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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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LG G4’s Leather Back Takes 4 Times Longer To Manufacture (vs Regular)

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Boy, when LG said a while back that the G4 will differentiate itself through design. it wasn’t exaggerating. Not only that LG’s upcoming flagship phone is slightly bent, but one of its variants has its back wrapped in genuine leather. We’re not saying it’s the awesomest thing since slice bread but it definitely looks different than most of the mainstream …

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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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Nokia’s Return To The Smartphone (Android) Market: Officially Confirmed

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For the past week or so there have been several reports, from unnamed sources and various corners of the internet, suggesting that Nokia will return to the smartphone market in 2016 once its contract with Microsoft will allow it to do so. The most interesting thing about the aforementioned rumors however, was that they tipped Nokia as having plans to …

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HTC Butterfly 3 To Come With QHD Display, Snapdragon 810 On Board?

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If you were debating which one of HTC’s latest flagships (HTC One M9 and One M9+) was more powerful or feature packed, we might have the answer: HTC Butterfly 3. “Wait! What?” Yes, it looks like HTC is about to release another flagship phone, the 4th entry in the Butterfly series (after J Butterfly, Butterfly S and Butterfly 2), which …

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LG G4 Price: Between Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge?

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Throughout these past couple of weeks, LG continued to reveal bits of the its G4 puzzle and kept our interest going with various teaser videos revolving either around the camera, design, or user interface. Needless to say, the G4 managed to grab a lot of attention lately, but one of the biggest questions that were never truly answered has to do with …

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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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ASUS ZenFone 3 To Feature A Fingerprint Recognition Sensor?

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The ASUS ZenFone 2 was unveiled earlier this month, but despite the fact that the handset in question is very much fresh out the oven, questions about the ZenFone 3 already emerged and ASUS’ CEO Jerry Shen already disclosed to the Chinese press some of the company’s plans for the very next flagship in the series. More specifically, it seems …

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LG G4 Release Date: End of April, Expected To Be A Gamechanger For LG (Rumor)

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According to the Korean media, LG will release its highly anticipated flagship phone, the LG G4, sometime at the end of April. The same industry sources are “confirming” (if we can call it that) that the smartphone will come with a curved display (Quad HD resolution, in the 5-inch range), just like some of the previously leaked LG G4 cases …

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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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HTC: Built In Wireless Charging Starting With Its Next Flagship?

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HTC may have dabbled with wireless charging technology before, but the Taiwanese manufacturer never actually successfully adopted it. Perhaps its attempts were too early, or maybe the technology they made available was a bit too inconvenient. Looking now at the wireless charging accessory for the One M7 I’d say that wasn’t the most elegant solution. However, now that the Samsung …

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LG G4 Might Not Come With A Metal Case, While G4 Note Will Probably Rock One

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After several years of sticking to plastic materials, in 2014 Samsung took a very important step in the evolution of its premium smartphone line-up and released the first handsets featuring metal frames and higher build quality. These efforts eventually led to the creation of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge – two smartphones that have been very well received …

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Samsung: 14nm AP Yield Issues, To Soon Become Qualcomm’s Main Supplier (Rumors)

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While Samsung and TSMC seem to gear up for Apple’s A9 / A9X chipsets, market analysts continue to try and predict each company’s involvement in the matter. There seem to be two main schools of thought though, as some analysts believe that TSMC will get the lion’s share, whereas others seem more confident in Samsung’s ability to produce 14 nm …

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Talk About New LG-Made Nexus Smartphone Reignites As Google Visits LG’s HQ and Affiliates

In #all, #android, #breaking, #lg, #nexus by Mihai Matei1 Comment

One of the reasons why Nexus smartphones can be more exciting than the rest of Android devices is because Google doesn’t stick to one hardware manufacturer. The first Nexus handset was created by HTC, followed by two devices by Samsung and two from LG. The latest model in the series was manufactured by Motorola, and recently there have been rumors …

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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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Nokia’s Return To The Smartphone (Android) Market: Officially Confirmed

In #all, #android, #breaking by Mihai MateiLeave a Comment

For the past week or so there have been several reports, from unnamed sources and various corners of the internet, suggesting that Nokia will return to the smartphone market in 2016 once its contract with Microsoft will allow it to do so. The most interesting thing about the aforementioned rumors however, was that they tipped Nokia as having plans to …

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HTC Butterfly 3 To Come With QHD Display, Snapdragon 810 On Board?

In #all, #android, #breaking, #htc by Vlad AndriciLeave a Comment

If you were debating which one of HTC’s latest flagships (HTC One M9 and One M9+) was more powerful or feature packed, we might have the answer: HTC Butterfly 3. “Wait! What?” Yes, it looks like HTC is about to release another flagship phone, the 4th entry in the Butterfly series (after J Butterfly, Butterfly S and Butterfly 2), which …

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LG G4 Price: Between Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge?

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Throughout these past couple of weeks, LG continued to reveal bits of the its G4 puzzle and kept our interest going with various teaser videos revolving either around the camera, design, or user interface. Needless to say, the G4 managed to grab a lot of attention lately, but one of the biggest questions that were never truly answered has to do with …

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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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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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