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Saygus V2 waterproof smartphone to ship after a very long delay

Saygus V2 to ship by the end of first quarter

This IPX7- certified Android handset advertised as a "super smartphone" one year ago will ship by the end of March, but its specs are now complet...
Sony Xperia C4 Android smartphone gets 5.1 Lollipop update

Sony Xperia C4 gets Android 5.1 Lollipop

Although the Xperia C4 and C4 Dual were expected to skip Android 5.1 and to jump straight to Marshmallow, they just got updated to a new Lollipop...
Sony Xperia Z5 waterproof Android smartphone coming to the US without fingerprint reader

Sony Xperia Z5 coming to the US without the fingerprint reader

The two Xperia Z5 handsets headed for the US will not feature a fingerprint sensor and they will only support GSM networks.
Samsung Galaxy Tab E (9.6-inch, WiFi) T560N Tablet Review

83% Samsung Galaxy Tab E (9.6-inch, WiFi) T560N Tablet Review

Welcome. Samsung's Galaxy Tab E invites users to explore the world of tablets. The brand-new and inexpensive entry-level tablet leaves us with a favorable impression overall, but the lack of power prevents an even better score.
Spreadtrum SC8830 | ARM Mali-400 MP | 9.6" | 488 g
Vchok M9 LTE Smartphone Review

80% Vchok M9 LTE Smartphone Review

Rugged and inexpensive. Rugged smartphones and laptops tend to cost a fortune. Chinese manufacturer Vchok is looking to change this with the IP68-certified rugged M9 smartphone for less than $300 with LTE and even walkie talkie functionality. Is this smartphone truly reliable?
Mediatek MT6735 | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 4.5" | 350 g
Samsung Galaxy A3 and A5 2016 launching next week

Samsung Galaxy A3 and A5 2016 launching next week

The 4.7-inch Galaxy A3 and 5.2-inch Galaxy A5 will sport new aluminum bodies and Gorilla Glass protection on both the front and back.
Huawei now the third largest smartphone maker in the world

Huawei now the third largest smartphone maker in the world

Analysts from TrendForce rank the Chinese company right behind Samsung and Apple in total shipment numbers.
Unlocked Sony Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact coming to the US in February

Unlocked Sony Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact coming to the US

Both handsets will reach the US market on February 7 via Amazon, Best Buy, and B&H.
Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 is now official

Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 is now official

The Galaxy J1 2016 comes with a bigger screen and a more powerful processor than its predecessor.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro launched

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro launched

The new handset features several improvements, with new processor being the most important of them.
Microsoft releases minor updates for Word, Excel, and Powerpoint Android apps

Microsoft updates Word, Excel, and Powerpoint for Android

These three apps gain more sharing options, including WeChat and QQ (popular messaging apps in China), interface/style choices, and more.
Rockchip RK3229 SoC used for Android-powered TV BOX

CES 2016 | Rockchip intros RK3229 and RK3399 chips

The two new chips have four and six cores, both offering support for 4K video playback.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets

January 2016 update. Here is a current list of Notebookcheck's top-ranked Windows tablets. This list is reviewed on a regular basis, checked by o...
Asus ZenFone 2 Laser ZE500KL Smartphone Review

82% Asus ZenFone 2 Laser ZE500KL Smartphone Review

Curvy, not skinny. A Snapdragon 410 SoC processor and 2 GB of working memory are under the hood of the ZenFone 2 Laser (ZE500KL), hidden beneath a 5-inch HD panel. It runs with Android 5.0. Overall, we can expect a solid total package.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ8016 | Qualcomm Adreno 306 | 5" | 140 g
LG G4 flagship Android handset gets Marshmallow update

US Cellular LG G4 receives Android 6.0 Marshmallow update

This handset is still one of the best available on US Cellular and this last firmware update brings it next to its siblings on Sprint or variants...
Meizu MX6 to be powered by deca-core MediaTek Helio X20 SoC

Meizu MX6 to be powered by deca-core MediaTek Helio X20 SoC

Launched last May, the Helio X20 makes use of tri-cluster design, with 10 computing cores divided into three groups.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone gets beta Marshmallow firmware

