When it comes to using your finger for security, these are the best phone choices.
It's pretty easy to see that 2015 was the year that Android phones started getting some really great fingerprint sensors, with several different manufacturers either getting into the game for the first time with great offerings or iterating on old designs to get something that's more consistent and easier to use...
Verizon is pushing an update to the LG G4 on its network. The details of the update are scarce as Verizon has yet to post the official changelog, but users in the Android Central forums are reporting some noticeable changes. Depending whether or not you were able to grab the update from October, you may notice a large download of over 400MB, or a smaller one that is around 60MB.
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The Third Age
If you've used a flagship LG phone in recent years, you'll be familiar with the work of Dr. Ramchan Woo. LG's VP of product strategy played a major role in the development of the Korean company's "G" series smartphones, and has a unique perspective on LG's rise from an outsider...
The OnePlus X will be receiving an update to OxygenOS 2.1.3 in the near future which brings a number of changes to the phone. Most of the changes and improvements here are focused around the memory card, bringing user experience improvements, ability to move apps to and from the card and more.
In a press conference today in New Delhi, HTC announced the launch of HTC One A9 in India. The mid-tier premium smartphone is strikingly similar to iPhone. Surprisingly, the company did not announce the pricing, and neither the availability specifics, although they did hint at a two-week deadline.
HTC One A9 Specifications
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 25 Nov 2015 5:11 am
LG Ray is now official, becoming the latest entry-level offering from the South Korean manufacturer. The phone will be available in the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) region later this week, followed by Latin America. LG is targeting 3G markets with the handset, which comes with a brushed-metal finish at the back along with rear-mounted volume and power buttons.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 25 Nov 2015 3:39 am
OnePlus has commenced open sales of the OnePlus 2 in India, with the handset available for purchase without an invite on Amazon India. General availability will last until Friday, after which the invite system kicks back into place.
OnePlus managed to make a great phone at an even lower price, but in this case you absolutely have to settle.
The quick take
Just like it's done with its previous phones, OnePlus is hitting a great price with the X while keeping the specs and experience on a higher level. The screen is great, the external hardware blows away other phones at this price, the software is fluid, and the internal...
Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 24 Nov 2015 1:20 pm
I really like the LG V10, but I just can't love it.
Every year, I make sure I get my hands on whatever great phones LG puts out. I like the things it tries — like back buttons or flexible screens — and the V10 had me excited to try a phone that's built like body armor. It does not disappoint in that regard.
But there is more to a smartphone than Duraskin and a steel rib cage. These are my...
If you have wanted to get your hands on the OnePlus 2 or the just-announced OnePlus X, but were still waiting on an invite, you won't need one in a few days. As part of its Black Friday 2015 sales event, the OnePlus 2 and X will be sold, without the need for an invite, from Friday, November 27 to Monday, November 30.
Newegg is currently hosting a sweet deal for those interested in the 32GB unlocked Axon smartphone, dropping the price down to just $200 with the coupon code EMCKKNR25. That's right, with just entering the simple coupon code you can save $130 on the smartphone right now.
In a press conference in Bangalore, Gionee announced the Marathon M5 in India. The smartphone debuted in China earlier this year for CNY 2,299 ($360).
Gionee Marathon M5's claim to fame is its long battery life. The smartphone packs two 3,010mAh batteries, taking the total to a whopping 6,020mAh. Gionee claims that the batteries should last up to 4 days on a single charge on light to moderate...
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 24 Nov 2015 3:25 am
Xiaomi has unveiled the Redmi Note 3, its first all-metallic smartphone. The phone is also the first from the Chinese vendor to offer a fingerprint scanner, which can be used to unlock the phone in just 0.3 seconds.
If you live in the UK, you should be able to get a big discount on the Honor 7 smartphone and other devices from the Honor brand. The sale itself will happen on Friday, November 27, otherwise known as Black Friday, on the vMall website.
Motorola has announced that the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update is now available for Moto X Style in India.
Late last week, Motorola's David Schuster had announced initial deployment of the Android 6.0 Marshmallow upgrade for Moto X Style in both Brazil and India as well as 2014 Moto X (2nd Gen) in Brazil in a Google+ post, and a few users had reported getting the update.
ZTE is currently hosting its Cyber Week deal which brings savings on a number of the company's products for the whole week. You can save up to $100 off the price of an Axon Pro, $100 off the Spro 2 WiFi smart projector, and much more.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 23 Nov 2015 6:55 am
Withings Activité Pop is a wearable device that offers fitness and sleep tracking, Bluetooth LE connectivity and eight-month battery life in a form factor that's akin to traditional timepieces. The watch debuted earlier this year for £119 in the UK, and Amazon is now running a deal through which you can snag the smartwatch for £74.
A big saving on the mid-level Moto X in the UK.
If you've been eyeing Motorola's mid-range Moto X Play, today's Amazon UK sale may be tempting. For today only (Monday, Nov. 23) the online retail giant is selling the Moto X Play in black with 16GB of storage for £199.99. That's a significant cut from the £260-280 price range normally occupied by the Play.
Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 23 Nov 2015 4:25 am
Xiaomi is all set to unveil a new smartphone on November 24, with rumors and teasers suggesting we'll see an all-metal variation of the Redmi Note 2. It looks like the phone will be branded the Redmi Note 3, according to an official teaser image posted by Xiaomi on its Weibo page: