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HTC One V heads to Cricket Wireless

HTC One V heads to Cricket Wireless

The HTC One series marches on with a contribution to the Cricket Wireless mobile carrier here in the USA with the budget-minded HTC One V. This device has been released several times already, once internationally and with Virgin Mobile, Metro PCS, and US Cellular. Now the most pocket-friendly of the HTC One series appears again, complete with Beats Audio, Cricket's own Muve Music service, and a release date of September 2nd!

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Motorola PHOTON Q 4G LTE Review

Motorola PHOTON Q 4G LTE Review

This week we've had a look at the next slide-out QWERTY smartphone to hit the 4G LTE universe in the Motorola PHOTON Q. This device represents some of the best and the worst in the smartphone market today, starting with Motorola's lovely take on a QWERTY keyboard, complete with light-up keys that feel rather nice to tap away on. The Sprint network, on the other hand, has been a letdown - both to the operating system and the hardware it's working with.

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Xiaomi Phone 2: quad-core Krait, 4.3″ 720p IPS, and Jelly Bean

Xiaomi Phone 2: quad-core Krait, 4.3″ 720p IPS, and Jelly Bean

Xiaomi may not be the first company that springs to mind when considering a new smartphone, with the company based in China and predominantly serving local customers, but its latest smartphone will certainly turn more than just a few heads. Engadget reports that the Xiaomi Phone 2 was announced at an event in Beijing today, featuring some impressive specs, such as a 4.3-inch 720p IPS display and quad-core Qualcomm processor.

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Sony LT25 “Tsubasa” tipped for Snapdragon S4, 720p display

Sony LT25 “Tsubasa” tipped for Snapdragon S4, 720p display

It’s been a whole five months since Sony released its last flagship Android smartphone, so clearly it’s time for another. Benchmarks have emerged of the Sony LT25 “Tsubasa”, with soruces speaking to Xperia Blog indicating that it will be a smartphone heading to multiple carriers across the world. Both LTE and HSPA+ models of the phone will be offered, with specs said to include a 720p screen, a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, and LTE connectivity.

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Sony LT30p “Mint” breaks cover, gets early review

Sony LT30p “Mint” breaks cover, gets early review

Sony is planning to unveil some new handsets on August 29th before IFA kicks off in Berlin, and it looks like one of those has been detailed well ahead of the event. Mobile-Review has gotten its hands on the Sony LT30p, aka the Mint. In addition to the full specs, there are a bevy of pictures of the device from every angle, plus lots of screenshots of Sony’s user interface on top of Ice Cream Sandwich, which includes some new software tweaks.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core tops the benchmark charts [Hands-on]

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core tops the benchmark charts [Hands-on]

Qualcomm's been hard at work with their new quad-core chipset for mobile devices, and we've got one in our hands. Their brand new Snapdragon APQ8064 S4 Pro SoC packs quite the punch and we've just started taking it through it's paces. Announced and available starting earlier today, this developer device isn't for average users, but is a clear indication of what we can expect from Qualcomm later this year.

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LG VS930 for Verizon leaks

LG VS930 for Verizon leaks

Just a few days ago we heard rumblings that LG was planning another high-end smartphone that would feature a quad-core processor and 10-megapixel camera, and now it looks like the company is about to release another LTE handset on Verizon. Engadget has scored pictures and specs for the VS930. It looks quite similar to the LG Optimus LTE II, and the specs are certainly nothing to sneeze at.

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Samsung signs deal to produce Qualcomm’s 28nm chips

Samsung signs deal to produce Qualcomm’s 28nm chips

Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon S4 processors, built on a 28nm process, have proven so popular that TSMC has said that it's struggling to manufacture the chips. Qualcomm has recognized that it needs to keep up with demand, and has signed an agreement with an unlikely partner: Samsung. The terms of the deal with Samsung haven’t been disclosed, but an additional partner, United Microelectronics, will begin making 28nm chips by the fourth quarter of this year.

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AT&T Samsung Galaxy S III hits stores on the 6th

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S III hits stores on the 6th

This week we'll be seeing no less than the AT&T 4G LTE version of the Samsung Galaxy S III hit stores live and in person. This device has a 4.8-inch 306ppi resolution display, under the hood you've got a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor, and in the back you've got NFC with several Samsung applications and functionalities to make use of it. You've also got 4G LTE speed, MHL for HDMI out at 1080p for video, and a fabulous 8 megapixel camera with backup from your Qualcomm processor inside.

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