Xiaomi Officially Launches New Mi 5S and Mi 5S Plus Smartphones

Xiaomi has officially unveiled two new high end smartphones: the Mi 5S and Mi 5S Plus. Both comes pre-installed with Google’s Android Marshmallow OS and latest MIUI 8. 

The Mi 5S is the latest high end smartphone featuring a 5.15-inch Full HD display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 Pixels. It is world’s first smartphone to feature Qualcomm’s ultrasonic fingerprint reader which is under the glass display. It is powered by 2.15GHz Snapdragon 821 processor and 3GB/4GB RAM (depending on the internal storage). For multimedia, the Mi 5S packs a 12 Mega Pixel Sony IMX 378 camera at back with Dual LED flash and a 4 Mega Pixel front facing camera for video calls and Selfie pictures. It also comes with USB Type-C connector and supports LTE mobile connections. Additionally, it comes with a powerful 3200mAh battery. 

The Mi 5S Plus features a 5.7-inch Full HD display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It is powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 821 processor and 4GB/6GB RAM. For multimedia, the Mi 5S Plus packs a Dual 13 Mega Pixel cameras at back (Sony IMX 258) with Dual LED flash and 4 Mega Pixel front facing camera for video calls and Selfie pictures. It also comes with a fingerprint reader on the back and USB Type-C connector. In addition to that it comes with a 3800mAh battery that is expected to last whole day on single charge. 

The Mi 5S and Mi 5S Plus will be available to purchase in China starting September 29th. Prices start from $300 for a Mi 5S 3GB/64GB variant and $345 for a Mi 5S Plus 4GB/64GB variant. Both these smartphones will be available in four different colors: dark grey, gold, silver and pink. Stay tuned for more updates. 

Samsung Galaxy On8 Official 

The Galaxy On8 is the latest mid-range smartphone from Korean giant Samsung featuring Google’s Android Marshmallow OS. In size, it measures 151.7 x 76 x 7.8mm and weighs 169g. The Galaxy On8 features a 5.5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It is powered by octa core processor and 3GB RAM. For multimedia, the Galaxy On8 packs a 13 Mega Pixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5 Mega Pixel front facing camera for video calls and Selfie pictures. 

The Galaxy On8 comes pre-installed with Google’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. For storage, it comes with 16GB built-in memory and micro-SD card slot. In addition to that it comes with a powerful 3300mAh battery. The Galaxy On8 will be available to purchase in three different colors: black, white and gold. It will go on sale in Asia (India exclusive at launch) starting October 2 for $240. Stay tuned for more updates. 

Samsung Galaxy C9 

The Galaxy C9 is rumored to be the next mid range smartphone from Korean giant Samsung featuring Google’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. According to a leaked AnTuTu Benchmark Results, the Galaxy C9 will feature a 6-inch Full HD display, Snapdragon 652 processor, 6GB RAM, 16MP rear camera, 16MP Selfie camera, 64GB built in memory and micro-SD card support and Google’s Android Marshmallow OS. 

Rests of the specs are still unknown but Samsung is expected to launch Galaxy C9 in coming weeks. Stay tuned for more updates. 

Samsung Galaxy On7 (2016) Official 


The Galaxy On7 (2016) is the latest mid range smartphone from Korean giant Samsung featuring Google’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. In size, it measures 151.7 x 75 x 8mm and weighs 167g. The Galaxy On7 (2016) features a 5.5-inch Full HD display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It is powered by 2GHz octa core Snapdragon 625 processor and 3GB RAM. For multimedia, the Galaxy On7 (2016) packs a 13 Mega Pixel rear camera with LED flash and an 8 Mega Pixel front facing camera for video calls and Selfie pictures. It also comes with a fingerprint scanner which is embedded in the home button. 

The Galaxy On7 (2016) comes pre-installed with Google’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. For storage, it comes with 32GB built in memory and micro-SD card slot. In addition to that it comes with a powerful 3300mAh battery with fast charging technology. The Galaxy On7 (2016) will be available to purchase in three color options : black, gold and pink. It will go on sale in selected markets including China in coming weeks for $240. Stay tuned for more updates. 

Nokia 216 Official

The Nokia 216 is the latest feature phone from Microsoft featuring Series 30+ OS. In size, it measures 118 x 50.2 x 13.5mm and weighs 82.6g. The Nokia 216 features a 2.4-inch QVGA display with resolution of 320 x 240 pixels (167ppi). For multimedia, it packs a dual 0.3MP VGA cameras with LED flash on front and back capable of shooting QVGA video. The Nokia 216 comes with a 16MB RAM and support for micro-SD card (up to 32GB). For connectivity, it supports Bluetooth 3.0 and 2G mobile connections. In addition it comes with a removable 1020mAh battery. 

The Nokia 216 will be available to purchase in three colors : white, black or mint. It will go on sale in selected markets including India in coming weeks for $37. There is still no official information available on global availability. Stay tuned for more updates. 

HTC Officially Launches New Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle Smartphones

 

HTC has officially announced two new smartphones under the new #BeEdgier slogan : HTC Desire 10 Pro and HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle. Both smartphones features similar design and come pre-installed with Google’s Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS.

 

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The Desire 10 Pro is a high end device featuring a 5.5-inch Full HD display, MediaTek Helio P10 processor, 4GB RAM, 20 Mega Pixel rear camera with auto focus and a dual LED flash, 13 Mega Pixel Selfie camera, NFC technology, fingerprint scanner on back, 64GB built-in memory with micro-SD card support and a powerful 3000mAh battery.

 

 

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The Desire 10 Lifestyle is a budget friendly smartphone featuring a 5.5-inch HD display with resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, Snapdragon 400 processor, 2GB/3GB RAM depending on 16GB/32GB internal memory, 13 Mega Pixel rear camera with auto focus, 5 Mega Pixel Selfie camera, NFC technology and a 2700mAh battery.

 

Both these smartphones will be available in four different colors: Stone black, Polar white, Royal blue and Valentina flux. The Desire 10 Lifestyle will go on sale in selected markets starting today whereas the Desire 10 Pro will be available to purchase next month. Stay tuned for more updates.

 

 

 

 

BlackBerry DTEK60 

BlackBerry DTEK60 is rumored to be the next flagship smartphone from Canadian manufacturer BlackBerry featuring Google’s Android OS. It is also known by the codename BlackBerry Argon. In size, it will measure 153.9 x 75.4 x 7mm and weigh 165g. The DTEK60 will feature 5.5-inch scratch resistant display with resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. It will be powered by Snapdragon 820 processor and 4GB RAM. For multimedia, the DTEK60 will pack 21 Mega Pixel rear camera capable of shooting 4K videos and an 8 Mega Pixel front facing camera for video calls and Selfie pictures.


The DTEK60 will come pre-installed with Google’s Android OS. For storage, it will come with 32GB built in memory and support for micro-SD card. The DTEK60 will also be first BlackBerry to feature fingerprint scanner and USB Type-C connector. In addition to that it will come with a powerful 3000mAh battery with quick charging functionality. Rests of the specs are still unknown but BlackBerry is expected to launch DTEK60 in Q4 of 2016. Stay tuned for more updates.

Update : BlackBerry DTEK60 Press Render Leaked Ahead of Launch