Fly like a butterfly, sting like an HTC! How about that for a publicity slogan for the newly unveiled, but long rumored HTC J Butterfly “phablet”?
There finally is substantial good news to report on the Samsung Galaxy S3 Jelly Bean updating process. Several users are reporting being served with large quantities of “butter” on their phones in France, Spain, Romania and Austria, although for the most part the upgrades seem carrier restricted.
With Samsung continuing its Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update across Europe, we’ve received information that will not go down too well among owners of the flagship phone in the States who have been at the edge of their seats waiting for the buttery smooth OS to arrive.
Are you planning to stay for an extended period in Japan in the near future? If the answer is yes, you may want to take note of what KDDI will have in store soon. Alongside the HTC J Butterfly, the Japanese carrier said that it’s bringing LG’s latest flagship offering, the Optimus G, to its customers.
Though it’s still viewed as a somewhat exotic name by many tech enthusiasts in the West, Xiaomi is definitely making waves in its native land of China. After selling 3.5 million units of its first ever Android phone, the MI-One, in less than a year, the company is driving people nuts with the second gen Mi-Two and MI-One S phones.
One of the things Galaxy S3 owners out there are anxiously waiting for is the official Jelly Bean upgrade that was promised to arrive “soon.” At least that’s what Samsung said in late August, just at the end of its Galaxy Note 2 event at IFA 2012. We’re in mid-October, and Android 4.1.1 is only available on certain Galaxy S3 models.
Amazon has just made it easier than ever to own Google’s flagship device. All new Verizon Wireless customers that sign up for service through Amazon’s store can get the phone for just $0.01. Thats right: just one measly penny. If you are an existing customer going for an upgrade, then it will only set you back $29.99.
You’re always going to have people accusing you of not being objective when you pit an Android device against one of Apple’s iPhones, but can anyone challenge science? We don’t know about that, although we would definitely like to, seeing as a sciency test performed by Cnet has the iPhone 5 coming out on top in a screen comparison with our beloved Samsung Galaxy S3.
Sprint seems to have gotten a jump on the Samsung press event scheduled for October 24. The carrier has offered up the official release date and pricing information for the LTE compatible Galaxy Note 2. And better news for those waiting, your wait will be fairly short.
Though we are only a couple of hours after the Padfone 2’s official unveiling in Taiwan, it’s pretty clear Asus prepared this day with much diligence, so we aren’t at all surprised at the amount of info and marketing materials coming from left and right.