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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.
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...
Samsung confirms manufacturing defects on early Galaxy S7 Active batches

Samsung confirms manufacturing defects on initial Galaxy S7 Active batches

Early adopters of the rugged Galaxy S7 Active may find that their new smartphones may not be waterproof at all.
OnePlus 3 in Soft Gold limited edition Android handset now available

Soft Gold OnePlus 3 launches today

According to OnePlus, the new color option "needs to be seen and heard to be properly appreciated."
Nokia purportedly planning high-end Android smartphones

Nokia purportedly planning high-end Android smartphones

Two flagship Nokia smartphones may be coming as early as this Holiday season with OLED displays and PureView cameras.
Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Mobile Graphics Cards - Benchmark List

Sort and filter through all currently available mobile graphics cards by performance or specification.
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.
TENAA leaks reveal an unannounced Honor Note 8 phablet

TENAA leaks reveal an unannounced Honor Note 8 phablet

Official Huawei teasers suggest a 6.6-inch QHD display and a large 4400 mAh internal battery. Nonetheless, TENAA images show no dual rear cameras...
Cat unveils S60 smartphone with integrated IR camera

Cat S60 with integrated thermal camera now available

The S60 is the world's first rugged smartphone with an integrated thermal camera for consumer use. Prices start at around 650 Euros.
Google Android 6.0 Marshmallow now on 13.3 percent of active Android devices

Google Android 6.0 Marshmallow now on 13.3 percent of active Android devices

Google Dashboard lays out the current distribution of Android versions. Android 6.0 Marshmallow is gaining ground while Lollipop, KitKat, Jelly B...
Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch, global smartwatch market falling for the first time

Smartwatch shipments fall for the first time

While global shipments fell 32 percent in the second quarter, Apple's smart wearables faced an impressive downfall - no less than 55 percent.
Sony Xperia F8331 flagship smartphone leaks

Sony Xperia F8331 flagship smartphone leaks

The model appears to be sporting a new design not found on any existing Xperia X smartphone and will purportedly have 4K recording capabilities.
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...
The packaging of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 reveals core specifications

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 specifications leak

The retail packaging suggests a 10-core SoC, 3 GB RAM, and a large 4100 mAh battery for the 5.5-inch smartphone.
Google Play Store ready for testing on the Pixel and Acer R 11 Chromebooks

Google Play Store ready for testing on the Pixel and Acer R 11 Chromebooks

The Google Chromebook Pixel and Acer Chromebook R 11 can now be updated for testing Play Store apps on Chrome OS. Full compatibility with all app...
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 ...
HTC 10 Lifestyle now available in Europe

HTC 10 Lifestyle now available in Europe

Online retailers in Poland and the Netherlands are already listing the 5.2-inch HTC 10 Lifestyle with a high starting price of 680 Euros. The sma...
Chuwi to launch Vi10 Plus 2-in-1 detachable with dual-boot this month

Chuwi to launch dual-boot Vi10 Plus 2-in-1 detachable this month

The 10.8-inch Windows 10/Android hybrid tablet will include an Intel Atom SoC and up to 4 GB of RAM with a decently sized 8400 mAh battery.
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
Sony Xperia M4 Aqua waterproof Android smartphone gets Marshmallow update

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua and M5 get Android Marshmallow

Both handsets have just begun to receive Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and the latest security updates.
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 ...
Sony Xperia X Performance Android smartphone now available in the US

Sony Xperia X, Xperia X Performance and Xperia XA now up for sale in the US

All the three models now available in the US have 5 inch screens, being powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon and MediaTek processors, with prices that ...
Huawei launches GX8 successor in China

Huawei launches GX8 successor in China

Known locally as the Maimang 5, this 5.5-inch mid-range smartphone will likely launch elsewhere as the G9 or GX9.
ZTE Axon 7 now available for pre-order in the U.S. for $400 USD

ZTE Axon 7 now available for pre-order in the U.S. for $400 USD

The smartphone launches on August 17th in two color options and the first set of buyers will receive a free case cover.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Android tablet gets Marshmallow update on T-Mobile

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 gets Android Marshmallow

The update has about 1 GB in size and delivers Android 6.0.1 to the LTE variant of the Galaxy Tab S2 on T-Mobile.
Specifications leak on upcoming unnamed Xiaomi smartphone (Source: Dailytech)

Specifications leak on upcoming unnamed Xiaomi smartphone

It's unclear if the specifications are detailing the Mi Note 2 Pro, Mi 5s, or a completely different model, but its FHD OLED display and UFS 2.0 ...
Archos 50e Neon budget smartphone now available for 80 Euros

Archos 50e Neon budget smartphone now available for 80 Euros

The 5-inch smartphone will ship with Android 6.0 Marshmallow and come in Citrus Yellow and Black Night color options for 80 Euros.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 images leak ahead of August 2nd Unpacked event

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 images leak ahead of August 2nd Unpacked event

Pictures suggest a 5.7-inch display with curved edges and a watertight chassis not unlike the Galaxy S7.
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.
Render images of unknown Google smartwatches leak

Render images of unknown Google smartwatches leak

Android Police says Google may launch smartwatches codenamed "Swordfish" and "Angelfish" complete with Android Wear 2.0 software.
Huawei announces Honor 8 with dual rear cameras for 270 Euros

Huawei announces Honor 8 with dual rear cameras for 270 Euros

The 5.2-inch FHD smartphone is now available in China in five different colors and three different SKUs.
Asus C301SA Chromebook with 64 GB of internal storage coming soon

Asus C301SA Chromebook with 64 GB of internal storage coming soon

The 13.3-inch FHD Chromebook is expected to retail for just $300 USD. A touchscreen option may not be available.
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...
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 makes an appearance on GeekBench

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 makes an appearance on GeekBench

Both the Exynos 8890 model and its Snapdragon 820 variant are listed on Geekbench complete with single-core and multi-core scores.
July update for Google patches over 100 vulnerabilities

Latest update for Android devices patches over 100 vulnerabilities

Nearly one-third of the bugs are considered critical and could allow for malware to be installed.
The Meizu smartphone is coming early next week

Meizu MX6 specifications leak on AnTuTu

Meizu has confirmed a July 19th reveal date, but an entry on AnTuTu has already revealed some hard specifications on the smartphone.
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.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Android flagship outsells Apple's iPhone 6S in the US

Samsung Galaxy S7 is outselling the iPhone 6S in the US

The Galaxy S7 series recorded a market share of 16 percent in the US, while Apple's iPhone 6S and 6S Plus only got a slice of 14.6 percent of the...
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...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets

July 2016 update. Here is a current list of Notebookcheck's top-ranked Windows tablets. This list is reviewed on a regular basis, checked by our ...
Samsung Pay customers are happier than those using Apple Pay

Samsung Pay beats Apple Pay once again

After outgrowing Apple Pay, now Samsung's mobile wallet also records a higher customer satisfaction number than its competitor.
Asus ZenPad 3S 10 Android tablet with MediaTek MT8176 processor and 4 GB RAM

Asus ZenPad 3S 10 is now official

This Android tablet with a high-resolution 9.7-inch display and 4 GB RAM is expected to hit Taiwan in August, where it will retail for about $340...
Leaked Xiaomi Mi 5s renders show dual rear cameras

Leaked Xiaomi Mi 5s renders show dual rear cameras

Other supposed features include an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor and a pressure-sensitive touchscreen.
OnePlus 3 Smartphone Review

89% OnePlus 3 Smartphone Review

Power player. All good things come in threes. Probably this is just what the Chinese smartphone manufacturer was thinking when it launched the third generation of the flagship killer: The OnePlus 3. But it is not all roses.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 | Qualcomm Adreno 530 | 5.5" | 161 g

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