Top 5 Smartphones to look forward to in 2018

1. Samsung Galaxy S9

Source: Slashleaks

2. OnePlus 6

OnePlus 6 Concept

Source: YouTube

3. Samsung Galaxy X

Source: @evleaks

4. Google Pixel 3

Google Pixel 2

 

 

5. Apple iPhone X 2018

 

Source: 9to5mac

 

 

 

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Apple iPhone X 2018

 

 

Apple is rumored to be working on the successor of current flagship iPhone X which was launched last year in September. The new iPhone X 2018 will feature a 5.8-inch OLED display similar to its predecessor. It will also come with an improved FaceID and screen-to-body ratio.

According to a new report, Apple will launch a new iPhone X Plus alongside the regular iPhone X 2018. The new iPhone X Plus will feature a larger 6.3-inch OLED display. Both the new iPhones will come pre-installed with the new iOS 12 operating system.

 

 

Rests of the specs are still unknown but Apple is expected to launch new iPhone X lineup in September later this year. Stay tuned for more updates.

Source: 9to5mac

 

Apple officially launches new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

 

 

Apple has officially announced its latest flagship iPhones, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus featuring a new glass design and next generation iOS 11. Both these smartphones are the successor to Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

 

 

The new iPhone 8 features a 4.7-inch LCD display with resolution of 1334 x 750 pixels (326ppi). In size, it measures 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3mm and weighs 148g. It is powered by Apple’s latest six-core A11 Bionic processor that is 25% faster than iPhone 7’s A10. For multimedia, the new iPhone 8 packs a new 12MP f/1.8 aperture camera at back that supports optical image stabilization and a 7MP f/2.2 aperture front facing camera for video calls and Selfie pictures. The iPhone 8 comes pre-installed with Apple’s latest iOS 11. It also comes with TouchID that is built into the home button. In addition to that it supports wireless charging and have similar battery life as the iPhone 7.

 

 

The iPhone 8 Plus features a 5.5-inch Retina HD display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In size, it measures 158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5mm and weighs 202g. It is powered by Apple’s latest hexa-core A11 Bionic chipset with embedded M11 motion co-processor  For multimedia, the new iPhone 8 Plus packs dual 12MP cameras (wide angle f/1.8 aperture plus telephoto lens f/2.8 aperture) at back with optical image stabilization and features like portrait mode and portrait lighting. It also comes with a 7MP f/2.2 aperture front facing camera for video calls and Selfie pictures. Other features of iPhone 8 Plus include TouchID incorporated in the home button, Bluetooth 5.0, Apple Pay support and powerful battery with wireless charging capability.

 

 

The new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will be available to purchase in three different colors: Gold, Silver and Space Gray. Both these smartphones comes with a 64GB/256GB non-expandable memory. The new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will go on sale in selected markets including US and Europe starting September 22. The pre-orders will go live starting September 15th. Stay tuned for more updates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apple iPhone X Official 

 

Apple has officially announced its latest 10th anniversary special edition iPhone X featuring an all new bezel-less design and next generation iOS 11. It was extensively leaked for the past few weeks. The new iPhone X features an edge to edge 5.8-inch Super Retina OLED display with resolution of 2436 x 1125 pixels. It will be powered by six core A11 processor and 3GB RAM. For multimedia, the new iPhone X packs an updated dual cameras (12MP regular iSight camera and a 12MP telephoto lens) on back capable of shooting 4K videos and a 7MP front facing camera for video calls and Selfie pictures. The new iPhone X is the first iPhone to come with 3D facial recognition technology to support FaceID that replaces Apple’s popular TouchID. There is also no home button on the front and its function has been replaced by gestures.

 

 

 

The new iPhone X runs Apple’s new iOS 11 with new features like redesigned control center and peer to peer Apple Pay support. For storage, it comes with 64GB/128GB non-expandable internal memory. In addition to that Apple iPhone X will be first iPhone to support wireless charging technology. The new iPhone X will go on sale in selected markets including US and Europe starting November 3 for £999. The pre-order for iPhone X will start on October 27. Stay tuned for more updates.

 

 

 

 

 

Update: Apple iPhone X video leaked ahead of release


Update: Apple iPhone X FaceID tricked by using a $150 mask

 

 

Update: Another iPhone X FaceID failure. 10-year old boy unlocks his mother’s iPhone X with such an ease.

