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Huawei P8 Lite is already available to buy in Europe

Huawei P8 Lite is already available to buy in Europe

14 May, 2015 | comments (10)

Although it wasn't actually mentioned during Huawei's grand event which showcased the P8 and P8max, the P8 Lite is a real smartphone. We recently told you it went up for pre-order in Germany, and now we find it's already available for purchase in...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Meizu MX4 Pro allegedly discontinued

Meizu MX4 Pro allegedly discontinued

14 May, 2015 | comments (11)

The MX4 Pro smartphone, which was launched by Meizu just six months ago, is no longer in production. The news was revealed in a Facebook post (see image below) by the Turkish division of the Chinese company. Although the company hasn't yet...

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Samsung Netherlands confirms Lollipop for Galaxy Note 3 Neo

Samsung Netherlands confirms Lollipop for Galaxy Note 3 Neo

14 May, 2015 | comments (14)

Over a couple of months after Samsung France confirmed the Android Lollipop update for the Galaxy Note 3 Neo, the company's Netherlands unit has also said that the device will get the update. However, unlike the French subsidiary, which had...

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Meizu to announce its first smartphone in India on May 18

Meizu to announce its first smartphone in India on May 18

14 May, 2015 | comments (12)

India is the second largest market after China in the Asian region. Recent reports pointed that the sales of Apple surpassed Xiaomi and likes in China. That is why the Chinese companies such as Xiaomi, OnePlus, Vivo, and couple of others have been...

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HTC J Butterfly flagship released in Japan

HTC J Butterfly flagship released in Japan

14 May, 2015 | comments (32)

It's getting progressively harder to tell which exactly smartphone is HTC's current flagship and a newly announced model in Japan further complicates things. The new device is named J Butterfly and has a pretty impressive specsheet. For...

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HTC tipped to launch a low-end H7 tablet later this year

HTC tipped to launch a low-end H7 tablet later this year

14 May, 2015 | comments (9)

According to @upleaks, HTC will introduce a low-end tablet codenamed H7. The slate is expected to debut at some point in the second quarter of 2015. HTC H7:seems a low-end tablet, release in Q2 2015— @upleaks (@upleaks) May 13,...

Tags: Huawei, Android


Huawei will hold a press event in New York City on June 2

Huawei will hold a press event in New York City on June 2

14 May, 2015 | comments (14)

Huawei sent out press invites for an event in New York City next month, on June 2. The invitations sport the following catchphrase: “See what we’re unlocking next.” Small bits from a likely image of a smartphone are also part of the invite -...

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Vivo X5Pro goes official with 2.5D display and $440 price tag

Vivo X5Pro goes official with 2.5D display and $440 price tag

14 May, 2015 | comments (18)

Vivo’s next flagship smartphone has been caught in the whirlwind of leaks and rumors for a while. Now, the Chinese company finally took the wraps off the new Vivo X5Pro. Vivo X5Pro’s specs fall in line with past leaks. Its 5.2” 1080p Super...

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AT&T Galaxy S6 receives mysterious update

AT&T Galaxy S6 receives mysterious update

14 May, 2015 | comments (11)

Users of the Galaxy S6 on AT&T have started receiving a new update, which is sized at around 237MB and keeps the device on Android 5.0.2. While there is no official word on what is included in the update, according to someone on XDA (hit the...

Tags: AT&T, Android, Samsung


Android 5.1 is now seeding to the LTE variant of Moto E (2015)

Android 5.1 is now seeding to the LTE variant of Moto E (2015)

13 May, 2015 | comments (9)

Android 5.1 Lollipop is now seeding to the LTE variant of the second generation Motorola Moto E. A number of users of the smartphone with model number XT 1527 report that they have received a notification for the update. The new Android...

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Press images of Samsung Galaxy S6 Active appear on Twitter

Press images of Samsung Galaxy S6 Active appear on Twitter

13 May, 2015 | comments (19)

Hot on the heels of the live photos we published yesterday, a duo of Samsung Galaxy S6 Active press image made the rounds online. The images we posted on Twitter by @evleaks. The press images of Samsung Galaxy S6 Active fall right in line...


LG G4 drop test video shows that a shattered screen still works

LG G4 drop test video shows that a shattered screen still works

13 May, 2015 | comments (34)

Following the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge drop test video, early adopters of the LG G4 decided to put the phone to a similar trial. In the LG G4 drop test video, the phone gets dropped twice - vertically and screen first. First, the device is...

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LG G4 Mini shows up in a Vodafone price list

LG G4 Mini shows up in a Vodafone price list

13 May, 2015 | comments (13)

LG has already made the G4 official, but so far the company has not outed a 'mini' version of its new flagship. Last year we had the G3 S serving this purpose, so it stands to reason that a 'mini' G4 is being prepped. In fact, not long ago we...

Tags: LG, Android


LG G Stylo now out at Boost Mobile, coming to Sprint in June

LG G Stylo now out at Boost Mobile, coming to Sprint in June

13 May, 2015 | comments (5)

After going official in LG's native South Korea last month, the G Stylo phablet has been semi-announced by T-Mobile - in that the carrier acknowledged that it would be selling it, but hasn't shared any more details. On the other hand, a report...

Tags: LG, Android, Sprint


Contest rules reveal LG G4 carrier price to be lower than Galaxy S6

Contest rules reveal LG G4 carrier price to be lower than Galaxy S6

13 May, 2015 | comments (21)

Just days after there were reports that the Verizon and Sprint variants of the LG G4 smartphone have cleared the FCC hurdle, there is finally some information on the carrier retail price of the device. The terms and conditions of the...

Tags: LG, Android


YotaPhone 2 gets Lollipop, price cut and a white version

YotaPhone 2 gets Lollipop, price cut and a white version

13 May, 2015 | comments (14)

From Russia with love! You surely remember the YotaPhone 2 - the quirky two-display phone that is definitely in a league of its own. Well, now it has become even more extravagant, with a new color scheme - white. The updated device was released...


Samsung Galaxy S6 Active certified by the FCC

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active certified by the FCC

13 May, 2015 | comments (14)

Yesterday we showed you photos of what could be the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active. There's an important step before the phone can land on store shelves – certification – and it seems that's already been taken care of in the US. The Samsung SM-G890A...


Sony Xperia A4 is official in Japan, a Z4 Compact in disguise?

Sony Xperia A4 is official in Japan, a Z4 Compact in disguise?

13 May, 2015 | comments (52)

Sony has quietly announced the Xperia A4 smartphone for the Japanese carrier NTT Docomo. The new device sports a model number SO-04G, which fuels speculation that it may be the future global Xperia Z4 Compact. A former Xperia A2 SO-04F was launched...

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XOLO announces XOLO Prime, priced at $89

XOLO announces XOLO Prime, priced at $89

13 May, 2015 | comments (15)

XOLO has launched a new budget smartphone in India. The XOLO Prime is priced at Rs. 5,699 ($89). The XOLO Prime has 4.5-inch 854x480 resolution IPS display, 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory with microSD card slot, 5...

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Verizon's HTC One (M7) to get Lollipop update tomorrow

Verizon's HTC One (M7) to get Lollipop update tomorrow

13 May, 2015 | comments (2)

HTC has announced that the Verizon variant of the One (M7), which was released back in 2013, will start receiving the Android 5.0 Lollipop update tomorrow. The announcement was made by the company's VP of Product Management Mo Versi via a...

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