In a welcome change of pace, this week brought a few major announcements to go with the usual leaks.
Nokia, now under HMD management, brought its first proper flagship as the 8 went official in London. Coming with dual Zeiss camera and a Snapdragon 835, the Nokia 8 will aim to fight it out in the premium segment and from what our first impressions show it might just have what it takes.
Asus held its own event that saw the official debut of four Zenfone 4 handsets. Some interesting devices among those too, so be sure to check them out.
Meanwhile the Huawei Mate 10 leaks continued and the Galaxy Note8 also had trouble staying out of the spotlight. The official announcement of the Samsung phablet is scheduled for next week so another major countdown timer is about to run out.
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The leak reveals the bezelless display for the phone, as confirmed by the company officials.
A surprising entry received the "value for money" award.
Three flagships with outstanding cameras, but only one can be "Best Cameraphone 2017".
More renders of the device have leaked. There's a 360-degree video of the renders as well.
Finally, a Nokia flagship with Android! But is it the phone we've been waiting for?
The 5.3" screen will blast you with Snapdragon 835-class graphics rendered at 700 nits brightness.
Up until today, you had to have a Nexus, Pixel, Android One or Google Play Edition device to enjoy its benefits.
Nokia 8, but what else.
The officially revealed price was €599, but you can pick one up for as low as €575. Pre-orders are live in Australia as well - pricing is AUD 899 (around $712).
With six days to go until its official unveiling, there's very little we don't know about Samsung's next flagship smartphone.
Two ZenFone 4, two ZenFone 4 Max and two ZenFone 4 Selfie.
The Xiaomi Mi 5X arrives for a review, and here are our initial impressions.
The information comes straight from CEO Lei Jun and is backed up by official promo banners.
Meanwhile, the company has also outed a couple of videos for the device, teasing its dual camera as well as the S Pen.
Samsung has filed a patent claim for the device, which would see the stylus bending within its housing to act both as a microphone and a breathalyzer.
Nokia and Zeiss have teamed up once more, but did they resurrect the magic of the past?
It has a dual camera system with 2.3x optical system, Snapdragon 625 and 5000mAh battery.
Still, you'll need a heat gun and some suction cups to get through the tougher steps.
According to a Russian source, HMD Global representatives hinted at a flagship smartphone with a bigger display being in the works.
Or is it just for the flash? Perhaps there will be additional hardware for focus, color spectrum or something else.
The race to kill all bezels continues, and Xiaomi will have a worthy entrant in it later this year.
It's another flash sale and units will very limited.
The Pro model will stand out with a better chipset than the regular Zenfone 4, not with a better screen.
The phone is expected to become official at IFA at the end of the month alongside two other Sony handsets.
Despite persistent rumors to the contrary, the 5A model will stick to the 4xx-series Snapdragons.
Just in case you wanted to take a drone to school.