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Huawei's Honor 6 Plus won't be available in Europe

Huawei's Honor 6 Plus won't be available in Europe

17 December, 2014 | comments (17)

When the Huawei Honor 6 Plus, also known as Huawei Glory 6 Plus, officially launched in China yesterday, the company didn’t say when, or if, it will be available in other parts of the world. But a spokesman has now confirmed that the device will not...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Samsung SM-J100H will bring quad-core on the cheap

Samsung SM-J100H will bring quad-core on the cheap

17 December, 2014 | comments (13)

Samsung has been diversifying its alphabetic offerings – from the upper mid-range Galaxy A series through the affordable Galaxy E7 phablet. Now it's SM-J100H, a phone that seems to be in the realm of the Lumia 535. Despite the model number, it...


Gold-plated Samsung Galaxy Note Edge appears in Vietnam

Gold-plated Samsung Galaxy Note Edge appears in Vietnam

17 December, 2014 | comments (25)

The golden Galaxy Note 4 not for you? What about a Galaxy Note Edge? Also hailing from Vietnam the flagship with a curvy screen is having its metal rim gold-plated, though the shop behind it has not officially announced it just yet. That means we...

Tags: Samsung, Android, Misc


Meizu MX4 Pro available online with worldwide shipping

Meizu MX4 Pro available online with worldwide shipping

17 December, 2014 | comments (13)

The major online Chinese reseller OppoMart is now offering the Meizu MX4 Pro on its website. The best news is that the vendor traditionally supports shipping to practically anywhere in the world so now you can get your hands on the flagship device...

Tags: Meizu, Android


OnePlus gets temporarily banned from selling devices in India

OnePlus gets temporarily banned from selling devices in India

17 December, 2014 | comments (50)

After Xiaomi it's OnePlus' turn in India to face the banhammer. The Delhi High Court has banned the Chinese company from importing and selling OnePlus One in India. Although the ban comes shortly after the Xiaomi case (which has been...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


All 2014 Qualcomm-based Sony handsets have AOSP builds

All 2014 Qualcomm-based Sony handsets have AOSP builds

16 December, 2014 | comments (25)

Sony now has AOSP builds available for its entire lineup of Qualcomm-based smartphones. The company accomplished the feat by adding Sony Xperia E3 and Xperia T3 to the open device project today. The source code for Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia...

Tags: Sony, Android


OnePlus teases announcement taking place tomorrow

OnePlus teases announcement taking place tomorrow

16 December, 2014 | comments (14)

OnePlus has been in the news a lot today. There was that purported OnePlus One Mini leak, and then the partnership with MaxxAudio for the One. But it now looks like the company is set to announce something new as soon as tomorrow. OnePlus posted...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


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5.5" Huawei Honor 6 Plus goes official with dual camera

16 December, 2014 | comments (25)

Huawei Honor 6 Plus, also known as Huawei Glory 6 Plus, has been officially launched in China. It leaked a few times already and its highlight is a dual 8MP rear camera setup, somewhat similar to the HTC One (M8) Duo setup. Huawei Honor 6 Plus...

Tags: Huawei, Android


OnePlus One will receive MaxxAudio software in next OTA

OnePlus One will receive MaxxAudio software in next OTA

16 December, 2014 | comments (15)

Although fairly new in the smartphone market OnePlus is already standing out from the crowd with its product - the OnePlus One gaining increasing interest. The Chinese manufacturer seems dedicated to bringing what it sees as a better Android...

Tags: OnePlus, Android


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Possible 5" OnePlus One Mini surfaces in China

16 December, 2014 | comments (23)

The OnePlus One, dubbed "The Flagship Killer" is definitely one of the more interesting smartphones that hit the market this year. Ever since it was announced back in April it has been turning heads and exciting Android fans all around the...


HTC Hima to miss MWC2015, premiere at a standalone event

HTC Hima to miss MWC2015, premiere at a standalone event

16 December, 2014 | comments (32)

HTC Hima, which is the codename for the HTC One (M8) successor, may not be announced at the upcoming CES and MWC events in January and March. According to @upleaks, the HTC Hima might get its own event after the MWC. The HTC One (M8) also...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Galaxy S5 in Poland getting a refined Lollipop update

Galaxy S5 in Poland getting a refined Lollipop update

16 December, 2014 | comments (22)

For one reason or another Poland has been chosen as the Lollipop testing ground and the Galaxy S5 is receiving a second update in as many weeks. This one patches up issues found in the first version and includes stability and performance...


Delhi High Court allows Xiaomi to sell phones till January 8 in India

Delhi High Court allows Xiaomi to sell phones till January 8 in India

16 December, 2014 | comments (40)

We recently reported that Xiaomi was banned from importing, selling, and marketing its smartphones in India due to an injunction from Ericsson, claiming Xiaomi infringed upon its patents. The Delhi High Court has now granted Xiaomi permission...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


HTC Hima colors will reportedly include gray, silver, and gold

HTC Hima colors will reportedly include gray, silver, and gold

16 December, 2014 | comments (36)

According to a new report, the upcoming HTC One (M9) Hima flagship smartphone will be available in gray, silver, and gold color options when it launches. The word about the trio of finishes arrived on Twitter courtesy of @upleaks. The...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Google uploads Android 5.0.1 factory image for the Nexus 5

Google uploads Android 5.0.1 factory image for the Nexus 5

16 December, 2014 | comments (24)

Google's rollout for software updates has always been haphazard and unpredictable and the latest 5.0.1 update is no different. Some Nexus devices have received it already while others are still waiting. Last year's flagship - the Nexus 5 - is in the...

Tags: Google, Android


Honor T1 by Huawei is an 8

Honor T1 by Huawei is an 8" budget-friendly 3G tablet

15 December, 2014 | comments (11)

Huawei launched the latest member of the Honor family of devices, the 3G-capable T1 tablet. The budget-friendly Android 4.3 slate will hit the shelves in Europe later this month for €130. Despite its affordable price tag, Honor T1 surely...

Tags: Huawei, Android


LG G3 Lollipop update spreads to more European countries

LG G3 Lollipop update spreads to more European countries

15 December, 2014 | comments (56)

It looks like LG is going to actually deliver on its promise to update the G3 to Android 5.0 Lollipop by the end of this year. A couple of days ago we told you that units sold by Vodafone UK started getting the new bits, and now it turns out that...


Samsung launches the Galaxy A3 and A5 in Taiwan

Samsung launches the Galaxy A3 and A5 in Taiwan

15 December, 2014 | comments (20)

Today Samsung held a press conference in Taiwan during which it made the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 smartphones official for that particular market. Of the two, we've seen the A5 already up for grabs in both China and Russia. And now it's headed to...

Tags: Samsung, Android


ZTE Star 2 makes the rounds at TENAA

ZTE Star 2 makes the rounds at TENAA

15 December, 2014 | comments (8)

Today the Chinese certification agency posted details on the upcoming flagship form ZTE. The ZTE Star 2 appeared in all its glory with photo from almost any angle. It appears that the manufacturer is still aiming for premium markets. The specs...

Tags: ZTE, Android


Gartner: Xiaomi, Apple on the rise, Samsung falters

Gartner: Xiaomi, Apple on the rise, Samsung falters

15 December, 2014 | comments (93)

Gartner has crunched the numbers for Q3 and found that feature phones continue to decline sharply (down 25%), while smartphones are on the rise (up 20%). The mix is currently 66% smartphone, 34% feature phone and this decline is mostly hurting...