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Fashion phones overview: Man’s best friend

Fashion phones overview: Man’s best friend

GSMArena team, 01 September 2010

Gadgets have become so important they're a part of how people look at you. A phone can tell a lot about who you are. Fashion phones… well… let's say they leave little to the imagination. There are handsets that make an impression...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC Aria review: The little tenor

HTC Aria review: The little tenor

GSMArena team, 27 August 2010

First we were hit by a Wildfire, now we’re being soothed by an Aria. The HTC Aria shares a lot of DNA with the HD mini, but makes the jump to Android and is ready to take on compact touchscreen midrangers. The HTC Aria goes against the current...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Motorola MILESTONE XT720 review: Android sidearm

Motorola MILESTONE XT720 review: Android sidearm

GSMArena team, 24 August 2010

The original MILESTONE was the lifeline by which Motorola pulled themselves out of their deathbed. And now the once ailing giant breathes again – but is in no mood to rest or make peace. Instead, it’s breathing fire on...


Nokia E5 review: Textbook texter

Nokia E5 review: Textbook texter

GSMArena team, 20 August 2010

Email used to be a part of the corporate world and now it’s increasingly becoming an essential means of communication for the lot of us – not just the white-collar kind. So if you can’t fight it, the best thing to do is get yourself properly equipped – and the Nokia E5 is...


Samsung B7722 review: Double the action

Samsung B7722 review: Double the action

GSMArena team, 17 August 2010

Let’s face it, B7722 doesn’t sound particularly inviting. But you will be surprised to see that unlike most of the dual SIM phones on the market which don’t do anything beyond the basics, the B7722 packs plenty of features...

Tags: Samsung, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy 3 and  Galaxy Apollo review: Galactic twins

Samsung Galaxy 3 and Galaxy Apollo review: Galactic twins

GSMArena team, 12 August 2010

Congratulations, it’s twins! The Samsung I5800 Galaxy 3 and I5801 Galaxy Apollo are both in our office and they’re keen to show everybody that Android is great for lower mid-range phones too as well as high-end...


Mobile phones evolution: Features in focus

Mobile phones evolution: Features in focus

GSMArena team, 09 August 2010

It's the third - and last - of our series of articles charting the evolution of mobile phones. After checking on the way form factors have changed over time and remembering all those devices that the cell phones killed, it's now time to focus on the features...

Tags: Misc


Samsung I9000 Galaxy S vs. Apple iPhone 4: Collision course

Samsung I9000 Galaxy S vs. Apple iPhone 4: Collision course

GSMArena team, 06 August 2010

It’s not like you’re out of options. Here’s one. Another one would be to get a friend’s iPhone 4 and another friend’s Galaxy S, put them on a table, close your eyes and… tell your friends to bugger off. Or you can do it the old-fashioned way. Flip a what...


Acer Stream review: White water rafting

Acer Stream review: White water rafting

GSMArena team, 03 August 2010

Acer may be new to the smartphone game but they’re learning fast. On paper, the Acer Stream has all the right ingredients to tackle the HTC Desire and the Nexus One. With much stronger emphasis on multimedia than the titular Google phone...


Sony Ericsson Zylo review: Walkman rewind

Sony Ericsson Zylo review: Walkman rewind

GSMArena team, 30 July 2010

A small and sexy music slider – that’s what the Zylo is. Nothing more, nothing less. Sony Ericsson are probably hoping to start bringing up the next generation of loyal users. You know, give a kid a walkman and they will be coming...


Nokia C6 review: A playful character

Nokia C6 review: A playful character

GSMArena team, 28 July 2010

Yesterday’s high-end is the new midrange we like to say. The Nokia C6 has almost exactly the same features as the Nokia N97 mini but hangs a big Sale sign. Time to shop for high-end features off high street. The C-series are trying to distill the Nokia knowledge...


Mobile phones go scalp hunting: The Red List

Mobile phones go scalp hunting: The Red List

GSMArena team, 26 July 2010

Last week we walked with dinosaurs. We followed phones in their search of the perfect size and shape. We’ll now take another step away from our usual routine and look back at the gadgets that lost or are about to lose in the survival of the fittest. Mobile phones are no longer a commodity – but a necessity...

Tags: Misc


HTC Wildfire review: Desire Mini

HTC Wildfire review: Desire Mini

GSMArena team, 20 July 2010

Occasionally HTC takes a little break from high-end smartphones and dips its toes in the waters of the lower midrange. The HTC Wildfire is a down-sized, down-clocked and down-priced version of the HTC Desire. If Sony Ericsson can do it with the X10...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Nokia C3 review: SNS love

Nokia C3 review: SNS love

GSMArena team, 16 July 2010

Nokia C3 is young and social, simple and reliable. Messaging and social networking are the very heart of this handset. But are they enough of a head-turner to become a phone's key selling points? Sure thing! Just add a pinch of charisma and hang a price tag...

Tags: Nokia, S40


Mobile phone evolution: Story of shapes and sizes

Mobile phone evolution: Story of shapes and sizes

GSMArena team, 15 July 2010

This week we step away from our usual line of work to do some time travel. We’re looking back at the ten years that we’ve been following the mobile phone industry. It doesn’t start nor end with us, but we just couldn’t resist the temptation...

