Sony Xperia Z5 Release Date: Gearing Up For September Launch

Sony Xperia Z5, touted to be a competitor to the iPhone 6S, Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge + is expected to release sometime in September. With the release date coming closer, there are many rumors regarding the anticipated features of the smartphone. According to Leaksfly, the new handset will have a broader display with a 5.5-inch screen along with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels.

Sony Xperia Z5 to compete with upcoming Samsung smartphones and Apple iPhoneSony Xperia Z5 Reported Features

Although there is still no confirmation from the company, Leaksfly has reported that the phone will be powered by a Snapdragon 810 SoC processor, which would means faster performance. The much-hyped smartphone from Sony is also likely to feature a Qualcomm chipset. To make it a worthy buy, the phone is reported to feature a 3GB RAM as well as 32 GB native storage.

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Owing to the increasing selfie addiction of smartphone users, Xperia Z5 is reported to feature an 8-MP front camera along with 20.7 MP rear camera. Fingerprint scanner is also another noteworthy feature mentioned in the leaks. Yet, the price of the phone is still under cover, which means Sony is all set to give a tough competition to the other smartphone manufacturers.

Apart from the Sony Xperia Z5, the company is also reportedly preparing two premium handsets, viz. the Sony Xperia S60 as well as Sony Xperia S70. Both models are reported to feature 32GB internal memory and might be unveiled during the IFA show in September. 

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Is The Fastest Tablets Available In The Market

Microsoft smartphones and tablets are going great these days indicates the sales reports from different countries. Microsoft Surface Pro 3, which could not become the best-seller of the company, has successfully grabbed the position of being the fastest tablet PCs.

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Is The Fastest Tablets Available In The MarketMicrosoft Surface Pro 3 Outcast 9 Tablets In Terms Of Speed

According to the reports, the tablet has successfully left behind some of the best-selling tablets  available in the United Kingdom,after being run on cross-platform processor of the Geekbench,  including Apple iPad mini 3, Apple iPad Air 32 GB (Wi-Fi) and Apple iPad Air 2.

The tablet also left behind Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 2014, Google Nexus 9, Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5, Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1, Tesco Hudl 2 and Asus MEMO Pad 7 ME572C. Thus, it rightly suits the claim that it used during the marketing campaigns, “the tablet that can replace your laptop”.

Microsoft Offers Better Speed Than Apple And Samsung

 The tablets’ performance are ranked depending on the scores they receive. The higher the speed, the better is the score and Microsoft Surface Pro 3 had scored huge with 5069 points. Therefore, anyone who wants to download software, app or web pages faster can surely rely on this tablet than the other ones available in the market.

ipad Air 2, which is ranked second with 4046 points is also a decent choice followed by Nexus 9 with 3537 points. Though iPad Air 2 was slotted on the second position, iPad mini 3, which has gained immense success in the market was ranked in the tenth position, making many wonder about its speed.

Yet, most of the Apple devices do not offer great speed and Microsoft’s offering three times better speed than Apple is not at all a surprise. While Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is three times better in terms of speed, it might not feature all other necessary features to make the device a best-seller. 

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5’s Release Details Emerge

In a surprising turn of events, Samsung itself might just have leaked the release date for its flagship Galaxy Note 5. We have been sniffing buzz around the upcoming Galaxy Note since ages now. One major event—IFA 2015 starts on September 4 in Germany. We are actually anticipating the official release for Samsung Galaxy Note 5 on this date.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Release Date Details EmergeHowever, Samsung Pay, touted as a stiffler for Apple Pay, will not see release by July as announced earlier in March this year, according to Bloomberg’s report. The Samsung Pay announcement had come alongside the launch of Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. The official line from Samsung confirms that the platform for mobile payment could release September. This month has been a classic choice for important releases and announcement from Samsung for long now. 

Along all these years the Korean maker has been in business, we have noticed the gap between announcement and launch narrowing down. Therefore, launching more than one product/service in the same month is no big deal for Samsung.  

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S Release Date: Specifications Revealed

The much-hyped Samsung Galaxy Tab S is scheduled to be released in June, reports SamMobile. The premium metal materials, which are already used in some of the latest devices of the company are also expected to be found in the upcoming tablet. Well, the company is expected to have some more in store. Reports indicate the tab may be available in two different sizes, viz. 9.7-inch size and 8-inch sizes. Apart from that, the tab is also reported to feature LTE connection and a Wi-Fi connection to make it a worthy buy.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S To Release In June The hardware is also expected to be much improved than the previous models for offering better experience to the users. Not just that, the device reportedly to run on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop is also expected to boast 64-bit Samsung Exynos processor along with 32GB internal storage and 3GB RAM.

