Moto Mod leaks reveal images of the Moto Power Pack and next-gen Moto Style Shells

We’ve seen images of what allegedly is the Moto Z2 Force, the sequel to this year’s Lenovo/Motorola flagship. The Moto Z2 line will continue to feature the 16 pins on the bottom rear of the handsets so that the modular Moto Mod accessories can magnetically be attached to any of the follow-up models. Today, images claiming to show a couple of new Moto Mods have been disseminated.

One of the pictures is said to be a Moto Power Pack. While we don’t know the capacity of the battery inside, already there are other Moto Mods available for the purpose of extending the battery life of the phone …


Supposed iPhone 8 schematics reveal an LG G6-like device

Ever since the original iPhone from 10 years ago, Apple’s smartphones have had what we could call a signature design trait: large bezels (and, subsequently, unimpressive screen-to-body ratios). But this will probably change come September, when an iPhone 8 is expected to be unveiled, sporting a near-bezel-less 5.8-inch OLED display.

While we already tried to envision what the iPhone 8 could look like, we obviously can’t be sure of anything until Apple officially announces the device. Nevertheless, a recently leaked image (coming from China, and seen above) allegedly …

Following the Galaxy S8 reveal, does the LG G6 actually stand a chance on the market?

It’s fair to say that last week was pretty much dominated by news about Samsung’s latest flagship offering, the Galaxy S8. But now that the dust has settled a bit, let’s take a second look at the other spring 2017 flagship out there – the LG G6.

Following the failure of the modular G5, LG’s mobile division desperately needed a winner, and its successor clearly proves it: the G6 is, for all intents and purposes, a conventional flagship, opting to offer a good all-around experience rather than rely on gimmicks like its predecessor. But is it, perhaps, a bit too conventional? …

Samsung Galaxy S8 accessories and their prices get leaked ahead of official reveal

We’re just a couple of days away from the official reveal of Samsung’s flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8, and it looks like we already know everything there is to know about the device.

Unfortunately, Samsung fans who like to be surprised at least once or twice per year must feel betrayed by the company’s inability to stop the sheer of leaks revealing important aspects about its upcoming flagships.

However, this time we won’t be talking about the Galaxy S8 per se, but about some of the official accessories that Samsung plans to launch alongside its top-tier …

New ZTE Quartz photos reveal circular, metallic design

ZTE is planning to launch its first Android Wear smartwatch sometime later this year. Likely called ZTE Quartz, the wearable device first showed up in a render back in January. Now, Android Police published a set of photos showing the real ZTE Quartz (not renders), confirming some of the device’s features.

The ZTE Quartz (model number ZW10) runs Android Wear 2.0, and sports a circular display of unknown size and pixel resolution. There’s a metal bezel around the screen, plus a small button on the upper right side. It’s unclear if the smartwatch comes with LTE connectivity, but it should …

Images found in Tab S3 system dump reveal some Samsung Galaxy S8 features

According to an anonymous source, a system dump of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 tablet contained some images that show the Samsung Galaxy S8 running some features. We should point out that if the images are legit, there should be no more questions about the placement of the fingerprint scanner on the phone. Speaking of the openings on the back of the handset, one of the diagrams shows how to use the heart rate monitor which is located to the left of the rear-facing camera.

The phone’s on-screen navigation keys are also the subject of attention as one image highlights the multitasking key on …

LG fans reveal what they like about the camera innovations found on LG phones

LG has released a video that shows what LG users, both past and present, think about certain innovative features of the snappers found on LG phones. For example, we hear from a few LG users about the wide angle feature. “It allows me to take great shots of the city,” says one LG user in Brazil. Another person raves about Manual mode. “The nicest thing about having the Manual feature is to be in control of everything.” Stateside Jackie notes the difference in her Instagram photos, which she says “look a lot nicer” when taken with an LG camera. She also raves about the higher quality of her …

Galaxy S8 photos finally reveal its headphone

One day after The Guardian published an exhaustive look at Samsung’s upcoming pair of flagships, noted leaker Evan Blass has come out with his own report on what the new S8 models will look like. And, not to be outdone, he has a new photo of the handsets, which appears to confirm several rumors.

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As has been reported earlier, Blass says both S8 models will ditch the home button, which will make the displays larger than even the company’s Note devices. Since the physical button has been removed, the phone’s fingerprint sensor has been moved to the rear of the device, to the right of the camera.

Blass’ photo, which shows a front and rear view of the phone, would appear to confirm this. Both phones also clearly have a headphone jack visible, which some had speculated might be removed. It also clearly shows a USB Type C port.

Both devices will have a curved display, though there will be two different-sized models: a 5.8-inch version and a larger 6.2-inch model.

Blass also backs up previous reports about the phones’ cameras and Samsung’s upcoming digital assistant supposedly named Bixby. The S8 will feature a 12-megapixel rear-facing camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing shooter with iris-scanning abilities (a feature Samsung introduced last year with the Note7).

The rear-facing camera will have support for optical character recognition (OCR), which will help enable the Bixby-powered visual search that was rumored last week.

Blass adds that the phones will also come with a pressure sensitive display similar to Apple’s 3D Touch, though he suggests it will only be on the lower portion of the display.

As for a launch date, he purports to have that nailed down as well, saying Samsung plans to have a launch event in New York on March 29. Earlier reports had pegged the date for April, but it seems clear that we won’t be seeing it at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month.