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Google Play store drops GPE smartphones for Android Wear

Google Play store drops GPE smartphones for Android Wear

06 August, 2014 | comments (9)

The Google Play Edition smartphones are out of the Play Store and in their place Google has the Nexus 5, 7 and 10 as well as LG's G Watch and Samsung's Gear Live - both running Android Wear OS. It seems Google is done with the HTC One, Samsung...

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Sony Xperia UL announced in Japan

Sony Xperia UL announced in Japan

20 May, 2013 | comments (108)

The Sony Xperia UL was revealed today by Japanese carrier KDDi. It packs the same 5-inch 1080p screen as the Xperia Z flagship, as well as its water and dust resistance. The Sony Xperia UL A 1.5 GHz quad-core processor is also in the...


Sony Xperia UL - codenamed Gaga - leaks online

Sony Xperia UL - codenamed Gaga - leaks online

16 May, 2013 | comments (80)

Sony seems to have a lot going on in its labs. After the Xperia Z and Xperia ZL hit the market, the Japanese manufacturer announced the Xperia L, Xperia SP and Xperia ZR. Then, a mysterious new device - Xperia i1 Honami - entered our rumor mill that...

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GSMArena's top 10 most popular news and reviews in 2012

GSMArena's top 10 most popular news and reviews in 2012

02 January, 2013 | comments (44)

2012 was a busy year for the smartphone industry, which worked pretty hard to produce some pretty good products we’ve ever seen. As expert reviewers we also had our hands full, trying to cover as many of the phones as we could get our hands on to...

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Here are the 10 most popular phones in our database for 2012

Here are the 10 most popular phones in our database for 2012

02 January, 2013 | comments (159)

Here at GSMArena we not only try to cover all the latest news and bring you detailed reviews with all sorts of tests, but we also maintain a large database of phones specifications. We pride ourselves on having a huge audience - large enough to...

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Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK

Samsung Galaxy S III outsells Apple iPhone 5 in the UK

03 December, 2012 | comments (156)

For a seventh consecutive month, the Samsung Galaxy S III is the most popular smartphone in the United Kingdom. The data compiled by uSwitch is based on live searches, pre-orders, as well as postpaid sales. Curiously, Apple's current...


Sony Xperia J ST26i official image leaks

Sony Xperia J ST26i official image leaks

24 August, 2012 | comments (69)

Sony seems to be on a mission to flood the market with as many smartphones as possible. The latest member of this crusade is the Xperia J ST26i, which was spotted by ePrice. The Xperia J will be a mid-range budget smartphone that comes with...


Unlocked Xperia S, P and U arrive to the Sony US store

Unlocked Xperia S, P and U arrive to the Sony US store

16 July, 2012 | comments (51)

Sony's NXT line is now available in the United States via the company's stores and its website. The Xperia S comes in black and white and will set you back $559.99, the Xperia P comes in black, red and silver and costs $479.99, while the Xperia U...


Sony Xperia P, U and sola availability extends to Europe, US

Sony Xperia P, U and sola availability extends to Europe, US

21 May, 2012 | comments (55)

The availability of three of Sony's latest Xperia phones has widened to include Europe, it is getting a foothold in the States too and various other countries as well. The Sony Xperia U and P have been available in Hong Kong and Taiwan for a while...


Sony Xperia U and Xperia sola available in Hong Kong, Taiwan

Sony Xperia U and Xperia sola available in Hong Kong, Taiwan

07 May, 2012 | comments (41)

Hong Kong and Taiwan are the first to get the Xperia U and Xperia sola, the first two Sony dual-core mid-range droids. The Xperia U got pushed back from the original May 7 launch date in the UK, but whatever the issues that caused it were, they...


Sony Xperia P and Xperia U delayed until May 28

Sony Xperia P and Xperia U delayed until May 28

23 April, 2012 | comments (48)

Sony Xperia P and Xperia U are scheduled to be released this May. The previous launch date rumors were pointing to May 7, but according to new info from Clove UK, Sony will be delaying both devices. Either those rumors were full of it or Sony...


O2 UK publish their initial 2012 device lineup

O2 UK publish their initial 2012 device lineup

11 March, 2012 | comments (30)

MWC gave us a lot to look forward to, with a new family of HTC devices alongside the first range of smartphones brandishing the Sony name and now these delights are making their way to carriers across the globe. O2 UK recently updated their...


Price tags hung on Sony Xperia U and Xperia P

Price tags hung on Sony Xperia U and Xperia P

28 February, 2012 | comments (103)

Sony announced two new smartphones at the MWC this year, part of the Xperia NXT lineup – the affordable Xperia U and the high-end Xperia P. Today we got their prices for you. The youthful Xperia U is going to cost €259. As you should probably...


Orange enlist HTC One X, One S and Sony Xperia U

Orange enlist HTC One X, One S and Sony Xperia U

28 February, 2012 | comments (34)

Orange is building up its Android lineup with some of the hottest MWC debuts and an Intel-powered droid of their own. The HTC One X and One S are headed to Orange UK, which will also get an exclusive white version of the Sony Xperia U. There...


Mobile World Congress 2012 coverage

Mobile World Congress 2012 coverage

26 February, 2012 | comments (108)

The Mobile World Congress 2012 has closed its doors and what a wild ride it was. We saw all sorts of new gadgets and software and we did our best to cover everything interesting in sight. We've written tons of news, blog posts and hands-on...

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Sony Xperia U live photos leak again, still hot looking

Sony Xperia U live photos leak again, still hot looking

20 February, 2012 | comments (56)

We are really starting to worry that at the rate these leaks are going, Sony won't have much news for us at its MWC press conference on Sunday. The Sony Xperia U, which is one of the smartphones to go official there, leaked once again - this time in...


Sony ST25i Kumquat to be called Xperia U when it launches

Sony ST25i Kumquat to be called Xperia U when it launches

23 January, 2012 | comments (25)

The Indonesian equivalent of the US FCC has given us the retail name of the rumored Sony Ericsson ST25i Kumquat. It's listed under the name "Sony Ericsson Xperia U", though by the time the phone is officially unveiled, we're sure that will have...