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...
Review: Microsoft Lumia 735, a Nearly-Perfect Mid-Range SmartphoneSofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 20/11/14 14:19
Overshadowed by the entry-level Lumia 520 and 625 on the one side and by the premium Lumia 820 and 925 on the other, the Lumia 720, released in 2013, never really stood a chance. And yet, it...
Review: Samsung Galaxy Note 4—a Change in Style, Not in DirectionRomain Thuret - Mobiles & Smartphones - 20/11/14 10:04
While other brands have slowly caught up with Samsung by outing their own giant phablets, the Galaxy Note range remains in a league of its own thanks to its smart stylus and productivity software suite. Only the...
iPhone 6 Selling Three Times Better Than iPhone 6 PlusSofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 18/11/14 11:30
In the absence of any official iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sales figures, some analysts have calculated estimates based on the North-American market. You don't usually have to dig very...
Lumia 940: the Lumia 930's Successor in the WorksFlorence Legrand - Mobiles & Smartphones - 18/11/14 10:20
Just days after announcing the Lumia 535, the first entry-level Windows Phone to be sold under the name Microsoft (and not Nokia), information has begun to leak about the next...
Android Lollipop Rolled Out for Nexus DevicesCorentin Bechade - Mobiles & Smartphones - 14/11/14 10:56
Android 5.0 has finally been made available for the Nexuses 5, 7 and 10. Google published the factory images on Wednesday and any qualified users who are ready to erase...
Marathon M3: a 5,000 mAh Battery in a 5" SmartphoneJohann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 10/11/14 11:39
We all dream of better battery life, of not having to charge our phones every single evening—or even every 12 hours(!)—and the Chinese firm Gionee may well have come up...
Motorola Moto MAXX: an International Version of the Droid TurboJohann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 07/11/14 14:06
Are you feeling disheartened, having been unable to get hold of the alluring Motorola Droid Turbo? Well, don't despair yet. There's still hope! The Droid Turbo might only be available...
Review: Nokia Lumia 530, Low-Cost Dual-SIM SmartphoneAxel Mendy - Mobiles & Smartphones - 06/11/14 09:14
The Nokia Lumia 530 is a low-cost dual-SIM Windows Phone that runs on WP 8.1 Cyan. It has a 4" TN display with FWVGA resolution of 854 x 480 pixels for a pixel density of 245 dpi. It...
Samsung Galaxy S6: Samsung to Start from ScratchSofian Nouira - Mobiles & Smartphones - 05/11/14 12:14
According to one news magazine always in the know, the internal code name for the Samsung Galaxy S6 will be "Project Zero". The choice of name comes from Samsung's intention...
Huawei Unveils New 5.5" Phablet, the Honor 4XJohann Breton - Mobiles & Smartphones - 31/10/14 15:06
It's been a week of announcements for Huawei, a company that is clearly keen to widen its appeal in Europe. Joining the likes of the Honor 6 and Honor 3C,...
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