Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 29 Mar 2016 5:01 am
It looks like Xiaomi is considering a mini variant of the Mi 5 with a 4.3-inch display. A recent leak out of Weibo suggests that the phone will be unveiled in the month of June, featuring a 1.8GHz Snapdragon 820 SoC.
Update: Sony has updated Android Central on the ongoing problems with the Xperia Z5 and Z5 Premium Marshmallow update.
"At this time, there is no news on the number of Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Premium smartphones effected by the Android 6.0 software update in Canada. Affected Bell customers have been instructed to go through normal Bell warranty process and a loaner will be provided in the...
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 28 Mar 2016 5:25 am
Samsung India is teasing the launch of a new phone that's aimed at motorcycle riders. Based on the teasers, the device will likely be the 2016 refresh of the Galaxy J3. The affordable Galaxy J series has been off to a great start in India, and rumors suggest that this year's variant may feature a metal body.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 28 Mar 2016 2:27 am
Xiaomi is getting ready to launch the Mi 5 in India. The Chinese vendor has sent out invites to the media for a press event on March 31, where it will announce the Snapdragon 820-toting handset for the Indian market.
A new video showing off the LG G5's UX 5.0 shows an new option for adding an app drawer back to the default launcher.
You can't talk about the LG G5 without someone bringing up the fact that it's the latest smartphone to eschew the app drawer in favor of a single-layer springboard approach. Maybe it's a big deal, maybe it's not. But in any case, LG apparently is adding in an option for a...
Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 27 Mar 2016 12:30 pm
It's not even technically a beta, but we know a bunch of you are using it.
We've had a bit of time to play with the Android N beta on our Nexus phones. Google made it easy — maybe too easy — to switch over to the beta from a pretty stable Marshmallow, so this time around there are a lot more people using it. And finding the bugs.
That's part of what the beta program is all about — finding the...
As Samsung prepares to launch its payment service in more countries, the biggest hurdle won't be the technology itself, or even rivals like Apple or Google.
Samsung Pay has been a slow burn thus far. First announced back at Mobile World Congress 2015, the Korean firm's mobile payment service is only live right now in South Korea and the United States. It's expected to expand to more countries...
There's so much to love here — but that can't keep me from putting down this phone.
One of the cool things about a major phone launch is watching as the Android Central editors all draw their own conclusions from personal experiences. We generally agree on things like camera quality, overall performance, and the technical capabilities of each handset, but whether we actually want to use any...
Moving from a Galaxy S6 to a GS7 is a reasonable question to ask — but does it make sense to go through with it?
Every time a manufacturer releases a new phone, it has to strike many balances. One of which is deciding between attracting altogether new buyers coming from a different company with keeping around exiting customers for a longer period by upgrading to the new phone version. The...
Verizon has officially started pushing out the Marshmallow update for the LG V10, just as it said it would. There are a number of reports that the update is hitting phones, and is sized at just under 1GB. The update brings Doze, enhanced permission controls and more to the phone.
Verizon has started accepting pre-orders of the LG G5 on its network, and the carrier is including the LG 360 Cam for free for those who purchase the phone. This offer comes on top of the existing offer from LG for a free spare battery and charging cradle.
Verizon has announced its latest budget smartphone, the LG K4, and it packs lots of features in a small price tag. The K4 has a 4.5-inch display and runs Android 5.1.1. Internally, it has 16GB of on-board storage, with the ability to add more through a microSD card.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 24 Mar 2016 3:47 am
Amazon India is running a deal through which you can get your hands on the Moto G 2015 for ₹9,499, a discount of ₹1,500 from the phone's usual retail price of ₹10,999. Both white and black color variants of the phone are on sale. The Moto G Turbo Edition has also received a similar discount, and is now available for ₹10,999.