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LG gives more details about the Optimus G, some specs

LG gives more details about the Optimus G, some specs

27 August, 2012 | comments (21)

Following the leaked information yesterday, LG has issued a press release giving more details on its upcoming flagship smartphone - the Optimus G. The LG Optimus G is now confirmed to rock the quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 chipset,...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG E973 Optimus G emerges in leaked images

LG E973 Optimus G emerges in leaked images

24 August, 2012 | comments (96)

With IFA only a few days away, the LG E973 Optimus G has emerged in leaked photos. One of the likely stars of the shows looks bound to claim the title of the best equipped device in the Android realm. The LG E973 Optimus G packs a...


LTE-version of Samsung Galaxy S III headed to Germany

LTE-version of Samsung Galaxy S III headed to Germany

24 August, 2012 | comments (36)

We've got some good news to our Galaxy S III-loving European friends with a thing for 4G networks. According to the (usually very reliable) SammyHub, Samsung is preparing to bring the LTE version of its flagship smartphone to markets outside Korea...


LG Singapore confirms ICS for Optimus 2X, Black, 3D, LTE, Prada

LG Singapore confirms ICS for Optimus 2X, Black, 3D, LTE, Prada

24 August, 2012 | comments (66)

The last few weeks must have been really confusing for the LG Optimus owners around the globe. The company's 2011 lineup was first promised ICS updates but then those were delayed, denied, faked and for a brief moment it appeared that the saga will...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


HTC 'Proto' images leak, looks like the Desire V

HTC 'Proto' images leak, looks like the Desire V

24 August, 2012 | comments (20)

The Verge has uncovered pictures of an upcoming HTC phone, known for now as the HTC 'Proto'. It is said that this will be the successor to the HTC One V in the international markets, and has a 4-inch, WVGA display, 5 megapixel camera and a dual-core...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


T-Mobile allegedly cancels the Galaxy Note in the US

T-Mobile allegedly cancels the Galaxy Note in the US

24 August, 2012 | comments (20)

Many were surprised when T-Mobile decided to release the Galaxy Note in the US last month, almost a year after the phone was launched internationally and seven months after it was launched by AT&T. But what caused the most confusion was...


Sony Xperia J ST26i official image leaks

Sony Xperia J ST26i official image leaks

24 August, 2012 | comments (68)

Sony seems to be on a mission to flood the market with as many smartphones as possible. The latest member of this crusade is the Xperia J ST26i, which was spotted by ePrice. The Xperia J will be a mid-range budget smartphone that comes with...


European HTC One S receives OTA update to ICS 4.0.4

European HTC One S receives OTA update to ICS 4.0.4

23 August, 2012 | comments (89)

We received a few reports that the European variant of the Krait-packing HTC One S is getting an over the air update. The new firmware brings Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.4 and the latest Sense version 4.1 to the HTC mid-range smartphone. As...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Xiaomi sold 200,000 Mi-One S phones in less than 30 minutes

Xiaomi sold 200,000 Mi-One S phones in less than 30 minutes

23 August, 2012 | comments (45)

A week ago, Chinese Android phone maker Xiaomi announced the Mi-Two - the first phone to have a Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset with a quad-core Krait processor and Adreno 320 GPU. At the same event, Xiaomi announced the Mi-One S, an updated version of...


LG Optimus LTE2 may go international as the Optimus G

LG Optimus LTE2 may go international as the Optimus G

22 August, 2012 | comments (55)

South Korea may soon not be the only country to enjoy 4G goodness of the LTE2, as the rumored Optimus G is set to bring its impressive specs to other markets. The LG Optimus G will feature an updated 13 MP camera (a step up from the 8 MP...


Acer announces ICS-powered Liquid Gallant and Gallant Duo

Acer announces ICS-powered Liquid Gallant and Gallant Duo

21 August, 2012 | comments (21)

Acer has just announced its IFA lineup 10 days before the expo kicks off. It seems Acer has no intention to hold a press-conference like the others, but we will be able to find and see the new phones on its booth starting on August 31. The two...


Xperia 2011 smartphones get an update, it's still ICS

Xperia 2011 smartphones get an update, it's still ICS

21 August, 2012 | comments (178)

Sony will push a new update for the Xperia 2011 smartphones starting this week. It will keep the Android version at 4.0.4 but will bring some "bug fixes, performance tweaks and other improvements". The first handsets to receive the new update...


Leaked specs could be showing a revamped Nexus

Leaked specs could be showing a revamped Nexus

21 August, 2012 | comments (56)

SamMobile.com have unearthed some specs of a peculiar Samsung device that has a model number I9260. The device is similar to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, offering a 4.65" SuperAMOLED display but raises the bar with two Cortex-A9 cores clocked at 1.5...


Samsung Galaxy S II Plus pictures leak

Samsung Galaxy S II Plus pictures leak

21 August, 2012 | comments (43)

A Chilean carrier VTR has what it claims to the Galaxy S II Plus on its website, complete with pictures and a spec page. The phone looks strangely identical to the T-Mobile version of the Galaxy S II (T989). In fact, if you go through the...


Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G appears on the company's website

Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G appears on the company's website

20 August, 2012 | comments (14)

Samsung's freshly renamed and yet to be announced Galaxy S Relay 4G made a brief appearance on the Korean company's official website. The images of the smartphone reveal its physical hardware in full detail, thus leaving nothing to imagination. They...


LG Optimus Black ICS update confirmed by the retail box stamp

LG Optimus Black ICS update confirmed by the retail box stamp

20 August, 2012 | comments (50)

Update, August 22: The source - TechCovet - has just confirmed the stickers were put there by the retailer to increase the sales. With the last hope gone it seems the Optimus Black will be stuck on Gingerbread forever. Sorry, folks! LGs PR is...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy S Duos goes official, live shots are inside

Samsung Galaxy S Duos goes official, live shots are inside

20 August, 2012 | comments (72)

The Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562 first surfaced in a not-quite-official manner, but now it was announced through proper channels. Even though it's hot off the presses, we managed to get our hands on the phone and handle it briefly. First off, here...


LG Optimus Vu goes global with a quad-core CPU

LG Optimus Vu goes global with a quad-core CPU

20 August, 2012 | comments (26)

LG announced global availability of its unorthodox screen ratio sporting Optimus Vu phoneblet. The device will hit select markets in Europe, Asia, Middle East/Africa and Latin America in September. The most important change about the globally...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy Note 2 bits show up in an Unpacked teaser

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 bits show up in an Unpacked teaser

19 August, 2012 | comments (63)

With Samsung's Unpacked event in Berlin scheduled in little over a week, the Korean giant has released a teaser video for the star of the show - the Galaxy Note 2. In the short clip, we get to catch a glimpse of the stylus, which the upcoming...


Motorola DROID RAZR HD gets shown off in tutorial videos

Motorola DROID RAZR HD gets shown off in tutorial videos

19 August, 2012 | comments (16)

That September 5th event might be a good couple of weeks away, yet we've got a chance to see the likely release candidate. Motorola's upcoming (and likely named DROID RAZR HD) top shelf smartphone for Verizon Wireless got shown off in tutorial...