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Facebook: New app "Lifestage" wants to win over Snapchat users

"Lifestage" is Facebook's attempt to win over younger users who find that Facebook is just not cool enough. The app is mainly designed for high s...
Samsung SM-P580 Android tablet sketch

Samsung SM-P580 tablet spotted online

The leaked sketches show a 10-inch slate with a stylus, while the features revealed include a Samsung Exynos 7870 processor and a microSD slot.
Huawei G9 Plus Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor

Huawei G9 Plus launching this week

This new Android mid-ranger is very similar to the GX8 successor that arrived last month, using a Snapdragon 625 processor and offering two versi...
Blackberry Priv

86% BlackBerry Priv Smartphone Review

Hot handset. Opposing the trend of touch control, Blackberry still incorporates a physical keyboard with slider mechanism in its Priv top model. Our report reveals whether this balancing act between classic and modernity is successful, and what features the smartphone has to offer beyond that.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 | Qualcomm Adreno 418 | 5.4" | 188 g
Asus ZenPad 8.0 Z380M-6B026A Tablet Review

84% Asus ZenPad 8.0 Z380M-6B026A Tablet Review

Zen for the masses. Asus takes the opposite approach of the first version that could be categorized in the upper price and performance sector: The manufacturer apparently ordered a brand-name, quality tablet for a budget price. We will find out just how obvious the extreme cutbacks are in the following report.
MediaTek MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 8" | 354 g
Intel and ARM collaborate to develop 10 nm parts

Intel and ARM collaborate to develop 10 nm parts

Intel agrees to manufacture ARM based SoCs on its 10 nm HPM process.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 (2016) at TENAA, launch confirmed for September

IFA 2016 | Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 confirmed to arrive at IFA

The launch of the 8-inch variant of the updated Galaxy Tab S3 Android slate has been confirmed a post by Samsung Colombia.
HTC Desire 10 Pro Android smartphone render, launch expected in late September

HTC Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle allegedly coming next month

Both handsets are expected to launch at the end of September loaded with Android Marshmallow and Sense UI on top, but no pricing details have bee...
Sony Xperia XA

81% Sony Xperia XA Smartphone Review

Golden times? With its Xperia XA, Sony sends a new designer piece into the smartphone mid-range ring. Esthetes in particular should notice the slim lateral display bezel and the plain build right away. But are the inner values enough to keep the rivals at a distance?
Mediatek Helio P10 MT6755 | ARM Mali-T860 MP2 | 5.0" | 137 g
Samsung Z2 SM-Z200F Tizen smarpthone specs confirmed

Samsung Z2 specs confirmed

The third Tizen-powered smartphone will remain in the low-end area of the market, offering a 1.5 GHz processor, 1 GB RAM, and 8 GB of storage spa...
Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (2015) Android handset

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (2016) might arrive soon

Samsung's affordable mid-ranger arrived back in early 2015, and now it looks like its successor has been imported to India for testing.
TP-Link Neffos C5 Smartphone Review

79% TP-Link Neffos C5 Smartphone Review

Bright entry. The Chinese manufacturer TP Link, which is known for network products, debuts on the smartphone market with three new smartphones from the Neffos series. The entry-level Neffos C5 offers a comparatively bright display and flexible usability.
Mediatek MT6735 | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 5.0" | 141 g
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 On7 (2016) Android smartphone spotted on Geekbench

Samsung Galaxy On7 (2016) hits Geekbench

Although previous benchmarks revealed a Snapdragon-powered device, a new device that appears to be a Galaxy On7 variant has been spotted with the...
Polar M600 Android Wear smartwatch with GPS and music streaming capabilities

Polar announces M600 Android Wear smartwatch

This new smart wearable offers GPS tracking, heart rate monitoring, as well as support for music streaming without a phone, and has a pre-order p...
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...
Carrier-free version of Asus ZenPad Z8 tablet is ZenPad 3 8.0

Asus ZenPad 3 8.0 is now official

This apparently new 7.9-inch Android slate is, in fact, the Asus ZenPad Z8 without Verizon Wireless branding.
Samsung Galaxy View

71% Samsung Galaxy View Tablet Review

White giant. Thanks to its 18.4-inch screen, the Samsung Galaxy View stands out from the majority of tablets. This does, however, also affect the weight and the size. Where can you use such a tablet and can it convince in terms of technology?
Samsung Exynos 7580 Octa | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 18.4" | 2.7 kg
The 10 nm processor will go head-to-head with the Snapdragon 830 next year

MediaTek gives first look at the deca-core Helio X30 SoC

The company's Chief Operating Officer detailed some core specifications of the upcoming flagship Helio X30 SoC including its 10 nm lithography an...
UHANS S1 Smartphone Review

82% UHANS S1 Smartphone Review

The beautiful beast. The Chinese smartphone label UHANS advertises its S1 smartphone model with this teaser. And this teaser is dead-on: Besides attractive looks, the entry-level handset proves to be powerful and exceptionally well equipped for this price range.
Mediatek MT6753 | ARM Mali-T720 MP4 | 5.0" | 153 g
Lenovo ZUK Z2 Smartphone Review

87% Lenovo ZUK Z2 Smartphone Review

A lot of smartphone for little money. With the second generation of the Z series, ZUK continues where the Z1 model left off: Very good technical specifications at a low purchase price. Only a handful of manufacturers manage a Snapdragon 820, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of ROM for 270 Euros (~$302). Find out in our report where Lenovo's subsidiary brand ZUK had to make cutbacks.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 | Qualcomm Adreno 530 | 5.0" | 149 g
TCL 950 Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC hits TENAA

TCL 950 hits TENAA

Although TCL is the company making Alcatel handsets, the upcoming TCL 950 promises to be more powerful than the Idol 4S flagship.
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...
Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890 successor is already being tested

Samsung allegedly testing a new Exynos processor

The unannounced Exynos 8895 chipset has been spotted on Indian import tracker Zauba, so it is certain that Samsung is working on it.
Samsung SM-G1600 clamshwell design handset shows up at Bluetooth SIG

Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 hits Bluetooth SIG

This upcoming clamshell design Android handset has been spotted at Bluetooth SIG carrying model number SM-G1600.
Xiaomi Mi 5 Smartphone Review

88% Xiaomi Mi 5 Smartphone Review

Light smartphone heavyweight. The newest flagship model by the Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi proves that it has arrived in the premium smartphone sector. High-end specifications, a generous configuration, weight of just 129 grams, and high-quality glass casing: These clearly challenge established companies at a local street price of just below 300 Euros (~$332).
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 | Qualcomm Adreno 530 | 5.15" | 129 g
Xiaomi Redmi Pro Android smartphone launches with three MediaTek-powered variants

Xiaomi launches Redmi Pro Android smartphone

This handset launches in three variants priced between $225 USD and $300 USD, all powered by MediaTek processors and featuring a generous 4050 mA...
OnePlus 3 flagship killer gets OxygenOS 3.2.2 firmware update

OnePlus 3 gets OxygenOS 3.2.2

This incremental update comes with a few minor tweaks and fixes, including enhanced noise cancellation in video recording and the latest security...
Intex Aqua Fish Sailfish OS smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 212

Intex Aqua Fish hits the market

This Sailfish OS-powered handset retails for around $80 USD and features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 processor, 2 GB RAM, and 16 GB internal storag...
Google Nexus teaser, HTC Nexus Sailfish specs leak again, processor revealed

More HTC Nexus Sailfish specs leak online

This handset has been in the rumor mill for a while, but now new details emerge, revealing that it carries a Snapdragon 820/821 under the hood.
Samsung Galaxy Tab J debuts in Taiwan

Samsung Galaxy Tab J debuts in Taiwan

This new 7-inch slate has below average specs and will ship with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop for less than $200 USD starting in August.
BlackBerry Hamburg Android smartphone appears at FCC and GFXBench

