All familiar with the mobile industry surely remember the Amazon Fire Phone. Released in 2014 the handset was poorly sold mostly due to the lack of Google services support. Apparently, three years later Amazon is working on a successor of the Fire Phone. Developed under the codename “Ice”, the new device arrives with Google’s suite of apps, including Google Play, Gmail or Maps and is said to be cheap.
Apple may launch three iPhones this year, the new iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus may be announced next month
All in the know assume that the Apple’s flagship for 2017 won’t release before fall. However, if to believe the recent rumors, the Cupertino team may use the WWDC stage and unveil the phone as soon as in June. Another reports fervently suggest that Apple may introduce not one but three brand new iPhones this year.
Although Lenovo is making all its efforts to deliver a high-end Moto smartphone that will compete with Galaxy S8 or iPhone 7, it doesn’t mean that the company forgot about more-budget conscious customers. To be honest, there are few mid-range phones which debut is just a matter of time. Yesterday, the Moto Z2 Force, E4 Plus, Moto C and C Plus have leaked out unveiling its whole beauty on a series of render images and a 360 degree videos.
According to latest leaks Lenovo has plan to expand its Moto family by a few more affordable handsets. Expected to be even cheaper than the well known dirt cheap Moto E, the Moto C phones will be targeting at first-time smartphone buyers that do not need top-notch hardware. Let’s take a closer look at this new phone.
Everyone familiar with mobile industry surely remember the HTC One X10 that started to leak out at the beginning of the year. Expected to debut on January 12 the phone’s premiere was eventually delayed. However, although we still don’t know the official date of the One X10’s big unveiling, the release must be on the track because an official poster of the handset has recently come to the light. If to believe the rumors the 5.5-inch phablet will combine a stylish design and a generous battery.
Although the MWC 2017 has already come to an end, some of the hottest flagship premieres are still waiting for its unveiling. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is one of them. Today this one of the most fervently rumored phone has surfaced the net one more time. Except for images presenting the handset in its whole beauty, the latest leak reveals that the Galaxy S8 devices will debut later than expected.
Expected to officially debut at Mobile World Congress 2017 on February 26th the Lenovo-made Moto G5 seems to be one of the best known phones waiting for its premiere. Rolling in the rumor train for quite a long time, today the phone popped the net one more time, unveiling a pretty complete list of specs and features. To make the first impression even stronger the leak comes backed up with a series of photos presenting the device in its whole beauty.
BlackBerry Mercury aka DTEK70 expected to get official at CES 2017 featuring classic Blackberry physical keyboard
Touch screens took world by storm bringing lots of fun to the table but also making life a little more difficult for those users who like to feel actual keys when they type. For a very long time BlackBerry was the only company which offered physical keyboards in its smartphones, but there came a day when even the Canadian manufacturer could no longer resist the trend. It seemed that we would have to say goodbye to physical keyboards forever but no – after all, BlackBerry remained faithful to its style. Now the company has a new device in the works. Called BlackBerry Mercury aka DTEK70, the phone is expected to get official at CES 2017 featuring a classic BlackBerry physical keyboard.
Let’s be honest, 2016 was pretty rough for LG, though this time a year ago nothing suggested it would be like this. The company was very optimistic and had great hopes for its first modular phone, the LG G5. However, when the device was launched, everything went downhill pretty fast – the phone and its Friends weren’t as warmly received as LG believed they would. Even the premium V20 didn’t manage to save the day and the manufacturer is ending the year with nearly $400 million loss. However, new year is a chance to impress users with a new flagship. It appears that LG learnt a lesson and the G6 is expected to arrive with lots of improvements among which are wireless charging and waterproof body.
Although most mobile manufacturers plan to present their biggest premiers at Mobile World Congress in February, some big reveals are going to take place next month at CES. If to believe recent leaks LG will be one of the phone makers that will try to steal the CES show, introducing a slew of affordable smartphones featuring flagship-like specs.
