Category Archives: Android 5.1

Oppo R9s Plus spotted on AnTuTu with Snapdragon 653

oppo-r9santAfter the Oppo R9s, now the R9s Plus has also been spotted on AnTuTu, revealing some of its key specs. According to the benchmark listing, the Plus variant is powered by Snapdragon 653 SoC and has 6GB of RAM.

Rest of the R9s Plus specs revealed by AnTuTu are same as that of the R9s: full HD display, 16MP/16MP camera combo, and Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Rumors say the Plus variant will sport a 6-inch screen, compared to 5.5-inch for the standard model.

Both devices are set to be made official tomorrow – October 19.


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Samsung is going to recycle all Galaxy Note 7 handsets

Galaxy Note721Samsung hammered the final nail in the Galaxy Note 7′s coffin when it confirmed that the handset is no longer going to be produced or sold. The Galaxy Note 7 is dead and those who are still holding on to their original or replacement unit are now urged to immediately stop using it and take it back for a refund or exchange. You might be wondering what Samsung plans on doing with the millions of Galaxy Note 7 units that it’s going to get back? Samsung says it’s going to “dispose of” all of them. (more…)

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Samsung permanently shuts down the Galaxy Note7

Samsung-LogoSamsung has announced that it is ending the production of the Galaxy Note7 and permanently discontinuing it worldwide.

The decision comes immediately after the company issued a press release asking users to power down all original and replaced Note7 units, and for retailers and career partners to stop sales and exchanges of the smartphone.

“We remain committed to working diligently with appropriate regulatory authorities to take all necessary steps to resolve the situation.” said Samsung in a statement yesterday.


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Honor Note 8 with 6.6-inch 2K display is coming

Honor-Note-8 A new Honor has been spotted on Chinese mobile regulator website, TENAA. The certification is for a device with the model number EDI-AL10, aka as the Honor Note 8.

The phablet is quite a massive one, with a 6.6-inch Quad HD (2K) 1440p OLED display, which means it is bigger than the Xiaomi Mi Max (6.44″). In fact, the teaser did mock the Mi Max. (more…)

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More Samsung Galaxy Note7 leaked photos

galaxy-note-7-leaked-GA-1Hot on the heels of the first live image of the Samsung Galaxy Note7 are three more images. They give us a better vantage point to gawk at the curved screen of the upcoming flagship – 5.7″ or 5.8″ Super AMOLED, according to rumors.

One of the multiple sensors above the screen should be the iris scanner, while the Home button below the screen will still read your fingerprints. What we don’t see from these images is whether Samsung made the switch to USB Type-C.

Additional specs include an Exynos 8893 or Snapdragon 821 chipset, 6GB of RAM (4GB for the Verizon version), running Android 7.0 Nougat. As you can see in one of the images, Samsung has changed the UI a bit (but not much).


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