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Xiaomi Redmi 2A with Leadcore chipset announced for $97

Xiaomi Redmi 2A with Leadcore chipset announced for $97

31 March, 2015 | comments (1)

Xiaomi has announced new Redmi 2A smartphone in China with an attractive $97 price tag. The Redmi 2A packs a mobile chipset from the company that Xiaomi acquired last year. The new Redmi 2A is the affordable version of the existing Redmi 2 which...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


YU Yureka to get a Lollipop update in first week of April

YU Yureka to get a Lollipop update in first week of April

31 March, 2015 | comments (2)

Micromax birthed YU Televentures has been taking direct shots with tongue-in-cheek references at Mi India as part of its online promotion for its next handset. In the meantime, the existing owners of the Yureka handset raised a query against the...


Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 leaked in live images

Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 leaked in live images

31 March, 2015 | comments (4)

A year is a long time in the contemporary mobile world and even if tablets could have it a bit easier than smartphones, a proper update can never hurt. In this particular case we're talking about the Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9, which was announced back in...


Moto X now available in red Horween leather back

Moto X now available in red Horween leather back

31 March, 2015 | comments (4)

Motorola has introduced a new color option for the Moto X 2014. You can now choose the red color option for the Horween leather back on your phone through Moto Maker. The red joins the existing black, orange, brown, blue, and football red (for...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Upcoming Huawei P8 reveals its specs during a TENAA visit

Upcoming Huawei P8 reveals its specs during a TENAA visit

30 March, 2015 | comments (15)

The yet to be announced Huawei P8 revealed its specifications in a TENAA certification filing. The Chinese giant’s next flagship smartphone is expected to make its official debut in a little over two weeks, on April 15. As expected, the...


The unveiling of LG G4 is officially set for April 28

The unveiling of LG G4 is officially set for April 28

30 March, 2015 | comments (20)

LG G4 will make its official debut next month, on April 28. The Korean giant sent out save the date press invites for the unveiling of its next generation flagship smartphone. In a manner befitting a flagship smartphone, the LG G4 unveiling...

Tags: LG, Android


MediaTek Helio is a new family of high-end mobile chipsets

MediaTek Helio is a new family of high-end mobile chipsets

30 March, 2015 | comments (20)

The Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek launched a brand new family of high-end mobile chipsets dubbed Helio. The new product lineup will take on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series and Samsung’s Exynos in the top end of the market. The MediaTek...

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Verizon rolls out Android Lollipop update for LG G2

Verizon rolls out Android Lollipop update for LG G2

30 March, 2015 | comments (7)

Android Lollipop update season is still upon us, and going strong by all accounts. The latest smartphone to be blessed with an upgrade that will make it run Lollipop is LG's G2. Specifically, Verizon's LG G2. The carrier nicknamed Big Red has...


iPhone 6C rear casing reportedly shown in leaked pictures

iPhone 6C rear casing reportedly shown in leaked pictures

30 March, 2015 | comments (45)

Last week we first heard about the prospect of Apple launching an iPhone 6C later this year, and today we already get a couple of images purportedly depicting its rear shell. The iPhone 6C is supposed to be the successor to the iPhone 5C (which...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z4 gets benchmarked revealing specs

Sony Xperia Z4 gets benchmarked revealing specs

30 March, 2015 | comments (78)

Earlier today we saw the LG G4 getting put through the paces of GFXBench, and thus having its most important specs revealed. And now it's apparently the turn of Sony's upcoming Xperia Z4. This device was spotted in the same benchmark's database,...

Tags: Sony, Android


Asus launches Zenfone 2 in Europe, available tomorrow

Asus launches Zenfone 2 in Europe, available tomorrow

30 March, 2015 | comments (32)

Today Asus has finally made the Zenfone 2 official for Europe. After already having sold 10 million Zenfones, mostly in Asia (but also Brazil), and reaching sales levels of 1.5 million units per month, Asus thinks Europeans will be interested in the...

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Entry-level Xiaomi smartphone to launch on April 8

Entry-level Xiaomi smartphone to launch on April 8

30 March, 2015 | comments (7)

Xiaomi is rumored to announce a new smartphone in the upcoming days, probably on March 31 and it could go on sale as early as April 8. The handset will cost CNY 499 or just €75. The specs of the device also leaked - it will pack with a 4.7" 720p...


SK Telecom faces sales ban just as Galaxy S6 nears launch

SK Telecom faces sales ban just as Galaxy S6 nears launch

30 March, 2015 | comments (22)

Galaxy S launches seem to carry a curse for SK Telecom. Last year the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) imposed a ban on SK preventing sales for 45 days right around the time the Galaxy S5 was supposed to launch. Now that the Galaxy S6 launch...


LG G4 hits GFX Bench with Snapdragon 808 chipset

LG G4 hits GFX Bench with Snapdragon 808 chipset

30 March, 2015 | comments (50)

The LG G4 has appeared in the GFX Benchmark database, revealing the key specs. They are pretty close to what has been rumored so far, though the chipset is a surprise. The chipset reported features a hexa-core processor with Cortex-A57 cores plus an...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Lollipop update rollout for the Sony Xperia Z range continues

Lollipop update rollout for the Sony Xperia Z range continues

30 March, 2015 | comments (57)

Sony was neither quick, nor especially thorough with bringing the Android 5.0 update to its smartphone lineup. The rollout started only two weeks ago with a soak test in the Nordic and Baltic countries on the Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact. It was later...

Tags: Sony, Android


Alleged image of LG G4 with a stylus spotted

Alleged image of LG G4 with a stylus spotted

30 March, 2015 | comments (26)

LG has been working on the LG G4 as the successor of the G3 launched last year. The South Korean company is reportedly also developing a LG G4 Note to compete directly with the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Few images of a mysterious LG device surfaced...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Asus Zenfone 3 to come with a fingerprint sensor

Asus Zenfone 3 to come with a fingerprint sensor

30 March, 2015 | comments (17)

Fingerprint sensors are all the rage these days, and after Apple brought the feature back to prominence with the iPhone 5S, major manufacturers have been quick to jump on that bandwagon. Next in line is Asus, apparently, as evidenced by the words of...

Tags: Asus, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy S6 edge survives over 20 minutes under water

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge survives over 20 minutes under water

30 March, 2015 | comments (51)

Samsung didn’t waterproof the new Galaxy S6 and S6 edge like it did with their predecessor. So, what happens if you drop your Galaxy S6 edge in water? TechSmartt decided to find out and dunked the an S6 edge into a bowl of water with the stopwatch...

Tags: Samsung, Android, Misc


HTC One E9 press renders leak, announcement imminent

HTC One E9 press renders leak, announcement imminent

30 March, 2015 | comments (8)

HTC One E9 and One E9+ have been in our rumor section for quite some time. We recently learned that the HTC A55 we thought is the One E9 is actually the One E9+ and it was quietly revealed by HTC China ahead of its debut on April 8 in...

Tags: HTC , Android, Rumors


HTC Butterfly 3 to allegedly be exclusive to the Asian markets

HTC Butterfly 3 to allegedly be exclusive to the Asian markets

30 March, 2015 | comments (10)

Perhaps unsurprisingly so, the upcoming HTC Butterfly 3 is said to be exclusive to the Asian markets. This information comes from the upleaks Twitter account. BUTTERFLY3(B3) will be exclusive to Asian markets.— @upleaks (@upleaks) March 30,...

Tags: HTC , Android