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4K Screens are here to Stay Says Samsung Exec
By Pablo Jimenez on Wednesday March 02, 2016

Sony was the first, and so far only, smartphone company to debut a handset rocking a 4K resolution screen, but while the Xperia Z5 Premium has been described as a gimmick, one of Sony's main rivals thinks 4K will become more popular in the mobile space.

Sony Updating Xperia Z5 Range to Marshmallow
By Micah Bartos on Wednesday March 02, 2016

Sony has started to roll out Android 6.0 Marshmallow to the Xperia Z5 smartphone range, the late 2015 flagships that were the last of the Z smartphones before Sony introduced the Xperia Z line at MWC 2016

Vivo Xplay 5: World?s First 6GB RAM Smartphone
By Luke Jones on Tuesday March 01, 2016

As ridiculous as it is, the Android market is one of spec one-upmanship. The company with the beefier hardware stands out, at least that is how many Chinese companies approach the platform, thinking that the more specs you cram in the better the device is. It almost never works like that, the best companies and handsets combine strong specs with manufacturing knowhow.

Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge Lack Quick Charge 3.0
By Luke Jones on Tuesday March 01, 2016

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are a pair of smartphones that are packed to the gills with the latest mobile hardware, a veritable mix of the latest and greatest technology. However, while Samsung has spared no expense in virtually all departments, it has seemingly stopped short of pushing the boat out for quick charging.

Moto G 2014 Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow in the U.S. Today
By Josh Dasey on Tuesday March 01, 2016

The 2014 variant of the Motorola Moto G (the second generation one) has been given its upgrade to Android 6.0 Marshmallow in the United States, with the roll out starting today (Mar. 1). The update follows just a couple of weeks after Motorola sent out Marshmallow to the 2014 Moto G in India, and so beginning the upgrade program for the handset.

HTC Teases One M10 Ahead of March Launch
By Luke Jones on Saturday February 27, 2016

The Ball's in your court HTC. Just about all of the company's main Android rivals used the MWC week to launch new flagships, such as Samsung, Xiaomi, LG, and Sony. The Taiwan based giant also announced some low end affairs, but the HTC smartphone we all want to see is the One M10, the company?s upcoming flagship device.

Xiaomi Launches Mi 4s
By Josh Dasey on Saturday February 27, 2016

Xiaomi finally got around to launching its Mi 5 flagship, nearly two years after the Mi 4 was launched. However, the Chinese company is not ready to wave goodbye to the aging Mi 4 just yet and has revealed an updated Mi 4S version that beefs up the specs to high end quality.

Meizu Indefinitely Delays Pro 5 Mini Because of Earthquake
By Josh Dasey on Friday February 26, 2016

Chinese company Meizu has been doing excellently on the smartphone market of late, but the company has just been dealt a devastating blow. It has not come from a rival company/device, or from a lack of sales, but from Mother Nature! The earthquake in Taiwan has "crippled" the company's production lines have been knocked out and caused huge damage to Meizu's infrastructure.

Xiaomi Mi 5 Up Close: Good Enough
By Luke Jones on Friday February 26, 2016

Xiaomi bide its time when most of its rivals launched impressive new handsets at MWC, including highlights from Sony, LG, and of course Samsung. We have waited a long time for the Mi 5 flagship to arrive, so Xiaomi really had to deliver something special.

Sony Blasts Out Design Oriented Xperia XA
By Micah Bartos on Tuesday February 23, 2016

Wow! Sony was not expected to launch any smartphones at the Mobile World Conference this week, but the company turned up and stole the show with a new smartphone range, the Xperia X series. We have already looked at the enticing Xperia X and its beefier sibling, the Xperia X Performance, so let's have a look at the last in the stable, the Xperia XA.