Week 30 in review: iPhone 8 renders, Xiaomi Mi 5X and Meizu Pro 7 official

Week 30 is almost over now and it was a fruitful one. It finally brought an end to the numerous Meizu Pro 7 and Pro 7 Plus leaks when Meizu made the pair official. Xiaomi unveiled MIUI 9 and the Mi 5X and then we have the usual leaks and rumors in the build up to the Fall launches.

8 was the number this week. We saw new renders of the Apple iPhone 8 heard of the expected August 16 announcement of the Nokia 8, while the Galaxy S8 Active and Galaxy Note8 made appearances of their own.

Finally Samsung debuted the Galaxy J7 Nxt and Lenovo dropped the Moto Z2 Force.

Here’s the full list in order of your interest.

New iPhone 8 leaked renders allegedly show finalized design

It’s once again said that it will be Apple’s most expensive smartphone ever.

Lenovo teasing a Killer Note, likely the K7 Note

It’s going to have extraordinary performance and a great camera. At least that’s what the teasers claim.

Xiaomi Mi 5X is official with dual-camera

Snapdragon 625, 4GB of RAM and a 3,080mAh included.

Nokia 8 to be announced on August 16

Official invites are on the way.

Meizu Pro 7 and Pro 7 Plus unveiled: dual AMOLED, dual Sony cams, Helio X30

These are the first phones with Helio X30. The rear screen can be used for notifications, music controls and selfies.

iPhone 8 to be out in October-November with iris scanner, sans side-mounted TouchID

The information comes from yet another rumor originating in the Asian supply chain.

Xiaomi outs a video teaser for the Mi 5X

While the teaser shows the device from all possible angles, it mainly focuses on the dual rear-camera setup.

MIUI 9 debuts with three new key features

The ROM is currently available only in China, but a global rollout will follow soon.

Sharp Aquos S2 leaks with 4K bezel-less display, under-glass fingerprint sensor

The render also reveals a vertically aligned dual rear-camera setup.

LG V30 back panel leaks, this is where the dual camera and fingerprint reader will go

Also check out the LED flash/Laser autofocus assembly.

New Samsung Galaxy S8 Active leak gives us the best look yet at the phone

The device is similar to the standard S8 when it comes to screen size, and packs in a 4,000mAh battery.

Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341) goes through Geekbench, leaves Snapdragon 835 footprints

This is in line with earlier rumors of the mid-year flagship upgrade.

Huawei Mate 10 will have

The Chinese company’s boss also confirmed that its next phablet will indeed be called Mate 10.

Galaxy Note8 rumored to have Emperor Edition with 256GB of storage

This version will be limited to South Korea (and perhaps China) at launch.

Nokia 8 leaks again in Copper color

Shows off the dual Zeiss optics cameras on the back.

ZeroLemon delivers Galaxy S8, S8+ and LG G6 battery cases with insane capacity

They are certainly bulky and far from pretty though.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt debuts with octa-core CPU and 13MP camera

The handset runs Android 7.0 Nougat and packs in a 3,000mAh battery.

Hands-on: Moto Z2 Force

The Moto Z2 Force is finally here and we’ve already taken a closer look.