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LG Optimus 3D preview: First look, in stereo

LG Optimus 3D preview: First look, in stereo

GSMArena team, 20 June 2011| comments (42)

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| comments (150)

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| comments (40)

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| comments (163)

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| comments (97)

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| comments (35)

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| comments (51)

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| comments (81)

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| comments (49)

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| comments (55)

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| comments (32)

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| comments (128)

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| comments (378)

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| comments (78)

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| comments (79)

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| comments (66)

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| comments (86)

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| comments (71)

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| comments (70)

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| comments (65)

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| comments (103)

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| comments (160)

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| comments (143)

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| comments (34)

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| comments (151)

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| comments (291)

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| comments (142)

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Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play preview: First look

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play preview: First look

GSMArena team, 31 March 2011| comments (45)

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| comments (131)

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| comments (51)

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