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Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III coverage wrap-up

Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III coverage wrap-up

03 May, 2012 | comments (204)

The first Samsung Unpacked event for this year is now over and, just as expected, it was all about the new Samsung Android flagship. After months of rumors, the I9300 Galaxy S III finally went official and it looks like it has what it takes to pick...


The impressive Samsung Galaxy S III benchmarks are here

The impressive Samsung Galaxy S III benchmarks are here

03 May, 2012 | comments (159)

The Samsung Unpacked event is over and the Galaxy S III is now official. The new leader of the Samsung Android gang is powered by the new Exynos 4 Quad chipset, featuring four cores clocked at 1.4GHz and 1GB of RAM. Naturally, we were eager to...


GSMArena Labs tests now added to phone specs

GSMArena Labs tests now added to phone specs

25 April, 2012 | comments (68)

If you've been following our reviews, then you're undoubtedly familiar with the extensive array of tests we subject any device which finds itself under our critical gaze in the GSMArena Labs. Today, we're proud to announce the test results now have...

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Samsung Galaxy S III GPU benchmark pops up, tops charts

Samsung Galaxy S III GPU benchmark pops up, tops charts

23 April, 2012 | comments (120)

The yet unannounced successor to the Galaxy S II popped up briefly in GLBenchmark's results page to confirm that the S III (or whatever it's called) is the next top dog in droidland - GPU-wise. The results have since been hidden from prying eyes,...


GSMArena Labs: Introducing our sunlight legibility test

GSMArena Labs: Introducing our sunlight legibility test

17 April, 2012 | comments (150)

Until now, we've always performed all of our display tests in dark environments in, what's technically, ideal conditions, so that we can measure the full potential of any particular display in the most objective manner possible. And while we believe...

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Reuters: Apple iPhone 5 to launch in Q2 with a 4.6-inch LCD

Reuters: Apple iPhone 5 to launch in Q2 with a 4.6-inch LCD

22 March, 2012 | comments (223)

We are still several months away from the iPhone 5 launch, but we are still getting the occasional rumor about the next Apple smartphone. We just got a particularly juicy one, courtesy of Reuters. The international news agency quoted an unnamed...


Samsung Galaxy S III and Apple iPhone 5 to be waterproof?

Samsung Galaxy S III and Apple iPhone 5 to be waterproof?

03 February, 2012 | comments (79)

We've already heard about a hundred different rumors about the Galaxy S III specs sheet, but this one is by far one of the most exciting. According to an anonymous tipster, who is said to be working for a large UK retailer the next Samsung flagship...


O2 new lease plans for iPhone 4S let you have it with no upfront cost

O2 new lease plans for iPhone 4S let you have it with no upfront cost

13 December, 2011 | comments (48)

You are living in the UK, desperately want the new iPhone 4S, and you are currently running a little low on cash? If you tick all the boxes, you might be interested to hear that O2 will let you have your dream smartphone on a lease with no money...

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Nokia Lumia, Apple iPhone 4S and Motorola RAZR arrive in India

Nokia Lumia, Apple iPhone 4S and Motorola RAZR arrive in India

14 November, 2011 | comments (85)

Smartphone enthusiasts in India are in for one hell of a time, as three of the most anticipated smartphone from the top three platforms have landed on the shores of the sub-continent. First up is the Nokia Lumia series, which was launched in...


iPhone 4S benchmarks and camera sample pop up

iPhone 4S benchmarks and camera sample pop up

11 October, 2011 | comments (346)

The Apple iPhone 4S is yet to start shipping but someone already managed to get their hands on one. And as you can expect a camera sample image and some benchmark scores have been posted online for our viewing pleasure. We'll start with the...

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Apple iPhone 4S mania continues: 1M preorders in first 24 hours

Apple iPhone 4S mania continues: 1M preorders in first 24 hours

10 October, 2011 | comments (246)

Not that we had any doubt of the iPhone 4S market prospects, given that iOS fans had to wait 16 months for an upgrade, but the latest numbers provided by Apple are simply stunning. It turns out that 1 million pre-orders were placed in the first 24...

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Apple iPhone 4S preorders break AT&T record

Apple iPhone 4S preorders break AT&T record

08 October, 2011 | comments (317)

In case anyone has doubted the success of the iPhone 4S, we have some fresh numbers for you. Apple's latest smartphone has scored more than 200,000 preorders for AT&T in its first 12 hours of availability. This stunning number makes the...

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Apple iPhone 4S pre-orders start today, are you getting one?

Apple iPhone 4S pre-orders start today, are you getting one?

07 October, 2011 | comments (159)

As promised, the newly announced iPhone 4S has just gone on pre-order in seven countries. You can choose between black and white versions right from the start and between 16, 32 and 64GB of internal storage. All the online Apple Stores (including...


EXCLUSIVE: We get the allegedly proper Nexus Prime specs

EXCLUSIVE: We get the allegedly proper Nexus Prime specs

06 October, 2011 | comments (257)

Today is a busy day for Nexus Prime - it's been all over the news more than twice. Just hours earlier, we told you about a 'trusted source' who told BGR the phone's key specifications. Well, they may turn out to be completely and utterly...


First Apple iPhone 4S camera samples surface, look stunning

First Apple iPhone 4S camera samples surface, look stunning

04 October, 2011 | comments (220)

The Apple iPhone 4S might not have been the update everyone was expecting, but it certainly delivers well on the camera front. Not only is this the fastest camera around, but it also promises to do some of the most impressive photos you have...

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Apple unveils iPhone 4S with dual-core CPU and 8MP camera

Apple unveils iPhone 4S with dual-core CPU and 8MP camera

04 October, 2011 | comments (709)

Apple just unveiled the newest member of its iPhone lineup of smartphones. Dubbed the iPhone 4S, the latest offering by the Cupertino-based company is more of an incremental upgrade than a complete overhaul of the iPhone 4. Design and dimensions...

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iPhone 4S launching on October 21 with BBM?

iPhone 4S launching on October 21 with BBM?

22 September, 2011 | comments (105)

According to a Greek website an iPhone will be announced in early October and released to the major markets around the world on October 21. The site claims this will be the iPhone 4S with the same size display, 8 MP camera with 1080p video...


Apple iPhone 5 to go on sale on October 15th, Orange confirms

Apple iPhone 5 to go on sale on October 15th, Orange confirms

13 September, 2011 | comments (235)

We can imagine Apple won't be particularly happy about that, but the CEO of Orange might have just spilled the beans on the availability of the iPhone 5. He said that if he believes what he hears, the next iPhone will be out by 15th October on his...

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Samsung is the top smartphone vendor in Western Europe in Q2

Samsung is the top smartphone vendor in Western Europe in Q2

09 September, 2011 | comments (117)

The premier market intelligence firm IDC released its Q2 2011 mobile phone shipment estimates in Western Europe today, marking a fundamental shift in the market for mobile phones. For the first time, the smartphone shipments outnumbered the feature...

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White iPhone 4 launch day roundup: pics and video

White iPhone 4 launch day roundup: pics and video

28 April, 2011 | comments (35)

The white iPhone 4 is now available both online and in stores and in 28 countries stretching across several continents. We were eager to gather some of the first photos and videos of the new device. Well, technically, it's only the color that's new...

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