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In exactly one week’s time, Samsung will be holding its Unpacked 5 event in Barcelona where it is expected to announce the much-anticipated Galaxy S5. Rumor has it the device will be the first Galaxy smartphone with a super-sharp 2K display, but an early retail listing suggests Samsung will instead be sticking to its trusty 1080p panels for the time being.


When it comes to smartphone displays, how many pixels is too many? Most of us believe the current crop of 1080p displays shipping with today’s flagships provide more than enough for our handheld devices, but Chinese manufacturer Vivo disagrees.

The company has begun teasing the Xplay3S, its new smartphone that will become the world’s first with a 2K display.


Despite an abundance of high-end specifications that include a 1080p display and a quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor, Google’s new Nexus 5 could start at just $299. That’s according to one tipster, who claims the device will be available in 16GB and 32GB variants, each of which will have a different battery capacity.


Windows Phone has been struggling to catch up to Android and iOS ever since its release, and most would blame the platform’s lack of apps and Microsoft’s leisurely approach to adopting the latest technologies. And it’s not just consumers that are becoming frustrated with the situation.

Even Nokia, Microsoft’s biggest Windows Phone partner, wants the software giant to get a move on and make the mobile platform more of a priority.

It's much bigger than it looks.

It’s much bigger than it looks.

Sony has unveiled its new Xperia Z Ultra phablet at the Mobile Asia Expo in Shanghai this morning. The device boasts a large 6.4-inch display, the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor running at 2.2GHz, and 4G LTE connectivity. Like its little brother, the Xperia Z, the Xperia Z Ultra is also waterproof.

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