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Xiaomi Mi 5 might include a fingerprint sensor

Xiaomi Mi 5 might include a fingerprint sensor

26 April, 2015 | comments (12)

Xiaomi is working to bring a fingerprint sensor to its high-end to mid-range smartphones. A new patent filing at the State Intellectual Property Office in China reveals a method of implementing fingerprint recognition to the buttons. It is...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


The Top 10 trending phones of week 17

The Top 10 trending phones of week 17

26 April, 2015 | comments (13)

Just when you thought the Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 edge/Grand Prime triumvirate was going to rule for months on end, the Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML stepped in and claimed a seat in the Top 3. And it's also worth noting that the Galaxy S6 lost a massive 30K...


Vivo X5Pro teased in new promo images

Vivo X5Pro teased in new promo images

22 April, 2015 | comments (2)

Vivo is the final stages of development of its new X5Pro smartphone, as indicated by more and more specific details, that have surfaced online. After we showed you a glimpse of the handset's sleek 2.5D glass corners a few days ago, new info sheds...

Tags: Vivo, Android


Alleged Oppo R7 shows up in renders, contains traces of bezels

Alleged Oppo R7 shows up in renders, contains traces of bezels

21 April, 2015 | comments (15)

The upcoming Oppo bezelless flagship has been showing up in live videos lately with some consistency as to its design. However, a new render now claims that the Oppo R7 will look nothing like, instead boasting a crazy thin profile and yes, some...

Tags: Oppo, Android, Rumors


The Top 10 trending phones of week 16

The Top 10 trending phones of week 16

19 April, 2015 | comments (15)

There's no dethroning the Samsung Galaxy S6 from our weekly trending chart, and if anything it's even gaining popularity. It's special Galaxy S6 edge sibling is now the runner-up after briefly falling off the top 3 last week. The Galaxy Grand Prime...


The next Apple iPhone body might utilize 7000 series aluminum

The next Apple iPhone body might utilize 7000 series aluminum

16 April, 2015 | comments (70)

According to a new report on the web, the successors of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus might have a body made of 7000 series aluminum. The innovative alloy is currently utilized in the entry-level Apple Watch Sport. Commonly used in competition...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Galaxy S6 edge is Samsung's most expensive phone to build

Galaxy S6 edge is Samsung's most expensive phone to build

14 April, 2015 | comments (48)

A report due out later today has analyzed how much it costs for Samsung to build each and every Galaxy S6 edge unit. And it turns out that the smartphone boasting that unique curved screen is the most expensive ever - in terms of manufacturing costs...

Tags: Samsung, Android


The Top 10 trending phones of Week 15

The Top 10 trending phones of Week 15

12 April, 2015 | comments (15)

In another issue of our now traditional weekly Top 10 trending chart we see long-standing champion Samsung Galaxy S6 at the top once again. In the absence of any genuine flagship competition, we don't see that changing at least until the launch of...


Vivo Xshot successor tipped to come with phase detection AF

Vivo Xshot successor tipped to come with phase detection AF

10 April, 2015 | comments (2)

The Vivo Xshot was just over at our office for the usual review routine, but apparently it's successor is well in the works. Evidence coming from an internal company meeting suggests further steps are being taken towards a more serious...

Tags: Vivo, Android, Rumors


The Top 10 trending phones of week 14

The Top 10 trending phones of week 14

05 April, 2015 | comments (12)

Another week and another trending devices list. Looking at the top 10 most-interesting devices in our database, there are some quite expected results, but major curveballs are also present. The Top 10 trending phones chart is a recap list of the...


Galaxy S6 edge and HTC One M9 and iPhone 6 undergo bend test

Galaxy S6 edge and HTC One M9 and iPhone 6 undergo bend test

03 April, 2015 | comments (213)

Dredging up a controversial issue from the past, Square Trade decided to redo Bendgate tests this time including the new Samsung Galaxy S6 edge and HTC One M9. The phones were tested twice – once until they visibly bend and again until they are...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, HTC, Misc


iPhone 6C rear casing reportedly shown in leaked pictures

iPhone 6C rear casing reportedly shown in leaked pictures

30 March, 2015 | comments (53)

Last week we first heard about the prospect of Apple launching an iPhone 6C later this year, and today we already get a couple of images purportedly depicting its rear shell. The iPhone 6C is supposed to be the successor to the iPhone 5C (which...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


The Top 10 trending phones of week 13

The Top 10 trending phones of week 13

29 March, 2015 | comments (10)

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is on top of our weekly trending phones chart yet again, and leads by a country mile. A good 100k hits per day behind, the affordable and hugely popular Galaxy Grand Prime takes the second, inches ahead of another offering by...


LG G4 will reportedly not feature a metal body

LG G4 will reportedly not feature a metal body

23 March, 2015 | comments (60)

According to a report from Korea, the soon to be revealed LG G4 will not feature a metal body. However, the Korean giant is expected to launch a metal-clad smartphone before the end of this year. The first LG device with metal body will...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


The Top 10 trending phones of week 12

The Top 10 trending phones of week 12

22 March, 2015 | comments (22)

For yet another week, the top trending phones chart has been dominated by Samsung and, more specifically, the company’s latest flagship device – the Galaxy S6. The handset has been generating so much attention after its announcement at MWC 2015,...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Asus, HTC


The Top 10 trending phones of week 11

The Top 10 trending phones of week 11

15 March, 2015 | comments (19)

This year's high-end offering from Samsung, the Galaxy S6 is firmly on top of our weekly interest chart, garnering more than twice the number of hits of the second-placed Galaxy A7. The top-of-the-line A-series model, on the other hand, shot...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Asus


WSJ: next Apple iPhone will have Force Touch-enabled display

WSJ: next Apple iPhone will have Force Touch-enabled display

10 March, 2015 | comments (39)

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, Apple’s next iPhone will have a Force Touch—capable display. The technology is already present on the Apple Watch, as well as the brand new MacBook. Apple Force Touch senses the amount of...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


The Top 10 trending phones of week 10

The Top 10 trending phones of week 10

08 March, 2015 | comments (25)

Three of the most anticipated phones of 2015 were unveiled at the MWC, which naturally caused a stir in our Top 10 trending chart. The trio climbed to the top and interestingly pulled in the iPhone 6 along. These changes disrupted Samsung's hegemony...

Tags: Sony, Android


Carriers ordered 20 million Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge units

Carriers ordered 20 million Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge units

08 March, 2015 | comments (117)

According to a report in The Korea Times, Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge have received a whopping 20 million orders from wireless carriers. The number is a record for the Korean giant. Out of the 20 million units ordered, 15 million...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Samsung Galaxy S6 edge is Best new handset at MWC 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge is Best new handset at MWC 2015

05 March, 2015 | comments (100)

The LG G3 and iPhone 6 aren't the only smartphones to receive awards from the GSM Association, as it turns out. While those two got the "Best smartphone" title, keep in mind that voting for the category ended in November 2014. So basically they won...