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Alleged image of Samsung Galaxy Note III appears online

Alleged image of Samsung Galaxy Note III appears online

28 April, 2013 | comments (244)

The rumors of the next generation Samsung Galaxy Note phablet are growing thick and fast. An alleged image of the Galaxy Note III phablet has appeared online, sporting a 5.9-inch display. According to a report from MyDrivers, the upcoming...


HTC One to get new mics after the current stock is exhausted

HTC One to get new mics after the current stock is exhausted

28 April, 2013 | comments (72)

HTC has clarified that the injunction filed by Nokia for the dual-membrane microphone in its flagship smartphone in The Netherlands is against STMicroelectronics (a supplier of components to HTC) and not against the Taiwanese company...

Tags: HTC, Android


More Samsung Galaxy S4 Exynos 5 Octa benchmarks surface

More Samsung Galaxy S4 Exynos 5 Octa benchmarks surface

28 April, 2013 | comments (121)

The fourth generation Galaxy S smartphone was launched with two different processor variants, one with Snapdragon 600 chipset on board and the other with the company’s own Exynos 5 Octa platform. The folks at FoneArena have got their hands on the...

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Next version of Android to be 4.3, will retain Jelly Bean name

Next version of Android to be 4.3, will retain Jelly Bean name

27 April, 2013 | comments (151)

Google I/O 2013 is less than a month away and if history is any indication, we are in for a new version of Android. But those waiting for Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie just might be in for a bit of disappointment. According to some damning...


Samsung extends smartphone lead in Q1, LG climbs to third

Samsung extends smartphone lead in Q1, LG climbs to third

26 April, 2013 | comments (152)

IDC has come out with its report on the global smartphone market and the cellphone market in general in the first quarter of this year. The numbers show that smartphones continue to pick up speed and have finally managed to outsell feature...


Water and dust resistant Sony Xperia ZR is in the works

Water and dust resistant Sony Xperia ZR is in the works

26 April, 2013 | comments (87)

Xperiablog got some information that Sony will soon announce and launch the Xperia ZR smartphone with a 720p display, a quad-core processor and a 13MP camera. The Sony Xperia ZR will share lots of features with the Xperia Z flagship - a quad-core...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Asus PadFone Infinity goes on sale in the US

Asus PadFone Infinity goes on sale in the US

26 April, 2013 | comments (25)

Asus announced the Padfone Infinity back in February at the MWC and it was supposed to hit the shelves in April for €999. It seems everything is going as planned so far and Asus is already shipping the first stock of Padfone Infinity. An...

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DisplayMate tests Galaxy S4 screen, gives it the thumbs up

DisplayMate tests Galaxy S4 screen, gives it the thumbs up

26 April, 2013 | comments (65)

DisplayMate is known for detailed, highly technical reviews of displays – including smartphone displays. The latest review showcases the Samsung’s progress with Super AMOLED and the Samsung Galaxy S4. The 5” 1080p display has a 441ppi pixel...

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Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy S4 goes official, Exynos 5 Octa in tow

Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy S4 goes official, Exynos 5 Octa in tow

26 April, 2013 | comments (86)

We’ve known that there will be a dual-SIM version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 since before the smartphone was even official. Now Samsung has officially unveiled the I9502 Galaxy S4 with two SIM slots. It has almost the exact same specs as the I9500,...


Samsung Galaxy S4 launched in India for Rs. 41,500

Samsung Galaxy S4 launched in India for Rs. 41,500

26 April, 2013 | comments (137)

Just as we reported earlier, Samsung has launched its flagship Android smartphone - the Galaxy S4 - in India today. The Galaxy S4 is priced at Rs. 41,500 ($765) and will go on sale as early as tomorrow. The pricing and availability comes as a...


LG Optimus G Pro for AT&T image and specs leak out

LG Optimus G Pro for AT&T image and specs leak out

25 April, 2013 | comments (18)

With less than a week left until its scheduled unveiling, the full specifications of the LG Optimus G Pro for AT&T emerged, together with a press image. The handset will go official next week, on May 1st, at an event in New York City. The...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy Core leaks before announcement

Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy Core leaks before announcement

25 April, 2013 | comments (71)

Samsung might be busy with the market release of the Galaxy S4 flagship, but it is also hard working on a new devices. The latest leak sheds some light on the upcoming GT-I8262 Galaxy Core smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy Core is reportedly a...


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