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BlackBerry Classic smartphone with BlackBerry OS 10 and full QWERTY keyboard

BlackBerry Classic is finally available for purchase

This long-awaited handset with a 35-key QWERTY keypad, dual-core processor and square touchscreen can finally be purchased for $449 unlocked from...
Blu Studio 7.0 world's first 7-inch smartphone features dual-core processor, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB storage and Android 4.4 KitKat

Blu launches Studio 7.0 handset

This 7-inch device is advertised as a smartphone and features modest specs, as well as a low resolution screen with only 1024X600 pixels and 169 ...
eMarketer: nearly 2 billion people will use a smartphone in 2015

eMarketer: nearly 2 billion people will use a smartphone in 2015

According to a new study, the global number of smartphone users will fall just short of 2 billion people next year. Which countries will lead the...
Samsung SM-J100H entry-level smartphone surfaces online

Samsung SM-J100H entry-level smartphone surfaces online

A currently-unofficial Samsung smartphone codenamed SM-J100H surfaced online earlier today. The handset is shaping up to be a Lumia 535 competito...
OnePlus One Mini Android smartphone leaked image

OnePlus One Mini leaks online

This 5-inch handset is expected to arrive during a special event later today, powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC.
OnePlus One imports banned in India

OnePlus One imports banned in India

After Xiaomi, now OnePlus faces an import ban in India. The Indian court decided that the OnePlus One can no longer be imported in the country du...
Rumor: HTC Hima (One M9) to be unveiled in March 2015

Rumor: HTC Hima (One M9) to be unveiled in March 2015

According to recent rumors, HTC plans to officially unveil a successor to the HTC One M8 in March 2015. The company is expected to introduce the ...
Asus Zenfone 5 Smartphone Review

84% Asus Zenfone 5 Smartphone Review

Piece of art. Awarded with a design prize, available for a low price as an entry-level device and also really comfortable in the hands: The 5-inch Asus Zenfone 5 checks many of the right boxes in our review and only reveals a few drawbacks.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 | Qualcomm Adreno 305 | 5.0" | 145 g
HTC One E8 Smartphone Review

87% HTC One E8 Smartphone Review

Now in plastic as well. The One M8 was a very successful high-end device for HTC. Now, the Android device with a curved metal chassis is also available with a plastic case and high-resolution camera. We look at the changes and tell you if the One E8 is a real highlight as well.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC | Qualcomm Adreno 330 | 5.0" | 145 g
Tonino Lamborghini: 88 Tauri luxury smartphone costs $6,000

Tonino Lamborghini: 88 Tauri luxury smartphone costs $6,000

The new Tonino Lamborghini 88 Tauri is a luxury Android smartphone priced at $6,000. The extravagant handset is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon ...

Samsung rumored to unveil the Galaxy S6 at CES 2015 in January

The latest rumor in the tech blogosphere claims that Samsung could unveil the Galaxy S6 in early January at CES 2015.
HTC Desire Eye Smartphone Review

87% HTC Desire Eye Smartphone Review

Selfie show-off. HTC expands its product line around its One M8 flagship and now has a smartphone with high-performance hardware dubbed Desire EYE. It is primarily aimed at selfie fans in view of a high-resolution front-facing camera. The lens promises decent pics with 13 MP and a dual-LED flash, and it is in fact quite compelling. An IP certification rounds off the total package.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB | Qualcomm Adreno 330 | 5.2" | 152 g
Toshiba WERAM1100 activity tracker at the FCC

Toshiba activity tracker spotted at the FCC

Toshiba launched the WERAM1100 activity tracker in Japan back in August and now the device has just been spotted at the FCC in advance of an immi...
Samsung Galaxy RED Collection Christmas edition handsets for South Korean market

Galaxy Note 4 Velvet Red Christmas edition available in Korea

An offer apparently exclusive to carrier SK Telecom allows South Korean customers to purchase the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with a Velvet Red color o...
Xiaomi Mi 3 Android smartphone, a model very popular in India

Xiaomi suspends sales in India

Xiaomi temporarily suspended sales in India due to a patent suit initiated by Ericsson which involves allegedly unfair use of various wireless te...
Samsung Galaxy Grand 3 specs leaked by China's TENAA

Samsung Galaxy Grand 3 specs leaked by China's TENAA

The Samsung Galaxy Grand 3 was recently spotted in the database of China's regulatory authority TENAA, complete with technical specifications and...
MSN apps now for iOS, Android, and Kindle

