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ZTE Nubia Z9 leak shows metal frame, hints at 5.2-ich display

ZTE Nubia Z9 leak shows metal frame, hints at 5.2-ich display

24 April, 2015 | comments (4)

ZTE hasn’t exactly managed to keep its next flagship phone a secret. There have been a lot of spills regarding the Nubia Z9, including an alleged live shot of the device. Furthermore, the phone is really bound to come sooner rather than later,...

Tags: ZTE, Android, Rumors


Nokia to make Android phones in 2016, R&D moves to China

Nokia to make Android phones in 2016, R&D moves to China

24 April, 2015 | comments (247)

Recently we heard rumors about alleged Nokia plans for re-entering the phone market in 2016. We are happy to report those plans are indeed true and Nokia will be marking its return next year with an Android smartphone. Nokia sold its device...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Misc


Apple Watch now available for sale, back-ordered until June

Apple Watch now available for sale, back-ordered until June

24 April, 2015 | comments (36)

Today, April 24, is the official launch of the long awaited Apple Watch. As we reported yesterday the Watch will be sold exclusively online until Apple can meet the demand. Indeed Apple Watch is only available for purchase online as of today, but it...

Tags: Apple, iOS


Acer announced two new tablets with quad-core Intel Atom SoC

Acer announced two new tablets with quad-core Intel Atom SoC

24 April, 2015 | comments (10)

Yesterday Acer unveiled a wide array of new products at a press conference in New York. Among these were two new tablets - Acer Iconia One 8 (B1-820) and the Iconia Tab 10 (A3-A30). The company also teased a third slate - the gaming-centr Acer...

Tags: Acer, Android


Acer to launch tri-SIM Liquid X2 in the US this May

Acer to launch tri-SIM Liquid X2 in the US this May

24 April, 2015 | comments (18)

While you can buy Acer computers in the US you have to import its smartphones. This will end in May when the company will launch the Acer Liquid X2. It's a 5.5" phablet with three SIM slots. Three SIM phones are pretty rare, but even dual-SIMs are...

Tags: Acer, Android


New LG G4 teasers show more on Quantum IPS display, f/1.8 camera

New LG G4 teasers show more on Quantum IPS display, f/1.8 camera

24 April, 2015 | comments (69)

LG has been sharing videos and information about the upcoming flagship G4 legitimately. Lately, we also reported that there will be a dual-SIM version of the G4. Today, LG has shared two teaser videos basically showing how the key components were...

Tags: LG, Android


Microsoft spills the beans on T-mobile Lumia 640  pricing

Microsoft spills the beans on T-mobile Lumia 640 pricing

24 April, 2015 | comments (14)

The Lumia 640, which was announced last month at MWC 2015, made a brief appearance yesterday on the US Microsoft Store website, giving us an idea about the carrier pricing for the device in the country. Although for a short duration of...


Huawei's P8 smartphone sells out at launch

Huawei's P8 smartphone sells out at launch

24 April, 2015 | comments (31)

Huawei's P8 smartphone, which was announced by the company last week, has sold out on its first day of release - the device was launched yesterday in China, where it was made available through the company's online shop Vmall for a price tag of 3,588...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Lenovo unveils K80, a phone with 4GB RAM and 4,000 mAh battery

Lenovo unveils K80, a phone with 4GB RAM and 4,000 mAh battery

24 April, 2015 | comments (56)

Just a few months after Asus announced the ZenFone 2, the world's first smartphone with 4GB RAM, Lenovo has also unveiled a handset with 4 GB of random-access memory. It's worth mentioning that Xiaomi's Mi Note Pro also comes with 4GB...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


Microsoft says it sold 8.6 million Lumia devices in  its fiscal Q3

Microsoft says it sold 8.6 million Lumia devices in its fiscal Q3

24 April, 2015 | comments (19)

Microsoft has announced its fiscal 2015 Q3 (quarter that ended on March 31) earnings report, revealing that it sold 8.6 million Lumia devices in the quarter, up 18% year-on-year but down 18% compared to the prior quarter. Lumia sales brought...

