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LG G2 US pricing and availability get detailed

LG G2 US pricing and availability get detailed

05 September, 2013 | comments (36)

Details on the LG G2 pricing and release date in the United States were released by AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless. The Android beast will hit the retail shelves of the trio of carriers this month. AT&T will be the first to release...

Tags: LG, Android


Lenovo reveals ultra-thin Vibe X 5-inch smartphone

Lenovo reveals ultra-thin Vibe X 5-inch smartphone

05 September, 2013 | comments (40)

The IFA 2013 announcement festivities continue with Lenovo's announcement of the new Vibe X ultra-thin smartphone. At 6.9mm thin and a weight of 120 g, the device is one of the most compact to be found sporting a 5-inch 1080p display. Under...


Xiaomi unleashes the Mi-3, you pick Tegra 4 or Snapdragon 800

Xiaomi unleashes the Mi-3, you pick Tegra 4 or Snapdragon 800

05 September, 2013 | comments (70)

Xiaomi has revealed its MiPhone 3 (or just Mi-3) at a product event in Beijing today, just as previously expected. As recent rumors suggested, the device is powered by either a Tegra 4 with four Cortex-A15 cores (for China Mobile) or a Snapdragon...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Sony Xperia Z1 prices hit the web: $730, 650, 564

Sony Xperia Z1 prices hit the web: $730, 650, 564

05 September, 2013 | comments (59)

Pricing info for the new Sony Xperia Z1 is starting to appear online. Clove UK has the flagship at 564 (including VAT) and notes that the first stock is expected to arrive on September 16. For comparison, the old Xperia Z is 450. Negri...


Android in Aug 2013: Donut and Eclair no longer in the charts

Android in Aug 2013: Donut and Eclair no longer in the charts

04 September, 2013 | comments (36)

Google has stopped delivering distribution information on Android versions 1.6 Donut and 2.1 Eclair as the two don't support the Google Play store app. Since developers mostly care about the phones that do support that, Google will no longer be...


Samsung announces Galaxy Note 3 and new Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung announces Galaxy Note 3 and new Galaxy Note 10.1

04 September, 2013 | comments (293)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has been officially announced today at IFA 2013 in Berlin, complete with 4K UHD video recording at 30fps. As expected, the device sports a 5.7-inch fullHD display of the Super AMOLED variety. It runs on a 2.3GHz...


Asus unveils four new tablets, including new Transformer Pad

Asus unveils four new tablets, including new Transformer Pad

04 September, 2013 | comments (16)

Asus must have paid for excess baggage on their way to Berlin, they showed a ton of new devices several laptops and a number of Android-powered tablets and phablets (no phones though). Let's go over the tablets and phablets in decreasing screen...


Sony unveils Xperia Z1 (Honami), QX lens-style cameras

Sony unveils Xperia Z1 (Honami), QX lens-style cameras

04 September, 2013 | comments (140)

Sony officially unveiled the hotly anticipated Xperia Z1 that has become well-known under the internal petname Honami. The Z1 brought friends on stage the QX line of lens-style cameras and a number of other accessories. Sony Xperia Z1 The Z1...

Tags: Sony, Android


Watch the Samsung press conference live right here

Watch the Samsung press conference live right here

04 September, 2013 | comments (55)

The hotly anticipated Samsung "Unpacked 2" event at IFA, Berlin is about to begin soon and you can watch how things unfold live here. Samsung will be announcing its third-generation Galaxy Note phablet along with its Galaxy Gear smartwatch in...


