News broke out this week that new Nokia-branded phones (smart or otherwise) are to be expected by the end of the year, plus others in Q2 2017. As usual with Nokia-related stuff, this was easily among the most captivating stories this week – talk about a loyal following.
We’re all expecting the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 next week – the date is set for October 25, and the mix of rumors and teasers is painting a pretty intriguing replacement of the prematurely scrapped Galaxy Note7. Speaking of, an iPhone 7 caught fire as well, what’s happening with those batteries?
LG launched a smaller water-resistant version of the V20 (or a better-looking version of the G5) – basically what the G5 should have been in the first place. The caveat – it’s exclusive to Japan.
Trying to strike a chord with your nostalgia, the Kodak Ektra is a retro-looking cameraphone for 450 arriving in December. Then there’s the Galaxy On Nxt and Honor 6X, both announced this week.
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Starting with a couple of feature phones this year and new smartphones in early Q2 next year.
Apple iPhone 7 burns in a car in Australia.
Spy shots show the screen is bordered by the thinnest bezels possible. Here’s hoping.
Leaked presentation slides show the Mi Note 2 will cost closer to $400 than the $800 earlier rumors insinuated.
This is still likely to become the most expensive Xiaomi handset ever.
So much for the bezel-less design and dual-camera setup… unless this rumor also proves to be false.
According to a new rumor out of China, this might be the most expensive Xiaomi phone ever.
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Despite the smaller size, the V34 keeps the second screen, dual-cameras, quad-DACs and everything else that makes the V20 awesome.
A 21MP main camera with OIS and a 13MP selfie cam bring the Ektra name from the 1940s into the digital world. Nostalgia aplenty.
Priced at INR 18,490 ($275) in India, the smartphone comes with a couple of f/1.9 cameras front and back, fingerprint sensor too.
Moving to an 8-core Mali-G71 represents a huge jump in performance over the Kirin 955.
The test is currently being carried out in Brazil, and the update weighs in at 953MB.
The added components will increase the revenue of parts suppliers that are missing out due to the Note7 cancellation.
KGI believes Apple and Huawei will be taking the most Samsung customers.
Chances of new phone: low.
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Motorola’s online store, Moto Maker now carries the Moto Z Play.
A leak from this summer said this model would launch in the first quarter of next year.