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Slender, metal Samsung A3 and A5 bring iPhone-like glitz to Android ecosystem

The all-metal bodies whisper "quality." The 5-megapixel front-facing cameras scream "selfie." If Samsung sales were dampened by iPhone anticipation, the A3 and A5 provide an Android alternative to the trendy competition.

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Samsung hints at smartphone overhaul as profits fall; time to embrace pure Google?

The smartphone juggernaut promises “efficiency” as it's squeezed on both the high end and low end of phone sales. But maybe the answer is staring Samsung in the face.

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Motorola Droid Turbo hits Verizon in all its Kevlar-clad, 48-hour-battery glory

After weeks of rumors, the phone's finally available, with a high-res display and camera, though other specs are less showy.

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New ARM Mali graphics processors bring 4K video to phones and tablets

The company will upgrade its Mali graphics products to support 4K video.

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LG unveils its own processor, putting it right to work on giant new LG G3 Screen phone

LG is going the Apple route, doing more of its own internals in-house instead of relying on others.

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Nokia name will live on in Microsoft's entry-level phones

A company executive said the first 'Microsoft Lumia' device will be announced soon.

AT&T bundles $1 Amazon Fire phone with $49 Fire HDX tablet

At this point, AT&T and Amazon are practically paying people to take the hardware off their hands

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OnePlus unveils preorder method for its hard-to-get phone

You better jump on this now if you've been unsuccessful in scoring an invite to buy one.

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T-Mobile is second major carrier to offer Sony Xperia Z3

Unlike previous efforts Sony's latest flagship may actually stand a chance in the U.S. market.

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Blackphone tweak makes app updates less annoying for the security-conscious

The smartphone for the paranoid gets a better email client and a panorama camera mode - for sharing pics with NO ONE.

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Sony’s PS4 game streaming Xperia Z3v lands on Verizon Oct. 23 for $199 on contract

The company finally announces a flagship for a carrier other than T-Mobile.

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Motorola Droid Turbo rocks 21MP camera, other monster specs

The Android ecosystem can't have too many great phones. A sneak peek at the next Droid shows juicy tidbits like a big 5.2-inch screen and Qi wireless charging.

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Samsung going all metal with A series, leaks reveal

New Galaxy phones may be angling for a more premium look and feel.