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Samsung M5650 Lindy review: Corby's significant other

Samsung M5650 Lindy review: Corby's significant other

GSMArena team, 12 January 2010

You just couldn't have missed the Samsung Corby. Dirty cheap phone with replaceable rear covers and more clones than features. That's the one. Newsflash: the outbreak of cheap as chips touchscreen handsets continues now that we have the Lindy - fresh off Corby's rib...

Tags: Samsung, Touch UI


BlackBerry Storm2 9520 review: Back in Black... Berry

BlackBerry Storm2 9520 review: Back in Black... Berry

GSMArena team, 08 January 2010

RIM are a company with style and simply hopping on the touchscreen bandwagon with another iPhone wannabe just wouldn't suit them. They certainly realized the importance of having a full-touch device in their portfolio but wanted a clear and legible BlackBerry imprint on it...


LG GW300 review: No-frills messaging

LG GW300 review: No-frills messaging

GSMArena team, 05 January 2010

The LG GW300 is quite a rare bird: it packs a full QWERTY keyboard and looks like a BlackBerry handset, but has a completely different line of business. Even if it was designed with teens and tweens in mind...

Tags: LG


Motorola MILESTONE preview: First look

Motorola MILESTONE preview: First look

GSMArena team, 31 December 2009

Motorola must have enjoyed the feel of ropes against their back. There's no other explanation for the MILESTONE. They obviously needed to be pushed against the ropes to remember what made them the world's largest manufacturer. It's been a long road for them, with plenty of milestones. But that last one marks the end of a particularly steep downhill stretch.


Sony Ericsson Hazel preview: First look

Sony Ericsson Hazel preview: First look

GSMArena team, 30 December 2009

The Sony Ericsson GreenHeart series have been keeping us busy this holiday season, haven't they? We called the Elm red hot and there goes the Hazel, which is simply … red. Now, no offense is meant here - the Hazel just doesn't...


Sony Ericsson Elm preview: First look

Sony Ericsson Elm preview: First look

GSMArena team, 30 December 2009

The Sony Ericsson may be green at heart but it sure looks like a red hot package complete with imaging, connectivity and novel design. Makers are keen to ride the green wave and phones are rushing to catch up. It seemed Sony Ericsson's GreenHeart had a slow start...


Nokia X3 review: Music X-three-M

Nokia X3 review: Music X-three-M

GSMArena team, 28 December 2009

The Nokia X3 is our first glimpse into the new Xseries and we’re excited to see how things have changed since XpressMusic ran the show. And they have changed, the new angular look is a testament to that. The S40 on the inside has changed as well, throwing Ovi Store and basic multi-tasking into the mix.

Tags: Nokia, S40


BlackBerry Curve 8520 review: BlackBerry Lite

BlackBerry Curve 8520 review: BlackBerry Lite

GSMArena team, 22 December 2009

With the Bold almost reaching perfection in the BlackBerry arts, new horizons need to be explored to keep the spark alive. The tall task to pioneer new territories (in BlackBerry terms anyway) falls on to the Curve 8520. The new Curve has a price tag that’s easier on the wallet...

Tags: BlackBerry


Palm Pre review: A pebble in your hand

Palm Pre review: A pebble in your hand

GSMArena team, 19 December 2009

It's not like we didn't tell you. And hey, it's not like we're on time either. But we guess better late than sorry goes both ways. Once a popular (mostly stateside) PDA and smartphone maker, Palm were going full blast from safe to sorry. So, did they try to put the brakes?...

Tags: Palm, Touch UI, WebOS


Samsung S5560 preview: First look

Samsung S5560 preview: First look

GSMArena team, 15 December 2009

Ah, the futuristic appeal of touchscreens - consumers can't get enough of them. Enter the Samsung S5560. With a 5MP camera and Wi-Fi, it's two widgets ahead of the competition. The rest mostly follows the recipe for success...

Tags: Samsung, Preview


Nokia 5230 review: Foot soldiers get smarter

Nokia 5230 review: Foot soldiers get smarter

GSMArena team, 12 December 2009

When touchscreen handsets start to take over the lower segments of the market you know the rules of the game have changed. The Nokia 5230 is a smartphone but it doesn’t mind rubbing shoulders with the common run of handsets. So, it’s free...


LG BL20 New Chocolate review: Bittersweet Noir

LG BL20 New Chocolate review: Bittersweet Noir

GSMArena team, 10 December 2009

The Chocolate revival is no news and the LG BL20 New Chocolate is not a headliner in the sense of the unique and inspired BL40. But we’re still about to have another sugar-coated meeting with an extraordinary handset, fresh off the LG design board...

Tags: LG


BlackBerry Bold 9700 review: Dare you go

BlackBerry Bold 9700 review: Dare you go

GSMArena team, 8 December 2009

Some handsets will work their socks off to have their fifteen minutes of fame, others are simply born into stardom. The BlackBerry Bold 9700 is certainly fortunate to carry a name that stands for popularity and excellence in the RIM family of phones. But this kind of fame can be less a blessing and more of a curse if the successor fails to live up to the standards set by its illustrious namesake

Tags: BlackBerry


Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 preview: Getting closer

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 preview: Getting closer

GSMArena team, 1 December 2009

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 is one of the hottest names in the industry and it's not even released yet. Santa won't be able to get us one for Christmas but next year holds a serious promise for us geeks. The Sony Ericsson's first Snapdragon device and first Android smartphone is one seriously capable handset that promises great user experience...


