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Xiaomi will sell its smartphones in ten new markets this year

Xiaomi will sell its smartphones in ten new markets this year

23 April, 2014 | comments (0)

Xiaomi announced its plans to enter ten new market this year. The Chinese manufacturer’s founder and CEO Lei Jun delivered the news at a press conference in Beijing. Xiaomi will begin sales in large developing markets such as India, Brazil,...

Tags: Android, Samsung


Samsung to make a 7-inch smartphone

Samsung to make a 7-inch smartphone

23 April, 2014 | comments (43)

Smartphone screens keep getting bigger and bigger. Phablets push the boundaries of pocket-friendliness (let’s be honest, that threshold has been crossed a long time ago), but now Samsung is looking to create a 7” handset to usher us into an era of...

Tags: Android, Samsung


HTC Droid DNA to get Android 4.4, Sense 5.5 tomorrow

HTC Droid DNA to get Android 4.4, Sense 5.5 tomorrow

23 April, 2014 | comments (10)

HTC unveiled the Droid DNA in late November 2012 with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and Sense 4.0. The smartphone has since been updated to 4.3 Jelly Bean and Sense 5, but starting tomorrow it will get yet another major update. The update will bring...

Tags: HTC, Android


Motorola sold 6.5 million devices worldwide in Q1 2014

Motorola sold 6.5 million devices worldwide in Q1 2014

23 April, 2014 | comments (33)

Senior vice president of product management at Motorola Rick Osterloh announced in a tweet that the company has shipped 6.5 million devices globally for Q1 2014. The Moto X and Moto G have been getting warm reception worldwide, with the Moto G named...

Tags: Motorola, Android


OnePlus One is official, runs custom CyanogenMod 11S

OnePlus One is official, runs custom CyanogenMod 11S

23 April, 2014 | comments (184)

Finally after months of teasing and releasing details one bit at a time, OnePlus announces the One - its first Android smartphone. In terms of specifications, there's little surprise. The OnePlus One features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


New Samsung Galaxy K Zoom photos pop up, cases in tow

New Samsung Galaxy K Zoom photos pop up, cases in tow

23 April, 2014 | comments (25)

A new photo of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy K Zoom (formerly known as the Galaxy S5 Zoom) has surfaced, showing the back of the device. Still, you can clearly see the back cover sports the perforated leather-imitating pattern of the Galaxy...


First week Galaxy S5 sales account for 0.7% of all Androids

First week Galaxy S5 sales account for 0.7% of all Androids

23 April, 2014 | comments (47)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 launched globally on April 11 and just a week later it grew to represent 0.7% of all active Android phones, says analyst firm Localytics. This compares to the 1.1% of all active iPhones that the iPhone 5s managed in its first...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Google will help Samsung’s defense in its trial against Apple

Google will help Samsung’s defense in its trial against Apple

22 April, 2014 | comments (67)

Google will aid Samsung’s legal defense in the currently ongoing trial against Apple as part of a contractual obligation between the two tech behemoths. A Google lawyer who testified during the currently going trial revealed the arrangement. ...

Tags: Google, Apple, Android, iOS


Amazon’s phone will be all about the tilt

Amazon’s phone will be all about the tilt

22 April, 2014 | comments (17)

Although Amazon’s upcoming phone will be running Android, the online retailing mega-giant is taking lots of steps to provide a uniquely Amazon experience with their maiden handset. This includes not only heavily skinning the interface so that it...

Tags: Misc, Android


EXCLUSIVE: LG G3 screenies show new Optimus UI, QHD res

EXCLUSIVE: LG G3 screenies show new Optimus UI, QHD res

22 April, 2014 | comments (121)

We just got hold of a few new screenshots taken directly from the LG G3. They not only show how the latest Optimus user interface is going to look like, but also confirm the phone indeed features a QHD resolution display (2560x1440 pixels). These...

