Early case concepts may serve as tip-offs to Samsung Galaxy S8 design

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The launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 may still be 2.5 to 3 months away, but component manufacturers are not the only ones trying to ramp up production. Accessory makers are also trying to get things going in hopes of capitalizing on the market created by buyers of the new device. One subset of accessories may be of note for us – case makers. We look to these companies for clues about the upcoming devices since they have early access to dimensions and specifications and they like to produce renders of the their cases on the new device.

A wish list from LG in new teaser video for LG G6

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Likely timed specifically up against HTC’s announcements of new devices today, LG released a new teaser video for the forthcoming LG G6. We previously reported on a move by LG to get away from the modular design of last year’s LG G5 for their new device. Replacing that will be increased focus on aesthetics and usability. To help drive home this point, LG’s new teaser video covers a wish list of what consumers are believed to be interested in when shopping for a smartphone.

HTC U Play specifications

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Earlier today HTC launched their new U line of devices, which currently consists of two smartphones. Heading the field for HTC is the HTC U Ultra which appears to be their new flagship device. The other smartphone is the HTC U Play, a smaller, less powerful device that appears to be positioned below flagship level phones, but perhaps ahead of the typical mid-tier phone. With the right pricing, the HTC U Play could be an attractive target for buyers.

If you are willing to give up a little horsepower and oomph in order to save a few bucks, you can check out the full set of specs for the HTC U Play after the break to help you decide whether it may be the right device for you.

The HTC U Play is a watered-down U Ultra for the rest of the world

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If the United States gets the U Ultra, the rest of the world gets the U Play. HTC’s new U line is official today with two new devices, which are very similar, heading to different regions. The U Play looks just like the U Ultra, but this is one of those upper mid-range phones that will end up being a terrific value at the right price. It’s essentially a watered-down U Ultra to lower the price.

Hit the break for details on HTC’s U Play.

HTC U Ultra specifications

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In 2017, HTC wasted no time in rolling out a flagship-level phone. The U Ultra, which is definitely all about you, makes its way to markets around the world in a different appearance than we’re familiar with from this company. HTC’s U Ultra is made mostly of glass rather than metal, and it has two displays. And the internal specifications are made to go head-to-head with the best of the best.

Hit the break for the spec sheet.

HTC U Ultra officially launches with dual displays and new AI assistant

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Have you been on the hunt for a new smartphone that’s “All about U” and “Puts U on Top?” HTC has got you covered as they just officially announced their new 2017 flagship, the HTC U Ultra. As previous leaks suggested, it comes with powerful specs, a small secondary display on top and the new AI assistant, HTC Sense Companion, all in a smooth and sleek “liquid surface” that’s available now for pre-order.

Join us after the break for the details.

Huawei P10 may appear at MWC 2017?

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CES 2017 recently wrapped up with some nice smartphones being announced, but no major flagship phone announcements. Tomorrow we are expecting something from HTC although it is unclear whether they will announce a flagship level device. Much later than normal, Samsung plans to announce the Galaxy S8, likely delayed while the company takes their time to make sure everything is just right after the Galaxy Note 7 failure to launch. In between, that leaves MWC 2017 for companies hoping to make a splash. TalkAndroid will be in Spain to bring you coverage and one of the companies that will have a major announcement is Huawei.