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Android on 37% of all phones shipped in Q4, iOS on 11%

Android on 37% of all phones shipped in Q4, iOS on 11%

08 February, 2013 | comments (40)

Analysts at Canalys are done crunching the numbers and released a report on the state of mobile phones in the final quarter last year. Phone shipments (438.1 million units in total) were flat year on year, but that’s at the expense of feature...


LG to hold its MWC press event on February 25 in Barcelona

LG to hold its MWC press event on February 25 in Barcelona

08 February, 2013 | comments (9)

LG will hold a press conference on the first day of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It is scheduled for February 25 at 8:00AM local time (that's GMT+1). LG already teased its upcoming announcements, hinting at a new range of "tier one...

Tags: LG, Android, MWC 2013


Alleged Galaxy S IV camera samples surface on Google+

Alleged Galaxy S IV camera samples surface on Google+

07 February, 2013 | comments (89)

The Samsung Galaxy S IV remain as elusive as ever, but this time we get a glimpse of some camera samples, which were accidentally uploaded on Google+. One of the photos shows a Samsung branded desk calendar, so chances are, these are coming...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG Optimus 4X HD, L7, and L9 to get Jelly Bean within months

LG Optimus 4X HD, L7, and L9 to get Jelly Bean within months

07 February, 2013 | comments (68)

We recently heard that the LG Optimus 4X HD is getting the Jelly Bean update in Q1 2013, but now the same source from Android.caotic.it has spotted LG Hong Kong publicly announcing that Jelly Bean for the 4X HD, L7, and L9 is coming in the first...

Tags: LG, Android


LG Optimus G Pro image and specs revealed

LG Optimus G Pro image and specs revealed

07 February, 2013 | comments (98)

LG Optimus G is still one of the most powerful smartphones on the market, but the rumors of its successor are already at full swing. The image and the specifications of the international version of the LG Optimus G Pro have been leaked and the...

Tags: LG, Touch UI, Android


comScore shows Apple and Samsung even stronger in US

comScore shows Apple and Samsung even stronger in US

07 February, 2013 | comments (18)

The latest comScore mobile market share report for the US shows the trends from the previous trimester continue into the three month period ending in December 2012. Some 125.9 million Americans own smartphones in the US, with Apple and Samsung...


Photos of midrange HTC 603e surface in China

Photos of midrange HTC 603e surface in China

07 February, 2013 | comments (17)

The leaked HTC 603е images come from the Chinese telecommunication equipment certification authority so these are quite real. What's not clear however is whether the smartphone is a completely new, unannounced model, or just a version of the...


HTC M7 to hit shelves in France on March 8, priced at €650

HTC M7 to hit shelves in France on March 8, priced at €650

07 February, 2013 | comments (63)

At the rate these HTC M7 leaks and teasers go, we are afraid HTC will have little to announce at its February 19 event. Today we got to learn the pricing and release date of the smartphone (or at least in France), courtesy of a listing from a local...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Pink Galaxy Note II spotted on Samsung's website

Pink Galaxy Note II spotted on Samsung's website

07 February, 2013 | comments (23)

We have seen pink colored versions of Samsung's smartphones before. There was the pink Galaxy S III and then the pink Galaxy Note before that. Now it's the turn of the new Galaxy Note II to go pink. The entire front and back of the phone gets...


Samsung Galaxy S IV rumored to be announced on March 15

Samsung Galaxy S IV rumored to be announced on March 15

06 February, 2013 | comments (245)

Samsung's next generation Galaxy S flagship smartphone will be launched on March 15, according to a "trusted" insider, who has confirmed the arrival to SamMobile. Earlier, an internal raffle doc leak at a New Zealand retailer had suggested that the...


Sprint Galaxy Note II available for $140 now, Galaxy S III for $0.01

Sprint Galaxy Note II available for $140 now, Galaxy S III for $0.01

06 February, 2013 | comments (8)

Amazon has got a treat today for those of you in the US hoping to score a new Galaxy S III or Note II on a bargain price. The catch is Currently the Galaxy Note II can be yours on a two-year Sprint deal for a penny under $140 in either Titanium...


Android in Jan 2013: Jelly Bean market share still under 15%

Android in Jan 2013: Jelly Bean market share still under 15%

06 February, 2013 | comments (38)

As the fastest growing version of the Android OS, Jelly Bean snatched 3.6% market share over the month of January. With an increase of 3.4% last December Jelly Bean's market share has been growing at a steady rate. Despite that the total market...


Huawei Ascend P2 blurry shots leak, price in tow

Huawei Ascend P2 blurry shots leak, price in tow

06 February, 2013 | comments (6)

Two spy shots of Huawei's upcoming Ascend P2 leaked. The phone has been rumored to sport a 5" 1080p screen, later a 4.5" one and now rumors suggest a 4.7" at the front. Others information suggests that the Huawei Ascend P2 will be powered by an...


Samsung Galaxy S II Plus now available, starts at €315

Samsung Galaxy S II Plus now available, starts at €315

05 February, 2013 | comments (29)

The Samsung Galaxy S II is soon to be replaced by the recently announced Galaxy S II Plus model. The new mid-range smartphone is based on a different (and as we found out way more efficient) chipset and has a new finish, but offers similar...


Samsung announces Galaxy Young and Galaxy Fame

Samsung announces Galaxy Young and Galaxy Fame

05 February, 2013 | comments (70)

Samsung has announced two new Android smartphones aimed at the lower end of the smartphone market. Called the Galaxy Young and the Galaxy Fame, neither of these phones are going to set benchmark tests on fire but then again, they aren't meant...


Sony Xperia V Jelly Bean update seeding to users now

Sony Xperia V Jelly Bean update seeding to users now

04 February, 2013 | comments (83)

The water-resistant Sony Xperia V (LT25i) is getting Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean as we speak, according to numerous reports from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Estonia and Switzerland. Users in even more countries are expected to get the update soon...


Huawei set to launch a mini version of P2 at MWC 2013

Huawei set to launch a mini version of P2 at MWC 2013

04 February, 2013 | comments (10)

Huawei, the Chinese manufacturers are all set to launch its Ascend P2 at the upcoming Mobile World Congress. Surprisingly, Huawei might also launch the mini version of the P2 at the same event, according to a report from MyDrivers. The Ascend...


Samsung Galaxy S III mini headed for T-Mobile as Exhibit

Samsung Galaxy S III mini headed for T-Mobile as Exhibit

04 February, 2013 | comments (8)

The Samsung Galaxy S III mini is making its way to a Stateside carrier yet again, this time as the Galaxy Exhibit. That's not to be confused with the Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G, or the Samsung Exhibit 4G. If you manage to navigate through...


Rumor: HTC M7 to use stacked sensor with ultrapixels

Rumor: HTC M7 to use stacked sensor with ultrapixels

04 February, 2013 | comments (31)

HTC needs a best-selling phone and the HTC M7 just might be it. Rumor has it it won't use a 13MP camera like the current cream of the crop, but a new design with so-called ultrapixels. It sounds very similar to the Foveon X3 sensors by...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


BLU announces three new Tegra 3 quad-core smartphones

BLU announces three new Tegra 3 quad-core smartphones

04 February, 2013 | comments (19)

BLU Products has entered into the quad-core smartphone game, with several new offerings of the Tegra 3 variety. The Quattro family will feature smartphones with 4.5" and 5.7" screens, quad-core 1.5 GHz Tegra 3 SoC's, and Android 4.0. The entry...

Tags: Android, Touch UI