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Week 49 in review: Galaxy S6, next-gen Moto E, HTC flagship

Week In Review is back to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. The past Week 49 gave us a glimpse into the specs of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 as well as the second generation Moto E. Meanwhile, Android 5.0 Lollipop launched for the Galaxy S5 in Europe.

The rumor mill is also quite active this week, as we overheard rumors about the specs for HTC’s upcoming flagship and about the fact that Apple is preparing a 4″ smartphone for next year.

Samsung Galaxy S6 will reportedly have an Edge variant

According to a report in SamMobile, Samsung’s next smartphone flagship will have an Edge variant with curved display. Unsurprisingly, the Korean giant’s upcoming high-profile handset will be named Samsung Galaxy S6. A close relative to Samsung Galaxy Note 4, the Galaxy Note Edge is the…


Moto G first generation getting Lollipop update soon

The Moto G 2nd Generation got the Lollipop update surprisingly quickly, quicker than some of the Nexus devices even. But the first generation owners may be feeling left out in the cold, especially considering it’s not been long since they got their phones. Well, it seems they won’t have to…


Android 5.0 Lollipop demonstrated on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

We have seen Android 5.0 Lollipop being shown off before on the Galaxy S5 and the Galaxy S4. Now, SamMobile has managed to get their hands on the Lollipop ROM for the new Galaxy Note 4. If you have seen the images and videos for the S4 and S5 Lollipop ROMs, you know what to expect by now. The…


Xiaomi Redmi Note sells out in 6 seconds on launch day in India

Xiaomi seems to have yet another successful product on its hands, as the newly launched Redmi Note sold out in a mere six seconds. That’s 50,000 units being sold in six seconds on the first day of the phone going on sale. The Indian model of Redmi Note is priced at an attractive Rs. 8,999…


Second generation Moto E has its specs rumored

There’s already a second generation Moto G out there, so you might be expecting a successor for the even lower-priced Moto E to emerge any moment now. And you wouldn’t be wrong, as it turns out. According to a new report from Greece, the second-gen Moto E will be made official “soon enough”, and…


HTC new flagship Hima to pack Snapdragon 810, 5-inch 1080p screen

Just few days ago we reported about HTC One M9’s rumored specs – a 5.5″ QHD display, Snapdragon 805 chipset and a 16MP rear camera with optical image stabilization. Other rumored specs include 3GB of RAM and 3,500 mAh battery. Today, @upleaks reports HTC won’t be using the M codenames anymore…


Apple to launch new 4-inch iPhone next year

It’s been months – months! – without an “iPhone mini” rumors, but here they are again. This time the info comes from Taiwan and allegedly quotes parts suppliers for Apple, who claim that next year the company will unveil a new 4″ iPhone. The iPhone 5s (and 5c to some extent) has been holding…


Android 5.0 arrives on Samsung Galaxy S5 in Europe

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to Samsung Galaxy S5 handsets in Europe. The exact device model to receive the new build is SM-G900F. As seen already, Samsung Galaxy S5 runs TouchWiz-ed version of Android 5.0, so the user experience will not be dramatically different from the one in…


Reseller lists OnePlus Two ahead of launch, reveals some specs

Just a day after OnePlus confirmed that the company’s next smartphone, allegedly dubbed OnePlus Two, will be launched by Q3 of next year, Chinese resellers have started listing the device with complete specifications as well as price. According to online store Coolicool, the smartphone will…


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