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1 month ago

Amazon Fire Phone runs latest Fire OS, looks a lot like a smaller Kindle Fire

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With the announcement of the Amazon Fire Phone comes the questions of what it's running. It isn't a great surprise to hear that it's running the latest version of Amazon's own Android based Fire OS. And on the whole, if you've ever looked at a Kindle Fire then you'll be pretty familiar with what you're seeing on the Fire Phone.

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1 month ago

Fire Phone landing at AT&T in 32GB for $199 and 64GB for $299

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According to a quick search at AT&T, Amazon's Fire Phone will be landing in two versions — a 32GB for $199 and a 64GB for $299. Currently only a black model is listed, but no other info is tagging along. As we know, the Fire Phone will be sporting a 4.7" IPS LCC HD display, quad-core 2.2GHz processor, 2GB RAM, a 13MP camera, and much more.

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1 month ago

Amazon's Fire Phone features a 13MP f2.0 camera and unlimited cloud storage

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Amazon's new Fire Phone was announced today, and in addition to the quad-core 2.2GHz processor and 2GB RAM, it will be sporting a 13MP f2.0 rear-facing camera. If you were worried that the Fire Phone wouldn't be great on-the-go camera — don't be. There's plenty here to rival the latest and great on-device cameras.

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1 month ago

Amazon Fire Phone specs

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Fire Phone specs

The Amazon Fire Phone is official, and we've got all the news on the device live from the launch event in Seattle. Naturally, we've also got the first info on the phone's specs waiting for you after the break.

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1 month ago

Amazon officially unveils the Fire Phone

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We're here at Amazon's "device unveiling" event where the retail giant has just announced its long-awaited entrant into the phone market. The Fire Phone is glass on both sides with a metal frame, rubber trim and metal buttons and has a 4.7-inch IPS LCD display.

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1 month ago

Samsung: No plans to launch Galaxy S5 LTE-A globally [Update!]

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Galaxy S5 LTE-A

Updated Galaxy S5 with 1440p display, Snapdragon 805 set to remain Korea-exclusive

This morning Samsung unveiled a new version of its flagship Galaxy S5 powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 805 processor, with an upgraded 3GB of RAM and a new 5.1-inch QHD (2560x1440) SuperAMOLED display.The Galaxy S5 LTE-A, so called because it also supports super-fast LTE-Advanced networks, is set to launch in South Korea soon, however there's disappointing news for those hoping to get their hands on this updated model outside of Samsung's home country.

"Samsung launches the Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A in Korea at the end of June 2014," a Samsung spokesperson told Android Central in response to questions on global availability for the new handset, "At this moment, there is no specific plan to provide the product to the global market."

So that's that. In the meantime, rumors persist of a similar handset, dubbed Galaxy F, that may well see a wider launch later in the year.

Update: Samsung has went official and have announced the Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A for the Korean market. You can read a little bit more about it right here.

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1 month ago

KitKat update starts rolling out to Galaxy S3 users on Bell Canada

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Galaxy S3 customers on Bell Canada can now upgrade to Android 4.4.2 KitKat, thanks to an OTA update that is currently being rolled out. The carrier announced in the month of March that it would be making the KitKat update available to its Galaxy S3 and Note 2 users in the near future.

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1 month ago

LG G3 up for pre-order for £479 in the UK

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LG G3

LG flagship slated for June 28 launch; gold and black versions listed on Amazon

With the LG G3 rapidly approaching release in the UK, Amazon is the latest retailer to step into the fray with an attractive pre-order price for LG's new Quad HD flagship. The retail giant is taking G3 pre-orders for £479 in gold and black colors (the white version being a Carphone Warehouse exclusive in the UK), priced at £470. That's well below the £530-550 mark at which new flagship phones usually arrive, and a smidgen below the £490-500 price points listed elsewhere.

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1 month ago

OnePlus One teardown reveals modular components, medium repairability

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OnePlus' invite system hasn't deterred the folks at iFixit from getting their hands on the device, which they promptly tore down (for science). With a spec sheet that is usually found in devices twice its price, the OnePlus One offers a lot of bang for the buck.

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1 month ago

Phones 4u bundling Adidas trainers with HTC One M8 and the One mini 2

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UK retailer Phones 4u has announced that it will bundle a pair of customized Adidas trainers with every purchase of the HTC One M8 and the One mini 2 from today until the end of July.

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