With Mobile World Congress less than two months away, the somewhat fishy reports pegging the imminent Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Lite as an “entry-level” handheld look to be gaining credibility, thanks to a User Agent Profile discovered earlier today.
The interwebs went bonkers when the first rumors of a Nokia-made Android-powered device emerged, then calmed down all of a sudden as word of a predictable cancelation came, but the Normandy saga is far from over, as the launch may still be on.
Not even Christmas and the imminent New Year’s Eve can contain the rumor bonanza surrounding possibly the most highly anticipated Sony smartphone ever, whose international launch may well happen by the end of the week.
Motorola’s unexpected treats just keep on trickling in, as the Verizon-exclusive Droid Ultra, Maxx and Mini are getting promoted to Android 4.4 KitKat, exactly like the Moto X and Moto G before them.
A third subvariety of the likeliest Samsung Galaxy S5 candidate spotted online so far, codenamed SM-G900F, has paid notorious benchmarking authority AnTuTu a quick visit, revealing somewhat underwhelming specs.
Motorola is full of surprises lately and, after rolling out the uber-cheap Moto G stateside earlier than expected, it’s also delivering a precocious Android 4.4 KitKat update for the budget-conscious powerhouse.
As secretive as Samsung is trying to be in regards to Android 4.4 KitKat update timelines for its devices, the cat appears to be out of the bag at least as far as the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4 are concerned.
A couple of live photos of the Oppo R1 have leaked online, showing off the Chinese manufacturer’s upcoming mid-range handset from every possible angle.
ASUS’ tablet-cum-phone hybrid lineup could be getting a new member in the form of the PadFone X, which decided to make a short stop at a benchmark website.
Sony saddened plenty of Xperia users when announcing all high-end devices will need to get Android 4.3 Jelly Bean updates before leaping to 4.4 KitKat, but now the Z1 and Z Ultra officially run on the last JB flavor, so the 4.4 rollout has to be close.
The world’s first “true” octa-core packing smartphone, UMI’s X2S, became official a couple of months ago, but now the Huawei Honor 3X has rolled out and intends to make quite a few waves, thanks primarily to unbeatable affordability.
Samsung has made yet another apparently unexciting mid-range smartphone official, although the Galaxy Core Advance actually has what it takes to leave a mark on a so far ignored mobile market segment.
One of the first non-Nexus and non-Google Play Edition Android devices to get bumped up to the latest and greatest software version, 4.4 KitKat, will apparently be LG’s G2, slated for the update this month in Korea.
Not resting on its CyanogenMod-flavored N1 laurels, Oppo is going forward with the Find 7 buzz-building campaign, this time with a full-on confirmation of the heavyweight’s market name.
Official word on the Sony Xperia Z1s, the world’s first mini Android smartphone with flagship hardware, remains as elusive as ever, but the Z1s’ visit to the FCC recently suggests that’s about to change very soon.
It’s no secret anymore Samsung is eyeing the further expansion of its Galaxy Note product catalog with a low-cost “Lite” version of the 5.7-inch GNote 3.
The LG G Flex might be a mere 24 hours away from breaking cover in the first couple of Asian markets, but at least one country on the continent will apparently be left waiting until February 2014.
HTC’s presence in the Indian mobile décor has always been fairly low-key, but the Taiwanese are hoping the Desire 501, 601 and 700 can turn things around.
Despite making it clear it intends to exit the US mobile market, Huawei isn’t ready to abandon world domination plans, having a trio of top-shelf handhelds in the pipeline.
Indian mobile tech fanatics on tight budgets, rejoice, as we’re inching closer to Xolo’s release of the 5-inch mid-range Q1000 Opus.