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LG G Pro 2 to launch in Korea this month, US and EU in April

LG G Pro 2 to launch in Korea this month, US and EU in April

13 February, 2014 | comments (32)

According to Korean publication ZDNet, who got in touch with LG officials, the G Pro 2 will launch in South Korea by the end of February. Then its global release will continue depending on the market demand for the phablet. The LG's marketing...

Tags: LG, Android


iOS is still the king of the corporate world

iOS is still the king of the corporate world

13 February, 2014 | comments (137)

Despite Android holding the majority of the mobile market share, enterprise users are overwhelmingly comprised of iOS devices. A report by Good Technology, which is a company that provides secure usage software for enterprise users, revealed the...

Tags: Android, iOS


Sony Xperia D5103 with 720p screen hits GFX Bench database

Sony Xperia D5103 with 720p screen hits GFX Bench database

13 February, 2014 | comments (30)

A mid-range Sony Xperia smartphone snuck in the GFX Bench database. The D5103 features specs similar, but better than the Moto G. The chipset is listed as Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, the same as the Moto G, but there are differences. The chipset has...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Gartner: smartphones outsold featurephones in 2013

Gartner: smartphones outsold featurephones in 2013

13 February, 2014 | comments (27)

According to analysts at Gartner, smartphones sales have exceeded featurephone sales for the first time in 2013. Smartphones accounted for 53.6% of sales in 2013, but in the fourth quarter alone they had a 57.6% share, showing their numbers are...


Sony D6503 Sirius shows its UI features in a brief video

Sony D6503 Sirius shows its UI features in a brief video

12 February, 2014 | comments (30)

Sony’s upcoming D6503 Sirius Android flagship appeared yet again before its official announcement. This time around, the handset was shown off in a brief video. The two-minute long video clip showcases Android 4.4 KitKat on the device,...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


LG G Pro 2 goes official with 5.9

LG G Pro 2 goes official with 5.9" display and Android KitKat

12 February, 2014 | comments (104)

LG officially took the wraps off the G Pro 2 Android phablet in Korea. The successor of the Optimus G Pro features a larger 5.9” Full HD IPS display and feature-rich spec sheet. With a power/lock key and volume rocker located on its back, the...

Tags: LG, Android


Alleged LG G2 mini specs make an appearance on Twitter

Alleged LG G2 mini specs make an appearance on Twitter

12 February, 2014 | comments (14)

Shortly after the teaser for the upcoming LG G2 mini emerged, its alleged specs made the rounds on Twitter. The mini version of the LG G2 will go official in less than two weeks, on February 24. The LG G2 mini is tipped to feature Qualcomm...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Oppo Find 7 will have two versions

Oppo Find 7 will have two versions

12 February, 2014 | comments (13)

While many phone manufacturers like to keep their cards close to their chest regarding upcoming flagships, Oppo feels it should be doing the opposite. Anyway, the company has released new Find 7 teaser image on its Weibo account detailing that fans...

Tags: Oppo, Android


New live photos of HTC One successor M8 surface

New live photos of HTC One successor M8 surface

12 February, 2014 | comments (71)

HTC One's successor codenamed M8 has leaked yet again. This time around we get to see some live shots of the upcoming flagship. Just as previous leaks have suggested, the smartphone features dual-camera setup at the back with a dual-LED...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Smartphone sales in China grow 21.9% QoQ, Samsung stays on top

Smartphone sales in China grow 21.9% QoQ, Samsung stays on top

12 February, 2014 | comments (46)

Digitimes has conducted its own research on the Chinese smartphone market in Q4, concluding that sales have grown 21.9% over the previous quarter. That's quite a leap, but compared to the same quarter of last year the sales are 15.9%...


Mid-range HTC Desire 8 press photo and specs leak

Mid-range HTC Desire 8 press photo and specs leak

12 February, 2014 | comments (24)

The first official photo of the as of yet unofficial HTC Desire 8 leaked courtesy of Chinese website MyDrivers. Some of the phone's specs also surfaced hinting the upper mid-range nature of the device. The HTC Desire 8 is rumored to feature...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S5 screenshot reveals flat, circular icons

Samsung Galaxy S5 screenshot reveals flat, circular icons

12 February, 2014 | comments (145)

Samsung's new tablets feature flat, circular icons in for the toggles in their notification areas, quite similar to the ones from yesterday's teaser for the Unpacked 5 event from Samsung. There was always the possibility that those are for the...


Another alleged photo of HTC M8 makes the rounds on Twitter

Another alleged photo of HTC M8 makes the rounds on Twitter

11 February, 2014 | comments (41)

Another alleged live photo of the yet to be announced HTC M8 made the rounds on Twitter. The image shows the device tucked into a protective flip case which looks a lot like the original flip cover for the HTC One. The purported photo of the HTC...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S5 tipped to come with bezel-free display

Samsung Galaxy S5 tipped to come with bezel-free display

11 February, 2014 | comments (107)

According to a report by The Korea Herald citing industry sources, the Samsung Galaxy S5 will launch with a bezel-free display. The Korean giant has reportedly been working on the technology since 2012. The yet to be revealed smartphone is...


Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 hits the UK

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 hits the UK

11 February, 2014 | comments (13)

Live under the watchful glory of Her Majesty? Well if you do, you can now purchase the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro for £349. What does your hard-earned cash get you? A Quad-Core Snapdragon 800 processor clocked at 2.3GHz, 2GB RAM, Android 4.4 Kit Kat...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Dual-OS Geeksphone Revolution pricing and availability confirmed

Dual-OS Geeksphone Revolution pricing and availability confirmed

11 February, 2014 | comments (18)

Details on the pricing and the official availability of the recently announced, dual-OS booting Geeksphone Revolution got out. The Intel-based smartphone will be available on February 20 for €289 ($394). The device’s manufacturer has hinted...


Samsung Galaxy Mega Plus with quad-core CPU lands in China

Samsung Galaxy Mega Plus with quad-core CPU lands in China

11 February, 2014 | comments (19)

Samsung Galaxy Mega Plus quietly appeared on the manufacture’s official website in China. Sporting the model name I9152P, the dual-SIM GSM/WCDMA+ phablet is an updated version of Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 with a 1.2 GHz quad-core CPU of unknown...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Sony Xperia SP Android 4.3 update now seeding

Sony Xperia SP Android 4.3 update now seeding

11 February, 2014 | comments (436)

Today Sony started seeding the Android 4.3 update for the Xperia SP. The update carries a firmware number 12.1.A.0.266 and is currently live in Australia only. Fret not, as over the coming days a wider release will be occurring. The Sony...

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An alleged photo of the Samsung Galaxy S5 box reveals the specs

An alleged photo of the Samsung Galaxy S5 box reveals the specs

11 February, 2014 | comments (135)

The evidence that the Galaxy S5 will be unveiled at the MWC is mounting fast – now there's an alleged photo of the box the new flagship will come in. Samsung boxes feature key specs on the back and an anonymous tipster claims to have snapped a photo...


Oppo Find 7 launch date and place unveiled

Oppo Find 7 launch date and place unveiled

11 February, 2014 | comments (7)

In a series of teaser images posted in its Weibo account, Oppo officially confirmed that its Find 7 smartphone will debut on March 19 in Beijing. The images contain interesting clues as to the time and place of the event. Oppo Insider has...

Tags: Oppo, Android