• LG Optimus F6 Announced

    LG Optimus F6 Announced

    Along with their new G2 flagship phone, LG also introduced a more modest model.  Called the LG Optimus F6, it’s a mid-range handset to be released in the US by T-Mobile. Billed by the carrier as “stylish, fast and full-featured,” the smartphone looks to deliver a good balance between features and price.  Phone dimensions are 5.04 x 2.59 x 0.4 inches, with  a weight of 4.37 oz. Details of the LG Optimus F6 include a...

     
  • ZTE Mustang Official As AT&T Z998

    ZTE Mustang Official As AT&T Z998

    While it’s not yet available on AT&T’s website, the ZTE Mustang has made an official appearance on the manufacturer’s site.  The handset is officially called the AT&T Z998 and, from what we can gather, this is bound to join the carrier’s budget ranks. Physically, it sports a long profile, with dimensions of 5.2 x 2.6 x 0.4 inches and a weight of 4.8 oz.  Design is nothing special, but it looks decent enough for the...

     
  • Moto X Officially Announced

    Moto X Officially Announced

    Motorola may have stayed quiet for a long time, but they’re definitely buzzing now.  After tons of leaks and rumors, the Moto X is finally official and it’s one of those smartphones you just know will hit it big. A uniquely customizable handset, Motorola is offering an online studio called Moto Maker where you can choose colors, memory, back accents, front accents, preloaded wallpapers, and even customized messages for your phone.  The company claims there...

     
  • Sony Xperia Z Review

    Sony Xperia Z Review

    Looking for a powerful Android smartphone with some serious rugged credentials?  The Sony Xperia Z, which brings heavy dust- and water-resistance to the table, might make for an interesting choice. Design You’ll either love the straightforward rectangular shape with glossy chassis or hate it with a passion.  I lean towards the former, especially since the all-glass surface coupled with the minimal dressing makes it feel really premium.  All ports and connections are hidden under protective...

     
  • New Motorola Droids Announced

    New Motorola Droids Announced

    Verizon has announced a trio of new Motorola smartphones slated for release under their Droid line.  The lot consists of the Droid Mini, the Droid Ultra and the Droid Maxx. Motorola Droid Ultra Motorola says the Droid Ultra is “all about thin,” being decked in a unibody Kevlar shell that’s merely 7.18 mm thin.  Details of the handset include a 5-inch 720p OLED display, voice-activated touchless control, a 10.0 megapixel RGBC rear camera, a 2.0...

     
  • HTC Desire 500 Launched

    HTC Desire 500 Launched

    So far, every new phone HTC has released has come with the admittedly impressive BoomSound feature.  Just when we thought it was a dependable staple on all of their future releases, they launch the HTC Desire 500, which does without the premium audio capabilities. Without BoomSound, this is, obviously, not meant for the premium crowd.  Instead, it’s aimed squarely at the mid-range, with a design and hardware specs that fully reflect that.  It measures 131.8...

     
  • Nokia Lumia 625 Announced

    Nokia Lumia 625 Announced

    Nokia has announced a new Windows Phone device.  Called the Lumia 625, it’s officially the Finnish company’s largest Windows Phone yet. Sporting a 4.7-inch screen, the handset measures 133.25 x 72.25 x 9.15 mm and weighs 159 grams.  It embraces the same youthful and lively design aesthetics of several Lumia handsets before it, complete with interchangeable shells in five bright colors (orange, yellow, bright green, black and white). Details of the Nokia Lumia 625 include...

     
  • HTC One Mini Announced

    HTC One Mini Announced

    Smartphones, they’re getting bigger.  And while all the flagships appear to be inching close to 5 inches, not everybody is going to want phones that big.  Hence, the release of “mini” versions for flagship devices.  HTC has announced the slightly smaller version for its top of the line device in the form of the HTC One Mini. With dimensions clocking in at 132 x 63.2 x 9.25 mm and a weight of 4.3 oz, this...

     
  • Nokia Lumia 1020 Announced

    Nokia Lumia 1020 Announced

    Nokia’s smartphones have always had some of the best imaging feature sets in the industry.  And while the cameras in their past releases have always been hard to top, they take things a big step further with the Nokia Lumia 1020, which brings a crazy PureView 41 megapixel sensor. They’re calling it the “largest back side illumminated sensor available on a smartphone” and there’s no way anyone will argue otherwise.  Ensuring a stellar imagine experience,...

     
  • HTC 8XT Announced

    HTC 8XT Announced

    Waiting for Sprint to add a Windows Phone to their lineup?  Good news, the wait should be over soon.  The carrier has just announced the launch of the HTC 8XT, a modestly-priced handset for fans of Microsoft’s mobile platform. HTC is bringing their vaunted audio and camera prowess this time around, making the prospect of picking up a Windows Phone a much juicier proposition for Sprint’s customers.  It’s getting HTC’s BoomSound feature, complete with dual...

     
 

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