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Alleged image of Samsung Galaxy S6 in a Spigen case leaks

Alleged image of Samsung Galaxy S6 in a Spigen case leaks

29 January, 2015 | comments (60)

Purported images of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 made the rounds online courtesy of Spigen. The Korean manufacturer of mobile accessories has already listed several cases for the yet to be announced smartphone on Amazon. The latest leaked...


Amosu's limited edition pink iPhone 6 isn't easy to look at

Amosu's limited edition pink iPhone 6 isn't easy to look at

29 January, 2015 | comments (14)

Amosu is known for its love of all things shiny and expensive, and for pairing those things with smartphones from time to time. The results are obviously not for mere mortals, but people who can afford to spend small fortunes on bespoke mobile...

Tags: Amosu, Apple, iOS


SA: Apple matches Samsung's smartphone sales in Q4 2014

SA: Apple matches Samsung's smartphone sales in Q4 2014

29 January, 2015 | comments (58)

Thanks to the record-smashing sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple has tied with Samsung to become the top smartphone vendor in the world in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to a Strategy Analytics report. The Cupertino-based...

Tags: Apple, Samsung


Apple claims first spot in the Chinese smartphone market in Q4

Apple claims first spot in the Chinese smartphone market in Q4

27 January, 2015 | comments (29)

After a recent survey confirmed Apple's dominant position on its home US market, statistics now show that China has been conquered as well. Market analyst Canalys reports that the Cupertino giant is in top spot by units shipped in Q4 2014, a first...


Gold Honor 6 Plus harder to make than a gold iPhone 6, Huawei says

Gold Honor 6 Plus harder to make than a gold iPhone 6, Huawei says

27 January, 2015 | comments (12)

Over a month after launching the Honor 6 Plus smartphone in China, Huawei has launched a gold version of the device in the country. Comparing it with Apple’s gold iPhone 6 and 6 Plus smartphones, which sport white front panels, the Chinese company...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Apple has sold more iPhones in China than in the US

Apple has sold more iPhones in China than in the US

26 January, 2015 | comments (46)

Apple is likely to announce soon that for the first time it sold more iPhones in China during 2014 than it did at home in the US. Analysts believe that this overtaking was made possible thanks to Apple's deal with China Mobile and the subsequent...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Walmart offers refurbished Apple iPhone 6 with $150 off

Walmart offers refurbished Apple iPhone 6 with $150 off

25 January, 2015 | comments (17)

Walmart is offering Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with significant discount in the United States. Major US carrier versions of both devices are available with $150 off Apple’s regular price without contract. A refur16GB iPhone 6 is priced...

Tags: iPhone, iOS


Xiaomi-for-iPhone trade-in program reportedly in the works

Xiaomi-for-iPhone trade-in program reportedly in the works

25 January, 2015 | comments (62)

Xiaomi has a trade-in program for Apple iPhone users in the works. The word about the bold marketing stint arrived from an executive from the ambitious Chinese startup. Reportedly, iPhone 5s owners will be able to trade their device for the...

Tags: Xiaomi, Apple, Android, iOS


Top 10 trending phones of the week

Top 10 trending phones of the week

25 January, 2015 | comments (30)

This week was light on new product launches, especially after the hectic week we had before that. Some of the new devices shot up into the Top 10 though interest quickly cooled off leading to some pretty big shifts in the leaderboard. The Top...

Tags: Misc


KGI: Apple sold a whopping 73 million iPhones last quarter

KGI: Apple sold a whopping 73 million iPhones last quarter

25 January, 2015 | comments (124)

Just over a couple of weeks after investment firm UBS said Apple sold 69 million iPhones in the quarter ending in December, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a decent track record on Apple-related industry predictions, has estimated the number to be...

Tags: KGI, Apple


Apple accounts for half of US phone activations in Q4

Apple accounts for half of US phone activations in Q4

24 January, 2015 | comments (63)

The September launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus has provided Apple with solid ground to maintain its ruling position on the US market. A newly published survey by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners reports that a dominating 50% of phone...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, LG


Top 10 trending phones of the week

Top 10 trending phones of the week

18 January, 2015 | comments (28)

It the uneventful weekend days, when no official announcements take place, your desire for technology needs to be satisfied otherwise. Always devoted to keeping you entertained and well informed, we here at GSMArena.com are launching a new...


Week 3 in review: Mi Note, Lumia 532, 435, Samsung Z1

Week 3 in review: Mi Note, Lumia 532, 435, Samsung Z1

17 January, 2015 | comments (2)

This week saw a lot of action in the mobile world. After all the dust had settled and last week's CES 2015 was officially over all seemed calm with no great action expected until the MWC kicks off. January 14, however brought about an unexpected...


Apple iPhone 6s to pack 2GB of LPDDR4 RAM

Apple iPhone 6s to pack 2GB of LPDDR4 RAM

15 January, 2015 | comments (105)

The latest set of rumors regarding the Apple iPhone 6s suggest that the company will using 2GB LPDDR4 memory. Previously, it was purported that Apple hasn't decided if it shouldn't stick with LPDDR3, since its 35% less expensive and its suppliers...

Tags: Apple, Rumors


Xiaomi announces new Mi Note phablet with 5.7-inch display

Xiaomi announces new Mi Note phablet with 5.7-inch display

15 January, 2015 | comments (61)

Xiaomi has finally announced its latest smartphone that it has been teasing for the past few days. The Xiaomi Mi Note is the company's latest flagship that it is using to compete against the Apple iPhone 6 Plus. The Mi Note is about the same...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


24K gold plated iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus out in China

24K gold plated iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus out in China

10 January, 2015 | comments (30)

Gold is everywhere these days (in the mobile world that is). We're starting to see more and more 'gold' versions of smartphones, the latest being Microsoft's Lumia 930 and Lumia 830, which were just announced a couple of days ago. But those are...

Tags: Apple, iOS


All iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models are now in stock at Apple

All iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models are now in stock at Apple

09 January, 2015 | comments (59)

It finally looks like Apple was able to sort out its production issues for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Ever since their release last year, certain variations of the two models have been intermittently unavailable in the company's online store,...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Kantar: iOS gaining at the expense of Android

Kantar: iOS gaining at the expense of Android

07 January, 2015 | comments (65)

Kantar Worldpanel, a popular research agency has recently put out a report on mobile OS popularity. It covers major Europe, US and Asia markets and crunches usage numbers from September, October and November 2014 and it happens to show a shrinking...

Tags: Android, iOS, Google, Apple


iPhone 6 and 6 Plus now available SIM-free in the US

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus now available SIM-free in the US

06 January, 2015 | comments (22)

SIM-free iPhone 6 and 6 Plus units have been available in Europe since last year, but now US-based Apple fans can grab one too. If you want to avoid carrier plans – and subsidies – you'll have to shell out $650 for a 16GB Apple iPhone 6. The...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Top 10 most popular reviews of 2014

Top 10 most popular reviews of 2014

03 January, 2015 | comments (22)

With 2014 just over it seems only natural that we take a look back at the devices that you, the readers, found most interesting in our reviews. It was definitely a strong year on both the iOS and Android front and unsurprisingly the flagship devices...

Tags: Misc