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Fall 2015 Android phone preview

Curious about the hottest Android phones coming out this fall? Here's what we know so far.


PCWorld News

Line aims lightweight chat app at developing countries

Line Lite is under 1MB and doesn't have audio and video, but it reflects the company's strategy

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OnePlus 2 leak reveals a more angular design, hints at laser autofocus

A Chinese regulator spoiled the one-tease-at-a-time method OnePlus was using to lead up to the phone's July 27 launch.

PCWorld News

Higher-end phones help Huawei rake in the cash

Huawei's phone business is focused on making a profit, and not just shipping large volumes

PCWorld News

ZTE fights off low-end stereotype with high-end Axon phone

ZTE's new Axon phone will arrive next month in the US

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HTC One M9 and Galaxy Note Edge get Android updates this week

It's another slow week in the world of Android updates, though a couple of models get the bump to Android 5.1.

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New Moto announcements set for July 28

With yet another Moto G leak, we have a pretty good idea about where Motorola is going with its smartphone design.

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Iconic audio company Marshall unveils an Android phone for music lovers

The London has the retro texture and styling of one of the company's recognizable guitar amps.

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5 things we hope to see in the Galaxy Note 5

The rumor mill is on fire, so we figured we'd fire off with our own wish list of what we want to see in Samsung's next-gen phablet.

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6 gotta-know sound settings for Android and iOS

Clicking the volume rocker isn't the only way to control the sound on your Android phone or iPhone. You can make key taps "click," assign different ringtones to your favorite contacts, tweak your equalizer levels, and more.

PCWorld News

Jolla signs up India's Intex as first Sailfish OS licensee

The developer of an Android alternative is targeting a market that is viewed as price-sensitive but growing fast

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Report: Huawei Nexus to feature 5.7-inch screen, fingerprint reader, other high-end specs

The next Google device may also have an all-metal body and Snapdragon 820 chip to keep pace with similarly high-powered rival smartphones.

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The all-metal Galaxy A8 is Samsung's slimmest phone ever

Even though the specs aren't that spectacular, it's another sign how Samsung is elevating its hardware quality.


The legendary Commodore PET lives again, as a nostalgia-fueled Android phone

Nearly 40 years ago, the Commodore PET was an early PC. Now. it's an Android-based smartphone launching soon in Europe, with the U.S. to follow.


HTC introduces four new budget phones to its Desire family

The Desire 520, 526, 626, and 626s are all low-end phones that cater to both pre-paid and value markets.