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LG's LTE push continues with global F70 launch

LG's LTE push continues with global F70 launch

09 May, 2014 | comments (4)

You'd be forgiven if you had forgotten all about the LG F70. The mid-ranger was unveiled back at the MWC at the end of February, but it stood no chance of making a lasting impression as it came alongside the far more intriguing LG G Pro...

Tags: LG, Android


AMOLED screen-packing Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 leaks

AMOLED screen-packing Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 leaks

09 May, 2014 | comments (25)

We've heard rumors about this one before, but this time we get to see the real deal. The latest tablet by Samsung and its first in a while to pack an AMOLED screen has been caught in the wild by our old friend Mr Spycam. The slate's front panel...


HTC One mini 2 preliminary listings point at a steep price tag

HTC One mini 2 preliminary listings point at a steep price tag

09 May, 2014 | comments (24)

Two Finish retailers have jumped the gun on the HTC One mini 2 and listed the smartphone on their sites for the price of €520. One of those retailers expects to have the device on May 14, which puts the expected date of unveil somewhere in the week...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Galaxy S III I9300 and S III mini won't be getting KitKat update

Galaxy S III I9300 and S III mini won't be getting KitKat update

09 May, 2014 | comments (248)

Bad news for owners of the Galaxy S III I9300 (international model) and the S III mini. Samsung has confirmed that it will not be updating these devices to Android 4.4 KitKat. According to Samsung Mobile UK, “In order to facilitate an...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Sony T2 Ultra  not coming to the UK

Sony T2 Ultra not coming to the UK

08 May, 2014 | comments (14)

Sony’s T2 Ultra phablet was slated to the come to the UK, but it seems that the massive-screened Android device has had its UK debut mysteriously axed. The sudden lack of UK availability for the device hasn’t been revealed. There have been some...

Tags: Sony, Android


Apple and Samsung command 106% of industry profits

Apple and Samsung command 106% of industry profits

08 May, 2014 | comments (41)

Apple is by far the most profitable smartphone manufacturer in the business right now, with 65% of industry share, and Samsung with a 41% share. All the other players in the smartphone game either had a negative share or essentially broke even...


Pantech Vega Iron2 goes official with Snapdragon 801 chipset

Pantech Vega Iron2 goes official with Snapdragon 801 chipset

08 May, 2014 | comments (22)

Pantech officially announced the Vega Iron2 smartphone in South Korea. The high-end LTE-A device will be available in its home market later this month. The Pantech Vega Iron2 will be available in black or white color scheme. Its design...

Tags: Pantech, Android


EXCLUSIVE: New LG G3 photos show all its golden glory

EXCLUSIVE: New LG G3 photos show all its golden glory

08 May, 2014 | comments (93)

We've received yet another batch of exclusive LG G3 photos. This time, the phone sports a gold paint job and although the photos are a bit on the blurry side, they reveal all about the phone's design. Our insider tells us that the main camera and...

Tags: LG, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 mini: Snapdragon 800 or 400?

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini: Snapdragon 800 or 400?

08 May, 2014 | comments (38)

New information about the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini (SM-G800H) has surfaced from two sources, but unfortunately it contradicts in a big way. One source says it will have a 4.5" screen and Snapdragon 800 (making it a true super-mini), the other says...


Japanese LG G3 dubbed Isai FL goes official

Japanese LG G3 dubbed Isai FL goes official

08 May, 2014 | comments (40)

LG unveiled the long-awaited LG G3, well, sort of. It's called the LG Isai FL and is everything the LG G3 was rumored to be, except exclusive to KDDI Japan. It's the successor of the G2-based Isai and packs a massive 5.5" QHD screen with super thin...

Tags: LG, Android


Swarovski-studded Samsung Galaxy S5 and Gear Fit unveiled

Swarovski-studded Samsung Galaxy S5 and Gear Fit unveiled

08 May, 2014 | comments (25)

A month after Samsung teased it, the Swarovski for Samsung collection is official. This marks the start of the latest chapter in the collaboration between the jewelry company and the phone maker and brings a couple Swarovski-made crystal-coated...

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LG's 5.5

LG's 5.5" QHD display enters production ahead of G3 launch

08 May, 2014 | comments (23)

LG Display has just had its latest AH-IPS LCD panel certified by NEMKO - electronic products certification authority. LG has also announced the company will be ready to mass produce the 5.5" QHD panels shortly. The various rumors through the past...

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Sony announces the Xperia ZL2 in Japan

Sony announces the Xperia ZL2 in Japan

08 May, 2014 | comments (68)

The Sony Xperia ZL2 is now official in Japan. This is the second generation of the phone and just like the first one, it's a version of the current flagship with much slimmer bezels and smaller footprint. The phone carries the 5" 1080p display...

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Vivo Xshot goes official in China with 13MP f/1.8 camera

Vivo Xshot goes official in China with 13MP f/1.8 camera

07 May, 2014 | comments (31)

The Chinese manufacturer Vivo officially took the wraps off the camera-centric Xshot smartphone. The high-end Android handset will be available in China in the near future. There is no word on international availability for the time being....

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Xiaomi beats out Apple in China, ranks 3rd in country

Xiaomi beats out Apple in China, ranks 3rd in country

07 May, 2014 | comments (35)

Xiaomi has steadily been making big moves in China with their constant release of quality handsets at bargain prices. It looks like all of their work has paid off, as the Chinese smartphone manufacturer now commands a larger market share than Apple...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android, Apple


HTC One (M8) Prime purported specifications include QHD display

HTC One (M8) Prime purported specifications include QHD display

07 May, 2014 | comments (107)

The first rumor of the upcoming HTC One (M8) Prime has hit the web. The Prime, which is believed to be the codename for the One (M8) Max (or One Max 2, if you like), is rumored to pack the company's first QHD display. More specifically, the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Huawei now #3 smartphone maker, Ascend P6 sold 4M

Huawei now #3 smartphone maker, Ascend P6 sold 4M

07 May, 2014 | comments (31)

Huawei just unveiled the Ascend P7 (check out our review), but the company has more good news to share – it has become the third largest smartphone manufacturer. The Ascend P6 (P7's predecessor) had a large part to play in that with 4 million units...

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Huawei Ascend P7 announced with focus on design and selfies

Huawei Ascend P7 announced with focus on design and selfies

07 May, 2014 | comments (38)

The Huawei Ascend P7 is now official and is ready to pick up the duties as the company's 2014 flagship. Compared to its predecessor, the Ascend P6, the new flagship brings a much better screen as well as major upgrades in the design and camera...

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HTC One (M8) gets a special Captain America edition

HTC One (M8) gets a special Captain America edition

07 May, 2014 | comments (24)

HTC in association with Marvel has announced a limited edition HTC One (M8) smartphone with the S.H.I.E.L.D logo engraved on the back of the device. The limited edition S.H.I.E.L.D One (M8) is based on the original Gunmetal grey edition of HTC's...

Tags: HTC, Android


Oppo Find 7 goes on pre-order in China for $565, ships May 29

Oppo Find 7 goes on pre-order in China for $565, ships May 29

07 May, 2014 | comments (15)

Oppo's latest flagship smartphone, the Find 7 was officially unveiled at a dedicated press event in March. Back then the company did reveal the pricing details of the smartphone, but there was no word on when the device will actually hit the...

Tags: Oppo, Android