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HTC Desire C is a budget ICS droid with Beats Audio

HTC Desire C is a budget ICS droid with Beats Audio

15 May, 2012 | comments (54)

After a number of leaks, the HTC Desire C (previously known as Golf and Wildfire C) went official today. It bears some resemblance to the HTC Explorer, but it's actually more of a One series smartphone. HTC Desire C is an ICS phone on a...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Dual-SIM Nokia 110 and 112 go official, to cost under €40

Dual-SIM Nokia 110 and 112 go official, to cost under €40

15 May, 2012 | comments (55)

Nokia just unveiled two new additions to its lineup of ultra-basic Dual-SIM featurephones. The Nokia 110 and Nokia 112 are compact-sized S40 devices targeted at emerging markets and users on a tight budget, who want to minimize their monthly bills...

Tags: Nokia, S40


LG to launch the Optimus 4X HD in Europe next month

LG to launch the Optimus 4X HD in Europe next month

15 May, 2012 | comments (40)

LG has announced that they will be launching the Optimus 4X HD next month in Europe, just in time to go against its Korean rival's flagship Galaxy S III. The Optimus 4X HD will start selling in Germany, Sweden, Great Britain, Italy and...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Xperia S Android 4.0 update arriving by late May

Xperia S Android 4.0 update arriving by late May

15 May, 2012 | comments (60)

Everyone and their grandmother by now has lamented the lack of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on the Xperia S. Why would Sony want to launch a flagship phone in 2012 without the latest version of Android is beyond us. They promised an update in...


Dual-core Snapdragon S4 confirmed for Verizon Galaxy S III

Dual-core Snapdragon S4 confirmed for Verizon Galaxy S III

14 May, 2012 | comments (61)

Looks like people in the US willing to grab the upcoming Galaxy S III won't be treated to its quad-core Exynos variant. Instead, latest evidence points to a dual-core Snapdragon S4 powering the Galaxy S III for Verizon. This is further confirmed...


Sony Xperia ST27 Lotus leaks, might be Active's successor

Sony Xperia ST27 Lotus leaks, might be Active's successor

14 May, 2012 | comments (16)

A couple of UA profiles recently popped up on the Sony Mobile website. They are for yet unofficial smartphones, carrying the model number ST27i and ST27a. Presumably those are just the international and the US-bound version of the same...


Samsung outs the Galaxy Proclaim for the US

Samsung outs the Galaxy Proclaim for the US

14 May, 2012 | comments (26)

Samsung unveiled its latest entry-level Android smartphone to launch through Net10 and StraightTalk on the Verizon network. Dubbed the Galaxy Proclaim, this Droid unfortunately runs Gingerbread on its slightly curved 3.5"h HVGA display with a...


Nokia India online store reveals 808 PureView pricing

Nokia India online store reveals 808 PureView pricing

14 May, 2012 | comments (242)

We recently learned that Nokia will be launching the 808 PureView first in Russia and India. And although Nokia is yet to announce the pricing for the phone, the page source for the Nokia India store has let the cat out of the bag....


Samsung introduces C3782 Evan – a budget dual-SIM

Samsung introduces C3782 Evan – a budget dual-SIM

14 May, 2012 | comments (35)

Samsung has introduced a new addition to the DUOS lineup – the budget C3782 Evan. The phone supports quad-band GSM/EDGE networks and comes with a 2.4-inch QVGA display, a 3 megapixel snapper, FM radio, Bluetooth, a 3.5mm audio jack and a microSD...

Tags: Samsung, Dual SIM


Nokia 311 and 305, S40 phones with full touchscreens, uncovered

Nokia 311 and 305, S40 phones with full touchscreens, uncovered

14 May, 2012 | comments (64)

Nokia has been dabbling with touchscreens on S40 phones for a while now so it was only a matter of time they released a phone with a full touchscreen. Now we have come across two S40 phones with such full-touchscreen displays. The phones,...

