The leaked Galaxy Note 5 photos, the latest OnePlus 2 rumors, and the upcoming Moto event: Weekly news round-up

The leaked Galaxy Note 5 photos, the latest OnePlus 2 rumors, and the upcoming Moto event: Weekly news round-up
Once again, it is time for our weekly news round-up, where we put the most interesting stories from the past seven days for anyone who needs to catch up. Let's start with the latest leaks coming out of Samsung's camp, shall we? Last week we saw a whole bunch of spy photos showing a working Samsung Galaxy Note 5 phablet. And if that's not enough, an operational Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ was also spotted in leaked images, which you'll be able to see below.

In other news, the highly-anticipated OnePlus 2 leaked on several occasions. Most notably, it got exposed by TENAA, where images of its front, back, and side were published ahead of the smartphone's official announcements. And speaking of the OnePlus 2, its camera got compared to those of the three top smartphones out there, namely the Galaxy S6, the iPhone 6, and the LG G4. Looks like the OnePlus 2's camera holds its ground quite well.

Last week also brought us a number of leaks around the upcoming 2015-edition Motorola Moto G. We now have more confirmation that the phone will have IP certification for dust and water damage resistance. In addition, a model with 2GB of RAM also appears to be in the works.

For more of last week's read-worthy stories, flip through the slideshow below.

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9 Comments

1. fyahking

Posts: 1146; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

Just bought myself a G4, so I am good for another 6 months of buying new phones.:)

3. Shocky unregistered

Only 6 months? I suppose that's right given it uses a mid range SoC.

2. iLovesarcasm

Posts: 589; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

Too bad Moto X is now made in China.

4. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

The Samsung are the only decent Android phones for this year. Snap Dragon drop the ball on their chips.

6. Plutonium239

Posts: 1215; Member since: Mar 17, 2015

You do realize, that there is no real world usage difference between the Snapdragon 810 and that processor in the Galaxy S6, correct? Not to mention that no matter how good a processor, or how much ram you put into Samsung's flagship Galaxy line, they always lag anyways, not right away, but it happens over time, usually within 6 months. My friend who got a galaxy S6 when they were available to buy already had to do a factory reset on his S6 twice to fix lag.

7. tedkord

Posts: 17357; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Eight months now on my Note 4, and not a hint of lag. Very little in my old S3, too. Though to be fair, I was constantly flashing custom roms on that one.

8. alex3run

Posts: 715; Member since: May 18, 2014

There IS a difference in usage especially in games.

9. linguistisch

Posts: 7; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Own a Note 4. Excellent phone. With the exception of TouchWiz I loved it but yes it is definitely laggy. And the lagginess just gets worse over time for sure, even in my 4 months of owning it. I was considering doing a fresh reload of TW but I sort of came to the conclusion that I honestly just want to go back to a Nexus or something like Motorola where the OS is lightweight and more "pure" android. There's no such thing as perfect though.

5. NateAdam8

Posts: 437; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

Galaxy Note 5 is the only Samsung worth is, Galaxy Note Rocks Hard!

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