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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


8GB Nexus 4 permanently goes out of stock from the Play Store

8GB Nexus 4 permanently goes out of stock from the Play Store

03 September, 2013 | comments (31)

Google recently dropped the price of the Nexus 4, bringing the 8GB model to a tantalizing $199 in the US. As one could have guessed, however, this was just to clear the stock of the device and that is exactly what has happened. The 8GB model...


HTC unveils the Desire 601 and Desire 300

HTC unveils the Desire 601 and Desire 300

02 September, 2013 | comments (22)

The HTC Desire 601 aims to bring some high-tech specs to the mid-range, while the new Desire 300 is an entry level smartphone. HTC Desire 601 At first glance, the HTC Desire 601 with its 4.5-inch screen seems really closely related to the HTC...

Tags: HTC, Android, IFA 2013


Official: the HTC One and One mini coming in blue

Official: the HTC One and One mini coming in blue

03 September, 2013 | comments (17)

Today HTC dropped the curtain off two new smartphones, but it also announced a new color for the HTC One and One mini. Called Vivid Blue, the new color option will become available this quarter, which is rather vague as a launch estimate but at...

Tags: HTC, Android, IFA 2013


Sony Xperia Z1 (Honami) official press renders leak

Sony Xperia Z1 (Honami) official press renders leak

02 September, 2013 | comments (76)

Sony Xperia Z1 a.k.a Honami has appeared in numerous leaks and we even saw a press image of the upcoming cameraphone from Sony. Now, the high-res versions of the official press renders of the Xperia Z1 have been leaked ahead of its announcement at...

Tags: Sony, Android


Meizu MX3 with Exynos 5 Octa and 8MP camera goes official

Meizu MX3 with Exynos 5 Octa and 8MP camera goes official

02 September, 2013 | comments (49)

Meizu has officially announced its latest flagship smartphone, dubbed MX3. Meizu's newest addition packs a punch with its powerful hardware and brings a touch of class with its Android 4.2 Jelly Bean-based Flyme 3.0 user interface, which is said to...

Tags: Meizu, Android


Oppo N1 to launch later this year, Find 7 coming in late 2014

Oppo N1 to launch later this year, Find 7 coming in late 2014

02 September, 2013 | comments (7)

Oppo will be unveiling its N1 cameraphone on September 23 at a special event in Beijing, China. The Chinese manufacturer has been teasing its upcoming handset with countdown timers, sneak peaks of its camera and its unique rear touch panel...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Note III S800 version with LTE-A confirmed

Samsung Galaxy Note III S800 version with LTE-A confirmed

02 September, 2013 | comments (32)

This just in: from a press conference held by KT Cordporation, formerly known as Korea Telecom, we learn that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note III phablet will carry a Snapdragon 800 chip inside. The network provider is the first to officially...


Acer launches the  first 4K-capable smartphone - Liquid S2

Acer launches the first 4K-capable smartphone - Liquid S2

02 September, 2013 | comments (53)

As the IFA 2013 show is about to unfold in Berlin, Acer has jumped the gun announcing the first smartphone with 4K video recording support - the Liquid S2. The device comes running Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and is powered by a Snapdragon 800 chipset...

Tags: Acer, Android, IFA


Samsung outs IFA 2013 teaser video

Samsung outs IFA 2013 teaser video

02 September, 2013 | comments (27)

Samsung official IFA 2013 video teaser is out now. The Korean manufacturer teases us with a glimpse of what's happening inside its labs and how the latest technology is being developed. Did you ever wonder where all this Galaxies comes from? How...

Tags: Samsung, Android