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Huawei P9 Plus now officially available

Huawei P9 Plus now officially available for 700 Euros

The 5.5-inch P9 Plus will carry the same Kirin 955 SoC, rear Leica cameras, and FHD display resolution as the 5.2-inch P9 with more RAM and inter...
OnePlus 3 Android smartphone coming mid-June 2016

OnePlus 3 coming next month

The next-gen 5.5-inch OnePlus flagship killer is expected to bring NFC connectivity back, and it is expected to launch June 14th.
Apple iPhone 7s may incorporate glass casing

Apple iPhone 7s may incorporate glass casing

Catcher Technology CEO says Apple will look into glass in an attempt to better differentiate its iPhones from the competition.
Asus Zenfone Max second generation official with Qualcomm Snapdragon 615

Asus Zenfone Max gets new hardware

The second generation of this 5.5-inch handset comes with up to 3 GB RAM and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC.
Microsoft Windows 10 Start menu, Windows 10 screen size limits May 2016 change

Microsoft updates Windows 10 hardware requirements

Windows 10 desktop now requires at least 2 GB RAM, but Microsoft also approved 7-inch tablets and up to 9-inch Windows 10 Mobile devices.
Samsung Galaxy S5 Android smartphone gets Marshmallow update on T-Mobile

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S5 gets Android Marshmallow

Two months after Sprint, T-Mobile finally updates the Galaxy S5 to Android 6.0.1, but the new firmware also includes a "device slowness fix."
Samsung Galaxy C5 SM-C5000 now spotted at FCC

Samsung Galaxy C5 shows up at FCC

The device spotted at FCC has the specs and features already mentioned by earlier rumors and leaks - metallic body, Snapdragon 617 processor, and...
HTC 10 Smartphone Review

89% HTC 10 Smartphone Review

Successful comeback! After the HTC One M9 came up short of expectations last year, HTC has made many improvements and now offers a great premium-range smartphone with a decent camera.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 | Qualcomm Adreno 530 | 5.2" | 161 g
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 120 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 120 Euros

May 2016 update. Here you will find the best smartphones under 120 Euros (~$135) reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list of ...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones (≤5-inch)

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones (≤5-inch)

May 2016 update. Here's a list of the best compact smartphones - with screen sizes of 5 inches or less - we've reviewed in the last few months. O...
LG K4 Smartphone Review

73% LG K4 Smartphone Review

LTE at an entry-level price. LG offers an affordable entry-level smartphone with LTE functionality for 119 Euros (~$133), dubbed K4 LTE. That is, however, its only highlight. The review sample makes a rather outdated impression in all other aspects. Have too many cutbacks been made?
Mediatek MT6735 | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 4.5" | 120 g
Asus ZenFone 3 reveal may finally be coming next week

Asus ZenFone 3 reveal may finally be coming next week

The countdown ends May 30th for an unveiling at Computex 2016. The "Zenvolution" may include up to three different models of the ZenFone 3.
Google Nexus 6P handset will not get Android N seamless updates

Current Nexus devices will not get Android N seamless updates

No Nexus handset currently on the market will get the next-gen Android version, but Google still has to make the official announcement.
ZTE Axon 7 set for a reveal on May 26

ZTE Axon 7 set for a reveal on May 26

Sound quality will apparently be a major selling point for the upcoming smartphone. ZTE declined to share any other details about the device.
Motorola Moto X will now be the Moto Z

Motorola Moto X will now be the Moto Z

The Verizon Droid name gets a slight modification to be more in line with the new Moto X and Moto Z naming convention.
Leagoo Shark 1 Smartphone Review

79% Leagoo Shark 1 Smartphone Review

XL Size. The Shark 1 from the Chinese manufacturer Leagoo proves to be extra-large in more than one aspect. The decently-equipped middle-class smartphone with its 6-inch display and a weight of 241 grams is larger and heavier than most. In addition, it features a battery with a capacity of 6300 mAh - large by any standard. Among other things, we'll take a look at the battery life to see if it delivers what the capacity promises.
Mediatek MT6753 | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 6.0" | 241 g
Archos 50 Cobalt smartphone available for 130 Euros

Archos 50 Cobalt smartphone available for 130 Euros

The affordable 5-inch LTE smartphone is coming to Germany and other parts of Europe with a 2.5D HD display and quad-core MediaTek SoC.
Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Android smartphone available on T-Mobile

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) hits T-Mobile

This 5.5-inch mid-ranger comes loaded with Android Marshmallow, has 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage, as well as full support for T-Mobile's 4...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 300 Euros

May 2016 update. Here you will find the best smartphones under 300 Euros (~$340) reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list of ...
Samsung Galaxy C5 Android smartphone hits TENAA

Samsung Galaxy C5 hits TENAA

The TENAA listing confirms most specs already leaked, such as the metallic body, Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor, 4 GB memory, and Android 6.0....
Sony Xperia XA Ultra phablet now official

Sony Xperia XA Ultra phablet now official

The 6-inch phablet ships with a Helio P10 SoC and a powerful wide-angle 16 MP front-facing camera with Optical Image Stabilization and HDR.
Apple iPhone could have four different OLED suppliers by 2018

Apple iPhone could have four different OLED suppliers by 2018

The Cupertino company is looking at South Korean and Japanese suppliers as Chinese manufacturers are not expected to be able to meet demand.
AT&T Samsung Galaxy S7 Active SM-G891A Android smartphone

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active allegedly coming next month

The handset that should launch on AT&T in less than a month shows has been spotted in what appears to be an official photo that reveals a gold/de...
Motorola Moto G4 Plus Android smartphone Motorola Moto G Plus

Motorola unveils three new handsets

Next to the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus handsets, Motorola has also revealed the entry-range Moto G4 Play, and all three are expected to hit the US ...
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Android flagship gets Marshmallow update on AT&T

AT&T Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge get Android Marshmallow

The 1.5 GB firmware update finally brings Android 6.0 to the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge on AT&T, next to various minor improvements, fixes, and...
Sony could be phasing out the Xperia C and M series

Sony could be phasing out the Xperia C and M series

The manufacturer will unify its Xperia brand and do away with letter subcategories by 2018 according to leaked screenshots.
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) Smartphone Review

82% Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) Smartphone Review

Metalhead. Plastic before, metal now: The new edition of the Galaxy J5 aims to make a higher-quality impression. However, the inner values have remained mostly the same. Is that enough for a successful update?
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 | Qualcomm Adreno 306 | 5.2" | 159 g
Oppo Find 9a smartphone spotted in AnTuTu database

Oppo Find 9a smartphone spotted in AnTuTu database

The listed x9007 model name suggests a smaller or more affordable version of the unannounced Find 9 smartphone.
Successor to the ZTE Axon may be the Axon 7

Successor to the ZTE Axon may be the Axon 7

The new 5.5-inch Axon smartphone will compete directly against other flagships including the LG G5, HTC 10, and eventual iPhone 7.
Charm by Samsung fitness band is now official

Samsung Charm fitness band is now official

This smart accessory for Android-powered handsets offers fitness tracking capabilities in conjunction with S Health, as well as basic notificatio...
LG K10 Smartphone Review

81% LG K10 Smartphone Review

Pitch-dark. LG's K10 wants to add style to the lower mid-range. Read why its screen and the camera's gloomy photos stand in its way in this report.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 | Qualcomm Adreno 306 | 5.3" | 140 g
Nubia Z11 spotted at TENAA as multiple variants

Nubia Z11 spotted at TENAA as multiple variants

ZTE has so far only introduced one member in the Nubia Z11 family. These latest leaks, however, show that the other two larger variants should be...
Microsoft Lumia 650 Smartphone Review

82% Microsoft Lumia 650 Smartphone Review

Mainstream Microsoft. The new Lumia 650 from Microsoft wants to convince users with competitive pricing and obviously the Windows operating system. The manufacturer from Redmond targets business customers in particular. Because of the slow hardware, however, there are some limitations, including the lack of the Windows Continuum feature.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 APQ8009 | Qualcomm Adreno 304 | 5.0" | 122 g
HTC Desire 820 Android smartphone gets 6.0.1 Marshmallow update

HTC Desire 820 gets Android 6.0.1 update

This handset that launched back in 2014 finally gets Marshmallow, as well as the latest major iteration of the HTC Sense UI.
Google Gboard keyboard app for iOS

Google launches GBoard keyboard app for iOS

Next to emojis and GIFs, this app also offers Google Search capabilities that are very easy to use, as well as the ability to send information it...
HTC announces sharp sales decline as of Q1 2016

HTC announces sharp sales decline as of Q1 2016

After a brief period in the green early last year, the Taiwanese manufacturer is now back to being knee deep in red with a quarterly loss of 2.61...
Huawei Honor V8 with QHD display now official

Huawei Honor V8 with QHD display now official

The 5.7-inch smartphone will be Huawei's first model with a native resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. Other features include dual rear cameras and...
Coolpad unveils Torino S LTE smartphone for 200 Euros

Coolpad unveils Torino S LTE smartphone for 200 Euros

The Torino S will be one of the most affordable 4.7-inch smartphones with both LTE and a fingerprint reader.
Supposed dummy cover for iPhone 7 reveals dimensions and Smart Connector pins

Supposed dummy cover for iPhone 7 reveals dimensions and Smart Connector pins

More rumors on the iPhone 7 claim a final design more similar to the current iPhone 6s than initially anticipated.
HTC 10 Android flagship coming to T-Mobile

HTC 10 coming to T-Mobile next week

The flagship will launch on T-Mobile on May 18th, and those who will get it in the first week will also receive an HTC-branded Rapid Charger and ...
Asus ZenFone 2 Laser Android smartphone gets Marshmallow update

Asus ZenFone 2 Laser gets Android Marshmallow

In addition to the latest major Android build, this update comes without the bloatware previously added by Asus.
Alleged photos of OnePlus 3 leak online (Source: Weibo)

Alleged photos of OnePlus 3 leak online

The rounded back and line patterns are reminiscent to the HTC 10 with front and edges not unlike the Galaxy C5.
Archos 50 Power smartphone to come with 4000 mAh battery pack

Archos 50 Power smartphone to come with 4000 mAh battery pack

The 5-inch budget smartphone will make use of a dense battery pack and retail for 150 Euros.
Huawei P9 teardown shows design similarities to iPhone

Huawei P9 teardown shows design similarities to iPhone

The P9 is still a bit easier to service compared to the iPhone 6s due to its more conservative use of adhesives.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active SM-G891A specs on GFXBench

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active hits GFXBench

THe Samsung device with model number SM-G891A is powered by a Snapdragon 820, has a 5.5-inch display, and also packs 4 GB RAM and 32 GB of intern...
LG G5 Smartphone Review

89% LG G5 Smartphone Review

Modular with big eyes. LG's new G5 comes with some new innovations. The smartphone is now modular and has a dual-camera. As well as the conventional lens, there is an additional wide-angle lens, but unfortunately, the resolution is pretty low. The battery capacity has also reduced.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 | Qualcomm Adreno 530 | 5.3" | 159 g
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge get bloatware update on Verizon Wireless

Verizon updates the Galaxy S7 lineup with bloatware

A recent update for the Samsung flagship on Verizon includes bloatware capable to download further bloatware, but it can be easily disabled.
Chinese smartphones growing in popularity worldwide

Chinese smartphones growing in popularity worldwide

Over 40 percent of smartphones shipped worldwide this past quarter were from Chinese manufacturers.
Weibo rumors are claiming a smaller version of the impending Note 6 with weaker specifications

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 Lite could be in the works

At least one other SKU may launch alongside the flagship Galaxy Note 6 with the same display size and less powerful hardware.
Huawei Honor V8 closeup image leak shows fingerprint reader and dual camera setup

New Huawei Honor V8 images surface online

A closeup shot shows the dual camera setup and the fingerprint reader, but the handset's capability to take dynamic 360-degree photos has been re...

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Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)