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Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro Android phablet coming soon

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro leaks online

Chinese retailer Tmall already listed the 6-inch device in advance of tomorrow's launch. This phablet is powered by a Snapdragon 653 processor, next to no less than 6 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage.
Photo-centric Kodak Ektra Android smartphone with faux leather look

Kodak Ektra smartphone coming in December

This upcoming Android handset has a faux leather design with a retro touch and uses a MediaTek Helio X20 processor. Focused on features for fans of mobile photography, it is expected to go on sale for around $550 USD.
Unlocked Lenovo Moto Z Play now available for purchase

Unlocked Moto Z Play now available for purchase

This 5.5-inch Android handset powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor can be acquired from various US-based retailers, including Amazon, Best Buy, and B&H Photo. Its price is $449.99 USD.
BlackBerry Mercury BBB100-1 Android handset shows up on Geekbench

BlackBerry Mercury spotted on Geekbench

The handset spotted in the benchmark database carries the model name BBB100-1 and comes loaded with Android 7.0. Its specs confirm the previous rumors, including a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC and 3 GB of memory.
Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 653, 626, and 427 entry-level SoCs

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 653, 626, and 427 mainstream SoCs

The expanded range of SoCs will each include X9 LTE modems and built-in support for dual cameras. The 653 and 626 will ship before the end of this year with the 427 scheduled for 2017.
Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 960 benchmark results, official presentation

Huawei Kirin 960 chipset now official

The new chip features ARM Cortex-A73 and Cortex-A53 cores, as well as the new Mali-G71 MP8 GPU, the same graphics adapter expected to drive the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 flagship.
BLU Energy X Plus 2 Android smartphone with 5.5-inch 720p display and MediaTek MTK6580 SoC

BLU Energy X Plus 2 now official

This 5.5-inch handset is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MTK6580 processor, next to just 1 GB RAM and 8 GB internal storage. However, it is priced accordingly, as it has been listed on Amazon for just $106 USD.
LG V34 Android smartphone is a waterproof LG V20 that launches exclusively in Japan mid-November 2016

LG V34 coming next month

This new handset is, in fact, a smaller, waterproof LG V20 that is set to hit the Japanese market in about a month. Although it has a smaller display, it even carries the 3,000 mAh battery of the V20.
ZTE Nubia Z11 mini S Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC

ZTE Nubia Z11 mini S now official

Although called mini, this handset has a 5.2-inch display. It uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, next to 4 GB RAM and no less than 128 GB internal storage, as well as a top-of-the-line 23 MP main camera.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro SoC

Kryo ARM 4 cores @ 2400 MHz 14nm
Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Android phablet coming next week

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 coming next week

After multiple rumors and recent appearances on both Weibo and Geekbench, this upcoming handset is now even closer to becoming official. A recent teaser reveals that the Mi Note 2 is scheduled to arrive on October 25.
Gionee P7 Max Android smartphone with MediaTek MT6595 processor

Gionee P7 Max hits India

This new 5.5-inch handset is powered by a MediaTek MT6595 processor, next to 3 GB of memory and 32 GB of expandable internal storage. Available in gold and grey-blue, this Marshmallow-driven handset has a competitive price - around $210 USD.
Intel Atom x3 chip architecture

Samsung begins mass production of 10 nm chips

With this new chip, Samsung continues to dominate the market by adopting an advanced 3D structure with multiple enhancements in both technology and design. The 10 nm chip offers increased performance and power consumption compared to its 14 nm predecessor.
Nextbit Robin Android smartphone now available in both blue and black

Nextbit Robin finally hits the market

This 5.2-inch handset with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 on board and a custom OS focused on cloud services is now finally in stock and can be acquired for $299 USD (free shipping included).
Sharp Aquos Xx3 Android smartphone coming in February 2017

Sharp Aquos Xx3 mini Android smartphone now official

This 4.7-inch handset has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor under the hood, next to 3 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage. It will hit the market in February 2017.
Xiaomi Mi Max Prime Android phablet with 6.44-inch display and Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor

Xiaomi Mi Max Prime unveiled in India

This new phablet has an impressive 6.44-inch display and uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor, next to 4 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage.
Samsung Exynos AP: 14nm FinFET SoC Lineup

Samsung Exynos AP: 14nm FinFET SoC Lineup

Samsung just started mass-producing the Exynos 7 Dual 7270, the first mobile processor designed for wearable devices that is built on the 14-nanometer FinFET process technology. But Samsung has been using the 14nm technology since 2015.
Huawei Mate 9 renders show flat and curved screen variants

