MWC: Samsung Galaxy S6 to be Unveiled on 2 March, but Not the LG G4Sofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 22/01/15 12:01
Like last year, Samsung will be using the upcoming Mobile World Congress, this 2 March, as the platform to present its future star smartphone, the Galaxy S6. This March will...
Smartphone Duel: Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4Sofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 22/01/15 09:30
Grown accustomed to reigning unchallenged over the phablet sector, the Galaxy Note series, and most notably the recent Note 4, now faces a formidable rival: the iPhone 6 plus. Samsung...
ZTE Blade V2: 5" HD Screen and Gesture-Controlled Front CameraJohann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 21/01/15 11:58
Less international than its compatriot Huawei, ZTE recently—and very discretely—launched the Blade V2. At first glance, it looks like your average mid-range smartphone, but this new model stands out thanks...
HTC to Present One M8's Successor at Mobile World CongressCorentin Bechade - Mobiles & Smartphones - 20/01/15 11:40
Championed by certain factions of the tech world, but somewhat snubbed by the wider public, the HTC One M8 may soon make way for a more modish successor. Rumour has...
Samsung Launches Z1 Handset with Tizen OS in IndiaJohann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 15/01/15 10:02
Originally designed as an alternative to Android, Tizen has so far only made a couple of appearances on connected watches. It seems, though, that the OS is at last ready:...
CES 2015: Hands-On with the Curved LG G Flex 2 SmartphoneRémi Jacquet - Mobiles & Smartphones - 08/01/15 12:04
Officially unveiled during LG's press conference at CES, the G Flex 2 is the second iteration of the brand's novel curved smartphone. For just a few magical moments, we managed...
Review: Nexus 6, Google and Motorola Create Their Ideal PhabletSofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 01/01/15 09:13
Known for a long time by the relatively unimaginative code name of "Nexus X", the Nexus 6 was finally unveiled in October. To say that the announcement didn't please everyone would be an understatement. Many users of...
Huawei Honor Sees Rapid Growth: From 1 to 20 Million Sales in a YearCorentin Bechade - Mobiles & Smartphones - 29/12/14 14:34
Despite having only arrived in Europe last October, Honor has really made its mark in the low-cost mobile sector. Within the past year, Huawei's subsidiary company has seen its sales...
Review: Lumia 535, an Impressive Entry-Level Smartphone from MicrosoftSofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 25/12/14 14:19
It might be just another entry-level smartphone, but the Lumia 535 will hold a little place in the history books; not because of a mind-blowing new configuration, but because it's the first smartphone to be branded "Microsoft"...
Review: Wiko Highway 4G, Good Mid-Range SmartphoneSofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 25/12/14 09:07
With the first Highway, Wiko surprised its followers by outing a smartphone vastly superior to its previous releases, in terms of both hardware and design. But there was something missing: 4G compatibility. Now Wiko's back with the...
Review: Panasonic Lumix CM1 as a Compact CameraBruno Labarbere - Mobiles & Smartphones - 18/12/14 15:03
Out of all of the devices we've reviewed in 2014, the Panasonic Lumix CM1 is one of the products that's intrigued us the most. Not only is it a smartphone...
Review: Panasonic Lumix CM1, At Last, a Smartphone with a Proper CameraRomain Thuret - Mobiles & Smartphones - 18/12/14 09:09
For a good two years now, the mobile sector has been determined to see compact cameras dead and buried. It all began with the Nokia 808 PureView and Lumia 1020, the avant-garde of the "expert camera phone"...
A Smartphone with Three 8 Mpx Cameras: Huawei Presents Honor 6 PlusJohann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 17/12/14 11:23
Just a month after the Honor 6 landed in Europe, Huawei has presented the Honor 6 Plus, a 5.5" variant with (count 'em) three 8 Mpx cameras and an octa-core...
Google: "Nexus 5 No Longer in Production, but Still Available"...Johann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 15/12/14 14:02
On Thursday, Google confirmed that the Nexus 5 was no longer in production. However, the firm then backtracked slightly, saying that the phone will still be available at the beginning...
"NSA-Proof" Blackphone to Get its Own Secured App StoreCorentin Bechade - Mobiles & Smartphones - 11/12/14 15:11
Blackphone, the privacy-and-security-obsessed smartphone, will be getting its very own privacy-and-security-obsessed app store full of vetted software in an attempt to increase the phone's protection, the firm has confirmed. Blackphone's...
