Daily Archives: June 22, 2015

Xiaomi’s Lin Bin Questions Large Phones

Weibo:

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Machine translation makes it difficult to tell if he was joking or serious.

But this raises an issue I’ve wanted to discuss: Phone sizes.

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Samsung Galaxy Phone A8

Samsung Galaxy A8 makes its way through the FCC

As we exclusively detailed last month, the Galaxy A8 should feature a 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display, an octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor, 2GB of RAM, 16-megapixel and 5-megapixel rear and front cameras, 16GB of internal storage, and a 3,050 mAh battery. The phone will also have a touch fingerprint sensor, run Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, and have an extremely thin 5.9 mm metallic frame.

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The too-large rounded corners don’t please my eyes, but otherwise this is the phone I want.

Unless Samsung gets stupid and prices it too high.

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No China Tablet News. Miscellany.

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True Detective, Series Two

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“Big day. All the marbles.”

Oh hell yeah.

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True Detective
America 2014

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