It’s a rare sight to see a high-profile smartphone announced in December, much less so this close to Christmas, so the Galaxy A8 and A8+’s debut this week was somewhat of a nice surprise. The upper mid-rangers bring the first dual selfie cameras on Samsung smartphones and borrow more Galaxy S features than any of their predecessors.
Speaking of the Galaxy S flagships, the S9 and S9+ got their designs exposed by a bunch of case makers, who got the schematics and made renders based on them. Apparently only the plus version will have dual camera on the back with the regular S9 sticking to a single sensor.
The Nokia 9 is another hot upcoming device that made a memorable trip to rumorland. The FCC listing for the flagship revealed the majority of its key specs, which combined with some leaked design renders gave us a pretty good idea of what to expect.
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This is Samsung’s first dual selfie cam and it features live Focus.
An LG-made OLED screen and Snapdragon 835 are bound for the new flagship.
Olixar was right on the money for the Note8 design and this year it shows that the base S9 will stick with a single camera setup.
Xiaomi is dropping the Note name from its affordable series smartphones.
The smaller model will have a beefier battery than its predecessor.
The phone will no bezels on three sides of its screen, similarly to the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2.
The image tells us that HMD Global is finally ready to get with the times.
The company said it decreased the performance in order to keep the battery life longer.
Samsungs next Galaxy flagship has been spotted on GeekBench with a Snapdragon 845.
The phone comes with four cameras and FullView display of FullHD+ resolution.
The next Galaxy flagship pair was spotted in a benchmark database.
Combined with the two cameras on the back that makes for a total of four cameras.
These are security updates that bring along Android fixes for the month of December.
The ad reminds to switch off devices this Christmas and give the gift of you.
Based on a leaked photo, the S9 wont get the same dual-camera as the Galaxy S9+.
Standards for future 5G technology have been established for carriers, phone makers, and radio equipment.
During a recent event in Vietnam, the South Korean company confirmed the devices will go on sale there January 6 onwards.
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It looks like HMD Global wants to keep the brand’s fame for creating solid devices intact.
The phone comes with Kirin 659 SoC and dual camera setup on the back.
It follows in the footsteps of Apple, Samsung, LG, and Xiaomi.
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The new generation of 10nm class RAM is about 10% faster and 15% more efficient than the previous one.
Google has detailed all the hard work it’s done to make Oreo safer than Nougat.
The 4,130mAh battery is big, but not quite huge. The 18:9 screen and dual camera certainly add to the price, though.