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Nokia 8 to be announced on August 16

Nokia has reportedly started sending out invites for an August 16 event on which it will make the Nokia 8 official.

This will be the first Nokia flagship in 3 years, and the first Android-powered premium handset with the Nokia brand. It will also be the the first smartphone by the Finns with a dual-camera.

The Nokia 8 is expected to have a 5.3″ 1440x2560px display, a Snapdragon 835 chipset that will likely be paired with 6 gigs of RAM. There will be dual 13MP Zeiss-branded cameras on the back.

It will come in Steel, Blue and Gold-Copper (or maybe copper-gold)


YU Yunique 2 arrives with better specs, Truecaller integration

Micromax subsidiary YU has announced a new smartphone. Dubbed Yunique 2, it’s the successor to the Yunique from 2015, featuring a larger display, better camera, higher capacity battery, and Truecaller integration.

The YU Yunique 2 is powered by MediaTek MT6737 SoC with quad-core 1.3GHz processor, and sports a 5-inch HD display. RAM is 2GB, while internal memory is 16GB (expandable by up to 64GB).

The Yunique 2 features a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front shooter. Measuring 145×72.7×9.15mm and weighing in at 159g, the phone runs Android Nougat (7.0) out of the box. A 2,500mAh battery…

Meizu Pro 7 spec sheet leaks ahead of tomorrow’s unveiling

The upcoming Meizu Pro 7 and its secondary screen on the rear has already been the subject of plenty of leaks. It’s set to be unveiled tomorrow, but leaks related to the device aren’t stopping, with the latest one confirming most of the phone’s key specs.

The leak reveals the Pro 7 will have two variants – one powered by Helio P25 SoC and having 4GB/64GB memory configuration, while the other packing in Helio X30 chipset with 4GB/128GB memory.

Main screen is 5.2-inch in size, while the secondary one is 1.9-inch. Talking about camera, the rear unit is 12MP+12MP, while the selfie…

Alleged Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) spotted in benchmark listing

A new Samsung smartphone has been spotted in a benchmark listing. The GFXBench listing reveals the device carries the model number of SM-A730x, with reports saying that it’s the Galaxy A7 (2018).

Now, that could well be true, given that the Galaxy A7 (2016) was SM-A710x and the Galaxy A7 (2017) is SM-A720x.

In terms of specs, the listing reveals the handset is powered by an SoC with octa-core 2.1GHz CPU, and sports a Full HD display. RAM is 4GB, while internal memory is 32GB. The device features a 16MP rear as well as front camera, and runs Android Nougat (version 7.1.1) out of the…

Android O Developer Preview 4 is now available, final build before the official release

While we still don’t know what dessert will lend its name to Google’s next mobile OS version, it’s clear that we’re getting closer than ever to the release of Android O (also known as Android 8.0.0). Today the search giant has outed the fourth and final Developer Preview of O. This has always been scheduled to come in July, and the final release of O is expected to hit next month.

The Android O Developer Preview 4 is a Release Candidate grade build that includes the final system behaviors, the latest bug fixes and optimizations, and the final developer APIs. This means that app developers…

Google releases the final Android O developer preview

 Google today launched the fourth and final developer preview of Android O, the latest version of its mobile operating system. As expected, there are no major changes in this release and, according to Google, the launch of Android O remains on track for later this summer. Given that Android Nougat was on a very similar schedule, I expect we’ll see a final release in August. Read More

New iPhone 8 leaked renders allegedly show finalized design

If you can’t wait to pick up an iPhone 8 on launch day, hopefully you started saving as soon as we first heard that it would be Apple’s most expensive smartphone ever. A new leak is once again confirming that this will be the case, even saying that the starting price for the handset will be around the $1,100 to $1,200 mark. To make that only slightly more palatable, the entry-level model may have 128GB of storage (with a 256GB version also offered, for more cash of course).

Aside from the pricing information, this leak brings us a new set of renders of the iPhone 8. And these allegedly…

Apple just dropped iOS 11 beta 4 for developers

 Apple just released a new beta of iOS 11 ahead of the final iOS 11 release in September. Things are still quite rough and I wouldn’t recommend installing the beta on a production device just yet. You don’t want to risk having your phone become useless. The beta 4 is only available if you’re a registered developer for now. While Apple also has a public beta program, the… Read More

Nokia 3, 5, 6 arrive in Australia

HMD unveiled three Android smartphones back in February – the Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6. Four long months later the phones finally started appearing on shelves. The latest market to get them is Australia, where retailer JB Hi-Fi has the three phones are up for sale.

The Nokia 3 costs AUD249 ($198) and is available in two colors – Silver or Black. The phone is the entry-level one and comes with a MediaTek MT6737 chipset with a quad-core CPU.

Next in line is the Nokia 5. It can be purchased only in Black for AUD329, which is the equivalent of $261. The 5 comes with Snapdragon…

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