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LG BL40 New Chocolate preview: Having a first bite

LG BL40 New Chocolate preview: Having a first bite

GSMArena team, 04 September 2009

The words "Black Label" evoke images of things exclusive, reserved for the lucky few. The new entrant in the arena, the LG BL40 New Chocolate, the intriguing successor of highly popular style-conscious phones...


LG GW520 review: A wholesome Cookie

LG GW520 review: A wholesome Cookie

GSMArena team, 03 September 2009

QWERTY is how the Cookie crumbles and LG are quite keen to build on a winning concept. And they sure didn’t work themselves to the bone. When you’ve got a Best Handset nominee (LG KS360) and a mid-range bestseller (LG KP500)...

Tags: LG, Touch UI


Nokia 3720 classic review: Handle without care

Nokia 3720 classic review: Handle without care

GSMArena team, 31 August 2009

The Nokia 3720 classic is putting on its boots, pulling on its anorak, slinging its rucksack over its shoulder and striding out into the unfriendliest of environments: water, dust, tough ground…you name it, this device promises to shrug it off...

Tags: Nokia, S40


Samsung I8000 Omnia II review: A surprising experience

Samsung I8000 Omnia II review: A surprising experience

GSMArena team, 28 August 2009

Samsung's top tier of Omnia devices is populated by some seriously heavy-hitters - first the 720p video recording Omnia HD and now the Omnia II - with its best-in-the-business display, WM 6.5...


Nokia 5530 XpressMusic review: Winner by design

Nokia 5530 XpressMusic review: Winner by design

GSMArena team, 20 August 2009

The XpressMusic lineup is fired up and coming after you with all they’ve got – from QWERTY smartphones to touchscreens. In fact, with the arrival of 5530 XpressMusic, the Nokia music line has more...


Nokia 6710 Navigator review: Destination: Anywhere

Nokia 6710 Navigator review: Destination: Anywhere

GSMArena team, 18 August 2009

GPS is a must-have for every self-respecting phone these days. And it doesn’t even have to be a smartphone. From geotagging, through location-aware services and gaming, to full-featured in-car SatNav...


Nokia 5730 XpressMusic review: Full musical keyboard

Nokia 5730 XpressMusic review: Full musical keyboard

GSMArena team, 14 August 2009

No news is good news and the Nokia 5730 XpressMusic is quite keen to go about humming that tune like it didn’t care. Recruiting Symbian for an entertainment job is nothing new really and no, we’re not surprised...


Nokia E52 review: E as in Exceptional

Nokia E52 review: E as in Exceptional

GSMArena team, 11 August 2009

Eseries seem to have been around forever: grown-up, confident and reliable. It’s a small but solid lineup that’s gone a long way from a fairly late start. Perhaps they’ve got a point: the business Finns are not running against the clock to...


LG GD910 review: Tick-tock, tick-tock...

LG GD910 review: Tick-tock, tick-tock...

GSMArena team, 07 August 2009

If you see someone having a chat on their wristwatch you may decide they’ve lost contact with the mothership. Well, it beats us what you’d think when the mothership calls back. But maybe this little personality test will help...

Tags: LG, Touch UI


HTC Hero review: Born to rise

HTC Hero review: Born to rise

GSMArena team, 06 August 2009

In the beginning there was G1 as the frontline trooper, the expendable GI. Elsewhere, in the HTC discourse, it was hope and vision. Well, it seems the dreamer’s Dream is coming true and someone there is really proud with what...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Nokia 6720 classic review: Up a notch

Nokia 6720 classic review: Up a notch

GSMArena team, 04 August 2009

Nokia 6720 classic ventures to send the 6220 classic into retirement. There’s a year’s gap between the two gadgets and a casual observer may as well conclude that a year is a mere eye-blink for...


Samsung i8910 Omnia HD review: Going to the movies

Samsung i8910 Omnia HD review: Going to the movies

GSMArena team, 30 July 2009

There never seems a shortage of heroes in this industry but every now and then a new breed emerges to change the rules of war. Ranks and titles are hard earned and we’ve seen enough contenders that barely...


LG GD900 Crystal review: Crystal clear

LG GD900 Crystal review: Crystal clear

GSMArena team, 23 July 2009

When talking about good design it's usually all about placing the right elements in the right places. And in the rare cases when an R&D team actually comes up with something innovative, they usually reserve it for a 2000 buck handset like the Motorola Aura...


Samsung B7610 OmniaPRO preview: First look

Samsung B7610 OmniaPRO preview: First look

GSMArena team, 20 July 2009

Samsung are not quite the standard-setter in communicator devices but are obviously keen to have their say. Playing catch up seems well in order for a debut but we guess someone here is set to play for keeps. The Samsung B7610 OmniaPRO is a generously spec’d device that’s poised to tackle the best in the class and even raise the bet...


HTC Magic review: Practical magic

HTC Magic review: Practical magic

GSMArena team, 15 July 2009

A cool looking touchscreen carrying a new mobile OS was enough to get the attention of even the most hardened of them techies last time we checked. Fair enough, the HTC Magic isn't groundbreaking but the Cupcake-ful of changes it brings, promise a whole new experience...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Nokia 6700 classic review: Sirocco Lite

Nokia 6700 classic review: Sirocco Lite

GSMArena team, 13 July 2009

The slim and stylish no-nonsense handset has been a Nokia trademark ever since the 6300 took the world by storm a few years back. However, it's only now after a run of equally popular successors that we realize just how much the Slim Finn changed the rules of the game...

