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Leaked internal document confirms Huawei P7 specs

Leaked internal document confirms Huawei P7 specs

10 December, 2013 | comments (31)

According to a leaked internal document sent to us by an anonymous tipster, Huawei is working on an Ascend P7 smartphone that's currently going under the codename "Sophia". The Huawei Ascend P7 is going to be a major update over the Ascend P6 and...


Samsung announces 10 million Galaxy Note 3s shipped

Samsung announces 10 million Galaxy Note 3s shipped

10 December, 2013 | comments (73)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is leaving its predecessors in the dust – it sold 5 million units in the first month of availability and now a month later the number of units shipped has reached 10 million. Note that the number of sales is probably...

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Google starts rolling out Android 4.4.2 to Nexus devices

Google starts rolling out Android 4.4.2 to Nexus devices

10 December, 2013 | comments (135)

Shortly after the 4.4.1 update, Google has now started rolling out the 4.4.2 update for the Nexus devices. Whereas the previous update focused on improving the camera performance on the Nexus 5, the latest one merely includes bug fixes. There...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active gets a Snapdragon 800 version

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active gets a Snapdragon 800 version

09 December, 2013 | comments (30)

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active version with Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset joined the “regular” SHV-E330S Galaxy S4 in SK-Telecom’s smartphone lineup in Korea. As expected, the smartphone comes with support for LTE-A networks (up to 150...

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ZTE scores 2.5 million pre-orders for Nubia Z5S and Z5S mini

ZTE scores 2.5 million pre-orders for Nubia Z5S and Z5S mini

09 December, 2013 | comments (26)

ZTE recently announced its latest flagship smartphone, the Nubia Z5S along with the Nubia Z5S mini. The company now claims to have recorded whopping 2.5 million pre-orders for the Z5S and Z5S mini smartphones through its JD.com retailing...

Tags: ZTE, Android


Metal-clad Samsung Galaxy J goes official in Taiwan

Metal-clad Samsung Galaxy J goes official in Taiwan

09 December, 2013 | comments (45)

The Samsung Galaxy J, a Galaxy S4 LTE-A version with a metal body, has launched in Japan and following a number of leaks it is now official for Taiwan. Here's the first promo video from Samsung Taiwan: The phone, which presumably is here...

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Samsung considers KitKat update for entry-level smartphones

Samsung considers KitKat update for entry-level smartphones

07 December, 2013 | comments (226)

Samsung's plans for updating its high-end tier of smartphones have already been unveiled and we know the Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Note 2, Galaxy S3 and the Galaxy S4 are getting Android 4.4 KitKat in January. As it turns out, though, the manufacturer...

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Press renders of ASUS Padfone Mini leak ahead of its unveiling

Press renders of ASUS Padfone Mini leak ahead of its unveiling

07 December, 2013 | comments (30)

ASUS will allegedly be officially announcing the Padfone Mini at a dedicated event in Taiwan on December 11. The press images of the upcoming device from the company have been leaked well ahead of its unveiling, though. The leaked shots come from...

Tags: ASUS, Android, Rumors


Oppo Find 7 to bring Snapdragon 805 chipset

Oppo Find 7 to bring Snapdragon 805 chipset

06 December, 2013 | comments (112)

We've already heard that Oppo was working on the Find 7, and that the device is going to have some top-shelf specs. It turns out though that the upcoming handset's hardware might be even more impressive than previously estimated. Under the...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Press image of T-Mobile bound LG Optimus F3Q leaks

Press image of T-Mobile bound LG Optimus F3Q leaks

06 December, 2013 | comments (29)

The press image of LG's newest smartphone with slide-out QWERTY keypad, named Optimus F3Q has been leaked, courtesy of @evleaks. LG Optimus F3Q will be exclusively offered by T-Mobile, but there is no word on when the magenta carrier will start...


Huawei Ascend Mate 2 pictured by TENAA in China

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 pictured by TENAA in China

06 December, 2013 | comments (8)

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 has recently leaked revealing design and pretty detailed specifications. We already know the phablet will run on HiSilicon's latest Kirin910 chipset with a 1.6GHz quad-core Cortex-A9 processor, Mali-450 GPU and 2GB of...


ASUS December 11 event will make the Padfone mini official

ASUS December 11 event will make the Padfone mini official

06 December, 2013 | comments (7)

ASUS is preparing to officially launch the Padfone mini at a dedicated event in Taiwan on December 11. While the PadFone Infinity boasts a 10.1" tablet and a 5.0" smartphone, the Padfone mini is rumored to consist of a more compact 4.3" smartphone...

Tags: ASUS, Android, Rumors


comScore: Android, iOS and WP shares in the US rise

comScore: Android, iOS and WP shares in the US rise

06 December, 2013 | comments (34)

The latest comScore report on the smartphone market in the USA is out. It reveals minor increases of the Android, iOS and Windows Phone shares among the US subscribers, while BlackBerry's share keeps sliding down. As of October 52.2% of the US...


Android 4.4.1 KitKat update improves the Nexus 5 camera

Android 4.4.1 KitKat update improves the Nexus 5 camera

05 December, 2013 | comments (87)

Google's Director of Engineering for Android David Burke has told in an interview for The Verge that Android 4.4.1 KitKat update is coming and it's bringing several improvement for the Nexus 5 camera. He confirmed that the smartphone's camera...

Tags: LG, Google, Android


Samsung announces Galaxy Win Pro mid-ranger

Samsung announces Galaxy Win Pro mid-ranger

05 December, 2013 | comments (55)

Having gone unannounced until now, the Samsung Galaxy Win Pro has popped up on the Korean manufacturer's China web portal today. The Win Pro retains the midrange pedigree of its predecessor, the Galaxy Win, but to a lesser degree...

Tags: Android, Samsung


Pantech Vega Secret Up goes official

Pantech Vega Secret Up goes official

05 December, 2013 | comments (23)

Pantech has unveiled the Vega Secret Up - a high-end phablet with a 5.6" 1080p display and Snapdragon 800 chipset under the hood. As usual, you'll get four Krait 400 cores clocked at 2.3GHz, Adreno 330 GPU and 2GB of RAM. The rest of the specs...

Tags: Pantech, Android


Apple iPads and iPhone 5c were Black Friday's best performers

Apple iPads and iPhone 5c were Black Friday's best performers

04 December, 2013 | comments (52)

The sales of Apple's latest tablet, the iPad Air saw a growth of 51% during the past weekend, according to a report from Localytics. The fact that the device has been on sale for just over a month along with Black Friday promotional offers drove the...


Samsung Galaxy S5 benchmark reveals 2K screen

Samsung Galaxy S5 benchmark reveals 2K screen

04 December, 2013 | comments (166)

While the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is busy tending to its flagship duties for Samsung, the heir to the Galaxy S4 is making headlines steadily building up the hype. The latest rumors concern its body and some of its specs. According to EMSOne, a...


Russia's dual-screen YotaPhone goes on sale

Russia's dual-screen YotaPhone goes on sale

04 December, 2013 | comments (37)

We first heard about the YotaPhone a full year ago, when Russian company Yota announced its plans of adding an e-ink display to a smartphone. The final product is now available in Russia and parts of Europe with dual 4.3" displays on either...

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LG starts rolling out G Flex in global markets

LG starts rolling out G Flex in global markets

04 December, 2013 | comments (32)

LG has announced that they will start rolling out their innovative G Flex smartphone globally starting this month. The phone will initially be available in key Asian markets and then in other regions around the world. In Singapore, you will...

Tags: LG, Android