Android Rumors

Sony to launch a 12.9-inch Android pill in H1, 2015: Report

Sony is reportedly planning to launch a 12.9-inch Android pill subsequent yr. In line with a report in Digitimes, the pill might be launched someday within the first half of 2015. The report provides that the pill will enter in manufacturing shortly and is predicted to be made by contract-producer Pegatron Know-how. When it comes to specs, the pill will ...

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Samsung to launch Galaxy Tab S tablets with Super AMOLED display

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7: The first AMOLED tablet from Samsung.After releasing the only Galaxy Tab with Super AMOLED display in 2011, Samsung is finally getting ready to put the display technology in tablets. According to a report in Sammobile, the company is planning to bring its new Galaxy Tab S tablet line-up, which will use the Super AMOLED displays.The Galaxy ...

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Google to replace Nexus devices with Android “Silver” program: Report

Google is reportedly getting ready to scrap the Nexus devices in favour of a new device program called “Silver.” The search giant intends to use the new program to take more control of the Android ecosystem and take devices powered by the so-called “Google Experience” Android to the mass market. First reported by Android Police earlier this month, Android Silver ...

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Xiaomi’s first tablet to sport 2048x1536p display, might cost just $160

A report originating from Taiwan suggests that Xiaomi’s much rumoured tablet might be priced at just 1000 yuan (USD 160). Even at such an attractively price-tag, the tablet will come with 7.85-inch QXGA (2048x1536p) display, reports Focus Taiwan citing Michael Zuo of Topology Research Institute. As per Zuo, who has got his information from sources in China, Xiaomi is in ...

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HTC-made Nexus 8 rumoured to arrive in Q3: Report

Digitimes is reporting that Google has partnered with HTC to build an 8-inch Nexus tablet, which will start shipping in Q3, 2014. This report matches with a previous Commercial Times news story that stated that HTC has won the Nexus 8 orders from Google. According to Digitimes, Google wanted a new design and also, Asus wasn’t aggressively pursing the orders ...

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Huawei dumps dual-OS smartphone plans: Report

Huawei, which was reportedly working on Android/ Windows Phone dual-boot smartphone, has shelved the project. According to a report in Fierce Wireless, Huawei told the publication that its plans have changed and it won’t be releasing any dual-OS smartphone in the near future. While, the reason behind Huawei’s decision is unknown, online reports suggest that both Microsoft and Google are ...

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Google rumoured to launch 8.9-inch Nexus tablet in 2014

After rumours of an 8-inch Nexus tablet, Digitimes is now reporting that Google will also introduce a bigger 8.9-inch tablet alongside the 8-inch Nexus. The website also suggests that the tablet will pack display resolution more than 2K, which isn’t surprising given the last large-screen slate from Google – “Nexus 10” came with 2560x1600p resolution, which is more than 2K. ...

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Amazon’s media-streaming device is coming in April: WSJ

Amazon is reportedly planning to start selling its media-streaming device in early-April. The company is opting for a Chromecast like form-factor for the device as it looks to enter the living room arena. According to a report in Wall Street Journal, the device will be available via Amazon.com as well as third-party retailers like Best Buy and Staples. It will ...

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