Images of alleged Xiaomi Mi 5 hint at features like laser autofocus and fingerprint scanner

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New images surfaced via sources in China claiming to show the back of the forthcoming Xiaomi Mi 5 smartphone. Xiaomi is expected to launch the device in February and there have been plenty of leaked renders of the Mi 5 with the most recent coming just a couple weeks ago. The photos that surfaced over the past day hint at the Mi 5 having a fingerprint scanner and laser autofocus for the camera sensor. Read more

Samsung’s Galaxy J7 (2016) gets spotted on benchmark site with specs in tow

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While we wait for Samsung to announced the various Galaxy S7 models on February 21st, you probably won’t be surprised to learn that the Korean electronics giant is also in the process of readying other models for production. Yesterday we saw the Galaxy J5 being benchmarked, and today it’s the turn of its higher-specced sibling, the 2016 edition of the Galaxy J7. Read more

Leaked render shows the design of the upcoming LG G5 from all angles

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It’s safe to say that LG’s done a pretty poor job of keeping its upcoming flagship smartphone of 2016 under wraps. We first caught wind of the G5 when the South Korean company sent out invitations to an event it’s holding on Sunday, February 21, then a leaked User Agent profile surfaced online disclosing the handset’s model number, and last week a report was published, together with some purported renders, exhibiting the device featuring an all-metal build and a slide out battery not dissimilar to the BlackBerry Priv’s hardware keyboard.

Now, however, we’ve got our first glimpse at the G5 in its entirety. Read more