UK is getting Pink Galaxy S4 in January

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1We have featured quite a few Samsung Galaxy S4 iterations and the latest is the pink version of the device. UK retailer Phones4u has announced that it will be exclusively offering the Samsung Galaxy S4 in Pink!

This color option comes in addition to the standard White and Blue S4s. Phones4u is claims that offers the widest range of color options in the UK. If you want the pink Galaxy S4, it will be available for pre-order in early January 2014 for new contracts and upgrades. The phone is free with £38 (4G data) or a £33 contract (3G data). Your choice of carriers is E, Orange Vodafone, and T-Mobile.

Phones4u will also give you a wireless speaker as a freebie, although they don’t specify the make or model which usually costs around £120. Sounds good to me. Who does not want free stuff?

Samsung ATIV SE Lands On Verizon

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We have heard lots of rumors about the new Samsung ATIV SE over the last week, and now it is official as it is available to pre-order from Verizon Wireless.

The Samsung ATIV SE is a Windows Phone 8 device that features a 5 inch full high definition AMOLED display, and is powered by a quad core 2.3GHz processor. It comes with 2GB of RAM, 16GB of built in storage, plus a microSD card slot for additional storage. It also has front and rear facing cameras (up front there is a 2 megapixel camera which can record full HD video, on the back we have a 13 megapixel camera with auto focus and a flash). Verizon is offering the Samsung ATIV SE for $199.99 when you take out a new contract, the handset will also be available off contract for $599.99.

Huawei Teases Honor 6 Plus, Expected to Launch on December 16th

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We’ve heard quite a few rumors about the Honor 6 Plus in the past few days, and it looks like the company will launch the device very soon, entering the phablet market with a affordable price tag.

There’s no final word about its launch date, but the Chinese company recently posted a teaser on their Weibo account, hinting its launch on December 16th.

The teaser image doesn’t mention anything about the Honor 6 Plus, but there are two big smartphones on the image, which suggests that the company will launch a new handset on Tuesday.

The said handset is expected to feature a 5.5-inch display and will be powered by the company’s own octa-core Kirin 925 processor paired with 3GB of RAM and a massive 3,500 mAh battery to make sure you never run out of juice at important times.

Stay tuned, as we’ll update you as soon as we hear more information about the alleged handset.

Nokia Lumia 525 and Lumia 1320 Announced in India

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1Nokia has unveiled the successor to their best-selling Windows Phone cellphone, Nokia Lumia 525, a month ago. During their launch, the company did not give any exact availability date for most markets, but the device went on sale in Singapore last week.

Today, Nokia has announced the availability of Nokia Lumia 525 in India, along with the gigantic Nokia Lumia 1320 at a press event in Goa, India. Nokia Lumia 525 will hit the shelves the first week of January, while the Nokia Lumia 1320 will hit the shelves in mid January 2014.

The Nokia Lumia comes with minimal changes compared to its predecessor. It has received a bump in RAM to 1GB compared to 512MB in Lumia 520. Moreover, the handset runs Windows Phone 8 with Lumia Black pre-installed out of the box.

All the other specifications remain though with a 4-inch display, 8GB storage with a microSD card slot, a dual-core 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, 5MP camera, and 1,430 mAh battery.

The Nokia Lumia 1320 is a trimmed down version of Lumia 1520 featuring the same 6-inch HD LCD IPS display, 1.7 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, 8GB storage with a microSD card support of up to 64GB, 1GB RAM, 5MP camera, VGA front-facing camera, a massive 3,400 mAh battery and runs Windows Phone 8 on top of it.

Nokia didn’t announce its pricing information, but we’ll update you as soon as they do.

United Airlines To Equip 23,000 Flight Attendants With iPhone 6 Plus

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1United Airlines just announced that they will equip almost 23,000 of its mainline flight attendants with an iPhone 6 Plus during the second quarter of 2015.

After the devices are introduced, flight attendants will be able process onboard retail transactions, and will give them access to several resources of the company such as company email, united.com and the company’s Intranet as well as policies and procedures manuals.

“We are thrilled to make this investment in our flight attendants,” said Sam Risoli, United’s senior vice president of inflight services. “iPhone 6 Plus will enable them to deliver an even higher level of flyer-friendly service and will offer our flight attendants simple, one-touch access to valuable work information, enabling them to better serve our customers.” The company also said that they will introduce enhancements in the future, which will replace flight attendants’ printed safety manual to an electronic version. They also plan to provide real-time report on aircraft’s cabin issues and repairs. Furthermore, there are also plans to develop tools which can be used by its customers.