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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.

Specs of Lenovo vibe X3 Lite Leak
By Ang Torres on Monday October 26, 2015

The Lenovo vibe X3 Lite, as the name suggests, is a more affordable and toned down version of the regular vibe X3. The handset has not been given the official treatment by Lenovo just yet, but the specs of the modest budget device have leaked online.

Two New ZTE Nubia Z9 Variants Landing October 29
By Ang Torres on Tuesday October 20, 2015

Chinese giant ZTE is going to announce two new smartphones on October 29th, and those handsets are expected to be the Nubia Z9 Max Elite and the Nubia Z9 Mini Elite. Both devices will be sequels to their current namesakes and will update the Nubia Z9 range, while as the names suggest, the Max is a larger version of the Nubia Z9 proper and the Mini is a smaller variant of the flagship.

HTC One A9 Coming with $690 Price Tag?
By Ang Torres on Wednesday October 14, 2015

The HTC One A9 is going to be launched in one week's time and the more we hear about this smartphone the more worried we are. What was first leaked as a bleeding edge handset has since become (via benchmark results) a clear mid-ranger, which in itself is reasonable, even if we do expect more from HTC. The latest news regarding the cost of the One A9 means we are outright concerned about what HTC is playing at.

Samsung Debuts Tizen Based Z3
By Ang Torres on Wednesday October 14, 2015

Samsung has expanded its own Tizen platform hardware with the release of a new smartphone, the Samsung Z3. Like previous Tizen handsets, the Z3 sports entry level hardware and is targeted for emerging markets, including in India, where the smartphone is landing as an exclusive device. The official launch of the Samsung Z3 today means the Tizen platform now has two smartphones, with the Z1 already available.

LG Preparing G Pay Mobile Payment System
By Ang Torres on Tuesday October 13, 2015

Mobile payment services are really taking off, and while Apple is leading the way in Apple Pay, Samsung and Google have launched rival services that are already out there. We expect many other smartphone manufacturers to join the party and according to reports today LG will be the next to unveil its own mobile payment system.

Motorola Force (DROID Turbo 2) Certified in China
By Ang Torres on Friday October 09, 2015

The Motorola Force is also the Motorola Kinzie and the Motorola XT1585, while consumers in the United States are probably going to call it the DROID Turbo 2. Whatever the name of this device is, it will almost certainly be a beast, at least judging by the specs that were revealed as the handset passed through China's 3C certification website.

Apple Takes Home 90% of all Smartphone Profits During Q2
By Ang Torres on Thursday October 08, 2015

While we generally try to stay out of the Android vs. iOS or Samsung vs. Apple debate, we have to laugh when people point out that Samsung's superior sales hurt Apple. The laughter is because Apple is cleaning up in just about every aspect, aside from having huge amounts of devices like Samsung does. Indeed, Apple's dominance in individual product sales and income has been highlighted again by a Bloomberg report that shows that Cupertino rakes in 90% of all the profit made by smartphones.