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Samsung Galaxy Note II to launch in Europe next week

Samsung Galaxy Note II to launch in Europe next week

21 September, 2012 | comments (59)

SamMobile has got hold of the launch schedule of the Samsung Galaxy Note II for Europe along with its MSRP. The Note II targets the 699 price point (560, $910) and will go on sale next week. Germany is scheduled to get it first on September 27...


ASUS Padfone 2 will break cover on October 16

ASUS Padfone 2 will break cover on October 16

20 September, 2012 | comments (32)

ASUS has sent out "save the date" notes for the launch of its Padfone 2 hybrid device. The second generation of the quirky smartphone with a tablet suit will break cover on October 16 at events in Taipei, Taiwan and Milano, Italy. The...


Samsung to pursue iPhone 5 sales ban over LTE patents infringement

Samsung to pursue iPhone 5 sales ban over LTE patents infringement

20 September, 2012 | comments (378)

It was a long time coming, but now it has been officially confirmed - Samsung is going to pursue a ban on the US sales of the Apple iPhone 5. The Koreans believe that the latest iOS smartphone infringes on at least 8 of their LTE patents. The...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Vertu unveils new Constellation Neon and Blue series

Vertu unveils new Constellation Neon and Blue series

20 September, 2012 | comments (35)

The new Constellation Neon series is pretty much what we're used to seeing from Vertu phones lately. Based on the Nokia Belle OS, the smartphone uses the well-known Nokia C7 as its base, much like all previous Constellation phones. Another...

Tags: Vertu, Touch UI


HTC Windows Phone 8X and 8S get priced in the UK

HTC Windows Phone 8X and 8S get priced in the UK

20 September, 2012 | comments (33)

Even though HTC mentioned nothing on the pricing of its two latest smartphones at their announcement event, we only had to wait a day to find out. The HTC Windows Phone 8X and 8S just got their price tags in the UK and those seem pretty reasonable. ...


Xiaomi sells 300,000 Mi-One S phones in 4 minutes 12 seconds

Xiaomi sells 300,000 Mi-One S phones in 4 minutes 12 seconds

20 September, 2012 | comments (50)

We thought it was impressive when 200,000 Xiaomi Mi-One S phones sold in just 30 minutes. The company just tweeted that a batch of 300,000 of Mi-One S phones has been sold-out in 4 minutes and 12 seconds. The company is selling phones in batches, so...


Galaxy Note II goes for pre-order in US and India

Galaxy Note II goes for pre-order in US and India

20 September, 2012 | comments (96)

The Samsung Galaxy Note II has hit the pre-order stage in US and India. Those living in the US will now be able to pre-order the phone from US Cellular for $299.99 on a two-year contract for the 16GB model. Meanwhile, those of you who are...


Apple iOS 6 starts seeding to iDevices around the globe

Apple iOS 6 starts seeding to iDevices around the globe

19 September, 2012 | comments (237)

Apple has just started seeding its latest iOS 6 to iDevices around the globe. If you own a 4S, 4, 3GS or iPad 2, new iPad and iPod Touch you can expect to get the update in the following hours. This is the first iOS release that's available...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


WP8-powered HTC Windows Phone 8X goes official

WP8-powered HTC Windows Phone 8X goes official

19 September, 2012 | comments (151)

HTC's event is underway and we just got to see the company's first two Windows Phone 8 handsets, with the HTC Windows Phone 8X being the flagship. Unlike the Titan, the HTC Windows Phone 8X is rather compact with its 4.3" 720p screen. It measures...


HTC announces Windows Phone 8S with 1GHz dual-core Krait

HTC announces Windows Phone 8S with 1GHz dual-core Krait

19 September, 2012 | comments (52)

HTC just unveiled its second Windows Phone 8-powered smartphone - called Windows Phone 8S. Its more compact than the 8X and should go easier on the wallet as it comes with with less capable hardware. The HTC Windows Phone 8S is based on the...


Samsung announces plans for Galaxy Note II US launch

Samsung announces plans for Galaxy Note II US launch

19 September, 2012 | comments (39)

Samsung has just announced its Galaxy Note II phablet in the United States. Unsurprisingly, Sammy is teaming up with all major US carriers including Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and US Cellular to reach as many users as possible. Samsung...


LG Optimus G  to hit the US market in Q4, price yet to be confirmed

LG Optimus G to hit the US market in Q4, price yet to be confirmed

19 September, 2012 | comments (35)

LG officially confirmed the Optimus G for the US market. The quad-core beast was announced for few weeks ago, and had its official launch event for Korea yesterday. Today LG held another event dedicated to its new flagship, this time in New York....

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


First iPhone 5 reviews are in - good grades all around

First iPhone 5 reviews are in - good grades all around

19 September, 2012 | comments (285)

It's still a couple of days early before the iPhone 5 arrives at the doorsteps of those over 2 million people that have pre-ordered it. But we're already seeing the first wave of reviews by the lucky few that have gotten their hands on Apple's...


Pre-order delays for iPhone 5 grow to 3-4 weeks in the US

Pre-order delays for iPhone 5 grow to 3-4 weeks in the US

19 September, 2012 | comments (66)

The new iPhone 5 is a tough phone to get. We've already seen what it's like in front of Apple's brick-and-mortar stores, but there's quite the line forming at their virtual stores as well. Pre-orders started on September 14 and hit 2 million in a...


HTC teases the device it is about to announce tomorrow

HTC teases the device it is about to announce tomorrow

18 September, 2012 | comments (101)

In order to stir interest up prior to its event tomorrow, HTC has released a teaser of the product it is about to announce on its official Facebook page. As you can see in the photo above, the teaser reveals one of the device's corners. The...


ZTE announces quad-core Grand Era U985 for China

ZTE announces quad-core Grand Era U985 for China

18 September, 2012 | comments (16)

ZTE has just announced the Grand Era U985 smartphone, which will debut on Chinese ground in a couple of days. The Grand Era U985 is powered by a quad-core Tegra 3 processor, boasts a 4.5" 720p display and an 8 MP camera on the back. It will bring...


Motorola RAZR i goes on pre-order in UK, costs 345

Motorola RAZR i goes on pre-order in UK, costs 345

18 September, 2012 | comments (20)

The Intel Atom-powered Motorola RAZR i was announced just a few hours ago, but its already gone on pre-order in the UK one of the very few countries to get the phone in early October. The rest of the lucky regions are France, Germany, Brazil,...


Motorola officially announces RAZR i with 2GHz Intel CPU

Motorola officially announces RAZR i with 2GHz Intel CPU

18 September, 2012 | comments (96)

At a dedicated press event in London today, Motorola and Intel officially unveiled the RAZR i powered by an Intel Medfield chipset. The processor powering the Motorola RAZR i is a single-core 2GHz Intel Atom (yes, you read that right, 2GHz!)...


LG Optimus G launches in South Korea, quad-core Krait in tow

LG Optimus G launches in South Korea, quad-core Krait in tow

18 September, 2012 | comments (98)

At a special event in South Korea, LG officially launched the most powerful Android phone do date, the Optimus G. Built around a 4.7-inch True HD IPS Plus display with a resolution of 1280 x 768 (15:9 ratio), the Optimus G is powered by a...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Meet the racing luxury smartphone - Aston Martin Aspire

Meet the racing luxury smartphone - Aston Martin Aspire

18 September, 2012 | comments (75)

Aston Martin is launching a luxury Android smartphone the Aston Martin Aspire. Despite its premium finish, the handset internals are rather uninspiring. The Aston Martin Aspire packs a 3.2-inch HVGA display and is powered by a single-core...