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Vodafone UK to offer the LG G Flex 2 starting March 19

Vodafone UK to offer the LG G Flex 2 starting March 19

28 January, 2015 | comments (2)

The LG G Flex 2 is indeed heading to Vodafone in the UK, just like we heard it would earlier this month. What's more, this particular operator will even be the exclusive seller of the bendy handset for the first six weeks of...

Tags: LG, Android, Vodafone


Juniper Research: Phablets to claim a 20% market share by 2019

Juniper Research: Phablets to claim a 20% market share by 2019

28 January, 2015 | comments (3)

Market analyst Juniper Research has just published a report, stating that phablets will surpass one fifth of total smartphones shipped in 2019, with 400M large-screened pocket devices sold. The phablet term encompasses devices within the 5.5-6.9"...

Tags: Apple


Meizu m1 note with Snapdragon 615 unveiled for China

Meizu m1 note with Snapdragon 615 unveiled for China

28 January, 2015 | comments (6)

Among the clamor of the Meizu m1 announcement today, a new version of its bigger brother, the m1 note, almost flew under the radar. The China Telecom dedicated variant packs a Snapdragon 615 chipset, as opposed to the Mediatek silicon of the regular...

Tags: Meizu, Android


Galaxy A3 and A5 to be available in UK starting February 12

Galaxy A3 and A5 to be available in UK starting February 12

28 January, 2015 | comments (5)

Two representatives of Samsung's new metal A-series - the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 are apparently making their way to the UK market. The devices will be available starting February 12 from Samsung UK, as well as a number of retailers, like Carphone...

Tags: Samsung, Android


ZTE Blade S6 brings LTE and Lollipop on a budget

ZTE Blade S6 brings LTE and Lollipop on a budget

28 January, 2015 | comments (2)

The ZTE Blade S6 was announced today and will be headed around the world to deliver dual-SIM LTE connectivity plus Lollipop on 64-bit power for people with a tight budget. The phone is built around a 5" IPS LCD with In-cell touch tech and 720p...

Tags: ZTE, Android, Dual SIM


Gigabyte introduces three new Android smartphones

Gigabyte introduces three new Android smartphones

28 January, 2015 | comments (2)

Gigabyte announced today a trio of new Android smartphones which cover the high-end, mid-range and entry-level market segments. They're the GSmart Guru GX, GSmart Mika MX and GSmart Roma RX, but let's kick things off with the GSmart Guru GX, the...

Tags: Gigabyte, Android


HTC One (M9) and (M9) Plus official photos leak

HTC One (M9) and (M9) Plus official photos leak

28 January, 2015 | comments (98)

Weeks of leaks and rumors on the HTC One (M9) and One (M9) Plus have inevitably lead us to the first official images of the upcoming HTC flagship duo. The treat comes courtesy of notorious leakster Evan Blass on his twitter feed. The images...

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Asus Zenfone 2 to hit Malaysia as early Q2 2015

Asus Zenfone 2 to hit Malaysia as early Q2 2015

28 January, 2015 | comments (18)

The good news from Malaysia just keeps on coming. Yesterday we reported that Asus is releasing a new entry-level addition to its lineup - the Zenfone C. Now new information from the Taiwanese company states that the Asus Zenfone 2 could be available...

Tags: Asus, Android, Rumors


iOS 9 running on iPhone 6 spotted in benchmark results

iOS 9 running on iPhone 6 spotted in benchmark results

28 January, 2015 | comments (39)

Apple typically announces new iOS versions at the WWDC, which is scheduled for June every year. While there's about four months to go, the first benchmark coming from an iOS 9 running on an iPhone 6 have hit the Basemark OS II...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


HTC launches Desire 526G+ dual sim in India

HTC launches Desire 526G+ dual sim in India

28 January, 2015 | comments (12)

HTC has launched a new budget phone in India. The Desire 526G+ has a 4.7-inch qHD display, octa-core 1.7GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 8/16GB internal memory with microSD card slot, 8 megapixel rear camera with 1080p video, 2 megapixel front camera with...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One (M8) gets Lollipop update in Europe

HTC One (M8) gets Lollipop update in Europe

28 January, 2015 | comments (64)

The HTC One (M8) is taking the Android 5.0 Lollipop update around the world and today it has disembarked on the Old Continent. The news comes from Senior Global Online Communications Manager, Jeff Gordon, who posted it on Twitter. Updates from...


