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Huawei Honor 5X Officially Announced
By Micah Bartos on Tuesday October 27, 2015

Huawei has officially announced its Honor 5X smartphone, the latest affordable handset that offers surprisingly good specs and the tinge of premium build. As we have become used to however, the Honor 5X will only be available in Huawei's China homeland, at least initially.

Google Raises App Price Limit for Google Play Store
By Josh Dasey on Tuesday October 27, 2015

Google has rather quietly changed its app price limits around the world, meaning that the ceiling for the most expensive apps on the Google Play Store is now higher. The obviously results in consumers potentially paying more for the high end applications, but it is also good news for developers and users alike.

Samsung Project V Folding Screen Smartphone has Retailers on Board
By Micah Bartos on Tuesday October 27, 2015

We have heard plenty about Samsung's aspirations to release a smartphone with a fully foldable screen. Starting as Project YOUM, the company was the first to offer curved glass on a handset, then the first to bend a screen (the EDGE handsets) and will now the first to launch a real folding device. That has been the rumor for the last couple of months, and right now it is looking like the real deal.

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro Passes FCC, Hints at U.S. Release
By Josh Dasey on Tuesday October 27, 2015

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro is an unannounced smartphone from the Chinese giant, but we now know the handset is imminent as it has just passed through the FCC.

Motorola Launches Verizon Exclusive DROID Turbo 2: Up Close
By Luke Jones on Tuesday October 27, 2015

While last year's Motorola DROID Turbo was widely dismissed, we were actually huge fans. It looked solid, had blazing specs, and had one of the very best smartphone batteries on the market. Motorola has shown this year that it can do a bona fide flagship very well; the Moto X Pure Edition is spiffing, and we knew that was the basis for the DROID Turbo 2. That means you can color us excited.

Huawei Glory Play 5X Landing Next Week
By Ang Torres on Tuesday October 27, 2015

Huawei has a new smartphone launching on November 3rd, the Glory Play 5X, and the Chinese company has now opened pre-orders for that handset. The device is available through online retailers in China, namely VMall and TMall.

Samsung Dominates AnTuTu List of Fastest Smartphones
By Josh Dasey on Monday October 26, 2015

AnTuTu is just one of the benchmarking software used to put smartphones through their paces, and while real world application is another thing entirely, it is always good to see a list of which devices are fastest. AnTuTu has released a list of the fastest Android smartphones through the third quarter of this year.

Google Replacing Nexus 5X Handsets with Yellow Tint on Screen
By Micah Bartos on Monday October 26, 2015

It seems that a yellow tint showing up on a smartphone screen is a cross platform occurrence. We first seen it way back on the Apple iPhone 4 and have since seen a similar problem crop up on some OnePlus One units as well as the Nexus 4 and Nexus 5.

Samsung's Huge Galaxy View to Start at $599
By Ang Torres on Monday October 26, 2015

Samsung has already announced the Galaxy View, the company's answer to the "pro" tablet trend that is also occupied by Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 and Apple's iPad Pro. Unlike those units through, the Galaxy View will sport a massive 18.4-inch screen, which will make it a true laptop/PC alternative in terms of size at least.

Samsung Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A7 Sequel Specs
By Josh Dasey on Monday October 26, 2015

While there has been no official confirmation, Samsung is probably working on sequels to its Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A7 smartphones, a pair of devices nearing a year old. The specs for the two handsets have been leaked as they passed through benchmarking software GFXBench, and as we expected the sequels will be merely incremental in what new stuff they bring to the table.