GSM Arena App Review
GSM Arena App Review

11 Janaury 2021, Kathmandu

GSMArena App Review

On 2nd July 2019, the GSMArena team announced that the beta version of their app was officially in Google Play Store. This android phone specs database app hosts all the latest tech news, rumors, reviews, and videos that keep its users hooked. The last major update of the app was released on 3rd July 2020. With a high rating of 4.5 and 5,260 reviews on the Google Play Store, all the tech enthusiasts love this app.


GSMArena took a simple design approach and focused more on adding functions and features to its Android app. The first thing you see when you open the app is the news page. This app does not play around and gives you what you need from the get-go. It is easy to navigate through, and the features are simple enough for everyone to use and enjoy. Users get to enjoy the breaking news, information-filled scoops on rumored phone models, in-depth phone reviews, including videos. You can log into the app for a more personalized experience and that extra touch.


The features in this android application can be accessed through the footer and the side menu bar accessible from the top left corner. Now let’s dig into the where and how of this application.


A list of the latest news on all sorts of phones. You can view the featured news in another tab. You can directly search for any new with the proper keyword. You can view the article, view the comments on the article, and even post your own comments for the article. Related search column shows other similar articles.

Personalized news:

You can select what to see and what not to see from the list of categories for you to choose from. It starts from android, rumors, Samsung, Nokia, Huawei, Apple, and other phone companies, Google, firmware updates, announcements, Gaming, Microsoft, Windows, Instagram, Headphones, and many more.


There is a tab solely dedicated to articles that feature phone reviews. You can directly search for reviews on the phone that you’re searching for or go through the articles in the tab to get a better idea of the phones and market. The articles fully describe the phones in question. There is also a comment section that you can view and comment on.


A dedicated tab for the phones and tablets listed out as the latest devices, top 10 by daily interests, and in the story now. You can view the full specs of the phone by clicking on it. The specification includes network, launch, body, display, platform, memory, front and rare camera, sound, comms, features, battery, and MISC. The users can also view the “User opinion and reviews” column for a second opinion. Other than that, this application gives the user options to compare the said phone to any other devices to get a more detailed understanding so that they can make informed decisions. You can also categorize the devices by brand or by the customized search. The history of your search is also retained.


This application also provides a video review of the user’s convenience.

Notification and Search:

The app has a direct search function and a notification tab to notify users of recent updated news and reviews.


You can log into the app for a more personalized experience and that extra touch. The registration process is simple. You need to provide your name, email address, and a suitable password with the condition that you agree for GSMArena to store your info and that you are 16+. You can then login with your email address and password as the login credentials.


There are light, dark, and black themes and user system setting options. The default is the system setting.

  • You can share and rate the app itself.
  • You can report any bugs and issues via email.
  • You can also customize the text size for the app directly.


  • The app freezes at times.
  • The app is slow to load resources.
  • The app crashes at times.


If you want to make a well-informed decision about buying a new device, this app is perfect for you. You can browse through it for multiple options and compare them with each other for the best result.


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