Tags: Nokia, S40, Touch UI


HTC Desire C first press shot and specs leak on Vodafone

HTC Desire C first press shot and specs leak on Vodafone

13 May, 2012 | comments (93)

The HTC Desire C is not a stranger anymore. We've seen it star in not one, but two blurry photo sessions. However, this is the first time we get to see it in its proper attire - via a leaked press shot. Obviously, Vodafone Portugal jumped the gun on...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Verizon expands its 4G LTE network  to 27 more areas

Verizon expands its 4G LTE network to 27 more areas

12 May, 2012 | comments (10)

Just a month after its last network expansion, Verizon is ready to bring its fast 4G LTE services to even more areas in the United States. The expansion commences on May 17 and will include 27 new areas and markets including the Jersey Shore,...

Tags: Verizon, Misc


HTC Desire C spotted in the wild once again

HTC Desire C spotted in the wild once again

11 May, 2012 | comments (21)

The HTC Desire C, previously known as Wildfire C or Golf, leaks once again in live pictures. This time it was spotted on the Orange Romania Facebook page. Someone there apparently decided to take pictures from the Marketing’s team office and post...


Galaxy S III has PenTile AMOLED because it lasts longer

Galaxy S III has PenTile AMOLED because it lasts longer

11 May, 2012 | comments (177)

After the Galaxy S III announcement many people, including us, were wondering why Samsung decided to use a PenTile Super AMOLED screen instead of an Super AMOLED Plus unit. Well, a Samsung spokesman has explained why. The reason turned out to be...


Sprint LG LS970 to come with quad-core 1.5GHz Krait processor

Sprint LG LS970 to come with quad-core 1.5GHz Krait processor

11 May, 2012 | comments (70)

It seems LG is working on a new flagship for Sprint – the LS970 that will probably retail as the Eclipse 4G LTE. The rumored specs are quite impressive – a Snapdragon SoC (System-On-a-Chip) with a quad-core 1.5GHz Krait processor and Adreno 320...


LG Optimus 2X ICS update pushed back to Q3

LG Optimus 2X ICS update pushed back to Q3

11 May, 2012 | comments (106)

Late last year, LG made some waves as being one of the few manufacturers to publicly release a detailed list regarding updates to the latest Android version. This is a good idea if you want to show your customers that you're serious about...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Samsung announces WP7.5 Refresh-running S7530 Omnia M

Samsung announces WP7.5 Refresh-running S7530 Omnia M

11 May, 2012 | comments (36)

Samsung has just announced the I8350 Omnia M smartphone running on Windows Phone 7.5 Refresh. Oddly, the handset has the same model number as the I8350 Omnia W, but comes with different specs. Update:Samsung contacted us and cleared out the model...


Nokia 808 PureView US launch confirmed by Nokia

Nokia 808 PureView US launch confirmed by Nokia

11 May, 2012 | comments (73)

Recently, we heard that Nokia will be launching the Nokia 808 PureView in Mexico. This was after the company publicly announced that it won't be selling Symbian and S40 phones in North America any more and also excluding the continent from the 808...


Possible 4G LTE and new Exynos for the Galaxy S III on Rogers?

Possible 4G LTE and new Exynos for the Galaxy S III on Rogers?

10 May, 2012 | comments (27)

It has been widely speculated that the North American version of the new Samsung flagship, the Galaxy S III, would run on the Snapdragon S4 chipset rather than the Exynos 4 Quad found in the international version. This is largely due to the LTE...


Samsung SPH-L300 LTE-enabled droid with Snapdragon S4 leaks

Samsung SPH-L300 LTE-enabled droid with Snapdragon S4 leaks

10 May, 2012 | comments (76)

Photo of an LTE-enabled Samsung droid, called SPH-L300 leaked along with some basic specifications. Its model number suggests that the handset is headed to Sprint in the US, but there's no info on a possible release date. The design of the phone...