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Samsung's Galaxy S8+ sports huge 6.2-inch display

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 11 hours, 33 mins ago

Samsung isn't far away from launching its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones, so here we are with some spoilers. The Galaxy S8+ is going to be huge, with a massive 6.2-inch (full rectangle) / 6.1-inch (rounded corners) Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display. Expect Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and S8+ to be the first with Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 835 processor.

 

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Inside, will be a 12MP dual pixel rear camera with an 8MP front-facing camera. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ will be IP68 dust/water resistant, 4GB of RAM, 64GB storage expandable with microSD, they'll feature an iris scanner and security with Samsung's own Knox technology - features found in the Galaxy Note 7.

 

Notorious leaker Evan Blass revealed the specs on Twitter, which also list wireless charging support - with a charging pad being optional, Android (but no details on whether it's Android 7.0, 7.1, or anything else) - and earphones "tuned by AKG".

Huawei officially announces Honor V9

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 1 day, 1 hour ago

Huawei has announced the Honor V9 smartphone just ahead of MWC in Barcelona.

 

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The V9 comes with a 5.7-inch QHD display, and rocks a dual 12MP+12MP camera. For selfies, there is an 8MP selfie camera.

 

The Phone is powered by Huawei's Kirin 960 processor, the same that powers the Mate 9. The V9 comes with 6GB of RAM, and you can choose between 64GB or 128GB of internal storage, expandable with a microSD card.

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The latest, and nearly final shots of the Galaxy S8

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 1 day, 15 hours ago

Samsung is close to the reveal of its Galaxy S8 smartphone, and now we're getting new photos of the Galaxy S8 - and the entire front of the display appears to be all panel, and barely an edge.

 

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It looks like the Galaxy S8 might not have any buttons at the bottom of the display, with on-screen navigations to take their place on the S8. The fingerprint sensor is most likely on the rear of the Galaxy S8, as there's no physical Home button now.

 

We should expect Samsung to unveil the Galaxy S8 on March 28.

The Galaxy Note7 might be coming back with a new battery

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 2 days ago

Back in October last year, Samsung ended the production of the Galaxy Note7 due to faulty batteries.

 

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Samsung is now working on a project to bring the Note 8, and the device is expected sometime this year. However, that doesn't mean that the Note7 is dead just yet...

 

A new report from South Korea claims that the refurbished Galaxy Note7 might return to the market as early as June this year. According to the report, the Note7 might show up in emerging markets such as Vietnam and India.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 images leak ahead of launch at MWC

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 2 days, 7 hours ago

Since Samsung won't unveil the Galaxy S8 and S8+ at MWC in Barcelona, the company decided to introduce the Galaxy Tab S3, which they hinted in their official invite.

 

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Rumors say that the tablet will be available shortly after launch, and now the images of the device have leaked from the Taiwanese NCC.

 

The images aren't the best quality, but they show that the Tab S3 will rock a so-called glass sandwich design, meaning that both the front and the back will be covered with glass with a metal frame between them. This is something that Korean company introduced with their Galaxy S6.

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Qualcomm's new Snapdragon X20 LTE modem, up to 1.2Gbps

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 2 days, 8 hours ago

Qualcomm has already teased Gigabit LTE in Sydney, Australia with speeds of 930Mbps over a small router that fits into your pocket, but now they've announced their new Snapdragon X20 LTE chipset that will eventually find its way into next-gen mobile devices.

 

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The new Snapdragon X20 LTE modem is capable of "fiber-like" speeds, with download speeds of up to 1.2Gbps - providing over 100MB/sec download speeds... on your smartphone. Qualcomm reaches this with the new LTE Category 18 technology, with support for up to 5 x 20MHz download Carrier Aggregation (CA) over unlicensed FDD and TDD radio frequencies, as well as 4x4 MIMO on up to three aggregated LTE carriers.

 

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Qualcomm's super-fast Snapdragon X20 LTE chipset is capable of 12 simultaneous unique streams of data, and on each download stream the X20 LTE's modem and its support for 256-QAM, we're looking at peak throughput of around 100Mbps. Uplink bandwidth with 2x20MHz carrier aggregation plus 64-QAM sees upload speeds of 150Mbps.

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LG officially announces the G6 camera specs

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 2 days, 21 hours ago

LG will announce the G6 at MWC 2017 in Barcelona on February 26th, and we've seen numerous leaks about the upcoming flagship.

 

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Now, the Korean company itself have revealed the G6 camera specs. According to their official teaser on the LG website, the G6 will have wide-angle cameras on the front and the back.

 

The selfie shooter will have a 100-degree field of view, but the resolution hasn't been mentioned.

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Moto G5 and G5 Plus specs leak ahead of the launch

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 3 days, 1 hour ago

Lenovo and Motorola are expected to announce the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus at MWC 2017, and we've already heard numerous rumors.

 

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Now, little less than a week before the official announcement, the specs of the phones have leaked from a Colombian retailer.

 

Lenovo decided to go far smaller displays than last year's series, so the G5 will have a 5-inch screen, while the G5 Plus will rock a 5.2-inch display. Moto G4 and G4 Plus had 5.5-inch screens. The resolution will remain Full HD.

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HTC's new One X10 teased, a new budget 5.5-inch phone

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 3 days, 12 hours ago

HTC Is close to revealing its latest budget smartphone, the HTC One X10, which is a 5.5-inch smartphone made for markets like India - with new pictures arriving on Weibo.

 

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The upcoming One X10 is quite the departure from the One X9 (which had similar styling to the Nexus 6P) - sporting a unibody aluminum design, fingerprint sensor on the back - something its predecessor didn't have. There are also capacitive navigation buttons at the bottom.

 

HTC will most likely unveil its new One X10 smartphone at MWC 2017 next week.

LG G6 won't feature Snapdragon 835, but the V30 might

By: Lana Jelic | More News: Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones | Posted: 5 days, 21 hours ago

LG will announce the G6 at MWC in Barcelona, and we know that the phone won't feature a Snapdragon 835. Instead, it will be powered by a Snapdragon 821.

 

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However, that doesn't mean we won't see a Snapdragon 835 powered smartphone this year. According to a new rumor, the successor to the LG V20 should be powered by that processor.

 

The same rumor suggests that the V30 would have 6GB of RAM, a dual camera, and should have a better DAC compared to the V20.

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