Oppo R3 gets announced in China

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Earlier this month Oppo announced its N1 Mini smartphone, a not so “mini” smartphone. Not even 2 weeks later we get yet another device announcement from Oppo, the Oppo R3. Oppo R3 shares the 720p 5″ screen with the N1, but doesn’t have that fancy rotating camera on the ...

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You might soon be able to charge your battery up to 92% faster

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We all know battery life is one of the main fields that should be improved when it comes to smartphones. We have all this power in such a small body but battery life often annoys us. There aren’t many solutions other than portable chargers and/or replaceable batteries (for some devices), ...

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Leaked image shows gigantic 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Mega 2

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Huge phones aren’t foreign territory for Samsung, far from it. They basically started the phablet game with the Note line and a year ago they released their Galaxy Mega devices. One fo them sporting a 5.8″ screen and other 6.3″, which is almost tablet territory. Many thought ...

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Samsung Galaxy W to sport a 7″ screen?

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We all know that Samsung like to throw everything the come up with out there for people to try, what sells they stick with and continue selling what doesn’t they simply discontinue. One good example of that is the Galaxy Note line, which was a huge revelation back when the first Galaxy ...

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LG released a new teaser video for LG G3

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It seems LG really loves teaser videos, just yesterday they released a short video showing of their upcoming LG G Watch and today we’re getting the same treatment for their upcoming flagship, LG G3. LG G3 is going to have some fierce competition when it’s finally announced, the ...

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LG G3 image leak shows off brushed back plates

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It’s been 9 months since the LG G2 was unveiled and to this day it is a great phone. The announcement day for it’s successor, LG G3, is getting closer and along with that we’re getting more and more rumors/leaks regarding that much anticipated LG phone. A few days ago a gold ...

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Amazon’s smartphone finally revealed in leaked render

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Been wondering what Amazon’s smartphone might look like when it finally debuts later this year? Wonder no more. The gang over at BGR have received a press render of the device which reveals both the front and backside of the handset. What do we know? It looks like a standard touch-only ...

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Android smartphones ranked by pixels per inch

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It used to be a battle of Megapixels between smartphones to showcase their superiority in the market, but now that has moved over to Pixels Per Inch (PPI), manufactures are now looking at ways of packing more pixels into their displays. PPI contributes to many factors, but most significantly it ...

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New Amazon smartphone rumors spell out gestures, tilting, and more

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It seems the Amazon smartphone is getting yet more details in the latest leak and the 3D effects were just that start of Amazon’s plans to bring something new to an already crowded market. Unsurprisingly, the Amazon smartphone will run a heavily customised version of Android just like ...

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OnePlus to finally unveil its CyanogenMod-powered smartphone next month

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Today in New York City, HTC is finally “officially” unwrapping its “All New One” for the world to see, but that isn’t stopping newcomer OnePlus from trying to steal some of the Taiwanese company’s thunder by announcing its own upcoming smartphone unveiling. ...

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Moto takes to Twitter for Q&A, Moto X successor coming ‘late summer’ and more

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Motorola isn’t showing off any new devices at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona this week, but the company made a few announcements in the form of a Q&A on Twitter today. Among the news was that the successor to its Moto X flagship smartphone is coming this year in ‘late ...

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Lenovo delivers three new S-Series smartphones

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It may be too soon to be seeing devices coming out of Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola, but today Lenovo announced three new devices at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the S860, S850 and S660 smartphones. All three of these are said to combine “sleek design elements with ...

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HTC’s new flagship taking center stage March 25

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We just received word that the next flagship smartphone from HTC will soon be coming out of the shadows. HTC is sending out press invitations for an event scheduled for March 25, where the company will be unveiling its “primary flagship for 2014.” There have been numerous leaks ...

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Huawei’s MWC teaser gets in jab at Apple, Samsung

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Chinese manufacturer Huawei just released a teaser video unveiling some of its plans for Mobile World Congress next week. The video talks about a new tablet with “a beautiful slim design” and long battery life with “days of use,” a new smartphone with “an amazing front ...

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Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola doesn’t bother LG

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Following the acquisition of Motorola by Lenovo in an attempt to boost their mobile presence, Kim Jong Hoon – head of LG Mobile – took the chance to state that despite the boost in market share the acquisition gave Lenovo, LG isn’t worried. “There are many talks over ...

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