Mobile

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus renders hint at dual camera, no stereo speakers

We’ve seen several 3D renders of the Samsung Galaxy S8, but the one render we have of the Galaxy S8 Plus did not show its back. And the back matters – according to rumors, only the Plus model will have a dual camera on the back. Not that these renders show it, but the hole for the camera is suspiciously ... Read More »

GSMArena giveaway: Enter to win a Huawei Mate 9

What’s better than a phablet with exquisite build quality, excellent screen and a top notch camera? Getting said device for free of course! And now, courtesy of Huawei, you have the chance to win a brand new Mate 9 device in this fantastic giveaway. Up for grabs is a Space Gray unit and you will have two weeks to sign ... Read More »

Acer Liquid Z6E turns up out of the blue in the Netherlands

It is fairly easy to overlook Acer’s budget offers, especially at an event the size of IFA. However, some of you might still remember the Liquid Z6 and Liquid Z6 Plus, that were showcased late last year. Acer Liquid Z6E Both units already come with pretty tantalizing price tags, but the Liquid Z6E, spotted today on a few Dutch online ... Read More »

JDI begins mass production of 5” WQHD LCD screens

Japan Display Inc (JDI) started mass production of a new 5” LTPS LCD that will have WQHD resolution (1440×2560) with pixel density over 500 PPI. The company says the new technology reduces power consumption in displays by using new materials. The poly-silicon used in the production of screens allows the panel power consumption to drop down thus improving the image ... Read More »

Huawei roadmap details when midrangers will get Nougat

Huawei launched its EMUI 5.0 launcher based on Android Nougat 7.0 along with the flagship Mate 9 and seeded it to the P9 and P9 Plus and Mate 8 since. The company isn’t done yet though as the affordable Huawei smartphones will also get the upgrade shortly. A roadmap leaked on Weibo shows us Huawei Nova will be the first ... Read More »

Case renders reveal the design of Galaxy J7 (2017)

Samsung are going bold with their A-series and J-series in 2017. The Korean company started the year with the Galaxy A3 (2017), Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017) and is now moving to the lower-standing J-series. This is the slightly more affordable lineup and thus they create less buzz as they go about their business. The Galaxy J7 (2017) ... Read More »

Asus stops ZenFone 3 Android Nougat update rollout

Asus started rolling out the Nougat 7.0 update for the Zenfone 3 in the Philippines last week and a global update was going to follow soon. Apparently some bugs appeared when people started applying it so the company has suspended the campaign until it addresses thee issues. Asus Philippines directly confirmed that the update is on hold, but without officially ... Read More »

Sony to reveal new phones on February 27 at MWC

We’ve been hearing rumors about alleged Xperia devices but Sony is keeping its lips tight about any releases and launches. We knew the company will have a press conference at MWC in Barcelona next month and now we have an exact date for that. The press invite says February 27, 7:30 GMT. We are expecting to hear more about the ... Read More »

Google,Daydream,VR,discounted,to,$50,for,a,month,(US,only)

A week ago, a $500 “Oculus Ready” PC was unveiled, but still the cheapest way to experience VR is through a smartphone headset. Google’s entry, the Daydream, is discounted in the US to $50 (usually $80) from today until February 25. Yep, US only. We were quite impressed with Daydream and especially the remote – something both the Samsung Gear ... Read More »

LeEco’s phones and TVs are now at Amazon

LeEco makes another massive step towards stating its presence at the US market. The Chinese company is selling two of its smartphones and three 4K Ultra HD TVs at Amazon with free shipping across the United States. Le Pro 3 was one of the first smartphones with the updated Snapdragon 821 when it was released. It was followed by LeEco ... Read More »