News

GSMArena.com site search

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 (368)

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...


Names of first two Tizen phones leak: Redwood and Melius

Names of first two Tizen phones leak: Redwood and Melius

07 May, 2013 | comments (65)

Samsung retired Bada in favor of Tizen earlier this year but we’re yet to see a Tizen phone officially announced (not counting developer prototypes). Unofficially, however, there’s the Samsung I8805 Redwood and I8800 Melius, which showed up in some...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen, Rumors


New 5

New 5" Sony quad-core droid heading to China

07 May, 2013 | comments (23)

A new Sony smartphone could be headed for the Chinese market, complete with dual-SIM capabilities and a 5-inch display. The smartphone, codenamed C3, will be part of Sony's Xperia lineup, and is slated to run on a quad-core MediaTek SoC. It...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Nokia puts up an official teaser page for the Lumia 928

Nokia puts up an official teaser page for the Lumia 928

07 May, 2013 | comments (68)

The Lumia event Nokia has planned for May 14 is drawing near and the indications that the Nokia Lumia 928 will be the star of the show are growing stronger. We saw rogue billboard, print magazine ads and now a teaser page on Nokia’s own site. The...


AT&T will begin selling 32GB Samsung Galaxy S4 on May 10

AT&T will begin selling 32GB Samsung Galaxy S4 on May 10

06 May, 2013 | comments (47)

AT&T announced pricing and availability of the Samsung Galaxy S4 with 32GB of built-in memory. The smartphone will be available on May 10 for $249.99 with a two-year commitment to the carrier. Given the relatively modest price increase over...

Tags: Samsung, Android, AT&T


Boosted by the One launch HTC revenues rise 23% in April

Boosted by the One launch HTC revenues rise 23% in April

06 May, 2013 | comments (106)

HTC hasn't had the best of times in the market over the past year and a half, losing huge chunks of its market share and seeing revenues contract rapidly. However, the April numbers show that the company may finally be starting to see the light at...

Tags: HTC


Sony Xperia Z goes on sale in the Sony US store

Sony Xperia Z goes on sale in the Sony US store

06 May, 2013 | comments (42)

The Sony Xperia Z is now officially available through the Sony online store in the US. You can get the HSPA+ model unlocked for $629.99 in all three colors: black, white and purple. Meanwhile, the Sony Xperia ZL got a price cut. The phone is...


Samsung announces dual-SIM Galaxy Core

Samsung announces dual-SIM Galaxy Core

06 May, 2013 | comments (56)

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy Core smartphone. The Galaxy Core is a mid-range device and comes with optional dual-SIM support. Other features include 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 4.3-inch WVGA (800 x 480) resolution...


Sony C190X model number leaks, hints at a mid-range droid

Sony C190X model number leaks, hints at a mid-range droid

05 May, 2013 | comments (45)

Sony is preparing the announcement of a new mid-range smartphone with a model number C190X. A photo taken with said phone has been posted to PicasaWeb, but, sadly, it doesn't reveal much about the upcoming phone. All the EXIF info of the...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Nokia might release a smartphone with 16-element camera lens

Nokia might release a smartphone with 16-element camera lens

05 May, 2013 | comments (138)

Nokia has always been among the leaders when it comes to cameraphones and the company might aim to extend its advantage by releasing a smartphone with a 16-element lens camera by Pelican Imaging. Nokia had strengthened its investments in...

Tags: Nokia, Rumors


Images of a mysterious LG smartphone leak out

Images of a mysterious LG smartphone leak out

05 May, 2013 | comments (130)

Images of a yet to be revealed LG smartphone appeared on the web. The mysterious handset sports a new design language, with the lack of physical front-facing buttons leading the way. Currently, there's no word on which upcoming LG...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


iPhone 5 by Continental: for when regular iPhone is just too cheap

iPhone 5 by Continental: for when regular iPhone is just too cheap

04 May, 2013 | comments (67)

Want to stand out from the crowd where one out of three in the US is sporting an Apple iPhone? Continental Mobile has got your covered, but for a hefty pile of cash, as the luxury company has done a one-of-a-kind iPhone 5 done entirely in...

Tags: Apple, iPhone


Nokia Lumia 928 seen on rogue billboard, xenon flash confirmed

Nokia Lumia 928 seen on rogue billboard, xenon flash confirmed

04 May, 2013 | comments (47)

Well this is embarrassing. Or is it intentional? Or is it a hoax. A billboard (supposedly located in the US) advertising the yet unannounced Nokia Lumia 928 has popped up. The image looks pretty close to the images we've seen and reveals the Xenon...


comScore sees Apple’s Q1 market share up in US

comScore sees Apple’s Q1 market share up in US

04 May, 2013 | comments (35)

The comScore market analysis group has released its findings for the three month period ending in March of 2013. Apple has seen the biggest point change among all of the manufacturers polled, with a 2.7% increase in market share amongst smartphone...


Samsung Galaxy S Advance gets Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update

Samsung Galaxy S Advance gets Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update

03 May, 2013 | comments (363)

Samsung has announced the roll out of the much-awaited Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for its Galaxy S Advance smartphones. Users of the device had a wait which was a bit longer than usual, but, nevertheless, the update is finally here. The...

Tags: Samsung, Android


LG reportedly confirmed to build the Nexus 5 smartphone

LG reportedly confirmed to build the Nexus 5 smartphone

03 May, 2013 | comments (181)

The popular Google Nexus 4 was built by LG and, apart from the early manufacturing mishap, the Korean manufacturer seems to have done its job with the smartphone pretty well. Rumors of the next generation Nexus smartphone are already growing...


BlackBerry R10 poses for the camera in red and white

BlackBerry R10 poses for the camera in red and white

03 May, 2013 | comments (57)

A third member of the new BlackBerry family of smartphones has posed for the camera. The BlackBerry R10, as it's called, is going to join the already available Z10 and the Q10, which is soon hitting the market. The BlackBerry R10 isn't yet...

Tags: BlackBerry


OmniVision launches the smallest full HD camera chip

OmniVision launches the smallest full HD camera chip

03 May, 2013 | comments (20)

OmniVision has officially launched its smallest full HD camera chip sensor, designed exclusively for front facing camera applications in smartphones, tablets and ultrabooks. The OV2724 chip is capable of delivering frame rates of 1080p/60 HD...

Tags: OmniVision, Misc


US DoD approves BB10 and Samsung Knox

US DoD approves BB10 and Samsung Knox

03 May, 2013 | comments (29)

The US Department of Defense has confirmed that they have approved the use of devices running the BlackBerry 10 operating system and the BlackBerry PlayBook with BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 on their network. But BlackBerry 10 is not the...


Nokia CEO talks hero device, phablet, carrier exclusivity

Nokia CEO talks hero device, phablet, carrier exclusivity

03 May, 2013 | comments (54)

Nokia CEO, Stephen Elop, and CFO, Timo Ihamuotila, talked to UK’s Mobile Magazine about an upcoming ‘hero’ device (presumably the Lumia 928), a phablet and Nokia’s entire range of devices. The hero device should launch by the end of June and...