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Meizu MX3 to be unveiled on September 2

Meizu MX3 to be unveiled on September 2

16 August, 2013 | comments (19)

Meizu is getting ready to launch its new flagship - the Meizu MX3. It has already sent invitations for an event on September 2 in Beijing, China. There is no further official information on the event, but there are a few rumors and leaks on the...

Tags: Meizu, Android, Rumors


Xiaomi MI-2S with new chipset announced, faster than the S4?

Xiaomi MI-2S with new chipset announced, faster than the S4?

09 April, 2013 | comments (94)

Oh, Xiaomi you keep teasing us with low-priced superphones that are a challenge to buy outside of China. The latest offering is an S version of the recent Xiaomi MI-2 and it packs a Snapdragon 600 chipset (over the S4 Pro of the MI-2). The...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Octa-core Galaxy S4 benchmarks surface, live up to expectations

Octa-core Galaxy S4 benchmarks surface, live up to expectations

28 March, 2013 | comments (188)

So far, we've only got to evaluate the performance of the I9505 Galaxy S4, which is powered by the Snapdragon 600 chipset. SamMobile on the other hand were lucky enough to fiddle with the Exynos 5 Octa variant of the Galaxy S4 and make it sweat in...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Jelly Bean update for HTC One X boosts performance

Jelly Bean update for HTC One X boosts performance

29 October, 2012 | comments (262)

The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the HTC One X recently started rolling out and it brings a good performance boost with it. One of our readers (thanks, Safal) sent in screenshots of some benchmarks he ran on a JB-running One...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Xiaomi Mi-Two benchmarked, shows great performance early on

Xiaomi Mi-Two benchmarked, shows great performance early on

28 September, 2012 | comments (48)

The Xiaomi Mi-Two was the first phone announced with Qualcomm's monster Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset. The phone is yet to launch officially (production started a week ago), but several Chinese sites have received an engineering sample and the reviews...


Samsung Galaxy Note II LTE live pictures and benchmarks

Samsung Galaxy Note II LTE live pictures and benchmarks

31 August, 2012 | comments (104)

The Galaxy Note II LTE is here and it looks identical to its LTE-less global counterpart. We asked around and turns out that the Note II LTE has the same innards as well - a quad-core Exynos 4412 Quad SoC with an additional LTE chip...


Sony Xperia TX, T and V benchmark scores are here

Sony Xperia TX, T and V benchmark scores are here

30 August, 2012 | comments (439)

As you probably noticed, we are back at the Sony booth at the IFA floor. After we put the cameras of the newly unveiled trio of Android smartphones to the test we are now ready to try and evaluate the performance of their chipsets. The Xperia...


Meizu MX 4-core global release not official yet, apparently

Meizu MX 4-core global release not official yet, apparently

17 July, 2012 | comments (23)

Yesterday we reported that the quad-core Meizu 4-core is now available in various stores around the globe, but it turns out that the smartphone hasn't officially gone global just yet. Meizu reached out to us and clarified that it hasn't yet released...


Meizu MX 4-core is now available globally, pricing still steep

Meizu MX 4-core is now available globally, pricing still steep

16 July, 2012 | comments (32)

The original (dual-core) Meizu MX is one of the most popular smartphones in China. Shortly after the launch there, it was quietly made available around the world from various retailers. Later, after the huge success of the MX, Meizu announced a...


Leaked Lenovo LePhone K860 to feature quad-core Exynos, ICS

Leaked Lenovo LePhone K860 to feature quad-core Exynos, ICS

28 June, 2012 | comments (22)

The LePhone K860 leaked on a Japanese mobile blog earlier today, and is set to be only the third device confirmed to run on the quad-core Exynos chipset, after the GSM version of the Samsung Galaxy S III, and the as-yet unreleased Meizu MX...


Meizu flagship renamed to MX 4-core, available June 30

Meizu flagship renamed to MX 4-core, available June 30

25 June, 2012 | comments (30)

The Meizu MX quad-core has received another official presentation, this time focusing on its renaming to the Meizu MX 4-core during an event in Hong Kong. The device was presented in collaboration with carrier PCCW and will go on sale in its stores...