LG has officially unveiled the white version of the Google Nexus 4. The device, announced via the LG Pressroom, has been available since yesterday in Hong Kong. According to the presser, LG will be selling the device in select markets across Asia, North America, Europe and the Middle East for the next several weeks. As you probably already know, the Nexus 4 is the 4th iteration of the Google Nexus line of smartphones and runs on the latest available version of Android, Android 4.2. For the specs, since this will not have a different specification to the black variant, is right over here.
May 30, 2013
May 27, 2013
Sony Mobile has officially started rolling out the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update of their Xperia S smartphone. The update is being rolled out, for now, in France but pretty sure other parts of the world should also get the update soon. For those who own an Xperia S in France you might want to check your devices for any updates available. You can check it right from your device or via Sony Mobile's PC or Mac softwares. Cheers!
May 25, 2013
HTC has announced the HTC Desire 600. It is an Android smartphone with a dual-SIM feature. Like the Taiwanese phonemaker's flagship smartphone, the Desire 600 will be sporting HTC's latest UI with BlinkFeed. Basically the Desire 600 is a 4.5-incher running on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean and with an 8MP camera. HTC is scheduled to start selling the device in the month of June.
May 23, 2013
Google has released to the stable world Chrome 27! According to the search engine giant, Chrome 27 will load your webpages 50% faster than before (which means Chrome 26). This is a major update since it will make your Chrome browser graduate to 27, it really does not have anything new when it comes to features and whatnot. The things brought by this update are more on the performance, stability, and security side of it all. So, for those who are using Chrome, go ahead and update them or you can download the latest version here.
May 17, 2013
BlackBerry announced, quite a while now, the BlackBerry Q5 smartphone that still runs on their latest OS, BB OS 10. The device is targeted for the emerging markets of the world and that means that this BB device will be sold at very affordable prices. According to UV, the Q5 seems to be the successor of the BlackBerry Curve line of smartphones from the Canadian phonemaker. Come July, the BB Q5 will be available in the European, African, Asian, and the Latin American markets. For the specs, head over the break.
May 15, 2013
Nokia, at an event in London, announced the Nokia Lumia 925. Yet again, Nokia brings out what it is best in dong, bringing the best designed-smartphones ever. The Lumia 925 is an all-metal smartphone which was announced in the UK and will be available via Vodafone. According to Nokia's presser, the device will be available in whole of Europe and I hope that they will launch it globally. Anyway, as with any other Nokia Lumias this device runs on Windows Phone 8. Also they said that it won't be exclusive to Vodafone other operators will also be getting the said device and for that we will have to wait for those operators to announce their launching of the phone.
May 11, 2013
Nokia has officially unveiled what seems to be a very hyped-up Lumia exclusively for Verizon. Nokia, with their ads and stuff, has officially launched the Nokia Lumia 928. This will add up to their beautifully crafted Lumia line of devices. The device will be available starting next week, Thursday, for just $99.99 with a 2-year contract. The Lumia 928 exits from the high-end Lumia design that the N9, Lumia 900, 800, and the rest sport. This is great because those were already brilliantly designed smartphones this phone right here, is still brilliant. I love how it is boxy (I love boxy designs). Anyway, for the specs.
Huawei has set an event to happen on June 18th of 2013. According to their invite, the device they will be announcing or unveiling on that day is "worth waiting for" and will be beautiful. Being the world's 4th (?) largest smartphone maker, I think Huawei can do this. You know, do what it says it will do. They have been unveiling great Android smartphones in the past and has been competing in the that market for quite a while and even the phablet market. So, for those who wants to check out what Huawei will be announcing, you know what to do aside from marking your calendars, Follow TechPump on Twitter or like it on Facebook.
May 9, 2013
Sony has made their Xperia SP available for pre-order in the US. Pre-orders are accepted via Sony Mobile's online store. So for those who wants to get one, head over here. The Japanese phonemaker is offering the device unlocked for $489.99. The Xperia SP was a device announced by Sony back in March. The device runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and is being powered by a 1.7GHz dual-core processor. With regards to its display it sports a 4.6 incher and its HD. This is not their high-end device but this smartphone really packs a punch. For more details about its specs, head over here.