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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 aren’t 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 After separating from Nokia, Vertu is now also distancing itself from the now outdated Symbian and towards greener...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 €150

Quad-core Karbonn S1 Titanium launches in India, costs €150

29 January, 2013 | comments (73)

Karbonn S1 Titanium has gone official in India. It’s 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...


Galaxy Pop is a quad-core version of Galaxy Premier for Korea

Galaxy Pop is a quad-core version of Galaxy Premier for Korea

29 January, 2013 | comments (21)

Remember the Galaxy Premier we met with a few months ago? It is a Jelly Bean droid based on the dual-core TI-OMAP 4470 SoC and packs a 4.65-inch Super AMOLED HD display. Back then it looked like a downgraded version of the Galaxy S III to...


The Galaxy Express is Samsung's new affordable LTE handset

The Galaxy Express is Samsung's new affordable LTE handset

29 January, 2013 | comments (64)

Samsung has just announced the latest member in its Galaxy range of Android device, the Galaxy Express. In case the name sounds familiar, it's because Samsung has already used it before for a phone available on AT&T's network in the US. This...


Sprint announces Kyocera Torque, rugged LTE droid

Sprint announces Kyocera Torque, rugged LTE droid

28 January, 2013 | comments (7)

Today Sprint and Kyocera announced the Torque Android smartphone. The handset brings support for LTE, a Qualcomm MSM8960 chipset with dual-core 1.2 GHz Krait CPU, 1 GB of RAM, 5 MP rear camera and 1.3 MP front-facing one. The Kyocera Torque will...


Mid-range Sony C530X HuaShan stars in spy photoshoot

Mid-range Sony C530X HuaShan stars in spy photoshoot

28 January, 2013 | comments (40)

The Sony C530X HuaShan has leaked a couple of times before, but this is the first time it has been caught on camera. A photo of the Android software info screen puts the OS version at 4.1.2 Jelly Bean (which is what the Xperia Z will launch...


HTC M7 parts shown on video, point to a 4.7-inch screen

HTC M7 parts shown on video, point to a 4.7-inch screen

28 January, 2013 | comments (36)

The still HTC M7 Android smartphone is once again the star of the Rumorland show. This time the back and front panels of the smartphonewere shown in front of Etrade Supply's camera and posted on YouTube. From the video we can gather that the HTC...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Pantech Vega No 6 goes official in South Korea

Pantech Vega No 6 goes official in South Korea

28 January, 2013 | comments (24)

Pantech has unveiled yet another excitingly sounding smartphone from the Vega lineup. Unfortunately, just like most of its siblings the Vega No 6 as the new device is called will remain exclusive to South Korea. It packs a 5.9-inch 1080p display and...


Alpha version of the Jelly Bean ROM for Xperia T now available

Alpha version of the Jelly Bean ROM for Xperia T now available

25 January, 2013 | comments (35)

Those first rumors of the update being released turned out to be a hoax, but Sony seems to be working hard on bringing Jelly Bean to its Xperia T flagship (and probably other smartphones too). The company just released alpha version of the ROM to...


Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 rugged Jelly Bean droid goes official

Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 rugged Jelly Bean droid goes official

25 January, 2013 | comments (31)

Samsung just announced the Galaxy Xcover 2, an IP67-certified Android phone. It improves an all the specs of its predecessor, from a bigger screen to a more powerful processor. The Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 has a 4” WVGA TFT screen, dual-core 1GHz...


HTC announces low-cost Desire U 4

HTC announces low-cost Desire U 4

25 January, 2013 | comments (56)

HTC has announced the newest addition to its Android smartphone range in the form of the Desire U. The Desire U is a budget smartphone and slots above the previous announced Desire C. The Desire U has the familiar HTC family look to it, which...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Huawei Ascend P2 press image leaks out, looks sweet

Huawei Ascend P2 press image leaks out, looks sweet

25 January, 2013 | comments (12)

Huawei's Ascend D2 and Ascend Mate created a lot of buzz among the tech enthusiasts at CES, but the company is not done with the announcements. A press image of the Ascend P2 has just leaked ahead of its MWC announcement, which is set to take place...


Lava launches Intel Lexington based XOLO X500 in India

Lava launches Intel Lexington based XOLO X500 in India

25 January, 2013 | comments (68)

Lava International, the company that released the world's first Intel Atom-based smartphone in India - the XOLO X900 - is now set to launch the new XOLO X500. The new handset is based on Intel's new Atom processor, formerly known as 'Lexington',...


Acer officially unveils the stylish Liquid E1 mid-ranger

Acer officially unveils the stylish Liquid E1 mid-ranger

24 January, 2013 | comments (18)

Today Acer announced a new member of its lineup of mid-range Android smartphones. The smartphone is called Liquid E1 and is basically a trimmed down version of the CloudMobile S500. Powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor with 1GB of RAM and...