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Details on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 fingerprint scanner emerge

Details on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 fingerprint scanner emerge

25 August, 2014 | comments (42)

Barely a few days after details on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 camera made the rounds, juicy bits of information about on the fingerprint scanner of the device also made the rounds. Samsung’s upcoming flagship phablet will tote the same hardware...


Nexus X specs and Android version confirmed in benchmark

Nexus X specs and Android version confirmed in benchmark

25 August, 2014 | comments (55)

The yet to be revealed Nexus X smartphone made yet another appearance in AnTuTu. Made by Motorola, the device is expected to debut at some point this fall with proper flagship specs on board. Nexus X in AnTuTu (click to enlarge) The...


Affordable Huawei Honor 3C Play goes official

Affordable Huawei Honor 3C Play goes official

25 August, 2014 | comments (15)

Do you remember Huawei's teasers for the Honor 3C Play, that took jabs at Apple's iPhones? Well, the Honor 3C Play is now official, and just as promised, it is a downgraded and cheaper version of the existing Honor 3C. Huawei Honor 3C Play, also...


HTC confirms Desire 820 to pack 64-bit Snapdragon 615 chipset

HTC confirms Desire 820 to pack 64-bit Snapdragon 615 chipset

25 August, 2014 | comments (34)

64-bit smartphones are already a reality with the iPhone 5s while several manufacturers are competing to be the first to bring a 64-bit Android to market. HTC might claim that title with the mid-range Desire 820. The phone has been officially...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Sony Z3 Tablet Compact alleged specifications surface

Sony Z3 Tablet Compact alleged specifications surface

25 August, 2014 | comments (16)

Sony has accidentally published a promo shot of its upcoming Z3 Tablet Compact alongside an Android Wear-powered smartwatch ahead of their IFA 2014 announcement. Up until now, the tablet's specs were shrouded in mystery, but thanks to a tip sent to...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Top of the range Meizu MX4 gets caught in live photos

Top of the range Meizu MX4 gets caught in live photos

24 August, 2014 | comments (22)

Meizu MX4 made yet another unscheduled appearance. This time around, the top of the range mode (possibly dubbed MX4 Pro) showcased its sleek body in a quick photo shoot. As you can see in the image above, the top-end MX4 looks different and...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


Samsung releases another Galaxy Note 4 teaser video

Samsung releases another Galaxy Note 4 teaser video

24 August, 2014 | comments (68)

A couple of days after the first Samsung Galaxy Note 4 video teaser went live, the company released another one. The phablet is set to debut in less than two weeks, on September 3. Once again, the teaser video focuses on the Galaxy Note...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Alleged image of Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact leaks

Alleged image of Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact leaks

24 August, 2014 | comments (24)

Less than a week after it showed up in a Sony document, the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact made another unscheduled appearance. This time around, the compact slate emerged in an alleged live photo. The leaked image reveals a white slate with...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Motorola Moto X+1 to feature optical zoom, 3D screen

Motorola Moto X+1 to feature optical zoom, 3D screen

24 August, 2014 | comments (34)

The Motorola Moto X+1 is among the most hotly anticipated smartphones that will come out this September. We’ve already got a glimpse of its internals thanks to a leaked benchmark scorecard, but now we get some more bits of the puzzle. A tipster...


Gionee outs a teaser for the world’s thinnest smartphone

Gionee outs a teaser for the world’s thinnest smartphone

23 August, 2014 | comments (56)

The Chinese manufacturer Gionee released a teaser for what appears to be the world’s slimmest smartphone. The yet to be revealed device is bound to be even thinner than the already ludicrously skinny Gionee Elife S5.5. Gionee's teaser (click to...

Tags: Gionee, Android


Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 quietly goes on sale in Malaysia

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 quietly goes on sale in Malaysia

23 August, 2014 | comments (24)

It appears that the unannounced Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 has gone on sale in Malaysia. The authorized retailer SenHeng has listed the budget-friendly phablet as available in the country. Available in black or white color scheme, the handset...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy Alpha UK pre-orders to launch on August 28

Samsung Galaxy Alpha UK pre-orders to launch on August 28

23 August, 2014 | comments (35)

Samsung brought good news to Britons looking to get their hands on its latest smartphone flagship, the Galaxy Alpha. The handset will be going on pre-order next week with actual sales commencing in the middle of September. The exact date is...

Tags: Samsung, Android


OnePlus is giving away 10,000 purchase invites for the One

OnePlus is giving away 10,000 purchase invites for the One

23 August, 2014 | comments (36)

The immensely popular One flagship from OnePlus has generated quite a lot of hype not just before but after its release. Thanks to is robust specs sheet at a very competitive off-contract price the smartphone has become quite the hit. It's become so...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


Blue HTC One (E8) hits the shelves in Hong Kong

Blue HTC One (E8) hits the shelves in Hong Kong

22 August, 2014 | comments (3)

A blue color version of the HTC One (E8) has become available in Hong Kong. The new lick of paint comes with a matte finish. The new color shade joins the previously available white, black, and red versions of the smartphone. Pricing of the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 video teaser goes live

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 video teaser goes live

22 August, 2014 | comments (70)

Samsung released a video teaser of the upcoming Galaxy Note 4. The device will debut next month, on September 3 at a dedicated Unpacked event that will take place simultaneously in three cities. The teaser video is focused on the joys of...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Oppo Find 5 won't see Android 4.4 KitKat update

Oppo Find 5 won't see Android 4.4 KitKat update

22 August, 2014 | comments (27)

Sad news for Oppo Find 5 owners came in today, as the company confirmed it will not push an update to Android 4.4 KitKat. Qualcomm hasn't provided the hardware binaries for the Snapdragon APQ8064 chipset to run Android 4.4. Not all is lost,...

Tags: Oppo, Android


EU Galaxy S5 LTE-A firmware leaks, announcement imminent

EU Galaxy S5 LTE-A firmware leaks, announcement imminent

22 August, 2014 | comments (11)

Samsung has released the European Galaxy S5 LTE-A (SM-G901) firmware hinting at the phone's imminent announcement. The firmware is based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat and is available in the UK and Switzerland. As time passes, Samsung will roll it out to...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Android fragmentation report shows Samsung is still top dog

Android fragmentation report shows Samsung is still top dog

22 August, 2014 | comments (92)

The guys at OpenSignal thrive on smartphone statistics and once agin they took the time to plot Android fragmentation. It was a mammoth undertaking as the dominant smartphone platform has splintered in many different ways. First off is that...

Tags: Android


Oppo Neo 5 is official in Malaysia, starts selling next week

Oppo Neo 5 is official in Malaysia, starts selling next week

22 August, 2014 | comments (15)

Oppo has officially revealed the Neo 5, its latest affordable LTE smartphone, successor of the Oppo Neo. The company has significantly updated the internals with a Snapdragon 400 chipset with a 1.2GHz quad-core Cortex A7 CPU, 1GB of RAM and 4GB...

Tags: Oppo, Android


OnePlus One software update fixes touchscreen issue, sort of

OnePlus One software update fixes touchscreen issue, sort of

22 August, 2014 | comments (30)

OnePlus is rolling out an OTA update for the OnePlus One. The XNPH33R supposedly fixes the issue with the touchscreen that caused it to miss multiple inputs on the screen at once when they were close to each other. There was also a problem with the...

Tags: OnePlus, Android