The upcoming Sony Ericsson Nozomi may probably fall under Sony Ericsson's Xperia series of handsets. If so, its looks might be similar to the Xperia arc, shown in this photo.

Earlier reports told of an upcoming Sony Ericsson Nozomi, said to come with a 1.5-GHz single-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and to be released before yearend. Recent buzz at the IT68 forums, however, reveal rumors of more powerful specs than initially reported for the Sony Ericsson Nozomi and a release date slated for first quarter of next year. According to forum posts on IT68, the Sony Ericsson Nozomi will not come with a single-core processor but with a 1.5-GHz dual-core processor. More than that, the Android phone will be loaded with Android 2.4/4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) rumored to be coming…

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It’s been quite a while since the Acer Iconia A500 was released but despite this, the tablet itself is still a great piece of work. If you’re ever in the market for a cheap Android tablet, the Iconia is sure to be a good solid choice.It’s even better now that the tablet has started receiving the update to Android 3.2. Initial reports have pinpointed the rollout to have started in Poland, with over-the-air updates continuing to other parts of the world soon after. The latest update brings with it several features with the primary one being app scaling, which allows…

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The Fusion Garage Grid10 tablet has quite a few things working against it. First of all, it’s from Fusion Garage, which has had a spotty history in its releases. Second, the market is a bit crowded. There are a lot of tablets in the market and there are even more coming. However, Fusion Garage is betting that the features that the Grid10 has will be enough to set it apart from the crowd. Third is the price point. HP tried to break in its Touchpad at $499 – and Fusion Garage is doing the same. Is it too expensive for…

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A new breed of smartphone is soon to coming to market to challenge Apple’s incoming iPhone 5,  and with the arrival of Samsung’s Celox — competition is likely to further intensify against Apple’s darling. After the huge success of the Galaxy S II, Samsung is gearing up for ompetition with Apple in a big way. Most notably, according to the Wall Street Journal, Samsung outperformed Nokia in the second quarter to grab the second spot in total number of smartphone sales after Apple. Now, rumors about Samsung’s Celox suggest that it may pose a great threat to Apple’s iPhone 5….

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British ads watchdog Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has issued a ruling forbidding Motorola from running a Motorola Atrix video commercial claiming that the Motorola Atrix is the “world’s most powerful smartphone,” British news site The Telegraph reported earlier today. The ruling came after users of the Samsung Galaxy S II filed two complaints with the ASA over the said ad. Here’s the ad in question: Both the Motorola Atrix and the Samsung Galaxy S II (I9100) use dual-core processors, which practically make these Android smartphones faster than those with single-core processors. However, the processor on Motorola’s handset runs at 1.0…

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If Honeycomb tablets were likened to a plane ride, you’d be riding first-class with Lenovo’s newest addition to the Honeycomb tablets basket. Lenovo announced this week that the 10.1-inch Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet running Android 3.1 Honeycomb is now available in U.S. retail stores and partner establishments. The cheapest model comes with 16 GB internal storage and is priced at US$500 (add US$30 for the digitizer pen). If you want more storage, you can get a 32-GB version for US$600 (with digitizer pen) or a 64-GB version for US$700 (also with digitizer pen). Built for business and academic use, the Lenovo…

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AT&T’s very first LTE-capable tablet, the HTC Puccini, just posed for the cameras. Engadget got the photos from an anonymous tipster who emailed them. Engadget‘s source claims that the tablet is currently still being tested. The source also confirmed that the tablet will be getting a 1.5-GHz dual-core processor, 1 GB of RAM, Android 3.x Honeycomb, 16 GB of internal storage, and WXGA-resolution 10.1-inch touchscreen. Earlier reports say that the HTC Puccini’s processor will be a Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8660, one of the dual-core processors that version 3.2 of Android Honeycomb supports. So, it is also likely for Android 3.2 Honeycomb…

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It appears that someone over at MobileSyrup was just able to snag what appears to be one of the first actual shots of Samsung’s upcoming Superphone – the Samsung Herculus. While the folks who took the shot of this 4.5 inch behemoth didn’t get any actual hands on time with the device itself, they did happen to remark that it features the same display tech behind what is considered by many to be the world’s best current Android phone, the Samsung Galaxy S II, but at a slightly larger size.  Other quick facts to note are that it appeared to…

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Korea’s got a lot to be proud of in terms of electronics manufacturing. Home of Samsung, a world leader in Android phone and tablet development, it’s also one of the most advanced countries in the world. That’s why it’s no surprise to see competition for the recently released Galaxy S II and Sensation so quickly. Backed by the Korean communications company KT Telecom, the TAKE Janus KM-S200, a smartphone with a design similar to the Galaxy S is set to debut. It is packing a 1.5GHz dual-core CPU, a global first. It uses Qualcomm’s MSM8260 with 1GB of RAM and…

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[UPDATE May 5, 2011] Check out our latest amazing spreadsheet that has every single Android Superphone compared! Here at CES, things are crazy! 2011 is shaping up to be an amazing year for Android Phone enthusiasts all around the world. 4 inch plus screens are going to dominate the market as more and more people will make it their mainstay device. With the Optimus 2X, LG launched the first salvo in the dual-core battle and having a dual-core processor will soon be the standard for high-end mobile devices. We should see a surplus of devices in 2011 which have multi-core…