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Samsung Unpacked event videos made public, ready to tease the Android market

Today is a special day, at least, for most of Samsung fans. Actually, it's already the day after D-Day when the new Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ were announced. We've got more details and information for you including the 'People' Edge feature being updated and we're excited that we got our hands on the devices already. Wireless charging is impressive on both phablets while a lineup of stylish accessories is also ready.

Samsung brings wireless charging tech to Galaxy S6 edge+, Note 5

Much has been said about the new Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ and we’re expecting to read a lot of reviews once the pair is released. And as with the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge, we can soon expect several brutal stress tests that will surely make your heart skip a beat. The two new Samsung mobile devices are considered as phablets (phone-tablet) because of their sizes. Their specs are better than the premium flagship phones released earlier this year.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs. Galaxy Note 5: Will you upgrade?

There’s no escaping Samsung news today as they made the splash and finally released to the public the much-hyped and much-leaked Samsung Galaxy Note 5. The Korean gadget giant is changing gears, focusing now on its phablet devices coming from the smartphone flagships early in the year. And in the Galaxy Note 5, we have a doozy – it’s stacked, hardware-wise. Allow us to show you what has improved 1 year after the release of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, which was no slouch to begin with.

Samsung unveils a slew of stylish and functional Galaxy Note 5 accessories

Always expect Samsung to plan a major event when it's announcing new flagship products. Aside from wowing the mobile crowd with their sleek form and premium specs, Samsung managed to showcase some new accessories ready for the Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 edge+. Not much details are provided but the images are enough to tell us how you can accessorize and protect your next phablet purchase.

Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ availability details

So now you've seen the sleek beauty of the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ and enhanced productivity of the new Samsung Galaxy Note 5. Maybe you've thought of getting one. Maybe you even already put up a pre-order, which has started today. Now the question becomes "when will I be able to get my hands on the real device?" Or more importantly, "how much of my arm and/or leg will it cost?" Fortunately for interested buyers, Samsung is throwing the Galaxy Note 5, and the Galaxy S6 edge+ of course, across all available channels. Unfortunately, it might indeed cost you some limbs.

Xiaomi launches MIUI 7 OS, Redmi Note 2, Mi Wi Fi nano in China

We don’t know if Xiaomi actually meant to steal Samsung’s thunder, but on the very day that the latter was launching their brand new devices, apparently the former was also doing a launch of their own, although it was on the other side of the world. Xiaomi launched in China not just their brand new phablet, the Redmi Note 2, but even their Mi Wi Fi nano router, and also the Miui7, an OS that is based on the Android 5.1 Lollipop.

Huawei Ascend Mate 7S to be unveiled at IFA next month

Nothing is certain yet about the specs of the latest mystery flagship phone from Huawei but we're almost certain of its launch during the upcoming IFA 2015 in Berlin this September 2. An invitation was recently spotted and we're excited to see what the new Huawei phone will be. Aside from the Huawei Watch, Huawei Nexus, Huawei Honor phone, and the Huawei Ascend Mate 8, we're also anticipating for what's believed to be the Ascend Mate 7 Plus or the Ascend Mate 7s.

Sony Xperia Z5+ may be first device to have 4k display as per UAP

While 4K resolution is already a common thing in the field of television and film, it is yet unheard of when it comes to mobile devices. But a user-agent profile for the upcoming Sony Xperia Z5+ shows that it may very well be the first smartphone or phablet to sport the 4k resolution on that small a screen. Called the Sony E68XX (E6833, E6853 E6883), the handset and its variants may very well sport an unprecedented 2160 x 3480 resolution.