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Galaxy S6 duo on US Cellular getting Android 5.1.1 update

Galaxy S6 duo on US Cellular getting Android 5.1.1 update

24 June, 2015 | comments (4)

Over a week after the Android 5.1.1 update started rolling out to the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge units on T-Mobile, the US Cellular variants of Samsung's latest flagship smartphones have also started receiving it. The OTA update is currently...

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LG announces new mid-range smartphone Band Play

LG announces new mid-range smartphone Band Play

24 June, 2015 | comments (20)

LG has just announced a new mid-range smartphone dubbed Band Play. The device was unveiled in the company's home country of South Korea, where it will go on sale later this week for KRW 394,800 ($356). Specs-wise, the handset is powered by a...

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Lenovo Vibe Shot now available for purchase in US

Lenovo Vibe Shot now available for purchase in US

24 June, 2015 | comments (13)

The camera-centric Vibe Shot smartphone, which was unveiled by Lenovo back in March at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) and released in China last month, is now available for purchase in the US. Amazon is selling the black colour...

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HTC One M9+ lands in the EU in mid-July

HTC One M9+ lands in the EU in mid-July

23 June, 2015 | comments (15)

It looks like the rumors were right, and the HTC One M9+ is headed to Europe indeed. Just a few days ago a usually reliable leaker of HTC-related stuff told us that the handset would be out in EU markets in the third quarter (so from July to...

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Xiaomi reportedly shipped 35 million devices in H1 2015

Xiaomi reportedly shipped 35 million devices in H1 2015

23 June, 2015 | comments (18)

China's number two smartphone player Xiaomi has shipped more than 35 million smartphones in the first half of the ongoing year, according to a local display supplier. If true, that is a 30% increase from H1 2014, when Xiaomi managed to ship a total...

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The next Galaxy Note might come without an edged sibling after all

The next Galaxy Note might come without an edged sibling after all

23 June, 2015 | comments (83)

Samsung has become quite predictable with the release schedule for its flagship Galaxy devices. The Galaxy S6 and S6 edge were released right on que at MWC 2015, which leads us to believe that the Korean giant will be just as diligent with the Note...


Meizu m2 note goes on sale for just under $200

Meizu m2 note goes on sale for just under $200

23 June, 2015 | comments (16)

The Meizu m2 note, which was announced earlier this month and was spotted listed for pre-order from several online retailers last week, is now available for purchase from a few online retailers. Pandawill is selling the 16GB White colour...

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Meizu MX5 specs leaked in benchmark listings

Meizu MX5 specs leaked in benchmark listings

23 June, 2015 | comments (16)

The Meizu MX5 is merely a week away from official launch, which is set for June 30. It's also not exactly the best kept secret, as we've already caught a few glimpses of it in live images. It is no wonder then that sample units have made it to the...

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Android 5.1 update begins rolling out to second-gen Moto X

Android 5.1 update begins rolling out to second-gen Moto X

23 June, 2015 | comments (15)

Just days after the first-generation Moto X started getting it in select markets, Motorola has announced that it is rolling out the Android 5.1 Lollipop update to the the second-generation Moto X as well. For those who aren't aware, the...

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Sony Xperia C4 goes on sale in US via Amazon

Sony Xperia C4 goes on sale in US via Amazon

23 June, 2015 | comments (8)

Although not officially, the Sony Xperia C4 - which was announced back in May and went on sale in Europe, the Middle East, and parts of Asia earlier this month - is now available for purchase in the US. Online retailer Amazon is selling the...

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The first smartphone with deca-core CPU is coming in mid-October

The first smartphone with deca-core CPU is coming in mid-October

22 June, 2015 | comments (81)

MediaTek's high-end deca-core Helio X20 chipset is set to make a debut in mid-October housed inside the Elephone P9000. The Chinese smartphone is expected to debut on October 20 with $500 price tag. The MediaTek Helio X20 deca-core chipset...


OnePlus 2 will have USB Type-C port, the company reveals

OnePlus 2 will have USB Type-C port, the company reveals

22 June, 2015 | comments (45)

Last week OnePlus officially started its teaser campaign for its next flagship smartphone, which is due to be unveiled soon. Until that happens, though, the Chinese company has promised to reveal things about it bit by bit. The first such...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 edge is now getting Android 5.1.1 in the UK

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge is now getting Android 5.1.1 in the UK

22 June, 2015 | comments (22)

Mere hours ago we got word that the update to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop was already rolling out to Samsung Galaxy S6 units in France. This follows the world premiere of this Android version's rollout for Samsung handsets, which happened last week on...


Android M developer preview up for some Xperia devices

Android M developer preview up for some Xperia devices

22 June, 2015 | comments (24)

Android M was definitely one of the highlights of Google I/O 2015, just like Android Lollipop was a year earlier. Although the new version isn’t nearly as big an update as Android 5.0 was, it still has quite a few interesting features to boast, like...

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Samsung Galaxy A8 now certified by the FCC

Samsung Galaxy A8 now certified by the FCC

22 June, 2015 | comments (16)

The Samsung Galaxy A8, the top model in the A-series lineup, has ticked off another check box on its road to official release. After it stopped by Chinese regulator TENAA, we now have word that it's been certified by its US counterpart. Unlike...


Samsung to reportedly ship 45 million S6/S6 Edge units in 2015

Samsung to reportedly ship 45 million S6/S6 Edge units in 2015

22 June, 2015 | comments (52)

Samsung is expecting to ship around 45 million units of its Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge flagship smartphones in this year alone, according to a recent report from Deutsche Bank. That's broadly in-line with various earlier reports - a CitiBank...

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T-Mobile Galaxy S5 starts getting Android 5.1.1 update

T-Mobile Galaxy S5 starts getting Android 5.1.1 update

22 June, 2015 | comments (5)

T-Mobile has started rolling out the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update to the Samsung Galaxy S5 devices on its network. The update - which is yet to be officially announced by T-Mobile - carriers a build number of G900TUVU1FOF6, and is currently...


Samsung Galaxy S6 receives Android 5.1.1 OTA in France

Samsung Galaxy S6 receives Android 5.1.1 OTA in France

22 June, 2015 | comments (17)

The Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update for the reigning Samsung flagship Galaxy S6 has been in the news for quite some time. It has taken it a week since it was officially confirmed, and has now debuted in France. The OTA update weighs in at 623MB,...

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Lenovo A6000 Plus receives a price cut, now costs INR 6,999

Lenovo A6000 Plus receives a price cut, now costs INR 6,999

22 June, 2015 | comments (24)

Lenovo has slashed the price of its A6000 Plus smartphone - which was launched in India in April this year for INR 7,499 ($118) - to INR 6,999 ($110). (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id))...

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OnePlus One now available for purchase on Flipkart

OnePlus One now available for purchase on Flipkart

22 June, 2015 | comments (10)

Just days after Flipkart posted a teaser suggesting that it will soon start selling the OnePlus One smartphone, the device is now available for purchase on the online retailer's website. As for the price, the 64GB Sandstone Black model of the...

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