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Huawei Honor 6 Plus will be sold by Three UK soon

Huawei Honor 6 Plus will be sold by Three UK soon

03 March, 2015 | comments (5)

Huawei has been selling its Honor-branded smartphones in the UK for a while now, but so far only through third-party retailers and only in SIM-free and unlocked fashion. That's about to change, though. Three is going to become the exclusive...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is up for pre-order in Germany for €279

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua is up for pre-order in Germany for €279

03 March, 2015 | comments (34)

Sony took the wraps off the Xperia M4 Aqua yesterday morning in Barcelona at MWC, and today the new phone is already up for pre-order, at least in Germany. Right now Amazon is the only retailer doing the honors, and it's asking for €279 for the...

Tags: Sony, Android


Galaxy Note 5 Edge will probably have a dual edge display too

Galaxy Note 5 Edge will probably have a dual edge display too

03 March, 2015 | comments (67)

Samsung is considering using a dual-edge display on the next Samsung Galaxy Note phablet. The Galaxy S6 edge received overwhelmingly positive reception both from critics and users. The new Galaxy S6 edge doesn't use the same bending as the Galaxy...


HTC One M9 goes on pre-order in Germany with HTC Advantage

HTC One M9 goes on pre-order in Germany with HTC Advantage

03 March, 2015 | comments (30)

Just a couple of days after going official, the HTC One M9 is now available for pre-order by the official HTC store in Germany. Currently, you can pre-order the Gold-on-Gold version now, while the Gunmetal Gray and the Gold-on-Silver color...

Tags: HTC, Android, MWC 2015


Android in February: Lollipop doubles its share in a month

Android in February: Lollipop doubles its share in a month

02 March, 2015 | comments (22)

Google released the Android distribution report for the month of February. The latest Android 5.0 Lollipop has more than doubled its distribution share in a month - it now runs on 3.3% of all Android hardware (up from 1.6% last month). The...


Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet gets priced in Europe, starts at €559

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet gets priced in Europe, starts at €559

02 March, 2015 | comments (44)

Sony made the Xperia Z4 Tablet official earlier today, and now the company's French arm has put it up for pre-order. This is helpful because it reveals the starting price for the tablet, which will be a pretty steep €559 in its Wi-Fi-only...

Tags: Sony, Android


Wiko outs metal Highway Star 4G and 5.1mm thin Pure 4G

Wiko outs metal Highway Star 4G and 5.1mm thin Pure 4G

02 March, 2015 | comments (10)

French smartphone maker Wiko has unveiled two new devices today, the Highway Star 4G and the Highway Pure 4G. The Star 4G is almost a flaghsip offering for Wiko, considering the fact that its other handsets are much lower-end. It has an...


HTC One M8s with slower CPU to replace the One (M8) soon

HTC One M8s with slower CPU to replace the One (M8) soon

02 March, 2015 | comments (51)

HTC is soon going to stop selling the One (M8), its flagship from last year. In its place the Taiwanese company will offer the One M8s, a device which will be almost identical to the one it's going to replace. The one difference will be in the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+ runs Cyanogen OS out of the box

Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+ runs Cyanogen OS out of the box

02 March, 2015 | comments (11)

The Alcatel OneTouch Hero 2+ is a special version of the OneTouch Hero 2 running Cyanogen OS. The phone packs a 6" 1080p TFT display and has a built-in stylus, just like the original. Under the hood, there's a MediaTek MT6592 chipset with an 2.0GHz...


Vivo X5Max+ is an updated X5Max with bigger battery

Vivo X5Max+ is an updated X5Max with bigger battery

02 March, 2015 | comments (7)

Vivo X5Max went official last December as the world's slimmest smartphone with amazingly thin 4.75mm profile. In this tiny shell Vivo managed to accommodate a 5.5" 1080p display, Snapdragon 615 chip with an octa-core processor, a 13MP rear snapper,...


Samsung Netherlands taking pre-orders for Galaxy S6, S6 edge

Samsung Netherlands taking pre-orders for Galaxy S6, S6 edge

02 March, 2015 | comments (92)

Samsung Netherlands has begun accepting pre-orders for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge, which revealed the official price in mainland Europe. Both versions will ship on April 10. The flat-screened Galaxy S6, the 32GB model, is priced at...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Micromax Canvas Fire 4 with Lollipop launched for $113 in India

Micromax Canvas Fire 4 with Lollipop launched for $113 in India

02 March, 2015 | comments (32)

Micromax has launched Canvas Fire 4 in India for $113 (Rs. 6,999). This fourth iteration of Canvas Fire series runs Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box. Canvas Fire 4 appears to be an iterative run-of-the-mill smartphone with dual front...

Tags: Android, Micromax


Samsung Galaxy S6 uses a Sony IMX240 camera sensor

Samsung Galaxy S6 uses a Sony IMX240 camera sensor

02 March, 2015 | comments (62)

The Galaxy S5 launched with Samsung's own camera sensor, however it seems that its successors have reverted back to Sony. The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge pack a Sony IMX240 sensor, the 16MP unit we've seen on the Galaxy Note 4. Samsung...


Gionee Elife S7 is 5.5mm thick, runs fast and cool

Gionee Elife S7 is 5.5mm thick, runs fast and cool

02 March, 2015 | comments (22)

Today at the MWC 2015, Gionee unveiled the Elife S7, a phone with a complicated design that focuses on being thin and running cool, and boasts long battery life. It's not the thinnest yet, but at 5.5mm, it's impressive enough. It's among the...


Google to launch new secure Android Pay system

Google to launch new secure Android Pay system

02 March, 2015 | comments (16)

With the development of Apple Pay and yesterday's announcement of Samsung Pay, it seems the industry is really pushing towards mobile payment systems. After all is does make a lot of sense to be able to pay with the device you are most likely to...


Lenovo Vibe Shot and A7000 go official at MWC 2015

Lenovo Vibe Shot and A7000 go official at MWC 2015

02 March, 2015 | comments (23)

Following the launch of its trio of tablets yesterday, Lenovo has now unveiled two smartphones - the Vibe Shot and A7000. The Lenovo Vibe Shot aims to blend a great camera experience within a smartphone frame, while the A7000 is a mid-range offering...


Sony unveils the slim Xperia M4 Aqua

Sony unveils the slim Xperia M4 Aqua

02 March, 2015 | comments (49)

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua just went official at the MWC 2015. The smartphone is a high-end mid-ranger without any compromises, according to Sony. The Xperia M4 Aqua is IP68-certified device - this means it is dust-tight and can last for up to 30...


Thinner than thin - meet the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

Thinner than thin - meet the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet

02 March, 2015 | comments (38)

Sony didn't bring a new Xperia Z4 flagship phone on the MWC, but it sure make up for it with the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet. It's the company’s new high-end slate, a successor of the Xperia Z2 Tablet. Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet...


Check out the Samsung Galaxy S6 camera samples

Check out the Samsung Galaxy S6 camera samples

01 March, 2015 | comments (126)

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge duo is now official and you can learn everything there is to know from our news coverage and extensive hands-on impressions. Both Galaxy S6 smartphones use 16MP rear cameras with F/1.9 aperture and bright LED...


Here's which US and UK carriers will have the HTC One M9

Here's which US and UK carriers will have the HTC One M9

01 March, 2015 | comments (8)

The HTC One M9 announcement is still fresh in our minds and carriers are riding the wave of hype and excitement to start preregistrations for the new metal-clad flagship. USA Sprint has revealed it will launch the HTC One M9 in early...