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Korean LG G2 to offer removable battery, microSD card slot

Korean LG G2 to offer removable battery, microSD card slot

09 August, 2013 | comments (97)

There was some confusion at the LG G2 announcement event with some sources pointing to a 2,610mAh battery , while others said the phone features a larger, 3,000mAh unit. Further stir was made with some LG documents and white papers of the device...

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Entry-level LG Optimus L1 II goes official with 3-inch display

Entry-level LG Optimus L1 II goes official with 3-inch display

09 August, 2013 | comments (34)

LG has extended its collection of entry level smartphones with a new addition to its L-series called Optimus L1 II. The Android smartphone is targeted at budget-conscious users and developing markets. The LG Optimus L1 II sports a 3-inch display...

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comScore: Apple is the leading OEM in the US smartphone market

comScore: Apple is the leading OEM in the US smartphone market

09 August, 2013 | comments (158)

comScore have published the latest figures regarding smartphone subscriber market share in the US over a period of three months ending in June 2013. According to these figures, Apple is the leading smartphone OEM with a 39.9% share of the...

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Samsung Galaxy Grand gets Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update

Samsung Galaxy Grand gets Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update

08 August, 2013 | comments (423)

Samsung had announced that the upgrade cycle for its Galaxy Grand smartphone would officially end with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. The last major update for the device is now seeding in Russia and the South Korean manufacturer is expected to roll out...

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LG G2 to cost 599 in Europe, listing confirms

LG G2 to cost 599 in Europe, listing confirms

08 August, 2013 | comments (52)

LG uncovered its new smartphone beast, the G2 an NYC press event yesterday. Back then LG focused more on the ultra-slim bezel, the impressive design and the lengthy list of hot features of the smartphone, but didn't say anything about pricing. Well,...

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HTC updates the One X+ to Android 4.2.2 with Sense 5 UI

HTC updates the One X+ to Android 4.2.2 with Sense 5 UI

08 August, 2013 | comments (242)

Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with the HTC Sense 5 topping has been unleashed in the form of an over-the-air update for the HTC One X+. The update brings some sweet features to One X+ owners like the BlinkFeed homescreen, which has been present on...

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Sony Honami teaser image leaks, confirms purple version

Sony Honami teaser image leaks, confirms purple version

08 August, 2013 | comments (92)

An official teaser images of the Sony 'Honami' cameraphone has showed up rather prematurely, reconfirming the date of the phone's unveil and hinting of a potential purple version. The photo itself doesn't reveal almost anything regarding the...

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LG G2 will launch on all 4 major carriers in the USA

LG G2 will launch on all 4 major carriers in the USA

07 August, 2013 | comments (24)

LG finally announced its G2 flagship smartphone at its event today. The 5.2-inch device comes with a very sleek design and packs a punch with its Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. The good news is that LG G2 will be available on all 4 major US...

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The LG G2 is finally official with a 5.2-inch screen, Snapdragon 800

The LG G2 is finally official with a 5.2-inch screen, Snapdragon 800

07 August, 2013 | comments (171)

Abandoning the Optimus branding for its highest-end devices, today LG finally announced their latest flagship - the LG G2. At 5.2-inches, the LG G2 has a slightly bigger screen than the current crop of high-end smartphones. The resolution...

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Watch the LG G2 announcement live here

Watch the LG G2 announcement live here

07 August, 2013 | comments (29)

The day has come and LG will be making its new flagship smartphone official. The event will be held in New York, but you don't have to leave your comfy chair to enjoy it. We've embedded the video stream below so you can watch the whole thing...

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LG G2 sized up against the Samsung Galaxy S4

LG G2 sized up against the Samsung Galaxy S4

07 August, 2013 | comments (141)

Mere hours before its official launch at the company's New York event, the LG G2 has showed its face again in a couple of live photos. Best of all, it poses right next to the Samsung Galaxy S4 begging for a comparison treatment. Both...

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HTC unveils affordable quad-core Desire 500 for Europe

HTC unveils affordable quad-core Desire 500 for Europe

07 August, 2013 | comments (39)

Recently announced in Taiwan, the HTC Desire 500 has now made its way to Europe. The device will first come to the UK and will continue later on to other European markets. In a select few, HTC will also offer a dual-SIM version. The HTC...

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LG G2 press image leaks out hours before the announcement

LG G2 press image leaks out hours before the announcement

06 August, 2013 | comments (81)

With less than twenty four hours left before its scheduled official unveiling, the LG G2 made yet another appearance. This time around, the Android powerhouse emerged in a proper press image. LG G2 press image (click to enlarge) The press...

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Blue HTC One photo makes its first online appearance

Blue HTC One photo makes its first online appearance

06 August, 2013 | comments (28)

We've known for some time that the HTC One will be available in blue. Lately, the rumors have been heating up with new info, which suggested it will be a carrier-specific color version (Verizon in the US). Whatever the truth is, we hope we hear...

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Pantech unveils the Vega LTE-A IM-A880S phablet  in Korea

Pantech unveils the Vega LTE-A IM-A880S phablet in Korea

06 August, 2013 | comments (27)

Pantech has come up with some mouth-watering hardware in the face of the just announced Pantech Vega LTE-A phablet. The announcement takes place just a day before the official unveiling of the LG G2. The South Korean smartphone maker is not...

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Canalys: Apple may really need that plastic iPhone in China

Canalys: Apple may really need that plastic iPhone in China

06 August, 2013 | comments (51)

According to shipment info gathered by the analysts over at Canalys, Apple's smartphone share in China is at 4.8% with a total of 4.3 million device shipments. As a result, Apple has fallen from the fifth down to the seventh overall spot in the...

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LG G2 display leaks a day ahead of announcement

LG G2 display leaks a day ahead of announcement

06 August, 2013 | comments (34)

Tomorrow LG is going to finally make the G2 official. Before that though, we get to peek at the phone once again as ETradeSupply has leaked some of the phone's parts. More specifically, the display and front glass panel of the G2 are displayed...

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Oppo N-Lens N1 cameraphone leaks with a 12MP shooter

Oppo N-Lens N1 cameraphone leaks with a 12MP shooter

06 August, 2013 | comments (43)

It seems Oppo has decided to make its presence felt in into the world of cameraphones. If the leaked promo materials are to be believed, its first contender is going to be called the N-Lens N1. Featuring a 12MP camera, the Oppo N-Lens N1...

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HTC One Max leaks again, imposing physique confirmed

HTC One Max leaks again, imposing physique confirmed

06 August, 2013 | comments (54)

HTC One Max entered Rumorland in mid-July, but it was just last weekend when we got to see its face for the first time. The phablet is supposed to go official in September with a 5.9" 1080p display and Snapdragon 800 chipset. Today, a new photo...

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Samsung schedules Note III Unpacked event for September 4

Samsung schedules Note III Unpacked event for September 4

05 August, 2013 | comments (100)

Samsung has just confirmed the date for its "Unpacked 2013 Episode 2" event that will take place in Berlin. The show will take place a couple of days prior to the start of the IFA 2013 expo is going to have the Galaxy Note III as its star....

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