Could Google offer a premium mobile experience on a $99 Android phone this holiday season? I have no knowledge of Google’s plans, but I saw evidence at Mobile World Congress (MWC) that suggests it’s definitely possible if they wanted to. By the end of this year, consumers will be able to purchase smartphones that exceed ... Read More »
LG Optimus G Pro leak hints at final design, 5-inch 1080p display, quad-core S4 Pro, 3,000 mAh battery
The LG Optimus G (and its many variants) is currently one of the best Android-powered smartphones on the market, but a new leak suggests that LG plans to eclipse its current flagship device with a new Optimus G Pro. According to the leaked slide, the LG Optimus G pro will feature a 5-inch 1,920 x ... Read More »
As we were expecting, CES 2013 is the year 5-inch 1080p displays take center stage on all major smartphone announcements. The new ZTE Grand S comes equipped with a 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, 13 megapixel rear-camera, LTE and NFC all wrapped up in a 142 x 69 ... Read More »
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HTC has produced a handful of incredible Android-powered smartphones in 2012, but competition from Samsung and Apple has taken its toll on the struggling manufacturer. While the company’s financial situation has been slipping over the past year, HTC has managed to remain profitable and is hoping to turn things around in the first ... Read More »
Leaked images of the rumored Sony Xperia Yuga are making their way across the web today, highlighting the handset’s minimalism design that takes a few cues from the recently launched Xperia T. The Sony Xperia Yuga is said to be running a 1.5 Ghz quad-core processor (most likely a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro) with 2GB ... Read More »
Last week HTC announced the J Butterfly, their first smartphone with a 1080p display, but it was limited to the Japanese market. We mentioned that a similar device with a 1080p display was already in testing at Verizon, and now the first pictures of the phone have been released. The guys from Read More »
The advanced 5 megapixel camera on the Galaxy Nexus has been boasted by Google as one of the best in the industry. Unfortunately, with the Galaxy Nexus still unreleased, we’ve seen little to no proof of that. Until now.
If you think back to the Google live event where the Galaxy Nexus and Ice Cream ... Read More »
Everyone is still hyped about the recent announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. That does not mean there’s no room for some other powerhouse devices, though. The HTC Amaze 4G was released last week, and sure is a huge step up compared to most devices out there.
Overall, this device is ... Read More »
I’m not a very good photographer, but I know enough to have learned that the best pictures often come from the most expensive cameras. Most people write off phone cameras and say they will never be as good as your average point-and-shoot models, but LG is looking to change that perception with their latest Optimus ... Read More »
We know that NVIDIA’s Tegra 2 processor can support 1080p video capture and we’ve seen it implemented on devices like the LG Optimus 2X, so I was a little confused when I learned that the Motorola Atrix 4G would only handle 720p. It was not a deal-breaker for me when I considered purchasing ... Read More »