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Nokia releases a beta of their new touch Image Exchange gallery

Nokia releases a beta of their new touch Image Exchange gallery

05 January, 2010 | comments (27)

As it seems the devs over at Nokia Beta Labs know no rest. They just released an early beta of the Nokia Image Exchange application that adds a new touch-optimized image browsing on compatible smartphones. It's been a long time since the...


Unknown Sony Ericsson Kurara look-alike has QWERTY keyboard

Unknown Sony Ericsson Kurara look-alike has QWERTY keyboard

04 January, 2010 | comments (42)

A tipster sent us a photo of a Sony Ericsson phone we haven't seen before. It looks like a Sony Ericsson Kurara, it quacks like a Kurara, but has a QWERTY keyboard. Yep, this just might be a new entry into Sony Ericsson's U series. We don't know...


Nexus One reviewed properly ahead of its announcement

Nexus One reviewed properly ahead of its announcement

05 January, 2010 | comments (24)

There are still a few hours left to the Google press event this evening, where Nexus One is supposed to get official announcement. But there are already two full reviews published since yesterday, answering almost every question there is about the...


Samsung C3510 Corby Pop known as  Samsung Genoa in Europe

Samsung C3510 Corby Pop known as Samsung Genoa in Europe

05 January, 2010 | comments (52)

It turns out that the Samsung C3510 Corby Pop will be making its way out of India after all. Renamed to Samsung C3510 Genoa it is joining the ranks of the ever-expanding Samsung Corby line. Despite sitting at the bottom of the range it brings social...

Tags: Samsung, Touch UI


Sony Ericsson XPERIA X2 finally makes it, yours for 500 euro

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X2 finally makes it, yours for 500 euro

04 January, 2010 | comments (126)

Sony Ericsson finally released the long awaited XPERIA X2. We spotted the WinMo 6.5 powered smartphone online for the hefty price of nearly 500 euro, but the big question remains: Is it worth it? There are many users out there waiting for the...


Unannounced Samsung S5550 turns up, has an AMOLED screen

Unannounced Samsung S5550 turns up, has an AMOLED screen

04 January, 2010 | comments (17)

After spending some time in our rumor mill the Samsung S5550 now made it to the front page since it can already be found in the stores. Strangely, the phone hasn’t been officially announced yet but it’s not the first time Samsung release a phone to...

Tags: Samsung, Rumors


Photos of LG GT950 emerge, looks like an AT&T version of LG Arena

Photos of LG GT950 emerge, looks like an AT&T version of LG Arena

02 January, 2010 | comments (13)

Our namesake from the mobile phone world – LG KM900 Arena – is getting an AT&T twin. Its model number is LG GT950 and these are the first photos we’ve seen of it. We’re not sure if it will be called Arena or not though (probably not). As you can...

Tags: LG, AT&T, Touch UI, Rumors


Nexus One price revealed, Google press gathering on January 5th

Nexus One price revealed, Google press gathering on January 5th

30 December, 2009 | comments (82)

The Nexus One mystery is finally drawing to a close. Practically all the relevant specs (including price) are out and Google will be holding a press conference on January 5th, where the Google Phone should be officially unveiled. We've already...


The GSM encryption algorithm was broken

The GSM encryption algorithm was broken

29 December, 2009 | comments (54)

Put your tinfoil hats on - GSM encryption has been broken. This means that Evil Doers can listen in on your calls and read your SMS messages. Law enforcement agencies already have that capability, so this doesn't change things if Big Brother...

Tags: Misc


You are welcome to follow GSMArena.com over at Facebook

You are welcome to follow GSMArena.com over at Facebook

29 December, 2009 | comments (25)

We’ve just provided a tight integration of our content updates with our dedicated fan page over at Facebook. If you’re a Facebook regular, you’ll be interested to know that you can now “become a fan” (in Facebook’s terms). That will allow you to get...

Tags: Misc


Series 40 is getting touchscreens, dual-SIMs and QWERTY keyboards

Series 40 is getting touchscreens, dual-SIMs and QWERTY keyboards

29 December, 2009 | comments (91)

Nokia has big plans for all three of its platforms. Despite the huge growth of affordable smartphones, the S40 platform will go on, getting touchscreens, dual-SIM and QWERTY keyboards, while Symbian and Maemo will get new interfaces with improved...


Logic Wireless Logic Bolt packs a projector, two SIMs and a TV

Logic Wireless Logic Bolt packs a projector, two SIMs and a TV

29 December, 2009 | comments (16)

Both Samsung and LG are testing the waters for a mobile phone with a projector but there's a third underdog competitor - Logic Wireless and their Logic Bolt, which recently got updated with slightly improved specs. The Logic Wireless Logic Bolt...

Tags: Misc


Video demo of new Sense UI from HTC Espresso ROM hits the Net

Video demo of new Sense UI from HTC Espresso ROM hits the Net

28 December, 2009 | comments (14)

The HTC Espresso is like a ninja - all it leaves behind is circumstantial evidence that it exists. The latest part of the puzzle is a video demo of a leaked Espresso ROM that showcases the updated Sense UI running on the HTC Hero. Ironically, the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Sony Ericsson U5i passes FCC tests, runs Symbian, is not Kurara

Sony Ericsson U5i passes FCC tests, runs Symbian, is not Kurara

28 December, 2009 | comments (30)

There's something strange going on - the Sony Ericsson U5i passed FCC testing a few days ago, but that model number was tossed around as the Sony Ericsson Kurara model number, though this U5i seems to be a different device. The Sony Ericsson...


Nexus One fully spec'ed, will be 'invite only' first, for T-Mobile later

Nexus One fully spec'ed, will be 'invite only' first, for T-Mobile later

28 December, 2009 | comments (36)

If Google aimed to build up hype for the Nexus One, then they've done a good job. Now that we have the complete specs, we think that the excitement around the phone will be just beginning to grow. But getting your hands on a Nexs One might be a...

Tags: Android, Touch UI


GSMArena team wishes you a Merry, Merry Christmas

GSMArena team wishes you a Merry, Merry Christmas

25 December, 2009 | comments (258)

We hope that you've accomplished everything you've set your mind on during that past year. If not, let 2010 be the year of your personal success. We wish you all the love in the world along with the peace to enjoy it. We ourselves have been...

Tags: Misc


Firmware update for the Samsung i8910 Omnia HD is coming soon

Firmware update for the Samsung i8910 Omnia HD is coming soon

23 December, 2009 | comments (137)

It seems that complaint report on the Samsung i8910 Omnia HD has finally paid off. Samsung just announced an upcoming firmware update that will address some of the issues the user community has reported. Unfortunately, the less-than-24fps video...


Google Nexus One caught on video, teases with more pics

Google Nexus One caught on video, teases with more pics

22 December, 2009 | comments (77)

The Nexus One just can't resist showing off at various occasions and places. This time the Google phone is caught on video and we are able to see parts of its user interface along with several new shots of the device itself. The last time we...


Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 passes FCC test again, for AT&T this time

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 passes FCC test again, for AT&T this time

22 December, 2009 | comments (53)

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 is making a second round through the FCC testing grounds. The first time it was tested, the frequencies listed in the report indicated that it was the T-Mobile version. The new report however is about the XPERIA X10a...


iPhone hits Vodafone UK on 14 January, rewards for pre-ordering

iPhone hits Vodafone UK on 14 January, rewards for pre-ordering

21 December, 2009 | comments (223)

Vodafone UK will start offering iPhone 3G and 3GS from 14 January. You can grab a 16GB 3GS for free on 45 pounds monthly on a two-year contract. All those who pre-order it will receive free Vodafone calls for as long as the contract...