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Samsung Galaxy mini 2 won't be getting Jelly Bean after all

Samsung Galaxy mini 2 won't be getting Jelly Bean after all

19 June, 2013 | comments (75)

Contrary to Samsung's earlier announcement, the Samsung Galaxy mini 2 won't be receiving a Jelly Bean update due to not being able to ensure the "best user experience" under Jelly Bean, according to Samsung Mobile Spain. Understandably, this...


Huawei expects to sell 10 million P6 units, prices it at  449 in EU

Huawei expects to sell 10 million P6 units, prices it at 449 in EU

19 June, 2013 | comments (54)

Right after releasing the much teased Huawei Ascend P6 comes the target of the company to ship around 10 million this year. That's according to Huawei Device CEO Yu Chengdong, who's very proud of the smartphone's design and the work that went into...

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HTC Butterfly S is official, packs HTC One's UltraPixel camera

HTC Butterfly S is official, packs HTC One's UltraPixel camera

19 June, 2013 | comments (123)

HTC has just made the Butterfly S official and it's a significant bump over the first Butterfly. The smartphone is powered by a 1.9GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 - the same as the one in the Samsung Galaxy S4 - and has 2GB of RAM. It's built around...

Tags: HTC, Android


TCL Idol X is a 5

TCL Idol X is a 5" 1080p smartphone priced at $277

18 June, 2013 | comments (34)

TCL Idol X has made its way to retail availability in China. The sleek-looking, bright-colored Android smartphone offers a quad-core SoC and 5" 1080p display, tucked into a 6.99mm thin body for only 1,699 yuan ($277; 207). The TCL smartphone...

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Sony Xperia Z goes official for T-Mobile in the United States

Sony Xperia Z goes official for T-Mobile in the United States

18 June, 2013 | comments (21)

T-Mobile US announced that it will officially offer the Sony Xperia Z in the "coming weeks." The Big Magenta will be the only carrier in the United States to offer Sony's water-resistant Android flagship. As far as specs go, the T-Mobile...

Tags: Sony, Android


6.2mm Huawei Ascend P6 goes official with quad-core CPU

6.2mm Huawei Ascend P6 goes official with quad-core CPU

18 June, 2013 | comments (64)

The Huawei Ascend P6 entered our rumor mill a while ago with full specs, official and live pictures coming since. Today Huawei finally is holding a press event in London where it promised to show the Ascend P6 officially. Well, the event is still...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom goes on pre-order, priced at 499

Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom goes on pre-order, priced at 499

18 June, 2013 | comments (58)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom has been put up for pre-order by German online retailer Cyberport.de for 499. This will most likely translate to roughly the same amount in USD for the US market, as typically mobile products heading overseas will enjoy a...


HTC Desire 200 is officially announced with 3.5

HTC Desire 200 is officially announced with 3.5" display

18 June, 2013 | comments (45)

HTC has just officially announced its latest budget offering dubbed Desire 200. It's running HTC's own Sense UI skin on top of currently unspecified version Android and packs Beats Audio music enhancement. Built around a 3.5" LCD display of 320 x...

Tags: HTC, Android


Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 releasing on AT&T for $399

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 releasing on AT&T for $399

18 June, 2013 | comments (16)

The GSM variant of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.0 will soon be hitting the American shores. AT&T will begin selling the tablet starting June 21 for $399 along with a two-year contract. If, however, you also choose to purchase either of the Samsung...


Samsung Galaxy S4 mini goes on pre-order in UK, costs 390

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini goes on pre-order in UK, costs 390

17 June, 2013 | comments (51)

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S4 mini at the end of May, but back then it failed to mention anything about its price tag. We already learned Three UK will be offering the 4.3" S4 mini when it becomes available in July. EE and Phones4U have also...

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Oppo Find 7 to come in September with 4,000 mAh battery

Oppo Find 7 to come in September with 4,000 mAh battery

17 June, 2013 | comments (47)

We already knew Oppo is working on a next generation Find smartphone, but we just got a few more details about it. As it turns out the smartphone won't be called Oppo Find 6 as was previously speculated. The latest rumor suggests the phone will...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Samsung prepping a Galaxy S4 with LTE-Advanced technology

Samsung prepping a Galaxy S4 with LTE-Advanced technology

17 June, 2013 | comments (39)

An LTE-Advanced version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 is slated to hit the South Korean market as early as next month. The news was delivered by the company's co-CEO J.K. Shin, so it's as real as it gets. The Samsung Galaxy S4 will be one of the...


Alleged Motorola X smartphone specs leak, packs 10MP camera

Alleged Motorola X smartphone specs leak, packs 10MP camera

17 June, 2013 | comments (63)

Purported specifications of the Motorola X smartphone have appeared on evleak's Twitter account. The renowned leakster suggests the device will pack mid-range specifications, despite being touted as a "hero" device by the company's CEO Dennis...


HTC Desire 200 leaks before launch

HTC Desire 200 leaks before launch

16 June, 2013 | comments (41)

It seems HTC will shortly be updating its portfolio with yet another Android device, as can be seen from the pictures below. What we have here is the HTC Desire 200 and by the looks of it it will be a budget device. The HTC Desire 200 looks...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Micromax Canvas 4 appears in a duo of teaser videos

Micromax Canvas 4 appears in a duo of teaser videos

15 June, 2013 | comments (212)

The soon to be revealed Micromax Canvas 4 made an appearance in a duo of teasers. Both video clips for the handset sport the tagline "Can life be endless?" The short videos reveal the upcoming smartphone's sleek-looking body, as well as a...

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Oppo Find 5 appears wearing a bright red paintjob

Oppo Find 5 appears wearing a bright red paintjob

14 June, 2013 | comments (32)

Oppo Find 5 with a brand new color scheme made an appearance. The Chinese top shelf Android smartphone posed for a photo session, wearing a screaming red paintjob. Reportedly, there is no change in the specifications of the smartphone -...

Tags: Oppo, Android


HTC One Mini gets  officially confirmed by a UAPROF

HTC One Mini gets officially confirmed by a UAPROF

14 June, 2013 | comments (41)

HTC One Mini got confirmed by a user agent profile, released by its manufacturer. The document reveals the upcoming handset's previously speculated 720p (1280 x 720 pixels) screen resolution. The rumored specs of the HTC One Mini include a...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Huawei keeps the Ascend P6 teasing going with new photos

Huawei keeps the Ascend P6 teasing going with new photos

14 June, 2013 | comments (34)

We are just four days away from the official announcement of the Huawei Ascend P6 and the Chinese company is doing all it can to build up the hype. The company has used its Twitter account to post a number of teaser pictures over the past two days,...


US Samsung Galaxy S4 Active to launch exclusively on AT&T

US Samsung Galaxy S4 Active to launch exclusively on AT&T

13 June, 2013 | comments (32)

AT&T officially announced that it will be launching the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active exclusively in the US. The carrier dunked a unit in water to celebrate, relying on the IP67-certified hardware to keep going. Pre-orders will be starting tomorrow,...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Samsung CEO says Galaxy S4 sales are going fine

Samsung CEO says Galaxy S4 sales are going fine

13 June, 2013 | comments (111)

There's been a lot of speculation that Samsung Galaxy S4 won't meet its sales targets spurred after US investment bank JPMorgan released a report. Another bank, Morgan Stanley, also forecasts lower S4 sales. Samsung CEO JK Shin is doing some damage...

Tags: Samsung, Android