Oppo's launch event today saw the Chinese company unveil two new devices, the N3 flagship and this, the Oppo R5, a handset that comes with a defining feature. This is the world's thinnest smartphone at just 4.85mm, beating out the current title holder, the Gionee Elife S5.1. It really does look amazing and Oppo has done a good job cramming some solid specs into that barely there chassis.
Verizon has today launched the Motorola built DROID Turbo, the carrier's exclusive flagship heavyweight. The exclusive smartphone business model is dying, but Verizon is still giving it a go and with the DROID Turbo the company has one of the very best smartphones on the market. Motorola has taken the best parts of the Moto X and the Motorola built Google Nexus 6 to build this device, and the DROID Turbo is at least every bit as good as those handsets.
Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition is the company?s flagship slate, a tablet that the Korean giant would want you to use for productivity, almost as a laptop replacement. With 2015 just around the corner it is inevitable that Samsung is working on an updated version, and PhoneArena uncovered some key details about the device.
Worried about whether your particular Motorola device is due to get the newly launched Android 5.0 Lollipop software update? Don't fear, because Motorola has created an upgrade guide where you can see if your device is in line to get the bump. The guide is very easy to use and keeps you in the loop.
The HTC One M8 has been getting the new EYE Experience software recently, with the update landing on the international variant and on Verizon and T-Mobile in the US. Last week, Sprint updated its One M8 with international Wi-Fi calling, but failed to include the EYE Experience, saying it would arrive shortly. Less than a week later the third largest carrier in the US has now been confirmed to be offering the EYE Experience update for the HTC One M8.
ASUS has unveiled a brand new budget Android tablet called the MeMO Pad 10 ME103K, a slate that seems to maintain the company?s position as a brand that delivers affordable quality.
LG as a company will look back on 2014 as the year in which it turned a very important corner in the smartphone world. Sales have increased, the G3 arrived with plenty of hype and lived up to it, and the Korean company is also making its own processors now. What's more, LG is finally getting serious about software, which was first in evidence after even a quick play with its G3 UI, and is now all but confirmed as the company said the G3 flagship with be getting Android 5.0 Lollipop before the end of the year.
Oppo has discussed its upcoming N3 smartphone plenty, while a bunch of leaks have given away a lot of details about the device, such as its unique camera. We are finally set to get our hands on the N3 as the Chinese company has pencilled in a launch date for the handset, with a scheduled event for October 29th, which is this Wednesday.
Archos usually strikes a solid balance between quality and affordability and the company's latest device, the Archos 50 Diamond, seems to toe that line again. The French company unveiled the device in Paris over the weekend and revealed that the handset will be arriving in the early months of 2015.
HTC's Desire 820 does a lot of things right. It is good looking, spec'd well, and is decently priced; but for some consumers it may be a bit on the big side. HTC, in its increasing efforts to fill the market with more and more devices is now launching a new Desire 820 Mini, atoned down version of its mid-range shows stopper.