MSN apps now available for iOS, Android, and Amazon devices

The MSN apps can be already downloaded from the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, Windows and Windows Phone Stores, as well as the Amazon App S...
Samsung Galaxy Alpha Android smartphone features Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Samsung Galaxy Alpha features Corning Gorilla Glass 4

This handset was introduced back in August, but only now we find out that its screen was the first in the world to get Corning Gorilla Glass 4 pr...
Samsung Galaxy S3, S4, and S5 Android smartphones

Samsung Galaxy E5 and Galaxy E7 details leak online

These two upcoming devices are expected to feature a Super AMOLED display, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 410 SoC, Android Lollipop, as well as non-remova...
Vivo X5 Max 5.5-inch Full HD smartphone with 2 GB memory, 16 GB internal storage, up to 128 GB microSD support and quad-core Snapdragon processor

Vivo launches world's thinnest smartphone in China

The 5.5-inch X5 Max smartphone is less than 0.19 inches thick and runs a custom Android 4.4 KitKat version called "Funtouch OS" on top of competi...
Apple iPhone 6 and Apple iPhone 6 Plus both feature 4G connectivity

Apple remains the world's largest 4G smartphone vendor

While the market for LTE-enabled smartphones grew with over 50 percent between Q2 and Q3 of this year, Apple maintains its lead in terms of reven...
Qualcomm Snapdragon animated ads hero

Qualcomm denies the rumors about Snapdragon 810

The upcoming high-end SoC is right on track and devices that use it will hit the market in the first half of 2015, say Qualcomm officials.
Sony Xperia Z4 rumored to come with 5.2-inch display

Sony Xperia Z4 rumored to come with 5.2-inch display

Although previous rumors claimed that the Sony Xperia Z4 will come with a 5.4-inch QHD display, new sources indicate that the Z4 will actually co...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

December 2014 update. Here you'll find the latest smartphones reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly updated, maintained and com...
Alleged Samsung Galaxy S6 specs revealed by AnTuTu database screenshot

Samsung Galaxy S6 spotted in the AnTuTu database

A Chinese website spotted the European version of the Galaxy S6 on the AnTuTu website, revealing a 5.5-inch QHD display and a Samsung Exynos 7420...
@upleaks reveals HTC Hima specs and features

HTC One M9 specs leak online once again

The new alleged specs of the upcoming flagship are different to the ones mentioned earlier this week and include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC, 2...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 faces problems that may delay Galaxy S6 and other premium handsets

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 appears to have problems

The next-gen chip overheats and also slows down due to its problematic RAM controller. This could leave various devices without their primary pro...
Samsung discontinues WatchON on December 31

Samsung to discontinue WatchON service on December 31

WatchON service will shut down at the end of 2014 across the whole world, except South Korea and the United States.
Kirin 620 SoC architecture with eight cores clocked at 1.2 GHz

Huawei unveils octa-core Kirin 620 SoC

The new 28nm chip runs at 1.2 GHz, has no less than 8 ARM cores and targets the mid-range segment of the market, but no devices powered by it hav...
Google updates Android 5.0 Lollipop to version 5.0.1

Google updates Android Lollipop to version 5.0.1

Android 5.0.1 Lollipop shows up only a month after the major 5.0 release and images for various Nexus devices can be already downloaded directly ...
OnePlus One CyanogenMod smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC

OnePlus One successor confirmed for 2015

OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei confirms that OnePlus Two should launch by the end of Q3 2015 if everything goes as planned.
Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 software update fixes two issues, but Lollipop is not ready yet

Samsung Galaxy S4 gets minor update, Android 5.0 Lollipop coming soon

While Verizon's handsets only fixes two issues, the Lollipop update for Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition has been spotted in Beta stage and should b...
HTC One M9 specs leak online

HTC One M9 leaks online

The upcoming HTC flagship is expected to have a 5.5-inch QHD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, 16 MP rear camera and up to 128 GB inter...
Microsoft Lumia 1030 prototype leaks online

Microsoft Lumia 1030 prototype leaks online

It looks like a Microsoft Lumia 1030 prototype has been leaked on a Chinese auction site. The device has been referred to in the past as the "Nok...
Razer Nabu smartband with Bluetooth LE connectivity

Razer Nabu smartband launches tomorrow

This smartband goes on sale in the United States tomorrow for $99.99 USD, but early adopters can get it for $20 USD less.
HTC Desire 620 Android smartphone ready for retail

HTC Desire 620 leaks online

This mid-range 5-inch Android handset has an all-plastic build, uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC coupled with 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal storage a...
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus: customers complain about easily scratchable display glass

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus: customers complain about easily scratchable display glass

A growing number of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users are complaining that the display glass on their handset scratched too easily, raising concer...
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910F) Smartphone Review

90% Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910F) Smartphone Review

Dazzler. The concept of the Galaxy Note, a high-end smartphone with a digitizer, is still unique and well implemented by Samsung. But the device cannot utilize the promised additional performance of the Snapdragon 805. However, the Note 4 probably has the best smartphone display, which shines bright and can also convince outdoors.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084 | Qualcomm Adreno 420 | 5.7" | 176 g
Sony Xperia Z4 Snapdragon 805

Sony Xperia Z4 and Xperia Z4 Ultra rumored to come with Snapdragon 805 chips

According to recent rumors, the Sony Xperia Z4 and Xperia Z4 Ultra will both be based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 805. This contradicts previous r...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MDP smartphone and tablet

Qualcomm unveils reference Snapdragon 810 smartphone and tablet

Qualcomm has just unveiled smartphone and tablet reference devices based on the upcoming Snapdragon 810 SoC. As mobile developer platforms, these...
LG L Fino Smartphone Review

80% LG L Fino Smartphone Review

Cool deal. The LG L Fino is a compact entry-level smartphone with a 4.5-inch display, Qualcomm quad-core SOC, as well as UMTS and NFC. For around 160 Euro (~$200) MSRP, the phone comes nicely equipped. We subject the LG L Fino to our battery of tests to get an idea of the performance.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212 | Qualcomm Adreno 302 | 4.5" | 145 g
Samsung Milk Video streaming service for Galaxy Note and Galaxy S

Samsung launches Milk Video service

This new service delivers a premium mobile video experience to Samsung Galaxy S and Samsung Galaxy Note users.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 7.0 Black Friday promotion

Samsung to offer over 160 deals on Black Friday

Samsung's list of holiday deals includes solid price cuts for tablets, SSDs, TVs, digital cameras, Chromebooks, and more.
Marvell  ARMADA Mobile PXA1936 octa-core SoC block diagram

Marvell debuts ARMADA Mobile PXA1936 SoC

This new chip has eight Cortex A53 cores clocked at 1.5 GHz and will soon target the high-end sector of the market as first devices to use it are...
Intel MICA smart bracelet costs $495 USD and can be purchased only in the US

Intel unveils MICA smart bracelet

This new wearable has been designed by Opening Ceremony and engineered by Intel, offers up to two days of autonomy and will hit the US in early D...
SanDisk iXpand flash drive designed for iPhone and iPad

SanDisk announces iXpand flash drive for iPhone and iPad

Available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB variants, the iXpand is SanDisk's first flash drive designed for both the iPhone and iPad families of devices.
Sharp Aquos Crystal Smartphone Review

82% Sharp Aquos Crystal Smartphone Review

A sharp edge. The term "edge-to-edge" has now become a common marketing ploy to advertise most any portable with a display, but Sharp have taken the term one step further. We find out why the Aquos Crystal is the 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree with a closer look at its striking and alluring design.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 | Qualcomm Adreno 305 | 5" | 141 g
Huawei Ascend G7 Smartphone Review

82% Huawei Ascend G7 Smartphone Review

The gentle giant. Huawei's Ascend G7 towers over many other smartphones with its 5.5-inch screen. In our tests we will clarify whether its performance and build are also outstanding in view of the affordable 299 Euros (~$372).
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 | Qualcomm Adreno 306 | 5.5" | 165 g
Asus ZenFone 4 with Intel Atom processor will get a 4G LTE-enabled successor

Asus to unveil new Intel-powered smartphones at CES 2015

New 4G LTE ZenFone models will arrive at CES 2015 powered by Intel chips and expected to hit the market starting around $330 USD soon after that.
Ecoo Focus E01 Smartphone Review

78% Ecoo Focus E01 Smartphone Review

1080p on a budget. A 5.2-inch FullHD LG display with a higher PPI than an Apple Retina display on a Chinese smartphone for less than $150? It's a mouthful, but the bottom line is that the Focus E01 offers one of the best and brightest 1080p displays for the inexpensive asking price.
Mediatek MT6592 | ARM Mali-450 MP4 | 5.2" | 145 g
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)