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Samsung's 5-inch 1080p screen is now all but confirmed

Samsung's 5-inch 1080p screen is now all but confirmed

14 January, 2013 | comments (169)

We've previously covered some juicy rumors that Samsung is working on a 5-inch 1080p screen of its own. Competing manufacturers have already announced plenty of smartphones with such a screen, so the race is in full swing while Samsung is not even...


Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa will still have PowerVR 5 graphics

Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa will still have PowerVR 5 graphics

14 January, 2013 | comments (99)

While Samsung left most of us a tad let down at this year’s CES with no new device announcements, it did manage to get us excited about the future regarding its upcoming Exynos 5 Octa SoC. As the name implies, the Exynos 5 Octa will feature...


Samsung Galaxy S series shipments surpass 100 million

Samsung Galaxy S series shipments surpass 100 million

14 January, 2013 | comments (234)

It's no secret that Samsung's Galaxy S series of smartphones has been a game changer, for the company as well as for Android smartphones in general. Now the series has reached a new landmark, with the total worldwide shipments exceeding 100 million...


Full-res Sony Xperia Z camera samples surface from CES

Full-res Sony Xperia Z camera samples surface from CES

13 January, 2013 | comments (175)

Lucky fellow journalists got the chance to smuggle out an Xperia Z outside the CES grounds for a short photo shoot and they've published the results. Sony made a real splash with their Xperia Z and ZL announcement at CES this year. Besides the...


New report backs info that Canada will get Xperia ZL

New report backs info that Canada will get Xperia ZL

12 January, 2013 | comments (49)

Yesterday we brought you a report that the Xperia Z and Xperia ZL will be joining forces to tackle the competition in Canada. Today, courtesy of Sony Xperia CA, comes a confirmation that the Xperia ZL will be Canada-bound, which is great news for...


Both Sony Xperia Z and Xperia ZL will be available in Canada

Both Sony Xperia Z and Xperia ZL will be available in Canada

11 January, 2013 | comments (70)

It seems that the early info that the Sony Xperia Z and Xperia ZL aren't going be sharing markets was wrong - Sony Mobile's Twitter account posted a message saying that both models will be available in...


Sony Xperia Z to hit all major Australian carriers

Sony Xperia Z to hit all major Australian carriers

10 January, 2013 | comments (43)

Sony is definitely determined to bring the Xperia Z flagship as in many countries as possible and, of course, as soon as possible. Australia is the next major market the Sony Xperia Z is going to hit this March. Telstra has already opened forms...


Samsung Galaxy S III mini officially gets four new colors

Samsung Galaxy S III mini officially gets four new colors

10 January, 2013 | comments (22)

A few days ago there was info that the Samsung Galaxy S III mini will be getting new colors and today it's official. The new colors are Garnet Red, Onyx Black, Titan Gray, and Amber Brown (which the earlier info missed). That's in addition to the...


Jelly Bean-running Samsung Galaxy S II Plus announced

Jelly Bean-running Samsung Galaxy S II Plus announced

10 January, 2013 | comments (82)

The Galaxy S II was a big seller for Samsung and it lives on in 2013 with a brand new variant - the Samsung Galaxy S II Plus. Just like the Galaxy S Plus last year, the S II Plus launches with a revamped design, updated OS and new chipset. The...


ZTE Grand S is now official, packs a 5

ZTE Grand S is now official, packs a 5" 1080p screen in a 6.9mm shell

09 January, 2013 | comments (40)

Just as expected, ZTE has officially announced its 5" flagship smartphone, the Grand S at the CES. Rocking a 1080p, 5" screen, the ZTE Grand S boast a thin waistline of just 6.9mm making it the thinnest of the 5" smartphones. Under the hood,...

Tags: ZTE, Android, Touch UI


Verizon Lumia 822 and Droid RAZR M to come in red and pink

Verizon Lumia 822 and Droid RAZR M to come in red and pink

09 January, 2013 | comments (10)

There is just over a month until Valentine's Day and Verizon has already started preparing for it. Two phones will get new paintjobs and maybe some ladies will receive them as Valentine's gifts. Nokia Lumia 822 will be released in red, while the...


Lenovo brings four dual-SIM IdeaPhone droids to CES

Lenovo brings four dual-SIM IdeaPhone droids to CES

09 January, 2013 | comments (21)

The K900 phablet might be hogging the spotlight, but Lenovo has four more Android handsets to show at CES. Details are a bit scarce, but they are all dual-SIM devices and range from an entry-level Gingerbread droid to a 5" Jelly Bean upper...


Sony Xperia Z might arrive in Europe on February 18

Sony Xperia Z might arrive in Europe on February 18

09 January, 2013 | comments (90)

Sony Xperia Z is the highlight of this year's CES, but it was only expected to hit the shelves in March. Various online retailers already listed the phone for the beginning of March and on about £530 (€650) price. According to an authorized...


Lenovo K900: 5.5

Lenovo K900: 5.5" 1080p screen, 13MP camera and dual-core Atom

09 January, 2013 | comments (64)

Lenovo brought the successor to the K800 to CES - the Lenovo K900 is an Intel-powered, Android-running phablet with a 5.5" 1080p screen. The device is also one of the thinnest in its class with a 6.9mm thick stainless steel and polycarbonate...


AT&T sets new record, sells 10 million smartphones in Q4

AT&T sets new record, sells 10 million smartphones in Q4

08 January, 2013 | comments (17)

AT&T is still not ready to reveal all the details regarding its financial Q4, but it can already confirm that the last quarter of 2012 has been its most successful yet. The carrier managed to beat its own record, shipping more than 10 million...


The Sony Xperia Z hits the UK in March, sells for £528

The Sony Xperia Z hits the UK in March, sells for £528

08 January, 2013 | comments (94)

Shortly after Sony Xperia Z's official unveiling at CES, UK retailer Phones4U has announced that it'll start offering the 5" phablet starting this March. Retailer Clove has also announced it'll be offering the device. Traditionally, the Z will...


Sony unveils Xperia Z and Xperia ZL 5

Sony unveils Xperia Z and Xperia ZL 5" 1080p flagships

08 January, 2013 | comments (198)

Just as expected, Sony's press conference at CES 2013 was indeed mostly about Xperia Z and Xperia ZL. Both leaked numerous times before and we already knew pretty much everything there was to know about them. Sony Xperia Z The Sony Xperia Z...


Huawei unveils 6.1-inch Ascend Mate and 5-inch Ascend D2

Huawei unveils 6.1-inch Ascend Mate and 5-inch Ascend D2

07 January, 2013 | comments (47)

Huawei's press conference at CES is over and, just as we expected it brought two new Android devices to officialdom Ascend Mate and Ascend D2. Huawei Ascend D2 The Ascend D2 packs a 5-inch 1080p display (that's 443ppi) with very thin...


Samsung I9500X name shows up on official site, what is it?

Samsung I9500X name shows up on official site, what is it?

07 January, 2013 | comments (35)

Around this time last year we started seeing clues of the existence of a mysterious Samsung I9500 device. Now an entry on Samsung's Global Download Center might rekindle the old rumors. The entry is for a phone called Samsung GT-I9500X and there...


Samsung starts Jelly Bean rollout for the Galaxy S Advance

Samsung starts Jelly Bean rollout for the Galaxy S Advance

07 January, 2013 | comments (303)

Samsung is releasing the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for its I9070 Galaxy S Advance smartphone. The update is available over the air and through the KIES software, but has only hit Russian units so far. The update is also available for direct...