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Sony Mobile rises to number 2 phone maker in India

Sony Mobile rises to number 2 phone maker in India

06 April, 2014 | comments (82)

Guess who the number two cell phone manufacturer in India is. If you guessed Apple, or Nokia, or HTC, then you'd be wrong: it's Sony. Although Sony has been producing quality handsets and has been a presence in the mobile phone landscape, it...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 rumors alert

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 rumors alert

06 April, 2014 | comments (132)

Phablets are becoming more and more prevalent in the mobile landscape, with the Samsung Galaxy Note line being at the forefront of sales. If Samsung's past trends are any indication, then expect the Note 4 to be akin to the Galaxy S5 in terms of...

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Counterclockwise: HTC One X, Nokia E6, Windows Mobile

Counterclockwise: HTC One X, Nokia E6, Windows Mobile

06 April, 2014 | comments (18)

Welcome to this week's edition of Counterclockwise – our weekly article that looks back in time at what happened in the last few years. This week it's a rollercoaster as predictions of future market share miss by a mile, while makers of smartphone...

Tags: Misc, Android, Rumors


Xolo Q1010i goes official with 5

Xolo Q1010i goes official with 5" 720p screen, 8MP camera

05 April, 2014 | comments (22)

Xolo has announced its latest smartphone, the Q1010i. The newest mid-range offering is aiming to bring excellent camera experience at an affordable price tag. The smartphone sports a 5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels....

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Sony D5103 Xperia G pops up in Indonesia

Sony D5103 Xperia G pops up in Indonesia

05 April, 2014 | comments (27)

A Sony device that goes by the model name D5103, believed to be the upcoming Sony Xperia G, has popped up on Indonesian POSTEL website (the country's FCC equivalent). The leaked listing doesn't show much aside from the model name and the fact the...

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comScore: Apple and Android continue to dominate in the US

comScore: Apple and Android continue to dominate in the US

05 April, 2014 | comments (17)

The latest comScore report on the trends in the US smartphone industry for the three months ending in February, 2014 is out. As one can expect, Apple is the top smartphone manufacturer with 41.3% market share, while the global market leader,...


Sony outs SIM free Xperia Z1 with LTE in the US

Sony outs SIM free Xperia Z1 with LTE in the US

04 April, 2014 | comments (15)

So you want an Xperia Z1, but don't want to sign a contract? Not a problem, Sony's got your back. They've released an unlocked version of their popular Z1 handset that fully supports US LTE networks on both T-Mobile and AT&T's networks. It should...

Tags: Sony, Android


Alleged HTC Butterfly S successor shows up in AnTuTu database

Alleged HTC Butterfly S successor shows up in AnTuTu database

04 April, 2014 | comments (29)

A mysterious HTC device with high-end specs made an appearance in the AnTuTu benchmark database. Carrying the model number 0PAJ3, the mysterious handset could be a successor to the HTC Butterfly S. HTC 0PAJ3 specs (click to enlarge) Listed...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 dual-SIM version hits China

Samsung Galaxy S5 dual-SIM version hits China

04 April, 2014 | comments (25)

In a move that will hardly surprise anyone, Samsung has expanded its Galaxy S5 lineup with the addition of a dual-SIM version. What made our eyebrows rise is the fact that the company chose to do so quietly and without even a press...

Tags: Misc, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom aces AnTuTu

Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom aces AnTuTu

04 April, 2014 | comments (35)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom can't get enough of the spotlight. It all started with some leaked specs and then we got to see it have its first identity crisis - going by the name K Zoom instead of S5 Zoom. The latest rumor installment comes...


Samsung SM-G870A Galaxy S5 Active shows up again

Samsung SM-G870A Galaxy S5 Active shows up again

04 April, 2014 | comments (18)

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Active is beginning to look more plausible by the leak. The latest one reveals a User Agent Profile with the SM-G870A model name and a 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution. This more or less eliminates the possibility the model name...


New leaked images of Huawei Ascend P7 prototype emerge

New leaked images of Huawei Ascend P7 prototype emerge

04 April, 2014 | comments (20)

The Huawei Ascend P7 has leaked numerous times already and there's no sign of the trend slowing down. Now the upcoming flagship from the Chinese manufacturer has been pictured again ahead of its impending May 7 release date. The leak...


Samsung ATIV SE quietly launches on Verizon

Samsung ATIV SE quietly launches on Verizon

04 April, 2014 | comments (13)

The Samsung ATIV SE is now a reality. After showing off some specs and a press photo we all assumed to see the device being unveiled at Microsoft's BUILD conference alongside the Lumia 630 and Lumia 930. It seems, however, that Samsung and Verizon...


QHD Samsung G906S appears, Snapdragon 805 in tow

QHD Samsung G906S appears, Snapdragon 805 in tow

04 April, 2014 | comments (66)

Samsung G906S popped up on GFXBench's device list just yesterday with a QHD display. Its benchmark score wasn't that impressive and there was no further information on the device. Well, a few hours later, GFXBench now also filled in the info tab...


Verizon opens up Galaxy S5 pre-orders, gives you two for $199

Verizon opens up Galaxy S5 pre-orders, gives you two for $199

04 April, 2014 | comments (8)

Finally hopping on the bandwagon after Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile and US Cellular have all had their say, Verizon is offering the Samsung Galaxy S5 on pre-order. The device will cost you $199.99 on a two-year deal, $599.99 sans commitment or for...


OnePlus One will be under €350 in Europe

OnePlus One will be under €350 in Europe

03 April, 2014 | comments (26)

OnePlus tweeted out today that their OnePlus One handset will cost under 350 when it is released. They referenced widespread “interest” from potential European consumers. The startup cell phone maker generated a good amount of buzz on the...

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Samsung showcases Galaxy Ace Style in Germany

Samsung showcases Galaxy Ace Style in Germany

03 April, 2014 | comments (31)

Samsung Galaxy Ace Style is yet to be officially announced, but the company has jumped the gun and has showcased its latest Galaxy Ace device in Hamburg, Germany. The design language of the newest mid-range offering remain identical to other Galaxy...


Samsung Galaxy S5 zoom photo leaks, to be called K Zoom

Samsung Galaxy S5 zoom photo leaks, to be called K Zoom

03 April, 2014 | comments (38)

We were expecting Samsung to decorate its Galaxy S5 smartphone with the usual spin-offs like the Active, mini and Zoom. What we didn't expect was for Samsung to shift to a whole new naming scheme but according to a new leak the Galaxy S5 Zoom will...


Sony Xperia Z2 Compact may have just passed by the FCC

Sony Xperia Z2 Compact may have just passed by the FCC

03 April, 2014 | comments (96)

The Xperia Z1 Compact may not be a one-off, in fact the FCC might have already certified its successor, the Z2 Compact. It already certified the Sony SO-04F "Altair" – an NTT DoCoMo device going by the model number. The Sony Xperia Z1 for NTT was...

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LG to ship 15 million smartphones in Q2, analysts say

LG to ship 15 million smartphones in Q2, analysts say

03 April, 2014 | comments (18)

Analysts are predicting a good quarter for LG – the team at Mirae Asset Securities Co forecasts that the phone manufacturer will sell 15 million smartphones in the April-June quarter or 5 million a month on average. For comparison, in last year's...

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