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Oppo N1 official image surfaces along with retail packaging

Oppo N1 official image surfaces along with retail packaging

16 September, 2013 | comments (24)

We already know that Oppo will be unveiling its N1, the company's latest cameraphone at a special event in Beijing, China on September 23. As a promotional campaign, Oppo has been releasing lot of video trailers and image teasers. As the...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Casemaker SPIGEN hints October 31 as the Nexus 5 launch date

Casemaker SPIGEN hints October 31 as the Nexus 5 launch date

16 September, 2013 | comments (37)

Smartphone casemaker SPIGEN has pointed out an unconfirmed launch date of the upcoming Google Nexus 5 smartphone. In fact, the company has made an Amazon listing of a case for the unannounced Nexus smartphone and points October 31 as its release...


HTC One Max info leaks in China: $800 price tag, October launch

HTC One Max info leaks in China: $800 price tag, October launch

16 September, 2013 | comments (66)

The HTC One is getting a Max variant to add some phablet flavor to the One portfolio and it seems that someone in China jumped the gun and published the core specs. There's also a new batch of photos of the device. The specs image advertises...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Nokia 108 and 108 Dual SIM are official, carry a VGA camera

Nokia 108 and 108 Dual SIM are official, carry a VGA camera

16 September, 2013 | comments (86)

Nokia continues its march in the affordable phone market with today's official announcement of the Nokia 108 and 108 Dual SIM - its latest camera-rocking feature phone. The Nokia 108 sports a 0.3MP fixed focus camera of VGA resolution, which...

Tags: Nokia


Purple Galaxy Mega 6.3 now official from Samsung

Purple Galaxy Mega 6.3 now official from Samsung

16 September, 2013 | comments (38)

Back in June there were hints that the two large-screened Samsung devices, the Galaxy Mega 6.3 and Galaxy Mega 5.8, would come in a new color scheme: Plum Purple. Today Samsung has come through on one of those predictions, as a purple-colored...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Images of Huawei Ascend W3 surface

Images of Huawei Ascend W3 surface

15 September, 2013 | comments (45)

Huawei Ascend W3 is in the rumorland for quite some time now. Images of the third-generation Ascend W smartphone have been leaked once again, confirming the presence of the blue and yellow color variants. The leaked images show us the...


Verizon bound Lumia 1520 in white poses for the camera

Verizon bound Lumia 1520 in white poses for the camera

15 September, 2013 | comments (38)

The live images of Nokia Lumia 1520, which was formerly known as Bandit, have already appeared and we even saw the press render of the upcoming phablet from Nokia. Now, we have yet another leaked image that shows the Lumia 1520 white color...


Nokia might have pushed back 1520 phablet announcement

Nokia might have pushed back 1520 phablet announcement

14 September, 2013 | comments (47)

We reported earlier that Nokia's upcoming Lumia phablet could be announced on September 26. According to @evleaks however, Nokia might push back the date of the Lumia 1520 unveiling to late October. According to several sources, Bandit launch...


Nokia's Windows Phone handsets outsell iPhones in Middle East

Nokia's Windows Phone handsets outsell iPhones in Middle East

14 September, 2013 | comments (109)

Smartphone sales have picked up in the Middle East, according to a report from International Data Corporation. The volumes are up to 16.4% in Q2, 2013 when compared to the same quarter last year. IDC's Middle East region includes Turkey but does...


iPhone 5s and 5c reservations in China to start from Sep 17

iPhone 5s and 5c reservations in China to start from Sep 17

14 September, 2013 | comments (33)

Apple's latest smartphones - the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will hitting China since day one for the very first time. The Cupertino company has announced that the consumers in the world's largest smartphone market will be able to reserve their...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Nokia tested Android on Lumia devices before the Microsoft deal

Nokia tested Android on Lumia devices before the Microsoft deal

14 September, 2013 | comments (360)

A report by the New York Times sheds light on what Nokia’s future could have looked like without Microsoft in it. Allegedly, the Finnish company was testing Android on Lumia devices before the deal with Microsoft was announced. Nokia had the...


Nokia Lumia 1020 gets its on-contract price slashed to $150

Nokia Lumia 1020 gets its on-contract price slashed to $150

14 September, 2013 | comments (19)

The Nokia Lumia 1020 is one beast of a cameraphone, carrying a huge 1/1.5" senor of 41MP resolution and optically stabilized lens. In addition, it's the most capable smartphone that Microsoft's WP8 has to offer and yet, the overly enthusiastic $300...


Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy Note 3 leaks, Snapdragon 800 in charge

Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy Note 3 leaks, Snapdragon 800 in charge

14 September, 2013 | comments (61)

Samsung has done dual-SIM versions of all its recent flagships and it appears the Galaxy Note 3 won't be an exception. In fact we just got a bunch of leaked photos of N9002 model which will be hitting China shortly. The leaked photos reveal that...


OPPO N1 new trailer is out along with leaked live shots

OPPO N1 new trailer is out along with leaked live shots

13 September, 2013 | comments (32)

According to some leaked new information, the OPPO N1 cameraphone, which will be unveiled on September 23, will be able to shoot long exposure shots. And to go with that we have a really nice long exposure shot, which allegedly comes from the...

Tags: OPPO, Android, Rumors


HTC One gold-colored shell shows its face in China

HTC One gold-colored shell shows its face in China

13 September, 2013 | comments (40)

HTC One was initially launched in Black and Silver colors back in March this year. Later on we got Ruby Red exclusive to Sprint and Glamour Red - selling only in the UK, while a few days ago at the IFA HTC added yet another flavors to the One lineup...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


You can now pre-order the Apple iPhone 5c, starting at $99

You can now pre-order the Apple iPhone 5c, starting at $99

12 September, 2013 | comments (87)

Just as announced on stage, the iPhone 5c is becoming available for pre-order as we speak. Currently Apple is offering it on its website and taking pre-orders starting from $99 for 16 GB model and $199 for the 32 GB one. All colors are available...

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EU Commission pushes for barring roaming charges by 2016

EU Commission pushes for barring roaming charges by 2016

12 September, 2013 | comments (27)

The EU Commission's new Connected Continent plan proposal envisions the barring of all roaming charges and the boosting of broadband speeds to allow for more affordable communications and higher quality internet access to whole Europe. The move...

Tags: Misc


Alleged LG Nexus 5 leaks through FCC in high-res photos

Alleged LG Nexus 5 leaks through FCC in high-res photos

12 September, 2013 | comments (85)

FCC has always been a good source to find bits of info on upcoming and unannounced phones, if you know where exactly to look. Well, the guys over at PhoneScoop hit the gold with the pictures of alleged LG Nexus 5 flagship. LG Nexus 5 This...

Tags: LG, Android, Google, Rumors


6-inch Nokia 1520 phablet to be announced on September 26

6-inch Nokia 1520 phablet to be announced on September 26

12 September, 2013 | comments (160)

Courtesy of yet another brilliant insider's info by notorious leakster evleaks comes today's info that Nokia will be announcing its next Lumia smartphone on September 26. Update: evleaks has just tweeted that Nokia 1520 phablet will pack a 20MP...


LG G2 now available in the US on AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon

LG G2 now available in the US on AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon

12 September, 2013 | comments (25)

LG G2 has just become available in the USA. Three major carriers - AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon - are now offering the new flagship of the Korean company. If you sign a two-year agreement with AT&T you can have the LG G2 for $199.99. You can...