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Alcatel unveils One Touch Idol X, 5-inch, 1080p, Jelly Bean

Alcatel unveils One Touch Idol X, 5-inch, 1080p, Jelly Bean

24 February, 2013 | comments (34)

Alcatel has been trailing behind Android A-listers as of late but today ventured boldly into the high-end with the One Touch Idol X. It's rocking a 5" 1080p screen with minimalist bezel - not unlike many of the current top-shelf Android...


LG working on 8-core chip called Odin, Optimus G II bound

LG working on 8-core chip called Odin, Optimus G II bound

24 February, 2013 | comments (33)

The LG Optimus G II is still some time ahead with an expected launch next fall, but the rumor mill is already in motion regarding its chipset, as the KoreaTimes reports. LG is probably heading down the route of a home-brewed chipset much like...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Huawei Ascend P2 finally announced

Huawei Ascend P2 finally announced

24 February, 2013 | comments (32)

The Huawei Ascend P2 uses a 1.5GHz quad-core processor similar to that of the already announced Ascend D2. It has 1GB RAM and 16GB of storage, which unfortunately is non-expandable for the lack of a microSD card slot. The 8.4mm thin Ascend P2...


Huawei MWC press event is about to start, follow it online

Huawei MWC press event is about to start, follow it online

24 February, 2013 | comments (4)

Huawei's pre-MWC event opened doors at 2PM CET but the real press conference won't start until 3PM. Fortunately, they didn't just leave us hanging up there, they showed everybody the Ascend P2 a bit early. The real announcements should be...


Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 goes official with S Pen on board

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 goes official with S Pen on board

23 February, 2013 | comments (130)

After making an appearance earlier today, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 got officially announced. The compact Android Jelly Bean slate will be available worldwide in Q2 this year in Wi-Fi only, 3G and 4G LTE versions. Telephony support will also be...


HTC One vs. iPhone 5 camera shootout surfaces, we compare

HTC One vs. iPhone 5 camera shootout surfaces, we compare

23 February, 2013 | comments (189)

Introduction HTC made a big splash the other day with the announcement of its next flagship, HTC One. Besides the general upgrades in almost all departments, it also presented us with a new type of camera. First of all, it's part of an elite club...


EXCLUSIVE: We take a peek at the MWC LG Optimus line-up

EXCLUSIVE: We take a peek at the MWC LG Optimus line-up

23 February, 2013 | comments (29)

Things are in constant motion and the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is literally buzzing with the latest mobile tech, even though it hasnít officially set off yet. Itís so chock-full of the latest mobile tech here that we literally ran into a...


Samsung Galaxy S IV said to pack SoLux screen and Qualcomm CPU

Samsung Galaxy S IV said to pack SoLux screen and Qualcomm CPU

23 February, 2013 | comments (215)

According to a fresh report, Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S IV flagship is about to do away with two of the previous generation's staples - the AMOLED display and the Exynos CPU. The upcoming Korean flagship will reportedly feature a 4.99" 1080p SoLux...


New details on Sony Xperia SP surface

New details on Sony Xperia SP surface

22 February, 2013 | comments (38)

Sony Xperia SP already made a few appearances online, enough to get out attention. The first time we saw it pose in front of a camera back in the end of January. A few days later we learned that this mysterious phone will be called Xperia SP and it...


Alleged Galaxy S IV samples and AnTuTu scores show up

Alleged Galaxy S IV samples and AnTuTu scores show up

22 February, 2013 | comments (91)

The Samsung Galaxy S III has been enjoying itself as top-selling Android flagship for a while now. At the same time rumors are steadily building up around its successor - the Galaxy S IV. If the rumor mill would have it its way, the SGS IV will be...


Samsung Galaxy S III Duos goes official in China

Samsung Galaxy S III Duos goes official in China

22 February, 2013 | comments (34)

The Samsung Galaxy S III is one of the most popular smartphones in the market beyond any shadow of a doubt. As a testimony to its success, Samsung has officially launched the dual-SIM version of its flagship device. Samsung Galaxy S III Duos...


LG launches enhanced Optimus G in Europe

LG launches enhanced Optimus G in Europe

22 February, 2013 | comments (50)

LG is launching its Optimus G smartphone in Europe, which has seen some improvements since its launch in other markets last year, mostly software related. For one, the European Optimus G comes with Android 4.1.2 out-of-the-box. Then again,...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


HTC One gets priced for Germany, can be had for Ä661

HTC One gets priced for Germany, can be had for Ä661

21 February, 2013 | comments (115)

Looking to avoid poor market availability issues of the past, HTC is wasting no time in getting its new One flagship into as many peoples' hands as quickly as possible. Following several UK vendors' prices popping up online, the HTC One will be...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Sony Xperia Z launches in Europe today, already sold out in France

Sony Xperia Z launches in Europe today, already sold out in France

21 February, 2013 | comments (135)

More than 140,000 Xperia Z units were sold during the launch week of the smartphone in Japan. The Xperia Z hit the shelves in the country of the rising sun exclusively via NTT DoCoMo on February 9. The Sony Xperia Z is one of the six newly...


LG unveils LTE-enabled Optimus F5 and Optimus F7 droids

LG unveils LTE-enabled Optimus F5 and Optimus F7 droids

21 February, 2013 | comments (37)

When LG announced its Q4 2012 results, the company announced that it will be focusing on LTE-enabled phones, which included the launch of the new F series. After a bit of teasing, the F series is now official with the LG Optimus F5 and Optimus...


Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Star is in the works

Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Star is in the works

20 February, 2013 | comments (48)

Remember Samsung's cheap featurephone Star lineup? It seems the series is getting a reboot and this time it'll be getting a proper OS. As the latest rumor has it Samsung is developing a low-end smartphone called Galaxy Star with similar specs to...


Pictures of LG Optimus F5 and F7 droids leak prior to MWC unveil

Pictures of LG Optimus F5 and F7 droids leak prior to MWC unveil

20 February, 2013 | comments (20)

We stumbled upon two leaked images of two upcoming smartphones that belong to LG's new F-series. The Optimus F7 and Optimus F5 are a mystery as far as specs go but the F7 design looks like a mix between the Optimus 4X HD and the Optimus G. LG...


New Huawei Ascend P2 images leak, 13MP camera confirmed

New Huawei Ascend P2 images leak, 13MP camera confirmed

20 February, 2013 | comments (24)

The Ascend P2 from Huawei has leaked once again. This time around, GizChina has captured the rear of the device where you'll see a '13.0 FHD' label under the camera sensor, alongside a dual-LED flash, which confirms that Huawei's upcoming flagship...


Acer Liquid Z2 is an entry-level JB droid with dual-SIM version

Acer Liquid Z2 is an entry-level JB droid with dual-SIM version

20 February, 2013 | comments (13)

Acer made a quick pre-MWC announcement of a new entry level Android phone, the Acer Liquid Z2. Also, the company is expanding the availability of the more powerful Liquid E1 that it announced a month ago. The Acer Liquid Z2 is powered by a...


HTC One goes official with 4.7

HTC One goes official with 4.7" 1080p screen, quad-core CPU

19 February, 2013 | comments (288)

Just as we expected, the HTC events turned out to be about the company's new flagship - the HTC One. HTC One features a 4.7-inch Super LCD 3 display of 1080p resolution (that's 469ppi). It should be able to match the image quality of the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI