Tag: mini

Fancy my One pink mini 2?

You’ve read our HTC One mini 2 review surely? Of course you have. You’re an avid Coolsmartphone reader and you follow us on Twitter too. How about getting it in a lovely shade of pink? Yeah, you’d love that. I know you well. You want a pink phone …

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini and Young 2 to arrive in the UK in days

The Samsung Young 2 and the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini are due to arrive here in the UK very soon indeed, so if that Galaxy S5 5.1″ screen is too much, you can have a slightly smaller one instead. Sasmsung tell us that the shrunk-down version of the …

Mini Ninjas, now free

Nope. I’ve never heard of it. Sorry. Apparently though, lots of people have. This thing has had over 6 million downloads. It’s been available for 99c or 69p (yes, yes, I know that 99c is, in fact, 58p, but …) … now it’s free. You can get it …

Megalo Mini hits target, mini charger going into production soon

No! Must resist the urge to mention another Kickstarter campaign! Oh wait, this one has already been featured here and they’ve now reached and breached the funding goal, so it’ll be in production and you should be seeing it soon. The Megalo Mini is basically a tiny charger …

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini announced

As expected, a smaller version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 has been announced today. It features a 4.5″ HD (720×1280) pixel Super AMOLED screen and a quad core 1.4GHz CPU with Android KitKat, so it’s no slouch. Around back there’s an 8 megapixel camera with autofocus and a …

Phones 4u now giving away .. err.. trainers!

We’ve become accustomed to stores giving out free gifts with the latest phones, but giving out trainers? That’s a new thing on us. If you buy the HTC One (M8) or HTC One mini 2 they’ll chuck in a pair of mi Adidas trainers which, from what we can make …

Another cheap smartphone. Voda pop out the Smart 4

The £50 smartphone we mentioned earlier was, if you recall, the Smart 4 mini. It’s actually now a little cheaper at £45 and you can get it from Vodafone. The WVGA screen (480×800), dual-core 1.3GHz CPU, 4 GB storage and 3 megapixel rear camera might not set your …

Oppo announce the N1 mini with a 5 inch screen.

Following on from the Oppo N1 with its gigantic 5.9-inch screen and a 206-degree rotating camera, today the company has unveiled a mini version of the N1 … called… errr… the mini. Now for a device named “mini”, a 5 inch screen device perhaps isn’t the first thing …

Vodafone offering up the HTC One mini for just £160

I love it when you guys email us. Do that more. Go on, give us a nudge on the contact form. If you have anything we should be talking about here, give us a yell. Szuting Chao has given us an email because he’s seen the HTC One …

HTC One mini 2 SIM-free pricing revealed

Following this mornings’ announcement, Phones 4u and Mobile Fun have announced SIM-free pricing. Phones 4u will be offering the handset for £359.95 whilst Mobile Fun will be trying to get £399.99 off you. The pricing is a little close to the bigger brother – the HTC One (M8) …

Another shot of the new smaller Galaxy S5

Confusingly named the Galaxy S5 Dx (obviously “mini” just doesn’t cut it any more), here’s a slightly clearer shot of the smaller brother of the S5.. We have already covered some of the rumoured details this morning and you can probably guess where this newer leak has come …

Vodafone Smart mini now just £30

With the Smart 4 mini now available (and our thoughts on that here), the older Smart Mini is now a tad cheaper “up the Asda”. As you can see, it’s now only £30. Of course, this isn’t exactly this highest spec phone in the world. A 3.5″ HVGA …

Samsung Galaxy S5 goes Mini (SM-G800) , Specs leaked

We had the S3 Mini, the S4 Mini and now we will have the S5 Mini.  As confirmed by SamMobile not long back, but now we have a few more details in the regards to specification for the phone.  Many were slightly disappointed with the S4 Mini with its …

LG G2 Mini – Hands on

LG announced the smaller version of the G2 called, strangely enough, the G2 Mini and we have had hands on here in Barcelona. Specs include a 4.7 inch qHD display, 8 megapixel main camera and a front facing 2 megapixel selfie-snapper. Powered by a 1.2Ghz Quad Core processor …

HTC One mini to receive Android 4.3 and HTC Sense 5.5 too

There was a bit of a problem between Nokia and HTC recently which meant that the HTC One mini had to stop getting sold. It’s all sorted(ish) now and, if you’ve got one of these mini-beasts, you can now look forward to receiving Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) and …

ASUS PadFone mini arrives officially

Earlier in the week we covered the leaked Asus Padfone Mini and now, according Engadget China it’s now official. It’s the marriage of a 4.3″ (960×540) Android handset with a 7″ (1280×800) dock and comes with a Snapdragon MSM8226 quad-core CPU running at 1.4GHz. Running on Android 4.3 …

Oh look it’s an Asus PadFone Mini with a 4.3″ buddy

Asus certainly make some interesting form factors. The FonePad and PadFone being the two that confuse me the most and it seems that the PadFone range is going to continue with what looks like a 7″ tablet with a 4.3″ companion handset attached. I think this really could …

A few more Black Friday deals

The UK is now getting a slice of “Black Friday”, the Friday following the American Thanksgiving Day. Although most of the world doesn’t celebrate it, there’s the chance to snap up the odd bargain, so here’s a quick look at some of the other deals we’ve not covered …

Three confirm retina iPad Mini pricing

With the retina iPad Mini now on sale, Three have come out and announced their pricing on both monthly rolling and 24 month contracts. The new retina version of the iPad Mini features the same 7.9 inch display but with a much higher resolution plus the A7 chip and 64-bit version of iOS7 …

Vodafone announce iPad Air pricing and availability

Voda have stepped up with their pricing for the newly-announced iPad Air. Here in the UK the “iPad Air with WiFi + Cellular” will be on offer from £28 a month, with a £129 upfront cost. Although the iPad Air is available now, you’ll have to wait a …

I love Gold – Pimp your HTC One mini

Yeah, your gas and electric bill is more than the gross domestic product of St Kitts, but you don’t care. You’re rich. You’ve got money to burn. You want to get yourself a 24 CT Gold HTC One mini. Sure, it’s £1497, but for yourself or as a …

Thoughts on the iPad event – Opinion

Apple announced a plethora of new software and hardware at its event on Tuesday. While we don’t really cover laptops and desktops, there still plenty of mobile goodies to discuss. iPad Air As a massive iPad fan, I was particularly looking forward to seeing what the iPad 5 …

Apple announce Retina iPad Mini

Alongside yesterday’s iPad Air reveal, Apple also announced the long-awaited Retina iPad Mini. Apple’s smaller iPad no suffers in comparisons to the higher resolution displays on much cheaper tablets like the Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HDX. Alongside the new  display, Apple have also seen fit to throw in …

EE confirmed to sell iPad Air and Mini

EE have just sent out a press statement confirming they will be stocking both the new iPad Air and new iPad Mini on their 4G network here in a UK. No details yet on the plans available, only that the Air will be available from November 1st with …

HTC baby, in red, is glancing at me.

We’ve already seen the lovely red HTC One but, from next month, you can get the baby brother in red too. The HTC One mini is exclusively available to Phones 4u in that glamour red colour. The One mini has the same unibody design as the bigger brother …

New iPad event rumored for 22nd October

After Apple announced the new iPhone last month, many people were left wondering when the next iPad and iPad mini would arrive. It now looks like an event is being scheduled for 22nd October to show off these new products, which just so happens to be the same …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Review

So, Samsung then. We should skip a few chapters straight off. It’s a Samsung handset, so you know it’s going to be a well-built thing and the UI is going to be a polished and elegant place to be. The Galaxy S4 got a huge amount of attention …

Alcatel announce two new devices

Alcatel has announced two new Android-powered smartphones in their One Touch Idol line — the One Touch S and the One Touch Mini. Both these devices will both launch with Android 4.2, and be offered as Quad-band GSM models for operators the world over. Specs … One Touch …

The HTC One Mini is now available on Vodafone

The HTC One Mini is now available on Vodafone. The slightly smaller brother of the HTC One is slowly becoming available around the UK with various networks and retailers stocking it. The HTC One mini will be free on Vodafone Red 4G-ready from £34 per month. The various …

HTC One or HTC One mini – Video special

Videos, we love them. Take the HTC One for example. You’ve seen our HTC One overview and demo and a full look at how it’ll control your TV. It’s a fantastic phone and we’ve got a full HTC One review here. When the HTC One mini arrived we …

HTC One mini review

The HTC One is the best handset that HTC have made, in my opinion at least. Now they've shrunk it down, but only a little bit. Whilst writing this review I've shown this new HTC One mini handset to three HTC One owners and they're all pretty impressed …

HTC One mini comparison photos

We’ve got a few precious days with the ever-so-slightly-smaller brother of the HTC One. Sure, the CPU, memory and storage on the HTC One mini is not quite as good as the bigger HTC One, but it’s still a gorgeous looking handset which packs the BoomSound technology, Beats …

Almost a week with the HTC One mini. Send me your questions!

Looking to get yourself the HTC One mini? Well, we’ve already got some up-close shots, but today a man in a van dropped off the handset so that we can have a bit of time with it. If you’re a long-time reader then you’ll probably remember something we’ve …

HTC One vs HTC One mini

You follow us on Twitter, right? What? You don’t?! Pish! Come on, whack that button, we’re @coolsmartphone and we’ve got all the juiciest reviews, news and gossip from the smartphone and tablet world. Last night we posted this tweet and it’s sparked quite a bit of interest, so …

HTC One mini to arrive on EE and O2

You know all about the HTC One Mini by now. As a Coolsmartphone reader you’ll have already seen our hands-on pictures and videos, but what you might not know yet is that it’ll be hitting both the EE and O2 network too. We’ve just had confirmation that the …

HTC One mini announced

HTC have today announced the smaller version of the HTC One, the HTC One mini. Packing a lot of the same design language seen in the One, the mini does have a few changes to mention which we will go through now. First of all the screen is …

HTC One mini official picture appears.. almost

HTC are unveiling more and more of their HTC One Mini. It’s a trend we’re seeing with lots of mobile handsets, a powerful and hugely advertised handset (like the Galaxy S4 or the Galaxy S3 from Samsung) is followed up shortly after by a ever-so-slightly-less-powerful version which has …

HTC One Mini not mentioned by HTC in any way at all. Honest.

Ooo lookie here. HTC talking about something small? Something that’ll pack a “BIG PUNCH” ? That’s definitely nothing to do with the HTC One Mini we saw earlier or those pictures of a HTC One Mini or even these other leaked shots. Ohhh.. no. No way buddy. HTC …

HTC One Mini in black leaks out

The HTC One is a cracking phone, I spent a few weeks with it recently and it really is the sort of phone that you would recommend to everyone. It’s just some people can’t afford one and some people don’t like rather large phones. What they need is …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini – Pre-order and get a free tablet

The nice people at Phones 4u have just let us know about an offer they have on. Right now, if you pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini from them you’ll receive a free 7″ Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. The S4 Mini is available free from just £27 per …