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HTC WF5w passes through TENAA in China with 7.49mm waistline

HTC WF5w passes through TENAA in China with 7.49mm waistline

26 May, 2015 | comments (7)

A yet to be unveils HTC WF5w mid-ranger passed through TENAA in China. With TD-LTE connectivity on board, the device is headed to the local carrier giant China Mobile. The specs of HTC WF5w include 1.5GHz octa-core CPU, 2GB of RAM, and...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Sony Xperia Z3+ is already up for pre-order in the UK

Sony Xperia Z3+ is already up for pre-order in the UK

26 May, 2015 | comments (37)

After loads of speculation over the past few weeks, today Sony finally made the Xperia Z3+ official internationally, following the announcement of the same handset as the Xperia Z4 in Japan not long ago. Naming confusion aside, the Xperia Z3+ is...

Tags: Sony, Android


Samsung Galaxy J1 Pop is reportedly in development

Samsung Galaxy J1 Pop is reportedly in development

26 May, 2015 | comments (5)

The Samsung Galaxy J1 (SM-J100) is just a few months old at this point, but a new report claims its maker is already hard at work on a new version. The device which is currently in development will have the model number SM-J110, and it could be...


LG G4 will be available to order at T-Mobile tomorrow

LG G4 will be available to order at T-Mobile tomorrow

26 May, 2015 | comments (5)

T-Mobile is the latest US carrier to announce availability information for the LG G4, following the likes of Sprint and US Cellular. If you're a fan of the magenta carrier, you'll be able to order the G4 online starting tomorrow, May 27. The...

Tags: LG, Android, T-Mobile


6-inch Micromax Canvas Doodle 4 launches in India

6-inch Micromax Canvas Doodle 4 launches in India

26 May, 2015 | comments (20)

If you're a fan of the Canvas Doodle series of huge phablets from Indian manufacturer Micromax, you're in luck. The company just launched the latest model in the line. The Canvas Doodle 4 comes to succeed its predecessor from last year. It keeps...

Tags: Micromax, Android


Android M to set update life, Nexus devices get 2 years

Android M to set update life, Nexus devices get 2 years

26 May, 2015 | comments (47)

Unveiling a new smartphone OS version has become a lot like a sporting event, drawing a lot of attention and seeing people guess at the outcome months before it even happens. The Android M Super Cup is drawing near and some already think they know...

Tags: Android, Rumors


Android 5.1.1 update rolling out for the LG G Flex2 in Korea

Android 5.1.1 update rolling out for the LG G Flex2 in Korea

26 May, 2015 | comments (18)

Android Lollipop 5.1.1, the latest available OS version, is now seeding for the LG G Flex2, or at least for its Korean version, sporting model number F510S. That puts the G Flex2 among a select group of less than 1% of Android devices that boot...

Tags: LG, Android


Sony Xperia Z3+ quietly launched globally

Sony Xperia Z3+ quietly launched globally

26 May, 2015 | comments (82)

The Sony Xperia Z3+ just became official without any major fuss. The global version of the already released Japanese Xperia Z4 changes nothing but the name and is the same incremental upgrade over the Xperia Z3. There are several upgrades to...

Tags: Sony, Android


Waterproof Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Dual launched in India for $390

Waterproof Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Dual launched in India for $390

26 May, 2015 | comments (72)

Sony introduced the waterproof Xperia M4 Aqua Dual just before the monsoons hit India. The Xperia M4 Aqua Dual is a dual SIM smartphone priced at INR 24,990 ($390) and will be made available from today in Black, White, and Coral color...

Tags: Sony, Android


Xiaomi starts rolling out Mi 4i update to fix heating issues

Xiaomi starts rolling out Mi 4i update to fix heating issues

26 May, 2015 | comments (41)

Xiaomi has started rolling out the new v6.5.50 update for the Mi 4i. The update primarily aims to fix the heating issue that some users have noted. According to Hugo Barra, "The new thermal controls adjust frequency, voltage and the number of...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


One M9's next major update tipped to bring Guest Mode

One M9's next major update tipped to bring Guest Mode

26 May, 2015 | comments (9)

The next major software update to the One M9, which was unveiled by HTC at this year's Mobile World Congress in March and went on sale a few weeks later, will bring some interesting new features, according to HTC ROM developer...

Tags: HTC, Android


Samsung launches Galaxy S6 edge Iron Man Limited Edition

Samsung launches Galaxy S6 edge Iron Man Limited Edition

25 May, 2015 | comments (45)

Marvel’s second movie about the Avengers titled Age of Ultron is out in the theatres and the company shook hands with Samsung for some special projects. After teasing the Iron Man-themed Samsung Galaxy S6 edge last week, the Korean giant has...


Android M to focus on optimizing RAM, battery performance

Android M to focus on optimizing RAM, battery performance

25 May, 2015 | comments (75)

Google will reportedly focus on optimizing RAM and battery performance with Android M. The next major Android iteration is expected to debut in preview guise during Google I/O that kicks off later this week. Better battery management in...


Rumor points at upcoming duo of Nexus handsets by LG and Huawei

Rumor points at upcoming duo of Nexus handsets by LG and Huawei

25 May, 2015 | comments (34)

According to a new report, there is a duo of Nexus smartphones set to debut this year. The devices will be made by LG and Huawei. Codenamed Angler, then upcoming LG-made Nexus Smartphone is said to have a 5.2” display. The device’s battery...

Tags: LG, Huawei, Android, Rumors


HTC One E9sw is headed to China, TENAA listing reveals

HTC One E9sw is headed to China, TENAA listing reveals

25 May, 2015 | comments (7)

China's Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center (TENAA) is at it again, leaking yet another upcoming smartphone through its certification listings. This time around, we're treated to the HTC One E9sw, which for all intents and purposes...

Tags: HTC, Android


Upcoming Asus ZenPad gets the leaked render treatment

Upcoming Asus ZenPad gets the leaked render treatment

25 May, 2015 | comments (14)

Earlier this month we told you that Asus is working on a new ZenPad-branded line of tablets, which are due to become official at Computex Taiwan at the beginning of June. Back then we got word about at least two models marking the debut of the...

Tags: Asus, Android


Gionee M5 tipped to pack dual battery

Gionee M5 tipped to pack dual battery

25 May, 2015 | comments (19)

Gionee has been diversifying its range in several directions for the past few months and after the super-slim Elife S7 launched a couple of months ago, the feature-packed Elife E8 is next in line. Meanwhile the company is apparently also working on...


YotaPhone 2 launches in China today

YotaPhone 2 launches in China today

25 May, 2015 | comments (6)

While the YotaPhone 2 is going the trendy route with a crowdfunding campaign in the US, in China the launch will be more traditional. Yota Devices has already established a partnership with Chinese company JieLan, which will handle promotion, sales...


Meizu m1 note 2 image shows a relocated Power button

Meizu m1 note 2 image shows a relocated Power button

25 May, 2015 | comments (4)

The Meizu m1 note is still a fairly fresh device, but rumors of its successor are already heating up. The new phablet will supposedly be called "m1 note 2" instead of "m2." Anyway, the latest looks like an official promo that shows off the back of...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


Lollipop for Asus Zenfone 5 delayed by another 3-4 months

Lollipop for Asus Zenfone 5 delayed by another 3-4 months

25 May, 2015 | comments (68)

Well, the Lollipop update for Zenfone 5 keeps slipping and slipping further away. The last official word was that it is delayed for "mid-May" – in quotes because that tidbit was revealed on May 21. Anyway, now Asus India (via its Facebook page)...