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Gartner: Q4 2012 was a record making quarter for smartphone sales

The latest Gartner report has been released, this time focusing on smartphone sales for the fourth quarter of 2012. Diving right in, the report notes the quarter as breaking records. In fact, Gartner is reporting that Q4 2012 smartphone sales were up 38.3 percent as compared to Q4 2011. Or in actual numbers for the quarter, Q4 2012 saw smartphone sales of 207.7 million. Anyway, given some of the other recent smartphone sales reports we have seen -- we suspect you can guess which companies are on the top of the list.

Lenovo looking to acquire RIM for Android smartphone push

The PC and laptop manufacturing giant Lenovo has slowly been working their way into the mobile marketplace. While their tablets haven't been a smashing hit, nor have their smartphones, some new products shown off at CES sure were exciting. Today some reports have surfaced that Lenovo could potentially be in the running to acquire RIM, and they might toss the ailing company a nice bid to make things interesting. This would really bolster Lenovo's Android smartphone offerings.

Lenovo K900 Hands-on: Intel Atom and a 5.5-inch 1080p display

Today Lenovo dropped some rather impressive news to the Android world here at CES 2013. The Lenovo K900 is the company’s new hero phone, and is powered by an Intel Atom processor, Android, and a 5.5-inch 1080p HD display. This will be the first Android phone to enjoy Intel's new ATOM processor, and we have some hands-on video below so check it out.

Samsung leads the global smart connected device market in Q3

The research firm IDC has come out with some new numbers that offer an interesting insight into the smart device market for Q3 2012. The overall market saw huge growth of 27.1% during Q3, reaching a record of 303.6 million units shipped. Overall, the market was worth a staggering $140.4 billion during the third quarter of 2012.

Lenovo’s P770 smartphone has a 29-hour battery life

Lenovo’s P770 smartphone might not be the fastest, most powerful device around, but it does have some good things going for it. It has a stylish design, and it's on par with most mid-range smartphones in terms of how it runs. Just when you think you're looking at another standard mid-level phone, you notice the massive 3,500mAh battery. That's 29 hours of talk time.

Samsung remains number one smartphone brand in China

Research firm Canalys has released numbers regarding the smartphone market in China. As expected, Samsung maintained its number one spot, but it was an incredibly close race. Apple, who previously sat in fifth place on the list during Q2, has fallen off the market completely.