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The iPhone SE 2 is rumored to be the next mid-range iPhone from Apple featuring the next generation iOS 11. It was previously previously rumored that Apple might not release a successor to small screen iPhone SE but according to a new report from iGeneration, Apple will launch a second generation iPhone SE by the end of August 2017.
The design of new 4.0-inch iPhone will be similar to the predecessor iPhone SE (pictured above). Rests of the specs are still unknown but Apple is expected to launch a second generation iPhone SE at a press event by the end of August 2017.
The report also states that Apple is going to hold two launch events for the next generation iPhones, one in August end (for iPhone SE 2) and other in October (for iPhone 8). The new iPhone SE 2 will go on sale in selected markets in Europe for € 399. Stay tuned for more updates.
At the recent Lenovo Tech World 2017, the Chinese company has showcased the prototype for the next generation bendable/foldable smartphone/tablet hybrid. The design is similar to current tablets in the market with the exception of flexible display panel which can be folded in the middle to make a portable device.
The new smartphone/tablet hybrid prototype shown at Tech World 2017 features a 5.5-inch display with resolution of 1920 x 1440 pixels. It was running Google’s latest Android 7.0 Nougat OS. Rests of the specs are still unknown but Lenovo is expected to launch hybrid devices with foldable/bendable displays in the coming years. Stay tuned for more updates.
The Galaxy S8 Active is rumored to be the next rugged smartphone from Korean giant Samsung featuring Google’s latest Android OS. The design of Galaxy S8 Active is similar to Samsung’s current flagship Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ with the exception of curved edge display. According to newly leaked images, the Galaxy S8 Active will have a rear mounted fingerprint scanner right next to the camera module. Other features include USB Type=C port on the bottom and a massive 4000mAh battery that is expected to last two days on a single charge.
Rests of the specs are still unknown but Samsung is expected to unveil Galaxy S8 Active in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for more updates.
Update: New Samsung Galaxy S8 Active leak confirms key features
The Nokia 2 is rumored to be the next entry level smartphone from HMD owned Nokia featuring Google’s Android OS. It is mainly aimed at first time smartphone buyers. The Nokia 2 will feature a 5-inch display and will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 210 or 212 processor. Rests of the specs are still unknown but according to a leaked image, the design of new Nokia 2 will be similar to Nokia 3. Stay tuned for more updates.
Update: Nokia 2 Specs Leaked on GeekBench Benchmark Result
The Mi 5X is rumored to be the next mid-range smartphone from Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi featuring Google’s Android OS. It will be officially launched in China on July 26. The Mi 5X will feature a 5.5-inch Full HD display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 processor and 4GB RAM. For multimedia, the Mi 5X will come with Dual cameras at back. In addition to that it will come with a rear mounted fingerprint scanner.
According to Xiaomi’s official Mi 5X listing, it will be available to purchase in three different color options: black, gold and rose gold. The Mi 5X will go on sale in China for 1999 Yuan ($296). Stay tuned for more updates.
The American fast food giant KFC has officially announced a new limited edition smartphone in partnership with Chinese manufacturer Huawei to celebrate 30 years since it first opened stores in China. The limited edition smartphone will feature a 5-inch display, Snapdragon 425 processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB built-in memory with support for micro-SD card, fingerprint scanner for extra security, 3020mAh battery and Google’s Android OS. The KFC Limited edition Smartphone will go on sale in China in the coming weeks for 1099 yuan ($160). Stay tuned for more updates.
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LG has officially announced a new mid-range smartphone LG Q6 featuring full vision display and Google’s latest Android OS. It is LG’s first mid-range phone to feature slim bezels on the display. The LG Q6 comes in three different variants depending on RAM and Storage options: LG Q6, LG Q6+ and LG Q6a.
The LG Q6 features a 5.5-inch QHD display with 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 435 processor and 3GB RAM. For multimedia, the new LG Q6 packs a 13 Mega Pixel rear camera and a 5 Mega Pixel front facing camera for video calls and Selfie pictures. For storage, it comes with a 32GB built-in memory. The LG Q6 comes pre-installed with Google’s latest Android 7.1.1 OS and LG’s latest UX 6.0 UI. In addition to that it comes with a 3000 mAh battery that is expected to last whole day on a single charge.
The LG Q6+ features same design as the LG Q6 but comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB built-in memory. On the other hand, the new LG Q6a comes with a 2GB RAm and 16GB internal memory. Rests of the specs are similar to the new LG Q6.
The new LG Q6 smartphone will be available to purchase in Asian markets next month. It will be available in four different color options: Astro Black, Ice Platinum, Mystic White and Terra Gold. Stay tuned for more updates.