Samsung Galaxy S lineup of flagship smartphones have been bringing some really good and innovative features for quite some time and the current flagships, Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are also quite popular. But looks like Samsung is ready to refresh the Galaxy S lineup once again and is working on the next flagship- The Galaxy S10.
Nothing much is known about the device itself, but a new report from South Korea suggests that Samsung might launch the galaxy S10 in three variants. This will be the first time when Samsung launches three variants of a flagship which will be available globally- yes, Samsung launches the S Active model, but those are limited to a few markets only.
A new report from ET News, citing multiple industry sources, claims that Samsung is currently developing three different variants of the Galaxy S10. Codenamed as ‘Beyond 0′, ‘Beyond 1′, and ‘Beyond 2′, all of these three variants will be different in terms of specs and offerings. The Beyond 0 and Beyond 1, which may be the galaxy S10, will feature a 5.8-inch display whereas the Beyond 2, which could be the Galaxy S10+ will pack a giant 6.2-inch display.
In terms of the camera as well, there might be significant differences as the Beyond 0, Beyond 1 and Beyond 2 will sport single, dual and triple camera setup respectively. The Beyond 2, which is the top variant, is tipped to come with an in-display fingerprint scanner. In terms of pricing, the Beyond 2 will be the most costly S10 while the Beyond 0 will be the cheapest model.
Samsung is also working on a foldable smartphone apart from the Galaxy 10, however, now it’s a race as HTC is believed to be the first one who would introduce a foldable phone so Samsung needs to hurry up a bit in terms of research and development to find a suitable way to implement the foldable display.
Mi 8 Pro Global Lauch Confirmed by Company
According to the latest news, Xiaomi has confirmed the global launch of their flagship device, Mi 8 Pro. Donovan Sung, Xiaomi’s Global spokesperson, disclosed in a tweet that the device will be launched soon in global markets where Xiaomi is present, putting and end for the wait.
Take a look at the post:
#Mi8Pro unboxing shots. This gorgeous phone comes with in-display fingerprint technology and is available in multiple colors, including an edition with a transparent back.
— Donovan Sung (@donovansung) September 21, 2018
The Mi 8 Pro have some major upgrades from its predecessor, the Mi 8, with the main feature upgrade being the on- screen fingerprint scanner. When Mi 8 was launched, the company decided to go with the popular rear mounted fingerprint scanner, while most other flagships had started using the on- screen fingerprint scanner technology which raised a few eye brows.
Apart from the on-screen finger print scanner, the Mi 8 Pro comes packed with a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC clocked at 2.8GHz. It will be available in 6GB and 8GB RAM variants along with 128 GB non- expandable storage. The Mi 8 Pro sports a 6.26-inch AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 18.7:9.
In the camera department the Mi 8 Pro sports an AI assisted 12MP+12MP dual rear cameras. The primary camera has an aperture of f/1.8 while second camera has an aperture of f/2.4. The front cam has a 20MP lens capable of applying 3D beauty effects and AI portrait mode.
As said at the beginning, the Mi 8 Pro comes with an on- screen fingerprint scanner and also support IR based face unlock that we have seen earlier in the Poco F1. It has a wider notch to accommodate the IR face unlock sensor. The phone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI on top. The device is powered by a 3000mAh battery.
Apart from the Ochre Black and Twilight Gold variants, the Mi 8 Pro will be available in a translucent glass back similar to the Mi 8 Explorer edition. The global roll out of the Mi 8 Pro is expected to start in October, most likely to begin from Europe. As for now there is no information about the India launch or price of the Mi 8 Pro.
Nokia Schedules a Launch Event in October 4th, Nokia 7.1 Plus Expected!
HMD Global is expected to release next Nokia phone, the Nokia X7 in China soon with the smartphone being subjected to multiple leaks in the past few days. The Nokia X7 will be the third smartphone in the X-series after Nokia X6 and Nokia X5 which was rebranded as Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 5.1 Plus in overseas respectively. Similarly Nokia X7 will also be rebranded as Nokia 7.1 Plus in International markets.
Now the Finnish company has scheduled an event on October 4 in London where the Nokia 7.1 Plus is expected to be unveiled though no official confirmation has been released. It is also possible that the company goes for the Nokia 9 sporting 5 cameras which have also popped up in multiple leaks in the past.
The Nokia X7/7.1 Plus leaked renders shows similar design to that of the Nokia 6.1 Plus sporting a glass body with a metal frame sandwiched in between. The renders shows clearly that it will sport a notched display following its predecessors. It will likely come with an FHD+ (2280 x 1080 pixel) resolution with an aspect ratio of 19:9. The Nokia 7.1 Plus is rumoured to be powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset which will be the first smartphone in the International market to come with this chipset.
In the rear, there is dual camera setup stacked in a vertical arrangement with an LED flash module. The device will features Carl Zeiss optics and a small camera bump with the volume and power button on the right side. There is a circular fingerprint sensor placed below the cameras and the company logo following it. Rumours point to a larger battery with support for fast 18W charging. It is expected to come with the latest Android 9 Pie and be priced around Rs 25,000 approx.
Nokia 5.1 Plus to be Launched on September 24, To be Flipkart exclusive
HMD Global announced the Nokia 6.1 Plus and the Nokia 5.1 Plus last month in the Indian market. However the company didn’t reveal the price of the Nokia 5.1 Plus. Now, a teaser of the Nokia 5.1 Plus was spotted on Flipkart today confirming the handset will be available through purchase in India exclusively through their platform. The teaser also reveals that the device will be launch on September 24 at 2:00 PM IST, where it will be revealing the pricing information.
It is also to be noted that the teaser reveals the hashtag #GameOn, which was previously reported to be that Nokia is working on a gaming phone, so that actually was a teaser for this phone and not a gaming phone.
The Nokia 5.1 Plus features a 5.86 inch display with a resolution of HD+ (1520 x 720 pixels) and an aspect ratio of 19:9 because of the top notch. Under the hood it is powered by an Octa-core MediaTek HelioP60 processor clocked at 2GHz. It will be coupled with 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage which can be further expanded by a microSD card.
In the optics department, the Indian variant sports a 13MP camera sensor with PDAF, LED flash and AI assisted features while the front offers an 8MP camera sensor for selfies and video calling. It will run stock Android 8.1 Oreo unlike the Chinese variant and will be backed by a 3,000 mAh battery. There is a rear mounted fingerprint scanner though it supports Face Unlock too. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Dual SIM support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, 3.5mm headphone and a USB Type-C port.
Leaks7 days ago
Is this Redmi Note 6 Pro? Hands On Leaked!
Officially Launched4 days ago
Xiaomi Launches Mi 8 Pro & Mi 8 Lite in China
Upcoming Phones6 days ago
Realme 2 Pro Spotted Teased in Realme’s New Promo Ad on YouTube
Upcoming Phones6 days ago
Huawei Phones Codenamed ARS-AL00/TL00 with Leather Back Spotted in TENAA
Upcoming Phones5 days ago
Mi 8 Fingerprint Edition to be launched with Mi 8 Youth Tomorrow, Hands On Leaked.
Officially Launched4 days ago
Innelo 1 Launched in India, Comes with 5.86inch Display with a Notch at Rs.7499
Upcoming Phones5 days ago
Motorola One Power to Launch in India on September 24th
Upcoming Phones4 days ago
OnePlus 6T Teased in Amazon India & on TV Ad. Also Leaked.