Samsung S7070 Diva preview: First look

Samsung S7070 Diva preview: First look

GSMArena team, 1 December 2009

The Samsung S7070 Diva is a style-conscious phone with a fairly standard front but with a very distinct 3D quilted pattern shape on the back panel. It marks the start of a new product family of female oriented style-driven...


Nokia E72 review: The business of messaging

Nokia E72 review: The business of messaging

GSMArena team, 28 November 2009

Nokia E72 is one of those handsets everybody is talking about long before their release. There may be nothing much to talk about – after all everyone knows what to expect of the Eseries and they have never let us down. But still savoring the next batch...


Nokia N900 review: A new hope

Nokia N900 review: A new hope

GSMArena team, 26 November 2009

It’s crystal clear by now that the Nokia N900 has almost nothing to do with the traditional Nseries values. The full QWERTY side-slider may look similar to its double-digit mates but the Maemo experience is completely different...

Tags: Nokia, Maemo, Touch UI


Samsung B7610 OmniaPRO review: Pro toolbox

Samsung B7610 OmniaPRO review: Pro toolbox

GSMArena team, 22 November 2009

Now that we have the B7610 OmniaPRO running on the much-awaited Windows Mobile 6.5, we’re finally up to speed. Omnia smartphones have a pretty wide reach already and they are known for...


Nokia N900 preview: First look

Nokia N900 preview: First look

GSMArena team, 19 November 2009

Usually when Nokia makes an Nseries announcement the geek world trembles with excitement, expecting to see the next master of the multimedia realm. Nokia N900 didn't make any exception to this rule though it was pitched...

Tags: Nokia, Maemo, Touch UI


HTC HD2 review: Portrait of a rockstar

HTC HD2 review: Portrait of a rockstar

GSMArena team, 17 November 2009

Quietly brilliant is what HTC like to call themselves and they’ve been giving enough proof lately. But allow us to disagree. The last thing to call the HD2 is quiet – the monster of a PocketPC simply screams rock'n'roll...


Nokia N97 mini review: Less is more

Nokia N97 mini review: Less is more

GSMArena team, 12 November 2009

The Nokia army of touchscreen smartphones gets larger by the hour and the Nokia N97 mini is surely one of the most interesting new recruits. The Finnish company has obviously reconsidered its priories and now focuses on optimization, rather than expansion with its flagships...


Nokia 6760 slide review: Compact messaging

Nokia 6760 slide review: Compact messaging

GSMArena team, 12 November 2009

One of a kind would be a massive overstatement but there's something about the Nokia 6760 slide that's clearly against the usual run of things. Full QWERTY keyboards are an increasingly common...


HTC HD2 preview: First look

HTC HD2 preview: First look

GSMArena team, 10 November 2009

The dragon in the HTC camp has awoken, ladies and gentlemen, and it’s time it shows what it’s capable of. Be it a dragon, or a lion, the HTC HD2 or HTC Leo as it has been codenamed prior to release is truly a spectacular device that...


Acer neoTouch review: The dragon within

Acer neoTouch review: The dragon within

GSMArena team, 07 November 2009

It must be sweet October for Microsoft, with the launch of WinMo 6.5 on the 6th followed by the desktop Windows 7 on the 22nd. Acer are quick to sneak into the spotlight and make the most of the primetime coverage...


Sony Ericsson Aino review: I know fun

Sony Ericsson Aino review: I know fun

GSMArena team, 05 November 2009

Sony Ericsson are on the move recently and the Aino is very much part of the agenda. But living in the shadow of the Satio and X10 is not much fun we guess. So, the Sony Ericsson Aino is keen to live a double life...


Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 preview: First look

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 preview: First look

GSMArena team, 03 November 2009

With the X10 Sony Ericsson have gone from zero to hundred in a split second. While they may know their way around high-end devices, pulling off an undertaking such as the XPERIA X10 must have been a special...


HTC Touch2 review: Beyond the basics

HTC Touch2 review: Beyond the basics

GSMArena team, 02 November 2009

Affordable isn't the most common word in the HTC vocabulary but a company whose sole line of business is smartphones is not quite expected to speak the language of the masses. That said, we really need to define affordable first...


Samsung B7300 OmniaLITE review: The light side of life

Samsung B7300 OmniaLITE review: The light side of life

GSMArena team, 31 October 2009

It's business as usual on the WinMo front and all the action seems to be around the upper end of the pricing scale. Impressive as those top PocketPCs may be, they are hardly the stuff that makes the sales meters tick and bring the profits that fuel the R&D machine...


LG BL40 New Chocolate review: Chef’s best

LG BL40 New Chocolate review: Chef’s best

GSMArena team, 29 October 2009

It was handsets like the original Chocolate that put LG on the map. But simply playing with the big boys was never going to be enough. It takes creativity to outsmart and outdo some formidable rivals. LG never shied...


Sony Ericsson Satio review: Shooter by vocation

Sony Ericsson Satio review: Shooter by vocation

GSMArena team, 27 October 2009

Sony Ericsson have long ago shown that they are not afraid of any challenge, producing handsets that have claimed a top spot on the market. There are still plenty of fans from those good old days that would love to see another market-leading device thrown their way...