Former Samsung CEO appointed as President of Nokia Technologies in the US

Former Samsung CEO appointed as President of Nokia Technologies in the US

Nokia announces its newest hire: Gregory Lee, (now) former CEO of Samsung Electronics North America. After being 13 years with Samsung, where he most recently led all of Samsungs businesses in North America along with its vast portfolio of mobile and consumer electronics. Nokia has appointed Lee as the head of its US executives team, where Lee will lead Nokias efforts in consumer products and further push the companys presence in

Rumored LG G6 Mini to actually be sold as the LG Q6

Rumored LG G6 Mini to actually be sold as the LG Q6

Back in April a report surfaced claiming that LG was working on a G6 Mini smartphone, though it did stress that wasn’t a confirmed name. Today famous leakster Evan Blass (a.k.a. @evleaks) has revealed this handset’s actual commercial moniker. It will allegedly be called LG Q6 when it launches. Its model number is M700, and it’s already hit the FCC certification process. The Q6 will come with a 5.4-inch 18:9 touchscreen, which is smaller

HTC U11 was Antutu’s best performing smartphone of May 2017

HTC U11 was Antutu’s best performing smartphone of May 2017

Antutus top ten best-performing smartphones of May take the average benchmark scores of all the tests run on Antutus benchmarking app during the entire month of May. This is the first month since the iPhone 7 Plus release that Apples fastest iOS device is no longer the fastest smartphone in the world. The HTC U11 has surpassed the iPhone 7 Plus in Antutus overall performance benchmark. With an average score of 180,079, the U11 is

Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition is just days away

Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition is just days away

There’s been talk for a while that Samsung would sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 handsets, and a recent rumor that the phone would launch on July 7 has turned out to be true, with Samsung officially confirming the Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition will launch then. The phone has essentially the same design as the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, but with the new name plastered across the back, and it’s apparently built using “unused” parts.

Rumors of Samsung Galaxy S8 mini point to 5.3″ screen, Snapdragon 821 chipset

Rumors of Samsung Galaxy S8 mini point to 5.3″ screen, Snapdragon 821 chipset

It has been a while since Samsung released a mini flagship and those older S minis were flagships in name only. Now unsubstantiated rumors suggest that a Galaxy S8 mini is in the works and will debut in South Korea at some point in the future. The mini will allegedly have a 5.3 screen but will have the feel of a 4.7 screen due to the extra wide aspect ratio (18.5:9).   Suggested specs for the S8 mini include

KGI’s 10 iPhone predictions: slimmest bezels ever on the OLED model 

KGI’s 10 iPhone predictions: slimmest bezels ever on the OLED model 

  Reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI delivered his 10 predictions for the upcoming iPhones, adding to what he has speculated on in the past. For starters, there will be three iPhones: the usual 4.7 and 5.5 models with LCD panels (7s and 7s Plus) along with the OLED-packing iPhone 8. The latter will be a good deal more advanced than the 7s duo and will go completely bezel-less thanks to the earpiece that cuts into the OLED panel and the virtual Home button, Apple will stretch the 5.8 display to the very edge the highest screen-to-body ratio of any phone in…

ZTE Axon Pro currently going for $180 in US

ZTE Axon Pro currently going for $180 in US

  ZTEAndroidDeals The ZTE Axon Pro is currently available at discounted rates in the US. Retailer Newegg is offering the device for nearly $180, which if you compare, is down nearly $220 from what the Chinese company is officially asking for the phone.   It’s worth mentioning that the handset is listed for $199.99 on Newegg’s website, but you can bring that price down to $179.99 by entering the promo code EMCSRGRC3 during check out. The deal is limited to the blue color variant only, and doesn’t include shipping and taxes. For more information, head to the Source link below. Source: gsmarena.com

Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra review: Geared up

Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra review: Geared up

   Introduction. Unboxing, 360-degree spin, hardware overview3. Display, connectivity, battery life4. User interface5. Performance6. Telephony, loudspeaker, text input, other apps7. Multimedia apps8. Camera9. SonyAndroid IntroductionSony’s love for big screens goes all the way back to 2013 and the 6.4″ Xperia Z Ultra, which was followed by a phablet in every generation since. Some four years later we have the Xperia XA1 Ultra at our doorstep, all 6 inches of it. And since we headed down memory lane, the Xperia T2 Ultra certainly deserves a mention too. While the Z Ultra packed some flagship-grade internals, the T2 Ultra was less obsessed with specs…

New rumor says Motorola Moto E4 Plus will cost £160

New rumor says Motorola Moto E4 Plus will cost £160

  New rumor says Motorola Moto E4 Plus will cost 160 The Motorola Moto E4 Plus has been the subject of a handful of leaks and rumors until now, with the latest one revealing the handset’s design through press renders. Now, a new rumor, related to pricing information for the handset, has surfaced. The rumor, which comes in the form of tweet from a relatively unknown tipster, says the Moto E4 Plus (unlocked) will cost 160 (around $205). Previous rumors had suggested a price tag of 190 for the device, which is broadly inline with what this new rumor reveals (182). Needless…

