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Hands on with Sprint’s LG Marquee and Kyocera Milano

September 15th, 2011

Sprint announced the LG Marquee on Wednesday, a budget-friendly $99 Android smartphone that will be available on October 2nd, and we had a chance to get up close with it last night during a press event in New York City. The backside of the Marquee looks nearly identical to the back of the Samsung Focus …

Hands on with the BlackBerry Curve 9360

September 15th, 2011

During a press event in New York City on Wednesday night we met up with Research In Motion to check out the BlackBerry Curve 9360, the latest of its BlackBerry OS 7 devices. Unlike the Torch 9850/9860 and the Bold 9900, the Curve 9360 does not offer a touchscreen display. This wasn’t a deal breaker, …

Motorola DROID BIONIC hands-on

September 7th, 2011

We’ve spent just about a day with the Motorola DROID BIONIC for Verizon Wireless, and while that’s not long enough to put together a thorough review, we can certainly report back on our first impressions. In short, the Motorola DROID BIONIC could be the best smartphone to ever grace Verizon Wireless’ airwaves, and that includes 3G and …

HTC Holiday running on AT&T’s 4G LTE network photographed

September 6th, 2011

BGR has obtained photographs of the still-unannounced HTC Holiday Android phone, which may be AT&T’s first 4G LTE-enabled smartphone. We were also shown the results of LTE speed tests taken on the HTC Holiday in the Dallas/Fort Worth area of Texas, and from what we saw, they topped out at an incomprehensible 29Mbps — far …

HTC Amaze 4G (Ruby) photos, specs leak

September 5th, 2011

Photographs of an upcoming Android smartphone from HTC, the HTC Amaze 4G, have been leaked alongside purported preliminary specifications. Thai-language Android news site Droid Sans obtained the images and specs, which line up with exclusive details reported by BGR last month. Highlights include a 4.3-inch qHD display, a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, an 8-megapixel camera, 16GB …

HTC Radar and HTC Titan get official, we go hands on

September 1st, 2011

BGR exclusively reported that HTC would be introducing two Windows Phone 7 smartphones at the company’s European event today, codenamed the HTC Omega and HTC Eternity, and these phones are now official. The HTC Radar is a mid-market device but still features pretty compelling specs for a smartphone that we’d assume would be priced well …

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 …

Sprint GALAXY S II Epic 4G Touch hands-on

August 30th, 2011

We are here at Samsung’s press event in New York City where the phone maker just took the wraps off of Sprint’s brand new GALAXY S II smartphone. The GALAXY S II Epic 4G Touch offers full support for Sprint’s 4G WiMAX network and is equipped with 16GB of storage, a large Super AMOLED Plus …

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 …

HTC Omega Windows Phone spotted yet again

August 30th, 2011

The first hands-on images of HTC’s upcoming Windows Phone Mango handset, the Omega, have been leaked by Algerian website Oedness.com. BGR exclusively reported that HTC will take the wraps off of its first Windows Phone Mango handsets, including the Omega, during a press event on September 1st. The Omega will eventually hit T-Mobile and a …