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Huawei Mate 9 phablet could carry dual 20 MP cameras

Huawei Mate 9 phablet could carry dual 20 MP cameras

The flagship phablet may also be one of the first to sport the octa-core Kirin 960 SoC.
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.
Xiaomi Mi Max phablet set for May 10th reveal

Xiaomi Mi Max phablet set for May 10th reveal

The 6.4-inch phablet may be coming in multiple SKUs and with weaker hardware than previously expected.
Nubia X8 smartphone will allegedly carry 4K display and Snapdragon 823 SoC (Source: Gizmochina)

Nubia X8 smartphone will allegedly carry 4K display and Snapdragon 823 SoC

The 6.4-inch phablet should be followed by three other lower-end models. Official prices and launch dates have yet to be announced.
LG G3 SoC LG Nuclun

Xiaomi Rifle SoC to be unveiled next month

The Chinese company's first SoC is expected to launch next to the Xiaomi Max and Mi Band 2, during the event scheduled to take place on May 10th.
Huawei Honor V8 spotted at TENAA, to come in three variants

Huawei Honor V8 to launch in three variants

The new handset is expected to launch on May 10th, powered by a Kirin processor and loaded with Android Marshmallow.
Xiaomi Mi 5 Android handset,

Xiaomi QuickPass mobile payment system coming soon

The phone maker and UnionPay are working on QuickPass, a mobile wallet for Xiaomi handsets, but its date of arrival is unknown for now.
Samsung Galaxy Note 6 might succeed both the Note Edge and Galaxy Note 5

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 might feature a 5.8-inch curved display

Rumored to show up as early as June, the next-gen phablet is expected to pack a 5.8-inch curved display, as well as a 4000 mAh battery.
Chromedroid statue render, Google Chrome mobile has one billion users

Google Chrome reaches one billion users

This mobile browser now joins YouTube, Maps, Google Play, and Gmail, each of them having more than a billion users.
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy J7 (2016) Android smartphone hits Europe

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy J7 (2016) reach Europe

Not long after its release in China, these two updated mid-rangers reach Europe, with Spain and France being the first two markets to get it.
LeEco Le 2 and Le 2 Pro Android smartphones hit the Chinese market

LeEco announces Le 2, Le 2 Pro, and Le Max 2

These three new handsets hit the Chinese market for prices between $170 USD and $385 USD, the top-of-the-line model packing a Snapdragon 820, 6 G...
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ gets Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on T-Mobile

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ gets Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

The largest Galaxy S6 device on T-Mobile finally gets the massive Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, a new firmware that has over 1.3 GB in size.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 300 Euros

April 2016 update. Here you will find the best smartphones under 300 Euros (~$340) reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list o...
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Android phablet gets Marshmallow update on T-Mobile

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 5 gets Android Marshmallow

After Verizon Wireless, AT&T, and Sprint did the same, T-Mobile finally delivers the Android 6.0 firmware to the Note 5 phablets on its network.
Samsung Good Lock Android lock screen app is now official

Samsung introduces Good Lock Android lock screen app

Good Lock finally got officially released yesterday, three weeks after showing up on the Galaxy Apps store.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 120 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 120 Euros

Easy connect. Here you will find the best smartphones under 120 Euros (~$135) reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list of top...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

April 2016 update. Here you'll find the latest smartphones reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly updated, maintained and commen...
Alegged Huawei P9 Max specs spotted on GFXBench

Huawei P9 Max phablet surfaces on GFXBench

This upcoming phablet is expected to feature a 6.9-inch display, a Kirin 950 processor, 3 GB RAM, and 32 GB internal storage, all with Android 6....
LG Rolly Keyboard 2 bendable Bluetooth keyboard for smartphones

LG unveils Rolly Keyboard 2

This new flexible Bluetooth keyboard will launch in South Korea, where it will retail for a price of roughly $110 USD, but other markets will get...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 823 to power the Samsung Galaxy Note 6

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 might use the Snapdragon 823 SoC

A new report coming from China reveals that the Galaxy Note 6 will feature up to 8 GB RAM and a 64-bit Snapdragon SoC with Adreno 530 graphics.
Samsung Galaxy Note 6 could receive IP68 certification and integrated iris scanner

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 could receive IP68 certification and integrated iris scanner

The next Galaxy Note may reap the hardware benefits of the Galaxy S7 with even more features to boot.
Android Marshmallow usage doubled since March

Android Marshmallow usage doubles

In just a month, Android Marshmallow's market share jumped from 2.3 percent to 4.6 percent, the most impressive growth it achieved so far.
Google Nexus 6 by Motorola gets April security update, next to other devices

Google rolls out April security update

The new update fixes 6 critical issues and 13 high priority ones, hitting Google Nexus devices first, as usual.
Samsung Galaxy Note 6 may be coming to Europe

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 may be coming to Europe

A leaked list of model names suggests that the next Galaxy Note phablet could be coming to European territories. The current Galaxy Note 5 did no...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones (≤5-inch)

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones (≤5-inch)

March 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 A9 Pro SM-A9100 headed for the Chinese market

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro to launch in China

This enhanced Galaxy A9 will launch with a 5000 mAh battery and other improvements as an exclusive device for the Chinese market.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Phablets (>5.5-inch)

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Phablets (>5.5-inch)

March 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 ...
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy J7 (2016) now official in China

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy J7 (2016) now official in China

Although both handsets retain last year models' camera configuration, they come with minor upgrades in the other departments.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Smartphone Review

91% Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Smartphone Review

Sets standards! The Galaxy S7 Edge is certainly not a bundle of groundbreaking innovations, but it fuses state-of-the-art premium technology in its casing and is presently rightly considered as the reference model of its class. However, there are some points of criticism and we would have wished Samsung had been a bit more intrepid in some points.
Samsung Exynos 8890 Octa | ARM Mali-T880 MP12 | 5.5" | 157 g
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Android flagship already receives April security update

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge gets April security update

Although March is not over yet, Samsung has already begun to roll out a new security update for the Galaxy S7 Edge in South Korea, one that is da...
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android phablet gets 6.0.1 Marshmallow update

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on Sprint gets Android Marshmallow

Shortly after releasing the new firmware for the Note 5, Sprint started to update the Galaxy Note 4 phablets on its network as well.
Stagefrigh vulnerability still dangerous in March 2016, up to 850 million handsets exposed

Over 850 million Android devices still vulnerable to Stagefright

Although this flaw has been discovered back in 2015 and Google patched Android accordingly, more than 850 million handsets are still at risk.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets under 250 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets under 250 Euros

Price contenders. Here you will find the best tablets under 250 Euros (~$279) reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our list of top models is regularly upda...
Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Android phablet gets Marshmallow update

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 on Sprint gets Android Marshmallow

Not long after Verizon Wireless and AT&T, Sprint releases the Marshmallow update for the Note 5 phablets on its network.
Samsung flexible AMOLED display, AMOLED now cheaper to manufacture than LCD

AMOLED displays now cheaper than LCDs

Right now, manufacturing a 5-inch full HD AMOLED smartphone display is slightly cheaper than manufacturing a similar LCD display, Q1 2016 being t...
Motorola Moto X Play Android smartphone gets 6.0.1 Marshmallow update

Moto X Play gets Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Although this handset got Android 6.0 back in December, it has just received Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow as well.
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Android phablet to get a successor this summer

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 might launch this summer

Although Note phablets usually launch at IFA in September, it looks like the next one might launch in July.
Apple iOS 9.3 update brings Night Shift feature

Apple releases iOS 9.3

Although a minor release, iOS 9.3 brings many improvements to both iPads and iPhones, the most important one being the Night Shift mode.
Motorola-made Google Nexus 6 Android phablet gets a new security update

Mid-month security patch coming to Nexus devices

The discovery of an exploit that could harm the Nexus 5 and the Nexus 6 has led to the release of a new security patch, the second to go live thi...
Lenovo K3 Note gets Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update

Lenovo K3 Note gets Android 6.0.1

This 5.5-inch affordable tablet gets an update that brings features like Google Now on Tap and Doze mode to the sub-$200 territory.
Oppo R9 & Oppo R9 Plus Android smartphones for selfies

Oppo R9 and R9 Plus selfie-centric smartphones now official

The 5.5-inch R9 is powered by the MediaTek Helio P10 SoC while the 6-inch R9 Plus uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652, both oferring SuperVOOC fast ch...
Windows 10 Mobile upgrade available for Windows Phone 8.1 handsets

Windows 10 Mobile upgrade finally rolls out

Windows 10 for mobile devices is finally available as an upgrade for various Windows 8.1 Phone handsets, depending on device manufacturer/model, ...
LG Stylus 2 DAB+ Android phablet coming to Australia and Europe

LG Stylus 2 with DAB+ support coming to Australia and Europe

Australia and select European markets will receive this phablet with DAB+ support soon - the first one of its kind in the world.
Samsung advanced laser speckle interferometric technology health monitoring patent

Samsung handsets might use advanced laser technology to monitor health

Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatches, as well as Galaxy tablets and smartphones, might soon use a new laser speckle interferometric methodology to mo...
AT&T Samsung Note 5 phablet gets Android Marshmallow update

AT&T brings Marshmallow to Note 5 and Galaxy S6

While Note 5 got the update earlier today, its smaller brother is expecting the same treatment on March 14.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge gets urgent software update March 2016

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge gets urgent software update

The update is as small as 3.3 MB and its description only contains one item - Edge screen.
Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge pre-orders stronger than expected

Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge pre-orders exceeded expectations

Although the numbers are not public yet, the president of Samsung’s mobile division confirmed that pre-orders have been stronger than expected.
LG V10 Android handset gets Marshmallow update

LG V10 gets Android Marshmallow

The Android 6.0 update for this handset was spotted in Turkey earlier this week, so it should hit other areas later this month as well.
Samsung 12 MP Dual Pixel sensor for mobiles with ISOCELL technology

Samsung begins mass production of its Dual Pixel sensor for mobile

The new 1.4 μm-pixel image sensor uses the ISOCELL and Dual Pixel technologies, bringing DSLR camera-level features to mobile phones.
Coolpad Modena Smartphone Review

76% Coolpad Modena Smartphone Review

Grainy. Besides well-known Chinese manufacturers like Huawei or Lenovo, the company Coolpad now launches its first smartphone on the German market: the Modena. Find out in our review whether looking at the device is worthwhile and what it features in our review.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 | Qualcomm Adreno 306 | 5.5" | 158 g

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