Details for the so-called HTC Proto point to a larger 4.0-inch display and 1GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor. Nothing major to be sure, but it can't hurt HTC's chances against other models due this year. Additional specifications for the handset fall in line with the One V and should include 512MB RAM, 4GB internal storage, and a 5-megapixel camera.
The Acer Iconia Tab A110 is now available on U.K. retailer site Ebuyer for preorder. According to the site the tablet will be shipped in the U.K. in 47 to 49 days (at the time of this posting). That puts it in stores in early October.
Ebuyer has the tablet listed for £179 for the 8GB version that's currently about $280 in the U.S. The 7-inch tablet would be the second known Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) tablet after the Google Nexus 7.
According to the site the Iconia Tab A110 sports a 1,024x600-pixel … Read more
The 5-inch LG Optimus Vu could arrive at a U.S. wireless provider in the next few weeks, fresh with support for a 4G LTE network.
An LG press release (translated) indicates that the Android smartphone is due stateside at some point in the third quarter. LG doesn't discuss carrier specifics, but recent signs indicate Verizon will be up first.
Initially announced back in February at Mobile World Congress, the Optimus Vu is meant to be a direct competitor to the Samsung Galaxy Note. Though it sports some popular Android features like the dual-core 1.5GHz processor, 8-megapixel camera, … Read more
Verizon Wireless customers who thought they were getting a Droid Razr HD last week will have to wait a few more months.
Moto now is expected to release the Droid Razr HD and Droid Razr Maxx HD in October, according to tech site HotHardware. A source told the blog that the date may shift either direction and largely revolves around the sales of the current models.
Presumably, the two Android 4.0 handsets will offer identical hardware save for the extended battery life of the Maxx edition. Said hardware is rumored to include a 720x1,280-pixel HD display, 1.5GHz … Read more
HTC will release a faster, more robust successor to the One X by early October, according to an anonymous source within the company.
The preliminary info, obtained by Stuff, suggests that the "Endeavour C2" HTC One X+ will feature a quad-core 1.7GHz Tegra 3 processor and run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. What's more, HTC is said to be including ClearVoice technology for improved call quality, an updated HTC Watch experience, and a pair of UrBeats earphones. … Read more
Motorola has a new 4G smartphone up its sleeve but has turned the device's name into a guessing game.
Hinting about the device on its Facebook page, the company is asking people to identify the phone. Promising a new clue each day all week, Motorola has so far revealed that the new smartphone will support 4G LTE.
The answer is due this Friday, giving people just a couple more days to decide. But more clues many not be needed.… Read more
Almost five months after posting a teaser video on Youtube for its G10 xs , Archos is ready to launch its latest stab at the tablet market. A teaser image highlighting the tablet's thinness was posted on Archos Worldwide's Facebook page with a caption saying to look for the launch announcement in three weeks.
The G10 xs is rumored to run Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and have microSD and Mini-HDMI connections. The tablet, which could be the thinnest tablet yet with a 7.6mm thickness, could rival the Asus Transformer Infinity with its similar keyboard dock accessory. The G10 xs appears to be aimed at the higher-end tablet market with its eye-catching design and already looks like an upgrade from Archos' most recent effort, the 101 G9 Turbo tablet.
Look for more information from CNET by the proposed announcement date.… Read more
It appears that Samsung is not the only handset manufacturer tied to a big IFA announcement next month.
Now we're getting word of a possible new Sony smartphone called the Mint. But these are more than just blurry rumor shots; tech blog Mobile Review has published a full analysis of the device replete with dozens of photos and screen shots.
Listed with a LT30p model number, the Mint reportedly features a number of high-end specifications, including a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor and 4.3-inch HD display. Other key hardware details include 1GB RAM, a 13-megapixel rear camera, front-facing … Read more