Tags: Microsoft


Samsung pushes Lollipop update to the Galaxy Tab S 8.4

Samsung pushes Lollipop update to the Galaxy Tab S 8.4

23 April, 2015 | comments (20)

The update to Android 5.0 Lollipop for the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 has been out for a while now, for both the Wi-Fi-only and LTE-capable iterations of that tablet. So it's only natural that Samsung starts pushing the new software to the smaller member of...


EE's Harrier line launches with two affordable smartphones

EE's Harrier line launches with two affordable smartphones

23 April, 2015 | comments (6)

UK operator EE has announced two new own-brand smartphones today. They are the Harrier and the Harrier Mini, continuing EE's habit of naming mobile devices after birds. The Harrier comes with a 5.2-inch 1080p touchscreen, a 13 MP rear camera with...

Tags: EE, Android


Samsung confirms its next smartwatch has round screen

Samsung confirms its next smartwatch has round screen

23 April, 2015 | comments (16)

Samsung has released a lot of smartwatches so far, but it's reportedly taking its time with the next one, wanting to get it just right. The device is codenamed Orbis, and will be sold as the Gear A. It will come with a round screen, unlike all of...

Tags: Samsung


LG G4 said to be costlier than Samsung's Galaxy S6

LG G4 said to be costlier than Samsung's Galaxy S6

23 April, 2015 | comments (161)

While we already have a pretty good idea of what to expect from the LG's upcoming flagship smartphone, the G4, it wasn't yet clear how much it will cost, but that was until now. According to an LG official quoted by ETnews, the device will be...

Tags: LG, Android


BB Leap now also available in US, France, and Germany

BB Leap now also available in US, France, and Germany

23 April, 2015 | comments (5)

The BlackBerry Leap smartphone, whose global roll-out began last week in the UK, is now also available for purchase in the US, France, and Germany. The device was unveiled last month As for the price, the BlackBerry 10 handset will set you...

Tags: BlackBerry


Samsung begins updating Galaxy A3 with Android Lollipop

Samsung begins updating Galaxy A3 with Android Lollipop

23 April, 2015 | comments (37)

Samsung is now seeding yet another Android Lollipop firmware update - this time around the Galaxy A3 is the lucky smartphone. Samsung previously announced the entire Galaxy A series will be treated to Lollipop, so we expect the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy...


Asus launches ZenFone 2 starting $206 in India

Asus launches ZenFone 2 starting $206 in India

23 April, 2015 | comments (48)

After several teasers, Asus has formally introduced the ZenFone 2 in India with four variants. The new ZenFone 2 variants will be available for pre-order from Flipkart. Asus has skipped the ZenFone 2 ZE500CL model for now and went ahead with...


Lumia flagships are put on hold as budget devices battle it out

Lumia flagships are put on hold as budget devices battle it out

23 April, 2015 | comments (19)

It has become abundantly clear that Microsoft has been really working hard to gear its mobile business to the low-end, budget market segment and the strategy has definitely been yielding results. The company has been striking hard on huge emerging...


Lenovo A5000 quietly makes its way to India for $162

Lenovo A5000 quietly makes its way to India for $162

23 April, 2015 | comments (8)

The competition in the sub-$160 smartphone is really intense and hot. Lenovo is one of the companies aiming to gain ground in that segment, launch a host of models there. After introducing Lenovo A6000, A6000 Plus, and A7000, the company is soon...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


Qualcomm cuts outlook for fiscal 2015, blames Samsung

Qualcomm cuts outlook for fiscal 2015, blames Samsung

23 April, 2015 | comments (28)

Qualcomm has again cut its revenue forecast for fiscal 2015, with the company now expecting a revenue of between $25 billion and $27 billion, compared to $26.3 - $28 billion it was expecting earlier. The chipmaker has also cut its earnings outlook...

Tags: Qualcomm, Samsung