Sony Honami reportedly due in late summer as i1

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The rumored Sony Honami smartphone will arrive in the United States in late summer as an unlocked handset, reports a number of sources. Allegedly, the phone will bear the name i1 when it touches down, presumably with top-tier specifications. Rumors thus far, and as of late, suggest the i1 could ...

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Google abandons X Phone project, analyst says

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Google, no longer interested in the X Phone, has returned the project to Motorola, or so says a Chinese analyst. According to Sun Chang Xu, a woman with 18 years in the Chinese electronics industry and nearly 100k followers, Google no longer sees the project as innovative. This is not to say ...

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5-inch Sony Xperia A passes through FCC

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The rumored Xperia A has passed through the FCC on its way to Japan’s NTT DoCoMo. The filing shows the handset as having a 5-inch 1080p HD display, removable 2300mAh battery, 16GB internal storage, and 13-megapixel camera. It’s unclear what processor or version of Android is under ...

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AT&T drops price of HTC First to $.99

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AT&T has dropped the price of the Facebook Home smartphone, the HTC First, to less than one dollar. If you’ve been waiting to scoop up the HTC handset because of cost, the $.99 sticker is about as low as you’ll ever find. You’ll still need to sign a two-year service ...

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LG schedules event for May 30

LG has scheduled a press event for May 30 where it is being assumed the handset maker will announce the LG Optimus G2. Details, according to TechRadar, are rather light however it is expected that the device will hit Asia before other markets. Presumably, LG is teasing some sort of wonderful ...

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LG Optimus G successor spied on Sprint website

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A new LG smartphone has been spotted on Sprint’s website, potentially leading to a successor to the LG Optimus G. Found with the model number LS980, the handset looks to run Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. Additional details are found to include ...

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Sprint: Samsung Galaxy S4 “now flowing into sales channels”

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Sprint confirmed on Monday that the Samsung Galaxy S4 is headed to the carrier’s sales channels.  After a short delay last week, Sprint now looks to be readying the device for for full deployment. We are pleased inventory for the new Samsung Galaxy S 4 is now flowing into Sprint sales ...

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Alleged Sony Honami details include 20-megapixel camera

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New rumors surfacing over the weekend suggest Sony will introduce a new model in the second half of 2013 which operates under the code name of Honami. Details are reported to include 5-inch 1080p HD display, a 20-megapixel Cyber-shot CMOS sensor with Carl Zeiss lens, and a dedicated Walkman ...

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FCC hints at AT&T version of Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3

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AT&T may be in line to offer the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3, according to documents recently spied at the FCC. A version of the gargantuan smartphone has been spotted with support for AT&T’s HSPA+ bands, leading us to assume that Ma Bell will carry the device. Of course, neither ...

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HTC M4 rumored with metal-alloy chassis, June release

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A mid-range take on the HTC One flagship experience, the HTC “M4“, has been tossing about the rumor mill for a few months. Once reported to be an HTC First without the Facebook Home integration, the phone may prove to be a little more powerful. New details suggest the handset will ...

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Archos intros affordable smartphone threesome

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Due in May, these three cost only $99 on the low end and $249 on the high.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 to launch at seven U.S. carriers in April

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Samsung today confirmed that the flagship Android experience that is the Galaxy S4 will arrive in the coming days. Officially touching down in April, there are seven providers expected to carry the Samsung smartphone. Among those lined up to offer the Galaxy S4 are Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, ...

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Motorola’s “just right” size devices reported to run stock Android

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The first batch of devices to come from the Motorola and Google partnership will run stock Android and feature the right size of displays. Using the mindset that “better is better” and not “bigger is better”, these smartphones are reported to feature thin bezels not ...

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Pantech flagship Vega Iron rumored to take on Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One

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Pantech, a handset maker known for its affordable and powerful Android alternatives, looks to be ready for another fight. According to recent rumors, a Pantech Vega Iron is slated to arrive in a few weeks and will be taking the fight to Samsung, HTC, and anyone else. Reportedly, the phone will ...

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Source: LG to hold New York press event on May 1

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We just received word from one of our readers advising that LG will be hosting some sort of press event in New York on May 1. While they were not able to tell us what LG might be planning we have an idea – U.S. launch of Optimus G Pro. At least we hope that’s... Read More