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Moto Z2 Force is now available in US, but China’s getting a better version

Motorola’s latest flagship smartphone is now available in the US. The Moto Z2 Force has decent specs, a shatterproof (but easily scratchable) display, support for Moto Mod add-ons, and a relatively high starting price of $720 (which you can probably spread out over 2 years if you order from AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, or Sprint). But if […]

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Moto Z2 Play gets TENAA certification (Snapdragon 626 and a 2820 mAh battery)

Motorola’s Moto Z Play smartphone has earned a following for offering long battery life and strong specs for an upper mid-range device that currently sells for about $400. Now it looks like Motorola is prepping a 2nd-gen model. The Moto Z2 Play showed up at China’s TENAA website recently, along with some pictures and specs. […]

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Asus smartphone with octa-core CPU, 4,850 mAh battery on the way

Asus may have a new Zenfone on the way. An unannounced 5.2 inch Asus smartphone showed up at the TENAA website recently. That’s China’s equivalent of the FCC… except that Chinese wireless regulators have a habit of publishing more photos and specs of phones. The most noteworthy thing about this new phone is probably the massive […]

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Upcoming TCL 950 could be the flagship phone the Alcatel Idol 4S isn’t (leaks)

Alcatel recently launched two new smartphones, the $400 Alcatel Idol 4S and the smaller, cheaper $200 Alcatel Idol 4. But it looks like the company that produces phones sold under the Alcatel brand has another model on the way, and leaks paint a picture of a phone with a faster processor, more RAM, and a higher resolution […]

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Huawei Honor Note 8 may be a 6.6 inch, 2K smartphone

The word “phablet” has kind of lost its meaning in recent years, now that phones with 5.5 inch or larger screens seem to be just about common as models with smaller displays. But an upcoming 6.6 inch smartphone from Huawei has me tempted to pull the word out of retirement because let’s phase it, the […]

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Xiaomi Max smartphone with 6.4 inch screen leaks ahead of official launch

Xiaomi is holding an event soon where the company is expected to launch its biggest phone yet… and by biggest, I mean it will literally have a bigger screen than any other Xiaomi phone to date. The Xiaomi Max is expected to have a 6.4 inch display. Thanks to a series of leaks in recent […]

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 coming soon? (Leaks)

Samsung seems to be prepping an update for its Galaxy Tab S line of premium Android tablets. An unannounced tablet with the model number SM-T719 just passed through China’s TENAA website, and some folks think that it’ll be called the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 8.0 when it launches. Update: Some other folks are pretty sure this is […]

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ZTE Axon Pro 2 makes an appearance at TENAA website

ZTE is expected to launch an update soon for its Axon smartphone with high-end specs and an upper mid-range price. We already have a good idea of what to expect from the ZTE Axon Pro 2 (or whatever it will be called), thanks to a leak from the GFXBench website. Now we also have an […]

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Huawei Honor v8 leaks, could be a premium phone from a budget brand

Huawei’s Honor brand of smartphones are typically low-to-mid range devices with specs that sometimes punch above their weight class. The Honor 5X, for instance, is a $200 phone with a full HD display, a 3,000 mAh battery, a fingerprint sensor, and a Snapdragon 616 octa-core CPU. But it looks like the upcoming Honor V8 may […]

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Another 5 inch OnePlus smartphone on the way?

Chinese smartphone startup has released three phones to date, but there’s some evidence that a fourth (and maybe fifth) is on the way. Earlier this month benchmark results for a 4.6 inch phone with 4GB of RAM and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor showed up online. Now there’s also a listing at Chinese regulatory agency […]

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LG V10 smartphone may pack a secondary “ticker” display

LG appears to have a new phone in the works, sporting a 5.7 inch QHD display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor. But it’s not those features which make the LG V10 interesting. Evan Blass says that the phone, first spotted at the Chinese TENAA website, appears to have a secondary screen above the top of […]