IDC: 1.44 Billion Smartphones Shipped in 2015
Feb01

IDC: 1.44 Billion Smartphones Shipped in 2015

Smartphone sales a continuing their record breaking yearly trajectory says the IDC and the market is showing little signs of slowing, even though it should be. Indeed, considering around 25% of the world’s population now owns a smartphone, there seems to be little more room for growth. However, the nature of the smartphone market that sees consumers want to upgrade yearly still works hugely in its favor. That’s the news from the IDC,...

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Vivo X6 Shows Up in Official Image
Nov10

Vivo X6 Shows Up in Official Image

The Vivo X6 has been making headlines recently because it is going to be the first smartphone to come with dedicated graphics memory, 1GB of it in fact. The handset will also be coming with a deca-core processor, although at the moment the Chinese company has not officially announced the device. Instead, Harper’s Bazar has done the next best thing, all but confirming that the X6 is real. The handset was shown in an official photo for...

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Vivo X6 to Boast Dedicated Graphics Memory
Nov04

Vivo X6 to Boast Dedicated Graphics Memory

Chinese companies have made a splash by mixing affordability with blazing specs, and Vivo is one of the brands slowly becoming a market force. The company’s next high end smartphone is going to be the X6 and from what we are seeing and hearing, it is going to be something special. Indeed, it could be a game changer. Vivo is looking to make the fastest smartphone ever, and the company thinks it can do that by adding 1GB of dedicated...

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Elephone Vowney is a $280 Flagship to Notice
Oct29

Elephone Vowney is a $280 Flagship to Notice

Elephone anyone? We thought not. This lesser known Chinese manufacturer has just announced the oddly named Vowney. Like other Chinese brands, Elephone eschews complete originality but does shine the spotlgith on blazing specs, and the Vowney is no different. The handset looks fantastic, premium and with a metal chassis, while its specs are eye-popping. The Vowney gets a 5.5-inch Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) display, a 64-bit,...

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ZUK Z1 Offers Interesting Specs at Low Price
Aug11

ZUK Z1 Offers Interesting Specs at Low Price

ZUK is not exactly a well-known brand even in its Chinese homeland, although the company is backed by Lenovo, the third biggest smartphone manufacturer in the world. The company’s CEO teased the ZUK Z1 flagship last month and the device has already passed through TENAA, the Chinese certification body. Now the handset has received an official announcement and is a well spec’d high end smartphone. There is a 5.5-inch 1080p Full HD...

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Case maker ITSKINS Leaks Dimensions of Upcoming Samsung Note 5 and S6 Edge
Jul15

Case maker ITSKINS Leaks Dimensions of Upcoming Samsung Note 5 and S6 Edge

There has been more then a few leaks for the upcoming Samsung devices the Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy s6 Edge.  Specs have varied slightly from report to report however now we at least know for sure the dimensions of these devices.  Thanks to Case maker ITSKINS that sent renders of the upcoming Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus to GSMArena. The Note 5 will have dimensions of 153.3mm x 76.1mm x 7.9mm. Which you can use to...

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