Tags: Misc


Sony Ericsson Aspen review: Tree-hugging business

Sony Ericsson Aspen review: Tree-hugging business

GSMArena team, 08 July 2010

The Aspen may well be the phone you’re least likely to expect from Sony Ericsson. To begin with, it’s a PocketPC but shuns comparison to the XPERIA line. On a second thought though – it’s a concept that can be traced way back in...


Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini pro review: Mini Me... ssenger

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini pro review: Mini Me... ssenger

GSMArena team, 05 July 2010

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini pro will have to stand on its toes to be seen but it doesn’t have to yell to be heard. Small and boxy, this certainly is not just another mobile phone. The X10 mini pro will impress many with the degree of miniaturization...


Apple iPhone 4 review: Love it or hate it

Apple iPhone 4 review: Love it or hate it

GSMArena team, 01 July 2010

You can't make a phone that everyone loves and Apple is not even trying. Much like any other iPhone so far, the iPhone 4 is a phone that everybody loves AND hates. Apple’s latest is always the greatest – you have to give them that...


Apple iOS 4 review: Getting there

Apple iOS 4 review: Getting there

GSMArena team, 25 June 2010

iPhone 4 launch day came and went and Number Four has taken over. Today, as the dust settles, we hope to move away from the hype and take a clear-headed look at what’s new in the iOS4. No, this isn’t a full-featured iPhone 4 review, nor is it...


Sony Ericsson XPERIA X8 preview: First look

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X8 preview: First look

GSMArena team, 21 June 2010

Sony Ericsson don’t believe in the one-size-fits-all concept. Their XPERIA lineup stretches from XS to XL. The Sony Ericsson XPERIA X8 fits right in the middle. A grown X10 mini or a smaller X10, the X8 will do well either way...


Gigabyte GSmart S1205 review: A smart duo

Gigabyte GSmart S1205 review: A smart duo

GSMArena team, 17 June 2010

Dual-SIM smartphones are hard to get by. The Gigabyte GSmart S1205 is a fresh addition to that scarce product line, but doesn’t take its unique selling point as a license to empty your wallet. A well built phone, the GSmart is sturdy as...


Samsung I5800 Galaxy 3 preview: First look

Samsung I5800 Galaxy 3 preview: First look

GSMArena team, 15 June 2010

Smartphones for the masses is what Samsung want and Bada alone won't be enough perhaps to get them there. Why not the Samsung I5800 Galaxy 3 then? A mid-range Android phone with a custom paintjob...


Nokia 5330 Mobile TV Edition review: As seen on TV

Nokia 5330 Mobile TV Edition review: As seen on TV

GSMArena team, 14 June 2010

Sometimes it’s the most unassuming of handsets that can start a revolution. The Nokia 5330 Mobile TV edition doesn’t top any geeks’ wishlist, nor does it make for the perfect business device. But what it does have is a DVB-H TV receiver...

Tags: Nokia, S40


Nokia 2710 Navigation Edition review: Lead the way

Nokia 2710 Navigation Edition review: Lead the way

GSMArena team, 10 June 2010

Navigation on a feature phone, are they for real? Obviously Nokia 2710 Navigation Edition is keen to surprise. It’s among the rather few feature phones that come with free full-featured navigation. It even has all the cool accessories...

Tags: Nokia, S40


HTC Smart review: First grader

HTC Smart review: First grader

GSMArena team, 09 June 2010

Being a veteran in the smartphone market is huge advantage when you decide to come up with something new. After so many Windows Mobile and Android devices, HTC surprised us with a completely different product – HTC Smart. It’s a semi-smartphone...

Tags: HTC, Touch UI


Sony Ericsson Vivaz pro review: HD gets a Pro flavor

Sony Ericsson Vivaz pro review: HD gets a Pro flavor

GSMArena team, 04 June 2010

Modern always-on web-connected generation need so much equipment to get through the day it’s a small wonder they don’t have to lug tool bags around – the small wonder in this case is the Sony Ericsson Vivaz...


Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini review: Shrink to fit

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini review: Shrink to fit

GSMArena team, 03 June 2010

It took a while before mobile phones became portable not only in name. At one point, small size alone made a phone something special. Calling and texting were all there was and twelve buttons were nonnegotiable...


Samsung S8500 Wave review: Hello, world!

Samsung S8500 Wave review: Hello, world!

GSMArena team, 01 June 2010

Smartphone for the masses or feature phone of the future? Samsung would gladly have it either way. The question rather is, will the Bada OS keep up the pace of its debut device. We’ve been following the new smart platform since its first. Update: Samsung Dive overview added...


LG KM570 Cookie Gig review: Live at the arena

LG KM570 Cookie Gig review: Live at the arena

GSMArena team, 26 May 2010

Cookies just won’t stay put – they need more space to do their thing. The LG KM570 Cookie Gig steps right into LG Arena territory. With looks and camera to match and a Cookie-grade price tag, this phone is on track to go platinum. The Dolby...

Tags: LG, Touch UI


Samsung I9000 Galaxy S review: From outer space

Samsung I9000 Galaxy S review: From outer space

GSMArena team, 22 May 2010

Our homepage is the natural home of the deadliest smartphone carnivores. We normally don’t mind but this time is different. Are we about to start feeling a wee bit nervous or what. It’s a beast that tops the food chain, instilling fear and terror. Update: Samsung Dive overview added...