Sony rumoured to be cooking up two new high-end Android smartphones – XPERIA S60 and S70

According to a new rumour, Sony is cooking up two new high-end Android-powered smartphones – the XPERIA S60 and the XPERIA S70. The news comes to us courtesy of German-speaking WinFuture.de. According to the site, the high-end Android-powered XPERIA S60 and the XPERIA S70 will be officially unveiled before IFA 2015 in Berlin, Germany, which kicks […]

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 Microsoft to lay off 7,800 employees – to focus more on affordable, business, and flagship Windows Phone smartphones

In a letter to Microsoft employees, Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO, announced that 7,800 employees, most of which are from the Redmond firm’s phone business, will be laid off. He also said that the software giant plans to focus more on more affordable handsets, business handsets, and flagship Windows Phone handsets. Here’s Satya Nadella’s letter: Team, Over […]

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 GeekBench reveals a Samsung tablet with 4 GB of RAM and a 14nm Intel processor

The GeekBench benchmark database has revealed a mystery Samsung-made tablet (Galaxy Tab S shown below) code named CHOPIN-LTE. According to the test results, the mystery tablet will enter the high-end market, with impressive specs under the hood. It will run Android 5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box and sport a whopping 4 GB of RAM. As […]

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 Next Motorola high-end smartphones to sport microSD card slot and front-facing flash?

According to Jose Arturo, a Verizon device test engineer, the next high-end Motorola smartphone will come with a microSD card slot and “front facing flash for selfies.” Motorola is yet to lift the lid on a high-end smartphone this year. Arturo said on Google+ that the Lenovo-owned smartphone maker’s next high-end smartphones will sport a microSD card […]

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 Second high-end smartphone from LG coming in second half of 2015

LG recently launched the LG G4 (some markets are yet to get the South Korean smartphone maker’s new flagship). Now, we’re hearing that another LG-made high-end smartphone is coming in the second half of the year. The news comes to us courtesy of Focus Taiwan. According to the site, an LG official confirmed that their new […]

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 Microsoft reportedly to focus more on entry-level Windows Phone handsets at MWC 2015 – no high-end until September

Microsoft has announced that it will be in attendance at MWC 2015, which kicks off in Barcelona, Spain from the 2nd to the 5th of March. Sadly, the software giant hasn’t given any clues on what to expect at the event. Will it lift the lid on an entry-level, mid-range, or high-end device? According to […]

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 Photos and specs of high-end BlackBerry Q30 ‘Windermere’ leaked

BlackBerry has launched the Foxconn-made entry-level Z3, which turned out to be a hit in Indonesia. But what about high-end smartphones from the Canadian phone maker? We’ve come across reports of the rather squarish BlackBerry Q30 (codenamed Windermere), but lately information on the device has run dry, until now. Photos and specs have been leaked […]

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 Huawei ‘Mulan’ with high-end specs surfaces in Benchmark

The unannounced Huawei H60-L02 (codenamed “Mulan”) has surfaced on the AnTuTu benchmark. It scored an impressive 36,182 and sports high-end specs. The benchmark site reveals a 4.9-inch 1080p screen, 16GB of internal storage, Huawei’s 1.3GHz Kirin octa-core processor with a Mali-T624 GPU, and 3GB of RAM. It runs Android 4.4.2 (KitKat). The Mulan is rumoured […]

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 Huawei testing ‘glass and ceramic’ – to be ‘less focused on plastic’

Huawei is planning to further enter the high-end arena in 12 months, and part of its plan is to be “less focused on plastic.” Aside from testing metal materials for its phones’ frames, it is also testing “glass and ceramic.” In an interview with TrustedReviews Huawei’s Chief Marketing Officer, Shao Yang, said, “The material is […]

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