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Apple Watch 2 Display: No Changes In Screen Size, Resolution, Still Square (Rumor)

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If you were hoping that Apple’s next smartwatch will come with a round display, according to a new rumor out of South Korea, you will be disappointed. Unfortunately, if this new report is to be believed, it looks like Apple won’t jump onto the “round smartwatch display” bandwagon anytime soon, like essentially all the other important players in the market. …

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Apple Reportedly Working On Dual Lens Camera Tech For More Than Three Years

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While some Android smartphone manufacturers have used the dual lens camera technology in some of their terminals for the past several years (most notably HTC and more recently Huawei), Apple maintained its rather conservative view on the matter and continued to equip the iPhone line-up with a single 8 MP camera that kept getting better with each new generation. Interestingly …

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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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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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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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iPad Pro Coming Next Year, Apple To Use New Touch Panel Material?

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The iPad Pro is perhaps one of the most elusive gadgets expected to come out of Apple’s factory gates, especially since the tablet market outside the iOS ecosystem grew tremendously throughout the past couple of years or so. Nevertheless, many Apple enthusiasts expect the iPad Pro to win over the market and wow prospective customers with new tech and a …

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JOLED To Supply Apple With OLED Displays For Future iPad Line-ups?

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OLED displays are slowly becoming the new standard for premium mobile devices, and chances are that the technology will eventually replace LCDs in most areas. This is the reason why numerous display suppliers now focus on increasing their OLED production capacity, and it’s also the reason why JOLED (Japan OLED) was founded in mid-2014. Interestingly enough, a fresh report from …

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Apple To Use Oxide TFTs On Next Gen iPads, LG Display Reacts (Rumor)

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We start the week off with a series of new reports concerning the next-gen iPad and LG Display’s involvement in the development of Apple’s products. Apparently, the Korean display manufacturer already started investing in its 8th generation P8-P9 production line for oxide TFT located in Paju. The reason why LG Display is making these advancements is because the next-gen iPad …

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Rumor: Apple Watch Monthly Production Target Cut In Half (Display and Assembling Issues)

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As we get closer to Apple Watch’s market debut we continue to come across reports concerning various low yield issues that may lead to limited market availability. About a couple of weeks ago it was rumored that Apple’s initial Watch shipment will consist in 3 million units. Softly afterwards we received word that Quanta has a very low defect-free rate …

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Apple Watch 2 Display: No Changes In Screen Size, Resolution, Still Square (Rumor)

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If you were hoping that Apple’s next smartwatch will come with a round display, according to a new rumor out of South Korea, you will be disappointed. Unfortunately, if this new report is to be believed, it looks like Apple won’t jump onto the “round smartwatch display” bandwagon anytime soon, like essentially all the other important players in the market. …

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Apple Reportedly Working On Dual Lens Camera Tech For More Than Three Years

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While some Android smartphone manufacturers have used the dual lens camera technology in some of their terminals for the past several years (most notably HTC and more recently Huawei), Apple maintained its rather conservative view on the matter and continued to equip the iPhone line-up with a single 8 MP camera that kept getting better with each new generation. Interestingly …

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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?

In #all, #android, #breaking, #china rising by Vlad AndriciLeave a Comment

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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Oppo R7 Metal Unibody Officially Confirmed, Coming May 20th?

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Lately we’ve been talking a lot about the upcoming Oppo R7. The handset has been officially teased for a May release, we’ve seen it’s bezelless tech in action, and the company even confirmed some of its features (bezelless, 2.5D display glass, metallic chassis). All in all, you should have a general idea of how the Oppo R7 will look like. …

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Vivo Teases X5Pro With Iris Scanner On Board

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During the last couple of weeks, Vivo has been quite busy teasing its upcoming smartphone dubbed Vivo X5Pro. If you’re somewhat familiar with Vivo’s history, you’re probably thinking that the X5Pro won’t be a flagship, given its name (Vivo usually publishes flagships under the XPlay brand). And while you’re probably right, given that the smartphone in question will be powered …

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Oppo Officially Confirms Bezelles R7, Metallic Build, 2.5D Display

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The Oppo R7 has lately been doing heavy rounds in online publications, and for good reason, since it might be one of the very first handsets to come with a truly bezelles display. We’ve seen Oppo’s bezelles technology in action several times and it was only yesterday that the Chinese company confirmed that the smartphone will see the light of …

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OPPO’s Bezelless Upcoming Smartphone Gets Caught On Video

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Throughout these past several weeks there have been numerous leaks and rumors flying around in regards to the alleged Oppo R5 successor. We’re referring of course to the bezelless smartphone that made the rounds in a handful of leaked pictures and even on camera. The handset in question captivated everyone’s attention thanks to its design. Using a relatively simple technology …

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Huawei Ascend P8 Promotional Material Leaks, No Fingerprint Rec Sensor In Sight

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Throughout these past several weeks, the Huawei Ascend P8 became an increasingly hot topic of discussion in the mobile world, all thanks to numerous leaks giving out chunks of information regarding the smartphone’s characteristics. The time for rumors will soon come to an end though, and many of our questions will be answered tomorrow in London where the Huawei Ascend …

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Samsung To Start Using Dual Cameras In Its Smartphones In 2016

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Today, the Samsung Electro-Mechanics Q1 2015 earnings report meeting took place in Seoul, South Korea, where the company apparently reported a 60.8 billion won increase in operating profits, up 303% from Q1 2014. This whopping increase in profit is partly due to the increasing demand for smartphone components manufactured by Samsung and its branches, including 16 MP cameras with optical image …

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Samsung’s Custom Core AP: A Direct Competitor To Apple’s Cyclone and Qualcomm’s Kyro?

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Back in March, we came across a series of new reports that rekindled the topic of Samsung building an application processor with its own custom core. As most of you know, while Samsung relied on its Exynos SoC line-up for many years now, these in-house developed chipsets contain ARM’s own Cortex cores, so unlike Apple and partly Qualcomm, Samsung has …

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Samsung Needs 8 Mil Flexible Panels Monthly For The Galaxy S7, To Ramp Up Investment (Rumor)

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Samsung Display keeps on doing whatever it knows best, and at the moment this seems to translate into “preparing for the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S7″. According to a fresh series of reports from the company’s homeland, Samsung Display was supposed to invest big into expanding its A3 factory (which focuses solely on manufacturing flexible panels), as soon as …

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Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge US Pre-orders: More Than Double vs Galaxy S5 (Rumor)

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 was somewhat of a disappointment for the Korean tech giant, as many prospective customers found it to be the same yearly bloated TouchWiz experience wrapped in a polycarbonate case. Nevertheless, while the SGS5 did not sell as good as Samsung initially expected, the series’ momentum helped in promoting the device on the market and tragedy was …

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Samsung To Triple The Original Galaxy S6 Edge Production Volume?

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Although the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge was released in relatively smaller quantities, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge might very well become one of the Korean company’s main series of flagship phones. The handset has yet to see the light of day commercially, but reportedly ever since its official unveiling at MWC 2015, an increasing number of global cellphone retailers and …

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