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A new DROID is coming. Image: Motorola.

A new DROID is coming. Image: Motorola.

A new Motorola DROID handset has appeared in early benchmarks ahead of its official unveiling. Codenamed “Kinzie,” the handset boasts Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 810 processor, a super sharp Quad HD display, and a 20-megapixel rear-facing camera.

Could the Nexus 5 be making a comeback? Photo: Google

Could the Nexus 5 be making a comeback? Photo: Google

Google will launch a refreshed Nexus 5 alongside its big Android M update this fall, according to a new report. The device is likely to be made by LG — which made the original Nexus 5 — and Google will be hoping it can reverse its declining Nexus sales.

Can Samsung save the Snapdrago? Photo: Qualcomm

Can Samsung save the Snapdragon? Photo: Qualcomm

Following overheating headaches with its latest Snapdragon 810, Qualcomm will reportedly switch manufacturers for its next-generation Snapdragon 820.

Samsung has been chosen to build the chipset using its new 14-nanometer manufacturing process, a new report claims, and it will do so with custom CPU cores that will deliver speeds of up to 3GHz.

Expect to see this warning if you buy an Xperia Z3+. Photo: AndroidPIT

Expect to see this warning if you buy an Xperia Z3+. Photo: AndroidPIT

Snapdragon 810 supporters will try to convince you there’s nothing wrong with Qualcomm’s latest chip, but the video below proves its tendency to get too hot is a very real problem. Watch Sony’s new Xperia Z3+ overheat and crash in a matter of seconds while running the build-in Camera app.

At least everybody's talking, right? Photo: OnePlus

At least everybody’s talking, right? Photo: OnePlus

Following months of speculation surrounding the OnePlus 2, OnePlus has today addressed the rumors with a post on its official forum entitled “We are mad.”

In it, the company talks about its decision to use a Snapdragon 810 processor — despite overheating concerns — and confirms that “the price of the 2 will certainly be higher than $322.”

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