Another week passed, so let us recap some of the highlights of the past few days. First things first – after thoroughly examining the Sony Xperia Z5 Premium and its behavior and utilization of the 4K display, we can happily say that Sony has officially confirmed our findings. The Japanese giant also explained why the 1080p UI was necessary in a press release, so that’s the end of that mystery.
Major announcements from last week were the Xiaomi Mi 4c and Meizu Pro 5. Both devices were eagerly anticipated and they mostly confirmed rumors about them from earlier in the month. The Mi 4c has a Snapdragon 808 SoC and a front-facing camera that the OEM is confident can take on the one in the iPhone 6, all without breaking the bank.
The Meizu Pro 5, on the other hand, is said to be the ambassador to the company’s new exquisite high-end lineup. The 5.7-inch phablet runs on Samsung’s powerful Exynos 7420 chip and makes great promiese in terms of design and build quality – all at at appropriately high price tag, of course.
A new wave of Lumia devices has also been keeping the industry on its toes. The Lumia 950 and 950 XL should be arriving shortly and we already have an idea of their respective price tags, as well as some specs. The Lumia 550 should follow shortly, as well.
But, we can’t tour the rumor mill and not mention the upcoming Nexus duo. Rumors of the pair have been flying all over the place and after the Huawei Nexus 6P and LG Nexus 5X monikers were confirmed, we have been seeing more and more of the phones, including some specs, quite a few renders and leaked shots for both models.
In other news, the HTC One A9 is also quite near on the horizon and already featured in specs and image leaks. The same goes for the dual-screen LG V10, that promises to spice things up a bit, after the LG Class was made official this week.
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A new official statement clears the air around the debated 4K capabilities of the handset and explains why they are one a strict “per-need” basis.
One US customer got a nice surprise today from Apple and AT&T, already having received an iPhone 6s.
While Xiaomi’s phone features a 5MP front camera, the iPhone 6 sports a 1.2MP selfie shooter.
The China-only device is priced starting at RMB 1,299 ($204), and will be available from September 23 on Mi.com and Tmall.
This comes just days after there were reports that the 950 XL will carry a price tag comparable to that of the Apple iPhone 6s.
The phone sports the Samsung Exynos 7420 chipset with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM.
Co-founder Carl Pei had earlier revealed that the smartphone will be unveiled before Christmas this year.
The phablet is expected to debut alongside LG Nexus 5X at the end of this month, on September 29 at an event in San Francisco.
It confirms that the device will be powered by a Snapdragon 810 SoC, and sport a 1440 x 2560 QHD display.
The Korean tech giant is unsurprisingly hard at work on the the successors of the Samsung Galaxy S6 product family.
The Taiwanese manufacturer will take the wraps off the metal-clad mid-range smartphone on September 29.
Sony is said to be making the imager exclusively for the Korean company.
Mere hours after its bigger sibling got portrayed in leaked press renders, it’s the Nexus 5X’s turn.
The Chinese manufacturer will announce the metal-clad flagship smartphone this week, on September 23.
A listing on Amazon India confirms the Snapdragon 808 chipset, 5.2-inch display and 12.3MP/5MP camera duo.
Google has released an updated version of the Google App, which brings with it some new changes for the Google Now Launcher.
This was revealed by the usually reliable leakster @evleaks.
The upcoming iPhone lookalike with huge bezels has been photographed in the wild one more time.
The next Nexus phablet has even had its four different color options rendered for your viewing pleasure.
The smartphone manufacturer has announced a new device today in its native South Korea.
The duo of Android Marshmallow flagships will break cover next week, on September 29 at an event in San Francisco.
As per reports, the South Korean company’s leasing program could be launched in the next several months.
A set of leaked renders claims to depict the company’s next mid-range smartphone.
The video doesn’t really show much of the device, but suggests new personalization features.
The A9 has barely made its debut in the iPhone 6s and we’re already seeing the first rumor about its successor.