Cricket Wireless has announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung GALAXY S 4. The handset will be available beginning on June 7th and will be providing another option for those looking to grab a GALAXY S 4 under a prepaid account. Of course, on the flip side of that, buying a prepaid device means you will not be getting any subsidy and that means a higher upfront purchase price.
Pantech. The $48 million investment makes Samsung the third largest investor in Pantech. Details coming from Samsung tell the story of how this investment will help to "further solidify" their relationship with Pantech. This also places Samsung behind Qualcomm and the Korea Development Bank in terms of investors.
Galaxy Note II and have been patiently awaiting additional details or rumors about the upcoming Galaxy Note 3, get excited. Today we have a juicy new report that has just surfaced showing the Note 3 running some benchmarks. More importantly the handset is also running Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Head down past the break for more details.
HTC One headed to Verizon isn't going away, and now we have one more report to help fuel the fire. After initial reports claimed the flagship HTC One would indeed come to Verizon, then confirmed to not be offered, we've been getting conflicting reports ever sense. Today one massive rumor claims a Verizon HTC One is already out and in the wild, and is running Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.
Consumer Reports have just crowned a new king in the smartphone world. The impressive new Samsung GALAXY S 4, which has only been available about a month, has already knocked down the previous top pick. The LG Optimus G has held the position for quite some time due to the specs, features, and price all bundled into one, but Samsung changed it all.
LG Optimus F3 for the Now Network. This budget-friendly smartphone has leaked on Twitter from the usual @evleaks, and a few of the details have been revealed. LG first announced their new F series at Mobile World Congress, and now it looks like the low-end is headed to a few US carriers soon.
Samsung officially announced the Galaxy Mega back in mid-April. That announcement included word of a 6.3-inch and a 5.8-inch smartphone and while we haven't seen much for either model since, it looks like some pricing has been detailed for the Mega 6.3. The details are coming by way of UK retailer Clove who have the handset listed for pre-order with an expected shipping date sometime in July.
Google took the stage at their I/O developer event last week and shocked the crowd and Android world by announcing the Samsung GALAXY S 4 Google Edition running stock Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. Unlocked, developer friendly, and available from the Play Store. Immediately many started wondering if the same was coming from HTC. Would you buy a Google Edition HTC One?
GALAXY S 4 may be the latest from Samsung, it doesn't change the fact that the Galaxy S III is still a rather capable handset. With that in mind, it looks like the Galaxy S III will be launching with two additional carriers in June. The carriers include Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile, however at present neither have announced the pricing.
Kyocera has announced their latest rugged smartphone. This time around the handset is called the Hydro XTRM and it will be heading to US Cellular later this week. Specifically, US Cellular will have the Hydro XTRM available beginning on May 24th. The price should be affordable for most, however the key here is with the handset itself -- the rugged features and overall design.