Huawei Ships 16.8 Million Smartphones In Q3

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Smartphone maker Huawei has announced that they have shipped a total of 16.8 million smartphone in quarter three of 2014, the company also revealed details on what type of handsets they are selling.

Huawei announced that 26 percent of their smartphone shipments in quarter three with for their mid range and high end devices, and they also announce details on their growth in a number of countries.

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Microsoft Smartwatch Passes Through The FCC

Microsoft Smartwatch

We recently heard that the new Microsoft Smartwatch could launch some time within the next few weeks, and now more evidence that the device is about to launch has been discovered.

A new Microsoft ‘mobile wireless devices’ has been spotted at the FCC, although the only radio the device features is a Bluetooth LE radio, this means that the device, which has the model number 1619 is not a smartphone, and it is most likely their new smartwatch.

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Sony Xperia Z3 Smartphone Lands In Japan

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Sony has launched their Xperia Z3 smartphone in Japan, the handset is now available with NTT DoCoMo and KDDI, the device is also headed to Softbank next month.

The Sony Xperia Z3 comes with a 5.2 inch Full HD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, the handset is powered by a quad core Snapdragon processor from Qualcomm.

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LG G Watch R Appears On Amazon

LG G Watch R

The LG G Watch R launched in South Korea earlier this month, the device is expected to launch in the U.S. and Europe next month, although it appears that you can now buy the new smartwatch in the US from a third party retailer.

Amazon have the LG G Watch R listed on their website for $398.75, the device is apparently being sold on Amazon by a South Korean retailer.

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Verizon To Soon Sell Galaxy Note 4 Developer Edition

Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is available from all major carriers in the US. However, it seems Verizon will soon start selling the developer edition of the handset.

The product page doesn’t mention anything about the price, but adding it to cart reveals a $662.53 price tag for the handset, which is $30 less than the standard version of the handset.

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UK Launch of Google Nexus 6 Delayed (Rumor)

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Google announced the other day that their new Nexus 6 would go up for pre-order in the U.S. on the 29th of October, the company has yet to reveal any details about the release of the device in the UK.

If you look at the UK Google Play store, the Google Nexus 6 is missing from Google’s list of devices, although their new Nexus 9 tablet is listed on the site.

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LG G3 Software Update Released

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LG has released a software update for their LG G3 smartphone, the update is designed to fix a number of bugs and issues on the handset.

One of the issues that has been addressed in this new software update for the LG G3 is a lag issue with the user interface, that a number of owners of the handset had reported.

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HTC Desire 820 mini goes on sale in China

htcminiA smaller version of the HTC Desire 820 has now gone on sale in China. The HTC Desire 820 Mini ditches the 5.5-inch 720p display of the original in favor of a slightly smaller five-inch version, but it keeps the same resolution and like most phones in this class, has marginally downgraded internal components within that plastic frame.

If you like the phone, but don’t need it at full power, this may be a good alternative. According to the company’s Tmall listing, the processor has been changed from a 64-bit Snapdragon 615 for a quad-core Snapdragon 400 clocked at 1.2Ghz. It also features 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage with microSD expansion.
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Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus Appears On Samsung’s Website

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A new version of Samsung’s flagship smartphone has appeared on their website, the Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus, and it comes with similar specifications to the Galaxy S5 4G+ that launched in Singapore a while back.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus will come with a faster processor than the current model, it will feature a quad core 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, the current S5 comes with a Snapdragon 801 processor.

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