Week 34 in review: Samsung Galaxy Note8 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A announced

This week saw Samsung finally announce its much-anticipated Galaxy Note8 and naturally we were there to bring you the full coverage. Google made Android 8.0 Oreo official too.

Xiaomi announced the Redmi Note 5A, which was the most read news article on our website. The Motorola Moto X4 was also a key talking point after we saw it pictured in the wild, twice.

We heard that the Apple iPhone 8 will have 3GB of RAM and could double the iPhone 7 storage – 64GB/256GB/512GB.

Finally YotaPhone launched its third smartphone and Micromax launched a $155 smartphone with a 18:9 display.

That will do it for this week. Next week the IFA congress in Berlin kicks off so expect an even busier homepage.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A is official - 16MP selfies on the cheap

It comes in three colors and three RAM versions.

Upcoming Motorola Moto X4 leaks in new images

The leak shows close-ups of both front and back of the device.

Android 8.0 Oreo is official

BlackBerry has officially confirmed that the Keyone will be getting the Android Oreo update.

Exclusive: Galaxy Note8 and iPhone 8 dummy side by side

An early peek at the rivalry between the two of the most expensive smartphones of this year.

Nokia 8 goes on pre-order in Germany and Russia, cheaper than expected [Updated]

Pre-orders for the device are now live in more European countries, including Poland.

Apple iPhone 8 will come in 64GB, 256GB and 512GB flavors

And they will all have 3GB of RAM.

Samsung Galaxy Note8 unveiled with dual camera, 6.3

Live Focus will create a shallow depth of field effect that you can adjust at any time.

Official Motorola distributor shares Moto X4 images ahead of launch

HomaTelecom, which is the official Lenovo and Motorola distributor in Iran, has shared a couple of images for the handset on its official Instagram account.

These photos show off Samsung Galaxy Note8's dual camera

The dual cam has two lenses – f/1.7 wide and f/2.4 tele.

Samsung Galaxy Note8 pricing and launch info

Samsung is coordinating a simultaneous global rollout. Pre-orders will be live by tomorrow.

Samsung Galaxy Note8 US pre-orders to start on August 24, sales on September 15 [Updated]

The information comes from tipster Evan Blass, who also revealed freebie-related details for both the US and Europe.

Dual-screen YotaPhone 3 debuts

The phone comes with 5.5 AMOLED primary screen and 5.2 E Ink display on the back.

Samsung reportedly bought up almost all available Snapdragon 845 chips

For use in the Galaxy S9, of course. But where does that leave other makers?

Micromax launches Canvas Infinity with 18:9 full vision display

The phone only costs $155.