News

GSMArena.com site search

Acer unveils the Froyo-powered Liquid Mini and beTouch E210

Acer unveils the Froyo-powered Liquid Mini and beTouch E210

07 January, 2011 | comments (3)

Acer has introduced two new Android Froyo smartphones on CES - Liquid Mini and beTouch E210. The first one is a smaller version of the previous Liquid model, while the new beTouch is a QWERTY touch-bar. Liquid Mini has a slightly smaller screen...


AT&T turns the spotlights on the HTC Inspire 4G and HTC Freestyle

AT&T turns the spotlights on the HTC Inspire 4G and HTC Freestyle

06 January, 2011 | comments (21)

The avalanche of announcements of 4G phones is gaining more speed as CES 2011 officially starts today. AT&T didn’t waste any time and lifted the curtains on the new HTC Inspire 4G. They've also got a second HTC phone, the HTC Freestyle, though it's...


Android 2.4 leaks on an XPERIA Arc prototype, is still Gingerbread

Android 2.4 leaks on an XPERIA Arc prototype, is still Gingerbread

06 January, 2011 | comments (63)

Sony Ericsson just announced that the XPERIA Arc will be running Android 2.3 Gingerbread, but a prototype was caught in the wild that claims to have Android 2.4 on board. It appears that Google have another update in store for us before the...


Motorola Atrix headed to Orange UK, wants to become a smartbook

Motorola Atrix headed to Orange UK, wants to become a smartbook

06 January, 2011 | comments (50)

Yesterday, Motorola announced the Atrix 4G for AT&T and our collective geek jaws dropped. Today we hear it's coming to the UK too plus a couple shots more of that Laptop Dock along with three other docks. Orange UK and Motorola Mobility released...


Is the iPhone 4 getting an antenna fix or simply a slight redesign?

Is the iPhone 4 getting an antenna fix or simply a slight redesign?

06 January, 2011 | comments (58)

We've just came across a series of images that show the slightly tweaked external body of a device that's highly similar to the iPhone 4. What we have here is either a design update for the iPhone 4 or the parts for Apple's first CDMA iPhone, which...


LG Optimus 2X P990 flaunts its dual-core powers on video

LG Optimus 2X P990 flaunts its dual-core powers on video

06 January, 2011 | comments (70)

LG is just about to release the world's first smartphone with a dual-core CPU and, understandably isn't shy to brag about it. Their latest promo video showcases the Optimus 2X calculation prowess, but also highlights a couple of interesting features...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc finally official, confirms all rumors

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc finally official, confirms all rumors

06 January, 2011 | comments (66)

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc has just been officially unveiled. After the two extensive leaks yesterday this announcement hardly brings much new information that, but at least it confirms what we knew so far is true. Sony Ericsson XPERIA...


Motorola CLIQ 2 goes official for T-Mobile, has a clever QWERTY

Motorola CLIQ 2 goes official for T-Mobile, has a clever QWERTY

06 January, 2011 | comments (7)

Here's a more conventional Android smartphone by Motorola - the QWERTY packing Motorola CLIQ 2, which is made for T-Mobile USA. With a 1GHz processor and Froyo, the Cliq 2 will easily put pressure on any other messaging droid - especially with that...


Motorola Atrix 4G announced - Tegra2 and 1GB of RAM

Motorola Atrix 4G announced - Tegra2 and 1GB of RAM

05 January, 2011 | comments (118)

Alongside the announcement of the Samsung Infuse 4G handset, another impressive device was revealed at AT&T Developer Summit today at CES. The Motorola Atrix 4G runs Android 2.2 and is the first to feature a dual-core Tegra 2 processor in the AT&T...


Samsung Infuse 4G packs a 4.5

Samsung Infuse 4G packs a 4.5" Super AMOLED Plus display

05 January, 2011 | comments (159)

The CES dawn saw another hot-looking smartphone announced, courtesy of Samsung and AT&T. The Samsung i997 Infuse 4G comes to succeed the Samsung i897 Captivate and represents a significant upgrade with its larger display and faster CPU. Not only...


Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc breaks free, has a BRAVIA Mobile engine

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc breaks free, has a BRAVIA Mobile engine

05 January, 2011 | comments (135)

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc may not be announced just yet, but thanks to a massive leak we already know everything about it. The Arc runs on Gingerbread, packs a big 4.2" screen, implements various high-end technologies and comes into very stylish,...


LG Optimus Black announced, has the

LG Optimus Black announced, has the "brightest, clearest" display

05 January, 2011 | comments (47)

Today LG unveiled its next flagship - the Android 2.2 Froyo-powered Optimus Black. It utilizes the LG's latest innovation - the 4-inch NOVA display - which is supposed to be the world's brightest screen. LG are quite mum on the NOVA's technology,...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play leaks again, confirms Gingerbread

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play leaks again, confirms Gingerbread

05 January, 2011 | comments (53)

The Mobile World Congress is fast approaching and, understandably, rumors and leaks are starting to intensify. Today we've got another batch of photos of the Sony Ericsson PlayStation phone, which reconfirms its XPERIA allegiance and Gingerbread...


LG Optimus B and LTE-enabled Revolution to shine at CES 2011

LG Optimus B and LTE-enabled Revolution to shine at CES 2011

05 January, 2011 | comments (22)

As the clock is ticking until the beginning of this year’s CES, LG is preparing to unveil two more phones. The already known Tegra 2-packing Optimus 2X will be joined by the Optimus Black, also known as the LG B, that leaked less than a month...


XPERIA X12 Anzu spotted in Las Vegas, will be called XPERIA Arc

XPERIA X12 Anzu spotted in Las Vegas, will be called XPERIA Arc

05 January, 2011 | comments (28)

Update: You can find more details, pictures and videos in this article. It seems Sony Ericsson is preparing for a big announcement at CES in Las Vegas. A billboard in Las Vegas suggests a new announcement is imminent and some sources say it may...


Introducing search autocomplete: phone search made easier

Introducing search autocomplete: phone search made easier

04 January, 2011 | comments (115)

We're happy to introduce a new enhancement to our phone search engine. The Quick phone search box is amazingly popular and it has just grown smarter. Thanks to the new Autocomplete, from now on it will be even faster and easier to find any phone...

Tags: GSMArena


Garmin announces StreetPilot navigation for iPhone

Garmin announces StreetPilot navigation for iPhone

04 January, 2011 | comments (39)

Garmin has so far kept its navigation package exclusive to its standalone GPS units and smartphones, but that's about to change. Garmin's StreetPilot iPhone navigation has already hit the AppStore. Garmin has finally given up on the exclusivity...


We get more pics of Vodafone 360 H2, Vodafone says it's canceled

We get more pics of Vodafone 360 H2, Vodafone says it's canceled

04 January, 2011 | comments (18)

We just got some more photos of the LiMo OS powered Vodafone 360 H2 phone along with some confirmation of a few of the rumored specs. In the same time a Vodafone rep contacted us saying that the Vodafone H2 has been canceled since July 2010. The...


Freescale hits with dual-core and quad-core mobile CPUs

Freescale hits with dual-core and quad-core mobile CPUs

03 January, 2011 | comments (53)

Smartphone and tablet processors are just about entering the dual-core stages of their evolution and Freescale wants to join the party. Not only this, the company is even willing to throw a quad-core CPU our way just for the fun of it. Freescale...

Tags: Misc


Samsung sells a total of 10 million Galaxy S phones

Samsung sells a total of 10 million Galaxy S phones

03 January, 2011 | comments (166)

Samsung is doing more than well with the Galaxy S fella. The originally Android 2.1-running smartphone has entered the pockets of more than 10 million users around the world and is continuing to conquer even more market share. Samsung...