Thursday Poll: Which Event has You More Excited – Motorola or Samsung?

September is officially going to be intense, busy, wild, and a whole lot of fun. We now have at least two (so far) major Android events to attend on September 3 and 4 from Samsung and Motorola, respectively. Samsung should bring us the new Galaxy Note 4, maybe a VR headset, and who knows what else. Motorola, it seems, will bring us up to four new products – the new Moto X, Moto G, Moto 360, and some sort of new Bluetooth accessory. And of course, Apple will do their song and dance the following week.

But since we are an Android site, let’s focus on our Android events. And because we like competition, we want you to tell us whose event you are more looking forward to and why. Are you dying to see where Samsung takes its Galaxy Note line or does Motorola still hold a place in your heart?

Which Event has You More Excited - Motorola or Samsung?

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From what is stated on the certification, the Galaxy Mega 2 will ship with a 5.98″ HD display (720p), Snapdragon 410 processor clocked at 1.2GHz, 2GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, 13MP rear-facing shooter, microSD slot, and come running Android 4.4+.  (more…)

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Galaxy Note 4 Reportedly Photographed, Reveals 5.7″ QHD Display and Chamfered Edges

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From what we can see in the photos, the device looks rather large, said to sport a 5.7″ display. While that is the same display size as last year’s Galaxy Note 3, the Galaxy Note 4 is reported (backed up by this leak) to feature a QHD display (2560 x 1440).  (more…)