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Gionee Elife E7 Mini is now available for  $315

Gionee Elife E7 Mini is now available for $315

15 April, 2014 | comments (24)

Announced back in December last year, the Gionee Elife E7 Mini is finally on sale in India. Packing a 4.7" IPS IGZO display of 720p resolution the Elife E7 Mini features a 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592 CPU and a Mali 450MP4 GPU in addition to...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 costs  $256 to build

Samsung Galaxy S5 costs $256 to build

15 April, 2014 | comments (72)

Analytics company IHS has released its teardown report of the Samsung Galaxy S5, which also reveals an estimate of the phone's bill of materials (how much its parts cost). The Galaxy S5 costs Samsung about $256 to build, which is just slightly more...

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OnePlus One camera samples surface

OnePlus One camera samples surface

15 April, 2014 | comments (25)

The first camera samples taken with the OnePlus One are now available thanks to golden-hearted gal Kang Yi. She is the face of the Renmin University in China and has uploaded a bunch of photos taken with the upcoming OnePlus One smartphone. She...

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HTC One (M7) will receive Sense 6 UI by the end of May

HTC One (M7) will receive Sense 6 UI by the end of May

14 April, 2014 | comments (24)

HTC One (M7) will get the Sense 6 UI treatment before the end of next month. The word about the update was delivered on Twitter by Jason Mackenzie - the President of HTC America. Reminder that Sense 6 will push to current HTC One users by end of...

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Sprint releases Android 4.4.3 for the Nexus 5

Sprint releases Android 4.4.3 for the Nexus 5

14 April, 2014 | comments (44)

Android 4.4.3 KitKat update is out today for and the Nexus 5 users on Sprint are the first to get it. Carrying a version number KTU48F the update enables the device to work on Sprint's LTE network on bands 26 and 41. The new Android version is...

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Sony Xperia Z2 pre-orders back up in Europe, launch pushed to May

Sony Xperia Z2 pre-orders back up in Europe, launch pushed to May

14 April, 2014 | comments (63)

Sony is experiencing a great deal of trouble getting its latest flagship the Xperia Z2 out of the factories and onto the store shelves. The company has re-launched the pre-orders for the phone on its UK website and has listed the shipping time...

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Huawei Ascend P7 shows its face yet again

Huawei Ascend P7 shows its face yet again

14 April, 2014 | comments (22)

Huawei Ascend P7 has been in the wild since February and it kept leaking in live photos, even more live photos, certification authorities plus Huawei has already sent invitation for an announcement event on May 7. Today the Ascend P7 appeared in...


Samsung sends invite for 'Kapture the Moment' event in Singapore

Samsung sends invite for 'Kapture the Moment' event in Singapore

14 April, 2014 | comments (24)

It hasn't been long since we saw the first leaked image of the Samsung K Zoom camera phone, the successor to the Galaxy S4 Zoom launched last year. Now, Samsung has started sending out invites for the launch event, which will be held in Singapore on...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom/K Zoom passes through the FCC

Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom/K Zoom passes through the FCC

13 April, 2014 | comments (21)

Now that the Samsung Galaxy S5 is out of the way, the next big things from the South Korean manufacturer will the usual spin offs like the Zoom, Active and Mini variants. The Galaxy S5 Zoom aka K Zoom has been making the rounds in the rumorland for...


Leaked APKs show Samsung Galaxy S5 Active coming

Leaked APKs show Samsung Galaxy S5 Active coming

13 April, 2014 | comments (22)

Samsung’s unannounced Galaxy S5 Active made an appearance yet again. An alleged list with 277 APK files, set for the upcoming smartphone made the rounds on Twitter, courtesy of @evleaks. Alleged Samsung Galaxy S5 Active APK list (click to...


Samsung Galaxy S5 first day sales break Galaxy S4’s record

Samsung Galaxy S5 first day sales break Galaxy S4’s record

13 April, 2014 | comments (234)

Filter this under non-surprising developments, but reports from Korea are saying that the Samsung Galaxy S5 has enjoyed quite some success on launch day. The new flagship has managed to set a new record for the company for launch day sales beating...

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Gionee Pioneer P4 briefly appears on Gionee India website

Gionee Pioneer P4 briefly appears on Gionee India website

12 April, 2014 | comments (31)

The Gionee Pioneer P4 briefly made an appearance on the Gionee India website, before the phone was officially launched. Since then it has been removed but not before Tech Gadgets managed to note down the specifications. The P4 has a 4.5-inch,...

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HTC One M8 in red headed to Verizon

HTC One M8 in red headed to Verizon

12 April, 2014 | comments (6)

According to a tweet by evleaks, the HTC One (M8) will have a new Glamor red version available on Verizon. Currently, the phone is offered in three color options: gunmetal grey, glacial silver and amber gold. Glamour Red HTC One M8 to Verizon.—...

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HTC sales materials leak: pits the One M8 against GS5

HTC sales materials leak: pits the One M8 against GS5

11 April, 2014 | comments (161)

HTC is campaigning hard to train sales associates to sway buyers from purchasing a Galaxy S5 and to get an HTC One M8 instead. If you take a look at a page from HTC’s latest training materials below, you’ll see that proving it’s better than the...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Developer Edition is headed to Verizon

Samsung Galaxy S5 Developer Edition is headed to Verizon

11 April, 2014 | comments (2)

A Developer Edition of the Samsung Galaxy S5 will make its way to Verizon Wireless in the near future. The upcoming handset has the model number ET-G900VMKA. As expected, the specs of the Samsung Galaxy S5 Developer Edition will the same as...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 also region-locked, here are the details

Samsung Galaxy S5 also region-locked, here are the details

11 April, 2014 | comments (61)

Just like the Galaxy Note 3 before it, the Samsung Galaxy S5 packs a region lock. To get rid of it, Galaxy S5 customers need not only to activate, but also make a cumulative calls over 5 minutes in their region before transferring and using it...

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Lenovo to out $130 Golden Warrior S8 octa-core smartphone

Lenovo to out $130 Golden Warrior S8 octa-core smartphone

11 April, 2014 | comments (38)

Promo shots of the upcoming Lenovo Golden Warrior S8 smartphone have emerged out of China, and what's more impressive than its octa-core MediaTek chipset is its alleged price of just $130. Even for the typically low-overhead Chinese...


LG G3 for Sprint leaks with a QHD display and 3GB of RAM

LG G3 for Sprint leaks with a QHD display and 3GB of RAM

11 April, 2014 | comments (73)

A User Agent Profile information of the LG G3 has appeared on Sprint's website. The phone carries a model number LS990, which further confirms it's the successor of the LG G2 (LS980 in North America). The file states the LG G3 will pack a...

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OnePlus One to be released in 16 countries

OnePlus One to be released in 16 countries

11 April, 2014 | comments (37)

OnePlus is continuing to tease its One smartphone, this time using Facebook as the outlet of choice. The company released a sneak picture detailing the countries it will release its smartphone in. Currently only Austria and Germany are uncovered...

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Samsung launches Galaxy S5 in 125 countries today

Samsung launches Galaxy S5 in 125 countries today

11 April, 2014 | comments (59)

Samsung's latest flagship is finally on sale, as today the device is available in 125 markets globally. This marks the largest launch of a Samsung smartphone ever - more than double that of the Galaxy S4, which initiated sales in 60 countries a year...

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