Sony reduces asking price of Xperia Z5 range just a few days after launch

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Sony unveiled its new range of handsets last week at IFA 2015 that included the regular-sized Xperia Z5, the smaller Xperia Z5 Compact and the bigger Xperia Z5 Premium. Soon afterwards, details on the handset’s prices were available, and it became blindingly obvious that the new devices weren’t exactly cheap. Just a few days later though, Sony UK has cut the prices for the new Xperia handsets, we have more details after the break. Read more

Samsung launches the Note 5 in India from Rs. 53,900, available from September 20

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Well, that didn’t take long. After leaving Europe to make do with the Galaxy S6 Edge+ in 2015, many Note fans wondered whether other regions would share the same fate of being unable to upgrade to the Note 5. As was previously rumoured, though, Samsung is putting those fears to bed in India, at least. Note fans in India will be pleased to find out that the Note 5 will be available to purchase from September 20th.

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[Deal] Grab a Nexus 6 from Amazon from only $350

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Google may have grabbed our attention in the middle of IFA 2015 with its announcement that it will unveil both the LG and Huawei Nexus smartphones on September 29th, but what about last year’s model, the Motorola-made Nexus 6? If you have been on the fence, now’s the time to jump off, because Amazon has decided to discount its stock of unlocked Nexus 6 handsets, more details after the break.

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Beta program for Samsung Pay begins rolling out in the US

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It seems that everyone is developing a mobile payments system these days, Apple has the imaginatively named Apple Pay, Google is hopefully bringing Android Pay to market before the end of 2015, and we have Samsung with its own take, also imaginatively called Samsung Pay. You’ve probably read about Samsung Pay undergoing a trial in Samsung’s native South Korea, where it was well-received. Today, we have news that a beta-program for Samsung Pay is rolling out in the US ahead of its official September 28th launch.

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OtterBox reveals its range of cases for Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+

So, you watched Samsung’s Unpacked event yesterday and decided to pre-order a Galaxy Note 5 (not in Europe of course) or the Galaxy S6 Edge+. What about when you get your hands on it, how will you protect the metal and glass constructed smartphones from life’s everyday knocks and scratches? Luckily, OtterBox has some options for you to choose from.

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