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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


HTC readying 720p JB M4 and budget ICS G2 for spring

HTC readying 720p JB M4 and budget ICS G2 for spring

01 February, 2013 | comments (21)

It seems that HTC could announce two other smartphones alongside the 1080p M7 this month. The HTC M7 is expected to go official on February 19 and the M4 and G2 could debut at the same press event. The information comes courtesy of a few specs...


Huawei Ascend Mate pre-orders start at $575 in China

Huawei Ascend Mate pre-orders start at $575 in China

01 February, 2013 | comments (10)

Huawei announced three phones at the CES in Las Vegas in January - the Ascend D2 1080p smartphone, the Ascend Mate 6.1" phablet and the Ascend W1 Windows Phone midranger. Usually the Huawei phones launch in their homeland - China - first and so this...


Strategy Analytics: Apple top phone maker in US for Q4

Strategy Analytics: Apple top phone maker in US for Q4

01 February, 2013 | comments (54)

Android and iOS are locked in a tug-of-war that has been going on for a few years and competing OSes are falling to the wayside. Samsung (the biggest Android player) and Apple (the only iOS gadget maker) are busy fighting it out too and Strategy...

Tags: Android, iOS, Samsung, Apple, LG


Sony Xperia Z gets officially priced in the United Kingdom

Sony Xperia Z gets officially priced in the United Kingdom

01 February, 2013 | comments (143)

It looks like the highly anticipated Sony Xperia Z is inching even closer to the UK market. The company's Android flagship has appeared for with a "coming soon" status and a price in Sony's official online store in the United Kingdom. As you...


HTC M7 to go on sale from March 8, new color option revealed

HTC M7 to go on sale from March 8, new color option revealed

31 January, 2013 | comments (58)

HTC will be holding two press conferences simultaneously in New York and London on February 19. According to numerous leaks the Taiwanese company will reveal its latest M7 flagship smartphone at those. Now a new rumor has it that the HTC M7...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumor


Acer and Intel announce the Atom-powered Liquid C1

Acer and Intel announce the Atom-powered Liquid C1

31 January, 2013 | comments (16)

At an event in Thailand, Intel and Acer presented a new Android smartphone. The Acer Liquid C1 makes use of the latest mobile Intel Atom Z2420 chipset, which was only recently announced - back at CES earlier this month actually. The Acer Liquid...


Samsung Galaxy S IV might launch in April

Samsung Galaxy S IV might launch in April

31 January, 2013 | comments (170)

Samsung Galaxy IV, the rumored next flagship of the South Korean giant might actually launch in the month of April according to a couple of images from an internal raffle doc at a New Zealand mobile retailer. The raffle doc states that all...


Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 to hit Britain in March

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 to hit Britain in March

31 January, 2013 | comments (7)

The Samsung S7710 Galaxy Xcover 2 was announced only a week ago, but Samsung UK already issued an official press release that the smartphone should make it to the UK stores by March. Then again, that's hardly a surprise as other markets were...


Sony C530X HuaShan is the Xperia SP, C210X is the Xperia L

Sony C530X HuaShan is the Xperia SP, C210X is the Xperia L

31 January, 2013 | comments (32)

Unlike the Sony Xperia T, the phone of choice for James Bond, these two Xperia models arenít good at keeping their codenames. The Sony C530X HuaShan was revealed to the be the Xperia SP, while the Sony C210X will be the Xperia L. The Sony C530X...


LG Optimus L7 II Dual unveiled, a dual-SIM dual-core droid

LG Optimus L7 II Dual unveiled, a dual-SIM dual-core droid

31 January, 2013 | comments (20)

The LG Optimus L7 is getting a sequel with improved specs and dual-SIM capabilities to boot. The LG Optimus L7 II Dual updates the design a bit, going for a less angular look and has moved to capacitive keys only. The regular Back / Home / Menu...


Upcoming Vertu Constellation Ti running Android gets leaked

Upcoming Vertu Constellation Ti running Android gets leaked

31 January, 2013 | comments (43)

Looks like luxury brand Vertu is shifting to a new operating system for its phones, with the new OS in question being Android. After separating from Nokia, Vertu is now also distancing itself from the now outdated Symbian and towards greener...


Jelly Bean update for Motorola RAZR i now seeding

Jelly Bean update for Motorola RAZR i now seeding

30 January, 2013 | comments (17)

Motorola has started the Jelly Bean update roll out for the Intel-powered RAZR i. Even though the smartphone first launched in the UK, the first country to get the update notifications is France. The new firmware seeding right now is 4.1.2 and...


White LG Nexus 4 spotted in the wild

White LG Nexus 4 spotted in the wild

30 January, 2013 | comments (21)

While people are still struggling to get their hands on the current, black Nexus 4, it seems LG is secretly working on a white version of the device. The above image was sent by an anonymous tipster to PhoneArena, which shows the back of this...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Quad-core Karbonn S1 Titanium launches in India, costs Ä150

Quad-core Karbonn S1 Titanium launches in India, costs Ä150

29 January, 2013 | comments (73)

Karbonn S1 Titanium has gone official in India. Itís a quad-core smartphone running on the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The S1 Titanium is powered by a quad-core 1.2GHz processor. The smartphone comes with a 4.5-inch qHD (540x960 pixels) IPS display,...


Xperia Z demo units hit Japan retail stores, sales start February 9

Xperia Z demo units hit Japan retail stores, sales start February 9

29 January, 2013 | comments (160)

Japanese retail stores have started displaying demo units of the hotly anticipated Sony Xperia Z. What's more, there's now an exact date when sales will start, and that's February 9. Mind you, that date counts only for Sony's home market, and...