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Samsung Galaxy S5 Active hits Canada, Europe holds breath

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active hits Canada, Europe holds breath

16 September, 2014 | comments (0)

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active has finally broken the AT&T exclusivity, just as previously reported. The first country to get the smartphone after the States is Canada. The rugged smartphone is carried by all three major carriers - Bell, Rogers and...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has the best display as per DisplayMate

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has the best display as per DisplayMate

15 September, 2014 | comments (172)

DisplayMate, a renowned company specializing in display tests, has praised the Galaxy Note 4's AMOLED in a detailed review. The 5.7" 2560 x 1440 pixel display of the Note 4 packs a pixel density of 518ppi, but that's not its only feature as Samsung...

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Selfie-obsessed Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime leaks

Selfie-obsessed Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime leaks

15 September, 2014 | comments (26)

The selfie is easily the most popular genre of photo these days and Samsung may try to capitalize on that market with the Galaxy Grand Prime. Photos of the handset reveal its front-facing camera boasts 5MP resolution, a sizeable improvement over the...


Panasonic intros expensive Android phone with 1

Panasonic intros expensive Android phone with 1

15 September, 2014 | comments (65)

Panasonic gave up trying to make a name for itself selling smartphones in developed markets a while back, after the failure of its Eluga-branded devices. But now the company seems to want back in. Today at Photokina 2014 it introduced the Lumix...


LG G3 Stylus goes on sale in Latin America and Central Asia

LG G3 Stylus goes on sale in Latin America and Central Asia

15 September, 2014 | comments (8)

The LG G3 Stylus is going on sale this week. The company will launch the phone initially in Brazil, as other countries in Latin America will follow soon after. Central Asia and the Commonwealth of Independent States nations will also be among the...

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Galaxy Note 4 coming to the UK in mid-October, Note Edge is not

Galaxy Note 4 coming to the UK in mid-October, Note Edge is not

15 September, 2014 | comments (24)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 launch price and date for the UK were unveiled by local retailer Clove. The new phablet flagship will launch a month from now in the week that starts on October 13 and will cost 575 with VAT. That's slightly higher than...

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New Moto X gets $50 discount, now sold directly in the UK

New Moto X gets $50 discount, now sold directly in the UK

15 September, 2014 | comments (6)

The new Moto X (2014) pre-orders start tomorrow, but customers can also purchase an unlocked, Pure Edition of the phone. Normally, the latter costs $499, but students with an active .edu e-mail account can take advantage of a $50...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Google launches Android One in India with three new smartphones

Google launches Android One in India with three new smartphones

15 September, 2014 | comments (65)

After announcing it first back at I/O 2014, Google today finally launched the first Android One devices in India. The first three phones to be launched are the Karbon Sparkle V, Micromax Canvas A1, and Spice Dream UNO. The Dream UNO is the...

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Oppo N3 teaser confirms its name, next month announcement

Oppo N3 teaser confirms its name, next month announcement

15 September, 2014 | comments (6)

Oppo released a couple of teasers of its upcoming N3 camera-centric phone and today we are treated to a third one. This time it reveals more information about the phone's launch event. It will happen in Singapore next month, but Oppo hasn't...

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Snapdeal announces Karbonn Sparkle V Android One phone

Snapdeal announces Karbonn Sparkle V Android One phone

15 September, 2014 | comments (21)

Google hasn't yet officially announced Android One devices but the respective online stores who will be selling these devices just can't wait. After Flipkart prematurely pulled the trigger on Spice Dream UNO, Snapdeal has now put up a product page...

Tags: Karbonn, Android


Exclusive: Leaked Oppo N3 press images show rotating camera

Exclusive: Leaked Oppo N3 press images show rotating camera

15 September, 2014 | comments (99)

We first heard that the Oppo N3 is coming last week, when the company released an image teaser on its Facebook page. Now, thanks to an anonymous tipster, who we have very good reasons to trust, we get to see what it will look like. The images we...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


New Moto X pre-orders in the US will kick off on September 16

New Moto X pre-orders in the US will kick off on September 16

14 September, 2014 | comments (8)

Motorola spilled the beans on the new Moto X pre-order details in the United States. AT&T will begin taking orders for the smartphone this coming Tuesday, September 16. The on-contract pricing of the customizable smartphone is $99.99. More...

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Spice Android One Dream hits Flipkart before its debut

Spice Android One Dream hits Flipkart before its debut

13 September, 2014 | comments (45)

A yet to be announced Android One device by Spice appeared on Flipkart before its official announcement. The budget-friendly handset will make it debut at a Google press event in India on Monday, September 15. The listing was quickly taken...

Tags: Spice, Android


International pre-orders of Meizu MX4 are now live

International pre-orders of Meizu MX4 are now live

13 September, 2014 | comments (29)

The international pre-order books for the high-end Meizu MX4 have officially opened to a great deal of enthusiasm. According to Bai Yongxiang, the CEO of Meizu, the recently announced device has already gathered an impressive 7.7 million...

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Unlocked and unbranded Moto X will be called Pure Edition

Unlocked and unbranded Moto X will be called Pure Edition

12 September, 2014 | comments (34)

Motorola will apparently call the unbranded and unlocked version of this year's Moto X the Pure Edition. "Pure" is a word that's so far been used quite a lot in relation to Android, but only by fans. "Pure Android" has come to mean a version of...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Oppo Find 5 and N1 will get Android 4.4 KitKat after all

Oppo Find 5 and N1 will get Android 4.4 KitKat after all

12 September, 2014 | comments (11)

Back in August we got word that Oppo's Find 5 wouldn't ever be officially updated to Android 4.4 KitKat. This info came from the Chinese company itself, though in the meantime it looks like it's changed its mind. That's because today it said that...

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha is now available in the UK

Samsung Galaxy Alpha is now available in the UK

12 September, 2014 | comments (32)

Right on schedule, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha has become available to purchase in the UK. Although today is the official release date for the handset, not all retailers seem to have it in stock already. There are exceptions, though. For example, if...

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Sony delivers Android 4.4.3 to Xperia T2 Ultra

Sony delivers Android 4.4.3 to Xperia T2 Ultra

12 September, 2014 | comments (17)

Just when it started to seem that Sony has sent all its software engineers on long vacation, we got the news that the company has released an update for one of its more recent smartphones. The Sony Xperia T2 Ultra, which got promoted to 4.4.2 KitKat...

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Sony gives up on Xperia C, won't release any more updates for it

Sony gives up on Xperia C, won't release any more updates for it

12 September, 2014 | comments (104)

It hasn't been a particularly strong for the previous gen Sony smartphones with the Xperia M, Xperia L and Xperia SP all being officially denied further updates. Now another smartphone joins the unfortunate list - the Sony Xpeia C. The...

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LG launches L Fino and L Bello in Latin America, Europe and Asia

LG launches L Fino and L Bello in Latin America, Europe and Asia

12 September, 2014 | comments (10)

LG announced the L Fino and L Bello entry-level smartphones a month ago and now the company is ready to unleash them to the market. The phones launch in Brazil this week with other countries in Latin America to follow soon. European and Asian...

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