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T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S7 Gets Benchmarked, Posts Solid Results

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As we approach MWC and Samsung Galaxy S7’s inevitable debut, the aforementioned flagship phone continues to be exposed at an increasing rate. Last week we spotted the Galaxy S7 – model number SM-G930A (for AT&T) – in the Geekbench database, and today we’re touching on the same topic as model number SM-G930T (for T-Mobile) seems to have received the same …

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HTC, Xiaomi: Canceled Helio X20 Devices Due To Overheating?

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 SoC caused quite a stir last year on account of overheating issues, and to this end, it looks like the company may have taken extra precautions to avoid repeating the same scenario with the release of the Snapdragon 820 chipset. Unfortunately, it seems like SoC overheating issues in the mobile world may have made a comeback, this …

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Microsoft Lumia 850: Alleged Hands-On Photos Surface

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At the time the Microsoft Lumia 950 was making its way to the market last December, several leaks popped-up on the mobile blogosphere revealing the Redmond giant’s intentions to follow up with an upper-midrange terminal codenamed “Honjo”; also known as the Microsoft Lumia 850. The Lumia 850 was previously spotted in a handful of blurry images (via GSMArena) and was the …

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SD820 Samsung Galaxy S7 Benchmarked, Has Some Catching Up To Do

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As most of you should be aware of, last week we spotted the Samsung Galaxy S7 for AT&T (model number SM-G930A) in the Geekbench database. Judging by Primelab’s benchmark results, we came to the conclusion that Samsung’s upcoming flagship phone has some catching up to do, as the smartphone’s performance levels fell rather short in contrast with Qualcomm’s reference phone …

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LG Pay White Card Surfaces In All Its Glory

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Last November we came across an interesting report suggesting that LG’s mobile payment system will be quite different from Samsung and Apple’s alternatives, in that the so-called “LG Pay” service will actually rely on a plastic credit card replacer rather than a smartphone to process payments. As it turns out, the original report was spot on, and today we have …

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Nikkei: 4-inch iPhone Already In Production, Meant For Emerging Markets

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Apple’s view on the ideal size of a smartphone has shifted over the years, mainly due to market pressure and the fact that “phablets” have almost become the norm. This led to the creation of the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 and 6s series, and persuaded the Cupertino giant to drop the 4-inch form factor altogether, for two years in …

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Samsung Galaxy S7: AT&T Version Benchmarked, Has Room For Improvement

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Not unlike its predecessors, the Samsung Galaxy S7 is expected to hit the shelves State-side through all major carriers, and as some of you might recall, the model numbers associated with the variants at Sprint, Verizon, and US Cellular have already been uncovered a couple of months ago. However, today the story revolves more around AT&T’s variant, which recently made …

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Apple Watch 2 Mass Production: Sometime In Q2?

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Lately, there’s been a lot of buzz regarding the production of the Apple Watch 2. We don’t know much about what Apple’s second-generation wearable will have in store spec-wise, but nevertheless, all evidence so far suggests that the Watch 2 will enter mass production in the coming months. Specifically, sources in Apple’s supply chain cited by Digitimes claim that the …

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Snapdragon 830: Improved Kryo Cores, Samsung 10nm Process, 8 GB RAM?

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Although the Snapdragon 820 has yet to reach the consumer market in a widely available smartphone, rumors surrounding the chipset’s sequel have already started to emerge from various corners of the Internet since late 2015. Known as the Snapdragon 830, or by the codename / model number “msm 8998”, Qualcomm’s top-range chipset following the SD 820 reached our headlines once …

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IHS: Foldable Screen Tech Progressing Nicely, Early Next Year Launch

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Despite the fact that the consumer smartphone market doesn’t have a lot to offer in the department of foldable screen technology, display manufacturers have continued to improve the tech in a quest to make foldable screens a viable solution sooner rather than later. Now, according to IHS Technology Research Director for China, Kevin Wang, foldable screen technology is progressing nicely, …