New Indiegogo campaign lists the YotaPhone 2 for $550

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The YotaPhone 2 is one of the more interesting devices out there, and it is a handset that a lot of folks in the U.S. have been wanting to get their hands on. If you’re one of those folks, the wait is almost over as the company has just fired up a campaign to bring the smartphone to the states.

Sony Lavender specs leak reveals 13MP seflie snapper

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We got a look at the unusually named Sony Lavender last week in a quick render from @upleaks. Now the leaker is back for round two, and we’re getting a full dose of Sony Lavender specs that show one of the new mid-rangers.

Elephone G9 priced at $84 with Lollipop and LTE

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We’ve covered several Elephone smartphones in the past, and a new one has just crossed our radars with the Elephone G9. The device has just show up online for pre-sale, and it carries a low price tag that comes out to around $84.

Vivo X5 Pro price announced at $443

vivo X5 Pro

Remember that Vivo X5 Pro we’ve talked about so much over the past couple of weeks? Well, the company has finally made the handset official, so it’s time to put all those rumors and specs leaks to rest. That said, it’s about what we expected from Vivo with the exception of an interesting back camera.

XOLO Prime announced for India with Android 5.0

XOLO Prime

Smartphone manufacturers like Samsung and Sony have been trying to gain ground in India, but they have a tough road ahead due to companies like Micromax, Spice and XOLO. Affordable smartphones from those companies are being released like there’s no tomorrow, and you can add one more to the growing list with the XOLO Prime.

Galaxy S6 Active photos show an AT&T branded handset

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It’s been rather quite on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active front since we first got wind of the handset back in March. The rumor mill has leaked several bits of information, but today we got our first good look at the smartphone through some new Galaxy S6 Active photos.

The BlackBerry Leap release comes to India for Rs. 21,490

BlackBerry Leap up for grabs in UK

Last month the BlackBerry Leap jumped across the pond and hit the UK. If you live in India and were looking forward to getting your hands on the leap, the day has almost arrived as the BlackBerry Leap release is coming to India tomorrow.

The Huawei Honor Bee buzzes over to Flipkart for Rs. 4,999

huawei honor bee

There aren’t many surprises in the smartphone world these days, but occasionally a device comes along that catches us off guard. The Huawei Honor Bee announcement was one of those, and as expected, the handset arrived in India over the weekend courtesy of Flipkart.

Android app permissions control may soon move to users

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If you download an Android app or game on your mobile, you already know about those pesky permissions. There was a time when you barely noticed them, but as some developers began throwing shade, Google decided to step things up. Well, a new report suggests a big change is coming to Google Play, and it may alter the Android app permissions landscape.

Huawei Nexus specs may include 5.7-inch Samsung display

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It will still be months before we get a good look at the next Nexus handset, but that doesn’t stop the rumor mill from churning away. Today’s bit of news involves the rumored Huawei Nexus smartphone, which is tipped to sport another manufacturer’s display.