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Samsung Galaxy S7 could get Lower Megapixel Camera
By Ang Torres on Tuesday November 03, 2015

We revealed yesterday that Samsung could be considering Sony's imagine sensors for the camera of its upcoming Galaxy S7 flagship. While that may well be the case, a report today suggests that the company is considering actually lowering the megapixel count of its sensor and not raising it.

BlackBerry Priv AT&T Pricing... a Heavy Price to Pay
By Luke Jones on Monday November 02, 2015

The BlackBerry Priv, the company's new flagship smartphone, is about to launch through AT&T in the United States. The second largest carrier in the land is unveiling BlackBerry's latest on Friday, November 6, meaning the priv will be with us in four days. The company has today announced what pricing plans will be available to consumers on launch day.

Gionee S Plus Officially Unveiled, a Mid-Range Handset for India
By Josh Dasey on Monday November 02, 2015

Gionee's Indian division has officially unveiled the company's newest smartphone today, the Gionee S Plus, a budget handset that brings plenty of interesting specs with it. The device will be making its presence felt in India from next week and will cost the equivalent of $259USD in the colors of Dark Blue, Golden and White. That price tag represents solid bang for your buck.

HTC One goes up against BlackBerry Priv with Friday Launch on AT&T
By Josh Dasey on Monday November 02, 2015

The HTC One A9, a handset we have pretty much slammed on these pages, will be coming to AT&T in the United States on Friday. The Taiwanese company's newest flagship will be making its debut on November 6, and actually this shows a lack of marketing nous by HTC.

Samsung Galaxy J3 Coming to U.S.
By Micah Bartos on Monday November 02, 2015

Samsung's budget Galaxy J3 smartphone (SM-J3109) has passed through the FCC for sales in the United States. We have been hearing about this handset for some time, but Samsung has yet to confirm the release of the Galaxy J3. The listing at the FCC reveals that the handset has LTE, 3G, and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Amazon France Latest to Cut Price of Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL
By Josh Dasey on Monday November 02, 2015

Amazon France, following the lead of Microsoft in the United Kingdom by cutting the price of the Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. Before continuing, it is really worth noting that neither of these handsets have been released yet, meaning the price cut has happened while the devices are still in the pre-order phase.

ZTE Blade L6 Passes FCC
By Josh Dasey on Monday November 02, 2015

ZTE seems to have a new smartphone coming to the U.S. market after the Blade L6 passed through the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The regulatory body that passes devices for sale in the United States, with the new ZTE Blade L6 being the latest from the Chinese company.

Oppo A53m and A33m Smartphones Certified in China
By Micah Bartos on Friday October 30, 2015

Oppo has had a pair of devices certified by 3C in China, the A53m and A33m, the latter of which has also passed through the TENAA certification body. Neither handset has been officially announced by Oppo just yet, but both are likely to land in the next month and will pad out the company's budget smartphone portfolio.

Sony Xperia Z5 Arrives in Canada
By Josh Dasey on Friday October 30, 2015

Sony's Xperia Z5 is the safe option flagship if you don't want to fork out the extra cash for the 4K screen packing Xperia Z5 Premium. It is a fantastic handset and one of the most rounded flagships on the market, sleek and powerful, the Xperia Z5 also boasts one of the best batteries on the market. The handset is now making its debut in North America, landing in Canada today.

Qualcomm says Snapdragon 820 will not Overheat
By Pablo Jimenez on Thursday October 29, 2015

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor is the company's current flagship silicon, but it has been plagued with issues. It started off overheating, which led for smartphones (we're thinking the LG G Flex 2) to throttle the chipset and underperform. It has gotten better through the year, but largely an issue that has stayed with the silicon. Qualcomm is now smoothing things over by saying its upcoming Snapdragon 820 will have no such problems.