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Samsung Galaxy S7 To Come With A Magnesium Alloy Chassis/Body?

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Whether it’s because of the whole “bendgate” phenomenon or other reasons, it looks like some smartphone manufacturers are now paying more attention to the materials they use in creating their flagship phones. For instance, the iPhone 6s unveiled last week is manufactured from 7000-series aluminum, which is the same material Apple used in the creation of the Watch Sport. This …

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Samsung Working On A Gorilla Glass Alternative Code-named “Turtle”?

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Nowadays, almost every smartphone that it’s not relegated to the “entry-level” category is using one version or another of Gorilla Glass. When it comes to scratch and shatter-resistant glass, there aren’t many alternatives out there. While some people have been waiting on sapphire protected displays, there is absolutely no clue when this kind of protective glass will hit mainstream. However, …

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Vertu Signature Touch: Sequel In The Works?

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Last year, Vertu unveiled two touchscreen-enabled smartphones, namely the Aster and the Signature Touch. The latter was released in the summer of 2014 sporting a 4.7-inch display with a Full HD resolution, and a Snapdragon 801 under the hood. In other words, and as you would expect from this particular brand, the Signature Touch was (is) a modestly-equipped high-end phone …

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Rumored 18.4-inch Samsung Galaxy View Certified By Bluetooth, Release Date Coming Soon?

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Samsung is no stranger to the idea of large-screen devices, and if you think about it, the Korean tech giant is partly responsible for the phablet “movement” that has its roots in the original Galaxy Note (which by the way, had a 5.3-inch display that seemed preposterously large at the time). With that being said, last month, when we first …

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Samsung 10nm Chipset Based On ARM’s Ananke Coming Next Year?

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While we wait for Samsung to unleash its next high-end Exynos SoC which, judging by the alleged leaked data, is shaping up as a mighty beast, the Korean tech giant also seems to be working on a new chipset aimed at the budget-friendly (or “friendlier”) market. The news comes from a prolific Samsung leakster, who claims that the chipset will …

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Samsung Foldable Smartphone (Project Valley) Coming In January?

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As some of you might recall, back in March, a Samsung Display official was quoted saying that “the commercialization of foldable smartphones will be possible in 2016”. A couple of months or so later, the guys over at SamMobile revealed that Samsung is working on a new prototype codenamed “Project Valley” or “Project V”, with a unique design and a foldable dual …

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Meizu Pro 5 Scores Better Than Galaxy Note 5 in GeekBench

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About a week ago a new, an upcoming Meizu flagship was brought under the spotlight thanks to a series of leaks, suggesting that the phone will be powered by an Exynos 7420 SoC, and that it will fit in the company’s lineup as a brand new flagship device. The aforementioned handset was identified by the codename “Niux”. Fast forward until …

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Samsung Galaxy S7: Dual-Camera, 5.7-inch, Exynos Version Predominant (Rumors)

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Lately, there’s been a relatively large number of reports flying around, regarding the unannounced Samsung Galaxy S7. This week the smartphone – or at least an early prototype – was spotted in a couple of benchmarks, so needless to say there’s a lot of buzz at the moment concerning what the foreseeable future might have in store for Samsung and fans …