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Sony Xperia X Performance waterproof Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820

Sony Xperia X lineup coming to the US this summer

Four Xperia X devices are coming to the US, the first one being Xperia X which is already up for pre-order and will start shipping in late June.
Asus VR headset coming soon, now on display at Computex 2016

Computex 2016 | Asus VR headset might launch soon

This competitor for the Gear VR will work with the ZenFone lineup and is expected to hit the market later this year.
Galaxy Note 5 successor could be the Galaxy Note 7

Galaxy Note 5 successor could be the Galaxy Note 7

Samsung may be skipping the Galaxy Note 6 name altogether while adding curved glass to all four edges of the front of the unannounced device.
Asus ZenFone 3 Ultra ZU680KL Android phablet

Computex 2016 | Asus unveils ZenFone 3 series

The three devices revealed have screen sizes between 5.5 and 6.8 inches, use Qualcomm Snapdragon processors, and feature an updated design with m...
UMi Touch Smartphone Review

81% UMi Touch Smartphone Review

Entry-level smartphone. The Chinese manufacturer UMi launches an affordable smartphone model dubbed Touch on the market that presents almost "too good" technical specs for this price range. Find out whether there is a catch in our report.
Mediatek MT6753 | ARM Mali-T720 MP4 | 5.5" | 199 g
Samsung Galaxy A9 gets Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update

Samsung Galaxy A9 gets Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

The A9 SM-A9000 has just become the first Galaxy A device to receive Android Marshmallow, with Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 expected to get updated so...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 120 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 120 Euros

May 2016 update. Here you will find the best smartphones under 120 Euros (~$135) reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list of ...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones (≤5-inch)

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

May 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. O...
Leagoo Shark 1 Smartphone Review

79% Leagoo Shark 1 Smartphone Review

XL Size. The Shark 1 from the Chinese manufacturer Leagoo proves to be extra-large in more than one aspect. The decently-equipped middle-class smartphone with its 6-inch display and a weight of 241 grams is larger and heavier than most. In addition, it features a battery with a capacity of 6300 mAh - large by any standard. Among other things, we'll take a look at the battery life to see if it delivers what the capacity promises.
Mediatek MT6753 | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 6.0" | 241 g
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 300 Euros

May 2016 update. Here you will find the best smartphones under 300 Euros (~$340) reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list of ...
Gionee Marathon M5 Plus 6-inch Android phablet with 5020 mAh battery

Gionee Marathon M5 Plus now available in India

This 6-inch phablet is powered by a 5020 mAh battery and a MediaTek MT6753 processor, features 4G LTE connectivity, and runs Android 5.1 Lollipop...
Sony Xperia XA Ultra phablet now official

Sony Xperia XA Ultra phablet now official

The 6-inch phablet ships with a Helio P10 SoC and a powerful wide-angle 16 MP front-facing camera with Optical Image Stabilization and HDR.
ZTE Zmax Android phablet successor coming this summer to T-Mobile

ZTE Zmax Pro allegedly coming this summer

This Qualcomm Snapdragon 617-powered 6-inch Android phablet is expected to show up this summer in the US, where it will launch exclusively on T-M...
Samsung Galaxy Note 6 specs leaked details, product coming to the US in August

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 coming to the US in August

Since Galaxy Note 5 launched in mid-August, it would not be a surprise to see this rumor coming true and to see its successor showing up around A...
Xiaomi Mi Max Android phablet with Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 and 6.4-inch display

Xiaomi Mi Max launches in China

This 6.4-inch phablet has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 chip under the hood, 3 GB RAM, 32 GB internal storage, runs Android Marshmallow with MIUI 8, ...
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...
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.
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.
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

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...
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)

May 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 mo...
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.

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