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LG Optimus Pad review: Glasses on

LG Optimus Pad review: Glasses on

GSMArena team, 29 July 2011

Tablets are killing netbooks, pundits say, and all gadget makers are jumping on the bandwagon. LG, it seemed, were in no particular hurry but now that their Optimus Pad is here, it shows they mean business. The 8.9" tablet is powered by Tegra 2...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy S Plus review: Enter the Snapdragon

Samsung Galaxy S Plus review: Enter the Snapdragon

GSMArena team, 28 July 2011

Someone has just finished off a six-pack of energy drinks. The Samsung Galaxy S plus is nearly identical to the original Galaxy S, save for the different chipset, which packs a faster 1.4GHz processor. Samsung's bespoke Hummingbird....


LG Optimus 3D review: This summer, in 3D

LG Optimus 3D review: This summer, in 3D

GSMArena team, 22 July 2011

The magical allure of 3D is stronger than ever but manufacturers struggle to meet the demand for better and cheaper ways of 3D capture and viewing. And while glasses may feel alright in the cinema, wearing them to watch TV is perhaps too much...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Sony Ericsson txt pro preview: First look

Sony Ericsson txt pro preview: First look

GSMArena team, 21 July 2011

The Yendo paved the way for full-touch feature phones in Sony Ericsson's lineup and now the txt pro is coming to cement their position. It puts a slide-out QWERTY and SNS features in the palm of your hand and includes Wi-Fi...


Samsung Gravity SMART review: Smarter direction

Samsung Gravity SMART review: Smarter direction

GSMArena team, 20 July 2011

Samsung Gravity has been a successful line of affordable, slide-out QWERTY messengers for T-Mobile for several years now. With the latest addition to the family, Samsung not only improves the package, but takes it in a whole...


HTC Salsa review:

HTC Salsa review: "Like" it or not

GSMArena team, 15 July 2011

It takes two to tango, HTC seem to think. The HTC Salsa joins the ChaCha in a bid to treat young Android users to as much Facebook as they can handle. The little blue button makes an appearance again, this time in a more familiar context. While the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Sony Ericsson Xperia ray preview: First look

Sony Ericsson Xperia ray preview: First look

GSMArena team, 14 July 2011

Big is in with Android phones but the Xperia ray is eager to prove that petite smartphones have a charm of their own. All the horsepower of the Arc in a body that's a centimeter shorter both ways - think a premium saloon turned roadster...


HTC ChaCha review: Status update

HTC ChaCha review: Status update

GSMArena team, 12 July 2011

Standing out in the ever growing crowd of droids is a tall task indeed. Doing so while keeping the whole thing affordable, is next to impossible. HTC – of all makers – somehow managed to achieve it, vastly improving the market prospects of...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Nokia E6 review: The E spirit

Nokia E6 review: The E spirit

GSMArena team, 08 July 2011

Don't let your E71/72 smartphone read this. No, it won't have a heart attack or anything. But you don't want it suddenly feeling sad and useless. You certainly realize the E71/E72 duo is getting old and rusty. Like it or not, it's time to move on. The Nokia E6 will not...


HTC Flyer review – Pen pal

HTC Flyer review – Pen pal

GSMArena team, 06 July 2011

Considering the avalanche of tablets now on the market one could be forgiven for thinking “How will this one be any different?” The HTC Flyer, though, is nothing if not unique.Yes, it's an Android tablet; but one which has decided to zig when every other droid tablet out there has zagged...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


LG Optimus Pad preview: First look

LG Optimus Pad preview: First look

GSMArena team, 01 July 2011

An 8.9" screen hits the sweet spot for tablets and LG's Optimus Pad shows good thinking. The first tablet of the company will want to make a difference among more or less uniform rivals. Tablets coming to the market look almost...


Samsung I9103 Galaxy R preview: First look

Samsung I9103 Galaxy R preview: First look

GSMArena team, 30 June 2011

The Galaxy S lineup is no stranger to versioning - the original Galaxy S relied on half a dozen different editions to achieve its market success. Its successor will obviously take a similar path as we just got its first body double in the face of the Samsung I9103 Galaxy R...


Nokia X7-00 review: The stealth xpress

Nokia X7-00 review: The stealth xpress

GSMArena team, 29 June 2011

Dressed to kill and with a fresh coat of paint on the interface, the Nokia X7 is keen to show there's still fight left in Symbian. The screen is a definite high point and the stainless steel body is fashioned like a stealth jet fighter. Symbian Anna adds in features that have...


Sony Ericsson W8 review: Robot dance

Sony Ericsson W8 review: Robot dance

GSMArena team, 27 June 2011

No pause and rewind. Fast forward instead and rebrand. The Sony Ericsson W8 is an Xperia X8 in Walkman guise. There's not even a hint of surprise about it. The Sony Ericsson W8 has no new tricks up its sleeve. It’s a year old...


