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Back in April this year LG Electronics signed South Korea’s most popular K-Pop boy band, BTS as its brand ambassador for smartphones globally. Today the company has introduced exclusive BTS-themed content for 2017 and 2018 LG smartphone models. The BTS Value Pack includes seven themes, one for each member of BTS. This completely transforms the UI including home screens, menus, dialing screens, among others.
Xiaomi has finally scheduled an event for the announcement of Redmi 6 Pro and the Mi Pad 4, successor of last year’sMi Pad 3 in China on June 25th. The Mi 6 Pro will have a 19:9 aspect ratio display with a notch, AI powered dual rear cameras, Snapdragon 625 and a 4000mAh battery, as mentioned in the invite, and the Mi Pad 4’s back is teased in the invite and the company also confirms that it will have an 8-inch display.
Along with the standard OPPO Find X, OPPO also introduced the Lamborghini Limited Edition version of the smartphone at its Paris event. The phone features classic carbon fiber textured back with a 3D Lamborghini car logo on it. It also has the long-awaited Super VOOC Flash Charge technology that was introduced at the MWC 2016.
HMD Global launched the Nokia 2 budget smartphone in India back in November last year. At the launch the company confirmed that the phone will get Android 8.0 (Oreo) update in the future. Later in December HMD Global’s Chief product officer Juho Sarvikas confirmed that Nokia 2 will get Android 8.1 Oreo update directly skipping 8.0 update, and also said that it the update will bring most of the Android 8.1 features including the memory management improvements. Continue reading “Nokia 2 finally gets Android 8.1 Oreo beta”
Huawei’s Honor brand launched its flagship Honor 10 smartphone in India last month running Android 8.1 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.1 on top. Now it has rolled out a new update that brings several new features including party mode feature that lets you connect several phones to play the same song simultaneously, HiTouch that lets you quickly identify objects by scanning them, Paytm entergration, and most expected EIS feature for videos.
OPPO will introduce its flagship Find X smartphone at a global event in Paris, France later today. Now The Verge has posted hands-on impressions of the smartphone that reveals all the specifications. As rumoured, the phone features a pop-up front and rear cameras that are motorized, so it doesn’t have a notch for the 6.4-inch Full HD+ AMOLED screen. It still has narrow bezels on the top for the earpiece. The phone also has 3D facial scanning system for biometric authentication, and will not come with a fingerprint sensor or 5x dual-camera zoom.