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T-Mobile Samsung GALAXY S II hands-on

August 30th, 2011

Samsung officially revealed the T-Mobile GALAXY S II on Tuesday at a press event in New York City. The phone’s specs are very similar to the European version of the GALAXY S II, but T-Mobile’s model has more rounded corners and a smoother back panel. The device looks like it’s primarily made of plastic, but unfortunately …

AT&T Samsung GALAXY S II hands-on

August 30th, 2011

We just had a chance to get up close with AT&T’s brand new GALAXY S II device, which was just revealed during a Samsung press event here in New York City. AT&T’s GALAXY S II is nearly identical to the European model; it is equipped with a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, a large Super AMOLED Plus …

Samsung announces 4G LTE versions of GALAXY S II, GALAXY Tab 8.9

August 29th, 2011

Samsung quietly unveiled 4G LTE-enabled versions of its popular GALAXY S II smartphone and its forthcoming GALAXY Tab 8.9 tablet this past weekend. As you might expect, these 4G versions offer identical specs compared to their 3G-enabled counterparts, with a few key differences in the S II beyond the addition of an LTE radio, of …

Sony Ericsson unveils 'Live with Walkman' Android phone

August 22nd, 2011

Sony Ericsson on Monday unveiled its latest Android smartphone, dubbed “Live with Walkman.” With a name almost as catchy as Nokia’s failed “Comes with Music” offering, the new Live with Walkman smartphone is powered by Google’s Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system and a 1GHz processor. Other spec highlights include a 3.2-inch touchscreen display, a 5-megapixel …

Mobiado shows us what a $4,000 Nexus S looks like

August 19th, 2011

The Nexus S is a beautiful smartphone, without question. The curved glass face… the contoured body… we’re big fans of Google’s second self-branded phone here at BGR. As has been the case with several Samsung-built smartphones in the past though, the plastics on the device feel a bit, well, cheap. Lucky for Android fans — …

LG Thrill 4G review

August 17th, 2011

The Thrill 4G is the second Android smartphone in the United States capable of recording and displaying 3D video and photos without the need for special glasses. We first saw the phone during CTIA earlier this year and, after delays, it will launch soon on AT&T for $99.99. I spent the better part of the …

ViewSonic announces 1.5GHz dual-OS ViewPad 10pro tablet

August 16th, 2011

ViewSonic on Monday unveiled the new ViewPad 10pro tablet, a dual-OS offering that packs both Windows and Android into a slim 10.1-inch slate. The ViewPad 10pro is one of the first consumer tablets powered by Intel’s 1.5GHz Atom Z670 processor, which minimizes power consumption and allows the 10pro to run for up to 8 hours …

Motorola unveils water-resistant DEFY+ smartphone

August 16th, 2011

Google’s proposed acquisition of Motorola on Monday nearly overshadowed Motorola’s latest Android smartphone, the DEFY+. Like the original DEFY, the DEFY+ is water resistant, scratch resistant and dust proof. It is equipped with a 1GHz processor, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) with MOTOBLUR, a 3.7-inch screen, a 5-megapixel camera, 2GB of internal storage and a 1,700 mAh …

AT&T's HTC Holiday spotted on Craigslist with 1.2GHz dual-core processor

August 15th, 2011

The crew over at XDA-Developers recently spotted the HTC Holiday (with a cracked screen) for sale on Craigslist. We first saw renders of the Holiday in May and the leaked images supposedly confirm a number of the phone’s specs. Bound for AT&T, the Holiday appears to be equipped with a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, a 4.5-inch …