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LG KM570 Cookie Gig review: Live at the arena

LG KM570 Cookie Gig review: Live at the arena

GSMArena team, 26 May 2010

Cookies just wonít stay put Ė they need more space to do their thing. The LG KM570 Cookie Gig steps right into LG Arena territory. With looks and camera to match and a Cookie-grade price tag, this phone is on track to go platinum. The Dolby...

Tags: LG, Touch UI


Samsung I9000 Galaxy S review: From outer space

Samsung I9000 Galaxy S review: From outer space

GSMArena team, 22 May 2010

Our homepage is the natural home of the deadliest smartphone carnivores. We normally donít mind but this time is different. Are we about to start feeling a wee bit nervous or what. Itís a beast that tops the food chain, instilling fear and terror. Update: Samsung Dive overview added...


Sony Ericsson Hazel review: Earth, wind, green heart

Sony Ericsson Hazel review: Earth, wind, green heart

GSMArena team, 20 May 2010

Long-time Sony Ericsson users may find the Hazel the perfect cure for nostalgia. Monster gadgets like the Vivaz and the XPERIA X10 are trusted to get the brand back on track. But for all we know, it takes a good old-fashioned slider to rekindle the romance...


Nokia N8 in focus: An interview with Damian Dinning

Nokia N8 in focus: An interview with Damian Dinning

GSMArena team, 19 May 2010

It seems there's more to Nokia N8 camera than what meets the eye on the marketing materials. That's why we turned to a seasoned professional over at Nokia to tell us a little bit more about the technical aspects of Nokia N8 imaging...

Tags: Nokia


Samsung S5620 Monte review: Well connected

Samsung S5620 Monte review: Well connected

GSMArena team, 14 May 2010

Affordable touch phones are all over the place so the Samsung S5620 Monte will have to win the old fashioned way Ė by giving more and better features. Done deal: with full-suit connectivity, the Monte aims to deliver great touch experience...

Tags: Samsung, Touch UI


Nokia C5 review: Smart and trusty

Nokia C5 review: Smart and trusty

GSMArena team, 12 May 2010

If you are on the hunt for a stylish smartphone but you run a tight budget, chances are the Nokia C5 is on your radar already. The compact Symbian-running handset looks well, costs little and can give you all the smart you need in a phone...


Nokia 6700 slide review: Braving the odds

Nokia 6700 slide review: Braving the odds

GSMArena team, 05 May 2010

A stylish and durable steel body, compact size and smartphone skill, the Nokia 6700 slide looks strong enough to hold its own in a modern world. Touchscreen, Android and whatnot have forced a sea change and many fear Symbian to have...


LG GT540 Optimus review: Get smart, get started

LG GT540 Optimus review: Get smart, get started

GSMArena team, 28 April 2010

We canít be sure but it does look like LG are still feeling the Android water before taking the plunge. Or they might just be too careful not to cast doubt on long standing commitments. You know, the soon-to-be Windows Phone 7. In any case though, their first Android attempts have enough in them to get us excited...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


LG GD880 Mini review: Going minimalist

LG GD880 Mini review: Going minimalist

GSMArena team, 28 April 2010

The LG GD880 Mini is a looker. Quite the way to start really, but the Mini isnít all about looks. From the hardware design through the high-res screen to the software Ė everything was crafted by skillful hands. Beauty is function in design Ė nothing is more complex than it needs to be, but beneath the deceptive simplicity thereís a myriad of functions...


HTC HD mini review: Smart pup

HTC HD mini review: Smart pup

GSMArena team, 23 April 2010

There was a time when Windows Mobile used to rule the smartphone seas. Then along came Symbian but thatís a whole other story. It was touchscreen that showed to all the willing challengers that Windows Mobile is just too big to turn around quickly enough and catch the new wind. HTC however seem to disagree and dispel doubts of jumping ship...


Nokia 6303i classic review: Retro chic

Nokia 6303i classic review: Retro chic

GSMArena team, 20 April 2010

Itís either a job that pays the rent or a job to love, not both. If the Nokia 6303i had this mentality it would be in big trouble. Fortunately, thereís nothing to worry about here. Itís a handset that knows its place and does the job itís paid to do. The Nokia 6303i classic is an "i" phone...

Tags: Nokia, S40


HTC Desire review: A desire come true

HTC Desire review: A desire come true

GSMArena team, 16 April 2010

If youíve seen the Google Nexus One, youíve seen the HTC Desire. End of story. We liked the Nexus One so be our guest, HTC Desire. But is it all that simple? HTC are so good they build phones for the competition. HTC are so mean they have no issues competing...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Samsung I9000 Galaxy S preview: First Look

Samsung I9000 Galaxy S preview: First Look

GSMArena team, 13 April 2010

Competition is certainly one of the things that make the Android OS so much fun. There are already several manufacturers involved in the Google OS game and each of them has already released a flagship that aims at the peak of the...


Sony Ericsson Elm review: Green roots

Sony Ericsson Elm review: Green roots

GSMArena team, 9 April 2010

Itís not like good old-fashioned phones with buttons are going extinct Ė they are still the money makers. But for handsets such as the Sony Ericsson Elm sneaking into the spotlight is harder than ever Ė Androids, Symbians, iPhones, smart and...


Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 review: Larger than life

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 review: Larger than life

GSMArena team, 26 March 2010

Sony Ericsson have been working on the X10 for quite a long time, taking the utmost care to make sure its software offers the best user experience possible. They wanted... Retested image and audio quality based on latest firmware


Samsung I5700 Galaxy Spica review: Stars serving Eclairs

Samsung I5700 Galaxy Spica review: Stars serving Eclairs

GSMArena team, 7 April 2010

Samsung had a slow start in Android but they are focused on redeeming themselves with some serious high-end devices. But the All-star team is certainly not leaving anyone behind and the Spica just got its 2.1 update...


LG GW620 review: Start-up package

LG GW620 review: Start-up package

GSMArena team, 1 April 2010

LG are not quite making Android headlines. Catching up with local rivals Samsung is obviously not the first thing on their mind. Not to mention that HTC are desperately out of reach. Alright, Android is not LGís pet project...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


HTC Legend review: A Hero becomes a Legend

HTC Legend review: A Hero becomes a Legend

GSMArena team, 24 March 2010

It took a little Magic and a Dream but Android eventually got a Hero to champion the OS. Now, the HTC Legend comes in an aluminum suit of armor to join the ranks of the Android army. So, is this knight in shining armor set to be the vanguard of the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Motorola BACKFLIP review: Back and forth

Motorola BACKFLIP review: Back and forth

GSMArena team, 18 March 2010

Android elders must be staring at this one in disbelief. Looking down at it for all we know, measuring it up. What about the BACKFLIP? We guess itís exactly the kind of gadget to stare back, humble but defiant. Android was a life...


HTC Tattoo review: Your phone, your ink

HTC Tattoo review: Your phone, your ink

GSMArena team, 12 March 2010

The HTC Tattoo wants to redefine smart in smartphone. This affordable little thing was among the first droids to go mass-market. But run-of-the-mill specs donít mean a boring personality. The HTC Tattoo wears its heart on the sleeve and a shirt...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Sony Ericsson XPERIA Pureness review: I see through you

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Pureness review: I see through you

GSMArena team, 09 March 2010

Luxury phones are having a tough time being unique nowadays. The Sony Ericsson XPERIA Pureness is having a hard time beingÖ luxurious. But thatís no way to start a proper review now, is it? There we go again then...


Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini preview: First look

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini preview: First look

GSMArena team, 05 March 2010

Mini is the John Smith of names in mobile phones these days. All makers in the Big Five are keen to have a diminutive version of a popular handset but if there is one to be the definitive repack, it would be the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 mini...


Samsung S8500 Wave preview: First look

Samsung S8500 Wave preview: First look

GSMArena team, 14 February 2010

Enter a new platform. With a boom. With a bang. A Bada kind of bang. Another of the big guns wants to play by their own rules. Samsungís second spot in global market share was hard fought but... Updated 05 March


Google Nexus One review: Firstborn

Google Nexus One review: Firstborn

GSMArena team, 26 February 2010

All droids are equal but some droids are more equal than others. Google it. Youíll get the Nexus One. There are around 50 smartphones and tablets running Android today. Thatís right, out of all the offspring they fathered with the Open Handset Alliance...


MWC 2010: Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Series

MWC 2010: Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Series

GSMArena team, 16 February 2010

One of the pivotal announcements this MWC was without a doubt the new Windows Phone 7 OS. There are yet no devices made to support it, but we've got some shots of a proto-type plus some lengthy presentation videos...


MWC 2010: HTC overview

MWC 2010: HTC overview

GSMArena team, 16 February 2010

HTC were the last major manufacturer to announce their new handsets at this yearís MWC. As it turns out, the wait was more than worth it. The Taiwanese company had three very nice devices in stock for... Update: Hands-on video of HTC Smart added


MWC 2010: LG overview

MWC 2010: LG overview

GSMArena team, 16 February 2010

Now there's an interesting one for you - despite being a platinum sponsor of the MWC 2010, LG aren't among the exhibitors, for Ö umÖ cost-saving reasons. They've set up their own booth just outside the Barcelona Fair. Hope it fits their...

Tags: LG


MWC 2010: Various brands overview

MWC 2010: Various brands overview

GSMArena team, 15 February 2010

Along with market leaders there are plenty of smaller manufacturers who are keen to make a stand with some interesting devices. On the following pages you will find a summary of... Update: Toshiba TG02 live video added


MWC 2010: Samsung overview

MWC 2010: Samsung overview

GSMArena team, 14-16 February 2010

This time Samsung started their MWC a day early with their Unpacked event. Dedicated to their headline phone, the S8500 Wave, it packed an extreme multimedia punch that we have rarely seen before. The lavish event clearly showed how committed Samsung...


MWC 2010: Sony Ericsson overview

MWC 2010: Sony Ericsson overview

GSMArena team, 12 February 2010

Sony Ericsson are serious about QWERTY-equipped phones this year. They gave us the QWERTY version of the Vivaz and a double mini version of the XPERIA X10 - the Mini and the... Update: Sony Ericsson Aspen pics added