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LG Optimus G Pro with 1080p display goes official in Japan

LG Optimus G Pro with 1080p display goes official in Japan

21 January, 2013 | comments (123)

The recently leaked LG Optimus G Pro is now official. The 5" 1080p display toting Android beast will be part of NTT DOCOMO's Spring lineup of Android smartphones in Japan when it hits the shelves in early April. Along with the eye-grabbing...

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Samsung says it will ship 510 million phones in 2013

Samsung says it will ship 510 million phones in 2013

02 January, 2013 | comments (36)

Boosted by what has undoubtedly been a spectacular sales year, Samsung is predicting an even stronger 2013. The Korean giant expects to ship a total of 510 million handsets this year. Of that total, some 390 million are expected to be...


Huawei W1, Ascend D2 and Ascend Mate official photos leak

Huawei W1, Ascend D2 and Ascend Mate official photos leak

01 January, 2013 | comments (25)

The first day of 2013 surely brought us a plethora of leaked images of upcoming phones. After we saw Sony's Xperia Z and ZL, now it's Huawei's turn. We encountered the Ascend Mate phablet numerous times before - on leaked info, photos, even a...


Sony Xperia Odin image leaks, confirms Xperia ZL name

Sony Xperia Odin image leaks, confirms Xperia ZL name

01 January, 2013 | comments (83)

The Sony Xperia Odin is the second high-end phone expected from the Japanese company and it has remained more elusive than its Xperia Z sibling. An official image from the SonyMobile.com leaked giving us the first proper look of the upcoming...


Official image of the upcoming Sony Xperia Z (Yuga) leaks

Official image of the upcoming Sony Xperia Z (Yuga) leaks

01 January, 2013 | comments (108)

2012 is gone and Sony is gearing up to announce its flagship Android phones for the new year. Two official images managed to slip through the cracks before the January 7 press conference, those of the Sony Xperia Z and the Xperia Odin. Both...


Happy New Year 2013 and thank you for all the support

Happy New Year 2013 and thank you for all the support

31 December, 2012 | comments (255)

The New Year is just around the corner and, as we say goodbye to year 2012, 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...


Samsung Galaxy Note II sales in Korea top 1 million units

Samsung Galaxy Note II sales in Korea top 1 million units

31 December, 2012 | comments (82)

Samsung has achieved yet another sales milestone for its Galaxy Note II phablet. After reaching 5 million units sold only two months after its launch, Samsung has also reportedly shifted 1 million devices in Korea alone. The Samsung Galaxy...


More photos of the 6.1

More photos of the 6.1" Huawei Ascend Mate make the rounds

29 December, 2012 | comments (64)

After being shown off by the company's chairman last week, the 6.1" 1080p display toting Huawei Ascend Mate has emerged in more photos. This time around, we get to have a better look at the device's physical appearance. The rumored specs of...


Samsung Galaxy S IV rumored to sport an S Pen when released

Samsung Galaxy S IV rumored to sport an S Pen when released

28 December, 2012 | comments (233)

Hot on the heels of yesterday's skillful render, a fresh rumor has emerged, potentially shedding light on the specifications and the release date of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S IV flagship. Reportedly, the hotly anticipated smartphone is pegged...


A press image of a black Samsung Galaxy Note II leaks out

A press image of a black Samsung Galaxy Note II leaks out

28 December, 2012 | comments (27)

Unsurprisingly, it appears that the Samsung Galaxy Note II will follow the suit of its Galaxy S III sibling and add more colors to its lineup. A press image of a black N7100 has emerged, thus pointing in this direction. A black Samsung...


Android 4.1 arrived on Motorola DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX

Android 4.1 arrived on Motorola DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX

25 December, 2011 | comments (52)

Users of Verizon's Motorola DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX have received a lovely Christmas present from the manufacturer. Multiple reports have confirmed that Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is now seeding to the first generation DROID RAZR family. The...


Motorola Atrix HD receives Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update

Motorola Atrix HD receives Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update

15 December, 2012 | comments (19)

Following closely behind its Verizon Wireless relatives, the Motorola Atrix HD for AT&T got treated to an update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The OS update is available over-the-air at the moment. Just like it the case of the Motorola DROID...


HTC 8S not coming to US, Verizon's 8X ships unlocked

HTC 8S not coming to US, Verizon's 8X ships unlocked

01 December, 2012 | comments (25)

HTC officially confirmed the Windows Phone 8S won’t be coming to the United States. HTC says its focus will go entirely on the 8X. Here comes the official statement: "The Windows Phone 8X by HTC is our signature Windows Phone available at AT&T,...


Motorola DROID RAZR HD will get Android 4.1 next week

Motorola DROID RAZR HD will get Android 4.1 next week

30 November, 2012 | comments (33)

Motorola's DROID RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX HD Android Jelly Bean update is right around the corner. True to their word from the devices' launch event, Motorola and Verizon brought the news that the OS update will hit the smartphone duo next...


Huawei Ascend D2  GLBenchmark score confirms quad-core CPU

Huawei Ascend D2 GLBenchmark score confirms quad-core CPU

26 November, 2012 | comments (22)

In late October at an event in China, Huawei announced its first phablet - the Ascend D2. At the time Huawei stayed mum on some of the key specs of the device. Thankfully, GLBenchmark comes to save the day, confirming the chipset and screen specs of...


NenaMark scores for Samsung I9400 found, is it the Galaxy S IV?

NenaMark scores for Samsung I9400 found, is it the Galaxy S IV?

26 November, 2012 | comments (93)

Benchmark result sites are fertile ground for finding info on unannounced phones. The latest discovery is a Samsung GT-I9400, which judging by its model number might be the Galaxy S IV. The rumored specs of the upcoming Samsung flagship are...


LG Optimus G2 to have quad-core CPU, 1080p screen, Android 5.0

LG Optimus G2 to have quad-core CPU, 1080p screen, Android 5.0

26 November, 2012 | comments (57)

LG is going to release a successor to the Optimus G successor – that rumor is hardly going to raise any eyebrows. However we also got to learn the some of the purported specs of the device and that's where things get exciting. The LG Optimus G2...


ZTE could launch an 8-core A15-based Apache next year

ZTE could launch an 8-core A15-based Apache next year

26 November, 2012 | comments (85)

Rumored for a next year release comes the ZTE Apache. It will reportedly run on an 8 (that's right, eight) core processor made by MediaTek. It will be made using the TSMC 28 nm process with Cortex-A15 CPU inside. The ZTE Apache is expected to...


HTC Deluxe DLX not actually coming to Europe?

HTC Deluxe DLX not actually coming to Europe?

25 November, 2012 | comments (40)

When we caught a glimpse of the first official photos of the HTC Deluxe DLX a couple of days back , we were all but certain that it is only a matter of time before the quad-core beast with 1080p display makes its way to Europe. Therefore, the news...


Meizu MX2 images leak ahead of official announcement

Meizu MX2 images leak ahead of official announcement

16 November, 2012 | comments (53)

Meizu is all set to announce the successor to the Meizu MX later this month but before we get the official announcement, a couple of hands-on images of the phone have been leaked. The new phone ditches the iPhone-like design to a, well, less...