Tags: LG, Android, Exclusive


Huawei Ascend P7 pops in AnTuTu, Kirin 910 CPU gets tested

Huawei Ascend P7 pops in AnTuTu, Kirin 910 CPU gets tested

22 April, 2014 | comments (8)

The upcoming Huawei Ascend P7 just can't stay away from the internet. It has already leaked so many times that we probably know everything there is to know about the smartphone. The Ascend P7 has already leaked in many live pictures, various spy...


 Samsung Project KQ may be the premium Galaxy S5

Samsung Project KQ may be the premium Galaxy S5

22 April, 2014 | comments (30)

We've long heard of a more premium version of the Galaxy S5. Newly leaked source code suggests that there is indeed such smartphone and it's in advanced stages of development. The evidence, obtained by SamMobile suggests the project is named...


LG G3 leaks yet again via a Sprint UA profile

LG G3 leaks yet again via a Sprint UA profile

22 April, 2014 | comments (17)

LG G3 has leaked numerous times already with detailed specs, purported pictures and even a gold-flavored retail box. We thought we knew most of its key specs - a 5.5" QHD display, Snapdragon 800 (or better) chipset, 3GB of RAM and a 13 MP camera...

Tags: LG, Android, Sprint, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 design hinted by a patent

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 design hinted by a patent

22 April, 2014 | comments (73)

It was just yesterday when we reported that the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 could feature a tri-sided curved YOUM OLED screen and today Samsung filed a patent that suggests a possible design for the phone. The patent application shows a concept for a...


Micromax Canvas Doodle 3 is official, launches on April 25

Micromax Canvas Doodle 3 is official, launches on April 25

22 April, 2014 | comments (87)

Micromax has just announced its latest smartphone dubbed the Canvas Doodle 3 (A102). It is built around a 6" LCD display of 854x480 pixel resolution (FWVGA) with a pixel density of 163ppi. The phone is powered by the MediaTek 6572 chipset...

Tags: Micromax, Android


HTC One M8 mini to launch on Verizon

HTC One M8 mini to launch on Verizon

22 April, 2014 | comments (22)

Verizon is going to carry the upcoming HTC One (M8) mini, according to a tweet by @evleaks. It remains to be seen if the carrier is going to exclusively offer the phone or, just like in the case of the One (M8) the exclusivity is going to last 2...


Meet the SIM Free Blu Studio 6.0 HD

Meet the SIM Free Blu Studio 6.0 HD

21 April, 2014 | comments (26)

BLU has been known to offer contract-free Android phones for bottom-dollar prices. Sure, they are mostly mid-range offerings, and their latest device, the Studio 6.0 HD, is no different. More phablet than phone, the Studio 6.0 packs a ginormous...

Tags: BLU, Android


Google tipped to partner with HTC on an eight-inch Nexus tablet

Google tipped to partner with HTC on an eight-inch Nexus tablet

21 April, 2014 | comments (28)

According to a report in DigiTimes, Google will partner with HTC on a Nexus tablet with 8” display. The media quotes sources from “the upstream supply chain.” Should the rumor pan out to be the real deal, HTC will replace Asus as the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Samsung outs Android 4.4 update for Korean Galaxy Note 3 Neo

Samsung outs Android 4.4 update for Korean Galaxy Note 3 Neo

21 April, 2014 | comments (17)

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo, the budget version of the Note 3 is now receiving the latest Android 4.4 KitKat update in Korea. The newest update pushes the firmware to version N750SKSU1BND3 and brings all the standard Android 4.4 KitKat features...

Tags: Samsung, Android


HTC launches the One M8, Desire 816 and Desire 210 in India

HTC launches the One M8, Desire 816 and Desire 210 in India

21 April, 2014 | comments (73)

HTC has launched three phones in the Indian market today, starting with the new flagship HTC One M8. The phone is priced at ₹49,990 ($825), which is slightly lower than the pricing of the Samsung Galaxy S5 in India. The other phone to...

Tags: HTC, Android