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LG Optimus L7 review: L-egant droid

LG Optimus L7 review: L-egant droid

GSMArena team, 4 June 2012

A fashion phone for the designer-challenged. Last season's Prada at knockdown prices. The LG Optimus L7 will have to face comparisons with the latest Prada phone by LG and we cannot think of many that will swing in its favor. But there's no...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Sony Xperia P review: Ironclad

Sony Xperia P review: Ironclad

GSMArena team, 1 June 2012

Sealed in an aluminum unibody but still oozing the new NXT series style, the Sony Xperia P joins an elite club of metal-clad phones. And then there's the WhiteMagic screen to make it unique in the mobile world. In short, the Xperia P is one of...


Sony Xperia sola review: Light 'em up

Sony Xperia sola review: Light 'em up

GSMArena team, 29 May 2012

Sony are busy extending their Xperia line, after the Japanese behemoth bought out their Ericsson counterpart, and the Xperia sola lies squarely in the middle of the pack. The flagship Xperia S has set the ceiling and the Xperia P will set the...


Samsung Galaxy S III vs. Galaxy S II: Intergalactic

Samsung Galaxy S III vs. Galaxy S II: Intergalactic

GSMArena team, 23 May 2012

With the dust still settling from one of the most exciting smartphone battles the industry has seen, and clouds of stardust swirling around a complete review, it's time to step back and take a sober look at two great phones. Two glorious chapters in...


LG Optimus 3D Max P720 review: Remastered

LG Optimus 3D Max P720 review: Remastered

GSMArena team, 22 May 2012

It's been almost a year since the release of the original Optimus 3D from LG, and in that time we've been watching 3D technology continue to evolve. Undoubtedly you've seen the changes in your local cinema, and even your living room, if you happen...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III review: S to the third

Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III review: S to the third

GSMArena team, 20 May 2012

Today is no ordinary day for the GSMArena test track, which is about to see the Bugatti Veyron of smartphones do the rounds in an attempt to beat the lap record of its predecessor. Samsung have spared no effort to protect the Galaxy S III against any odds.


HTC Evo 4G LTE review: Ticking all boxes

HTC Evo 4G LTE review: Ticking all boxes

GSMArena team, 18 May 2012

The Sprint Wireless exclusive HTC Evo 4G LTE is the latest smartphone to come from the close and rather prolific collaboration between the carrier and the Taiwanese manufacturer. The handset is bound to take its spot as the flagship for Sprintís newly launched LTE network...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One X for AT&T US review: Xtra flavor

HTC One X for AT&T US review: Xtra flavor

GSMArena team, 15 May 2012

With its international sibling receiving accolades left and right, it is time for the AT&T exclusive, LTE sporting HTC One X to take the stage. While the newcomer has retained the gorgeous looks of the global version, it is yet another case of...

Tags: HTC, Android


Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III vs. HTC One X: Alien vs. Predator

Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III vs. HTC One X: Alien vs. Predator

GSMArena team, 11 May 2012

There's no battle to end all battles in this industry but there's no point either trying to reason with two deadly droids, armed with the latest technology. We have two of the season's hottest smartphones in combat mode and Android supremacy is...

Tags: Samsung, HTC, Android


Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III preview: Second encounter

Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III preview: Second encounter

GSMArena team, 8 May 2012

There's no need for us to tell you the importance of the Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III for both its own manufacturer and the Android world in general - our daily interest stats speak for themselves. Its predecessor was really something special...


Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III hands-on: First look

Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III hands-on: First look

GSMArena team, 3 May 2012

Samsung very recently climbed to top as the phone vendor with most units shipped, but more importantly, it also became the maker with most smartphones shipped. The company is a big player in the Android world, so with the announcement of its...


Samsung Galaxy Y Duos S6102 review : Double smart

Samsung Galaxy Y Duos S6102 review : Double smart

GSMArena team, 28 April 2012

It got around the block quickly enough that entry-level Androids are big money earners. Not that Samsung needed the heads-up. They've had a foot in that door for as long as we can remember. As of late, their Galaxy Y series...


Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 preview: First look

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 I8160 preview: First look

GSMArena team, 24 April 2012

The original Samsung Galaxy Ace is now an entry level device at best, pushed down the ranks by the weight of two sequels. The Galaxy Ace 2 is next in line and we're talking a proper mid-range device. This dual-core smartphone...


HTC One V review: Chin up

HTC One V review: Chin up

GSMArena team, 21 April 2012

The One series is the fresh new lineup of smartphones that helped HTC take the spotlight early in 2012. While the One S and One X are flexing muscle at each other as a way to stay sharp for the invasion of the other predators with multi-core processors...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 review: Make it two

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 review: Make it two

GSMArena team, 19 April 2012

The question this second-generation Samsung tablet is trying to answer is not "How much better can it get?" The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 stops at how much. It feels safe pretending there's no such thing as a third-generation iPad...


