Monthly Archives: June 2016

vivo X7 and X7 Plus with Snapdragon 652 and 4GB RAM are now official

vivo X7 3vivo has officially unveiled the oft-leaked and intensely teased X7 and X7 Plus smartphones. The two models share plenty of components, but there’s a few notable differences as well.

Starting with the common hardware, both flavors of the X7 are powered by the same Snapdragon 652 chipset (our favorite Qualcomm 600 series SoC, if there is one), there are 4GB of RAM on board and internal storage is roomy at 64GB. The smaller vivo X7 comes with a 5.2-inch display, while the X7 Plus is the phablet of the pair, with a 5.7-inch diagonal. Both are FullHD Super AMOLEDs.

Back to similarities, the X7 and X7 Plus both come with a 16MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture lens. The primary shooters are different though, the X7 gets a 13MP f/2.2 unit, while the X7 Plus is treated to a 16MP Sony IMX298 sensor. Both have phase detection autofocus and an LED flash. (more…)

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Xiaomi Mi Max landed in India

Xiaomi Mi Max 4Xiaomi has launched its supermassive Mi Max phablet in the Indian market. The device will be available in two variants, a Snapdragon 650 variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage for INR 14,999 ($222) and a Snapdragon 652 variant with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage for INR 19,999 ($296).

The Mi Max has a giant 6.44-inch 1080p display with a metal body and a fingerprint sensor on the back. The phone also packs a 16 megapixel camera on the back with PDAF and a 8 megapixel camera on the front. As mentioned before, the device comes in a choice of Snapdragon 650 or Snapdragon 652 variants with 3/32GB and 4/128GB memory and storage configurations, respectively. Powering all this is a massive 4850mAh battery. (more…)

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Galaxy A9 Pro international variant launched

Galaxy A9 Pro 2After receiving WiFi, Bluetooth, and FCC certifications, the international variant of Samsung’s Galaxy A9 Pro smartphone has been launched. The device is currently available for purchase in Malaysia for RM 1,999 or around $500.

Consumer electronics retailer Senheng is currently selling the device in the country, although only through its physical stores. A quick look at Samsung’s official Malaysia website reveals that the Galaxy A9 Pro isn’t currently listed there, which could possibly mean that the phone isn’t been officially sold yet. (more…)

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Le Max 2 With 6GB RAM & 128GB storage Unveiled

Le Max 2Le Max 2 is a pretty powerful flagship, coming with Snapdragon 820 inside with a maximum memory configuration of 6GB RAM and 64GB of storage. However, there are flagships in the market today like the ZUK Z2 Pro, Axon 7 and even the recently released Nubia Z11 that feature 6GB + 128GB ROM configuration. Well, it looks like LeEco didn’t want to lag behind these manufacturers as the company has officially unveiled the top-end version of the Le Max 2 model that features 6GB RAM and 128GB of storage. This puts the device right on top of the market, as you won’t find any other smartphone with such powerful specs.


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Asus ZenFone 3, Deluxe, and Ultra to go on sale in July

Asus ZenFone 3 3Asus has revealed the release date of its ZenFone 3, ZenFone 3 Deluxe, and ZenFone 3 Ultra smartphones. The devices, which were unveiled by the company at Computex 2016, will go on sale in the Asian country starting July 12.

When the devices were made official last month, Asus revealed their US price – $249 for the ZenFone 3, $499 for the ZenFone 3 Deluxe, and $479 for the ZenFone 3 Ultra – but didn’t disclose when they will be launched stateside. Sadly, there’s still no word on the US launch timeframe.


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