LG working with Qualcomm on Snapdragon 845 for LG G7

With almost all flagships phones coming out in 2017 being equipped with the Snapdragon 835 processor, at least in the U.S. and other non-Asian markets, it is no surprise that Qualcomm is already working on the successor which appears to be the Snapdragon 845 for 2018 flagships. One company that wants to make sure they do not miss out, like they did this year, is LG according to a new report.

More Motorola images leak, this time of the Moto G5S

With Google I/O 2017 wrapped up, it is time for Internet sleuths to get back to work finding images of forthcoming devices and they have not disappointed. New images surfaced today that allege to show the Motorola Moto G5S courtesy of a “trusted source familiar with Lenovo’s plans.” Based on the images and some other information provided, the Moto G5S will continue to target the same mid-range part of the market, although likely at the higher end of that spectrum.

Galaxy Note 8 starts to leak showing an embedded fingerprint scanner

It’s never too early for more leaks, and the Galaxy Note 8 is ready to start showing off features ahead of an announcement later this year. This time around there’s pretty good evidence that Samsung has finally figured out how to cram the fingerprint scanner underneath the screen, as the leaked demo doesn’t show a fingerprint scanner anywhere on the front or back of the device. It’s pretty unlikely that Samsung would remove that feature, so the only explanation is that it’s been hidden in plain sight.

Moto X branding returns with Moto X4 according to fresh leaks

Over the weekend new leaks sprung regarding an upcoming Motorola smartphone that some had been referring to as the Moto X 2017, but now appears to be branded the Moto X4. The Moto X series of devices were the flagship level devices for Motorola at one time, but Motorola shifted that distinction to the Moto Z line last year. Since then fans have been waiting for Motorola to resurrect the Moto X line in some fashion.

This alleged benchmark test for Google’s Taimen, a new Pixel, indicates a Snapdragon 835 is on-board

It’s pretty obvious that Google plans on using Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 for its 2017 phones. Most flagships released from here on out will have it. But, if you needed unofficial confirmation, we have that for you. Results from a benchmark test for Taimen, one member from the upcoming trio, leaked online. The results tell us exactly what processor is present, how fast the component can operate, and which version of Android is running.