Huawei Mate 9 to come in flat and curved screen variants

A recent image shows both different designs for this upcoming handset, but it looks like the curved one will only be available in China, unfortunately.
Huawei Honor 8 Android smartphone and lower specced Honor 8 Smart now available in India

Huawei Honor 8 and Honor 8 Smart hit India

In addition to the 5.2-inch Honor 8 that is already available in other markets, Huawei also introduced the cheaper Smart, a device targeting the Indian market.
BlackBerry DTEK60 Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC

BlackBerry DTEK60 now up for pre-order in the US

This Qualcomm Snapdragon 820-driven handset formerly known as Argon has a 21 MP main camera, 4 GB RAM, and can be purchased for $499.99 USD.
Huawei Honor Holly 3 Android smartphone with Kirin 620 processor and 2 GB RAM

Huawei launches Honor Holly 3 Android smartphone

This new 5.5-inch handset is powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 620 processor, has 2 GB RAM and 16 GB expandable storage, all for a price around $150 USD.
Samsung Galaxy S8 might launch during Galaxy Unpacked 2017 in February

MWC 2017 | Samsung Galaxy S8 migh launch in February 2017

What appears like a leaked image of a future Galaxy Unpacked event suggests that this next-gen flagship is scheduled to show up at MWC 2017.
Nokia Android smartphone teaser 2016

Nokia D1C shows up on AnTuTu

The first Nokia smartphone with Android has been spotted with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 on board, next to 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage.
Samsung Exynos 7 Dual 7270 SoC now in mass production

Samsung begins production of the Exynos 7 Dual 7270 SoC for wearables

The new 7270 chip is the first 14 nm FinFET processor for wearables. It integrates a full set of connectivity features, including a 4G LTE modem.
Huawei Honor 6X Android smartphone as shown at TENAA

Huawei Honor 6X launching next week

This 5.5-inch handset is expected to hit the market powered by a Huawei Kirin 620 processor and to retail for a price of roughly $200 USD.
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime Android smartphone with Exynos 7870 and 3 GB RAM

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime hits the Philippines

This Exynos 7870-powered handset with a 5.5-inch full HD TFT display hits the third market, less than one month after reaching Vietnam and India.
UMi Super Euro Edition Smartphone Review

77% UMi Super Euro Edition Smartphone Review

Limited edition. Only 999 UMi Super Euro Edition smartphones were supposedly released worldwide. The blue smartphone is thus pretty exclusive, although it doesn't differ much from the standard UMi Super. The smartphone from China is great in some areas, but some features are far from "super".
Mediatek Helio P10 MT6755 | ARM Mali-T860 MP2 | 5.5" | 202 g
Acer Iconia Talk S 7-inch Android tablet with 4G LTE and MediaTek MT8735 SoC

Acer Iconia Talk S debuts in Taiwan

This 7-inch slate is powered by a MediaTek processor, next to 2 GB RAM and 32 GB storage, runs Android Marshmallow, and retails for less than $240 USD.
Lenovo Moto Z

89% Lenovo Moto Z Smartphone Review

Moto-mania. Not only does Lenovo's new flagship Moto Z feature high-end technology, it also aims to attract customers with its modular expandability and extremely slim design. Does the concept work in practice or are there even any drawbacks such as reduced battery runtimes?
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 | Qualcomm Adreno 530 | 5.5" | 136 g
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) 5.7-inch Android phablet now up for pre-order

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) debuts in Korea

This 5.7-inch phablet hits South Korea via SK Telecom, powered by a Samsung Exynos 7420 SoC and priced at roughly $590 USD.
HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle 5.5-inch Android smartphone launches in India

HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle debuts in India

This 5.5-inch handset is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, next to 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage, all with Android Marshmallow with HTC Sense UI on top.
Honor 8 Smartphone Review

87% Honor 8 Smartphone Review

Blue marvel. The Honor 8 comes to us in an appealing 2.5D-glass casing and classy colors. But is a stylish casing and dual-camera enough to convince buyers in the highly competitive mid-range? We will find out in our test.
HiSilicon Kirin 950 | ARM Mali-T880 MP4 | 5.2" | 153 g
Lenovo Tab3 8 Plus Android tablet leaks online

Lenovo Tab3 8 Plus leaks online

This tablet is expected to come in both 32 GB and 64 GB versions, both powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, next to 3 GB of memory.
Huawei Honor 6X Android smartphone coming mid-October

