Definitively taking a page from Samsung’s playbook, LG has recently bolstered its high-end G3 smartphone series with smaller G3 Beat and G3 A models, also setting the stage for the introduction of a jumbo-sized G3 Stylus.
Amazon has taken the wraps off its evasive Fire Phone at last, and here’s everything you need to know about its software, hardware, pricing and availability.
As it so often happens with Android devices, Samsung seems to have tested multiple different hardware configurations for the upcoming Galaxy S5 mini, one with a 4.8-inch display and Snapdragon 400 chip and the other measuring 4.5 inches in diagonal while packing S800 or S801 heat.
Although Microsoft’s next Windows Phone build, dubbed 8.1, is likely to once and for all go official in roughly 24 hours, the first devices to actually run the software may come a little later.
There’s still a lot of mystery hovering over Samsung’s soon-to-be-announced Galaxy S5, but it’s a near certainty two (very) different models will go official at the Mobile World Congress later this month.
Aside from the nearly confirmed sub-$200 “Jakarta”, BlackBerry may have something else in the pipeline, namely a mystery device codenamed “Ontario” and set to finally go all-in on hardware.
Google has quietly launched the red Nexus 5 on the Play Store, following a week of constant rumors and leaks surrounding the new color option.
According to numerous recent reports, Sony has at least one high-end phone and a top-notch tab prepped for February introductions, both of which may have received FCC’s blessing with US-friendly 4G LTE support.
The oft-rumored and oft-delayed first Samsung device to run Tizen may have slipped to the press in a couple of unofficial images, and will allegedly tout either a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC, or an Intel Merrifield.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 rumor tide is slowly but steadily turning, as fresh sources seem to debunk all the speculation about aluminum build while giving increased credence to built-in fingerprint scanner.
It seems the D6503, aka “Sirius”, is not the only unreleased high-end Sony handheld in testing, as a D6603 has been benchmarked through AnTuTu with an evolved Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 CPU beneath the hood.
The so-called Sony “Sirius”, expected to debut at next month’s Mobile World Congress as some sort of Xperia Z1 rehash, has apparently been caught on camera over the week-end, while its rumored specs look positively… pedestrian.
The outrageous rumor du jour this beginning of the week calls for something even wilder from Nokia than the increasingly believable Android-running Normandy handheld, namely a Lumia 1520 mini with double the zip of Sony’s “unapologetic” Xperia Z1 Compact.
HTC’s upcoming flagship is once again in the limelight, as previously leaked details about the handsets are getting support from a credible source.
Sony isn’t about to stand idly by while Samsung steals the headlines with a no doubt mind-blowing Galaxy S5, and the Xperia line looks set for a top-notch refresh at next month’s Mobile World Congress.
Sony had a fairly poor showing at CES 2014, at least compared with last year’s Consumer Electronics Show, but word around the street is the Xperia creators will more than make up for it in February, during the Mobile World Congress (MWC).
All the rumors turned out to be legit… in part, as Sony finally took the stage in Las Vegas on Monday to reveal both a T-Mobile-restricted version of the flagship Z1 and diminutive model headed to “international” markets.
Taking a page out of Motorola’s playbook, ZTE is trying to move away from the ruthless but ultimately pointless smartphone spec wars, and seems to focus its marketing efforts for the brand new Grand S II phone on user experience and software add-ons.
Notorious leakster evleaks has revealed the preliminary specs of the HTC M8, the successor to the Taiwanese manufacturer’s 2013 flagship.
The long-rumored and heavily anticipated 12-inch Samsung Galaxy Note tablet may have undergone a branding alteration since last fall, but it appears its final specs won’t be any different than the ones revealed to the press back in the day.