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Smartphone buzzword decoder: 64-bit octa-core processor

When tech companies release new smartphones, they often use buzzwords to explain why the improvements should matter to consumers. Unfortunately, this lingo doesn’t always explain the upgraded features. For instance, unless you have a background in electrical engineering, you probably don’t have any idea what a 64-bit Octa-core processor is or how it can benefit you.

Order the Letv 1s 5.5″ Android Lollipop 1080p octa-core smartphone for just $200

Letv has a sweet phone for just $ 200 with free shipping and a 30-day guarantee from everybuy.net. The Letv 1s is on sale for a limited time and it comes in a gorgeous all metal build with a fingerprint reader on the back of the case. Usually with budget smartphones you get budget cameras, but the Letv 1s puts the camera in its focus by putting in a 13MP sensor.

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Pre-order the incredible octa-core 5.5″ LTE Letv 1s at Gearbest.com for $225

You most likely have not heard of, let alone seen a Letv phone as they started selling phones just this year in China. The Letv 1s is being offered at Gearbest.com for less than the price of the OnePlusX and has even better specs, with an all metal build. The Letv 1s comes with a circular fingerprint reader on the back of the phone, similar to the latest Nexus devices, and also comes with the latest USB standard in USB  [Read More…]

Get the premium Nubia Z9 Mini octa-core Android 5.0 at a bargain price at Gearbest.com

Chinese phone manufacturers are coming on strong in 2015. An unknown Huawei wasn’t even a thought in our minds just three years ago. Now they are building the premium version of the Nexus line this year for Google while taking market share from Samsung in China. We shouldn’t be surprised as the Chinese have been manufacturing our electronics for many years now.

In comes Nubia. They make premium unlocked phones that are unheard of in the US. You need to  [Read More…]

Brand new octa-core Exynos chipset leaks through GFXBench

So it seems that Samsung is not going to just stop at making their own chipset for their Galaxy line of smartphones.  A recent GFXBench leak of an upcoming TCL phablet, the TCL P650M specifically, has shown that Samsung is actually providing their Exynos SoC to other phone manufacturers.

Like it wasn’t enough of a blow for Qualcomm, the leading mobile chipset provider with its popular Snapdragon line, in losing a major customer when the Samsung chose Exynos to power the Galaxy S6 this year.  Now it looks  [Read More…]

HTC One ME now official in China with QHD display, MediaTek octa-core Helio X10 SoC

After launching the One M9+ and the polycarbonate One E9+ in China earlier this year, HTC has announced another high-end device in the country, the One ME.

Design-wise, the One ME shares a lot of similarities with the One M9+, including a physical home button at the front that doubles up as a fingerprint sensor and BoomSound stereo speakers. At the back, however, the device has a single 20MP camera sensor, much like the One E9+.  [Read More…]

MediaTek’s octa-core Helio P10 SoC brings LTE Cat 6 to the mid-range segment

After gaining momentum in the mid-range and entry-level segments in Asian markets with its mobile SoCs last year, MediaTek is looking to consolidate its growth with the launch of the Helio P10 octa-core SoC.

Oppo unveils U3 phablet with FHD display and octa-core processor

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo has recently unveiled its U3 phablet in its home turf. The 5.9-inch phone features a 1080p display panel along with a powerful octa-core processor.

The Oppo U3 sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with Sony’s IMX124 sensor and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies and video-calling. Surprisingly, the handset runs the slightly outdated Android 4.4 KitKat.

In terms of memory, it comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The device features  [Read More…]

Samsung’s ultra-thin Galaxy A7 is official: 5.5-inch 720p display, octa-core CPU and LTE

Samsung has officially launched the third device in the Galaxy A series, the Galaxy A7. Targeted at a younger audience, the Galaxy A7 has a metal unibody, 5 MP wide-angle front camera and is just 6.3 mm thick, making it Samsung’s thinnest smartphone to date.

HTC’s first octa-core 64-bit smartphone is on the way

HTC’s next smartphone might surprise us with some high-powered specs. In a post on Chinese microblogging site Weibo, HTC says that they will have the world’s first octa-core 64-bit smartphone. The current HTC flagship, the One M8 (available in both Android and Windows Phone flavors) packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, a 32-bit chip with a measly four cores clocked at 2.3Ghz. An eight-core 64-bit chip? That would be new.

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