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Analysts: Galaxy S5 sales trailing iPhone 5s, Galaxy S4

Analysts: Galaxy S5 sales trailing iPhone 5s, Galaxy S4

16 July, 2014 | comments (92)

Samsung had a weak Q2 this year and pointed its finger at cheap smartphones from China saying they've been eating into the company's profits. Seoul-based analyst agency Counterpoint feels there's more to the story – the new Galaxy S5 flagship has...

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Sony Xperia Z3 gets approved by the FCC for the US market

Sony Xperia Z3 gets approved by the FCC for the US market

16 July, 2014 | comments (18)

The FCC posted yesterday its latest test completion of a Sony device with codename D6603, which according to Sony's model number convention should coincide with the Sony Xperia Z3. What's more interesting about this story's origin being from...

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Alleged Sony Xperia Z3 sized up against the Galaxy Note

Alleged Sony Xperia Z3 sized up against the Galaxy Note

12 July, 2014 | comments (82)

We've already saw a plethora of leaked live pictures allegedly showing the upcoming Sony Xperia Z3 flagship expected to go official this Fall. We were even treated to some specs thanks to the first batch of photos - Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC chipset...

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Images of Sony Xperia Z3 surface, looks very similar to Z2

Images of Sony Xperia Z3 surface, looks very similar to Z2

12 July, 2014 | comments (62)

Sony’s upcoming flagship smartphone, the Xperia Z3 has appeared in a set of leaked images. The successor of the Xperia Z2 smartphone more or less features the same design language as the current model with minor changes. The leaked...

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Week 28 in review: Xperia C3, Nubia Z7, Android L for Moto

Week 28 in review: Xperia C3, Nubia Z7, Android L for Moto

12 July, 2014 | comments (0)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 28 of 2014 was free of Samsung announcements though it didn't lack interesting new devices such as the Sony Xperia C3 and...


Sony Xperia Z1 Compact finally hits the US market

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact finally hits the US market

09 July, 2014 | comments (41)

The first "real" compact flagship, Sony's Xperia Z1 Compact, has finally made its way to the US. Available in European markets not long after its announcement in January, the device is now available through Sony's online store. This latest...

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Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact to be in stores in September

Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact to be in stores in September

08 July, 2014 | comments (57)

Sony will out a new top of the line smartphone before the end of this year, and judging by its past actions that should happen during IFA in September. Just last week we heard that the 'full size' Z3 would be joined in Sony's portfolio by the Z3...

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Sony outs Xperia C3 selfie phone - 5MP front snapper with LED flash

Sony outs Xperia C3 selfie phone - 5MP front snapper with LED flash

08 July, 2014 | comments (68)

Sony Xperia C3 is now official, just as Sony promised yesterday. It comes with a 5.5 IPS display of 720p resolution, enhanced with Sony's Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2 for better image quality. The Xperia C3 s powered by the Snapdragon 400 chipset with...

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Sony Xperia C3 breaks cover, teased as the first selfie phone

Sony Xperia C3 breaks cover, teased as the first selfie phone

07 July, 2014 | comments (41)

Sony confirmed today on its Twitter account that tomorrow it will announce a "selfie"-oriented smartphone. Luckily, we have a bit more information on what to expect. See your #selfies in a whole new light pic.twitter.com/UQJQIa44sI— Sony Xperia...

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Week 27 in review: Galaxy S5 mini, iOS 7.1.2, Galaxy F leak

Week 27 in review: Galaxy S5 mini, iOS 7.1.2, Galaxy F leak

05 July, 2014 | comments (3)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 27 of 2014 was marked by five new Galaxy smartphones, but also plenty of rumors about the new flagship wave coming in the...


Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact first leaked images surface

Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact first leaked images surface

01 July, 2014 | comments (86)

Sony likes to refresh its flagship Android smartphones twice per year, unlike most of its competitors. The practice has proven somewhat controversial (especially among owners of the previous top of the line device when the new one comes out), but it...

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LG G3 may hit T-Mobile USA in mid-July

LG G3 may hit T-Mobile USA in mid-July

29 June, 2014 | comments (4)

"Inside sources" claim that T-Mobile USA is readying an Android trio for a mid-to-late July launch. The leader of the pack is LG's latest flagship, the LG G3, will arrive first on July 16 which undercuts the Verizon launch by a day. The LG G3...


Android 4.4.4 KitKat now seeding to the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

Android 4.4.4 KitKat now seeding to the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

27 June, 2014 | comments (62)

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is now getting Android 4.4.4 KitKat update. Google released 4.4.4 last week - it contains just a security patch for an OpenSSL bug, which would have allowed a man-in-the-middle attack. There are no new features. The OTA...


Sony Xperia Z2a full specs are out, sounds like a Z2 compact

Sony Xperia Z2a full specs are out, sounds like a Z2 compact

19 June, 2014 | comments (66)

Today we get the detailed rundown of the specs of the recently announced Sony Xperia Z2a. For all we know, a name such as Xperia Z2 compact would suit it just fine. A week ago we saw the Sony Xperia Z2a go official in Taiwan, but at the time we...

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Sony Xperia T3 M50w seen at China's TENAA

Sony Xperia T3 M50w seen at China's TENAA

17 June, 2014 | comments (16)

China's FCC equivalent, the TENAA, has images of Sony's upcoming T3 M50w smartphone, along with some specs of the device. This is usually an indicator that the device will be hitting the Chinese market soon. Specs wise, the T3 isn't going to set...

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Sony Xperia Z2a (ZL2) will arrive in Taiwan next month

Sony Xperia Z2a (ZL2) will arrive in Taiwan next month

10 June, 2014 | comments (15)

Sony is expanding the availability of the Xperia ZL2 but the device will still not leave East Asia – the new market is Taiwan where the device will be known as Xperia Z2a. It's almost exactly the same, except the internal storage has been cut in...

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Week 23 news in review: iOS 8, Android 4.4.3, Xperia T3, One (E8)

Week 23 news in review: iOS 8, Android 4.4.3, Xperia T3, One (E8)

08 June, 2014 | comments (7)

This weeks was market by Apple's WWDC, one of the year's most anticipated events. Google took the opportunity to launch a bug fixing Android 4.4.3 firmware, while Samsung, HTC and Sony announced new handsets. The iOS 8 announcement is...


Android 4.4.3 now available to all Google Play Edition phones

Android 4.4.3 now available to all Google Play Edition phones

04 June, 2014 | comments (226)

T-Mobile was the first to unleash the official Android 4.4.3 KitKat update on its Nexus (4,5,7) lineup. Then Motorola begun updating the Moto X, Moto G and Moto E. Today the entire Google Play Edition phone lineup has been treated to Android...


Sony unveils 7mm thick Xperia T3 with 5.3

Sony unveils 7mm thick Xperia T3 with 5.3" screen and LTE

03 June, 2014 | comments (56)

Sony unveiled "the slimmest 5.3-inch phone," the Xperia T3. It measures 7mm thick, not the thinnest ever but still impressive for a mid-ranger of this class. It shares a lot of similarities with the Xperia T2 Ultra, but is more compact. The Sony...

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Sony teases its next flagship device ahead of Apple's WWDC

Sony teases its next flagship device ahead of Apple's WWDC

02 June, 2014 | comments (55)

While Apple is prepping to announce its iOS 8, and maybe its iPhone 6 too, Sony released a teaser about its next flagship device. The teaser shows a picture of an incredibly thin Xperia smartphone or a phablet, while the text of the tweet says...

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