Mobile

Samsung’s Android browser now supports ad blockers

Samsung is again following the lead of Apple, this time in building ad-blocking capabilities into its mobile browser. Samsung Internet will let users install helper apps that block ads and other content from websites they visit, much like Safari in iOS 9. Adblock Fast and Crystal have already jumped on board with their own plugins to speed up Samsung’s browser. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 edition pops up in India’s import office

The 2016 edition of the Samsung Galaxy J5 has surfaced on Indian import database Zauba. The online document shows the Galaxy J5 (2016) has the model number SM-J510 and has entered the country for testing purposes on January 8. In terms of specs, the listing doesn’t reveal much. The display of the Galaxy J5 (2016) is the only thing listed ... Read More »

Meizu MX6 to run on Helio X20 with 10-core processor

MediaTek announced the Helio X20 chip back in May last year and the first mass-produced samples were expected to be available to the manufacturers by the end of 2015. Elephone P9000 was the first smartphone to supposedly utilize the X20 chip, but as it turned out the phone was downgraded to the Helio P10 with an 8-core CPU. Today AnTuTu’s ... Read More »

TP-Link outs three Android smartphones – Neffos C5L, C5, and C5 Max

Neffos is the new brand established by TP-Link for its first entries in the smartphone market. The Neffos C5L, Neffos C5, and Neffos C5 Max by TP-Link are the first three smartphones aiming to carry the flag for the brand. All three Neffos smartphones run on Android 5.1 Lollipop, skinned with lightweight-looking proprietary launcher. The Neffos C5L is the smallest ... Read More »

Snapdragon 820-powered Galaxy S7 passes through AnTuTu

AnTuTu posted on its Weibo account the detected specs of the Samsung Galaxy S7, the 5.1″ one (model number SM-G935A). This, as it turns out, is the Snapdragon 820 version, which has essentially the same specs as the Galaxy S7 edge+ version. The chipset is paired with 4GB of RAM and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow (with TouchWiz, of course). This ... Read More »

All-metal Nokia smartphone leaks in photo, could be one of three 2016 models

Now that 2015 is officially over, Nokia can enjoy a well-deserved breath of freedom. If you don’t remember, the Microsoft buyout of the Finish’s Titan’s mobile business involved a particular non-compete clause that prevented the company from releasing smartphones under the Nokia brand. That expired on December 31, 2015 and eager fans can hardly contain their excitement at the possibility ... Read More »

Lenovo launches A7000 Turbo in India

Lenovo has launched the A7000 Turbo in India. The A7000 Turbo is identical to the K3 Note, except for the name and the price. It is priced at INR 10,999 ($164), slightly more than the INR 9,999 ($149) price tag of the K3 Note. To reiterate, the A7000 Turbo has the same 5.5-inch 1080p LCD, MediaTek MT6752 SoC, 2GB RAM, ... Read More »

OnePlus X Ceramic limited edition now available through invites on Amazon India

Following an invite-free sale at select locations in India late last week, the limited editionOnePlus X Ceramic is now available for purchase in the country exclusively through Amazon. The device carries a price tag of INR 22,999 (around $345). Needless to say, you’ll only be able to purchase the handset if you have an invite. However, what’s worth mentioning here ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 3 announced with Snapdragon 616 SoC, 4,100mAh battery

Xiaomi has officially announced the Redmi 3 smartphone. The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 chipset, and sports a 5-inch 720P HD display. It comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB expandable internal memory, and packs in a large 4,100mAh battery. In terms of camera, the device features a 13MP rear unit and a 5MP front shooter. Measuring 139.3 x ... Read More »

New alleged Mi 5 images (black variant) leak online

A couple of new images alleged to be of Xioami’s upcoming Mi 5 flagship smartphone have surfaced online. The images, which were posted on Weibo but have since been taken down, show the black-colored variant of the device. This comes just a couple of weeks after new renders as well as a video featuring the Mi 5leaked. The handset has ... Read More »