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Most mid-range and flagship phones are powered by Qualcomm SoCs, but a Taiwanese company aims to change that, and is currently planning to take the fight right to Qualcomm's doorstep.
The phablet market isn't just the iPhone 6 Plus or the Galaxy Note line. The Huawei Ascend Mate 7 is a six-inch handset that's full of surprises and certainly worth more attention than it gets.
Samsung is keen on reducing its reliance on Android for making devices, and is currently considering Windows Phone for some of its upcoming devices, despite the ongoing legal troubles with Microsoft.
Samsung isn't afraid to experiment with new concepts. Their latest is adding a curved AMOLED display on their flagship large-screened smartphone, the Galaxy Note 4, to create the Galaxy Note Edge
The Sony Xperia Z4 specifications leaked just a month afther the launch of Xperia Z3, and now we learn that the much awaited flagship will come in two versions tailored for different markets.
Kodak has tested the waters on the smartphone market with a new handset called the IM5. This new Android device goes big on imaging capabilities and the ease of sharing your photos with others.
HTC has today announced a new entry-level smartphone currently destined for the UK, the HTC Desire 320. Featuring modest specs and a price to match this is the company's new budget offering.
The French multinational company has recently announced it will bring affordable 4G mobile devices to the upcoming CES, and they carry impressive specifications for their price.
Considering the growing number of diseases caused by insufficient use of public toilets in India, the Indian government is taking steps to use technology to assess and track toilet use in the country.
A teaser graphic posted on mynewpalm.com gives a small clue as to what may be in store for the Palm brand name. With CES 2015 coming in the next few days, hopefully we will learn more soon.
The Mozilla and KDDI Firefox OS Fx0 smartphone has appeared in a hands-on video showing off its design and capabilities. It was designed by Tokujin Yoshioka and is currently exclusive to Japan.
With Chinese manufacturer OPPO breaking into the markets of Australia, Indonesia and India and actually being succesful there, the company is confident it will double shipments in 2015.
BlackBerry, known for its development of smartphones, is working with Boeing to create a 'James Bond'-style smartphone that self-destructs when tampered with.
BLU have just released their biggest smartphone yet for just $149. It boasts of a 7" display to attract people to buy it, but its other specifications might want you to do the exact opposite.
A follow up to the Honor 6, the Huawei Honor 6 Plus has everything from 3GB RAM to dual 8MP rear-cameras, as well as an IR blaster, dual-SIM support and a large 3600 mAh battery.
BlackBerry Classic pre-orders for North America have completely sold out, according to the information displayed on the pre-order page, which may suggest that the company is slowly bouncing back.
Some people were concerned with how strong the 4.8mm Oppo R5 smartphone was, so Oppo decided to release a video detailing exactly how tough the Chinese smartphone really is.
Selfies are a big trend but most selfie cameras suck. Microsoft hopes to address this with the Lumia 735, which comes with a higher resolution and better quality five megapixel front facing camera.
The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact packs the same goodness of its larger sibling in a more manageable body. That includes a Snapdragon 801 SoC, a 20.7MP camera, Category 4 LTE, NFC, and IP68 waterproofing.
Today, Microsoft Bangladesh teamed up with the Coca-Cola Company to sponsor an event that would aim to set the first official world record of number of people in a single selfie photo.
The mobile giant plans to scale back the number of unique mobile phone devices it produces by up to 30% in order to save money and increase profits after sales declines in previous months.
With the Xperia Z3 it's clear Sony has been tinkering with the perfect smartphone formula, crafting something that can provide a balance of design, performance, camera quality, and battery life.
Yesterday, HTC kicked off the shopping season by offering a limited number of Nexus 9s at an unbelievable $199. Unfortunately, the demand was overwhelming, leading to a poor shopping experience.
Days after the launch of the world's thinnest smartphone, the 4.85mm-thick Oppo R5, Vivo now hopes to steal that title with a device that's half as thick as an iPhone 5/5s, with a sleek 3.8mm profile.