 

 

Update: Apple is rumored to launch a new blushed gold iPhone X color variant in the coming weeks

 

 

Source: 9to5mac

Apple iPhone SE 2

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Update: Apple is rumored to launch second generation iPhone SE in first quarter of 2018

 

According to a new report, Apple will launch second generation iPhone SE in the first quarter of 2018. The new iPhone SE 2 will feature a 4.2-inch display and will be powered by A10 processor. The new entry level iPhone will be manufactured in India but will be available to purchase all around the world.

 

Source: 9to5mac

 

Update: Apple’s second generation iPhone SE will feature glass back to support wireless charging

 

 

 

According to a new report, Apple’s second generation iPhone SE will have glass back similar to latest flagships like iPhone X and iPhone 8 to support wireless charging. The new iPhone SE 2 will be powered by quad core A10 processor and 2GB RAM. For multimedia, it will pack a 12MP rear camera and a 5MP Selfie camera. For storage, it will come in 32GB/128GB non-expandable memory.

 

Rests of the specs are still unknown but Apple is expected to launch iPhone SE2 in the coming weeks.

 

Source: Tekz24

 

 

Update: Apple is rumored to launch second generation iPhone SE by the end of Q2 of 2018, says DigiTimes report

 

According to a new report from DigiTimes, Apple is expected to launch an entry level smartphone with LCD display and wireless charging capability in May or June later this year.

 

Source: DigiTimes

 

Update: Apple is rumored to launch second generation iPhone SE in May this year and it will not sport 3.5mm headphone jack, says report

 

 

 

According to a new report, Apple is expected to launch second generation iPhone SE 2 in May this year (2018). The new iPhone SE 2 will be powered by Apple’s A10 Fusion chipset. The design of new iPhone SE will be similar to the predecessor without the 3.5mm headphone jack.

 

Source: Macotakara

 

Update: Apple iPhone SE 2 live image leaked ahead of official launch

 

 

Via: 9to5mac

Top 5 Mid-Range Smartphones 2016 

1. OnePlus 3

Key Specs: 5.5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 820 CPU, 6GB RAM, 16MP rear camera with PDAF, 8MP Selfie camera, fingerprint scanner on front, 64GB built-in memory, 3000mAh battery with Dash charge support and Android Marshmallow OS. (£329/€385). 

2. Motorola Moto G4 Plus

Key Specs: 5.5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 617 CPU, 4GB RAM, 16MP rear camera with PDAF and laser auto focus, 5MP Selfie camera, fingerprint scanner on the front, 32GB/64GB internal storage, 3000mAh battery with TurboPower technology and Google’s Android 7 Nougat OS. (£229/€270) 

3. Samsung Galaxy C7

Key Specs: 5.5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 625 CPU, 4GB RAM, 16MP rear camera, 8MP Selfie camera, 32GB/64GB internal memory, 3300mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support and Google’s Android 6 OS. (£310/€365). 

4. Apple iPhone SE

Key Specs: 4-inch Retina display, Apple A9 with M9 motion co processor, 12MP rear iSight camera, FaceTime HD camera, advance TouchID, 16GB/64GB internal memory and latest iOS 10. (£365/€420). 

5. Xiaomi Mi Note 2

Key Specs: 5.7-inch Dual Curved Edge 1080p display, Snapdragon 821 CPU, 4GB RAM, 22MP rear camera, 8MP Selfie camera, 64GB internal memory, 4070mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 and Google Android 6 OS. (£330/€385). 

Apple iPhone 8 

The iPhone 8 is rumored to be the next flagship smartphone from Cupertino giant Apple featuring the next generation iOS. It will be the successor to iPhone 7 which was launched back in September. According to a new report, Apple has been granted a patent for a future bendable or foldable iPhone using advanced carbon nanotube structures.
Rests of the specs are still unknown but Apple is expected to launch next flagship iPhone by the end of Q3 of 2017. Stay tuned for more updates.

Update: Apple iPhone 8 Rumored to feature Curved Display, reports WSJ

Apple iPhone 8 Concept

According to a new report, Apple’s next flagship smartphone, the iPhone 8, will feature curved display.

Update: Apple iPhone 8 Rumored to Feature Stainless Steel Frame and Glass Back

According to a new report, Apple’s next premium flagship device, the iPhone 8 will feature an 5.8-inch OLED panel made by Samsung and stainless steel frame with glass back. It will be a special edition iPhone and will cost over $1000.
Update: Apple’s Next Flagship Smartphone Rumored to Feature Curved Display and USB Type-C port
According to a new report, Apple’s next flagship smartphone, the iPhone 8, will feature a curved edge display similar to Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and USB Type-C connector.

