Mobile

New Samsung Galaxy S8 cases reveal even more hardware details

We are yet to see an official render of the Samsung Galaxy S8. But thanks to various accessory makers we already have a pretty good idea of what the device will look like. The latest images come from the Australian brand UAG. The company listed several Galaxy S8 cases on its website, revealing that the device will have iris scanner, ... Read More »

Meizu M5s passes 4.25M registrations in a day

Meizu announced the M5s on Wednesday. The phone has a 5.2” 2.5D IPS display with HD resolution and a Mediatek MT6753 chipset with an octa-core Cortex-A53 CPU. There are two versions with different internal storage – one for CNY799 ($115) with 16GB and a CNY999 ($145) one with 32 GB. With such prices we shouldn’t be surprised that the registrations ... Read More »

Apple to start manufacturing iPhone SE in India

Last month Apple reportedly selected Wistron as the primary manufacturer for all its iPhones in India. The Taiwanese partner of the Cupertino-based company set up a plant in Bengaluru in order to start the local production. According to industry sources speaking to Reuters, iPhone SE assembly will begin in the coming months. Apple’s midranger is almost an year old but ... Read More »

Nougat update hits Sprint’s HTC One A9

Precisely a month after HTC announced the Nougat rollout for the One A9 in the US, the Android 7.0 update is now coming to the Sprint version of the handset. The build number is 2.18.651.2, for those of you that seek to find meaning in arbitrary numbers. The ‘extensive’ changelog published on HTC’s support page for the One A9 lists ... Read More »

Honor V9 to be available outside China as Honor 8 Pro

Huawei announced it will unveil Honor V9 on February 21 – the week before MWC. The device has a ChinaMobile branding on its back, indicating its China-exclusive status. But according to a company insider the device will go global just under a different name. The V9 will be rebranded to Honor 8 Pro and revealed at the Huawei event on ... Read More »

Huawei Mate 9 durability test reveals sturdy panels

Torture tests are somewhat of a YouTuber specialty and the Huawei Mate 9 is yet another great smartphone to get the treatment for your viewing pleasure. Zack from the popular channel JerryRigEverything provided us this latest video. In the beginning he acknowledges the rugged construction of Huawei Mate 9 with the physical bolts visible on the frame. He removes the ... Read More »

Comcast’s Xfinity Stream app will bring live TV, Xfinity X1 features to your mobile device

February is app month for Comcast. After introducing its Roku app earlier in the month, Comcast announced it will replace its Xfinity TV app on February 28. Xfinity Stream, the name of the new app, aims to give Comcast subscribers an Xfinity X1-like experience on Android and iOS. That means features from your set-top box are coming to mobile, such ... Read More »

Minor update hitting Sony Xperia XA Ultra

Sony has started rolling out a new update to its Xperia XA Ultra smartphone. It’s a minor update that arrives as build number 36.0.A.2.146 for the single-SIM variants and 36.0.B.2.146 for the dual-SIM variants. Sadly, the official change-log isn’t currently accessible, so it’s difficult to say exactly what changes the update brings along. As is usually the case with OTA ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) surfaces

Samsung is indeed working on a 2017 version of the Galaxy J5. The device surfaced in a certification filling with the Wi-Fi alliance. Very little is divulged from the form itself, other than the model number SM-J530F, the dual-band Wi-Fi support and the fact that the upcoming device is running Android 6.0 Marshmallow and not 7.0 Nougat. The Samsung Galaxy ... Read More »

Huawei P10 gets FCC certification, battery capacity revealed

Huawei announced that we should expect Huawei P10 at MWC on February 26. Less than two weeks before the official unveiling the device, named VTR-L29, got certified by the Federal Communications Commission of the US. From a document we see Huawei Technologies got a certification for a phone that operates on 15 bands. We also have confirmation on the battery ... Read More »