Topic: Android Smartphones

Rugged Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Image Leaks And It Will Sport Wireless Charging

The purported Samsung Galaxy S8 Active has surfaced at the Wireless Power Consortium, which is the group behind the Qi wireless charging standard. The listing includes a photo of the device and confirms the model number, as well as Qi support.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech

Motorola Flagship Spotted On Geekbench With Snapdragon 835, Android Nougat And More: Is This The Moto Z2?

A Motorola device with model number XT1650 popped up on Geekbench a while ago, and now it's believed to be the upcoming Moto Z2 flagship. The benchmark listing reveals a Snapdragon 835 processor and Android 7.1.1 Nougat on board.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 19, 2017

HTC U11 Launches With Edge Sense, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant And More: Pricing, Specs And Availability [Video]

The HTC U11 is finally official and apparently worth the wait, boasting top-notch specs all around. The smartphone rocks new Edge Sense technology, a sleek design, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and more, and it's now up for preorder.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 17, 2017

Latest Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Rumors Hint At Massive Display With 18.5:9 Aspect Ratio, Dual Cameras

A new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 rumor hit the surface and it bolsters previous claims of a massive display and a dual rear camera setup. The latest leak also mentions a 18.5:9 aspect ratio, the same one found on the Galaxy S8 series.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 16, 2017

Moto Z2 Force And Z2 Play Press Render Reveals Design, Confirms Some Rumored Specs

The purported Moto Z2 Force and Moto Z2 Play have leaked in a new render, offering a good look at their front and back designs. Both smartphones look sleek and sport a front-facing flash, and the Moto Z2 Force has a large dual rear-camera setup.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 15, 2017

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S8 BOGO Deal Goes Live, But With Several Caveats

T-Mobile launched a limited-time Galaxy S8 BOGO deal for Mother's Day, but interested customers might want to read the fine print before signing up. The offer is not quite your regular BOGO and has several caveats.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 12, 2017

Meet Jelly, The World's Smallest 4G Smartphone Running Android Nougat On A Budget

The world's smallest 4G smartphone has taken Kickstarter by storm, raising more than three times its funding goal with 34 days to go. Meet Jelly, a mini-sized 4G smartphone running Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 3, 2017

OnePlus CEO Posts First OnePlus 5 Teaser: Expect A 'Big Surprise'

The first OnePlus 5 teaser reveals that the company is working tirelessly on its new flagship and it will bring a 'big surprise.' Here's what we expect from the next flagship killer based on the most recent OnePlus 5 specs rumors.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 2, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8+ Common Issues And How To Fix Them

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are among the hottest smartphones currently on the market, but they have their fair share of issues. Here are the most common issues and how to fix them.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 2, 2017

HTC 11 Top Specs Leak Before May 16 Unveiling: Snapdragon 835, Up To 6 GB RAM, And More

Part of a retail box shows the purported specs of the upcoming HTC 11 and it's shaping up as a real beast. Snapdragon 835 power, up to 6 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage, and more exciting specs boost the hype ahead of the May 16 unveiling.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 1, 2017

Samsung Confirms Galaxy Note 8 Release Later This Year And It Should Be A Hit

Samsung spilled the beans in its recent financial report, confirming the Galaxy Note 8. The upcoming flagship is on track to launch in the second half of this year and Samsung is banking on its success to boost its overall performance.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 28, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8: Top 5 Reasons To Wait Before You Order The Smartphone

Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ are touted as the smartphones to watch out for in 2017. However, those looking to purchase the smartphones are advised to hold on for a bit before buying them.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 23, 2017

Galaxy S8 Red Tint Is Not A Defect, Says Samsung: You Can Easily Fix It

The Samsung Galaxy S8 already launched in South Korea and some users complained of a red tint on the display. Samsung says it's just a minor detail that's easy to fix in settings, but some experts worry there's more to the story.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 20, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 Teardown Reveals It's A Nightmare To Repair: 4/10 On The iFixit Repairability Scale

The Samsung Galaxy S8 got the iFixit teardown treatment and it's not a pretty sight. As sleek and powerful as it is, the Galaxy S8 will be quite a nightmare to repair with a 4 out of 10 score on iFixit's repairability scale.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 20, 2017

Xiaomi Mi 6 Launches With Snapdragon 835, 6 GB RAM, Massive Battery And More At Just $360

Xiaomi has officially unveiled its latest Mi 6 flagship and it boasts some impressive specs for its price point. The smartphone starts at $360 and packs a Snapdragon 835 processor, 6 GB of RAM, a dual rear camera, and more neat specs.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 19, 2017

Moto G5 Plus vs Moto G4 Plus: Should You Upgrade Your Smartphone?

