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Vivo X6, Dedicated Graphics and Deca-Core Processor
By Josh Dasey on Wednesday November 04, 2015

Vivo is making a name for itself like other Chinese companies have in the past, by delivering well-made smartphones that are bristling with the best specs available. The new upcoming handset from the company to fit that description will be the X6, which promises to push boundaries of smartphone technology.

Xiaomi Launches in Africa
By Micah Bartos on Wednesday November 04, 2015

Xiaomi has built itself into one of the major smartphone manufacturers in the world by selling products in emerging markets, starting in China and then expanding through Asia and into India. While the next major frontier for the Chinese brand is the United States and Europe, the company is still not finished making its presence felt in emerging markets, with Africa the latest to get Xiaomi's smartphones.

Apple iPhone 6c Coming in 2016
By Josh Dasey on Wednesday November 04, 2015

Apple's last iPhone launch event was a blockbuster affair. Smartphones, tablets, and even pencils flew were introduced, but there was one much rumored product that was missing. Cupertino had been widely tipped to be launching an iPhone 6c, a sequel to the iPhone 5c that offers consumers a chance to have an affordable Apple handset.

HTC Slashes Price of Nexus 9 Tablet
By Ang Torres on Tuesday November 03, 2015

Did you buy a HTC Nexus 9? Probably not, but then not many did. That is actually a shame as it was one of the very best tablets ever made... it just worked on all levels. Considering the Nexus 9 is still barely a year old, it still represents a great buy for those wanting a powerhouse slate, especially now that HTC has reduced the price right down.

Sprint Record Best Quarter in Some Time
By Josh Dasey on Tuesday November 03, 2015

Sprint has suffered a difficult few years as consumers have turned to other carriers and the company's reputation has taken a kicking. After conceding market position to T-Mobile last year, Sprint is the fourth largest carrier in the United States these days, but the company is showing signs of turning the situation around. Through the third quarter (Sprint's fiscal Q2) the company revealed that it is gaining customers and people are not leaving in the rates they previously were.

Motorola Moto X Force Starts UK Pre-Orders
By Micah Bartos on Tuesday November 03, 2015

The Motorola Moto X Force, or the DROID Turbo 2 as it is known in the United States, is making its debut in the UK, available for pre-order. The company says the handset will start shipping on November 9, and will boast a solid price of 497.99 for a SIM free unlocked device. That is a good price compared to other flagships, which with its specs, the Moto X Force most definitely is.

Nexus 5X Lands in Europe November 9, Pre-Order Now
By Micah Bartos on Tuesday November 03, 2015

While the Huawei made Nexus 6P is facing a back log and shipments are back to mid-December, the LG built Nexus 5X is likely to be more available. That handset has now had its Europe release announced and will be landing on the Old Continent on November 9 and pre-orders are open now if you are interested in this solid mid-ranger.

ASUS Debuts Enticing ZenFone 2 Laser in the U.S.
By Josh Dasey on Tuesday November 03, 2015

ASUS has announced a new version of its ZenPhone 2 series of excellent smartphones in the United States, and this is an even more affordable version with more modest specs. The ZenPhone 2 Laser has been available in India for some time, but is now making its debut in the U.S. for an off contract price of just $199.

Samsung to Leave Smartphone Industry in Five Years
By Josh Dasey on Tuesday November 03, 2015

Sometimes analysts get things right, other times they get them wrong. It is the nature of the beast, but sometimes analysts go completely crazy and offer us some market information that seems entirely invented. We will let you decide which category the following tidbit regarding Samsung falls into.

Get Huawei Watch $50 Off with Nexus 6P Purchase
By Josh Dasey on Tuesday November 03, 2015

Google and Huawei are sweetening the deal for the Nexus 6P further by giving consumers who buy the flagship the chance to grab the Huawei Watch for $50 off its list price. We don't think the excellent Nexus 6P really needs the extra kick, especially as demand is reported to be through the roof, but cutting a deal for one of the best wearables available is a deal we can appreciate.