You know it’s not the most intriguing of weeks, when it’s not a product launch that’s the best read article of the past few days.
It’s the MIUI 8 global announcement that gathered the most hits this week, even though Xiaomi’s latest Android overlay had already debuted in China in May alongside the Xiaomi Mi Max.
Android itself got a name for its next version – N stands for Nougat, putting an end to all Nutella speculations.
Of course there was the typical abundance of Galaxy Note7 rumors and leaks. Chipsets, front panel, battery, the lot, but also a redesigned TouchWiz in development for the new generation got demoed on a Note5.
The iPhone 7 and its possible Pro version also got a round of attention, supposedly photographed in the wild. The 3.5mm headphone jack is supposed to be gone with this new generation, though some sources insist it won’t be. Either way, one of our editors prepped an opinion piece on the matter, outlining the pros and cons.
Comes with a bunch of new features.
A shot at the iPhone 7’s underside shows a second speaker grew in the place of the 3.5mm headphone plug.
Ever since the first rumors that popped up late last year that Apple will be dropping the headphone jack from its next iPhone, the tech world has gone into a tizzy.
As expected, ZTE has taken the wraps off its newest flagship smartphone today in China.
Russian blogger says the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will be unveiled on Aug 2 and will feature a 3,600mAh battery.
Samsung’s TouchWiz UI will be getting quite the facelift. New visual cues, simplified elements, and blur effects are apparent throughout.
Just like many past rumors have said, it looks like the Note is going for the edge screen this year.
The launch is set for July 12, around a couple of weeks from now.
Presumably, the former will be aimed at markets like the US, while the latter will be available in developing regions.
This leak follows the one from last week detailing the smaller upcoming Nexus device codenamed Sailfish.
The company has unveiled the new name along with the corresponding new statue on its lawn in Mountain View, California.
Available with either Snapdragon 650 or 652.
A darker Space Black is available for the Apple Watch, maybe it’s coming to the iPhone 7 too.
First « evaluation » units are expected to ship on July 12.
Google Maps satellite imagery has received a major boost in quality. Thanks to the new Landsat 8 satellite, the images are now sharper with better color.
The handset appears to be powered by a Snapdragon 625 SoC with 3GB of RAM.
A couple of newly leaked images claim to depict the front fascia of the upcoming smartphone.
The device is currently available for purchase in Malaysia for RM 1,999 or around $500.
It’s available in Japan and has many awesome features – waterproof, 120Hz screen, pressure sensitive sides and more.