New cases surfacing on Amazon reveal LG G5 details

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The LG G5 is set to be announced later this month in conjunction with MWC 2016 and the device is expected to bring some big changes to the design of LG’s flagship. One group that looks forward to the release of any new smartphone is accessory manufacturers. This is especially true when there are significant changes that will prevent the use of prior generation accessories as it creates an open market for new sales. Case makers are probably excited to see the new LG G5 launch approach and have already started loading up sites like Amazon with their wares. That is good for us as these listings help reveal what LG has in store for us. Read more

Benchmark shows Xiaomi’s Mi 5 having a 5.7-inch display

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Less than three weeks away from Xiaomi’s February 24 launch event for the Mi 5 and today we’re getting a better idea of what the handset will offer. On GFXBench, alleged specifications for the Mi 5 were revealed and perhaps most surprising the size of the display. The handset was originally believed to have a 5.2-inch display, but this benchmark shows its display being 5.7 inches. Xiaomi’s Mi Note series already features displays of that size, so it’d be a little confusing to see the Mi 5 have such a large display.

Hit the break and we’ll take a look at the alleged specifications.

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We have another leak from Alcatel OneTouch ahead of MWC, this time its the OneTouch Pop 4 lineup

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It’s leaks galore over at Alcatel! Just yesterday we reported that two Alcatel devices, believed to be the Idol 4 and Idol 4S, had leaked on the companies own support pages. Now it looks like the rest of Alcatel’s Mobile World Congress lineup has been revealed just one day later-  let us introduce you to the LTE enabled Pop 4S, Pop 4 Plus, and Pop 4.

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Apple focusing on yet another Android “innovation”

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Apple fans will soon have a new “innovation” to crow about according to new reports coming out of China. Sources are reporting that Apple has requested their largest camera supplier, Largan Technology, to provide dual-lens camera samples. Reportedly Apple is asking other camera manufacturers in Japan and China to also provide dual-lens camera samples. The dual-lens setup is believed to be targeted at a version of the next-generation iPhone Plus. Android fans will quickly recognize that use of dual-lens cameras was pushed heavily by HTC in the past and more recently companies like Lenovo, ZTE and Huawei are adopting the technology. Read more

Leaked teaser points to February 21 for #TheNextGalaxy from Samsung

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It’s all but confirmed that we’ll see the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge appear at MWC 2016 in Barcelona next month. Almost guaranteeing that we’ll see the two phones on the much-anticipated February 21 date are two stills shared by Evan Blass, presumably taken from a teaser video that has yet to be released by Samsung.

The images show that #TheNextGalaxy is coming on February 21, 2016.

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