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Android 4.2.2 JB update for Sony Xperia ZL now seeding

Android 4.2.2 JB update for Sony Xperia ZL now seeding

20 June, 2013 | comments (75)

Sony promised to release Android 4.2.2 updates for the Xperia Z and Xperia ZL soon after their launch. And even though the Xperia ZL hit the shelves a few weeks later than the Xperia Z, it is the first one to taste the latest 4.2.2 version of Jelly...

Tags: Sony, Android


Oppo confirms Find 7, though not for September, denies Find 5 Mini

Oppo confirms Find 7, though not for September, denies Find 5 Mini

20 June, 2013 | comments (14)

After the Oppo Find 5 came around and convinced us that the Chinese manufacturer is perfectly capable of standing up to the big names in business, we've been keeping a close eye on the company's new projects. Recently we've heard about Find 5 mini...

Tags: Oppo, Android


AT&T is now shipping the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

AT&T is now shipping the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active

20 June, 2013 | comments (27)

AT&T holds the exclusivity on the dust and water resistant Samsung Galaxy S4 Active for the United States. The phone was unveiled earlier this month and its worldwide availability will start with the US and Sweden. AT&T has been taking pre-orders...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Nokia Lumia 928 price slashed to $29.99 on Amazon

Nokia Lumia 928 price slashed to $29.99 on Amazon

20 June, 2013 | comments (20)

Nokia Lumia 928 is a Verizon-exclusive version of the popular Lumia 920 that upgrades the camera department with an additional xenon flash. The Nokia Lumia 928 was launched in May when it was priced at $99 with a new two-year contract. Now, that...


Another leaked image of the Samsung Galaxy Note III surfaces

Another leaked image of the Samsung Galaxy Note III surfaces

20 June, 2013 | comments (51)

The Samsung Galaxy Note III has leaked several times already, first showing off a 5.9-inch display with a rounded corner unibody typical of Samsung's design strategy, then sporting a more straight-edged prototype look, and now with a 6-inch display...


Qualcomm announces 6 new Snapdragon 200 chipsets

Qualcomm announces 6 new Snapdragon 200 chipsets

20 June, 2013 | comments (34)

Qualcomm has secured the high-end with its Snapdragon 600 chipsets (and soon the 800) and has turned its attention to entry-level phones with six new Snapdragon 200 chips. They will be available in Qualcomm Reference Design (QRD) platforms in late...


Manual for Samsung Galaxy S4 with Snapdragon 800, LTE-A leaks

Manual for Samsung Galaxy S4 with Snapdragon 800, LTE-A leaks

20 June, 2013 | comments (78)

Samsung has officially confirmed that it is working on a Snapdragon 800 based Galaxy S4 variant, carrying the model number SHV-E330S. Today we also got a manual uploaded a bit prematurely to give us more details about what the device will be...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG and Qualcomm partner up for next G-series smartphone

LG and Qualcomm partner up for next G-series smartphone

19 June, 2013 | comments (85)

LG and Qualcomm announced their collaboration on the next G-series smartphone. The successor of the LG Optimus G will sport Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 800 chipset with quad-core Krait 400 CPUs. The latest Qualcomm chipset promises up to...

Tags: LG, Android


Sony Xperia Z Ultra screenshots emerge, confirm specs

Sony Xperia Z Ultra screenshots emerge, confirm specs

19 June, 2013 | comments (105)

Alleged screenshots, taken from the upcoming Sony Xperia Z Ultra phablet have emerged, thus confirming the previously leaked specs. Codenamed Togari, the large-screen device is expected to break cover next month, on July 4. The...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Ultra-rugged NEC Terrain gets announced for AT&T

Ultra-rugged NEC Terrain gets announced for AT&T

19 June, 2013 | comments (18)

AT&T took the wraps off the ultra-rugged, LTE capable NEC Terrain. The Android smartphone with full QWERTY keyboard and push-to-talk functionality will be available exclusively through AT&T Business Solutions and online on June 21 for $99.99 with a...

