Samsung's Android 5.0 Lollipop program is now up and running it seems, and it is apparent that the company is rolling out in Russia. Earlier in the week the company started sending out Lollipop to its Galaxy Note 3 phablet from 2013, and now Samsung?s other 2013 flagship, the Galaxy S4, is also getting a lick of the Android Lollipop.
HTC promised that it would update its HTC One M8 and One M7 flagships would be getting Android 5.0 Lollipop within three months of the software's release. That three month windows ends on February 1 and just like last year it seems that HTC will miss the deadline, at least partially.
LG's G3 flagship smartphone has already received Android 5.0 Lollipop, at least the international variant, but another LG high end device is also getting the latest and greatest build of Google's platform. That handset is the G Pro 2, the phablet flagship that rolled out at the Mobile World Conference in 2013, it will also be the last of the G Pro range.
LG was at the forefront of the screen revolution that saw 1080p relinquish its crown to 2K Quad HD panels last year. The company's G3 flagship was the first with Quad HD resolution and has been followed by numerous flagships since. However, while 1080p Full HD stood atop the screen pile for some time, Quad HD's reign could be short lived, and before the resolution really took off.
Motorola is starting to make its presence felt in arguably the biggest emerging market of them all, India. Even though Samsung and locals like Micromax are getting most of the sales in the country, Motorola is succeeding too with 3 million smartphones sold in India since February 2014.
Google managed to increase revenue through the fourth quarter, but the company missed out on meeting Wall Street expectations. The results made the company's shares go through a bumpy day, initially falling 3% after the earnings call and then trending up by 1.44% later in the day.
You may not even of hear of Spigen, but the accessory manufacturer has a solid history of leaking smartphones. The company makes cases for up and coming smartphones before they are released and the latest is the Samsung Galaxy S6. So here's the question, is the device modelling Spigen's Galaxy S6 case actually the Galaxy S6?
ZTE is continuing to release smartphones, with the Chinese company releasing its third Blade smartphone of the month. Following the launch of the Blade S6 yesterday, the company has announced the new Blade L3.
Google's Nexus 6 is the first bona fide flagship smartphone the company has ever released. Built by Motorola the device is a high spec'd with a Quad HD screen and Qualcomm Snapdragon 805. However, it has retained something that other Nexus smartphones have always had, it is not widely available. In fact, it has been in and out of stock sporadically since it launched back in November.
There have been plenty of leaks regarding Samsung's Galaxy S6, and by now we have a good idea of what specs the handset will have (including the Snapdragon/Exynos saga) and even how the Galaxy S6 will look. We have seen some prototypes over the last couple of months, but those images have not been amazing quality. However, today we are getting the best look at the Galaxy S6 yet.