Tags: Nokia, S40


LG GC900 Viewty Smart review: S-class act

LG GC900 Viewty Smart review: S-class act

GSMArena team, 10 July 2009

It’s 12 and counting for cameraphones but the real thick of action is at the 8 megapixel notch. There goes the next of them exciting imaging gadgets waiting to be put in play. We’ve got a bit of catching up with the LG...

Tags: LG, Touch UI


Samsung S8000 Jet review: Airborne

Samsung S8000 Jet review: Airborne

GSMArena team, 08 July 2009

It's that time of the year and the living is easy: pool parties, blockbuster movies and new gadgets. The Samsung S8000 Jet sure knows good timing and gallantly promises a bit of everything...

Tags: Samsung, Touch UI


Samsung S5230 Star review:  Hot starlet

Samsung S5230 Star review: Hot starlet

GSMArena team, 06 July 2009

Samsung are going to great lengths to pile pressure on the LG Cookie. While the Samsung S5600 Preston aims to outdo it, the 5230 Star is set for a head-on collision course. This starlet’s middle name...

Tags: Samsung, Touch UI


Samsung M8910 Pixon12 review:  By the dozen

Samsung M8910 Pixon12 review: By the dozen

GSMArena team, 03 July 2009

The Pixon12 is about to be three times lucky. But any way you look at it, it’s nothing short of a dozen. Not that we wanted to make that much fuss, but a bunch of 12 megapixel pictures coming from a phone are always worth it...

Tags: Samsung, Touch UI


Nokia 5630 XpressMusic review:  A sharp note

Nokia 5630 XpressMusic review: A sharp note

GSMArena team, 2 July 2009

The XpressMusic family has walked a long way – and shed a great deal of weight – since the 5700. The music-centric Finns have always felt at home on Symbian ground though, and the Nokia 5630 is the next step for...


Apple iPhone 3GS review:  Same clothes, new feel

Apple iPhone 3GS review: Same clothes, new feel

GSMArena team, 30 June 2009

The Apple iPhone 3GS is probably not the next revolutionary iPhone as you might have expected it. But the performance boost, the sharper camera with video and the purportedly improved battery life certainly...

Tags: Apple, iPhone 3GS


Samsung M8910 Pixon12 preview 2:  Some sequels are better

Samsung M8910 Pixon12 preview 2: Some sequels are better

GSMArena team, 26 June 2009

Following our photoshoot teaser with the M8910 Pixon12 yesterday, we are ready to invite you on a second date with this promising cameraphone. This time we hope to show its other side - the one that doesn't...


Samsung M8910 Pixon12 preview 1:  Firing the first rounds

Samsung M8910 Pixon12 preview 1: Firing the first rounds

GSMArena team, 25 June 2009

It's only been a day since we went through the review of Nokia N86 8MP - the first cameraphone with a 28mm wide-anlge lens. And we already have the Samsung Pixon12 on our hands - the first 12 megapixel...


Nokia N86 8MP review:  Lens wide open

Nokia N86 8MP review: Lens wide open

GSMArena team, 24 June 2009

You may’ve thought Nokia lost their touch, you may be out of love with the Nseries but the Nseries are always keeping an eye on you. Their wide-angle, variable aperture eye. On you. Whether the Nokia...


HTC MAX 4G review:  From Russia with love

HTC MAX 4G review: From Russia with love

GSMArena team, 23 June 2009

Guns at the ready fellas, we have a big game in our sights here. The HTC MAX 4G is paying us a visit in an attempt to prove that its relatively low popularity is only due to its very limited availability. With WiMAX connectivity and one of...


Nokia N86 8MP preview:  First look

Nokia N86 8MP preview: First look

GSMArena team, 18 June 2009

This latest Nseries offshoot can be many things and will probably strive to satisfy quite a lot of your daily digital media and connectivity needs. However one thing's for sure - it's been a while since we last saw...


Nokia N97 review: Lock, stock and touch

Nokia N97 review: Lock, stock and touch

GSMArena team, 16 June 2009

They don’t get any bigger than that. A launch of this caliber can aptly be called inauguration day. The release of Nokia N97 is the N-series counter-move that geeks have been waiting for since November. Easily one of the most...


Samsung I8000 Omnia II preview: First look

Samsung I8000 Omnia II preview: First look

GSMArena team, 15 June 2009

Gather 'round ye gadget lovers, for the tale of Samsung I8000 Omnia II. It's a tale of PocketPC wisdom and touch wizardry, of big screen and pixel aplenty, of ancestry and identity. Lend an ear to this...


Samsung S8000 Jet preview: First look

Samsung S8000 Jet preview: First look

GSMArena team, 15 June 2009

It’s a smartphone-eat-smartphone world and touchscreen multimedia gadgets are the elite squad. But non-smart devices want a piece of the action too, so all sides in this entertaining campaign...