Xiaomi Mi3 to be announced on September 5 in Beijing

Xiaomi Mi3 to be announced on September 5 in Beijing

04 September, 2013 | comments (8)

Xiaomi Mi3 has popped up every now and then, revealing various aspects of the smartphone. We also saw the device on the GFX Bench database a few days ago. The third-generation Xiaomi flagship is all set to make its way to the market and the...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


HTC One and One mini get minor firmware updates

HTC One and One mini get minor firmware updates

04 September, 2013 | comments (21)

Today HTC launched small firmware updates on the HTC One and HTC One mini smartphones. HTC One's OTA update weighs about 32MB and brings Google Keyboard and support for the Mini+ accessory. HTC One mini got even better treatment. Besides the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Alcatel One Touch Hero phablet and Idol Alpha are official

Alcatel One Touch Hero phablet and Idol Alpha are official

04 September, 2013 | comments (21)

Alcatel has unveiled a second wave of its Android smartphones today. Following the announcement of the One Touch Idol S and Idol Mini, the phone maker has today presented the One Touch Hero phablet and the Idol Alpha Android smartphones. Alcatel...

Tags: Alcatel, Android


Meizu MX3 spotted flexing Octa muscle on AnTuTu, bests the S4

Meizu MX3 spotted flexing Octa muscle on AnTuTu, bests the S4

04 September, 2013 | comments (19)

The Meizu MX3 was unveiled the other day, but it has already popped up on the popular AnTuTu score list with a very high result. The Exynos 5 Octa 5410-packing smartphone posted a score above 29K, which puts it above the Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500,...

Tags: Meizu, Android


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Did Google "accidentally" leak a new Nexus smartphone?

03 September, 2013 | comments (99)

It looks like the Android 4.4 KitKat statue is not the only thing revealed by Google today. A mysterious smartphone, sporting a large Nexus logo on its back has made an unscheduled appearance as well. The mysterious smartphone you see in...

Tags: Android, Rumors


Say hello to Android 4.4 KitKat, coming next in line

Say hello to Android 4.4 KitKat, coming next in line

03 September, 2013 | comments (230)

Google recently announced its latest version of Android - 4.3 Jelly Bean, which turned out to be nothing to write home about. Ever since then, the next iteration of Android OS has taken the spotlight and has been the talk of the town. Just when...

Tags: Google, Android


Sony Xperia Z1 (Honami) press papers leak

Sony Xperia Z1 (Honami) press papers leak

03 September, 2013 | comments (66)

The Xperia Z1 has leaked so frequently over the past several months that we can almost consider it virtually announced. Now, just a day before its expected announcement at IFA in Berlin, the press materials package has been posted online. Here's...


Xiaomi Mi3 appears on GFX Bench, runs on Tegra 4 CPU

Xiaomi Mi3 appears on GFX Bench, runs on Tegra 4 CPU

03 September, 2013 | comments (9)

The Xiaomi Mi3 has been leaked a few times before and the specifications of the upcoming flagship device have been in the rumorland for quite some time. Now, the smartphone has appeared on the GFX bench database and reveals the presence of a NVIDIA...


Leak reveals Galaxy Note III will feature fingerprint sensor, KNOX

Leak reveals Galaxy Note III will feature fingerprint sensor, KNOX

03 September, 2013 | comments (55)

Someone managed to get their hands on the Samsung Galaxy Note III, make a list of all its APKs take a couple of screenshots and even run an AnTuTu test ahead of tomorrow's announcement. The phablet reports itself as Samsung N9005 running Android...


Sony Xperia Z1 leaks via an EE UK brochure

Sony Xperia Z1 leaks via an EE UK brochure

03 September, 2013 | comments (47)

Sony Xperia Z1, previously known as Honami, leaks once again ahead of tomorrow's announcement. This time we get to see its face on a printed upcoming brochure of the UK's EE carrier. The leaked brochure reveals the carrier's pre-order...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


LG G2 to opens sales in the US and Germany this month

LG G2 to opens sales in the US and Germany this month

03 September, 2013 | comments (21)

The LG G2 will be officially launched in the USA and Germany this month, following its release in its home South Korea. There's no word on official pricing or carrier availability, but it should flaunt its edge-to-edge 5.2" FullHD screen on...

Tags: LG, Android