HTC officially announces the all-metal One A9 smartphone
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5.0-incher with Snapdragon 617 SoC and Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS

During its event, HTC has officially announced its latest One-series smartphone, the HTC One A9. Based on unibody full-metal design and a 5.0-inch AMOLED Full HD screen, the HTC One A9 will be the first smartphone to run on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 617 SoC and Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS.

Sony releases Android 5.1.1 for TVs
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Thursday, 15 October 2015 11:01

Sony releases Android 5.1.1 for TVs


MediaTek SoC pushes HDR picture

We spent some time with Sony X9005C TV which is the first TV to be powered with the Android 5.0. The latest updated version was released yesterday and upgraded this model and a few other Android TV's from Sony to Android 5.1.1

Samsung is back to black
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Tuesday, 06 October 2015 10:29

Samsung is back to black


But investors are unlikely to cheer

Samsung is expected to announce its first annual increase in quarterly profit in two years following a dismal third quarter in 2014, but word on the street is that things are not going well.

More peace declared in Smartphone wars
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Thursday, 01 October 2015 11:21

More peace declared in Smartphone wars


Smartphone trademark world war cools

The world war between companies fighting over patent infringement connected to smartphones is starting to die out as all sides collapse of legal exhaustion.

MediaTek will sell 400 million smartphone SoCs this year
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40 million heading to Western Europe

MediaTek is winning market share in all territories as the outfit moves to challenge Qualcomm. . 

Lenovo P1 With 5,000 mAh Battery Available For Preorder
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My next smartphone is coming at the beginning of October.

Lenovo has listened to my repeated requests and has cooked up two amazing smartphones. While that sentence isn't entirely accurate, the fact is, Lenovo Vibe P1 and P1m are amazing and come with huge batteries, just the way I like.

Lenovo gets into OEM handset business
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Thursday, 10 September 2015 10:54

Lenovo gets into OEM handset business


Increasing capacity

Lenovo is ramping up the capacity rates of its handset production facilities by stepping into the OEM handset business.

Chinese smartphone makers carve up local market
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Whatever Apple claim

While Apple is claiming it is cleaning up in China, some figures in from the Far East suggest that the market has been carved up by local suppliers.

New ZenFone gets more storage
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Tuesday, 25 August 2015 11:44

New ZenFone gets more storage


256GB of storage to go

 Asus ZenFone 2 is to get four times more storage than the current model.

Smartphone sales fall in China
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Friday, 21 August 2015 10:26

Smartphone sales fall in China


China sales will save no-one

Western  smartphone companies hoping to save themselves by peddling their wares in China will be plumb out of luck.