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ASUS Padfone 2 benchmark leaks with quad-core in tow

We've heard reports that ASUS is gearing up to release a follow up to the original PadFone, and today it might have leaked in some AnTuTu benchmarks. We're seeing what is listed as the ASUS PadFone 2 and it comes complete with some impressive specs that will surely make it a powerful smartphone tablet combo.

HP Bender Android smartphone leaks in benchmarks

Whoa! It appears that HP is looking to possibly mount a comeback because an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich powered HP Bender smartphone has been spotted in a few benchmarks. HP could be looking to start up right where webOS left off and switch gears to the wonderful world of Android -- just like they should have done years ago.

Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE announced for $99

The folks from Samsung have been busy the past few weeks launching budget smartphones for almost all carriers as of late. Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile have all received similar mid-range smartphones that offer impressive specs for the price, and today the Now Network and Samsung announced their new budget 4G LTE smartphone. Although we aren't sure how much LTE you'll be finding since this isn't Verizon or AT&T.

LG Escape 4G LTE announced for AT&T with ICS – only $49

LG is looking to make a strong push here late in 2012 with their upcoming powerhouse Optimus G smartphone, but for those looking for a little less power -- and price -- the LG Escape 4G LTE from AT&T might be the perfect choice. With a 4.3-inch display and a massive battery under the hood this is what LG claims to be the perfect phone for users to transition into a smartphone. Check it out!

Xperia Tablet S pulled apart, put back together in Sony teardown

Normally when we talk about teardowns here on Android Community, they're conducted by a third party organization and are meant to give us not only a better idea of the hardware inside, but also the price of all the parts included in the device. That isn't the case with this teardown of the Xperia Tablet S, as Sony has decided to conduct the teardown itself. As a result, the company won't be telling us the combined price of all of the components, but we still get a close look at the tablet's innards nonetheless.

Sony Xperia Tablet S available today starting at $399

Sony's newest tablet to grace the Android marketplace is the Xperia Tablet S. It was announced just a week ago in Berlin, Germany, during IFA 2012 and went up for sale immediately in the UK. Today however the new and improved tablet can finally be purchased for those in the US who'd like to enjoy that Xperia goodness.