Huawei Honor 6X coming next month

This 5.5-inch handset is expected to hit the market next month, featuring dual cameras and a fingerprint scanner, as well as mid-range specs overall.
Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus Android phablet with Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 and up to 6 GB RAM

Xiaomi Mi 5s & Mi 5s Plus now official

These 5.2-inch and 5.7-inch handsets are both powered by the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chip, and will soon hit the Chinese market.
Samsung Galaxy On8 Android smartphone with 5.5-inch display and 3 GB RAM

Samsung Galaxy On8 launches in India

This 5.5-inch, Exynos 7580-powered handset will go on sale via Flipkart starting October 2 and carries a price tag of roughly $240 USD.
Huawei H Android smartphone closeup, 5.5-inch handset available via LG Uplus

Huawei H smartphone launches in South Korea

This new 5.5-inch handset powered by a Snapdragon 617 processor and a 3,000 mAh battery launches exclusively via LG Uplus on September 29.
Alcatel Pixi 4 Plus Power Android smartphone with 5.5-inch display, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal storage

Alcatel unveils Pixi 4 Plus Power smartphone

This handset has no price and launch date yet, but it is obviously a low-end handset with just 1 GB RAM and 8 GB storage, but features an impressive 5,000 mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy On7 (2016) Android smartphone now available

Samsung Galaxy On7 (2016) launches in China

This 5.5-inch handset launches in China for around $240 USD. It is powered by a Snapdragon 625 processor and comes loaded with Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box.
ARM Mali-G71 chip to power the Samsung Galaxy S8 handset

Samsung Galaxy S8 might use the Exynos 8895 SoC

A set of leaked documents reveals that the next-gen Galaxy S flagship uses a 10 nm Exynos SoC that integrates a Mali-G71 GPU.
Samsung Galaxy C9 SM-C9000 details on Geekbench

Samsung Galaxy C9 hits Geekbench

Still using Android Marshmallow, this 6-inch handset has been spotted with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 under the hood, next to 6 GB of memory.
We liked the Note 7 in our review, but luck does not seem to be on Samsung's side...

Galaxy Note 7: More trouble for Samsung

South Korean authorities demand further security tests for each new device and Samsung has to allow more time for customers to claim their money back.
BlackBerry DTEK50 Android smartphone, sibling of upcoming DTEK60

BlackBerry Argon coming soon

A page on that was not supposed to go public revealed that DTEK60 is a 5.5-inch handset with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor on board, so now it only remains to get an official confirmation.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Android phablet with safe batteries now available in the US

A large batch of safe Galaxy Note 7 units hits the US

Samsung announced that over 500,000 safe units arrived in the US, have been shipped to carrier and retail stores, and should be available for exchange starting today.
Huawei NOVA Plus Android smartphone coming to Canada mid-October 2016

Huawei NOVA Plus heading for Canada

This Qualcomm Snapdragon 625-powered 5.5-inch Android handset will hit Canada as early as October 18 via Rogers, Virgin Mobile, and Fido.
Moto E3 Power Android smartphone with MediaTek MT6735P and 2 GB RAM

Moto E3 Power unveiled in India

This 5-inch handset runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow and is powered by a MediaTek MT6735P processor, next to 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storag, all for around $120 USD.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone Review

91% Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone Review

Explosive combination. The Note is finally available in Europe again. The launch, however, is overshadowed by technical problems causing a world-wide recall. We still had a look at the Galaxy Note 7.
Samsung Exynos 8890 Octa | ARM Mali-T880 MP12 | 5.7" | 170 g
Sony Xperia X Compact Android smartphone now up for pre-order via Amazon

Sony Xperia X Compact hits Amazon

Although it lacks water resistance and a high-end processor, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 650-powered Xperia X Compact has a top-of-the-line 23 MP main camera and can be currently pre-ordered from Amazon for $449.99 USD (unlocked), $50 USD down from the regular price.
Huawei Y6 II Compact Smartphone Review

79% Huawei Y6 II Compact Smartphone Review

Cheap Thrills. "Cheaper is always possible", Huawei thought, and it thus reduced the price of the lower mid-range with its Y6 II Compact. Is that enough for a convincing presentation?
Mediatek MT6735 | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 5.0" | 140 g
Might be alone out there for some time: Asus ZenWatch 3. (Picture: Asus)

Smartwatches: Manufacturers will take a break

Many manufacturers will take a break from making smartwatches, meaning there will be no new models this year. Some are waiting for the latest version of Android Wear, some want to wait and see what people expect from a smartwatch.

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