Oppo’s high-end devices are pretty awesome, but the latest unveiled device is actually more mid-range. The Oppo MIrror 5s was unveiled in Taiwan and features some decent specs and a nicely designed rear plate. And surprisingly, it runs on the latest version of Android!
The Mirror 5s features a 5-inch 1280×720 display, a Snapdragon 410 ... Read More »
Samsung has a long history with budget tablets, though it was hard to compete with tablets like the Nexus 7. When fairly high-end hardware meets a bargain bin price under the Nexus name, it’s hard to compete. But these days, Samsung has been pumping out new tablets for the masses without too much competition from ... Read More »
The highly-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S6 will reportedly launch on March 2 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The news comes as part of a report from Korean site, The Chosun Ilbo, and lines up with past release dates of Galaxy S phones. In 2014, Samsung Read More »
Why carriers choose to rebrand devices is a mystery. Verizon rebranded the HTC One mini 2, calling it the HTC One Remix earlier this year. Does this make the device any more appealing? I don’t think so. Sprint’s ... Read More »
Smartphones may be able to do pretty much anything, but cellular phones originated for a very specific purpose: mobile voice communication. That’s funny because it’s a huge weakness of every cellphone out there. No matter what network you’re on, call quality is pretty crap these days compared to a Skype chat on a subpar Internet connection.
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Lenovo has unveiled its Vibe Z2 Pro flagship, a massive phone with a QHD display. The Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro stands out from others with a 6-inch QHD (2560×1440) display. Such a resolution places it in a class with only a few others, including the LG G3. The Vibe Z2 Pro ‘s display ... Read More »
Huawei is entering the US market strong, and the first device the company will be selling here is the newly announce Ascend Mate2 4G. It’s a very large unlocked device that will be sold through the new Huawei site, GetHuawei.com.
This new site is the start of a new business strategy for Huawei that’ll see ... Read More »
The US mobile processor market is absolutely dominated by Qualcomm, with almost every device running a Snapdragon chip of some sort. From the Snapdragon 400 found in low or mid range devices, to the Snapdragon 801 powering our newest flagships, Qualcomm is pretty much the only processor manufacturer ever being used anymore. Fortunately, Samsung, MediaTek, ... Read More »
The pico projector has returned! When Samsung released the original Galaxy Beam, I thought that the built-in pico projector was really cool. However, the device wasn’t really talked about much afterwards. I thought Samsung had given up on the technology, but with the release of the Galaxy Beam 2 today, we’re ... Read More »
The Samsung Galaxy S4 zoom wasn’t a particularly amazing device, but it was a very interesting concept. The device traded high-end features for a beefy camera setup with a 10x optical zoom lens, 16-megapixel sensor and a xenon flash, making it a great cameraphone with mid-range specs. It was a great tradeoff for some, but ... Read More »