Category: Phones

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Pantech Vega R3 phablet with a Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset

Samsung Galaxy Note II and LG Optimus Vu beware, for the Pantech Vega R3 is coming for your head! Except for the almost “frightening” titles of both- the device and the chipset, the newly announced phoneblet (Hello! A new term rises!)  features an equally impressive  5.3″ Natural IPS Pro LCD screen of 720p resolution, and Qualcomm’s monster Snapdragon S4 Pro...

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DisplayMate tests iPhone 5 and Galaxy S III displays

The popular display analyzing company DisplayMate has decided to put the iPhone 5 (4-inch IPS LCD ) through its various highly scientific tests and pit it against the Galaxy S III (4.8-inch Super AMOLED HD ). They have “thrown” even the iPhone 4S 3.5-inch display into the “pot”. DisplayMate tested many characteristics of the displays, such as screen reflections, brightness...

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Nokia announces Nokia Asha 308 and 309 smartphones

Nokia has announced their two new phones called Nokia Asha 308 and Nokia Asha 309. Both devices are 2G-enabled, with a 3.0-inch, WQVGA capacitive touchscreen display, 2 megapixel camera, multiple homescreens, stereo loudspeaker, FM radio, and have up to 32GB microSD card support. The Asha 308 is a dual SIM phone, whereas the Asha 309 is a single SIM phone...

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Samsung Galaxy S3 commercial ad making fun of iPhone 5

Many sensitive Apple enthusiasts could easily feel quite insulted by the new commercial ad of Samsung Galaxy S4 that portrays iPhone fans as sheep as they stand in line. However we’d like to ask people to put their sensitivities to one side and judge the ad purely on comedic terms. You can see the commercial in a video that we’ve...

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iPhone 5 problems

The launch of the Apple iPhone 5 only took place a few days ago, and we witnessed the craze around it, didn’t we! Unfortunately, reports about various problems with the new device have started coming and accumulating to form a most “ugly” mountain of complaints. An increasingly widespread problem seems to be mainly affecting the black iPhone 5 and is...

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Nokia Asha 309 to be launched tomorrow?

The Nokia Asha 306 was announced back in June and launched shortly after. Now it seems to be stretching to China’s markets along with a surprising sibling … a yet unannounced Nokia Asha 309. The differences between the two are not clear yet, but it’s normal to expect some better specs in the newer model. It could also be that...

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Camera samples shot with Galaxy Nexus 2 I9260 leak on Picasa

It’s been nearly a full year since the last Google Nexus phone was announced (though we witnessed the launch of the Nexus 7 tablet in the meantime). We’ve already seen some leaked specs of an update for the Galaxy Nexus but now we have photos uploaded to Picasa to back those up as well. The EXIF info in the photos...

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Sony Xperia acro S now available in the USA for $650

Plenty of flagship devices have either been just released or are coming shortly on the smartphone market, benefitting from noisy advertising campaigns. It would be easy then to miss a device that hasn’t received quite that much publicity, though deserving a place in the spotlights  – the Sony Xperia acro S. Some of the key specs and features the Xperia...

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Black Apple iPhone 5 aluminum shell with some chipping issues

Unfortunately, at the release of any new device on the market, there’s always a subset of buyers who pull the short end of the stick. In other words, there’s always a number of devices which show some problems. With the iPhone 4, it was the antenna-gate issue, with the iPhone 4S it was the battery life problem, and now some...