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Qualcomm to build next generation of chips in Samsung factories
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Qualcomm to build next generation of chips in Samsung factories

In significant news for the mobile device industry, Qualcomm is planning on making its next generation of mobile device chips in Samsung’s chip-making plants, marking a break from its current practice of using Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co and other foundries. Samsung has the edge over TSMC and other chip manufacturers because it is producing chips using thinner 14-nanometer wiring, compared[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News by at 10:53 am on April 23, 2015
Possible new Sony Compact and Ultra phones spotted in Indonesian regulator’s certification program
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Possible new Sony Compact and Ultra phones spotted in Indonesian regulator’s certification program

Just a couple of days after Sony quietly launched the Xperia Z4 in Japan, it seems that the company may also be readying successors in its Compact and Ultra series of devices with new Sony models spotted in the Indonesian Telecom regulator’s certification program. Sony’s devices tend to keep the same number but iterate the letter at the front as[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 4:05 pm on April 22, 2015
i is coming – Tomorrow
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i is coming – Tomorrow

Xiaomi are a quiet achiever and tomorrow at 6:30 GMT +8 (8:30 pm AEST) they’ll be live streaming the launch of their new device, expected to be the Mi Smartphone. Being so close to the event that CEO Bin Lin and VP of Xiaomi Global Hugo Barra are both attending (and presumably taking part in the presentation), preparation will be[Read More…]

in Events, Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 3:26 pm on April 22, 2015
LG Music Flow H4 Officially announced in Australia
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LG Music Flow H4 Officially announced in Australia

A couple of days ago we caught wind of a new addition to the already impressive range of Music Flow speakers from LG; The H4 has this morning been officially announced for the Australian market. Given it’s been on the LG USA site there’s no surprise in the specs but as mentioned in the previous post it does fill a[Read More…]

in Accessories, Manufacturer, News by at 2:55 pm on April 20, 2015
Ausdroid Podcast 133 – An embarrassment of Galaxies
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Ausdroid Podcast 133 – An embarrassment of Galaxies

Welcome to episode 133 of the Ausdroid podcast! We’ve gone from having no Galaxy S6’s on the team to being inundated with them! This week with Phil in the hosting chair, Jason told us about how much he likes Samsung’s new hotness (and why), and even managed to pique Scott’s interest in the phone. Find out why it’s all about[Read More…]

in Accessories, Manufacturer, Phones, Podcast by at 1:32 pm on April 19, 2015
OnePlus teases an announcement for what – bet it’s not another Drone.
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OnePlus teases an announcement for what – bet it’s not another Drone.

The first OnePlus phone, the One will reach it’s first birthday this month. In an industry where 12-month life-cycles are standard, that sort of milestone of course means we should be seeing another handset very soon. While OnePlus hasn’t been your traditional company, it seems they have something they want to say – and they’re inviting you to find out[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 4:37 am on April 18, 2015
LG to launch their mid-range Leon handset in Australia
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LG to launch their mid-range Leon handset in Australia

Prior to Mobile World Congress, LG announced a new range of mid-range phones to be launched in the coming months. The phones drew upon the design language of the higher-end G series phones but were manufactured with a lower price point in mind. There were four phones announced, the LG Magna, LG Spirit, LG Leon and LG Joy. Of the[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 4:03 pm on April 16, 2015