The Moto G5 Plus, the successor of the Moto G4 Plus, has released in the United States. Here's a comparison of the specs and features of the two Motorola smartphone to determine if one should upgrade.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 18, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Design Clues Found In Leaked Galaxy S8 Plus Prototype

A new Galaxy S8+ prototype leak hit the surface, but why does it still matter? Well, it may hold precious clues about the Galaxy Note 8 design and, if so, we're in for a treat.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 17, 2017

Google Pixel XL vs Samsung Galaxy S8+: Which Smartphone Should You Buy?

The Google Pixel XL is a popular smartphone, but how does it fare against the Samsung Galaxy S8+? Here's a look at which of the two Android phablets is worth buying.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 16, 2017

HTC One X10 Now Official With 4000 mAh Battery, 16-Megapixel Camera And More Goodies

HTC has officially launched its new HTC One X10 midranger, albeit only in Russia for now. The smartphone comes with a focus on battery life and good specs for its price point, and should soon launch in more markets worldwide.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 14, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 Drives 720,000+ Preorders In Home Country: Galaxy Note 7 Didn't Blow Up S8 Success

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are off to a remarkable start, driving more than 720,000 preorders already in the company's home market. With such a record-setting initial demand, it seems the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco can't burn the Galaxy S8 success.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 13, 2017

Android O Already In Testing On Huawei Mate 9, But Don't Get Too Excited Yet

Huawei has apparently started pushing internal builds of Android O to its Mate 9, which means it may be the first non-Google OEM to start testing the new OS version. As usual with test builds, however, there are limitations, so here's the deal.

Apps/Software April 12, 2017

Samsung Was Aware Of Galaxy S8 Design Flaw But Rushed It To Market Anyway

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Android flagships are among the hottest smartphones of this year, set to hit store shelves this month. As exciting as they are, however, the smartphones have a frustrating design flaw marring the experience.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 10, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs Galaxy S7 Edge: Should You Upgrade?

After the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8+, many Galaxy S7 edge users may contemplate upgrading to the newer device. However, is the new smartphone really worth the upgrade?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 9, 2017

Google Pixel 2 And Pixel 2 XL: Everything We Know So Far About Code Names, OEM, And Rumored Specs

Google has already confirmed that its Pixel 2 smartphones will launch later this year as premium offerings and more details are reaching the surface. Here's what we know so far about the handsets' code names, manufacturer, rumored specs, and more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 8, 2017

Huawei Honor 8 Pro Affordable Powerhouse Packs 6 GB RAM, Dual Rear Cameras And More On A Budget

Huawei's Honor brand launched a new budget smartphone in Europe, introducing the powerful Honor 8 Pro. The Android smartphone boasts flagship specs on a budget, making an even more attractive proposition than the Huawei P10.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 6, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 To Feature In-Display Fingerprint Scanner And Dual Rear Cameras?

The Samsung Galaxy S8 made its official debut without some big design changes that were rumored. The Galaxy Note 8, however, could rock a dual rear camera setup and an in-display fingerprint authentication.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 4, 2017

BlackBerry KeyOne (Mercury) Release Delayed: Don't Expect It This Month

The upcoming BlackBerry KeyOne has apparently stirred great hype and the company pushed back the release so it could meet the overwhelming demand. Initially planned for April, the smartphone's release has now been delayed.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 3, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 Price, Preorder Options, And Perks At Major US Carriers And Best Buy

Samsung has officially unveiled its top-notch Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ and the two smartphones are now up for preorder at all major U.S. carriers and Best Buy. Here are the prices, offers, and freebies currently available.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 30, 2017

LG G6 Preorders Already Shipping From AT&T, Sprint, And T-Mobile

The LG G6 is one of the hottest Android smartphones of 2017, and it's ready to reach customers. AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile have started shipping LG G6 preorders ahead of the April 7 release, and Verizon is expected to follow shortly.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 29, 2017

US Moto G5 Plus Release: Amazon Soon Offering Cheap Version With Ads Or More Expensive Ad-Free Model

