With the Galaxy S8 announcement drawing ever closer it is no wonder that we are seeing an influx of leaks and rumors, regarding the flagship. Among these is a pretty detailed blueprint of the handsets we got a few days ago. Besides and almost bezel-less front panels, fans can also look forward to an improved selfie camera, with autofocus and an impressively clever new AI assistant, titled Bixby. However, the Galaxy S8 won't come cheap and will likely set you back a whopping EUR 850.
If that is way too steep for your liking and you would rather stick to a current Samsung phone, there is probably a Nougat update to look forward to in the near future. After hitting a few snags with the S7 Galaxy OTA, the Korean giant made sure to convey its dedication to delivering the update and has already issues a Nougat waiting list for impatient fans. It is also worth noting that HTC is having troubles with Android 7 as well, so it is not an isolated occurrence.
Xiaomi has been keeping pretty busy as well. The Mi 6 is already on the horizon and so is a refreshed and even more capable Mix Evo variant. Withing the cheaper Redmi line, the Note 4 is now official and potentially quite a good offer, thanks to its power-efficient Snapdragon 625 SoC. We also can't help but mention Nokia's formidable success with the Nokia 6, as a potential sign of a bright future for the legendary brand.
The Galaxy S8 should be about the size of the current S7 but with a screen bigger than the S7 edge.
The device, which costs around $245, is currently only available in China.
And it won't be announced at the MWC either, instead we're looking at a late March unveiling.
Cheapest will have Helio X30, the other two Snapdragon 835.
Just 2 days before the device starts shipping across China pre-order requests reached the 1-million milestone
User agent profiles showed that Sony’s upcoming G3221 will sport a Helio P20 chipset and now an AnTuTu screenshot offers some additional details.
The roll out has reportedly been halted in China due to bugs.
Sources say that the Galaxy S8 front camera will be 8MP with AF.
Prices go between $146 for 3GB RAM and 32GB storage and $190 for 4GB/64GB.
Photos of the what looks to be the glass panel for the Galaxy S8 appear on Twitter.
The listing also reveals that the handset runs Android Marshmallow version 6.0.1.
A few photos of an alleged successor to the Xperia XA have surfaced.
The leak also reveals some of the key specifications of the handset.
The entry level handset comes with a 5" qHD screen and a MediaTek chipset.
The Galaxy S8 will go under SM-G9500/SM-G950X while Galaxy S8 Plus will be SM-G9550/SM-G955X.
According to a report from China Xiaomi is quietly releasing a new batch of Redmi 4 units with reduced screen bezels.
Also available on Flipkart along with Amazon.
It brings with it further refinements of the Android 7.0 Nougat experience.
Using the camera, you would be able to point Bixby at stuff and have it buy them for you - a personal shopping assistant.
The chipset company sent an email stating the phones seen at their CES booth are reference devices.
At least this time no one is trying to sell it.
The step was taken after the update was found to be buggy.
The handset is a higher-end version of the V5 from last November.
Half of the original A-series is on track for the Android 7.0 update, the other half is not (yet).
The phone is going to be priced at $234.99 all-in, or $7 per month for two years.