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Honor 5C Smartphone Review

84% Honor 5C Smartphone Review

It's an honor. A superb screen and decent camera wrapped in a metal casing – with a price of under 200 Euros (~$223), the Honor 5C makes a big impression. This review reveals whether the 5.2-inch smartphone is really that great.
HiSilicon Kirin 650 | ARM Mali-T830 MP2 | 5.2" | 156 g
Hugo Barra envisions Xiaomi as a premium smartphone brand

Hugo Barra envisions Xiaomi as a premium smartphone brand

The Chinese manufacturer is losing ground to Huawei, Oppo, and Vivo and is thus looking to offer more premium smartphones to better separate itse...
Possible Google Nexus 2016 design leaked

Possible Google Nexus 2016 design leaked

At least two size options should be coming differing only in internal specifications and dimensions. Unlike the Nexus 5X or 6P, the housing may b...
The RGB ring around the rear camera could help take better selfies

Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 refresh could carry Smart Glow notification feature

If successful on the entry-level Galaxy J2, Samsung may expand the feature for its mainstream and high-end offerings as well.
Next Apple iPhone could launch with 32 GB of internal storage space

Next Apple iPhone could launch with 32 GB of internal storage space

The Wall Street Journal says the next iPhone is just a few months away, but it won't be a huge update from the current iPhone 6s series. Better w...
Huawei P9 Plus Smartphone Review

89% Huawei P9 Plus Smartphone Review

Is everything better with the Plus? The new P9 Plus from Huawei is not just a bigger version of the standard P9, the display differs completely from the smaller sibling as well. The Press Touch feature is also reserved for the Plus model.
HiSilicon Kirin 955 | ARM Mali-T880 MP4 | 5.5" | 162 g
Huawei, Oppo, and Vivo to be the three largest smartphone manufacturers in China

Huawei, Oppo, and Vivo to be the three largest smartphone manufacturers in China

Lenovo, Xiaomi, and HTC continue to slip in terms of YoY shipments while LeEco is predicted to experience a fourfold growth rate.
ZTE Nubia N1 with 5000 mAh battery now official

ZTE Nubia N1 with 5000 mAh battery now official

The affordable 5.5-inch Nubia N1 should provide long runtimes with its large capacity battery for 230 Euros. Official SKUs for regions outside of...
More Samsung patents on foldable devices emerge

More Samsung patents on foldable devices emerge

Concepts could be applied to future foldable Galaxy smartphones and tablets including the supposed "Galaxy X".
Allview P8 eMagic smartphone now available for 170 Euros

Allview P8 eMagic smartphone now available for 170 Euros

The 5.5-inch dual-SIM smartphone will ship with Android 6.0 Marshmallow starting on August 8th.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Olympic Games Edition Android flagship, second

Samsung's Olympic Games Edition flagships now official

The custom Galaxy S7 Edge flagships were formally introduced yesterday and can be pre-ordered in Germany for roughly $970 USD.
OnePlus European tour kicking off this July 15th in Manchester

OnePlus European tour kicking off this July 15th in Manchester

The 26-day tour will promote the OnePlus 3 in 13 cities across 7 different countries in Europe starting with Manchester, England.
OxygenOS 3.2.1 is now available only for OnePlus 3

OxygenOS 3.2.1 rolls out

The new firmware is only available for OnePlus 3 at this time and comes with a bunch of improvements and fixes, as well as the latest security pa...
Motorola Moto online store launching in Australia July 2016

Motorola launches the Moto online store in Australia

The store will go live in a week and will provide quick access to the entire portfolio of Motorola products available in Australia, as well as wa...
Blackview R7 5,5-inch for just 169.99 USD

Blackview R7 5.5-inch for just 169.99 USD

The chinese manufacturer Blackview is launching its new 5.5-inch handset called R7. The first known specs look promising and the price of less th...
Sharp 507SH Android One waterproof smartphone

Sharp 507SH is a waterproof Android One handset

This 5-inch handset is both water- and dust-proof, uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor, and its battery provides up to three days of regular...
Samsung unveils UFS microSD memory cards with capacities up to 256 GB

Samsung introduces world's first removable UFS memory cards

The new UFS cards come with sizes between 32 GB and 256 GB, delivering a significant performance boost compared to the solutions currently availa...
The 4.7-inch smartphone incorporates an IGZO IPS panel with fast refresh rates

Sharp Aquos Mini smartphone coming to Japan

The 4.7-inch smartphone is just slightly bigger than the 4-inch iPhone SE and includes Sharp's signature IGZO display for superior screen quality...
Elephone has revealed little about the device outside of its expected launch price and MediaTek SoC

Galaxy S7 clone from Elephone to be available for just 90 Euros

The colors may be new, but the design is all too familiar. The smartphone will use MediaTek SoCs to reach more affordable prices.
LG X5 and X Skin Android handsets launch in South Korea starting at roughly $170 USD

LG X5 and X Skin launch in South Korea

The two handsets come with modest specs (720p display resolution for 5-inch and 5.5-inch screens, up to 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage) whil...
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Android smartphone gets Marshmallow update on AT&T

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S6 Active gets Android Marshmallow

Next to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, this 1.4 GB update also comes with WiFi calling capabilities, the latest security patches, and more.
HP announces

HP announces "Device as a Service" program for businesses

The program will launch globally and allow for businesses to pay monthly installments over multi-year periods to stay up to date on almost any HP...
LG G5 sales are purportedly not meeting expectations

LG G5 sales are purportedly not meeting expectations

Sales of the G5 are now expected to reach 2.2 million by the end of Q2 2016 down from a previous estimation of 3 million.
Motorola Moto Z Android smartphone to get a sibling soon

Motorola Moto Z Play might launch soon

The 5.5-inch Motorola Vertex handset that has been recently spotted on Zauba could soon launch as a more affordable member of the Moto Z lineup.
Samsung Galaxy Wide Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 410

Samsung unveils Galaxy Wide Android smartphone

This 5.5-inch handset will debut in South Korea soon, powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, next to 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage...
The smartphone may have an alternative SKU with Ubuntu instead of Android

Meizu MX6 promo shows Ubuntu options

The Meizu MX5 successor will reportedly come in both Android And Ubuntu SKUs with the Helio X20 SoC. Other core specifications like screen size r...
Asus ZenFone Zoom ZX551ML Android smartphone gets Marshmallow

Asus ZenFone Zoom and ZenFone Selfie get Android Marshmallow

These two handsets get Marshmallow after ZenFone Laser and ZenFone Max that got it in May and June, although Android 6.0 has been around for no l...
Vivo X7 Plus Android phablet with Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor

Vivo X7 and X7 Plus now official

Although the X7 has a 5.2-inch display and the X7 Plus has 5.7 inches in size, they both use a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor, 4 GB RAM, and 6...
ZTE Blade V7 Lite Smartphone Review

81% ZTE Blade V7 Lite Smartphone Review

Darkness favors secret dealings! ZTE's Blade V7 Lite is an affordable mid-range smartphone with very appealing looks. Compared with its Blade V7 sister model, it is cheaper and aims to attract price-conscious buyers. However, the Lite version is equipped with a somewhat weaker SoC. Furthermore, it presented its dark side in our test.
Mediatek MT6735 | ARM Mali-T720 | 5.0" | 135 g
BlackBerry Mercury Android smartphone alleged render

BlackBerry allegedly working on three new handsets

Dubbed Mercury, Neon, and Argon, all these upcoming handsets are expected to use Qualcomm Snapdragon processors and to run Android.
Wiko Robby Smartphone Review

78% Wiko Robby Smartphone Review

Big and colorful. Wiko's Robby is a phablet that is available in many colors. It features front-sided speakers, but not LTE. How does the affordable smartphone fare in the test?
Mediatek MT6580M | ARM Mali-400 MP2 | 5.5" | 185 g
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Olympic Edition Android smartphone coming July 7

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Olympic Edition coming next week

This limited edition handset has the same technical specs as the regular Galaxy S7 Edge and will launch on July 7th, but will have different colo...
Google Nexus 6P Android phablet to get a smaller successor soon

HTC Marlin specs leak online

This 5.5-inch handset is expected to launch packing a quad-core Qualcomm processor, next to 4 GB RAM and 32 GB or 128 GB internal storage.
Huawei Honor 8 spotted at TENAA for certification

Huawei Honor 8 spotted at TENAA for certification

TENAA documents reveal a 5.2-inch FHD display, 3 to 4 GB RAM, Kirin 950 SoC, and dual rear cameras. The Honor 8 is expected to be officially reve...
Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge now available in the US

Unlocked Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge now available in the US

Both handsets can be acquired from Samsung.com or top retailers such as Amazon, Best Buy, or Ebay.
ZTE Axon 7 launches in Europe

ZTE Axon 7 launches in Europe for 450 Euros

The price range pits the 5.5-inch flagship directly against the OnePlus 3 and ZUK 2 while being far cheaper than popular alternatives like the Ga...
HTC 10 Android flagship to get Android 7.0 Nougat update

HTC 10, One M9 and One A9 to get Android Nougat

Now that Google confirmed Android 7.0 Nougat, HTC makes it clear that HTC 10, HTC One A9 and HTC One M9 will all get the update.
Xiaomi MIUI 8 Android UI to launch by mid-August

Xiaomi announces MIUI 8 Android UI

The first global beta ROM is expected to come out on July 11th while the first global stable release is expected to arrive mid-August.
Archos 50 Power Smartphone Review

79% Archos 50 Power Smartphone Review

French Power for everyone. Archos' 50 Power features a superb configuration in the form of a strong battery, 5-inch IPS HD screen, quad-core processor and 16 GB of internal storage plus 2 GB of working memory - all this at an entry price of 150 Euros (~$167). However, it has to pass through our test course before we give it a purchase recommendation.
Mediatek MT6735 | ARM Mali-T720 MP4 | 5.0" | 148 g
New teaser hints at the upcoming Huawei Honor 8

New teaser hints at the upcoming Huawei Honor 8

The smaller sibling to the 5.7-inch Honor V8 may be just days away from an official unveiling.
Asus ZenUI custom Android launcher now available on non-Asus handsets

Asus ZenUI now working with non-Asus handsets

From now on, virtually any handset running Android 4.3 or later can use the launcher previously available only on Asus devices.
Lenovo Moto G4 Smartphone Review

84% Lenovo Moto G4 Smartphone Review

Little brother. We liked the Moto G4 Plus, and now we can review the slightly slimmed-down Moto G4. What are the differences?
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 | Qualcomm Adreno 405 | 5.5" | 155 g
Google may finally be producing its own smartphone

Google may finally be producing its own smartphone

After having produced the Pixel C, new reports are claiming that the search giant is ready to produce its own smartphone to co-exist with the cur...
Microsoft Surface Phone could be exclusive to corporate customers

Microsoft Surface Phone could be exclusive to corporate customers

Microsoft is still standing firmly behind Windows Phone with significant updates on the new goals of the mobile operating system coming this July...
Next BlackBerry smartphone could be a re-branded Alcatel Idol 4

Next BlackBerry smartphone could be a re-branded Alcatel Idol 4

New evidence suggests that the Blackberry "Hamburg" will be handled almost exclusively by TCL with a design based heavily on the mid-range 5.2-in...
Google may be considering Live Support for new Nexus devices (Source: Android Police)

Google may be considering Live Support for new Nexus devices

The app would allow users to easily contact and speak with service representatives for troubleshooting in a manner similar to Amazon Mayday.
Vivo X7 and X7 Plus smartphones leak

Vivo X7 and X7 Plus specifications leak

The 5.2-inch and 5.7-inch smartphones will carry nearly identical specifications according to leaks ahead of the official announcement. This incl...
Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo Android smartphone gets Marshmallow update

Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo gets Android Marshmallow

The update has begun to roll out in Europe for the SM-G903F variant, so it should also hit other variants all across the world soon.
Turing Phone secure Android handset shipments begin July 2016

First Turing Phone units should reach customers next month

Although first pre-orders were placed last August and this secure handset was expected to start shipping in December 2015, it looks like the firs...
HTC Desire 530

80% HTC Desire 530 Smartphone Review

Everyone's Desire?HTC offers a new smartphone in the 200-Euro (~$222) category. The Desire 530 aims to impress buyers with a unique design, decent cameras and unusually good sound among other things. Our test reveals whether the smartphone can fulfill this high claim despite entry-level hardware.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 | Qualcomm Adreno 304 | 5.0" | 140 g

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