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Counterpoint: Nokia climbs to 4th place in US smartphone market

Counterpoint: Nokia climbs to 4th place in US smartphone market

02 November, 2013 | comments (128)

Nokia has struggled to get into the US market for years now, but it seems that its hard work is finally starting to pay off. Counterpoint Research reports that in Q3 of this year Nokia leapfrogged several makers to reach the fourth spot among...


Black Nexus 5 16GB out of stock, others ship with delays

Black Nexus 5 16GB out of stock, others ship with delays

01 November, 2013 | comments (72)

The Google Play Store was out of Nexus 5 16GB stock a couple of hours after the device was officially announced. The 16GB units are still out of stock in the US Play Store. There are 32GB units available – both Black and White – but the bad news...

Tags: Google, Android, LG


LG Nexus 5 is official, runs Android 4.4 KitKat

LG Nexus 5 is official, runs Android 4.4 KitKat

31 October, 2013 | comments (152)

The leak storm is finally over, Google has just made the Nexus 5 official. The latest Nexus smartphone is manufactured by LG. It rocks a 4.95" LCD display with 1080p resolution, which adds up to a pixel density of 445 ppi. The good news keeps on...

Tags: LG, Android, Google


Nexus 5 torn down in front of a camera

Nexus 5 torn down in front of a camera

31 October, 2013 | comments (35)

Here is another Google Nexus 5 leak. In case you aren't tired of seeing the smartphone leaking from pretty much every corner of the universe, here we have yet another set of pictures for you. This time the Nexus 5 poses in front of a camera with...

Tags: LG, Android, Google


Nexus 5 hands-on video leaks, again

Nexus 5 hands-on video leaks, again

31 October, 2013 | comments (30)

This is getting embarrassing – the Nexus 5 has leaked all over the place, even gone on preorder, and yet Google still hasn't officially announced it. Well, you might not be getting the official info on the Nexus 5 yet, but here's a lengthy hands-on...

Tags: LG, Android, Google


Google Nexus 5 aces BaseMark X gaming benchmark

Google Nexus 5 aces BaseMark X gaming benchmark

30 October, 2013 | comments (53)

If all the rumors and teasers are to be trusted, Google will be announcing the LG-made Nexus 5 this Friday. The flagship has leaked numerous times revealing all there is to know about its design, specs and even pricing. We've already seen...

Tags: LG, Android, Google


More Nexus 5 images leak, Sprint version confirmed

More Nexus 5 images leak, Sprint version confirmed

30 October, 2013 | comments (20)

The oft-pictured Google Nexus 5 built by LG has been making the rounds quite a bit over the past several months. It left little to the imagination in terms of appearance, specifications, software version, and even pricing. The only thing that's...

Tags: Google, Android, LG


IDC: Nokia phone shipments decline, others on the rise

IDC: Nokia phone shipments decline, others on the rise

29 October, 2013 | comments (55)

Another analyst firm, IDC, put out a report detailing the phone market in Q3 this year. While it has slightly different numbers than Strategy Analytics, the picture it paints is pretty much the same.. IDC confirms that smartphone shipments have...


SA: Samsung smartphone lead expands as Apple falters

SA: Samsung smartphone lead expands as Apple falters

29 October, 2013 | comments (119)

Strategy Analytics is reporting on the smartphone market and had to use the word "record" a lot. Smartphone shipments worldwide for the third quarter of this year grew 45% to reach a record 251 million units, the first time ever smartphone...


Nexus 5 specs get revealed by Wind Mobile in Canada

Nexus 5 specs get revealed by Wind Mobile in Canada

28 October, 2013 | comments (53)

The latest LG Nexus 5 leak comes from Canada. The specs of the yet to be announced smartphone got revealed in a pre-registration page for the Canadian wireless carrier Wind Mobile. The sign-up page has subsequently been taken down. It...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Nexus 5 goes on sale prematurely in the Netherlands

Nexus 5 goes on sale prematurely in the Netherlands

28 October, 2013 | comments (36)

Silly Nexus 5, you're not supposed to be out yet. Yet it is – Dutch online retailer Belsimpel has put up the yet-unannounced Google phone on sale already. The SIM-free is a hefty €460 but then Nexus devices are usually quite expensive when you don't...

Tags: LG, Android


LG G Flex with curved OLED display goes official in Korea

LG G Flex with curved OLED display goes official in Korea

27 October, 2013 | comments (82)

LG officially took the wraps off the G Flex smartphone with curved display in Korea. The Android handset will hit all three major carriers in its homeland next month, where it will square off against the Samsung Galaxy Round. Naturally, the...

Tags: LG, Android


Nexus 5 leaks out yet again, this time in a press image

Nexus 5 leaks out yet again, this time in a press image

27 October, 2013 | comments (60)

The LG Nexus 5 continues its quest to become one of the most leaked smartphones before its announcement. A press image of the Android handset appeared on Twitter, unsurprisingly courtesy of @evleaks. The image should hardly catch anyone by...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Bluetooth certification for Nexus 4 with LTE appears

Bluetooth certification for Nexus 4 with LTE appears

26 October, 2013 | comments (13)

The Nexus 4 officially did not have LTE support, tough people found a way to enable the hidden 4G connectivity. That didn’t work too well, but recently we’ve been seeing rumors that a Nexus 4 LTE is in the works. A Bluetooth certification just...

Tags: LG, Android


LG G Flex aces AnTuTu, has 720p screen to thank

LG G Flex aces AnTuTu, has 720p screen to thank

25 October, 2013 | comments (30)

LG G Flex showed its curved face for the first time two weeks ago on a leaked press image. Two days ago we sat the smartphone appearing in a demo video and a bunch of live shots. LG G Flex live photos Today we got to see the LG G Flex run...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


LG G Pad 8.3 LTE version appears on Amazon

LG G Pad 8.3 LTE version appears on Amazon

25 October, 2013 | comments (8)

LG announced the G Pad 8.3 slate at IFA back in September. There were no details on an LTE version back then and all LG said was that it's under consideration. Amazon DE seems to have some info though, spilling the beans on an upcoming...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Things looking up as LG ships 12 million smartphones in Q3

Things looking up as LG ships 12 million smartphones in Q3

24 October, 2013 | comments (54)

After getting eclipsed by its Korean counterpart Samsung for the past few years, LG is finally becoming relevant again after it posted a 217.8 billion won ($196.34 million) operating profit in Q3 of this year. This is a 27% increase over the same...

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LG G Flex leaks on video, more photos

LG G Flex leaks on video, more photos

23 October, 2013 | comments (72)

Following the LG G Flex leaked renders last week, now the curved-screen smartphone has been shown in a talk show over at the Argentinian TV station Telefe. Journalist Federico Ini has leaked additional live photos of the G Flex for everyone to...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


LG debuts its first Firefox OS smartphone - the Fireweb

LG debuts its first Firefox OS smartphone - the Fireweb

23 October, 2013 | comments (35)

Firefox OS could be considered still in its infancy but as bigger OEMs hop on the train it could gain traction faster than expected. LG is the first major manufacture to premiere a Firefox OS handset of its own. The LG Fireweb is the...

Tags: LG, Firefox OS


White Nexus 5 official shot surfaces

White Nexus 5 official shot surfaces

20 October, 2013 | comments (59)

Google's Nexus 4 was announced and launched last year in just a single color version - black. The white edition surfaced many times but it didn't go official until May this year. The Nexus 5 announcement will supposedly happen on October 28 side...

Tags: Google, Android, Rumors, LG