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HTC Butterfly Android 4.2.2 firmware with Sense 5.1 leaks

HTC Butterfly Android 4.2.2 firmware with Sense 5.1 leaks

09 May, 2013 | comments (30)

A system dump of the HTC Butterfly, the international twin of the Droid DNA, running on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with the latest Sense 5.1 UI has leaked. The system dump is available in the source link below courtesy of a XDA-developer named...

Tags: Sony, Android


Sony Xperia A to debut on NTT DoCoMo on May 15

Sony Xperia A to debut on NTT DoCoMo on May 15

09 May, 2013 | comments (48)

Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo is preparing to hold its latest product announcement on May 15 and one of the smartphones believed to be on display is the Sony Xperia A. In fact, it has gone through the FCC for approval and has had some of its specs...

Tags: Sony, Android


Sharp AQUOS 206SH announced for the Japanese market

Sharp AQUOS 206SH announced for the Japanese market

09 May, 2013 | comments (27)

Sharp has launched the AQUOS 206SH for the SoftBank carrier in Japan. Although it might seem like just another high-end phone, it does have a trick up its sleeve. The basic specifications include a 5.0-inch, 1920 x 1080 resolution display,...


AT&T's HTC First gets a price cut, now available for $0.99

AT&T's HTC First gets a price cut, now available for $0.99

08 May, 2013 | comments (9)

HTC First is a mid-ranger exclusive to the AT&T network that launched just under a month ago. It's the only phone where the recently announced Facebook Home launcher is available by default and integrates deeper into the Android OS. HTC First...

Tags: HTC, Android, AT&T


LG hosts a press event on May 30, likely for Asian Optimus G Pro

LG hosts a press event on May 30, likely for Asian Optimus G Pro

08 May, 2013 | comments (29)

LG has sent invitations for an upcoming press conference, which will take place in Macau on May 30. There is no saying what exactly the event will be about, but we bet it will be the LG Optimus G Pro for the Asian markets. It was unveiled for the...

Tags: LG, Android


Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra now available, costs €265

Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra now available, costs €265

08 May, 2013 | comments (27)

We've just received a tip confirming the Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra has just gone on sale. Alcatel claims the Idol Ultra is the world's slimmest Android phone with its 6.45mm thickness, but that's a claim a bit hard to confirm considering how...

Tags: Alcatel, Android


T-Mobile US Q1 results: 500K iPhone 5 sales, user base grows

T-Mobile US Q1 results: 500K iPhone 5 sales, user base grows

08 May, 2013 | comments (5)

T-Mobile USA has been undergoing a lot of changes recently – the company launched its new UNcarrier model, started unrolling a 4G LTE network and merged with MetroPCS – and it just released its Q1 results. There's some good news and some bad...


Timeline for Samsung smartphones, tablets leaks

Timeline for Samsung smartphones, tablets leaks

08 May, 2013 | comments (39)

A leaked list of launch dates details when the Galaxy Mega duo will hit Europe but also includes information for a number of unannounced devices. The list was compiled by the usually reliable SamMobile. First will be the big Samsung Galaxy Mega...


Jelly Bean firmwares for Xperia S, acro S and SL get certified

Jelly Bean firmwares for Xperia S, acro S and SL get certified

08 May, 2013 | comments (91)

It's been a really long wait for the Xperia S, acro S and SL users, but it’s finally coming to an end. The official firmwares for Sony Xperia S, Sony Xperia acro S and Sony Xperia SL have been certified. This means all three of them are completed...

Tags: Sony, Android


Sony to revive the cameraphones with Xperia i1 Honami

Sony to revive the cameraphones with Xperia i1 Honami

08 May, 2013 | comments (164)

Sony Cybershot lineup might be gone for good, but a new imaging-centered smartphone might be in the works. As the latest rumor has it Sony is preparing a monstrous cameraphone - the Xperia i1 Honami. The Honami is rumored to be powered by the...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia SP goes up for pre-order in the United States

Sony Xperia SP goes up for pre-order in the United States

07 May, 2013 | comments (23)

Sony quietly opened the pre-order books for the Xperia SP in the United States. The capable mid-ranger is available in Sony's online store with a price tag of $489.99 for an unlocked, unbranded device. Along with the already familiar set of...

Tags: Sony, Android


Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 and 5.8 to hit the stores in June

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 and 5.8 to hit the stores in June

07 May, 2013 | comments (71)

The recently announced Samsung Galaxy Mega phablet duo will soon be available in the Philippines. Both the Mega 6.3 and the Mega 5.8 are expected to be launched on June 15, although the pricing is yet to be confirmed. The Samsung Galaxy Mega...

Tags: Samsung, Android


New photos of 'thinnest ever' Huawei P6-U06 smartphone leak

New photos of 'thinnest ever' Huawei P6-U06 smartphone leak

07 May, 2013 | comments (40)

There’s a long list of smartphones claiming to be the "world's thinnest" and the Huawei Ascend P6-U06 is the latest in line with a thickness of just 6.18mm. The Android-running phone is yet to be officially announced, but we’ve already seen a second...


Micromax A120 Canvas HD Pro to come with 5.5-inch Full HD display

Micromax A120 Canvas HD Pro to come with 5.5-inch Full HD display

07 May, 2013 | comments (367)

Micromax A120 Canvas HD Pro, the successor of the popular A116 Canvas HD is all set to make its way to the big stage. The smartphone will compete against the likes of Samsung Galaxy Note II and the LG Optimus G Pro. The upcoming A120 Canvas...


New 5

New 5" Sony quad-core droid heading to China

07 May, 2013 | comments (23)

A new Sony smartphone could be headed for the Chinese market, complete with dual-SIM capabilities and a 5-inch display. The smartphone, codenamed C3, will be part of Sony's Xperia lineup, and is slated to run on a quad-core MediaTek SoC. It...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


AT&T will begin selling 32GB Samsung Galaxy S4 on May 10

AT&T will begin selling 32GB Samsung Galaxy S4 on May 10

06 May, 2013 | comments (47)

AT&T announced pricing and availability of the Samsung Galaxy S4 with 32GB of built-in memory. The smartphone will be available on May 10 for $249.99 with a two-year commitment to the carrier. Given the relatively modest price increase over...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Sony Xperia Z goes on sale in the Sony US store

Sony Xperia Z goes on sale in the Sony US store

06 May, 2013 | comments (42)

The Sony Xperia Z is now officially available through the Sony online store in the US. You can get the HSPA+ model unlocked for $629.99 in all three colors: black, white and purple. Meanwhile, the Sony Xperia ZL got a price cut. The phone is...


Samsung announces dual-SIM Galaxy Core

Samsung announces dual-SIM Galaxy Core

06 May, 2013 | comments (56)

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy Core smartphone. The Galaxy Core is a mid-range device and comes with optional dual-SIM support. Other features include 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 4.3-inch WVGA (800 x 480) resolution...


Sony C190X model number leaks, hints at a mid-range droid

Sony C190X model number leaks, hints at a mid-range droid

05 May, 2013 | comments (45)

Sony is preparing the announcement of a new mid-range smartphone with a model number C190X. A photo taken with said phone has been posted to PicasaWeb, but, sadly, it doesn't reveal much about the upcoming phone. All the EXIF info of the...

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Images of a mysterious LG smartphone leak out

Images of a mysterious LG smartphone leak out

05 May, 2013 | comments (130)

Images of a yet to be revealed LG smartphone appeared on the web. The mysterious handset sports a new design language, with the lack of physical front-facing buttons leading the way. Currently, there's no word on which upcoming LG...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors