The Meizu PRO 6 features an attractive design and excellent build quality, but is not a clear upgrade over the previous generation PRO 5. Lurking inside its all-aluminum chassis is a MediaTek Helio X25 SoC with a deca-core CPU and 4GB of RAM. Its defining feature, however, is a 5.2-inch 1080p SAMOLED display, which helps it stand out amidst a forest of phablets.
Yesterday, Rightware founder Tero Sarkkinen aquired Rightware's benchmarking unit and made it part of his newly founded company, Basemark Ltd. Sarkkinen founded Rightware as well five years ago, making...
Brandon Chester on 5/8/2015
Recently a new budget oriented device was launched on T-Mobile USA. It's the Alcatel OneTouch POP Astro. At $149.76 outright, the POP Astro is aimed squarely at buyers who...
Brandon Chester on 5/4/2015
Yesterday, HTC updated their HTC Camera application for devices with HTC Sense. Normally, this isn't worth discussing, but the changelog had an entry for RAW photography mode on the...
Joshua Ho on 5/1/2015
In a joint event between London and New York, LG has lifted the veil on the next iteration of its high-end smartphone, the G4. The G3's designs largely borrows...
Ian Cutress & Andrei Frumusanu on 4/28/2015
We're in London for LG's launch of the G4. The wifi / my hotspot isn't that good, but the event starts soon. Read as much as we can post!
Ian Cutress on 4/28/2015
Today Apple announced their earnings for their second quarter for fiscal year 2015. Once again, iPhone dominated their revenue stream, with 40% more units sold and 55% more revenue...
Brett Howse on 4/27/2015
Today in London as part of ARM's TechDay 2015 event we had the pleasure to get a better insight into ARM's new Cortex-A72 CPU. ARM had announced the Cortex-A72...
Andrei Frumusanu on 4/23/2015
Today Google officially announced their previously rumored entry into the world of wireless service. This new endeavor is known as Project Fi, and it's exclusive to owners of the...
Brandon Chester on 4/22/2015
During the past couple of years we've seen a dramatic shift in Motorola's strategy for competing in the smartphone market. As one of the earliest producers of Android devices...
Brandon Chester on 4/21/2015
Today Sony Mobile officially announced the Xperia Z4 on their Japanese website. The Xperia Z4 will be the company's flagship smartphone for 2015, sitting alongside Sony's flagship tablet which...
Brandon Chester on 4/20/2015
As recently as the Galaxy S5, Samsung had a fundamentally different strategy from companies like HTC and Apple. While design wasn’t ignored completely, Samsung Mobile had a different set...
Joshua Ho on 4/17/2015
Today at the London launch event Huawei announced two new successors in the Ascend P-series of smartphones: the P8 and P8max. Noticeable lacking during the announcement is the Ascend...
Andrei Frumusanu on 4/15/2015
Huawei is set to launch their new non-phablet flagship, the P8, today in London. I'm on hand at the press event, which starts at 10AM EDT / 3PM BST.
Ian Cutress on 4/15/2015
It was almost two months ago that Microsoft released the first build of Windows 10 for phones. The first build was very basic, and was missing a lot of...
Brett Howse on 4/10/2015
Today Apple publicly released iOS 8.3 for all devices that are capable of running versions of iOS 8. The update is a fairly substantial one that brings various improvements...
Brandon Chester on 4/8/2015
A good amount of time ago, we posted part one of our HTC One M9 review, which gave a good idea of some critical aspects of the One M9’s...
Joshua Ho on 4/6/2015
Today OnePlus has finally released their new Android ROM for the OnePlus One. The OnePlus One originally shipped with CyanogenMod 11S, and in most regions there will still be...
Brandon Chester on 4/4/2015
Recently, Chipworks managed to get their hands on the Galaxy S6 and tear down the device to get a closer look at the ICs (integrated circuit) present in the...
Joshua Ho on 4/3/2015
One of the interesting elements to the technology industry is the number of genuinely exuberant and enthusiastic individuals that take their segment by the horns and steer it in...
Ian Cutress & Andrei Frumusanu on 4/3/2015
Today HTC is announcing a new smartphone that sits somewhere between their mid-range smartphones and their flagship ones. This new phone is the One M8s, and even with a...
Brandon Chester on 4/2/2015