Sony's superphone, the Xperia Z5 Premium, has made its debut in Canada with the carrier Bell, meaning this is an official launch by the Japanese company. The good news for fans of this device in the Great White North is that it is relatively affordable.
Sony's latest smartphones have been slowly trickling onto the U.S. market in recent week, of course virtually all in an unofficial capacity as Sony typically gives the United States the proverbial cold shoulder. Hot on the heels of the Xperia Z5 flagship range coming to several retailers is the Xperia C5 Ultra, a massive handset that was actually launched at the start of August.
A couple of days after doing the rounds at TENAA, the 2015 Samsung Galaxy A7 has been passed by the FCC, meaning it is clear to launch in the United States. With the handset passing the two regulatory bodies it is all but certain that Samsung is going to unveil the device soon. Indeed, a December 1st launch date has already been rumored and we would not be surprised.
If Microsoft is going to make the Windows 10 Mobile platform a success the company will need for manufacturers to back it. While Redmond will be holding out for major players to get behind Windows (wishful thinking we know), the first Windows 10 Mobile smartphones are starting to be released, like the Yamada Denki EveryPhone.
Huawei launched its new Mate 8 smartphone today, the Chinese company taking the wraps off the high end handset at a special press event. This is a pretty big old thing, with a massive 6-inch screen, and arrives as an update to the Mate 7. So, what?s the deal here?
Apple is continuing to make significant strides in the enterprise market and through the third quarter of this year (June 1 to September 30) the company was responsible for 66% of all enterprise devices activated. The company's iOS platform, which includes iPhones and iPads, led the way in the market and rose 2% compared to the 64% enterprise activations in the second quarters.
A blast from the past, it is still amazing to think that mobile juggernaut Nokia is no longer really with us in a hardware capacity. While Nokia helped to put the Windows platform on the map in recent years, the company is still best known for being the feature phone king, the best selling mobile phone maker in the world during the 2000-2010 decade. The Finnish brand is now back with a new feature phone, the Nokia 230.
We have been waiting a very long time for Xiaomi to launch the Mi 5 flagship, a follow up to its current Mi 4 that was launched way back at the end of the summer in 2014. In flagship terms that is an eternity and in that time every other company has launched a new high end device, while many (Samsung, Apple, LG, Meizu, Sony) have launched two.
The second generation Samsung Galaxy A7 mid-range smartphone has passed through TENAA, the Chinese regulatory service that passes products for sale in the country. All of the new A series handsets are gearing up for launch, with the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 already passing TENAA and the FCC, while the Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A9 are also rumored to be landing soon.
LG has revealed a new smartphone that will be launched in Latin America and Commonwealth of Independent States countries, it is called the LG Ray.