To make it the best choice for any buyer, the device may also feature Cat support, slot for microSD expansion, 2.1-megapixel front-camera and 8-megapixel rear camera.

The display of both the models are also speculated to be equally impressive with 2,048×1,536 pixel resolution. However, the reports are yet to be confirmed by the company and Samsung lovers anxiously waiting for the release of this phone may have to keep patience for some more time.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Rumoured Release Date- Users’ Wishlist for the New Phone

With the rumored release date of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 coming closer, speculations related to the new phone is splurging on the web every now and then. Noting the releasing trend of Samsung, the phone is expected to be out in the market anytime in September and ET News, a South Korean publication house reported that Samsung has placed an order of around 8 million flexible displays to a display manufacturer. Yet, it did not reveal, whether the order is for Note 5 or any other model.Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Note 3, Note 4 And Note Edge Receives Android 5.0 Lollipop Update

When new reports are hitting the web everyday, users have suggested their wishlist for the upcoming phone. While the upcoming model is said to have a 4K display, Samsung users prefer to get the same display they found in Note 4, else it may take a toll on the battery life.

Samsung fans are also hopeful about finding a wireless charging option in the new phablet so that the battery does not get dried for unavailability of charging points. Even though Note 4 has a decent battery life, people expect the new phone to feature better processor that helps in enhancing battery life. The phone is also expected to have the best processors in the market, something like Exynos chipset.

People are also hopeful to get a better integration of S Pen stylus in the new phone and also want to see an improvised fingerprint scanner in the phablet. Many people are also hopeful to get a flexible display in Note 5 and last but not the least, to improve the overall experience, Samsung lovers now expect the phone to have better storage versions. Yet, the company is tightlipped about the features of the phone and everyone will have to wait for some more time till official confirmation is made available. … Read the rest

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Leaked—Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Set To Blow Apple iPhone 7 Off, Might Arrive This August

Following the success of Samsung Galaxy Note 4 fans are super excited about the release of Galaxy Note 5 now. After the buzz and speculation galore, a leak of a model number– SM-N920F– pointing to an upcoming handset from Samsung has made Note 5’s arrival obvious. If all goes well, the Galaxy Note 5 might release in September—and thus, serve as tough competition to Apple’s iPhone 7. Equipped with a fingerprint scanner, retina scanner, water resistance and being dust-cum-scratch proof will make Galaxy Note 5 a worthy lancer to iPhone 7.

Galaxy Note 5 Release Date Predicted Expected Deliver Monstrous Performance Powerful ChipsetIf all goes well, the Galaxy Note 5 might release in September—and thus, serve as tough competition to Apple’s iPhone 7. Expected to equip with a fingerprint scanner, retina scanner, water resistance and being dust-cum-scratch proof will make Galaxy Note 5 a worthy lancer to iPhone 7.

On another end, leaks on a Korean website Daum, reveal that the maker is planning an August release of its latest baby. We have also unearthed that Samsung is calling its Note 5 Project noble now besides also working on a new Galaxy S6 variant—labeled SM-G928S.

While such speculations surrounding Note 5’s release are rife, here are the top specs you can expect on the flagship- 

  • Ultra HD display on 5.9 incher screen
  • Exynos 7420 SoC processor
  • 16 MP main camera
  • 3.7 MP secondary camera
  • Image stabilization
  • 4 GB RAM

In addition, wireless charging—already a fave Samsung innovation brought into the S6 series, will find presence on the Note 5.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Note 4 Users Unhappy With Android 5.0 Lollipop Update?

The Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Note 4 is causing more issues than advantage for users. It is only few days since users updated their Galaxy Note devices and are now they are heckled with performance hang ups. AT&T, Sprint and Verizon released the update over the air for their customers.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Note 4 Users Reporting More Android 5.0 Lollipop ProblemsIn fact, right after the updates were booted over the carriers AT&T and Sprint, the Galaxy Note 4 got hit with issues such as app slowdowns, shutdowns and poor battery. Galaxy Note 3 users too seem to have nothing easy.  App freezing, battery dip and text messaging delays are the most popular issues for this device.

Besides the complaints about battery drain and app closure, we also found users irritated over their overheated phones following the Android 5.0 Lollipop update. Some even claimed to have sent their Note 4s for repair.

