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New interface could be dropping the App Drawer for a new style specifically for the Galaxy Note series

Samsung testing updated Galaxy Note UI

A beta version of the UI is available for Galaxy Note 5 owners in South Korea and China. Supposedly, the App Drawer will now be completely option...
ZeroLemon Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge 8500mAh Extended Battery Case

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge gets 8500 mAh battery case from ZeroLemon

This case only comes in black and can be currently purchased from Amazon for just $59.99 USD, down from a MSRP of $99.99 USD.
OnePlus 3 Android smartphone with 6 GB RAM and Qualcomm Snapdragon 820

OnePlus 3 hits the OnePlus store

The Snapdragon 820-powered handset with 6 GB RAM hits the market today as expected, but retails for $399 USD in the US.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android phablet gets June 2016 security update

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 gets new security update

This month's security update for this Android phablet also comes with performance improvements and better battery life.
Samsung releases official teaser image for Galaxy Note 7

Potential teaser image for the next Galaxy Note online

New image suggests a jump in naming convention and multiple SKUs utilizing rounded edges.
Samsung Galaxy J2 cheap Android smartphone coming to the US

Samsung Galaxy J2 heading for the US market

One month after receiving its FCC certifications, the Galaxy J2 reaches Bluetooth SIG on its way to the US market.
Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge flagship sales to reach 25 million units by the end of June

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge sales nearing 25 million units

With more than 10 million units shipped in the first month since their launch, the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are now expected to reach the 25 million...
Coolpad Torino S Smartphone Review

82% Coolpad Torino S Smartphone Review

Mid-range meets premium. The Chinese smartphone brand Coolpad has in a way reinvented the mid-range for the Torino S model. Premium features are to primarily define the new "premium mid-range", and the first representative of this product category is Coolpad's Torino S. Find out whether it can keep the promise that its manufacturer makes in our report.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 | Qualcomm Adreno 306 | 4.7" | 119 g
Samsung could be launching smartphones with flexible displays by 2017

Samsung could be launching tablets with flexible displays by 2017

Samsung itself is confirming that the company is preparing to unveil its first lineup of foldable devices.
Experimental MotoMods could add docking station support and better camera

Experimental MotoMods could add docking station support and better camera

A Pro Camera MotoMod could add a 10x optical zoom on top of the existing rear camera.
LG Wine clamshell smartphone to get a new competitor from Samsung

Samsung working on a high-end clamshell smartphone

Dubbed Veyron, the device is said to feature a Samsung Exynos 8890 processor and dual 3.9-inch HD Super AMOLED displays.
Panasonic Toughpad FZ-A2 rugged Android tablet with Intel Atom x5-Z8550

Panasonic launches Toughpad FZ-A2 tablet

This new rugged tablet is powered by Android Marshmallow and uses the Intel Atom x5-Z8550 processor, next to 4 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage.
Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro Android phablet international version coming soon

International variant of the Galaxy A9 Pro spotted online

This version of Samsung's 6-inch phablet has model number SM-A910F and has just been spotted getting its WiFi and Bluetooth certifications.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 120 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 120 Euros

June 2016 update. Here you will find the best smartphones under 120 Euros (~$135) reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list of...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 300 Euros

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones under 300 Euros

June 2016 update. Here you will find the best smartphones under 300 Euros (~$340) reviewed by Notebookcheck over the last few months. Our list of...
Noch weit von der Massenproduktion entfernt, das Display funktioniert aber schon.

Lenovo briefly teases flexible displays and foldable tablet concepts

The early prototypes show off Lenovo's plans beyond the Phab 2 Plus and Moto Z smartphones.
Google to unveil official name for Android N soon

Google to unveil official name for Android N soon

The public brainstorming of Android N names includes "Nuts", "Noodles", and "Norwegian Smoked Salmon".
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Tablets

June 2016 update. Here you will find the current best tablets reviewed by Notebookcheck in the last few months. Our list of top models is regular...
OnePlus teasing OnePlus 3 camera quality with new pictures

OnePlus teasing OnePlus 3 camera quality with new pictures

Four pictures taken with the OnePlus 3 have been released in anticipation for the new flagship smartphone set for a reveal on June 14.
Unofficial accessory runs Android on an iPhone (Source: Nick Lee / Tendigi)

Unofficial accessory runs Android on an iPhone

Clever use of software and an external logic board allows the iPhone to act as a "video-out" for Android.
Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 Android smartphone gets Marshmallow update

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 gets Android Marshmallow

The new firmware is now available for both the 4.7-inch and the 5.5-inch Idol 3 handsets, so both variants receive the usual Marshmallow goodies.
Lenovo/Motorola Moto Z Android handset family with Moto Mods

Lenovo Moto Z is now official

The modular handset previously known as Moto X is now official and is expected to hit the market in September.
Motorola Moto 360 Android Wear smartwatch gets firmware update

Moto 360 and 360 Sport get new firmware

This Android Wear update comes with minor fixes and improvements, but also packs a few enhancements to the Moto Body fitness app.
ZTE Blade V7 Smartphone Review

84% ZTE Blade V7 Smartphone Review

All-rounder. The Blade V7 is the newest mid-price product in ZTE's successful Blade lineup. The device offers a decent configuration at a fair price of 250 Euros (~$282, RRP). Read in our report whether the manufacturer has eliminated the former model's drawbacks and improved in the right places.
Mediatek MT6753 | ARM Mali-T720 MP4 | 5.2" | 136 g
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones

June 2016 update. Here you will find the latest smartphones reviewed by Notebookcheck. Our Top 10 list is regularly updated, maintained and comme...
ZTE Blade A2 offers octa-core SoC for under 110 Euros

