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Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2  droid available

Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 droid available

29 November, 2013 | comments (61)

A new leak from Hungary details the Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2, the successor of its popular dual-SIM Android-powered phone. Update: The phone is now official. Potential owners in India can sign up to be notified when it becomes available...


Firefox OS picks up speed in Europe

Firefox OS picks up speed in Europe

29 November, 2013 | comments (19)

Mozilla's Firefox OS based smartphones have hit the stores of Serbia, Montenegro, Hungary and Greece. With the inclusion of the new markets, Mozilla's OS powered devices are now available in 13 countries across the globe. Telenor has the...


Nokia Asha 502 Dual SIM and Asha 503 go on sale

Nokia Asha 502 Dual SIM and Asha 503 go on sale

28 November, 2013 | comments (60)

Nokia put two Asha 50x phones on sale – the 502 Dual SIM and the 503. The two are based on the Asha 501 design, but add a transparent outer layer on the back (while being every bit as colorful underneath). The Nokia Asha 502 Dual SIM improves the...

Tags: Nokia, S40, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy S5 will not have OIS camera

Samsung Galaxy S5 will not have OIS camera

28 November, 2013 | comments (145)

Before the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 came out there were rumors that it will have a camera with optical image stabilization (OIS). It didn’t and rumors had it that it was due to the insufficient supply of stabilized modules in time for the launch. Then...


HTC One Dual SIM with microSD slot coming to UK

HTC One Dual SIM with microSD slot coming to UK

28 November, 2013 | comments (38)

HTC One hit the shelves in late March and despite its initial production issues, it's still one of the most popular smartphones in the market. Unfortunately HTC One didn't have a microSD card slot for memory expansion and it faced a lot of...

Tags: HTC, Android, Dual SIM


Nokia Lumia 520 goes on sale for $50 off-contract

Nokia Lumia 520 goes on sale for $50 off-contract

28 November, 2013 | comments (41)

Just a day after the Nokia Lumia 525 became official, its predecessor the Lumia 520 gets an impressive price cut. AT&T and the official Windows Store will be selling the phone for $50 starting today. The price is for an off-contract device....


Oppo R829T teased in a first official photo

Oppo R829T teased in a first official photo

28 November, 2013 | comments (37)

Oppo has posted the first official photo of its upcoming R829T phone on its Weibo page. The teaser image shows just the back of the phone - but its enough to give us a better idea of what the phone would look like. The photo shows that the...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Oppo R827T and ZTE Grand S II get certified in China

Oppo R827T and ZTE Grand S II get certified in China

28 November, 2013 | comments (1)

Two yet unofficial phones have hit the Chinese wireless authority Tenaa for certification – a mid-range smartphone from Oppo and one phablet from ZTE. Oppo R827T The Oppo R827T, previously thought to be Oppo Find 5 Mini, doesn’t quite live up...

Tags: Oppo, ZTE, Android, Rumors


Nokia working on a dual-SIM Lumia smartphone

Nokia working on a dual-SIM Lumia smartphone

28 November, 2013 | comments (51)

We already knew Nokia is working on a some sort of smartphone with the codename Moneypenny. Now a new info from popular leakster @evleaks says the company is also releasing a dual-SIM variant of the upcoming device. Nokia planning a dual-SIM...


AT&T resumes rolling out Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S4

AT&T resumes rolling out Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S4

28 November, 2013 | comments (32)

A few days back AT&T had started rolling out the Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy S4 in the US, only to pull it a couple of days later after a few devices that received the update started facing issues. Now about a week later, the company...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Off-contract Moto X will get a $150 price cut on Cyber Monday

Off-contract Moto X will get a $150 price cut on Cyber Monday

27 November, 2013 | comments (17)

Motorola will be offering the contract-free Android 4.4 KitKat booting Moto X with a substantial discount on Cyber Monday. The US manufacturer announced on its official Google+ account that it will be selling its flagship smartphone with a hefty...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Sailfish-based Jolla now available for €399

Sailfish-based Jolla now available for €399

27 November, 2013 | comments (100)

Right on time the Jolla phone has hit the shelves in Finland. Jolla costs €399 and comes with a 4.5" qHD IPS display. It is powered by Snapdragon 400 chipset with a dual-core 1.4GHz Krait processor, Adreno 305 graphics and 1GB of RAM. There...

Tags: Jolla, Sailfish


Carphone Warehouse UK gets three new Galaxy S4 mini colors

Carphone Warehouse UK gets three new Galaxy S4 mini colors

27 November, 2013 | comments (11)

The UK will be getting three new flavors of the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini via Carphone Warehouse. The retailer seems to have signed an exclusive deal with Samsung and will be offering orange, pink and purple editions of the mid-ranger. The pink...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Gold HTC One now available on O2 Germany

Gold HTC One now available on O2 Germany

27 November, 2013 | comments (6)

HTC added a new color option to the HTC One palette – Gold. Not actual gold like the limited edition One mind you. Anyway, just two days after the announcement, the first carrier to offer the phone has already stepped up. O2 Germany has...

Tags: HTC, Android, O2


Snapdragon 800-packing Galaxy S4 Advance hits France

Snapdragon 800-packing Galaxy S4 Advance hits France

27 November, 2013 | comments (32)

The Snapdragon 800 version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 (model number I9506) made its way to Europe last month when it landed in Germany. The availability has expanded slightly and the phone is now available in France as well. There the phone has...


AdDuplex: Nokia controls 90% of Windows Phone market

AdDuplex: Nokia controls 90% of Windows Phone market

27 November, 2013 | comments (119)

Nokia – or rather Microsoft – now owns 90% of the Windows Phone market. The numbers are from the latest AdDuplex report and reveal other interesting facts of the WP landscape. That the Nokia Lumia 520 accounts for over a quarter of all...


Kantar: 76% of smartphones sold in Japan in October were iPhones

Kantar: 76% of smartphones sold in Japan in October were iPhones

27 November, 2013 | comments (52)

Apple's main market is in the US, but it turns out that proportionally the company has the largest fanbase in Japan. Analyst firm Kantar is reporting that Apple's iPhones accounted for a whopping 76% of smartphone sales in Japan in the month of...

Tags: Apple, iOS


HTC announces Desire 700, 501 and dual-SIM 601 in Taiwan

HTC announces Desire 700, 501 and dual-SIM 601 in Taiwan

27 November, 2013 | comments (19)

HTC held a presentation in Taiwan today to show off its new range of low and mid-range phones. Dual-SIM is feature on two of the three new phones, which all belong to the Desire lineup. HTC Desire 700 The HTC Desire 700 is a more affordable...

Tags: HTC, Android, Dual SIM


Nokia Lumia 525 is a 1GB RAM WP8 smartphone on the cheap

Nokia Lumia 525 is a 1GB RAM WP8 smartphone on the cheap

27 November, 2013 | comments (111)

The Nokia Lumia 520 is by far the best-selling WP8 smartphone, helping the platform to some remarkable growth over the past few months. This means it's only natural for Nokia to bring up a successor sooner rather than later. That would be the Lumia...


16MP Gionee Elife E7 claims to be the best Android cameraphone

16MP Gionee Elife E7 claims to be the best Android cameraphone

27 November, 2013 | comments (93)

The Chinese manufacturer Gionee has announced its latest flagship smartphone, the Elife E7, which the company claims to be the best Android cameraphone available in the market. The E7 runs on AMIGO 2.0, a heavily skinned Android. The Elife E7...

Tags: Gionee, Android