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Xiaomi Redmi 2 officially updated with 2GB RAM, 16GB storage

Xiaomi Redmi 2 officially updated with 2GB RAM, 16GB storage

27 January, 2015 | comments (21)

The Xiaomi Redmi 2 was one of the first phones to launch this year, a successor to the popular and highly affordable Redmi 1S. The upgrades weren’t huge, the new chipset was easily the most noticeable change. That left the phone with 1GB of RAM and...


GFXBench scores for upcoming Meizu m1 note mini surface

GFXBench scores for upcoming Meizu m1 note mini surface

27 January, 2015 | comments (3)

As Meizu fans surely remember the company scheduled a conference for January 28 and teased an upcoming new device announcement at the venue. From what we have gathered so far the Chinese manufacturer will probably unveil the Meizu M1 Note Mini, a...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


HTC One M9 Plus to have MTK processor in South Asia

HTC One M9 Plus to have MTK processor in South Asia

27 January, 2015 | comments (22)

We have been hearing some rumors about a bigger phablet version of the HTC One M9, Called the M9 Plus to be launched simultaneously along with the M9 at MWC 2015. It seems, though, that there will be a variant of this phone specifically for South...

Tags: HTC, Android


Gold Honor 6 Plus harder to make than a gold iPhone 6, Huawei says

Gold Honor 6 Plus harder to make than a gold iPhone 6, Huawei says

27 January, 2015 | comments (12)

Over a month after launching the Honor 6 Plus smartphone in China, Huawei has launched a gold version of the device in the country. Comparing it with Apple’s gold iPhone 6 and 6 Plus smartphones, which sport white front panels, the Chinese company...

Tags: Huawei, Android


HTC One (M9) appears in Geekbench 3.0 database

HTC One (M9) appears in Geekbench 3.0 database

27 January, 2015 | comments (42)

The upcoming HTC One (M9) flagship made an appearance in the Geekbench 3.0 benchmark database. The smartphone achieved single and multi-core scores of 1232 and 3587 respectively. The device from the benchmark test unsurprisingly packs...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


LG Ice Cream Smart flip smartphone goes official in Korea

LG Ice Cream Smart flip smartphone goes official in Korea

27 January, 2015 | comments (26)

LG took the wraps off the Ice Cream Smart flip smartphone in Korea. The casually characterful handset is the second flip phone from the Korean manufacturer after the LG Wine Smart that debuted in September last year. In terms of specs,...

Tags: LG, Android


Motorola Nexus 6 almost had a fingerprint sensor

Motorola Nexus 6 almost had a fingerprint sensor

27 January, 2015 | comments (19)

The Motorola Nexus 6 apparently could have come with a fingerprint scanner on its back. This information comes straight from former Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside, speaking in an interview. While developing the first Nexus phablet, the company...


AT&T's HTC One (M8) finally gets Eye Experience and VoLTE

AT&T's HTC One (M8) finally gets Eye Experience and VoLTE

26 January, 2015 | comments (6)

AT&T's version of the HTC One (M8) has started receiving a new software update today, according to official documentation from the carrier. This is apparently the same update that seemed to go out last week, but may have been pulled at some...


Upcoming Meizu M1 Mini teased in image outed by company VP

Upcoming Meizu M1 Mini teased in image outed by company VP

26 January, 2015 | comments (8)

We've been hearing about a smaller device meant to complement the Meizu M1 Note joining the company's portfolio since even before that model was unveiled. But after it was made official, rumors and leaks about a purported M1 Mini have intensified....

Tags: Meizu, Android


Edged variant of Galaxy S6 could be called simply Galaxy S Edge

Edged variant of Galaxy S6 could be called simply Galaxy S Edge

26 January, 2015 | comments (18)

Samsung's next expected flagship device - the alleged Galaxy S6 has been generating a lot of buzz in the rumor mill. But besides the usual talk of more RAM, a better camera and whether it will be water resistant or not there is also another exciting...


