GSM models are expected to make the switch to Intel while CDMA models may continue carrying Qualcomm modems.
Experimental MotoMods could add docking station support and better camera
A Pro Camera MotoMod could add a 10x optical zoom on top of the existing rear camera.
Samsung working on a high-end clamshell smartphone
Dubbed Veyron, the device is said to feature a Samsung Exynos 8890 processor and dual 3.9-inch HD Super AMOLED displays.
Analysts predicting 15 million Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones sold as of Q2 2016
Samsung's smartphone division is expected to grow by 17.1 percent this quarter due to the runaway success and critical acclaim of the latest Gala...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 120 Euros
June 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 under 300 Euros
June 2016 update. Here you will find the best smartphones under 300 Euros (~$340) reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list of...
Lenovo briefly teases flexible displays and foldable tablet concepts
The early prototypes show off Lenovo's plans beyond the Phab 2 Plus and Moto Z smartphones.
OnePlus teasing OnePlus 3 camera quality with new pictures
Four pictures taken with the OnePlus 3 have been released in anticipation for the new flagship smartphone set for a reveal on June 14.
Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 gets Android Marshmallow
The new firmware is now available for both the 4.7-inch and the 5.5-inch Idol 3 handsets, so both variants receive the usual Marshmallow goodies.
Lenovo Moto Z is now official
The modular handset previously known as Moto X is now official and is expected to hit the market in September.
ZTE Blade V7 Smartphone Review
All-rounder. The Blade V7 is the newest mid-price product in ZTE's successful Blade lineup. The device offers a decent configuration at a fair price of 250 Euros (~$282, RRP). Read in our report whether the manufacturer has eliminated the former model's drawbacks and improved in the right places.
Mediatek MT6753 | ARM Mali-T720 MP4 | 5.2" | 136 g
Mediatek MT6753 | ARM Mali-T720 MP4 | 5.2" | 136 g
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones
June 2016 update. Here you will find the latest smartphones reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly updated, maintained and comme...
ZTE Blade A2 offers an octa-core SoC for under 110 Euros
The 5-inch smartphone launches next week in China and will be one of the cheapest smartphones with an integrated fingerprint sensor.
ZTE Nubia Z11 Max launching June 16 for 270 Euros
The 6-inch Nubia Z11 Max will ship with a Snapdragon 652 SoC, 4 GB RAM, and 64 Gb eMMC. LTE support, however, may not cover common European bands...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Phablets (>5.5-inch)
June 2016 update. Here's a list of the best XL-sized smartphones - with screen sizes of 5.5 inches and greater - we've reviewed in the last few m...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones (≤5-inch)
June 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. ...
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active hits AT&T tomorrow
This rugged Samsung handset debuts tomorrow on AT&T for $26.50 USD for 30 months or $33.13 USD a month for 24 months.
Huawei plans to beat Samsung and Apple in five years
The company's CEO has recently said that Huawei plans to overcome Samsung and Apple, becoming the global leader of the smartphone market within f...
Android Marshmallow usage reaches 10 percent
Back in April, Marshmallow was heading for the 5 percent market share barrier and now has just left behind the 10 percent milestone.
Gartner predicting single-digit growth rates for 2016 smartphone market
Worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to flatten by 2020 at around 1.9 billion units.
BlackBerry Priv sales have been disappointing worldwide
In what is probably a surprise to no one, sales of the Priv smartphone and its slide-out physical keyboard have not been meeting expectations.
Moto Z to feature tricolor frame
This upcoming handset with modular accessories is expected to feature a rather original design, with a tricolor frame.
Lenovo PHAB 2 Plus may be the first consumer-ready Project Tango smartphone
Demoed at CES earlier this year, the Chinese manufacturer may finally be ready to launch a Project Tango smartphone for the masses. Prices and la...
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge now available in Pink Gold across Europe
The attractive Rose Gold color option that Apple popularized has now made its way to Europe after landing in North America last month for the Sam...
OnePlus 3 pre-orders in China start at around 400 Euros
Up to 1000 users can put down 3000 Yuan each to secure themselves a OnePlus 3 upon launch. The actual launch price, however, will be cheaper than...
