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Analysts estimate Sony sold 4.6 million Xperia Z phones in 40 days

Analysts estimate Sony sold 4.6 million Xperia Z phones in 40 days

16 April, 2013 | comments (191)

The Sony Xperia Z got the jump on other 1080p flagships and itís paying off handsomely. The water-resistant phone was announced and went on sale before its chief competition and analysts are estimating Sony has sold 4.6 million units sold in 40...

Tags: Sony, Android


Launch dates, price for Galaxy S4 for AT&T, T-Mo, Rogers and TELUS

Launch dates, price for Galaxy S4 for AT&T, T-Mo, Rogers and TELUS

16 April, 2013 | comments (54)

AT&T reconsidered the Samsung Galaxy S4 pricing - $200 with a 2-year contract rather than $250. Thatís for the 16GB version of the phone, which is available for pre-order from the carrier now. If you do pre-order now, AT&T will ship your Galaxy S4...


Join our quest for a high-end compact Android smartphone

Join our quest for a high-end compact Android smartphone

15 April, 2013 | comments (564)

Over the last few years, Android has taken the smartphone world by storm, climbing to the top spot in just about every major market out there. The Google platform offers a mix of features that can't be matched by any of its competitors and is...

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Black LG Optimus G Pro on the way, value pack now available

Black LG Optimus G Pro on the way, value pack now available

15 April, 2013 | comments (18)

LG Optimus G Pro was announced back in February and was released earlier this month (though availability is still relatively limited). So far the LG phablet flagship was available only in white color, but as it turns out LG is prepping a black...

Tags: LG, Android


HTC One supply bottlenecks clear, revenue expected to bounce back

HTC One supply bottlenecks clear, revenue expected to bounce back

15 April, 2013 | comments (42)

The HTC has been plagued by component shortages, which has prevented it from achieving its market potential so far. However, we are finally starting to receive reports that HTC is catching up with the production the ultrapixel camera and the voice...

Tags: HTC, Android


Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 specs surface

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 specs surface

15 April, 2013 | comments (75)

Detailed specifications of two upcoming Samsung tablets have just surfaced. The third generation of the Galaxy Tab mid-range lineup will feature a couple of slates armed with a 10.1" and an 8" display, respectively. Interestingly, the picture that...


Facebook-loving HTC First now available on AT&T for $99

Facebook-loving HTC First now available on AT&T for $99

12 April, 2013 | comments (36)

Some see at the HTC First as "the Facebook phon", others as one of the rare phones with stock Android. Whichever camp youíre in, you should know the First is now available on AT&T's website for $99 on a 2-year contract. If you donít want to sign a...


Samsung looking to sell  over 1 million Galaxy Mega 5.8 units

Samsung looking to sell over 1 million Galaxy Mega 5.8 units

12 April, 2013 | comments (75)

Samsung announced the big-boned Galaxy Mega duo and according to industry sources plans to manufacture at least a million of the smaller Mega 5.8. Reportedly Samsung contacted several Taiwan-based display manufacturers to order one million 5.8"...


Samsung announces Galaxy Mega 6.3 and 5.8 phablets

Samsung announces Galaxy Mega 6.3 and 5.8 phablets

11 April, 2013 | comments (203)

Samsung lifted the covers of the Galaxy Mega dup Ė the 6.3" and 5.8" Android phablets. The smartphones borrow some of the features from the Galaxy S4 flagships but offer much larger screens and aim for the mid-range segment as a more affordable...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG Optimus G Pro value pack update unveiled, shown on video

LG Optimus G Pro value pack update unveiled, shown on video

11 April, 2013 | comments (68)

LG will be issuing an update to its flagship Optimus G Pro, which will bring some new features along with improvements to old ones. The update will be arriving to Korean users on April 12. LG released a video showing off the new features on the...

Tags: LG, Android


Oppo working on a quad-core smartphone with 6.1mm profile

Oppo working on a quad-core smartphone with 6.1mm profile

10 April, 2013 | comments (36)

The Chinese manufacturer Oppo had created a buzz among the tech enthusiast with its Find 5 smartphone, which was the slimmest FullHD flagship when it was announced. As we found later it was also able to stand its ground quite successfully against...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


HTC One is available in the US on Amazon, costs an arm and a leg

HTC One is available in the US on Amazon, costs an arm and a leg

10 April, 2013 | comments (67)

The HTC One launch was delayed in most countries, but several units have made their way to the US, itís currently available for purchase on Amazon at prices starting from $850 (though prices as low as $800 have been seen). The seller offering the...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Google to be sued by Fairsearch coalition in Europe

Google to be sued by Fairsearch coalition in Europe

10 April, 2013 | comments (157)

The Fairsearch.org coalition, a group of 17 companies, which includes the likes of Microsoft, Nokia, and Oracle, have united under the common banner of fair competition in online and mobile search, or, by extension, against the undisputed search...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


ZTE Geek announced, 2GHz Intel Clover Trail+ inside

ZTE Geek announced, 2GHz Intel Clover Trail+ inside

10 April, 2013 | comments (30)

ZTE has just announced the ZTE Geek smartphone at IDF in Beijing. It features a 5-inch 720p display and is powered by the Intel Clover Trail+ platform (the same as on the Lenovo K900). The Clover Trail+ inside the Geek packs a 2GHz dual-core...

Tags: ZTE, Android


Jelly Bean now available on AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket

Jelly Bean now available on AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket

10 April, 2013 | comments (32)

Galaxy S II Skyrocket users rejoice, the long-awaited Jelly Bean update for your smartphone has arrived. As it turns out Samsung has not forgotten its loyal S II users on AT&T's network, and has just released the Android 4.1.2 update. The phone...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 will hit US stores on April 11 for $400

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 will hit US stores on April 11 for $400

09 April, 2013 | comments (87)

Following last weeks debut in the UK, Samsung has announced the Galaxy Note 8.0 will hit US stores on April 11 for a suggested price of $400. It will be available directly from Samsung, as well as Amazon, Best Buy, Newegg, Staples and...


Asus Fonepad to hit UK on April 26, cost £179.99

Asus Fonepad to hit UK on April 26, cost £179.99

09 April, 2013 | comments (21)

Asus revealed its Fonepad at this year's Mobile World Congress and the company has now announced the availability and the pricing of its 7-inch tablet in UK. The potential consumers can pre-order the Fonepad, starting from April 12 from Carphone...

Tags: ASUS, Android


Sony Xperia Z could be headed for T-Mobile US

Sony Xperia Z could be headed for T-Mobile US

09 April, 2013 | comments (29)

Testing of the latest Sony flagship, the Xperia Z, by T-Mobile for use on its US network have reportedly started according to several sources. While this doesn't mean that we'll definitely be seeing the device on the Magenta network with any degree...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Xiaomi MI-2S with new chipset announced, faster than the S4?

Xiaomi MI-2S with new chipset announced, faster than the S4?

09 April, 2013 | comments (94)

Oh, Xiaomi Ė you keep teasing us with low-priced superphones that are a challenge to buy outside of China. The latest offering is an S version of the recent Xiaomi MI-2 and it packs a Snapdragon 600 chipset (over the S4 Pro of the MI-2). The...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 specs list confirms 6.3

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 specs list confirms 6.3" HD display

09 April, 2013 | comments (141)

Following the footsteps of the Galaxy Mega 5.8 yesterday, comes the complete specs sheet of the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 upcoming phablet. According to SamMobile, the Galaxy Mega 6.3 will pack a 6.3" PLS display of HD resolution and is going...

Tags: Samsung, Android