Looks like Samsung may launch a tougher and more rugged version of the Galaxy S8 after all. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Active just went up on the wireless power consortiums website.
Major appearance changes include a tough rugged back panel and a flat display with slight bezels on both sides mimicking the LG G6 in it’s design. There are still no frontal buttons on the phone and the finger print scanner appears to remain at the back if at all on the phone.
With not a lot given to go by, the phone is expected to be the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 variant launched exclusively for At&t with a release date of second week of June.
HTC has launched the new U11 at an event in Taipei. The HTC U11 will be the company’s successor the the HTC 10 and their new flagship for the year 2017.
The company sticks strongly to their brand philosophy and wants to continue their U series of phones forward, and to make that happen the design for HTC plays an important role. The HTC U11 continues the Liquid surface design seen on the HTC U ultra, but, the similarities mostly end there.
The HTC U11 is sleeker and more refined, built with Gorilla Glass 5 protection, which is a good thing considering the front and back are glass. The metal frame holds everything together and the phone looks great with a [...]
OnePlus has confirmed that the next OnePlus phone will be called the OnePlus 5 and will launch in the summer. The company has denied any superstitious reasons behind not using the number 4 and instead warranted the use of the number 5 for the OnePlus 5 as an inspiration from Ex-NBA star Robert Horry.
The OnePlus 5 will be the successor to the OnePlus 3 and 3T. The name OnePlus 5 has been inspired by former NBA player Robert Horry, who has a huge fan-following among OnePlus staff members. OnePlus’s Shenzhen office sports two Robert Horry’s paintings and his number five jersey inspired the smartphone’s name.
While the reasons may be many rumours for the next [...]
A new leak of the Moto Z2 Play by Evan Blass shows that while the company is strongly following their modular policy the Moto Z2 Play will slim down considerably but not without losing about 15-20 hours from it’s impressive usage time.
This may not go down well with the fans of the Z Play who were planning an upgrade this year. The design according to the leaks is still reminiscent of the the first-gen Z Play, while the hardware on the inside will see minor improvements. The Moto Z2 Play is expected to run on the Snapdragon 626 at 2.2GHz clock speed with the same Adreno 506 GPU.
On the memory front the upgrade to both RAM and storage is expected with a 4GB RAM [...]
LG will launch the 2017 flagship phone the LG G6 in India on the 24th of April with a price of Rs. 51990 according to several reports from Distributors in Delhi and Mumbai. The LG G6 is currently up for pre-orders on the Company’s website and LG is offering Rs. 7000 cash back along with 50% discount on the LG Tone Active+ HBS-A100 wireless headphones.
Those who miss the pre-booking will have the ability to buy the phone with a Rs. 5000 cash back up until May 31st. The pre-booking also includes a EA special pack with 6 games with in game purchases worth Rs. 14,100. LG G6 was the first phone launched around Mobile World Congress with the new aspect ratio on their display [...]
HTC will launch their 2017 flagship the HTC U11 on May 16th at the company HQ in Taipei. The phone which is expected to run the latest and greatest hardware also promises to utilise a very old patent that HTC has held for a few years now. In the patent HTC shows a devices allowing for squeeze detection along the bezels, the company shows off the new tech in their teaser for the HTC 11 .
The teaser also shows that the phone will not have a large screen to body aspect ratio like its competitors from Samsung and LG, while the phone does appear to have rounded displays and a curved glass on the front. The technology allows for usage of the phone, using the bezels as control [...]
HTC has launched their Virtual reality headset the HTC Vive in India for a price of Rs. 92990. The headset which remains one of the most appreciated products from HTC will go on sale starting 25th April on Amazon.in. The HTC Vive will come with two packages included in the purchase:
The Everest VR: which allows the wearer to experience what it feels like to climb Mount Everest through a sequence of immersive first person locations as you strive to reach the top of the world
Richie’s Plank Experience: Take an elevator to a plank that sits 80 stories high above the ground, then dare to walk to the end! An experience made for first-time VR users.
The HTC Vive [...]
Samsung has launched the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in India for INR 57,900 and INR 64,900, respectively. The phone will go on sale on May 5th and will be available exclusively on Flipkart and on the Samsung Store.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are the company’s first major launch since the Note 7 which never made it to India. The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are pricer in India, when compared to global prices, however, if you preorder the phone here you get a free wireless charger.
Samsung had launched the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ globally on March 29th, the new infinity display is one of the most interesting features of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, but general user [...]
Samsung after the successful launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ at an event in New York last month, has unveiled a higher spec variant of the Galaxy S8+. The Galaxy S8+ launch only in the South Korea market has 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, and fans of the Samsung bezel less phone couldn’t be happier.
The down-side however, the phone is only limited to the home market of Samsung in South Korea and there are no chances of it hitting global market, not officially at-least. Those who do buy this beefed up variant will get a Samsung DEX dock free, which most likely only applies to pre-orders as the listing on Samsung’s website mentions a launch promotion [...]
The Nokia generation may start to rejoice, as the Finnish brand led by HMD global will launch the Nokia lineup in India and Globally by April end. The Nokia 3, and Nokia 5 which were announced at MWC 2017 join the Nokia 6 as Nokia’s first Android smartphones to go on sale globally. The return of Nokia has already gotten many manufacturers worried and a lot of enthusiasts excited. The Nokia 3310 will join the Android based Nokia 3, 5 and 6 when they launch later in April.
While pricing for the Indian market is not finalised the Nokia 3310 is expected to come to market for a price of Rs. 3599 , while the Nokia 3, Nokia 4 and Nokia 6 will maintain pricing equivalent to [...]
Sony has launched it’s Xperia XZs in India today. The Phone was recently announced at the Mobile World Congress 2017 and is a significant update to the original Xperia XZ which was launched last year. The XZs adds subtle yet important improvements to last years XZ and offers up interesting features thanks to their new memory stacked sensor which can now soot 960fps Slo-mo video.
The phone has been launched in three colors including the Matte Black along with Ice Blue and Warm Silver. The phone will go on sale primarily in the offline market. The Sony Xperia XZ also has an IP68 certification along with PS4 remote play. While Sony hasn’t changed the design much it [...]
Samsung has launched the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 + at a global launch event. Both the phones run a new 10 nm chipset, The S8 has an Octa core (2.3GHz Quad + 1.7GHz Quad), 64 bit chipset while the S8+ will have an Octa core (2.35GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad), 64 bit chipset.
Both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have a 4GB RAM (LPDDR4), 64GB (UFS 2.1) storage, the Galaxy S8 has a 5.8” (146.5mm) Quad HD+ 2960×1440 px display with a 570ppi while the S8+ has a 6.2” (158.1mm) Quad HD+ 2960×1440 px display with a 529ppi density. Both have Samsung’s own super-AMOLED display.
For cameras both phones get a main Dual Pixel 12MP OIS (F1.7), Front: 8MP AF (F1.7). [...]