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Samsung Galaxy Grand On Certified By Bluetooth, Impending Release?

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As some of our readers might be aware of, Samsung has been working on a couple of smartphones initially known as the Galaxy O5 and Galaxy O7. Later on, these two smartphones have been identified by the model numbers “SM-G550” and “SM-G600”, and afterwards the industry has begun referring to these terminals as the Galaxy Grand On and Galaxy Mega …

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Test Version (SD-820) Benchmark Showing Preliminary Specs?

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Yesterday we came across a very interesting entry in the Geekbench database, one that revealed a mysterious Samsung smartphone codenamed “Lucky”, powered by what seems to be a brand new Exynos SoC featuring eight custom cores. We assumed that the SoC might be the fabled Exynos M1 given the custom ARM architecture, which in turn could mean that the so-called “Lucky” …

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Samsung Galaxy S7: SD Card Support, But No User Replaceable Battery?

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Just several hours ago we brought to your attention a new Galaxy S7 rumor, according to which, the smartphone will be released, from day one, in two versions (one with a 5.2 and another with a 5.8-inch display). Today we also witnessed Samsung’s upcoming Exynos mobile chipset passing through Geekbench, so check out that story for more details, if interested. …

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Samsung Galaxy S7 To Come In Two Sizes (w 5.2 and 5.8-inch Display)?

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When, last year, Apple decided to go big and ditch the 4-inch formula, it did so by releasing two iPhones at the same time, measuring 4.7 and 5.5-inches. Interestingly enough, according to a rumor from Korea, Samsung might borrow a page from Apple’s book, and release the inevitable Galaxy S7 in two sizes. The source behind these rumors reveals a …

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Samsung’s Upcoming Exynos Surfaces In Benchmark, Custom Cores In Tow

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Every year, Samsung releases a new flagship in the Galaxy S lineup and uses this opportunity to introduce a new in-house SoC, which is part of the Exynos family of processors. While no official word on the matter emerged so far, rumor has it that the company’s next SoC is currently known as the Exynos M1 (probably a codename). Regardless of …

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Qualcomm: 30 Smartphones Powered By Snapdragon 820 In The Works

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Lately, we’ve come across several rumors regarding the Snapdragon 820 SoC, and more often than not these rumors also included Samsung in the picture, suggesting that the Korean tech giant is not only already testing the SD 820 in its own labs., We also heard that Sammy also happens to be the first OEM to receive test samples from Qualcomm. …

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Huawei Working On An Edge-Like Smartphone With 2K Samsung AMOLED Display?

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For the past couple of years or so, Huawei has been stepping up its game, becoming one of the most influential smartphone makers in China where it constantly goes head-to-head with the likes of Apple and Xiaomi. Throughout this period of time, Huawei continued to improve many aspects of its high-end smartphone business by adopting higher quality builds and by …

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Samsung Allegedly The First To Test Snapdragon 820, Expands Integration Team

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Although Samsung just released two new flagship phones – namely the Note 5 and the S6 Edge+ – you can be sure that the company is already working on a Samsung Galaxy S6 sequel. Nevertheless, in these initial stages of development nothing is certain, and based on several rumors we came across so far, Samsung is working on optimizing CPUs …

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LG To Test Fingerprint Tech With 2015 Nexus, Its Flagships Are Next (Rumor)

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Among all the smartphone manufacturers that collaborated with Google for the creation of past Nexus devices, LG seems to stand out the most. The fourth and fifth Nexus models in the series have been manufactured by the aforementioned Korean company, and as you may have already heard by now, a new Nexus device developed by none other than LG might …

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First 6-inch 4K (734 PPI) AMOLED Display Gets Showcased

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While some smartphone manufacturers (including Huawei) aren’t too fond of the idea of pushing the limits of display resolution further (beyond 1080p to be precise), others do the opposite and continue to cram as many pixels per inch as possible. Nowadays some people are of the opinion that QHD smartphone displays are “overkill” and affect battery performance for no real …

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Samsung To Supply OLED Panels To Huawei? Nexus Rumor Revitalized?

