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Pricing and availability of the ASUS Padfone 2 detailed

Pricing and availability of the ASUS Padfone 2 detailed

15 October, 2012 | comments (75)

Now that the ASUS Padfone 2 is finally official, it's time to get a detailed idea of the device's pricing and availability. As we already told you, the smartphone is initially going to be available in 32GB and 64GB variations, with a 16GB coming out...


ASUS Padfone 2 event is over, watch the replay if you missed it

ASUS Padfone 2 event is over, watch the replay if you missed it

15 October, 2012 | comments (30)

Just as planned, ASUS is holding its special event in Milan Italy, where the company is lifting the curtains off its second-generation Padfone device. The ASUS Padfone was already announced earlier today in Tawian, but the official international...


ASUS unviels the Padfone 2 in Taiwan ahead of official launch

ASUS unviels the Padfone 2 in Taiwan ahead of official launch

16 October, 2012 | comments (31)

Although the official launch of the Padfone 2 will take place later today in Milan, ASUS has already gone ahead and showcased the device(s) in Taiwan. The new Padfone 2 has a 4.7-inch, 720p Super IPS+ display, Qualcomm APQ8064 quad-core...


LG Optimus G coming to Sprint on November 11 for $199

LG Optimus G coming to Sprint on November 11 for $199

16 October, 2012 | comments (23)

Just a while ago we reported that AT&T will be selling the Optimus G starting November 2 for $199. Now, according to Android Police, Sprint also plans on releasing the phone in the US for the same $199 price on a two-year contract. The phone will...


Android 4.1.2 update now seeding to Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus

Android 4.1.2 update now seeding to Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus

15 October, 2012 | comments (134)

Following the footsteps of the Google Nexus 7, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S got their own treatment of Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. The 15.1MB update is currently seeding to GSM/HSPA versions of both smartphones over the air. The update...

Tags: Android, Touch UI


LG Optimus G will land on AT&T's shelves on November 2

LG Optimus G will land on AT&T's shelves on November 2

15 October, 2012 | comments (14)

AT&T Wireless announced pricing and exact availability of the LG Optimus G. The LTE smartphone will be available on November 2 for $199.99 with a two-year commitment to the carrier. The quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro packing...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Photos of Sony Nexus X leak [Update: They are fake]

Photos of Sony Nexus X leak [Update: They are fake]

15 October, 2012 | comments (81)

Update: Turns out the images were an elaborate hoax by someone intent on fooling the media. You can read all about how the fake images below were created over here. Original Post: The LG-made Nexus phone is a given but in the end, there might...


LG Nexus 4 moniker all but confirmed via EXIF info

LG Nexus 4 moniker all but confirmed via EXIF info

14 October, 2012 | comments (20)

Everyone and their grandmother is probably familiar with the LG-made next-gen Nexus device by now with all the information like pictures, camera samples, more pictures and even preliminary reviews popping up for days on end. One of the last...


LG announces Jelly Bean update schedule for Korea

LG announces Jelly Bean update schedule for Korea

14 October, 2012 | comments (87)

LG is not exactly known for releasing timely Android updates for its smartphones, but as it seems, its Korea-only phones will get Jelly Bean treatment on time. The first handset go get Android 4.1 is the Optimus LTE II in November. Next is...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Sony C660X 'Yuga' 1080p display leaks in a benchmark score

Sony C660X 'Yuga' 1080p display leaks in a benchmark score

14 October, 2012 | comments (68)

Shortly after we caught a glimpse of the quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset tucked in Sony's upcoming C660X 'Yuga' Android powerhouse in Antutu benchmark results, the handset's screen resolution emerged as well. NenaMark2 scores revealed...


Sony C660X 'Yuga' leaks, might pack a quad-core Krait CPU

Sony C660X 'Yuga' leaks, might pack a quad-core Krait CPU

14 October, 2012 | comments (67)

About a week ago a Sony C650X ‘Odin’ leaked through its User-Agent profile with speculations that it will be the next Xperia flagship. Not much info was available on it, but a new Sony smartphone has leaked now, and this one has a higher model...


ASUS PadFone 2 emerges in press shots and video footage

ASUS PadFone 2 emerges in press shots and video footage

13 October, 2012 | comments (46)

With its official announcement scheduled for October 16, the ASUS Padfone 2 leaked out in a number of press shots, thus leaving nothing about its design to our imagination. The upcoming Android device with dual personality also emerged in video...


LG Nexus 4 gets a full blown review

LG Nexus 4 gets a full blown review

13 October, 2012 | comments (85)

After teasing us with a few images every other day, Belarusian website Onliner.by has now uploaded a full review of what has come to be known as the LG Nexus 4. We can see from the images just how similar the Nexus 4 is to the Galaxy Nexus....

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Huawei Y300 unveiled, is a dual-core JB droid for $250

Huawei Y300 unveiled, is a dual-core JB droid for $250

12 October, 2012 | comments (41)

The Huawei Y300 was showcased at a tech fair in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a couple of days ago. We were able to come across a couple of images and some specs of the upcoming smartphone. The Huawei Y300 will be running Android Jelly Bean 4.1.1 out...


Motorola RAZR i comes to UK both on and off contract

Motorola RAZR i comes to UK both on and off contract

12 October, 2012 | comments (27)

The Motorola RAZR i is now available in the UK for free on a contract courtesy of T-Mobile and Orange, while retailers such as Clove, Unlocked Mobiles and at Amazon offer it SIM free for around £340. Orange is willing to give you the RAZR i...


UK carriers start taking Galaxy S III mini pre-orders

UK carriers start taking Galaxy S III mini pre-orders

12 October, 2012 | comments (43)

The Galaxy S III mini was announced just yesterday, but it’s already available for pre-order from three of Britain's major carriers. This means that you can get the Samsung smartphone for free as long as you are willing to sign a two-year...


Probable next Nexus phone, LG E960 Mako camera samples leak

Probable next Nexus phone, LG E960 Mako camera samples leak

12 October, 2012 | comments (31)

LG is pretty lax when it comes to keeping the LG E960, a.k.a. the Optimus G-based Nexus phone, under wraps. Images and details of the smartphone just cant stop leaking all over web. The latest info comes from Onliner (again) and shows two camera...


Motorola DROID RAZR HD duo will hit Verizon on October 18

Motorola DROID RAZR HD duo will hit Verizon on October 18

11 October, 2012 | comments (29)

Verizon Wireless announced that the Motorola DROID RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD duo will land on its shelves on October 18. The DROID RAZR HD will be priced at $199.99, while the 3300mAh sporting RAZR MAXX HD will set potential users back with $299.99....


4-inch Samsung Galaxy S III mini officially unveiled

4-inch Samsung Galaxy S III mini officially unveiled

11 October, 2012 | comments (161)

No, we didn’t scale the images wrong, it's the new Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini that was just announced in Germany. Brought on by an increasing demand for 4" droids with good specs, the S III mini wants to please people who find the 4.8" screen...


Samsung announces a beefed up Galaxy S III for Japan

Samsung announces a beefed up Galaxy S III for Japan

11 October, 2012 | comments (71)

Today NTT DoCoMo announced the upcoming availability of a few smartphones including Samsung’s Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II. You’ve probably heard all there is to know about those two, but NTT DoCoMo’s version of the Galaxy S III, called Alpha,...