LG denies rumors that it will sue Qualcomm

LG denies rumors that it will sue Qualcomm

28 January, 2015 | comments (6)

The Snapdragon 810 has become an endless source of controversy in the smartphone world over the past few months. The purported overheating issues of the chipset lead to an exchange of reports stating that Samsung will abandon the problematic piece...

Tags: LG, Qualcomm


EXCLUSIVE: Samsung J1 photos and specs leak

EXCLUSIVE: Samsung J1 photos and specs leak

28 January, 2015 | comments (21)

Just as revealed earlier, Samsung is preparing to introduce a new entry-level family of smartphones and its first member is the Galaxy J1. We've been tipped the full list of specifications as well as a photo of the phone. For the most part, they...


Alleged Galaxy S6 case shows the flash and HR sensor have moved

Alleged Galaxy S6 case shows the flash and HR sensor have moved

28 January, 2015 | comments (23)

Where there's smoke, there's fire and where there's an unannounced phone there's a case maker to leak it. The Galaxy S6 rumors are building up, getting more frequent and more detailed as the MWC nears, and a lot of them are about its...


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets Lollipop update in Russia

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 gets Lollipop update in Russia

28 January, 2015 | comments (29)

Android 5.0 is slowly making its way to more devices. So slowly, in fact, that as of January 5 it didn't even get its slice in the pie chart of the operating system's distribution. However, for the lucky owners of a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 in Russia,...

Tags: Samsung, Android


5-inch Meizu m1 goes official with capable hardware for $110

5-inch Meizu m1 goes official with capable hardware for $110

28 January, 2015 | comments (23)

Just as promised today, at the "connected" event, Meizu announced the latest addition to its smartphone lineup - the Meizu m1. The budget-friendly device is Meisu's answer to the Xiaomi Redmi 2, which recently received a hardware update with 2GB of...

Tags: Meizu, Android


Huawei says its real competitor is Samsung, not Xiaomi

Huawei says its real competitor is Samsung, not Xiaomi

28 January, 2015 | comments (20)

Huawei may well be behind Xiaomi in local as well as international rankings, but that doesn’t mean it considers the latter as its competitor, or so claimed the company’s CEO Richard Yu, who said that Huawei instead sees Samsung as its real...


Galaxy Note Edge to go on sale in Canada on Feb 18

Galaxy Note Edge to go on sale in Canada on Feb 18

28 January, 2015 | comments (6)

Samsung has announced the availability of the Galaxy Note Edge in Canada. The device, which was spotted up for pre-order on Best Buy Canada website a couple of days ago, is priced at CA$400 on-contract, or CA$900 outright, and will go on sale in the...

Tags: Samsung, Canada


Xiaomi launched the Mi 4 in India for $325

Xiaomi launched the Mi 4 in India for $325

28 January, 2015 | comments (101)

Xiaomi has finally launched the Mi 4 smartphone in India. The phone is priced at Rs. 19,999 ($320) and will be available starting February 10 through Flipkart. The phone will only be available in white with 16GB memory and no LTE...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Reuters: Sony will cut 1,000 jobs in its smartphone division

Reuters: Sony will cut 1,000 jobs in its smartphone division

27 January, 2015 | comments (83)

According to report in Reuters, Sony is about to cut 1,000 jobs in its smartphone business. The Japanese tech giant is expected to officially announce the measure on February 2 during its earnings report. Sony’s workforce reduction will take...

Tags: Sony