When buying a smartphone the choice is usually between large-screened handsets with top-end specifications, and smaller devices with mid-range internals. Sony bucks the trend with the Z1 Compact.
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Microsoft is facing some serious opposition from Korea over its recent acquisition of Nokia, which may impact its plans for the future.
The Tegra K1 benchmarks on AnTuTu are showing themselves to be leaps and bounds ahead of everything else, including the Snapdragon 805
Mozilla says it has been working with a Chinese manufacturer to create a "new category of smartphone priced around $25" running Firefox OS, which will itself soon be available on TVs and tablets.
Lenovo has gone against the grain with their latest smartphone, and instead of following the trend of making things smaller, they've opted to make everything bigger.. especially the battery.
Google has announced a new smartphone prototype called "Project Tango" that contains special sensors that can map the world around it in full 3D for a variety of applications.
If you were to put all of Nokia's smartphones in a line-up, it'd be very difficult to pick apart the Lumia 520 and Lumia 525. In fact, it would be impossible, because the design of both is identical.
The Gionee Elife S5.5 has been crowned as the world's thinnest smartphone, about a third thinner than the iPhone 5S and Galaxy S4
As part of their new 'Customer Advantage' program, HTC has announced that they will replace any HTC One-series phone for free if the screen is broken or cracked.
The Moto G is Motorola's biggest and best effort yet in conquering the entry-level market. It's not a handset meant to break records but offers fantastic performance and great value for the money.
Following the exchange offer for old PS3 and Xbox 360 consoles, Microsoft has now announced that it would be giving up to $250 credit in exchange for old smartphones and tablets from their customers.
According to a report by Japanese news outlet Nikkei Asian Review, Nintendo will begin to make games for smartphones by the end of 2014.
Motorola's CEO has revealed plans to launch a smartphone for just $50, while at the higher-end, the company will offer more customization on its devices, including screen sizes and functionality.
According to a new market share report, Apple has maintained its lead in the U.S. smartphone market with 42 percent while widening the gap over Samsung, currently at just 26 percent.
Chucking in all this top-end hardware isn't a simple key to success, though, as it has to be complemented by a well-integrated software suite. Will this flagship Windows Phone be able to deliver?
HP has confirmed it will release two large Android smartphones in February, the Slate 6 and Slate 7 Voice Tab, but the products will only be released in India for now.
High resolution 1080p displays started to rival real paper, quad-core processors dominated, and smartphone cameras packed more megapixels than a professional DSLR. So what will 2014 bring?
Many companies have tried to make a large, note-friendly smartphone, but none have succeeded quite as well as Samsung. The new Galaxy Note 3 further refines the line and for the first time...
New venture OnePlus has ambitious plans to build "the perfect phone at a disruptive price", saying consumers should "never settle" for anything less, and asking what they want to see in the device.
LG's curved smartphone, the G Flex which was launched last month in South Korea will get an international launch after all. It will go on sale in early December in France with other markets to follow.
The first Jolla smartphone is finally on the market. Jolla is created by a team of ex-Nokia engineers and the handset is running on Sailfish OS, a rebranded and upgraded version of Meego.
A Fixya report shows the most common issues regarding the market's leading phones. Poor battery life and overheating were common issues surrounding the iPhone 5s, S4, HTC One and the Moto X.
A digital lollypop which produces different tastes is being developed for possible use for games and smartphones. The electrode will have the potential to produce flavours from well known foods.
An executive from ARM, attending the ARM Technology Symposia in Korea, has confirmed that Samsung will be launching a smartphone powered by 64-bit version of their Exynos processor early next year
Google has once again managed to deliver an astonishing package for an unbelievable price tag. The Snapdragon 800 SoC, 5" IPS display and LTE could be well suited to a handset nearly twice the price.
The Android market is crowded and Sony has found the US market to be particularly challenging. Will a 20MP camera provide them with enough of a talking point? Have they addressed all the issues...
