Canceled Samsung foldable phone prototype appears, resembles the ZTE Axon M

According to the most recent information, Samsung’s first foldable smartphone is set to be unveiled in February at next year’s MWC event. Nevertheless, the South Korean company has been working on the idea for a number of years now and it appears one of the brand’s canceled prototypes has just been revealed in a number of new images.

Overall, the concept in question coincides with a patent Samsung filed back in December 2017, and actually resembles last year’s Axon M from ZTE pretty closely. This means there is a main front panel that features a 16:9 display and is coupled with most of …


Google Pixel 3 XL prototype appears in more pictures

Yesterday, we showed you pictures of a Google Pixel 3 XL prototype that even displayed the “crosshatch” codename right on the screen. That tells us that “blueline” will be the fishy codename for the Pixel 3, and “bonito” will be used for the mid-range Pixel expected in the first half of 2019. Now, the same Pixel 3 XL prototype device has reappeared in some new pictures taken of the handset.
The photos were taken by an XDA member who was able to get his hands on the device. After toting the prototype around, he says that the back is made of glass, which means it might …

Xiaomi Mi 8 with display notch & dual camera setup appears in retail packaging

The retail packaging of Xiaomi’s upcoming Mi 8 flagship has leaked online. The low-cost Chinese brand has already confirmed its plans to unveil the Xiaomi Mi 8 on May 31 and now, after a number of previous leaks, what appears to be the device’s retail packaging has shown up, revealing various design details in the process.

Overall, it appears Xiaomi’s next flagship will resemble Apple’s iPhone X quite closely, sporting what seems to be a bezel-less display complete with a notch up top. Additionally, this is rumored to house new hardware that will allow for Face ID-rivalling 3D facial recognition, …

Budget Galaxy J4 (2018) appears online in new set of press renders

New renders of Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy J4 (2018) have appeared, revealing two color variants. Samsung has already confirmed that the new Galaxy J6 (2018) will be making its first official appearance next Monday, May 21. Nevertheless, the company reportedly has plans for more Galaxy J-branded devices such as the new Galaxy J4, which has just leaked out thanks to various press images.

Checking out the photos, Samsung’s upcoming budget offering will stick to a more traditional 5.5-inch, 16:9 AMOLED display panel. This means thicker bezels will be featured around the display, although this …

Front panel of Xiaomi 8th anniversary phone appears alongside retail packaging

Both the front panel and retail packaging of Xiaomi’s rumored 8th-anniversary smartphone have leaked out. It’s no secret that Xiaomi is holding an event next week where it is expected to announce its next flagship, the Mi 7, and the third-generation of its popular Mi Band. However, due to the company’s 8th anniversary, the brand is reportedly preparing a third product in celebration of the milestone, something two recent leaks appear to confirm.

Beginning with the retail packaging of the smartphone, the details it reveals are relatively few, with the box simply sporting a large number 8 …

Possible Nokia 3 (2018) rear panel appears online, updated design shown off

The rear shell of what appears to be an upcoming Nokia device has appeared online. The manufacturer behind Nokia devices, HMD Global, recently confirmed it would be holding an event in Russia on May 29 where it is expected to announce a number of new devices. Currently, it’s unconfirmed which smartphones will be making an official appearance but a newly-leaked rear panel hints at one possible release.

Taking a look at the image, the panel itself appears to be made from a hard plastic, suggesting the device it belongs to sits on the lower-end of the pricing spectrum. Now, at the event, there …

Xiaomi's Face ID-rivalling 3D facial recognition module appears in render

Xiaomi’s rumored 3D facial recognition module has appeared in a new render. It’s been reported for some time now that the low-cost brand would be the first Android manufacturer to introduce a true alternative to Apple’s Face ID with the launch of the Xiaomi Mi 7. Now, with just a week left until the unveiling, a new render gives a closer look at the components of the new security feature.

Looking at smartphone’s notch, it appears Xiaomi has packed it full with different hardware elements. Starting on the left side, what appears to be a large infrared camera is present that should help improve …

Render of Moto Z3 Play appears in Deep Indigo

Last month, renders of the Moto Z3 Play revealed a side mounted fingerprint scanner, and a dual camera setup on back. The other day, we showed you a live picture of a Moto Z3 Play prototype. The image showed off the 18:9 aspect ratio and trim bezels that are now found with the third-generation of Moto’s Z series phones.Today, thanks to reliable leaker Evan Blass, we have a new render of the Z3 Play in Deep Indigo.

The image shows off the side mounted fingerprint scanner and once again the dual camera setup appears. Underneath the camera, where many phones have a fingerprint scanner, is a …

Apparent Galaxy S8 Lite appears in TENAA & FCC listings revealing specs and design

An apparent Samsung Galaxy S8 Lite has appeared in both an FCC and TENAA listing. Despite the existence of the flagship Galaxy S9 line and the premium Galaxy A8 line, Samsung appears to be working on a lower-cost variant of last year’s Galaxy S8, currently going by its model number SM-G8750.
As can be seen from the TENAA images, the device is essentially identical to the company’s smaller 2017 flagship, down to the highly-criticized placement of the fingerprint scanner. This means a glass and aluminum build is present alongside an Infinity Display that is complete with curved …

LG G7 ThinQ appears in new hands-on images ahead of May 2 announcement

A new set of hands-on images provide one final look at LG’s next flagship device ahead of its reveal. The G7 ThinQ is currently set to be unveiled tomorrow, May 2, at an event in New York City, where it could be accompanied by yet another updated LG V30, dubbed the V35 ThinQ, and possibly a new mid-range LG Q7 lineup that may feature a stylus-equipped smartphone. Nevertheless, with just one day to go, the latest leaks continue to focus on LG’s flagship.

As can be seen in the images, LG’s new flagship sports a large display on the front panel alongside minimal side bezels and a small chin …