Alleged Motorola Moto X (2015) images show front-facing camera with flash


The quality of front-facing cameras has improved dramatically over the last twenty-four months. Taking a picture with a front-facing camera, or a ‘selfie’ for that matter, now produces results that are worth sharing. Companies like HTC and Sony have even released devices with flash on the front to really maximize performance. Flagships, though, have yet to start including front-facing flash. This summer, that could change with the introduction of the Moto X (2015). Images shared online today show what is allegedly Motorola’s next flagship and a front-facing camera paired with flash is present.

Hit the break to see the image.

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OnePlus 2 gets certified by Chinese agency, showing what the phone looks like


OnePlus is set to announce its next flagship on July 27, but information regarding the OnePlus 2 has trickled in well before that date.  Today, the device received certification by the TENAA in China. The pictures expose the front, rear, and sides of the device. The only new takeaway here seems to be the rear camera setup. It is positioned rather low and features dual-LED flash above the camera with a mysterious component below.

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According to a Sprint document, the Galaxy Note 5 could have a MicroSD card slot after all

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So…there’s been much discussion of late about Samsung’s rumoured decision to omit MicroSD card support for its upcoming Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus handsets. Opinions are polarized, with some fans of the Note series saying they will look elsewhere for their next phone, while for others (myself included), the lack of MicroSD card support isn’t something we care about (the lack of removable batteries is another matter though). At this point, I think most of us have pretty much accepted that MicroSD card support will not be present, right? But, hold your horses because now there’s a chance that Samsung has decided to include it after all. Read more

Meizu M2 AnTuTu score surfaces


Earlier today, a Meizu device, likely the upcoming M2, surfaced on AnTuTu and scored 28,047. According to previous leaks, the M2 will ship with two storage options: 8GB and 16GB. The pricing for them will be 499 Yuan ($80) and 699 Yuan ($113), respectively. We are looking at a 5-inch 720p display, 2GB of RAM, 13MP rear camera and 5MP front-facing camera. The M2 will be powered by MediaTek’s MT6753 64-bit octa-core SoC and run Android 5.0 Lollipop with Flyme UI on top of it.

The device is also expected to ship with 4G LTE connectivity and dual-SIM capabilities likes its predecessor. The Meizu M2 is scheduled to be announced at an event in China on July 29th.

Source: Mobile-Dad
Via: Android Headlines

The OnePlus 2 scores 63719 on Antutu on its second attempt


It’s getting closer to July 27th, the day that the successor to the OnePlus One will launch. Appropriately titled the OnePlus 2, the upcoming handset has been in the headlines for a variety of reason ranging from OnePlus releasing a steady drip feed of its specifications, price promises, and claims that it will sport the latest version of Qualcomm’s much denigrated Snapdragon 810. This brings us neatly to today’s news, the reported Antutu benchmark scores of a OnePlus 2 handset with model number A2001.

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