Sony is rolling out its new flagship phone with a bang. The Sony Xperia T, the phone carried by James Bond himself in the upcoming movie Skyfall, got a new advertisement today which announces “The Bond phone has arrived.”
While the Samsung Galaxy S3 Jelly Bean update status is simply listed as “coming soon” in the U.S., it seems that Korea has an actual date. According to Sam Mobile, the Korean LTE models of the Galaxy S3 will receive an update to the latest version of Android on Oct. 9th.
An update released yesterday via the Pantech website brings Ice Cream Sandwich to two devices: the Pantech Element and the Pantech Burst. It may not be Jelly Bean, but it’s the next best thing.
Fall is upon us and the Thanksgiving holiday season (and all the numerous sales and discounts that arrive around that time of year) is getting ever closer. As was the case every single year, smartphone manufacturers are gearing up right about this time to provide the “best and latest” of the Android ecosystem, in an attempt to gain a place in the smartphone consumer’s heart, mind and wallet. See the best Android smartphones of fall 2012 after the jump!
Android is continuing to dominate the worldwide smartphone market. Google’s open approach with Android is often cited as a major reason for the platform’s success, but recent events beg the question of whether that openness is a double-edged sword.
After officially learning that all US versions of the Samsung Galaxy S3 will get Jelly Bean “soon”, we all hoped to get automatic prompt messages for downloading a new buttery software package on our super-phones. That hasn’t happened yet, although owners of the US Cellular version of the S3 are getting a (much less significant) update as we speak.
UK’s first 4G LTE network is ready to roll, but before anything, EE has to build a strong line-up of high-end phones to go with the new speeds. That doesn’t seem to be a problem anymore for the T-Mobile/Orange joint venture, which has officially announced the release of the Galaxy Note 2 on October 15.
The FCC is under Samsung siege, with four new devices getting the regulatory approvals just a couple of days after we spotted the AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon versions of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Among the four new gadgets, there are, as expected, the other two Note 2 models officially announced as coming this fall, but also a pair of rather mysterious Android tablets.
The Samsung Galaxy S3 isn’t even six months old yet, but that doesn’t stop rumors of the Samsung Galaxy S4 from already surfacing. Android Authority previously reported on the claim that the Galaxy S4 coming to Mobile World Congress 2013, just three days after the announcement of the iPhone 5. Samsung quickly shot down the idea, but that certainly did’t stop the rumor mill from turning for very long. Today’s Samsung Galaxy S4 rumor is alll about a 13MP camera module spotted online that is supposedly meant for the Galaxy S4.
It’s time to compare the Samsung Galaxy S3 with the LG Intuition. Which one do you think will win?