Week 29 was heavily dominated by the Nokia 8 as the upcoming flagship from the HMD-owned brand kept leaking over the past few days. At this point we have a pretty good idea of what the handset will look like but we are yet to learn when it be announced.
The Samsung Galaxy Note8 is another popular name in the rumor mill and this week we finally got a date for its Unpacked event. Mark August 23 on your calendars and make sure you still around then to get the full scoop on the phablet flagship.
We also an official debut this week – LG introduced the Q8 mid-ranger, which is basically a downsized V20.
For these and the other best read stories of the week check out the list below.
The brand’s Chinese website has mistakenly put up a promotional image for the upcoming flagship device today.
Luckily it isn’t the only color option.
The renders are said to be based on info by industry insiders.
A trade-in may save you $300, while a phone on BestBuy through a carrier can cost as low as $360 with a subscriber plan.
Complete with secondary screen, dual camera, Snapdragon 820 chipset and a waterproof body.
The Korean company has detailed its recycling plans for the failed smartphone today.
The company says sales of the S8/S8 Plus are currently around 15% higher than their predecessors.
The latest version of WhatsApps beta build lets you do other stuff during a video call.
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He will be replaced by Florian Seiche, co-leader and president of the company.
Samsung has sent out invitations to the press for its Galaxy Unpacked event to announce the Note8.
The date was confirmed by an official invitation.
Will the Note8 be a fivehead or did Nillkin get it wrong?
LGs second flagships specs appear on a popular benchmarkng apps database.
Has free calling and low cost 4G data plans with full refund on purchase cost after three years.
The image is unfortunately quite blurry, but we’ve already seen the handset many times before.
More of the Moto Z2 Forces specs leak, revealing a couple of poorly made decisions.
The Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) with 13MP rear camera is already available in some markets, but rumors say China will get a variant that features dual rear-camera setup.
This should be the Steel option – second of the four rumored launch colors.
The Note 4 update arrives as version N910FXXS1DQG5 and weighs in at around 200MB.
Many Android phones do it this way, but Apple allegedly had other plans.
Apple is predicted to rise as the next-gen iPhones are released. For now, Samsung is the top smartphone manufacturer.
The leaked images not only reveal different color options, but also clearly show both front and back of the device.
The most recent concept render has been reimagined in a video featuring a 3D render.
We’re obviously not talking about smartphones, but the connected health devices formerly bearing the Withings brand.
The 5 million users of the 2013 Xiaomi Mi 2 and 2S will be getting Android Nougat with MIUI 9.