Tag Archive: Metal


Metal vs. plastic vs. glass: Which is the best phone material?

Three impossible choices.

Phones all look the same once you scrape away a few details. They’re rectangles designed to fit (mostly) into one’s hand and a display where we can tap and poke the things we see to find other things poke and tap. You can even make phone calls with them!

It’s those details, though, that makes the difference. Speakers, bevels, buttons and the physical size are the things that make a Galaxy Note different from  [Read More…]

Future Samsung phones might be made out of new ‘Metal 12’ magnesium alloy

Samsung might be getting ready to kick aluminum to the curb.

Although we don’t usually talk too much about them, Samsung’s recently been killing it in the laptop space. The company announced its new Notebook 9 for 2018, and while there’s a lot to like about the machine, one of its highlights is a new magnesium alloy Samsung created specifically for it. Samsung refers to the alloy as “Metal 12”, and it allows the Notebook 9 to be incredibly  [Read More…]

Metal Gear Solid 2 HD comes to Nvidia Shield TV

Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty was one of the best games to come out on the PlayStation 2, and it’s one of my favorite games ever. There have been a few re-releases and remasters, but now the critically acclaimed game has made its way to the Nvidia Shield TV Android set top box/game […]

Moto G5S + Moto G5S Plus specs: More metal, better cameras

The Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus are special editions of the Moto G5 series, but they’re intriguing on their own.

The phones had been rumored for some time, but Motorola’s newest additions to the G5 line, the Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus, are official. Featuring the same iconic looks as the earlier phones, the big changes are in screen size, battery size, build quality and, perhaps most important, camera. The Moto G5S gets a higher-resolution  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 mid-ranger with a full metal body and huge 5,300 mAh battery

Shortly after introducing the Xiaomi Mi 6 flagship, the company returns with a worthy middle-range device – the often leaked Mi Max 2 phablet. The device arrives in this world with a big, spacious 6.2-inch display with unknown resolution, although knowing Xiaomi it’s probably a fullHD panel. The product features a full metal unibody improved […]

Moto G5S with full metal body leaks out

Motorola unveiled the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus at MWC 2017, but as it appears these aren’t the only phones coming under the Moto G banner that we’re going to see launch this year. Through a recent leak which revealed Motorola’s upcoming Moto product release road map for this year, we could see the […]

HTC U11 is the first phone to come with a squeezable metal frame

After being in the rumor mill for quite some time, the HTC U11 flagship was finally revealed today during a conference in Twain. With this product, HTC finally brings out a flagship that can truly compete with the Samsung Galaxy S8. On top of boasting an appealing premium glass design and a powerful Snapdragon 835 […]

HTC One X10 is official with 4,000mAh battery and metal body

Coming to Russia for the equivalent of $ 355.

HTC has announced the latest in its mid-tier “One X” family, the HTC One X10. Drawing from both old and new HTC design elements, the X10 packs a 5.5-inch 1080p display into a metal body, with an enormous 4,000mAh battery which the company claims can deliver up to two-day longevity.

Style-wise, it’s reminiscent of the old “One M” series phones, with the addition of a fingerprint scanner  [Read More…]

ZTE’s leaked Android Wear watch looks metal and cheap

ZTE is coming out with an Android Wear watch, and it’s not looking great.

ZTE hasn’t commented on its upcoming Android Wear device, but signs point to the wearable being unveiled in the next few weeks. Not only has it already passed through the U.S. regulator for certification of its internal 3G radio, but we’re seeing more and more proof of its real-world existence.

Android Police has the latest round of information, detailing its metal  [Read More…]

Nokia 7 and Nokia 8 allegedly coming with Snapdragon 660, new metal designs

Earlier today we showed you a stunning Nokia flagship concept which left our mouths watering. Well now, a new rumor has popped up which seems to indicate Nokia plans to launch two middle-to-upper rangers in the near future. For those of you who are out of the loop, let’s recap. Recently Nokia unveiled the Nokia […]