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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G Smartphone Review

80% Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G Smartphone Review

The red dragon. Xiaomi has become the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, but the company's devices aren't yet prevalent in Europe or America. We took a look at the Redmi Note 4G phablet to see whether the imported Asian device is a good alternative to the usual options on the Western market.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928 | Qualcomm Adreno 305 | 5.5" | 199 g
Xiaomi Mi Note Teardown

Xiaomi Mi Note: first teardown reveals internal hardware and structure

The Xiaomi Mi Note and Mi Note Pro are the two latest smartphones from the largest Chinese smartphone manufacturer. The design of these handsets ...
Xiaomi Mi Note and Mi Note Pro officially unveiled

Xiaomi Mi Note and Mi Note Pro officially unveiled

Xiaomi recently announced two new Android phablets, the Mi Note and the Mi Note Pro. The specs include a 5.7-inch display running at 1080p or 144...
Asus Memo Pad 8 ME581CL-1B027A Tablet Review

85% Asus Memo Pad 8 ME581CL-1B027A Tablet Review

New memorandum? Asus wants to make a statement and elevates its 8-inch tablet from the Memo Pad series to the status quo of the class. The Memo Pad 8 ME581Cl represents the top model of this group; its price sits just above $355. It includes an Intel Atom quad-core 64-bit SoC, 2 GB RAM, a bright Full HD IPS display, fast ac-WLAN as well as LTE and NFC. In brief: Here, the mix works.
Intel Atom Z3560 | PowerVR G6430 | 8" | 299 g
Google Nexus 6 (Motorola XT1100-M0E10) Smartphone Review

86% Google Nexus 6 (Motorola XT1100-M0E10) Smartphone Review

You have grown! The Google Nexus 6 is manufactured by Motorola and follows Google's philosophy in terms of size at (almost) 6 inches. Our review reveals whether Google's device, which is not really a bargain anymore, can compete with the iPhone 6 Plus and other phablets.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084 | Qualcomm Adreno 420 | 5.96" | 184 g
HTC Hima Ace Plus leaked specs include 5.5-inch QHD display

HTC Hima Ace Plus leaked specs include 5.5-inch QHD display

According to a fresh rumor, HTC will release a phablet version of the HTC M9 Hima at some point later in the year. The handset is said to feature...
LG G Flex 2

Amazon Germany now taking LG Flex 2 pre-orders at 599 Euro

A few German retailers including Amazon have started taking pre-orders for the LG G Flex 2. The curved smartphone will be priced at 600 Euros whe...
Samsung Galaxy A7 with 5.5-inch Full HD display, 5 MP wide front camera and 13 MP main camera

Samsung officially introduces Galaxy A7, global availability still unknown

This Android-powered 5.5-inch device with 4G LTE connectivity has been detailed on a post on Samsung's global blog, but availability and price ar...
Samsung Galaxy A7 Malaysia

Samsung officially unveils the Galaxy A7, its thinnest smartphone yet

Samsung has officially confirmed the Galaxy A7 by previewing it in Malaysia at the Galaxy A3 / A5 local launch event. At 6.3 mm, the Galaxy A7 is...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

January 2014 update. Here you'll find the latest smartphones reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly updated, maintained and comm...
LG G Flex (pictured) will soon be replaced with a more powerful and compact successor.

LG G Flex 2 to be powered by Snapdragon 810

LG's next-generation flexible smartphone will also use Qualcomm's new octa-core SoC.
The updated Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will utilize a faster processor.

Samsung unveils an updated Galaxy Note 4 with Snapdragon 810 and LTE-A

The new version of the 5.7-inch phablet will be the first device on the market to feature the new Snapdragon 810 SoC and will become available in...
Nokia Lumia 1320 successor surfaces in GFXBench database

Microsoft Lumia 1330 specs revealed by GFXBench listing

The upcoming Microsoft Lumia 1330 has just surfaced in the GFXBench database. The leak reveals specs such as a Snapdragon 400 chip and a 5-inch 7...
Samsung closes Experience Store in London

Samsung closes Experience Store in Westfield London shopping centre

After announcing the shutdown of ChatON and WatchON, Samsung now closes a retail location in London, leaving only nine Experience Stores across t...
Huawei Ascend GX1

Huawei Ascend GX1 launched in China

The recently-unveiled Huawei Ascend GX1 is a Chinese-bound smartphone with a 6-inch display, average specs, and a fairly low price.
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Android phablet color options