Many users took to the social media channels to vent their frustrations and a majority of them were irritated with the reboots that were needed for their Note 4. Users who updated their Note 4s over Verizon were in a better mood with some praising the updates. However, this mood was short lived as soon as angry Verizon users complained of battery drain and lightening fast dip in charge level, while accusing the positive reviews of being “Samsung shilled.”

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5: Rumoured Specifications

Samsung is reportedly planning to introduce dual-edge display to its upcoming smartphones and tablet lineup. The extraordinary feature was first introduced in Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge.  A recent report, indicating the release date and specs of Galaxy Note 5 states that it will have display almost similar to that of Galaxy S6 Edge and the curved edge will be an essential part of it. Rumors also suggest that the mobile will sport a 4k display, which is so far not available in any such devices.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Expected To Release in October Updates are also expected to be on the RAM provisions. Even though there is no official confirmation, sources suggest that the device will be supported with Exynos chip CPU for better functioning. Yet, some other sources indicate the device to use Snapdragon of Qualcomm, which is expected to be released anytime soon.

The device, which is expected to be out in the market by October 2015 may also feature the latest version of Android that Google is planning to unleash anytime in the second half of the year. It is speculated that Galaxy Note 5 release may be used to introduce the replacement of Android 5.x Lollipop.  Though there is already much hype regarding the specs and features of the phones, the makers are tight-lipped about the details.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Note 3, Note 4 And Note Edge Receive Android 5.0 Lollipop Update

Samsung has built up a loyal fan following around the globe. With a slew of releases from time to time, we have seen the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and then the Note Edge followed in succession.

 The main features of each of these smart gadgets are as under-


  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Note 3, Note 4 And Note Edge Receives Android 5.0 Lollipop UpdateThe Samsung Galaxy Note 2 comes in 5.5 inch screen size and is beefed up with Super AMOLED HD display. Add to this 1.6 GHz Quad Core Exynos processor, 2GB RAM and 16 GB inbuilt memory storage and you get a wonder. Of course, it comes with 8.1 MP main camera.
  • With the Galaxy Note 3, Samsung gave us 1080×1920 pixels on a 5.7 inch Corning Gorilla Glass 3 LCD screen. It added a 13 MP shutter, a quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 CPU and we got all we had to fall in love with the Note 3.
  • With Galaxy Note 4, the Korean maker unleashed a phone with the best display around back then. Its main specs included 5.7 inch screen with Super AMOLED display and 2560x 1440 resolution, 2.7 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and a beefy 3 GB RAM. Not to forget the 16 MP shutter.
  • Samsung solidified its position in the smart gadget world with its offering– Note Edge. Running on a 2.7 GHz quad-core processor, the device is a 5.6 inch beauty with a pixel resolution of 2560 x 1440 on a Quad HD+ display. Again, a 16 MP clicker and 3 GB RAM completes this device from Samsung.

While each of these gadgets are having a dream run ever since their launch, the latest news that users can be happy about is the release  of the Android 5.0 Lollipop update. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 update has been released while Sprint has released firmware for Samsung Galaxy Note Edge and Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

  • It will have the Android 5.0.1 OTA that will smoothen away few bugs and improve functionality. The main bug that has constantly cause issues on the contacts app has been fixed and now users will be able to access a Side View Panel. Other features that have made way into the Note 4 after the update are-
  1. Mute Feature while in vibrate mode
  2. Notification selection mode changes
  3. All new Do Not Disturb mode
  • With the update, users of Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Note Edge, users now can access the same from OTA.  Note 3 will now have usual Lollipop specs.
  • On the other hand, the new features post-update on the Galaxy Note Edge are some enhancements for WiFi calling and  Factory Reset Protection.
  • If you happen to own a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 you may update it via the new CM 12.1 Custom ROM from CyanogedMod.

Need to know more about the updates or main specs of Samsung handsets? Keep watching this space for interesting titbits!


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Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Available In Netherlands; US Left Looking

Samsung has launched a new version of the Android 5.0 Lollipop to overcome issues faced by users so far. The update has been provided for users in the Netherlands currently. However, there is no news of the release in U.S. for the time being. However, sources do suggest that it is on the cards.

samsung galaxy note 4 Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Korean manufacturer has officially released an Android 5.0 Lollipop update that gets rid of the ‘Interruptions’ system. However, with the new update users will not be able to reach a mute mode using the volume slider.

One still needs to access the ‘Sound’ shortcut to mute the device. This complaint came from a lot of users of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 users in Europe. If reports such as this one are to be believed, Samsung is working on the issue and would be fixing it with more updated in the future.

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