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Sony Xperia SL now available in several markets

Sony Xperia SL now available in several markets

12 September, 2012 | comments (39)

The Xperia SL has been quietly released by Sony, and can be found across various retailers in the US and Europe. Perhaps the reason why there's not much fanfare around the new device is that Sony does not want to interfere with sales of its...


EE's LTE-enabled Galaxy S III will run Jelly Bean out of the box

EE's LTE-enabled Galaxy S III will run Jelly Bean out of the box

12 September, 2012 | comments (15)

Yesterday, EE (formerly Everything Everywhere) announced that it'll be launching the first 4G LTE network in the UK with the Samsung Galaxy S III LTE and four other phones as the first handsets to support it. Now it seems there will be a...


Samsung Galaxy S II Plus benchmark confirms CPU, GPU

Samsung Galaxy S II Plus benchmark confirms CPU, GPU

11 September, 2012 | comments (66)

Last month, some info on the Galaxy S II Plus leaked, including pictures and most of its specs. We now hear that the smartphone has taken a trip to the GLBenchmark testing fields, revealing a bit more about its internals. The benchmark's website...


Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 and S Advance to skip ICS, get JB

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 and S Advance to skip ICS, get JB

11 September, 2012 | comments (170)

We've got some great news for those owning the NovaThor U8500-powered Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 and Galaxy S Advance. Apparently the two mid-range smartphones will be getting the official Android 4.1 Jelly Bean treatment without any Ice Cream Sandwich...


Nielsen: Android growth in US continues, iOS stays strong

Nielsen: Android growth in US continues, iOS stays strong

11 September, 2012 | comments (171)

It's Nielsen's turn to post its report on the US smartphone market in the second quarter of this year. The numbers show that Android continues to dominate while iOS is a very solid second. The two platforms combine for a total of 86.2% of all...


EE will bring first 4G LTE network in the UK by the end of the year

EE will bring first 4G LTE network in the UK by the end of the year

11 September, 2012 | comments (34)

Carriers over at the US are tripping over themselves to brag about their 4G LTE networks, but adoption across the pond has been limited. Things are changing though - Everything Everywhere is rebranding itself as EE and will be rolling out the first...

Tags: T-Mobile, Orange


LG Escape Android smartphone for AT&T gets announced

LG Escape Android smartphone for AT&T gets announced

10 September, 2012 | comments (19)

AT&T added another appealing mid-ranger to its 4G LTE smartphone lineup with the LG Escape. The previously leaked handset will hit the retail shelves on September 16, priced at $49.99 with a two-year contract. The LG Escape features...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Nokia to investigate the Lumia 920 promo video fiasco

Nokia to investigate the Lumia 920 promo video fiasco

10 September, 2012 | comments (213)

Nokia has announced it is launching an ethical review into the Lumia 920 presentation video. In case you need a refresh, the Nokia’s Lumia 920 video promoting the smartphone’s camera turned out fake. The samples shown in the advertisement were...


Lenovo reveals the waterproof A660 Android smartphone

Lenovo reveals the waterproof A660 Android smartphone

10 September, 2012 | comments (47)

Lenovo's first waterproof device features an IP67 certification which translates to dust and water resistance of up to 1 meter for 30 minutes. The Lenovo A660 also features two SIM slots with 3G connectivity, a 4-inch screen protected by...


Xiaomi starts Mi-Two production on September 22

Xiaomi starts Mi-Two production on September 22

10 September, 2012 | comments (77)

Xiaomi beat LG to the punch by announcing the first quad-core Krait-powered phone (though the Optimus G should have the distinction of shipping first). The Xiaomi Mi-Two will go into production on September 22, revealed the company's...


LG Escape for US AT&T press photo and specs leak

LG Escape for US AT&T press photo and specs leak

09 September, 2012 | comments (19)

The LG Escape just made its first public appearance via a tweet, which shares not only this press shot, but also some of the key specs of the device. The LG Escape (model name P870 and codename Kun) is meant for the US carrier AT&T and will make...


Nokia Lumia Flame, a 710 replacement, in the works?

Nokia Lumia Flame, a 710 replacement, in the works?

08 September, 2012 | comments (183)

Nokia led the Windows Phone 8 assault with two high-end parts - the Lumia 920 and 820 - with rumors that mid- and low-end parts will launch early next year. The first of these devices to enter the rumor mill was the Zeal with cut down 820 specs, now...


HTC announces One SC, SU and dual-SIM ST for China

HTC announces One SC, SU and dual-SIM ST for China

07 September, 2012 | comments (30)

HTC unveiled three exclusive droids for China Mobile - the One SC, One SU and the dual-SIM One ST. They all run on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich skinned with HTC Sense 4.0 UI. HTC One ST Let’s start with the one we already met yesterday – the...


The HTC One X+ and the HTC 8X leak online

The HTC One X+ and the HTC 8X leak online

07 September, 2012 | comments (85)

HTC is holding a press event on September 19, but it seems it couldn’t keep the curtain over the TBA phones. The Twitter user Football4PDA (obviously a reputable XDA dev) spilled the beans on the HTC’s next flagships. The first one is the...


Apple cuts back chip orders from Samsung, the war rages on

Apple cuts back chip orders from Samsung, the war rages on

07 September, 2012 | comments (554)

You are all aware of the recent major US patent lawsuit involving Apple and Samsung. So far their patent quarrels had not have any impact on their component supply deal, which has Samsung provide most of the memory chips that Apple uses in its...


Nokia Lumia 920 to start selling in only 8-10 weeks time

Nokia Lumia 920 to start selling in only 8-10 weeks time

07 September, 2012 | comments (188)

The Nokia Lumia 920 is a marvelous piece of technology. Nokia has really put its back into making the smartphone standout in several respects such as the extraordinary display and the innovative camera. Update 1: We already have some expected...


A Dual SIM Galaxy Note II in the works, leaks in China?

A Dual SIM Galaxy Note II in the works, leaks in China?

07 September, 2012 | comments (62)

Dual SIM phones have never been high-end products so you can imagine our surprise when we first saw this leak. A dual SIM Galaxy Note II? Even for the Chinese market, this is really hard to believe. And yet, here we are with all this wonderful photo...


China-bound dual-SIM HTC One ST leaks ahead of announcement

China-bound dual-SIM HTC One ST leaks ahead of announcement

06 September, 2012 | comments (18)

HTC One ST is a dual-SIM smartphone intended for the China Mobile network. It packs a 4.3-inch WVGA display and runs on a 1GHz dual-core processor. The rest of the known specs include a 9.25mm thin profile and 115g of weight. Beats Audio...


Samsung launches Galaxy S Duos and Galaxy Y Duos Lite

Samsung launches Galaxy S Duos and Galaxy Y Duos Lite

06 September, 2012 | comments (140)

Samsung announced the Galaxy S Duos and Galaxy Y Duos Lite for India. Both smartphones have already been announced on the international market as the Galaxy S Duos S7562 and Galaxy Pocket Duos S5302. Galaxy S Duos The Galaxy S Duos is...


Lumia 822 and HTC 6435 pop up in Verizon's catalogue

Lumia 822 and HTC 6435 pop up in Verizon's catalogue

06 September, 2012 | comments (20)

The carriers' internal documents have always been a good source for various leaks and so is today's case. Two interesting phones were found in the Verizon's device management system. The first one is Nokia Lumia 822 (in Gray and White), which...