T-Mobile now selling Xperia Z1S

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T-Mobile’s latest Android smartphone, the Sony Xperia Z1S, is now available for purchase. Announced at CES last week, the waterproof handset features a 20.7-megapixel camera with BIONZ mobile image processing engine and G Lens. The 5-inch screen, which is definitely a looker,  is a full ...

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Moto G now available through Boost Mobile

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Just a quick heads up that the Moto G smartphone is now available through Boost Mobile. Priced at a mere $129, the smartphone runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (4.4 KitKat guaranteed) and features a 5-megapixel rear camera. Internally you’ll find a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 3G connectivity, ...

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Sony adds Xperia E, Xperia T2 Ultra to Android portfolio

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The 4-inch and 6-inch smartphones are introduced less than one week after CES Sony on Tuesday added two new smartphones to its Android stable, introducing the Xperia E and Xperia T2 Ultra. Both run Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and offered with dual-SIM variants, the duo are bound for international ...

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10 Android icon packs you need to download now (Volume 6)

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One of the easiest ways to change the look and feel of your Android device is to install a new launcher. And, once you do that, it’s a breeze to swap icons packs in and out to refresh the aesthetics. Prefer a minimal look with white icons? Sweet! Dig that flat and square stuff that... Read More

Moto X coming to UK, France and Germany on Feb. 1, lacks Moto Maker customization

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Motorola’s pride and joy, the Moto X, has been a U.S. exclusive up until today, when the company announced availability in the UK, France and Germany. Coming Feb. 1 for £380 sim-free or £25 on contract from Phones 4u, Carphone Warehouse, O2, Amazon and Techdata, the device will lack Moto ...

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Android 4.4.2 KitKat hitting Galaxy Note 3 international variant

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Samsung is pushing out its the latest update, KitKat 4.4.2, to the Galaxy Note 3.  It includes a host of UI changes along with some performance enhancements to keep your tablet, I mean phone, running smooth! The update is currently only available in Poland via Samsung Kies, however more ...

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UPDATE x2: Nexus 10 out of stock on Google Play

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For a few months, Google’s 10-inch tablet, the Nexus 10, has only been available in a 32 GB model in the Google Play Store since the 16 GB model has been out of stock, but today inventory has finally run out completely. Seeing as how Google never replenished stock of the 16 GB model, ...

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HP rumored to launch its first Android smartphone any day

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HP could possibly branch out to the smartphone world very soon 2013 began a trend of low-budget off-contract smartphones. With the Nexus 5, Moto X, and Moto G debut, contracts have begun to become a thing of the past. Rumor has it, HP will soon be included on this list, as well. The folks at... ...

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UPDATE: Images of Nokia’s first Android phone leak

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An upcoming phone being made by Nokia code-named “Normandy” has pretty much only been seen as renders until today, when @seamissu leaked a photo of the device on Twitter. The device was first seen in November thanks to @evleaks, and it has been said that Nokia has the device nearly ...

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HTC confirms One X, One X+ updates will stop with 4.2.2

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HTC today confirmed that the HTC One X and HTC One X+ will not receive any further software updates. According to a statement provided to Phone Scoop the two devices will stay put with their most recent updates of 4.2.2 with Sense 5 UI. “We can confirm that the HTC One X and One X+... Read More

Some Samsung Galaxy S5 details purportedly ‘confirmed’

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The details of the Samsung Galaxy S5 have been “confirmed” with roughly two months until its release. According to SamMobile, Samsung’s next flagship smartphone will be powered by Android 4.4 KitKat and come in both plastic and metal versions. The display is said to be QHD in ...

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Upcoming LG D830 to offer 13 MP camera, 4K playback and slow motion capabilities

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Earlier today, we mentioned that a number of unannounced LG smartphones were discovered in recent benchmark tests, so the handset maker could soon introduce “a gang of models.” Among these models, which are all running Android 4.4 KitKat, is the mysterious LG-D830, a device with a ...

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Multiple LG models discovered in benchmarks

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A number of unannounced LG smartphones discovered in recent benchmark tests are leading many to believe the handset maker could soon introduce a gang of models. And, with Mobile World Congress less than two months to go, it makes sense that these sort of things happen. The new models popping up ...

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Sprint hangs up on ‘One Up’ plans after only four months

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Sprint has ceased its One Up plans after only four months of operation, according to the carrier’s support page. Initially launched to let customers spread their device payments out over two years, One Up provided for upgrades after the first year. Sprint One Up ends on January 9, Framily ...

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In Brief: Android-related accessories announced at CES 2014 (Volume 1)

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This edition features smartphone-related products and accessories announced for CES 2014 In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, and Android-related news tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys. These are things that we still feel are ...

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