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Pantech Vega Iron goes official with 5-inch 720p display

Pantech Vega Iron goes official with 5-inch 720p display

18 April, 2013 | comments (49)

Pantech has officially announced its Vega Iron smartphone with 5" 720p display in South Korea. The latest addition to the 5" club will be available from KT, LG U+ and SK Telecom in the upcoming days and unfortunately, there is no official...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 mini user agent profile confirms qHD screen

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini user agent profile confirms qHD screen

18 April, 2013 | comments (35)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 mini has been tentatively confirmed by two official sources – Samsung SVP Lee Keon Hyok and Samsung’s support page. We can add one more to the list, the User Agent profile. The profile confirms the qHD (540 x 960 pixels)...


Samsung's operating profit expected to reach $9 billion in Q2

Samsung's operating profit expected to reach $9 billion in Q2

18 April, 2013 | comments (29)

Samsung is having a golden run in the market and it looks like the company is all set to extend its run at the top. Samsung, the makers of smartphones, tablet, memory chips and flat-panel TV's, is expected to achieve a record 10 trillion won (about...

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Nokia Lumia 'Catwalk' with aluminum body leaks

Nokia Lumia 'Catwalk' with aluminum body leaks

18 April, 2013 | comments (63)

We have heard rumors in the past of Nokia working on a successor to the Lumia 920 with an aluminum body. The Lumia 928, as it turned out, however, did not actually have an aluminum body, at least according to the leaked image. But it seems there is...


Huawei Ascend Mate to hit Oz on April 20 for AU$429

Huawei Ascend Mate to hit Oz on April 20 for AU$429

17 April, 2013 | comments (11)

Huawei announced its Ascend Mate phablet at this year's Consumer Electronic Show, but the device is only now starting to make its way to stores around the globe. The device will go on sale in Australia, starting from April 20. Huawei Ascend...

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Samsung allegedly working on a 10-inch tablet with 299ppi display

Samsung allegedly working on a 10-inch tablet with 299ppi display

17 April, 2013 | comments (40)

Samsung is allegedly working on a 10" tablet, which has been codenamed Roma. If latest rumors are to be trusted, the Samsung Roma will essentially be a TouchWiz version of the Nexus 10. The slate is said to come out with microSD card slot for memory...


Samsung details Galaxy S4 US availability: 14 retailers to get it

Samsung details Galaxy S4 US availability: 14 retailers to get it

17 April, 2013 | comments (33)

Samsung has announced 14 stateside-based partners which will get the Galaxy S4 in the next couple of weeks. The list includes seven carriers and seven retailers. The seven carriers to offer Samsung's latest and greatest smartphone are AT&T,...


A leaked Samsung prototype does not hint at a new design language

A leaked Samsung prototype does not hint at a new design language

17 April, 2013 | comments (70)

The leak of the day comes courtesy of popular Twitter channel evleaks, which has gained a serious reputation for its reliable photo leaks in the past. This time, however, even the author behind the account is not sure about what the image means...


Sony Xperia SP and Xperia L go on pre-order across Europe

Sony Xperia SP and Xperia L go on pre-order across Europe

17 April, 2013 | comments (30)

Sony’s mid-ranger with aluminum charm is up for pre-order in several countries from a variety of stores. The other recently announced model, the Sony Xperia L has made its way to some stores too. Here are the ones we managed to curate: Sony...

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LG press invites hint at a new device unveil on May 1

LG press invites hint at a new device unveil on May 1

17 April, 2013 | comments (57)

LG has put out a press invite for an upcoming product unveiling in New York City on May 1. The event features the heading "share the genius," and as is usually the case with announcement events from major manufacturers, cryptically urges us...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


HTC 606w with UltraPixel camera gets certification in China

HTC 606w with UltraPixel camera gets certification in China

17 April, 2013 | comments (28)

The rumor mill has been expecting an UltraPixel-packing mid-ranger, dubbed HTC M4, and an approval from the Telecommunication Equipment Certification Centre in China confirms its existence. It looks similar to the HTC One with two speakers on the...

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Android activations reach 1.5 million per day

Android activations reach 1.5 million per day

17 April, 2013 | comments (35)

Android activation figures are some of Google's favorite numbers and something they never forgets to mention at any event. Last time we heard about it, the company was doing 1.4 million activations, which was just last month. Now, Eric...

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Jelly Bean updates for Xperia S and Galaxy Note coming in May

Jelly Bean updates for Xperia S and Galaxy Note coming in May

16 April, 2013 | comments (143)

Sony didn't keep its promise to deliver the Xperia S Jelly Bean update by the end of March and understandably angered quite a few users. According to a leaked update roadmap for the French carrier SFR, the Xperia S update will finally launch in...

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Analysts estimate Sony sold 4.6 million Xperia Z phones in 40 days

Analysts estimate Sony sold 4.6 million Xperia Z phones in 40 days

16 April, 2013 | comments (191)

The Sony Xperia Z got the jump on other 1080p flagships and it’s paying off handsomely. The water-resistant phone was announced and went on sale before its chief competition and analysts are estimating Sony has sold 4.6 million units sold in 40...

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Next Apple iPhone will reportedly feature a 12MP camera

Next Apple iPhone will reportedly feature a 12MP camera

16 April, 2013 | comments (185)

The anticipated next iPhone, although itself still not fully emigrated from rumorland, is expected to feature an improved camera sensor compared to the one found on the current Apple flagship. The iPhone 5 features an 8MP camera sensor with an...

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Launch dates, price for Galaxy S4 for AT&T, T-Mo, Rogers and TELUS

Launch dates, price for Galaxy S4 for AT&T, T-Mo, Rogers and TELUS

16 April, 2013 | comments (54)

AT&T reconsidered the Samsung Galaxy S4 pricing - $200 with a 2-year contract rather than $250. That’s for the 16GB version of the phone, which is available for pre-order from the carrier now. If you do pre-order now, AT&T will ship your Galaxy S4...


More details on WP8 Nokia EOS surface, 41MP sensor confirmed

More details on WP8 Nokia EOS surface, 41MP sensor confirmed

16 April, 2013 | comments (154)

More info about the specs of the upcoming Nokia cameraphone flagship, dubbed EOS, have surfaced. The device is set to carry the torch for the 808 PureView in the Windows Phone 8 era. A report by MyNokiaBlog citing a source inside Nokia suggests...


Join our quest for a high-end compact Android smartphone

Join our quest for a high-end compact Android smartphone

15 April, 2013 | comments (565)

Over the last few years, Android has taken the smartphone world by storm, climbing to the top spot in just about every major market out there. The Google platform offers a mix of features that can't be matched by any of its competitors and is...

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Black LG Optimus G Pro on the way, value pack now available

Black LG Optimus G Pro on the way, value pack now available

15 April, 2013 | comments (18)

LG Optimus G Pro was announced back in February and was released earlier this month (though availability is still relatively limited). So far the LG phablet flagship was available only in white color, but as it turns out LG is prepping a black...

Tags: LG, Android


HTC One supply bottlenecks clear, revenue expected to bounce back

HTC One supply bottlenecks clear, revenue expected to bounce back

15 April, 2013 | comments (42)

The HTC has been plagued by component shortages, which has prevented it from achieving its market potential so far. However, we are finally starting to receive reports that HTC is catching up with the production the ultrapixel camera and the voice...

Tags: HTC, Android