Posts by Anton D. Nagy

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    A set of leaked images, above, and below, has surfaced on the internet, in the shape of what appears to be official press renders of an upcoming HTC device. If the images are legit, then we're looking at the HTC Butterfly 2, a follow-up to the J Butterfly, a phone destined for Asian/Pacific markets. Aside from specs rumored -- including a five-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 801 SoC, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal memory (expandable via microSD), 13MP main shooter with Duo Camera, and a five-megapixel webcam -- the Butterfly 2 will apparently also sport a water and dust proof build, with ...

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    Just as we suspected, the iPhone 6 rumors continue to surface. After previously seeing purported pictures of the retail box -- which raised a few questions though, with a safe to assume conclusion that we were looking at a Chinese knockoff, the GooPhone I6 -- we are now seeing, above and below, what is claimed to be a picture of the iPhone 6 backplate. In the image above we can take a close look at the camera, the flash, as well as the microphone on the back, while the picture below seems to show off the back of the device in its entirety. We can't verify the veracity of these iPhone 6 ...

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    Last year's HTC One line-up consisted of the One (M7), One Mini, and the One Max. We're pretty certain that we're looking at the same trio for 2014 as well, and, with the One (M8) and the One Mini 2 already out, rumors are starting to build up around the One Max successor. Some refer to it as the M8 Prime, but we prefer to go with the HTC One Max 2 tentative denomination. According to the report, we should be expecting a phone that looks "exactly" like the One M8, which is really no surprise. Said device will allegedly no longer feature a fingerprint scanner, like the One Max did on the ...

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    We don't expect iPhone 6-related rumors, leaks, and reports to slow down; on the contrary, we're anticipating that more and more will surface until Apple will finally unveil the 2014 smartphone line-up, which everyone takes for granted will contain two iPhone 6 devices with larger screens, at 4.7 and 5.5-inches. We've recently seen some Apple logos being leaked, indicating that they most probably will not glow, and now we're looking at what is claimed to be the iPhone 6 retail box. While the veracity of the pictures (above and below) can't be verified, we're left with what we're seeing. ...

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    It was just about this time last year that we were asking some valid questions about the Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom: Is it a phone? Is it a camera? Who would buy it? Why?!? One year later, its successor has reached the market with the same functionality and almost the same form factor. Now we're asking the same questions in our Samsung Galaxy K zoom review below, though we're not quite sure we'll be able to answer this time around, either. If you don't know what the S4 zoom was, and what the K zoom is, just take a look at the images below. You see, you have to look at both of them, because if ...

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    Facebook for Windows Phone will get a major update today, according to official word from Microsoft. If you're using a phone powered by Microsoft's mobile OS, and are an avid Facebook user, you should be on the lookout for an update which will bring a new, fresh look, as well as features which were previously available in the Beta version of the app. The performance of the app will also be improved in this new version, and users will be able to upload videos taken with the device directly to from the app. Additionally, if you're running Windows Phone 8.1, the new Facebook app will ...

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    We have previously compared the camera performance of the Galaxy K Zoom with the incredible shooter on the Nokia Lumia 1020, and now it's time to continue are detailed look at the performance of this camera/phone hybrid, with our Samsung Galaxy K Zoom vs Sony Xperia Z2 camera comparison. It was very clear to some of you which one of the aforementioned performed better, taking the camera as the single factor, so now make sure to watch these samples closely. On one hand, we've got the the Galaxy K Zoom, which relies on physical lens to offer up t0 10x optical zoom to images it captures using ...

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    There was no shortage of leaks regarding the LG G Vista, and, while some of them were a miss, others were spot on regarding its availability date and upcoming specifications. As predicted, the phone is available today, July 31, online, from Verizon Wireless, and it goes for $99.99 with a two-year contract (or $19.99/month on Verizon Edge, or $399 outright). The Verizon LG G Vista specs, as expected, include a 5.7–inch qHD display (that's 940x560, unfortunately not Quad HD, like the G3), a resolution that is rather small for such a large display form factor. Also in is a 1.2 GHz ...

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    By the time you folks are reading this, I'm probably half-way to my destination at the Adriatic Sea. Taking a vacation for the first time in years was one of the most difficult decisions I had to recently take, but I'm leaving -- for a tad more than a week -- knowing that Pocketnow is in good hands with my dear colleagues I couldn't be more proud of. The Nokia Lumia 1020, with its camera grip case, is the main phone I'm packing, and you know why that is: pictures. I don't plan on taking a lot of pictures, but those that I do choose to take, I want them to be good, and the Lumia 1020 is my ...

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    The last time we compared Samsung's zoom-enabled offering, the Galaxy S4 Zoom, with a PureView camera, it was the one on the Nokia 808 PureView. Many things have changed since then, and both manufacturers have improved on the already great shooters. Samsung has released the follow-up device, this time, named the Galaxy K Zoom, and Nokia managed to take its PureView camera to the next level (and platform), with the (by now renowned) Lumia 1020. We're still asking the same question like one year ago. Which one is best: physical lens doing optical zoom, or the PureView technology? That's ...

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    The Samsung Galaxy K Zoom camera is improved over last year's Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom in terms of the imaging chip. Instead of last year's 16MP shooter, we now have a 20.7MP system. Of course, we still have 10 times optical zoom, thanks to Samsung's own lens, as well as optical image stabilization (that comes in handy every time, especially if you are zoomed in). We'll have plenty of impressions and thoughts on the camera capabilities of this phone-camera crossover, but, for now, we'll leave you with a couple of Samsung Galaxy K Zoom camera samples. We've got outdoors images in both zoomed ...

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    We've heard a lot about the LG G Vista in the recent past, with leaks, reports and rumors mentioning the device as being on its way to Verizon. Rumors about a July 18 release date clearly have not panned out, but is a launch still on its way? And if those rumors were wrong about that date, could they be wrong about other details, as well? Verizon hasn't made anything official just yet, but we've received new information from one of our tipsters which, as you can see below, attempts to clarify a few specifics about the G Vista's hardware, while also giving us a new launch date of Thursday, ...

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    Last year, Samsung did really abuse the name of its Galaxy S 4 flagship, and the Galaxy S4 Zoom was another example, aside from the Galaxy S4 Active, and the Galaxy S4 mini. This year, while we still have a Galaxy S5 mini, (and other S5 phones), the camera-phone hybrid is no longer reusing the flagship's denomination; instead, Samsung decided to call it the K Zoom, and in this Samsung Galaxy K Zoom unboxing video we're taking a look at the retail experience. The specs aren't flagship worthy, but that's far from the raison d'être of this device. The main selling point is the 20.7MP ...

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    We've heard a lot about that certain seven-inch Samsung phablet, and initially we thought it could be a Mega variant or follow-up, but then we heard the name Galaxy W, and more recently, we've seen the device at the FCC. As it turns out, the smartphone with model numbers SM-T2558 and SM-T2556 (depending on carrier, more on that later) has landed in China, and its official name is the Galaxy TabQ. China Mobile (SM-T2558) and China Unicom (SM-T2556) are the carriers on which this phone is available, but we're guessing Samsung will soon make this phone reach other markets as well. As far as ...

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    If the Silver and Grey HTC One M8 options (and black, if yore on Sprint) were not enough for you, don't worry. Following last year's example with the HTC One (M7), when the manufacturer made available, post launch, different color options, we now get two additional flavors for this year's flagship, the One M8. Red, as seen above, and pink, as seen below, will soon be available for you to choose from, if you're in the UK. The Red flavor will be an O2 exclusive starting August 5 with pre-orders, and in-store availability two days later, on August 7. The Pink version will be a Carphone ...

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