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Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Value Edition gets Android 5.1.1

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Value Edition gets Android 5.1.1

29 June, 2015 | comments (35)

Samsung is rolling out an Android update for the Galaxy Grand Prime Value Edition that brings the OS version to 5.1.1. The smartphone, which in fact hasn't yet been announced officially, was last spotted in a benchmark running Android...

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Sony considering manufacturing smartphones in India

Sony considering manufacturing smartphones in India

29 June, 2015 | comments (61)

Sony might soon start manufacturing smartphones in India. Sony India Managing Director Kenichiro Hibi said the company is "very seriously" considering starting a manufacturing facility in India. The move comes to comply with India's recent...

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T-Mobile LG Leon LTE tipped to cost just $80 from June 28-30

T-Mobile LG Leon LTE tipped to cost just $80 from June 28-30

29 June, 2015 | comments (4)

Just over a month after it started selling the LG Leon LTE smartphone, T-Mobile has slashed the price of the handset, although for a limited period only. The device will be available for just $80 from June 28-30. The information was revealed...

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LG G4 Stylus now available for purchase in Greece

LG G4 Stylus now available for purchase in Greece

28 June, 2015 | comments (21)

The G4 Stylus smartphone - which was announced by LG last month - has now been released in Greece, making it the first European country where the mid-ranger is available for purchase. Greek online retailer e-shop.gr is selling the Titanium...

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Xolo teases a new Black phone with twin-camera in a video

Xolo teases a new Black phone with twin-camera in a video

28 June, 2015 | comments (3)

Xolo posted a new teaser video about an upcoming smartphone from its new sub-brand Black. The clip focuses on one particular feature of the device - being stain and smudge-free. For a couple of seconds, the side and top-rear part of the...

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Mysterious HTC smartphone with LTE support spotted at FCC

Mysterious HTC smartphone with LTE support spotted at FCC

28 June, 2015 | comments (10)

HTC is quietly working on yet another 4G LTE-enabled smartphone as it was tested at the FCC in the US. The listing reveals that the 4G LTE smartphone supports five-bands. The HTC smartphone with FCC ID NM80PM9110 supports 700MHz, 850MHz,...

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Purported image of Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 frame leaks

Purported image of Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 frame leaks

28 June, 2015 | comments (16)

Xiaomi’s upcoming budget level smartphone Mi Note 2 has hardly been a well kept secret. A purported image of the Redmi Note 2’s blue frame was captured recently. The image seems to have been taken at a testing area, probably within one of Xiaomi's...


Android 5.1 soak test started for Moto X (2014) on Verizon in US

Android 5.1 soak test started for Moto X (2014) on Verizon in US

28 June, 2015 | comments (4)

The first and second gen Moto X are about to get their Android 5.1 Lollipops update in the US and the rollout is expected to start next week. Carriers have already launched the the soak-test for the Moto X (2013) and Moto X (2014), which already got...


LG says no Android Lollipop plans for Vu 3

LG says no Android Lollipop plans for Vu 3

28 June, 2015 | comments (15)

LG has quietly shared that the Android 5.0 Lollipop update will not be released for the Vu 3 phablet which was announced in late 2013. The phablet launched in 2013 running Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. The Korean company released Android 4.4...

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Motorola started Android 5.1 soak test for Moto G 4G in US

Motorola started Android 5.1 soak test for Moto G 4G in US

28 June, 2015 | comments (12)

Motorola has started a soak-test of Android 5.1 Lollipop for the first generation Moto G 4G in the United States. David Schuster, senior director for software product management at Motorola Mobility confirmed the update. As expected, Android...

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Purported OnePlus 2 image leaks, hints at 5.5

Purported OnePlus 2 image leaks, hints at 5.5" display

28 June, 2015 | comments (17)

A purported image of the OnePlus 2 has surfaced online along with some key details about the device’s appearance. The image features a sketch-effect filter and is different from the one we spotted in the company's photography...


The first Intel Atom x3-powered JOI Phone 5 launches in Malaysia

The first Intel Atom x3-powered JOI Phone 5 launches in Malaysia

27 June, 2015 | comments (14)

The Malaysia-based SNS network announced the first smartphone with a Intel Atom x3 "SoFIA" mobile chipset. Dubbed JOI Phone 5, the dual-SIM budget-level smartphone will be sold through GLOO’s retail network in Malaysia. The front of JOI...

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Meizu MX5 leaks in yet another set of pictures

Meizu MX5 leaks in yet another set of pictures

27 June, 2015 | comments (26)

Meizu may not be a particularly big name in the mobile real, but judging by the sheer amount of interest the community has shown for its upcoming flagship, things might be looking up for the Chinese manufacturer. The rumor mill has been overflowing...

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Galaxy S5 Neo reportedly up for pre-order in Czech Republic

Galaxy S5 Neo reportedly up for pre-order in Czech Republic

27 June, 2015 | comments (8)

Although the Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo has been the subject of several leaks, there has been no word on the release date of the device. However, that was until now, as the handset is already up for pre-order in Czech Republic, according to a new report...

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Leak suggests Oppo Mirror 5 may debut as Mirror 5s

Leak suggests Oppo Mirror 5 may debut as Mirror 5s

27 June, 2015 | comments (4)

A week after we brought you exclusive details on Oppo Mirror 5, a new leak is suggesting that the device might actually be called as the Mirror 5s. While we already know that the handset will come with 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, 5MP...

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Sony E5663 spotted on benchmarking websites

Sony E5663 spotted on benchmarking websites

27 June, 2015 | comments (49)

A new, unannounced Sony smartphone - carrying model number E5663 - has been spotted on benchmarking websites GFXBench and Geekbench. The information revealed suggests that the handset will be powered by a MediaTek MT6795 SoC with 1.9GHz...

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Motorola Droid Turbo soak test invites hint at Android 5.1 update

Motorola Droid Turbo soak test invites hint at Android 5.1 update

26 June, 2015 | comments (5)

It looks like Motorola Droid Turbo for Verizon Wireless is finally about to get the long-awaited update to Android 5.1 Lollipop. Owners of the smartphone have received invites for a soak test. Earlier this month, Motorola announced that the...

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ZTE launches affordable Maven and Sonata 2 smartphones in US

ZTE launches affordable Maven and Sonata 2 smartphones in US

26 June, 2015 | comments (2)

ZTE has launched two budget-friendly smartphones, dubbed the Maven and Sonata 2, in the United States. While the former is available on AT&T, the latter is up for grabs from its subsidiary Cricket Wireless. The Maven is powered by a...

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Lollipop public beta test for Huawei Honor 6 begins

Lollipop public beta test for Huawei Honor 6 begins

26 June, 2015 | comments (8)

Huawei has really been caught up in the update frenzy lately. Yesterday, we saw the manufacturer inviting Huawei Ascend P7 users to participate in a public beta of their new software and today, that invitation has been extended to Honor 6 users as...


Sony Xperia Z3+ launched in India for a hefty $880

Sony Xperia Z3+ launched in India for a hefty $880

26 June, 2015 | comments (162)

Sony has launched its newest flagship, the Xperia Z3+, in the Indian market for a hefty Rs. 55,990 ($880). The phone will be available starting June 26 and comes with a QuckCharge 2.0 enabled charger, which Sony claims costs Rs. 3,490 ($55) and a...

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