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Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 rumored to be launching tomorrow

Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 rumored to be launching tomorrow

14 October, 2014 | comments (45)

If the latest rumor on the matter is to be believed, tomorrow we'll be treated to the official announcement of both the HTC-made Nexus 9 tablet as well as the Nexus 6 phablet by Motorola. But don't expect a big event or anything like that - they'll...


Droid Turbo gets leaked press pics, official unveiling date

Droid Turbo gets leaked press pics, official unveiling date

14 October, 2014 | comments (29)

Verizon has just started sending out press invites for an event it will hold on October 28. As you can see, these plainly state that during that event the next Droid-branded handset will be unveiled. Furthermore, the carrier has recently...


Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 phablet will be powered by Snapdragon 615

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 phablet will be powered by Snapdragon 615

14 October, 2014 | comments (17)

The successor to the Redmi Note is in the works – alleged back panels of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 have leaked alongside basic specs and price for the phablet. The Redmi Note 2 will keep the 5.5" screen though the bezels got bigger and the device now...


Huawei Honor Holly launches in India with a 5

Huawei Honor Holly launches in India with a 5" 720p display

14 October, 2014 | comments (34)

Huawei officially revealed the Honor Holly for the Indian market. With the affordable smartphone, the Chinese company is offering an alternative to the recently launched Android One initiative. Paying the $118 (INR 6,999) price for the...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Xiaomi Redmi 1S gets an update addressing RAM and heat issues

Xiaomi Redmi 1S gets an update addressing RAM and heat issues

14 October, 2014 | comments (48)

Xiaomi has pushed an over-the-air update for the Redmi 1S. The latest firmware version brings MIUI 5 v4.5 and brings a fix to several performance-related issues. One of the key issues that users report fixed is the occasional overheating of the...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Motorola Droid Turbo flexes Snapdragon 805 muscle

Motorola Droid Turbo flexes Snapdragon 805 muscle

14 October, 2014 | comments (30)

The Motorola Droid Turbo passed through another benchmark and this time left scores. The Droid Turbo is powered by a Snapdragon 805 chipset – four Krait 450 cores at 2.65GHz, 3GB RAM and Adreno 420 GPU. The phone runs Android 4.4.4 KitKat and has a...

Tags: Motorola, Android


evleaks outs an official Google Nexus 6 press photo

evleaks outs an official Google Nexus 6 press photo

14 October, 2014 | comments (104)

Famous leak-agent @evleaks is officially retired, but in a sudden surge of nostalgia brought us a new leak. And not just any leak, as now we have the first official photo of the upcoming Nexus 6. The photo shows the Nexus 6 front panel and its...


Lenovo Sisley examined by TENAA, official specs revealed

Lenovo Sisley examined by TENAA, official specs revealed

14 October, 2014 | comments (16)

The Lenovo Sisley is, let's say, an homage to the iPhone 6 with a nearly identical design. It even has the same thickness – 6.9mm – though as we pointed out yesterday the camera doesn't protrude. There were some rumored specs to go with yesterday's...

Tags: Lenovo, Android


A plethora of Samsung Galaxy are getting Android 4.4.4 soon

A plethora of Samsung Galaxy are getting Android 4.4.4 soon

14 October, 2014 | comments (68)

Today we got some good news about the Samsung Galaxy owners worldwide. A leaked roadmap spilled the beans on the Samsung Android 4.4.4 KitKat update schedule. As the table reveals the 4.4.4 update has already been completed for the Galaxy S5,...


Oppo N3 camera detailed: 16MP 1/2.3-inch sensor

Oppo N3 camera detailed: 16MP 1/2.3-inch sensor

14 October, 2014 | comments (13)

The Oppo N3 details keep trickling and the latest piece of news comes from the company's CEO himself. In a Weibo post, Tony Chen says the 16MP sensor of the N3 will have the ample 1/2.3" size, which will result in higher quality images. He...

Tags: Oppo, Android


Samsung Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders kick-off in India

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders kick-off in India

14 October, 2014 | comments (90)

The launch day map for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 proves increasingly inaccurate. It seemed to indicate that the flagship phablet will be available in India on October 10, however Samsung will only be holding an event today to unveil the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Xiaomi adds another former Google executive to its team

Xiaomi adds another former Google executive to its team

13 October, 2014 | comments (4)

The Chinese hardware manufacturer Xiaomi added another former Google executive to its team. Jai Mani was a strategy and analytics associate for Google Play during his days at the search giant. The new hire will lead Xiaomi’s product team...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Vertu for Bentley smartphone goes official

Vertu for Bentley smartphone goes official

13 October, 2014 | comments (37)

Vertu and Bentley announced a smartphone than marks the beginning of a five-year partnership. The ultra luxurious Vertu for Bentley handset will be available in a limited edition of 2,000 pieces at the company’s boutiques this month with a...

Tags: Vertu, Android


Unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 Compact can be ordered in the US

Unlocked Sony Xperia Z3 Compact can be ordered in the US

13 October, 2014 | comments (37)

If you're in the US and want to grab a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, then this is for you. And that's especially true if you like to purchase your smartphones unlocked and without being tied to long-term contracts with carriers. Sony has now put...

Tags: Sony, Android


Xiaomi Mi 4 and Redmi Note to land in India within 60 days

Xiaomi Mi 4 and Redmi Note to land in India within 60 days

13 October, 2014 | comments (32)

Xiaomi has so far had great success in India, where it's been holding weekly flash sales for a while. However, the only two devices that the company has offered Indian buyers until now have been the Mi 3 and the Redmi 1S. Things will change soon,...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Sony Xperia Z3 for T-Mobile up for pre-order on October 15

Sony Xperia Z3 for T-Mobile up for pre-order on October 15

13 October, 2014 | comments (7)

After Verizon premiered the Sony Xperia Z3 under the name of Xperia Z3v its now time for T-Mobile to start selling the device. The US carrier announced a month ago that it will carry the device. The Sony Xperia Z3 is set to arrive in...


Huawei Honor 6 Extreme Edition is official with Kirin 928 chip

Huawei Honor 6 Extreme Edition is official with Kirin 928 chip

13 October, 2014 | comments (21)

At an event today in Beijing, Huawei officially unveiled the Honor 6 Extreme Edition packing the company's latest Kirin 928 chipset. Its comprised of an 2GHz octa-core CPU, 3GB of RAM and Mali T628MP4 GPU. We're yet to see how much faster the Kirin...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Lenovo Sisley shows what the iPhone 6 should have looked like

Lenovo Sisley shows what the iPhone 6 should have looked like

13 October, 2014 | comments (82)

Lenovo is working on a new Android smartphone called Sisley, which has just had its photos leaked. The company seems to have been heavily inspired by Apple when designing the Sisley, as it resembles the iPhone 6 as close as phone we've...


Android L running on Moto G demoed on video

Android L running on Moto G demoed on video

13 October, 2014 | comments (26)

Update: Nope, nevermind, it's just Android L-themed CyanogenMod 11. Recent Motorola phones have a near-Nexus status when it comes to software updates, even the mid-range Moto G. A developer got Android L running and recorded a six minute video...

Tags: Motorola, Android


More photos of Meizu MX4 Pro with YunOS surface

More photos of Meizu MX4 Pro with YunOS surface

13 October, 2014 | comments (12)

A few hours ago a photo of the Meizu MX4 Pro leaked and now it has been followed by a few more. Interestingly one of the photos shows the YunOS boot screen and not Flyme. Both are custom versions of Android but while Flyme is developed in-house...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors