Rumor: Google Nexus X to launch later this year without an announcement

We’ve been hearing countless rumors in the past few weeks about the upcoming Nexus device. Previously, we heard it would carry the Nexus 6 moniker, but it seems Google may avoid using it due to trademark issues, as per a new report. Instead, Google will launch it as Nexus X without any official announcement.

Oppo Neo 5 officially announced in Malaysia, set to go on sale next week

Oppo has announced its budget-friendly LTE device for the Malaysian market, dubbed the Oppo Neo 5. It’s set to launch in the region next week for RM598 (almost $189).

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 will reportedly launch with Exynos 4415 SoC

While most of the tech community is waiting for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 phablet, Samsung is also expected to launch the Samsung Galaxy Mega 2.

Moto X+1 press render makes an appearance

Motorola has scheduled an event on 4th of September where the company is expected to unveil a number of products, including the highly rumored Moto X+1. Recently, the now-retired @evleaks aka Evan Blass has posted a press render of the upcoming Moto X+1. The leaked images also shows the device with a wood back, as well as a Verizon logo on the back suggesting that it will launch on the Big Red.

Samsung Galaxy S5 with Snapdragon 805 and 4G+ to launch in Singapore on August 23rd

Samsung has already launched the LTE-A version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 in South Korea, but it seems the Korean OEM is going to launch another variant of the flagship device for Singapore. Not too long ago, SingTel is prepping up to launch the world’s first commercial 300mbps LTE Advanced network, along with the availability of the Samsung Galaxy S5 4G+. The smartphone will utilize the fast connection speeds, and will go on sale on August 23rd, the same day when the 4G+ network will be available.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 spotted in AnTuTu benchmarks, Exynos 5433 chipset on board

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is one of the most highly anticipated devices of the year, expected to see the light of day at Samsung’s Unpacked event in Berlin next month. Not too long ago, the alleged phablet was spotted on AnTuTu, revealing the specifications it’s expected to offer.

Omate X is another smartwatch with a premium design

Wearable industry is on the rise, with the smartwatches gaining popularity every single day. There are many smartwatches available in the market, with big manufacturers jumping in the industry with their own wearable devices — Google even introduced their own operating system dubbed as Android Wear for smartwatches. LG and Samsung have already released Android Wear smartwatches, but there’s more.

HTC One M7 getting Android 4.4.3 KitKat update in Europe

HTC has done a commendable job this year when it comes to Android updates. As promised, the manufacturer released the KitKat update for its HTC One M7 and other devices within a few months after receiving the update, even the Sense 6 update. After rolling out the Android 4.4.3 update for its flagship device, reports suggest the same update is now rolling out for the HTC One M7 in parts of Europe.

Android 4.4.3 KitKat for Verizon HTC One M8 is expected to roll out by mid-September

HTC has been transparent when it comes to releasing software updates for their handsets. The company has already rolled out the Android 4.4.3 KitKat update for the HTC One M8 in several regions, including a few carriers in the US as well. T-Mobile and AT&T have already released the Android 4.4.3 KitKat update, which also incorporates the bug fixes found inside the Android 4.4.4 KitKat.

HTC Butterfly 2 officially announced for Asian markets, features a Snapdragon 801 chipset

HTC has officially announced the Butterfly 2 which is set to launch in Asian markets in the coming weeks. The device brings top-of-the-line specifications. The handset will come with a different name in Japan where it will come with J Butterfly HTL23 moniker, while it’s known as HTC Butterfly 2 in other Asian markets.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha launches officially, brings a new metallic design

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha has popped up in a plethora of rumors and leaks in the past few weeks. The hype is there because the handset is said to come with a different design when compared with previous Samsung handsets. Recently, the Korean OEM decided to put all the rumors to rest, and have taken the wraps off the long-rumored Samsung Galaxy Alpha.

LG G3 Beat officially announced, set to launch in South Korea with global markets to follow

LG G3 Beat aka G3 Mini has been making rounds in the rumor mill, but it seems the Korean OEM decided to finally put an end to all these rumors. Recently, the company announced the LG G3 Beat, a miniature version of the LG G3, with trimmed down specifications and a lower price tag.