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Nokia 808 PureView new samples arrive, look stunning

Nokia 808 PureView new samples arrive, look stunning

26 April, 2012 | comments (174)

Nokia is apparently not all about the Amazing Everyday and still finds time for its 808 PureView cameraphone monster. Today we got some fresh samples from the 41 megapixel to feast our eyes on. It's not the first time they're doing it, but you...


Samsung Galaxy S3 name pops in Samsung Kies

Samsung Galaxy S3 name pops in Samsung Kies

26 April, 2012 | comments (42)

The announcement of the next Galaxy is just a week away, but Samsung has already added the device to its Kies database under the name Galaxy S3. Previous rumors had it that Samsung won't be calling their next flagship Galaxy S III at all, but...


LG Optimus True HD LTE P936 goes official in Germany [UPDATED]

LG Optimus True HD LTE P936 goes official in Germany [UPDATED]

26 April, 2012 | comments (11)

For a while there, Europe was left out of any access to the LG Optimus LTE in some form, unlike South Korea and North America. We, here, on the Old continent couldn’t enjoy the 720p goodness of the 4.5" HD-IPS LCD display, not to mention the LTE...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy S Advance is now available

Samsung Galaxy S Advance is now available

26 April, 2012 | comments (32)

Samsung I9070 Galaxy S Advance is finally available. The smartphone was announced back in January and it was scheduled for April release. Samsung managed to keep its promise – the phone is now in stock at various retailers across Europe. Clove UK...


BlackBerry Curve 9320 surfaces again in hands-on pictures

BlackBerry Curve 9320 surfaces again in hands-on pictures

26 April, 2012 | comments (32)

We have seen the BlackBerry Curve 9320 before being handled by BGR.in in India and once again we have some more hands-on pictures, this time from Sohoa in Vietnam. The phone looks similar to the recently announced Curve 9220 but features a...


Samsung announces new quad-core Exynos 4 Quad processor

Samsung announces new quad-core Exynos 4 Quad processor

26 April, 2012 | comments (93)

Samsung has announced its next generation Exynos processor that will be powering its next Galaxy smartphone. The Exynos 4 Quad comes with four Cortex A9 cores that can go up to 1.4GHz individually and is based on Samsung's 32nm HKMG fabrication...

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Nokia N9 wins D&AD Yellow Pencil design award

Nokia N9 wins D&AD Yellow Pencil design award

26 April, 2012 | comments (74)

We always thought that the Nokia N9 was a gorgeous piece of hardware and it seems the jury of the prestigious D&AD Yellow Pencil design awards agree with us. The Nokia N9 has won the 2012 Yellow Pencil award for the Product Design category, an award...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


GSMArena Labs tests now added to phone specs

GSMArena Labs tests now added to phone specs

25 April, 2012 | comments (68)

If you've been following our reviews, then you're undoubtedly familiar with the extensive array of tests we subject any device which finds itself under our critical gaze in the GSMArena Labs. Today, we're proud to announce the test results now have...

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Huawei  working on WP8 phones and Windows 8 LTE tablet

Huawei working on WP8 phones and Windows 8 LTE tablet

25 April, 2012 | comments (28)

Huawei may not be the first name that springs to mind when you think smartphones and tablets, but the Chinese are certainly one of the major players in both markets. At this year's MWC Huawei declared its intentions to storm the top of the Android...


Apple is violating a Motorola patent, judge confirms

Apple is violating a Motorola patent, judge confirms

25 April, 2012 | comments (65)

The never-ending patent war in the mobile world wages on. This time it's Apple that may have found themselves in hot water after an ITC judge found the Cupertino-based company guilty of infringing on one of Motorola Mobility's patents. Motorola...

Tags: Motorola, Apple


Nokia Lumia 900 launch pushed back to May, blame US demand

Nokia Lumia 900 launch pushed back to May, blame US demand

25 April, 2012 | comments (92)

If you are one of those waiting for the international launch of Lumia 900, we have some disappointing news. According to a Nokia’s spokesman, the Lumia 900 will launch in the UK on May 14 as opposed to previously expected April 27. The reason is...


T-Mobile-bound  Galaxy Note shows its face again

T-Mobile-bound Galaxy Note shows its face again

25 April, 2012 | comments (10)

The first confirmation of the Samsung Galaxy Note hitting T-Mobile came the other day in the form of a few screenshots, but today we have something better. The first live photo of the phoneblet just appeared online. And to make things even...


Nokia 808 PureView and Samsung Galaxy Nexus get imaging awards

Nokia 808 PureView and Samsung Galaxy Nexus get imaging awards

25 April, 2012 | comments (81)

The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA), an association of magazine publishers that deals with photography and imaging, held an event in Cape Town, where it gave away its annual awards. This year two smartphones walked away with a trophy along...


Another picture of the Samsung I9300 prototype leaks

Another picture of the Samsung I9300 prototype leaks

25 April, 2012 | comments (87)

We have another picture of what is likely to be the next Galaxy phone. As usual, the phone is camouflaged by being placed within a case but we still get a glimpse of some of the important bits. For starters, we see the arrangement of the...


ZTE looking to sell 100 million handsets annually by 2015

ZTE looking to sell 100 million handsets annually by 2015

24 April, 2012 | comments (30)

While it's true that ZTE is mostly unknown outside of Asia, last year saw the company ship 15 million smartphones, which was enough to make them the 4th largest vendor globally. For 2012, predictions range as high as 50 million units. This...

Tags: ZTE, Touch UI, Android


O2 UK promises Galaxy S III availability, eventually

O2 UK promises Galaxy S III availability, eventually

24 April, 2012 | comments (46)

O2 UK just confirmed via Twitter its joining the next Galaxy bandwagon. The carrier said it's excited about the "next Samsung Galaxy" and that it will be coming to its stores. They didn't see fit to clarify but we're guessing the device in...


HTC Q1 results: profits are down, expected to bounce back in Q2

HTC Q1 results: profits are down, expected to bounce back in Q2

24 April, 2012 | comments (62)

HTC's preliminary report made it pretty clear that the last couple of quarters were pretty tough for the company. Now, their full report is out and it gives us some more details on how HTC performed in Q1 of 2012. The company's revenue ($2.3...

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Nokia Lumia 900 officially coming in magenta soon

Nokia Lumia 900 officially coming in magenta soon

24 April, 2012 | comments (74)

The Nokia Lumia 900 has so far been available only across the Atlantic on the AT&T's GSM network. The available color options there are only black and cyan with the cyan version being noticeably more popular. Recently, we even saw some hints of...


LG Optimus Vu will get a white version next week

LG Optimus Vu will get a white version next week

24 April, 2012 | comments (16)

The (so far) South Korea-only LG Optimus Vu debuted in traditional black, but starting next week it will be available in white too. Both the back and the bezel around the 5" XGA display will be white. XGA resolution is 768 x 1024, making for...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX get stocked OTA software update

DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX get stocked OTA software update

24 April, 2012 | comments (8)

Verizon is seeding an update to its DROID RAZR and DROID RAZR MAXX smartphones. The new release offers quite a lot of improvements, new features and bugfixes, but sadly isn't the Ice Cream Sandwich update everyone is waiting for. The update...