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HTC Titan and HTC Radar hands-on: HTC media event

HTC Titan and HTC Radar hands-on: HTC media event

GSMArena team, 01 September 2011| comments (31)

HTC's pre-IFA event was (as suspected) all about Windows Phone 7 Mango. HTC had a lot to say about the new version of the OS and what they've added to it, but also showcased two new phones - the 4.7" monster called HTC Titan and the smaller Radar... Update, September 2nd: hands-on videos


Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 preview: First look

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 preview: First look

GSMArena team, 01 September 2011| comments (50)

Last year’s IFA is where the tale of Samsung and tablets started and now the company is ready to open a new chapter and it’s one we couldn’t be more excited about. The SuperAMOLED screens were one of the best things to ever happen to the smartphone industry and now they have landed on slates as well. Meet the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7...


Samsung S5360 Galaxy Y preview: First look

Samsung S5360 Galaxy Y preview: First look

GSMArena team, 1 September 2011| comments (132)

Smartphones at parent-friendly prices mean that a kid's first phone can be a smartphone, just like dad’s. The Samsung S5360 Galaxy Y is part of Samsung's youth-oriented Galaxy Y lineup and promises the Android experience at a bargain...


Samsung S8600 Wave 3 preview: Exclusive first look

Samsung S8600 Wave 3 preview: Exclusive first look

GSMArena team, 30 August 2011| comments (77)

Samsung's top Bada phone has reached the third iteration - the S8600 Wave 3 maintains the slim, metal body tradition of its predecessors and goes back to SuperAMOLED (four whole inches of it). Bada OS itself has made the jump to a new...


Samsung Galaxy W I8150 preview: First look

Samsung Galaxy W I8150 preview: First look

GSMArena team, 29 August 2011| comments (44)

With the latest of Android and TouchWiz, the Samsung Galaxy W I8150 takes a support-and-assist role to the company’s flagship – the S II. The Galaxy W is powered by the same 1.4GHz processor we know from the Galaxy S Plus...


Sony Ericsson Xperia mini review: Small is the new big

Sony Ericsson Xperia mini review: Small is the new big

GSMArena team, 26 August 2011| comments (61)

It comes in a small package but has power to spare. Lovely little phone, assuming you can keep up with it. The Sony Ericsson Xperia mini is a full-fledged smartphone and you’ll need to be at ease with its multiple identities. But it’s not moping around...


Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro review: No small affair

Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro review: No small affair

GSMArena team, 24 August 2011| comments (173)

Sony Ericsson have always done a good job of putting big ideas in a small package. The original Xperia mini lineup wasn't ridiculously powerful but had plenty of personality. The pint-sized smartphones did well on the market and you...


HTC EVO 3D review: An extra dimension

HTC EVO 3D review: An extra dimension

GSMArena team, 19 August 2011| comments (43)

As 3D is taking over theaters and living rooms around the world, the craze is hitting handheld too. The next thing to shake up the business or on the way to irrelevance: geeks will geek about it either way. Now that the HTC EVO 3D has grown a GSM radio, they get...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Nokia C2-02 review: A simple touch

Nokia C2-02 review: A simple touch

GSMArena team, 17 August 2011| comments (49)

As Nokia smartphones struggle to hold the line against the storming droids, more and more pressure falls on their feature-phone squad. It will be up to those foot soldiers to buy enough time for the heavily armed Windows Phone 7 reinforcements to arrive...

Tags: Nokia, Touch UI


Samsung Exhibit 4G review: Droid on display

Samsung Exhibit 4G review: Droid on display

GSMArena team, 15 August 2011| comments (19)

As far as Android phones are concerned, Samsung seems to have all the bases covered in the United States. From the Samsung Gravity SMART, all the way to the Galaxy S family of devices, there is a droid for every taste and budget. In the Samsung family of Android phones, the T-Mobile exclusive Exhibit 4G...


Nokia X1-01 review: Dual-SIM 101

Nokia X1-01 review: Dual-SIM 101

GSMArena team, 12 August 2011| comments (81)

The Nokia X1-01 hides two SIM cards underneath its cheerfully colored shell, both active at the same time. And with a price lower than what some contracts cost per month, the X1-01 takes over where the C1-00 left off. There are several key...

Tags: Nokia, Dual SIM


Samsung Galaxy Fit S5670 review: In shape droid

Samsung Galaxy Fit S5670 review: In shape droid

GSMArena team, 09 August 2011| comments (43)

You may have a hard time finding this one in the deluge of entry-level smartphones, for which Samsung is in no small part responsible. Don't worry, it will find you. The Samsung Galaxy Fit will be ready and set well before...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Nokia C2-00 review: Dual SIMbiosis

Nokia C2-00 review: Dual SIMbiosis

GSMArena team, 04 August 2011| comments (70)

Dual-SIM is usually the domain of no-name brands, and the few models signed by top makers are well worth a look. Because when you need to make a lot of calls on a shoestring, nothing beats the likes of the Nokia C2-00. The Nokia C2-00 seems...

Tags: Nokia, S40


HTC EVO 3D vs. HTC Sensation 4G: Head to head

HTC EVO 3D vs. HTC Sensation 4G: Head to head

GSMArena team, 04 August 2011| comments (14)

The HTC power duo which includes the Sensation 4G and the EVO 3D barely needs an introduction. The dual-core phones are among the most powerful Android handsets available for sale in the United States and are favorites of both the consumers and the tech journalists...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


BlackBerry Media event: Live coverage

BlackBerry Media event: Live coverage

GSMArena team, 03 August 2011| comments (14)

RIM's BlackBerry Media Event today is off to a start and the company is launching no less than five smartphones all running the BlackBerry OS 7. We've got the full scoop, complete with hands-on pics and videos.


LG Optimus Pad review: Glasses on

LG Optimus Pad review: Glasses on

GSMArena team, 29 July 2011| comments (24)

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| comments (52)

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| comments (43)

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| comments (32)

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| comments (20)

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| comments (38)

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| comments (69)

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| comments (72)

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| comments (150)

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| comments (32)

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| comments (16)

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| comments (53)

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| comments (93)

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| comments (54)

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| comments (354)

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