ZTE Blade A2 offers an octa-core SoC for under 110 Euros

The 5-inch smartphone launches next week in China and will be one of the cheapest smartphones with an integrated fingerprint sensor.
Das Nubia Z11 Max ist ein 6 Zoll-Phablet mit Fokus auf Kameras und Batterielaufzeit

ZTE Nubia Z11 Max launching June 16 for 270 Euros

The 6-inch Nubia Z11 Max will ship with a Snapdragon 652 SoC, 4 GB RAM, and 64 Gb eMMC. LTE support, however, may not cover common European bands...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Phablets (>5.5-inch)

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Phablets (>5.5-inch)

June 2016 update. Here's a list of the best XL-sized smartphones - with screen sizes of 5.5 inches and greater - we've reviewed in the last few m...
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones (≤5-inch)

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Smartphones (≤5-inch)

June 2016 update. Here's a list of the best compact smartphones - with screen sizes of 5 inches or less - we've reviewed in the last few months. ...
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active AT&T exclusive rugged Android smartphone

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active hits AT&T tomorrow

This rugged Samsung handset debuts tomorrow on AT&T for $26.50 USD for 30 months or $33.13 USD a month for 24 months.
Huawei Honor V8 Android handset with IPS-NEO display and HiSilicon Kirin processor

Huawei plans to beat Samsung and Apple in five years

The company's CEO has recently said that Huawei plans to overcome Samsung and Apple, becoming the global leader of the smartphone market within f...
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Android phablet on Verizon Wireless gets Marshmallow update

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge on Verizon gets Android Marshmallow

In addition to the usual Marshmallow features, the new firmware also brings Android for Work and UHQA to this handset that launched back in late ...
Google Android usage stats early June 2016 show Marshmallow finally above the 10 percent barrier

​Android Marshmallow usage reaches 10 percent

Back in April, Marshmallow was heading for the 5 percent market share barrier and now has just left behind the 10 percent milestone.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 alleged iris scanner setting image leaks online

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to feature an iris scanner

The successor of the Galaxy Note 5 will have an iris scanner and a recent leaked image shows an option to enable it in Android, but there is no o...
BlackBerry Priv sales have been disappointing

BlackBerry Priv sales have been disappointing worldwide

In what is probably a surprise to no one, sales of the Priv smartphone and its slide-out physical keyboard have not been meeting expectations.
Samsung Gear Live smartwatch gets Android Wear 1.5 firmware update

Samsung Gear Live gets Android Wear 1.5

Based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, the new firmware does not bring any noticeable changes.
Motorola Moto Z Android smartphone teaser image shows tricolor frame

Moto Z to feature tricolor frame

This upcoming handset with modular accessories is expected to feature a rather original design, with a tricolor frame.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android phablet facing Marshmallow update-related problems

Android Marshmallow update causes problems to multiple Galaxy devices

Users of devices like the Galaxy S7 or Galaxy Note 5 cannot access their devices after updating to Marshmallow as both the old passwords and stor...
Lenovo PHAB 2 Plus may be the first consumer-ready Project Tango smartphone

Lenovo PHAB 2 Plus may be the first consumer-ready Project Tango smartphone

Demoed at CES earlier this year, the Chinese manufacturer may finally be ready to launch a Project Tango smartphone for the masses. Prices and la...
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge now available in Pink Gold across Europe

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge now available in Pink Gold across Europe

The attractive Rose Gold color option that Apple popularized has now made its way to Europe after landing in North America last month for the Sam...
OnePlus 3 pre-orders in China start at around 400 Euros

OnePlus 3 pre-orders in China start at around 400 Euros

Up to 1000 users can put down 3000 Yuan each to secure themselves a OnePlus 3 upon launch. The actual launch price, however, will be cheaper than...
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Android handset IP68 rated AT&T exclusive launch

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active coming to AT&T

This rugged flagship has about the same specs as the North American Galaxy S7, but features a larger battery and better protection from the eleme...
Samsung Galaxy J3 Pro Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC

Samsung unveils Galaxy J3 Pro smartphone

This 5-inch affordable handset is powered by a Snapdragon 410 chip, next to 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage, coming only with Android Lollipo...
Huawei may be manufacturing the next Nexus yet again for Google

Huawei may be responsible for the next Google Nexus yet again

Huawei manager let slip in an interview that the company may be involved with the successor to the Nexus 6P.
Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets

Notebookcheck's Top 10 Windows Tablets

June 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 ...
Huawei ready to announce new Honor device for Europe

Huawei ready to announce new Honor device for Europe

An unknown Honor device is coming to Europe this June 20th. Signs point to either the recently announced Honor V8 or a new smartphone entirely.
OnePlus 2 flagship killer gets Android Marshmallow-based OxygenOS 3.0.2 update

OnePlus 2 gets OxygenOS 3.0.2

All OnePlus 2 handsets should receive the OTA notification for this Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow-based firmware by Tuesday.
Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet now available with 64 GB of internal storage

Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet now available with 64 GB of internal storage

The 10.1-inch tablet is now available in a new Silver color option with twice the storage space for 260 Euros.
Das LG Stylus 2 Plus ist ein Mittelklasse-Phablet mit 5,7 Zoll-FullHD-Display und Stiftbedienung.

LG unveils affordable Stylus 2 Plus phablet

The phablet is now available in Taiwan and includes a higher resolution display and faster Snapdragon processor than the Stylus 2 for around 300 ...
Smartphone market is slowing down according to IDC

Worldwide smartphone market is slowing down according to IDC

Research firm predicts a growth of just 3.1 percent this year compared to 10.5 percent in 2015.

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