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Leaked Samsung roadmap points to Note 8.0, Xcover 2 in H1 2013

Leaked Samsung roadmap points to Note 8.0, Xcover 2 in H1 2013

22 January, 2013 | comments (18)

Leaks usually give us a peek at upcoming high profile phones, but every now and then the little guys get talked about in the rumor mill too. TechnoBuffalo got a hold of a part of Samsung’s roadmap of unannounced Android devices, which might show up...


Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy Grand goes official in India

Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy Grand goes official in India

22 January, 2013 | comments (103)

Samsung Galaxy Grand, which was announced in December 2012, has now received its official announcement in India. The 5" smartphone with dual-SIM functionality has been priced at Rs. 21500 (about $400). Samsung Galaxy Grand features a 5" WVGA...


Sharp launches Aquos EX SH-04E ladies smartphone

Sharp launches Aquos EX SH-04E ladies smartphone

22 January, 2013 | comments (14)

The Sharp Aqous EX SH-04E ladies smartphone has been launched in cooperation with NTT DOCOMO in Japan. The smartphone will be equipped with a 4.5" 720p HD, S-CG Silicon TFT LCD display. The Aqous EX SH-04E will be powered by Snapdragon S4 Pro...

Tags: Sharp, Android


LG: Nexus 4 production will pick up next month

LG: Nexus 4 production will pick up next month

22 January, 2013 | comments (59)

Ever since the day the Nexus 4 was officially made available, Google and LG have been struggling to keep up with demand. Google has recently blamed LG for the Nexus 4 scarcity, but according to LG, production was in accordance with figures provided...

Tags: LG, Android , Google


LG Optimus G Pro with 1080p display goes official in Japan

LG Optimus G Pro with 1080p display goes official in Japan

21 January, 2013 | comments (123)

The recently leaked LG Optimus G Pro is now official. The 5" 1080p display toting Android beast will be part of NTT DOCOMO's Spring lineup of Android smartphones in Japan when it hits the shelves in early April. Along with the eye-grabbing...

Tags: LG, Android , Touch UI


Huawei reveals 2012 financial report, profits up by 33%

Huawei reveals 2012 financial report, profits up by 33%

21 January, 2013 | comments (18)

Huawei has announced its financial report for 2012 and the company has ended the year on a high note with its profits up by 33%. The company claims to have achieved the effective growth in 2012 by focusing on customers, streamlining management and...

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A slew of BB 10 OS screenshots makes its way online

A slew of BB 10 OS screenshots makes its way online

21 January, 2013 | comments (62)

What we have today is a long line of screenshots detailing most of the upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS. As if we didn't see it in enough detail in some of the previous leaks. The screenshots however reveal from up-close the look and feel of the...


Huawei Ascend W1 launches in China cheaper than Lumia 620

Huawei Ascend W1 launches in China cheaper than Lumia 620

21 January, 2013 | comments (25)

Huawei Ascend W1 was announced back at CES, a day after company's Android flagships got official. The Ascend W1 runs on Windows Phone 8 but relies on attractive price tag, rather than high-end specs to impress customers. The Ascend W1 is now...


Samsung Galaxy S III mini is getting an NFC edition

Samsung Galaxy S III mini is getting an NFC edition

21 January, 2013 | comments (32)

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S III mini back in October, but the promised NFC-capable version didn't launch along with the vanilla one. It seems though that the company has resolved whatever issues prevented it from launching the NFC-enabled mini and...


Micromax A116 Canvas HD goes official with 5

Micromax A116 Canvas HD goes official with 5" screen, quad CPU

21 January, 2013 | comments (442)

The Micromax A110 (a.k.a. Canvas 2) is the most popular phone in our database and it just got a successor. Meet the Micromax A116 Canvas HD – a dual-SIM Android phone with a 5” 720p IPS screen, quad-core processor and affordable price. The 5"...


Huawei announces quad-core Ascend G615 droid for Germany

Huawei announces quad-core Ascend G615 droid for Germany

21 January, 2013 | comments (11)

Huawei introduced a new quad-core Android phone to the German market, the Huawei Ascend G615. It’s very similar to the Ascend D quad in terms of specs – 4.5” IPS LCD screen with 720p resolution (326ppi), Android 4.0 with an incoming Jelly Bean...


Windows Phone 7.8 official rollout to start on January 31

Windows Phone 7.8 official rollout to start on January 31

21 January, 2013 | comments (99)

We already lost count of all the rumors, confirmations and denials of the Windows Phone 7.8 update. The update itself got so overhyped that we are sure some users will be left disappointed, when it arrives. Anyway, according to Windows phone...


Alleged images of HTC M7 with Sense 5.0 leak

Alleged images of HTC M7 with Sense 5.0 leak

21 January, 2013 | comments (61)

We have been hearing about HTC's upcoming flagship, known only as the M7 for now, for quite some time now. We have seen the leaked specifications as well as an early render. Now we have what are allegedly the actual pictures of the device....

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


LG may be back as the second top phone manufacturer in the US

LG may be back as the second top phone manufacturer in the US

18 January, 2013 | comments (58)

Yup, after years of poor performance in the mobile phone sector, LG may actually be back on track. We last heard that they've sold some 55 million handsets in 2012, even though their Optimus G was not doing terribly well, selling only 1 million...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Sony is selling its New York HQ, then re-renting it

Sony is selling its New York HQ, then re-renting it

18 January, 2013 | comments (112)

Sony announced it's selling its headquarters building, located on 550 Madison Avenue, New York. The sale price is $1.1 billion. What's interesting is that under the conditions of the deal, which should go through some time in March, Sony's...


LG sells 1 million Optimus G units and counting

LG sells 1 million Optimus G units and counting

18 January, 2013 | comments (69)

LG just announced it has sold worldwide more than a million units of its flagship smartphone - the Optimus G. A similar recent announcement put their L-series sales in the range of 10 million. The LG Optimus G sale numbers come in a stark...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Samsung set to unveil Galaxy Xcover successor at MWC 2013

Samsung set to unveil Galaxy Xcover successor at MWC 2013

18 January, 2013 | comments (40)

Samsung could showcase the successor to its rugged S5690 Galaxy Xcover smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month. Going by the code name Skomer the S7110 Galaxy Xcover 2 is rumored to pack a bigger 4" screen of WVGA (480 x...


Nokia Lumia 620 goes on sale, Russia gets it first

Nokia Lumia 620 goes on sale, Russia gets it first

18 January, 2013 | comments (99)

Nokia Lumia 620 is now available in Russia. It costs about €300 (11990 RUB) and, is the most affordable Windows Phone 8-powered smartphone by the Finnish company yet. It is available on the official Nokia Store for Russia in all of its color...


LG Optimus G Pro with a 5

LG Optimus G Pro with a 5" 1080p screen leaks

18 January, 2013 | comments (72)

The LG Optimus G is one of the most powerful phones on the market right now and it got the honor of being the basis of the latest Google Nexus phone. Yet, LG may already be working on an improved version, the LG Optimus G Pro. Blog of Mobile came...


Titanium Gray Samsung Galaxy Premier launched in Taiwan

Titanium Gray Samsung Galaxy Premier launched in Taiwan

18 January, 2013 | comments (31)

You may remember the Samsung Galaxy Premier that was announced back in October last month. The phone has a 4.65-inch, HD Super AMOLED display, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 8 megapixel camera and Android Jelly Bean, and is essentially a variation of...