Bored with the never-ending flood of holiday sales news? HTC disturbs the festive season lull, and sends out a secretive invitation to a premiere taking place in the first half of January 2017. As usual in such cases, the whole mobile net society is buzzing with guesses and assumptions concerning the cryptographic announcement. Some voices suggest OS update, other back up the theory saying the company invites to the great unveiling of its upcoming flagship. Let’s play Sherlock and see what else we can read from the message.
2016 is slowly coming to an end – in three weeks 2017 will arrive which is great news for smart tech enthusiasts. The beginning of a new year is traditionally the time when the most internationally recognized smartphone makers as well as less known companies introduce their products to the world. Among them will be at least one HTC phone that we know of – the HTC Ocean which could be the HTC 11. Here’s all we know so far about HTC’s next flagship phone.
Galaxy S8 to come in two sizes – here’s what we know about the next Samsung’s flagship phone for 2017
After the Galaxy Note 7’s explosive battery mess, Samsung will put all their effort in order to atone for their sins and restore the consumer trust. Since the Note line is pretty much dead now, the South Korean manufacturer will try to potentially lure the Note customers with a bigger version of the Galaxy S8. According to recent reports the company’s future flagship will debut in two size-factors, both featuring the curved display design so far reserved for the Edge model. As times go by and each day brings us closer to the Galaxy S8’s premiere, the net is buzzing with leaks concerning the device’s design and specs. Here’s a brief presentation of what to expect from the Samsung’s upcoming flagship.
Another day, another Black Friday promo leak circulates the net. If to believe the leaked Verizon’s 4-page ad, the carrier prepared some really great deals for the opening of the holiday shopping season. Except for offering pretty sweet deals on tablets and wearables, Verizon will give their customers an opportunity to grab the Galaxy S7, Google Pixel and Moto Z Droid for just $10 per month.
T-Mobile Black Friday deals will include free iPad, Galaxy S7 and Note 5 BOGO at half price and more
Black Friday, a day after Thanksgiving, is surely one of the best occasions to buy perfect Christmas gifts and save big. Although we have still more than three weeks to event, some of the Black Friday deals started to leak out. The first one that went viral is the T-Mobile Black Friday promo, within which we can get a free iPad or purchase the Galaxy S7 taking advantage of a special BOGO sale.
Having its origins in 2010 the Google’s Nexus line of devices will be soon replaced by a new one. Today’s leak suggests that Google is going to launch two phones: the Pixel and the Pixel XL, which will give foundations to a completely new series of Android-based, Google-branded smartphones. If to believe the rumor, sporting package of some hot specs the phones may be one of the most expensive phones available on the market.
Although this is only the second generation of Samsung’s flagship smartphones that received the Edge screen model, its popularity is so high that the company started to think whether it is reasonable to launch a flat-screen model next year. Quite shockingly, the Galaxy S8 may debut as an edge-screen model only, as both customers and reviewers started to value the new eye-catching and highly functional design over the traditional one.
Two Nokia phones running Android operating system spotted in benchmark tests, Nokia confirms more coming before end of 2016
Looking at smart devices market, it’s apparent that Android is becoming unquestionable king when it comes to operating systems. More and more manufacturers choose Android over other platforms, the most recent example being BlackBerry which appears to be ditching its very own BlackBerry OS in favor of Android. Now, two new Nokia phones running Android operating system have been spotted in benchmark tests. To make things even more interesting, Nokia confirms that more will be coming before the end of 2016.
Google is preparing to expand its Nexus lineup this year by two new smartphones namely a 5.5-inch Marlin and a 5-inch Sailfish. Although both devices still need an official announcement, the entire net is buzzing with rumors regarding their expected design and specs. Today a new portion of news surfaced online revealing the Nexus Marlin almost complete list of specs. According to the report, the phone will come equipped with some of the most premium hardware, which will surely help the device win the smartphone championship title.
The excitement over the awesome Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge is slowly settling down but don’t think Samsung will let your emotions stay calm for too long. We are in the middle of summer which means that a new member of the Galaxy Note family is about to go official. We expect this to happen in two weeks, on August 2, but that’s not the most exciting news. According to a very reliable source, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Buy One Get One free promo will be coming to T-Mobile right at launch.