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Over 100,000 Galaxy S7 phones sold in Korea in the first two days

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0  Samsung managed to sell more than 100,000 Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones in South Korea during their first two days on the market, according to the first industry data about the two new phones. A closer look at the figures reveals that the regular Galaxy S7 appears to be the more popular of the two phones in the ... Read More »

Purported Galaxy S7 leaks in first hands-on picture

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0  Curious to see how the Galaxy S7 looks in the flesh? After a series of CAD drawings and renders, an image published by Vietnamese website ReviewDao purports to show an actual Galaxy S7 in the wild. The image confirms a couple of details we’ve been hearing about the Galaxy S7. First its camera, a 12MP unit that is said to ... Read More »

First look LG G5 peeks through these case makers’ renders

Share1Share1Share0Share0Share0Share0 While some might have expected LG to steer clear from a major announcement at MWC 2016 in light of Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S7 reveal, the manufacturer seems confident enough to go for it. Now confirmed for an unveilingon the 21st of February, thanks to leaks, the LG G5 is starting to feel like less and less of a mystery—and ... Read More »

The LG V10 survived its first dumb drop

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 The LG V10 has been criticized for being a bit on the chunky side, but that casing comes with the advertised benefit of MIL-STD-810G drop and shock resistance. I’ve been critical of the smartphone industry of late for building pretty phones, but phones that don’t seem well designed to survive daily lifestyle abuse without assistance. I usually use my ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016 edition) unboxing and first look

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0  The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016 edition) has made its way to our office and we’re eager to share our first impressions and unboxing of the new member in Samsung’s galactic family. A 5.2-inch phone, the Galaxy A5 (2016) is shockingly well made: sturdy metal frame, beautiful glazed glass (Gorilla Glass 4 at that) on the back and front (with ... Read More »

LG G5 said to feature first of its kind modular design

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0  Update: Hoping to learn more about the LG G5, we reached out to a source familiar with LG’s plans for the G5. Our source didn’t directly address whether or not the rumor of a modular design is accurate, though the source did state that LG’s “next phone is going to have a lot of competitors slapping their foreheads wondering why they hadn’t ... Read More »

Will the Meizu MX6 be the first phone carrying the MediaTek Helio X20 SoC and its deca-core CPU

Share0Share0Share0Share1Share0Share0 A post on AnTuTu’s Weibo page (which was subsequently removed), contained some information about the Meizu MX6. According to AnTuTu, the MX6 will be the first phone powered by MediaTek’s Helio X20 SoC and its deca-core CPU. The chip also comes with the Mali-T880 MP4 GPU. Last month, the chipset went through the Geekbench benchmark test, and broke the ... Read More »

First Snapdragon 820 phone, golden Nexus 6P, and Galaxy S7 specs: weekly news roundup

Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0Share0 Once again, it is time for our weekly news round-up, where we put the most interesting stories from the past seven days for anyone who needs to catch up. The past week went under the auspices of the CES 2016 expo, which we covered extensively, and, despite that mobile announcements were few and far between, Qualcomm presented its next ... Read More »