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MWC 2008: Nokia overview

MWC 2008: Nokia overview

GSMArena team, 11-20 February 2008

Market leaders Nokia were naturally among the key news makers at the Mobile World Congress (formerly known as 3GSM). The Finnish company revealed four new high-end devices today, including the dual slider Nokia N96, Nokia N78, a Navigator...


MWC 2008: Sony Ericsson overview

MWC 2008: Sony Ericsson overview

GSMArena team, 10 February 2008

The Barcelona early birds Sony Ericsson were the first to get the info-hungry press crowd busy. We joined the throngs flocking to the press conference, at which their latest models were presented. The highlight of the evening was undoubtedly...


MWC 2008: Samsung overview

MWC 2008: Samsung overview

GSMArena team, 11-19 February 2008

The world's second largest phone manufacturer Samsung made sure it doesn't get left out of the spotlight at the World Mobile Congress. In Barcelona the South Korea-based company announced a hefty number of new...


Nokia 8800 Arte review: Art of seduction

Nokia 8800 Arte review: Art of seduction

GSMArena team, 07 February 2008

Stainless steel and OLED screen: there's no way a handset with that kind of features will ever blend in with the crowd of handsets. Add the hefty price tag and you got the high-end biting the dust too, just like that. But then, there's always someone...

Tags: Nokia, S40, 8800, Fashion


Sony Ericsson K660 preview: First look

Sony Ericsson K660 preview: First look

GSMArena team, 05 February 2008

Announced in November and yet to be released, the Sony Ericsson K660 is a polished 3G bar, which sneaks some high-end goodies into the midrange. Besides HSDPA and enhanced web browsing, the undoubted focal point, K660 offers a balanced...


HTC Touch Cruise review: Happy cruising

HTC Touch Cruise review: Happy cruising

GSMArena team, 04 February 2008

Pocket PCs have been keeping us busy these days. Just as we gave you LG KS20, it's time for our one-on-one with the HTC Touch Cruise. And hey, are those workhorses getting sexier or what. As one of our readers sharply observed, those devices just...


Sony Ericsson roundup: W380, Z555, W350, T280 preview

Sony Ericsson roundup: W380, Z555, W350, T280 preview

GSMArena team, 31 January 2008

We got our hands on several unreleased Sony Ericsson mobiles and we wasted no time in showing you the ins and outs of those babies. Writing full reviews of the devices seems pointless at this time as they are all not final versions, however they are...


LG KS20 review: Fashion Pocket PC

LG KS20 review: Fashion Pocket PC

GSMArena team, 29 January 2008

With the highly successful KE850 Prada and KU990 Viewty, it's a point taken for LG - users just love their touchscreen handsets with big displays and no keypads. Seeing the next in line was only a matter of time and last summer's announcement...


Nokia 6555 review: 3G with a flip

Nokia 6555 review: 3G with a flip

Jan Horalík, 25 January 2008

Subdued elegance and decent feature set give Nokia 6555 its edge in the crowded midrange. The two quality displays and great keypad provide for comfortable handling, while 3G support adds to the excitement with this elegantly tall and sleek clamshell...

Tags: Nokia, S40, MobilMania


Grand 5 megapixel shootout: The usual suspects

Grand 5 megapixel shootout: The usual suspects

GSMArena team, 22 January 2008

No catch here, we've finally managed to finish up our grandest of camera shootouts including the most popular 5 megapixel cameraphones that are currently on sale. We've put Sony Ericsson K850, Nokia N95 8GB, LG KU990 Viewty, and Samsung G600...


Nokia 7900 Prism review: In colored light

Nokia 7900 Prism review: In colored light

GSMArena team, 15 January 2008

The big bro in the Prism family doesn't really need to elbow its way into the spotlight. And, by the way, the two handsets in the Prism pair are nowhere near each other's clone. Nokia 7900 Prism offers features that are nowhere else to be found. It has...

Tags: Nokia, Prism, S40, Fashion


Motorola RIZR Z8 review: Slide and bend

Motorola RIZR Z8 review: Slide and bend

Martin Herodek, 10 January 2008

With the RIZR Z8 Motorola is creatively revisiting the realms of Symbian UIQ. Except for Wi-Fi, the handset offers full data connectivity, perfect display and high-capacity memory card support - all packed in a sexy black slider. A high-end multimedia device...


Nokia 5310 review: XpressMusic slimline

Nokia 5310 review: XpressMusic slimline

GSMArena team, 8 January 2008

Nokia 5310 made thousands of fans with its very announcement. Packing a 16M color QVGA display, dedicated music keys, stereo Bluetooth and FM radio in a sleek thin body, this neat handset is sure to appeal to quite a lot of slim phone admirers. Plus, the...


Samsung Armani review: Mobile haute couture

Samsung Armani review: Mobile haute couture

GSMArena team, 3 January 2008

If there's one thing the Samsung Armani phone has in abundance, it most definitely is style. Slim, compact and high-tech, the fully touch-operated Armani phone is not just the final touch to your look - it's the finish with a flourish. Anyway, with us...


Sony Ericsson W890 review: Thin Walkman refined

Sony Ericsson W890 review: Thin Walkman refined

GSMArena team, 28 December 2007

With 2008 around the corner, hopes are high for the coming year but the devoted fans of Sony Ericsson W880 have yet another reason to eagerly look forward. The expected release of Sony Ericsson W890 should be enough to keep them...


