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Xiaomi gearing up to sell 100,000 units per week in India next month

Xiaomi gearing up to sell 100,000 units per week in India next month

27 September, 2014 | comments (46)

Xiaomi is gearing up for the festive season in India next month by increasing the availability of devices. Company Vice President Hugo Barra said the company is planning to make provisions to sell 100,000 units per week from the 60,000 they do...

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Samsung launches the new Galaxy Alpha in India

Samsung launches the new Galaxy Alpha in India

27 September, 2014 | comments (69)

Samsung launched the new Galaxy Alpha smartphone in India today. The device is priced at ₹39,990 ($654). The Galaxy Alpha is Samsung's first smartphone after a while to have a metal-body. It uses an anodized aluminum frame with...

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The Korean manufacturer Pantech is now up for sale

The Korean manufacturer Pantech is now up for sale

26 September, 2014 | comments (26)

The maker of Android smartphones and tablets Pantech is now up for grabs. The third largest Korean hardware manufacturer and its creditors presented a plan for the sale procedure to the Seoul Central District Court. Bidders will have until...

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Google tipped to require more of its apps on Android devices

Google tipped to require more of its apps on Android devices

26 September, 2014 | comments (71)

According to a report in The Information, Google will require more of its apps to be preloaded on Android devices. Confidential contracts obtained by the media have revealed the upcoming change. Allegedly, Google will require up to 20...


HTC M8 Eye with 13MP Duo Camera to land in October

HTC M8 Eye with 13MP Duo Camera to land in October

26 September, 2014 | comments (73)

According to a new rumor, we should see the smartphone codenamed HTC M8 Eye in stores before the end of October. This device is said to be nothing more than a One (M8) with a 13 MP Duo Camera on its rear. The 'vanilla' M8 has a 4 MP camera, in...

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More details about the Samsung Galaxy A3 and A7 surface

More details about the Samsung Galaxy A3 and A7 surface

26 September, 2014 | comments (12)

The members in Samsung's soon to be unveiled A series of smartphones have been leaking a lot lately, and today is no different. While we already know pretty much everything about the mid-level model in this line, the Galaxy A5 (and we've even seen...


Sony schedules US event for October 9

Sony schedules US event for October 9

26 September, 2014 | comments (26)

Sony massively scaled back its US presence, which meant that getting the latest Xperia was a difficult task for US residents. But is the Japanese electronics giant staging a comeback? T-Mobile already confirmed that it will carry the Xperia Z3...

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Xiaomi Mi 3 to make a return to India

Xiaomi Mi 3 to make a return to India

26 September, 2014 | comments (41)

The Xiaomi Mi 3 was a runaway success during its short stay in India earlier this year. The smartphone batches were selling out in seconds with thousands of people never managing to get the unit they wanted. That's why when the company announced...

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Alleged Motorola Nexus 6 appears in a live photo next to the LG G3

Alleged Motorola Nexus 6 appears in a live photo next to the LG G3

26 September, 2014 | comments (112)

The Motorola Shamu, believed to be the upcoming Nexus 6 smarptohne, is starring in a live photo with the LG G3. The phone looks substantially larger than the G3, which carries a 5.5" display. This lends further credence to rumors that the Shamu is...


Oppo confirms upcoming N3 will also come in stainless steel

Oppo confirms upcoming N3 will also come in stainless steel

26 September, 2014 | comments (19)

Chinese manufacturer Oppo teased us earlier this week with an ad campaign hinting at a lightweight, space-grade aluminum chassis on its upcoming N3 flagship. The latest teaser posted by the company yesterday confirmed this, but it has now been...

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Sony launches the Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact in India

Sony launches the Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact in India

26 September, 2014 | comments (82)

Sony has launched the new Xperia Z3 and the Xperia Z3 Compact in India. The two new models arrive not too long after the Xperia Z2 (May) and the Z1 Compact (February) were launched in the country. The new Xperia Z3 is priced at ₹51,990...

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Archos 45c Platinum and 50b Platinum handsets go on sale

Archos 45c Platinum and 50b Platinum handsets go on sale

25 September, 2014 | comments (8)

Archos unveiled the 45c Platinum and 50b Platinum Android 4.4 KitKat smartphones. The duo of entry-level devices is aimed at first-time smartphone buyers with a starting price tag of $99. Already available for sale, both smartphones offer...

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Moto X (2014) makes its debut at Verizon tomorrow

Moto X (2014) makes its debut at Verizon tomorrow

25 September, 2014 | comments (15)

Verizon has announced that it will start selling the new Moto X (2014) tomorrow. The smartphone was already available, but only if you wanted to purchase it unlocked or with an AT&T contract. Starting on September 26, though, you can choose Big...


International Samsung Galaxy S III LTE receives Android  KitKat

International Samsung Galaxy S III LTE receives Android KitKat

25 September, 2014 | comments (25)

Following the launch of Android 4.4.4 KitKat for the Korean version of the Galaxy S III, Samsung is launching the very same update for the international LTE version of the phone (GT-I9305N). The software version of the update is I9305NXXUFNI4 and is...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge benchmarked

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge benchmarked

25 September, 2014 | comments (60)

We saw it with previous generations of Galaxy flagships equalized scores despite very different chipsets. This year the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge will come with either a Snapdragon 805 or an Exynos 5433 SoC and their AnTuTu scores are...

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Oppo confirms N3's lightweight aluminum-lithium frame

Oppo confirms N3's lightweight aluminum-lithium frame

25 September, 2014 | comments (36)

Oppo is continuing its Oppo N3 teaser campaign that thus far focuses on its unique aluminum-alloy body. The aluminum-lithium body will reportedly have one-third the density of stainless steel, making it very lightweight. The teaser image drives...

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Vertu Aster hits the FCC, shows its premium build

Vertu Aster hits the FCC, shows its premium build

25 September, 2014 | comments (20)

The Vertu Aster is the company's upcoming luxury Android smartphone, which is close to launch after it payed a visit to the US FCC and China's TENAA. The Aster looks a bit different than the Signature Touch unveiled a while back, but sports similar...

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Alleged image and details of Nexus 6 make the rounds

Alleged image and details of Nexus 6 make the rounds

24 September, 2014 | comments (131)

Alleged image and details on the upcoming Nexus 6 made the rounds online. The Motorola device is said to go official next month, and hit the retail shelves a month later, in November. Also known as Motorola Shamu and Nexus X, the soon to be...


Samsung Galaxy A7, A5, and A3 get rumored prices

Samsung Galaxy A7, A5, and A3 get rumored prices

24 September, 2014 | comments (35)

Over the past week or so three new Samsung smartphones got leaked. These bear the model numbers SM-A300, SM-A500, and SM-A700, and they will probably launch as the Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5 (pictured below), and Galaxy A7, respectively. Now we have...


Samsung Galaxy Note Edge will be a limited edition concept

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge will be a limited edition concept

24 September, 2014 | comments (46)

In just a couple of days Samsung will start selling the Galaxy Note 4. But if you've been patiently waiting for the other Note that was unveiled at IFA earlier this month, you'll have to continue to be patient. According to a Samsung official,...

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