Start64!Xiaomi is not making an appearance at CES 2015 this week, so just a day before the event started in Las Vegas, the company took a moment to unveil its next-gen entry-level Redmi 2 handset.

Start64!Also present at CES 2015 in Las Vegas, Acer came prepared with a few new products. The Taiwanese company has just pulled the veil off the Liquid Z410 smartphone, a handset which will be sold at a wallet-friendly price.

Start64!Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 615 was announced back in February and represents the chip maker’s first octa-core SoC with integrated Cat.4 4G LTE. The chip is manufactured using a 28nm process and is made up by four 1.7GHz ARM Cortex A53 cores plus four 1GHz Cortex A53 cores working in concert with Adreno 405 GPU.

Start64!The new buzz in the mobile marketplace is about Android 64-bit systems. In September 2013, Apple released the iPhone* 5 with a 64-bit A7 processor onboard. Thus began the mobile technology race.

Start64!You might be aware that device maker Micromax managed to score an exclusive deal with Cyanogen in India, which now left previous partners like OnePlus out in the cold looking for alternate solutions, like building their own custom ROM.

Start64!The rumor mill has been going crazy with the Xiaomi gossip, giving us reason enough to believe that up to two new, low-cost Xiaomi devices are on their way to market. The first one is a super cheap device (allegedly, as cheap as $80), while the other, which is the topic of today's discussion, is the successor to the Redmi 1S.

Start64!Starting next year, Apple will require all new app submissions and all new updates to include support for 64-bit architectures (the A7 and A8 chips in the company's newest line of iDevices), as well as to support iOS 8 natively.

Start64!The Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor is the piece of 64-bit silicon we'll most likely encounter in the "almost flagship" smartphones that will appear on the market before the likes of Samsung, LG, HTC, and Sony are ready to present their most important offerings in the first half of 2015.

Start64!Elephone’s upcoming P6000 model is shaping up to be quite an interesting little device. The phone, quite similar in design to the Xiaomi Mi2, is currently in development and will probably be launched soon.

Start64!Samsung's 2014 flagship, the Samsung Galaxy S5, came out early in the year riding a veritable tidal wave of hype and anticipation - but it was not destined to deliver the goods. It seems a bit strange when you break it down, because on paper the Galaxy S5 ticked a lot of boxes for what makes a good smartphone; powerful processor, decent imaging, a nice display, and so on.

Start64!When Apple unveiled the iPhone 5S and its 64-bit A8 processor - an industry first - it caught silicon spinners sleeping on the job. The Android ship was not set to sail over to 64-bit shores for another year or two, because there really was no important reason to. But weeks after Apple's keynote ended, demand was epidemic, and chipmakers found themselves forced into outing their 64-bit technology as soon as possible.

Start64!Just like many other handset makers, Asus is trying to refresh its lineup of Android smartphones with new series of devices. Considering the fact that the company’s Zenfone family has been received positively by Android fans, Asus’ job isn’t as easy as one may think.

Start64!We don’t know yet how popular HTC’s Desire 610 mid-range Android smartphone has proven until now, but we do know the Taiwanese handset maker is determined to release a sequel to this device. Dubbed HTC Desire 620, the smartphone hasn’t been announced by the company yet, but it recently appeared on Bulgarian blog site Nixanbal.

Start64!Microsoft may have taken over Nokia’s smartphone division, but these days Microsoft isn’t using the Nokia name on its phones anymore… and the Finnish company is branching out in new directions. Nokia doesn’t make smartphone phones anymore, but the company just introduced an Android tablet. The Nokia N1 is an iPad mini-sized tablet with a 2048 x 1536 pixel display, an Intel Atom processor, and a $249 price tag.

Start64!Motorola newest flagship smartphone, the DROID Turbo, has already been confirmed for a worldwide rollout under a different name, but what about the company’s budget-friendly lineup? The Moto G are among the most popular Android smartphones Motorola launched in the last few years and Motorola is not going to miss any opportunities to boost awareness around its mid-range handsets.