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge get a beta Marshmallow update

Both devices got Android 6.0.1 a few days ago, but this is only a beta release for now.
Lenovo launches Lemon 3 smartphone to take on Xiaomi Redmi 3

Lenovo launches Lemon 3 smartphone to take on Xiaomi Redmi 3

It comes with a higher resolution display but a smaller battery than its direct competitor - Xiaomi Redmi 3.
Xiaomi Redmi 3 premium Android smartphone with metal body and Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 SoC

Xiaomi launches the Redmi 3 smartphone

This 5.2-inch premium Android handset has an all-metal design and uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 SoC, next to 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage...
Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 spotted online

Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 spotted online

A potential successor to the Galaxy J5 SM-J500 was found on a cargo tracking list from Zauba.com as an import to India.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android phablet on Verizon gets Android 5.1.1 update

Verizon Galaxy Note 4 gets Android 5.1.1

Although Android Marshmallow has been around for a while, this phablet only gets a new Lollipop update for now.
SlimType NFC QWERTY keyboard case for Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

One2Touch unveils NFC-enabled QWERTY keyboard case for S6 and S6 Edge

The SlimType keyboard case features a key dedicated to emojis, multiple alternate functions, and does not require batteries.
ZTE Blade D Lux unveiled

ZTE Blade D Lux unveiled

The handset comes with a 5.5-inch 720p display and is powered by the Snapdragon 410 SoC.
Pink Sony Xperia Z5 Android smartphone inspired by Sakura

Sony unveils pink Xperia Z5

This Sakura-inspired variant of Sony's Android handset will be available starting next month.
Oppo F1 smartphone launched

Oppo F1 smartphone launched

The device comes with dual-SIM capability and boasts solid build quality as well as a decent camera duo for the price.
LG Class (H650E) Smartphone Review

84% LG Class (H650E) Smartphone Review

Premium back. LG builds an affordable, and at the same time high-quality, mid-range smartphone with its Class. However, the premium materials cannot conceal weaknesses in build and telephony.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 APQ8016 | Qualcomm Adreno 306 | 4.97" | 144 g
Asus ZenFone Selfie ZD551KL Smartphone Review

84% Asus ZenFone Selfie ZD551KL Smartphone Review

Two cameras. Selfies are more popular than ever, which is why Asus now sells a matching smartphone. The ZenFone Selfie is equipped with two 13 MP cameras, so is it the perfect smartphone for self-portraits?
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 | Qualcomm Adreno 405 | 5.5" | 167 g
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 300 Euros

Mid-range. Here you will find the best smartphones under 300 Euros (~$340) reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list of top mo...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

January 2016 update. Here you'll find the latest smartphones reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly updated, maintained and comm...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 120 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 120 Euros

Easy Connect. Here you will find the best smartphones under 120 Euros (~$130) reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list of top...
Asus ZenFone 2 Deluxe ZE551ML Smartphone Review

84% Asus ZenFone 2 Deluxe ZE551ML Smartphone Review

Powered by Intel. The Asus ZenFone 2 Deluxe is pretty well-equipped: Intel quad-core processor, 4 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage, dual-SIM and PixelMaster camera. Has the manufacturer created a convincing overall package?
Intel Atom Z3580 | PowerVR G6430 | 5.5" | 170 g
Huawei Watch Elegant and Jewel editions by Swarovski

CES 2016 | Huawei Watch gets two luxury editions

The Jewel and Elegant models are the result of Huawei's collaboration with Swarovski’s Gemstone Business and both target women.
Letv Le Max Pro is the first smartphone with Snapdragon 820

CES 2016 | Letv Le Max Pro is the first smartphone with Snapdragon 820

The device runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box. It will first be available on the Chinese market at CNY 3500 (approx. $530).
Lenovo Project Tango smartphone prototype

CES 2016 | Lenovo Project Tango-based smartphone coming later this year

This upcoming device is expected to be smaller than 6.5-inch, powered by a Qualcomm processor, and should hit the market for less than $500 USD.
Polaroid intros two new mid-range smartphones

