Over the last couple of weeks we have heard quite a few different Samsung Galaxy S4 rumors, we are expecting Samsung to officially announce the Galaxy S4 on the 15th of March at a Samsung Unpacked event which is rumored to be held in Moscow.
Sony’s new flagship Android smartphone, the Sony Xperia Z has gone on sale in Japan, and it is now available with Japan’s NTT Docomo, we are expecting the handset to be available in the UK from the 28th of February.
The Sony Xperia Z features a quad core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 processor and 2GB of RAM, there is also a 5 inch full HD display with a 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution.
LG will be announcing a number of new devices at Mobile World Congress later this month, they have been teasing a new series of smartphones, but we are also expecting to see some next generation models of existing devices.
It would appear that LG will be releasing new versions of their Optimus L series devices as details have been leaked on the new LG Optimus L3 II, the Optimus L5 II and the Optimus L7 II.
One of the devices we are really looking forward to seeing at Mobile World Congress is the new HTC M7, we have heard quite a bit about the device and we were expecting it to launch under the HTC M7 brand, but now it would appear that the handset may be called the HTC One.
According to @evleaks, HTC will be continuing with their HTC One brand and the device will simply be called the HTC One, the handset is expected to be officially unveiled at a HTC press event on the 19th of February.
Android owners that enjoy playing Wii and GameCube games, might be please to learn that new emulator called Dolphin has been created that could bring support for the Nintendo consoles to Android devices.
Currently Dolphin for Android is still under development but the source code is available for you to compile yourself if you fancy a look. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Dolphin Emulator for Android project and see it in action.
One of the new devices we are expecting to see from Samsung at this months Mobile World Congress is the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0, and now it would appear that three models of the device are headed to Europe.
Three different versions of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 have been discovered in the Bluetooth SIG, and the model numbers are GT-N5100, GT-N5110 and GT-N5105, which relate to WiFi only, WiFi and 3G, and WiFi and LTE.
The Google Nexus 4 has become a very popular Android smartphone, the handset has been hard to get hold of on Google Play due to more demand than the supply for the device.
Google sells a SIM free version of the Nexus 4 on Google Play, and the mobile carriers have also been selling the device, although it seems more expensive when you take into account the cost of the mobile contract, T-Mobile previously offered the Nexus 4 for $200 with a new 2 year contract
We have heard a number of rumors about the new Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone, and now according to a recent report by the DDaily, the Samsung Galaxy S4 will feature touch less gestures.
The touch less gestures could work in a number of ways on the Samsung Galaxy S4, for example to answer a call you would pace the phone to your ear without even needing to touch the display.
It would appear that Asus may have a new Android tablet in the works, according to some information from Tablet.bg, this new Android tablet will be powered by an Intel processor.
According to the report, the Intel powered Asus 7 inch Android tablet will use Intel’s Atom Z2420 dual core processor and the device will feature a 7 inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.
It would appear that Samsung plans to release the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2, as it looks like Samsung are currently testing out the update for the handset.
The guys over a Sammobile have received some screenshots of Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for the Galaxy Ace 2, and the update is expected to be released some time in March or April.
Samsung has had massive success with its Galaxy range of smartphones, this is expected to continue with the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S4 shortly, and according to a recent report out of the top 10 Android devices, 8 belong to Samsung.
The news comes from Localytics who have released some details on the top 10 Android devices for January of this year, no surpise in first place is the Samsung Galaxy S3 which is followed in second place by the Samsung Galaxy S2.
Sony has announced that they will be releasing the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for their Xperia TX smartphone next month, they also confirmed that the Android Jelly Bean update has started rolling out to the Xperia T and Xperia V this week.