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Samsung W2014 Snapdragon 800 clamshell leaks

Samsung W2014 Snapdragon 800 clamshell leaks

09 October, 2013 | comments (44)

Samsung is looking to bring the flip phone back, as it's outing another clamshell Android offering for China. The new smartphone reportedly has a powerful quad-core 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, and dual Super AMOLED screens to boot. The...


Samsung Galaxy Round with curved display goes official

Samsung Galaxy Round with curved display goes official

08 October, 2013 | comments (191)

Shortly after we saw it in leaked press images, Samsung took the wraps off the Galaxy Round – the world’s first smartphone with curved display. The peculiarly designed handset will be available in Korea on October 10. Undoubtedly, the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Sony Xperia Z1 rumored to get Android 4.4 update in November

Sony Xperia Z1 rumored to get Android 4.4 update in November

09 October, 2013 | comments (37)

It seems Sony is already working on the Android 4.4 update for the Xperia Z1 smartphone, according to the latest bit of rumor, the 4.4 update, named KitKat, will be released for the company's flagship device in November 7. It will then eventually be...

Tags: Sony, Android


Images of a Samsung smartphone with curved display leak out

Images of a Samsung smartphone with curved display leak out

08 October, 2013 | comments (59)

Alleged press images of the rumored Samsung smartphone with curved display leaked out, courtesy of @evleaks. The smartphone reportedly carries the model number SM-G910S and is said to be bound for its domestic market. The handset surely...


Screenshots of HTC Sense 5.5 surface, show its new features

Screenshots of HTC Sense 5.5 surface, show its new features

08 October, 2013 | comments (28)

HTC's Sense 5.0 was introduced seven months ago and we all knew that the new version was just around the corner. Well, the screenshots of the upcoming version 5.5 of Sense UI have been leaked, showing us the changes and the tweaks that are coming...

Tags: HTC, Android


Nexus 5 release date and price leaked out of Japan

Nexus 5 release date and price leaked out of Japan

08 October, 2013 | comments (39)

The upcoming Google Nexus 5 has been leaked several times already, showing off what is expected to be the first Android 4.4 KitKat-running device. Now, new information out of Japanese retailer redstar reveals that the Nexus 5 will be hitting...


Specs of Motorola DVX surface, 4.5-inch display in tow

Specs of Motorola DVX surface, 4.5-inch display in tow

08 October, 2013 | comments (17)

The hardware specifications along with the alleged image of the Motorola's upcoming smartphone have surfaced. The handset is rumored to be an affordable alternative to the Moto X by the Google-owned company. Motorola DVX is said to come in...


Samsung Galaxy S4 mini and Galaxy Mega to get Android 4.4

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini and Galaxy Mega to get Android 4.4

08 October, 2013 | comments (52)

An internal Samsung KNOX document has revealed the company's update plans for some of its smartphones. The document in question shows a list of devices that are bound to get Samsung's security app pre-installed on them and the Galaxy S4 mini and...


HTC unveils limited edition gold One, charges £2,750 for it

HTC unveils limited edition gold One, charges £2,750 for it

08 October, 2013 | comments (24)

HTC has decided to join on the smartphone golden rush by making a special batch of five 18 carat gold One smartphones. This is the company's way of celebrating the 18th anniversary of the MOBO awards, which prize the best of UK's urban music...

Tags: HTC, Android


LG announces curved battery for phones and wearable devices

LG announces curved battery for phones and wearable devices

08 October, 2013 | comments (33)

LG Chem (a battery manufacturer) is not square – no really, the company just announced they are breaking away from rectangular batteries. Those don't fit well into certain phone designs, like LG's own G2, which has a curved back. LG Chem has...

Tags: LG, Android


Entry-level Samsung SGH-T399 Garda spotted

Entry-level Samsung SGH-T399 Garda spotted

08 October, 2013 | comments (17)

An upcoming entry-level device from Samsung has been pictured, the SGH-T399 also known as Garda. The image comes by way of evleaks, while there is some info on specs coming by way of GFXBench. Judging by the image, it's heading to T-Mobile in...


HTC sends out invites for Oct 16 event, One Max unveiling is close

HTC sends out invites for Oct 16 event, One Max unveiling is close

08 October, 2013 | comments (16)

The HTC One Max has refused to stay under wraps, leaking multiple times. The guessing game is almost over though as HTC has sent out invites to the announcement of the phablet. It seems HTC will hold multiple events on consecutive days to unveil the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Samsung Galaxy J for Japanese market leaks out

Samsung Galaxy J for Japanese market leaks out

07 October, 2013 | comments (42)

The Sony Xperia Z1 mini isn’t the only drool-worthy, Japan-only smartphone we ran into today. Samsung Galaxy J is yet another top-shelf Android handset bound for NTT DoCoMo as part of the carrier’s winter lineup. Samsung Galaxy J dressed in pink...


KDDI unveils LG isai, Fujitsu Arrows Z, Sharp Aquos Series

KDDI unveils LG isai, Fujitsu Arrows Z, Sharp Aquos Series

07 October, 2013 | comments (14)

Now that we explored the SoftBank's winter lineup, let's take a look at what its KDDI rival is preparing for the winter season. Two popular models are going to launch on its network in late October - the Snapdragon 800-powered Samsung Galaxy Note...


SoftBank announces Sharp Aquos Xx and Aquous Xx mini

SoftBank announces Sharp Aquos Xx and Aquous Xx mini

07 October, 2013 | comments (22)

The Japanese carrier SoftBank has just announced the Sharp Aquos Xx 302SH and Sharp Aquos Xx mini 303SH. The duo is joining the recently unveiled Fujitsu Arrows A as part of the carrier's winter lineup. Both Sharp smartphones are LTE-enabled and...


Diagrams, specs of the Galaxy S4 Active with Snapdragon 800 leak

Diagrams, specs of the Galaxy S4 Active with Snapdragon 800 leak

07 October, 2013 | comments (31)

A couple of months ago a Snapdragon 800 version of the Galaxy S4 Active appeared in benchmark scores but it has been keeping quiet since. Leaked docs that show diagrams of the phone break that silence and show a phone very much like the current...


A couple of new Xperia Z1 mini photos surface

A couple of new Xperia Z1 mini photos surface

07 October, 2013 | comments (76)

More than a week ago, a leaked promo brochure from Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo confirmed the existence of the Sony Xperia Z1 mini (also known as Xperia Z1 f). Today, a couple of new photos of the Z1 mini from the same brochure have...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Verizon branded HTC One Max leaks out in live photos

Verizon branded HTC One Max leaks out in live photos

06 October, 2013 | comments (46)

After showing up next to a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 a couple of days ago, the upcoming HTC One Max made yet another unscheduled appearance. This time around, the HTC phablet posed for the camera wearing Verizon Wireless livery. HTC One Max for...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Nexus 5 service manual leaks, confirms most key specs

Nexus 5 service manual leaks, confirms most key specs

06 October, 2013 | comments (127)

A leaked service manual of the LG-D821 a.k.a. Nexus 5 reveals most of what there is to know about the device - design, specs and even how to open it. We already knew the most important features from various leaks, but here is the real deal. The...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors, Google


comScore: Android shows a small decline in the United States

comScore: Android shows a small decline in the United States

05 October, 2013 | comments (140)

The digital measurement and analytics firm comScore released its latest report showcasing the latest trends on the smartphone market in the United States. Google’s Android remains the most dominant mobile OS, with Apple iOS coming in...

Tags: iOS, Android, Misc