Huawei Honor 9 Official

 

The Honor 9 is the latest mid-range smartphone from Chinese manufacturer Huawei featuring Google’s Android OS. It is the successor to last year’s Honor 8 which was quite popular due to its dual camera setup. In size, it measures 147.3 x 70.9 x 7.45mm and weighs 155g. The new Honor 9 features a 5.15-inch Full HD display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It is powered by 2.4GHz octa core Kirin 960 processor and 4GB/6GB RAM (depending on regions). For multimedia, the new Honor 9 packs a 20MP and 12MP dual camera setup at back with PDAF and dual tone LED flash and an 8MP front facing camera for video calls and Selfie pictures. For connectivity, it supports Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, USB Type-C and LTE mobile connections.

 

The Honor 9 comes pre-installed with Google’s Android 7.0 Nougat OS and EMUI 5.1. For storage, it comes with a 64GB/128GB built-in memory. In addition to that it comes with a powerful 3200mAh battery that supports fast charging. The new Honor 9 will be available to purchase in three different colors: Black, Blue, Amber Gold. It will go on sale in China starting June 16 for $400 (for 4GB/64GB variant) and $440 (for 6GB/128GB variant). Stay tuned for more updates.

 

 

Motorola Moto Z2 Play Official

 

 

The Moto Z2 Play is the latest mid-range smartphone from Lenovo owned Motorola featuring Google’s latest Android OS. It is the the successor to last year’s Moto Z Play. In size, it measures 156.2 x 76.2 x 5.99mm and weighs 145g. The Moto Z2 Play features a 5.5-inch Full HD AMOLED display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It is powered by an octa core Snapdragon 626 processor and 4GB RAM. For multimedia, the new Moto Z2 Play packs a 12MP f/1.,7 Dual Autofocus Pixel camera with PDAF and a 5MP front facing wide angle camera with LED flash. For connectivity, it supports bluetooth 4.2 LE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, USB Type-C, 3.5mm headphone jack, NFC technology and LTE mobile connections. The Moto Z2 Play is compatible with all Moto Mods, including the new JBL Soundboost 2, Moto Turbo Power pack, Moto Style Shells with Wireless charging and the Moto Gamepad.

 

 

 

 

The new Moto z2 Play comes pre-installed with Google’s latest Android 7.1.1 OS. For storage, it comes with a 32/64 GB internal storage and support for micro-SD card. In addition to that it comes with a 3000mAh battery with fast TurboPower fast charging technology. The new Moto Z2 Play will go on sale in selected markets later this year for $499. The new Moto Mods will go on sale in the coming weeks and the prices start from $39.99 for Moto Style Shells with Wireless Charging. The Moto TurboPower pack, the GamePad and JBL SoundBoost 2 will be available to purchase for $79.99. Stay tuned for more updates.

 

 

LG V30

LG V30 is rumored to be the next flagship smartphone from Korean manufacturer LG featuring Google’s Android OS. It will be the successor to LG V20 which was launched last year. The specs are still unknown but reliable leakster @evleaks has released some press renders (older mock-ups) of the next flagship. These renders clearly show a slide-out secondary display. 

Rests of the specs are still unknown but LG is expected to launch LG V30 in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for more updates. 


Update : LG is rumored to launch LG V30 on Aug 31
According to a new report, LG is expected to launch next flagship phablet, the LG V30, on August 31, ahead of IFA Berlin 2017. The new flagship will feature 5.7-inch QHD OLED bezel-less display and Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835 chipset. The report also states that the LG V30 will be available to purchase in South Korea for $700. 

Essential Phone Official

 

Android creator Andy Rubin’s Essential has officially announced Essential Phone featuring an edge-to-edge display and Google’s Android OS. In size, it measures 141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm and weighs 185g. The body is made up of titanium so it can survive a good drop without much damage. The Essential Phone features a 5.7-inch QHD display with resolution of 2560 x 1312 pixels (Aspect Ratio-19:10). It is powered by Qualcomm’s latest flagship chipset Snapdragon 835 and 4GB RAM. For multimedia, the new Essential Phone comes with a Dual 13MP cameras at back with PDAF and an 8MP Selfie camera capable of shooting 4K videos.. In addition to that it comes with a magnetic connector at top that allows users to clip on accessories like 360 degree camera and charging dock. For connectivity, it supports Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, NFC technology, GPS/GLONASS, USB Type-C port and LTE Mobile connections.

The Essential Phone comes pre-installed with Google’s Android OS. For storage, it has a 128GB UFS 2.1 internal storage with no support for micro-SD card. The new flagship phone will also not support 3.5mm headphone jack. It also comes with a 3000mAh battery with fast charging technology. The Essential Phone will be available to purchase in four different colors: Black Moon, Stellar Grey, Pure White and Ocean depth. It is now available to pre-order in the US for $699. For a limited time, Essential Phone plus 360 degree camera will be available to purchase for $749. Stay tuned for more updates.

 

 

Update : Essential Phone Leaked in New Video

 

 

Lenovo Moto G5S Plus

 

 

The Moto G5S Plus is rumored to be the next mid-range smartphone from Lenovo owned Motorola featuring Google’s Android OS. Unlike the Moto G5 Plus, the new G5S Plus will come with an all metal body design. The Moto G5S Plus will feature 5.5-inch Full HD display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It will be powered by Qualcomm’s octa core Snapdragon 660 processor and 4GB RAM. According to leaked press renders, the new Moto G5S Plus will pack a Dual camera setup at back and front facing LED flash alongside Selfie camera.

 

 

The Moto G5S Plus will come pre-installed with Google’s latest Android 7.1 Nougat OS. Rests of the specs are still unknown but Lenovo is expected to launch Moto G5S Plus in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for more updates.

 

 

Nokia 9

 

Nokia 9 Concept

The Nokia 9 is rumored to be the next flagship smartphone from HMD owned Nokia featuring Google’s Android OS. It is also known by its model No. TA1004. According to a leaked GeekBench listing, the new Nokia 9 will feature Qualcomm’s latest flagship chipset, the Snapdragon 835 and 8GB RAM. For multimedia, the new flagship is rumored to come with a Dual 13MP camera setup at back.

 

The Nokia 9 will come pre-installed with Google’s latest Android 7.1.1 OS. Rests of the specs are still unknown but Nokia is expected to launch Nokia 9 in the coming weeks. Stay tuned for more updates.

Update: Nokia 9 Specs Leaked on AnTuTu Benchmark Result


 

 

HTC U11 Official

HTC U11 is the latest flagship smartphone from Taiwanese manufacturer HTC featuring Google’s latest Android 7.1 OS. In size, it measures 153.9 x 75.9 x 7.9mm and weighs 169g. The new U11 is the first HTC smartphone to feature a unique Edge Sense technology which lets users to perform specific actions by squeezing the edge of the phone. The HTC U11 features a 5.5-inch Super LCD 5 display with resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. It is powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835 processor and 4GB RAM. For multimedia, the HTC U11 packs a 12MP UltraPixel camera with dual LED flash and a 16MP front facing camera for video calls and Selfie pictures. 
The HTC U11 comes pre-installed with Google’s latest Android 7.1 Nougat OS. For storage, it comes with a 64GB built-in memory and support for micro-SD card. In addition to that it comes with a powerful 3000mAh battery with support for Quick Charge 3.0. The new HTC U11 will be available to purchase in five different colors: Amazing Silver, Sapphire Blue, Brilliant Black, Ice white and Solar Red. It will go on sale in selected markets in the coming weeks. The price for a 4GB/64GB variant will start from €749/£649. Stay tuned for more updates.