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Galaxy S5 and Note 4 may get Android L by early December

Galaxy S5 and Note 4 may get Android L by early December

18 September, 2014 | comments (10)

Android L is undoubtedly going to be released by Google before the end of this year, and as more time passes you might be inclined to ask yourself when or if your particular device will get updated. With Samsung's Galaxy S5 and Note 4, it's clearly...


Galaxy Note 4 hits the US on October 14, pre-orders imminent

Galaxy Note 4 hits the US on October 14, pre-orders imminent

18 September, 2014 | comments (25)

Similarly to its UK pre-order campaign, the Galaxy Note 4 will become available for preliminary orders tomorrow in the US as well. US carriers AT&T and T-Mobile join in on the fun, too. Unlike AT&T, which opens pre-orders of the phone...


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 UK pre-orders start tomorrow

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 UK pre-orders start tomorrow

18 September, 2014 | comments (16)

Samsung has officially announced Galaxy Note 4 availability details for the UK market. The phablet's pre-orders will start tomorrow, September 19 from Samsung's retail stores in the country. Retailers Three, Carphone Warehouse, Clove and other...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Gigabyte launches its new GSmart Android line-up

Gigabyte launches its new GSmart Android line-up

18 September, 2014 | comments (11)

Gigabyte has just unveiled the launch plans for its latest four Android smartphones. They will start selling in Russia and select parts of Europe soon. First up is the Roma R2 Plus Edition, which packs a 4" IPS display of800 x 480 pixel...

Tags: Gigabyte, Android


Oppo R1S goes on sale in Malaysia as Oppo R1L, costs €290

Oppo R1S goes on sale in Malaysia as Oppo R1L, costs €290

18 September, 2014 | comments (11)

Oppo R1S went official in China back in April. It's a worthy upgrade over its Oppo R1 predecessor with better camera, better Snapdragon 400 chipset and LTE Cat.4 connectivity. Today Oppo has launched the smartphone in Malaysia, where it is called...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Sony Xperia Z3 UK contract prices revealed: free from £28 monthly

Sony Xperia Z3 UK contract prices revealed: free from £28 monthly

18 September, 2014 | comments (15)

The Sony Xperia Z3 is now offered on contract in the United Kingdom with O2, Vodafone and Everything Everywhere. The contract prices are available to see from a number of online retailers like Mobiles UK, Clove and CarphoneWarehouse. Prices start...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung SM-A500 passes through TENAA

Samsung SM-A500 passes through TENAA

18 September, 2014 | comments (23)

The Samsung SM-A500 has passed by TENAA and has left behind photos and specifications. The phone is expected to be a mid-range Alpha – premium build, a 5" Super AMOLED screen with 720p resolution and a Snapdragon 400 chipset. The TENAA info...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Updated Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 goes official with Snapdragon 805

Updated Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 goes official with Snapdragon 805

17 September, 2014 | comments (8)

Alongside the Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7, Amazon also unveiled an updated Fire HDX 8.9 tablet. The retail giant’s latest flagship slate is now available for pre-order with shipments scheduled to reach customers on October 21. The Amazon Fire...

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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7 go official

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7 go official

17 September, 2014 | comments (0)

Amazon announced the Fire HD 6 and Fire HD 7 tablets. The duo of affordable tablets is already available for pre-order in a variety of colors, with pricing starting at only $99 for a Fire HD6 slate with 8GB of memory and sponsored screensavers....

Tags: Amazon, Android


Sony Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact are “coming soon” in the US

Sony Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact are “coming soon” in the US

17 September, 2014 | comments (46)

It looks like users in the United States will soon have the opportunity to get their hands on the Sony Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact. The freshly announced handsets are listed as “coming soon” on Sony’s official website. Sony Xperia Z3...

Tags: Sony, Android


Note Edge won't be cheap, Note 4 lands in China on the 26th

Note Edge won't be cheap, Note 4 lands in China on the 26th

17 September, 2014 | comments (43)

The recently announced Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is already up for pre-order in Germany, though it's been priced at a rather insane €1,000. It turns out, however, that it might actually be that expensive. Over in China, an employee at the...


Close to 2m Android One smartphones to be sold in India

Close to 2m Android One smartphones to be sold in India

17 September, 2014 | comments (28)

According to MediaTek Vice President Mohit Brushan there could be demand for between 1.5 million and 2 million Android One smartphones by the end of the year in India. His company is making the Cortex-A7-based chips for Micromax, Karbonn and...


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to hit South Korea this month

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to hit South Korea this month

17 September, 2014 | comments (28)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is rumored to launch by the end of September in South Korea. SK Telecom is allegedly launching the phone's pre-order campaign tomorrow alongside its competitor carries KT and LG U+. September 26 is touted as the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Moto Maker is now up and running in the UK

Moto Maker is now up and running in the UK

17 September, 2014 | comments (10)

Motorola has launched the Moto Maker website in the UK. It supports Moto X (2014) model for now and allows you to fully customize your brand new smartphone. You can choose from 25 different rear panels, 2 base colors (black and white) and 10...

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Latest Oppo N3 leak shows a different design than before

Latest Oppo N3 leak shows a different design than before

17 September, 2014 | comments (18)

Couple of days ago, we showed you the design of the upcoming Oppo N3 that was sent to us by a tipster. Today, we are seeing another design, courtesy of SoyaCincau, which is completely different from the one we saw before. While our previous...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Android Silver program allegedly put on hold by Google

Android Silver program allegedly put on hold by Google

16 September, 2014 | comments (29)

According to a report in The Information, Google’s Android Silver program for high-end smartphones has been put on hold. Allegedly, some employees of the search giant have expressed doubt about the venture’s success. The Information reported...

Tags: Google, Android


ZTE ZMAX goes official for T-Mobile with 5.7

ZTE ZMAX goes official for T-Mobile with 5.7" display

16 September, 2014 | comments (6)

ZTE announced the ZMAX Android phablet for T-Mobile in the United States. The 5.7" budget-friendly handset will hit the carrier's shelves later this month, on September 24. It will be priced at $252 with no contract, or $10.50 monthly for 24 months....

Tags: ZTE, Android


LG G3 Vigor (G3 S) is headed to both AT&T and Sprint

LG G3 Vigor (G3 S) is headed to both AT&T and Sprint

16 September, 2014 | comments (6)

It turns out that the HTC Desire 510 isn't the only new mid-range Android smartphone that Sprint will start selling this Friday, on September 19. It will be joined in the Now Network's portfolio by the LG G3 Vigor. This simply seems to be the G3...

Tags: Android, LG, Sprint, AT&T


HTC Desire 510 lands at Sprint on September 19

HTC Desire 510 lands at Sprint on September 19

16 September, 2014 | comments (5)

Sprint has announced that the HTC Desire 510 is officially coming to its stores. Furthermore, the launch will happen later this week - on Friday, September 19 to be precise. That's when you'll be able to get a Desire 510 from Sprint for $199.99...

Tags: Android, HTC, Sprint


JR: Smartphones shipment to reach 1.2 billion in 2014

JR: Smartphones shipment to reach 1.2 billion in 2014

16 September, 2014 | comments (11)

Analyst company Juniper Research estimates that global smartphone shipments for 2014 will reach 1.2 billion units. That's a 19% increase compared to 2013 when global smartphone shipments were estimated at 985 million. The growth in smartphone...