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Slide shows the Sony Xperia Honami will record 4K video

Slide shows the Sony Xperia Honami will record 4K video

15 August, 2013 | comments (91)

A batch of photos starring the Sony Xperia Honami and the iPhone 5 leaked less than a day ago, but it turns out there's one more photo that's the most interesting of the bunch. It's a presentation slide that touts the Honami's 4K video recording...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


White Sony Xperia Honami caught in the wild, shot next to iPhone 5

White Sony Xperia Honami caught in the wild, shot next to iPhone 5

14 August, 2013 | comments (207)

The Sony Xperia Honami has appeared in a series of live photos again, only this time dressed in a shiny white outfit. This time around Sony's upcoming cameraphone has also been placed next to an iPhone 5 so we get a better idea of its...

Tags: Sony, Android


HTC releases a 2 minute One Max video teaser

HTC releases a 2 minute One Max video teaser

14 August, 2013 | comments (55)

HTC released an extended version of its "Here's To Change" ad starring Robert Downey Jr. The ad follows Mr. Downey Jr. through the process of figuring out what the HTC acronym means, including "Happy Telephone Company" and, uh, "Hold This...

Tags: HTC, Android


Gartner: smartphones outsell featurephones thanks to Android

Gartner: smartphones outsell featurephones thanks to Android

14 August, 2013 | comments (64)

Gartner has released its Q2 2013 mobile phones sales report, which shows that smartphones have outsold featurephones for the first time. Worldwide smartphones sales grew up to 225 million units, a 46.5% increase from the same period last...


Samsung I9507 Galaxy S4 with S600 spotted in GFXBench

Samsung I9507 Galaxy S4 with S600 spotted in GFXBench

14 August, 2013 | comments (52)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 may go down in history as the phone with the most versions ever – yes, there's another one. The Samsung I9507 popped up in results from GFX Benchmark not long after appearing on Picasa and there's even a user agent...


Samsung Hennessy clamshell Android smartphone now official

Samsung Hennessy clamshell Android smartphone now official

14 August, 2013 | comments (54)

Samsung China has just officially announced the Hennessy - a flip-phone with dual screens running the Android operating system. More specifically, the Hennessy is boasting a pair of 3.3" touch displays of 320x480 resolution each. It's powered...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG G2 available for pre-order in UK, priced at £468

LG G2 available for pre-order in UK, priced at £468

13 August, 2013 | comments (52)

LG recently unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the G2. The dedicated launch event brought the ultra-slim bezel, the new design and a few other cool new features into the limelight, but there was no information on the availability and the...

Tags: LG, Android


Press images of Samsung Galaxy Folder surface

Press images of Samsung Galaxy Folder surface

13 August, 2013 | comments (65)

Samsung Galaxy Folder, the clamshell Android smartphone, puzzled everyone when it was leaked for the very first time. Later, we also saw the live image of the Galaxy Folder, which was supposedly going to be dubbed Galaxy Golden. Now, we have the...


LG Vu III specs surface, 5.2-inch 4:3 display in tow

LG Vu III specs surface, 5.2-inch 4:3 display in tow

13 August, 2013 | comments (17)

LG released its Optimus Vu II smartphone almost a year ago and now, the specifications of the next-generation Vu phablet have surfaced. According to a report from Korean Daily, the LG Vu III will come out with model numbers F-300K, F-300L and...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia SP gets a firmware update, no Android 4.2 yet

Sony Xperia SP gets a firmware update, no Android 4.2 yet

13 August, 2013 | comments (91)

Sony has started rolling up the Android 4.1.2 software update for both the Xperia SP C5302 HSPA+ and the Xperia SP C5303 LTE. The update brings the phone's firmware to version 12.0.A.2.245 and users report that although it's not Android 4.2.2, it...

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Samsung Galaxy Note III specs get detailed ahead of launch

Samsung Galaxy Note III specs get detailed ahead of launch

12 August, 2013 | comments (251)

The specs of the hotly anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note III have allegedly been revealed. The second flagship handset by Samsung this year will launch in at least two different versions, dubbed SM-N900 and SM-N9005. The Samsung Galaxy Note...


HTC One Max render leaks, confirms similarity to One

HTC One Max render leaks, confirms similarity to One

12 August, 2013 | comments (33)

HTC One Max has been in the rumorland for almost a month and it's time we learn more about its design. Thanks to the notorious @evleaks we get to see what the retail device should look like. He says the artwork is non-final so some details might...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Galaxy Note III passes DLNA certification, confirms Android 4.3

Galaxy Note III passes DLNA certification, confirms Android 4.3

12 August, 2013 | comments (61)

Samsung has already set the date for the Galaxy Note III announcement - September 4. The next phablet flagship will be unveiled in Berlin a couple of days prior to the IFA 2013 expo. There have been lots of leaks and rumors about the Samsung...


Sony 'Honami' sample image confirms 20.7MP camera

Sony 'Honami' sample image confirms 20.7MP camera

12 August, 2013 | comments (77)

Sony's upcoming flagship smartphone codenamed 'Honami' has been known to exist for quite some time now, with several leaks in the past and a launch event planned on September 4 in Berlin. We have heard almost all the specifications of the device by...


Motorola to make the Nexus 5, coming in Q4 this year

Motorola to make the Nexus 5, coming in Q4 this year

11 August, 2013 | comments (116)

According to Taylor Wimberly, former editor for Android and Me and so far a great insider, Motorola will manufacture the next Nexus smartphone a.k.a. Nexus 5. Here is his Google+ tip: Motorola will release a Nexus smartphone in Q4 (that is not...


Sony Xperia S and SL to get new firmware update this month

Sony Xperia S and SL to get new firmware update this month

11 August, 2013 | comments (93)

Recently leaked screenshots reveal Sony is working on a new firmware update for the Xperia S and Xperia SL. The new build is 6.20B.1.96 and is still based on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. There is no official details on release or changelog, but the...

Tags: Sony, Android


Sony Xperia Z Ultra display compared to the HTC One

Sony Xperia Z Ultra display compared to the HTC One

10 August, 2013 | comments (423)

The Sony Xperia Z Ultra is the company's first ever phablet and with an expected global debut in September, the smartphone is topping the wishlists for a lot of people. One of the reasons for the excitement is its 6.4" Triluminos screen with 1080p...

Tags: Sony, HTC, Android


ASUS PadFone Mini, MeMO Pad HD 8 and MeMOFone HD 5 leak

ASUS PadFone Mini, MeMO Pad HD 8 and MeMOFone HD 5 leak

09 August, 2013 | comments (18)

Thanks to VR-Zone, we see two slides acquired from an ASUS presentation that took place earlier today in France. The presentation was of the ASUS roadmap, which aside from the already announced Nexus 7 and the Memo Pad HD 7 mentions the PadFone...

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Korean LG G2 to offer removable battery, microSD card slot

Korean LG G2 to offer removable battery, microSD card slot

09 August, 2013 | comments (98)

There was some confusion at the LG G2 announcement event with some sources pointing to a 2,610mAh battery , while others said the phone features a larger, 3,000mAh unit. Further stir was made with some LG documents and white papers of the device...

Tags: LG, Android


Entry-level LG Optimus L1 II goes official with 3-inch display 

Entry-level LG Optimus L1 II goes official with 3-inch display 

09 August, 2013 | comments (34)

LG has extended its collection of entry level smartphones with a new addition to its L-series called Optimus L1 II. The Android smartphone is targeted at budget-conscious users and developing markets. The LG Optimus L1 II sports a 3-inch display...

Tags: LG, Android