Samsung i450 review: Symbian sounds good

Samsung i450 review: Symbian sounds good

GSMArena team, 21 December 2007

In most people’s minds Symbian and Samsung are two things that just don’t go together. The Samsung i450 however might just be here to prove them wrong. Sporting the rare dual-slide design, it is one of the most interesting smartphone offerings...


Nokia 5610 XpressMusic review: Gotta love music

Nokia 5610 XpressMusic review: Gotta love music

Jaroslav Škrabálek, 19 December 2007

We are having the pleasure of a handset that has been designed to meet the highest expectations of music fans. Its other features however are pretty interesting too and will surely appeal to a wider audience. It seems phone manufacturers are head over...


Nokia 6500 slide review: Slide over slim

Nokia 6500 slide review: Slide over slim

GSMArena team, 17 December 2007

Nokia 6500 slide was announced together with its slim sibling Nokia 6500 classic, but is far more than just an attempt to diversify the supply beyond the traditional bar form factor. Both handsets drive on solid style, but the stainless steel slider...

Tags: Nokia, S40


Samsung G800 review: Camera with a phone

Samsung G800 review: Camera with a phone

GSMArena team, 14 December 2007

It seems Samsung are really stepping on it in the 5 megapixel cameraphone race. In a stark display of audacity, the G800 is pitched as a digicam that can make calls. We usually deal with gadgets that are the other way around but we've been eager to test...


Vertu Constellation hands-on: A thing money can buy

Vertu Constellation hands-on: A thing money can buy

GSMArena team, 12 December 2007

You’ve probably wondered what Vertu mobile phones are all about. After all they are absurdly over-priced, extremely under-powered, and many of those look somewhat… ok, let’s say that most people don’t fall in love with them instantly.Well, we certainly...

Tags: Vertu, Fashion


Nokia N82 review: Comes with xenon

Nokia N82 review: Comes with xenon

GSMArena team, 10 December 2007

Nokia N82 is considered the next N-series bestseller and, guess what, it has already hit the shelves. Following the sweeping success of Nokia N73, it was a pretty sure bet that a worthy successor wouldn’t take long to appear. As we see it, Nokia N82 fits...


Holiday gift guide 2007: Our Christmas carol

Holiday gift guide 2007: Our Christmas carol

GSMArena team, 07 December 2007

We’ve been all over ourselves into mobile phones, our job implies that. Come this time of the year though when everyone tries to get out of the box and find the best present for their loved ones, we get down to work to summarize all the latest and greatest...

Tags: Gift guide


Nokia E51 review: Connecting business

Nokia E51 review: Connecting business

GSMArena team, 06 December 2007

Nokia offers a wide range of Eseries business handsets, including Communicators and enhanced messaging devices of different form factors. Each E series phone is optimized for different types of business users, but all feature the...


Nokia N82 preview: First look

Nokia N82 preview: First look

GSMArena team, 05 December 2007

The Nokia N82 seems like the next flagship of the Nokia N-series of multimedia-oriented smartphones. Although it looks pretty much the same as Nokia N95 specs-wise, it outmatches the current heavyweight champion with a xenon flash and...


5 megapixel face-off: Vox populi

5 megapixel face-off: Vox populi

GSMArena team, 05 December 2007

It’s been a while since our last cameraphone shootout and you know how much we love them. With all those 5 megapixel cameraphones around, our hands were just itching to make a grand 5 megapixel face-off with as many of the current 5 megapixel cameraphones as possible. The stars in this episode of our Shootout series...


GPS navigation overview: Maps go digital

GPS navigation overview: Maps go digital

GSMArena team, 30 November 2007

What else can my mobile phone do for me? It almost makes you wonder if there still are people out there using their phones for calling and texting only. We’ve seen oblique, farfetched and elite options gradually become make-or-break for mobile phone...

Tags: GPS


HTC Touch review: Smart to touch the spot

HTC Touch review: Smart to touch the spot

GSMArena team, 28 November 2007

Introduced several months ago, the innovative HTC Touch is the device, after which the world of Windows Mobile will probably never be the same. Chic, smart and versatile, the HTC Touch brings together an array of communication, entertainment...


Nokia N95 8GB review: Return of the king

Nokia N95 8GB review: Return of the king

GSMArena team, 23 November 2007

About a year ago Nokia released a tech-freak's dream of a handset offering a mouthwatering horde of features in a fairly compact size. The omnipresent N95 spawned a successor and now the question is how much better can it get. Nokia N95 8GB sure has good...


Samsung G600 review: Slide and snap

Samsung G600 review: Slide and snap

GSMArena team, 21 November 2007

Samsung sets two contenders running for glory, with two 5 megapixel newcomers on the cameraphone market. The Samsung G600 was first to be announced, and had the mobile community astir. Featuring quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support, a...

Tags: Samsung


Sony Ericsson W910 review: Walkman in style

Sony Ericsson W910 review: Walkman in style

GSMArena team, 16 November 2007

The Sony Ericsson W910 reinforced the Walkman ranks with a suave, yet strong performer. The thin and elegant slider does look the part, while HSDPA (3.6 Mbps) and Walkman 3.0 are the right features to expect in a high-end device. At first glance, the W910...