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Gionee outs a teaser for the world’s thinnest smartphone

Gionee outs a teaser for the world’s thinnest smartphone

23 August, 2014 | comments (56)

The Chinese manufacturer Gionee released a teaser for what appears to be the world’s slimmest smartphone. The yet to be revealed device is bound to be even thinner than the already ludicrously skinny Gionee Elife S5.5. Gionee's teaser (click to...

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Official render of Xperia Odin surfaces, looks like previous leak

Official render of Xperia Odin surfaces, looks like previous leak

01 November, 2012 | comments (104)

Sony's alleged next flagship droid has leaked anew this time with an official photo. The Sony Xperia C650X Odin official photo is a render, which looks pretty close to the Sony Ericsson Xperia X2 and slightly resembles a Motorola RAZR with its...


Motorola RAZR XT910 Android 4.0 roll-out begins today

Motorola RAZR XT910 Android 4.0 roll-out begins today

10 August, 2012 | comments (244)

It's been a long wait but the Android 4.0 update is finally ready to hit the European Motorola RAZR XT910. We have information that the roll-out for the update will begin today and if you have this handset you should stop reading and check if the...


Motorola announces RAZR V XT889 for China

Motorola announces RAZR V XT889 for China

15 June, 2012 | comments (20)

Motorola has announced a new version of the RAZR exclusively for the Chinese market. This version is called the RAZR V XT998 and has a completely new design compared to the current RAZR. The front side gets new thin, long grilles on the top...


ZTE Athena appears in spy shots, squeezes ICS in 6.2mm package

ZTE Athena appears in spy shots, squeezes ICS in 6.2mm package

31 May, 2012 | comments (37)

Some posts on social network Weibo point to an ultra-thin Android phone from ZTE in the works, codenamed Athena. The device readily beats the Motorola DROID RAZR (7.1mm) and the Huawei Ascend P1 S (6.7mm), having a profile of just 6.2mm. You'll also...


Motorola RAZR gets Android 4.0.4 ICS update in Greece

Motorola RAZR gets Android 4.0.4 ICS update in Greece

05 May, 2012 | comments (37)

According to Motorola's Ice Cream Sandwich software update schedule, the GSM version of the RAZR is bound to get the desired Android update package any moment now. But as it happens, one happy RAZR owner in Greece got the official ICS update earlier...


Motorola to launch the RAZR MAXX in UK

Motorola to launch the RAZR MAXX in UK

27 April, 2012 | comments (32)

Motorola recently announced that the GSM version of the RAZR MAXX will be launched in Germany this May. Now in their latest announcement, Motorola said that it will also be bringing the phone to the UK by mid-May. The phone is identical 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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Motorola RAZR update brings battery and camera improvements

Motorola RAZR update brings battery and camera improvements

21 March, 2012 | comments (31)

Motorola has released a software update for the international GSM version of the RAZR. It isn't the long-awaited Ice Cream Sandwich RAZR owners are hoping for (psst, check here), but rather the update is based on the good ol' Android 2.3. However,...


Samsung Galaxy S III to be  7mm thin, rumors say

Samsung Galaxy S III to be 7mm thin, rumors say

06 February, 2012 | comments (140)

It seems that thinness is the new race to the moon for smartphone makers, and Samsung, not to be outdone by Motorola's RAZR XT910 7.1mm waistline, is reportedly aiming at the 7mm milestone with the new Galaxy S III. Surprisingly, Huawei is also in...


European Motorola RAZR gets a new firmware update

European Motorola RAZR gets a new firmware update

31 December, 2011 | comments (33)

Motorola RAZR users in European countries can look forward to an over-the-air firmware update for their devices soon. The new firmware will update the software from version 651.73.15/16/17/18 to version 651.73.30. The list of changes in the...


Amazon DE to slash prices of the Lumia 800 and Moto RAZR tonight

Amazon DE to slash prices of the Lumia 800 and Moto RAZR tonight

11 December, 2011 | comments (29)

Amazon Germany is prepping two hot deals tonight for its Cyber Monday Reloaded promo - the Nokia Lumia 800 and Motorola RAZR smartphones. The WP7 and Android smartphones will be available for up to half their original price in a tight period between...


Details released for Europe-bound Panasonic smartphone

Details released for Europe-bound Panasonic smartphone

09 December, 2011 | comments (43)

Panasonic announced a prototype of a smartphone they will release globally as part of their plan to get back to the global smartphone map. They teased with a few specs and released rendered images of the phone. The prototype phone by...

Tags: Android, Touch UI


Motorola MT917 for China Mobile - 720p display, 13 MP, Kevlar, more

Motorola MT917 for China Mobile - 720p display, 13 MP, Kevlar, more

28 November, 2011 | comments (23)

Motorola has announced the MT917 Android smartphone, which will be an TD-SCDMA exclusive for China Mobile. The phone's highlights are a 1280 x 720 4.5-incher (~330 ppi), a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor, 1 gig of RAM, 13 MP camera (capable of 1080p...


HTC Ville to be only 8mm thick, to become thinnest HTC phone

HTC Ville to be only 8mm thick, to become thinnest HTC phone

28 November, 2011 | comments (45)

HTC have some interesting droids in the pipeline and we get to glean some specs from occasional leaks. Now we've learned a new detail about the rumored HTC Ville droid - it will be HTC's thinnest phone to date with an 8mm thin waistline. The...


Fujitsu Arrows F-07D is now the world's thinnest smartphone

Fujitsu Arrows F-07D is now the world's thinnest smartphone

24 November, 2011 | comments (46)

The battle for the thinnest smartphone continues. But while the others were fighting, the Fujitsu Arrows F-07D managed to slip through the gaps and took the crown for the world's thinnest smartphone. For the moment, at least. It manages to...


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...


Motorola RAZR now available in the UK, US is next

Motorola RAZR now available in the UK, US is next

08 November, 2011 | comments (78)

If you have been waiting for a sleek and powerful droid with a touch of Kevlar to hit the shelves, it's time to take out the checkbooks. The Motorola RAZR has just become available in the UK stores and you can get one right away. The unlocked...