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Samsung launches Galaxy S6 edge Iron Man Limited Edition

Samsung launches Galaxy S6 edge Iron Man Limited Edition

25 May, 2015 | comments (3)

Marvel’s second movie about the Avengers titled Age of Ultron is out in the theatres and the company shook hands with Samsung for some special projects. After teasing the Iron Man-themed Samsung Galaxy S6 edge last week, the Korean giant has...


Android M to focus on optimizing RAM, battery performance

Android M to focus on optimizing RAM, battery performance

25 May, 2015 | comments (11)

Google will reportedly focus on optimizing RAM and battery performance with Android M. The next major Android iteration is expected to debut in preview guise during Google I/O that kicks off later this week. Better battery management in...


Purported live photo of entry-level Samsung Z LTE handset leaks

Purported live photo of entry-level Samsung Z LTE handset leaks

25 May, 2015 | comments (4)

An alleged live photo of an unannounced Samsung Z LTE smartphone made the rounds online. According to the image’s source, the Tizen OS smartphone is said to be a variant of the entry-level Samsung Z1 with 4G LTE connectivity. After comparing...

Tags: Samsung, Tizen, Rumors


Rumor points at upcoming duo of Nexus handsets by LG and Huawei

Rumor points at upcoming duo of Nexus handsets by LG and Huawei

25 May, 2015 | comments (11)

According to a new report, there is a duo of Nexus smartphones set to debut this year. The devices will be made by LG and Huawei. Codenamed Angler, then upcoming LG-made Nexus Smartphone is said to have a 5.2” display. The device’s battery...

Tags: LG, Huawei, Android, Rumors


HTC One E9sw is headed to China, TENAA listing reveals

HTC One E9sw is headed to China, TENAA listing reveals

25 May, 2015 | comments (4)

China's Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center (TENAA) is at it again, leaking yet another upcoming smartphone through its certification listings. This time around, we're treated to the HTC One E9sw, which for all intents and purposes...

Tags: HTC, Android


Upcoming Asus ZenPad gets the leaked render treatment

Upcoming Asus ZenPad gets the leaked render treatment

25 May, 2015 | comments (9)

Earlier this month we told you that Asus is working on a new ZenPad-branded line of tablets, which are due to become official at Computex Taiwan at the beginning of June. Back then we got word about at least two models marking the debut of the...

Tags: Asus, Android


Gionee M5 tipped to pack dual battery

Gionee M5 tipped to pack dual battery

25 May, 2015 | comments (14)

Gionee has been diversifying its range in several directions for the past few months and after the super-slim Elife S7 launched a couple of months ago, the feature-packed Elife E8 is next in line. Meanwhile the company is apparently also working on...


YotaPhone 2 launches in China today

YotaPhone 2 launches in China today

25 May, 2015 | comments (6)

While the YotaPhone 2 is going the trendy route with a crowdfunding campaign in the US, in China the launch will be more traditional. Yota Devices has already established a partnership with Chinese company JieLan, which will handle promotion, sales...


Meizu m1 note 2 image shows a relocated Power button

Meizu m1 note 2 image shows a relocated Power button

25 May, 2015 | comments (2)

The Meizu m1 note is still a fairly fresh device, but rumors of its successor are already heating up. The new phablet will supposedly be called "m1 note 2" instead of "m2." Anyway, the latest looks like an official promo that shows off the back of...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


iPhone 6s camera rumored to use a 12MP RGBW sensor from Sony

iPhone 6s camera rumored to use a 12MP RGBW sensor from Sony

25 May, 2015 | comments (65)

Yet another source has chimed in, saying that the Apple iPhone 6s will pack a 12MP camera. The info by the way of a Chinese news site quoting Japanese media and claims that the sensor will switch from the traditional RGB sensor design to...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Lollipop for Asus Zenfone 5 delayed by another 3-4 months

Lollipop for Asus Zenfone 5 delayed by another 3-4 months

25 May, 2015 | comments (35)

Well, the Lollipop update for Zenfone 5 keeps slipping and slipping further away. The last official word was that it is delayed for "mid-May" – in quotes because that tidbit was revealed on May 21. Anyway, now Asus India (via its Facebook page)...


LG G4c now available for pre-order in the UK

LG G4c now available for pre-order in the UK

24 May, 2015 | comments (6)

The LG G4c is the compact lower-specced little brother to the company's latest G4 flagship, borrowing its curved design and overall looks. The more affordable 5-inch handset is now available for pre-order in the UK with monthly installments starting...

Tags: LG, Android


LG G4 goes on pre-order at US Cellular on May 29

LG G4 goes on pre-order at US Cellular on May 29

24 May, 2015 | comments (3)

The LG G4 is merely weeks from becoming available across the US market and it's now US Cellular's turn to share its plans for the smartphone's release. The fifth largest US carrier will start accepting pre-orders for the G4 on May 29, a Twitter post...

Tags: LG, Android


Xiaomi Mi 4i to get a new OTA update to fix heating issues

Xiaomi Mi 4i to get a new OTA update to fix heating issues

25 May, 2015 | comments (20)

Last month, the Xiaomi Mi 4i was released with fanfare at a dedicated event in India. Shortly after the smartphone was found to overheat, an issue the company tried to quickly fix via a firmware update. As reported earlier, the MIUI V6.5.4.0...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Nokia N1 hits the shelves in Taiwan with $270 price tag

Nokia N1 hits the shelves in Taiwan with $270 price tag

24 May, 2015 | comments (14)

As expected, Nokia’s N1 Android tablet became available outside of China. The 7.9” Intel-packing Android slate hit the shelves in Taiwan with a $270 price tag. Nokia N1 will ship with Google Services in Taiwan, so users will be able to take...

Tags: Nokia, Android


The Top 10 trending phones of week 20

The Top 10 trending phones of week 20

24 May, 2015 | comments (25)

In a week highlighted by the announcement of the Oppo R7 and R7 Plus duo, our traditional Top 10 trending chart sees mostly the same players at the top with a few popular models returning in the lower half of the table. The Top 10 trending phones...

Tags: Samsung, Asus, Apple, Yu, Lenovo


Week 20 in review: OnePlus Two, Galaxy A8 and bezelless phones

Week 20 in review: OnePlus Two, Galaxy A8 and bezelless phones

24 May, 2015 | comments (1)

Another busy week has gone by and once again, we attempt to sum up the most exciting news from the past seven days. It seems the season for major flagship announcement has passed, so now it's time for rumors and speculations about their successors...


Check out the new phones of the week

Check out the new phones of the week

23 May, 2015 | comments (5)

With the flagship announcement season all but over, most of the mobile world has already turned its attention to rumors and speculations of future models, like the Samsung Galaxy A8 and even the Galaxy Note 5. However, during the past week, there...

Tags: Oppo, LG, Sharp


Xiaomi Mi 4i to go on open sale over the next two days

Xiaomi Mi 4i to go on open sale over the next two days

24 May, 2015 | comments (7)

The Chinese startup Xiaomi launched the Mi 4i as an affordable iteration of the Mi 4, a month ago in India. Following that the phone went on the usual flash sales at Flipkart for INR 12,999 ($205). To purchase the Mi 4i, you had to register...

Tags: Xiaomi , Android


Counterclockwise: strange phones from around the world

Counterclockwise: strange phones from around the world

24 May, 2015 | comments (20)

Counterclockwise is a weekly edition that recounts great moments in mobile tech history, but this week we decided to twist things a bit. We dug up the strange ones, devices that you may not remember but will make great exhibits in a museum of...

Tags: Misc