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HTC Desire 820us with 64-bit CPU goes through TENAA

HTC Desire 820us with 64-bit CPU goes through TENAA

30 October, 2014 | comments (12)

HTC is having a field day at the Chinese TENAA and following the certification of its Desire 816h, now the Desire 820us is the latest to visit the government agency. The HTC Desire 820us packs the latest MediaTek MT6752 chipset with an 8-core...

Tags: Android, Google, HTC


HTC Desire D816h with 5” display visits TENAA

HTC Desire D816h with 5” display visits TENAA

29 October, 2014 | comments (16)

Unannounced HTC Desire D816h made a visit to TENAA. The 5” smartphone appears to be a more compact version of the 5.5” HTC Desire 816 we already know. HTC Desire D816h features MediaTek MT6592 chipset with 1.7GHz octa-core CPU and a gig of...

Tags: Android, Google, HTC


Google Nexus 6 already sold out in the United States

Google Nexus 6 already sold out in the United States

29 October, 2014 | comments (45)

It appears that sales of Google Nexus 6 are off to a robust start. The Motorola-made Android 5.0 Lollipop phablet sold out in the United States several hours after it became available for pre-order. All memory and color configurations of...


Motorola Nexus 6 has been delayed in Europe

Motorola Nexus 6 has been delayed in Europe

29 October, 2014 | comments (18)

The Nexus 6 was announced a couple of weeks ago, alongside the Nexus 9 and Nexus Player. The first Nexus phablet is due to become available for pre-order in the US today, but so far there's been no word on when we should expect it in...


Samsung Galaxy A series lands in November to fight Xiaomi

Samsung Galaxy A series lands in November to fight Xiaomi

29 October, 2014 | comments (36)

Samsung's incredibly oft-leaked Galaxy A series is going to get official pretty soon, it seems. A new report from the company's home country of South Korea claims that the Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5, and Galaxy A7 smartphones will go on sale at some point...


OnePlus One pre-orders will return on November 17

OnePlus One pre-orders will return on November 17

29 October, 2014 | comments (24)

A couple of days ago OnePlus took pre-orders for the One smartphone for the first time ever. Things went anything but smooth, though. The company extended the pre-order time frame from one hour to three, but apparently that still didn't allow...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Developer Edition for Verizon now out

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Developer Edition for Verizon now out

29 October, 2014 | comments (8)

The Developer Edition of Verizon's Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is now available to purchase. You can only get it online, and just if you buy straight from Samsung's Web store. It will cost you though. This Note 4 model is priced at $699.99 outright,...


24k gold Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hits Vietnam, costs $2000

24k gold Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hits Vietnam, costs $2000

29 October, 2014 | comments (46)

A 24k gold Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is now available for purchase in Vietnam. Every piece of metal (including the grills) is coated in gold by local aficionados of the noble metal. The process takes 4-5 hours of continuous work per unit and,...

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A global version of Motorola Droid Turbo to be unveiled in Brazil

A global version of Motorola Droid Turbo to be unveiled in Brazil

29 October, 2014 | comments (62)

The new Motorola Droid Turbo garnered great interest but as a Verizon-exclusive it felt out of reach. Now Motorola is sending out invites for a November 5 event to announce a global rollout. The invite doesn't call out the device by name but the...

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Huawei Honor 6 hits Europe tomorrow at under €300

Huawei Honor 6 hits Europe tomorrow at under €300

29 October, 2014 | comments (25)

Huawei announced the Honor 6 back in the summer, but it's only now that the phone enters in the European market. Starting tomorrow, the phone will launch in the UK and select European markets. Amazon UK will offer the phone for £229, while...

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Oppo R5 officially becomes the world's thinnest smartphone

Oppo R5 officially becomes the world's thinnest smartphone

29 October, 2014 | comments (49)

After the Oppo N3 cameraphone, the company unveiled its first 64-bit smartphone, which is coincidentally also its thinnest yet. The Oppo R5 measures just 4.85mm thick, the "slimmest phone in the world," Oppo claims. The company has shaved quite a...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Oppo N3 is official with a 16MP motorized camera

Oppo N3 is official with a 16MP motorized camera

28 October, 2014 | comments (28)

At a special event in Singapore, Oppo announced the N3 cameraphone. The successor to the N1 sports a 16MP motorized camera allowing it to track objects as they move. The sensor is 1/2.3" in size and the pixel size is 1.34micrometer. The camera uses...

Tags: Oppo, Android


LG sells 16.8M smartphones in Q3, posts record profits

LG sells 16.8M smartphones in Q3, posts record profits

29 October, 2014 | comments (40)

LG had a record-breaking quarter, mostly on the back of its smartphone division. It sold 16.8 million smartphones, a record for the company, and the phone division saw the best revenue and operating income since the third quarter of 2009. In the...

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Huawei Honor 4X goes official with Snapdragon 410 chipset

Huawei Honor 4X goes official with Snapdragon 410 chipset

28 October, 2014 | comments (28)

Huawei announced the mid-range Honer 4X smartphone. The previously leaked, dual-SIM handset is available for pre-order in China for CNY 1,299 ($212). Shipments are set to begin next week, on November 6. Huawei Honor 4X features 64-bit...

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Motorola Droid Turbo is official with 5.2-inch QHD display

Motorola Droid Turbo is official with 5.2-inch QHD display

28 October, 2014 | comments (86)

At a joint event today, Verizon and Motorola announced the Droid Turbo. The phone runs on the Verizon XLTE network and features a 5.2" Super AMOLED QHD display with a pixel density of 565ppi. The Motorola Droid Turbo is powered by a Snapdragon...


IHS iSuppli: Xiaomi outpaces Huawei as 3rd largest manufacturer

IHS iSuppli: Xiaomi outpaces Huawei as 3rd largest manufacturer

28 October, 2014 | comments (28)

The champagne is popping over at Xiaomi headquarters as according to IHS iSuppli, the company is now the third largest phone manufacturer. The analysts reports that Xiaomi outpaced Huawei with a total of 19 million smartphones shipped in Q3 2014....

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2015) mentioned on company's site

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2015) mentioned on company's site

28 October, 2014 | comments (28)

The last Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 was released over a year ago and it's time for another one. References to a Galaxy Note 10.1 (2015) have appeared on Samsung's official site, specifically that three apps support the tablet. And it's not a typo...


Samsung Galaxy A5 price revealed before launch

Samsung Galaxy A5 price revealed before launch

28 October, 2014 | comments (43)

The Samsung Galaxy A5 is one of the three upcoming smartphones from the company to feature a metal-clad frame and its price has been prematurely revealed by Kazakhstan carrier "Technodom". According to a leaked listing, the Galaxy A5 Duos LTE, as...

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Leaked Motorola Droid Turbo ad features James Franco

Leaked Motorola Droid Turbo ad features James Franco

28 October, 2014 | comments (19)

James Franco is riding a bicycle and he's not holding a Galaxy Note 10.1 anymore, he's moved on to the Motorola Droid Turbo. This is the first leaked ad for the upcoming Motorola flagship and it only shows the briefest glimpse of the device. It's in...


Sony Xperia T3 and Xperia M2 LTE officially arrive in the US

Sony Xperia T3 and Xperia M2 LTE officially arrive in the US

27 October, 2014 | comments (14)

Sony Xperia T3 and Xperia M2 officially arrived in the United States. The duo of mid-range devices is available to purchase directly from Sony’s official online store unlocked and contract-free. Sony is asking $399.99 for the Xperia T3...

Tags: Sony, Android