Supposed iPhone SE (2017) leak shows off Ion-X glass rear shell

A newly leaked photo, depicting what could be the back of a next-gen iPhone SE, started making rounds online, offering some interesting, albeit unverified, tidbits of information regarding a supposed new “special edition” iPhone.

Originating from Chinese microblogging website and smartphone leak heaven Weibo, the photo shows four glass back panels, each with two vertically aligned cutouts (one for a camera lens, the other – for an LED flash module) placed on top of some paperwork.

If the leak is legitimate, it could mean that Apple has decided to ditch the …


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 …

Supposed OPPO Find 9 renders show extra thin bezels and all-screen design

When it comes to elusive smartphones, the Oppo Find 9 has to be it. If we had “vaporware” awards here at PhoneArena, this one would have won for two years in a row now. Announced back in March 2014, the Chinese company’s then-flagship smartphone, the Oppo Find 7 (which succeeded the Find 5), has been left without a heir since – which is incredibly unusual, considering the rapid pace of smartphone development where six-month upgrades (and sometimes less) are hardly surprising. We basically assumed that Oppo quietly retired its Find line in favor of its R-series, yet the odd Find 9 rumor keeps rearing …