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Xiaomi Mi 4 already listed online ahead of its unveiling

Xiaomi Mi 4 already listed online ahead of its unveiling

16 July, 2014 | comments (33)

The Xiaomi Mi 4 will be announced on July 22, that much has been made clear by the company's teasers so far. But despite those and a few rumors here and there, we still don't know very much about the Mi 4. Now though one online retailer already...

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Oppo Find 7 Transformers edition up for grabs in a contest

Oppo Find 7 Transformers edition up for grabs in a contest

27 June, 2014 | comments (20)

Oppo is holding up a giveaway offering you the chance to win one of twenty four Find 7 Transformer Edition smartphones. The campaign is lead by Oppo Vietnam and is available for anyone around the world to participate. All you have to do is follow...

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Oppo Find 7a gets a software update, brings voice unlock

Oppo Find 7a gets a software update, brings voice unlock

18 June, 2014 | comments (8)

Oppo is now seeding a firmware update to the Find 7a flagship smartphone. It is available over the air and weighs about 290MB. It will bring your Find 7a to ColorOS 1.2.1i, but the firmware is still based on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. Some of...


Oppo Find 7 goes on preorder, ships in early July

Oppo Find 7 goes on preorder, ships in early July

17 June, 2014 | comments (22)

Oppo Find 7 pre-orders are now live and you can already reserve you Astro Black or White flavor. The smartphone will set you back $599 if you order it from within the USA or 479 if you are getting it via the EU store. Oppo Find 7 is the...

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Alcatel One Touch D820 with QHD screen benchmarked

Alcatel One Touch D820 with QHD screen benchmarked

15 June, 2014 | comments (28)

Guess who's next in line to release a handset with a QHD (2560x1440) touchscreen? You may be surprised to learn that it's Alcatel, and not some bigger name. The smartphone maker that's owned by Chinese company TCL is apparently following in the...

Tags: Android, Alcatel


Samsung Galaxy S5 mini leaks in high-res pics, specs in tow

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini leaks in high-res pics, specs in tow

10 June, 2014 | comments (75)

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini has been in our rumor mill for quite a while, but today we are finally getting to see the real deal. We can got high-res live pictures of the S5 mini plus a comparison shot with its bigger Galaxy S5 sibling. Samsung...

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Oppo announces R6007, is essentially the Find 7 mini

Oppo announces R6007, is essentially the Find 7 mini

01 June, 2014 | comments (14)

A couple of days back, Oppo announced the Oppi N1 Mini, a smaller variant of the Oppo N1. Today, the company has announced the Oppo R6007. Although the name does not say it as such, the R6007 is essentially the Find 7 Mini. The Oppo R6007 has...

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Counterclockwise: Apple iPhone 4, Asus Padfone, Nokia Oro

Counterclockwise: Apple iPhone 4, Asus Padfone, Nokia Oro

31 May, 2014 | comments (9)

After a short break our Counterclockwise series is making a return. This is our weekly article that looks back in time at what happened over the same seven days in the last few years. So sit tight for your weekly dose of...


Oppo N1 Mini is now official, full details come June 10

Oppo N1 Mini is now official, full details come June 10

30 May, 2014 | comments (13)

Shortly after teasing it, Oppo made the N1 Mini official. The company shared some of the phone's details, but not all, as it will hold an event on June 10 to do just that. What Oppo shared regarding the N1 Mini is little, but gives a...

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LG G3 with 5.5-inch QHD display, laser AF camera goes official

LG G3 with 5.5-inch QHD display, laser AF camera goes official

27 May, 2014 | comments (115)

The LG G3 is finally official and is ready to take the duties as the company's 2014 flagship Android smartphone. Hardware The LG G3 features a 5.5" True HD-IPS+ LCD display with a QHD (2560 x 1440 pixels) resolution. This results in the...

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Alleged live photos of Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime hit the web

Alleged live photos of Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime hit the web

18 May, 2014 | comments (128)

Alleged live photos of the yet to be annoucned Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime made the rounds online. The images allow us to catch a glimpse of the front and the back of the much talked about metal-clad handset. As you can see in the photo above,...


Oppo Find 7 goes on pre-order in China for $565, ships May 29

Oppo Find 7 goes on pre-order in China for $565, ships May 29

07 May, 2014 | comments (15)

Oppo's latest flagship smartphone, the Find 7 was officially unveiled at a dedicated press event in March. Back then the company did reveal the pricing details of the smartphone, but there was no word on when the device will actually hit the...

Tags: Oppo, Android


OnePlus One specs, photos and camera samples surface

OnePlus One specs, photos and camera samples surface

19 April, 2014 | comments (59)

The OnePlus One smartphone is having its announcement on April 23 and as the date nears we've been bombared with new information about the upcoming phone. First up official renders of the phone's StyleSwaps back covers have surfaced. Then, there are...

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LG G3 for Sprint leaks with a QHD display and 3GB of RAM

LG G3 for Sprint leaks with a QHD display and 3GB of RAM

11 April, 2014 | comments (73)

A User Agent Profile information of the LG G3 has appeared on Sprint's website. The phone carries a model number LS990, which further confirms it's the successor of the LG G2 (LS980 in North America). The file states the LG G3 will pack a...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


OnePlus One to have 3 GB of RAM, 2.5GHz CPU

OnePlus One to have 3 GB of RAM, 2.5GHz CPU

08 April, 2014 | comments (36)

Aiming to stay on the cutting edge of smartphone capabilities even before its hit the shelves the OnePlus One smartphone will opt for a quad-core Snapdragon 801 accompanied by 3 GB of RAM. This will make the One just the third smartphone to sport...

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Oppo Find 7a is now on pre-order for 399

Oppo Find 7a is now on pre-order for 399

07 April, 2014 | comments (15)

Oppo has put the Find 7a with a full HD display for a pre-order on its website. Available internationally, the phone can be yours for 399. Oppo is feeling quite generous and for every Find 7a pre-order, it will throw in a free Easy-Cover...

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2014 W11 news in review: Find 7, Moto and LG smartwatches

2014 W11 news in review: Find 7, Moto and LG smartwatches

23 March, 2014 | comments (3)

The usual round of HTC One leaks and flagship market availability announcements aside, this week's news saw the anticipated announcement of the Oppo Find 7, one of the first QHD-display-toting smartphones, as well as new smartwatches from LG and...

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Oppo Find 7 50MP camera samples leak

Oppo Find 7 50MP camera samples leak

20 March, 2014 | comments (72)

Oppo's upcoming flagship device, the Find 7, boasts a 50MP super zoom feature. There have been some questions as to whether or not the super zoom is akin to zooming in on a picture using computer software, but after taking a look at the samples,...

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ZTE Nubia X6 visits Tenaa, is a 6.44

ZTE Nubia X6 visits Tenaa, is a 6.44" phablet

20 March, 2014 | comments (12)

ZTE has been teasing the upcoming Nubia X6 flagship with tidbits of info, but a cache of specs was discovered at Tenaa. Unlike the Nubia Z phones, the X6 is a phablet a whopping 6.44" phablet to rival the Sony Xperia Z Ultra. The screen is a...

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Oppo Find 7 is official with QHD display and Snapdragon 801 SoC

Oppo Find 7 is official with QHD display and Snapdragon 801 SoC

19 March, 2014 | comments (130)

Just as planned today Oppo made the Find 7 official at a dedicated launch evet. The Oppo Find 7 is the first smartphone to pack a 5.5" QHD (2560 x 1440 pixels) display making for the astonishing pixel density of 538ppi. Oppo has been able to...

Tags: Oppo, Android