Samsung Officially Announces New Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Smartphones 

The Galaxy S8 is the latest flagship smartphone from Korean giant Samsung featuring Google’s latest Android 7 Nougat OS. In size, it measures 148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm and weighs 152g. The Galaxy S8 features a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED infinity display (a bezel-less edge-to-edge screen) with resolution of 2960 x 1440 pixels (586ppi pixel density). It is powered by octa core 64-bit 10nm Snapdragon 835 processor and 4GB RAM. For multimedia, the Galaxy S8 packs a 12MP DualPixel camera at back with Optical Image Stabilisation and 4K video recording and an 8MP front facing camera for video calls and Selfie pictures. 

The Galaxy S8 comes pre-installed with Google’s latest Android 7 Nougat OS. For storage, it comes with 64GB built-in memory and micro-SD card slot. In addition to that it comes with a 3000mAh battery with fast charging technology. The Galaxy S8 also comes with an iris scanner which can unlock your smartphone just by looking at it. 

The Galaxy S8+ features a 6.2-inch Super AMOLED infinity display with resolution of 2960 x 1440 pixels (531ppi pixel density). In size, it measures 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1mm and weighs 173g. It is powered by same octa core 10nm Snapdragon 835 processor and 4GB RAM as in Galaxy S8. For multimedia, the Galaxy S8+ packs a 12MP DualPixel rear camera with OIS and 4K video recording capability and an 8MP front facing camera for video calls and Selfie pictures. 

The Galaxy S8+ comes pre-installed with Google’s latest Android 7 Nougat OS. For storage, it comes with 64GB internal storage and micro-SD card slot. Additionally, it comes with a powerful 3500mAh battery with fast charging technology. The Galaxy S8+ will be available to purchase in five different colors: Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver and Maple Gold. It will go on sale in selected markets in Europe starting April 28th. The Galaxy S8 will cost $750/€809 whereas Galaxy S8+ will be available to purchase for $850/€909. Stay tuned for more updates. 

Moto X 2017

The Moto X (2017) is rumored to be the next mid range smartphone from Lenovo owned Motorola featuring Google’s latest Android OS. It is also known by its model number XT1801. The new Moto X (2017) will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 processor and 3GB RAM. It will come with 32GB of internal storage. Rests of the specs are still unknown but the design and prototype of Moto X (2017) has been leaked ahead of the launch. Stay tuned for more updates. 

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2


The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is rumored to be the next flagship smartphone from Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi featuring Google’s Android OS. It is the successor to Mi Mix which was launched last year. The new Mi Mix 2 will have a higher screen-to-body ratio of 93% than predecessor Mi Mix (91.3%). 

Rests of the specs are still unknown but Xiaomi is expected to launch second generation Mi Mix in the coming months. Stay tuned for more updates. 

BlackBerry Aurora Official

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he BlackBerry Aurora is the latest budget friendly smartphone from BlackBerry featuring Google’s latest Android OS. It is the first BlackBerry smartphone released by BB Merah Putih under its new brand licensing agreement with BlackBerry for Indonesian market. In size, it measures 152 x 76.8 x 8.5mm and weighs 178g. It is also first BlackBerry smartphone to support dual-SIM functionality. The BlackBerry Aurora features a 5.5-inch HD display with resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 425 processor and 4GB RAM. For multimedia, the BlackBerry Aurora packs a 13MP rear camera and an 8MP front facing camera for video calls and Selfie pictures. 

The BlackBerry Aurora comes pre-installed with Google’s latest Android 7 Nougat OS. For storage, it comes with a 32GB built-in memory and support for micro-SD card slot. In addition it comes with a powerful 3000mAh battery. The BlackBerry Aurora will be available to purchase in three different colors: black, silver and gold. It will go on sale in Indonesia starting March 16 for $260. Stay tuned for more updates. 

BlackBerry Aurora 

The BlackBerry Aurora is rumored to be the next mid range smartphone from TCL featuring Google’s Android OS. It is also known by its model number BBC100-1. The BlackBerry Aurora will feature a 5.5-inch HD display with resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It will be powered by Snapdragon 425 processor and 3GB RAM. 

The BlackBerry Aurora will come with a powerful 3000mAh battery. For storage, it will come with 32GB built-in memory. In addition it is also rumored to be first BlackBerry smartphone to support Dual SIM functionality. Rests of the specs are still unknown but BlackBerry is expected to launch BlackBerry Aurora in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for more updates. 

Xiaomi Mi 5C

The Mi 5C is the latest mid-range smartphone from Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi featuring Google’s latest Android OS. It will be first Xiaomi smartphone to feature in-house Surge S1 processor. The Xiaomi Mi 5C features a 5.15-inch display with up to 550nit brightness. It will be powered by Xiaomi’s octa core in-house Surge S1 processor and 3GB RAM. For multimedia, the Mi 5C packs a 12MP rear camera and an 8MP front facing camera for video calls and Selfie pictures. It also has a fingerprint scanner on the front. 

The Xiaomi Mi 5C comes pre-installed with Google’s latest Android 7.1 Nougat OS. For storage, it comes with a 64GB built-in memory. In addition to that it comes with a 2860mAh battery. The Xiaomi Mi 5C will go on sale in selected markets in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for more updates. 

ZTE Officially Launches New Blade V8 Mini and Blade V8 Lite Smartphones 

 

 

 

ZTE has officially announced two new smartphones, the Blade V8 Mini and Blade V8 Lite at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona.

 

 

 

The Blade V8 Mini is the latest mid range smartphone from Chinese manufacturer ZTE featuring Google’s latest Android OS. In size it measures 143.5 x 70 x 8.9mm and weighs 145g. The Blade V8 Mini features a 5-inch display with resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It will be powered by Snapdragon 435 processor and 2GB RAM. For multimedia, the Blade V8 Mini packs a 13MP Dual setup camera (with 2MP sensor for depth sensing) and 5MP front facing camera for video calls and Selfie pictures.

 

The Blade V8 Mini comes pre-installed with Google’s Android 7 Nougat OS. For storage, it comes with a 16GB built-in memory and micro-SD card slot. In addition to that it comes with a powerful 2800mAh battery.

 

 


 

The Blade V8 Lite features a 5-inch HD display with resolution of 1280 x 720 poixels, MediaTek MT6750 processor, 2GB RAM, 8MP primary camera, 5MP Selfie camera, 16GB built-in memory with support for micro-SD card, 2500mAh battery and Google’s Android 7 Nougat OS.