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LG Optimus G coming to Sprint on November 11 for $199

LG Optimus G coming to Sprint on November 11 for $199

16 October, 2012 | comments (23)

Just a while ago we reported that AT&T will be selling the Optimus G starting November 2 for $199. Now, according to Android Police, Sprint also plans on releasing the phone in the US for the same $199 price on a two-year contract. The phone will...


Photos of Nokia Lumia 920 version for China Mobile leak

Photos of Nokia Lumia 920 version for China Mobile leak

15 October, 2012 | comments (59)

It looks like Nokia is about land its flagship on the carrier with the largest subscriber base in the world. Images of Nokia 920T for China Mobile have leaked out, showing us a TD-SCDMA version of the Nokia Lumia 920. There is no...


Android 4.1.2 update now seeding to Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus

Android 4.1.2 update now seeding to Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus

15 October, 2012 | comments (134)

Following the footsteps of the Google Nexus 7, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S got their own treatment of Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. The 15.1MB update is currently seeding to GSM/HSPA versions of both smartphones over the air. The update...

Tags: Android, Touch UI


Huawei W1 with Windows Phone 8 live images emerge

Huawei W1 with Windows Phone 8 live images emerge

15 October, 2012 | comments (31)

Alleged images of the Windows Phone 8 booting Huawei W1 have emerged. The smartphone is expected to be unveiled by the end of the year with its home market in China being the first to receive it. Despite looking a lot like the Windows Phone...


LG Optimus G will land on AT&T's shelves on November 2

LG Optimus G will land on AT&T's shelves on November 2

15 October, 2012 | comments (14)

AT&T Wireless announced pricing and exact availability of the LG Optimus G. The LTE smartphone will be available on November 2 for $199.99 with a two-year commitment to the carrier. The quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro packing...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Unannounced Samsung Star Deluxe Duos S5292 leaks out

Unannounced Samsung Star Deluxe Duos S5292 leaks out

15 October, 2012 | comments (13)

Images of a yet to be announced, budget oriented Samsung handset with dual-SIM functionality have emerged. Dubbed Star Deluxe Duos S5292, the device is reportedly scheduled to launch in December in emerging markets. The rumored...


Photos of Sony Nexus X leak [Update: They are fake]

Photos of Sony Nexus X leak [Update: They are fake]

15 October, 2012 | comments (81)

Update: Turns out the images were an elaborate hoax by someone intent on fooling the media. You can read all about how the fake images below were created over here. Original Post: The LG-made Nexus phone is a given but in the end, there might...


Japanese SoftBank acquires 70% of US Sprint for $20.1 billion

Japanese SoftBank acquires 70% of US Sprint for $20.1 billion

15 October, 2012 | comments (6)

In a press event today, Japanese carrier SoftBank officially announced it is acquiring 70 percent of US carrier Sprint for $20.1 billion. The money will be spent on both newly-issued shares ($8 billion) as well as on existing ones ($12.1...

Tags: Sprint, Misc


LG Nexus 4 moniker all but confirmed via EXIF info

LG Nexus 4 moniker all but confirmed via EXIF info

14 October, 2012 | comments (20)

Everyone and their grandmother is probably familiar with the LG-made next-gen Nexus device by now with all the information like pictures, camera samples, more pictures and even preliminary reviews popping up for days on end. One of the last...


LG announces Jelly Bean update schedule for Korea

LG announces Jelly Bean update schedule for Korea

14 October, 2012 | comments (87)

LG is not exactly known for releasing timely Android updates for its smartphones, but as it seems, its Korea-only phones will get Jelly Bean treatment on time. The first handset go get Android 4.1 is the Optimus LTE II in November. Next is...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Sony C660X 'Yuga' 1080p display leaks in a benchmark score

Sony C660X 'Yuga' 1080p display leaks in a benchmark score

14 October, 2012 | comments (68)

Shortly after we caught a glimpse of the quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset tucked in Sony's upcoming C660X 'Yuga' Android powerhouse in Antutu benchmark results, the handset's screen resolution emerged as well. NenaMark2 scores revealed...


Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 will hit Germany on November 1

Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 will hit Germany on November 1

14 October, 2012 | comments (190)

It appears that the Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 duo of Windows Phone smartphones will descend upon Germany on November 1 - only a few days after Windows Phone 8 becomes officially available. The country's largest retailer MediaMarkt has listed the...


Sony C660X 'Yuga' leaks, might pack a quad-core Krait CPU

Sony C660X 'Yuga' leaks, might pack a quad-core Krait CPU

14 October, 2012 | comments (67)

About a week ago a Sony C650X ‘Odin’ leaked through its User-Agent profile with speculations that it will be the next Xperia flagship. Not much info was available on it, but a new Sony smartphone has leaked now, and this one has a higher model...


ASUS PadFone 2 emerges in press shots and video footage

ASUS PadFone 2 emerges in press shots and video footage

13 October, 2012 | comments (46)

With its official announcement scheduled for October 16, the ASUS Padfone 2 leaked out in a number of press shots, thus leaving nothing about its design to our imagination. The upcoming Android device with dual personality also emerged in video...


LG Nexus 4 gets a full blown review

LG Nexus 4 gets a full blown review

13 October, 2012 | comments (84)

After teasing us with a few images every other day, Belarusian website Onliner.by has now uploaded a full review of what has come to be known as the LG Nexus 4. We can see from the images just how similar the Nexus 4 is to the Galaxy Nexus....

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Huawei Y300 unveiled, is a dual-core JB droid for $250

Huawei Y300 unveiled, is a dual-core JB droid for $250

12 October, 2012 | comments (41)

The Huawei Y300 was showcased at a tech fair in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a couple of days ago. We were able to come across a couple of images and some specs of the upcoming smartphone. The Huawei Y300 will be running Android Jelly Bean 4.1.1 out...


Motorola RAZR i comes to UK both on and off contract

Motorola RAZR i comes to UK both on and off contract

12 October, 2012 | comments (27)

The Motorola RAZR i is now available in the UK for free on a contract courtesy of T-Mobile and Orange, while retailers such as Clove, Unlocked Mobiles and at Amazon offer it SIM free for around £340. Orange is willing to give you the RAZR i...


UK carriers start taking Galaxy S III mini pre-orders

UK carriers start taking Galaxy S III mini pre-orders

12 October, 2012 | comments (43)

The Galaxy S III mini was announced just yesterday, but it’s already available for pre-order from three of Britain's major carriers. This means that you can get the Samsung smartphone for free as long as you are willing to sign a two-year...


Probable next Nexus phone, LG E960 Mako camera samples leak

Probable next Nexus phone, LG E960 Mako camera samples leak

12 October, 2012 | comments (31)

LG is pretty lax when it comes to keeping the LG E960, a.k.a. the Optimus G-based Nexus phone, under wraps. Images and details of the smartphone just cant stop leaking all over web. The latest info comes from Onliner (again) and shows two camera...


Samsung Galaxy Nexus US injunction gets reversed

Samsung Galaxy Nexus US injunction gets reversed

11 October, 2012 | comments (99)

The injunction banning the sale of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in the United States has been reversed by US appeals court. According to the decision, Apple could not present sufficient evidence, relating consumer demand for the Android smartphone to...

Tags: Samsung, Apple