Motorola Just Launched Affordable Moto E5 To Take On Samsung And Xiaomi

While the now Lenovo owned company is trying to claim flagship market share, it looks like the company has still not forgotten one of its most sold series. The company recently launched an update to its Moto E lineup in the country.

With two models Moto E5 and E5 Plus, the new phones come with some much-needed updates to their older counterparts. The Moto E5 comes with a new 5.7 inch 18:9 display with 1440 x 720 resolution and the E5 Plus will come with a larger 6-inch screen with the same resolution. E5 has 2GB of RAM and it runs on entry-level Snapdragon 425 processor and has a quite sizable 4000 mAh battery.

E5 Plus will come with 3 GB RAM and Snapdragon 430 processor and 32 GB of built-in storage.

Camera wise, the E5 has a single 13 Mp f2.0 camera on its back and the E5 Plus will come with a 12 megapixel f2.0 camera the  E5 will have an impressive 5000 mAh battery but be ready for large recharge timing because none of the phones support fast charging.

Coming to prices, the Moto E5 will cost $145 (Rs 9999) and the larger ( and higher spec’d) E5 Plus will cost around $175 (Rs 11,999) Considering both Samsung and Xiaomi have good phones in this price range, Moto will have a decent competition to face.

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Latest Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Leak Reveals A Lot of Interesting Stuff

Just recently. I covered a leaked render of the upcoming Galaxy Note 9 and today, we got some a picture of the phone alongside with the pricing details and launch dates.

Ice Universe on Twitter shared an image of the phone which shows the Note 9’s back, which looks a bit different than the last one. One thing still impressive is that the phone looks to be keeping its headphone jack. Alongside that, we can see a USB-C port and a slot to keep the S-Pen each Note device ships with.

Interestingly, the photo shows that the S Pen will come in a gold color which will be a first for the series.

According to the rumors, the Note 9 will be most expensive in the series with a price tag of PLN 4299 which is roughly Rs. 80,ooo in India. The pre-orders will begin on the 9th August which is also the day of phone’s official announcement.

Note 9 is the only flagship phone that comes with a tablet and the series has survived even after the  Note 7 débâcle, it will be interesting to see what changes Samsung makes to the phone when it launches in the market.

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Samsung Galaxy S10 Has Leaked

Although Samsung is prepping to launch Galaxy Note 9, it looks like work for Galaxy S10 is also on full swing. For the 10 year anniversary of the popular flagship series, the company seems to be working on big design changes on the phone.

The phone will probably have a bezel-less display without a notch and it will have an in-display fingerprint sensor as well.

This was well expected by industry pundits, but surprisingly enough, the latest leaks suggest that the phone will come with a triple camera setup on the back.

Twitter/Ice Universe

This information came from ETNews which stated that apart from a flat 5.8-inch display variant, the phone will have a tri-camera setup on its back, sadly, the report did not state any specs of the sensors but if it is true, we can expect some more leaks about it in future.

While Galaxy Note 9 does not seems to be coming with a camera setup like this, reports of iPhone X Plus also indicate a triple lens camera.

Take these reports with a pinch of salts though, as no info about the Galaxy S10 is official. Still, it will be interesting to see if triple lens camera setup becomes the next industry trend next year.

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This is The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 And It’s Quite Familiar

We already have some information of Galaxy Note 8’s successor and now it looks like the South Korean giant is ready to launch its next phablet. Now that its less than a month of the phone’s official announcement, Android Headlines recently reported with some leaked renders of the Galaxy Note 9.

The Note 9 looks a lot like the Galaxy Note 8 launched last year which indicates that users expecting a huge redesign will be disappointed. And about specs, you can expect top of the line silicon powering the phone.

It will be running on Snapdragon 845 SoC or Samsung’s homegrown Exynos 9810 SoC and will come with 6 GB of RAM alongside with expected minimum 64 GB storage and a dual 12-megapixel camera setup on the back. Front of the phone will house an 8-megapixel sensor and the phone will have a huge 4000 mAh battery.

Considering the Note line survived with Galaxy Note 8 even after the explosive Note 7 disaster, it will be interesting to see now Note 9 does in the market once it launches next month.

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The Upcoming Nokia X Just Got Leaked, And It Looks Impressive

After launching Nokia 8 Saracco, It looks like Nokia is ready to take on iPhone X and Galaxy S9 again with a new phone. This one is called Nokia X and the phone was recently leaked on Chinese retailer website.

Just like Nokia 8, the new phone will have a glass back and the front of the phone will house the dreadful-for-some notch. On the back can be seen a dual camera setup similar to of the iPhone X with a flash without the Zeiss branding that Nokia was known for in the past.

The phone has the model number of TA-1099 and a recent TENAA listing suggested that the phone will come with Android Oero pre-installed and the phone will have a 5.8-inch display with 1080 x 2280 display resolution.

Apart from that, the phone will come with an octa-core 1.8 GHz SoC and 3GB, 4 GB and 6 GB RAM options. Nokia X will come in two storage tiers -32GB and 64GB and it will also support microSD expansion up to 128GB. The cameras on the back are 16 megapixels each and the phone will also support wireless charging.

Nokia has been doing great for the first time in years, but the company has not quite been able to dethrone flagships like Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus or iPhone X. It will be interesting to see if Nokia can change it in future with the new phone.

