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Moto X (2014) hits UK in limited supply, costs 395

Moto X (2014) hits UK in limited supply, costs 395

01 October, 2014 | comments (2)

Sales of the the Moto X (2014) are already underway in the US, but in the UK the phone is yet to appear in stores. UK retailer Unlocked Mobiles has announced that it has the phone in stock, but supply is quite limited. The SIM-free, 16GB...

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Lumia 830 will go on sale this week

Lumia 830 will go on sale this week

01 October, 2014 | comments (12)

The Lumia 830 will hit store shelves this week at a recommended retail price of 330 before taxes and subsidies. The first of two mid-rangers showed off at this year's IFA briefly held the position of thinnest phone with optical image stabilization...

Tags: LG, Android


LG F60 is an LTE-enabled mid-range handset

LG F60 is an LTE-enabled mid-range handset

01 October, 2014 | comments (7)

LG just unveiled the LG F60 an LTE-enabled mid-range handset. It has a zippy quad-core processor and runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat spiced up with LG's proprietary Knock code and Gesture Shot. The phone has a 4.5" IPS screen with the disappointing...

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ASUS releases Android 4.4 KitKat update for the ZenFone 4

ASUS releases Android 4.4 KitKat update for the ZenFone 4

01 October, 2014 | comments (9)

ASUS has announced on Twitter that the Android 4.4 KitKat update has started rolling out for the ASUS ZenFone 4. It's a bit late now to do this but better late than never. Meanwhile, those who bought the bigger and more expensive ZenFone 5...

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Lenovo VIBE Z2 Pro launched in India for 32,999 INR

Lenovo VIBE Z2 Pro launched in India for 32,999 INR

01 October, 2014 | comments (30)

Lenovo has launched the new Lenovo VIBE Z2 Pro in India. The phone is priced at 32,999 INR ($534). The Lenovo VIBE Z2 Pro has a 6.0-inch, 2560x1440 resolution display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage space, 16 megapixel...

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Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime is official in India, costs $280

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime is official in India, costs $280

30 September, 2014 | comments (56)

Samsung just made the Galaxy Grand Prime official in India with its pricing and availability also revealed. The phone will launch by the end of the week with a suggested retail price of $280 (INR 16000). The Galaxy Grand Prime features a...

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Samsung issues statement about the Galaxy Note 4 gap issue

Samsung issues statement about the Galaxy Note 4 gap issue

30 September, 2014 | comments (222)

Some early Samsung Galaxy Note 4 adopters reported an imperfect construction on their flagship phablets a business card fits in the gap between the screen and the metal frame. Now Samsung has come out with an official statement on the matter but...

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Project Ara smartphones will allow module hot-swapping

Project Ara smartphones will allow module hot-swapping

30 September, 2014 | comments (80)

The recent silence surrounding Google's modular smartphone Project Ara has been broken at the Linaro Connect US 2014 conference. There, Project Ara team leader Paul Eremenko announced that users will be able to swap parts of the modular phone when...


NTT DoCoMo outs the Galaxy S5 Active, Note Edge and Tab S 8.4

NTT DoCoMo outs the Galaxy S5 Active, Note Edge and Tab S 8.4

30 September, 2014 | comments (5)

Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo is having a Samsung field day today with a triple announcement. The carrier is launching today the Galaxy S5 Active, Galaxy Note Edge and the Galaxy Tab S 8.4. The carrier will start selling the Galaxy Note in black...

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OnePlus 2 coming in Q2 or Q3 of 2015, may be smaller

OnePlus 2 coming in Q2 or Q3 of 2015, may be smaller

29 September, 2014 | comments (40)

While being an interesting exercise in making high-end smartphones more affordable, the OnePlus One has had its fair share of issues this year - most of them having to do with how hard it's been to get your hands on one. Regardless, OnePlus the...

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BlackBerry launches the Passport in India

BlackBerry launches the Passport in India

29 September, 2014 | comments (55)

BlackBerry has launched its newest smartphone, the BlackBerry Passport, in India. The phone is priced at a steep 49,990 INR ($813), about the same as most flagship Android phones and even more than the current iPhone 5s pricing in India. The...


New Oppo N3 renders appear, Snapdragon 805 confirmed

New Oppo N3 renders appear, Snapdragon 805 confirmed

28 September, 2014 | comments (32)

Oppo N3 has been teased a few times already by Oppo. We know it will be announced this October in Singapore and it will come in two flavors - aluminum lithium alloy and stainless steel. You will be able to choose between the lightweight and...

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Sprint opens up Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders

Sprint opens up Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders

27 September, 2014 | comments (34)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is hitting the US on October 14, but you can already pre-order the phablet on both AT&T and T-Mobile. Starting yesterday Sprint has also joined the campaign, allowing you to pre-book your unit and make sure you will be...

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Xiaomi gearing up to sell 100,000 units per week in India next month

Xiaomi gearing up to sell 100,000 units per week in India next month

27 September, 2014 | comments (45)

Xiaomi is gearing up for the festive season in India next month by increasing the availability of devices. Company Vice President Hugo Barra said the company is planning to make provisions to sell 100,000 units per week from the 60,000 they do...

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Samsung launches the new Galaxy Alpha in India

Samsung launches the new Galaxy Alpha in India

27 September, 2014 | comments (68)

Samsung launched the new Galaxy Alpha smartphone in India today. The device is priced at ₹39,990 ($654). The Galaxy Alpha is Samsung's first smartphone after a while to have a metal-body. It uses an anodized aluminum frame with...

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The Korean manufacturer Pantech is now up for sale

The Korean manufacturer Pantech is now up for sale

26 September, 2014 | comments (26)

The maker of Android smartphones and tablets Pantech is now up for grabs. The third largest Korean hardware manufacturer and its creditors presented a plan for the sale procedure to the Seoul Central District Court. Bidders will have until...

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Google tipped to require more of its apps on Android devices

Google tipped to require more of its apps on Android devices

26 September, 2014 | comments (71)

According to a report in The Information, Google will require more of its apps to be preloaded on Android devices. Confidential contracts obtained by the media have revealed the upcoming change. Allegedly, Google will require up to 20...


HTC M8 Eye with 13MP Duo Camera to land in October

HTC M8 Eye with 13MP Duo Camera to land in October

26 September, 2014 | comments (72)

According to a new rumor, we should see the smartphone codenamed HTC M8 Eye in stores before the end of October. This device is said to be nothing more than a One (M8) with a 13 MP Duo Camera on its rear. The 'vanilla' M8 has a 4 MP camera, in...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


More details about the Samsung Galaxy A3 and A7 surface

More details about the Samsung Galaxy A3 and A7 surface

26 September, 2014 | comments (12)

The members in Samsung's soon to be unveiled A series of smartphones have been leaking a lot lately, and today is no different. While we already know pretty much everything about the mid-level model in this line, the Galaxy A5 (and we've even seen...


Sony schedules US event for October 9

Sony schedules US event for October 9

26 September, 2014 | comments (26)

Sony massively scaled back its US presence, which meant that getting the latest Xperia was a difficult task for US residents. But is the Japanese electronics giant staging a comeback? T-Mobile already confirmed that it will carry the Xperia Z3...

Tags: Sony, Android