Ice Cream Sandwich


Reviews & hands-on

  • Tablets 4 out of 5

    Kobo Arc review

    By 29 January 2013

    Kobo's latest tablet looks to compete directly with the likes of the Kindle Fire HD and the Nook HD, offering a device that's centred around content. But while the Kindle leverages Amazon's online assets, and Nook those of Barnes & Noble, Kobo takes a...

  • Phones 3 out of 5

    ZTE Grand X review

    By 12 September 2012

    You might not have heard of ZTE - its full name is Zhongxing Telecommunication Equipment - but like so many companies such as Ericsson and Huawei, ZTE was originally a telecommunications equipment supplier, but like the other companies it's also had its...

  • Phones

    Acer Liquid Gallant (Duo) pictures and hands-on

    By 31 August 2012

    We'd already heard the news about Acer's Liquid Gallant mobile phone, and at IFA 2012 Pocket-lint had the opportunity to play with this new phone. There are two phones here, the Liquid Gallant and the Liquid Gallant Duo - the latter has a dual SIM option....

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    Hands-on: Motorola Razr Ice Cream Sandwich review

    By 20 August 2012

    When the Razr came out at the end of last year, we maintained that it was a more exciting phone than the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. That's mainly because the Razr is an impressive-looking device. It's rugged and stylish - we've dropped ours countless times,...

  • Tablets 4 out of 5

    Asus Transformer Pad Infinity review

    By 7 August 2012

    We think that Asus, even more than Samsung, has produced the most interesting tablets, along with Apple. The firm threw itself into Android tablets from the start, and has really pushed the keyboard dock, giving people a way of getting more out of their...

  • Phones 3.5 out of 5

    HTC Desire C review

    By 18 June 2012

    The HTC Desire C sits at the bottom of the company's range of Android handsets. It's difficult to ignore the choice of name for this particular phone, picking up on the heritage of the Desire family. As a quick reminder, the HTC Desire was a fantastic...

  • Tablets

    Toshiba AT300 pictures and hands-on

    By 31 May 2012

    The AT300 is the latest Android tab to roll out from Toshiba. Announced last week, we got the chance to have a quick play with the new Nvidia Tegra 3 tablet, which launches running Android 4, Ice Cream Sandwich. The tablet, which will be known as the...

  • Phones

    Motorola RAZR MAXX pictures and hands-on

    By 17 May 2012

    Just how important is a good battery life on a smartphone to you? Very according to Motorola. With that in mind its been busy working away at its Motorola RAZR MAXX, a smartphone that doesn’t skimp on features, but most importantly won’t die on you...

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    Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich review

    By 23 April 2012

    Seemingly years in the coming, the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Samsung Galaxy S II has arrived for just about everyone. You can check here to see if it’s possible for you yet. The big question, of course, is what should the upgrade to Android...

  • Apps

    Spotify for Android 4 pictures and hands-on

    By 19 April 2012

    Spotify on Android was always a slightly unpleasant experience compared to the delights of its iOS-based application cousin. Laggy and untidy, the app looked decent enough but didn't function the way many had hoped. Thankfully, this has been fixed with...

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    Hands-on: HTC Sensation XE Ice Cream Sandwich review

    By 3 March 2012

    We've got our hands on the HTC Sensation XE Ice Cream Sandwich update that rolls in Android 4 and Sense 3.6. This isn't a leaked ROM, it's the bona fide FOTA update from HTC, going out in a select preview programme to a lucky few.  HTC has told us that...

  • Phones

    Coolpad 7990 pictures and hands-on

    By 2 March 2012

    Over on the vainglorious Android booth at MWC there was an absolute plethora of Google-based devices to play with, including all of the big launches from the show. But it wasn't the usual suspects that caught Pocket-lint's eye. We couldn't help but notice...

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    Hands-on: HTC One S review

    By 1 March 2012

    The HTC One S might not be the flagship in the new HTC One range, but that doesn't mean it's something that should be overlooked. Just announced, we had the chance to play with the new phone before its launch and at the launch event at Mobile World Congress...

  • Tablets

    Acer Iconia Tab A510 Olympic Edition pictures and hands-on

    By 1 March 2012

    Acer will launch an Olympic branded Acer Iconia Tab A510 in the UK to celebrate the company's involvement in the London 2012 Olympic Games. The new tablet, that will spearhead a range of Olympic devices including notebooks, will be available in the UK...

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    Panasonic Eluga Power pictures and hands-on

    By 29 February 2012

    Minimal and smart, the Panasonic Eluga Power is without a shadow of a doubt one of the most impressive mobile phones we got our hands on at Mobile World Congress 2012. The second in a quick succession of mobiles in what is a first foray into the European...