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Week 20 in review: Moto G4 announced, iPhone 7 renders

In one of the busiest weeks of late we saw the announcement of the 4th generation Moto G, now in three flavors. The Moto G4, Moto G4 Plus and Moto G4 Play became official on Tuesday and we also got a chance for a brief hands-on.

We were also given an exclusive look at the upcoming iPhone 7, courtesy of a casemaker, while the box of Apple’s next-gen smartphone was pictured in the wild. Back to official news, Sony announced the 6-inch Xperia XA Ultra with a 16MP stabilized selfie camera.

Meanwhile, Nokia changed ownership once again, and is now in the hands of Chinese manufacturer Foxconn.

The future Zenfone 3 also made headlines this week. On one occasion it was teased by official channels, on another specs were leaked detailing the differences between the three models, which will be available.

As usual, below you can find links to these stories, as well as other hot topics from the past week.

Lenovo Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus unveiled with 5.5

The Moto G4 Plus has a 16MP camera with Hybrid AF. Both phones have faster chipsets and more memory than the 3rd generation Gs.


Exclusive: Apple iPhone 7 renders appear

The renders you see below are based on actual 3D technical drawings of the upcoming iPhone 7


Apple iPhone 7 and its box caught by paparazzi

The retail box reads “iPhone 7 Rose Gold 64GB.”


Connecting people once more: Nokia phones, tablets are coming back

There will be Android-powered smartphones and tablets. Also, Nokia-branded feature phones are leaving Microsoft.


Lenovo Moto G4 Plus hands-on, camera samples too

After a long round of rumors, the eagerly anticipated Lenovo Moto G4 and G4 Plus were just announced at a dedicated event.


Sony Xperia XA Ultra is official with a 16MP OIS selfie camera

Under the hood, the Sony Xperia XA Ultra features a Mediatek Helio P10 chipset and 3GB of RAM, which run Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow


Moto G4 Plus retail box leak confirms octa core CPU, 5.5-inch display

A couple of live images of the device have leaked as well.


OnePlus 3 gets the leaked press render treatment

Its unibody metal construction is clearly portrayed.


Asus teases ZenFone 3, ZenFone 3 Deluxe, and ZenFone 3 Max ahead of May 30 unveiling

The Taiwanese company says we are going to witness evolution becoming revolution at its Zenvolution event.


Alleged Moto G4 press render leaks ahead of unveiling

The leak – which shows off the front of the device – comes courtesy of the usually reliable tipster @evleaks.


Asus Zenfone 3 details leak: 3 sizes, metal frames, 23MP cams on some

Asus should lift the veil on the third-gen Zenfone in a couple of weeks.


ZUK Z2 Pro with 6GB RAM is now available for pre-order

Shipping begins in a week .


Xiaomi Mi Max now up for international pre-orders

The device was officially unveiled earlier last week, and is all set to go on its first flash sale in China tomorrow.


Moto G4 Play completes the Moto G4 Family

Moto G4 Play, or just the Moto G Play, is the last smartphone to join the newly announced series.


Xiaomi pips Apple to become world's No. 2 wearable vendor; Samsung's back in top 5

Market research firm IDC has released its latest (Q1 2016) stats for the worldwide wearables market, revealing that Xiaomi is now the number two player in the business, surpassing Apple which is now o…


Motorola announces availability details for new Moto G4 line-up

Both Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus are now available for purchase in Brazil, while the Plus variant is on sale in India as well.


Lenovo Vibe C with 5-inch display and quad-core SoC spotted online

The device is available for pre-order from Croatian e-tailer eKupi, which is selling it for around $105. Shipments begin May 18.


Meizu Pro 6 Edge or Pro 7 with curved screen shows up, may launch in H2

The leaked handset will come with Meizu’s Flyme OS 6 on board, and it will cost at least $450.


Windows 10 Mobile update to launch on July 29

The update will greatly improve the Continuum functionality, will also update the Edge browser.


BlackBerry 'Hamburg' spotted on GFXBench with SD615 SoC, 5.2-inch display

It comes with 3GB RAM and 16GB internal memory, and features a 12MP rear camera and 8MP front shooter.