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Samsung Galaxy Note II with Snapdragon 600 surfaces

Samsung Galaxy Note II with Snapdragon 600 surfaces

22 July, 2013 | comments (56)

Samsung launched its second-generation Galaxy Note phablet last Fall and we are already waiting for its Galaxy Note III successor to come. It appears, though that the Koreans aren't done with their previous-gen phablet according to a leaked...


Micromax A120 Canvas HD Pro to come with 5.5-inch Full HD display

Micromax A120 Canvas HD Pro to come with 5.5-inch Full HD display

07 May, 2013 | comments (369)

Micromax A120 Canvas HD Pro, the successor of the popular A116 Canvas HD is all set to make its way to the big stage. The smartphone will compete against the likes of Samsung Galaxy Note II and the LG Optimus G Pro. The upcoming A120 Canvas...


Facebook-loving HTC First now available on AT&T for $99

Facebook-loving HTC First now available on AT&T for $99

12 April, 2013 | comments (36)

Some see at the HTC First as "the Facebook phon", others as one of the rare phones with stock Android. Whichever camp you’re in, you should know the First is now available on AT&T's website for $99 on a 2-year contract. If you don’t want to sign a...


Windows Phone apps on the rise in the coming year

Windows Phone apps on the rise in the coming year

02 April, 2013 | comments (84)

In a survey done by the Aberdeen Group, some 348 enterprise application developers were asked which mobile platforms they've released or were planning on releasing their products to. While iOS and Android were unsurprisingly at the top of the...


Shares of Android, Samsung and Sprint rise in early 2013

Shares of Android, Samsung and Sprint rise in early 2013

01 April, 2013 | comments (44)

The market share of Android has continued to climb and the shares of Sprint and the current global market leader Samsung have also seen an increase in the US, according to a report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. The data suggests that the...


Samsung Galaxy Note III rumored to launch in US with 5.9

Samsung Galaxy Note III rumored to launch in US with 5.9" display

25 March, 2013 | comments (191)

Samsung Galaxy Note III, the potential successor of the popular Galaxy Note II phablet was said to come out with a whopping 5.9" display. Now, an executive from one of the main parts suppliers for the company has confirmed the screen...


Galaxy S III and Note II to get Android 5.0, S II ends at 4.2.2

Galaxy S III and Note II to get Android 5.0, S II ends at 4.2.2

18 March, 2013 | comments (219)

Today we got some spicy information concerning all Samsung Galaxy owners, regardless of the type of gadget they have - a smartphone or a slate. It's a list showing which devices will be getting the Android 5.0 and which will end with the upcoming...

Tags: Samsung, Android


AT&T offers refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note II for $0.99

AT&T offers refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note II for $0.99

11 March, 2013 | comments (27)

Samsung Galaxy Note II is still one of the most powerful droids and is one of the hot sellers in the market. The second generation phablet currently carries a price tag of $239.99 from Amazon, but a new deal on refurbished devices lets you have it...


Samsung Galaxy Note III rumored to sport a 5.9-inch display

Samsung Galaxy Note III rumored to sport a 5.9-inch display

07 March, 2013 | comments (170)

The Samsung Galaxy Note II is just six months old now, but the rumors of the next generation Galaxy Note phablet have already started to make its rounds. The potential successor of the sensational Galaxy Note II is said to feature a 5.9" display,...


Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 goes official with S Pen on board

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 goes official with S Pen on board

23 February, 2013 | comments (130)

After making an appearance earlier today, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 got officially announced. The compact Android Jelly Bean slate will be available worldwide in Q2 this year in Wi-Fi only, 3G and 4G LTE versions. Telephony support will also be...


LG announces Optimus Pro G for the Korean market

LG announces Optimus Pro G for the Korean market

18 February, 2013 | comments (44)

LG took the wraps off the Optimus Pro G last week but the announcement was curiously devoid of any useful specifications. Now, the company has announced the phone for the Korean market and thankfully, there are now some specs for us to drool...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Samsung makes 8 of the top 10 most used Android devices

Samsung makes 8 of the top 10 most used Android devices

10 February, 2013 | comments (117)

It's no secret that Samsung is dominating the Android market, but the margin of its lead might be a bit surprising to some. According to a report from mobile analytics firm Localytics, the Koreans account for eight of the top 10 Android devices in...


Pink Galaxy Note II spotted on Samsung's website

Pink Galaxy Note II spotted on Samsung's website

07 February, 2013 | comments (23)

We have seen pink colored versions of Samsung's smartphones before. There was the pink Galaxy S III and then the pink Galaxy Note before that. Now it's the turn of the new Galaxy Note II to go pink. The entire front and back of the phone gets...


Amazon US offers the Samsung Galaxy Note II for just $99.99

Amazon US offers the Samsung Galaxy Note II for just $99.99

28 January, 2013 | comments (25)

Samsung's latest flagship, the Galaxy Note II, is one of the most popular devices currently on the market. The powerful 5.5" phablet normally carries a price tag of $249.99 but right now it is being offered for the way nicer $99.99 by...


Here are the 10 most popular phones in our database for 2012

Here are the 10 most popular phones in our database for 2012

02 January, 2013 | comments (159)

Here at GSMArena we not only try to cover all the latest news and bring you detailed reviews with all sorts of tests, but we also maintain a large database of phones specifications. We pride ourselves on having a huge audience - large enough to...

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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...


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...


Amazon discounts Sprint Galaxy Note II to $99.99

Amazon discounts Sprint Galaxy Note II to $99.99

17 December, 2012 | comments (35)

The Samsung Galaxy Note II can normally be bought from Sprint in the US for a penny under $300 on a two-year contract, but Amazon is currently offering a nice discount on it. The Galaxy Note II can be yours for $99.99 on the same Sprint deal. The...


Security issue discovered on Exynos-based devices

Security issue discovered on Exynos-based devices

17 December, 2012 | comments (58)

A security issue has been identified on Android devices running Samsung's Exynos processors, which includes phones such as the Galaxy S II, Galaxy S III, Note and the Note II (international models). The issue was identified by an xda-developers...


Samsung Galaxy Note II gets Android 4.1.2 update

Samsung Galaxy Note II gets Android 4.1.2 update

11 December, 2012 | comments (129)

The Note II has been selling very well for the Korean tech giant, so it's understandable that Samsung has been hard at work at getting all of the kinks out of the 4.1 Jelly Bean release. This latest update is being pushed out now to both the...