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Lenovo Vibe S1 is the World’s first smart phone with dual Selfie Cameras

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The Lenovo Vibe S1 has been revealed at IFA 2015 and this stands out as the world’s first dual selfie smart phone. Taking the same concept as HTC’s Duo camera set up, the front gets a main 8MP camera and it accompanied by a secondary 2MP unit to take your selfie shots up to the next level. This offers special bokeh effects as well as other photo tricks like object removal.

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Huawei Mate S is all about the power of touch

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At IFA 2015, Huawei had just announced its new Mate S smart phone that aims to push the boundaries of smart phone interaction. Right on the heels of Apple’s new iPhone release, the Huawei Mate S boasts a smart pressure sensitive screen allowing you to “Force Touch” the display to do more things like zooming into a picture or to preview an object. The screen apparently is so sensitive that it could weigh objects by placing them onto the display. They even measured an orange’s weight during the announcement event.

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Waterproof Sony Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact announced with faster 23MP camera

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The Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Compact marks their 6th generation of flagship waterproof smart phones, a showcase of the best of Sony in a handheld device. Still running on a 2 flagships per year cycle with no signs of slowing down, the Xperia Z5 marks yet another evolution with some welcome upgrades.

The Xperia Z3+ or better known as the Xperia Z4 in Japan was seen as stop gap measure launching just months ahead of IFA 2015. Now the Xperia Z5 and its Z5 compact appears to be a more worthy replacement of its former Xperia Z3 series, launched exactly a year ago.

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Sony Xperia Z5 Premium pushes the world’s first 4K resolution smart phone

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The display is the most looked at component on a smart phone, and Sony’s latest and greatest has broken all conventions with the new Xperia Z5 Premium. It packs a 4K display at the front which is basically 3840×2160 pixels crammed into a 5.5″ screen, giving an insane pixel density of 806 pixels per inch. If you can’t imagine how big a deal this is, it is like squeezing 4x Full HD displays into a single smart phone.

This a huge leap not only for Sony but also for the smart phone industry where most players are still reluctant to jump onto the Quad HD bandwagon due to power and cost practicality.

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Here is what the Samsung Gear S2 will look like on an actual wrist

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Samsung has been showing off their Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch quite a bit lately, in preparation for the launch during IFA 2015 on 3rd September.

Thanks to an Instagram image by Dennis Miloseski, a Samsung VP who is Head of Studio, Samsung Design America as well as the Head of Samsung Mobile UXCA division, we now know what Samsung’s first round smartwatch will look like on someone’s wrist.

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Samsung Gear S2 teaser video is all about the round interface

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At the upcoming IFA 2015, Samsung’s next showcase would be its new smart watch, the Gear S2 as teased earlier during the launch of the Galaxy Note 5 and S6 edge+. After the release of its rival Apple Watch, the Korean maker wants to show the world what a smart watch should be.

This time, it gets a round display which has becoming popular among Android Wear. However Samsung is taking the round approach to a whole new level with its rotating bezel ring as opposed to a digital crown that’s being used on the Apple Watch. To get a taste of what to expect, they have finally released the teaser video which was first shown during last week’s event and it revolves around the circular interface.

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