BlackBerry Hamburg shows up at FCC and GFXBench

This mid-ranger without a physical keyboard is expected to launch loaded with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, featuring a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 proc...
Oppo F1s launch event scheduled for August 3rd

Oppo sends out invites for F1s launch event

The successor of the popular Oppo F1 is expected to feature a 16 MP front camera and will be unveiled on August 3rd, as previously rumored.
Motorola Moto Z modular Android handset coming to Verizon Wireless

Motorola Moto Z and Moto Z Force coming to Verizon next week

These 5.5-inch handsets powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and support for Moto Mods are available for pre-order and will be availabl...
Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) Smartphone Review

80% Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) Smartphone Review

Expensive entry. Samsung launches a 2016 update of its entry-level device Galaxy J1, but the price was increased. Samsung is once again not very generous in terms of features. Can the smartphone justify the additional price, or should you have a look at the rivals?
Samsung Exynos 3475 Quad | ARM Mali-T720 | 4.5" | 131 g
Samsung Gear S2 de Grisogono limited edition smartwatch

Samsung Gear S3 and Galaxy Tab S3 might launch in September

Italian technology journalist Antonio Monaco has confirmed an older rumor, so it looks like the Galaxy Tab S3 and the Gear S3 will arrive at IFA ...
NVIDIA Tegra K1 slides at CES 2014

NVIDIA to announce Tegra-Next SoC in August

The chip is expected to show up on August 22nd at the Hot Chips conference in California.
Wiko Lenny 3 Smartphone Review

78% Wiko Lenny 3 Smartphone Review

The 3rd Generation. The Wiko Lenny 3 applies a fresh coat of paint to the budget smartphone series. Wiko hopes the improved screen and cameras will receive good customer reviews. We reviewed the smartphone and here are our findings.
Mediatek MT6580M | ARM Mali-400 MP2 | 5.0" | 177 g
Meizu MX6 Android smartphone with MediaTek Helio X20 and fingerprint reader

Meizu unveils MX6 Android handset

This 5.5-inch smartphone is powered by a MediaTek Helio X20 SoC, has 4 GB memory and 32 GB internal storage, being expected to debut in China at ...
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 ...
ARM Cortex-A72 mobile processor core

SoftBank buys ARM for $32 billion

Once the deal closes, ARM is expected to continue as an independent business within SoftBank, keeping its Cambridge headquarters as well.
Asus ZenFone 3 Laser and ZenFone 3 Max launch event in Vietnam

Asus intros Zenfone 3 Laser and Zenfone 3 Max

These two new Zenfone 3 models come both with a fingerprint reader and offer mid-range specs at prices between $200 USD and $270 USD.
Acer Liquid Jade Primo Windows 10 smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 and 3 GB RAM hits the US

Acer Liquid Jade Primo Windows smartphone hits the US

This 5.5-inch Windows 10 handset that launched in Europe back in April is finally available in the US, where the Microsoft Store offers it for $6...
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.
Alcatel Idol 4S Android smartphone with JBL headphones and VR headset

Alcatel Idol 4S smartphone now up for pre-order

This Qualcomm Snapdragon 652-powered Android smartphone can be pre-ordered for $350 USD and is expected to begin shipping in early August.
Motorola Moto E3 Android smartphone coming in September 2016

Motorola Moto E3 coming in September

Considering its specs, it looks like this handset is just the Moto G4 Play using a different name. This handset is scheduled to hit the UK for ar...
Lenovo SoftBank 503LV Windows 10 Mobile smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor

Lenovo unveils SoftBank 503LV Windows 10 Mobile handset

Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617, this 5-inch smartphone also has 3 GB RAM, 32 GB internal storage, and will launch in Japan this October.
LG V10 Android flagship to get a successor in September 2016

LG V20 might launch in September

The handset that will arrive as LG V10's successor is expected to show up at IFA 2016 in Berlin, but the details are still unknown.
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...

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