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active coming to AT&T
This rugged flagship has about the same specs as the North American Galaxy S7, but features a larger battery and better protection from the eleme...
Samsung unveils Galaxy J3 Pro smartphone
This 5-inch affordable handset is powered by a Snapdragon 410 chip, next to 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage, coming only with Android Lollipo...
Huawei may be responsible for the next Google Nexus yet again
Huawei manager let slip in an interview that the company may be involved with the successor to the Nexus 6P.
Huawei ready to announce new Honor device for Europe
An unknown Honor device is coming to Europe this June 20th. Signs point to either the recently announced Honor V8 or a new smartphone entirely.
OnePlus 2 gets OxygenOS 3.0.2
All OnePlus 2 handsets should receive the OTA notification for this Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow-based firmware by Tuesday.
LG unveils affordable Stylus 2 Plus phablet
The phablet is now available in Taiwan and includes a higher resolution display and faster Snapdragon processor than the Stylus 2 for around 300 ...
Worldwide smartphone market is slowing down according to IDC
Research firm predicts a growth of just 3.1 percent this year compared to 10.5 percent in 2015.
Xiaomi may launch 4.3-inch Mini Mi 5 with Snapdragon 820 SoC
The published specifications on Weibo claim a very powerful 4.3-inch offering from Xiaomi for a starting price of just 250 Euros.
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 successor renders leak online
Official reveal date purportedly set for August according to latest rumors.
Apple iPhone 7 cases seemingly confirm rumors
OppoMart cases for the next generation of iPhones have appeared online to reveal dual cameras and a largely similar design to the iPhone 6 series...
Outdated LG Android software revealed to have security flaws
Owners of LG smartphones may want to keep their devices updated to avoid these vulnerabilities.
OnePlus 3 confirmed for June 15th unveiling
An official poster from OnePlus is inviting users to join a 10 AM local time press event for the inevitable unveiling of the next OnePlus smartph...
Micromax plans to enter China
India's second smartphone retailer after Samsung plans to enter the Chinese market in 2017 and to go public the next year, also aiming to grab th...
Xiaomi to ship Android devices preloaded with Microsoft Office and Skype
As a result of the two companies' recent agreement that also involves cross-licensing and patent transfers, Xiaomi will ship its Android devices ...
Sony officially unveils entry-level Xperia E5 smartphone
The Xperia E5 will ship with LTE and Android 6.0 Marshmallow later this year for just under 200 Euros.
ZUK Z2: High-end specifications for mainstream prices
The 5.2-inch Z2 Pro will sport 6 GB RAM and a 3000 mAh battery while the smaller 5-inch Z2 will sport 4 GB RAM and a larger 3500 mAh battery.
ZTE Nubia Z11 Max phablet to ship with large 4000 mAh battery
The manufacturer teases its new "NeoPower 2.0" technology for improved power consumption without even giving any battery life estimations or comp...
Sirin Labs unveils ultra-secure Solarin smartphone
This handset for those who value their privacy more than anything else has a price tag of more than $14,000 USD and weighs 0.55 pounds.
Huawei Honor 5A and 5A Plus at TENAA certification
The 5-inch 5A and 5.5-inch 5A Plus will succeed the current entry-level 4A series.
Samsung shows off 5.5-inch 4K AMOLED panel prototype for VR
The manufacturer revealed at Display Week in San Francisco a prototype AMOLED panel that promises ideal colors and reduced soreness in the eyes f...
Sony Xperia X lineup coming to the US this summer
Four Xperia X devices are coming to the US, the first one being Xperia X which is already up for pre-order and will start shipping in late June.
ARM unveils Cortex-A73 processor cores and Mali-G71 graphics
The two new chips are optimized for virtual reality and augmented reality but offer all-around improvements when compared to their predecessors.
Verizon Galaxy S5 gets Android Marshmallow
Almost two months after Sprint and one week after T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless updates the two-year-old Samsung flagships on its network as well.
Computex 2016 | Asus VR headset might launch soon
This competitor for the Gear VR will work with the ZenFone lineup and is expected to hit the market later this year.
Oppo unveils a custom edition of the F1 Plus smartphone
This limited edition handset aims football fans, more precisely those who would enjoy a smartphone styled in Barça red-and-blue aesthetics that a...
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