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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...

Tags: Samsung, Android


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


LG Isai VL debuts in Japan with 3GB of RAM and VoLTE

LG Isai VL debuts in Japan with 3GB of RAM and VoLTE

27 October, 2014 | comments (17)

Before the LG G3 got official, we caught a glimpse of what to expect from it through the Isai FL, a handset that has basically been Japan's version of the flagship. It was the first LG smartphone to come with QHD (2,560x1,440) resolution, for...

Tags: LG, Android


Vivo may be working on a 3.8mm thin smartphone

Vivo may be working on a 3.8mm thin smartphone

27 October, 2014 | comments (77)

The race to create an ever so thinner 'world's thinnest smartphone' is about to get crazier than it's ever been - at least if this leak pans out. Apparently Vivo is working on a smartphone that will be around 3.8mm thin. No, that's not a typo....

Tags: Vivo, Android, Rumors


Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 has its back allegedly pictured

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 has its back allegedly pictured

27 October, 2014 | comments (20)

With the original Redmi Note getting a little bit old by now, Xiaomi is surely working on a successor for its first phablet. A couple of weeks ago we even saw what was purported to be a shot of its back cover. And today we get another leaked...


Samsung Galaxy A7 benchmark reveals all specs

Samsung Galaxy A7 benchmark reveals all specs

27 October, 2014 | comments (28)

Of the three members in Samsung's soon to be unveiled A series of smartphones, we've so far known the least about the Galaxy A7. The A3 and A5 have seen many more leaks than the biggest of the bunch, and we basically already know everything there is...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Asus Android 5.0 update roadmap leaks, all Zenfones on board

Asus Android 5.0 update roadmap leaks, all Zenfones on board

27 October, 2014 | comments (20)

Asus has been known for updating its devices with newer Android versions even though it often takes quite a while before the updates are launched. It seems Asus will be keeping the same pace with its newer gadgets and the new Android OS - 5.0...


OnePlus One pre-orders start today, for an hour

OnePlus One pre-orders start today, for an hour

27 October, 2014 | comments (64)

If the OnePlus One is on your wishlist but you haven't been able to get that all-important invite, you have your golden opportunity now. The OnePlus team is opening up its pre-orders for the span of just one hour in little over one hour, just as...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


HTC Sense 7 screenshots leak with Material Design in tow

HTC Sense 7 screenshots leak with Material Design in tow

27 October, 2014 | comments (37)

Now that Android 5.0 Lollipop is on the verge of being released by Google, device makers are understandably working on tweaking their own UI overlays to better fit the latest iteration of the mobile OS. We've already seen what the Lollipop update...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


ASUS announces cheap MeMO Pad 10 (ME103K)

ASUS announces cheap MeMO Pad 10 (ME103K)

27 October, 2014 | comments (15)

ASUS has made its latest 10-inch slate official - it's called MeMO Pad 10 (Me103K) and packs modest specs but also an attractive $199/€199 price tag. Hardware-wise there's a 10.1" 1280x800px IPS display (149ppi), a Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset with...

Tags: Asus, Android


Xiaomi releases statement regarding Indian privacy concerns

Xiaomi releases statement regarding Indian privacy concerns

27 October, 2014 | comments (48)

After gaining immense popularity in India in a short time, Xiaomi has come under fire regarding security issues and concerns over user data being sent to China. The relations between the two countries aren't 100% peachy, so it's no wonder...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Oppo CEO shows off a camera sample from the N3

Oppo CEO shows off a camera sample from the N3

27 October, 2014 | comments (11)

As the Oppo N3 unveil nears the teasers are coming in - the latest of which is a camera sample leaked by Oppo CEO himself over on Chinese social site Weibo. The camera sample has been cleaned of an EXIF data and has a lowly resolution of just...

Tags: Oppo, Android


 European launch of Galaxy S5 Active tipped by a retailer

European launch of Galaxy S5 Active tipped by a retailer

26 October, 2014 | comments (13)

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active might launch in Europe in November. The Dutch online retailer Centralpoint revealed the impending arrival of the rugged smartphone . November 16 is the exact availability date listed by the merchant. Samsung Galaxy...


Amazon UK Nexus 9 stock delayed, Google Play still on track

Amazon UK Nexus 9 stock delayed, Google Play still on track

26 October, 2014 | comments (19)

Amazon UK seems to be having troubles getting the HTC Nexus 9 in stock. The retailer has pushed the shipping of the tablet to December 15. Originally, the Nexus 9 was planned to launch on November 3 and details regarding the setback haven't been...

Tags: HTC, Google, Android


Retail package of Motorola Droid Turbo leaks out

Retail package of Motorola Droid Turbo leaks out

25 October, 2014 | comments (47)

Live images of the retail package of the upcoming Motorola Droid Turbo made the rounds on Twitter. The high-end smartphone for Verizon Wireless is set to debut this coming Tuesday, on October 28. The elegant retail box of the Android...


Samsung launches the Galaxy Mega 2 in India

Samsung launches the Galaxy Mega 2 in India

24 October, 2014 | comments (37)

The Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 has reached India today. Samsung has officially launched the mid-range phablet in the subcontinent. This comes after the Mega 2 has previously gone on sale in Malaysia, and got listed on the official Samsung website in...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Upcoming Huawei Honor 4X may cost $146 after all

Upcoming Huawei Honor 4X may cost $146 after all

24 October, 2014 | comments (38)

A few days ago, we saw the Huawei Honor 4X comprehensively leaked after it got certified for sale on the Chinese market. The leak brought us some pictures of the handset, its specs, as well as a rumored price point of CNY 800 (that would be $130...