Tags: NEC, Android


41MP camera officially confirmed for the Nokia EOS

41MP camera officially confirmed for the Nokia EOS

19 June, 2013 | comments (253)

The Nokia EOS rumor fire has been burning for a very long time now, but since recently Nokia itself has started adding fuel to it. The first rumors started soon after the last Symbian Nokia 808 PureView was announced and even though the Lumia 920...


BlackBerry Q5 hits UAE tomorrow, costs $400

BlackBerry Q5 hits UAE tomorrow, costs $400

19 June, 2013 | comments (39)

BlackBerry Q5 was announced last month at a dedicated BlackBerry event. It's a QWERTY smartphone targeting emerging markets and those on a tighter budget that was supposed to hit the shelves in the early days of July. It seems the first...

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Samsung Galaxy mini 2 won't be getting Jelly Bean after all

Samsung Galaxy mini 2 won't be getting Jelly Bean after all

19 June, 2013 | comments (75)

Contrary to Samsung's earlier announcement, the Samsung Galaxy mini 2 won't be receiving a Jelly Bean update due to not being able to ensure the "best user experience" under Jelly Bean, according to Samsung Mobile Spain. Understandably, this...


Huawei expects to sell 10 million P6 units, prices it at  449 in EU

Huawei expects to sell 10 million P6 units, prices it at 449 in EU

19 June, 2013 | comments (54)

Right after releasing the much teased Huawei Ascend P6 comes the target of the company to ship around 10 million this year. That's according to Huawei Device CEO Yu Chengdong, who's very proud of the smartphone's design and the work that went into...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Alleged photo of iPhone 5S front panel shows only minor changes

Alleged photo of iPhone 5S front panel shows only minor changes

19 June, 2013 | comments (78)

The upcoming iPhone 5S keeps leaking piece by piece we've already seen the frame of the screen, now the whole front assembly has been photographed. Put alongside the front assembly of the current iPhone 5, there's barely any noticeable...

Tags: Apple, iPhone, iOS, Rumors


HTC Butterfly S is official, packs HTC One's UltraPixel camera

HTC Butterfly S is official, packs HTC One's UltraPixel camera

19 June, 2013 | comments (123)

HTC has just made the Butterfly S official and it's a significant bump over the first Butterfly. The smartphone is powered by a 1.9GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 - the same as the one in the Samsung Galaxy S4 - and has 2GB of RAM. It's built around...

Tags: HTC, Android


TCL Idol X is a 5

TCL Idol X is a 5" 1080p smartphone priced at $277

18 June, 2013 | comments (34)

TCL Idol X has made its way to retail availability in China. The sleek-looking, bright-colored Android smartphone offers a quad-core SoC and 5" 1080p display, tucked into a 6.99mm thin body for only 1,699 yuan ($277; 207). The TCL smartphone...

Tags: TCL, Android


Sony Xperia Z goes official for T-Mobile in the United States

Sony Xperia Z goes official for T-Mobile in the United States

18 June, 2013 | comments (21)

T-Mobile US announced that it will officially offer the Sony Xperia Z in the "coming weeks." The Big Magenta will be the only carrier in the United States to offer Sony's water-resistant Android flagship. As far as specs go, the T-Mobile...

Tags: Sony, Android


6.2mm Huawei Ascend P6 goes official with quad-core CPU

6.2mm Huawei Ascend P6 goes official with quad-core CPU

18 June, 2013 | comments (64)

The Huawei Ascend P6 entered our rumor mill a while ago with full specs, official and live pictures coming since. Today Huawei finally is holding a press event in London where it promised to show the Ascend P6 officially. Well, the event is still...

Tags: Huawei, Android


First Tizen phone to be powered by an Exynos 4 chipset

First Tizen phone to be powered by an Exynos 4 chipset

18 June, 2013 | comments (57)

We're still waiting for the first Tizen device it will launch in August or September according to Samsung VP. In the meantime we get leaks that paint a picture of what the device will be like a smartphone with 720p screen and an Exynos 4...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen, Rumors