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Micromax A110Q Canvas 2 Plus goes official with quad-core CPU

Micromax A110Q Canvas 2 Plus goes official with quad-core CPU

22 May, 2013 | comments (119)

Micromax has officially announced the successor of its popular A110 Canvas 2 smartphone. The A110Q Canvas 2 Plus was rumored for quite some time and now, the device has been listed on the company’s website. Micromax A110Q Canvas 2 Plus sports...

Tags: Micromax, Android


Samsung acquires 10% stake in Pantech for $47.6 million

Samsung acquires 10% stake in Pantech for $47.6 million

22 May, 2013 | comments (39)

Samsung has purchased a 10% stake in South Korean rival Pantech in a deal that sets it back some 53 billion won ($47.6 million). While the move has raised concerns over potential anti-trust issues, Samsung was quick to release a statement...

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Brown Samsung Galaxy S4 makes an appearance in a promo video

Brown Samsung Galaxy S4 makes an appearance in a promo video

22 May, 2013 | comments (39)

Samsung is on the way to add another color option to the range of its flagship smartphone. The new color is brown and it was spotted in the company's latest promo video of the Galaxy S4. At the official Galaxy S4 press event, Samsung...

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Google teases devs at I/O with images of Key Lime Pie

Google teases devs at I/O with images of Key Lime Pie

22 May, 2013 | comments (63)

Google didn’t announce a new version of Android at I/O. In fact, all enhancements to Android are coming as app updates. Still, Google took the time to prepare a couple of videos to tease Android devs attending I/O with hints of Key Lime Pie, the...

Tags: Android, Misc


Samsung Galaxy Note III and Xiaomi Mi-3  AnTuTu scores found

Samsung Galaxy Note III and Xiaomi Mi-3 AnTuTu scores found

21 May, 2013 | comments (90)

Where there is a new Galaxy S phone, a new Galaxy Note is soon to appear – it hasn’t done it officially, but its footprints were found in AnTuTu benchmarks. The Samsung Galaxy Note III is listed as N7200 (the Note II is N7100) and appears in several...


Samsung Galaxy S4 Active stars in short video, still not official

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active stars in short video, still not official

21 May, 2013 | comments (47)

True to its name, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active just can't sit still under wraps and has leaked yet again. This time it's on video sent to Mobile Tech Review. The video doesn’t show much, but it does show the About screen. The rugged smartphone...


Gold Samsung Galaxy S4 is now available for  £1700

Gold Samsung Galaxy S4 is now available for £1700

21 May, 2013 | comments (63)

Apple's iPhone 5 isn't the only one getting to dip its toes in a gold bath. Samsung's latest Android flagship has also undergone some gold-plating treatment thanks to a company called Goldgenie. The quad-core edition of the phone retails for...

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HTC J One makes its way to Japan's KDDI carrier

HTC J One makes its way to Japan's KDDI carrier

21 May, 2013 | comments (43)

The HTC One has made its way to Japanese carrier KDDI under the J One moniker. The device sports the same beautiful aluminum design, but now packs a microSD card slot for storage expansion. The HTC J One also differentiates from its...

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See the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active for the first time

See the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active for the first time

20 May, 2013 | comments (333)

The Samsung I9295 Galaxy S4 Active has been in our rumor mill for quite some time. The latest leaked shots reveal that the Active will be a tougher dust and water resistant version of the Galaxy S4 flagship. The specs are expected to be the same...


The Jolla smartphone is now official, priced at €399

The Jolla smartphone is now official, priced at €399

20 May, 2013 | comments (206)

The first Jolla smartphone is finally official and it's simply called Jolla. The device is running the company's Meego-based Sailfish OS, which is now officially confirmed to support Android apps. At this point not much of the Jolla's specs...

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Sony Xperia UL announced in Japan

Sony Xperia UL announced in Japan

20 May, 2013 | comments (108)

The Sony Xperia UL was revealed today by Japanese carrier KDDi. It packs the same 5-inch 1080p screen as the Xperia Z flagship, as well as its water and dust resistance. The Sony Xperia UL A 1.5 GHz quad-core processor is also in the...


Samsung Galaxy S III Android 4.2.2 firmware leaks

Samsung Galaxy S III Android 4.2.2 firmware leaks

20 May, 2013 | comments (82)

SamMobile have managed to get their hands on an upcoming software update for the Galaxy S III. This new update will upgrade the device to Android 4.2.2 and brings with it a ton of new features. For starters, you get the usual Android 4.2...


Samsung Galaxy S4 mini benchmark scorecard surfaces

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini benchmark scorecard surfaces

19 May, 2013 | comments (54)

We all know that, Samsung is working on a "mini" variant of its Galaxy S4 flagship smartphone. Images of the Galaxy S4 mini have been leaked few times and now, we got yet another benchmark results of the device. Interestingly enough, the new...


Samsung Galaxy S4 Active spotted in benchmark scores

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active spotted in benchmark scores

18 May, 2013 | comments (82)

We have heard before of the ruggedized version of the Galaxy S4 - the Galaxy S4 Active - that Samsung is reportedly working on. Now, some more details about the hardware of the device have surfaced, in the form of benchmark results. The...


HTC One to get Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update in 2-3 weeks

HTC One to get Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update in 2-3 weeks

18 May, 2013 | comments (71)

The HTC One, the Taiwanese flagship smartphone was launched back in March with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on board, and it looks like the company might soon roll out the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update for the smartphone as well. According to a...

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Lenovo K900 now available in China, priced at $536

Lenovo K900 now available in China, priced at $536

17 May, 2013 | comments (38)

The Lenovo K900 was unveiled at CES 2013 and the phablet has been the talk of the town for its impressive build and hardware specifications. The good news is that the device is now available in China and the 5.5-inch phablet will be up for grabs...

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HTC deals with shortages, ramps up One production

HTC deals with shortages, ramps up One production

17 May, 2013 | comments (56)

HTC, having put its legal troubles and component shortages behind it, is ready to double up its production of the HTC one this month, in anticipation of what it hopes to be a "high-end sales" period during the coming months. The HTC One,...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 expected to hit 10 million sales next week

Samsung Galaxy S4 expected to hit 10 million sales next week

17 May, 2013 | comments (166)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 received a warm reception in the market upon its arrival and the success story seemed to write itself. The fourth-generation Galaxy S smartphone achieved 6 million sales in just two weeks and broke the record of its...

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White Nexus 4 and Android 4.3 allegedly coming on June 10

White Nexus 4 and Android 4.3 allegedly coming on June 10

17 May, 2013 | comments (33)

This year we didn't see a new Android version debut at Google I/O 2013, having to live with updates to Maps, Google+ and Hangouts, the new Play Music All Access and the new Play Game Services platforms. Google went on to show a lot of...


Report of Nokia EOS encounter describes Lumia 920 / 808 hybrid

Report of Nokia EOS encounter describes Lumia 920 / 808 hybrid

17 May, 2013 | comments (175)

Nokia announced three new phones just a few days ago, but unfortunately none of them were the fabled Nokia EOS. WMPowerUser received a tip from someone claiming to have seen the device in person (but didn’t provide any photo evidence). The EOS...