No 3.5-mm audio
We are roughly just a month away from the iPhone 7/iPhone 7 Plus launch. The iPhone 6SE seems like a more appropriate name since we don’t expect any big upgrade from these phones, but then again, maybe we'll be surprised.
First Snapdragon 821 to ship soon
Since early June, we have been closing windows on our summer advent calendar waiting for the Snapdragon 821 based Asus Zenfone 3 Deluxe. Now it seems that the Asus Santa Claws is visting Malaysia first.
Made by HTC
Google is preparing to refresh the 2016 Nexus codenamed Marlin and Sailfish. Someone tested this phone on the GFXbench and revealed that the Sailfish is a 5.0-inch phone with Snapdragon 820.
No pricing but comes with Leopard
Xiaomi VR Play is the official name for the VR from the Apple of China. The company aims to support 4.7 to 5.7 inch phones and comes with unique two way zip designed VR glasses.
Pre-orders on August 16
The Exynos powered Samsung Galaxy Note 7 starts at € 849 in the German market. This is not really cheap, but at least the phone comes with 64GB storage which should be more than enough for most people.
Back in March 2014 Intel acquired Basis, a smartwatch manufacturer, and integrated this company in its wearable / IoT dream. Now, just two years later Intel has decided to recall all Basis watches due to overheating problems.
Facelift creates bundle of issues
I am a big supporter of Windows 10 and the operating system works quite well. I didn’t complain that it took me more than 10 tries to update to Windows 10 as it didn’t like some of the gazillion USB drivers I had on my machine.
$849.99 at T-Mobile US
Samsung has revealed its 5.7 inch curved AMOLED phone that comes with its new iris scanner and as was the case with Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge it will ship with both Snapdragon 820 and Exynos depending on the market.
November, 6GB RAM
It looks like MediaTek wants to get on board with 6GB RAM phones and the Helio P20 platform may well be the first one to support it.
Here is why
Intel, Samsung, MediaTek, Huawei and Qualcomm all claim the leadership for 5G and most of them will have a tough time to deliver on this promise. Nokia, Huawei and Ericsson - from the networking component standpoint - claim they can do great things with 5G.