Usually, we kind of know what high profile smartphones companies like Apple, Google, LG, Motorola, Samsung, and Sony plan to launch each year. The only things left to determine is their final design and the new stuff they bring to the table.
Well, it looks like Huawei’s 2018 roadmap has just leaked and if it’s accurate, it doesn’t really bring any surprises. The Chinese company plans to launch three P series smartphones – P Plus, P and P Lite – in Q2 2018.
In the first quarter of 2018, Huawei plans to make the Mate 10 Pro and Mate 10 Lite available for purchase …
With most smartphone makers already settled on a yearly upgrade cycle and with some leaks and rumors, we already have a rough idea of when the most anticipated phones of 2018 will come. We know more about some devices than about others, and with so much time before the actual release things are surely subject to change, but if you want to get a general idea of what next …
Last week, Qualcomm announced the eventual Galaxy S9 chipset for the US models, Snapdragon 845. Previously, Samsung had given some details about its new Exynos 9810 processor, which, however, will most likely find its way into the global versions of the phone, as usual. What piqued our interest with the 845, however, was the promise for upgraded fast charging abilities, as the silicon has Quick Charge 4+ tech built in.
In a shift from its current design philosophy, in 2018, Sony
may release at least two Xperia smartphones that sport near-bezel-less
displays. As recently reported, one of these upcoming handsets could be a flagship
successor to this year’s Xperia XZ Premium.
Georgian* website Vortex.ge claims to have some details
about the design and features of Sony’s 2018 flagship smartphone, in addition to
info about the design of a second (non-flagship) Xperia.
Reportedly, the renders that we’re seeing in this article
are based on Sony’s own design drafts. The handset with less …
Android Go is not the only important thing announced by Google earlier today. An important improvement with the potential to impact a much larger pool of mobile phone users only briefly mentioned by Google.
Apparently, Google Assistant will be customized to work on feature phones. To show it’s serious about it, Google announced that it’s bringing its Assistant to a feature phone that’s only available in India, the Reliance JioPhone. The handset is powered by a custom operating system called KaiOS, based on Firefox OS, and has its own voice assistant – HelloJio. …
Samsung is no longer launching as many smartphone models
yearly as it did some time ago, but the company is still offering handsets for
all budgets. And we don’t think this will change anytime soon.
While working on high-end phones like the Galaxy S9, or on
mid-range models like the Galaxy A (2018) series, Samsung is also getting ready
to release new low-end handsets. One of the company’s upcoming low-end phones should
be the Galaxy J2 Pro (2018).
Thanks to a set of leaked renders, we can already take a
look at the design of the Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018). According to …