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Sony Ericsson Xperia Acro spotted

April 6th, 2011

Sony Ericsson may have inadvertently leaked a new member of the Xperia family: The Xperia Acro. The company has yet to officially announce the phone, but it was spotted in the firm’s PC Companion software in Japan. We don’t see any specs listed in the leaked image, but that hasn’t stopped some blogs from speculating. …

Samsung Galaxy S 2011 edition with 1.4GHz processor launching next month

March 31st, 2011

Samsung Russia has confirmed that it will launch a new version of the popular Galaxy S Android smartphone next month. The Galaxy S 2011 edition will ship with Android 2.3 and also feature a new metal back cover. The phone packs a faster 1.4GHz Qualcomm MSM8255T Snapdragon processor — as opposed to the 1GHz Samsung …

HTC ThunderBolt review

March 28th, 2011

With the ThunderBolt, HTC has delivered yet another “first 4G smartphone” following its EVO 4G for Sprint (and the often forgotten MAX 4G introduced in 2008). It’s the first handset to run on Verizon’s brand new 4G LTE network, and it’s an Android smartphone powerhouse that is easily the fastest smartphone on the planet in …

Sprint unveils HTC EVO 3D smartphone

March 22nd, 2011

As was expected, Sprint officially unveiled the HTC EVO 3D during its press conference at the CTIA tradeshow in Orlando Tuesday. The EVO 3D is an Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) smartphone with a 4.3-inch qHD 960 x 450-pixel autostereoscopic 3D display. Under its hood, the smartphone is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm 8660 processor and it …

LG Thrill 4G with 3D display, HTC HD7S Windows Phone headed to AT&T

March 21st, 2011

AT&T just announced that it is soon adding two new high-end smartphones to its portfolio: the LG Thrill 4G and the HTC HD7S. The Thrill 4G is the first smartphone to launch in the United States with a 4.3-inch stereoscope 3D display that doesn’t require special glasses to view. It has a beefy hardware spec …

LG Revolution crosses FCC’s desk, release date still unknown

March 10th, 2011

We first heard about the LG Revolution at CES back in January — if you’ll recall it was part of Verizon’s decagon of LTE device announcements. The 4.3-inch handset sports a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 3.0, 5 megapixel rear-facing camera, front-facing camera, 16GB of internal storage, mobile hotspot capabilities for up to eight devices, Android 2.2, and, of course, …

Qualcomm unveils new Snapdragon chipsets, 2.5GHz quad-core chip

February 14th, 2011

If you thought the mobile processor space was simmering down, well, you’d be wrong. Today, Qualcomm announced a brand new generation of its Snapdragon family, and the new chips feature speeds of up to 2.5GHz per core. There are single, dual, and quad-core chipsets and they feature Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi, FM radio, NFC and LTE …

Sony Ericsson Xperia Play finally announced

February 13th, 2011

Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play handset hasn’t exactly been a secret, but the journey ends (and begins) today, as it’s finally official. It’s the first Android device to feature Sony’s Playstation Suite gaming app and enviroment, and is scheduled to appear by the end of the year. The Xperia Play runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread and is …

HTC Pyramid: dual-core, 1.2GHz handset headed to T-Mobile?

February 3rd, 2011

The existence of this next handset is very much a rumor, but it’s a rumor that is almost too good to ignore. Blog AndroidandMe, quoting a “regular source who has provided accurate information about several Android announcements in the past,” is reporting that HTC’s first dual-core, Android handset will be a T-Mobile offering by the name of …

ViewSonic announces ViewPad 4 smartphone

January 7th, 2011

ViewSonic announced on Thursday the addition of the ViewPad 4 smartphone to its ViewPad lineup. Joining the ViewPad 7 and ViewPad 10 tablets, the ViewPad 4 is an Android-powered tablet with cellular voice and data capabilities. It features a 4.1-inch WVGA display, a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 720p HD video capture and playback support, an HDMI-out …