Tag Archives: 5.5″

HTC Bolt dashes to Sprint: a 5.5″ phone with HTC 10’s design, IP57

The rumor mill built up a good deal of hype for the HTC Bolt – an un-Googled Pixel XL with extra stuff like waterproofing and fancy new headphones, what’s not to love? HTC and Sprint (which has exclusivity on the phone in the US) even roped in famous sprinter Usain Bolt for the promotion of the phone. The HTC Bolt ... Read More »

Moto Z Play gets TENAA certification: 5.5″ FullHD display, octa-core 2GHz CPU

The notable absentee from the Moto Z lineup, the Moto Z Play, has started surfacing here and there, and it’s gotten Bluetooth certification recently. So, yes, it will support Bluetooth like every phone this past decade. More importantly, the phone has been certified by the Chinese telecom regulator TENAA, and that actually gives us more to work with in terms ... Read More »

Gionee S8 – a narrow 5.5″ phone has a full metal body

Gionee unveiled the narrowest 5.5″ phone yet – just 74.9mm wide. Meet the Gionee S8. The company called out the iPhone 6s Plus, Huawei’s Mates, the Oppo R7s as examples of wider phones. Well, that’s what Gionee says, it conveniently forgot to mention the LG G3, a 5.5″ phone that’s actually narrower. The Gionee S8 features a “loop” full-metal design. ... Read More »

Oppo teases F1 Plus with 5.5″ screen, 4GB RAM

After just releasing the first entry in its new “F” line, the Oppo F1, today the OEM announced that it plans to out an upgraded F1 Plus version soon. The handset should arrive this April and is said to offer a bigger 5.5″ display with FullHD resolution and 4GB of RAM, compared to the smaller 5″ HD panel and 3GB ... Read More »

BLU Vivo 5 and Vivo XL are official with 5.5″ displays

US-based smartphone maker BLU used CES 2016 to announce its latest phones – the BLU Vivo 5 and Vivo XL. Both feature 5.5″ Super AMOLED screens, MediaTek chipsets with octa-core CPU and metal unibody design. BLU Vivo 5 The BLU Vivo 5 comes with a 5.5″ Super AMOLED screen of 720p resolution resulting in a pixel density of 267 ppi. ... Read More »