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Lava Iris 414 with KitKat launched for $65 in India

Lava Iris 414 with KitKat launched for $65 in India

25 March, 2015 | comments (12)

While most handset makers are rolling out the Android 5.x Lollipop update, Lava Mobiles is still catching up with previous version. The company has introduced an entry-level Iris 414 smartphone with KitKat running on it and priced at INR 4,049...

Tags: O2, Telefonica, Three


Hutchison Whampoa agrees to buy O2 UK from Telefonica

Hutchison Whampoa agrees to buy O2 UK from Telefonica

25 March, 2015 | comments (22)

Hutchison Whampoa began talks with Telefonica to buy carrier O2 UK in January. The companies have finally reached an agreement for a sum of 10.3 billion, of course pending an approval from regulators. Hutchison Whampoa already owns Three UK. If...

Tags: O2, Telefonica, Three


Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge pre-orders now open in the UK

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge pre-orders now open in the UK

20 March, 2015 | comments (43)

UK residents who have been saving their quid in wait for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge can now pre-order their flagship of choice. All major carriers and retailers have offers for both devices for your consideration. Carrier EE...

Tags: Samsung, EE, Vodafone, O2


Here's which US and UK carriers will have the HTC One M9

Here's which US and UK carriers will have the HTC One M9

01 March, 2015 | comments (8)

The HTC One M9 announcement is still fresh in our minds and carriers are riding the wave of hype and excitement to start preregistrations for the new metal-clad flagship. USA Sprint has revealed it will launch the HTC One M9 in early...


Three UK owner looking to acquire O2 UK

Three UK owner looking to acquire O2 UK

26 January, 2015 | comments (22)

Hong Kong-based Hutchison Whampoa is in talks to acquire its second UK carrier, O2. Currently owned by Spanish outfit Telefonica, O2 may go for 9.25 billion with up to 1 billion to be paid later. Hutchison already owns Three and the potential...

Tags: Three, O2


O2 UK: don't expect Lumia Denim update this year

O2 UK: don't expect Lumia Denim update this year

17 November, 2014 | comments (12)

Microsoft has already pushed out the GDR1 update for its Windows Phone 8.1 fleet and Denim was supposed to come this month. Denim is a special update for Lumia devices in a way WP's Nexus line which improves the Lumia camera (including...


Lumia Cyan and Denim updates come to O2 Germany in Q4

Lumia Cyan and Denim updates come to O2 Germany in Q4

17 September, 2014 | comments (16)

O2 Germany has decided to push the Lumia Cyan and Denim updates at the same time. The roll out will happen as a single update package to eligible Lumia smartphones by the end of the year. This is bad news for Lumia owners using O2 Germany...

Tags: O2, Windows Phone


LG G3 arrives in the UK early, units ship tomorrow

LG G3 arrives in the UK early, units ship tomorrow

26 June, 2014 | comments (24)

The LG G3 officially launches tomorrow in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, and the Philippines and reach Europe in July. However, UK retailers already have it in stock and will be shipping it to buyers doorsteps tomorrow. Carphone Warehouse...


EE and Three UK to carry the HTC One mini 2 [UPDATED]

EE and Three UK to carry the HTC One mini 2 [UPDATED]

15 May, 2014 | comments (8)

Two UK carriers have announced that they will be offering the new HTC One mini 2 EE and Three. EE will have exclusivity on the Amber Gold, which along with the Gunmetal Grey version will be available for pre-order on May 23. The phone will ship in...

Tags: HTC, Android, EE, Three, Vodafone, O2


Galaxy Note 3 gets Red and Rose Gold options in the UK

Galaxy Note 3 gets Red and Rose Gold options in the UK

06 February, 2014 | comments (5)

The new Samsung Galaxy Note 3 color options continue their global tour and have now hit the UK. Those are the Red, Rose Gold White and Rose Gold Black. The first two are available from Carphone Warehouse and start at 32 a month on contract....


Gold HTC One now available on O2 Germany

Gold HTC One now available on O2 Germany

27 November, 2013 | comments (6)

HTC added a new color option to the HTC One palette Gold. Not actual gold like the limited edition One mind you. Anyway, just two days after the announcement, the first carrier to offer the phone has already stepped up. O2 Germany has...

Tags: HTC, Android, O2


O2 and Vodafone launch 4G LTE networks in UK

O2 and Vodafone launch 4G LTE networks in UK

29 August, 2013 | comments (30)

Today, O2 and Vodafone have officially launched their LTE services in the United Kingdom. However, Vodafone's LTE network is available only in London, while O2 offer's its 4G services across three cities - London, Leeds and Bradford at the...

Tags: Vodafone, O2


HTC One mini lands in Germany and Austria in August for 450

HTC One mini lands in Germany and Austria in August for 450

22 July, 2013 | comments (28)

The HTC One mini availability and pricing info for Europe is trickling in first the UK, now Germany and Austria. The phone will cost 450 off-contract when it starts shipping in August. Phone House lists the Stealth Black color version as...


HTC One mini to launch in the UK next month, cost 380 off contract

HTC One mini to launch in the UK next month, cost 380 off contract

18 July, 2013 | comments (24)

UK carriers are lining up to announce they will carry the new HTC One mini and we already have preliminary launch dates and pricing for the diminutive smartphone. By the looks of it, the UK will be among the select markets to get the One mini in...

Tags: HTC, Android, EE, Vodafone, O2


Sony Xperia SP will be available on O2 and Three UK

Sony Xperia SP will be available on O2 and Three UK

04 April, 2013 | comments (19)

The latest mid-range addition to the Xperia line-up has been officially confirmed to hit O2 and Three networks in UK. Sony Xperia SP will be up for grabs from O2 by the end of this month, but there is no word on the availability of the smartphone...

Tags: Sony, Android, O2, Three


HTC One package on O2 comes without a charger

HTC One package on O2 comes without a charger

04 April, 2013 | comments (68)

O2, the popular UK service provider, recently launched its "Charger out of the box" initiative in collaboration with HTC. As a part of the initiative, the latest flagship device from the Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer will ship without a...

Tags: HTC, Android, O2


O2 UK promises Galaxy S III availability, eventually

O2 UK promises Galaxy S III availability, eventually

24 April, 2012 | comments (46)

O2 UK just confirmed via Twitter its joining the next Galaxy bandwagon. The carrier said it's excited about the "next Samsung Galaxy" and that it will be coming to its stores. They didn't see fit to clarify but we're guessing the device in...


Galaxy S II for O2 UK getting ICS as we speak

Galaxy S II for O2 UK getting ICS as we speak

27 March, 2012 | comments (89)

The largest carrier in the UK - O2 - is rolling out an Ice Cream Sandwich update to its Galaxy S II owners as we speak. The update is available through the Kies software so if you're among the lucky ones be sure to plug in your phone in and...


Nokia Lumia 800 coming to O2 UK on December 9

Nokia Lumia 800 coming to O2 UK on December 9

30 November, 2011 | comments (19)

O2 UK users can now add the Nokia Lumia 800 to the list of ideas for a holiday gift. The official site of the British carrier lists the Windows Phone handset as "Coming soon: December". That's as specific as their site got, but their Twitter...


Samsung Galaxy Nexus now on sale in the UK on various carriers

Samsung Galaxy Nexus now on sale in the UK on various carriers

17 November, 2011 | comments (58)

As promised, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is available in the UK today. It's available on a few retailers right now with stock coming to several others too. The Android pure-blood is available on UK's biggest carriers on contract and will soon be...