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Remember the LG Optimus G which despite seeming like a solid phone (to which the Nexus 4 appeared to be based), took a little (too) long to arrive in Australia – so long that it found itself perhaps inadequately up against the aforementioned flagship devices?
Well you didn’t think LG would rest there did you? Well-known leak source @evleaks has posted a photo of what could very well be the upcoming successor to the Optimus G – the Optimus G2. Aside from its somewhat dashing small-bezeled design, the G2 is rumoured to use a Snapdragon 800 …
We’re here following the live twitter feed from Norman at the Australian Samsung Galaxy S4 launch event. After walking the long Samsung blue carpet and watching appearances by strongmen and other performers wearing fish tanks on their heads, Norman endured a lengthy musical performance including the likes of Guy Sebastian.
Unfortunately, the loud music deafened Norman so we’re here summarising the hilarious nature of what we can ascertain out of Norman’s commentary:
- The S4 brings Samsung’s S Health and S Translator to its already established S range of software “enhancements”, prompting Norman to get the S Hits
- The screen is a 1080p Super AMOLED screen with 441ppi that uses 14% less power (than…?)
- The S4 has a premium finish, utilising
Telstra, Vodafone and Virgin Mobile have announced that they will be carrying the just-launched Samsung Galaxy S4 on their respective networks. All listed carriers will have more details in the coming weeks closer to launch concerning pre-orders and pricing. Interested Telstra customers they can register to receive more details about the Galaxy S4 release date at this link, and interested Vodafone customers can catch up on the report on Vodafone’s blog post here.
We’re yet to receive an official response from Optus, but given that Virgin Mobile has announced it is carrying Samsung’s latest flagship, it’s all but guaranteed that Optus will as well.
Update from Samsung:
“Following the massive success of the Samsung GALAXY S III in
So here it is, what you’ve been waiting for people. The Samsung Galaxy S IV has officially been announced and now we know all the goodies it has stashed within.
The Galaxy S IV announcement means that we now have a clear idea of the titans of the Android ecosystem for 2013, with the sole exception of the flagship from Motorola, which is rumored to be announced around July.
So how exactly does the Galaxy S IV stack up? We’ve pitted the S IV against what we feel are its two strongest competitors for the the Android crown of 2013, the Sony Xperia Z and the HTC One, as well as its undisputed strongest competitor from outside the Android world, …
Well rest assured the HTC One is coming to Australia. After the announcement by HTC, Telstra has since posted confirmation that it will be offering the HTC One as part of its 4G network, and you can register your interest here. What’s more, Vodafone has also confirmed that they have begun testing of the HTC One and will eventually make its way to their 4G network.
Soon enough you’ll be able to get your hands on HTC’s latest and greatest, with its (based on first impressions…
Ladies and gentlemen, the time is here. After a lot of speculation, much hype and a large crowd of tech enthusiasts salivating for the next Galaxy S, we have a date. That date is March 14th in the US, so we can expect to wake up to some lovely news on March 15th in Australia.
Samsung Mobile division chief JK Shin told Edaily News that the Galaxy S IV will in fact be announced in the US on March 14th. The venue will be NYC, much unlike past Samsung events which were held in Europe or Asia.
If the last Samsung Galaxy S event is anything to go by then this will be one absolutely massive event with high-class celebrities, …
Because I’m a huge camera geek, the amount of marketing buzzwords thrown in to describe the HTC One’s camera really intrigued me. “Ultrapixels”, you say? 3x the light capturing ability, you say? I don’t believe in buzzspeak, I believe in results; so I decided at the HTC launch to put the One up against the best cameras in the smartphone business: the Nokia Lumia 920 and the Nokia 808 PureView. Check out the sample images after the break.
Last night, at an event hosted at the MCA overlooking Sydney Harbour, HTC Australia gave local and regional tech media their first hands on look at the just announced HTC One. Armed with a camera and a selection of the current flagship phones out today, we put the One through its paces. Read on for plenty of images and our detailed impressions!
Terrible Lord of the Rings references aside, HTC have just announced their new flagship model for 2013, and it is a bit of a monster.
Getting rid of the multiple “One” phones of 2012, HTC has launched a single “One” phone as their flagship model, the HTC One. This phone brings a lot to the table, so let me run it all down for you. Warning: HTC threw more marketing catch phrases and new names for things than you can shake a stick at.
SCREEN AND BUILD
The HTC One keeps the same 4.7″ screen size as its predecessor, the One X, which should be welcome news for those fearing that 2013 would be the year of the 5 inch …
The more rumours I read about the X-Phone, the more excited I get.
Much like the ill-fated movie John Carter, sometimes there is hype (even if it’s about the cost) around a release but little substance leading to a flop; whilst sometimes a movie delivers on leaving a big impression like the epic Lord of the Rings which has The Hobbit prequels underway.
After all the small rumours and even the Motorola X-Phone Senior Direct Product Development job advert the probability of a game-changing X-Phone is looking more and more promising and of all the tech-savvy places in the world, it seems as though Australia is the latest source of potential X-Phone rumours.
According to a source of SmartHouse, …
We’re only about a couple of weeks away from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona but that doesn’t stop everyone from guessing what is and isn’t going to be unveiled.
Today LG took a bit of the guessing out of the game by announcing that this year’s Mobile World Congress will see them introduce the next generation Optimus L series, not that it’s a surprise to many.
Says LG Electronics Australia’s Marketing General Manager on the L Series:
LG has a history of pushing the envelope when it comes to style and LG’s Optimus L Series builds on this heritage of design innovation. By evolving the sophisticated style and premium features of the original Optimus L Series, its sequel is expected