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Xiaomi MIUI 8 Android UI now available for Xiaomi Mi 4i, Redmi Note, and more

Xiaomi launches MIUI 8 Android UI

Although it was introduced back in May with the Mi Max phablet, the new iteration of Xiaomi's Android UI now rolls out to older handsets, includi...
Will Huawei reveal a new sub-brand during IFA this year?

Huawei IFA-Teaser: New Sub-Brand incoming?

Rumors about a new Huawei sub-brand could be revealed during a press event September 1st at 10.30 am CEST, one day before the start of Europe's g...
Initial Galaxy Note 7 torture tests show difficult serviceability and poorer scratch resistance

Initial Galaxy Note 7 torture tests show difficult serviceability and poorer scratch resistance

First iFixit teardown claims the phablet to be just slightly easier to repair than the Galaxy S7 Edge while informal scratch and drop tests show ...
Samsung Galaxy Note7 Android phablet already shipping via T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless

Verizon and T-Mobile already shipping the Galaxy Note7

Although the official launch date is August 19th, both carriers have started shipping Samsung's latest Android phablet.
LG V20 render images show dual rear cameras

LG V20 render images show dual rear cameras

Leaks suggest a thinner design than the V10 with rearranged buttons and potential modular capabilities.
Samsung Galaxy Note7 Android phablet will get 6 GB RAM variant in China

Samsung's chief confirms the 6 GB Galaxy Note7

The 6 GB phablet moves closer to the market as Samsung's DJ Koh confirms the imminent launch of such a variant on the Chinese market.
Samsung Galaxy Note7 Android phablet has the best smartphone display says DisplayMate

Samsung Galaxy Note7 has "the most innovative and high performance" display

Same as its predecessor, the new phablet gets the crown for best display currently available in a smartphone/phablet from DisplayMate.
Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update rolls out

Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update rolls out

While the update is scheduled to hit carriers next week, the open market receives it today.
HP Powerup Backpack accessory with 22,400 mAh rechargeable battery

HP unveils Powerup Backpack with 22,400 mAh inside

This backpack is up for pre-order on Amazon for $199.99 USD and is scheduled to begin shipping out on October 1st.
Samsung Pay vulnerability allows hackers to wirelessly skim credit cards

Samsung Pay has a serious vulnerability

This security issue affects any credit card, debit card or prepaid card that works with Samsung Pay, but the gift cards are safe from wireless sk...
Samsung Gear IconX US launch delayed until August 19

Samsung Gear IconX delayed in the US

Although these activity tracking earbuds are already available in other markets and were expected to hit the US on August 14th, it looks like the...
Samsung gives small overview of the design of its Galaxy Note 7 phablet

Samsung gives small overview of the design of its Galaxy Note 7 phablet

Engineering challenges include incorporating a curved display with back and front Gorilla Glass protection whilst retaining the integrated stylus...
Huawei announces 6.6-inch Honor Note 8 phablet

Huawei announces 6.6-inch Honor Note 8 phablet

The VR-ready phablet will carry a QHD AMOLED display with a HiSilicon Kirin SoC for 310 Euros. A European launch has not yet been announced.
Samsung Galaxy Note7 with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage might hit China

China might get a Galaxy Note 7 with 6 GB RAM

Although the Note7 for the rest of the world does not have a 6 GB RAM variant yet, it looks like one is headed for China, but nothing is official...
Samsung Galaxy Note7 Android flagship phablet/smartphone with Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Samsung unveils the Galaxy Note7 phablet

The new flagship comes with both Qualcomm and Exynos processors, depending on the region, has been rated IP68 for protection from the elements, a...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Phablets (>5.5-inch)

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

August 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 Note 4 Android phablet gets July security patches

T-Mobile updates the Galaxy Note Edge and the Galaxy Note 4

The update has around 300 MB in size and contains the July security patches, as well as various minor tweaks and fixes, as usual.
Dropbox cloud storage service alternative for Note 7 to launch as Samsung Cloud

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 might launch next to a cloud storage service

Simply dubbed "Samsung Cloud," this service will launch with the next-gen Note phablet as Samsung's competitor to Apple's iCloud or Microsoft's O...
Asus to raise prices by as much as 9 percent in the UK

Asus to raise prices by as much as 9 percent in the UK

Starting this October, retail prices of Asus notebooks will go up in the country as a direct response to the British exit.
TENAA leaks reveal an unannounced Honor Note 8 phablet

TENAA leaks reveal an unannounced Honor Note 8 phablet

Official Huawei teasers suggest a 6.6-inch QHD display and a large 4400 mAh internal battery. Nonetheless, TENAA images show no dual rear cameras...
HP Elite x3 Windows phablet coming soon

HP Elite x3 Windows phablet coming soon

The Elite x3 solution bundles consisting of the phablet, premium headset, and a dock are expected to begin shipping at the end of August, priced ...
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 images leak ahead of August 2nd Unpacked event

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 images leak ahead of August 2nd Unpacked event

Pictures suggest a 5.7-inch display with curved edges and a watertight chassis not unlike the Galaxy S7.
Upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 will not supplant the Snapdragon 820

Upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 will not supplant the Snapdragon 820

Instead, the Snapdragon 821 will co-exist with the Snapdragon 820. Raw performance gain will be about 10 percent due to its faster clock rate.
HP Elite X3 could be coming this September for 700 Euros

HP Elite X3 could be coming this September for 700 Euros

A laptop docking station bundle may also be an option for around 1200 Euros.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 makes an appearance on GeekBench

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 makes an appearance on GeekBench

Both the Exynos 8890 model and its Snapdragon 820 variant are listed on Geekbench complete with single-core and multi-core scores.
Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe Android phablet with Qualcomm Snapdragon 821

Asus unveils ZenFone 3 Deluxe phablet

The 5.7-inch Android Marshmallow device will have a variant with 256 GB UFS 2.0 internal storage, 6 GB RAM, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 process...
OnePlus 3 Smartphone Review

89% OnePlus 3 Smartphone Review

Power player. All good things come in threes. Probably this is just what the Chinese smartphone manufacturer was thinking when it launched the third generation of the flagship killer: The OnePlus 3. But it is not all roses.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 | Qualcomm Adreno 530 | 5.5" | 161 g
The Galaxy Note 7 will be incompatible with the existing Gear VR if its USB Type-C rumor proves to be true

New Gear VR could launch with upcoming Galaxy Note 7

Mysterious Samsung device with the model name SM-R323 appears on tracking database just weeks ahead of the planned Galaxy Note 7 launch event.
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...
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...
BLU Energy XL Android phablet with MediaTek MT6753 processor and 5000 mAh battery

BLU Energy XL Android phablet debuts priced at $299.99 USD

This 6-inch phablet has a generous 5000 mAh battery that also allows it to act as a power bank.
Samsung Galaxy A8 Android phablet gets Marshmallow update

Samsung Galaxy A8 gets Android Marshmallow

This handset launched back in August 2015 with Android 5.1.1 now gets the long-awaited Marshmallow update in India.
Xiaomi Mi Note 2 teaser spotted on Weibo suggests that Mi Note 2 will be superior to the Mi 5

IFA 2016 | Xiaomi Mi Note 2 might show up at IFA 2016

A teaser suggests that this handset will be somehow superior to the Mi 5 while rumors claim the device will use a Samsung display with curved edg...
Huawei Honor V8 Max Android phablet shows up at TENAA

Huawei Honor V8 Max hits TENAA

This 6.6-inch device has an octa-core Kirin 950 processor and is powered by a 4400 mAh battery, but keeps its weight within reasonable limits, ar...
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...
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 with Olixar case installed

Samsung might be testing a 6-inch Galaxy Note 7

One of the import listings on Zauba reveals that Samsung might launch a 6-inch Galaxy Note 7 as well.
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...
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
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...
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.
Xiaomi Mi Max Android phablet hits India

Xiaomi Mi Max hits India

This 6.4-inch Android phablet has the same specs as the variant that launched in China, but its price in India is slightly lower - around $220 US...
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.
Olixar case for Samsung Galaxy Note 7 suggests a curved display design

Olixar cases for Samsung Galaxy Note 7 show up online

The new cases confirm that Samsung's next-gen phablet has a curved display, and its design is similar to that of the Galaxy S7 Edge.
T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android phablet gets Marshmallow update

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 4 gets Android Marshmallow

The 1.5 GB update brings Android 6.0.1 to the phablet that arrived back in 2014, also offering the latest security patches, as well as various tw...
LG Stylus 2 Smartphone Review

81% LG Stylus 2 Smartphone Review

Is the stylus the star? LG's Stylus 2 already points to the pen in the name. However, the phablet offers a feature that steals the show from the stylus. Find out what this is in our report.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 | Qualcomm Adreno 306 | 5.7" | 142 g
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to get successor with 64 GB RAM and blue color option

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 might come in blue

The latest rumor concerning Galaxy Note 5's successor reveals 64 GB of internal storage and black, silver, and blue color options.
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Android phablet will not get a flat-screen successor

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to feature a dual-edge curved design

Despite some early rumors that claimed the contrary, it looks like Samsung has no plans to launch a flat Galaxy Note 7.
Sony Xperia X Performance Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820

Sony Xperia X lineup now up for pre-order in the US

The new Sony handsets come unlocked and will all be available in stores by mid-July.
OnePlus 3 Smartphone First Impressions

89% OnePlus 3 Smartphone First Impressions

Power-Player. All good things come in threes. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer might have thought just this and launches the third generation of the flagship killer: the OnePlus 3.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 | Qualcomm Adreno 530 | 5.5" | 161 g
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Edge Unpacked event coming August 2

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Edge Unpacked event coming August 2

The leaked image from SamMobile shows an upcoming press event in New York City for the next generation of Galaxy Note devices.

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