Xiaomi undoubtedly takes the cake this week with a pair of intriguing new devices. Both the Xiaomi Redmi 3 and the Redmi Note 3 are spectacular offers, mainly for their excellent value. With a 5" display, Snapdragon 616 SoC, 2GB of RAM and a 13MP camera among other things, the former is priced at an almost unbelievable RMB 699 (around $105 at current exchange rates).
The Redmi Note 3 ups the game quite a bit, providing a 5.5-inch FullHD display, up to 3GB of RAM and a Snapdragon 650 (former 618) chip. The device is not entirely new, but it does come with a more powerful SoC, integrated X8 LTE with Cat 7 speeds and support for VoLTE and also sells for the spectacularly affordable $151 for the base model.
To finish off Xiaomi's presence in the news this week, there are a number of new rumors, including images and a full set of specs now available for the company's upcoming flagship the Xiaomi Mi 5. It is shaping up to be a true high-end offer with a 5.2-inch QHD display, 4GB of RAM and running on Qualcomm's latest beastly chip the Snapdragon 820. Speaking of major device rumors, the Samsung Galaxy S7 is getting ever closer to a release and people are still busy figuring out all of the versions it will come in and their respective release dates. Last we heard, its a fifty, fifty affair between having a total of three or four versions.
Lenovo also had a strong week in the mobile realm. It announced the Lemon 3 an interesting mid-ranger with a 5.0-inch FullHD display, Snapdragon 616 SoC, 2GB of RAM and a 13MP main camera, which looks to be directly aimed at the Xiaomi Redmi 3 and even bears the same price tag of RMB 699 (around $105) in China. Then there is the Lenovo A7000, which was launched in India with high hopes to build on the whopping success of its predecessor and the K4 Note, which was spotted at retailers in Saudi Arabia. Speaking of which, new rumors suggest that a K5 Note is already on the way.
In other news, thy mystery around the alleged resurrection of a 4" iPhone is slowly unraveling. And the Nokia brand is getting more frequent mentions in the news section as well, this time with a new leak that hints at a flying return to the smartphone realm for the company in 2016.
Priced at RMB 699 (around $105 at current exchange rates), the device will go on sale in China starting tomorrow.
1.8GHz hexa-core CPU, Adreno 510 GPU, integrated X8 LTE with Cat 7 speeds and support for VoLTE.
The device carries a price tag of RMB 699 (around $105) in China.
A leaked promo image mentions them in the same breath. No S7+ though.
This might be our first glimpse of a new wave of Nokia smartphones, said to come this year.
The page listed the upcoming flagship's specs, but not the price.
Vietnamese luxury specialists Karalux will do the job for you for $67.
According to a new rumor out of China, the upcoming flagship will get two designs.
Additionally, there will be no Moto-branded handsets with screens smaller than 5 inches.
The device was unveiled just a few days ago in India, and is yet to go on sale there.
Only a screenshot of the specs display is available, no score, but it confirms the specs we have so far.
Apple's smartphone scores upwards of 132K points in v6.0 of the popular benchmark, number two result is 92K.
According to a new rumor out of China, it won't be called iPhone 6c, nor iPhone 7c, as previously thought.
The images were posted on Weibo but have since been taken down.
A new rumor suggests that the upcoming flagship will have a detachable bottom part.
Last week, Xiaomi took the wraps off its latest Redmi 3 smartphone in China. For roughly $100, the phone offers excellent value on paper, so it's understandable if you want to see more of this phone.
Artist Jermaine Smit updates his drawings to reflect the latest leaks.
The budget handset was spotted in a number of major electronic chains in the country.
The mysterious handset has an almost uncanny resemblance to some recent Meizu and Xiaomi devices.
Identical to the K3 Note except for the name and the price.
Samsung is very proud of the latest mobile chipset it's created. And to prove this to the world, the Korean company has just released an infographic that's all about the recently unveiled Exynos 8890....
I think most specs are already leaked. Various manufacturers have cases for the Samsung on pre-order. I found a complete collection Galaxy S7 cases at a Dutch online store... Some on stock... https://www.gsmpunt.nl/accessoires/samsung/galaxy-s7/ho...
High-end vs low-end smartphone.
The winner true in week 2, is Huawei Mate 8, Company Huawei he knew how to they promote phone. Near was and company Xiaomi by phone X5 (next Xiaomi 6) Company Samsung was poor at this chapter.