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Xiaomi Redmi 1S finally gets stable MIUI 6 update

Xiaomi Redmi 1S finally gets stable MIUI 6 update

06 July, 2015 | comments (0)

Back in February, Xiaomi released the first beta build of its MIUI 6 ROM for the Redmi 1S. And here we are, many months later, and this has now become stable enough to go out to Redmi 1S owners across the globe as an over-the-air update. The long...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 render stars in a leaked video

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 render stars in a leaked video

06 July, 2015 | comments (45)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is slowly coming out of obscurity and the latest bit of intel on the high-end phablet comes from a 3D model showcased in a video. The renders have been dug up by prominent leakster @onleaks, who estimates the credibility at...

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Asus Pegasus 2 Plus with Snapdragon 615 SoC unveiled

Asus Pegasus 2 Plus with Snapdragon 615 SoC unveiled

06 July, 2015 | comments (16)

Asus has updated its Pegasus line of smartphones with a new device. Dubbed Asus Pegasus 2 Plus X550, the handset made its debut at a Chinese exhibition this past weekend. The smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon 615 chipset with 64-bit...

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Android One launches in Pakistan with QMobile A1

Android One launches in Pakistan with QMobile A1

06 July, 2015 | comments (44)

Google has launched the first Android One device in Pakistan, the QMobile A1. The phone is identical internally to the other Android One devices. It has a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek processor, 4.5-inch qHD resolution display, 5 megapixel rear...

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Consumer Reports: Galaxy S5 top phone, G4 beats S6, iPhone 6

Consumer Reports: Galaxy S5 top phone, G4 beats S6, iPhone 6

06 July, 2015 | comments (46)

US-based Consumer Reports has taken the measure of the LG G4 and found it to be superior than both the Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 edge and the iPhone 6. You'll never guess which phone took home the trophy though. Let's count down. In fifth, there's a...

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Xiaomi Redmi 2 to receive a price cut in India tomorrow

Xiaomi Redmi 2 to receive a price cut in India tomorrow

05 July, 2015 | comments (7)

Xiaomi has posted a teaser image (see below) on its official Facebook account. The image partially shows a price figure of INR5,999 and contains the text "TO DO: PAINT THE TOWN RED." Since it's difficult to conclude anything from the available...

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Samsung Z3 imported in India for testing

Samsung Z3 imported in India for testing

06 July, 2015 | comments (14)

Samsung has imported the Z3 smartphone with Tizen OS in India. As per the import data (see image below) available from the Zauba tracking site, five units with SM-Z300H model number, valued at INR 13,039 each have been imported to the Indian shores...

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Android 5.1.1 is rolling out to Samsung Galaxy Note 4 in Russia

Android 5.1.1 is rolling out to Samsung Galaxy Note 4 in Russia

06 July, 2015 | comments (14)

Samsung started rolling out Android 5.1.1 Lollipop for Galaxy Note 4 owners in Russia. Last month, we reported that the update should arrive by the end of July, but it appears that Samsung got started a bit earlier. Back in April, Samsung...


Android 5.1 for Asus ZenFone 2 ZE550ML is in final testing

Android 5.1 for Asus ZenFone 2 ZE550ML is in final testing

05 July, 2015 | comments (15)

It appears that Asus ZenFone 2 ZE550ML is about to get the Android 5.1 Lollipop treatment soon. A userís chat with an Asus representative confirms that the update is in final testing. The above mentioned chat has reportedly taken place in the...

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Samsung Galaxy S III, Note II will not get Android Lollipop in the UK

Samsung Galaxy S III, Note II will not get Android Lollipop in the UK

05 July, 2015 | comments (41)

It appears that Samsung Galaxy S III and Samsung Galaxy Note II wonít receive an update to Android 5.0 Lollipop in the United Kingdom. Samsung Mobile UK delivered the news via a reply to a follower on Twitter. @WesoLabeshnai We don't like to...

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Sony Xperia Z5 tipped to launch in September

Sony Xperia Z5 tipped to launch in September

05 July, 2015 | comments (144)

Just over a week after the Sony Xperia Z3+ - which is the international version of the Xperia Z4 available in Japan - started rolling out globally, rumours are doing rounds that the company's next flagship, the Xperia Z5, will be unveiled in Japan...

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The Top 10 trending phones of week 27

The Top 10 trending phones of week 27

05 July, 2015 | comments (11)

Another week has passed and it's now time to direct our attention to the top ten chart. It sums up your interest in the devices in our database. Last week's surprising debutant, the Lenovo K3 Note, not only managed to hang in, but left everybody...


Week 27 in review: OnePlus 2, iPhone 6s, Galaxy Note 5

Week 27 in review: OnePlus 2, iPhone 6s, Galaxy Note 5

05 July, 2015 | comments (1)

You know the drill - another week, another quick recap. Lest cut straight to the chase - rumors and lots of them. The news section has been practically overflowing with various leaks, speculations and insider tips, so much so, that the few actual...


LG G2 will receive an update to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

LG G2 will receive an update to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

04 July, 2015 | comments (60)

Even though it is getting long in the tooth by flagship smartphone standards, LG G2 looks set to receive an update to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. The news has reportedly been confirmed by an LG employee from Korea. Android 5.1.1 Lollipop will...

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Android 5.0.2 seeding for the Samsung Galaxy A5 in Russia

Android 5.0.2 seeding for the Samsung Galaxy A5 in Russia

04 July, 2015 | comments (18)

The Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update for the Samsung Galaxy A5 (SM-A500FU) debuted in Poland more than a month ago and now Russia is next. This time the firmware covers the SM-A500F model. The update is available over the air and via KIES, and...

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Nokia N1 now certified in Indonesia

Nokia N1 now certified in Indonesia

04 July, 2015 | comments (20)

Soon after it became known that the Nokia N1 was imported to India for testing, information has surfaced that the tablet is also headed for Indonesia. According to the source, the Foxconn-manufactured device has passed certification in the country,...

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LG G Pro 3 rumored to come with S820 SoC and 4GB of RAM

LG G Pro 3 rumored to come with S820 SoC and 4GB of RAM

04 July, 2015 | comments (49)

The fate of the LG G Pro 3 has been an unclear one and the project was reportedly put on hold a while ago in favor of focusing on the G4. With the mainstream flagship now out and doing well, the company is apparently back on track for releasing a...

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Motorola Nexus 6 prices slashed in India

Motorola Nexus 6 prices slashed in India

04 July, 2015 | comments (13)

Google's latest and greatest, the Motorola-made Nexus 6 has gotten a substantial price cut in India. Major retailer Flipkart now sells the 32GB version of the device for INR 34,999 (or roughly $550) a good 20% off its regular INR 43,999 asking...


Sony Xperia Z3+ now available for purchase in US

Sony Xperia Z3+ now available for purchase in US

04 July, 2015 | comments (15)

The Sony Xperia Z3+, which was announced back in May this year and started rolling out globally last week, is now available for purchase in the US Amazon is offering the unlocked version of the handset in black, white, copper, and aqua green...

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Apple iPhone 6s reported to hit the stores on Sept. 18

Apple iPhone 6s reported to hit the stores on Sept. 18

03 July, 2015 | comments (57)

There's no doubt by now that Apple is set to update its smartphone lineup (yes, both of them) this fall. There's also been the usual amount of rumors and leaks to shed some light on what could be expected. A new report now claims to detail the...

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