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Second-gen Motorola Moto E Android smartphone now available starting at $119.99 USD

The new Moto E rolls out

The second generation drops the dual SIM capability, but brings 4G LTE connectivity, a larger screen, a faster processor, as well as more interna...
First VAIO smartphone rumored to be announced on March 12

First VAIO smartphone rumored to be announced on March 12

The new owner of VAIO, the Japan Industrial Partners investment fund, is allegedly gearing up to officially announce the first VAIO smartphone in...
Sony leaks the Xperia Z4 Tablet with 2K display ahead of MWC 2015

Sony leaks the Xperia Z4 Tablet with 2K display ahead of MWC 2015

The Xperia Z4 Tablet briefly surfaced yesterday on the official Sony website. The main highlights include a 2K display and a high-end chipset.
iOcean M6752 Smartphone Review

81% iOcean M6752 Smartphone Review

Big and powerful. iOcean proves that you don't have to spend $500 on a high-end smartphone. The M6752 carries a 5.5-inch 1080p display with 3 GB RAM, 4G compatibility, and a sandstone back cover to boot. For about $200, this is an inexpensive media powerhouse.
Mediatek MT6752 | ARM Mali-T760 MP2 | 5.5" | 158 g
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 specs leak in benchmark listing

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 specs leak in benchmark listing

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 has surfaced in a leaked benchmark result. The main highlights of the tablet include an octa-core Exynos 5 processo...
Google Wallet partners with Softcard to compete against Apple Pay in the US

Google Wallet partners with Softcard to compete against Apple Pay in the US

Google recently announced a partnership with three major carriers from the United States. By the end of the year, the Google Wallet app will come...
Sony Xperia E4g: LTE smartphone priced at 120 Euro

Sony Xperia E4g: LTE smartphone priced at 120 Euro

Sony announced today a new entry-level smartphone called the Xperia E4g. The LTE smartphone will be released in April at prices starting at 120 E...
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Tablet Review

82% Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Tablet Review

A bit of business. Samsung wants to participate more strongly in the business field with its Galaxy Tab Active. The tablet is not only dust and waterproof, but it also protected against drops. It might just be an interesting alternative for field workers with LTE and stylus inputting.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 | Qualcomm Adreno 305 | 8.0" | 393 g
Samsung Galaxy S6 with curved display confirmed by T-Mobile teaser

Samsung Galaxy S6 with curved display confirmed by T-Mobile teaser

T-Mobile USA recently published a photo teaser of the upcoming Galaxy S6. The photo confirms that the smartphone will feature a curved display an...
LG Joy, Leon, Spirit and Magna officially announced

LG Joy, Leon, Spirit and Magna officially announced

LG has officially announced four new mid-range Android smartphones called the LG Joy, Magna, Leon, and Spirit.
New Samsung Galaxy S6 teaser is all about metal

New Samsung Galaxy S6 teaser is all about metal

A new Samsung Galaxy S6 video teaser from the South Korean manufacturer emphasizes the metal build of the upcoming flagship. The Galaxy S6 will b...
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Android tablet, predecessor of the upcoming Galaxy Tab S2

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 specs leak online

The second-gen slate with Super AMOLED display is expected to feature a Samsung Exynos SoC, Cat.6 LTE connectivity, and to ship loaded with Andro...
Allview E2 Jump: waterproof smartphone priced at 140 Euro

Allview E2 Jump: waterproof smartphone priced at 140 Euro

Allview has unveiled a new Android smartphone. The E2 Jump is a IPx5-certified waterproof handset priced at 139 Euros. The 4.5-inch device will b...
Samsung Galaxy A3 Smartphone Review

86% Samsung Galaxy A3 Smartphone Review

A small metal gadget. Samsung uses a slim metal casing for its Galaxy A lineup and had really impressed us with the Galaxy A5, even though the voice quality was not that good. In this report we will see why the Galaxy A3 is good, but not a bargain.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 | Qualcomm Adreno 306 | 4.5" | 110 g
HTC teases the One M9 for March 1st announcement

HTC teases the One M9 for March 1st announcement

HTC confirmed today that the One M9 will be officially introduced on March 1st at the Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. The smartphone is ...
Samsung Galaxy A5 Smartphone Review

