According to a new report by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the highly-anticipated Apple iPhone 8 will have no fingerprint sensor. Instead, it’ll be replaced with a face-recognition system.
We have received news from our sources that Xiaomi’s “Flagship Dual Camera Smartphone” which will launch on September 5th will be the Mi A1. This is the first Xiaomi device with the Android One branding.
Xiaomi created one of the first “bezel-less” phones with the Mi MIX, and now it’s building on that with its Xiaomi Mi MIX 2, which is being showcased in a concept video by the designer himself, Philipe Starck. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 will have even thinner bezels in concept video”
It shouldn’t be a huge surprise that the Galaxy Note8 may rock a pressure-sensitive screen. Samsung Grace UX included the ability to tap and long-press an app to display a bubble with additional options, much like Android 7.1.1 Nougat did when first released. But these were soft button enhancements. Will Samsung bring a force touch option to its fall flagship?
One of the wonders of instant messaging is being able to send and receive photos, videos, documents, and other files. However, an increasingly common feature in these apps is instant payments. WhatsApp seems to be implementing this in the near future – but don’t expect to use it in the US anytime soon.
Rumors are buzzing around the internet this morning about Samsung extending its proprietary mobile payment system beyond its own hardware borders. Samsung Pay, the Korean company’s own addition to the contact-less electronic transaction game, has traditionally only been available on its recent flagship devices, such as the Galaxy S and Note series. However, this could all change in the near future.
Xiaomi tends to make the news every week, with its new launches and one year anniversary in India coming up, there are a ton of new leaks and rumors doing the rounds. Xiaomi tends to keep its big bang releases delayed until the latter half of the year, and that time is almost here.
One of the biggest anticipated news is that of MIUI 9. MIUI is Xiaomi’s take on Android, and it is one of the most controversial skins around, with equal parts of hatred and love going for it. Thus, it is kinda obvious that any news about MIUI 9 is sure to make waves. However, a new device launch is also around the corner. The device touted the Mi 5X, is an incremental step down from the erstwhile flagship. However, it is being targetted towards the young audience, and the threat seeming stems from other Chinese manufacturers that are giving Xiaomi fierce competition in China and India, one of the key markets for these manufacturers.
Continue reading “Xiaomi Roundup: Mi 5X, MIUI 9, and more”
It seems that everyone wants to make more messaging apps instead of making the current ones better (looking at you, Google). Now Amazon has jumped on-board too, with rumors that it’s working on a messaging app called Amazon Anytime.
Small phones are a niche market nowadays. With Sony and Apple being the only major players in this segment, options are dying out for small phone lovers. But rumor has it that Samsung was to bring back their “mini” flagships with the Galaxy S8 mini. This, however, doesn’t seem to be the case anymore.
We recently posted about the Moto M2, that is rumored to be launching in India this October. It seems that the rumor bandwagon is yet to stop, with more details leaking ahead of the official unveiling of the device.