water and dust resistant and packs 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, microSD card slot, LTE and the usual connectivity options.

The camera apps suite, which was present in Z1, is also making its way to Z1 Compact.

The pricing details are not available at this point but the phone will be released in a host of colour options like Lime, Pink, Black and White and expect it to be priced above Rs 30000 in India


How To Network Unlock Samsung Galaxy S4 I9505 on android 4.3

This will require use of odin so warranty may be deemed void by samsung

IMPORTANT NOTE GOTO Setting>About Phone and note the firmware

Step 1: Download  and extract these files i9505-Unlock.zip
Step 2: Run odin and click PDA and select I9505-Unlock-4.2.2.tar
Step 3: power off your phone and disconnect it from the cable then press volume down + home + power same time
Step 4: Connect Phone with pc and you can see a yellow color bar with COM listed.
Step 5: Press start and wait for phone to restart.
Step 6: Launch the Phone app on your Galaxy S4, and dial in: *#0011#
Step 7: Press the Menu button followed by the Back key. Then, hit the Menu button again and select KEY INPUT. Enter 1 and press the OK button to enter ServiceMode.

Step 8: Press Menu one more time and tap back again. This will pull up the Main Menu for ServiceMode. Tap [1] UMTS

Step 9: Now select [1]DEBUG SCREEN, followed by [6] PHONE CONTROL.

Step 10: From the next screen, pick [6] NETWORK LOCK.

Step 11: You’ll get three options. Hit the one that says [3] PERSO SHA256 OFF.

Step 12: Now, you need to get back to Main Menu. To do this, hit the Menu button followed by the Back key. In Main Menu, now pick [6]COMMON, and then [6] NV REBUILD.

Step 13: The phone will tell you that a Golden Backup exists. Tap [4] Restore Back-up.

Now switch off phone insert sim and check if it doesn’t ask for code on start hurray 80% work is over

Now Goto http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2192025 and Select the appropriate odin flashable modem for your S4 model and Firmware version.

Again use Odin to flash the new modem back to phone.

Now you have network unlocked S4 enjoy it with any carrier you want