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Xiaomi Launches its Own In-House “Surge S1” SoC with the new Xiaomi Mi 5C

The mobile SoC market for Android is majorly dominated by the likes of Qualcomm and MediaTek, along with participation by other makers like Samsung and Huawei. Now we can add Xiaomi to the list too, as the Chinese company has now launched its own in-house SoC called the Surge S1, and found in the new...

XDA Forums Live for MWC 2017 Devices!

This year's Mobile World Congress was a busy affair -- OEMs from all across the world converged under one roof to announce their newest products. We saw devices ranging from dumbphones all the way to premium flagships, giving everyone something to choose from. In order to provide our forum users the best of experiences and give a one-stop...

Jolla Collaborates with Sony Open Devices to Bring Sailfish OS to Xperia Devices

Jolla's open source Sailfish OS has been able to grab our attention at XDA over the years. The company's mobile software platform recently received certification for both government and corporate use in Russia. The company may have had a few stumbles when it came to fulfilling orders for their tablet hardware, but at least they stepped up and offered refunds...

Lenovo Announces the Tab 4 8, Tab 4 8 Plus, Tab 4 10 and Tab 4 10 Plus at MWC

Lenovo is also at MWC this year and they just announced a slew of new devices in an oft-forgotten category: the Android tablet. There will be four devices in a Lenovo Tab 4 series that include two different versions of 8" and 10" models. We have the Lenovo Tab 4 8, the Lenovo Tab 4 8...

ZTE Debuts the Blade V8 Lite and Blade V8 Mini at MWC 2017

ZTE originally announced the Blade V8 Pro at CES earlier this year and shortly afterwards we started to hear about rumors of the existence of other variants in this series. Along with many other companies in Barcelona for this year's Mobile World Congress event, ZTE was there to show off a couple of new smartphones. One...

Get Sticky Password Premium Lifetime Subscription for Much Less Than LastPass

The lifetime subscription of Sticky Password Premium is valued at $149. Right now you can get this plan for 80% off which ends up being $29.99. If you buy the competing LastPass Premium plan, you're paying $12 per year. By year three, you've already paid more than the Sticky Password lifetime subscription despite the featureset being...

Sony Launches the Xperia XZ Premium, XZs, XA1 and XA1 Ultra at MWC 2017

Sony is making its presence felt at Mobile World Congress 2017 by launching not one or two, but four new smartphones. While the phones share a similar design language, these smartphones mark a few key firsts in the market for Sony. Xperia XZ Premium The Xperia XZ Premium is the top product that was announced by Sony,...

Motorola Announces an Alexa Mod, a Gamepad Mod, a Wireless Charging Mod, and More

At Mobile World Congress 2017, Motorola unveiled a plethora of new additions to its Moto Mod family, including an Alexa Mod, a Gamepad Mod, and a Wireless Charging Mod. Motorola also took this time to tease a few interesting Mod prototypes to boot. During the press conference, Dan Dery, Motorola's head of Moto Mods, re-iterated the...

Samsung Teases the Galaxy S8, Launches the Galaxy Tab S3, Gear VR with Controller at MWC 2017

MWC 2017 is on in full swing, and Samsung's keynote was one of the most anticipated events despite the lack of a new Galaxy flagship. What we got instead was a new Galaxy Tab, a new Gear VR with Controller, and a short teaser of the Galaxy S8 Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iNTxLXO-Iw The teaser for...

Nokia Announces the new Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 Arte Black Edition

At MWC 2017, HMD Global is bringing back Nokia to the smartphone market with the international reveal of the new Nokia 5, Nokia 3 and the international launch of the Nokia 6 and the revisited Nokia 3310 feature phone. Nokia 6 First up, Nokia's first Android smartphone that was launched in China is now going global. This...

Lenovo Unveils Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus with New Metal Designs

The Moto G Line has been one of the engines driving Motorola's and Lenovo's growth, with remarkable success in developing countries and growing markets, including my hometown of Argentina. Now, a design choice aims to elevate the Moto G5 above the rest of budget-friendly crowd. Hardware Specifications Moto G5 Moto G5 Plus Display   5-inch LCD (1920x1080, 441ppi)   5.2-inch LCD (1920x1080, 424ppi) Processor Snapdragon 430 1.4GHz...

Huawei Launches the New Huawei P10 and P10+ At MWC 2017

At MWC 2017, Huawei has launched the Huawei P10 and P10+. These new devices pick up the mantle from the Huawei P9 with updated specifications and yet-more focus on camera performance. The Huawei P10 comes with a 5.1" FHD display, while the Huawei P10+ comes with a 5.5" QHD display. Inside, the Huawei P10 and P10+ come...