News tagged "Android"

GSMArena.com site search

Sony Xperia J1 is the company's first SIM-free phone in Japan

Sony Xperia J1 is the company's first SIM-free phone in Japan

19 March, 2015 | comments (25)

Better late than never we guess - Sony has announced today the Xperia J1 Compact (D5788) for Japan, the company's first SIM-free smartphone in the country. The unlocked phone is similar in specifications to the Xperia A2 for NTT...

Tags: Sony, Android


 Meizu enters India, m1 to come in April

Meizu enters India, m1 to come in April

19 March, 2015 | comments (25)

Meizu's official entry on the Indian market has long been called for by local consumers, and finally the Chinese company has listened. One of the most prominent manufacturers originating in China, Meizu had reportedly been prepping for its arrival...

Tags: Meizu, Android


Nexus 5 is getting Android 5.1 Lollipop as an OTA update

Nexus 5 is getting Android 5.1 Lollipop as an OTA update

19 March, 2015 | comments (143)

Google had recently put up the factory images of the Android 5.1 Lollipop for the developers and enthusiasts to flash it on their devices. Now the Nexus 5 users are getting the Android 5.1 Lollipop OTA update. Measuring about 220.7 MB, the...

Tags: Nexus, Android


LG is releasing AKA smartphone to international markets

LG is releasing AKA smartphone to international markets

19 March, 2015 | comments (8)

LG introduced the goofy looking AKA smartphone meant for the kids in Korea last year. Now the company confirmed that the AKA smartphone will be made available in other markets such as Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Singapore and Turkey. Last week the...

Tags: LG, Android


Images of Xiaomi Mi 4 running Windows 10 surface online

Images of Xiaomi Mi 4 running Windows 10 surface online

19 March, 2015 | comments (27)

Earlier we reported about Microsoft and Xiaomi signing an agreement to make the Windows 10 compatible with the Xiaomi Mi4 smartphone. Now some fresh images of a Mi 4 unit running the Windows 10 Technical Preview have been spotted. It is...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Purported live photos of Sony Xperia Z4 case emerge

Purported live photos of Sony Xperia Z4 case emerge

18 March, 2015 | comments (38)

Purported live photos of a Sony Xperia Z4 protective cover made the rounds on Twitter. The successor of Sony Xperia Z3 is expected to make its official debut at some point this summer. The images of the case appear to confirm what we saw in...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Motorola Droid Turbo will be updated directly to Android 5.1

Motorola Droid Turbo will be updated directly to Android 5.1

18 March, 2015 | comments (12)

If you own a Motorola Droid Turbo and have been wondering when the update to Android Lollipop will hit your device, this is for you. Apparently the Droid Turbo will not get any build based on Android 5.0, but instead will be updated directly with...


Huawei sets an event for April 15, P8 debut likely

Huawei sets an event for April 15, P8 debut likely

18 March, 2015 | comments (12)

For a few weeks now, Huawei has been rumored to make the upcoming P8 official at an event on April 15, in London. And today we get confirmation that these rumors were true after all. The Chinese company has reportedly started sending out press...

Tags: Huawei, Android


HTC One M9 hits the shelves in US from April 10

HTC One M9 hits the shelves in US from April 10

18 March, 2015 | comments (26)

HTC US promised to deliver some big news today and it did. First HTC revealed the Uh-Oh protection program, which replaces your HTC One M9 unit in case it dies of water damage of a cracked screen during the first 12 months since purchase. The...

Tags: HTC, Android


New rumor talks about the HTC One M9+

New rumor talks about the HTC One M9+

18 March, 2015 | comments (26)

Most of you surely remember the HTC Hima Ultra, which then turned out to be the HTC One M9 Plus. Well a new leak states that the phone will actually be dubbed the HTC One M9+ and it might be closer to a release than we thought. The alleged...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


LG L90 gets Android 5 Lollipop update

LG L90 gets Android 5 Lollipop update

18 March, 2015 | comments (101)

LG L90 is the affordable smartphone went official a year ago with a 4.7" display, Snapdragon 400 chip, and an 8MP cam all running on Android KitKat OS. It is pretty much the same phone as the LG G2 mini, but with front keys instead of the iconic...

Tags: LG, Android


Galaxy S6 and S6 edge UK pre-orders kick off March 20

Galaxy S6 and S6 edge UK pre-orders kick off March 20

18 March, 2015 | comments (28)

Samsung announced today the UK pre-order campaign for the new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. Selected retailers and carriers will be accepting pre-orders starting this Friday - March 20. Vodafone, Three, O2 and EE will be all taking pre-orders for...

Tags: Samsung, Android


HTC's UH OH protection program for the One M9 is now official

HTC's UH OH protection program for the One M9 is now official

18 March, 2015 | comments (16)

HTC just officially announced its UH OH program for providing a free replacement unit should the unthinkable happens and your precious One M9 reaches an untimely death. The aptly named initiative covers the risks of cracked screen or water damage...

Tags: HTC, Android


New Lollipop image available for Nexus 6

New Lollipop image available for Nexus 6

18 March, 2015 | comments (17)

Last week Android 5.1 was made official and naturally made available for Google's own Nexus devices. It brought many improvements over previous Lollipop builds, including a few new features, like HD voice calls and silent mode. The Nexus 6 was...


Xiaomi Mi 4 to support Windows 10 Technical Preview

Xiaomi Mi 4 to support Windows 10 Technical Preview

18 March, 2015 | comments (37)

Microsoft has signed an agreement with Xiaomi to provide support for the Windows 10 Technical Preview on the Mi 4 smartphone. Xiaomi has had a good run so far with its smartphones running MIUI version based on Android. Now the company has...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Lenovo to launch Windows phones mid-2015 in China

Lenovo to launch Windows phones mid-2015 in China

18 March, 2015 | comments (11)

Microsoft announced that Lenovo will offer the Windows 10 upgrade services across China. Apart from that, Lenovo will also work with Microsoft to build Windows Phone handsets. Last year, Microsoft announced adding new hardware partners who...

Tags: Gionee, Android


LG unveils G Flex2 in India for $878, available later this month

LG unveils G Flex2 in India for $878, available later this month

18 March, 2015 | comments (22)

LG has launched their latest flagship smartphone - the LG G Flex2 - in India. The phone is priced at Rs. 55,000 ($878) and will be available sometime later this month. The LG G Flex2 is the successor to last year's G Flex, which met with a...

Tags: LG, Android


Gionee to launch slim dual-SIM Elife S7 on April 3 in India

Gionee to launch slim dual-SIM Elife S7 on April 3 in India

18 March, 2015 | comments (13)

At MWC 2015, Gionee unveiled the 5.5mm Elife S7 as one of the thinnest dual-SIM smartphones. Now, the Chinese manufacturer is gearing up for the April launch of the smartphone next month in India by sending out formal invites. Gionee has...

Tags: Gionee, Android


Xiaomi now sells accessories in India on its official site

Xiaomi now sells accessories in India on its official site

18 March, 2015 | comments (10)

Xiaomi began selling accessories through the its official website. Going forward, users in the country can order headsets and cases for their smartphones directly from the manufacturer. Xiaomi has been selling handsets online in India through...


Goldgenie will offer Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge in 24k gold

Goldgenie will offer Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge in 24k gold

17 March, 2015 | comments (30)

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge got the Goldgenie treatment. The UK-based jeweler will begin taking pre-orders for tricked out versions of the smartphone duo in a couple of days, on March 20. The Korean giant’s hot new flagship...

Tags: Samsung, Android