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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active with Snapdragon 800 in the works

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active with Snapdragon 800 in the works

11 September, 2013 | comments (46)

Word out of Korea is that a Snapdragon 800 version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is in the works for release in the Korean market next month. The delayed release of the updated version is due to Samsung not wanting to interfere with sales...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Oppo N1 aluminum frame teased, gives size reference

Oppo N1 aluminum frame teased, gives size reference

11 September, 2013 | comments (8)

The camera-centric Oppo N1's has been on somewhat of a leak roll these days. Today its aluminum frame is in focus, being held in an anonymous hand and giving us some reference to the device's design. Oppo N1 frame (click to enlarge) The device...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


ASUS to launch its updated PadFone Infinity on Sep 17

ASUS to launch its updated PadFone Infinity on Sep 17

11 September, 2013 | comments (7)

ASUS has started sending out media invites for a press event in Taipei. The Taiwanese manufacturer is expected to announce its updated PadFone Infinity there. The company's CEO Jerry Shen will be hosting the event to personally take the wraps off...

Tags: ASUS, Android


Sony Xperia M lands in the US, priced at $249.99

Sony Xperia M lands in the US, priced at $249.99

10 September, 2013 | comments (20)

After its introduction across Europe and Asia, Sony Xperia M has now gone on sale in the United States. The mid-range smartphone is available through the official Sony online store and Newegg for a price tag of $249.99. Sony store currently...

Tags: Sony, Android


Motorola DROID 5 with hardware QWERTY, 4.3

Motorola DROID 5 with hardware QWERTY, 4.3" 720p screen leaks

10 September, 2013 | comments (52)

QWERTY-packing smartphones may be in for a bit of a revival as photos of the Motorola DROID 5 leaked along with some specs. In the photos, the DROID 5 is next to the Motorola Photon Q and the leaked specs make it out to be a small upgrade over the...


Samsung announces true octa-core for its Exynos chips

Samsung announces true octa-core for its Exynos chips

10 September, 2013 | comments (84)

After teasing it earlier, Samsung has unveiled the latest refresh to its Exynos 5 chipsets. Bringing what the Koreans call Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP), the new Exynos 5 Octa big.LITTLE chip (that powers the likes of its Galaxy S4 flagship)...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Snapdragon 800-packing Galaxy S4 I9506 rocks GFX Bench

Snapdragon 800-packing Galaxy S4 I9506 rocks GFX Bench

10 September, 2013 | comments (69)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 I9506 rocking a Snapdragon 800 chipset and Adreno 330 has cropped up again, this time on GFXBench's database and has posted pretty impressive scores. The device is the international version of the E330S Galaxy S4 LTE-A Korean...


Alleged live image and front panel of Xperia Z1 mini leak

Alleged live image and front panel of Xperia Z1 mini leak

10 September, 2013 | comments (64)

After the Sony Xperia Z1 (a.k.a. Honami) made the big splash at IFA 2013, it's now time to get back to the business of rumoring the mini version of the water resistant smartphone by Sony. In keeping with previous Xperia Z1 mini leaks, come two...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Note sales pass the 38 million mark

Samsung Galaxy Note sales pass the 38 million mark

09 September, 2013 | comments (76)

We doubt that when Samsung took gamble with Galaxy Note phablet back in 2011, it imagined it will become quite the success it is today. In fact, the company has managed to sell more than 38 million Galaxy Note I and II devices already, making the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG D820 is CDMA G2 model, not the Nexus 5

LG D820 is CDMA G2 model, not the Nexus 5

09 September, 2013 | comments (33)

Three days ago we told you about an upcoming LG D820 that has already passed the FCC certification. Lots of people thought this might be the next Nexus 5 that is rumored to be manufactured once again by LG. It was even said to have leaked in a photo...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Android 4.3 update for HTC One is coming this month

Android 4.3 update for HTC One is coming this month

07 September, 2013 | comments (119)

HTC America's president Jason Mackenzie responded to some questions on Twitter concerning the HTC One upcoming Android 4.3 update. He says the Android 4.3 development for the HTC One is right on schedule and the rollout will start by the end of...

Tags: HTC, Android


Galaxy Note 3 hits Verizon on October 10, pre-orders start now

Galaxy Note 3 hits Verizon on October 10, pre-orders start now

07 September, 2013 | comments (33)

Verizon has announced the pricing and availability of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on its network. The phablet will become available to Verizon subscribers on October 10. The 32GB Galaxy Note 3 is going to cost $299.99 with a two year...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Sony Xperia Z1 is offered with a free QX10 lens in UK

Sony Xperia Z1 is offered with a free QX10 lens in UK

06 September, 2013 | comments (118)

Potential buyers of the freshly announced Sony Xperia Z1 in the UK will surely find this deal difficult to resist. Sony's Android smartphone flagship is offered for pre-order with a free QX10 lens by the British retailer Carphone...

Tags: Sony, Android


Sony Xperia Z1 camera samples, fresh off the IFA booth

Sony Xperia Z1 camera samples, fresh off the IFA booth

05 September, 2013 | comments (148)

The Sony Xperia Z1 went official yesterday at IFA in Berlin, and today we've got the camera samples taken directly from our visit to the Sony booth. First up are several 16:9 camera samples in the maximum allowable resolution for that aspect...


Here go the first Galaxy Note 3 camera samples from IFA 2013

Here go the first Galaxy Note 3 camera samples from IFA 2013

06 September, 2013 | comments (117)

We've got some early camera samples from the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, which we were able to snatch off the Samsung booth at the IFA 2013 floor. While we like to step outside for these matters we were still happy to see how the 13 MP snapper on the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG D820 certified by the FCC, might be the Nexus 5

LG D820 certified by the FCC, might be the Nexus 5

06 September, 2013 | comments (56)

It's almost time for a new Nexus phone and despite speculations that Motorola might be making the Nexus 5, LG has filed for FCC certifications of a device, the "D820", that just might be it. The docs show photos of the back the wireless...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Alcatel outs One Touch Pop C1, C3, C5 and C7 cheap droids

Alcatel outs One Touch Pop C1, C3, C5 and C7 cheap droids

06 September, 2013 | comments (10)

Alcatel is going all in at this year's IFA, outing the Idol S and Idol Mini along with Hero and Idol Alpha and now it's introducing the low to midrange Pop C series smartphones. The One Touch Pop C7 is the most interesting of the bunch with...

Tags: Alcatel, Android


Major US carriers announce Note 3 pre-order, shipping in October

Major US carriers announce Note 3 pre-order, shipping in October

06 September, 2013 | comments (14)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is all over the news today in the US as AT&T has opened its pre-order page for the phablet, Verizon has said it will do so today as well, while T-Mobile says it will open up pre-orders soon. AT&T expects to ship the...


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...