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Samsung isn't going 4K anytime soon. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Samsung isn’t going 4K anytime soon. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

If you’re already bored with Quad HD displays and you want your next smartphone to pack even more pixels, you may have to avoid buying from Samsung or LG.

Sources say both South Korean companies will avoid 4K smartphone displays in 2016 — and they have plenty of reasons to do so.

It's not totally dead. Photo: UnlockRiver

It’s not totally dead. Photo: UnlockRiver

Its all-glass and aluminum form factor makes the Galaxy Note 5 prettier but more fragile than its predecessors, so if you’re clumsy, you’ll want to keep yours in a case. And you definitely won’t want to drop it from 900 feet, because as you’ll see in the video below, it really doesn’t like it.

Fire TV Gaming Edition. Photo: Amazon

Fire TV Gaming Edition. Photo: Amazon

Disappointed the new Apple TV doesn’t support 4K? Then get Amazon’s new Fire TV instead.

Two new versions of the device — Fire TV and Fire TV Gaming Edition — are here with updated internals that make them 75 percent faster than their predecessor, plus Alexa, Amazon’s own virtual assistant that is the brains behind the Echo speaker.

There’s also a new Fire TV Stick that promises the best Wi-Fi performance in a media-streaming dongle.

Tim Cook doesn't care. Photo: Apple

Tim Cook doesn’t care. Photo: Apple

Haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate.

Apple was reminded of this after its keynote on Wednesday when rivals Samsung and Sony took to Twitter to mock the length of its presentation — and its new iPhone 6s.

Xperia Z5 Premium is glamorous in gold. Photo: Sony

Xperia Z5 Premium is glamorous in gold. Photo: Sony

Sony today announced its new Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Premium, two devices that look a lot like their predecessors, but boast big improvements that’ll make the upgrade well worth it.

The Xperia Z5 premium is the first smartphone to put a 4K display in your pocket, while both devices pack “next-generation” cameras, fingerprint scanners, and two-day battery life.

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