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Huawei Ascend Mate 3 specs confirmed via AnTuTu

Huawei Ascend Mate 3 specs confirmed via AnTuTu

31 July, 2014 | comments (2)

Huawei Ascend Mate 3 is out in the open again but still not official. A few days ago we saw its back panel and now we get confirmation of the rumored specs from an AnTuTu screenshot. The Mate 3 maintains the traditional for the series 6.1" screen...


Sony posts positive quarter, strong PS4, weak PC sales

Sony posts positive quarter, strong PS4, weak PC sales

31 July, 2014 | comments (25)

Sony has released its financial results for the three months ending June 30, or the first fiscal quarter for the company. In this time Sony has made $265 million of net income on around $17.9 billion of total revenue - a 5.8% increase compared to...

Tags: Sony, Android


Samsung in Q2: lowest quarterly profit in two years

Samsung in Q2: lowest quarterly profit in two years

31 July, 2014 | comments (57)

Samsung unveiled its Q2 earning report and the numbers match the guidance published earlier. The consolidated revenue of Samsung Electronics was $50.9 billion and net profit is down almost 20% since last year, $6.1 billion. That's a significant...

Tags: Samsung, Android


KDDI launches the new HTC J Butterfly in Japan

KDDI launches the new HTC J Butterfly in Japan

31 July, 2014 | comments (24)

Japanese carrier KDDI has announced a new version of the HTC J Butterfly. This one is based on the HTC One M8 sold elsewhere in the world but with a few changes. First of all, the phone is waterproof, as practically all phones in Japan tend...

Tags: HTC, KDDI, Android


InFocus launches the high-end M810 Android handset in Taiwan

InFocus launches the high-end M810 Android handset in Taiwan

30 July, 2014 | comments (29)

The US electronics manufacturer InFocus launched the high-end M810 Android smartphone in Taiwan. The Oregon-based company will bring the handset to the market through a partnership with Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. – a major Apple contractor,...

Tags: Android, Huawei


Huawei sends invites for IFA event, teases new Honor phone

Huawei sends invites for IFA event, teases new Honor phone

30 July, 2014 | comments (5)

Huawei has sent us an invite to its event that will take place on September 4 in Berlin, on the eve of the IFA trade show. As you can see below, it's not the most descriptive of invites. We should apparently witness an "exciting announcement",...

Tags: Android, Huawei


Panasonic Eluga U becomes official in India

Panasonic Eluga U becomes official in India

30 July, 2014 | comments (26)

Update, July 31: A Panasonic spokesperson has confirmed for DraadBreuk.nl that there are no plans for Panasonic smartphones to launch in Europe. They deem the European market as "too saturated". Panasonic isn't a brand you hear much about these...


Samsung Galaxy Alpha to be unveiled on August 4

Samsung Galaxy Alpha to be unveiled on August 4

30 July, 2014 | comments (42)

The incredibly often leaked Samsung Galaxy Alpha (seen on the right in the image below) could become official a lot sooner than you may have expected, if a new rumor is to be believed. The device, which will introduce the world to the concept of...


T-Mobile launches the Samsung Galaxy Avant for $216

T-Mobile launches the Samsung Galaxy Avant for $216

30 July, 2014 | comments (5)

Today, T-Mobile has started selling the new (and previously unheard of) Samsung Galaxy Avant. This, as you may have gathered, is a mid-range Android-powered smartphone, that comes with a decent price and is already available to buy. The...


Gionee GN9005 photos leak, to claim slimmest smartphone title

Gionee GN9005 photos leak, to claim slimmest smartphone title

30 July, 2014 | comments (17)

Gionee's upcoming GN9005 smartphone stars in a couple of newly released photos coming in hot from China. The phone measures just 5mm thick and is on track to be the world's new slimmest smartphone. The Gionee GN9005 will come with a 4.8" 720p...


Meizu MX4 front panel leaks with thinnest bezels ever

Meizu MX4 front panel leaks with thinnest bezels ever

30 July, 2014 | comments (22)

Not many people outside of Asia have heard of Meizu, but if you've been keeping up on your GSMArena newstream you'd know a thing or two about the company's products. The latest flagship to come out of Meizu is rumored to be the MX4 - successor to...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z3 Compact specs promise a mini flagship

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact specs promise a mini flagship

30 July, 2014 | comments (116)

If an increasing number of leaks is any indication, the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is growing closer to reality. Four new images plus a spec overview promise that the Sony's Compact line will remain the mini king in the new generation, too. The...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Xiaomi breaks new sales records in China and India

Xiaomi breaks new sales records in China and India

29 July, 2014 | comments (66)

Today the recently unveiled Xiaomi Mi 4 went on sale in China for the first time. Given its specs and low price tag, you'd expect it to do well. Maybe not this well, though. Xiaomi is proudly announcing that it sold out its entire first batch of...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


LG G3 will be available in two new colors in August

LG G3 will be available in two new colors in August

29 July, 2014 | comments (18)

When LG announced the G3 in May, one of the official pictures of the device (which you can see below) showed it coming in no less than five different color variants. However, so far only the 'classic' white, black, and gold versions have actually...

Tags: Android, LG


Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini will hit stores in UK on August 7

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini will hit stores in UK on August 7

29 July, 2014 | comments (21)

Samsung launched its Galaxy S5 Mini smartphone in Russia earlier this month. The mini variant of the company’s flagship smartphone is already up for grabs in Germany and the device will soon be available in the United Kingdom, too. Samsung Galaxy...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Nokia XL 4G launches in China, the last Finn Android hoorah

Nokia XL 4G launches in China, the last Finn Android hoorah

29 July, 2014 | comments (23)

Microsoft has launched a 4G version of the Nokia XL in China. The phone features support for the country's D-LTE and TD-SCDMA 4G networks and has received a corresponding bump in the specs sheet. More specifically, the phone now features 1GB...

Tags: Nokia, Android


Allwinner A33 is a $4 chipset with quad-core Cortex-A7 processor

Allwinner A33 is a $4 chipset with quad-core Cortex-A7 processor

29 July, 2014 | comments (21)

Chipset maker Allwinner recently announced that it will be entering the 64-bit market but it hasn’t lost its focus on highly affordable white-box tablets where the company's strength lies. The new Allwinner A33 is touted as the world's first $4...

Tags: Android, Misc


Android 4.4.3 is now seeding to HTC One (M8) devices in Europe

Android 4.4.3 is now seeding to HTC One (M8) devices in Europe

28 July, 2014 | comments (38)

Android 4.4.3 KitKat is now seeding to unlocked HTC One (M8) smartphones across Europe. The firmware update brings the device’s software version to 2.22.401.4 and comes in at the substantial 613MB in size. Android 4.4.3 brings a host of...

Tags: HTC, Android


Samsung Galaxy Star 2 Plus gets official in India

Samsung Galaxy Star 2 Plus gets official in India

28 July, 2014 | comments (20)

A few weeks ago a new Samsung smartphone went on sale in India without even a press release mentioning it. That's the Galaxy Ace NXT, and despite Indian retailers having it in stock for a while, only now has it been listed by Samsung on its official...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy Alpha confirmed to sport a 720p display

Samsung Galaxy Alpha confirmed to sport a 720p display

28 July, 2014 | comments (33)

If you ever thought that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Alpha will be a high-end smartphone, then you might want to reconsider that. Samsung Galaxy Alpha will indeed feature a premium metallic design, but it doesn’t look like the smartphone will...