Next OnePlus to arrive in Q3 2015, will be a numeric

Next OnePlus to arrive in Q3 2015, will be a numeric

26 January, 2015 | comments (21)

The sequel to the OnePlus One, the"flagship killer" of 2014, will likely be released later than some have hoped for. The cited reason is “manufacturing challenges with the Snapdragon 810”, Forbes reports. The smartphone's launch date has been...


Huawei P8 leaks in live photos, specs revealed

Huawei P8 leaks in live photos, specs revealed

26 January, 2015 | comments (18)

The successor to the Huawei Ascend P7, the company's last flagship to bear the Ascend name, has popped up in some live images. What will likely be the Huawei P8 is revealed to the public, front and back. Huawei P8 live images It follows...


Huawei Mate7 compact likely to star at MWC 2015

Huawei Mate7 compact likely to star at MWC 2015

26 January, 2015 | comments (14)

As Mobile World Congress 2015 comes closer, rumors of what phone manufacturers have in store gain traction. The last one concerns Huawei and what the company has in mind for MWC 2015. According to HDBlog.it, we're going to see the company reveal a...


Samsung Galaxy E3, J3, J5 and J7 names already patented

Samsung Galaxy E3, J3, J5 and J7 names already patented

26 January, 2015 | comments (26)

Samsung is hard at work expanding its device lineup. During the last few months it became clear that the Korean tech giant is starting a brand new A-series lineup, an E-series, as well as a J-series. The A lineup already has two members- the Galaxy...


Updated Xiaomi Redmi 2 makes the rounds at TENAA

Updated Xiaomi Redmi 2 makes the rounds at TENAA

26 January, 2015 | comments (18)

Xiaomi's large success last year was in large part due to the manufacturer's latest device lineup with successful handsets like the Xiaomi Redmi 1S, Redmi Note and the Redmi 2. The latter is an extremely affordable device, priced at around $100....

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Vivo X5 Max L is slightly thicker at 5.1mm, packs a Mediatek SoC

Vivo X5 Max L is slightly thicker at 5.1mm, packs a Mediatek SoC

26 January, 2015 | comments (3)

Current record holder for slenderness in the smartphone world Vivo X5 Max is likely going to be dethroned this year by the recently announced Ivvi smartphone. Vivo, on the other hand, is set on spreading the thinness hype across its...

Tags: Vivo, Android


Motorola reenters Chinese market with Moto G, X and X Pro

Motorola reenters Chinese market with Moto G, X and X Pro

26 January, 2015 | comments (6)

The absence of Motorola on the dynamic and ever-growing Chinese market has surely been felt, considering that the brand has had a long and successful history of operation in that region. After the major Moto acquisition by Lenovo last year the...

Tags: Motorola, Android


Xiaomi-for-iPhone trade-in program reportedly in the works

Xiaomi-for-iPhone trade-in program reportedly in the works

25 January, 2015 | comments (62)

Xiaomi has a trade-in program for Apple iPhone users in the works. The word about the bold marketing stint arrived from an executive from the ambitious Chinese startup. Reportedly, iPhone 5s owners will be able to trade their device for the...

Tags: Xiaomi, Apple, Android, iOS


Cyanogen looking to break dependence from Google

Cyanogen looking to break dependence from Google

25 January, 2015 | comments (63)

At an event in San Francisco, the CEO of Cyanogen Inc. Kirt McMaster spoke about the company's bold plans about the future. As it turns out, Cyanogen has ambitions “to take Android away from Google.” Cyanogen wants to provide an open version...


Xiaomi Mi 3 to again go on sale in India tomorrow

Xiaomi Mi 3 to again go on sale in India tomorrow

25 January, 2015 | comments (35)

Xiaomi has announced that its Mi 3 smartphone, which was launched in India back in July 2014, and last went on sale in the month of October, will again go on sale in the country on January 26. According to a post on the company’s official Facebook...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android