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Sony Xperia Z1 (Honami) press papers leak

Sony Xperia Z1 (Honami) press papers leak

03 September, 2013 | comments (66)

The Xperia Z1 has leaked so frequently over the past several months that we can almost consider it virtually announced. Now, just a day before its expected announcement at IFA in Berlin, the press materials package has been posted online. Here's...


FullHD screenshot of Windows Phone surfaces, is it the Bandit?

FullHD screenshot of Windows Phone surfaces, is it the Bandit?

03 September, 2013 | comments (77)

A screenshot has leaked online, which allegedly was taken from the rumored Nokia (for now) Bandit, or otherwise Lumia 1520. The screenshot sports the fine resolution of 1920 x 1080 - that's FullHD in layman's terms - and gives a glimpse of what the...


Xiaomi Mi3 appears on GFX Bench, runs on Tegra 4 CPU

Xiaomi Mi3 appears on GFX Bench, runs on Tegra 4 CPU

03 September, 2013 | comments (9)

The Xiaomi Mi3 has been leaked a few times before and the specifications of the upcoming flagship device have been in the rumorland for quite some time. Now, the smartphone has appeared on the GFX bench database and reveals the presence of a NVIDIA...


Leak reveals Galaxy Note III will feature fingerprint sensor, KNOX

Leak reveals Galaxy Note III will feature fingerprint sensor, KNOX

03 September, 2013 | comments (55)

Someone managed to get their hands on the Samsung Galaxy Note III, make a list of all its APKs take a couple of screenshots and even run an AnTuTu test ahead of tomorrow's announcement. The phablet reports itself as Samsung N9005 running Android...


Sony Xperia Z1 leaks via an EE UK brochure

Sony Xperia Z1 leaks via an EE UK brochure

03 September, 2013 | comments (47)

Sony Xperia Z1, previously known as Honami, leaks once again ahead of tomorrow's announcement. This time we get to see its face on a printed upcoming brochure of the UK's EE carrier. The leaked brochure reveals the carrier's pre-order...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


LG G2 to opens sales in the US and Germany this month

LG G2 to opens sales in the US and Germany this month

03 September, 2013 | comments (21)

The LG G2 will be officially launched in the USA and Germany this month, following its release in its home South Korea. There's no word on official pricing or carrier availability, but it should flaunt its edge-to-edge 5.2" FullHD screen on...

Tags: LG, Android


New leaks show off Case-Mate cases for the iPhone 5C

New leaks show off Case-Mate cases for the iPhone 5C

03 September, 2013 | comments (20)

Another day, another iPhone 5C leak. This latest tidbit comes from the famous Twitter leaker evleaks, who have chimed in regarding Case-Mate cases for the alleged upcoming iPhone 5C. The case in question is a foldable-style flip cover case that...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


8GB Nexus 4 permanently goes out of stock from the Play Store

8GB Nexus 4 permanently goes out of stock from the Play Store

03 September, 2013 | comments (31)

Google recently dropped the price of the Nexus 4, bringing the 8GB model to a tantalizing $199 in the US. As one could have guessed, however, this was just to clear the stock of the device and that is exactly what has happened. The 8GB model...


HTC unveils the Desire 601 and Desire 300

HTC unveils the Desire 601 and Desire 300

02 September, 2013 | comments (22)

The HTC Desire 601 aims to bring some high-tech specs to the mid-range, while the new Desire 300 is an entry level smartphone. HTC Desire 601 At first glance, the HTC Desire 601 with its 4.5-inch screen seems really closely related to the HTC...

Tags: HTC, Android, IFA 2013


Official: the HTC One and One mini coming in blue

Official: the HTC One and One mini coming in blue

03 September, 2013 | comments (17)

Today HTC dropped the curtain off two new smartphones, but it also announced a new color for the HTC One and One mini. Called Vivid Blue, the new color option will become available this quarter, which is rather vague as a launch estimate but at...

Tags: HTC, Android, IFA 2013


Shots of iPhone 5C packaging tip matching wallpapers

Shots of iPhone 5C packaging tip matching wallpapers

02 September, 2013 | comments (95)

The oft-leaked iPhone 5C model has been (supposedly) spotted yet again in various manufacturing plants in Asia. The device has been pictured with in iPod-esque packaging showing off the new color varieties with matching backgrounds. There's...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z1 (Honami) official press renders leak

Sony Xperia Z1 (Honami) official press renders leak

02 September, 2013 | comments (76)

Sony Xperia Z1 a.k.a Honami has appeared in numerous leaks and we even saw a press image of the upcoming cameraphone from Sony. Now, the high-res versions of the official press renders of the Xperia Z1 have been leaked ahead of its announcement at...

Tags: Sony, Android


Meizu MX3 with Exynos 5 Octa and 8MP camera goes official

Meizu MX3 with Exynos 5 Octa and 8MP camera goes official

02 September, 2013 | comments (49)

Meizu has officially announced its latest flagship smartphone, dubbed MX3. Meizu's newest addition packs a punch with its powerful hardware and brings a touch of class with its Android 4.2 Jelly Bean-based Flyme 3.0 user interface, which is said to...

Tags: Meizu, Android


Oppo N1 to launch later this year, Find 7 coming in late 2014

Oppo N1 to launch later this year, Find 7 coming in late 2014

02 September, 2013 | comments (7)

Oppo will be unveiling its N1 cameraphone on September 23 at a special event in Beijing, China. The Chinese manufacturer has been teasing its upcoming handset with countdown timers, sneak peaks of its camera and its unique rear touch panel...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Note III S800 version with LTE-A confirmed

Samsung Galaxy Note III S800 version with LTE-A confirmed

02 September, 2013 | comments (32)

This just in: from a press conference held by KT Cordporation, formerly known as Korea Telecom, we learn that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note III phablet will carry a Snapdragon 800 chip inside. The network provider is the first to officially...


Acer launches the  first 4K-capable smartphone - Liquid S2

Acer launches the first 4K-capable smartphone - Liquid S2

02 September, 2013 | comments (53)

As the IFA 2013 show is about to unfold in Berlin, Acer has jumped the gun announcing the first smartphone with 4K video recording support - the Liquid S2. The device comes running Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and is powered by a Snapdragon 800 chipset...

Tags: Acer, Android, IFA


Samsung outs IFA 2013 teaser video

Samsung outs IFA 2013 teaser video

02 September, 2013 | comments (27)

Samsung official IFA 2013 video teaser is out now. The Korean manufacturer teases us with a glimpse of what's happening inside its labs and how the latest technology is being developed. Did you ever wonder where all this Galaxies comes from? How...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy Gear live photos leak prior to IFA

Samsung Galaxy Gear live photos leak prior to IFA

01 September, 2013 | comments (230)

A prototype Samsung Galaxy Gear unit found itself in the hands of our colleagues from Venturebeat who got to spend some time with the smartwatch and spilled some beans about it along the way. So, here it is. What you see above is a snapshot...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Red Nokia Lumia 1020 about to hit Italy too

Red Nokia Lumia 1020 about to hit Italy too

01 September, 2013 | comments (34)

Nokia Lumia 1020 was announced back in July and already hit the shelves in the USA as an AT&T exclusive. It is expected to become available worldwide this month. We already saw a red flavor of the Lumia 1020 leaking with AT&T's logo on it. We...


Samsung Galaxy Note III developer unit leaks

Samsung Galaxy Note III developer unit leaks

01 September, 2013 | comments (100)

The developer unit of Samsung Galaxy Note III has just leaked online. Those pre-announcement units are handled to various carriers and developers for testing purposes, the device packs the same internals as the final product but conceals the...