LG’s V30 should launch on August 31, right before IFA 2017 starts

Ready for IFA 2017? It’ll be here sooner than you think. With devices like the LG V30 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 coming before the year’s end, you’re going to see a lot of rumors and reports on Talk Android this summer. Both devices are among the most popular for the second half of 2017, and their respective makers keep moving up their launch dates.

LG, like Samsung, is expected to launch its next high-end phone in August. It’s a race to beat Apple, who usually announces in September.

OnePlus 5 specifications

We’ve seen an evolution of OnePlus, going from an unknown brand making silly mistakes to a mature company creating quality devices. The OnePlus 5 is more than just a pretty phone. It’s a powerhouse. Packed inside is a top-notch processor, a battery with fast-charging technology, and software that’s among the best you’ll find.

Check out the specifications for the 2017 flagship from OnePlus.

Photography rises above all for the OnePlus 5, exclusive interview reveals

Consider all the things that a phone offers. What’s the most important to you? Maybe it’s the display, or maybe it’s the battery life. But those areas can be very similar across a number of phones. The camera, however, differs greatly. Companies use different components and the software, too, is unique. That’s why you rarely see two phones that provide similar results.

In an exclusive interview with The Verge, OnePlus revealed the 2017 phone’s camera is more important than anything else.