HTC One A9 vs Sony Xperia X: New Midrange Era!

Just because the Sony Xperia Z line is no more, that doesn’t mean the Xperia X lineup will not provide for flagship needs. With the Xperia X Performance model fans will not have to worry, but catching our attention is Sony’s focus on the midrange with the Xperia X itself. This move from Sony seems Read more about HTC One A9 vs Sony Xperia X: New Midrange Era![…]

Sony Xperia X Compact: Due For September 2016?

After a tough 2015, Sony is looking to reinvent its mobile division. The stale growth of the Xperia Z series that is becoming too familiar to consumers has been thrown aside in favor of the Xperia X series, but that doesn’t mean that it will remain this way. It is fair to say that Sony Read more about Sony Xperia X Compact: Due For September 2016?[…]

2017 BMW i3 vs Smart ForFour Electric: Daimler Enlists Nissan Help

Competing in the compact all-electric segment are the BMW i3 and Nissan Leaf, with no other rivals in sight to jostle for a position at the top of the sales charts. They may get a new rival yet in the upcoming Smart ForFour Electric set for release this year. The catch is that Daimler has Read more about 2017 BMW i3 vs Smart ForFour Electric: Daimler Enlists Nissan Help[…]

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How Cheap? Below Half Price Cheap!

If you don’t mind having fewer Edge functions and a non-dual pixel camera, then the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge isn’t behind the Galaxy S7 Edge by much. No microSD support getting you down? Don’t worry, you can get the 128GB model for less than the price of the 32GB model. Yes, the S6 Edge has Read more about Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How Cheap? Below Half Price Cheap![…]

Google Nexus Ditched For New Popular Flagship Of 2016

There are undoubtedly a decent number of fans for the Nexus 5X device that came in as a flagship sidekick to the Nexus 6P, though they don’t equal the much higher number of Nexus 6P fans. Is that the reason the device, which is sort of a ‘Plus’ model to the Nexus 5 in 2014, Read more about Google Nexus Ditched For New Popular Flagship Of 2016[…]

LG G5: Mom, LG Is Being Weird Again!

Ever since LG made it big in the mobile market with the launch of the LG G4 and LG V10, they haven’t failed to take pot shots at Samsung for doing away with their removable battery feature and microSD support. Now even with microSD support on the Samsung Galaxy S7, LG is not backing down. Read more about LG G5: Mom, LG Is Being Weird Again![…]

OnePlus 3: Big Changes, No More Invites!

For OnePlus to continue with the exclusive invite system hereafter would be silly. The Chinese company has gotten past the initial hurdle of getting its brand recognized in the worldwide market by that marketing tactic. And ditch that tactic it will do. Now that it has started to allow the OnePlus X to be sold Read more about OnePlus 3: Big Changes, No More Invites![…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Has A Laugh At HTC One M10

Though the leaked images suggest a device that is going to look somewhat familiar (think iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S4), we have only gotten a look at the front of the upcoming HTC One M10 in poor lighting with the screen off. HTC knows that we don’t know how the back panel looks like, Read more about Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Has A Laugh At HTC One M10[…]

Sony Xperia Z5 Follows HTC One M9 Into Extinction

If you want a case study on how not to sustain the success of a device, just study the HTC One M9 and how it didn’t properly capitalize on the success of the One M8. Sony has made the same mistake with the Xperia Z5, and now it’s time for the flagship to follow the Read more about Sony Xperia Z5 Follows HTC One M9 Into Extinction[…]

HTC One X9 Departs From HTC One A9 – Big Mistake?

One of the more low-key premieres in the Mobile World Congress is the HTC One X9, another flagships series from a shaky phone maker that is still reeling from heavy losses in 2015. Looking at the device, it appears rather similar to the HTC One A9 that has brought some hope of revival to HTC, Read more about HTC One X9 Departs From HTC One A9 – Big Mistake?[…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Sony Xperia Z5: Marshmallow Race!

Samsung Galaxy S6 users have been really frustrated that Android Marshmallow arrived so late to their devices, but not as late as the Galaxy Note 5 or the Sony Xperia Z5. It’s weird that the Note 5 is taking so long, given that Samsung had more work to do for extra Edge features on the Read more about Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Sony Xperia Z5: Marshmallow Race![…]

Nexus 6P: Pioneer Of A Better Camera

The Nexus 6P came with what was a really sweet camera in terms of hardware. Despite not having optical image stabilization, the flagship had a very able 12.3MP shooter accompanied by an 8MP selfie cam. Initially, the camera was not pushed to its best ability due to the vanilla Android software operating it that wasn’t Read more about Nexus 6P: Pioneer Of A Better Camera[…]

Next Google Smartphone In Huawei’s Hands For 2016

Huawei is making long strides in the smartphone market, with its next big endeavor being an entry into the US market. So far we only have the affordable Honor 5X making a landing, but we could see more from the brand and most importantly its partnership with Google. Yes, Huawei has confirmed its ongoing partnership Read more about Next Google Smartphone In Huawei’s Hands For 2016[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7, LG G5 Disappoint On MicroSD

The release of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5 at the Mobile World Congress spelled good news as both retained the cool features that made their predecessors successful while adding some new ones – most notably for Samsung and microSD compatibility. But while both the Galaxy S7 and G5 have microSD support, it comes Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7, LG G5 Disappoint On MicroSD[…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 5: Android 6.0.1 Global Update, US Carriers Silent

Though it isn’t too sweet that the Samsung Galaxy S7 is introduced before the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 gets the latest Android update, on top of the fact that the S6/Edge has gotten it first, version 6.0.1 is finally being seeded to Note 5 devices worldwide. This update is indiscriminate – whether your Note 5 Read more about Samsung Galaxy Note 5: Android 6.0.1 Global Update, US Carriers Silent[…]

2016 Volvo XC90: Spotify Eh? Well, Tesla Does Better!

Recognized as one of the better connected vehicles out there, the Volvo XC90 not only boasts a great architecture but a good suite of tech features as well. It’s about to get better as the Swedes took the time to announce Spotify integration for its vehicles at the ongoing Mobile World Congress. The music streaming Read more about 2016 Volvo XC90: Spotify Eh? Well, Tesla Does Better![…]

LG G5 vs Nexus 6P: Lookalikes Compared

The premiere of the LG G5 was perhaps overshadowed by the big entry that is the Samsung Galaxy S7, but taking a closer look LG may just have brought in the bigger game-changer. Besides a total reinvention, we also noticed how the new device looks like the Nexus 6P, particularly in terms of its minimal Read more about LG G5 vs Nexus 6P: Lookalikes Compared[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7: Will Fans Tolerate Another Software Blow?

The not getting its act together on software is thought to be a major reason Samsung has achieved middling sales in its mobile division last year. We don’t know if Marshmallow will be as problematic as Android Lollipop when it was released for Samsung devices, but fans are still displeased with how long it took Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7: Will Fans Tolerate Another Software Blow?[…]

Apple iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Pro 4: Underdog Catches Up

With the way the 2-in-1 tablet market is picking up and how Microsoft has become the front-runner, it should be rather predictable that the sales of Microsoft Surface devices – which include the Surface 3, Surface Pro 4, and Surface Book laptop – have blown up in 2015. According to a source in Microsoft’s supply Read more about Apple iPad Pro vs Microsoft Surface Pro 4: Underdog Catches Up[…]

Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: Reasons To Upgrade

It may not look too exciting, but the Samsung Galaxy S7 that’s just been unveiled packs a lot of cool features that the Galaxy S6 doesn’t have. But are they enough to justify a move from one to another, especially given that the only aesthetic changes are a bigger screen and a curved edge rear Read more about Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: Reasons To Upgrade[…]