Google IO 2016 Coverage

Samsung’s Galaxy J7 (2016) gets spotted on benchmark site with specs in tow


While we wait for Samsung to announced the various Galaxy S7 models on February 21st, you probably won’t be surprised to learn that the Korean electronics giant is also in the process of readying other models for production. Yesterday we saw the Galaxy J5 being benchmarked, and today it’s the turn of its higher-specced sibling, the 2016 edition of the Galaxy J7. Read more

LG’s Nexus 5X (Bullhead) is spotted on GeekBench with 2GB of RAM


With Google’s September 29th announcement looming large, you could be forgiven for wondering if there was anything left to find out about LG’s Nexus 5X handset other than pricing and availability. Even Amazon India has gotten in to the act. But wait, there’s more news, because the Nexus 5X has been spotted being put through its paces on GeekBench under the code-name ‘Bullhead‘, the details which are after the break.

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GFXBench listing reveals specifications of Amazon’s rumoured $50 tablet


While Amazon recently laid off some of its engineers after the Fire Phone failed to set the world alight, there has been persistent rumours that the global retailer is developing a budget-friendly tablet that could be priced at just $50. Amazon has so far declined to either confirm or deny the existence of such a project, although it has allegedly been spotted being put through its paces on GFXBench under the ‘Amazon KFFOWI’ moniker.

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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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Benchmarks for HTC One (M9) and One (M9) Plus appear online


Today, benchmarks belonging to two unannounced HTC devices appeared online. The benchmarks, uploaded to CompuBench, expose what is presumably the One (M9) and One (M9) Plus. Both are shaping up to be rather impressive devices, but, to no surprise, the Plus model has the edge. The primary difference between the two seems to be with the display. While the One (M9) has a 5-inch display with 1920×1080 resolution, the One (M9) Plus raises that to 2560×1440 on a 5.1-inch screen.

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According to benchmarks, Exynos 5433 Galaxy Note 4 smokes Snapdragon 805


With the newer Snapdragon 805 being all the rage as the processor to beat, other chipsets have a decent uphill battle facing them as they attempt to dethrone the Qualcomm chip. Only one has been able to do that so far, and that’s Nvidia’s Tegra K1. However if benchmarks are to be believed, the second chip to do so is the Exynos 5433. Codenamed “HelsinkiPro” the SoC is said to be an upgraded version of the Exyno 5430 — codenamed Helsinki. See what they did there?

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