Watch Verizon’s unboxing of the Galaxy Note 7 where a doodle comes to life

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So, Samsung held an Unpacked event yesterday (which you can catch up on here) to launch the Galaxy Note 7 featuring a 5.7-inch curved QHD display, IP68 certification, an enhanced S-Pen, Iris scanner, as well as USB Type-C (Check out the handset’s full specifications here). One thing you can guarantee when a new handset is launched is outlandish unboxing videos. While some will race to produce videos showing the Note 7 being tortured, or unboxed in extreme surroundings, Verizon has chosen to go the cutesy route with its unboxing video and its live doodle. Join us after the break for the embedded video. Read more

[Video] Unboxing the Moto Z and Moto Z Force DROID Edition

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With new versions of what will be their flagship line of devices for 2016, Lenovo decided to go in a different design direction with the Moto Z series of smartphones compared to the previous Moto X devices. The question everyone is waiting to have answered is whether this move will pay off for Lenovo and they can remain as a competitor in the top-tier device market. TalkAndroid’s own Jared Peters managed to get a couple of the Verizon-exclusive-for-now devices, the Moto Z DROID Edition and the Moto Z Force DROID Edition for an unboxing and some initial impressions. Keep reading to see what Jared thought about the devices. Read more

[Video] Unboxing the Moto G4 and G4 Plus

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Verizon and Lenovo will be holding an event later this week when they are expected to announce pricing and release details for the Moto Z DROID Edition and the Moto Z Force DROID Edition. Buyers looking for the latest flagship from Lenovo will no doubt be interested in those details despite the disappointment that the version for other carriers is still some time off. Other consumers interested in Lenovo’s mid-tier phones are in a better position as the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus will be available for order starting on Monday. Here at TalkAndroid, our own Justin Herrick received each of the new phones and put together an unboxing video so folks placing their order have a better idea of what to expect when they receive their new phone. Read more

[Video] First look at Android Wear’s MODE bands

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Wearing the same watch day in, day out can be a little boring, but if you only have the one watch, what can you do? Luckily, if you have an Android Wear smartwatch you can now change straps, and thus the appearance of the watch, with the recently announced swap-and-switch MODE bands. Justin has got his hands on a couple of MODE bands, which you can see getting unboxed in the video below. Read more

[Video] Unboxing the LG G5

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After announcing the G5 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last month, LG’s latest flagship has finally become available to purchase worldwide. Here to give you some further insight in to the LG G5 is our very own Justin Herrick, who has taken the time to video his unboxing of LG’s newest smartphone.  Read more