CES 2016 | Polaroid intros two new mid-range smartphones

The new mid-range handsets will be available in four different variants with prices starting at $130.
Xiaomi Redmi 3 to sport a 4,100 mAh battery

Xiaomi Redmi 3 to sport a 4,100 mAh battery

Another interesting information about the new handset is that it will feature an etched plaid pattern on the back cover.
Razer Nabu digital watch with fitness tracking features and social notifications

CES 2016 | Razer announces Nabu Watch dual-screen connected watch

This new smart wearable features dual screens with independent power, so while the watch offers up to one year of battery life, the OLED display-...
BLU Vivo XL and Vivo 5 Android smartphones with octa-core processor and metal body

CES 2016 | BLU Products unveils Vivo 5 and Vivo XL smartphones

The two new handsets of this US-based company feature a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED screen, octa-core processor by MediaTek, as well as metal unibody d...
Fitbit Blaze smart wearable-fitness tracker-smartwatch

CES 2016 | Fitbit launches Blaze smart wearable

This smartwatch with advanced fitness tracking capabilities works with over 200 smartphones across multiple platforms, but runs Fitbit's propriet...
Huawei Mate 8 (image: Huawei)

CES 2016 | International launch of the Huawei Mate 8

Huawei's flagship Mate 8, will be released in Germany this month from 599 Euros.
Huawei Mediapad M2 10.0 (image: Huawei)

CES 2016 | Huawei reveals further innovations

Apart from the international launch of the Mate 8, Huawei has also revealed further innovations at the CES. For example, the have introduced the ...
Amazon Fire Kids Edition (Late 2015) Tablet Review

77% Amazon Fire Kids Edition (Late 2015) Tablet Review

Family Fire. A thick protective cover, two-year worry-free warranty and a one-year subscription to "Amazon FreeTime Unlimited" is to make Amazon's cheapest Fire tablet suitable for children 3+ years with the Kids Edition. Parents will likely find the device interesting primarily for its reasonable price of 120 Euros (~$131).
Mediatek MT8127 | ARM Mali-450 MP4 | 7.0" | 407 g
Casio WSD-F10 smart outdoor watch with Android Wear

CES 2016 | Casio announces the WSD-F10 smart outdoor watch

This MIL-STD-810-certified smartwatch runs Android Wear and features a wide range of sensors, offering up to one month of battery life in timekee...
Huawei GX8 Android smartphone with metallic chassis and Qualcomm Snapdragon 615

CES 2016 | Huawei GX8 coming to the US this spring

The Chinese company has just confirmed that the 5.5-inch, metal-built GX8 will hit the US market for a price tag of $350 USD.
Huawei launches MediaPad M2 10 tablet

CES 2016 | Huawei launches MediaPad M2 10 tablet

The Huawei MediaPad M2 10 is less than 0.3 inches thick and weighs about 1.1 pounds.
Two new budget smartphone lines from Archos launched

CES 2016 | Two new budget smartphone lines from Archos launched

Right now, there are two handset in each series – all with dual-SIM capability.
The Lenovo Vibe S1 Lite is designed for the selfie generation (Picture: Lenovo)

CES 2016 | Lenovo announces Selfie Smartphone Vibe S1 Lite

Lenovo announced the selfie smartphone Vibe S1 Lite at CES. With its 8 MP webcam, it is designed for users that share selfies and groupies in soc...
The Lenovo Link allows display and control of smartphone content on the PC (image: Lenovo)

CES 2016 | Lenovo Link brings the Android Smartphone to the PC display

Lenovo has announced a device called Lenovo Link at the CES. It allows display and control of an Android smartphone via PC display and keyboard.
LG unveils new K series smartphones

CES 2016 | LG unveils new K series smartphones

Both new handsets come feature 2.5D curved protective glass on top of the screen and run Android 5.1 Lollipop
Acer Iconia One 8 B1-850 Android tablet for kids

CES 2016 | Acer unveils a new Iconia One 8 tablet

This 8-inch kids-friendly Android slate comes loaded with an HD IPS display, a quad-core MediaTek processor, 1 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage,...
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Author: Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)