Another Galaxy Note 5 render confirms control placement

July 15th, 2015   decode  Android, Android 5, Android 5.1, Android M, Samsung, Smartphones

Yesterday we showed you a pretty extensive set of renders of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 5, complete with precise dimensions and basic control placement. Today, another case maker has published its renderings confirming their authenticity. The Obliq bumper covers cost 34.99€ and comes in…

Analysts expect big drop in Asus’ tablet shipments this year

July 15th, 2015   decode  Android, Android 5, Android 5.1, Android M, Asus

Asus is expected to ship around 6-7 million tablets this year, according to a new report out of China which cites analysts. That’s down a worrying 30% from the 9.4 million units the company shipped in 2014. The report also says that the Taiwan-based company…

Huawei Nexus tipped to come with SD820 SoC, 5.7-inch QHD display

July 15th, 2015   decode  Android, Android 5, Android 5.1, Android M, HTC

While we already knew that Huawei might be working with Google on the next Nexus smartphone, there has been little information on the specs so far. However, that was until now, as popular leakster @evleaks has just revealed some of the details.

HTC outs a quartet of affordable Desire smartphones in the US

July 15th, 2015   decode  Android, Android 5, Android 5.1, Android M, HTC

HTC launched a quartet of affordable Desire smartphones in the United States. HTC Desire 626, Desire 626s, Desire 526, and Desire 520 will hit a number of wireless carriers in prepaid and postpaid guise. All four smartphones feature an entry-level Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 chipset with…

ZTE Axon gets official for the US with top specs, $449.98 price tag

July 15th, 2015   decode  Android, Android 5, Android 5.1, Android M, ZTE

The waiting is over, ZTE has taken the wraps off its new high-end device. It’s called Axon, and it was apparently designed in the US, with the US market in mind. ZTE will sell the Axon unlocked for $449.98 (without tax). What you get for…