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Samsung SM-G9198 is a flip phone with Snapdragon 808 SoC

Samsung SM-G9198 is a flip phone with Snapdragon 808 SoC

08 July, 2015 | comments (2)

A yet to be announced Samsung SM-G9198 smartphone paid a visit to TENAA in China, sporting a clamshell form factor. The smartphone will be a successor of last year’s Samsung SM-G9098. Despite its old-school form factor, Samsung SM-G9198 is...

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Apple Watch sales have taken a 90% dip since opening week

Apple Watch sales have taken a 90% dip since opening week

08 July, 2015 | comments (14)

According to a report published by MarketWatch, sales of the Apple Watch have dipped by a whopping 90% since opening week. The data has been gathered by Slice Intelligence - a Palo Alto-based market research company. Apparently, the Cupertino...

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Sprint to sell the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime from July 10

Sprint to sell the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime from July 10

08 July, 2015 | comments (1)

The Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime made its debut in the US back in April at Cricket. Now though it looks like another carrier is getting ready to sell it. We're talking about Sprint, which is apparently going to offer the Galaxy Grand Prime to its...


Vivo V1 and V1 Max get announced for the Indian market

Vivo V1 and V1 Max get announced for the Indian market

08 July, 2015 | comments (4)

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo has announced a couple of brand new devices for the Indian market today. They are the Vivo V1 and the V1 Max. As you can see, the looks are shared, but the V1 Max is obviously bigger than the V1. With these handsets,...

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Samsung Galaxy A8 stars in more live images

Samsung Galaxy A8 stars in more live images

07 July, 2015 | comments (15)

Reviews of not yet announced smartphones usually come from Russia, but this time around we've got just such an occurrence from China. The upcoming, much-rumored, oft-leaked Samsung Galaxy A8 has apparently been reviewed by one Chinese website...

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OnePlus 2 will sport 4GB of RAM, company confirms

OnePlus 2 will sport 4GB of RAM, company confirms

07 July, 2015 | comments (23)

OnePlus has shared a new detail about the OnePlus 2. According to a post on the company's forum, the smartphone will have 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM. Last week, we reported about a OnePlus 2 ONE A2003 model sporting 4GB of RAM appearing in benchmark...

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Samsung Galaxy J2 has full specs leaked

Samsung Galaxy J2 has full specs leaked

07 July, 2015 | comments (11)

At this point the Samsung Galaxy J1 (pictured below) is barely five months old, but its maker is already working hard on a successor of sorts. It's going to be called Galaxy J2 (predictably), and it will have the model number SM-J200F. We've seen...


EE's Rook is the UK's cheapest 4G smartphone

EE's Rook is the UK's cheapest 4G smartphone

07 July, 2015 | comments (8)

Today EE has unleashed its latest weapon in the war against other UK operators' own-brand smartphones. It's called EE Rook, and it has the honor of now becoming the country's cheapest smartphone that bears 4G LTE connectivity. It is being offered...

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More Xiaomi Mi5 and Mi5 Plus specs leak

More Xiaomi Mi5 and Mi5 Plus specs leak

07 July, 2015 | comments (16)

Xiaomi's Mi 4 flagship is due for a refresh sooner rather than later, as it's nearing the 12-month retirement age. An image, which popped up on Weibo, claims to detail its specs, as well as those of the companion Plus model to go along with the...


Samsung Galaxy V Plus has two SIMs and Kitkat for just $82

Samsung Galaxy V Plus has two SIMs and Kitkat for just $82

07 July, 2015 | comments (30)

While there's an onslaught of affordable Lumias, but Samsung has been trying to counteract them with the likes of the Galaxy J1 and now the Samsung Galaxy V Plus. It's the successor to last year's Galaxy V and brings dual-SIM connectivity and...


Doogee F2015 to come with a liquidmetal body

Doogee F2015 to come with a liquidmetal body

07 July, 2015 | comments (15)

Doogee is hardly a major industry player - few outside its homeland have even heard of it. Yet, the small Chinese company does have its own way of striving for headlines, which, oddly-enough, usually works. It seems that there is some small and...

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HTC Aero display specs rumored - QHD and GG4

HTC Aero display specs rumored - QHD and GG4

07 July, 2015 | comments (18)

With the poor sales of this year's HTC One M9 flagship, it's no wonder the company is working on an interim model to keep itself afloat by the time the next One is ready for prime time. The details around this alleged Aero smartphone are still...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


New Huawei Mate 8 renders show a mysterious sensor on the front

New Huawei Mate 8 renders show a mysterious sensor on the front

07 July, 2015 | comments (14)

There is little doubt that the Huawei Mate 8 is on the company's roadmap, the only question is when exactly it is going to arrive and, even more-interestingly, how it will look. Previous leaks have indicated that the former might occur in September...


Xiaomi drops Redmi 2 price, launches Enhanced version

Xiaomi drops Redmi 2 price, launches Enhanced version

07 July, 2015 | comments (21)

Xiaomi has dropped the price of the Redmi 2 in India and Singapore. In India, the phone is now priced at Rs. 5,999 from the previous Rs. 6,999. In Singapore, the phone is now selling at $149. On top of that Xiaomi has also launched the...

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ZUK Z1 will feature USB Type-C port

ZUK Z1 will feature USB Type-C port

06 July, 2015 | comments (9)

At a media briefing in China, the CEO of ZUK showed a snapshot of features that can be expected in the upcoming Z1 smartphone. The company’s first handset will feature a USB Type-C port, just like the...

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Samsung releases its earnings guidance for Q2 2015

Samsung releases its earnings guidance for Q2 2015

06 July, 2015 | comments (22)

Samsung released its earnings guidance for Q2 2015. The Korean giant expects a consolidated operating profit of 6.9 trillion won (about $6.1 billion) from 48 trillion won (about $42.5 billion) of sales. The profit is a tad lower from the...

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Sony will never sell its smartphone business

Sony will never sell its smartphone business

06 July, 2015 | comments (75)

Hiroki Totoki, the CEO of Sony Mobile, put an end to speculations that company might exit the smartphone business. In an interview, the high-level executive said that the Japanese tech giant “will never ever sell or exit from the current mobile...

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LG G4 S will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 chipset

LG G4 S will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 chipset

06 July, 2015 | comments (17)

The upcoming LG G4 S will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 chipset with octa-core CPU and Adreno 405 GPU. A GFXBench benchmark entry revealed the specs of the Korean manufacturer’s upcoming mid-ranger. Leaked images of the LG G4 S In...

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Mysterious Motorola device pays a visit to FCC

Mysterious Motorola device pays a visit to FCC

06 July, 2015 | comments (5)

Motorola is quietly working on several smartphones that have been in the rumor mill lately. One of those devices paid a visit to the Federal Communications Commission in the US for certification and revealed some details about itself. The...

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UMI Zero 2 is another dual-screen Android smartphone

UMI Zero 2 is another dual-screen Android smartphone

06 July, 2015 | comments (15)

The Chinese handset maker UMI teased a new ZERO 2 smartphone with dual-screen. Following the suit of YotaPhone and YotaPhone 2, the newcomer appeared in a teaser image on UMI’s official Facebook page alongside a “duplex life” punchline. UMI...

Tags: UMI, Android