Nokia N9 hands-on:  First look

Nokia N9 hands-on: First look

GSMArena team, 22 June 2011

Today's smartphone scene is one of fierce competition and breakneck growth. Rarely though do announcements get any bigger than this. The Nokia N9 seemed forever stuck in rumorland, but never lost its grip on users' minds. The handset is rightfully enjoying as warm a reception...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


LG Optimus 3D preview: First look, in stereo

LG Optimus 3D preview: First look, in stereo

GSMArena team, 20 June 2011

A huge high-res screen, a new chipset expected to deliver beyond anyone's wildest hopes and 1080p video recording: the LG Optimus 3D sounds like a great package and we haven't even started yet. These are big ones no doubt, but not even close enough to making the headline. Not with a stereoscopic screen...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


HTC Sensation vs. Galaxy S II vs. Optimus 2X: Head to head

HTC Sensation vs. Galaxy S II vs. Optimus 2X: Head to head

GSMArena team, 16 June 2011

Time to lace up the gloves and step inside the ropes again. A new dual-core competitor, the HTC Sensation, is challenging the current crop of flagship droids with its fast new chipset, high-res screen...


Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 preview: First look

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 preview: First look

GSMArena team, 14 June 2011

Samsung are really taking tablets seriously these days. They already have three offerings this year. The other two are more compact, but it's the Galaxy Tab 10.1 that will lead the team ahead in enemy territory. The trio surely has one hard...


Apple iOS 5 review: First look

Apple iOS 5 review: First look

GSMArena team, 10 June 2011

It's June again, time for Apple to make headlines. The WWDC is over and the iOS 5 and the iCloud are now official. It won't be before the fall though that the iOS 5 will officially launch. However, Apple has given us a taste of the iOS 5 by releasing a developer preview soon...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


HTC Sensation review: Front-page stuff

HTC Sensation review: Front-page stuff

GSMArena team, 10 June 2011

HTC burst right onto the dual-core scene with a phone that's set to be an Android sensation. They've gone all out with the design of that one - from screen, through camera to the powerful chipset. No cutting corners, no compromise on features. Update, 02.08.2011: Video summary of the review added...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy S i9001 Plus preview: First look

Samsung Galaxy S i9001 Plus preview: First look

GSMArena team, 09 June 2011

It’s a Galaxy S facelift with just enough of a speed boost to make it 2011 ready. It has a 1.4 GHz Snapdragon processor and the latest version of Android: 2.3.3 Gingerbread. The Samsung I9001 Galaxy S Plus is heading...


Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 preview: First look

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 preview: First look

GSMArena team, 03 June 2011

By losing an inch of screen diagonal and reducing the weight to something you might actually be able to hold longer than 5 minutes, the Galaxy Tab 8.9 hopes to convert more people to the tablet cause. Those who found the 7” Galaxy Tab too limiting and the 10.1” slates too heavy to take anywhere other than your couch will certainly appreciate the effort...


Galaxy S II vs. Galaxy S Plus vs. Optimus 2X: Head to head revisited

Galaxy S II vs. Galaxy S Plus vs. Optimus 2X: Head to head revisited

GSMArena team, 03 June 2011

Are you ready for more heavyweight droid action, with superclocked punches thrown around and more blood on the floor? It’s time for round two of our dual-core battle of the flagships. The Samsung Galaxy S II and the LG Optimus 2X...


Samsung Galaxy Pro B7510 review: Utility droid

Samsung Galaxy Pro B7510 review: Utility droid

GSMArena team, 31 May 2011

Samsung’s QWERTY messengers have not exactly been setting the world on fire. They have done well though to set the scene for this one. The Samsung Galaxy Pro B7510 follows on the heels of Omnia and Corby. It puts Android in...


Motorola XOOM review: The Big Bang

Motorola XOOM review: The Big Bang

GSMArena team, 26 May 2011

Phones far and wide wanted to be the iPhone killer and you know what – tablets are no different. The iPad needs to get used to living with a bounty on its head. And always be ready for the likes of the Motorola XOOM. But the XOOM is no ordinary...


Samsung Infuse 4G review: Extra legroom

Samsung Infuse 4G review: Extra legroom

GSMArena team, 20 May 2011

In America, it is widely believed that bigger is better. Or so Samsung must have thought when they decided to launch the phone with the biggest and brightest screen first in the United States, and with the biggest network – AT&T...


HTC Wildfire S review: S-size droid

HTC Wildfire S review: S-size droid

GSMArena team, 18 May 2011

Mini phones are hot and HTC don’t want you take Sony Ericsson’s word on that. What started as a small niche is now a segment that keeps growing – and one that no manufacturer can afford to ignore. Sony Ericsson have just announced their...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II review: Brightest star

Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II review: Brightest star

GSMArena team, 13 May 2011

It looks like the point where it all ends. A galaxy outgrowing its own limits. An explosion of energy and speed. An overdose of smartphone power. A phone that makes you love the smell of Android in the morning. The likes of Samsung I9100. Update: Samsung Dive overview added...


LG Optimus Black review: Black and bright

LG Optimus Black review: Black and bright

GSMArena team, 12 May 2011

It’s not a Black Label phone but could’ve honored the designer series. It’s called Black but bathes in light. What is the LG Optimus Black? To begin with, it’s solid build and pure elegance. With Android on board, smartphone meets...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Sony Ericsson XPERIA Neo review: More than a sequel

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Neo review: More than a sequel

GSMArena team, 10 May 2011

It’s a sequel. Same cast and the same story but with a new lead and a new director. Shot in HD. The Sony Ericsson XPERIA Neo is to settle some unfinished business at the box office. A year stands between the Vivaz and the Neo and Android does make all the difference...