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The iPhone 4S coming to 22 new markets, January 13th

The iPhone 4S coming to 22 new markets, January 13th

04 January, 2012 | comments (100)

On January 13th, the iPhone 4S will touch down in a number of new markets including the likes of China, Jamaica and Kenya along with 19 others, across the globe. Apple's CEO Tim Cook has a lot to smile about, especially with a yet untapped...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Android in Dec 2011: Gingebread keeps rising, ICS gets 0.6%

Android in Dec 2011: Gingebread keeps rising, ICS gets 0.6%

04 January, 2012 | comments (46)

We just got the latest numbers on the Android version distributions and it appears that some new trends are shaping up. Gingerbread continues to be the dominant force, but Ice Cream Sandwich has appeared on the map quicker than...


HTC Radiant image leaks, looks like Titan with LTE

HTC Radiant image leaks, looks like Titan with LTE

04 January, 2012 | comments (8)

We first heard about the HTC Radiant when a rumor of two AT&T-bound phones with LTE connectivity made the rounds. Now there's an image to go with the rumor, plus a few hints on specs. The HTC Radiant looks a lot like the Titan, but the back is...

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INQ cancels Cloud Q to focus on future products

INQ cancels Cloud Q to focus on future products

04 January, 2012 | comments (10)

INQ has decided to cancel its QWERTY-slash-touchscreen droid Cloud Q from its roadmap and deny it creation. The decision has been confirmed to website Electricpig by an INQ spokesperson. The Brit phone-maker INQ announced its Facebook-centric...


Untethered jailbreak for the iPhone 4S coming up next week

Untethered jailbreak for the iPhone 4S coming up next week

04 January, 2012 | comments (40)

It certainly took longer than usual, but what matters is that the iPhone 4S untethered jailbreak solution is finally nearing completion. The popular developer pod2g confirmed through his Twitter account that he has made huge progress towards getting...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Yet unannounced BlackBerry Milan may have been canceled

Yet unannounced BlackBerry Milan may have been canceled

04 January, 2012 | comments (20)

Rumor has it that RIM has scratched off one town of its travelogue of code names - Milan. It is (was?) a portrait slider with a 4.2" screen, running RIM's upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS (shortly known as BBX). A leaked mockup of the phone looks very...


Korea-bound Samsung Galaxy M Style M340S unveiled

Korea-bound Samsung Galaxy M Style M340S unveiled

04 January, 2012 | comments (44)

Samsung are continuing their strong push at the start of 2012 with a new announcement. The company just introduced the mid-range Samsung Galaxy M Style M340S smartphone. The Android handset is going to debut in Korea, but there's no saying if...


Samsung drops plans to release Value Pack for Galaxy S

Samsung drops plans to release Value Pack for Galaxy S

04 January, 2012 | comments (225)

Galaxy S users waiting for the Value Pack from Samsung are in for a disappointment. A company spokesperson has just confirmed that Samsung has dropped the plans to release the update. As you may know, Samsung initially declined upgrading the...


More details on Nokia Ace (Lumia 900) surface

More details on Nokia Ace (Lumia 900) surface

03 January, 2012 | comments (80)

Even more details have become known on the upcoming Nokia Ace (Lumia 900) for AT&T Wireless - less than a week after we came across leaked photos of the smartphone tucked into a Christmas card. This time, the specs of the upcoming Finnish...


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...