New Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe is the most powerful yet

The Asus Zenfone 3 isn’t expected to launch for a few more months, but Asus has added a new Zenfone 2 model to its lineup, and it’s got a faster processor than any of the models launched in 2015. The new Asus Zenfone 2 Deluxe Special Edition will be available with up to an Intel Atom Z3590 quad-core, […]

Asus Zenfone 2 launches in Europe for €179 and up, coming to the US in April

The Asus Zenfone 2 is a line of smartphones with reasonably strong features and reasonably low price tags. Asus introduced its new Intel-powered phones at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, launched the product line in Taiwan earlier this month, and now it’s Europe’s turn. The Zenfone 2 line of phones are now available for €179 and […]

Nokia N1 is a 7.9 inch, 64-bit, Android 5.0 tablet for $249

Microsoft may have taken over Nokia’s smartphone division, but these days Microsoft isn’t using the Nokia name on its phones anymore… and the Finnish company is branching out in new directions. Nokia doesn’t make smartphone phones anymore, but the company just introduced an Android tablet. The Nokia N1 is an iPad mini-sized tablet with a […]

Intel says Moorefield tops Snapdragon 801 in graphics benchmarks

Benchmark tools are best taken with a grain of salt, but they provide at least one way to compare performance between devices. And Intel is using FutureMarks’ 3DMark test for Android to make the claim that its new chip for smartphones and tablets offers better graphics performance than one of the fastest ARM-based chips on […]

Intel launches Atom “Merrifield” chips for phones, tablets

Intel’s next-gen chips for Android phones and tablets are 22nm, 64-bit chips with clock speeds up to 2.13 GHz. The Intel Atom Z3460 and Atom Z3480 “Merrifield” processors offer better performance and potentially longer battery life than the “Clover Trail+” chips they’ll replace. Intel is also showing a series of benchmarks suggesting that the new […]