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Xiaomi Mi 5 specs confirmed: Snapdragon 820, 5.15″ FullHD screen

The Xiaomi Mi 5 is expected to arrive on February 24, and reports on its specs have so far have been abundant. Rumors of two body types have been floating around with little intel to confirm if we'll see different diagonals or Xiaomi will take the Galaxy S6/S6 edge route (both at 5.1 inches). What we do have confirmation on now, seemingly, is at least some of the specs of one of the versions. The data checks out with previous rumors - for the most part, that is. A single shot, possibly of a retail package sticker, mentions a Snapdragon 820 chipset, and 16MP/4MP camera combo. Display size is quoted at 5.15" (which does round up to the agreed-upon 5.2"), but resolution is said to be FullHD, while QHD was considered more likely until now. (more…)

Weekly poll: Sony Xperia at CES 2018, hot or not?

Sony's Xperia XA line is home to some of the best mid-rangers, has been since it first hit the scene. That said, the third generation phones are much better than the ones that came before and are the highlight of CES 2018 for us (admittedly, there weren't that many phones unveiled). The original XA had the narrowest body of all 5" phones. The Xperia XA2 has grown since then but in return it offers a sharper, slightly larger screen - 5.2" and 1080p. It carries over the Xperia X-quality camera, but adds 2160p video capture thanks to the new processor. Better video is only part of the reason...



Xiaomi Mi 6 Ceramic Edition finally goes on sale tomorrow, priced at $435

Xiaomi's Mi 6 has been on sale in China for a while now, but we're only talking about the 'normal' model with the glass-clad back. A Ceramic Edition Mi 6 was also announced, however, and if you're interested in that you'll be pleased to find out that it's almost available. It will in fact be released tomorrow through Xiaomi's Chinese online store. In order to get one, you'll need to part with no less than CNY 2,999 (that's approximately $435 or €387 at the current exchange rates). So what do you get for that money? First off, a ceramic back as you'd expect. Second: 18-karat gold...



Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) manual confirms no Bixby button

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2017) - formerly known as the Galaxy A5 (2018) - is turning out to be one of the worst kept secrets in tech. We know what it will look like as well that it will use an 18:9 Infinity Display and a 14nm Samsung Exynos 7885 chipset. Now a few snaps from the Galaxy A8 (2018) manual confirm the design and the fact that there will be no physical Bixby button. Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) manual The manual also confirms that there will be a headphone jack and a single side-firing speaker. The fingerprint reader is centered under the single...



MIUI 10 China Stable is available for the Mi 8, Mi 8 Explorer and Mi Mix 2S

Xiaomi introduced the MIUI 10 back in May and many users were happy to see their phones on the big list of supported devices. Shortly after, the company started rolling out the new software version for some of the devices. And as some of you may know that the MIUI comes in four variants - China Stable, China Developer, Global Stable and Global Developer. Of course, the Chinese variants are always released first. Last week the Xiaomi Mi 8 SE and the Mi Mix 2 were one of the devices to get the Chinese Stable and now six more handsets are receiving the stable ROM: Xiaomi Mi 8 Xiaomi Mi...