Anyone assuming Amazon’s Kindle Fire upgrading cycle would be disturbed by the unveil of the company’s debut Fire Phone is about to be “disappointed”, as a Fire HDX tablet sequel popped up in a benchmark listing right on schedule.
It looks like Samsung is confronted with a bit of a leaky situation, as the Galaxy Note 4, although a good few months away from an actual unveil, is pretty much an open book specification-wise.
This may sound hard to believe, but Microsoft is allegedly willing to make a pact with the devil and roll out a second-generation Android-based Nokia X smartphone before long.
Qualcomm has another manufacturer to contend with, as benchmarks reveal that Huawei’s eight-core Kirin 920 SoC is almost as fast as the Snapdragon 805.
There’s still a lot of mystery hovering over Samsung’s soon-to-be-announced Galaxy S5, but it’s a near certainty two (very) different models will go official at the Mobile World Congress later this month.
Yet another Quad HD resolution-toting smartphone has surfaced online, thanks to controversial benchmarking tool AnTuTu, and Lenovo is now expected to officially debut the K7t “Kingdom” at February’s Mobile World Congress.
It seems the D6503, aka “Sirius”, is not the only unreleased high-end Sony handheld in testing, as a D6603 has been benchmarked through AnTuTu with an evolved Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 CPU beneath the hood.
When it rains, it pours for Samsung’s upcoming “mid-range” Galaxy Note 3 variant, dubbed Note 3 Neo or Note 3 Lite, which has been thoroughly detailed in two reports that have surfaced online in the space of just a couple of days.
A couple of pics showing an “About phone” screen and AnTuTu benchmark allegedly executed on the so-called Nokia Normandy seem to confirm the OEM’s first Android release is still very much on.
Less than 24 hours after an AnTuTu benchmark spilled the beans on Galaxy Note Pro 12.2’s features, another upcoming Samsung-made tablet has had its full spec sheet leaked to the press via the same performance test.
The long-rumored and heavily anticipated 12-inch Samsung Galaxy Note tablet may have undergone a branding alteration since last fall, but it appears its final specs won’t be any different than the ones revealed to the press back in the day.
A third subvariety of the likeliest Samsung Galaxy S5 candidate spotted online so far, codenamed SM-G900F, has paid notorious benchmarking authority AnTuTu a quick visit, revealing somewhat underwhelming specs.
HTC’s next-gen flagship device, supposedly codenamed M8, has been fully detailed following its first benchmarking visit at AnTuTu and seems to carry a bittersweet spec sheet.
An enigmatic HTC gadget chaotically codenamed 0P6B120 and rumored to be One’s follow-up has allegedly been benchmarked through AnTuTu, scoring well over 36,000 points and thus edging every Android phone out and about in raw performance.
It may not be the most anticipated tablet release of the fall (that honor goes to Google’s Nexus 10 2013 hands down), but Samsung’s Galaxy Note 12.2 is rounding up some decent buzz, following a photo leak back in September, subsequent Bluetooth SIG approval and now another.
Earlier this week, it was revealed that Samsung is falsifying benchmarks scores on the Galaxy Note 3. A survey by AnandTech found that almost all major manufacturers are rigging their benchmark scores one way or another.
MediaTek has long been rumored to be working on an octa-core SoC, and the first leaked images of a tablet motherboard suggests that the Taiwanese semiconductor designer is close to unveiling it.
Futuremark’s president Oliver Baltuch talks about the challenges of transparency and benchmarking.
Abandoned by virtually every old Tegra 3 partner, including big names of the mobile industry such as Google, Asus, HTC or Sony, Nvidia has only a couple of cards left to play with the new, zippy but pricey and power-demanding Tegra 4 chips.
AnTuTu score for a device likely to be new Samsung phablet found in database, device’s score of 22,361 beats Galaxy S4’s 21,089.