Over the past year or so, Lenovo's smartphone strategy has been to build devices, like the Vibe Z2 Pro and others, with impressive specs and interesting features designed to appeal the casual photographer. Its latest offerings unveiled today at IFA in Berlin are no different, with the new Vibe P1 sporting a huge 5,000 mAh battery and the Vibe S1 boasting the first dual selfie cameras.
Google has released a new Street View app to accompany its Maps app. Users are still able to view Street View from within Maps, but the separate Street View app offers a variety of additional functionality. Users can view view images and collections from around the world and add their own images.
Amongst the long line of smartphones unveiled at IFA in Berlin today we saw the Mate S, the new flagship model from Chinese manufacturer Huawei. While its specs put it a notch below the very best phones on the market today, it's a notch cheaper too, and it does have one innovative feature worth talking about: Force Touch.
Sony has taken the wraps off its latest Xperia flagship smartphones at a press event at IFA in Berlin. The new handset comes in three sizes (known as the Z5, Z5 Compact and Z5 Premium), which offer high-end, if not leading build quality.
One of the many choices you have when buying a new smartphone is display type. There are two major technologies on the market, AMOLED (or Super AMOLED) and IPS LCD, and both have their advantages and disadvantages. Here we'll explain exactly what you need to know about them without going too far into the complex technicalities of each approach.
In the last few years, storage space has become a bigger concern on many flagship smartphones – especially entry-level 16 GB models. Rather than increasing the phone's storage, one startup thinks it's high time we remove the concern altogether by sharing smartphone storage with the cloud.
For years, iPhones were the only smartphones with premium, elegant designs, while Android phones were better known as plastic or industrial-looking affairs. But recently we've seen several Android flagships play that game at least as well as Apple. The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ is the best example we've seen.
Back in 2013, the Galaxy Note 3 and Moto X were fighting in completely different weight (erm, size) classes. But after two years' worth of evolution, the Moto X has grown into a phablet that rivals the Note perhaps more than any other device. Let's see how Motorola's latest compares to the Galaxy Note 5.
Windows 10 has already been downloaded onto more than 75 million devices since its July launch, but we've yet to see the first smartphones ship running Windows 10 Mobile out of the box. Middle-tier phone maker Archos is looking to be among the first out of the gate with the Archos 50 Cesium.