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HTC DROID DNA reportedly launching at Verizon next month

It looks like we might finally have a launch window for the long-rumored HTC DROID DNA. If you read Android Community on a regular basis, you'll know we're quite fond of the folks over at @evleaks, and they've delivered once again today. @evleaks has posted another picture of the DROID DNA, along with saying that it'll be available at Verizon in early December.

Verizon confirms HTC 5-inch phone as the DROID DNA

If you're impressed by the 5-inch 1080p smartphone coming from the folks at HTC and are on Verizon, then we have good news. Multiple leaks and reports have seemingly confirmed that the HTC J Butterfly 5-inch "phablet" will arrive on Verizon, and today the carrier has accidentally confirmed it themselves. Read on for more details about the upcoming HTC DROID DNA.

Samsung Galaxy Note II Review [T-Mobile]

Today we have the pleasure of showing you the new and improved Samsung Galaxy Note II. The smartphone needs no introduction as the newest sibling to the device that started the "phablet" trend. Samsung's Note is back and better than ever with an improved, thinner, more powerful design for round two. The original Galaxy Note was odd and large to say the least but this time around Samsung refined the entire experience. Read on to see our thoughts on the new Note II.

Huawei Ascend Mate spotted in the wild with ridiculously large screen

If your main concern when shopping for a new smartphone is a big screen, then Huawei may just have the perfect phone for you. Spotted by MyDrivers (via UnwiredView), information for a new phablet called the Huawei Ascend Mate has appeared on the company's website, and it appears that Huawei has big plans to tackle the space that has been dominated by Samsung's Galaxy Note line-up. Get ready too, because the Huawei Ascend Mate boasts a screen size that can only be described as "absurd."

HTC Nexus 5 rumors skip over LG

We've been hearing a lot lately about what we might see from Google as the next Nexus smartphone. With the 1 year anniversary of the Galaxy Nexus fast approaching many are anticipating another Nexus will arrive shortly. The LG Nexus 4 has been in the news plenty with rumors stating a late October announcement -- but now we're hearing the HTC Nexus 5 name again.

Samsung Galaxy Note II reportedly hits T-Mobile October 24th

When Samsung announced their Galaxy Note II we know many were hopeful it would arrive for their carrier here in the US. Thankfully Samsung is releasing their new 5.5-inch phablet smartphone to 5 major US carriers starting around early November. After making that initial announcement we haven't heard anything from carriers. A new leak today reveals T-Mobile could launch their version on October 24th.