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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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Sony Xperia J1 Compact: The Phantom Pain Edition Gets Announced

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Some of our readers might remember that, several years ago, GforGames used to deliver PC / console gaming-related news. If not, the “About Us” section could fill you in, but long story short, as our passion for mobile devices grew over the years, our focus shifted to match. Nowadays, we deal in news, leaks, and rumors for the mobile niche, …

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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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NVIDIA Denver 2 vs Exynos M1, Apple A9/A9X: Next-Gen Mobile Processors Benchmarked (Leak)

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Numerous next-gen mobile processors have gained a lot of attention during these past several days, as a certain source from China’s Weibo network seems to have acquired information regarding their performance in synthetic benchmarks: specifically Geekbench 3. Assuming these leaks show the real deal then we now have a pretty exciting sneak preview on how these pieces of silicon will …

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Samsung Galaxy J7 Camera Test: Able Shooter?

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Having a powerful camera on a smartphone is a pretty high requirement nowadays, and I’m sure you heard or read this numerous times already. But it’s not something tied strictly to the high-end market and since many smartphone users continue to abandon their point-and-shoot cameras in favor of their day-to-day handsets, there’s also a high demand for decent sensors on …

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus (Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint) – Things to Know

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During this time of the year we usually look forward to the release of one specific Samsung device, namely the Note. This year however, Sammy seems to be doing things differently, and along with the Galaxy Note 5 the company will apparently unveil a second flagship, dubbed the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. One of the reasons why we are …

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Extensively Leaked Ahead Of Announcement

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As some of our readers might be aware of, tomorrow Xiaomi is expected to hold a press conference where its latest proprietary user interface for Android OS – MIUI 7 – will be officially unveiled. To make matters even more interesting the new UI will reportedly be revealed along with a new smartphone, namely the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2. Today, …

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Samsung To Invest US$3 Billion To Increase OLED Production?

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Undeniably, the OLED display market grow exponentially throughout these past couple of years, with more and more smartphone manufacturers wanting to adopt this technology. During this time, the largest OLED panel manufacturer, Samsung, upped its game and continues to do so once every few quarters. We even heard that it will start supplying Huawei with AMOLED panels, which might end …

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Samsung Galaxy S7: “Agile” Dev Method Used, Development To End In December?

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While we wait for Samsung to announce and release the Galaxy Note 5, it looks like more reports concerning the Samsung Galaxy S7 have started to emerge. Obviously, it’s a bit early in the year to discuss Galaxy S7’s alleged hardware specifications (although we heard about its alleged codename and potential chipset), so the recent bits of information revolve around …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 To Be Slightly Cheaper Than Note 4?

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Although the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are probably the hottest smartphones to ever be manufactured by the Korean giant, the company’s recent, disappointing quarterly earnings have forced Samsung to cut the retail prices of its flagship phones. In light of these events, a recent report from Taiwan now claims that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will have …

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AMOLED: Apple “Might” Use It (2016) – Huawei, Xiaomi Already Decided (IHS)

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The race between LCD and AMOLED has been going on ever since I can remember (well, for just a few years to be precise), and interestingly enough, AMOLED has been winning ground lately. More and more smartphone makers are jumping on the OLED bandwagon and according to IHS Technology Research Director, Kevin Wang, Apple is considering doing the same. Reportedly, …

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iPhone 6s Camera: RGBW Technology, 12MP Sony Sensor (Rumor)

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We start the week off with a fresh series of rumors targeting none other than the highly-anticipated iPhone 6s line-up. As the title above reveals, these fresh rumors indicate that the aforementioned device will be released with a 12 MP Sony sensor in tow, which will make use of Sony’s RGBW technology for improved performance in low-light conditions. The same …

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Trendforce: iPhone 6s – New LED Backlight, No 16GB Model, LPDDR4 Memory

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It looks like the iPhone 6s-related rumors have started to pour in at an accelerated rate. Earlier today we have discussed one possible timeline for Apple’s upcoming flagship phones, which pegs them for an August announcement followed by a September (early?) release. Now another report was issued by the research firm TrendForce, which seems to have gained numerous bits of information regarding …

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iPhone 6s To Be Released In August Thanks To Better Than Expected Yield?

