News tagged "Rumors"

GSMArena.com site search

Leaked Samsung roadmap points to Note 8.0, Xcover 2 in H1 2013

Leaked Samsung roadmap points to Note 8.0, Xcover 2 in H1 2013

22 January, 2013 | comments (18)

Leaks usually give us a peek at upcoming high profile phones, but every now and then the little guys get talked about in the rumor mill too. TechnoBuffalo got a hold of a part of Samsung’s roadmap of unannounced Android devices, which might show up...


Samsung set to unveil Galaxy Xcover successor at MWC 2013

Samsung set to unveil Galaxy Xcover successor at MWC 2013

18 January, 2013 | comments (40)

Samsung could showcase the successor to its rugged S5690 Galaxy Xcover smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month. Going by the code name Skomer the S7110 Galaxy Xcover 2 is rumored to pack a bigger 4" screen of WVGA (480 x...


LG Optimus G Pro with a 5

LG Optimus G Pro with a 5" 1080p screen leaks

18 January, 2013 | comments (72)

The LG Optimus G is one of the most powerful phones on the market right now and it got the honor of being the basis of the latest Google Nexus phone. Yet, LG may already be working on an improved version, the LG Optimus G Pro. Blog of Mobile came...


Rumor: LG might start making Windows Phone 8 handsets again

Rumor: LG might start making Windows Phone 8 handsets again

16 January, 2013 | comments (52)

The LG Optimus 7 was one of the first Windows Phone 7 handsets… and one of the last LG-made WP handsets. The LG is not one of the four companies that make WP8 phones either, but a new rumor suggests that’s about to change. Korea Times talked to...


Leaked BlackBerry 10 training materials show its best features

Leaked BlackBerry 10 training materials show its best features

16 January, 2013 | comments (64)

RIM will officially launch its new BlackBerry 10 OS and the first smartphones to run it soon (January 30) but the stream of unofficial leaks is turning into a torrent. The latest is a training material intended to teach sales people how to sell the...


More details on Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus emerge

More details on Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus emerge

16 January, 2013 | comments (54)

We first learned about the existence of Galaxy Pocket Plus back in December. We knew it will be a refreshed version of the original Pocket and will run on Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Today we can shed some light on the specs too. According to the...


BlackBerry Z10 leaks in a lengthy 1080p video demo

BlackBerry Z10 leaks in a lengthy 1080p video demo

15 January, 2013 | comments (93)

We've seen the leaks over and over again, but this is the real deal. Here's a lengthy video demo of the upcoming BlackBerry Z10 in its full glory. It's not an official demo, of course, we doubt we'll see one before RIM's unveiling event on...


Phil Schiller dismisses rumors of Apple making a cheap iPhone

Phil Schiller dismisses rumors of Apple making a cheap iPhone

11 January, 2013 | comments (136)

We have been hearing rumors of Apple working on a cheaper iPhone, something that is backed by both The Wall Street Journal as well as Bloomberg. But it seems that may not be the case after all. In an interview with China's Shanghai Evening...


Verizon Lumia 822 and Droid RAZR M to come in red and pink

Verizon Lumia 822 and Droid RAZR M to come in red and pink

09 January, 2013 | comments (10)

There is just over a month until Valentine's Day and Verizon has already started preparing for it. Two phones will get new paintjobs and maybe some ladies will receive them as Valentine's gifts. Nokia Lumia 822 will be released in red, while the...


Samsung I9500X name shows up on official site, what is it?

Samsung I9500X name shows up on official site, what is it?

07 January, 2013 | comments (35)

Around this time last year we started seeing clues of the existence of a mysterious Samsung I9500 device. Now an entry on Samsung's Global Download Center might rekindle the old rumors. The entry is for a phone called Samsung GT-I9500X and there...


Xperia Z leaks again, shows off its slick design

Xperia Z leaks again, shows off its slick design

04 January, 2013 | comments (331)

The Sony Xperia Z, which was known as the Yuga until a few days ago, has leaked once again, this time in a series of images extracted from what is likely a promo video. The new images tell us that the smartphone will feature a water resistant...


comScore: Samsung and Android continue to dominate US

comScore: Samsung and Android continue to dominate US

04 January, 2013 | comments (41)

The most recent comScore figures confirm a trend we've become used to in 2012: Samsung and Google on top, with Apple steadily gaining ground. In what is steadily turning into a two horse race, Android and iOS now combine to hold a whopping 88.7%...


Samsung Galaxy S IV to launch in May, says Samsung Lebanon

Samsung Galaxy S IV to launch in May, says Samsung Lebanon

04 January, 2013 | comments (97)

Samsung's Galaxy S line of flagships traditionally launches in Q2 - the original launched in June, the sequel in April and the Galaxy S III in May. What about the S IV? A post on Samsung Lebanon's Facebook account points to May for the Samsung...


Aluminum Nokia Catwalk rumored to be Lumia 920's successor

Aluminum Nokia Catwalk rumored to be Lumia 920's successor

03 January, 2013 | comments (175)

In an attempt to make its next flagship lighter and thinner, Nokia is planning on using aluminum for the Lumia 920 successor. The device, according to The Verge's sources is codenamed Catwalk and will debut some time this year. According to...


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...


Apple to replace Samsung with TSMC for the A6X chips

Apple to replace Samsung with TSMC for the A6X chips

02 January, 2013 | comments (93)

We got new reports of Apple working towards breaking the ties with Samsung. The company is reportedly moving the production of quad-core A6X chips out of Samsung's factories. It's no secret the Korean company has been doing lots of manufacturing...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Misc, Rumors


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...


More images of BlackBerry N-Series make the rounds

More images of BlackBerry N-Series make the rounds

30 December, 2012 | comments (105)

After giving us a glimpse from a couple of blurry shots roughly a week ago, the upcoming BlackBerry N-Series smartphone has made another appearance. This time around, we get to see the hardware QWERTY smartphone in better quality images. ...


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...