6 GB Galaxy Note 7 tipped for August 26th launch, but only for China

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There was a tiny bit of disappointment when Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 7 with only 4 GB of RAM. Some early rumors flip-flopped on RAM, so many of us were expecting 6 GB to be standard in the device, but at launch Samsung confirmed you’d only have a 4 GB option. That’s still plenty for most people, but phones with that much RAM do exist and Samsung likes to be on the cutting edge of things. Read more

ASUS teases big announcement for IFA 2016

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The next major tech event coming up this year will be IFA 2016 being held in Berlin from September 2nd through the 7th. In the days leading up to each annual IFA event it is a common practice for manufacturers to hold “pre” events to try to get a jump on all of the announcements. One company joining that fray will be ASUS as they  are teasing some announcements on August 31st. Read more

Honor 8 specifications

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Huawei’s aim of becoming a force to be reckoned in the global smartphone market may not have been achieved quite just yet, but there’s no denying the Chinese handset maker’s determination. Its latest offering comes in the form of the Honor 8. While it’s the same size, similar weight, and boasts the same dual 12MP rear camera setup as the Huawei P9, the Honor 8 does differ in some important aspects. Join us after the break for the spec sheet.

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The Honor 8 launches in the US with Kirin 950 SoC, 4GB RAM, and dual rear cameras for $399

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2016 could well go down as the year that Huawei, and it’s budget e-brand, Honor, become household names in the west. With last year’s Nexus 6P putting Huawei’s name down as a serious player in the world’s smartphone market, the subsequent launch of the Honor 5X in the US and Europe at the turn of the year, followed by the launch of the Huawei P9 in Europe, and today’s splash down of the Honor 8 in the US, it seems that the trend will continue. It’s great that the Honor 8 is coming to the US after its initial launch in China last month, but what does it bring to the table? Join us after the break to find out. Read more