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HTC One 2014 to hit stores minutes after premiere

HTC One 2014 to hit stores minutes after premiere

18 March, 2014 | comments (47)

The All New HTC One, a.k.a. HTC One M8, or as we decided to call it - HTC One 2014 - is going to be announced on March 25 at simultaneous events in London and New York. We already know probably everything there is to know about the upcoming...

Tags: HTC, Android


Oppo is prepping a 5-inch Oppo N1 mini version

Oppo is prepping a 5-inch Oppo N1 mini version

18 March, 2014 | comments (25)

Oppo N1 was announced last September and released a month later. Even though its Snapdragon 600 chipset is not the fastest available system-on-chip on the market, the flagship has lots of niceties to offer. There is the swivel 13MP camera, the rear...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Samsung teases a

Samsung teases a "new level" announcement for tomorrow

18 March, 2014 | comments (57)

Samsung Russia is teasing a new phone on Twitter - a “device on a new level” that will be unveiled tomorrow. The image shows a portion of the devices back painted in a bright color. There are five color dots above the date, one of which...

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HTC One gets a software update in Europe, Wi-Fi bug squashed

HTC One gets a software update in Europe, Wi-Fi bug squashed

18 March, 2014 | comments (20)

HTC updated its European HTC One models to Android 4.4.2 KitKat a month ago and the latest version brought all the improvements from Android 4.4.2 along with the latest Sense 5.5 UI. Along with all the goodies, the firmware also came with a fair...

Tags: HTC, Android


European prices HTC Desire 816 and Desire 610 revealed

European prices HTC Desire 816 and Desire 610 revealed

18 March, 2014 | comments (12)

HTC unveiled a duo of mid-rangers at the MWC - the Desire 816 set for an April launch and the Desire 610 for May. The Desire 816 has been well-received in China where it costs just $310, but the price in Europe seems to be steeper. Amazon...

Tags: HTC, Android


Details of entry-level KitKat Android Samsung G310 surface

Details of entry-level KitKat Android Samsung G310 surface

18 March, 2014 | comments (28)

Android 4.4 KitKat supports fairly low-end devices with as little as 512MB. It wasn’t meant for aging devices though, instead it was to enable affordable new handsets. One of those will be the Samsung G310. It was certified by the FCC, showrf up...


LG G Pro 2 availability spreads through Asia

LG G Pro 2 availability spreads through Asia

18 March, 2014 | comments (19)

LG has just issued a press release announcing the availability of its latest phablet flagship - the LG G Pro 2. The device went official in mid-February and was made available in Korea just a week later. Now LG will be launching the G Pro 2...

Tags: LG, Android


Sony Xperia Z2 stock shortages will not delay launch

Sony Xperia Z2 stock shortages will not delay launch

18 March, 2014 | comments (28)

Last week, rumors came up that Sony is facing stock issues with its latest flagship the Xperia Z2. As a result, reports popped up that the phonemaker may delay the launch of the phone. Sony officials have indeed confirmed that there are limitations...

Tags: Sony, Android


OnePlus phone to have 13MP / 2160p Sony camera

OnePlus phone to have 13MP / 2160p Sony camera

17 March, 2014 | comments (38)

OnePlus is pleasantly engaged with the budding community in its forums and posted details on how and why the engineering team chose a camera for the upcoming OnePlus One phone. The team chose Sony’s Exmor IMX214. It features a 13MP sensor and a...

Tags: Android


HTC New One gets DLNA certification, UI demo on video

HTC New One gets DLNA certification, UI demo on video

17 March, 2014 | comments (16)

Congratulations to HTC One’s successor on receiving its DLNA certification - labeled as HTC New One rather than the All New One, the device was certified by the DLNA organization on February 20. The specifications of the One successor are...

Tags: Sony, Android


Sony Russia details Xperia T2 Ultra Dual launch and price

Sony Russia details Xperia T2 Ultra Dual launch and price

17 March, 2014 | comments (25)

The 6" Sony Xperia T2 Ultra phablet went official in January and will be available in single and dual-SIM models. It is expected to hit the UK in April and to cost less than €400 (£330). Today Sony Russia has issued a press release with...

Tags: Sony, Android


ZTE Nubia X6 to have a 75MP camera? Probably not

ZTE Nubia X6 to have a 75MP camera? Probably not

17 March, 2014 | comments (37)

ZTE is continuing to tease the Nubia X6 flagship smartphone on its Weibo account. The first image calls the upcoming phone an “unstoppable metal temptation” and shows off a portion of the phone’s metallic build. The ZTE Nubia X6 will reportedly...

Tags: ZTE, Android, Rumors


Production issues may be plaguing the Galaxy S5 camera

Production issues may be plaguing the Galaxy S5 camera

17 March, 2014 | comments (59)

A new, home-brewed ISOCELL sensor is at the heart of the Samsung Galaxy S5 camera, but it turns out there's a new, complicated lens system too. Perhaps too complicated – ETNews is reporting that Samsung sees only 20-30% of the desired yield on the...


Vodafone UK gets exclusive rights to Galaxy S5 gold color option

Vodafone UK gets exclusive rights to Galaxy S5 gold color option

17 March, 2014 | comments (25)

Vodafone UK has announced that it has acquired exclusive rights to the gold color option for the Samsung Galaxy S5. The phone was announced in four color options, the others being black, white and blue but it seems if you're in the UK and want to...


Android-powered Samsung G9098 flip phone headed to China

Android-powered Samsung G9098 flip phone headed to China

17 March, 2014 | comments (13)

There are flip smartphones we never hear about due to their very limited availability. Samsung has such gadgets for some Asian markets with the most notable one being the Galaxy Golden. It was released last November with dual Super AMOLED displays...


HTC Desire 816 tops 1M pre-registrations in China

HTC Desire 816 tops 1M pre-registrations in China

17 March, 2014 | comments (22)

The HTC Desire 816 is enjoying some healthy interest over in China.We previously reported that HTC shares rose amid 450 thousand pre-orders of the handset in China and now the number surpasses 1 million pre-orders. However these, at the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Latest Xiaomi Redmi revealed to be 5.5-inch Redmi Note

Latest Xiaomi Redmi revealed to be 5.5-inch Redmi Note

17 March, 2014 | comments (5)

Last week, we reported on the latest Xiaomi device in the Redmi series, also known as the Hongmi 2. Now, more information has been revealed about the Redmi, in that it will in fact be a 5.5-inch phablet known as the Redmi Note. The processor...


EU edges closer to the universal mobile phone charger

EU edges closer to the universal mobile phone charger

17 March, 2014 | comments (43)

Members of he EU Parliament have voted last week for an update to the radio equipment laws, which will introduce a common charger for mobile phones sold within the Union. The common charger is believed to reduce environmental waste and make life...


LG Lucid 3 VS876 for Verizon gets leaked

LG Lucid 3 VS876 for Verizon gets leaked

16 March, 2014 | comments (21)

evleaks has leaked yet another smartphone, this time the LG Lucid 3 (VS876) for Verizon. evleaks did not leak the specifications of the phone, we think it could be one of the F-Series phones that LG announced at MWC this year, specifically the F90....

Tags: LG, Android, Verizon


The Nokia X did not have 1 million pre-orders in China

The Nokia X did not have 1 million pre-orders in China

15 March, 2014 | comments (55)

It looks like the news that the Nokia X achieved 1 million pre-orders in China is false. RetailerJD.com set up a contest where participants could hit a “pre-order” button for a chance to win a Nokia X. The pre-orders didn't require you to...

Tags: Nokia, Android