HTC has unveiled a new device destined for international markets. Known as the HTC 10 evo, the device offers some very nice specs and water resistance but comes with last year's processors.
After a few leaks and rumors, HTC has finally taken the wraps off its Bolt smartphone. While looking similar to the HTC 10, the Bolt is relatively underpowered and a Sprint exclusive in the US.
It hasn't even gone on sale yet, but Microsoft's new Lumia 950 XL has already received an on-camera teardown, showing off components like its liquid cooling system and IR sensor for hands-free login.
Qualcomm claims that its next-generation Snapdragon 820 SoC - featuring its new custom-designed 'Kryo' 64-bit CPU - will offer up to twice the performance, and twice as much battery life, as the 810.
Qualcomm has announced that its Smart Protect mobile anti-malware solution will be coming to the Snapdragon 820 and will help protect devices from attacks even if the operating system is compromised.
Although Samsung ditched Qualcomm's Snapdragon chip for its latest flagship smartphone, a new document has suggested that the company might be open to using it in its next Galaxy S smartphone.
A recent press invite from Qualcomm stirred up speculation that the company might launch the Snapdragon 820 SoC at the event. However, new evidence has suggested that that isn't the case.
New details regarding the upcoming Snapdragon 820 SoC have surfaced, claiming that the processor is 35% faster and runs way cooler than its predecessor. It is expected to be announced next week.
Microsoft's next flagship smartphone may not be launching anytime soon but the device has already been spotted in GfxBench, revealing a bunch of hardware specs that might be part of the device.
One of two new high-end Windows 10 Mobile handsets was tracked on the AdDuplex network with a Quad HD display - and a report claims to have confirmed the key specs of the new 'Cityman' Lumia flagship.
Microsoft's recent focus on lower-end devices has worked well for it in some markets, including India, but the company says it will launch new high-end Windows 10 Mobile handsets there this year.
OnePlus has announced that its new flagship-class handset will feature a Snapdragon 810 processor, emphasizing that the device uses a new version of the chip that doesn't overheat.
Sony has acknowledged the overheating issue with the newly launched, Snapdragon 810-equipped, Xperia Z3+, and has promised to release a software update to address it in the near future.
From mighty flagships and middle fingers, to cutting Edge features, Skype's cloud problem, Cortana's tech helpdesk and Apple's music machinations, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
"If OnePlus Two comes with Snapdragon 810, what do you think will be the price?" asked the company's CEO, and after receiving various replies, he said 2499 CNY ($400) "seems to be a reasonable price".
Persistent rumors have claimed for months that the Snapdragon 810 processor has an overheating problem, but a Qualcomm executive has dismissed them as "rubbish" that "someone" decided to make up.
From Surface success and the Office touch, to revenge porn, Amazon stores, flagship Lumias and a serving of HTC (c)rap, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
A report claiming that Snapdragon 810 processors were facing overheating issues was revealed a couple of months ago. Now, a Chinese analyst states that the issue has been fixed and the chip is ready.
The patience of those awaiting a new top-of-the-range Windows Phone may soon be rewarded, as Microsoft has referred to multiple Lumia handsets running Qualcomm's new flagship-class Snapdragon 810 SoC.
The chip maker mentioned in its recent financial filings that the company had lost one of its major customers. This seemingly confirms an earlier report about Samsung dropping the Snapdragon 810.
Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi says that the first batch of its new Mi Note flagship sold out in under three minutes, and claims that it has received 'over 220 million reservations' for the device.
The second handset from OnePlus is said to be called the '2', but its launch will reportedly come later than many had hoped - in Q3 2015 - due to overheating issues with its Snapdragon 810 processor.
Samsung has run into some issues with the Snapdragon 810 which was expected to be featured on a version of the upcoming Galaxy S6. According a report the chip was overheating and creating problems.
The successor to the OnePlus One could be an absolute beast, with specs said to include a 5.5-inch edge-to-edge display with 2K resolution, Snapdragon 810 chipset, 4GB of RAM, and 3300mAh battery.
Xiaomi's new flagship 5.7-inch handset is available in two high-end configurations - with up to 2K display resolution, 4GB RAM, dual-SIM support, 13MP camera, 64GB storage, and more - for $530.
The first LG G Flex has been more like a demo, but the second generation looks like the right recipe for a curved smartphone. The G Flex 2 is improved in many ways compared to its older brother.
The new Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 AP which is expected to be used in at least three flagship phones in the first half of 2015, has hit a bump in the road due to overheating and speed decreases.
Details have emerged of HTC's 8.9-inch 'Volantis' tablet - which some believe will be released as the Nexus 9 - with reported specs including a 64-bit Tegra K1 CPU, 2560x1600px display and 5GB of RAM.
Qualcomm has announced their new Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors, both of which support 64-bit programs. Both chips won't be made available in device until the first half of 2015.