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LG aims to unveil a phone with a flexible screen later this year

LG aims to unveil a phone with a flexible screen later this year

25 April, 2013 | comments (66)

We just got a new report that along with the increased smartphone sales LG has made another interesting announcement the other day. The company's vice president of mobile, Yoon Bu-hyun, shared at the conference call that the company is working...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy S4 delayed in the US, blames high demand

Samsung Galaxy S4 delayed in the US, blames high demand

25 April, 2013 | comments (78)

USA's T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon won't have the Galaxy S4 stock as scheduled. As it seems Samsung can't manufacture enough units of its flagship to cope with the demand. That's right, the unexpected global demand for the Samsung Galaxy S4 is...


Oppo unveils 6.9mm thin mid-ranger, the R809T

Oppo unveils 6.9mm thin mid-ranger, the R809T

25 April, 2013 | comments (9)

Earlier this month there was a rumor that Oppo is working on a 6.1mm thick smartphone, the R809T. Well, that phone is now official in China, but it’s thicker than that – at 6.93mm it's quite slim but can't beat the Oppo Find (6.65mm). The...


HTC Butterfly to launch in the Netherlands this May

HTC Butterfly to launch in the Netherlands this May

25 April, 2013 | comments (24)

The HTC Butterfly has the distinction of being the first phone with a 1080p screen to hit the global market. The story after that is less glamorous – it was only launched in a few countries before attention shifted to the HTC One. The HTC Butterfly...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC One update brings further improvements to the camera

HTC One update brings further improvements to the camera

25 April, 2013 | comments (72)

The HTC One is yet to go on sale in many parts of the world but that hasn't stopped HTC from constantly releasing a stream of updates for the device. After the recent update that improved camera performance we have another one that improves things...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Acer outs Liquid E2, quad-core processor inside

Acer outs Liquid E2, quad-core processor inside

24 April, 2013 | comments (30)

Acer Liquid E2 is now official. The smartphone is intended for the European market and offers top-notch performance thanks to the quad-core processor inside and optional dual-SIM telephony. The Liquid E2 packs a 4.5-inch qHD (sigh) IPS display...


LG Q1 report is in: smartphone sales on the rise

LG Q1 report is in: smartphone sales on the rise

24 April, 2013 | comments (34)

The LG mobile division was able to ship some 10.3 million smartphones in Q1 of this year, resulting in a sales growth of some 30% compared to Q1 of 2012. This is especially impressive considering that this includes an almost a 15% sales increase...

Tags: LG, Samsung, Android


Sony Xperia P, Go and E dual to get Jelly Bean this week

Sony Xperia P, Go and E dual to get Jelly Bean this week

24 April, 2013 | comments (285)

Sony is finally ready with the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean updates for Xperia P, Xperia go and Xperia E dual smartphones. The rollout will start later this week. The update process is gradual, as usual, and should be completed by the end of...

Tags: Sony, Android


There may be a water resistant Samsung Galaxy S4 on the way

There may be a water resistant Samsung Galaxy S4 on the way

24 April, 2013 | comments (130)

One of the things the Sony Xperia Z lords over the Samsung Galaxy S4 is its IP57 certification, which grants it dust and water resistance. That advantage might not last long though, as a rugged version of the Samsung flagship might be unveiled in...


Sony releases AOSP Android 4.2 Jelly Bean for the Xperia Z

Sony releases AOSP Android 4.2 Jelly Bean for the Xperia Z

23 April, 2013 | comments (58)

Just it did for the Xperia S a while ago, Sony has now officially released AOSP version of Android 4.2 for its Xperia Z flagship. Currently, the majority of the features on the Xperia Z are working in the pure Android environment. There's SD...

Tags: Sony, Android


Dual-core Intel-powered Lenovo K900 launches on May 6

Dual-core Intel-powered Lenovo K900 launches on May 6

23 April, 2013 | comments (40)

Lenovo announced its K900 flagship back in January at CES in Las Vegas. Powered by the Intel Clover Trail platform, the Android-running beast impresses with a 5.5" IPS 1080p screen and a 6.9mm stainless steel and polycarbonate body. Well, the...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 arriving in AT&T stores on April 27

Samsung Galaxy S4 arriving in AT&T stores on April 27

23 April, 2013 | comments (29)

We have already reported on AT&T's plan on shipping the Samsung Galaxy S4 to customers on April 23 if ordered from their website. If, however, you prefer walking down to your local AT&T and picking it up yourself, then you'll be glad to know that...


Huawei A199 goes official in China, has dual-SIM GSM/CDMA

Huawei A199 goes official in China, has dual-SIM GSM/CDMA

22 April, 2013 | comments (26)

Huawei has just announced its new A199 model with 5.0-inch 720p IPS display and powered by Huawei's own K3V2 chipset featuring a quad-core 1.5GHz processor. Huawei A199 is a China Telecom exclusive and comes with dual-SIM support and is capable...


Oppo Find 5 will be available in Russia from April 25

Oppo Find 5 will be available in Russia from April 25

22 April, 2013 | comments (20)

Oppo Find 5, one of the best looking 1080p flagship smartphones will be launched globally on April 24. According to a report from Hi-Tech Mail.Ru, Oppo Find 5 will be available in Russia starting from April 25, a day after its global...


Samsung Galaxy S4 to launch in India on April 26

Samsung Galaxy S4 to launch in India on April 26

22 April, 2013 | comments (106)

Samsung had announced that the Galaxy S4 smartphone will start shipping worldwide by the end of this month. The Korean giant is sticking to its word and today we have news coming in from India that the flagship smartphone will be launching on...


HTC One 32GB unlocked model priced at $575 in the US

HTC One 32GB unlocked model priced at $575 in the US

22 April, 2013 | comments (53)

We have already talked about the developer edition of the HTC One being sold in the US. The phone is similar to the one sold through carriers but is network unlocked and has an unlocked bootloader as well, facilitating things such as installing...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Google rumored to launch an updated Nexus 4 with LTE radio 

Google rumored to launch an updated Nexus 4 with LTE radio 

21 April, 2013 | comments (61)

Google in collaboration with LG launched its fourth generation Nexus smartphone and the powerful specifications and features of the device, created a buzz among the tech enthusiasts. However, the Google Nexus 4 was criticized, as it lacked an LTE...

Tags: Google, Android


Sony reveals Xperia Jelly Bean update now in very final stage

Sony reveals Xperia Jelly Bean update now in very final stage

20 April, 2013 | comments (170)

Sony had promised earlier that they will be releasing the Jelly Bean update for all the Xperia devices that were released in 2012. Now, in a tweet from the official account, Sony has confirmed that the update is in very final stages and that more...


Help us make a change, sign our smartphone petition now

Help us make a change, sign our smartphone petition now

19 April, 2013 | comments (379)

This week we took on a somewhat unusual endeavor. We asked for your help to make a difference in the high-end smartphone market. The currents trends mean you cannot get a top-of-the-line smartphone with a pocketable size. The trend suits OEMs just...

Tags: Android, Misc


Mid-range HTC Desire L goes official in Taiwan

Mid-range HTC Desire L goes official in Taiwan

19 April, 2013 | comments (32)

HTC has officially announced the Desire L in Taiwan. The mid-ranger runs an undisclosed version of Android Jelly Bean (we suspect 4.1.2) with Sense UI coating and features Beats Audio enhancements. It's powered by a 1GHz dual-core CPU paired...

Tags: HTC, Android