Sony’s waterproof M4 Aqua comes with a 5-inch HD display, 64-bit Octa-Core processor and runs Lollipop

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Carrying on from unveiling the Xperia Z4 tablet at the MWC in Barcelona, Sony has taken the covers off of its Xperia M4 Aqua, a smartphone that offers front and rear cameras that are more than handy, along with OmniBalance design and a 64-bit Qualcomm processor. We have the specifications, gallery, video and press release after the break.
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Check out Samsung’s official introduction of the Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 Edge

samsung_galaxy_s6_front_back_slanted_blueSamsung has posted the official introduction video for their two newly announced flagship devices, the Galaxy S 6 and its Edge counterpart. The video doesn’t really go into a ton of detail about the device, but it gives you a flashy overview of the biggest selling points of both phones.

Hit the break to check it out, and be sure to keep up with the rest of our MWC coverage.


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HTC will release the Hima Ultra exclusively for Chinese markets with the launch of the M9

htc_one_m9_sprint_dark_gunmetal_greyIf you weren’t entirely impressed with HTC’s M9 today, there’s always a chance that the bigger sized version of the device will change things up a bit. According to @upleaks, HTC will announce the Hima Ultra at a Chinese press conference later this year when they announce the M9 for that particular market. Unfortunately, that means the supposedly bigger sized version of the device will be exclusive to Chinese markets, at least at first.

There isn’t much info on what the Hima Ultra will be, but it’s a pretty safe bet it’ll stick to the same mold HTC is using for the new HTC One. We’ll keep you updated as more information surfaces.
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Samsung beefs up charging options in Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge

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There is already a lot of buzz about Samsung’s decision to seal the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge as part of the new design they incorporated for the devices. This is a change for many people who are used to being able to swap batteries and back covers. In the past, one option owners of Samsung smartphones had was to add a wireless charging capable back cover to their device. Without that option, Samsung took the challenge as an opportunity that may lead to easier charging and better energy management in their new devices.
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Samsung details new manufacturing process for both the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

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The dream Galaxy phone has finally arrived. Samsung showed glimpses of greatness last year with the Alpha, A Series, and Galaxy Note 4, but the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge take things to a whole new level with a brand new manufacturing process.

The Edge version is by far the more intricate device. A new process called 3D Thermoforming involves the insertion of glass between two molds, followed by heating it to 800 degrees Celsius to make it pliable, allowing it to be pressed into a symmetrical shape. This whole process is what gives Samsung the ability to curve the glass at both the right and left sides.


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Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge get some snappy cameras

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Although Samsung really put a lot into improving the hardware present in their new flagship devices revealed at MWC 2015 today, like many other manufacturers did with their own devices, smartphones are pushing on the limits of the law of diminishing returns. One area where potential still exists though is the cameras and the ability of the devices to capture brilliant images. Samsung took advantage of that with some significant improvements to the cameras in the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge.
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Fleksy Keyboard bundled with Samsung Galaxy S6

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Fleksy Keyboard, one of the most popular replacement keyboards available, will be included by Samsung as a free gift to buyers of the Galaxy S6. Alongside other apps and services, Fleksy Keyboard will be packaged inside Samsung’s Galaxy Gifts. The value of Fleksy Keyboard being bundled with the Galaxy S6 is $10 because of the premium themes.

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Samsung Gear VR for Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 Edge unveiled

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With the new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, Samsung has announced a new Gear VR headset. The Gear VR Innovator Edition has been altered to be compatible with the company’s two new handsets. The overall size has been reduced by 15% and it includes new head straps providing for more comfortable use.

This version of the Gear VR has mechanical ventilation to prevent overheating and push usage time. Also, to extend usage time, Samsung added the option to power the virtual reality headset with its USB port. The extra horsepower of the Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 Edge should allow for better graphical performance, too.

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