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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.
Targeting the entry-level market, the newly-released Zenfone 5 packs a 5.0-inch 720p display, an 8-megapixel camera, customized software, and a rarely-used Intel Atom dual-core SoC.
Samsung has revealed plans to launch two high-end smartphones in hope of recovering from its Q2 $1bn profit loss. The flagship will be a likely addition to the popular Galaxy Note line.
According to its CFO, the Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer will see its sales and revenue decline during the third quarter of 2014. However, Mr. Chang believes in his company's upcoming products.
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Touting several refinements and a new 5.5-inch Quad HD display, LG has brought to market the new LG G3, bringing a resolution and pixel density above anything else we've seen out there.
Chinese manufacturer Gionee looks set to launch the thinnest smartphone ever, at just 5mm-thick - but the device doesn't exactly have flagship-class specs, with a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU and 1GB RAM.
Developers with hardware expertise and great ideas for the modular smartphone project can now apply to receive dev units, as Google continues its efforts to turn the project into a production reality.
Samsung has forecasted a third consecutive operating profit loss, down 25% for the same period last year. It blames a slowdown in smartphone growth in Europe and China due to increased competition.
As large-screened smartphones grow in popularity, HTC is looking to capitalize on the trend with a mid-range, affordable alternative in the Desire 816 that should rival the Lumia 1320 and Zenfone 6.
Google is giving away its Ara modular smartphone to 100 people who will test it and help to refine it ahead of launch, rather than charging a small fortune for beta testing as it is doing with Glass.
XOLO has launched its first Windows Phone and claims that at 100g, it is the lightest smartphone available, with a 4.7-inch HD display, 1.2GHz quad-core CPU, 1GB RAM, 8GB storage and a $200 price tag.
The Gionee Elife S5.5 launched a few months ago has gone under an internal makeover: a larger battery, better screen, and a shiny new Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset with full LTE support.
Surely a handset released in 2014, even if a budget device, couldn't be performing this poorly. Surely Nokia had optimized the X and didn't release a product that felt so unfinished...
According to reports, Amazon's new phone will be an AT&T exclusive, and will include a 'Prime Data' package, allowing owners to use Amazon services on the device without using up their data allowance.
XOLO's first Windows Phone could be the lightest smartphone ever launched, weighing in at just 100g, and featuring a 4.7-inch display and quad-core Snapdragon 200 processor at an affordable price.
Rumours are circulating that LG could launch a more powerful version of its not-yet-released G3 flagship smartphone using a newer, faster Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor as soon as next month.
KAZAM - the UK handset brand launched by former HTC executives - is now selling an Android smartphone for just £40 (around $67), which includes a free screen replacement service and two-year warranty.
AT&T is running a promotion available to anyone buying an Android phone or tablet via its website, with a two-year plan or finance agreement, giving them $50 of free credit for the Google Play store.
Amazon is holding a press event on June 18th and according to inside sources, the company will be announcing their smartphone to to try and expand their presence in the hardware markets.
The Sony design language we've come to know and love is ever-present on the Xperia Z2. The aforementioned use of glass on both the front and back of the handset looks sleek and gives the phone...
Acer has revealed their latest gear the 'Liquid' series, a smartband and phone. Both devices have respectable specifications and could challenge rivals in the wearable technology market.
An anonymous tipster has sent Sam Mobile images of what they claim to be the rumoured, unannounced Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini which looks very similar to the S5 but with a smaller display and less power.
Samsung is lining up a new Galaxy smartphone with an enormous 7-inch display, although its other specs are far less grand, including a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU, 8MP camera and just 8GB of onboard storage.
Asus and AT&T have announced that the convertible, hybrid phone and tablet PadFone X will begin retailing in the US from next month priced at $199.99 on a new contract.
New images have emerged of the HTC One M8 Ace, which is expected to feature a plastic body with the same specs as the metal M8, and which may be considerably cheaper than Samsung's Galaxy S5.
Can the all-aluminum body of the HTC One M8 survive against the full force of a Trackingpoint XS1 sniper rifle, chambered in .338 and fired from 1,100 yards? No, but it's pretty cool to watch anyway.
HTC is reported to be developing two new budget handsets for the Desire range under the codenames A1 and V2 for retail at the lower-end of the market.