News

GSMArena.com site search

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...


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...


Samsung I929 Galaxy S II Duos with dual-network support pops up

Samsung I929 Galaxy S II Duos with dual-network support pops up

23 December, 2011 | comments (82)

It appears that Samsung has quietly released a new member of their Galaxy S II family. The Samsung I929 Galaxy S II Duos is the China telecom version of the extremely popular smartphone and is the first Galaxy S II device to come with both CDMA2000...


Apple's market share is declining in Europe, but expands in the US

Apple's market share is declining in Europe, but expands in the US

22 December, 2011 | comments (174)

Europe is in a tough financial situation and Apple's shrinking market share despite the introduction of the iPhone 4S is a consequence of that. In markets like the US, the UK and Australia, the 4S is selling like hot cakes but continental Europe is...

Tags: Apple, iPhone


New Android 4.0.1 ROM for Samsung Galaxy S II leaks

New Android 4.0.1 ROM for Samsung Galaxy S II leaks

19 December, 2011 | comments (47)

Last week the Android 4.0.1 custom ROM for the Galaxy S II leaked and those eager to try it could get it up and running on their devices. Now we got the second version of that ROM, which is said to be a major step forward. It is still version...


Android ICS ROM for Galaxy S II leaks, T-Mo's S II gets an update

Android ICS ROM for Galaxy S II leaks, T-Mo's S II gets an update

14 December, 2011 | comments (53)

There are some exciting software news about the Samsung Galaxy S II - an Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) ROM leaked for the international version of the phone and T-Mobile USA's phone is getting an update that adds Wi-Fi calling right now. The ICS...


Fujitsu Arrows F-07D is now the world's thinnest smartphone

Fujitsu Arrows F-07D is now the world's thinnest smartphone

24 November, 2011 | comments (46)

The battle for the thinnest smartphone continues. But while the others were fighting, the Fujitsu Arrows F-07D managed to slip through the gaps and took the crown for the world's thinnest smartphone. For the moment, at least. It manages to...


Samsung smartphones go white for the holidays in Germany

Samsung smartphones go white for the holidays in Germany

23 November, 2011 | comments (24)

If you live in Germany and have been waiting for a white colored version of Samsung's latest Android smartphones then you're in luck. Because this Christmas Samsung will be making your wish come true. Samsung has announced that they will be...


Nokia Lumia, Apple iPhone 4S and Motorola RAZR arrive in India

Nokia Lumia, Apple iPhone 4S and Motorola RAZR arrive in India

14 November, 2011 | comments (85)

Smartphone enthusiasts in India are in for one hell of a time, as three of the most anticipated smartphone from the top three platforms have landed on the shores of the sub-continent. First up is the Nokia Lumia series, which was launched in...


Samsung Focus S and Focus Flash first live shots emerge

Samsung Focus S and Focus Flash first live shots emerge

20 October, 2011 | comments (28)

Over a month has passed since these two were announced. Finally, we have some proper live shots of the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango running Samsung Focus S and Focus Flash for you. The Samsung Focus S is the more upscale handset from the duo. We've...


Galaxy S II for T-Mobile faster than its Exynos-packing sibling

Galaxy S II for T-Mobile faster than its Exynos-packing sibling

07 October, 2011 | comments (46)

The launch of the Samsung Galaxy S II is around the corner for T-Mobile USA customers, but if you've been keeping track of the many variations of the S II, you'll know it's not the same as the international or the AT&T version. The Galaxy S II...


Samsung Galaxy Note coming to AT&T following FCC approval

Samsung Galaxy Note coming to AT&T following FCC approval

01 October, 2011 | comments (29)

The Samsung Galaxy Note looks to be gracing the US of A with its presence following the FCC's recent approval of the device's support for AT&T's 3G bands, news that will no doubt bring a smile to gadget-heads across the nation. The Note is...


Samsung announces 1.5GHz Exynos chipset, 16MP camera

Samsung announces 1.5GHz Exynos chipset, 16MP camera

29 September, 2011 | comments (64)

Samsung have the luxury of making their own chips and they are quick to put out new and better versions of them. The Exynos chipset, which debuted with the Samsung Galaxy S II at a 'mere' 1.2GHz is getting a 1.5GHz version, called the Exynos...

Tags: Samsung, Misc


Samsung Galaxy S II will hit the AT&T shelves on October 2

Samsung Galaxy S II will hit the AT&T shelves on October 2

21 September, 2011 | comments (37)

With the first member of the Galaxy S II U.S. trio already on sale at Sprint Wireless, we have the second one right around the corner for you. Today AT&T announced in Twitter that its own Samsung Galaxy S II will become available on October 2....


Pricey Samsung Galaxy Note hits new highs in benchmarks

Pricey Samsung Galaxy Note hits new highs in benchmarks

06 September, 2011 | comments (267)

We have some good news and some bad news regarding the recently announced Samsung Galaxy Note. If you were impressed by this device at IFA 2011 and were looking forward to buying it, you better read closely. As usual, we will start with the good...


The white Samsung Galaxy S II launches in the UK today

The white Samsung Galaxy S II launches in the UK today

31 August, 2011 | comments (34)

The Samsung Galaxy S II is getting new garbs in the UK - it will be available in White now as well the original Black starting today. The rest of the specs (4.3" SuperAMOLED Plus screen, 1.2GHz dual-core CPU, 8MP camera and so on) are...


TELUS-bound Samsung Hercules images surface again

TELUS-bound Samsung Hercules images surface again

18 August, 2011 | comments (14)

We recently reported a certain Samsung Hercules that was spotted in Canada that could be heading for the TELUS network. Today we have some more pictures, courtesy MobileSyrup.com, that not only confirm that the phone will in fact be sold on the...


Samsung Hercules and HTC Ruby hit T-Mobile US on 26 October

Samsung Hercules and HTC Ruby hit T-Mobile US on 26 October

16 August, 2011 | comments (14)

We just got the release dates of probably the two hottest devices to hit T-Mobile this year. Both the Samsung Hercules and HTC Ruby leaked numerous times in the past few weeks, but only we get an estimate on their potential availability. A leaked...


Samsung Galaxy S II Hercules for T-Mobile poses for the camera

Samsung Galaxy S II Hercules for T-Mobile poses for the camera

07 August, 2011 | comments (55)

It has been a couple of exciting days for all the folks waiting for the release of the Samsung Galaxy S II across the Atlantic. Barely a day after the 4.5" screen Samsung Galaxy S II Hercules got caught on camera in Canada, more pictures of it...


Official photo of Samsung Galaxy S II in white emerges

Official photo of Samsung Galaxy S II in white emerges

28 July, 2011 | comments (171)

In a much speedier fashion that one of its major competitors, Samsung appears to be on its way to releasing its best selling smartphone to date - the Galaxy S II, in a white color scheme in the immediate future. In case you like what you just...