Beta Lollipop build for Galaxy Note 3 leaks online

The unofficial update is only compatible with the Exynos-powered South Korean version of the phablet, but this means the international version sh...
Blu Studio 7.0 world's first 7-inch smartphone features dual-core processor, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB storage and Android 4.4 KitKat

Blu launches Studio 7.0 handset

This 7-inch device is advertised as a smartphone and features modest specs, as well as a low resolution screen with only 1024X600 pixels and 169 ...
Toshiba WERAM1100 activity tracker at the FCC

Toshiba activity tracker spotted at the FCC

Toshiba launched the WERAM1100 activity tracker in Japan back in August and now the device has just been spotted at the FCC in advance of an immi...
Samsung Galaxy RED Collection Christmas edition handsets for South Korean market

Galaxy Note 4 Velvet Red Christmas edition available in Korea

An offer apparently exclusive to carrier SK Telecom allows South Korean customers to purchase the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with a Velvet Red color o...
Xiaomi Mi 3 Android smartphone, a model very popular in India

Xiaomi suspends sales in India

Xiaomi temporarily suspended sales in India due to a patent suit initiated by Ericsson which involves allegedly unfair use of various wireless te...
MSN apps now for iOS, Android, and Kindle

MSN apps now available for iOS, Android, and Amazon devices

The MSN apps can be already downloaded from the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, Windows and Windows Phone Stores, as well as the Amazon App S...
Samsung Galaxy A7

Samsung Galaxy A7 metal phablet rumored to come with same chip as the Note 4

According to insider sources quoted in a fresh report, the Samsung Galaxy A7 will be based on the Exynos 5433 chip, a mobile SoC that features an...
Apple iPhone 6 and Apple iPhone 6 Plus both feature 4G connectivity

Apple remains the world's largest 4G smartphone vendor

While the market for LTE-enabled smartphones grew with over 50 percent between Q2 and Q3 of this year, Apple maintains its lead in terms of reven...
ZTE Q7: an Apple iPhone 6 Plus clone from China

ZTE Q7: an Apple iPhone 6 Plus clone from China

It looks like Chinese smartphone manufacturers have made it a habit to blatantly copy Apple's iPhone series. The upcoming Q7 smartphone from Chin...
Samsung may launch a Snapdragon 810 version of the Galaxy Note 4

Samsung may launch a Snapdragon 810 version of the Galaxy Note 4

Considered by many an excellent smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is more than your typical handset, as in combination with the S-Pen stylus,...
Nexus 6 now available via US Cellular

Nexus 6 hits US Cellular

This carrier sells the phablet in Midnight Blue and Cloud White starting at $199.99 USD for the 32 GB variant when purchased with a two-year cont...
Qualcomm Snapdragon animated ads hero

Qualcomm denies the rumors about Snapdragon 810

The upcoming high-end SoC is right on track and devices that use it will hit the market in the first half of 2015, say Qualcomm officials.
Apple iPhone 6 Plus phablet dominated the US market in October

iPhone 6 Plus dominates the US phablet market

Apple's first large screen iPhone accounted for over 40 percent of the sales in its category during the three-month period ending with October, a...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 faces problems that may delay Galaxy S6 and other premium handsets

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 appears to have problems

The next-gen chip overheats and also slows down due to its problematic RAM controller. This could leave various devices without their primary pro...
Samsung discontinues WatchON on December 31

Samsung to discontinue WatchON service on December 31

WatchON service will shut down at the end of 2014 across the whole world, except South Korea and the United States.
Kirin 620 SoC architecture with eight cores clocked at 1.2 GHz

Huawei unveils octa-core Kirin 620 SoC

The new 28nm chip runs at 1.2 GHz, has no less than 8 ARM cores and targets the mid-range segment of the market, but no devices powered by it hav...
Google updates Android 5.0 Lollipop to version 5.0.1

Google updates Android Lollipop to version 5.0.1

Android 5.0.1 Lollipop shows up only a month after the major 5.0 release and images for various Nexus devices can be already downloaded directly ...
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Verizon's Android 4.4.4 KitKat update details

Verizon Galaxy Note 3 receives Android 4.4.4 update

The Samsung phablet does not get Lollipop yet, but a new KitKat update that comes with improvements and fixes, as well as a few preloaded apps, i...
HP India launches the 6-inch Slate 6 VoiceTab II

HP India launches the 6-inch Slate 6 VoiceTab II

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has just launched a new small tablet in the Indian market. The new product is called the HP Slate 6 VoiceTab II, and is pric...
The original G Flex may get a successor at CES 2015 next month

CES 2015 | LG may announce G Flex successor next month

Industry insiders reveal that G Flex 2 will bring major improvements over its predecessor and will launch at CES 2015 in January, although LG sti...
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus: customers complain about easily scratchable display glass

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus: customers complain about easily scratchable display glass

A growing number of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users are complaining that the display glass on their handset scratched too easily, raising concer...
Sony Xperia Z4 Snapdragon 805

Sony Xperia Z4 and Xperia Z4 Ultra rumored to come with Snapdragon 805 chips

According to recent rumors, the Sony Xperia Z4 and Xperia Z4 Ultra will both be based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 805. This contradicts previous r...
Google Nexus 6 from T-Mobile without bloatware and carrier branding

T-Mobile sells pure Nexus 6

T-Mobile's Nexus 6 phablet comes with no carrier branding and no bloatware, as the company decided to listen to the customers who want their Goog...
Marvell  ARMADA Mobile PXA1936 octa-core SoC block diagram

Marvell debuts ARMADA Mobile PXA1936 SoC

This new chip has eight Cortex A53 cores clocked at 1.5 GHz and will soon target the high-end sector of the market as first devices to use it are...
Tegra K1 vs Exynos 5433 benchmark performed by NVIDIA

NVIDIA responds to Samsung's lawsuit

Two months after NVIDIA filed patent lawsuits against Samsung and Qualcomm, Samsung sued them back. Now NVIDIA answers the part of the filing whi...
Imagination PowerVR Series7XE GPUs for entry-level devices

Imagination reveals Series7XT and Series7XE PowerVR GPU families

The two new PowerVR GPU families cover the entire price range of the market and promise to double the performance of their predecessors.
Samsung Galaxy Gifts package with exclusive content and multiple deals

Samsung reveals gifts package for Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge

The gifts package for the two flagship devices comes from multiple world leading mobile content and service providers. It includes apps and servi...
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Android phablet with curved Super AMOLED display and Exynos processor

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge launches in South Korea

The Note Edge hits South Korea as a concept limited edition that will only sell around 1 million units worldwide, although international availabi...
OnePlus One 5.5-inch Android phablet with Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC

OnePlus One up for pre-order later today

This long-awaited handset will be available for pre-order to anyone later today, but only for one hour.
Huawei Ascend Mate 7 Phablet Review

84% Huawei Ascend Mate 7 Phablet Review

Apple challenger. Buyers looking for an alternative that has roughly the same size as the iPhone 6 and (only) want to spend about 500 Euros (~$635) should certainly look closer at the new, elegant, and swift Huawei phablet. Are its screen, casing, performance, and the stylish UI 3.0 a challenge for Apple's much pricier newcomer?
HiSilicon Kirin 925 | ARM Mali-T628 MP6 | 6.0" | 185 g
Asus Zenfone 6 A600CG Smartphone Review

82% Asus Zenfone 6 A600CG Smartphone Review

Design for a small price. This was Asus' goal for the Zenfone 6, a 6-inch phablet with HD resolution, bright IPS touchscreen, a powerful Intel Atom dual-core SoC, as well as 16 GB flash storage for a fair price of 279 Euros (~$353, RRP). The combination looks promising.
Intel Atom Z2580 | PowerVR SGX544MP2 | 6.0" | 200 g
LG G3 Screen Android phablet with LG NUCLUN processor

LG unveils G3 Screen phablet equipped with LG NUCLUN processor

The 5.9-inch handset features LG's first processor, an eight-core chip called NUCLUN that uses four Cortex-A15 and four Cortex-A7 cores.
Verizon Wireless Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Developer Edition with unlocked bootloader and TouchWiz UI

Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Developer Edition coming soon

This special edition costs less than the regular Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and comes with unlockable bootloader, but also keeps the manufacturer's ow...
Google Nexus 6 smartphone by Motorola with Snapdragon 805 and QHD display

Google Nexus 6 is now official

The 6-inch handset has a premium design and top specs, including a QHD display, 13 MP camera with OIS, and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 SoC.
Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 Phablet Review

78% Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 Phablet Review

Catching Fire. Amazon are taking ques from Google's successful Nexus lineup by expanding their Kindle Fire series into more sizes. The Kindle Fire HD 6 may be small, but its $99 starting price is a big deal. Is this 6-inch Kindle a sign of more inexpensive phablets to come?
Mediatek MT8135 | PowerVR G6200 | 6" | 290 g
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)