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More details on QHD Vivo Xplay 3S emerge

More details on QHD Vivo Xplay 3S emerge

18 November, 2013 | comments (43)

The Vivo Xplay 3S is shaping up to be a Galaxy Note 3 killer. A new batch of leaked specs reveal more about the mysterious phone with a 5.5" QHD screen (2,560 x 1,440). That resolution (4x 720p) requires a beefy GPU. The chipset is a Snapdragon...

Tags: Vivo, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z1S spotted again next to bigger Z1

Sony Xperia Z1S spotted again next to bigger Z1

18 November, 2013 | comments (57)

We've encountered yet another image of the upcoming Sony Xperia Z1S, sitting next to the Xperia Z1. The Xperia Z1S is taunted as the international version of the NTT DoCoMo Japan-exclusive Xperia Z1F. According to the source of the image the...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy J leaves Japan, Taiwan is first to get it

Samsung Galaxy J leaves Japan, Taiwan is first to get it

18 November, 2013 | comments (27)

The Samsung Galaxy J is already official and on sale on Japan's DoCoMo carrier but it now appears the phone is getting a wider release. The Galaxy J has been spotted on the Taiwanese communications regulatory website carrying the model number...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG G Flex clears FCC and goes on sale in the US

LG G Flex clears FCC and goes on sale in the US

17 November, 2013 | comments (62)

Eager for some curved screen action? Why don’t you have an LG G Flex? It will still cost you dearly, but at least you don’t have to travel to Korea to get it any more. The smartphone has just gone on sale in the US for a few dollars north of...

Tags: LG, Android


Octa-core Ascend P6S confirmed by Huawei president

Octa-core Ascend P6S confirmed by Huawei president

17 November, 2013 | comments (84)

The Huawei Ascend P6 is not only one of the slimmest, but also among the best looking smartphones around. It is also a pretty decent smartphone with the only part of its hardware that wasn’t quite impressive being the chipset, which tended to...


Android 4.4 KitKat update for HTC One GPE now ready

Android 4.4 KitKat update for HTC One GPE now ready

16 November, 2013 | comments (40)

When the Google Play Editions of the HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S4 came out everyone was wondering if those two will get future Android revisions as quickly as the Nexus lineup. Now obviously they didn’t quite match the speed of the Google...

Tags: HTC, Android


Sony Xperia Z1S leaks again posing next to its bigger brother

Sony Xperia Z1S leaks again posing next to its bigger brother

15 November, 2013 | comments (123)

The upcoming Sony Xperia Z1S made yet another appearance this week. This time around the smartphone got caught on camera next to its bigger brother, the 5” display toting Sony Xperia Z1. A juicy bit regarding the specs of the Sony Xperia...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S III mini gets Crystal Edition in Germany

Samsung Galaxy S III mini gets Crystal Edition in Germany

15 November, 2013 | comments (18)

Samsung has introduced a brand new Crystal Edition of the last year's Galaxy S III mini smartphone. The new lady phone is headed to the German market and there is no info on international availability. The Samsung Galaxy S III mini Crystal...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Huawei Ascend P6 gets Android 4.4 KitKat in January

Huawei Ascend P6 gets Android 4.4 KitKat in January

15 November, 2013 | comments (68)

Huawei Ascend P6 was announced and released in June with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean in charge of operations. Due to its incredibly slim profile and older generation quad-core processor, it was plagued with over-heating issues. We are not sure if those...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Xolo launches new Q1000 Opus with Broadcom chipset

Xolo launches new Q1000 Opus with Broadcom chipset

15 November, 2013 | comments (23)

Okay, so Indian smartphone maker Xolo just announced the Q1000 Opus, a version of the already available Xolo Q1000. It has a 5" 720p screen and a quad-core chipset. The Opus doesn’t seem to be a dual-SIM phone like the regular Q1000. Another...

Tags: Xolo, Android


HTC M8 chipset and screen information leaks

HTC M8 chipset and screen information leaks

15 November, 2013 | comments (31)

A week ago we got to see the HTC M8 - the successor of the HTC One flagship - for the first time. The leak only brought images of the rear casing of the device, but no information on its itnernals. Luckily now, thanks to @evleaks, we get to...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Republic Wireless now offers Moto X for $300

Republic Wireless now offers Moto X for $300

15 November, 2013 | comments (9)

When the Moto X was announced, we felt that it was a little overpriced, even after a series of price cuts – to $99 on contract and to $550 off-contract. Still, Motorola managed to move 500K units in Q3. There's a new offer now – Republic Wireless...


Samsung said to launch a device with wraparound screen next year

Samsung said to launch a device with wraparound screen next year

14 November, 2013 | comments (85)

According to a report released by Bloomberg, Samsung has plans to release a smartphone with wraparound display at some point next year. The new screen tech will allow users to look up messages or stocks from an angle. The upcoming device is...


LG Nexus 5 now available on T-Mobile US

LG Nexus 5 now available on T-Mobile US

14 November, 2013 | comments (6)

It turns out that the LG Nexus 5 will be hitting T-Mobile in the US early. Today, in fact, which comes almost a week ahead of what some leaks suggested. The Nexus 5 on T-Mobile's network isn't quite the same bargain as it is on the Play Store....


Jolla to go on sale on November 27

Jolla to go on sale on November 27

14 November, 2013 | comments (56)

The Jolla phone is finally coming to the market. Starting from November 27, you will be able to snatch the first Sailfish OS smartphone as long as you live in Helsinki, Finland. The smartphone will cost €399, which is a little steep but brings a...

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Samsung on Region lock: you need 5 min of voice calls

Samsung on Region lock: you need 5 min of voice calls

14 November, 2013 | comments (133)

Samsung introduced the controversial Region lock with its Galaxy Note 3 phablet and that caused quite a stir – the idea of being unable to use your unlocked device with some SIM cards sounded most unpleasant. Samsung quickly clarified that this...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Gartner: Android, WP on the rise as iOS share slides

Gartner: Android, WP on the rise as iOS share slides

14 November, 2013 | comments (49)

Gartner has released its report on mobile phone sales in the third quarter of the year and it shows smartphones continue to outsell featurephones for second quarter in a row. On a global scale, smartphones sales reached 250.2 million, taking up...


Sprint gets HTC One Max on November 15

Sprint gets HTC One Max on November 15

13 November, 2013 | comments (8)

Starting tomorrow Sprint will be offering the HTC One Max on a two year deal. The device will launch through all of Sprint's stores - walk-in, online and even through BestBuy. The device will go for either $249.99 upfront or $25 monthly with...

Tags: HTC, Android, Sprint


Asus Q3 2013 profit drops by 26%, will focus on smartphones in 2014

Asus Q3 2013 profit drops by 26%, will focus on smartphones in 2014

13 November, 2013 | comments (10)

At an investor's press conference held yesterday in Taiwan, Asus announced their Q3 2013 financial results. Asus struck a 26% drop in year-on-year profits due to some one-time tax expenses of NT$1.52 billion (US$51.37 million). Their net...

Tags: Android, ASUS


LG G Flex to hit at least 3 carriers in the US

LG G Flex to hit at least 3 carriers in the US

14 November, 2013 | comments (20)

Flexible displays may not be here in the way everyone expected them to be just yet, but that hasn't prevented Samsung and LG to out curved display smartphones this year. While both devices have since launched in their native Korea, it looks like the...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors