This 3-in-1 Ice Cream Sandwich device covers all bases as it attempts to be a mobile phone, tablet and netbook. Oh and there’s a stylus which you can use as a handset to answer calls. What’s not to like?
The Asus Padfone release date is set for April in the UK.
Read our hands on: Asus Padfone review
Huawei Ascend P1 S
At just 6.68mm thick the Ascend P1 S is the world’s thinnest phone. That’s not all though; Huawei has managed to squeeze a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED and 8MP camera into the slender, plastic body.
The Huawei Ascend P1 S release date is expected to be at the end of March.
Read our hands on: Huawei Ascend P1 S review
The budget Motorola Motoluxe comes with a 4-inch FWVGA screen, 800MHz processor, 8MP camera and runs Android Gingerbread, but an update to Ice Cream Sandwich will arrive later this year.
The Motorola Motoluxe is available now for around £230.
Read our hands on: Motorola Motoluxe review
Motorola Defy Mini
The dust- and water-resistant Motorola Defy Mini is a rugged entry level phone, built to survive – not to wow. You’ll get a 600MHz processor, 3.2-inch screen, Android 2.3 Gingerbread, 120MB internal storage and a 3MP camera with LED flash.
Motorola has said the Defy Mini release date is set for Spring, but has not given us any further clues on an actual month.
Read our hands on: Motorola Defy Mini review
LG Optimus 4X HD
Stomping into the quad-core party the LG Optimus 4X HD hurls itself at the top end market with a 1.5GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 4.7-inch True HD IPS display, NFC, 8MP camera and Android Ice Cream Sandwich.
The LG Optimus 4X HD UK release date will be during Q2 2012.
Read ourhands on: LG Optimus 4X HD review
HTC One X
Another pretender to the quad-core throne is the HTC One X with its 1.5GHz quad-core processor, 4.7-inch Super LCD touchscreen, 8MP camera, 32GB of internal storage and Android Ice Cream Sandwich with the new HTC Sense 4.0 overlay.
The HTC One X release date is set for Q2 2012.
Read our hands on: HTC One X review
Samsung Galaxy Ace 2
The sequel to the original Ace, the Galaxy Ace 2 brings an 800MHz dual-core processor, 3.5-inch screen, 5MP camera and runs Android Gingerbread.
We reckon the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 will come in at around £200-£300, and it’s been suggested it will arrive in late April.
Read our hands on: Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 review
Nokia 808 Pureview
Want a phone which takes amazing pictures? Then look no further, for the Nokia 808 Pureview comes packing an astonishingly gigantic 41MP camera! The rest of the specs are slightly less impressive, with a 1.3GHz single-core processor, 512MB of RAM and it comes running Symbian Belle.
According to reports the Nokia 808 Pureview release date will be 23 April and will cost around £450.
Read our hands on: Nokia 808 Pureview review
Sony Xperia P
The mid-range Sony Xperia P brings together sleek design and pleasing specs into an affordable package. You’ll get a dual-core 1GHz processor, 4-inch (540 x 960) screen, 8MP camera, NFC and Android Gingerbead – with an ICS upgrade coming later in the year.
The Sony Xperia P release date is set for Q2 2012.
Read our hands on: Sony Xperia P review
HTC One S
The HTC One S is a decent mid-to-high end handset with its 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 4.3-inch AMOLED display, 8MP camera and Ice Cream Sandwich with Sense 4.0 operating system.
The HTC One S release date is set for Q2 2012.
Read our hands on: HTC One S review
ZTE Mimosa X
The middle of the road ZTE Mimosa X boasts a dual-core processor, 4.3-inch qHD screen, 5MP camera and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in a plastic body which has a certain Nokia-esque look.
The ZTE Mimosa X release date is set for Q2 2012.
Read our hands on: ZTE Mimosa X review
Nokia Lumia 610
The Nokia Lumia 610 is an entry level Windows Phone offering from the Finnish company and comes with an 800MHz processor, 256MB of RAM, 3.7-inch LCD screen, 5MP camera and runs the new Windows Phone Tango operating system.
The Nokia Lumia 610 release date is expected to be during Q2 2012 and we’ve heard it could come in at under £100.
Read our hands on: Nokia Lumia 610 review
Huawei Ascend D Quad
Huawei may still be a minnow in the mobile phone pond, but it’s not afraid to mix it with the big boys and the quad-core powered Ascend D Quad signals its intent. It runs Android Ice Cream Sandwich and also offers a 4.5-inch HD screen and 8MP snapper.
The Huawei Ascend D Quad release date is set for April.
Read our hands on: Huawei Ascend D Quad review
Samsung Galaxy Mini 2
The Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 is a budget handset that performs pretty well given its modest specs. The feature list includes a single-core 800MHz processor, HVGA display Android Gingerbread and 3MP camera.
The Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 release date is still unclear, but it could cost around £100.
Read our hands on: Samsung Galaxy Mini 2 review
Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus
We didn’t see it at MWC 2012, but there is still a chance that the Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus could make an appearance prior to the much-hyped Samsung Galaxy S3 launch.
The Galaxy S2 Plus is rumoured to pack a quicker 1.5GHz processor and run Android Ice Cream Sandwich.
LG Optimus Vu
The LG Optimus Vu provides a different take on mobile computing as it boasts a unique 4:3 aspect ratio screen. The 5-inch IPS display (1024×768) display can be controlled by hand or using the bundled stylus. It’s powered by a 1.5GHZ dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM and 8MP camera while running Android Gingerbread.
The LG Optimus Vu release date is still unclear, as LG is unlikely to bring the LTE enabled Vu to the UK, but are not ruling out the possibility.
Read our hands on: LG Optimus Vu review
LG Optimus L7
The daddy in LG’s new L-style range, the LG Optimus L7 brings angular looks along with a 1GHz processor, 4.3-inch screen, 5MP camera and Android Ice Cream Sandwich.
The LG Optimus L7 release date is currently unknown.
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Sony Xperia U
The Sony Xperia U comes in at the bottom of Sony’s new phone line up, but still offers good looks and a dual-core 1GHz processor, 3.5-inch TFT display, 5MP camera and Android Gingerbread with an Ice Cream Sandwich update planned for Q2.
The Sony Xperia U release date is set for Q2 2012.
Read our hands on: Sony Xperia U review
HTC One V
The HTC One V sports the design found on the Legend and slides in at the bottom of HTC’s 2012 range. It sports a 3.7-inch screen, 1GHz processor, 5MP camera and Android Ice Cream Sandwich.
The HTC One V release date is set for Q2 2012.
Read our hands on: HTC One V review
Orange Santa Clara
The Intel manufactured Orange Santa Clara is the UK’s first mobile to include Intel’s new Medfield mobile processor. You get a single-core 1.6GHz Intel processor, 4-inch screen, 8MP camera and it runs Android Gingerbread, but will receive an Ice Cream Sandwich update after launch.
The Orange Santa Clara release date is set for summer 2012.
Read our hands on: Orange Santa Clara review
Samsung Galaxy Beam
The Samsung Galaxy Beam comes complete with integrated projector capable of beaming a 50-inch picture onto the wall of your choice. It runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread and packs a 1GHz dual-core processor, backed up by a 2000mAh battery.
The Samsung Galaxy Beam release date is unclear, as we’re unsure if it will ever make it to the UK.
Read our hands on: Samsung Galaxy Beam review
Pansonic Eluga Power
The waterproof and dustproof Eluga Power is Panasonic’s new flagship mobile device packing a huge 5-inch HD display, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, NFC, 8MP camera and running Android Ice Cream Sandwich.
The Panasonic Eluga Power release date is set for late Q2 / early Q3 2012.
Read our hands on: Pansonic Eluga Power review
ZTE’s first major offensive on the mobile market this year is the ZTE Era, a quad-core Tegra 3 running smartphone with a 4.3-inch qHD screen to boot. You will also get an 8MP camera and some tasty Ice Cream Sandwich action with the Era.
The ZTE Era release date is set for the second half of 2012.