Some think Quad HD displays on phones are unnecessary - but even higher-res 4K screens are in development by Sharp, with the first handsets offering 4096x2160px displays expected to launch in 2016.
If you use Apple SIM and select AT&T as your carrier, you can no longer change the carrier to something else, effectively ruining the Apple SIM. It is a broad yet unsurprising move from AT&T.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 has been refreshed into the Galaxy S5 Plus, receiving a chipset upgrade to the latest Snapdragon 805 which provides performance increases across the board.
Alibaba, also known as the "Amazon" or "eBay of China," has teamed up with Philips to create their flagship YunOS-powered smartphone, which has some pretty interesting specs.
The Kogan Agora 4G's standout feature is its 5.0-inch 720p display, paired with a Snapdragon 400 SoC. On the back you'll find an 8-megapixel camera, and inside is a sizeable 2,500 mAh battery.
The Motorola Moto G is an impressive update to the original model, addressing several issues with the first generation model and improving a few bits of hardware.
Some have said that Sony are a bit late to the game with the Z3 but with exceptional performance, two days battery life, waterproofing in a premium design, I think the game is just heating up.
While every other manufacturer began pumping out phones with increasingly larger screens in the wake of the Galaxy Note's arrival in 2012, Apple is just jumping in now with the 5.5" iPhone 6 Plus.
With the 4.7-inch iPhone 6, you might still need the iPad mini or other small-sized tablet. With the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus, you may realize that there's no need for that any longer.
More information suggests September 19th to be the release date for the iPhone 6. The report claims that both sizes will be available, although the larger model would be of limited availability.
Lenovo announced two new handsets at IFA 2014, with one of them being a prime competitor to HTC's new Desire 820 and the other one offering some decent specs for its price.
Microsoft did not stop at the reveal of three Lumia devices today, they also announced a broad range of accessories for wireless charging and screen sharing, and they will be available this month.
Microsoft today announced the Lumia Denim update that will be available immediately on the Lumia 730, 735 and 830. It will begin rolling out to other Windows Phone 8 devices in Q4.
HTC has unveiled its second phone to pack a 64-bit processor, the Desire 820. The mid-range phone offers some great specifications, though pricing has yet to be announced.
Microsoft announced three devices today at IFA Berlin, among them was the Lumia 830 which will ship with 'Lumia Denim' for €330 excluding taxes and subsidies.
Well the leaks were more or less accurate on the Lumia 730 and 735, the two variants are indeed 'selfie' phones that feature a 5Mpx front-facing shooter at an attractive price as well!
The Lumia 930 features a large, 5-inch 1080p AMOLED display, a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 SoC, and Nokia's signature 20-megapixel PureView camera.
Many phones claim all day battery life but we all know that's mostly bs, however that's about to change. There are three major trends driving this future: bigger phones, better hardware and Android L.
2.3ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, 3GB RAM, 2k (1440p, QHD) display and dual-sim support are some of the features available in this ridiculously cheap feature-packed $325 smartphone.
Based on some "back of the napkin" calculations, it looks like Amazon's smartphone may not be so hot after-all; 35,000 units may all that have been sold in the first 20 days on the market.
HTC, the company which introduced the world to the Android OS, is expected to announce the world's first 64-bit octa-core smartphone at this year's IFA event on September 4th.
Surpassing yet another major milestone, the WhatsApp CEO has just announced that the platform independent messaging app is now serving an astonishing six hundred million users.
Competing against the ultra-low tier of feature phones, the manufacturer Spice Mobility has produced a $38 Firefox OS smartphone with some fairly interesting specs for its extremely low price.
The LG G3 user experience (UX) will be coming to more LG devices later this year. LG said that due to positive feedback the UX will be used on a range of mid-to-entry level smartphones and tablets.
A Microsoft Research team has managed to transform cameras, including a regular webcam and a smartphone shooter, into depth-sensing, Kinect-like devices. It may be a glimpse into the near future.