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Vodafone adds the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime 4G to its prepaid offerings

Vodafone adds the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime 4G to its prepaid offerings

Vodafone has quietly added a new budget 4G device to its prepaid service with the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime 4G for $249. The Samsung Galaxy Core Prime 4G is a pretty descent offering for a lower spec prepaid smartphone. The full list of specs include: 4.5″ WVGA TFT display (800 x 480) 1.2GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor Adreno[Read More…]

by 8:20 pm on February 26, 2015 1 comment Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
HTC also wants you to watch their launch event on the web

HTC also wants you to watch their launch event on the web

If the next big thing from HTC has you interested, but you can’t quite make it to Barcelona, then a web stream is your best bet. HTC has put up a landing page on their US site, which is offering to let you ‘Watch the Announcement LIVE From Barcelona, March 1st’. The announcement is scheduled to begin at 4:30pm local[Read More…]

by 5:13 pm on February 26, 2015 1 comment Events, Manufacturer, News
Sony’s Xperia Z3 is now available in “Soft Purple”

Sony’s Xperia Z3 is now available in “Soft Purple”

Sony’s late-2014 flagship – the well-regarded Xperia Z3 – now comes in a new “Soft Purple” colour in Australia, finally completing the traditional Sony black/white/purple colour triumvirate. The new colour is now available alongside the phone’s other colour options (Silver, Green and Copper) which have been available since launch on Sony’s Australian store. It’ll set you back a not-so-soft $849,[Read More…]

by 1:58 pm on February 26, 2015 2 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
HTC’s Desire 820 launches on Optus next week

HTC’s Desire 820 launches on Optus next week

HTC has announced today that they will be launching the Desire 820 on the Optus Network next week and the modest price of $499. The Desire 820 comes with a 5.5 inch HD display with an 8MP front facing camera to make those selfies pop, and a 13MP rear camera. Inside, it’s powered by Qualcomm’s first ever 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon[Read More…]

by 1:44 pm on February 26, 2015 2 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, News, Phones
Motorola announces the all new Moto E with 4G LTE

Motorola announces the all new Moto E with 4G LTE

Well, the question of what’s in the Motorola Box has been answered, with Motorola today announcing the all new Moto E with 4G LTE. There’s a few other hardware additions and updates, and there’s also still a 3G-only model. The new Moto E comes with a slightly larger 4.5″ display, 0.2 of an inch larger than the first model, though[Read More…]

by 3:53 am on February 26, 2015 7 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
LG Watch Urbane promo video released ‘Contemporary and Classic unite’

LG Watch Urbane promo video released ‘Contemporary and Classic unite’

The latest LG Android Wear watch to be announced, the LG Watch Urbane has been shown off in a new promo video released by LG on YouTube. The promo video uses the slogan Contemporary and Classic unite before showing off the classic watch stylings of the timepiece. Timepiece is definitely the vibe that LG is going for here with the[Read More…]

by 12:55 am on February 26, 2015 0 comments Android Wear, Manufacturer
Sony’s Xperia E4 evolves: grows a 4G modem, becomes Xperia E4g, and it’s coming to Australia

Sony’s Xperia E4 evolves: grows a 4G modem, becomes Xperia E4g, and it’s coming to Australia

Sony brought the Xperia E4 to us earlier this month, though we didn’t see a local announcement of the phone. Today’s announcement of the E4g might shed some light on that, with confirmation this morning that we’ll see the E4g come to the Australian market. Sony pitching the E4g as an easy to use, quality 4G phone and it’s hard[Read More…]

by 12:49 pm on February 25, 2015 3 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Samsung’s Galaxy A3 and A5 are launching in Australia on March 5

Samsung’s Galaxy A3 and A5 are launching in Australia on March 5

We’d been tipped off on their imminent arrival, but today Samsung’s made it official – the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 will be launching in Australia from March 5. Both phones have an attractive, slim, full-metal unibody design coming in under 7mm with SuperAMOLED screens, 5MP front-facing cameras, 1.2 Ghz quad core processors, and Android KitKat. There are also some[Read More…]

by 12:33 pm on February 25, 2015 3 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Teasing: Now it’s Qualcomm’s turn, with the Snapdragon 810

Teasing: Now it’s Qualcomm’s turn, with the Snapdragon 810

In the lead-up to Mobile World Congress 2015 we’re getting more and more teasing tweets from manufacturers. Snippets of information, a screenshot or even a poorly-lit glimpse at a new phone or tablet. This time, it’s Qualcomm playing the tease with the below tweet stating that a new Snapdragon 810 powered phone is on the way at MWC. It’s almost[Read More…]

by 11:43 am on February 25, 2015 4 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
Whoops! Sony accidentally outs the Xperia Z4 tablet in their own app

Whoops! Sony accidentally outs the Xperia Z4 tablet in their own app

Well that clearly wasn’t the plan. Sony accidentally outed the Z4 Tablet in their Xperia Lounge app in the early hours of this morning, but pulled the article fairly quickly. Not quickly enough though! Several tech sites around the world including Xperia Blog were on it in a flash. Judging from the button placement, we’re looking at a portrait-style tablet[Read More…]

by 11:24 am on February 25, 2015 4 comments Manufacturer, News, Tablets