It's the best of times to be a smartphone buyer. The competition is cutthroat, innovation reigns and multiple companies are vying for attention. The smartphone market is developing rapidly and arguably the most interesting tech sector to watch.
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Nokia may be making the Android X, X+ and XL handsets, but at the end of the day it was Microsoft's call to produce Android phones. This is bad news for Windows Phone.
Samsung didn't need revolutionary features to make its latest flagship a worthy choice for enterprise customers, road warriors -- and anyone who wants a device that will last a few years. Here are 10 reasons to consider the S5.
After the wait and the anticipation, Samsung has produced... another Android smartphone. But you've read this article before, haven't you?
The KitKat-powered handset will be available later this year and will come with both a full HD AMOLED screen and an e-ink display.
New flagship handset features hard keyboard and biggest screen on a QWERTY BlackBerry, says company.
The Mobile World Congress powwow in Barcelona illustrates the smartphone industry's innovation plateau and how the dominant players may need a kick in the butt from the more hungry upstarts.
Samsung's latest smartphone may retain vastly the same design as its predecessor, but it packs in a great deal of new features and enhanced technologies. Here's what it looks like.
For Samsung's latest flagship smartphone, it's more about what's beneath the surface than its outer design. But there are a few innovations we haven't seen in a Galaxy device before, notably a fingerprint scanner, a heart-rate sensor, and a beefier 16-megapixel camera.
The Korean electronics giant makes some iterative changes to its predecessor's shell and design, but packs a great deal more gadgetry and technology in the 5.1-inch beast.
Today's Kantar's Worldpanel ComTech report shows Windows Phone has made gains but Android still dominates the European market. "The real battle now is among the Android manufacturers," it says.
HTC is showing off a couple of mid-range Android devices with their compelling design features. They also talked about a new initiative and a study as they attempt to reach beyond simple design initiatives.
Nokia did a good job of convincing me and others that low cost Windows Phones are much better than low cost Android devices. Now they are launching their own cheap Android phone hoping people will switch to Windows Phone later.
In this catch-up edition Kevin and I cover the news from the past couple of weeks along with some initial MWC thoughts. Stay tuned for our MWC wrap-up next weekend.
Nokia X and Amazon's Fire OS are evidence of a strange new world where Android is being used to compete with itself, and with Google.
Android 4.4 KitKat, more RAM, a bigger battery and a faster processor — Sony takes the wraps off its slimmer, lighter Xperia Z2 smartphone and tablet.