LG has finally officially announced their take on a curved smartphone, following Samsung. Their device will also only be available in South Korea -at least initially- on all three major carriers.
Built upon iPhone 5's solid hardware foundation, the 5s adds next-gen processing chops and a totally usable fingerprint reader. iOS 7 brings Apple up to par with Android, and you get access to...
Amazon, which has been looking to broaden its ecosystem beyond tablets is reportedly working with HTC to introduce smartphones by 2014, according to a report from the Financial Times
Let's start with the most interesting aspect of the LG G2's design: the strangely-positioned rear buttons. Rather than having the power and volume buttons in their usual positions around the edge...
Just a day before the official announcement of HTC's next flagship phone, the HTC One Max, high-res images have leaked online showing off the phone and its rear fingerprint sensor.
Rooting your shiny new Sony Xperia Z1 will have to wait, at least if you value the functionality of the 20.7 Mpx onboard camera. Sony warns that doing so renders it useless.
If I had to describe the Xperia Z Ultra in two words, it would be ‘gorgeously massive'. On the one hand, Sony has crafted an astoundingly beautiful smartphone, combining a slim design with premium...
If you use an Android, Apple or even a Blackberry, the chances are the NSA can gain access to your phone. Der Spiegel reports contact lists, SMS messages and even users locations can be tracked.
The Moto X could see a major price reduction soon, with up-front contract fees potentially getting halved. Fans of the wooden back shown at launch could also be able to select one of four finishes.
The first phone running Mozilla's Firefox OS, the ZTE Open, is now available for a budget price on eBay. Having been available in Spain since July, new buyers can pick up an 'exclusive color'.
London's smart bins, which could retrieve information from your smartphone, have ceased to operate. It comes after authorities deemed the operation to be a "blatant" invasion of privacy.
The crowd sourced fund raising campaign for the Linux-based Ubuntu Edge smartphone has raised less than $10 million of its $32 million goal with just 10 days to go before the campaign shuts down.
We've all been there, you can't remember where you left your phone or tablet and spend ages looking for it, now the Android Device Manager can be accessed to ring your device, or erase it if stolen.
A patent filed in 2012 seems to suggest Microsoft could be bringing email-style 'flags' to their smartphones, making it easier to spot when a call is urgent... or when it's not necessary.
Further leaks indicate that Samsung's Galaxy Folder could be getting a different name: Golden. It's one of few flip Android devices, intended solely for retail in the home country of South Korea.
Air Call Accept brings one of the best features from the Samsung Galaxy S4 - gesturing to answer a call - to a huge number of Android phones, with compatibility going back as far as Android 1.6.
According to the latest stats from IDC, the high-end smartphone market is clearly dominated by Samsung and Apple; but lots of companies are shifting focus towards the low-end, with a lot of success.
The crowd sourced fund raising campaign for the Linux-based Ubuntu Edge smartphone has now raised $5 million of its $32 million goal in less than three days, with 28 days left in the campaign.
A leaked promotional video from a Canadian wireless carrier has formally revealed the Moto X as well as several custom features, such as always-on voice commands and camera gesture launching.
Alan Mendelevich, CEO of AdDuplex, has just tweeted an interesting statistic: according to AdDuplex numbers, the recently launched and affordable Lumia 520 has become the most popular Windows Phone.
A leaked image seems to suggest that Intel's latest Silvermont Atom processor can easily outperform Qualcomm's quad-core 800 CPU, all while keeping power usage to a minimum.
A new, free alpha add-on from Mozilla makes it possible to test apps - and the Firefox OS itself - from within the web browser. All you need is Firefox, and a bit of time to work with the Simulator.
According to one of its executives, HP is poised to take on Apple, Google and Microsoft in the smartphone race. Though no timetable is set for when the company wants to put out a new smartphone.
In a new television advert shared on Facebook, Nokia has unveiled its Asha 501 handset. The 501, which looks a bit like a Lumia handset, is intended for the developing mobile market across the world.