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Samsung Galaxy Note II sales in Korea top 1 million units

Samsung Galaxy Note II sales in Korea top 1 million units

31 December, 2012 | comments (82)

Samsung has achieved yet another sales milestone for its Galaxy Note II phablet. After reaching 5 million units sold only two months after its launch, Samsung has also reportedly shifted 1 million devices in Korea alone. The Samsung Galaxy...


More images of BlackBerry N-Series make the rounds

More images of BlackBerry N-Series make the rounds

30 December, 2012 | comments (105)

After giving us a glimpse from a couple of blurry shots roughly a week ago, the upcoming BlackBerry N-Series smartphone has made another appearance. This time around, we get to see the hardware QWERTY smartphone in better quality images. ...


Jolla's Sailfish OS gets extensively demoed on video

Jolla's Sailfish OS gets extensively demoed on video

30 December, 2012 | comments (115)

After giving us a short glimpse of its UI in the official announcement's promo video, Jolla's Meego-based Sailfish OS got an extensive video demo, which offers a deeper look at its features. The still developing OS got shown off on Nokia N950...


More photos of the 6.1

More photos of the 6.1" Huawei Ascend Mate make the rounds

29 December, 2012 | comments (64)

After being shown off by the company's chairman last week, the 6.1" 1080p display toting Huawei Ascend Mate has emerged in more photos. This time around, we get to have a better look at the device's physical appearance. The rumored specs of...


Samsung Galaxy S IV rumored to sport an S Pen when released

Samsung Galaxy S IV rumored to sport an S Pen when released

28 December, 2012 | comments (233)

Hot on the heels of yesterday's skillful render, a fresh rumor has emerged, potentially shedding light on the specifications and the release date of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S IV flagship. Reportedly, the hotly anticipated smartphone is pegged...


A press image of a black Samsung Galaxy Note II leaks out

A press image of a black Samsung Galaxy Note II leaks out

28 December, 2012 | comments (27)

Unsurprisingly, it appears that the Samsung Galaxy Note II will follow the suit of its Galaxy S III sibling and add more colors to its lineup. A press image of a black N7100 has emerged, thus pointing in this direction. A black Samsung...


Apple's Tim Cook earns almost 99% less in 2012

Apple's Tim Cook earns almost 99% less in 2012

28 December, 2012 | comments (50)

Tim Cook, in his first year as CEO of Apple after the late Steve Jobs, earned $1.4 million in salary this year, along with $2.8 million in bonuses. This is significantly less than his 2011 earnings of $378 million. According to Reuters, Cook's...

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Amazon cuts prices on 8X and Lumia 920 even further

Amazon cuts prices on 8X and Lumia 920 even further

28 December, 2012 | comments (132)

Amazon has gotten pretty aggressive with the price cuts for Windows Phone 8 handsets. About a month ago, they cut the price of two WP8 flagships, the Nokia Lumia 920 and HTC Windows Phone 8X, and now they've cut them again. The Nokia Lumia 920 is...


More images and details on the upcoming ZTE Grand S emerge

More images and details on the upcoming ZTE Grand S emerge

28 December, 2012 | comments (35)

More images and details about the soon-to-be-revealed ZTE Grand S have emerged. It appears that the upcoming sibling of the freshly announced ZTE Nubia 5 is about to sport an even slimmer waistline. With a 6.9mm profile, the ZTE Grand S is...


Samsung officially announces Galaxy Note Premium Suite

Samsung officially announces Galaxy Note Premium Suite

27 December, 2012 | comments (109)

The latest generation of Samsung devices is already enjoying the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update. Samsung is working hard to update the Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note for quite some time and as it seems the Note update is just around the...


LG to show 5.5-inch 1080p screen, 324ppi 7-inch tablet screen at CES

LG to show 5.5-inch 1080p screen, 324ppi 7-inch tablet screen at CES

27 December, 2012 | comments (37)

LG is bringing a bag full of high-resolution displays to CES for the geeks who were good this year. Practically every size is covered - from 4.7" phone screens to 84" TVs - and they bet on thin bezels and high resolutions. The pocketable screens...

Tags: LG, CES, Misc


Samsung expected to ship 350 million smartphones in 2013

Samsung expected to ship 350 million smartphones in 2013

27 December, 2012 | comments (90)

According to the latest report by DigiTimes, Samsung is expected to ship over 500 million mobile devices globally in 2013. Also, out of these, 350 million are expected to be smartphones. With the total smartphone shipments for 2013 is...

Tags: Samsung


BlackBerry X10 and BlackBerry Z10 images leak

BlackBerry X10 and BlackBerry Z10 images leak

27 December, 2012 | comments (88)

We are seeing a lot of BlackBerry 10 leaks off late, which is not surprising considering the official launch is just a month away from now. First we saw the full touchscreen L-series device couple of weeks ago. Then there was the N-series device a...


Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean is now available for HTC One S

Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean is now available for HTC One S

26 December, 2012 | comments (135)

HTC One S owners around the world have a good reason to smile today. Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean is now seeding to the Taiwanese company's likable mid-ranger. The OS update is currently available for the international version of the smartphone....

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


ZTE Nubia Z5 with 5

ZTE Nubia Z5 with 5" 1080p display got officially unveiled

26 December, 2012 | comments (61)

After leaving nothing for imagination in a previous leak, the 5" 1080p screen sporting ZTE Nubia 5 got officially unveiled. The Chinese company's flagship smartphone will hit the retail shelves in its homeland as one of the best equipped Android...

Tags: ZTE, Android, Touch UI


Oppo announces 32GB model and additional countries for Find 5

Oppo announces 32GB model and additional countries for Find 5

26 December, 2012 | comments (45)

If you have been looking forward to the Oppo Find 5, you will be glad to know that the company has now announced a new 32GB model, which will be priced at $569 (the 16GB is priced at $499). Along with the new higher capacity model, Oppo has...


Merry Christmas to you all from the GSMArena team

Merry Christmas to you all from the GSMArena team

25 December, 2012 | comments (344)

Christmas is one of the greatest holidays of the year and we'd like to use the occasion to send you our big Thank You for sticking around with us and sharing our passion for high-tech toys for yet another year. On this day we want to tell you...

Tags: Misc


Android 4.1 arrived on Motorola DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX

Android 4.1 arrived on Motorola DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX

25 December, 2011 | comments (50)

Users of Verizon's Motorola DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX have received a lovely Christmas present from the manufacturer. Multiple reports have confirmed that Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is now seeding to the first generation DROID RAZR family. The...


 Sony Xperia T gets Jelly Bean update as a Christmas present

Sony Xperia T gets Jelly Bean update as a Christmas present

24 December, 2012 | comments (89)

Sony has unexpectedly launched a firmware update for its flagship Android smartphone the Xperia T a couple of months ahead of what was initially scheduled. The Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update then comes just like a Christmas present for...


ZTE confirms 5-inch FHD Grand S devices ahead of CES arrival

ZTE confirms 5-inch FHD Grand S devices ahead of CES arrival

24 December, 2012 | comments (23)

ZTE seems to be quite eager to unveil that Grand S beast smartphone. So much so in fact that the company jumped the gun and spilled some beans on its upcoming 5-inch device ahead of its CES debut on the event's website. The Grand S will be...

Tags: ZTE, Android, Touch UI