Samsung Galaxy Note 8 rumored to have 12MP and 13MP cameras on back with OIS and 2X optical zoom


The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 phablet is expected to feature a dual-camera system in back. A report published Monday out of South Korea gives us some more information about the two camera module expected to be found on the back of the unit. While many have expected Samsung to deploy two 12MP sensors, Monday’s report states that an optical 12MP dual-image pixel sensor and a telephoto 13MP sensor will be placed on the back of the phablet. Both will feature OIS and 2X optical zoom.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be the first handset to come from the manufacturer with a dual-camera setup. Following …


Samsung inadvertently confirms the long rumored Gear Fit 2 Pro

Samsung has big plans when it comes to wearables, as the South Korean company has not one, but two devices in the pipeline that we know of. The recently revealed Samsung Gear Sport hybrid smartwatch has already been certified by FCC, while the upcoming Gear Fit 2 Pro has been listed on the company’s official website.

A new Gear Fit band was rumored to make its debut at the Tizen Developer event back in the spring, but Samsung had other plans for the fitness tracker. It appears that the unannounced Gear Fit 2 Pro will be introduced very soon since it’s been listed …

So-called Emperor Edition of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 rumored to feature 256GB of native storage

The version of the Samsung Galaxy S8 that most of us are familiar with carries 4GB of RAM and 64GB of native storage. There is a Midnight Black version of the handset that features an enhanced 6GB of RAM and 128GB of native storage. Samsung initially made 150,000 units of this model for the South Korean market, all of which were quickly sold out. With the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 expected to be introduced on August 23rd, the question is whether Sammy’s high-end phablet will also be offered with enhanced specs. And the answer, according to the current speculation, is “Yes!”

A tweet from tipster …

Moto X4 rumored to cost just €350 in Europe

Lenovo may have shown off its latest Moto flagship to the world just this week, but that doesn’t mean it’s done putting out devices just yet —in fact, we’ve heard of at least three upcoming Moto devices. One of those is the Moto X4, the next entry in the X series which once designated the company’s flagships, but has now been delegated to the upper mid-range instead.

We’ve had a couple of disappointing false alarms regarding the X4’s release, and while we’ve yet to see a concrete launch date, reliable leakster Roland Quandt has now given us some …

Google Pixel 2 rumored to be the first phone to pack Qualcomm's Snapdragon 836 chip

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the next big thing to be unveiled in the smartphone industry, but it’s the Google Pixel 2 that will mark the debut of the most powerful chipset on the market, Qualcomm Snapdragon 836.

Fudzilla reports sources in the industry have confirmed to them that Google’s Pixel 2 flagship will be the first to pack the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 processor, unlike Samsung Galaxy Note 8 that’s expected to include a previous version of the chipset (and Samsung’s own Exynos 8895 chip).

The new Snapdragon 836 CPU will be 10% faster than the predecessor, …

Meizu Pro 7 Plus gets pictured next to the regular Meizu Pro 7, rumored prices revealed

It looks like the dual-screened Meizu Pro 7 will have some jumbo-sized company when it launches. Among the new images leaking almost every day is one depicting a purported Meizu Pro 7 Plus next to the normal-sized handset. As expected, the Pro 7 Plus also has that much-talked-about secondary screen on its back panel. And, as you can clearly see, it’s got full support for playing Pac Man as well. What glorious times we live in!

In case you are wondering, the black handset on the left is, evidently, the Meizu Pro 7 Plus – it appears larger than the phone in silver (or gold) next to it, which …

Apple's future iPhones might be the reason for Samsung's rumored OLED super factory

According to insightful industry insiders, Samsung might be poised to build another OLED factory that will essentially reaffirm it as the global leader in OLED display manufacturing. The factory will be built in South Korea in two stages. The first stage of the construction expected to last anywhere between six months to a year and will kick off OLED display panels production sometime in 2019. The second stage of the construction will further expand the new factory and will finish by 2021. The investment is said to cost Samsung some 16.3 trillin Korean Won. 
The …

Sony flagship running Android O shows up in User Agent profile, could be the rumored Xperia XZ1

The following piece of news may not exactly be a revelation, but here goes: Sony is working on a new flagship smartphone. The news comes from a couple of User Agent profiles uncovered on Sony Mobile’s site, which also revealed the phone will probably be released with Android O out of the box.
The device’s model number G8341 (or G8342 for the dual-SIM variant) tells us a couple of things: the letter G signifies it’s part of the company’s current flagship line, while the first two digits, 83, could signify it’s another member of the Xperia XZ line. For reference, the …

Rumored Snapdragon 845 SoC to include X20 modem chip capable of 1.2Gbps downlink speed

Last month, we passed along a report stating that the Snapdragon 845 chipset will be Qualcomm’s next high-end SoC, and will power the next-generation of high-end handsets. While the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+ got first crack this year at selling handsets powered by the top-shelf Snapdragon 835 chipset (leaving the LG G6 to rely on the Snapdragon 821 SoC), the early reports suggest that LG and Qualcomm have already engaged in talks that would guarantee the presence of the Snapdragon 845 chipset on the LG G7.

According to a profile of a Qualcomm Senior Staff Engineer that was …

Apple supply-chain sleuth reveals info on the iPhone 8 and rumored smart glasses

Yesterday, a Reddit user with the handle Foxconninsider passed along what he says is legitimate information pertaining to several Apple products including the Apple iPhone 8 and  Apple’s rumored smart glasses. First, let’s look at the information about Apple’s smart glasses, possibly launching in 2018-2019. The project is apparently code named Project Mirrorshades, and if the project does get the green light, it will be offered to consumers in crystal, champagne and black. There will be different sizes for men and women, and polariized or prescription lenses will be available. They will be …