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Asus reportedly expecting to ship 30 million ZenFone units this year

Asus reportedly expecting to ship 30 million ZenFone units this year

23 April, 2015 | comments (16)

Asus has revised its smartphone shipment forecast for the ongoing year, with the company now expecting to ship 30 million units of its ZenFone-series smartphones, up from 25 million it was aiming earlier, according to a Digitimes...

Tags: Asus, Android


Apple is a potential buyer of Nokia’s HERE mapping business

Apple is a potential buyer of Nokia’s HERE mapping business

22 April, 2015 | comments (68)

According to a report in Bloomberg, Apple is among the potential buyers for Nokia’s HERE mapping business. The Cupertino giant is among the high-profile suitors approached by the Finnish company about interest. Other potential buyers of HERE...

Tags: Nokia, Apple, Rumors


Bezelless Oppo R7 and R7 Plus might be unveiled on May 20

Bezelless Oppo R7 and R7 Plus might be unveiled on May 20

22 April, 2015 | comments (10)

The upcoming Oppo R7 has been leaking a lot lately, as it's apparently going to feature a pretty unique 'bezelless' touchscreen. Unique, that is, if you don't count the also oft-leaked ZTE Nubia Z9, which will supposedly use a display with minimal...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia C3 now receiving Lollipop

Sony Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia C3 now receiving Lollipop

22 April, 2015 | comments (115)

Two additional Sony devices are jumping on the Lollipop train starting today: the Xperia T2 Ultra and the Xperia C3. These follow in the footsteps of three generations of Xperia Z flagships, which are already running Android 5.0. The update...


Project Fi debuts, making Google a carrier in the US

Project Fi debuts, making Google a carrier in the US

22 April, 2015 | comments (29)

The rumors were actually true, as it turns out. Today Google has basically become a carrier in the United States, with the launch of its new service called Project Fi. Although it will offer mobile services, Google hasn't built its own network...

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Lenovo A5000 with 5

Lenovo A5000 with 5" HD display launched in Russia for $227

22 April, 2015 | comments (12)

Lenovo has introduced a new affordable smartphone A5000 in Russia for RUB 12,000 ($227). Spotted earlier in February, the Lenovo A5000 brings a massive 4000 mAh battery as its key selling point. The smartphone runs Android 4.4 Kitkat and may get the...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


100,000 Lenovo A6000 Plus units to be available in first flash sale

100,000 Lenovo A6000 Plus units to be available in first flash sale

22 April, 2015 | comments (17)

Lenovo has announced that 100,000 units of the A6000 Plus smartphone, which launched in India late last week, will be available in the first flash sale on Flipkart on April 28 . "Considering the A6000 sold out 300,000 units faster than...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


The LG G4 said to feature a slightly curved screen

The LG G4 said to feature a slightly curved screen

22 April, 2015 | comments (39)

With the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge and the HTC One M9 already official and hitting consumer markets, it seems that LG is next in line for a major flagship release. The eagerly-anticipated LG G4 is scheduled for a release on April 29 and, naturally,...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Lumia 940 might come with 5.2-inch display, 25MP cam

Lumia 940 might come with 5.2-inch display, 25MP cam

22 April, 2015 | comments (49)

Microsoft is expected to announce Lumia 940 later this year and it should be the next Lumia flagship replacing the dated Lumia 930 model. We are yet to learn Microsoft's announcement plans, but we can shed some light on the possible...


Gionee Pioneer P4S launched in India at $125

Gionee Pioneer P4S launched in India at $125

22 April, 2015 | comments (10)

Gionee has added yet another smartphone to its entry level lineup - Pioneer P4S. As a successor of the old P4, the new handset supports dual-SIM configuration and will be sold in the Indian market for INR7,799 ($125). Sporting a 4.5-inch WVGA...

Tags: Gionee, Android


Gionee Elife E8 allegedly spotted on GFXBench

Gionee Elife E8 allegedly spotted on GFXBench

22 April, 2015 | comments (8)

Ever since the launch of the Gionee Elife S7, the news has been out that the company is already working on a successor. The successor to the fairly popular E-series handset will allegedly be named the Elife E8 and a new GFXBench benchmark...


Wait, what? Galaxy S6 sales in S. Korea fall short of expectations

Wait, what? Galaxy S6 sales in S. Korea fall short of expectations

22 April, 2015 | comments (146)

Less than a week after Samsung said that it is expecting to sell over a whopping 70 million units of the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge this year, there are reports that sales of the devices in the company's home country have fallen short of...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Vivo X5Pro teased in new promo images

Vivo X5Pro teased in new promo images

22 April, 2015 | comments (2)

Vivo is the final stages of development of its new X5Pro smartphone, as indicated by more and more specific details, that have surfaced online. After we showed you a glimpse of the handset's sleek 2.5D glass corners a few days ago, new info sheds...

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 Xiaomi Mi Note gets certified in Malaysia, launch imminent

Xiaomi Mi Note gets certified in Malaysia, launch imminent

22 April, 2015 | comments (11)

Xiaomi's Mi Note phablet, which was released back in January this year, is headed to Malaysia, making it one of the first countries outside China to get the device. As you can see in the image above, a couple of Xiaomi handsets have been...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


ZTE sues Huawei over P8 and X2 camera patents

ZTE sues Huawei over P8 and X2 camera patents

22 April, 2015 | comments (23)

Huawei announced the P8 flagship last week and it packed innovative camera technology. Or did it – ZTE's Nubia division has filed a lawsuit against Huawei, alleging that the Huawei P8 and MediaPad X2 infringe on two patents owned by ZTE. The...

Tags: ZTE, Huawei, Misc


Google Play Services update fixes Android Auto on Galaxy S6

Google Play Services update fixes Android Auto on Galaxy S6

22 April, 2015 | comments (5)

Android Auto is perhaps one of the most interesting undertakings to bring the power of your smartphone straight to your car's dashboard. The technology goes far beyond a simple screen sharing app and offers a custom, tailor-made interface and...

Tags: Android


Motorola posts Android 5.1 changelog for Moto X 1st gen

Motorola posts Android 5.1 changelog for Moto X 1st gen

22 April, 2015 | comments (13)

Motorola is now (finally) rolling out the Android 5.1 update to the first generation Moto X, which is still on KitKat. So far Brazil is the only country getting the update but it's likely that it will spread to other regions shortly. The...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Stylus-toting LG G Stylo mid-ranger goes official in Korea

Stylus-toting LG G Stylo mid-ranger goes official in Korea

22 April, 2015 | comments (19)

LG took the wraps off the LG G Stylo mid-range smartphone in Korean. The newcomer features stylus pen just like last year’s LG G3 Stylus. The specs of the LG G Stylo include a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset with 1.2GHz quad-core CPU,...

Tags: LG, Android


Sony Xperia Z4 Compact, Z4 Ultra spotted in certification list

Sony Xperia Z4 Compact, Z4 Ultra spotted in certification list

22 April, 2015 | comments (53)

The alleged successors of Sony Xperia Z3 Compact (D5800 series) and Xperia Z Ultra (C6800 series) were spotted in an Indonesian Telecom regulatory list. Based on the certification dates, the Xperia Z4 Compact and Xperia Z4 Ultra are expected to...

Tags: Sony, Android


OnePlus inks its first carrier partnership with Maxis in Malaysia

OnePlus inks its first carrier partnership with Maxis in Malaysia

22 April, 2015 | comments (13)

Chinese start-up OnePlus has announced that its One smartphone will now be available exclusively through Maxis in Malaysia, making it the first country in which the handset will be available in stores and without invites. It's worth...