Tag Archive: Mini


LG G2 Mini to arrive in the UK late April for £249.99

The LG G2 Mini is set to arrive in the UK at the end of April and Clove have announced pricing of £249.99 (including VAT) for the ‘small’ Android smartphone. The UK retailer has the black variant listed and expect stock to arrive later this month.

Vodafone UK launches new entry level Smart 4 Mini for £50

Vodafone UK sends word this morning of a hot new Android phone added to its lineup. No, it’s not the Samsung Galaxy S5, say hello to the Vodafone Smart 4 Mini. OK, so it’s not that hot, but it does occupy an important part of Vodafone’s lineup, being a truly entry level Android phone at just £50.

Specs are exactly what you’d expect of such a cheap phone. 4-inch display, dual-core 1.3GHz CPU and just 512MB  [Read More…]

Samsung ‘Galaxy S5 Mini’ specs reportedly emerge

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini wasn’t out favorite miniature Android phone of 2013 — a lackluster display and scaled-back features resulted in a decent but not outstanding 4.3-inch handset. This time around, however, Samsung may be about to address some of these concerns with a beefier Galaxy S5 Mini.

    

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HTC One M8 Mini set for May debut, report says

HTC One M8 Gray Gold

The HTC One M8 Mini is slated for a May debut, or so says an anonymous UK retailer. Alleged to feature a 4.5-inch display, the details may also include a rear UltraPixel camera. Why no Duo-Camera setup? Price, of course. With that said, the screen could be 720p instead of 1080p, too.

We might assume the device runs the same Android  [Read More…]

LG G2 Mini global rollout to begin in April

The G2 Mini will start to roll down the line in just a few shorts weeks. Folks in Russia and other CIS areas will get first crack at the 4.7-inch device (crazy what we call “mini” these days) with the rest of Europe and Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa following close behind. No word on any North America availability, nor were exact dates or pricing given.

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Experimental Google Play Music Chrome app brings drag and drop uploading and mini player

There’s a new entry in the Google Labs section of Google Play Music, and enabling it brings a whole new way to upload — and listen to — your own music. Read on to see a little more about it, and instructions for enabling it on your computer.

    

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AT&T’s HTC One Mini gets Android 4.4 KitKat

AT&T today announced that its HTC One Mini has begun receiving its update to Android 4.4 KitKat. Along with that you’ll be getting Sense 5.5, which brings about some much-improved elements to the user interface, including BlinkFeed, the lock screen and the dialer app. [AT&T]

    

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Blu Life Pure mini first impressions and review

I must admit, I wasn’t sure what to expect when I first received my unit. But at the sub $ 300 price point, I was not expecting anywhere near the level of quality with which I was greeted. Not only is the presentation everything you’ve come to expect from traditional manufacturers, but after pulling all of the pieces from the box, I found the absolute classiest move by any device manufacturer I’ve seen to date. Included with the device were  [Read More…]

LG’s Mini View shrinks things down for better one-handed use

LG G Pro 2 Mini View

Sometimes a big phone is just too big — LG’s Mini View scales it down

So you bought a giant phone. In the case of the LG G Pro 2, you’ve bought yourself a 5.9-inch phone. That’s a whole lot of phone. And at times it might be too much, leaving you longing for simpler days, when you were able to use your phone with one hand. 

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Galaxy Mini 2 appears, offers modest improvements at low-end

Android Central

As well as expanding its mid-range portfolio with the Galaxy S Advance, it looks like Samsung is preparing a refresh of its entry-level hardware. A couple of promotional shots for a device dubbed the “Galaxy Mini 2” have leaked out online, showing some modest improvements on the basic hardware of last year’s Galaxy Mini.

The most significant change is the upping of the screen’s resolution — from QVGA to HVGA.  [Read More…]