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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...


Samsung Galaxy Gio S5660 review: Average Gio

Samsung Galaxy Gio S5660 review: Average Gio

GSMArena team, 06 May 2011

It’s devices like the Samsung Galaxy Gio that helped Android gain so much ground in so little time. They are a better bargain than the uber-smartphone and find their way into people’s pockets a lot easier. With that goal...


LG Optimus Black display shootout: NOVA on trial

LG Optimus Black display shootout: NOVA on trial

GSMArena team, 04 May 2011

There’s a new kid on the mobile display block, LG’s NOVA LCD display. It promises to be the dream screen – it’s super bright, energy efficient, with great colors, viewing angles and outdoor visibility. We’ll be running our...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Mobile phone usage report 2011: The things you do

Mobile phone usage report 2011: The things you do

GSMArena team, 02 May 2011

A few weeks back we asked some questions to find out how you, our readers, are using your phone. Now we are back with the answers and they have some pretty interesting stories to tell. Did you ever wonder what kind of phone usage is normal? We seem to have a pretty good idea...

Tags: Misc


Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play review: Bring your 'A' game

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play review: Bring your 'A' game

GSMArena team, 20 April 2011

With video gaming a sport in its own right, smartphones have no other choice but raise their game too. The Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play has strong ties to Sony’s gaming rigs, both portable and not, and Sony’s a big name...


HTC Desire S review: Droid cravings

HTC Desire S review: Droid cravings

GSMArena team, 18 April 2011

Powerful hardware, large high-res screen and the latest Android version in a single piece of solid metal – the recipe did wonders for the original Desire so no wonder HTC are in no mood to experiment with the sequel. Take the best and make it better pretty much sums up the game plan...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Motorola Atrix 4G review: Enter the Atrix

Motorola Atrix 4G review: Enter the Atrix

GSMArena team, 15 April 2011

It was the alliance with Android that put Motorola out of the woods. Like every partnership, it’s been a series of peaks and dips but every now and then the relationship between Motorola and Android goes beyond a mere marriage of...


Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II preview: Second encounter

Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II preview: Second encounter

GSMArena team, 13 April 2011

Having earned its place in the Android hall of fame, the original Galaxy S can start thinking about retirement. And these won’t be thoughts of fear and worry. With a replacement on its way, the veteran can look forward to getting the respects it deserves...


Nokia E6 hands-on: First look

Nokia E6 hands-on: First look

GSMArena team, 12 April 2011

The E6 is Nokia’s latest business offer and it has just landed in our office. It’s the company’s first smartphone running the new Symbian Anna OS out of the box. The E6 is a touch phone with a QWERTY keyboard and it even has a higher pixel density than the iPhone’s Retina display...


HTC 2011 event coverage: A new Sensation

HTC 2011 event coverage: A new Sensation

GSMArena team, 12 April 2011

HTC is holding a special press conference in London today. The company presents the HTC Sensation, which previously leaked as the HTC Pyramid. Unfortunately, we didn't get to see a GSM version of the EVO 3D...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy S II vs LG Optimus 2X: Head to head

Samsung Galaxy S II vs LG Optimus 2X: Head to head

GSMArena team, 08 April 2011

Ah, the power of dual-core processors – it lets you do cool stuff like buttery-smooth multitasking, exciting 3D portable gaming or Full HD videos. The latest Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II packs the new Exynos chipset, which pairs...


Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc review: Android de Triumph

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc review: Android de Triumph

GSMArena team, 1 April 2011

The Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc is back for a second round and this time it will stay a while longer. The company’s new flagship did great in our preview and we’d gladly have more of it. The new BRAVIA screen and the impressive...


Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc April joke: Lorem Ipsum

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc April joke: Lorem Ipsum

GSMArena team, 1 April 2011

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Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play preview: First look

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play preview: First look

GSMArena team, 31 March 2011

Mobile gaming is at an all-time high thanks to big-screen touch smartphones. But it was when the Sony Ericsson XPERIA PLAY was announced that gamers hearts went aflutter. The PlayStation phone has been rumored ever since Sony joined Ericsson...


Apple iPad 2 review: Love and hate 2.0

Apple iPad 2 review: Love and hate 2.0

GSMArena team, 23 March 2011

The Apple iPad 2 is about to hit European shelves, fresh form a diet and exercise regime that’s helped it shed weight and build muscle. Faster, thinner and lighter is an accurate account of what’s been going on in the year that divides the two editions of Apple’s...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


HTC Incredible S review: Smart and curvy

HTC Incredible S review: Smart and curvy

GSMArena team, 22 March 2011

The unfortunate naming aside (seriously, didn’t anyone say it out loud before they announced it?), the Incredible S is a pretty great smartphone. You’ve got spotless connectivity, an exciting new screen, those cool rotating buttons and...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Nokia C2-01 review: A little something

Nokia C2-01 review: A little something

Stefan Vazharov, 18 March 2011

Some cash in your pocket and a good phone on your mind. Is the Nokia C2-01 it? A still camera, 3G and a memory card slot sound like we’re on the right track. In contrast to the C2-00, this one omits the dual SIM handling but there are other goodies to make up for that...

Tags: Nokia


Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570 Review: Right on the mini

Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570 Review: Right on the mini

GSMArena team, 16 March 2011

Minis are supposed to be the cheaper, stripped down version of the bigger and superior gadgets. There’s a long list of bigger and superior siblings for the Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570 to choose from but it has its own two feet to stand...


Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo preview: First look

Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo preview: First look

GSMArena team, 09 March 2011

Sony Ericsson is keen to start 2011 in style with strong additions to the XPERIA lineup to please every taste. The Arc is the one true flagship, the Pro is the business messenger and the Play is the gaming smartphone. What’s...


Samsung S3850 Corby II preview: First look

Samsung S3850 Corby II preview: First look

GSMArena team, 08 March 2011

Feature phones have been busy adding more features to their arsenal in a bid to survive the onslaught of cheap smartphones. The Samsung S3850 Corby II is one such phone. Corby put a bargain price on touchscreen...


Nokia E7 review: Open for business

Nokia E7 review: Open for business

GSMArena team, 02 March 2011

Business as usual for the Eseries is a cliché – thank you very much. But the kind that makes the world feel right. The Nokia E7 could’ve been just another Eseries phone. Oh well, that wasn’t meant to be. The latest is implicitly the greatest but, in the...