Samsung to focus on mid-range and entry-level devices to remain dominant

Samsung recently lifted the lid on its new flagships – the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. The two have definitely turned heads at MWC 2015, which kicked off in Barcelona, Spain last week, with network operators around the world reportedly pre-ordering 20 million units of the new devices. Although it’s pretty […]

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 LG lifts the lid on new mid-range Lollipop-powered smartphones

LG has just lifted the lid on new mid-range smartphones that run Android 5.0 (Lollipop) – the LG Magna, the LG Spirit, the LG Leon, and the LG Joy. Press release: LG’S NEW MID-RANGE SMARTPHONE LINEUP DELIVERS PREMIUM DESIGN, FEATURES Better Grip, In-Cell Touch Display and Intuitive UX Offered in LG’s New Range of Mass-Tier 3G […]

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 Mid-range SM-E700H – could be part of Samsung’s road back to success

After the Samsung Galaxy S5 generating disappointing sales, the Korean tech giant is said to be going back to the drawing board, re-planning its road back to success. The SM-E700H has been spotted, and is said to be a part of the company’s plan to get back in pole position. Evidence of the SM-E700H was […]

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 LG working on mid-range device powered by Lollipop?

It looks like we’ll be seeing a mid-range smartphone from LG that runs Android 5.0 (Lollipop), as MyLGPhones has spotted the yet to be revealed device on HTML5Test browser benchmark site. The screenshot you see above reveals a device with model number LG-H440n (dubbed “H” series), which runs Android build LRX02E (an earlier build of […]

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 Samsung reportedly abandons plans of launching Tizen-powered Samsung Z – to focus on entry-level and mid-range handsets instead

The Korean tech giant was expected to launch the Tizen-powered Samsung Z last month, but it never made it to shops. If a report is to be believed, Samsung has abandoned its Samsung Z plans. It is said to focus instead on entry-level and mid-range handsets running the platform. The news comes to us courtesy […]

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 Mid-range Samsung SM-G739F phablet benchmarked

MySamsungphones has spotted a Samsung device with model number SM-G739F get benchmarked at the GFX benchmarking site. According to the results, the unannounced device sports a 5.5-inch 720p screen (making it a phablet), a 7-megapixel rear-facing camera, a 2-megapixel front-facing camera, 12GB of internal storage, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.6GHz quad-core processor with an Adreno 305 […]

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 Benchmark reveals 2 mid-range handsets by Samsung – one sports a 64-bit CPU

Italian-speaking Webtrek spotted two mid-range handsets on the GFX Benchmark database. So what’s so interesting about these unannounced handsets? One of them sports a 64-bit CPU. The first handset is the SM-G8508S. It sports a 4.7-inch 720p screen, a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera, 2-megapixel front-facing camera, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.5GHz quad-core processor, and 2GB of […]

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 Pocket-friendly Google Nexus 6 may sport 64-bit CPU

Chinese-speaking Economic Daily reports, that the entry-level or mid-range Google Nexus 6 will sport MediaTek’s 64-bit processor. Sadly, it failed to mention whether the CPU would be 64-bit 1.5GHz quad-core MT6732 processor or the 64-bit 2GHz octa-core MT6752 processor. Although these CPUs pack quite a punch, they were not designed for high-end devices. Earlier reports […]

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 Google reportedly working with MediaTek to produce pocket-friendly Nexus smartphone

Ever wonder how Chinese manufacturers offer mid-range handsets at entry-level prices? Thanks to chip-maker MediaTek, these manufacturers offer quad-core-sporting handsets at low-end prices. Google is reportedly working with MediaTek to produce a Nexus smartphone with a price tag as low as £60. The news comes to us courtesy of Chinese-speaking MTKSJ. Its source that has […]

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