The Oppo R5 is clearly designed to destroy its competitors in form factor rather than hardware. But is it actually worth using over a thicker device with, potentially, better hardware?
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The new Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is now officially on sale around the world. After three days of using the S6 Edge, has the handset impressed me or is it just more of the same from Samsung?
Packing everything from 5.5" 1080p display to a dedicated fingerprint reader, the Elephone P7000 also has a 3450 mAh battery and comes with seven separate ROMs out of the box - including Cyanogenmod.
While similar in shape to the original, the LG G Flex 2 features a much more reasonable 5.5-inch curved display and upgraded specs all over. It's still very much a niche flagship. But is it worth it?
You might not know Asus for their line of smartphones, but their latest Zenfone is sure to make a mark. If not for the Intel Atom chipset, then for the massive 4 GB of RAM that this phone packs.
HTC's signature metal body makes a repeat in the new One M9 and it looks absolutely fantastic. With upgraded internals and camera, the One M9 is one of the most attractive phones on the market today.
Nintendo is partnering with DeNA to develop smartphone games. Its cross-platform gaming service across smartphones, tablets, PCs, and Nintendo devices will begin by the end of this year.
After the spin-off of the VAIO brand, the company has released a new Android smartphone, dubbed the VAIO Phone. It is the company's first handset, after exclusively releasing PCs in the past.
The YotaPhone 2 isn't your typical smartphone in that it has dual displays. But is it just a gimmick or is this the way of the future? Check out our full review of the YotaPhone to find out!
Aside from its announced luxury smartwatch, LG is set to release four new mid-range handsets to be showcased at this year's Mobile World Congress, the Magna, Spirit, Leon, and Joy.
Android 5.0 Lollipop tested in the Moto X, Moto G, LG G3 and Galaxy S5. TechSpot explores Android 5.0 and how it's improved performance and battery life on current handsets.
The Galaxy A5 is a $400 smartphone inside a $700 body, featuring decent specifications, like a new Snapdragon 410 SoC, a 5.0-inch AMOLED display and LTE, inside a metal body for a reduced price.
Qualcomm's dominance over the smart device industry may be coming to an end, if not at the hands of Samsung and Intel then it's definitely at the hands of the ever-growing juggernaut MediaTek.
Microsoft's Joe Belfiore has confirmed that Windows 10 devices with screens smaller than 8 inches will lack the desktop, while devices with 8-inch and larger screens will keep it.
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.