While we’re waiting for next Tuesday’s Apple iPhone 6 announcement, here’s a complete run down of all the announcements from IFA in Berlin so you can be informed about what the competition is offering when Apple unveils the iPhone 6.

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Here are the details of the latest phablets and smartphones to be unveiled at IFA. We’ll update this article as we receive more information from our colleagues at the conference.

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Sony XPeria Z3

Design:

  • Slimmer than previous model with rounder aluminum frame

Display:

  • 5.2-inch
  • 1080x1920 pixels

Features & Specs:

  • Two-day battery life
  • Waterproof and dustproof
  • Screen contrast is managed on a pixel-by-pixel basis, which Sony says it makes viewing outside better
  • Android KitKat paired with Sony user interface
  • High resolution Walkman audio
  • 20.7MP camera with 4K video recording
  • 2.2 MP front facing camera with 1080p video recording
  • ISO 12800 sensitivity for better low light pictures
  • 2 day battery life (with normal use)
  • 2.5GHz Snapdragon quad-core processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • PS4 Remote Play feature

Price:

  • Flagship model, price TBC

Availability:

  • TBC

Sony XPeria Z3 Compact

Design:

  • Smaller than Z3

Display:

  • 4.6-inch
  • 720p

Features & Specs:

  • Slightly slower processor thn Z3
  • 2GB RAM
  • Same as the Xperia Z3

Price:

  • TBC

Availability:

  • TBC

Sony Xperia E3

Design:

  • Similar to the Z3
  • Nylon corners to protect it if you drop it
  • White, black, yellow and copper
  • 8.5mm thin
  • Weighs 143g

Display:

  • 4.5-inch display (like the iPhone)
  • 480 x 854 pixels, 217ppi

Features & Spec:

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core 1.2GHz processor
  • Adreno 305 graphics processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • Just 4GB of built-in storage
  • Android KitKat paired with Sony user interface
  • MicroSD card slot that can take up to 32GB
  • 5MP rear camera with HDR
  • Records in HD 1080p
  • 1MP front-facing camera
  • Stamina mode switching off some functions while screen is off to preserve battery life
  • 12 hours of talk time and 7.5 hours of video playback time
  • (Not dust- or waterproof and no PS4 Remote Play feature)

Price:

  • Described by Sony as the mid-range model (although E series is usually budget)
  • Likely around £162
  • Cheapest Sony handset with 4G enabled

Availability:

  • September 2014

HTC Desire 820

Design:

  • Range of bold colours
  • Polycarbonate shell
  • 7.74mm thin

Display:

  • 5.5-inch
  • 720p

Features & Spec:

  • First 64-bit Android phone (a year after Apple introduced the 64-bit iPhone 5s and it won’t be supported until the release of Android L)
  • Octa-core Snapdragon 615 and big.LITTLE architecture, which means that four 1.5GHz cores are used for intense tasks, while the other four 1GHz cores are used for things that don’t require as much processing power (this should help battery life)
  • 13MP rear camera (as previously)
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • BoomSound speakers
  • Photo Booth software includes with Live Makeup mode for skin softening effects, you can also merge your features with the face of someone else
  • 16GB storage capacity (up from 8GB)
  • 2GB RAM (up from 1.5GB)

Price:

  • Mid-range
  • 329 Euros (Around £260)

Availability:

  • End of September

Name: Nokia/Microsoft Lumia 735

Design:

  • Orange, green, gray or white

Display:

  • 4.7-inch
  • 1280 x 720

Features & Spec:

  • Described as a “selfie phone” by Microsoft
  • 5MP front facing camera
  • 6.7MP rear camera with wide-angle lens
  • PureView to speed up shutter release for faster shooting
  • 8GB storage, expandable to 64GB via a micro-SD slot
  • 1GB RAM
  • Snapdragon 400 1.2GHz Quad-core processor
  • Windows Phone 8 and Lumia Denim UI
  • Beeps when selfie image is centred
  • Selfie app including enhancements for dog fur and human skin
  • Cortana (the Microsoft version of Siri which is finally available in the UK) works with Skype, so you can say “Skype call” to phone someone
  • Ability to create folders of ‘tiles’ (the apps)
  • On the lock screen ‘Glance’ will show weather, health and fitness data, and smart home data
  • Offers wireless charging via new charging plate available in bright colours
  • 4G LTE

Price:

  • 219 Euros (around £260)

Availability:

  • TBC

Nokia/Microsoft Lumia 730

Design:

  • Orange, green, gray or white

Display:

  • 4.7-inch
  • 1280 x 720

Features & Spec:

  • Described as a “selfie phone” by Microsoft
  • 5MP front facing camera
  • 6.7MP rear camera with wide-angle lens
  • PureView to speed up shutter release for faster shooting
  • 8GB storage, expandable to 64GB via a micro-SD slot
  • 1GB RAM
  • Snapdragon 400 1.2GHz Quad-core processor
  • Windows Phone 8 and Lumia Denim UI
  • Beeps when selfie image is centred
  • Selfie app including enhancements for dog fur and human skin
  • Cortana (the Microsoft version of Siri now available in the UK) works with Skype, so you can say “Skype call” to phone someone
  • Dual-sim
  • Ability to create folders of tiles
  • On the lock screen ‘Glance’ will show weather, health and fitness data, and smart home data
  • Offers wireless charging via new charging plate available in bright colours
  • [Appears not to support 4G]

Price:

  • 199 Euros (probably £157)

Availability:

  • TBC

Microsoft/Nokia Lumia 830

Design:

  • Thinner and lighter than the older Lumia 930
  • Green, bright orange, grey and white

Display:

  • 5-inch
  • 1280 x 720

Features & Spec:

  • 10MP rear facing camera
  • Take 4K video just by just holding down the shutter button
  • Windows Phone quick camera means photos can be taken quickly – though not as quick as Burst Mode on other phones
  • Can capture images from the 4K video using a burst feature that quickly takes three pictures
  • Dynamic flash takes two images one with flash and one without and them combines them
  • Living images takes a few frames before and after every picture you take to create a short video of each picture – a bit like in Harry Potter
  • Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.2GHz processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB storage (expandable to 128GB via SD card)
  • 15GB Microsoft OneDrive cloud storage so you can upload photos to the cloud (presuming you aren’t a celebrity)
  • Offers wireless charging via new charging plate available in bright colours

Price:

  • Mid-range
  • Described by Microsoft “the first affordable flagship”
  • Less than 200 Euro (£157)

Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Design:

  • 8.5mm edge
  • Mock leather finish
  • Black, white, Bronze Gold and Blossom Pink

Display:

  • 5.7-inch, Quad HD Super AMOLED display
  • 2560 x 1440
  • 500 pixels per inch

Features & Spec:

  • Qualcomm 2.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 805 processor
  • 3GB of RAM
  • Works with Samsung S Health software
  • 16MP camera
  • Optical-image-stabilization
  • 3.7MP front-facing camera
  • f/1.9 aperture
  • Claimed 20 hour standard battery use
  • Quick charge feature for 50 per cent charge in half an hour

Price:

  • TBC

Availability:

  • TBC

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

Design:

  • Features a curved screen on one side for notifications and controls

Display:

  • 5.6-inch, Quad HD Super AMOLED display
  • 500 pixels per inch

Features & Spec:

  • Same camera, processor, and display quality as Note 4

Price:

  • TBC

Availability:

  • TBC

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