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Microsoft sold 5 times more phones this Christmas season With Microsoft being a major Qualcomm partner, last night Steve Ballmer dropped by Qualcomm's press conference and shared on stage that Windows Phones are enjoying increasing popularity.

Of course, he didn't mention any specific numbers, but what he did say is in November 2012 they've sold 4 time more smartphones than the same time last year…

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Sony unveils Xperia Z and Xperia ZL – Hands-on videos
Sony has officially announced its Android flagship devices for 2013, the Xperia Z and the Xperia ZL.
Check the hands-on videos after the break.

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The Sony Xperia Z features a 5-inch 1080p mobile Bravia Engine 2 screen, 1…

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Huawei Ascend Mate and Ascend D2 announced – Hands-on videos
Huawei announced its new Android phablets at CES, the Ascend Mate and Ascend D2. Check the hands-on videos after the break.

The Ascend D2 features a 5-inch full HD screen (443ppi), a quad-core 1.5GHz processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB internal storage, 13 megapixel main camera, 3000mAh battery and run Android 4…

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Just like the original Samsung Galaxy S III before it, the Galaxy S III mini is receiving some fresh coats of paint. Samsung’s French website has posted images of the Galaxy S III mini in four new colors, which SamMobile says are dubbed Onyx Black, Amber Brown, Titan Gray and Garnet Red. These S III minis appear to be similar to the original white and blue models that debuted last year, meaning that interested buyers can expect a 4-inch 800×480 Super AMOLED display, 1GHz dual-core processor,…

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The Sony Xperia Z hits the UK in March, sells for £528 Shortly after Sony Xperia Z's official unveiling at CES, UK retailer Phones4U has announced that it'll start offering the 5" phablet starting this March. Retailer Clove has also announced it'll be offering the device.

Traditionally, the Z will also be available through the country's major carriers and Vodafone has went ahead and announced planned availability too…

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Looks like AT&T had itself a pretty nice end to 2012. The big blue carrier announced this morning that it sold over 10 million smartphones in the fourth quarter of 2012, beating its previous record of 9.4 million smartphones sold that was set in the fourth quarter of 2011. This 10 million figure includes AT&T’s best-ever quarterly sales of both Android and iOS smartphones, though the operator didn’t offer up any specific sales numbers…

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Samsung Galaxy Camera – Video Review
The Galaxy Camera is Samsung’s first Android based point and shoot camera.
Check the video review after the break.

The Samsung Galaxy Camera is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core processor, it has a 8GB of storage (expandable via microSD card), a 16 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor with a 23mm wide-angle lens, 21x optical zoom, 4…

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Panasonic is on the ground in Las Vegas, Nevada, showing things off at this year’s CES. They aren’t the only ones, of course. A ridiculous number of other companies are in the same area, vying for the attention of a tidal wave of journalists, videographers, tech enthusiasts, and others. But, as I start writing this, Panasonic has a majority share in the attention market at the moment…

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Huawei Ascend W1 now official, company's first WP8 device Huawei looks keen on keeping CES 2013 interesting and is making another announcement in the first day of the show. The company has just unveiled ts first Windows Phone 8 smartphone called Ascend W1.

The Ascend W1 brings a reasonable array of features and should come with a pretty attractive price tag…

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Jelly Bean has sweetened 10% of ‘droids
According to Google’s recently released figures, the latest incarnation of Android, Jelly Bean, is now on more than 10% of devices.

Currently, this is split between version 4.1 which stands at 9%, and the newer 4.2 which currently has 1.2%. While it may not be any where near the amount of it’s older brethren Gingerbread which still commands an impressive 47…

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Huawei quietly showcases WP8-running Ascend W1 at CES Yesterday Huawei held a press event at CES and announced the Android flagship Ascend D2 and the phablet Ascend Mate. The earlier rumors suggested a WP8-running Ascend W1 joining them on stage, but for some reason that didn’t happen.

As it turns out though, the Ascend W1 was at the press conference after all, even if it still hasn't been properly introduced…

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AT&T sets new record, sells 10 million smartphones in Q4 AT&T is still not ready to reveal all the details regarding its financial Q4, but it can already confirm that the last quarter of 2012 has been its most successful yet.

The carrier managed to beat its own record, shipping more than 10 million smartphones from October through December, which adds up to just over 110 000 smartphones per day…

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After first quietly sneaking onto the Pepcom show floor last night, Huawei this morning gave its Ascend W1 Windows Phone 8 smartphone a proper introduction. The W1 is Huawei’s first foray into the world of Windows Phone, packing a 4-inch 800×480 IPS LCD display and 0.3-megapixel camera on its face, along with a 5-megapixel shooter around back…

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