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LG G2 pre-order price in Germany drops to 500

LG G2 pre-order price in Germany drops to 500

22 August, 2013 | comments (42)

Original info put the LG G2 price at 600 in Europe, but the phone just cropped up in Germany at MediaMarkt for 500 (this is for the 16GB version). The 32GB version is not available at that store, but the price initial difference was 30 (600 ...

Tags: LG, Android


Press shot of Apple iPhone 5C leaks

Press shot of Apple iPhone 5C leaks

22 August, 2013 | comments (83)

Thanks to a Romanian retailer, which sent a couple of photos to the Romanian publication Mobilissimo.ro, we get our first glimpse of what seems to be a press photo of one of Rumorland's prime citizens, the Apple iPhone 5C. The photo shows the...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


IDC: Windows Phone climbs to second place in Latin America

IDC: Windows Phone climbs to second place in Latin America

22 August, 2013 | comments (144)

It seems that Windows Phone has found a home in Latin America, going from fourth place in Q1 this year to second place with a 12% growth according to numbers by IDC. In Mexico, Microsoft's mobile OS is second for a second quarter in a row and it has...


Sony teases Honami power button on Twitter, gets us excited

Sony teases Honami power button on Twitter, gets us excited

22 August, 2013 | comments (92)

Sony has gone to Twitter to tease its upcoming Honami smartphone. Accompanied by the hashtag #bestofSony comes an image of Sony's signature power button, complete with Sony's claims of precision engineering. Sony makes it pretty clear we're...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Nokia brings Lumia 925 and Lumia 625 smartphones to India

Nokia brings Lumia 925 and Lumia 625 smartphones to India

22 August, 2013 | comments (79)

Nokia has officially launched its Lumia 925 and Lumia 625 smartphones in India. The Nokia Lumia 925, the premium Windows Phone package that also features an 8.7MP camera with OIS at the back comes to you at a price tag of INR33,499 while the 620...


Ubuntu Edge campaign fails to meet its $32 million target

Ubuntu Edge campaign fails to meet its $32 million target

22 August, 2013 | comments (25)

The ambitious Ubuntu Edge smartphone project has met its untimely demise, at least as far as the Indiegogo campaign is concerned. Back in July, Canonical started a campaign to raise $32 million in 30 days for the Ubuntu Edge smartphone, a device...


LG Enact with slide-out QWERTY keypad goes official

LG Enact with slide-out QWERTY keypad goes official

22 August, 2013 | comments (24)

The press image of the Verizon bound LG Enact was leaked a couple of days ago and now, the Android powered slide-out QWERTY smartphone has been officially announced. The entry-level LG Enact comes with a 4-inch display of WVGA resolution. The...

Tags: LG, Verizon, Android


More photos of gold iPhone 5S leak, box of 128GB version spotted

More photos of gold iPhone 5S leak, box of 128GB version spotted

22 August, 2013 | comments (47)

The rumors that Apple will break its black and white only color scheme for the iPhone 5S are heating up with more and more photos hitting the web. The 128GB option that analysts think will happen with the upcoming iPhone generation became more...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Nokia 106 and 107 Dual SIM are official, to launch this quarter

Nokia 106 and 107 Dual SIM are official, to launch this quarter

21 August, 2013 | comments (50)

Nokia has just unveiled two new featurephones - the Nokia 106 and Nokia 107 Dual SIM. The former features quad-band GSM network support, while the latter is dual-band for both SIM cards. Both are built around a 1.8" 65k-color TFT display and run the...

Tags: Nokia


Dual-screen Samsung Galaxy Golden goes official

Dual-screen Samsung Galaxy Golden goes official

21 August, 2013 | comments (127)

Fresh off the press image leaks and the announcement of the Hennessy flip-phone Samsung has announced the Galaxy Golden. It employs the rare clamshell design and offers two 3.7" Super AMOLEDs along with a numpad. The device will cost KRW790,000...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Firefox OS-powered ZTE Open sells out on Ebay

Firefox OS-powered ZTE Open sells out on Ebay

21 August, 2013 | comments (29)

One of the first Firefox OS phones, the ZTE Open, took the unusual route of going up on sale on еБay. It was available in the US for $80 and in the UK for 60. Was because supplies have just run out. Mozilla has partnered with...

Tags: ZTE, Firefox OS


Samsung SM-Z9005 UAprof confirms 720p display, Krait CPU

Samsung SM-Z9005 UAprof confirms 720p display, Krait CPU

21 August, 2013 | comments (33)

The Samsung SM-Z9005 smartphone which started shipping to developers last week, has been visiting the Samsung website recently leaving valuable traces in the form of a User Agent Profile. It reports that the upcoming Tizen OS smartphone features a...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z1 benchmarked, Snapdragon 800 does as expected

Sony Xperia Z1 benchmarked, Snapdragon 800 does as expected

20 August, 2013 | comments (100)

We saw the press image of the Sony Honami a.k.a Xperia Z1 earlier today and now, we have the alleged benchmark results of the upcoming cameraphone flagship from Sony. The alleged AnTuTu scores of what seems to be the Chinese variant of the Xperia...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Sony Honami press shot leaks, to be called Xperia Z1

Sony Honami press shot leaks, to be called Xperia Z1

20 August, 2013 | comments (97)

Sony's frequently leaked cameraphone codenamed Honami could be officially named Xperia Z1. The rumor comes from a recognized XDA-Developers user, who has provided some leaks regarding past Xperia devices. Additionally, a few press shots of the...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S tipped to go on sale on September 20

iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S tipped to go on sale on September 20

20 August, 2013 | comments (82)

Earlier this month, AllthingsD received a tip saying Apple is going to hold their big iPhone event on September 10. Although the information hasn't been officially confirmed in any way, another rumor has popped up suggesting the iPhone 5C and iPhone...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Nokia RM-940 certified, might have a S800 chipset, 1080p screen

Nokia RM-940 certified, might have a S800 chipset, 1080p screen

20 August, 2013 | comments (120)

The stars are slowly aligning for a 6" 1080p Nokia phablet with Snapdragon 800 power. The information is pretty circumstantial, but it's there in a Bluetooth SIG filing and from data collected by AdDuplex. AdDuplex collects stats on Windows...


No-contract Nokia Lumia 620 is now available for $99.99

No-contract Nokia Lumia 620 is now available for $99.99

20 August, 2013 | comments (34)

Nokia's mid-range smartphone, the Lumia 620 is now available for a cheap price tag of $99.99 from Aio Mobile. At the above pricing, the device comes to you without any prior commitments, but the smartphone will be locked to AT&T's...


HTC One Mini will hit AT&T stores on August 23

HTC One Mini will hit AT&T stores on August 23

20 August, 2013 | comments (6)

AT&T has officially announced that it will start selling the HTC One Mini, the more compact version of its popular HTC One flagship, in its stores, starting from August 23. The AT&T HTC One Mini will cost you $99.99 and that's of course, with a...

Tags: HTC, AT&T, Android


HTC Zara with 4.5

HTC Zara with 4.5" display and Sense 5.5 leaks

20 August, 2013 | comments (41)

An alleged press photo of the HTC Zara has leaked courtesy of evleaks, complete with a set of specifications that reveal the phone's mid-range nature. According to the leak, the HTC Zara will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8930...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


AllThingsD confirms rumors of Apple selling golden iPhone

AllThingsD confirms rumors of Apple selling golden iPhone

20 August, 2013 | comments (42)

The rumors of a golden iPhone have been circulating for some time now. But while the first reaction would be to dismiss it as something preposterous, turns out there is some truth to it after all. AllThingsD has now confirmed that Apple would...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors