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LG launches Product Security Response Team for its smartphones

LG launches Product Security Response Team for its smartphones

The new website aims to be a user-friendly stop for LG smartphone owners to read up on current Android vulnerabilities, download updates, and rep...
LG Nexus 5X Android handset to get a HTC-made successor

HTC Sailfish specs surface online

This smartphone is said to have a 5-inch full HD display, an unspecified quad-core 64-bit processor, and 4 GB of memory, all with Android N on to...
Pantech Sky IM-100 Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor

Pantech launches Sky IM-100 smartphone

This handset is powered by a Snapdragon 430 chip, next to 2 GB RAM and a 3000 mAh battery, having a price of roughly $380 USD.
Huawei Honor 5C now available in parts of Europe

Huawei Honor 5C now available in parts of Europe

The 5.2-inch smartphone will have an aluminum chassis, scratch resistant back, and respectable core specifications for just 200 Euros.
Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016)

81% Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Duos Smartphone Review

Dynamic Duos? Samsung offers an affordable 5-inch smartphone with its Galaxy J3. It still relies on traditional virtues, such as an integrated micro-SD slot and removable battery. But is that enough to survive in the highly competitive low-cost sector?
Spreadtrum SC9830A | ARM Mali-400 MP2 | 5.0" | 138 g
Huawei MediaPad T2 10.0 Pro Tablet Review

84% Huawei MediaPad T2 10.0 Pro Tablet Review

Mid-range. The suffix "Pro" in the name of Huawei's new tablet suggests that it has some additional features that distinguish the tablet from the conventional devices. However, this is deceptive since we find a normal mid-range device for private customers. Nevertheless, our report reveals why that is not a disadvantage.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 | Qualcomm Adreno 405 | 10.1" | 461 g
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Upcoming ARM Cortex-A73 could support HDR and 4K UHD at 120 Hz

The ARM "Egil" can bring HDR video and 4K UHD HEVC and VP9 decoding to future smartphones.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) Android tablet launches in South Korea

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2016) launches in South Korea

This 10.1-inch slate starts at $309 USD and features an octa-core processor, 2 GB RAM, and runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
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.
Asus ZenWatch 2 Quick Charge Edition Smartwatch Review

Asus ZenWatch 2 Quick Charge Edition Smartwatch Review

Pick me up. The Asus ZenWatch 2 looks good, is affordable and it can even be used for making calls. We reveal why it is unsuitable for athletes in our report.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8026 | Qualcomm Adreno 305 | 1.63" | 57 g
Xiaomi unveils budget Redmi 3s smartphone

Xiaomi launches budget Redmi 3s smartphone

The 5-inch Redmi 3s will ship with a 720p display, Snapdragon 430 SoC, and 2 GB or 3 GB of RAM starting at 699 Yuan or about 100 Euros.
OnePlus 3 Smartphone First Impressions

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
Lenovo Moto G4 Plus Smartphone Review

85% Lenovo Moto G4 Plus Smartphone Review

Plus = better? The Moto G4 Plus is basically the regular Moto G4, but with a better camera, quick charging and fingerprint scanner. Should you get the slightly more expensive model?
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 | Qualcomm Adreno 405 | 5.5" | 155 g
Asus Zenpad Z8 Android tablet

Asus Zenpad Z8 hits Verizon

Although similar to last year's Zenpad S 8.0 slate, this new tablet has a different processor and features USB Type-C connectivity, as well as su...
LeTV LeMax Pro Android phablet with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor

8 GB RAM handsets might show up sooner than expected

Less than a year after launching the first Snapdragon 820-powered handset, LeTV is expected to become the first company to unveil a handset with ...
LG X Screen Smartphone Review

82% LG X Screen Smartphone Review

Two for a better view? LG's X screen is equipped with two screens for little money. But just how useful is this feature in everyday use? We found out in our test.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 | Qualcomm Adreno 306 | 5.0" | 120 g
Asus Zenfone Pegasus 3 Android smartphone with MediaTek MT6737 processor and fingerprint reader

Asus Zenfone Pegasus 3 coming to China

Although this is the cheapest Zenfone 3 handset, it features a quad-core 64-bit processor, a fingerprint reader, and comes loaded with Android Ma...
Samsung Galaxy On5 $140 USD smartphone with Android Marshmallow

Samsung Galaxy On5 and Galaxy Tab E coming to T-Mobile

The 5-inch Galaxy On5 smartphone has a full retail price of $139.99 USD while the 8-inch Tab E slate will go on sale for $239.99 USD.
OnePlus 3 Android smartphone with 6 GB RAM and Qualcomm Snapdragon 820

OnePlus 3 hits the OnePlus store

The Snapdragon 820-powered handset with 6 GB RAM hits the market today as expected, but retails for $399 USD in the US.
Samsung Galaxy J2 cheap Android smartphone coming to the US

Samsung Galaxy J2 heading for the US market

One month after receiving its FCC certifications, the Galaxy J2 reaches Bluetooth SIG on its way to the US market.
LG Wine clamshell smartphone to get a new competitor from Samsung

Samsung working on a high-end clamshell smartphone

Dubbed Veyron, the device is said to feature a Samsung Exynos 8890 processor and dual 3.9-inch HD Super AMOLED displays.
Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro Android phablet international version coming soon

International variant of the Galaxy A9 Pro spotted online

This version of Samsung's 6-inch phablet has model number SM-A910F and has just been spotted getting its WiFi and Bluetooth certifications.
Unofficial accessory runs Android on an iPhone (Source: Nick Lee / Tendigi)

Unofficial accessory runs Android on an iPhone

Clever use of software and an external logic board allows the iPhone to act as a "video-out" for Android.
Rockchip RK3399 chip is now ready for mass production

Rockchip RK3399 is ready for mass production

The chip that Rockchip unveiled back at CES 2016 is now ready for mass production, so the first devices to use it should hit the market in the co...
Lenovo/Motorola Moto Z Android handset family with Moto Mods

Lenovo Moto Z is now official

The modular handset previously known as Moto X is now official and is expected to hit the market in September.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active AT&T exclusive rugged Android smartphone

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active hits AT&T tomorrow

This rugged Samsung handset debuts tomorrow on AT&T for $26.50 USD for 30 months or $33.13 USD a month for 24 months.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 alleged iris scanner setting image leaks online

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to feature an iris scanner

The successor of the Galaxy Note 5 will have an iris scanner and a recent leaked image shows an option to enable it in Android, but there is no o...
BlackBerry Priv sales have been disappointing

BlackBerry Priv sales have been disappointing worldwide

In what is probably a surprise to no one, sales of the Priv smartphone and its slide-out physical keyboard have not been meeting expectations.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Android handset IP68 rated AT&T exclusive launch

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active coming to AT&T

This rugged flagship has about the same specs as the North American Galaxy S7, but features a larger battery and better protection from the eleme...
Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC

Samsung unveils Galaxy J3 Pro smartphone

This 5-inch affordable handset is powered by a Snapdragon 410 chip, next to 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage, coming only with Android Lollipo...
OnePlus 2 flagship killer gets Android Marshmallow-based OxygenOS 3.0.2 update

OnePlus 2 gets OxygenOS 3.0.2

All OnePlus 2 handsets should receive the OTA notification for this Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow-based firmware by Tuesday.
Outdated LG Android software revealed to have security flaws

Outdated LG Android software revealed to have security flaws

Owners of LG smartphones may want to keep their devices updated to avoid these vulnerabilities.
Sony announces entry-level Xperia E5 smartphone

Sony officially unveils entry-level Xperia E5 smartphone

The Xperia E5 will ship with LTE and Android 6.0 Marshmallow later this year for just under 200 Euros.
Sirin Labs Solarin ultra-secure Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 810

Sirin Labs unveils ultra-secure Solarin smartphone

This handset for those who value their privacy more than anything else has a price tag of more than $14,000 USD and weighs 0.55 pounds.
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.
ARM debuts Cortex-A73 architecture and Mali-G71 graphics processing unit

ARM unveils Cortex-A73 processor cores and Mali-G71 graphics

The two new chips are optimized for virtual reality and augmented reality but offer all-around improvements when compared to their predecessors.
LG G Pad III 8.0 Android tablet with e-reader optimizations

LG launches G Pad III 8.0 Android slate

This new 8-inch tablet has a 16:10 aspect ratio and a dedicated button that enables its reading mode, making it a great choice for watching video...
Oppo F1 Plus FC Barcelona Edition special edition smartphone

Oppo unveils a custom edition of the F1 Plus smartphone

This limited edition handset aims football fans, more precisely those who would enjoy a smartphone styled in Barça red-and-blue aesthetics that a...
Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon Wear 1100 SoC for fitness trackers and smart watches for kids

Computex 2016 | Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon Wear 1100 SoC for smart wearables

This new chip is the sibling of the Wear 2100 SoC, which was announced back in February, but focuses on basic fitness trackers and connected watc...
Asus ZenPad Z8 Android tablet coming soon to Verizon Wireless

Asus ZenPad Z8 might launch on Verizon soon

The upcoming 8-inch Android slate is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor, also featuring 2 GB RAM, 16 GB internal storage, and a micro...
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...
Samsung Galaxy C5 Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625

Samsung Galaxy C5 is now official

This mid-ranger is powered by a Snapdragon 617 processor, features a slim metal unibody design, packing 4GB of RAM and 32 GB or 64 GB of expandab...
Acer Liquid Zest Plus Android smartphone with 5,000 mAh battery

Computex 2016 | Acer Liquid Zest Plus coming to the US in July

This 5.5-inch Android handset with a 5000 mAh battery and 13 MP tri-focus main camera will hit the US market for $199 USD.
ZTE Axon 7 Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 and up to 6 GB RAM

ZTE Axon 7 is now official

This 5.5-inch premium handset is powered by a Snapdragon 820 processor and features up to 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage, but the 4 GB/64 G...
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Injustice Edition limited edition Android flagship

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Injustice Edition coming next month

This limited edition variant of the Galaxy S7 Edge flagship comes in an exclusive black and gold color combination, also featuring a golden-color...
Lenovo TB3-850M Android tablet back side image at TENAA

Lenovo TB3-850M Android tablet hits TENAA

This upcoming 8-inch slate has a quad-core processor, 2 GB RAM, and 16 GB internal storage space, offering cellular LTE connectivity so it can be...
OnePlus 3 Android smartphone coming mid-June 2016

OnePlus 3 coming next month

The next-gen 5.5-inch OnePlus flagship killer is expected to bring NFC connectivity back, and it is expected to launch June 14th.
Asus Zenfone Max second generation official with Qualcomm Snapdragon 615

Asus Zenfone Max gets new hardware

The second generation of this 5.5-inch handset comes with up to 3 GB RAM and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC.
Samsung Galaxy C5 SM-C5000 now spotted at FCC

Samsung Galaxy C5 shows up at FCC

The device spotted at FCC has the specs and features already mentioned by earlier rumors and leaks - metallic body, Snapdragon 617 processor, and...
LG K4 Smartphone Review

73% LG K4 Smartphone Review

LTE at an entry-level price. LG offers an affordable entry-level smartphone with LTE functionality for 119 Euros (~$133), dubbed K4 LTE. That is, however, its only highlight. The review sample makes a rather outdated impression in all other aspects. Have too many cutbacks been made?
Mediatek MT6735 | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 4.5" | 120 g

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