Xiaomi Mi 6X is introduced; mid-ranger features AI cameras, SD-660

Earlier this month, we told you that Xiaomi was holding an event on April 25th to unveil the Xiaomi Mi 6X. Today is the 25th of the month, and sure enough the Mi 6X is now reality. The same handset will most likely be marketed in many markets as the Mi A2, an Android One model that follows last year’s Mi A1 Android One model. The latter was based on the Xiaomi Mi 5X.

Browsing through the specs of the Mi 6X, we happily note that instead of the rumored Snapdragon 626 chipset mobile platform, the phone carries the Snapdragon 660 SoC. The latter features an octa-core CPU and the Adreno 512 …


BLU Vivo One Plus with massive battery and 18:9 display introduced in the US

After launching its first ever Android Oreo smartphone, the VIVO XL3, BLU Products is back with yet another entry-level handset. The new BLU Vivo One Plus offers slightly better specs than the BLU Vivo One, which made its debut on the market back in February.

First off, the Vivo One Plus sports a larger 6-inch HD+ (720 x 1440 pixels) display, whereas the previous model comes with a 5.5-inch HD+ screen. Moreover, the new smartphone packs a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with dual-LED flash and a secondary 13-megapixel selfie camera with LED flash.

A rear-mounted fingerprint sensor …

Leaked Virgin Mobile memo: (PRODUCT)RED Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will be introduced tomorrow

A memo to Virgin Mobile employees that was obtained by MacRumors, states that the pre-paid carrier will be adding (PRODUCT)Red versions of the Apple iPhone 8 and Apple iPhone 8 Plus to its inventory starting tomorrow, April 9th. The memo adds that there will be a pre-order period, so its likely that the new models won’t start shipping until later in the month. And Apple isn’t expected to hold a new product event, but will announce the (PRODUCT)Red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus through a press release. That is how Apple introduced the (PRODUCT)Red versions of the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus in March …

New Bullets Wireless headphones may be introduced alongside OnePlus 6

OnePlus had been selling accessories for its flagship killers since forever, so it’s no wonder that the upcoming OnePlus 6 will come with one such product in tow. The sequel to the popular OnePlus Bullets V2 earphones has just been spotted at Bluetooth certification agency, which suggests OnePlus plans to unveil them along with the flagship.

They are called OnePlus Bullets Wireless and, unlike the Bullets V2, they are … wireless. There’s little chance that they will be part of the OnePlus 6’s retail box, but if sold separately, they will probably be very cheap.

When OnePlus launched …

Spotify for Apple Watch may be introduced in June at WWDC 2018

Spotify, the popular music streaming service is likely to make its debut on the Apple Watch in early summer, a new report suggests. Apparently, a Spotify application aimed at smaller screens will be made available to iOS users in the coming months.

The said app will be officially unveiled in June at WWDC (World Wide Developers Conference) 2018. The information comes via “an anonymous and unverified tipster” who was personally involved in the development of the Spotify application for Apple Watch.

According to the source, Spotify’s app will be among the examples Apple will use at the …

Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime 2018 may be introduced in the US

As the name suggests, Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime 2018 is a relatively new smartphone, but compared to the previous models it doesn’t really bring too many upgrades on the table. Initially introduced in India last month, the device may soon be launched in the United States.

Although Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime 2018 made its debut as an Amazon exclusive in India, we can’t say the same thing will happen in the United States as well.

However, we can confirm the smartphone was recently certified at FCC (Federal Communications Commission). Moreover, the Galaxy On7 Prime 2018 spotted at the US …

Report: Apple iPhone SE 2 to feature 4.2-inch screen; device will be introduced at WWDC?

Late last year, there was talk about Apple releasing a sequel to the lowest priced iPhone in its lineup, the Apple iPhone SE. Subsequent reports said that Apple would release only 3 iPhone models in 2018 including a 6.1-inch model with an LCD display and a single rear-facing camera (iPhone 9), a 5.8-inch unit with an OLED panel (iPhone Xs) and a huge 6.5-inch version with an OLED display (iPhone Xs Plus). All three models would include the TrueDepth Camera and Face ID.

But that apparently isn’t the last word about a possible Apple iPhone SE 2. Out of China comes word that the phone could …

Alcatel 3C officially introduced with 6-inch HD+ display, Android Nougat

TCL confirmed earlier this month it will unveil new smartphones at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in late February. The Chinese company hinted to three new smartphone lineups: Alcatel 5, Alcatel 3 and Alcatel 1.

Three smartphones have been mentioned by TCL in the announcement, each belonging to one of the Alcatel series to be introduced next month: Alcatel 5, Alcatel 3V and Alcatel 1X.

Today, TCL launched yet another Android smartphone, the cheap Alcatel 3C, its first handset to feature an 18:9 display. The Alcatel 3C was introduced in Italy and is likely to go on sale in other European …

Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) silently introduced with entry-level specs

It’s true that most of our attention is focused on the newest technological achievements announced at CES (Consumers Electronics Show) 2018, but that’s no reason not to report on what’s happening outside the trade fair.

The previously rumored Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) has just been spotted on the company’s official website, which means the budget-friendly smartphone is ready for prime time.

The Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) will be available for purchase for around $145 in three colors: Black, Blue, and Gold. It will be introduced in select emerging markets starting …

Huawei Y6 Pro (2017) silently introduced in Europe: metal body, low price

The sequel to the Huawei Y6 Pro has just been silently introduced in Europe. The budget-friendly smartphone will soon be available for purchase in select markets for only €179. Potential customers can choose either of the three color options: black, gold and silver.

Unlike the original model that packs a MediaTek chipset inside, Huawei Y6 Pro (2017) is equipped with a 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor. However, it has the same amount of memory: 2GB RAM and 16GB expandable storage.

The only downside, when compared to the previous model, is …