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Well, that’s something you don’t hear everyday! As probably all of you who have been keeping an eye on Apple-related news over the years know, almost every year there are multiple reports stemming from supply chain sources (or analysts) claiming that Apple and its suppliers are facing yield issues with various components for the next gen iPhones or iPads (not …

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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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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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NVIDIA Denver 2 vs Exynos M1, Apple A9/A9X: Next-Gen Mobile Processors Benchmarked (Leak)

In #all, #android, #apple, #breaking, #china rising, #samsung, #technology by Mihai MateiLeave a Comment

Numerous next-gen mobile processors have gained a lot of attention during these past several days, as a certain source from China’s Weibo network seems to have acquired information regarding their performance in synthetic benchmarks: specifically Geekbench 3. Assuming these leaks show the real deal then we now have a pretty exciting sneak preview on how these pieces of silicon will …

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Snapdragon 808 Powered Samsung Flip Phone Gets Announced

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With the spotlight on Samsung’s freshly announced Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ and Note 5, the Chinese branch of the company quietly announced a new flip phone powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 808. The smartphone goes by its Chinese name 领世旗舰Ⅲ, but from obvious reason we’ll be calling it SM-G9198. If this model-number rings any bells its because recently it has been …

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iPhone 6s: Small Production Delay, 6% Build Reduction (Analysts)

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As we approach iPhone 6s’ inevitable unveiling, more analysts continue to study the market in an attempt to determine Apple’s plans for its upcoming flagship. Recently we heard a few reports suggesting that the Cupertino based tech giant might cut down on the iPhone 6s orders and today we came across similar reports from other analysts, who claim that Apple …

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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 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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Pac Crest: Samsung Galaxy S6/Edge Selling Slower Than Galaxy S5

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The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are two of the most impressive handsets created by Korea’s largest smartphone manufacturer. They’ve been built from the ground up as a brand new generation of devices initially (referred to as “Project Zero”) and they represent Samsung’s response to the increasingly populated premium market. In addition, 2015 was the first year when Samsung released …

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Apple and Samsung Supplier To Invest $260 Mln In 3D Curved Glass

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With more smartphone makers getting ready to adopt 3D curved glass for their future devices, certain part suppliers are bound to have a bigger revenue than others. Now, one of the companies who might turn a considerable profit on the production of 3D curved glass panels is China’s Blue Synopsys. If the name sounds familiar, that’s because Blue Synopsys is …

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Samsung and HTC Cutting Flagship Orders by 16% and 30% Respectively (Rumor)

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At the moment there are two contradictory point of views regarding the market performance of Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. On one hand, we have the rumors and analysts claiming that Samsung’s flagship duo is not performing quite so well as the company expected (some are even claiming that the S6 has been outperformed by last year’s Galaxy …

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J.K. Shin Shoots Down Recent Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Rumors

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Lately we’ve been hearing a lot of rumors regarding the recently released Samsung Galaxy S6 and the upcoming Galaxy Note 5. On short, not long ago word on the street was that the Samsung Galaxy S6 hasn’t been doing all that great in terms of sales figures. Even more recently, fresh reports from Korea claimed that Samsung might be releasing …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Release Date Scheduled For End Of July?

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Samsung is bound to expand its Galaxy Note line-up with a brand new model later this year, and if history is any indication, the device should be introduced at IFA 2015 sometime in late August or early September. But things might not go according to Samsung’s usual M.O. and if we are to believe a new report from the company’s homeland, …

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Active: FCC Cleared, AT&T Release Date: Soon?

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Starting with the Galaxy S4, Samsung has started releasing rugged versions of its flagship. This was a most welcomed decision by those who needed better protection for their smartphones and a device that actually packs a punch – it’s no secret that until 2 or 3 years ago rugged smartphones were totally underpowered, sacrificing hardware prowess for better protection. It …

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Samsung – The Only Chip-maker To Expand Investments In 2015?

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With the release of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, the company’s proprietary Exynos SoC is going stronger than ever and Sammy is increasingly becoming one of the world’s leading chipset manufacturers and suppliers. Nevertheless it looks like the company’s efforts to win over the chipset market won’t stop anytime soon, as according to the Korean media Samsung will …

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Samsung Pay To Go Live In US and South Korea In The Second Half of 2015

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The launch of the Samsung Galaxy S6 marked an important step in the company’s evolution, not only because the flagship in question was a fresh take on the premium market, but also due to the fact that Sammy introduced a good number of new technologies along with it. One of these fresh additions comes in the form of Samsung Pay …

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