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Oppo R11 Plus sales begin June 30

The launch date for the Oppo R11 Plus has been revealed. The device will go on sale later this week – June 30 – with China being the first market to get it. Pricing should be CNY 3,699 (around $540), while color options include gold, rose gold, and black. The R11 Plus is powered by Snapdragon 660 SoC and features ... Read More »

Security update hitting Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge on Rogers

Canadian carrier Rogers has updated its OS Upgrade Schedule to reflect that the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge units on its network are getting a new security update. Aside from the flagship duo, the Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5 units are also receiving a security patch. The Galaxy S6 flagship duo will get the next security update starting ... Read More »

Sony Mobile “Xperia XZ Premium” by TMW Unlimited

The Straits Times and Sony Mobile Singapore are giving away a Sony Xperia XZ Premium smartphone worth $1,098 to one lucky winner. The Xperia XZ Premium is Sony’s flagship phone, with a 4K HDR display and a camera with an ultra slow-mo feature. To enter this contest, tell us in your own words:What’s the first feature of the Xperia XZ ... Read More »

Oppo R11 Taiwan launch set for July 1, company confirms

Oppo has confirmed that its R11 smartphone – which is currently only available in China and Singapore – will go on sale in Taiwan next week. The launch is set for Saturday, July 1. Earlier, there were rumors that the device will land in the country on June 21, but that clearly didn’t happen. The R11 was made official earlier ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 launched in India, available exclusively on Amazon

OnePlus has launched the new OnePlus 5 in India. The phone will be available in two variants, 64GB with 6GB RAM priced at INR 32,990 ($510) and 128GB with 8GB RAM at INR 37,990 ($587). The phone will be available exclusively through Amazon India. The OnePlus 5 has a 5.5-inch 1080p Optic AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 5, Qualcomm Snapdragon ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 duo getting an update

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are getting a new update. Arriving as version G930W8VLS2BQF1 and G935W8VLS2BQF1, respectively, it brings Android security fixes for June. Aside from the latest patch, the update also includes stability and performance-related improvements as well as some bug fixes. As is usually the case with OTA roll outs, it might take some time for ... Read More »

LG launches the G6+ with 128GB storage, Qi wireless charging

LG launched a new version of its G6 flagship, dubbed the LG G6+, with more storage, B&O headphones and new color options. The Korean company also announced the first major software update for the original LG G6 that will bring a few cool new features. The LG G6+ doubles the internal storage to 128GB, but the RAM remains at 4GB. ... Read More »

US only: LG is giving you a free extra year of warranty for the G6 if you register

Bootloops? What bootloops? LG would definitely like you to forget all about that messy affair from previous years. And it’s willing to make things easier in this regard, at least in the US. The company is now offering an additional year of warranty for the G6 stateside at no extra cost to you. All that’s required is for G6 owners ... Read More »

Report says LG G7 and V30 may arrive earlier than usual

According to a new report out of South Korea, LG may launch its next G and V series flagships earlier than usual. The V30 is said to arrive in August this year, while the G7 may be launched in January 2018. Officially, however, LG isn’t committing to anything as of now. “Nothing has been decided on the launch schedule of ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 Price in India Leaked, Top Model Said to Cost Rs. 37,999

OnePlus 5 is set to launch in India on June 22, and the company is rolling out details about the device bit by bit to keep the hype train going. Last night, OnePlus unveiled its first official render, giving us a glimpse of what the back of the device will look like. Now, new information has cropped up online revealing ... Read More »