Lenovo announces the K3 Note phablet with mid-range specs

Lenovo K3 Note 2Lenovo has announced a new phablet to tackle the mid-range market called the Lenovo K3 Note. This phone is pretty similar to the smaller Lenovo K3 that was announced awhile back, but features some improved hardware and an obviously larger screen.

The K3 Note has a 5.5-inch 1080p display, a 64-bit octa-core MediaTek processor, and 2 GB of RAM. You’ll find 16 GB of internal storage with a microSD card slot, plus a 13 megapixel rear camera and a 5 megapixel front facing camera. A big bonus is that the phone supports dual-SIM cards, so it’ll be a pretty flexible device.
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Rumour: The 2015 Nexus phone could be made by a Chinese manufacturer

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It’s a little early for Nexus season, but here we have a leak hinting at the next manufacturer to be handed the honour of creating the next Nexus handset. In the recent past, we had the Nexus 4 and 5 being built by LG, with the most recent Nexus 6 coming courtesy of Motorola. But now, according to a post by Darren phone chips on Weibo, the Chinese micro-blogging site, it appears that a Chinese manufacturer might be given the responsibility for the next Nexus handset.


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Lenovo plans to update 7 of its smartphones in Q2

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Lenovo has just published a list of smartphones it hopes to upgrade to Lollipop in the next quarter of this year. The A5000, A6000, P70, S90, Vibe X2, Vibe Z2 and Vibe Z2 Pro are expected to receive the update somewhere between April 1 and June 30, whereas the S856, S860, S930 and P90 are set to get it shortly after.


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Motorola working on a smartphone that’s “smarter” than other phones

Motorola_A_Lenovo_CompanyWhile we wait to see what Lenovo has in store for Motorola this year, Twitter tipster Ricciolo is hinting at the direction the company plans on going in for 2015.

One of his recent tweets claims that Moto is working on a smartphone that’s “smarter” than the competition, and we should expect to see it fairly soon. When Google owned the company, we saw the always-on voice recognition and some other user friendly intelligent features. Hopefully Lenovo and Moto have found a way to add on to those smart features and bring some new things to the table.
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