Update: Apple iPhone 8 will feature 5.8-inch OLED display, confirms Nikkei

According to a new report, Apple’s next flagship smartphone, the iPhone 8, will feature a 5.8-inch OLED display. The rumor suggest that only 5.1-inch will feature an active display and the rest will be function area that will replace home button with virtual replacement. In addition, the iPhone 8 will feature a revolutionary front facing camera that produces 3D Selfies which will be used to verify identity via a face recognition feature.

Update: Apple iPhone 8 Rumored to feature Curved OLED display

According to a new report, Apple’s next premium flagship iPhone 8 will feature curved OLED display made by Samsung Electronics. It will also be first iPhone to support wireless charging technology. In addition to that Apple will follow Samsung’s footsteps by moving TouchID on the back (similar to Galaxy S8).

Update: Alleged iPhone 8 Schematics Confirms bezel-less design and TouchID at back

Update: Alleged iPhone 8 Final Design Leaked in New Picture

 

Update: Alleged iPhone 8 front and rear panels Leaked in new pictures, No sign of TouchID on back

 

 

 

 

 

Update: Apple’s next flagship iPhone 8 could have TouchID sensor in the home button

 

 

According to a new report, the US Patent and Trademark Office has granted Apple 68 new patents in reference to the location of TouchID sensor in future iOS devices. Apple has originally filed for this patent back in Q2 of 2015 with the application number 14/741831.

 

 

 

Update: Apple’s next flagship iPhone will support wireless charging, confirms Wistron CEO

 

According to a new report, Apple’s next flagship iPhone will be waterproof and will support wireless charging. It will be first iPhone to feature wireless charging.

 

“Assembly process for the previous generations of (iPhones) have not changed much, though new features like waterproof and wireless charging now require some different testing, and waterprrof function will alter the assembly process a bit,” Wistron CEO Robert Hwang told reporters after the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting on June 14th

 

 

Update : Alleged iPhone 8 screen protector available to pre-order at UK retailer

 

 

Update: Alleged iPhone 8 Dummy Units Confirms New Design

 

 

 

Update : Alleged iPhone 8 Screen Bracket Frame Leak Confirms New Design

 

Update: Apple is rumored to replace TouchID on iPhone 8 with 3D face recognition technology

 

According to a new report, Apple is working on a new 3D face recognition technology to replace the old TouchID on iPhone 8. The new technology will enable users to unlock their iPhone by using their face instead of a fingerprint. It will only take few hundred milliseconds to unlock an iPhone using this 3D face recognition technology.

 

 

Update: Apple iPhone 8 Design Leaked in New Renders

 

 

 

 

 

According to a new report, the TouchID on Apple’s next flagship iPhone will be incorporated in the power button, similar to Sony’s flagship, Xperia XZ Premium. The report also states that the new iPhone 8 will feature a 5.8-inch display with bezel-less design. In addition to that the new flagship will come with vertically aligned dual cameras on the back.

 

 

via Forbes

 

Update: Apple iPhone 8 Design and Specs Revealed Ahead of Launch

 

 

 

 

 

via Forbes 

 

 

Update: Apple’s new HomePod firmware confirms iPhone 8’s bezel-less design and facial recognition feature

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Update: Apple iPhone 8 Images Leaked Ahead of Launch

 

 

 

 

Update: New iPhone 7S, iPhone 7S Plus and iPhone 8 Dummy Units Leaked in New Picture

 

 

 

Update: Apple iPhone 8 front and back design leaked in new video

 

 

 

 

Update: Apple will officially unveil next generation iPhones at a press event on September 12, reports WSJ

 

According to a new report from WSJ, Apple will officially unveil next generation iPhones at a press event on September 12th. Apple is rumored to launch three new iPhones: iPhone 7S, iPhone 7S Plus and iPhone 8. The design of iPhone 7S and iPhone 7S Plus will be similar to the predecessors iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus but the new iPhone 8 will feature bezel-less OLED display, wireless charging and facial recognition technology.

Update: Apple will officially unveil next flagship iPhones on September 12 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Update: Apple iPhone 8 aka iPhone 7S specs leaked on AnTuTu Benchmark result ahead of official launch