Project Ara reaches beta status, 100 testers will receive the device

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Remember Phonebloks aka Project Ara? Yeah, that “crazy” modular smartphone concept by Motorola which Google took over and has been working on ever since. Well, it turns out Google has some great news for us, Project Ara reached beta status. So, here’s the gist. Google launched ...

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Samsung announces Galaxy S5 Mini

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Galaxy S5 Mini’s images and specs leaked last month and they were spot on. Samsung announced its shrunken down Galaxy S5 today, let us see what we get. Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini retains the design language of its bigger sibling. We’re still looking at the same soft-touch back along ...

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Google released a promo video showing off Android “L” on various devices and situation as a part of Google I/O

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Google really had lots to say at this year’s Google I/O. We definitely expected a promo video for it and Google delivered. Video runtime is around 2 minutes and it shows most of what Google has been talking about, or better, presenting at Google I/O this year. This promo video is tracking ...

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Our interview with CEO of Blu Products: spec wars, upcoming products, LTE support, and more

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Blu Products is one of our favourite trendy brands featuring a variety of devices to meet the needs of smartphone consumers alike. AndroidGuys¬†had a chance to have some of our top questions answered by BLU’s Chief Executive Officer, Samuel Ohev-Zion. Our Questions Answered In a growing ...

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Amazon’s upcoming smartphone will be exclusive to AT&T

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Due to be unveiled at an event in Seattle tomorrow, the Wall Street Journal have reported that the upcoming Amazon smartphone will be exclusive to AT&T. Amazon are expected to continue their partnership with AT&T for which they offer their cellular versions of Kindle tablets with their ...

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Does RAM matter? Here’s the top RAM-packed Android smartphones

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As device functionality develops and you begin using your smartphone for more resource intensive tasks, the age old question is beginning to rear its head as to if RAM in your smartphone really affects performance that much, and should it play a part in your purchasing decision. That’s ...

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Compare the best Android smartphones on the market today

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Deciding which Android smartphone to buy can often be a difficult decision, with many different manufacturers offering varying specs, hardware combinations, and screen sizes. If you’re undecided about just which Android smartphone you would like to purchase, then check out our handy ...

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Oppo R3 gets announced in China

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Earlier this month Oppo announced its N1 Mini smartphone, a not so “mini” smartphone. Not even 2 weeks later we get yet another device announcement from Oppo, the Oppo R3. Oppo R3 shares the 720p 5″ screen with the N1, but doesn’t have that fancy rotating camera on the ...

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You might soon be able to charge your battery up to 92% faster

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We all know battery life is one of the main fields that should be improved when it comes to smartphones. We have all this power in such a small body but battery life often annoys us. There aren’t many solutions other than portable chargers and/or replaceable batteries (for some devices), ...

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Leaked image shows gigantic 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Mega 2

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Huge phones aren’t foreign territory for Samsung, far from it. They basically started the phablet game with the Note line and a year ago they released their Galaxy Mega devices. One fo them sporting a 5.8″ screen and other 6.3″, which is almost tablet territory. Many thought ...

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Samsung Galaxy W to sport a 7″ screen?

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We all know that Samsung like to throw everything the come up with out there for people to try, what sells they stick with and continue selling what doesn’t they simply discontinue. One good example of that is the Galaxy Note line, which was a huge revelation back when the first Galaxy ...

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LG released a new teaser video for LG G3

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It seems LG really loves teaser videos, just yesterday they released a short video showing of their upcoming LG G Watch and today we’re getting the same treatment for their upcoming flagship, LG G3. LG G3 is going to have some fierce competition when it’s finally announced, the ...

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LG G3 image leak shows off brushed back plates

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It’s been 9 months since the LG G2 was unveiled and to this day it is a great phone. The announcement day for it’s successor, LG G3, is getting closer and along with that we’re getting more and more rumors/leaks regarding that much anticipated LG phone. A few days ago a gold ...

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Amazon’s smartphone finally revealed in leaked render

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Been wondering what Amazon’s smartphone might look like when it finally debuts later this year? Wonder no more. The gang over at BGR have received a press render of the device which reveals both the front and backside of the handset. What do we know? It looks like a standard touch-only ...

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Android smartphones ranked by pixels per inch

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It used to be a battle of Megapixels between smartphones to showcase their superiority in the market, but now that has moved over to Pixels Per Inch (PPI), manufactures are now looking at ways of packing more pixels into their displays. PPI contributes to many factors, but most significantly it ...

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