The latest flagship Chipset from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 855 is set to launch today. Ahead of its official launch, TechCrunch accidentally published an article which revealed crucial details about the same. Although they have taken down the article, the vital information is already out.Revelations
The article confirmed that the chipset will officially be called the Snapdragon 855 and not Snapdragon 8155 which was previously claimed. According to the article, Snapdragon 8155 was just the codename and not the official name. The Snapdragon 855 is the successor to the Snapdragon 845 which was launched last year and is present on devices like the OnePlus 6T & the Pixel 3 XL. [...]
American chipmaker Qualcomm, will launch their highly anticipated Snapdragon 8150 SoC on December 4th. It will be the successor to the Snapdragon 845, which is present on devices like the OnePlus 6T & the Google Pixel 3. It will be manufactured using the 7 nm FinFET technology which theoretically will result in a better battery backup and improved performance. Other companies including Apple and Huawei are already offering 7 nm processors on their current smartphones. The Apple iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max feature the 7 nm A12 SoC while the Huawei Mate 20 Pro features the 7 nm Kirin 980 Soc. Till now, the details about the innards of the processor were unavailable. But recently a [...]
Samsung is all set to announce the Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ at MWC 2018. A lot of leaks and renders of these smartphones have been leaked online in the past few weeks. Finally, now we have a fresh batch of photos of the Galaxy S9. These pictures match with the renders from all aspects, with an additional confirmation on the infamous Bixby button. The sticker on the back panel also says that the phone comes with 64GB storage.Design:
As per these images, the Samsung Galaxy S9 is almost similar to the Samsung Galaxy S8. The only difference that we could make out is the placement of the fingerprint scanner. The Galaxy S8 [...]
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ have been subjected to a lot of leaks over the past few weeks. However, it looks like Samsung will be launching another device at its Unpacked event on the 25th of February. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4, which was leaked recently, will be launched along with the Galaxy S9 and S9+.
The Galaxy Tab S3 was launched at MWC 2017 so, the Tab S4 launch does seem possible. The Galaxy Tab S3 was launched in India at a price of Rs. 47990, and the Tab S4 is expected to be priced similarly.Specifications:
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 recently showed up on GeekBench the model number SM-T835. The last year’s Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 came with a model number [...]
Samsung will be launching the Galaxy S9 and S9+ at MWC 2018. Both smartphones have been heavily leaked and there is barely anything left that can surprise us. However, this morning a unique kind of leak showcased the Galaxy S9 based on AR technology.
Samsung has released an app called “unpack” for the MWC attendees, which comes with a QR code for the entry to the general public, who like to watch the live streaming of the event. The QR code takes the attendees to an app, which comes packed with hints and teasers regarding the launch event.
An XDA Developers member has successfully decompiled the APK. The APK contained a 3D render of the Samsung Galaxy S9. [...]
A lot of smartphone makers are working on gaming-centric smartphones. A few months ago, he Razer Phone was launched, and there are rumours of Asus working on one as well. The latest entrant into the gaming-centric smartphones segment appears to Xiaomi. As per a leak, the company might launch a gaming-centric smartphone called BlackShark.
Xiaomi is known for budget and affordable flagship smartphones. However, it will be interesting to see if the company will retain the pricing strategy for this device as well.
The teaser image from the website doesn’t say much, but, it indicates the dual stereo speakers at the bottom with a USB type C port. In fact, the design of [...]
Sony is expected to launch a couple of smartphones at MWC 2018. The launch is significant in more than one way. Apart from the flagship devices on display, the company will also finally move on to an 18:9 aspect ratio. However, the company is in no rush to give anything away before the launch event. Hence, Sony’s social media team decided to post a cryptic video on Twitter to announce the launch event.
The video shows a hand with Sony’s iconic wallpaper in front of a grey background. It doesn’t seem necessary to delve too deep into the video. However, the decision to put up a cryptic video is very interesting. There is a lot of speculation around the Sony [...]
HMD Global will be announcing quite a few smartphones at MWC 2018. While there have been doubts over the presence of Nokia 9 at the event, recent leaks might differ. New case renders of the Nokia 9 reveal an 18:9 aspect ratio and curved edges. If true, the Nokia 9 could be one of the best looking Nokia devices from the recent past.
The Nokia 9 will be the successor of Nokia 8, which was the company’s first Android flagship smartphone. At present, the Nokia 8 is available in India at a price of Rs. 28999 after a heavy price cut.Nokia 9 specifications:
As per the recent FCC filings, the smartphone is expected to [...]
As per the recent leaks and benchmarks listing, Asus might launch it’s flagship ZenFone 5 at MWC 2018. The Asus ZenFone 5 was spotted on AnTuTu with a brief insight into specifications. The one with the top of the line specifications is expected to have the model number Z01RD. We might see multiple variants of the ZenFone 5 with this one being the most powerful of the lot.
Another leak about the ZenFone 5 reveals an interesting detail about its design. The leaked image shows off an iPhone X-like notch on top of the display, similar to the likes of Huawei P11. However, unlike the iPhone X, the ZenFone 5 might just house a front-facing camera and an earpiece inside the [...]
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is speculated to be launched at MWC 2018. Apart from its out of the ordinary design, the Mi Mix 2S is expected to be one of the first few smartphones to run on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset. If true, some tests have revealed that it could be much faster than the Apple iPhone X.
A recent benchmark test of a reference phone running Snapdragon 845 chipset has revealed that it is much faster than the Snapdragon 835. A reference phone is what Qualcomm relies on, to test new chips in as close to a real-world environment as possible. The test scores were compared with Google Pixel 2, Galaxy Note8, and the LG V30. [...]