New Amazon smartphone to be an AT&T exclusive

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Amazon is going to finally announce their new smartphone tomorrow, but it looks like you you will only be able to buy it on AT&T. I guess this isn’t a shocker since Amazon and AT&T already partner for the Kindle tablets.

In case you have been living under a rock, Amazon is hoping that glasses-free 3D will get consumers excited. I won’t say I am excited, but I am interested to see what Amazon has to offer. Is this going to be something really cheesy, or will it actually be useful? Amazon has worked on this project for a long time, so I would like to think that Amazon will change the game. Either way, you will have only have one carrier choice, and that’s AT&T.

source: WSJ

Unknown LG device’s model number with its Odin processor surfaces


The first sign of an LG smartphone with its upcoming Odin processor has arrived. The model number of the unknown device was posted by @UpLeaks, who says “Liger_LGU_KR is the first phone which powered by LG Odin chipset.” The first part is probably some identification code, but the actual model number is allegedly LG-F490L. What the device will actually be called, we do not know. But we do know that it will have a new octa-core processor made in-house at LG.

Source: @UpLeaks

Image and spec details for Motorola Moto X+1 leak


Although Motorola has kept a pretty tight lid on information about the Motorola Moto X+1, leaks seems to be inevitable regarding new smartphones. The latest concerning the Moto X+1 gives us a look at a portion of the front of the device and shares some details on what the specs will be like for the device. The photo shows a device with more rounded corners than the Motorola Moto X, but otherwise it will be a larger version of the current device.

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Images of Huawei’s next flagship leak


Back in April, we heard that Huawei was working on a new device codenamed “Mulan” and benchmarks for the Huawei Mulan was leaked recently.

Now, a handful of pictures coming from the Chinese social network Weibo shows  the design of the device along with more specs. It sports a metal frame along with a fingerprint sensor on the back of the device, right below where the camera is located.

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Galaxy Note 4 will definitely sport a 5.7-inch 2560 x 1440 display


Now that Samsung’s Galaxy Premier event is over, it’s now time to pay a little attention to the upcoming Galaxy Note 4. With each edition of the Note, Samsung has increased the display size, but will they do that again with the Note 4?

The answer appears to be no based on the fact that the AT&T version (SM-N910A) showed up in India for testing with a 5.7-inch display, the same size as the Note 3. However, it’s not all about the size right? This time around, the resolution is going to be much better. Previous reports pegged the resolution to be QHD (2560 x 1440), and that is now confirmed, thanks to a user agent profile on Samsung’s own site.

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Verizon said to be getting Sony Xperia Z2 with LTE-Advanced support


We have heard about Verizon adding Sony’s Xperia Z2 to its lineup for quite some time. The device has even appeared in an image posted by Sony. Even after so much time going by since the device’s launch worldwide, it is going to still make its way to Verizon.. with a twist. According to @evleaks, a Xperia Z2 with LTE-Advanced support has to be certified and tested before arriving. The model number is D6503, codename “Sony Sirius Viv,” and is set to arrive in the middle of the next quarter.

Source: @evleaks (Official site)

Samsung to update Galaxy S 5 to Android 4.4.3 this month, Galaxy S 4 next month


Last month, Samsung was in the ‘integrating’ phase of pushing Android 4.4.3 to the Galaxy S 5 and Galaxy S 4. An alleged status report from June 10 shows that testing has been completed for the Galaxy S 5. The Galaxy S 4, though, is still in the ‘final testing’ phase. For this year’s Samsung flagship, the Android 4.4.3 update is expected to arrive sometime this month. Last year’s device is slated to get the latest version of Android in July.

Being that this is just an alleged status report, do not hold anything to it. Also, carriers in the United States tend to take a bit longer to push these updates to their devices. So sit tight and enjoy the weather.

Source: Android Geeks