Daily Roundup: a Galaxy S5 knock-off, dual-lens mobile imaging and more!

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Daily Roundup: a Galaxy S5 knock-off, dual-lens mobile imaging and more!

You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on through the break, and enjoy.

Elife S5.5 hands-on

Gionee's latest smartphone, the Elife S5.5, features a 1.7GHz octa-core chipset, 2,300mAh battery and a 13-megapixel rear shooter, all in an astoundingly thin 5.5mm aluminum package. Read on for our hands-on impressions and photos.

The Goophone S5

It's only been two days since Samsung unveiled its Galaxy S5 at MWC, yet Goophone's already managed to whip up a knock-off. And yes, it's called the Goophone S5. At $300, this eerily similar look-alike packs 32GB of storage, a 2,800mAh battery and 2GB of RAM.

Corephotonics dual-lens smartphone camera

Aside from obvious 3D implications, what sort of imaging features can dual-lens smartphones bring to the table? We sat down with a startup called Corephotonics to find out.

Google Now launcher hits the Play Store

Google's popular Now launcher that debuted on the Nexus 5 finally arrived in the Play Store. Though, for now, it's only available to those with a Nexus or Play Edition handset that runs KitKat.

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