87% Samsung Galaxy A5 Smartphone Review

Who knew? Samsung stuck to polycarbonate, removable batteries and a slightly fancy design for years... and then it launches the Galaxy A lineup and takes a U-turn. We will see whether there are more surprises by examining the 5-inch Galaxy A5 model.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 | Qualcomm Adreno 306 | 5.0" | 123 g
Samsung Exynos Octa 7 enters mass production

Samsung Exynos Octa 7 enters mass production

Samsung recently announced that it started mass producing the 64-bit Exynos Octa 7 using the 14-nm FinFET technology. The new chip is likely to b...
LG G4 allegedly scheduled for April announcement

LG G4 allegedly scheduled for April announcement

A new rumor claims that the official unveiling of the LG G4 is planned for the month of April. On the first day of March, two major Android flags...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets

February 2015 update. Here is a current list of Notebookcheck's top-ranked Windows tablets. This list is reviewed on a regular basis, checked by ...
LG Watch Urbane stainless steel smartwatch with Qualcomm Snapdragon 400

MWC 2015 | LG Watch Urbane coming next month

This Android Wear-powered smartwatch will debut next month as the company's first all-metal luxury wearable.
Acer Iconia Tab 10 A3-A20 Tablet Review

85% Acer Iconia Tab 10 A3-A20 Tablet Review

Multimedia central. Acer designed their Iconia Tab 10 A3-A20 to be a veritable home entertainment system. To that end, they equipped the 10-inch tablet with an HD display, a quad-core SoC and a Dolby sound system. Is the 200-Euro (~$225) Android device worth buying? Read our review to find out.
Mediatek MT8127 | ARM Mali-450 MP4 | 10.0" | 520 g
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Smartphone Review

88% Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Smartphone Review

Lateral thinking. Are there still any real innovations in smartphones? Samsung surprises the consumer with the Samsung Galaxy Edge and its curved screen that arches around the casing's front. In this report, we will find out whether this really has any impact on how the phone is used.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084 | Qualcomm Adreno 420 | 5.6" | 174 g
A rendered image of the Galaxy S6's possible design (Photo: Gottabe Mobile)

Samsung Galaxy S6 might get a new TouchWiz version, end-March release rumored

Samsung's proprietary launcher is expected to be considerably revamped for the company's new flagship smartphone whose release date was deduced u...
Sony stainless steel SmartWatch 3 launches globally

Sony stainless steel SmartWatch 3 launches globally

The stainless steel strap variant of Sony's latest smartwatch appeared for the first time at CES last month and this week launches worldwide.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S Android tablet with Super AMOLED display

Second-gen Samsung Galaxy Tab S should arrive later this year

Industry insiders claim the second iteration of Samsung's tablets with Super AMOLED display are currently under development and could hit the mar...
Samsung Galaxy Note II phablet will get Android Lollipop update

Samsung Galaxy Note II to get Lollipop update

Samsung Poland confirmed that the second generation flagship phablet of the South Korean company will get a Lollipop update, although it was laun...
Sunrise Atelier joins Microsoft

Microsoft acquires Sunrise Atelier

After Acompli, Sunrise Atelier is the second company known for a calendar app aimed at mobile platforms that joins Microsoft.
Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 tablet free from T-Mobile with 1 GB or more data plans

T-Mobile offers free tablet with data plan purchase

Customers who purchase a data plan offering 1 GB of more will also get the Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 Android slate for free, but only for a limited ...
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 gets Android 5 Lollipop update starting in Poland

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 gets Lollipop update

The long-awaited Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Samsung's flagship phablet finally begins to roll out in Poland, but only for the Exynos variant...
HTC Desire 820 Smartphone Review

82% HTC Desire 820 Smartphone Review

Pumped up. With the Desire 820, HTC introduces the more powerful successor to the Desire 816. Although equipped with a 64-bit capable Snapdragon 615 processor, the smartphone still runs the older Google Android 4.4.4 KitKat and features a slimmer build as well as a lower price price point.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 | Qualcomm Adreno 405 | 5.5" | 155 g
Verykool s5511 Juno Quatro Smartphone Review

77% Verykool s5511 Juno Quatro Smartphone Review

A Veryhot deal? San Diego-based company offers a small range of affordable smartphones that should satisfy casual users on the go. The s5511 is a good alternative to mainstream brands and even offers one of the brightest displays on the market.
Mediatek MT6582 | ARM Mali-400 MP | 5.5" | 157 g
Samsung Galaxy S6 CNET Korea leaked images

