We’ve heard plenty of rumors on the Galaxy S8 already, but this one’s something we haven’t heard before. According to the folks over at The Wall Street Journal, Samsung’s next flagship will feature some sort of enhanced artificial intelligence by including a next-generation assistant.
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According to new reports, LG is planning to add MST technology to its next flagship smartphone, tentatively believed to be the LG G6, slated for release in early 2017. The move to incorporate MST also means LG is giving up on a competing technology it had been working on for the phone called the White Card method. According to insiders, LG is already working with partners on all of the parts to implement MST and has also started to negotiate with credit card companies to participate in their payment system. Read more
Lenovo-owned Motorola has been a roll recently with the flagship Moto Z series complete with attachable hardware enhancements courtesy of the Moto Mods line, and also the budget-friendly but still powerful Moto G4. There have been rumors for some weeks of a new device in the Moto family, the Moto M, and now we are seeing the potential specs coming out and there are some nice surprises.
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If you skipped the OnePlus 3 over the summer, another phone from OnePlus might not be far off with a slightly higher price.
The year 2016 will not be remembered as the best year for Samsung for reasons we are all too familiar with at this point. So now the attention has turned to next year and what the South Korean company may have planned for the upcoming Galaxy S8. But don’t get your hopes up for an early release as Samsung has announced that their next Galaxy will follow the same schedule as their previous phones.
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A new leak from Chinese social-networking site Weibo is showing that the next big flagship from Samsung, the Galaxy S8, is going to have some insane specifications.
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Huawei is taking a page out of Samsung’s playbook and will be launching a curved variant of the Mate 9 this year. There will be two models, one with a standard screen and one with a curved screen, but they’ll otherwise have nearly identical specs. The curved phone will be called the Mate 9 Pro to complement the standard Mate 9. Read more
It seems that modularity in smartphones isn’t going so well for LG. After experimenting with it in the LG G5 and hinting that it would come to the successor of the recently released V20, Korea’s Electronic Times is saying that LG is ditching the current concept and going back to its regular design for the upcoming G6.
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OnePlus has been quite a popular manufacturer for a powerful unlocked Android smartphone at an affordable price. The OnePlus 3 was the company’s 2016 flagship and received very positive reviews for its top specs, competitive camera experience, 6GB of RAM, and all for $399. Now it appears that OnePlus is not slowing down as rumors are coming out for a new and slightly upgraded version of the OnePlus 3: the OnePlus 3T.
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Samsung probably doesn’t want to talk about batteries ever again, but they’re going to have to figure out how to get something that won’t explode in the Galaxy S8 next year.
With the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung tried to supply as many components from in-house companies as possible. No one is 100% sure that was the problem, but to make the next round a little safer Samsung is reportedly lining up multiple suppliers for components for their next flagship. Read more