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Week 16 in review: Huawei P8, LG G4

Week 16 in review: Huawei P8, LG G4

19 April, 2015 | comments (3)

Another busy week has passed and the mobile realm is ever so active with plenty of interesting news to go around. Once again, we will briefly recap what you, our loyal readers, found most-interesting during the past few days. We kick the list off...


Analyst says LG G4 might not surpass G3 in sales

Analyst says LG G4 might not surpass G3 in sales

18 April, 2015 | comments (98)

The LG G4, which is set to be officially unveiled on April 28, might not sell better than its predecessor, the G3, according to a Korean analyst from Seoul-based IBK Investment & Securities. It's worth mentioning that the South Korean company has...

Tags: LG, Android


LG G4 allegedly photographed, Snapdragon 808 inside

LG G4 allegedly photographed, Snapdragon 808 inside

17 April, 2015 | comments (90)

A benchmark revealed that the LG G4 won't use the flagship Snapdragon chipset, opting instead for the Snapdragon 808, which has a hexa-core processor – dropping two of the four power-hungry Cortex-A57 cores of the 810 chipset. More evidence of...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


LG's upcoming Stylus smartphone pictured again

LG's upcoming Stylus smartphone pictured again

17 April, 2015 | comments (12)

LG is in full throttle for the upcoming G4 flagship release. Everything seems to be going according to plan and the device should premiere on April 28. Before that, though, the manufacturer is launching an ambitious beta testing campaign, #TryLGG4b,...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


LG G4 teaser boasts about the device’s Quantum QHD display

LG G4 teaser boasts about the device’s Quantum QHD display

15 April, 2015 | comments (64)

LG released a short teaser video for the upcoming G4 flagship smartphone. The clip focuses on the device’s next generation 5.5” QHD IPS Quantum display. Developed by LG Display, the brand new component with 120% color gamut was...

Tags: LG, Android


Verizon LG G3 getting Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA update

Verizon LG G3 getting Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA update

13 April, 2015 | comments (23)

Verizon will be updating the LG G3 to Android 5.0 Lollipop through an OTA update. The update has been available through Verizon's desktop app but for those who don't want to deal with that the update will now be available directly on the device...

Tags: LG, Android


Vivo Xshot successor tipped to come with phase detection AF

Vivo Xshot successor tipped to come with phase detection AF

10 April, 2015 | comments (2)

The Vivo Xshot was just over at our office for the usual review routine, but apparently it's successor is well in the works. Evidence coming from an internal company meeting suggests further steps are being taken towards a more serious...

Tags: Vivo, Android, Rumors


 The 16MP f/1.8 camera of the LG G4 was developed in-house

The 16MP f/1.8 camera of the LG G4 was developed in-house

08 April, 2015 | comments (98)

The 16MP main camera module of the upcoming LG G4 has been designed in-house. The Korean giant’s components manufacturing arm, LG Innotek developed the high-end sensor, which is already in mass production. LG’s innovative camera unit has a wide...

Tags: LG, Android


LG officially announces UX 4.0 for the LG G4

LG officially announces UX 4.0 for the LG G4

07 April, 2015 | comments (25)

LG is showing off the upcoming version of its Android interface, which will power the upcoming LG G4 (coming at the end of the month). LG UX 4.0 builds on the three versions that came before it, starting with the LG Optimus G in 2012. A promo...

Tags: LG, Android


Week 14 in review: One M9 Plus, Xperia Z4 and LG G4

Week 14 in review: One M9 Plus, Xperia Z4 and LG G4

04 April, 2015 | comments (6)

Another week passed and it's time to sum-up the most important stories of the past few days. Xiaomi has had its share of the spotlight, most notably with the 64GB Mi 4 going on sale in India. Another ultra-budget device - the Xiaomi Redmi 2A also...


LG G3 users on T-Mobile receive an update to Android Lollipop

LG G3 users on T-Mobile receive an update to Android Lollipop

01 April, 2015 | comments (16)

In the United States, LG started rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop for G3 owners on the Sprint and AT&T network since early February. And now, LG G3 owners on T-Mobile also received the firmware update. LG G3 owners on the T-Mobile network...

Tags: LG , Android


Images of LG G4 in a protective case make the rounds

Images of LG G4 in a protective case make the rounds

31 March, 2015 | comments (60)

Images of the yet to be announced LG G4 wearing a protective case made the rounds online, courtesy of the manufacturer of mobile accessories Verus. The successor of LG G3 will make its official debut next month, on April 28. The case maker’s...

Tags: LG , Android, Rumors


Verizon rolls out Android Lollipop update for LG G2

Verizon rolls out Android Lollipop update for LG G2

30 March, 2015 | comments (44)

Android Lollipop update season is still upon us, and going strong by all accounts. The latest smartphone to be blessed with an upgrade that will make it run Lollipop is LG's G2. Specifically, Verizon's LG G2. The carrier nicknamed Big Red has...


LG G4 hits GFX Bench with Snapdragon 808 chipset

LG G4 hits GFX Bench with Snapdragon 808 chipset

30 March, 2015 | comments (55)

The LG G4 has appeared in the GFX Benchmark database, revealing the key specs. They are pretty close to what has been rumored so far, though the chipset is a surprise. The chipset reported features a hexa-core processor with Cortex-A57 cores plus an...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Alleged image of LG G4 with a stylus spotted

Alleged image of LG G4 with a stylus spotted

30 March, 2015 | comments (27)

LG has been working on the LG G4 as the successor of the G3 launched last year. The South Korean company is reportedly also developing a LG G4 Note to compete directly with the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Few images of a mysterious LG device surfaced...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Counterclockwise: HTC Dream, Galaxy S, Xperia

Counterclockwise: HTC Dream, Galaxy S, Xperia

28 March, 2015 | comments (6)

Counterclockwise is a weekly write-up that looks back on the history of mobile devices, concentrating on the current time of the year – late March in this case. This time around we got caught up tracking the launches of the flagship Android phones...

Tags: Misc


LG G4 to arrive at the end of April, rumor says

LG G4 to arrive at the end of April, rumor says

27 March, 2015 | comments (156)

The LG G4 has been in the news for quite a while now, the most recent purported leak about it being from mere hours ago - and surfacing the image you can see to the left, which might show it. All this said, you may be wondering when to expect it...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Alleged live photos of LG G4 make the rounds online

Alleged live photos of LG G4 make the rounds online

26 March, 2015 | comments (80)

A quartet of alleged live photos of the unannounced LG G4 made the rounds online. The images were posted on the web by a crafty member XDA Developers. In line with past reports, the photos reveal that LG G4 will pack a stylus. The accessory...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


LG G4 will reportedly not feature a metal body

LG G4 will reportedly not feature a metal body

23 March, 2015 | comments (60)

According to a report from Korea, the soon to be revealed LG G4 will not feature a metal body. However, the Korean giant is expected to launch a metal-clad smartphone before the end of this year. The first LG device with metal body will...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Week 12 in review: Xperia Z4 rumors and Lollipop updates

Week 12 in review: Xperia Z4 rumors and Lollipop updates

22 March, 2015 | comments (4)

Another week has passed and, naturally, it’s time to look back and see what excited the mobile world during the past seven days. It seems MWC 2015 had something to offer most every fan out there. Samsung introduced the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, HTC...