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Two more Nokia N1 batches sell out, next one on Feb 26

Two more Nokia N1 batches sell out, next one on Feb 26

29 January, 2015 | comments (23)

The Nokia N1 continues its victorious march on Chinese territory, with two more weekly lots sold since we last updated you on January 15. Ever since the the tablet's launch in China on January 7, the batches have swiftly cleared the...

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Samsung's Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S Edge to support the Gear VR

Samsung's Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S Edge to support the Gear VR

29 January, 2015 | comments (9)

Samsung has been focused on promoting is Gear VR headset, bringing it to Sundance Film Festival and climbing on-board commercial flights. Aside from limited content, the widespread use of the Gear VR is hampered by the simple fact that it can only...

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SA: 1 billion Android devices shipped in 2014 alone

SA: 1 billion Android devices shipped in 2014 alone

29 January, 2015 | comments (63)

This quarter Apple reached an important milestone – it sold its billionth iOS device (that's since the first one). Meanwhile, 1 billion Androids shipped over the last year alone, as reported by Strategy Analytics. The analyst firm estimates 1.3...


LG admits initial Snapdragon 810 issues, says they are fixed now

LG admits initial Snapdragon 810 issues, says they are fixed now

29 January, 2015 | comments (38)

In another episode of the Snapdragon 810 saga we now witness LG's acknowledgement of issues faced with the chipset's "initial sample". The Korean company restates, however, that all problems have been resolved and the G Flex2 will get its timely...

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Huawei outlines 2015 plans, focuses on premium devices

Huawei outlines 2015 plans, focuses on premium devices

29 January, 2015 | comments (11)

Huawei held a presentation at its Shenzhen headquartes revealing its plans for the imminent future. "Premium" is the buzzword, and understandably so, as the recently published financial results indicate that mid- to high-end devices were key in the...

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Lenovo A6000 selling in bucketloads in India

Lenovo A6000 selling in bucketloads in India

29 January, 2015 | comments (104)

Lenovo has proudly announced that its recent flash sale of the A6000 budget-minded smartphone was a success, selling out 10,000 pieces in just 2 seconds. The marketing stunt, pioneered by Xiaomi and later adopted by emerging brand Yureka, has proven...

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Nokia Annual report shows steady rise and strong Q4 2014

Nokia Annual report shows steady rise and strong Q4 2014

29 January, 2015 | comments (50)

It comes as no surprise that Nokia is still recovering from the fairly recent restructuring, brought about by the acquisition of its devices & services units department by Microsoft. But while a lot of people think the Finnish tech giant is dead,...

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LG Mobile reports 16% increase in annual revenue in 2014

LG Mobile reports 16% increase in annual revenue in 2014

29 January, 2015 | comments (16)

It's been a hectic several weeks for accountants the world over, and after Apple boasted record numbers, now LG's figures have been published. LG Mobile Communications Company reports a $14.26B annual revenue, a steady 16% increase on a yearly...

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SA: Apple matches Samsung's smartphone sales in Q4 2014

SA: Apple matches Samsung's smartphone sales in Q4 2014

29 January, 2015 | comments (58)

Thanks to the record-smashing sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple has tied with Samsung to become the top smartphone vendor in the world in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to a Strategy Analytics report. The Cupertino-based...

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Alleged image of the second generation Moto E leaks

Alleged image of the second generation Moto E leaks

29 January, 2015 | comments (60)

Purported image of the second generation Moto E made the rounds online. The successor of Motorola Moto E XT1021 is expected to make its debut in the near future. The alleged press render gives us a clear look of the front and the back of the...


Samsung’s latest earnings report reveals declining profits

Samsung’s latest earnings report reveals declining profits

29 January, 2015 | comments (61)

Samsung released its earnings report for Q4 of the fiscal 2014. The Korean giant posted operating profit of 5.29 trillion won ( about $4.87 billion) from revenue of 52.73 trillion won ($48.6 billion. The results show a decline from the same...

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Galaxy J1 now official, listed on Samsung Malaysia website

Galaxy J1 now official, listed on Samsung Malaysia website

29 January, 2015 | comments (18)

Just a few hours after we gave you an exclusive sneak peek at the device’s photo and specs, the Samsung Galaxy J1 has been made official - it is now listed on the company’s Malaysia website. Pretty much in-line with what we’ve already noted,...

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Qualcomm confirms Snapdragon 810 snub by a “large customer”

Qualcomm confirms Snapdragon 810 snub by a “large customer”

29 January, 2015 | comments (55)

Qualcomm confirmed that the high-end Snapdragon 810 chip will not feature “in the upcoming design cycle of a large customer’s flagship device.” The San Diego-based chipmaker announced its first quarter results for the fiscal 2015. A series of...

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Midrange HTC One M8i is in the works, rumor claims

Midrange HTC One M8i is in the works, rumor claims

28 January, 2015 | comments (16)

If you've been wondering what other smartphones HTC has in the pipeline for this year aside from the One (M9), then you'll be very interested in this. According to a new (and yet unconfirmed) rumor, the Taiwanese mobile device maker is going to...

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Huawei Mate 7 Compact allegedly shown in live images

Huawei Mate 7 Compact allegedly shown in live images

28 January, 2015 | comments (15)

A couple of days ago we told you that Huawei might announce a new smartphone at MWC this March, namely the Mate 7 Compact. As its name clearly implies, this is going to be a smaller version of the already launched Mate 7 phablet. The Mate 7...

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Vodafone UK to offer the LG G Flex 2 starting March 19

Vodafone UK to offer the LG G Flex 2 starting March 19

28 January, 2015 | comments (3)

The LG G Flex 2 is indeed heading to Vodafone in the UK, just like we heard it would earlier this month. What's more, this particular operator will even be the exclusive seller of the bendy handset for the first six weeks of...

Tags: LG, Android, Vodafone


Juniper Research: Phablets to claim a 20% market share by 2019

Juniper Research: Phablets to claim a 20% market share by 2019

28 January, 2015 | comments (13)

Market analyst Juniper Research has just published a report, stating that phablets will surpass one fifth of total smartphones shipped in 2019, with 400M large-screened pocket devices sold. The phablet term encompasses devices within the 5.5-6.9"...

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Meizu m1 note with Snapdragon 615 unveiled for China

Meizu m1 note with Snapdragon 615 unveiled for China

28 January, 2015 | comments (10)

Among the clamor of the Meizu m1 announcement today, a new version of its bigger brother, the m1 note, almost flew under the radar. The China Telecom dedicated variant packs a Snapdragon 615 chipset, as opposed to the Mediatek silicon of the regular...

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Galaxy A3 and A5 to be available in UK starting February 12

Galaxy A3 and A5 to be available in UK starting February 12

28 January, 2015 | comments (10)

Two representatives of Samsung's new metal A-series - the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 are apparently making their way to the UK market. The devices will be available starting February 12 from Samsung UK, as well as a number of retailers, like Carphone...

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ZTE Blade S6 brings LTE and Lollipop on a budget

ZTE Blade S6 brings LTE and Lollipop on a budget

28 January, 2015 | comments (7)

The ZTE Blade S6 was announced today and will be headed around the world to deliver dual-SIM LTE connectivity plus Lollipop on 64-bit power for people with a tight budget. The phone is built around a 5" IPS LCD with In-cell touch tech and 720p...

Tags: ZTE, Android, Dual SIM