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NEC MEDIAS ES N-05D is a Japan only handset with killer specs

NEC MEDIAS ES N-05D is a Japan only handset with killer specs

31 January, 2012 | comments (45)

We have yet another case of Android smartphone goodness, which is bound only for the Japanese market, folks. Meet the NEC MEDIAS ES N-05D - an ultra thin, waterproof Android handset, headed for NTT Docomo. The Android 2.3.6 Gingebread...

Tags: NEC, Android, Touch UI


Carphone Warehouse UK to offer the Sony Xperia S for 430

Carphone Warehouse UK to offer the Sony Xperia S for 430

31 January, 2012 | comments (27)

Here is a surprise for the UK nationals. A few days ago we informed you about the ongoing pre-orders in the UK for Sony's latest and greatest Xperia S. Clove and Play.com are currently offering the Xperia S pre-orders on 468 and 450...


Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note to get ICS in March

Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note to get ICS in March

31 January, 2012 | comments (67)

The development of the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note is obviously progressing according to schedule. The Norwegian branch of the South Korean company just confirmed that the update is due to...


HTC Ville shot on camera, ICS and more

HTC Ville shot on camera, ICS and more

31 January, 2012 | comments (31)

The HTC Ville has popped up on video and is sporting the latest, and yet unofficial, version 4.0 of the Sense UI on top of Android 4.0.1 Ice Cream Sandwich, and a confirmation on some very important specs. The processor powering the Ville has...

Tags: HTC, Android, MWC 2012


Samsung Galaxy Nexus to get an upgraded GPU?

Samsung Galaxy Nexus to get an upgraded GPU?

31 January, 2012 | comments (21)

NenaMark 2 is a popular Android benchmark for 3D performance and it offers an online database of results. Interestingly, a Samsung Galaxy Nexus with an updated GPU popped up in the results. The Galaxy Nexus uses a TI OMAP 4460 chipset, which...


Sony Xperia S delayed in the UK until February

Sony Xperia S delayed in the UK until February

30 January, 2012 | comments (54)

If you're a UK resident and on the lookout for Sony's Xperia S flagship, today isn't your lucky day, that goes for the people who've pre-ordered the device from online retailer Play and were expecting shipment starting today. Play has...


AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note launches on February 19

AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note launches on February 19

30 January, 2012 | comments (13)

AT&T announced it plans to offer the Samsung Galaxy Note back on CES. The AT&T version looks much like the international one, but is based on a completely different chipset. The AT&T's Note is powered by the Qualcomm's MSM8660 Snapdragon platform...


Motorola releases unlocked RAZR Developer Edition

Motorola releases unlocked RAZR Developer Edition

30 January, 2012 | comments (7)

We previously reported that Motorola is facing intense pressure from users to unlock their devices, and it seems like the mobile giant may finally be giving in. In a recent post on their official blog, Motorola announced that it will be...


Sony LT22i Nypon to be marketed as Xperia P

Sony LT22i Nypon to be marketed as Xperia P

30 January, 2012 | comments (25)

Just a week ago the Indonesian equivalent for the American FCC posted the retail name of the Sony's ST25i Kumquat a.k.a. Xperia U. Today we find another retail name in there - the LT22i Nypon's. Sony LT22i Nypon should be called Xperia P when it...


Samsung I9070 Galaxy S Advance goes official, confirms rumors

Samsung I9070 Galaxy S Advance goes official, confirms rumors

30 January, 2012 | comments (43)

Samsung just introduced the latest dual-core addition to their lineup of Android smartphones. Dubbed Samsung I9070 Galaxy S Advance, the new handset promises to become the most affordable dual-core smartphone by the Korean company. Samsung I9070...


Samsung's unannounced GT-I9070 Galaxy S Advance shows up

Samsung's unannounced GT-I9070 Galaxy S Advance shows up

29 January, 2012 | comments (59)

In case you thought that Samsung is done updating the original Galaxy S lineup, you were wrong. A yet to be announced Samsung Galaxy S Advance has emerged in photos and a YouTube video, thus bringing yet another member to the device family, which...


DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX found running on identical ROM

DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX found running on identical ROM

29 January, 2012 | comments (8)

On the surface the new DROID RAZR MAXX seems identical to the standard DROID RAZR, except for the bigger battery. But turns out they are even more similar on the inside. The Android Source has discovered that both the DROID RAZR and the...


LG Optimus L3 E400 goes quietly up for pre-order in Sweden

LG Optimus L3 E400 goes quietly up for pre-order in Sweden

28 January, 2012 | comments (29)

In the quietest manner possible, LG's latest Optimus L3 E400 budget smartphone has gone up for pre-order at a Swedish online retailer. The smartphone, despite lacking a massive spec sheet, is bound to bring a serious dash of good looks to the market...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG Optimus 3D to be called 3D MAX, with or without the Optimus

LG Optimus 3D to be called 3D MAX, with or without the Optimus

27 January, 2012 | comments (24)

A few days ago leaked the first images of the rumored as the Optimus 3D successor - LG CX2. The CX2 is supposed to feature a better processor, superior display, slimmer shell and even better connectivity options (incl. NFC). Today a reportedly...


LG Prada 3.0 launches in the UK this Friday

LG Prada 3.0 launches in the UK this Friday

26 January, 2012 | comments (12)

Prada Phone by LG 3.0, the latest smartphone to come out from the partnership between LG and the fashion giant, will hit UK stores tomorrow. Phones4U will be the lucky store to offer the device in the UK starting tomorrow with others...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


AT&T breaks smartphone sales record in Q4, still posts a loss

AT&T breaks smartphone sales record in Q4, still posts a loss

26 January, 2012 | comments (10)

AT&T released its fourth quarter results today, along with their full year results. There are some pretty interesting numbers - like record sales of both iPhone and Android phones. In fact, smartphones are enjoying an explosive growth on AT&T's...

Tags: AT&T, iPhone, Android


Motorola RAZR MAXX available at Verizon for $299 on contract

Motorola RAZR MAXX available at Verizon for $299 on contract

26 January, 2012 | comments (25)

The Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX was one of the phones that managed to impress us at CES this year is available now from Verizon. The phone boasts a humongous 3,300 mAh battery while still staying relatively slim - a hair under 9mm. If battery life...


Motorola RAZR Ice Cream Sandwich ROM leaks

Motorola RAZR Ice Cream Sandwich ROM leaks

26 January, 2012 | comments (15)

An ICS ROM for the GSM version of the Motorola RAZR has leaked online that gives a glimpse of what we could expect later during the year when it starts rolling out officially. At first glance it looks almost stock but that's mostly because...


Is Samsung delaying the launch of Galaxy S III until after MWC?

Is Samsung delaying the launch of Galaxy S III until after MWC?

25 January, 2012 | comments (60)

It is needless to say that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S III is one of the most anticipated Android devices, which are going to break cover this year - one of the brightest stars of the MWC which is set to kick off next month in Barcelona. Or...


Galaxy S III to hit shelves in April with 12 MP camera and HD screen

Galaxy S III to hit shelves in April with 12 MP camera and HD screen

24 January, 2012 | comments (266)

The MWC is fast approaching and one of the main reasons for us to expect it so eagerly is the announcement of the next Samsung flagship. The Galaxy S III has some huge shoes to fill, but if those latest rumors are to be believed, it might just have...