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Moto E5 Plus exposes Snapdragon 430 on Geekbench

Motorola is launching its mid-range G6 series next week and we just saw some cool renders of the trio. It's now turn for the entry level Moto E5 to take a trip around leakland as it visited Geekbench. Almost a month after the hands-on photos of the Moto E5 Plus, the phone popped on Geekbench, revealing primary specs. The chipset, listed as msm8937 is the Snapdragon 430 by Qualcomm, coupled with 3 GB RAM. All new phones of the Lenovo subsidiary come with stock Android and the Moto E5 Plus is not expected to be any different. The rest of the specs sheet is yet to be completed,...



Week 40 in review: Pixels everywhere

We're now knee deep into the busy season of smartphone announcements ahead of the holiday season. After Samsung, LG, Apple and Xiaomi revealed their fall flagships it finally came time for Google to unwrap its new Pixel hardware. But the Pixels didn't top our list of most read articles - that honor goes to the first substantial leak of the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) and its all-screen front. The unveiling of the Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL ranked quite high in interest in the past week. The reborn Nokia is very popular too - often making appearances in our Week in review lists. This week...



LG G6 Australia launch set for March 28

The LG G6, which was unveiled at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC), will be launched in Australia on March 28, a day before Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+ are expected to be made official. The date was revealed by LG Australia. Australia is apparently going to be the second major market after South Korea to get the handset. The Korean launch is set for March 10. In Australia, the device will be available through carrier Telstra at launch. Pricing information wasn't revealed. But to give you an idea, LG has already revealed that the phone will carry a price tag of around $800 in...



China investigates Samsung, Micron and SK Hynix

Chinese regulators have launched a probe against memory-chip manufacturers Micron, Samsung, and SK Hynix. According to The Wall Street Journal, all three companies confirmed their offices have been visited by China officials. They did not reveal what is the investigation about, but analysts are suggesting a negotiation transferring data and know-how to domestic Chinese manufacturers. Mark Newman, an analyst at Bernstein, said this might be related with the rising cost of DRAM chips. China currently uses 20% of the DRAM memory chips, used for processing data, and around 25% of the...



OnePlus 5 with 8GB RAM now spotted in benchmark listing

Recently, the usually reliable tipster Evan Blass (@evleaks on Twitter) - citing information from the source code of the OnePlus 5 teaser landing page on Amazon India - revealed that the device will come with 8GB of RAM. Now, the device has surfaced in a benchmark listing on Geekbench, with the listing confirming the 8GB RAM figure. Aside from this, the listing also reveals Snapdragon 835 chipset, something which has already been officially confirmed by none other than the Chinese company's CEO Pete Lau. The phone, in case you aren't already aware, will go official on June 20. It...