The Moto G5 Plus is finally ready to hit the United States later this month, as Amazon will start selling the device on March 31. The Moto G5 Plus will be available in four options, with the cheapest one starting at $184.99.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 25, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8 To Come With Free Gear VR And $100 Gift Card, Leaked Target Catalog Reveals

A leaked Target newspaper ad for the week of April 2-8 reveals neat preorder deals for the upcoming Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones. Customers will get a free Gear VR with Controller and a $100 gift card to sweeten the deal.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 24, 2017

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) Drops By FCC Before AT&T Release: What To Expect

The AT&T version of the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) has dropped by the FCC, signaling an imminent release. The smartphone should hit multiple U.S. carriers, so here's what specs to expect.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 21, 2017

HTC U Ultra Tortured In Scratch, Bend, And Burn Durability Test: How Tough Is It? [Video]

The HTC U Ultra is among the sleekest Android flagships of this year, but is it durable enough to warrant a hefty investment? These scratch, burn, and bend tests might give you an idea.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 20, 2017

LG G6 US Release: Carrier Prices, Options, And Promos Compared

The LG G6 has gone up for preorder at nearly all major U.S. carriers and some exciting promotions are in store to sweeten the deal. Here's a roundup of the LG G6 carrier pricing and freebies to get a better idea of what's on offer.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 19, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Rumors: Dual Rear Camera, Exynos 8895 And Ultra-Thin Profile

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has not leaked as extensively as the Galaxy S8 series, but some details still reached the surface. The device could boast a dual rear camera setup, an Exynos 8895 processor, and an impressively thin design.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 15, 2017

LG G6 US Launch Date Could Be April 21, Analyst Suggests

The LG G6 will reportedly hit the U.S. shelves on April 21 per an analyst. The mid-April launch will give the LG flagship a week's advantage over the Samsung Galaxy S8, which will reportedly release on April 28.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 14, 2017

LG G6 vs. Google Pixel XL: Is There A New King Of Android Smartphones?

The LG G6 hit the scene and it's ready to give other Android flagships a run for their money. Google has its own impressive flagship, so how does the LG G6 stack up against the Pixel XL?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 11, 2017

Google Pixel And Pixel XL Microphone Issues: Google Confirms Hardware Problem

Google Pixel and Pixel XL owners have been experiencing yet another issue, this time affecting the smartphones' microphones. On the bright side, Google is aware of the matter and is actively communicating with affected users.

Google March 9, 2017

Samsung Galaxy A5 And A7 (2017) Launching In India: Specs, Pricing And Availability

The Samsung Galaxy A5 and A7 (2017) are ready to launch in India, spicing up the upper-midrange market. Here's what you need to know about specs, pricing and availability.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 6, 2017

REVIEW: How BlackBerry KeyOne Blends The Best Of BlackBerry And Android

BlackBerry has been struggling in the smartphone market but its newest smartphone could change that. Find out what makes KeyOne the perfect BlackBerry Android phone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 26, 2017

BlackBerry KeyOne (Mercury) Official Page Briefly Goes Live, Spills All Specs Details

Just hours before BlackBerry's MWC 2017 event, the BlackBerry KeyOne (Mercury) product page accidentally went live on the company's website. BlackBerry quickly removed the premature listing, but it had already spilled secrets and screenshots are here to prove it.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 25, 2017

Never Miss A Call Again: Here's How To Turn Your Smartphone Into A Satellite Phone

Stay connected wherever you are in the world. A high-tech phone case now gives both Android smartphones and iPhones the same range as satellite phones.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 19, 2017

Best Buy President's Day Sale: Discounts On iPhone 7, Android Smartphones, And More Announced

Best Buy's President's Day sale officially launched and a slew of attractive offers are in tow. Here are the most notable discounts on iPhones, Android smartphones, and more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 17, 2017

Really Blue Google Pixel And Pixel XL Hit UK: Pricing, Options, And Availability

The Really Blue Google Pixel and Pixel XL have finally made their way to the UK, available now for preorder on EE and Carphone Warehouse. Here's what you need to know about pricing, options, and availability.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 17, 2017

Huawei P10 Plus Price And Specs Leaked In Spanish Retail Listing: 8 GB RAM, Android Nougat And More

A Spanish retailer has listed the Huawei P10 Plus early, complete with pricing and specs details. Should this turn out to be accurate, the P10 Plus will be a beastly smartphone with 8 GB of RAM and top-notch specs, but it won't come cheap.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 14, 2017

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