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Sprint's LG G3 out on July 18, pre-orders start a week earlier

Sprint's LG G3 out on July 18, pre-orders start a week earlier

03 July, 2014 | comments (6)

If you're in the US and your carrier of choice is Sprint, then here's something for you. The Now Network will officially start selling the LG G3 on July 18. Pre-orders for the device will start on July 11, so exactly one week before the launch....

Tags: Android, LG, Sprint


Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini goes up for pre-order in the UK

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini goes up for pre-order in the UK

03 July, 2014 | comments (10)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini became official just a couple of days ago, and now you can already pre-order one if you're in the UK. So far, only one retailer has announced a price for the handset. So if you absolutely must pre-order a Galaxy S5 Mini...

Tags: Android, Samsung


Oppo teases upcoming device with

Oppo teases upcoming device with "best audio quality"

03 July, 2014 | comments (76)

Oppo is apparently working on a new thing. Said thing will come with "the best audio quality excellence", as well as overall "high quality" (according to Google Translate). So what could this be? The only detail we have about it right now is the...

Tags: Android, Oppo


LG Vista for Verizon renders leak, likely the LG G Pro 2 Lite

LG Vista for Verizon renders leak, likely the LG G Pro 2 Lite

03 July, 2014 | comments (3)

After a glimpse of the LG Vista last week, @evleaks has again provided us a look at what in all likelihood is the US variant of the LG G Pro 2 Lite. LG G Vista, for Verizon, 2014 - http://t.co/NyErSb5dlK pic.twitter.com/zfSlAhFXlW @evleaks...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Five Samsung smartphones to get KitKat updates this month

Five Samsung smartphones to get KitKat updates this month

02 July, 2014 | comments (476)

According to a leaked document purportedly originating at Samsung India, the Korean company is going to release Android 4.4 KitKat updates for five smartphones before the end of this month. The handsets in question are the Galaxy S4 Mini, the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Moto Maker can now be used in Germany to customize Moto X

Moto Maker can now be used in Germany to customize Moto X

02 July, 2014 | comments (20)

It's finally happened - Moto Maker is now available in a country other than the USA. Germany is the first land to get it, but we should expect the service to arrive in other parts of Europe soon too. Moto Maker is basically a website that allows...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Samsung Galaxy F gets pictured, 2014 release hinted

Samsung Galaxy F gets pictured, 2014 release hinted

02 July, 2014 | comments (46)

evleaks has again outed a render of the alleged upcoming Galaxy F smartphone, which is rumored to be the first global Galaxy device to sport a body constructed out of metal rather than plastic. The latest render looks suspiciously like last...


Cheap Lenovo Golden Warrior A8 unveiled in China with 4G

Cheap Lenovo Golden Warrior A8 unveiled in China with 4G

02 July, 2014 | comments (25)

The first Golden Warrior handset from Lenovo, the S8, has only been out for a few weeks or so. That, however, hasn't stopped the Chinese smartphone maker from already unveiling its successor - the Golden Warrior A8. Like the S8, the A8 is dirt...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


Xiaomi sells more phones in first half of 2014 than all of 2013

Xiaomi sells more phones in first half of 2014 than all of 2013

02 July, 2014 | comments (22)

Xiaomi just keeps on growing. The Chinese company that pioneered the 'flash sale' model in its native country has announced today that it's managed to ship 26.11 million smartphones in the first six months of 2014. That's an increase of 271% from...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Samsung Galaxy Ace 4, Core II, and Young 2 get priced

Samsung Galaxy Ace 4, Core II, and Young 2 get priced

02 July, 2014 | comments (43)

Samsung's Dutch portal announced today that the pricing for three of its latest entry-level droid iterations, the Samsung Galaxy Ace 4, Galaxy Core II, and Galaxy Young 2. All three devices will become available in Q3 of this year. The Galaxy Ace...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy K zoom now available for $450 in the USA

Samsung Galaxy K zoom now available for $450 in the USA

02 July, 2014 | comments (7)

A top US seller is offering brand-new Samsung Galaxy K zoom units on eBay for $449.99. This is the cheapest price of the cameraphone we've been able to find so far. The listing is on eBay.com and the seller is within the USA, so this offer...

Tags: Samsung, Android


OnePlus One shipments get delayed by another 20 days

OnePlus One shipments get delayed by another 20 days

02 July, 2014 | comments (51)

Those waiting for the OnePlus One will have to wait a bit longer as the company has announced on its official forum that there will be further delay in delivering the handset. According to a variety of reasons, OnePlus is 20 days behind its...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


Gionee Elife S5.5 gets Android 4.4 KitKat update

Gionee Elife S5.5 gets Android 4.4 KitKat update

02 July, 2014 | comments (133)

Gionee has started rolling out the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Elife S5.5. The update weighs in at 865MB and will make the phone jump from Android 4.2 straight to 4.4. The list of changes in the update include: Android upgrade to...

Tags: Gionee, Android


HTC One (M8) GPE and One (M7) GPE now getting Android 4.4.4

HTC One (M8) GPE and One (M7) GPE now getting Android 4.4.4

02 July, 2014 | comments (9)

Google is now seeding the latest available Android version on the HTC One (M8) and HTC One (M7) Google Play Editions. The 4.4.4 firmware, just like the previous 4.4.3 update, brings only bug fixes. Check the official Android 4.4.4 change...


iPhone users are switching to the Galaxy S5

iPhone users are switching to the Galaxy S5

01 July, 2014 | comments (220)

There's a significant number of iFans in the UK who are fed up with waiting for an iPhone with a larger screen and have jumped ship to the Samsung Galaxy S5 as a result. It turns out that 26% of new Samsung Galaxy S5 users have switched from the...


LG G3 Prime with Snapdragon 805 gets Bluetooth certified

LG G3 Prime with Snapdragon 805 gets Bluetooth certified

01 July, 2014 | comments (33)

The LG G3 isn't even for sale across the globe yet, but apparently its maker is already working on a beefed up version of the smartphone. The LG F460S has been certified by the Bluetooth SIG today. This could in fact be one of the G3 Prime models...

Tags: LG, Android


Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini to go for 479, report claims

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini to go for 479, report claims

01 July, 2014 | comments (42)

Samsung made the Galaxy S5 Mini official only a few short hours ago. The smaller handset looks just like its bigger sibling, and even has that device's much talked about sensors on board (think fingerprint scanner and heart rate monitor, for...


Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition shows up again

Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition shows up again

01 July, 2014 | comments (17)

At this point it's become very clear indeed - Samsung is working on a Google Play Edition Galaxy S5. This will come as no surprise, as last year we saw the Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition (GPE) launch alongside the HTC One GPE. Obviously one...


Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact first leaked images surface

Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact first leaked images surface

01 July, 2014 | comments (86)

Sony likes to refresh its flagship Android smartphones twice per year, unlike most of its competitors. The practice has proven somewhat controversial (especially among owners of the previous top of the line device when the new one comes out), but it...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Blurry picture claims to show the Xiaomi Mi-4 with super thin bezels

Blurry picture claims to show the Xiaomi Mi-4 with super thin bezels

01 July, 2014 | comments (9)

Xiaomi has been more or less quiet this year and we haven't really heard anything related to the successor to the popular Xiaomi Mi-3 aside from a leaked Xiaomi Mi-3S with a Snapdragon 801 chipset. Now a blurry shot from Xiaomi's homeland China...