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Assuming you’ve followed the stream of rumors surrounding the next Nexus line-up throughout these past several months, you should know that Google might release not one, but two Nexus smartphones by the end of 2015. Rumors have it that one of these devices will be made by LG, and that it will be more of a Nexus 5 brought to …

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Nexus 6 Prototype Pics Show Scrapped Fingerprint Sensor

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It’s been a while since the Nexus 6 was released, and after roughly 9 months of market availability, Google’s first phablet is slowly but surely becoming old news. Nevertheless, today we came across several pictures that push the N6 back into our headlines, as more evidence of Motorola’s initial plans for the Nexus 6 have surfaced. As some of you …

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Snapdragon 820 Specs Leaked – A Monster In The Making?

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Only yesterday we were telling you that, according to some fresh rumors, Qualcomm will introduce its highly anticipated (especially after the whole Snpadragon 810 overheating debacle) Snapdragon 820 SoC (System-on-a-Chip) in Los Angeles, on August 11th. Well, now we have stumbled on a wealth of new technical info regarding the SD820, via a Chinese analyst with a solid track record …

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Snapdragon 820 To Be Officially Unveiled On August 11th?

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There’s no mystery that the Snapdragon 810 caused a lot of problems since its release (or even before that), not only for Qualcomm but for several smartphone manufacturers alike. As you are probably well aware of, the SD 810 was plagued by overheating and throttling issues since launch, and while things have “cooled” off in the meantime with the release …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5, S6 Edge Plus: Full List Of Specs Surfaces

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 should theoretically be unveiled this month along with the mysterious Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus that already passed through the FCC. Both smartphones are set to push the limits further by delivering upgraded internals and updated design cues. That being said, everything there is to know about the duo will, or should be officially revealed …

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IHS: iPhone 6c Coming This Year

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With each passing day, we seem to come across more reports and rumors that “reconfirm” iPhone 6c’s existence. It was only yesterday when we reported that Foxconn may have begun hiring new workers in anticipation of a November iPhone 6c release, and today we circle back to Apple’s fabled “low-cost” iPhone for a new round of promising reports. Based on …

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Rumor: Samsung Working On a 12-inch Windows 10 Tablet

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Do you, by chance, remember Samsung’s ATIV line of Windows tablets? At the time of their release, they seemed to have everything you’d need for a tablet from both productivity and multimedia points of view. However, like almost every Windows tablet out there, they haven’t been successful with the public and quickly fade away. But Samsung is not a company …

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Foxconn Rumored To Be Preparing For A November iPhone 6c Release

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As you may have heard throughout these past few months, Apple might be preparing for the release of three iPhone models this year – something that has never been seen before during Apple’s usual Q3 announcements. The third model, as you’re probably aware of, is expected to wear the “iPhone 6c” moniker, and so far there have been numerous reports …

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Has Project Ara Switched Back From Google To Motorola?

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We’ve been keeping a close eye on Project Ara ever since it was first announced. The project peaked our interest for obvious reasons, but sadly it looks like the first commercially available unit will not be coming our way too soon. During the past couple of days, Project Ara shared the latest news regarding the smartphone’s development via Twitter, and …

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Huawei Glory 7i With 180 Degree Rotating Camera Goes Official

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Just like previous rumors and leaks have hinted during the past couple of weeks, Huawei’s Glory 7i main attraction is an 180 degree flipping/rotating camera. But don’t think that the camera only has two fixed positions. Nope, according to Huawei, the camera can be manually positioned by the user at whatever angle he feels appropriate. Staying in the camera department, …

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Samsung Gear S2 Showcased in New Teaser Video

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For the past several months, countless rumors emerged suggesting that Samsung is working on a new smartwatch. More importantly, the gadget in question was expected to have a circular form factor, and up until recently the industry has been referring to this particular device as the “Samsung Orbis”. As it turns out, however, the company’s upcoming round smartwatch will be …

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Samsung Galaxy O: VR Centered Series? Oculus Rift Pre-orders In December?

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After several years of “drooling” over the virtual reality concept revitalized by the Oculus Rift, and following the release of a handful of developer kits, the VR headset in question might finally get a commercial release date by the end of 2015. In addition, earlier today we came across a report from Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster, who claims that Oculus …

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iPhone 6s To Still Use Only Qualcomm Modems, Intel In The Books For iPhone 7?

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Assuming you’re not aware of this, for the past several months rumor had it that the iPhone 6s will be equipped with an Intel modem instead of one provided by Qualcomm. These rumors first originated earlier in March when sources of VentureBeat claimed that Apple’s upcoming flagship phones might make use of an Intel XMM 7360 LTE modem, and it …

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