Samsung Galaxy S6 support pages spotted online

Support pages for the upcoming flagship have been spotted yesterday, but they are no longer available.
Second-gen Motorola Moto E costs $99 and ships with Android Lollipop

Second-gen Moto E comes with Lollipop and costs $99 USD

The second iteration of Motorola's budget smartphone has a 4.5-inch display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor, 4G LTE connectivity, and comes lo...
Sony announces the entry-level Xperia E4

Sony announces the entry-level Xperia E4

Without too much fanfare, today Sony unveiled the Xperia Z4, a new Android smartphone. The main highlights of the entry-level device are a 5-inch...
Sony Xperia Z4 benchmark leak reveals Snapdragon 810 SoC

Sony Xperia Z4 benchmark leak reveals Snapdragon 810 SoC

The first leaked Sony Xperia Z4 benchmark result has arrived: the upcoming Sony flagship has been spotted in the Geekbench database, along with m...
Dell Venue 8 7000 Tablet Review

89% Dell Venue 8 7000 Tablet Review

Successful Venue. Dell's Venue 8 7000 Android tablet combines a distinctive ultra-thin aluminum chassis, a 8.4-inch high-resolution OLED edge-to-edge display and a current generation Intel Atom processor into one sharp-looking package. It's also the first tablet to offer Intel's RealSense Snapshot Depth Camera. In our in-depth review we'll try to determine if this is one of those rare cases where style actually meets substance.
Intel Atom Z3580 | PowerVR G6430 | 8.4" | 308 g
OnePlus One: invitation-free purchases coming each Tuesday

OnePlus One: invitation-free purchases coming each Tuesday

Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus announced that the One will start being available for purchase without an invite on every Tuesday. The pr...
Sony Xperia E1 II

Mid-range Sony Xperia E1 II leaked by Spanish retailer

The successor of the Sony Xperia E1 has been spotted on the website of a Spanish retailer. The main highlights of the updated entry-level smartph...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

February 2015 update. Here you will find the current best tablets reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is reg...
Nvidia Shield Tablet with Tegra X1 SoC could be coming in March

Nvidia might release a new Shield tablet with Tegra X1 in March

Nvidia is reportedly planning to release an updated Shield tablet powered by their new SoC with its Maxwell graphics in just a month.
Gionee to unveil new ultra-slim smartphone on March 2

MWC 2015 | Gionee to unveil new ultra-slim smartphone on March 2

The race towards thinner and thinner smartphone continues. Chinese smartphone manufacturer Gionee announced that it will unveil a new ultra-thin ...
OnePlus: Oxygen OS release date set for February 12

OnePlus: Oxygen OS release date set for February 12

OnePlus CEO Peter Lau announced that the company's own custom Android implementation called Oxygen OS will reach OnePlus One owners on February 1...
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: once a rumor, soon to be reality

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge trademarks registered in South Korea

The rumors about the upcoming Galaxy S6 version with curved-edge display were true.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

February 2015 update. Here you'll find the latest smartphones reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly updated, maintained and com...
HTC One M9 and M9 Plus: new details surface online

HTC One M9 and M9 Plus: new details surface online

The back cover of a golden HTC One M9 aka HTC Hima has been leaked online, allowing us a sneak peak at the design of the upcoming HTC flagship. I...
Asus oficially unveils the Zenfone C

Asus oficially unveils the Zenfone C

Asus has officially unveiled a new affordable Android smartphone in Taiwan. The Asus ZenFone C comes with a 4.5-inch display and a dual-core Inte...
Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus overtake Android handsets

Apple iPhone overtakes Android handsets in the US

Apple’s smartphone sales grew across the US, Europe and China during the Christmas quarter, overtaking Android handsets in the US for the first t...
Motorola Moto X 2014 reaches 1 million pre-orders in China

Motorola Moto X 2014 reaches 1 million pre-orders in China

Motorola announced that it the Moto X (2014) has already been pre-ordered by 1 million Chinese customers.
Android 5.1 update introduced on Android One handsets in Indonesia

Android 5.1 spotted in the wild

Android One handsets for the Indonesian market come loaded with Android 5.1, which is the next update after 5.0.2 and will probably roll out to N...
Apple iOS topped Android in the US during Q4 2014

Apple iOS topped Android in the US during Q4 2014

Kantar Worldpanel recently announced the results of a very interesting report: in the United States, Apple's iOS was on par with Google's Android...
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)