This is one of the more interesting ways that a mobile device can leak. Right above, you are looking at a full 360° press render of the HTC One (M8) Prime. Just a few hours ago, we gained a close look at the rear of the M8 Prime. Now we can see it all. The press render shows just how large the 5.5-inch display will be. And here you can really get a feel for what the aluminum and liquid silicone composite will look like.
Source: @evleaks (official site)
Prolific tipster @evleaks took to Twitter today to post a cryptic message, “Prime: coming soon.” The image to go with the tweet is a tightly zoomed in view of a smartphone camera lens with a contrasting bezel color compared to the rest of the body. Most telling is a second camera lens suggesting the device is an HTC smartphone equipped with their duo camera system.
Yesterday, HTC teased something with beautiful curves, but is it a tablet, a phone, a smartwatch, or something entirely different? HTC hasn’t officially told us yet, but today’s leak might just indicate that it’s the HTC One (M8) Ace.
The picture above is the One (M8) Ace and you will notice that it not only curves horizontally like the One (M8), but it also has a vertical curve to it as well. So, yes, it does have some extra curves to it, but we don’t know for sure if this is indeed the device that HTC was referring to, but my money is on it.
While Samsung’s Milk Music service only available for Samsung users, it certainly outdoes the company’s previous offering, Music Hub. Upon its arrival, it appeared Milk Music was about to push Music Hub out the door, and now it looks like that’s true.
We know you’d all love to hear some rumored specs on the Moto 360, Motorola’s upcoming revolutionary smartwatch, but unfortunately we have nothing.
BUT, we do have some price rumors. Hit the break for more.
This will get you thinking. This evening, HTC decided to tease something with “beautiful curves.” In addition to saying that this curvy mystery is coming soon, they attached the image above. It shows a curving graphic alongside a quote from novelist Edward George Bulwer-Lytton. The quote says “In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves.” HTC is very much invested in design language here by emphasizing the curves.
Motorola’s Moto E is not only extremely affordable but it’s also buttery smooth — and now, we can add an unlocked bootloader to the long list of pros for this device.
Because it’s so cheap, developers are grabbing up the phone in droves. And good news for them, Motorola today added the device (all US, Canada, Europe and Latin American variants) to its Bootloader Unlock program.
This means that we can expect to see several different ROMs and root-access applications for the phone, including CM11 and Paranoid Android.
No one should be surprised that the upcoming Motorola Moto X+1 will be carried by Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint in the United States. Last year, Motorola made sure the Moto X was available on each of these carriers in addition to some smaller ones. But the Moto X+1 also popped up on Motorola’s very own site a few times already. So aside from learning once again that the United States’ largest carriers would be picking up the handset, we have learned its codename: Victara.
What do you think Victara stands for, if anything?
Source: @evleaks (official site)
The image that you are looking at is a little taste of what the LG G3 and its QuickWindow case will have to offer. As last year’s did, the QuickWindow case allows for a small preview to be displayed through a cutout on the front. Last year, the LG G2 had a rectangular cutout and this year it seems to be a circle. This leak shows us some of the functions available.
Low-end devices are gaining popularity for those preparing to ditch their flip phones and get into the smartphone market, as seen with Motorola’s success with the Moto G.
LG will be getting into the low-end mix as well with the L35 (D150), which will be extremely similar to what Sony is offering in the Xperia E1. Hit the break for more details.
A 7-inch variant of the Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 could be launched in South Korea as the Samsung Galaxy W. Previous information about Samsung’s successor to the Samsung Galaxy Mega had put the screen size at only about 6 inches, slightly smaller than the current version, but still a large device, especially for one intended to serve as a phone. In addition to the 7-inch screen, the Galaxy W appears to come equipped with a 1.2GHz processor, possibly a Snapdragon 400, 1.5 GB of RAM, 8 GB of internal store with a microSD slot, and an 8 MP rear-facing camera.
The new name for the device was discovered on a product brochure leaked by a South Korean source. According to the information on the flyer, the Galaxy W will be getting a “Phoneblet UX.” With split-screen functions and landscape mode, it sounds like this is similar to other current Samsung devices outside of the attempt to coin a new term for a large-scale smartphone that pushes into tablet territory based on size. The device also appears to come with Samsung’s faux leather back similar to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. It is believed this device will only be available in South Korea via SK Telecom.
Mess with a bull, you get the horns. That is what happened on Twitter today between HTC employee Jeff Gordon and @evleaks. There seems to have been a misunderstanding between the two regarding something that was leaked and information being wrong. Either way, we learned some details about the upcoming HTC One (M8) Prime. In short, we are looking at (another) stunning device from HTC.
News regarding Android Silver keeps heating up. On Friday, we learned that the Nexus program (for smartphones) is presumably gone with the addition of Android Silver. And earlier today we found out that the new initiative would be launched in February 2015. Now we have some information regarding one of Android Silver’s initial devices. It will come from none other than Google’s good friend LG.
On Twitter, @evleaks shed some light on the LG handset. Specifically, he said it is “running a Qualcomm MSM8994, to be among first Silver devices.” Additionally, he noted that it is expected to be available through Sprint in the United States. What is that Sprint processor? It looks like that will be the upcoming Snapdragon 810. This is a 64-bit processor and it is not expected to be put into production until the first half of 2015. This would align perfectly with Android Silver’s February 2015 launch date.
While the HTC One Mini 2 name will not be going to Verizon, the HTC One Remix will. Verizon is giving it a name change and today we have the first leaked press render of this handset. In the image above, you see the little HTC device within a case. When Big Red intends on releasing this, we do not know. Although, Verizon has really picked up the pace when it comes to adding a smartphone to its lineup.
Leading up to its May 23 announcement, there has been no shortage of LG G3 leaks. This time around there are multi-angle shots of the device in white and again in gold. Nothing new to note except that the gold looks very, very shiny. The only big piece of the puzzle still missing is software. But we want some surprises when the handset is announced, right?