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New Sony Ericsson smartphone coming up next week?

New Sony Ericsson smartphone coming up next week?

03 January, 2012 | comments (88)

Sony Ericsson is going to start the New Year with an announcement. The company will be unveiling a new smartphone at CES, which starts next week in Las Vegas. The company mentioned on its Twitter and Facebook accounts that it's going to make a...


Two official ICS ROMs from Samsung leak for the Galaxy S II

Two official ICS ROMs from Samsung leak for the Galaxy S II

03 January, 2012 | comments (73)

Samsung may not update the Galaxy S to Ice Cream Sandwich, but they've been hard at work on mixing the new Android 4.0 with their TouchWiz UI for the i9100 Galaxy S II. A proof for this are two official Samsung ROMs that have leaked for the...


Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus with 1GHz CPU unveiled

Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus with 1GHz CPU unveiled

03 January, 2012 | comments (84)

Samsung has just announced the successor of its highly popular Galaxy Ace Android smartphone. The successor of the mid-range device is dubbed Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus and improves several key aspects of its hardware. The Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus...


A press image of the AT&T bound Samsung Galaxy Note emerges

A press image of the AT&T bound Samsung Galaxy Note emerges

02 January, 2012 | comments (17)

It has been a good three months since the first time we discussed a U.S. bound Samsung Galaxy Note. Finally, the first press photo of the AT&T branded phoneblet has broken its cover, along with some specs. As you can see in the picture above,...


Motorola DROID 4 hands-on images leak

Motorola DROID 4 hands-on images leak

01 January, 2012 | comments (38)

This is not the first time we're seeing the Motorola DROID 4, which has been a long time coming. First it leaked through some hands-on images and then we saw an official press image leak. Today we have something different; hands-on pictures of a...


Saying goodbye to 2011 and wishing you a Happy New Year

Saying goodbye to 2011 and wishing you a Happy New Year

31 December, 2011 | comments (185)

As we say goodbye to year 2011, we cannot help but have a look back at all the work we've done. Thanks to you, our readers, it's been a successful year for us at GSMArena.com. This year you pushed our website up in the list of the Top 500...

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Bada 2.0 update not making it to older Wave phones before 2012

Bada 2.0 update not making it to older Wave phones before 2012

31 December, 2011 | comments (105)

We thought we would be bringing smiles all-round, when we posted back in early September that Samsung were on track to provide nearly every one of their devices bearing the 'Wave' name with a nice dose of Bada 2.0 before the year was out. Of...


LG's Jill Sander Mobile gets its price slashed in half in the UK

LG's Jill Sander Mobile gets its price slashed in half in the UK

31 December, 2011 | comments (20)

If you are in the UK, looking for a fashion oriented smartphone we have some great news for you. The Windows Phone Mango running LG Jill Sander Mobile is now available contract free at Expansys for the highly acceptable £149.99 ($233) - half its...


Images of Nokia Ace for AT&T (Lumia 900) leak out again

Images of Nokia Ace for AT&T (Lumia 900) leak out again

31 December, 2011 | comments (63)

This is surely one of the most curious cases of leaked product images we've encountered in 2011. Pictures of Nokia's upcoming Windows Phone smartphone for AT&T's LTE network popped up in a Christmas card, thanks to an overly creative Microsoft...


European Motorola RAZR gets a new firmware update

European Motorola RAZR gets a new firmware update

31 December, 2011 | comments (33)

Motorola RAZR users in European countries can look forward to an over-the-air firmware update for their devices soon. The new firmware will update the software from version 651.73.15/16/17/18 to version 651.73.30. The list of changes in the...


Meizu MX starts selling January 1, China and HK get it first

Meizu MX starts selling January 1, China and HK get it first

30 December, 2011 | comments (44)

Meizu has just revealed that its latest Android flagship, the Meizu MX will go on sale in a couple of days' time. The smartphone has been on pre-order since the start of this month and will be officially available on New Year's Day. China and...


Android nears 50% mark in the US, comScore reports

Android nears 50% mark in the US, comScore reports

30 December, 2011 | comments (97)

comScore has just published their new report on the US smartphone market and it turns out that there are no dramatic changes to be witnessed. Android continued to be the fastest growing mobile platform around and even the launch of the iPhone 4S...


ITG xpPhone 2 is out, promises Windows 7/8 in a smartphone

ITG xpPhone 2 is out, promises Windows 7/8 in a smartphone

30 December, 2011 | comments (51)

Intel is looking forward to powering Android-based phones with its Medfield platform, but ITG still haven’t given up on the dream of running a proper desktop OS on mobile phones - namely, the Windows 7/Windows 8 OSes. Yep, it's the new version...

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HTC and Samsung LTE Windows Phone arriving by early 2012

HTC and Samsung LTE Windows Phone arriving by early 2012

30 December, 2011 | comments (24)

One of the key features missing from Windows Phone device spec sheets is 4G LTE connectivity. However, it seems that won't be the case for long. We already knew that Nokia will be launching their LTE enabled Windows Phone device (ACE) early next...


Pink colored Galaxy S II heading for Taiwan

Pink colored Galaxy S II heading for Taiwan

30 December, 2011 | comments (33)

Samsung has announced that they will be launching the pink colored variant of the popular Galaxy S II smartphone in Taiwan. This shade has been in sale for a while now in Korea but this is the first time it is making an appearance in Taiwan....


Apple might be getting $10 for every Android device sold

Apple might be getting $10 for every Android device sold

29 December, 2011 | comments (145)

Kevin Rivette, the managing partner at intellectual property firm 3LP Advisors LLC, shared his professional opinion on the ongoing legal wars in the smartphone world. In a chat with Bloomberg, the expert revealed that he believes Apple could be...

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Nokia Lumia 800 still selling greatly, in some places at least

Nokia Lumia 800 still selling greatly, in some places at least

29 December, 2011 | comments (113)

The Nokia Q4 report will be one of the most interesting things to look forward to at the start of next year. The company took a huge gamble by betting on Windows Phone for their smartphone portfolio and the holiday season sales should show if it...


1 million Samsung Galaxy Notes shipped worldwide

1 million Samsung Galaxy Notes shipped worldwide

29 December, 2011 | comments (80)

The Samsung Galaxy Note looked an odd device at first but the experiment is proving to be a success - Samsung just announced that they've shipped 1 million units of the phone-tablet crossover globally since it launched in mid-November. Samsung...


Is this the Samsung I9500 Galaxy S 3 first camera sample?

Is this the Samsung I9500 Galaxy S 3 first camera sample?

29 December, 2011 | comments (66)

The first three months of the next year should see the official announcements of plenty of new smartphones, but few of them are more hotly anticipated than the Samsung Galaxy S3. And what you see here might be the first image captured with the...


Windows Phone crosses the 50,000 app submission mark

Windows Phone crosses the 50,000 app submission mark

29 December, 2011 | comments (48)

Microsoft may not be making much progress in terms of device sales at the moment but they seem to be doing quite well when it comes to apps. According to All About Windows Phone, the Windows Phone Marketplace has just crossed the 50,000 app...