Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu goes global
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Fastest Ubuntu based phone

The Meizu PRO 5, which already had powerful hardware including the Samsung Exynos 7420 octa-core processor, now comes in what is being billed as the fastest Ubuntu flavour.

Sony's Exmor RS IMX318 sensor launched
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Provides the industry's smallest unit pixel at 1.0 µm

Sony has announced its new Exmor RS IMX318 sensor and claims it is the world's first sensor with a unit cell size of 1.0 µm × 1.0 µm. At the same time it is small at 6.858mm (1/2.6") and supports 22.5 megapixels.

Zopo Speed 8 to launch at MWC 2016
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Helio X20 with 4GB RAM

With the Mobile World Congress is just around the corner, word has leaked out that some Chinese manufacturers are planning to launch a clutch of Helio X20 phones at the show.

Huawei P9 phone has Kirin 955
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16nm FinFet plus 2.5Ghz 5.2 inch phone

Huawei is working on a Huawei P9 flagship phone that has a 5.2 Full HD 1920x1980 display and 2.5Ghz Kirin 955 SoC.

Galaxy S7, Edge pictured
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Looks the same as last year

One of the most famous leakers in the mobile phone industry Evan Blass has shown the final pictures of Galaxy S7 Edge and S7

Apple Music has 11 million subscribers
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But Spotify is still the market leader with 20 million.

Apple is claiming that its Apple Music product has 11 million subscribers – slightly half of what its main rival Spotify can come up with.

Asics acquires Runkeeper for $85 million
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Buying the software to get the hardware running

Asiscs has announced that it acquired Runkeeper fitness tracking software for $85 million.

Gionee Elife S8 Helio P10 launches at MWC
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Confirmed, but shipping in March…

Gionee Elife S8 will launch at the Mobile World Congress 2016 and the company has sent invitations. The phone will launch on Monday February 22, but it will ship at a later date.

Doogee F7 is affordable Helio X20
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$169.99 killer price

The Meizu MX6 and MX6 Mini might be the biggest design wins that the Helio X20 might get but Doogee F7 might be the most affordable one. The company is expected to launch its Doogee F7 in Q2 2016 and sell it for $169.99 killer price.

Snapdragon Wear 2100 is the new smartwatch SoC
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30 per cent smaller, 25  per cent better battery

After years of  the Snapdragon 400 being Qualcomm's only SoC for wearable devices, the company has announced a successor – Snapdragon Wear 2100.