The LG G4 is already midway through its life cycle which inevitably means reports about its replacement are starting to creep out. That's hardly a surprise actually as LG is already deep into the development process for its next flagship and we are really hoping for a lot from this device.
Coolpad, through carrier T-Mobile has rolled out a smartphone that costs just $50 unlocked, which is pretty much as affordable as you can get in the United States at the moment. The Coolpad Rouge will be available from the Magenta Network starting next Wednesday (September 30th), but how does this mega-budget device stack up?
Earlier in the year OnePlus promised a new smartphone that would be design oriented and maybe not focused on specs. A potential first render of that handset has now been posted online and seems to show a device that will be smaller than the OnePlus 2 flagship.
Yesterday we told you about the LG Class, a new smartphone that will arrive later in this month with some mid-range specs. The handset will be aimed at LG's own South Korean market and was teased briefly yesterday with its hardware and design barely seen in a render. The leak gods do like to keep given though and wouldn't you know it, today we are being treated to a genuine hands on look at the LG Class.
You know, most smartphone companies make no money and the only two that rake in profits on significant levels are Apple and Samsung. So, in the wake of Apple's iPhone 6s/6s Plus launch we are now turning our attention to the Galaxy S7, which is the next juggernaut smartphone on the horizon...
Nokia will soon be able to build smartphones again. The Finnish company cannot do so until 2016, per the agreement signed when Microsoft bought the Lumia division. However, Nokia has been in development it seems and this render reportedly shows the smartphone the company will launch when it is back in the handset game.
Motorola is widely expected to launch a follow-up to the Moto 360 smartwatch, which was probably the best Android Wear device so far. However, while we are plenty excited about that, we are also eager to see Motorola's other new wearable, an apparent Moto 360 Sport.
A post on Chinese social network Weibo gave as a glimpse of Huawei Honor 7i, a handset that comes with a quirky unique feature and is reported to be launching August 20th. Overall the device will be solidly spec'd, while its design sticks closely to what we would call "standard candy bar". However, this handset will have one aesthetic feature that makes it stand out... literally.
There has been a lot of speculation surrounding Sony this year. With the company stop making smartphones, will it sell its smartphone division, will it only concentrate on high end handsets? An array of questions that only show that the Japanese company is in need of a new strategy. The Xperia Z4 and Z3+ are both fine devices, but there is a feeling Sony has do better to compete at the flagship range. Its Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact will land in the third quarter, but arguably it is to next year we need to look to see Sony make bolder steps.
Plenty of companies are adopting a bezel-less design for their smartphones and it seems that landscape bezels at least will be a thing of the past one day. Manufacturers are trying to get a superior screen to body ratio, and Xiaomi will be among them when it launches its next flagship handset, the Mi 5.