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Samsung sold 5 million Galaxy Note II units in just two months

Samsung sold 5 million Galaxy Note II units in just two months

25 November, 2012 | comments (166)

At the beginning of November Samsung announced they've sold more than 3 million Galaxy Note II phablets and now, merely a couple of weeks later, we get word that this number has grown to north of 5 million. It took the Galaxy Note II just two...


LTE can be enabled on the Nexus 4, works on Canadian networks

LTE can be enabled on the Nexus 4, works on Canadian networks

23 November, 2012 | comments (41)

Remember when people were disappointed that the Nexus 4 doesn’t have LTE? And then iFixit dug up an LTE chip in the phone? Well, it turns out that the chip can be enabled surprisingly easy. Several people are reporting that the LTE connectivity...


Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy Note II launches in China

Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy Note II launches in China

23 November, 2012 | comments (101)

Samsung China has gone official with the previously leaked dual-SIM variant of the Note 2. The model number is GT-N7102 and from what it looks it's got proper GSM/HSDPA support on both SIM cards. The Note 2 N7102 is practically the same phone...


Samsung Stratosphere II goes on sale in the US

Samsung Stratosphere II goes on sale in the US

23 November, 2012 | comments (18)

The Samsung Stratosphere II has quietly gone on sale in the US without much fanfare. The phone is available on Verizon on a two year contract for $129.99.. The Samsung Stratosphere II has a 4-inch, 800 x 480 resolution Super AMOLED display,...


Official photos of the HTC Deluxe DLX surface, confirm color options

Official photos of the HTC Deluxe DLX surface, confirm color options

22 November, 2012 | comments (123)

The recently leaked press image of the HTC Deluxe left us wanting for more and now we're getting treated to three new official photos of the monstrous smartphone. The photos doesn't say too much about the smartphone, but confirm that it will...


Nexus 4 available at Carphone Warehouse, costs dearly

Nexus 4 available at Carphone Warehouse, costs dearly

22 November, 2012 | comments (26)

The Google Nexus 4 is one of the most affordable high-end smartphones around with its $349 price tag in the US. In Europe, however, things are different, as Carphone warehouse is listing the latest Nexus phone for the hefty £390. This is £110...


Samsung expected to sell some 60 million smartphones in Q4

Samsung expected to sell some 60 million smartphones in Q4

22 November, 2012 | comments (49)

Samsung has gradually become a one-stop-shop for Android smartphones, with devices available in almost every conceivable variety for almost any budget. It's no real shocker that it is the number one smartphone manufacturer globally, and will likely...

Tags: Samsung, Android


A limited edition of US Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX HD surfaces

A limited edition of US Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX HD surfaces

20 November, 2012 | comments (10)

Just hearing the DROID moniker in that long name should be enough to tell you that's the US version of the handset we're talking about. And if the fiery red wasn't enough of a spoiler, yes, this phone is a genuine Verizon flyer, and proudly...


Android 4.1.2 test firmware for Samsung Galaxy Note II surfaces

Android 4.1.2 test firmware for Samsung Galaxy Note II surfaces

20 November, 2012 | comments (38)

A test ROM, carrying a version number N7100XXDLJ2 for the Galaxy Note II has just surfaced, giving everyone brave enough to try manual flashing a chance to experience the latest goodies from the Samsung R&D center. The leaked release bring a cool...


Rumors: Galaxy S IV to have 13MP camera, quad-core A15 CPU

Rumors: Galaxy S IV to have 13MP camera, quad-core A15 CPU

20 November, 2012 | comments (348)

The Samsung Galaxy S IV rumors are heating up - the 4.99" 1080p Super AMOLED screen was brought up again as was the Exynos 5450 chipset rumors (with quad-core Cortex-A15 CPU). The camera has also caught the attention of the rumor mill and apparently...


La Fleur  Galaxy S III, S Duos, Ace 2 and Ace Duos on the way

La Fleur Galaxy S III, S Duos, Ace 2 and Ace Duos on the way

19 November, 2012 | comments (44)

The La Fleur brand is no news for Samsung. It’s been doing those editions since the end of 2009. The limited-edition phones are not quite widespread or famous, but they've usually enjoyed good reception from the ladies out there. So here come the...


ZTE Grand X Pro press image breaks loose

ZTE Grand X Pro press image breaks loose

19 November, 2012 | comments (14)

ZTE may have just announced a bunch of new phones, but it seems there is even more cooking in its labs. A leaked image supposedly shows the Grand X Pro – the ZTE’s next flagship. ZTE Grand X Pro It looks really cool and seems to be running an...


ZTE announces four new phones: Grand Era, V790, V887, V889M

ZTE announces four new phones: Grand Era, V790, V887, V889M

18 November, 2012 | comments (26)

ZTE recently held a press event in Russia and thanks to fellow journalists there, we've got the scoop of the latest devices in the manufacturer's lineup. The company's top brass did not miss the occasion to remind us they are now the 4th largest...

Tags: ZTE, Android, Touch UI


Lenovo working on Android smartphone with 1080p display

Lenovo working on Android smartphone with 1080p display

18 November, 2012 | comments (74)

After Oppo, HTC and Sharp, it's Lenovo's turn to release an Android-based smartphone with a 1080p display. We don't really know much about this phone, including it's name, but a few screenshots from the phone have surfaced online. These...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG F240 leaks via GLBenchmark, sports a full HD screen

LG F240 leaks via GLBenchmark, sports a full HD screen

16 November, 2012 | comments (61)

LG's answer to the 1080p screen touting HTC DROID DNA has leaked thanks to GLBenchmark's website. Codenamed the LG F240, the device is reported to sport a similarly spec'd display with a 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. According to its...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Sony working on a direct rival to the iPhone 5, Galaxy SIII

Sony working on a direct rival to the iPhone 5, Galaxy SIII

16 November, 2012 | comments (308)

Sony is working on a high-end Android smartphone, ready to take on the iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy SIII. Best of all, the company will have it on display at CES and MWC next year. "In the near future we'll finish a flagship model, which will...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Nexus 7 with HSPA+ sells out on Google Play as well

Nexus 7 with HSPA+ sells out on Google Play as well

15 November, 2012 | comments (54)

The AT&T version of the Nexus 7 with cellular data has sold out just two days after appearing on the Google Play Store. Although it did not get as much publicity, the Nexus 7 with Mobile data was released alongside the new Nexus 4 smartphone...


Android and Samsung build on their market shares in Q3 2012

Android and Samsung build on their market shares in Q3 2012

14 November, 2012 | comments (129)

Android's market share increased significantly during the third quarter of 2012, with the Google OS powering 72.4% of all smartphones sold in the three months' period. Apple's iOS came a very distant second with a market share of 13.9%. This...


T-Mobile releases Jelly Bean for the Galaxy S III

T-Mobile releases Jelly Bean for the Galaxy S III

14 November, 2012 | comments (29)

T-Mobile is the second US carrier to unleash Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to its Galaxy S III customers. Last month Sprint started seeding the Jelly Bean update to the Galaxy S III units on its network. The update is available OTA or from...


Nexus S and Motorola Xoom to remain on Android 4.1.2

Nexus S and Motorola Xoom to remain on Android 4.1.2

14 November, 2012 | comments (91)

While announcing the availability of Android 4.2 on AOSP, lead Android developer at Google Jean-Baptiste Quéru confirmed that the Nexus S and the Motorola Xoom will not be updated to Android 4.2 and will remain on Android 4.1.2. We honestly...