Archive for April, 2012

NEC’s first Android phone for the US market could be the waterproof Medias 101T

NEC may be finally ready to enter the US smartphone market. Rumors about this have been around for quite a while, but nothing materialized. Now, a new NEC handset has showed up at the Bluetooth SIG, which reveals that the device is destined for both North, and South America. The handset is called NEC Medias 101T. It’s similar to the NEC 101S — this one was officially introduced in early April in Thailand, becoming the first NEC-branded smartphone launched outside Japan.… Read more

Is the Samsung Galaxy S3 coming to Verizon?

Seeing how Verizon does not offer any version of the Samsung Galaxy S II, although all three other major US carriers do, customers may be worried that it’s not going to have the new Galaxy S3, either. But it looks like it will. At least according to BGR, which claims to have “exclusively learned details” about Verizon’s future high-end Android smartphones. Long story short, it’s said that the Galaxy S3 will definitely be on Verizon, and it could be introduced… Read more

GT-i9300T is the Samsung Galaxy S3 for Australia

Until now, there have been two versions of Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S3 spotted: the GT-i9300, and the GT-i9300T. If you’re wondering what’s different about them, we have the answer: feature-wise, nothing will be different. The GT-i9300 is just the standard European edition, while the GT-i9300T will be the S3 for Australia. How can we know that? Why, it’s simple: the Australian versions of the first and second Galaxy S are GT-i9000T, and GT-i9100T, respectively. So it makes sense for the… Read more

Acer Liquid Glow priced at €265

Acer announced two new Android smartphones this year, both unveiled in February, just prior to Mobile World Congress 2012, and both coming soon: the CloudMobile, and the Liquid Glow. While the CloudMobile will be a high-end, expensive device, the Liquid Glow is aimed at smartphone users on a budget.
The Taiwanese company did not officially disclose the prices of its latest handsets, but we now know how much you’ll have to pay for the Liquid Glow. GaGadget reports that the… Read more

Galaxy S3 (GT-I9300 and GT-I9300T) confirmed in Samsung Apps?

Samsung may have just confirmed the existence of its upcoming Galaxy S3 super-phone. Not in a press release or anything like that, but via Samsung Apps. A reader of Le Journal du Geek sent in the image seen below, which displays two Galaxy S3 models: GT-i9300, and GT-i9300T.

At the moment we’re writing this, the i9300 and i9300T don’t appear on any Samsung website, or application. So either Samsung quickly removed them, or the screenshot is fake. The devices seen above the… Read more

Sprint launches Samsung Galaxy Nexus and LG Viper, promises Android 4.0 ICS updates for Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch, Nexus S

Sprint’s Samsung Galaxy Nexus is finally here! OK, not here, but on Sprint’s website, and in stores. The smartphone was launched yesterday, April 22, the same day the US carrier introduced the LG Viper. The two handsets are the first from Sprint to feature 4G LTE connectivity. While the LG Viper costs $99.99 on contract, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is priced at $199.99. That extra $100 gets you a 4.65 inch Super AMOLED HD screen, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich,… Read more

New Galaxy tablet to join the Samsung Galaxy S III on May 3

Samsung has quite many Android tablets, and that’s not a surprise, since it’s been releasing them for almost two years now. Just this year, it introduced three new ones: Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, and Galaxy Note 10.1. Yet it looks like it’s not enough, as the company is reportedly getting ready to launch another tablet.
CNET Asia has learned from a source familiar with the matter that this new Galaxy Tab would be announced on May… Read more

AT&T, T-Mobile unveil launch dates for HTC One X, HTC One S

Two of HTC’s latest Android smartphones are about to debut in the US, and they’ll do it in the next few weeks thanks to two major carriers. The HTC One S will be available via T-Mobile starting April 25, while the HTC One X is going to arrive at AT&T on May 6. The handsets bring Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and Sense 4 UI for the first time to the two networks.
AT&T’s HTC One X – which, as you… Read more