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Everything You Need To Know About the Upcoming Galaxy S8 Lite

Remember when we covered Samsung launching a cheaper version of Galaxy S8? well, it looks like the phone is real and will launch soon. The phone is reportedly set to for a launch in China this month and the phone and a model number of SM-G8750. At the moment, the company has not revealed the final name for the phone but we can assume it will be called Galaxy S8 Lite or Galaxy S9 Lite.

The phone was recently leaked on Chinese certification website and according to the listing, the phone will have an AMOLED display with 1080 x 2220 pixel resolution and it will have the SoC clocked at 2.2 GHz. The processor will be paired with 4GB of low-powered RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. The listing also revealed that the phone will comes with Android Oreo pre-installed.

In the camera department, the phone will come with a 16-megapixel sensor on the back and an 8-megapixel sensor on the front.

Some images of the upcoming phone were also shared on Twitter by handly @MMDDJ showing a single camera on the back and a fingerprint sensor located next to it. Just like the recently launched red version of Galaxy S9, the phone will come with black and a red variant.

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Samsung Just Launched Galaxy J7 Duo With Dual Cameras And Selfie Flash

In order to compete with Xiaomi and Motorola’s upcoming Moto G6, the South Korean Smartphone giant today launched a new phone called Galaxy J7 Duo while not as flashy as its top-tier family members, the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus, the new phone has some upgrades and a price tag that is much more attractive.

The phone has a 5.5 inch 780p AMOLED display and it runs on an Exynos 7 series octa-core SoC which is clocked at 1.6 GHz, the phone comes with 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of ROM.

Aside from that, the back of the phone contains a dual camera system much like the flagships one of which is a 13-megapixel sensor and the other one is a 5-megapixel sensor with f/1.9 aperture. The back camera supports autofocus, flash and FHD video recording. On the front of the phone, Samsung has added an 8-megapixel secondary camera with a f/1.9 aperture and an LED flash.

Apart from the above, the phone supports Face unlock, Selfie focus and beauty mode features. Connectivity wise, the phone supports LTE, 802.11 Wifi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and Glonass. The power pack of the phone is an average 3000 mAh and the phone weights 174 grams.

The phone will cost roughly 260 USD which is fairly competitive for the specs. However, Only time will tell if the phone manages to beath Xiaomi, Oppo, and Moto in the market.

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Leaks Suggest That Galaxy Note 9 Will Come With A Huge Battery

Samsung phones are hardly doing great when it comes to battery performance these days, the latest Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus have an average performance and the Note 8 has had some battery related issues as well. Aside from that the Note 7 caught fire because of faulty battery and had to be recalled two times.

It looks like the company is finally working on improving battery performance on its new phone, Leaks suggest that Galaxy Note 9 will come with a bigger 4000 mAh battery which would be the largest on any Samsung Note phone yet.

The information came from a popular tipster on Twitter. It is worth noting that Note 8 came with a 3300 mAh battery which barely lasted a day with high to moderated use.

Aside from the battery, the phone is supposed to come with a 6.4-inch display and it will come running on Android 8.1 Oreo. The Note 9 will probably be powered by a Snapdragon 845 SoC and 6 GB of RAM.

It will be interesting to see how the phone performance in the market.

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Samsung Just Launched Galaxy J2 Prime 2 To Compete With Motorola and Xiaomi

While Samsung’s new Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are doing great in the market, it looks like the South Korean smartphone giant has not forgotten about the budget Android phone segment.

Just recently, the company launched an updated version of its J2 Prime in the county with some spec improvement and newer software. The phone has a 5.5-inch full high definition display and the subtle design changes make it easy to hold the phone in one hand.

Aside from that, the phone runs on a 1.6 GHz Exynos octa-core processor. The SoC is paired with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage which can be expanded with a microSD card like most Samsung made phones in the market. The phone has a metal unibody design and the front of the phone contains a fingerprint sensor alongside with 2.5D glass.

In the shooter department, the phone has a 13-megapixel camera on both front and rear. These cameras have f/1.9 aperture and the back camera supports Full HD video recording. Probably unique feature of the phone is Samsung’s Pay Mini which is designed for cashless payments in the country for entry-level smartphones.

The phone will sell for Rs 13,999 which is roughly $214.  Considering the Moto G5 also got a price cut just a week ago, it will be interesting to see how J2 Prime 2 does in the market.

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The Upcoming Galaxy Note 9 Has Leaked, And it Looks Good

If you are in the smartphone industry, leaks are inevitable. Right after Samsung was done launching the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus. Corners of the internet have started talking about the Galaxy Note 9 which should be months away from now.

As ibtimes covered in its report. Samsung’s next Note device should be launching within this years third quarter. The phone will likely come with a 6.3-inch display and will probably be curved on the sides just like the current Note flagship. Apart from that, the phone is also expected to come with an in-display fingerprint sensor.

It will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 which is also the SoC used on current Samsung flagships. Apart from that, the company will ship the phone with 6 GB of RAM and 256 GB of Internal storage.

One of the more interesting spec bumps will be in the battery department as the phone will come with 4000 mAh which is plenty more than current Galaxy lineup phones. 

In the camera, you can expect the company to stick with Galaxy S9’s dual aperture system as it has been doing well in tests.

The phone launch will likely be happening in the August of 2018 and considering Samsung’s pricing tactics, the phone should cost anywhere around $900 to $1000.

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