ZTE has a new flagship worthy handset on the horizon, and it has just passed through China's product certification center, TENAA. The device is the Nubia Z9 Max Elite and its passage through TENAA meas it is probably going to be launched soon, even sometime this month we guess.
The most celebrated gaming company of them all, Nintendo, is about to release its first ever smartphone game tomorrow. Nintendo has been making its first strides in the market, working with DeNA to port games to mobile technology. By March Nintendo plans to have five titles on the market, and the first game will land tomorrow.
Microsoft's brand new Windows 10 Mobile smartphones, the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, are now available for pre-order in the United Kingdom. The handsets will be launched in country on December 3, a couple of days after they arrive in other European nations, such as Italy.
It is probably safe to say that Samsung is going through a transition period, or is at least repositioning itself. The company streamlined its smartphone output this year and has seen profits increase as a result, recording financial growth for the first time in several quarters. However, that good news is tempered by the fact that Samsung is likely to see a decline in overall smartphone sales for the first time in years.
As promised, Samsung has released its Gear S2 smartwatch in the United States, with the wearable going on sale in the country on Friday (Oct 2). Those of you interested in getting one of them may be disappointed to see that Samsung has only made the Dark Grey variant so far, of course if Dark Grey is your thing then you're set.
We are expecting Microsoft to launch the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL smartphones alongside Windows 10 Mobile next week. However, the company will also be launching a new Surface Pro, the fourth edition of the tablet come full on laptop PC. The latest information suggests that the Surface Pro 4 will come with a razor thin bezel that will make it look like an all-screen device.
This feels like Dja vu as HTC just launched the One M9+. Yes, the company did already release this handset earlier in the year, so this is a re-launch that brings some updated specs to the flagship. The handset is the most spec'd that HTC makes and while the original was a China expected this is expected to launch around the world.
The HTC One A9 is not going to be the bleeding edge smartphone we originally thought, but it is the next flagship smartphone the company will release. Before that though HTC is launching the One M9e at an event tomorrow (we'll have to wait until next month for the One A9), and a few days before its launch the handset has passed through TENAA in China.
One of the major criticisms of Microsoft's Windows Phone platform was that it simply lacked the apps that are available on Apple's iOS and Google's Android. However, that is becoming less of a problem as there are now 669,000 apps available on the Windows Store.
A OnePlus executive has confirmed that the company's next smartphone will be a mid-range device, which had earlier been promised by co-founder Carl Pei. The new device could be the OnePlus 2 Mini or come with some other name, but it is known to be a design oriented smartphone with mid-range specs and an affordable price.