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Sony’s Xperia Ear finally launching Dec 13 for $199

Do more without picking up your phone with the Xperia Ear.

First announced back at Mobile World Congress in February, Sony has revealed its always listening in-ear Bluetooth piece, the Xperia Ear, will be available December 13 on Amazon. It will also be available through retailers such as Fry’s, B&H and other retailers. Retail price for the Xperia Ear has been set at $ 199.99.

The Xperia Ear is a lightweight earpiece that’s designed to fit  [Read More…]

Samsung’s bigger, more expensive Gear S3 watches launching in the U.S. Nov 18

The latest Gear smartwatches up the features, but also the price.

Samsung’s new Gear S3 watch line — which comes in both a Frontier and Classic model, the former with optional LTE — is coming to the U.S. starting November 18, with pre-orders kicking off on November 6. After being unveiled back in September at the IFA show in Berlin, we hadn’t heard much about the latest wearables throughout the Note 7 recall saga.

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Samsung launching gorgeous ‘blue coral’ Galaxy S7 edge in the U.S. for the holidays

A mid-cycle color refresh for the phone taking over the Note 7’s sales.

If you lusted after the bright blue-and-pink “blue coral” Note 7 back when it was on sale, you’re in luck: the color is being reintroduced on the Galaxy S7 edge in the U.S. later this year. Blue coral was originally a Note 7-exclusive color, but will now sit alongside black, gold and silver as color options for the GS7 edge a “major wireless providers” in the  [Read More…]

LeEco launching latest phones, TVs in the U.S. via its own LeMall online store on Nov 2

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.

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Xiaomi Mi Note 2 with curved display is launching on Oct. 25

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…]

Google’s Tango phone, the Lenovo PHAB 2 Pro, is launching in November

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…]

Honor 8 is launching in India on October 12

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 launching the Mi Air Purifier 2 in India on Sep. 21

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…]

Google reportedly launching new phones, 4K Chromecast, and Daydream VR headset on Oct. 4

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…]

Sony’s Xperia Ear is launching in November

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…]