HTC One X review: eXtra special

HTC One X review: eXtra special

GSMArena team, 12 April 2012

How about this for a rebound after a rather quiet second half of last year. A massive change of game plan sees HTC focus on a special few products instead of trying to create a smartphone for every taste. An outstanding result of this effort...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC One S review: Onederful

HTC One S review: Onederful

GSMArena team, 11 April 2012

The HTC One S is the middle child of the One family but it just might be the brightest and best looking too. Inside the slender metal case is a treasure chest of new technology - the brains behind the beauty in this piece of smartphone alchemy...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung I8530 Galaxy Beam preview: First look

Samsung I8530 Galaxy Beam preview: First look

GSMArena team, 9 April 2012

You don't see many of those around. Perhaps you're looking in the wrong place. As always, we're glad to be of service but, no, the Samsung i7410 didnít ring any bells. It was the good old Phone Finder...


Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 preview: First look

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 preview: First look

GSMArena team, 6 April 2012

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 dispels any doubt about the return of the stylus - the S Pen transforms the tablet into something that will appeal to artist and business types alike. It's a very different experience, one that other tablets cannot match...


Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus review: Aces wild

Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus review: Aces wild

GSMArena team, 4 April 2012

The original Galaxy Ace S5830 did well for Samsung in the midrange. And, as we all know by this point, midrange droids are a force to be reckoned with, especially among users looking to move up from dumbphones without breaking the bank. Now, exactly a year later, the S7500 Ace Plus enters...


Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 review: Different magic

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 review: Different magic

GSMArena team, 2 April 2012

Samsung's impressive tablet lineup is already in its second generation, but the one that stands out is surprisingly at the lower end of both the size range and the age bracket. The ultra-thin and incredibly light Super-AMOLED-packing Galaxy Tab 7.7 may...


Sony Xperia S review: NXT of kin

Sony Xperia S review: NXT of kin

GSMArena team, 30 March 2012

The Sony Xperia S is the current champion of the NXT series and comes aptly armed with a tack-sharp 720p screen and 12MP worth of stills. It also sets a new design trend for the Xperia line and brings massive improvements to it. The Xperia S comes at a time of change in the...


Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G review: The middle man

Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G review: The middle man

GSMArena team, 27 March 2012

The Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G, as the far too long name suggests, is yet another incarnation of the original Galaxy S. Sure, it has grown an extra CPU core, to go with its 42Mbps network connectivity, but at the end of the day, the newcomer packs a lot ...


Pantech Burst review: LTE on a budget

Pantech Burst review: LTE on a budget

GSMArena team, 21 March 2012

The Pantech Burst is the first budget oriented Android smartphone to hit AT&Tís newly launched LTE network. Interestingly enough however, the fifty-dollar handset shares the exact same CPU and chipset as the top dogs in the carrierís 4G lineup. Throw a 4" sAMOLED...


Samsung Galaxy S II ICS review: Sugar coated

Samsung Galaxy S II ICS review: Sugar coated

GSMArena team, 16 March 2012

The Samsung Galaxy S II has sold in record numbers worldwide and millions of users must've cheered the news of the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update rolling out. The latest OS from Google is a new lease of life for the Galaxy S II...


Huawei Vision review: Farsighted

Huawei Vision review: Farsighted

GSMArena team, 12 March 2012

With Incredibly Fast and About to Take Off written across their flag, Huawei took this year's MWC by a storm. Firing up on all cores - four of them, in case you've missed it - they pinned themselves on the Android map with an impressive new lineup of smartphones and a shocker...


Sony Xperia S vs. Samsung Galaxy S II: S-hootout

Sony Xperia S vs. Samsung Galaxy S II: S-hootout

GSMArena team, 09 March 2012

Released nearly a year apart, the Sony Xperia S and the Samsung Galaxy S II are not that different - both are flagship droids with dual-core CPUs and 4.3" screens. But the newer Xperia S brings some fine upgrades, like a 12MP camera and a 720p screen.


Samsung Rugby Smart review: Tough INC.

Samsung Rugby Smart review: Tough INC.

GSMArena team, 08 March 2012

The Samsung Rugby Smart for AT&T is bound to bring a massive dash of toughness to the Korean giant's Android ranks. Compliant with MIL-STD-810f military grade standard, the handset will also enable Samsung to compete in yet another smartphone...


Samsung I9070 Galaxy S Advance review: While-u-wait

Samsung I9070 Galaxy S Advance review: While-u-wait

GSMArena team, 07 March 2012

Here's one to keep you busy while you wait for the Galaxy S III. One that may help the original Galaxy S finally take the hint and hang up its boots. The Galaxy S Advance is the next in a string of sequels looking to get the best afterburn...


Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 preview: First look

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 preview: First look

GSMArena team, 05 March 2012

The 10-inch form factor is the corridors of power in tablet terms, but the ones that won't turn your wallet inside out are hard to come by. In the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, Samsung seem to have a reasonably-spec'd Android tablet, which might be the answer to that...