LG F490L Liger shows up with 5.9-inch 1080p screen and LG-made NUCLUN octa-core processor

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LG F490L Liger shows up with 5.9-inch 1080p screen and LG-made NUCLUN octa-core processor

@UPleaks was right! Almost half a year after the LG G3 took the flagship position in LG’s mobile roster, the South Korean company is ready for its next big thing. Quite literally – its next smartphone could be the 5.9-inch screen monstrosity LG F490L, codenamed Liger. A photo brochure of the device in question just leaked out of South Korea. 

The Liger has the exact same LG G3 look we know and love, but it has a bigger, 5.9-inch display with a 1080p resolution, which is still very much en vogue. Most notably, it could also be the first smartphone …

Meet the first Philips-branded smartphone to sport a Quad HD display: I966 Aurora

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Meet the first Philips-branded smartphone to sport a Quad HD display: I966 Aurora
Philips smartphones aren’t well known outside of Asia, but that doesn’t mean there are no interesting devices among them. The latest Philips handset, called I966 Aurora, was recently released in China as the company’s first to sport a 1440 x 2560 pixels display. This Quad HD screen measures 5.5-inches, so we’re dealing with a pretty big handset here.

Interestingly, the I966 doesn’t run Android, like most other Philips smartphones. Instead, it’s based on Alibaba’s YunOS (aka Aliyun OS), a new platform developed for China-only devices.

The high-resolution display isn’t the only notable …

Fingerprint scanner appears on photo of Oppo N3?

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Fingerprint scanner appears on photo of Oppo N3?
The Oppo N3 is expected to be officially announced on October 29th. We’ve already revealed that this handset will feature a swiveling 13MP camera that allows you to quickly switch from taking a photo of your family and friends, to snapping a 13MP selfie to post on social media sites. Now, some new photographs of the device reveal what appears to be a fingerprint scanner underneath the Oppo branding on the rear of the phone.

The latest specs spell B-E-A-S-T. The Oppo N3 is expected to be equipped with a 5.9-inch screen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920, or 1440 x 2560. A quad-core Snapdragon …