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Weekly Poll: Which of Sony’s three Xperia XZ2 models sounds the most compelling?

April 21, 2018 Doug Demagistris

At MWC 2018 in February, Sony announced two smartphones part of the premium Xperia XZ lineup. The product line is still rather new and was begun to showcase the very best of Sony’s mobile technology. The Xperia XZ successors include a flagship Xperia XZ2 and premium mid-range Xperia XZ2 Compact. The duo went up for pre-order this week in the US and a new entrant namely the Xperia XZ2 Premium joined the line. Do any of these Android phones excite [Read More]

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Weekly Poll: When should a company release a new flagship smartphone?

April 7, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Let’s have a debate shall we. In recent history, whether it be Apple or an Android OEM, the typical release cycle for a flagship smartphone has been one year. However, with the increasing popularity of cell phones and loyalty behind various companies, some manufacturers have attempted to launch more than one flagship smartphone per year. Only now are some players increasing the time span between flagship iterations. In your opinion, which is the best strategy?

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[Weekly Poll] Biggest Deal Breaker: Notch, Missing Audio Jack, or Offset Fingerprint Scanner?

March 17, 2018 Doug Demagistris

When it comes to smartphones, there have been three trends (or soon to be trends). In 2017, Android manufacturers ditched the 3.5mm headphone jack. Today, very few flagship Android devices retain the audio jack, for reasons quite frankly we still don’t understand. In 2018, it seems that a display notch will be the trend among many Android devices, even some mid-rangers. And soon, offset and physical fingerprint sensors will become a thing of the past with Synaptics developing in-display technology [Read More]

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Weekly Poll: Are you buying Samsung’s Galaxy S9+ or Galaxy S9?

March 2, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Samsung’s Unpacked 2018 event has concluded, and so has MWC 2018 in the lovely city of Barcelona. The South Korean giant introduced the world to Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, the ninth installments in the Galaxy S flagship series of smartphones this week. After reading all our content, what are your thoughts?

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Weekly Poll: What company do you want to hear from most at MWC 2018?

February 24, 2018 Doug Demagistris

This week is MWC 2018, an annual conference that will once again be held in beautiful Barcelona, Spain. We’ll have you covered wall-to-wall with all the coverage and hot stories you need in extensive fashion. Each year, companies gather from around the world to show their latest products and innovations, and this year should be no exception. In fact, companies we report on frequently here on Droid Turf have already confirmed and begun teasing their press conference announcement. Some that will be on the [Read More]

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Weekly Poll: Does Samsung’s inability to provide timely Android system updates bother you?

February 17, 2018 Doug Demagistris

With new Galaxy smartphones on the horizon, Samsung continues to struggle to provide updates. This has always been the case for the South Korean giant thanks to its somewhat heavy Experience UI, which makes it harder to alter and roll out Android system builds as they’re released by Google. Before we all start to craze about the Galaxy S9, we thought we should take time to step back and discuss an area Samsung can improve upon, and that’s providing Android [Read More]

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