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Samsung Galaxy Alpha will get Lollipop alongside the Note II

Samsung Galaxy Alpha will get Lollipop alongside the Note II

31 March, 2015 | comments (4)

Samsung's websites for Finland and Denmark are giving us some interesting information about which devices the company plans to bring Android Lollipop to next. As you may know, the Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S5, Galaxy...

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Meizu MX Supreme leaks again, Nokia connection still uncertain

Meizu MX Supreme leaks again, Nokia connection still uncertain

31 March, 2015 | comments (10)

Nokia is rumored to be in cahoots with Meizu to get back into mobile phones. According to the deal with Microsoft there can't be any new Nokia-branded phones until 2016, but the new device is known as the Meizu MX Supreme. Will that kind of...

Tags: Meizu, Nokia, Rumors


Xiaomi announces Mi Note Pink edition at $403

Xiaomi announces Mi Note Pink edition at $403

31 March, 2015 | comments (11)

China-based Xiaomi announced a new Mi Note Pink edition in an exclusive packing for the ladies with penchant for pink gadgets. As part of the exclusive packaging, Xiaomi includes a 5,000 mAh power bank. That's the second special edition for...

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Galaxy S6 and S6 edge may double the S5 pre-orders in the US

Galaxy S6 and S6 edge may double the S5 pre-orders in the US

31 March, 2015 | comments (28)

The popularity of the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge took even Samsung by surprise as the company is reportedly scrambling to build enough units. Pre-orders in Switzerland are said to be quadruple what the Galaxy S5 drew in. Now Korean media is reporting...


Gionee V381 Specs surface in benchmark scores

Gionee V381 Specs surface in benchmark scores

31 March, 2015 | comments (2)

A new mid-range Gionee device is definitely in the works and has already made the rounds at both the Chinese certification authority TENAA and as a freshly leaked GFXBench result. The handset is duded Gionee V381 and from the looks of it is a...


Xiaomi Redmi 2A with Leadcore chipset announced for $97

Xiaomi Redmi 2A with Leadcore chipset announced for $97

31 March, 2015 | comments (17)

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...

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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 (20)

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 (7)

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 (5)

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...

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Upcoming Huawei P8 reveals its specs during a TENAA visit

Upcoming Huawei P8 reveals its specs during a TENAA visit

30 March, 2015 | comments (17)

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 (27)

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...

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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 (22)

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 (12)

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 (50)

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 (89)

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,...

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Asus launches Zenfone 2 in Europe, available tomorrow

Asus launches Zenfone 2 in Europe, available tomorrow

30 March, 2015 | comments (43)

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 (23)

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 (51)

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 (69)

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