A new player is launching in the U.S. in a big way.
Though it’s a huge company, LeEco is a relatively unknown quantity in North America. Taking to a launch event in San Francisco, it aimed to change that with the announcement of its LeMall e-commerce store and several products in the U.S. today. To kick things off, we’re getting access to the latest flagship and mid-range offerings from LeEco: the Le Pro3 and Le S3.
Xiaomi has announced that it will unveil the successor to last year’s Mi Note in China on October 25. Dubbed the Mi Note 2, the phone will feature a dual curved display similar to that of the Galaxy S7 edge, along with high-end internals in the form of a Snapdragon 821 SoC.
The official invite is light on details, but recent rumors suggest the phone will come with a 5.7-inch Full HD display, 4GB of RAM, [Read More…]
Lenovo showcased the PHAB 2 Pro — the first consumer-ready Tango phone — at its Tech World earlier this year, and we haven’t heard much regarding the phone since. The handset was initially slated to make its debut at the end of summer, which got pushed to fall. It now looks like the phone will debut in November, according to a statement from Google’s AR head Clay Bavor to CNET.
The PHAB 2 Pro comes with [Read More…]
Huawei’s sub-brand Honor is all set to launch the mid-range Honor 8 in India on October 12. The phone sports a gorgeous glass-backed design with two 12MP cameras. Under the hood, you’ll find HiSilicon’s 16nm octa-core Kirin 950 SoC, which has four Cortex A72 cores clocked at 2.3GHz and four energy-efficient Cortex A53 cores at 1.8GHz, and the Mali T880-MP4 GPU.
Other specs include 4GB of RAM, 64GB storage, 8MP front camera, Wi-Fi ac, LTE with [Read More…]
Xiaomi is all set to launch its first product in the Mi Ecosystem in India. The company has sent out invites to the media for an event on September 21, where we’ll see the Mi Air Purifier 2 make its debut in the country.
Xiaomi launched its Mi Ecosystem sub-brand earlier this year with a $ 150 rice cooker, following it up with a $ 250 vacuum cleaner. Earlier products from the manufacturer, like the Mi [Read More…]
Get ready for new hardware next month.
With Google dropping the Nexus branding from its handsets, we’re starting to see the biggest shift in the company’s strategy for its Android handsets since the program started in 2009. According to a new report from Android Police, Google will unveil its phones along with a Chromecast capable of 4K playback, Google Home, and Daydream VR headset on October 4.
Android Police also notes that the upcoming Google [Read More…]
Listen up: You’ll soon be able to put Sony in your ear.
Sony’s Xperia Ear was first launched as a prototype back at Mobile World Congress in February, and it’ll soon be ready for prime time. The Japanese firm has announced that the wearable will be launching in “select markets” from November.
Sony’s Bluetooth follows in the footsteps of Bluetooth-based wearable assistants like the ill-fated Moto Hint, with support for spoken notifications and voice interaction. [Read More…]
Flagging sales in China could lead to Xiaomi accelerating its U.S. launch window, but there’s a lot of work to be done.
Xiaomi has been rumored for a long time to bring its value-for-money phones to the U.S. market, and it looks like the brand is paving the way for a debut in the country. In an interview with Bloomberg, Xiaomi’s global VP Hugo Barra said that the company would enter the U.S. market “in the [Read More…]
While BlackBerry’s latest Android phone, the DTEK50, has something of an impenetrable and vexing name, it will be widely available in Canada when it arrives in early August.
There are two main ways to purchase the phone, and while we don’t have carrier pricing right now, ultimately the best place to buy it will be ShopBlackBerry, the company’s e-commerce store.
Direct from BlackBerry
Shipping August 8th for $ 429, which includes a 12,600mAh battery pack, the DTEK50 [Read More…]
Retailers confirm SIM-free price and release date for new Android-powered BlackBerry.
BlackBerry’s new Android smartphone is called the DTEK50, because branding is hard, and how else were we going to top “Priv”. Based on Aclatel Idol 4 hardware and named by a cat walking across a keyboard, the security-focused phone is scheduled land in the UK the first week of August.
Unlocked Mobiles has the DTEK50 scheduled to ship from the week commencing Aug. 1, [Read More…]