Review: Motorola Moto X (2014), Same, But BetterSofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 11/12/14 14:27
Last year's Moto X marked a turning point for Motorola. A quality smartphone that didn't sell quite as well as intended, it was the brand's first big, new product after being bought out by Google. This year,...
Vivo X5 Max Claims World's Slimmest Smartphone TitleJohann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 11/12/14 11:04
It seems like just yesterday we were talking about a different device holding the title of world's thinnest smartphone. Oh wait... We were. Well, that just shows how much the...
Review: OnePlus One, Believe the Hype.Sofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 11/12/14 09:14
At the start of 2014, Chinese mobile brand OnePlus was a virtual unknown. But by the end of 2014, it has created something of a media splash over its first smartphone, the OnePlus One—in no small part...
Acer Unleashes the Liquid Jade S: 4G and a 64-bit SoCJohann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 10/12/14 15:28
The first Liquid Jade left us feeling unfulfilled when we reviewed it a few weeks ago. Luckily, Acer has just announced a new version, the Liquid Jade S, which corrects...
Recommended Reading: PC Advisor Reviews World's Thinnest SmartphoneMatthew Cripsey - Mobiles & Smartphones - 10/12/14 11:58
Today, we're giving a shout-out to PC Advisor, who recently reviewed the Kazam Tornado 348. It has a 4.8" 720p AMOLED display, MediaTek MT6592 processor, 1 GB of RAM, and, at just 5.15...
LG G4, Galaxy S6 and Xperia Z4 Delayed Because of Snapdragon 810?Sofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 08/12/14 11:03
The premium smartphones due for release in the first half of 2015 risk having their launch delayed because of problems encountered by Qualcomm in the production of its Snapdragon 810...
OnePlus Two: OnePlus One Smartphone's Successor Already AnnouncedSofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 05/12/14 11:26
Carl Pei, the global director for Chinese mobile manufacturer OnePlus, recently confirmed that the firm's next CyanogenMod-based smartphone, the "OnePlus Two", will be rolling out in the second or third...
YotaPhone 2: Two-Screen Smartphone Hits the UKJohann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 04/12/14 15:17
First presented at Mobile World Congress, the successor to the first YotaPhone has just been launched in the UK. This dual-display smartphone is officially priced at a lofty £555 and...
Review: Huawei Honor 6, More Than An Elegant DesignFlorence Legrand - Mobiles & Smartphones - 04/12/14 13:37
Initially marketed in China as the "Glory 6", the smartphone we international-market-folk would call the "Honor 6" made its way to the UK last October. Taiwanese telecom manufacturer Huawei has been prolific of late, rolling out European...
Review: Huawei Ascend Mate 7, This Phablet's Aiming for the StarsSofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 04/12/14 09:18
Not that long ago, Huawei was considered a bit of a third-rate phone manufacturer; only good enough to make cheap handsets for the operators to brand. But for the past two years, the Chinese firm has taken...
PuzzlePhone: New Modular Smartphone to Rival Google's Project AraJohann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 03/12/14 14:49
A month ago, Project Ara found a competitor in the form of Vsenn, a modular smartphone maker hailing from Finland. Now Google has a new rival, coincidentally also from Finland:...
HTC Announces Desire 620 and Desire 620GJohann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 02/12/14 11:06
HTC has just announced the imminent launch of two new Android smartphones. Called the Desire 620 and Desire 620G, the only difference is the processor. The Desire 620 is clearly...
Review: Acer Liquid Jade, A Stylish Entry-Level Smartphone But No 4GFlorence Legrand - Mobiles & Smartphones - 27/11/14 14:13
Just like many of the smartphone manufacturers have been doing recently, Acer has launched a particularly stylish smartphone. Slim, elegant and with some delightful curves, the Liquid Jade has exactly the specs you'd expect from an entry/mid-range...
Xiaomi Wants World Top Spot Within 5-10 YearsSofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 26/11/14 12:12
The President of Xiaomi believes his firm could become the world's biggest mobile-phone manufacturer within the next decade. There's no denying that, these past few months, Xiaomi has really been...
Review: Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini, Another Slight ImprovementSofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 21/11/14 09:17
It's that time of year again; the time that Samsung releases the miniaturised version of its flagship smartphone. As you'd expect, this year's model is called the Galaxy S5 Mini. Following a pretty poor S3 Mini, Samsung...
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