LG steps up its mobile game with the new innovative multitasking function ‘QSlide’, featured on Optimus G, quite possibly the company’s most ambitious device on the market to date.
The 5-inch HTC J Butterfly smartphone has been recently unveiled in Japan, but the phablet contender will soon arrive in other markets as well. In fact, we’ve known for a while that the handset was heading to the U.S. via Verizon, and we have more pictures of the smartphone to prove it.
Even though it’s still the weekend in most regions of the world, it doesn’t mean we’re short on Nexus- and Android 4.2-related rumors and reports. Just yesterday we saw potential new Android 4.2 features so now it’s time to look at some exciting Nexus news.
By know you already know that T-Mobile will soon offer its customers two new Android handsets, the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and the LG Optimus L9. However, we still lack actual release dates and pricing details for each of the two handsets.
Samsung appears to be working on a new Jelly Bean device, which could hit stores at some point in the near future. The device, model number GT-B9150, “showed up on a couple of Japanese websites,” according to Sam Mobile.
We already (think we) know that Google will unveil the LG Nexus 4 running Android 4.2 on October 29 and launch the new products in the weeks thereafter, but until Google takes the stage at its upcoming media event we’ll keep looking at current rumors and reports detailing these products.
With large phones (or “phablets) gaining popularity, we’re starting to see phones like the HTC J Butterfly popping up with 1080p displays. Now that we have the ability to create phones with 1080p displays, the question is: do we even need them?
If you’ve had your eyes on the Samsung Galaxy Rugby Pro ever since it was announced for AT&T late last month, we hope there are still some greens left in your wallet, as the ruggedized smartphone will go on sale very shortly. Starting from October 21, you can purchase the Galaxy Rugby Pro on AT&T for $100 with a two-year contract.
The Galaxy S3 is finally receiving the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update in several markets, although not in all of them, which means we should expect other Samsung smartphones and tablets to receive the same upgrade at some point in the future, right?
While October 24 is the date when Samsung is planning to officially launch the Galaxy Note 2 in the U.S., the phablet has already been released in several countries for a couple of weeks now. Samsung has also made the source codes of the Galaxy Note 2 available.