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Xiaomi Mi 5 is "worth the waiting" says CEO
By Micah Bartos on Wednesday November 25, 2015

We have been waiting a very long time for Xiaomi to launch the Mi 5 flagship, a follow up to its current Mi 4 that was launched way back at the end of the summer in 2014. In flagship terms that is an eternity and in that time every other company has launched a new high end device, while many (Samsung, Apple, LG, Meizu, Sony) have launched two.

Samsung Galaxy A7 Passes TENAA
By Josh Dasey on Wednesday November 25, 2015

The second generation Samsung Galaxy A7 mid-range smartphone has passed through TENAA, the Chinese regulatory service that passes products for sale in the country. All of the new A series handsets are gearing up for launch, with the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 already passing TENAA and the FCC, while the Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A9 are also rumored to be landing soon.

LG Debuts Ray Mid-Range Smartphone
By Pablo Jimenez on Wednesday November 25, 2015

LG has revealed a new smartphone that will be launched in Latin America and Commonwealth of Independent States countries, it is called the LG Ray.

Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Available in United States
By Micah Bartos on Tuesday November 24, 2015

A week after the Sony Xperia Z5 arrived in the United States, its jacked up sibling the Xperia Z5 Premium has also made its debut. It is worth noting that, just like the Xperia Z5, the Premium is only available in its International variant, which means it is not being sold officially through Sony so will not come with any warranty in the United States.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 2, an Enticing Tablet that also Runs Windows 10
By Josh Dasey on Tuesday November 24, 2015

As well as launching the Redmi Note 3 smartphone today, Xiaomi also unveiled a brand new tablet, the Mi Pad 2. The slate lands as a very attractive 8-inch device with potent specs and a price tag that will guarantee that Xiaomi will have a success on its hands in China and Asia.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Officially Launched
By Luke Jones on Tuesday November 24, 2015

We are still waiting for Xiaomi to launch a replacement for the nearly 18 month old Mi 4 flagship, but while we are waiting for that handset the company has treated us to another high end device. The Redmi Note 3, in many ways, is a clear pointer to where the Chinese company is going with its next flagship as it comes with plenty of Xiaomi firsts. With a killer price and appealing specs, one may even wonder if we need the Mi 5 to launch.

Huawei Nexus 6P Suffering Microphone Problems
By Josh Dasey on Monday November 23, 2015

The Huawei made Nexus 6P is a beast of a smartphone and has been winning rave reviews for its potent performance and of course Google's stock Android Marshmallow software. However, it is not faultless and it seems to have some microphone issues when users are trying to make calls, a problem that has been reported by numerous Nexus 6P users.

Samsung Gear S2 gets Update
By Josh Dasey on Monday November 23, 2015

Samsung's Gear S2 is its first round faced wearable and Samsung is attempting to boost its prospects through the holiday season with a sweeping and extensive update. The smartwatch will be competing against the likes of the Apple Watch, Moto 360, and Huawei Watch this Christmas, and with Apple likely to lead the pack Samsung is competing for best of the rest.

Did the BlackBerry Venice get Benchmarked?
By Josh Dasey on Monday November 23, 2015

BlackBerry and Samsung held several meetings together last year, leading to rumors suggesting Samsung would buyout ailing BlackBerry. However, the Canadian company said it was meeting with Samsung to discuss other, secretive, matters. It is easy to think now that BlackBerry talked to the South Korean market leader about building devices on the Android platform in view of launching the PRIV flagship.

Samsung Galaxy A9 Benchmarked
By Josh Dasey on Monday November 23, 2015

It seems that Samsung is prepping a new variant of its Galaxy A series smartphones, with the Galaxy A9 passing through the GeekBench software. This is a brand new version in the range, although it is unclear whether this is a replacement for the Galaxy A8 or if it is merely going to become a stable mate for that handset.