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European Samsung Galaxy S5 Active leaks out

European Samsung Galaxy S5 Active leaks out

01 October, 2014 | comments (5)

It appears that the AT&T exclusivity on the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active is about to come to an end. Live images of a version of the rugged smartphone for the European market made the rounds online. Visually, the EU-spec Samsung Galaxy S5...


Samsung outs release timeline map for the Galaxy Note 4

Samsung outs release timeline map for the Galaxy Note 4

01 October, 2014 | comments (14)

If you're still wondering when to expect the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on store shelves in your particular country, this is clearly for you. The Korean company has posted an image of a map with a release timeline attached to it on its Facebook...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Motorola Nexus 6 seemingly photographed in the wild

Motorola Nexus 6 seemingly photographed in the wild

01 October, 2014 | comments (16)

Just a couple of days ago we got a pretty comprehensive leak about the upcoming Nexus 6, made by Motorola. Yet despite all the hardware details we received at that point, in terms of images all we had to go on was a render that was supposedly close...


LG Liger (F490L) with LG Odin SoC gets Bluetooth certified

LG Liger (F490L) with LG Odin SoC gets Bluetooth certified

01 October, 2014 | comments (5)

Today the LG F490L has received its Bluetooth certification thanks to the Bluetooth SIG. It supports Bluetooth 4.0 as well as 4G LTE connectivity. The F490L is codenamed Liger according to past rumors, and it's going to be pretty special for the...

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Sony Xperia Z3X benchmarked, Snapdragon 810 in tow

Sony Xperia Z3X benchmarked, Snapdragon 810 in tow

01 October, 2014 | comments (73)

It looks like Sony is getting ready to launch a new phablet, to succeed the Xperia Z Ultra from last year. The device will be called Xperia Z3X and it's going to be a beast. The first details about it were actually leaked back in July, which is...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Xolo Q2100 launches with fingerprint sensor, $219 price

Xolo Q2100 launches with fingerprint sensor, $219 price

01 October, 2014 | comments (14)

The Xolo Q2100 launches today in India packing a fingerprint sensor at the back, a first for the company. It also has an IR blaster complete with a preloaded Peel Smart Remote app. The dual-SIM phone is powered by a MediaTek MT6582 chipset...

Tags: Xolo, Android


Asus updates the Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 6 with Android 4.4 KitKat

Asus updates the Zenfone 5 and Zenfone 6 with Android 4.4 KitKat

01 October, 2014 | comments (12)

Hours after Asus released Android 4.4 KitKat for the ZenFone 4, its bigger brothers, the ZenFone 5 and ZenFone 6 are also getting treated to an updated firmware. The update is currently live in China and Taiwan, but will also hit more...

Tags: ASUS, Android


 Samsung Galaxy Note 4 UK contract prices revealed

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 UK contract prices revealed

01 October, 2014 | comments (29)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 was announced by the Korean company last month during the IFA trade show in Berlin. Britons have been able to book their SIM-free unit for a while now as pre-orders have opened, but now we learn more about the on-contract...

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Moto X (2014) hits UK in limited supply, costs 395

Moto X (2014) hits UK in limited supply, costs 395

01 October, 2014 | comments (9)

Sales of the the Moto X (2014) are already underway in the US, but in the UK the phone is yet to appear in stores. UK retailer Unlocked Mobiles has announced that it has the phone in stock, but supply is quite limited. The SIM-free, 16GB...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Lumia 830 will go on sale this week

Lumia 830 will go on sale this week

01 October, 2014 | comments (28)

The Lumia 830 will hit store shelves this week at a recommended retail price of 330 before taxes and subsidies. The first of two mid-rangers showed off at this year's IFA briefly held the position of thinnest phone with optical image stabilization...

Tags: LG, Android


LG F60 is an LTE-enabled mid-range handset

LG F60 is an LTE-enabled mid-range handset

01 October, 2014 | comments (15)

LG just unveiled the LG F60 an LTE-enabled mid-range handset. It has a zippy quad-core processor and runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat spiced up with LG's proprietary Knock code and Gesture Shot. The phone has a 4.5" IPS screen with the disappointing...

Tags: LG, Android


Asus releases Android 4.4 KitKat update for the ZenFone 4

Asus releases Android 4.4 KitKat update for the ZenFone 4

01 October, 2014 | comments (20)

Asus has announced on Twitter that the Android 4.4 KitKat update has started rolling out for the Asus ZenFone 4. It's a bit late now to do this but better late than never. Meanwhile, those who bought the bigger and more expensive ZenFone 5...

Tags: ASUS, Android


Lenovo VIBE Z2 Pro launched in India for 32,999 INR

Lenovo VIBE Z2 Pro launched in India for 32,999 INR

01 October, 2014 | comments (36)

Lenovo has launched the new Lenovo VIBE Z2 Pro in India. The phone is priced at 32,999 INR ($534). The Lenovo VIBE Z2 Pro has a 6.0-inch, 2560x1440 resolution display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage space, 16 megapixel...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime is official in India, costs $280

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime is official in India, costs $280

30 September, 2014 | comments (64)

Samsung just made the Galaxy Grand Prime official in India with its pricing and availability also revealed. The phone will launch by the end of the week with a suggested retail price of $280 (INR 16000). The Galaxy Grand Prime features a...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung issues statement about the Galaxy Note 4 gap issue

Samsung issues statement about the Galaxy Note 4 gap issue

30 September, 2014 | comments (227)

Some early Samsung Galaxy Note 4 adopters reported an imperfect construction on their flagship phablets a business card fits in the gap between the screen and the metal frame. Now Samsung has come out with an official statement on the matter but...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Project Ara smartphones will allow module hot-swapping

Project Ara smartphones will allow module hot-swapping

30 September, 2014 | comments (80)

The recent silence surrounding Google's modular smartphone Project Ara has been broken at the Linaro Connect US 2014 conference. There, Project Ara team leader Paul Eremenko announced that users will be able to swap parts of the modular phone when...


NTT DoCoMo outs the Galaxy S5 Active, Note Edge and Tab S 8.4

NTT DoCoMo outs the Galaxy S5 Active, Note Edge and Tab S 8.4

30 September, 2014 | comments (5)

Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo is having a Samsung field day today with a triple announcement. The carrier is launching today the Galaxy S5 Active, Galaxy Note Edge and the Galaxy Tab S 8.4. The carrier will start selling the Galaxy Note in black...

Tags: Samsung, Android


OnePlus 2 coming in Q2 or Q3 of 2015, may be smaller

OnePlus 2 coming in Q2 or Q3 of 2015, may be smaller

29 September, 2014 | comments (40)

While being an interesting exercise in making high-end smartphones more affordable, the OnePlus One has had its fair share of issues this year - most of them having to do with how hard it's been to get your hands on one. Regardless, OnePlus the...

Tags: Android, OnePlus


BlackBerry launches the Passport in India

BlackBerry launches the Passport in India

29 September, 2014 | comments (55)

BlackBerry has launched its newest smartphone, the BlackBerry Passport, in India. The phone is priced at a steep 49,990 INR ($813), about the same as most flagship Android phones and even more than the current iPhone 5s pricing in India. The...


New Oppo N3 renders appear, Snapdragon 805 confirmed

New Oppo N3 renders appear, Snapdragon 805 confirmed

28 September, 2014 | comments (32)

Oppo N3 has been teased a few times already by Oppo. We know it will be announced this October in Singapore and it will come in two flavors - aluminum lithium alloy and stainless steel. You will be able to choose between the lightweight and...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors