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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...
Motorola Moto X 2016 Android smartphone with modular cover

Next-gen Moto X might feature modular covers

The new handsets will launch next to six modules known as "amps" that have the same purpose as the "friends" that can be attached to the LG G5 fl...
Samsung Galaxy S5 mini smartphone to get Android Marshmallow firmware soon

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini and Galaxy J3 to get Marshmallow

After a long wait for the S5 mini users and a very short one for Galaxy J3 ones, they all finally get the Android Marshmallow update.
Lenovo Project Tango smartphone coming in June 2016

Lenovo Project Tango phone coming June 9th

The first Project Tango smartphone will finally launch next month, most likely at Lenovo’s second annual Tech World conference.
Xiaomi phablet may make use of a 6.44-inch display

Xiaomi Mi Max spotted at TENAA

Xiaomi CEO posts promotional material for the Mi Max ahead of official reveal.
Samsung Galaxy J3 affordable Android smartphone hits Verizon Wireless

Samsung Galaxy J3 hits Verizon Wireless

Soon after its debut in India, Samsung's low-end 4G handset comes to the US market via Verizon for just $109.99 USD.
Asus Zenvolution event scheduled for May 30th 2016

Computex 2016 | Asus Zenvolution event scheduled for May 30th

During this event that will take place at Computex 2016 in Taipei, Asus is expected to reveal the ZenFone 3 handset, as well as its sibling known...
Verizon Wireless Motorola Droid Maxx 2 gets Marshmallow update

Verizon Motorola Droid Maxx 2 gets Android Marshmallow

This handset that launched exclusively on Verizon back in October finally gets the Android 6.0 update.
Coolpad Porto S Smartphone Review

81% Coolpad Porto S Smartphone Review

Low-reflection. The new entry-level Porto S handset by the Chinese company Coolpad proves to be a serious opponent for the popular smartphones of its price range. In addition to the good total package, Coolpad's Porto S convinces with its bright, low-reflection IPS LC display in our tests.
Mediatek MT6735 | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 5.0" | 125 g
HTC 10 flagship smartphone now available in Europe

HTC 10 flagship smartphone now available in Europe

Online shops and network providers have begun shipping out orders for the successor to the well-received HTC One M9.
Samsung Galaxy Note 6 will likely carry USB Type-C

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 will likely carry USB Type-C

Samsung has remained faithful to the aging Micro-USB port, but sources say the unconfirmed Note 6 phablet will finally make the switch.
OnePlus 3 could launch for less than 300 Euros

OnePlus 3 could launch for less than 300 Euros

Multiple SKUs may be planned for the successor to the OnePlus 2 according to the latest rumors with prices as low as 2000 Yuan.
Mainstream Huawei G9 Lite launching for 260 Euros

Mainstream Huawei G9 Lite launching for 260 Euros

The 5.2-inch FHD smartphone could cannibalize the Honor market and the P9 Lite due to similar specifications and price ranges between them.
Intel halts Broxton and Sofia Atom chips

Intel halts Broxton and Sofia Atom chips

Cherry Trail could be the end of the line for the Atom family as profitability from Atom-driven tablets and smartphones looks unlikely.
Preliminary Helio X30 benchmark reveals AnTuTu score of 160000 points

Preliminary Helio X30 benchmark reveals AnTuTu score of 160000 points

Analyst Pan Jiutang summarizes current rumors and expectations on the next generation Helio X30, Snapdragon 830, and Kirin 960 SoCs.
Unannounced Sony F3216 and F3311 smartphones appear on GFXBench

Unannounced Sony F3216 and F3311 smartphones appear on GFXBench

The two models could be the next Xperia Z Compact and Xperia C smartphones with strong cameras for the price.
ZTE Blade L5 Plus launching this month for 100 Euros

ZTE Blade L5 Plus launching this month for 100 Euros

ZTE has announced a 5-inch smartphone with run-of-the-mill hardware and specifications for the budget end.
Huawei Honor 7 Premium launching this week

Huawei Honor 7 Premium launching this week

The Chinese manufacturer has announced the updated Honor 7 for sale exclusively through Media Markt for just under 350 Euros. The Honor 7 Premium...
Huawei P9 Smartphone Review

90% Huawei P9 Smartphone Review

Leica style. Huawei relies entirely on the camera in the P8’s successor, and once again sets up an impressive overall package. The new showcase smartphone is even higher quality and the battery is also larger. However, there is still room for improvement.
HiSilicon Kirin 955 | ARM Mali-T880 MP4 | 5.2" | 144 g
Overview of some Android models confirmed for a Marshmallow update

Overview of some Android models confirmed for a Marshmallow update

Only a select few models are expected to be updated to Android 6.0 and the roll out process is proving to be even slower.
Oppo and Vivo crack the top 5 list of world's largest smartphone manufacturers

Oppo and Vivo crack the top 5 list of world's largest smartphone manufacturers

Meanwhile, smartphone shipments as of Q1 2016 are up just two-tenths of a percentage compared to Q1 2015.
BLU Products X2 and M2 Android Marshmallow smartphones with metallic body

BLU Products launches Dash X2 and Dash M2 smartphones

Both handsets retail for less than $90 USD, but feature metal bodies and ship loaded with Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
BBM finally gets Video Calling beta in Canada and the United States

BBM Video Calling hits Canada and the US

The beta of this feature requires Android 4.4 KitKat or later, but there is no special opt-in or sign up required - users simply need to use the ...
Samsung Z3 Tizen smartphone, Tizen 3.0 coming this fall

Samsung Tizen 3.0 coming in September

The new version of this mobile operating system is now 64-bit compatible and might launch powering the Gear S3 smartwatch.
HTC 10 Android handset coming to both Sprint and Verizon

HTC 10 coming to Verizon and Sprint

Verizon Wireless is already accepting pre-orders while Sprint is expected to have the flagship in stores in mid-May.
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich outlines his broad strategy for the company's future

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich outlines his broad strategy for the company's future

Aside from cutting over 10 percent of the company's workforce, Intel's latest restructuring efforts will refocus on five core concepts for the fo...
Motorola XT1650 smartphone spotted on Geekbench

Motorola XT1650 smartphone spotted on Geekbench

Lenovo may be equipping the potential Moto X successor with a Snapdragon 820 SoC and up to 4 GB RAM.
LG G5 Android flagship, 1.6 million units shipped in the first month since launch

LG sells 1.6 million G5 flagships in a month

While the LG conglomerate closed the first quarter with a small profit increase, the mobile division posted a loss of almost $170 million, althou...
BlackBerry Hamburg and Rome Android smartphones images leak online

BlackBerry Hamburg and Rome leak online

While the Hamburg looks like a touchscreen-only device, its companion employs a physical keyboard that makes it similar to the BlackBerry Passpor...
AT&T headquarters and corporate logo, AT&T to shut down EDGE network by 2017

AT&T to shut down its 2G network by 2017

Although the company made this official already a while ago, AT&T has just confirmed that everything is all right and that its plans to shut down...
LeEco Le 2 Max smartphone sells out in under a minute

LeEco Le 2 Max smartphone sells out in under a minute

The first batch of Le 2 smartphones have already sold out in China. Meanwhile, LeEco CEO criticizes Apple on the lack of innovation with the iPho...
Sony Xperia X and Xperia X Performance now available for pre-order

Sony Xperia X and Xperia X Performance now available for pre-order

The official launch of both smartphones is still at least a month away. European users can pre-order now for as low as 600 Euros.
Motorola Moto G4 teaser image, launch expected on May 17th

Motorola announces May 17 launch event

The event will take place in India and the handsets expected to be unveiled are the 5.5-inch Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus, both featuring a metal fra...
Huawei Honor 5C mid-range Android smartphone with Kirin 650 processor

Huawei unveils Honor 5C smartphone

This 5.2-inch Android handset is powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 950, next to 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage, starting at $140 USD.
HTC flagships M7, M8, M9, 10, HTC currently working on two new Nexus handsets

HTC allegedly working on two Nexus devices

These Android N-driven devices are Marlin (M1) and Sailfish (S1), but there is not much known about them yet.
Oppo R5 Android smartphone, Oppo and Vivo top 5 smartphone makers globally

Oppo and Vivo are now top 5 smartphone makers

The global smartphone market recorded the smallest YoY growth in Q1 2016, but the top 5 changed as Lenovo and Xiaomi dropped out, being replaced ...
New OnePlus smartphone could be coming this summer with 6 GB RAM

New OnePlus smartphone could be coming this summer with 6 GB RAM

The potential OnePlus 3 or OnePlus X successor may launch in multiple variants with a rumored reveal date late next month.

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