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Meizu has 3 large screen phones up their sleeve

Meizu has 3 large screen phones up their sleeve

21 January, 2014 | comments (7)

Chinese cell phone manufacturer, Meizu, is hard at work and have announced that they've got three new cell phones lined up, and each of them has a big screen. The phones are MX4G devices, and not much is known about the handsets, except that they...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S3 and Note 2 KitKat updates coming late March

Samsung Galaxy S3 and Note 2 KitKat updates coming late March

21 January, 2014 | comments (178)

A Samsung insider says that a couple of former flagships will get updated to the latest version of Android 4.4.2 KitKat within the next couple of months. Namely, the Galaxy S3 and Note 2 should get the update by the end of March this year. A...


Samsung to unveil Galaxy S5 on February 23

Samsung to unveil Galaxy S5 on February 23

21 January, 2014 | comments (130)

The rumors surrounding the next generation Galaxy S smartphone are coming in thick and fast. Firstly, the device was tipped for a March release, which was even backed up by a statement from the company's VP, but we then had a Samsung executive...


Samsung Galaxy S5 - no iris but fingerprint scanner

Samsung Galaxy S5 - no iris but fingerprint scanner

20 January, 2014 | comments (224)

According to reports from various industry sources Samsung has decided to skip the iris scanner for its upcoming Galaxy S5 flagship, but instead will focus on fingerprint scanning technology. According to a KoreanHerald source, who wished to...


HTC M8 to retain 1080p display resolution, user agent confirms

HTC M8 to retain 1080p display resolution, user agent confirms

20 January, 2014 | comments (62)

The HTC M8 leak marathon continues with an User Agent Profile coming straight from the HTC website. The successor to the popular HTC One didn't get too many of its specs listed there, but at least we got official confirmation of its screen...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Apple could out a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 as early as June

Apple could out a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 as early as June

20 January, 2014 | comments (91)

Chinese analyst Sun Chyang Xu has reported that Apple plans to release an upcoming iPhone 6 model with a 4.7" screen this June, with production expected to get under way in May. Unfortunately, it will retain the 1136 x 640 pixel density of its...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z2 UI screenshots leak

Sony Xperia Z2 UI screenshots leak

20 January, 2014 | comments (74)

Sony is hard at work on its Xperia Z1 successor that should debut at the MWC in Barcelona next month. The alleged device is has the the codename Sirius, but should be called Xperia Z2 once it goes official. Just e few days ago we saw high-res...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Lumia 929 aka Icon caught on video

Lumia 929 aka Icon caught on video

20 January, 2014 | comments (16)

While Nokia is absurdly holding off announcing the Lumia 929, or Icon, the device has added a new leak to its portfolio. This time by means of a video on YouTube. The video is low on quality but compensates with usefulness by showing all of the...


Another screenshot of next-gen Samsung TouchWiz leaks

Another screenshot of next-gen Samsung TouchWiz leaks

19 January, 2014 | comments (120)

Roughly a couple of weeks after its first appearance, a new screenshot of Samsung’s next generation TouchWiz user interface made the rounds. Once again, the capture got out on Twitter thanks to @evleaks. The screenshot shows a revamped UI in the...


Nokia’s unannounced Lumia 929 goes on sale in China

Nokia’s unannounced Lumia 929 goes on sale in China

19 January, 2014 | comments (20)

In a truly bizarre fashion, the yet to be announced, Nokia Lumia 929 went on sale in China. The top-end Windows Phone device is currently available for purchase in the popular online marketplace TaoBao for ¥3800 ($628). Also known as Nokia...


LG to skip Android 4.3 and move to 4.4 for some smartphones

LG to skip Android 4.3 and move to 4.4 for some smartphones

19 January, 2014 | comments (94)

LG is allegedly planning to skip the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for some of its smartphones and move them straight to the latest Android 4.4 KitKat, according to a report from PhoneArena. In fact, some of the smartphones will also jump the...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z1 successor with slimmer bezels leaks

Sony Xperia Z1 successor with slimmer bezels leaks

17 January, 2014 | comments (97)

Courtesy of XDA member iRimas come some photos and rumored specs of a mystery Sony smartphone. The device in question belongs to the family Xperia and has the model number D6503. According to the leakster it sports a 5.2" display, thinner bezels...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


HTC M8 aka Two to feature QHD screen, twin UltraPixel camera

HTC M8 aka Two to feature QHD screen, twin UltraPixel camera

17 January, 2014 | comments (108)

HTC One's successor codenamed M8 and also known as One 2 and Two should launch this March, following an MWC debut in late February. As the rumor has it HTC M8 will be powered by the latest Qualcomm chipset (currently the Snapdragon 805) and will...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


LG G3 to launch in May with 5.5

LG G3 to launch in May with 5.5" QHD screen, G Pro 2 at MWC

17 January, 2014 | comments (112)

Rumors of various 2014 flagships have started and now LG is the target of gossip. Apparently the company is working on a Optimus G Pro successor, which will be unveiled at the MWC and pave the way for the LG G3. LG unveiled the G2 relatively late...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo LTE passes FCC

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo LTE passes FCC

17 January, 2014 | comments (10)

As if we needed more proof that the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo launch is fast approaching. After getting its detailed specs through an internal document and then seeing what it looks like in the flesh through a bunch of live photos, we're now seeing...


LG Optimus F3Q with sliding QWERTY press image leaks out

LG Optimus F3Q with sliding QWERTY press image leaks out

16 January, 2014 | comments (48)

A press image of an upcoming LG smartphone with sliding hardware QWERTY got posted on Twitter by @evleaks. The entry-level Android handset is headed to T-Mobile US as LG Optimus F3Q. Alleged specs of the Optimus F3Q include a 1.2GHz...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia E1 and Xperia T2 Ultra to hit the UK this spring

Sony Xperia E1 and Xperia T2 Ultra to hit the UK this spring

16 January, 2014 | comments (11)

Even though Sony didn't shed any light on the pricing and availability of the newly announced affordable Xperia E1 and mid-range phablet Xperia T2 Ultra, some information on their UK arrival became available. According to a UK retailer's...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Screenshots reveal Nokia Normandy user interface

Screenshots reveal Nokia Normandy user interface

16 January, 2014 | comments (125)

Fresh Nokia Normandy information made the rounds on Twitter thanks to @evleaks. The latest pieces of the puzzle are a couple of screenshots revealing the potential user interface of the phone. With live photos and press renders out and about,...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Rumors


Microsoft to pay Samsung and Sony to make WP8 phones

Microsoft to pay Samsung and Sony to make WP8 phones

14 January, 2014 | comments (91)

Before Microsoft bought out Nokia's phone division, the software giant was subsidizing the phone maker to the tune of $1 billion a year. That was a big incentive for Nokia to go with Windows Phone over other alternatives. The company may be...


Sony Xperia E1 to cost  €140, T2 Ultra will go for €400

Sony Xperia E1 to cost €140, T2 Ultra will go for €400

14 January, 2014 | comments (42)

Sony announced two budget-minded devices – the Xperia E1 and Xperia T2 Ultra – both of which have optional dual-SIM versions. However, the company neglected the most important part – how much do they cost? It seems that the entry-level handset,...