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Google's "Project Ara" modular smartphone delayed until 2016

Initially, the first Project Ara smartphone, codenamed Spiral 2, was supposed to be launched at the end of this year. The device was going to be ...
Motorola Moto G (3rd Generation) Smartphone Review

84% Motorola Moto G (3rd Generation) Smartphone Review

"G" as in good. Motorola gives the third generation of its Moto G a refined face lift and delivers a superb money-performance bundle: A decent camera, long battery life, and up-to-date operating system. What's more, the device is now waterproof.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 | Qualcomm Adreno 306 | 5.0" | 155 g
More leaked photos of the next Nexus 5 emerge

More leaked photos of the next Nexus 5 emerge

The image seemingly confirms the previously leaked render images of the latest Google Nexus.
Xiaomi sells 800,000 Redmi Note 2's in 12 hours

Xiaomi sells 800,000 Redmi Note 2's in 12 hours

The handset officially launched on August 12th and has been priced at $130 for the basic 16 GB version and $160 for the 32 GB one.
Over 300 mln smartphones sold in Q2 2015

Over 300 mln smartphones sold in Q2 2015

India was the main growth motor in the „Emerging Asia-Pacific” region, with an increase of over 40% year-to-year.
Samsung launches the SM-G9198 clamshell phone

Samsung launches the SM-G9198 clamshell phone

With Snapdragon 808 under the hood, the handset is advertised as the most powerful clamshell phone in the world.
New images show LG Nexus 5 2015 with fingerprint scanner

New images show LG Nexus 5 2015 with fingerprint scanner

The rumor mill is in full force about the next Nexus 5. Will this be a 5.2-inch smartphone with a rear fingerprint scanner?
iFixit tears open the OnePlus 2

iFixit tears open the OnePlus 2

How repairable is the new OnePlus 2? Surprisingly better than the original OnePlus One.
Sony Xperia Z5 Plus may come with a 4K display

Sony Xperia Z5 Plus may come with a 4K display

Sony could be the first major manufacturer to launch a consumer 4K smartphone if these rumors prove to be true.
New Huawei Mate 7 spotted at TENAA

New Huawei Mate 7 spotted at TENAA

The model could either be the Mate 7S, Mate 7 Mini, or Mate Plus. Huawei has already confirmed the Mate 7S for IFA 2015.
Wiko Rainbow Lite Smartphone Review

78% Wiko Rainbow Lite Smartphone Review

Hot rainbow. The Wiko Rainbow Lite competes as an affordable 5-inch smartphones. As a result of its low price, the phone doesn't support LTE. We also discovered a rather "hot" issue during our review.
Mediatek MT6582 | ARM Mali-400 MP | 5" | 160 g
HTC to layoff 15 percent of its workforce as of Q3 2015

HTC to layoff 15 percent of its workforce as of Q3 2015

Poor financial results are forcing the Taiwanese manufacturer to restructure.
Xiaomi announces Redmi Note 2 smartphone for 115 Euros

Xiaomi announces Redmi Note 2 smartphone for 115 Euros

The 5.5-inch FHD smartphone confirms previous leaks with its cheap price and mainstream hardware.
Samsung Note5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ are now official, with commercial availability expected later this month

Samsung unveils Note5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+

These two long-awaited devices have similar specs but different designs and will be available globally later this month.
Samsung Z1 Tizen OS update with minor changes in India

Samsung Z1 gets minor Tizen update

The update brings the OS to version 2.3.0.1 and packs minor fixes and tweaks.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 412 and Snapdragon 212 SoC for cheap smartphones

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 412 and Snapdragon 212

These new chips bring 1080p video playback and recording support, X5 LTE connectivity, as well as improved graphics performance to low-end smartp...
HTC halts One M9+ sales in the Netherlands

HTC halts One M9+ sales in the Netherlands

Manufacturer cites unknown LTE issues as the cause for the sales freeze.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 full details leak

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 full details leak

The upcoming phablet will be powered by the 64-bit, octa-core MediaTek MT6795M processor (also known as the Helio X10) with clock speed of up to ...
Huawei Mate 8 emerges again in latest leaked rendering

Huawei Mate 8 emerges again in latest leaked rendering

The image shows a potentially curved display and an almost bezel-free frame.
Allegedly an official press picture of the Galaxy Note 5 (Picture: @evleaks)

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 - Rumors, Facts and Dates

Samsung's high-end phablet called Galaxy Note 5 is expected for autumn 2015. We summarize all the relevant rumors about the Galaxy Note 5 and give a perspective on the upcoming flagship phablet from Samsung.
LG Joy Smartphone Review

78% LG Joy Smartphone Review

Keep it simple ...was apparently the motto for LG's new Joy. The 4-inch phone costs approximately 100 Euros (~$111) and provides the essential equipment apart from a front-facing camera and LED flash. Affordable and solid, it is intended to be a joy to use.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 8210 | Qualcomm Adreno 302 | 4" | 127 g
OnePlus 2 sales now active for invited customers

OnePlus 2 sales now active for invited customers

Users who received an invitation can now order the OnePlus 2 online.
Smartphone sales see slight increase while tablet sales slow

Smartphone sales see slight increase while tablet sales slow

Smartphone sales this year are higher than anticipated in Germany as Bitkom expects 9.1 billion Euros in sales.
ComScore lists top 5 smartphone manufacturers in the U.S.

ComScore lists top 5 smartphone manufacturers in the U.S.

Apple expands its lead in the smartphone market while Android takes the lead as top platform.
Google is bringing a new graphics API to Android

Google is bringing a new graphics API to Android

The new graphics API for Android will help developers retain more control when creating apps.
Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 4.7 hits USA and Canada

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 4.7 hits USA and Canada

Unfortunately, the smaller and cheaper Alcatel Idol 3 4.7 does not carry the same specifications as its older and bigger sibling, the Idol 3 5.5.
Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime is now official

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime is now official

Xiaomi has sold over 3 million smarthones in India so far. Today, the company also declared it will manufacture all devices for the Indian market...
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 EdgePlus hands-on and specifications

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 EdgePlus hands-on and specifications

First impressions of the latest Samsung devices are already on Facebook and Reddit. Final specs have been confirmed for the Galaxy Note 5.
Android One relaunching in India with smartphones for less than 50 Euros

Android One relaunching in India with smartphones for less than 50 Euros

After a disappointing start, Google is planning to release more inexpensive models to India.
Photo of potentially new Huawei Honor smartphone emerges

Photo of potentially new Huawei Honor smartphone emerges

The image shows a previously unknown Huawei device with a metal housing and fingerprint scanner.
Doogee announces 5.5-inch Y100 Plus smartphone

Doogee announces 5.5-inch Y100 Plus smartphone

The Y100 Plus will be identical to the existing Y100 Pro, albeit with a much larger battery pack.
Oppo announces flash sale for Oppo R5 for 240 Euros

Oppo announces flash sale for Oppo R5 for 240 Euros

The Oppo R5 is just 4.85 mm thick with impressive specs for the price.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 hinted for an August 13th reveal

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 hinted for an August 13th reveal

Xiaomi is expected to unveil its latest version of the MIUI 7 UI next week, but new rumors point to an announcement for the Redmi Note 2 as well.
Stagefright detection app releases

Stagefright detection app releases

A new Android app that determines a smaratphone's vulnerability to Stagefright is available now.
T-Mobile ZTE Obsidian 4G LTE Android smartphone for $99.99 USD

ZTE Obsidian hits T-Mobile next week

This 4.5-inch Android smartphone has a quad-core MediaTek processor, 1 GB RAM, 4G LTE connectivity, and debuts next week on T-Mobile for just $99...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

August 2015 update. Here you'll find the latest smartphones reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly updated, maintained and comme...
Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge see price drops in U.S.

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge see price drops in U.S.

The assumptions were correct, and price drops for the two flagship Android phones are here.
Asus debuts ZenFone Max at ZenFestival event

Asus debuts ZenFone Max at ZenFestival event

Manufacturer also details the ZenFone 2 Deluxe, ZenFone Selfie, ZenFone 2 Laser, ZenPad 7.0, and ZenPad 8.0 at the New Delhi event.
Case accessories show more images of Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+

Case accessories show more images of Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+

While the rest of the world is waiting for the August 13th Samsung Unpacked event, accessory manufacturer Spigen is already selling cases for the...
Samsung and LG dominate the US Android market

Samsung and LG dominate the US Android market

The two companies control almost 80 percent of the Android smartphone market in the US, while Apple continues to drop.
Huawei to announce new Honor smartphone on August 10

Huawei expected to announce new Honor smartphone on August 10

A presentation next week could finally lift the curtains on the Honor 7 Plus or Honor 8.
Sony announces Xperia Ultra C5 availability and price

Sony announces Xperia Ultra C5 availability and price

The Xperia Ultra X5 phablet is coming first to Hong Kong for about 350 Euros.
Google and Samsung promise monthly Android security updates

Google and Samsung promise monthly OTA Android security updates

Both companies promise monthly security updates, but while Google revealed the devices that will get them, Samsung's plans are still unclear.
AT&T fixes Stagefright vulnerability of Galaxy S5 and S6, Galaxy Note 4

AT&T releases Stagefright fix for Galaxy S6, Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Note 4

Soon after Sprint, AT&T becomes the second large mobile carrier in the US that releases a patch to address the notorious Stagefright vulnerabilit...
T-Mobile is now third mobile carrier in the US, surpassing Sprint

T-Mobile becomes the third-largest mobile carrier in the US

Sprint falls on the fourth position, after T-Mobile added 2.1 million customers in the second quarter and moved up.
Lenovo Vibe X3 details leaked via GFXBench

Lenovo Vibe X3 details leaked via GFXBench

The phone will most likely come with a 5-inch screen, Snapdragon 808 CPU and a 21 MP camera.
New LG and Huawei Nexus specs surface

New LG and Huawei Nexus specs surface

The new Nexus devices will most likely launch some time toward the end of this year, probably together with Android M.
HTC Desire 626G Dual SIM Smartphone Review

83% HTC Desire 626G Dual SIM Smartphone Review

Double pack. The dual-colored HTC Desire 626G Dual SIM has two SIM slots and a high performance octa-core SoC from Mediatek that clocks at 1.7 GHz. The street price of approximately 230 Euros (~$250) also includes a bright 5-inch HD screen, UMTS, and a high-resolution camera module. 8 GB of internal storage and 1 GB of RAM rounds off the bundle.
Mediatek MT6592 | ARM Mali-450 MP4 | 5.0" | 137 g
BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition QWERTY keyboard smartphone with square display

BlackBerry unveils Passport Silver Edition smartphone

This updated Passport smartphone comes with improved durability and battery life, a refined designed, and includes more than $130 USD worth of ac...
LG Wine Smart flip phone coming to Europe

LG Wine Smart flip phone coming to Europe

Previously announced retro LG Gentle to launch internationally as the LG Wine Smart.
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)