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White LG Nexus 4 says hello again, this time from Dubai

White LG Nexus 4 says hello again, this time from Dubai

15 May, 2013 | comments (13)

The white LG Nexus 4 is walking the rumorland since January this year, but it appears lately the smartphone isn't even trying to hide from the public. The Snow White Nexus 4 was showcased in Dubai and there is a video to prove it. It appears the...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


NEC Medias X has a water-cooled Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset

NEC Medias X has a water-cooled Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset

15 May, 2013 | comments (27)

Well, this is a first – NEC just unveiled a phone, the NEC Medias X 06E, which features a water-cooled Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset. Yes, you read that right. It's a head pipe system rather than one with an active water pump, but still it promises to...

Tags: NEC, Android


IP57-certified Panasonic Eluga P with 4.7

IP57-certified Panasonic Eluga P with 4.7" 1080p display unveiled

15 May, 2013 | comments (19)

Panasonic unveiled an HTC One competitor in Japan – it's called Eluga P P-03E and it's for DoCoMo. The Panasonic Eluga P is an Android 4.2 phone with a 4.7" 1080p screen, which is optimized for one-handed operation. The screen can detect a...


Sony Xperia Z gets firmware update, improves camera quality

Sony Xperia Z gets firmware update, improves camera quality

15 May, 2013 | comments (147)

Sony has just released a new firmware update for the Xperia Z flagship. It's still based on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, but brings quite a lot of improvements. The most notable change is the improved camera quality. The Sony fans probably remember...

Tags: Sony, Android


Is Samsung working on a stock Android version of the Galaxy S4?

Is Samsung working on a stock Android version of the Galaxy S4?

15 May, 2013 | comments (54)

While it's quite unlikely that we'll see a new Nexus phone at this year's Google I/O, which starts later today, Samsung might have a surprise in store – a pure Android version of the Galaxy S4 flagship, a "Google Edition". This phone will...


Samsung ships 6 million Galaxy S4's, breaks own record

Samsung ships 6 million Galaxy S4's, breaks own record

15 May, 2013 | comments (127)

There was never any doubt that the Samsung Galaxy S4 would be a runaway success in the market. The only question was would it be able to beat the record of its super popular predecessor. The Korean company has managed to ship over six million...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Sony Xperia ZR won't launch in the UK, Germany and France

Sony Xperia ZR won't launch in the UK, Germany and France

14 May, 2013 | comments (60)

The recently announced water and dust resistant Sony Xperia ZR won't be getting the global release many were hoping for. The smartphone won't be hitting the United Kingdom, Germany and France according to new information. The news for the French...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Dual-core Exynos 5210 allegedly confirmed for Galaxy S4 mini

Dual-core Exynos 5210 allegedly confirmed for Galaxy S4 mini

14 May, 2013 | comments (18)

The Galaxy line of devices is on a roll as of late and doesn't look as if it needs a breather. After the Galaxy S4 hit the ground running we've heard of a water-resistant Galaxy S4 Activ a camera-based Galaxy S4 Zoom (that might have 10x zoom) and...

Tags: Samsung, Android


AT&T to allegedly discontinue the HTC First due to poor sales

AT&T to allegedly discontinue the HTC First due to poor sales

14 May, 2013 | comments (44)

The first Facebook phone, it seems, has been a failure. Sales of the HTC First have been a disappointment, to the point where AT&T, the sole carrier of the device in the US, had to slash the price from $99 to $0.99 within a month of the phone's...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom camera sample leaks

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom camera sample leaks

13 May, 2013 | comments (29)

Rumors about the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom have been heating up lately, but we are still not 100% sure whether that's a smatphone with a zoom lens or it's a new Galaxy Camera, which uses the S4 name merely for marketing purposes. The device was...


Photos of the white Nexus 4 surface again ahead of Google I/O

Photos of the white Nexus 4 surface again ahead of Google I/O

13 May, 2013 | comments (20)

The white version of the LG Nexus 4 has posed for the camera once again after its extended photo shoot back in January. This time around, the photos aren't as clear or as many, but give enough reason to speculate on the phone's wider...

Tags: LG, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 Activ certified by Bluetooth SIG, UA profile leaks

Samsung Galaxy S4 Activ certified by Bluetooth SIG, UA profile leaks

13 May, 2013 | comments (68)

The water-resistant S4 valiant dubbed Samsung I9295 Galaxy S4 Activ was just certified by the Bluetooth SIG and its user agent profile showed up on Samsung's site. The Bluetooth certification doesn’t give us much, not even a confirmation on the...


Blue Arctic Samsung Galaxy S4 spotted in Japan

Blue Arctic Samsung Galaxy S4 spotted in Japan

13 May, 2013 | comments (34)

Samsung's fourth generation Galaxy S smartphone was launched with two color options - Black Mist and White Frost. The South Korean manufacturer's 2013 flagship might soon be available in a new color variant, though, according to a leaked...


Sony announces Xperia ZR waterproof smartphone

Sony announces Xperia ZR waterproof smartphone

13 May, 2013 | comments (140)

Sony has announced the younger sibling to the Xperia Z: the Xperia ZR. The Xperia ZR includes many of the Z's features in a smaller, more compact design. Just like the Xperia Z, the Xperia ZR is waterproof and dust-resistant. This time, Sony...


Alleged images of Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini leak

Alleged images of Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini leak

12 May, 2013 | comments (72)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini has been rumored for quite some time and now, alleged images of the smartphone have surfaced online. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is said to sport a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED display with a pixel density of 256ppi....


New alleged image of the LG Optimus G2 surfaces

New alleged image of the LG Optimus G2 surfaces

11 May, 2013 | comments (73)

LG’s Optimus G served as the basis of the Nexus 4 and now the rumors suggest that the South Korean company is working on the successors of both. An alleged image of the Optimus G2 was posted on Twitter, which shows thinner bezels than the Optimus...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


LG Optimus G Pro now available in the US

LG Optimus G Pro now available in the US

10 May, 2013 | comments (24)

The LG Optimus G Pro hit store shelves Stateside today as scheduled. The flagship is available exclusively via AT&T and costs $200 with a two-year contract. LG Optimus G Pro for AT&T The LG Optimus G Pro is already available in South Korea...

Tags: LG, Android, AT&T


Over 300 million smart devices shipped in Q1 2013, Canalys says

Over 300 million smart devices shipped in Q1 2013, Canalys says

10 May, 2013 | comments (29)

Smart mobile device shipments for Q1 of this year have reached a record 308.7 million units, according to the latest report by Canalys. The number represents a growth of 37.4% compared to Q1 2012. As is usually the case, Android has the...


Next-gen Oppo Find rumored to sport Snapdragon 800 CPU

Next-gen Oppo Find rumored to sport Snapdragon 800 CPU

10 May, 2013 | comments (27)

Rumors are floating around of the next-generation Oppo Find smartphone, predictably dubbed the Find 6. According to "trusted sources over in China", Oppo's next smartphone is going to pack the nerdgasmic quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor and 2GB of...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom to have 10x optical zoom?

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom to have 10x optical zoom?

10 May, 2013 | comments (101)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom entered the rumor mill a few days ago – an S4 mini variant with a 16MP camera. A new rumor suggests that the "Zoom" moniker isn’t random, the phone will have a 10x optical zoom lens. The Samsung Galaxy Camera also had a...