Nokia 3310: a week with the new retro phone sensation

Nokia 3310: a week with the new retro phone sensation

The new Nokia 3310 set the internet ablaze when it was announced back in February at MWC 2017, but will anyone actually buy this and use it as their main phone? The answer is yes, some people already have. But anyone who excitedly reads sites like TechRadar to see the latest in smartphone innovation is unlikely to swap back to an old school feature phone like the new Nokia 3310. For the purposes of reviewing, I did exactly

Motorola Announces the Moto Z” Play

Motorola Announces the Moto Z” Play

Last summer Motorola introduced its new premium Moto Z smartphone family. More than a simple redesign with the latest components stuffed inside, the Moto Zs added a modular component. Motorola’s optional Moto Mods snapped onto the phones’ flat backs with powerful magnets, making it easy to swap from a large speaker to a pico-projector to a battery pack all without

Sony Xperia XZ Premium UK availability to come May 22

Sony Xperia XZ Premium UK availability to come May 22

We have more details on the UK launch of the the Xperia XZ Premium. According to the device’s listing on Unlocked Mobiles, the phone will go on sale in the country on May 22. Here’s what the listing exactly says: “Stock Update: Sony Xperia XZ Premium Launch confirmed by Sony for week commencing Monday 22nd May. All pre orders will ship as soon as stock arrives.” As for pricing, the retailer will

Sony Xperia XZ Premium vs iPhone 7 Plus quick camera comparison

Sony Xperia XZ Premium vs iPhone 7 Plus quick camera comparison

Earlier this week Sony had us over at an event promoting the pending launch of the Xperia XZ Premium – their flagship phone. We had already had a few hands-on sessions with the XZ Premium around the MWC 2017 back in March but now that Sony is getting ready to release the phone, we finally got a unit that we could play with as much as we wanted. The event’s venue on the sunny Troia peninsula in Portugal offered us a great

Meizu Pro 7 specs leak through source code

Meizu Pro 7 specs leak through source code

There hasn’t been much talk about the rumored Meizu Pro 7 but that may soon change. The people over at GizChina.it have managed to obtain and dig through some source code to extract some interesting specs. Those include the deca-core Helio X30 chipset and what could prove to be a dual camera on the back.   The source code lists the Sony IMX386 (12MP), the Sony IMX286 (12MP) modules as well as a Samsung

Details about a “mini” LG G6 stir some rumors

Details about a “mini” LG G6 stir some rumors

A report from TechnoBuffalo discusses some details about an unannounced, unheard of device that LG had been working on, one that would look like the companys flagship G6 device. The document obtained by TechnoBuffalo suggests that LG will be selling a miniature version of the LG G6. Since the LG G4, there has been some kind of mini version of every flagship before the G6; the G4c and the G5 Mini. The report mentions the device will

Counterclockwise: phone storage through the years

Counterclockwise: phone storage through the years

This time we decided to take you for a trip down memory lane – literally! We will recall some of the best phones throughout the years that allowed you to carry massive amounts of data – photos, videos, music and anything else. We start our story in 2005 since thats when phone storage started growing in earnest. So let us re-introduce you to the Nokia N91, which had room for as much as 8GB. That impressive number was achieved

Samsung Galaxy S7 sales hit 55 million milestone

Samsung Galaxy S7 sales hit 55 million milestone

Samsung has managed to sell more than 55 million units of its Galaxy S7/S7 edge flagship smartphones till date. This was revealed by market research firm Strategy Analytics in a new report. The first quarter of the ongoing year saw the South Korean tech giant selling 7.2 million Galaxy S7/S7 edge units, the report noted.   In total, Samsung sold 92.8 million handsets in the January-March period, of

LG, Samsung & Best cheap phones 2017: our top budget mobiles

LG, Samsung & Best cheap phones 2017: our top budget mobiles

Update: We’ve now included the Wileyfox Swift 2 in our best cheap phone list – scroll down below to see where it has ranked – plus we’ve said goodbye to the Vodafone Smart Prime 7. In the past, the term ‘best cheap phones’ was usually a warning, rather than a tempting proposition, with shoddy build quality, sluggish performance, laughable screen resolution and woeful cameras. But this isn’t the past, this

iPhone 6 Updated Review

iPhone 6 Updated Review

Introduction and design Update: iPhone 6 is still being sold and it’s on the iOS 10 update roadmap for September. This review has been revised to account for the new software and the release of the iPhone SE. Why do we have the Apple iPhone 6? Well, back in 2013, despite record sales, the Cupertino brand was heading for a fall. The brand had been trading on the same phone for four years, and something big was needed

LG G6 on T-Mobile getting its first update

LG G6 on T-Mobile getting its first update

T-Mobile, which was the first among US carriers to start shipping LG G6 pre-orders, has begun pushing out the first update to the device as well. Arriving as software version H87210e, the update weighs in at around 124MB. Sadly, there’s currently no information on exactly what changes are included in the update – the update notification just says “this release includes various updates.”