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HTC launches dual-SIM, dual-core Desire SV in India

HTC launches dual-SIM, dual-core Desire SV in India

02 November, 2012 | comments (60)

Following the launch of the HTC Desire V, the company's first dual-SIM Android smartphone, the company announced today a country-specific version of the model dubbed Desire SV in a special event in Singapore. The Desire SV packs a 4.3-inch...

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Samsung launches Galaxy S Duos and Galaxy Y Duos Lite

Samsung launches Galaxy S Duos and Galaxy Y Duos Lite

06 September, 2012 | comments (140)

Samsung announced the Galaxy S Duos and Galaxy Y Duos Lite for India. Both smartphones have already been announced on the international market as the Galaxy S Duos S7562 and Galaxy Pocket Duos S5302. Galaxy S Duos The Galaxy S Duos is...


HTC Desire X returns with new photos, more info

HTC Desire X returns with new photos, more info

28 August, 2012 | comments (61)

The HTC Desire X (codenamed 'Proto') was caught out in the wild in Taipei, reports a poster on ePrice. Even better - the leaks comes from an event to promote the phone to retailers, so it came in both colors with plenty of press...


Here's why the HTC Desire HD won't get Android ICS

Here's why the HTC Desire HD won't get Android ICS

28 July, 2012 | comments (119)

With last week's announcement that the highly revered HTC Desire HD won't receive an official update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich causing quite a stir, the Taiwanese company has posted the reasons for the decision in its blog. The biggest issue...

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Samsung 'Gogh' SPH-L300 images leak

Samsung 'Gogh' SPH-L300 images leak

24 July, 2012 | comments (23)

It seems Samsung is planning a new smartphone for Sprint's equally new 4G LTE network and we have got some pictures of it as well. The Samsung SPH-L300 or '‘Gogh’ as it is known for now, comes across as a mid-range smartphone but with some pretty...


Android 4.0 ICS is officially a no go for HTC Desire HD

Android 4.0 ICS is officially a no go for HTC Desire HD

22 July, 2012 | comments (154)

It looks like the saga surrounding the official Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update of the much beloved HTC Desire HD is finally over, folks. HTC have officially removed the 2010 Android monster from the official list of devices scheduled to get...

Tags: HTC, Android


ICS update for HTC Desire HD reportedly canned (Update: Not)

ICS update for HTC Desire HD reportedly canned (Update: Not)

16 July, 2012 | comments (85)

Back when HTC announced the list of handsets that will be receiving the Android 4.0 update, we were especially happy to see the aged Desire HD being part of the list, something we commended HTC on. But it was not to be, as it seems the...

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HTC will not release low-end smartphones in emerging markets

HTC will not release low-end smartphones in emerging markets

13 June, 2012 | comments (66)

This piece of news hardly caught us by surprise - after all build quality has always been among the strongest features of any HTC product we've encountered this far. The Taiwanese giant's CEO Peter Chou has reaffirmed in an interview that HTC will...

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HTC announces ICS-based dual-SIM Desire V and Desire VC

HTC announces ICS-based dual-SIM Desire V and Desire VC

07 June, 2012 | comments (44)

HTC has just announced its first dual-SIM phone – the Desire V alongside a dedicated dual-mode version for China called Desire VC. The Desire V and Desire VC have identical specifications but for the network support – the Desire V supports...


Promo video says Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 is ICS upgradable

Promo video says Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 is ICS upgradable

24 May, 2012 | comments (35)

After the announcement of the ICS-running HTC Desire C (powered by a single-core 600MHz CPU), every time the dual-core Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 came up there was someone to ask “why is the more powerful phone running Gingerbread and not Ice Cream...


ICS-powered HTC Desire C up for pre-order in the UK

ICS-powered HTC Desire C up for pre-order in the UK

17 May, 2012 | comments (31)

The HTC Desire C, which was officially announced on Tuesday, is now up for pre-order on the UK retailer Clove's website. The Desire C is one of the first entry-level smartphones to feature the latest version of Android 4.0, and has some...

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HTC Desire C benchmarked ahead of release

HTC Desire C benchmarked ahead of release

16 May, 2012 | comments (19)

Constantly in the limelight these days, the HTC Desire C just won't keep out of the headlines. The smartphone is not even released yet, but curious (and lucky) fellow journalists have already put it through its paces with the usual benchmark...


Specs for HTC Ville C leak, a cheaper One S with Sense 4.5

Specs for HTC Ville C leak, a cheaper One S with Sense 4.5

16 May, 2012 | comments (29)

The rumor mill can no longer gossip about the HTC Desire C after it went official yesterday, but the HTC Ville C has come to fill its place. Ville, if you recall, was the codename for the HTC One S and according to the rumors, the Ville C is a...


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...

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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...

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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...


HTC Wildfire C live pictures are here, to be called Desire C

HTC Wildfire C live pictures are here, to be called Desire C

09 May, 2012 | comments (41)

We first heard about HTC Golf back in March, thanks to a leaked camera sample. Then we saw a believable enough official render and we heard the phone would be called Wildfire C. What we got today is the first live pictures of the device. It looks...


HTC releases the list of handsets that will get Android 4.0 update

HTC releases the list of handsets that will get Android 4.0 update

14 March, 2012 | comments (157)

After providing vague estimates for some time now, HTC has finally come clean with the full list of handsets that will be receiving the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update. The lucky phones that will be getting the update are as...

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HTC Desire HD, Incredible S and ChaCha getting Android 2.3.5

HTC Desire HD, Incredible S and ChaCha getting Android 2.3.5

11 December, 2011 | comments (313)

We reported a couple of days back that HTC is seeding the 2.3.5 Gingerbread update to the Incredible S with the Desire HD in the waiting list. HTC UK have confirmed that the 2.3.5 update has been released in the UK for the Incredible S and...

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Android 2.3.5 with Sense 3.0 now seeding to HTC Incredible S

Android 2.3.5 with Sense 3.0 now seeding to HTC Incredible S

09 December, 2011 | comments (280)

HTC has just started seeding the latest firmware update for their Incredible S Android smartphone. It's quite a major bump, bringing the Android version up to 2.3.5 and the Sense UI 3.0. Reports about the over-the-air update have been coming from...

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