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Microsoft offers a Lumia 1020/1520 for your iPhone 4/4s, Galaxy S2

Microsoft offers a Lumia 1020/1520 for your iPhone 4/4s, Galaxy S2

06 February, 2014 | comments (73)

Just two days ago Microsoft announced a new trade-in deal for the US and Canada, which can give you up to $250 of store credit if you give up on your old smartphone or tablet. Today Microsoft has extended this deal with a special offer. If you...


Apple relaunches outdated iPhone 4 in India

Apple relaunches outdated iPhone 4 in India

21 January, 2014 | comments (316)

Yes, you read that correctly. Apple is relaunching its popular iPhone 4 in the Indian market. The phone was all the rage back in 2010 but is now barely running iOS 7 on a single-core 1 GHz processor, 512 MB of RAM and lowly 8 gigs of...

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Apple relaunching 8GB iPhone 4 in India to boost sales

Apple relaunching 8GB iPhone 4 in India to boost sales

14 January, 2014 | comments (142)

Apple is said to be re-releasing the iPhone 4 in India, specifically the 8GB model, according to The Economic Times. The move comes as a result to boost sales in the Indian market, which Apple has been losing to cheaper rivals running Android and...

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Nokia Lumia 1520 leaks in more live photos

Nokia Lumia 1520 leaks in more live photos

08 October, 2013 | comments (74)

The long rumored Nokia Lumia 1520 has leaked yet again via two new live shots. We already saw the phablet confirmed by various live pictures, a press image, even by an official Snapdragon tweet. We already know most of the Lumia 1520 key specs -...


Walmart discounts the iPhone 4S and iPhone 5 indefinitely

Walmart discounts the iPhone 4S and iPhone 5 indefinitely

23 June, 2013 | comments (35)

With the iPhone nearing its annual refresh cycle, Walmart has jumped the gun and put the current Apple smartphone offering in the discount corner to make space for the upcoming iPhone. As a result, the Apple iPhone 4S and Apple iPhone 5 have both...

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Tim Cook apologizes for iPhone warranty troubles in China

Tim Cook apologizes for iPhone warranty troubles in China

02 April, 2013 | comments (41)

Apple had come under fire from the Chinese media due to issues related to the warranty for the iPhone in China, related specifically to the iPhone 4 and the 4S. It seems instead of replacing the phones entirely, which require the company to...

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Vodafone suggests its iPhone 4S users do not update to iOS 6.1

Vodafone suggests its iPhone 4S users do not update to iOS 6.1

09 February, 2013 | comments (58)

Apple had recently released the latest update for its iOS platform, improving LTE support and fixing a few bugs. Unfortunately, iOS 6.1 seems to be having issues with connecting to the internet, sending and receiving texts and also occasionally with...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


The LG Nexus 4 was lost in a bar a month ago

The LG Nexus 4 was lost in a bar a month ago

27 October, 2012 | comments (52)

Well, we had to look at a calendar to make sure itís not April 1. The upcoming LG Nexus 4 was lost in a bar, just like the Apple iPhone 4 was. And this wasnít a recent event (now that the Nexus successor was reviewed and put on pre-order), no this...

Tags: LG, Android, Misc


EE launching its LTE network in UK on Oct. 30, pricing revealed

EE launching its LTE network in UK on Oct. 30, pricing revealed

23 October, 2012 | comments (55)

EE is calling its new service 4GEE and it will launch commercially stating next Tuesday (October 30). 4GEE stands for the services offered by EE's LTE network, which will allow the usual calls and texts, with the addition of mobile data speeds of...

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Apple iPhone 5 aluminum shell plagued by chipping issues

Apple iPhone 5 aluminum shell plagued by chipping issues

22 September, 2012 | comments (779)

It seems to have become a routine now. Every year Apple releases a new iPhone and while most of the customers are delighted a subset of buyers pull the short end of the stick. With the iPhone 4, it was the antennagate issue, with the iPhone 4S it...

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Apple iPhone 5's A6 chipset performance examined in detail

Apple iPhone 5's A6 chipset performance examined in detail

22 September, 2012 | comments (475)

Ever since the Apple iPhone 5 was announced, the A6 chipset which powers it has been something of a riddle. With Apple mentioning nothing on the exact specifications, we had to wait another week to find the core count and architecture, as well as...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


Apple weighs in: more than 2 million iPhone 5 units pre-ordered

Apple weighs in: more than 2 million iPhone 5 units pre-ordered

17 September, 2012 | comments (251)

A couple of hours after AT&T announced that the iPhone 5 had broken the previous record for best-selling iPhone, Apple stepped up and gives us some exact numbers. In a Press Release the Cupertino-based company shares that the iPhone 5 has hit...

Tags: Apple, Touch UI, iOS


Apple iPhone 5 goes official with an A6 chipset and 4-inch screen

Apple iPhone 5 goes official with an A6 chipset and 4-inch screen

12 September, 2012 | comments (964)

The iPhone 5 is now official. Apple has just unveiled its most latest iPhone to date. As it turned out all the previous leaks of images and specs were on the spot. The Apple iPhone 5 features a 4-inch Retina display with a resolution of...


Apple's court filings reveal early iPhone designs

Apple's court filings reveal early iPhone designs

27 July, 2012 | comments (99)

The legal battle between Apple and Samsung may have become tiring to some but you can't deny the juiciness of some of the secrets that have been uncovered through internal documents since the two started going at each other. Case in point being...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


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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Apple required to give $15 or Bumper case to iPhone 4 buyers

Apple required to give $15 or Bumper case to iPhone 4 buyers

18 February, 2012 | comments (78)

The Antennagate situation continues to haunt Apple, as the results of the class-action lawsuit against the company are out and are not in the company's favor. Apple will now be required to give either $15 in cash or a free Bumper case to every...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI