We were expecting today to be a busy day, filled with last-minute Galaxy S4 leaks and then wrapping up with the big announcement, but little did we imagine what was to come from China.
The first Galaxy S4 benchmark popped up 72 hours ago, followed by a story that seemed to confirm the featuring of a gesture-based interface. And now we have another benchmark, starring the Verizon-bound version of the phone (SCH-I545).
With Sony’s Xperia Z making the most unexpected waves and the HTC M7 and Samsung Galaxy S4 rumors gaining traction, the Oppo Find 5 pretty much fell off our radar.
Although it’s almost a guarantee that Samsung won’t be introducing any spectacular new flagship devices at CES or MWC, the rumors about the company’s 2013 line-up are pouring.
As we’re approaching 2013, we’re starting to see more and more rumors detailing next-gen high-end Android devices, with the upcoming Galaxy S4 being one of them. There are plenty of reports that speculate the handset could come either at CES or MWC next year, and then hit stores in the months following its announcement.
Although it is still hard to believe that Sony will unveil the rumored Odin and Yuga super-phones earlier than next year’s CES, the duo continues to be in the spotlight with a seemingly endless string of leaks.
It’s only a matter of time until HTC will be making the dreamy Droid DNA (aka DLX) reality, but before anything there’s a new kid around the block that you might be interested in.
Has the hype around the Optimus G been artificially built or does LG really have something special to challenge the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note 2 or HTC One X? While it’s a bit early to fully answer that question, some early benchmark results show the G as very capable of taking on pretty much anyone in terms of raw speed, mostly due to the featuring of a Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU.
We can’t stop talking about the Note 2 and we really hope you’re as excited as we are about it, so we have some new interesting details on the 5.5-incher. This time around we’re dealing with a few benchmarks, which should give us a good idea of how will this big guy’s hardware behave in terms of raw speed.
Sony has drawn criticism (including from us), for the lackluster device lineup that they’ve shown at MWC, a few weeks ago. I am talking about the conspicuous absence of a quad-core flagship, something that even ZTE and Huawei, the new kids on the Western markets block, have managed to deliver, and, in the case of Huawei with stunning success. And Sony doesn’t do any better in the tablet department either. The admittedly original Tablet P and Tablet S are seen by consumers as exotic novelty items, rather than able-bodied competitors in the cut-throat tablet market. Again, the lack of a…