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InFocus launches the high-end M810 Android handset in Taiwan

InFocus launches the high-end M810 Android handset in Taiwan

30 July, 2014 | comments (21)

The US electronics manufacturer InFocus launched the high-end M810 Android smartphone in Taiwan. The Oregon-based company will bring the handset to the market through a partnership with Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. – a major Apple contractor,...

Tags: Android, Huawei


Huawei sends invites for IFA event, teases new Honor phone

Huawei sends invites for IFA event, teases new Honor phone

30 July, 2014 | comments (5)

Huawei has sent us an invite to its event that will take place on September 4 in Berlin, on the eve of the IFA trade show. As you can see below, it's not the most descriptive of invites. We should apparently witness an "exciting announcement",...

Tags: Android, Huawei


Panasonic Eluga U becomes official in India

Panasonic Eluga U becomes official in India

30 July, 2014 | comments (10)

Panasonic isn't a brand you hear much about these days in relation to smartphones, but it's announced a new handset in India today. The Eluga U will be available starting tomorrow for INR 18,990 (which means about $314 or €235 at the current...


Samsung Galaxy Alpha to be unveiled on August 4

Samsung Galaxy Alpha to be unveiled on August 4

30 July, 2014 | comments (24)

The incredibly often leaked Samsung Galaxy Alpha (seen on the right in the image below) could become official a lot sooner than you may have expected, if a new rumor is to be believed. The device, which will introduce the world to the concept of...


T-Mobile launches the Samsung Galaxy Avant for $216

T-Mobile launches the Samsung Galaxy Avant for $216

30 July, 2014 | comments (6)

Today, T-Mobile has started selling the new (and previously unheard of) Samsung Galaxy Avant. This, as you may have gathered, is a mid-range Android-powered smartphone, that comes with a decent price and is already available to buy. The...


HTC press event on August 19, expect One M8 with WP

HTC press event on August 19, expect One M8 with WP

30 July, 2014 | comments (21)

HTC just sent out press invites for an event in New York on August 19. Then, the company is anticipated to announce a Windows Phone based on the HTC One (M8). In fact, we are no strangers to the concept, as multiple rumors and evidence have...


Gionee GN9005 photos leak, to claim slimmest smartphone title

Gionee GN9005 photos leak, to claim slimmest smartphone title

30 July, 2014 | comments (16)

Gionee's upcoming GN9005 smartphone stars in a couple of newly released photos coming in hot from China. The phone measures just 5mm thick and is on track to be the world's new slimmest smartphone. The Gionee GN9005 will come with a 4.8" 720p...


Meizu MX4 front panel leaks with thinnest bezels ever

Meizu MX4 front panel leaks with thinnest bezels ever

30 July, 2014 | comments (21)

Not many people outside of Asia have heard of Meizu, but if you've been keeping up on your GSMArena newstream you'd know a thing or two about the company's products. The latest flagship to come out of Meizu is rumored to be the MX4 - successor to...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z3 Compact specs promise a mini flagship

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact specs promise a mini flagship

30 July, 2014 | comments (107)

If an increasing number of leaks is any indication, the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is growing closer to reality. Four new images plus a spec overview promise that the Sony's Compact line will remain the mini king in the new generation, too. The...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 bringing Cortana to new markets

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 bringing Cortana to new markets

30 July, 2014 | comments (29)

Microsoft will soon be rolling out the next release of Windows Phone, the succinctly titled Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, and it bring with several new features. One of the major changes is not a new feature but an update to the existing one....


Samsung loses ground in Q2 compared to a year ago

Samsung loses ground in Q2 compared to a year ago

30 July, 2014 | comments (51)

IDC has released its preliminary numbers for smartphone shipments and market share for the second quarter of this year and they tell a familiar story near the top - Samsung leads and Apple is in second. Looking at the breakdown reveals a more...


You can now pre-order a gold Apple iPhone 6 from Brikk

You can now pre-order a gold Apple iPhone 6 from Brikk

29 July, 2014 | comments (62)

Apple iPhone 6 is yet to be announced, but you can already pre-order one in 24-carat gold or platinum. The Los Angeles-based designer and manufacturer of luxury accessories Brikk has opened the order books for the hotly anticipated smartphone....

Tags: Apple, iOS


Xiaomi breaks new sales records in China and India

Xiaomi breaks new sales records in China and India

29 July, 2014 | comments (63)

Today the recently unveiled Xiaomi Mi 4 went on sale in China for the first time. Given its specs and low price tag, you'd expect it to do well. Maybe not this well, though. Xiaomi is proudly announcing that it sold out its entire first batch of...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Nokia Superman selfie phone has specs leaked, Tesla rumored

Nokia Superman selfie phone has specs leaked, Tesla rumored

29 July, 2014 | comments (45)

Microsoft's mobile division is apparently working on not one, but two new smartphones that should be released soon. The first one of those is codenamed Superman. It's bound to be focused on selfies, and its specs have thankfully been leaked. That...


LG G3 will be available in two new colors in August

LG G3 will be available in two new colors in August

29 July, 2014 | comments (18)

When LG announced the G3 in May, one of the official pictures of the device (which you can see below) showed it coming in no less than five different color variants. However, so far only the 'classic' white, black, and gold versions have actually...

Tags: Android, LG


Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini will hit stores in UK on August 7

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini will hit stores in UK on August 7

29 July, 2014 | comments (21)

Samsung launched its Galaxy S5 Mini smartphone in Russia earlier this month. The mini variant of the company’s flagship smartphone is already up for grabs in Germany and the device will soon be available in the United Kingdom, too. Samsung Galaxy...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Nokia Lumia 1320 finally gets the WP8.1 based Cyan update

Nokia Lumia 1320 finally gets the WP8.1 based Cyan update

29 July, 2014 | comments (35)

The latest version of Windows Phone is a major update that brings a big difference to the user experience. And, when you couple that with Nokia’s home baked goodies, the software you get can immensely improve your relationship with your...


German ministry to buy 20,000 BlackBerrys to foil the NSA

German ministry to buy 20,000 BlackBerrys to foil the NSA

29 July, 2014 | comments (46)

BlackBerry is about to get some business and it has the NSA to thank for that, well sort of. Germany is quite unhappy with recent NSA revelations and decided not to renew its Verizon contract. Now the German Federal Ministry of the Interior is...

Tags: BlackBerry


Nokia XL 4G launches in China, the last Finn Android hoorah

Nokia XL 4G launches in China, the last Finn Android hoorah

29 July, 2014 | comments (23)

Microsoft has launched a 4G version of the Nokia XL in China. The phone features support for the country's D-LTE and TD-SCDMA 4G networks and has received a corresponding bump in the specs sheet. More specifically, the phone now features 1GB...

Tags: Nokia, Android


Allwinner A33 is a $4 chipset with quad-core Cortex-A7 processor

Allwinner A33 is a $4 chipset with quad-core Cortex-A7 processor

29 July, 2014 | comments (21)

Chipset maker Allwinner recently announced that it will be entering the 64-bit market but it hasn’t lost its focus on highly affordable white-box tablets where the company's strength lies. The new Allwinner A33 is touted as the world's first $4...

Tags: Android, Misc