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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Platinum Gold Lands in U.S.
By Josh Dasey on Thursday November 12, 2015

Better late than never. Samsung has today launched the Galaxy Note 5 in Platinum Gold in the United States; easily our favorite color for the company's flagship phablet. We love the Note 5 in all guises, but in its gold form it is a true looker, one of the very sexiest smartphones on the market, classy and elegant in spades.

BlackBerry Vienna, the Next Android Smartphone
By Josh Dasey on Thursday November 12, 2015

While the whacky and unique square design of the BlackBerry Passport is unlikely to ever make it to the Android platform, the company has been buoyed by the early success of the Priv and is now working on another handset for Google's OS.

Xiaomi Mi 5 Passes Benchmark Software
By Ang Torres on Thursday November 12, 2015

The ball is finally moving on Xiaomi's Mi 5 flagship handset. It has been nearly 18 months since the company launched the Mi 4, which in smartphone terms is an age. The Chinese giant has been holding out for Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 820 processor, but now that chipset is launched Xiaomi can press ahead with its belated flagship.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Unpacked Event Scheduled for Feb 21st, 2016
By Pablo Jimenez on Wednesday November 11, 2015

Samsung has confirmed its next Unpacked event very early, saying that its 2016 Unpacked event will be held on February 21st, 2016. The event will almost certainly be used for the company to lift the curtain on its Galaxy S7, the handset that will replace the current Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge as the company's flagship device.

LG Debuts G4 White Gold Edition in South Korea
By Josh Dasey on Wednesday November 11, 2015

LG has today announced a new colorway for its G4 flagship in South Korea, introducing us to the G4 White Gold Edition. Of course, this is something manufacturers tend to do when a device is getting on a bid in its yearly cycle of flagship

BlackBerry Priv Sold Out on Amazon
By Josh Dasey on Wednesday November 11, 2015

For many, the Priv is the last throw of the hardware dice for BlackBerry; if it is not a success it is thought that the company will pull out of the hardware market. The Canadian giant has denied that repeatedly, but nevertheless the Android backed Priv seems to be a handset that will define whether BlackBerry has a future in hardware. With that in mind we imagine CEO John Chen and co will be delighted that the handset has already sold out on Amazon.

LG Class Clears FCC on Way to AT&T
By Micah Bartos on Tuesday November 10, 2015

We told you on the weekend how the LG Class is arriving in Europe and the LG Zero and that the handset is likely to make its debut in the United States on AT&T. It seems as though our crystal ball was in full working order as the LG Class has now passed through the FCC in the U.S. and is bound for the nation's second largest carrier, AT&T.

Microsoft Lumia 950 Landing November 20 with AT&T
By Ang Torres on Tuesday November 10, 2015

Microsoft's new Lumia 950 is an excellent smartphone. It has Windows 10 Mobile, has a good list of specs, and is even competitively prices. However, we have discussed before how the handset being a success will be a tall order because of hoe limited it is. In the United States the Lumia 950 will be available only through AT&T, with the carrier announcing that the handset will be available from November 20th.

Huawei P9 Max Blitzes AnTuTu
By Pablo Jimenez on Tuesday November 10, 2015

Huawei has had a really busy year through 2015, but the company continue to rout handsets. So much so that it is sometimes hard to keep up, but the next smartphone to be launched should stand out from the crowd. It is the Huawei P9 Max, a device that is expected to launch November 29th and will be the Chinese company's new phablet flagship.

Vivo X6 Real World Image
By Micah Bartos on Tuesday November 10, 2015

We told you about the Vivo X6 last week, a blazing flagship smartphone that will come with unique hardware, such as 1GB of dedicated graphic RAM. The device has not been unveiled officially yet, but it will be soon and today we are having a first glimpse of the X6 in a official photo. As you can see in the image above you can see that this is a large handset.