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Deutsche Bank: Galaxy S6 Sales “Only” At S4 Level

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When it comes to Samsung Galaxy S6 sales (both models included) we’ve heard it all. Some analysts/banks are saying that the S6 line-up won’t even be able to match last year’s Galaxy S5 (disappointing) sales while others are estimating that S6 sales will blow the company’s current record sky high (some even anticipated 70 million units sold by the end of …

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Samsung and LG Gearing To Bring Iris Recognition To Their Smartphones (Rumor)

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Iris recognition technology is apparently starting to pick up, and following the release of the Fujitsu Arrows NX F-04G and VIVO X5 Pro – both of which make use of such technology – it looks like other, bigger players might be gearing up to bring iris recognition scanners to their future flagship smartphones. In recent news / rumors from Korea, both …

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Oppo Find 9: Coming Soon With Snapdragon 810 On Board?

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Do you guys remember last year’s Oppo Find 7? Among the first to sport a QHD screen, Find 7 was Oppo’s mainstream flagship for 2014 and it was probably the device that cemented Oppo’s place among the elite Chinese (and some would even say world-wide) smartphone manufacturers. Now that we got that out of the way, fast forward to present …

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LG-Made Nexus: In October with 3D Camera and Android M?

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So far there have been countless reports to suggest that this year Google will release two Nexus smartphones which will be manufactured by Huawei and LG respectively. Not much is known about these mysterious devices, but according to a new report from Korea, LG’s next Nexus device will fit in the premium market, it will be running Android M out …

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Moto X 2015: New Camera Features Revealed By Leak?

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If you’ve missed out on the mobile blogosphere’s major happenings throughout these past couple of weeks, what you might be interested in finding out is that Motorola seems to be working hard at releasing a new Moto X. Several leaks have already hinted at the smartphone’s design and hardware specifications (fingerprint scanner: yay or nay?), while Motorola itself indirectly confirmed …

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Xiaomi’s Mi5 and HTC J Butterfly Also Affected By Snapdragon 810 Woes?

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After the Sony Xperia Z4 / Z3+ assaulted the headlines several days ago for all the wrong reasons (read: CPU overheating issues), the problematic Snapdragon 810 SoC seems to have made two more victims, namely Xiaomi and HTC. According to a couple of fresh reports from Asia, the Xiaomi Mi5 might be delayed because of Qualcomm’s latest chipset, which might end …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5: USB 3.1 Type-C, UFS 2.0 Flash, No 4K Display (Rumors)

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Like we’ve said before, now that the H1 2015 flagships are out and about, it’s open season for rumors and leaks regarding the main contenders that will come out in the second half of the year, mainly from September onwards. And with the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 being one of the most anticipated devices, it’s no wonder that the rumor/report/leak …

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Analyst: Snapdragon 818 Rumors Are Complete Rubbish

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As some of you might be aware of, a new rumor emerged yesterday in regards to Qualcomm’s alleged plans for its SoC line-up. Word was that the company is working on a so-called Snapdragon 818 SoC boasting a 10-core architecture, possibly aimed at MediaTek’s own deca-core processor: the Helio X20. Unfortunately, we already came across fresh reports claiming that the …

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New Leak Shows Bezelless Oppo R7 Plus W Fingerprint Sensor

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These days, Oppo R7 must be one of the most talked about devices. We’ve seen it’s magnesium alloy back not long ago, and a confirmation from Oppo that it will come with a bezelless display (although the latest leaks have casted doubts on this particular feature), 2.5D glass display and metallic unibody. However, what most don’t know is that there …

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Huawei Made Nexus: 2K Display, Snapdragon 810 On Board?

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Remember those rumors according to which Google will team up with Huawei for this year’s Nexus smartphone (we also heard LG is in the cards)? Well, today new info has surfaced on the matter, via a Chinese analyst who seems to have good connections inside the Chinese mobile tech industry. According to Pan Jiutang, the Huawei made Nexus smartphone will …

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HTC One M9: Disappointing Sales, Snapdragon 810 To Blame?

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When most smartphone manufacturers were preparing to announce their latest flagship devices for the first part of 2015, gadget enthusiasts couldn’t help but wonder who will win the race this time and which one of the upcoming top-tier devices will be the so-called “hero smartphone”. Nowadays, all major contenders have already been either announced or released, and sadly, it appears …

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Xiaomi’s Mi5 and HTC J Butterfly Also Affected By Snapdragon 810 Woes?

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After the Sony Xperia Z4 / Z3+ assaulted the headlines several days ago for all the wrong reasons (read: CPU overheating issues), the problematic Snapdragon 810 SoC seems to have made two more victims, namely Xiaomi and HTC. According to a couple of fresh reports from Asia, the Xiaomi Mi5 might be delayed because of Qualcomm’s latest chipset, which might end …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5: USB 3.1 Type-C, UFS 2.0 Flash, No 4K Display (Rumors)

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Like we’ve said before, now that the H1 2015 flagships are out and about, it’s open season for rumors and leaks regarding the main contenders that will come out in the second half of the year, mainly from September onwards. And with the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 being one of the most anticipated devices, it’s no wonder that the rumor/report/leak …

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iPhone 6s: 7000 Series Aluminum Build Indirectly Confirmed By Catcher?

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Catcher Technologies Co. – one of Apple’s biggest suppliers of metal cases – recently discussed its financial status and told investors that the company forecasts higher revenues in the next quarter thanks to “smoother production” as well as “strong orders for metal casings for new projects“. In addition, Catcher’s CEO (Allen Horng), added that while sales this month will drop …

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Snapdragon 810: Japanese Carrier Officially Acknowledges Overheating Issues

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Assuming you haven’t been living on Mars for the past 6 months or so, you should be aware of most happenings surrounding Qualcomm’s controversial Snapdragon 810 SoC. It all started last December when the first reports concerning the chipset’s alleged overheating and throttling issues emerged. from that point on, things escalated and the story became more intricate as time went …

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LG Releases Disney Themed SD801 Smartphone With Swarovski Cover

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This week LG released a brand new smartphone in Japan which, by the looks of it, will remain an NTT Docomo exclusive. What’s interesting about this new contender, and the reason why we’re bringing it to your attention, is the fact that it is the eight smartphone in the carrier’s “Disney Mobile” line-up which seems to be pretty big in …

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Xiaomi’s President: “Xiaomi Will Acquire BlackBerry” [Updated]

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[Update] It looks like Mr. Bin Lin actually asked people not to spread rumors like “Xiaomi will buy BlackBerry”. Thanks go out to Xiaomi’s communication department for clearing things up. Like some of you might know, not long ago, a certain rumor was claiming that a number of companies were targeting BlackBerry for acquisition, with Microsoft and Xiaomi being mentioned …

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