Sony Xperia XZ2 with 18:9 full-screen display, Snapdragon 845 press image surfaces

Sony Xperia XZ2

As we inch closer to the MWC 2018 show, more details about the smartphones and the tech that is going to debut at the event are getting revealed. Latest to join is the Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact; which of lately are making the internet without shying away. Today we get to see the press images of the flagships in their full glory.  Continue reading “Sony Xperia XZ2 with 18:9 full-screen display, Snapdragon 845 press image surfaces”

Energizer POWER MAX P16K Pro smartphone with 16000mAh battery to be unveiled at MWC

Avenir Telecom, under its Energizer brand is already releasing smartphones. Today it has announced that it will introduce new Energizer POWER MAX P16K Pro Android smartphone with whopping 16,000mAh battery at the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona next week. Few years back OUKITEL introduced K10000 smartphone with 10,000mAh battery and 10 days of battery life.

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ARCHOS Hello Smart Display with Google Assistant announced ahead of MWC

ARCHOS HelloARCHOS ahead of the MWC 2018 event has announced the Hello Smart Display with Google Assistant support. It comes in two variants; one with 7-inch HD display and the other one with an 8.4-inch Full HD touchscreen display. The Smart Display packs high fidelity speaker and powered by a quad-core processor. Continue reading “ARCHOS Hello Smart Display with Google Assistant announced ahead of MWC”

First Android Oreo (Go edition) phones, new Android One phones will be announced at MWC 2018 confirms Google

Android Oreo Go Edition

Google announced Android Go back in May last year for low-cost Android devices that have 512MB to 1GB of RAM, and later in December it was renamed to Android Oreo (Go Edition) and said that Android Go edition smartphones would be available from early 2018. Today Google has announced that OEMs will introduced the first set of Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphones at the MWC 2018 in Barcelona next week. It also said that these phones will cost less than $50 (Rs. 3250 approx.)

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Land Rover Explore rugged Android smartphone with swappable add-on battery, adventure packs announced

Land Rover and Bullitt Group introduced Land Rover Explore at the ISPO trade show earlier this month, but it did not reveal the specifications of the phone. Today it has published all the details ahead of Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018. It has swappable back covers called packs that can extend capabilities. Continue reading “Land Rover Explore rugged Android smartphone with swappable add-on battery, adventure packs announced”

Cat S61 rugged Android smartphone with enhanced thermal camera, indoor air quality sensor announced

Cat phones, popular for its rugged phones, today announced it’s flagship Cat S61, successor of Cat S60, ahead of MWC 2018. It has an enhanced FLIR thermal imaging capability with enhanced software for greater image contrast, expanded temperature range to 400 degrees Celsius, and an upgrade from VGA to High-Definition detail from the visible camera providing unmatched image optimization using FLIR’s MSX technology. Continue reading “Cat S61 rugged Android smartphone with enhanced thermal camera, indoor air quality sensor announced”

LG K8 2018 and K10 2018 series announced ahead of MWC

LG just announced new K8 and K10 series of smartphones for 2018 that includes K8 2018, K10 2018, K10+ 2018 and K10 α 2018 ahead of Mobile World Congress (2018) next week. Both the phones have HD display with  2.5D Arc Glass design. The K8 features a metallic design with metal U-frame, 13-megapixel rear camera technology found in the flagship LG G6, PDAF,  and an 8MP front camera that supports Bokeh when shooting selfies. Continue reading “LG K8 2018 and K10 2018 series announced ahead of MWC”

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 VR reference design announced

Couple of months after the announcement of Snapdragon 845, Qualcomm today introduced new virtual reality (VR) reference platform based on Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform, ahead of Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona next week. Similar to last year’s Snapdragon 835 VR platform, it is partnering with GoerTek that allows for global manufacturers to quickly build commercial designs based on the Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR Platform.

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Archos Citee Connect world’s first Android-powered electric scooter announced

ARCHOS has introduced Citee Connect, the world’s first scooter with a 5-inch touch screen running Android 8.0 (Oreo) offering all the functions of a smartphone, including 3G connectivity and GPS for navigation and access to several apps and services. The display is protected is against shocks and bad weather. It hows speed, distance traveled and also remaining battery level.  Continue reading “Archos Citee Connect world’s first Android-powered electric scooter announced”

Vodafone trials world’s first 4G IoT drone tracking and safety technology

 IoT drone tracking and safety technology

Vodafone today announced the commencement of trials of the world’s first air traffic control drone tracking and safety technology. It uses the 4G IoT technology to protect aircraft from any unexpected accidents as well as prevent any unintentional or criminal drone incursions at sensitive locations such as airports, prisons, and hospitals. Continue reading “Vodafone trials world’s first 4G IoT drone tracking and safety technology”

Sony MWC 2018 teaser highlights curved display, Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact expected

Sony MWC 2018

Sony Mobiles have just released a new teaser video of its MWC 2018 event which kickstarts in a week at Barcelona. Very little was shown in the brief 23-second video, all we see is just a curved display indicating a smartphone with a curved display. Continue reading “Sony MWC 2018 teaser highlights curved display, Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact expected”

Nokia 7+ Android One edition with full-screen display, dual-lens ZEISS rear camera, Nokia 1 press images surface

HMD Global’s MWC 2018 event is scheduled for February 25th, now first press shots of the Nokia 7+ and Nokia 1 have surfaced, thanks to @evleaks. This shows that the Nokia 7+ will be Android One edition and also coincides with earlier leak that revealed most of the specifications of the phone. It also shows the phone in both White and Grey colors with Orange accents.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon X24 world’s first 7nm LTE modem with up to 2Gbps download speeds announced

Qualcomm today unveiled the Snapdragon X24 LTE modem which supports up to 2Gbps download speeds. It is the world’s first Category 20 LTE modem supporting mammoth speeds and also the first chip built on a leading-edge 7-nanometer FinFET process. It is the successor of last year’s X20 LTE Modem Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon X24 world’s first 7nm LTE modem with up to 2Gbps download speeds announced”

LG V30 2018 with AI camera and voice recognition features to be announced at MWC

LG V30

LG is all set to introduce a new variant of the V30 at the MWC 2018, just as it was reported earlier. The new V30 2018 comes with A.I enhancements which the company says has spent more than a year researching to perfect the A.I on a smartphone. LG is focusing on vision and voice A.I enhancements. Continue reading “LG V30 2018 with AI camera and voice recognition features to be announced at MWC”

Asus Zenfone 5 with 18:9 display, top-notch, dual rear cameras, more Zenfone 5 Lite images surface

Asus is expected to introduce the new Zenfone 5 series at the MWC 2018 event on February 27th in Barcelona. Renders of one of the Zenfone 5 variant with 5.7-inch FHD+ display, dual rear cameras, metal body surfaced recently, later press shot of the Zenfone 5 Lite surfaced, now images from the Zenfone 5 ZE620KL (X00QD) manual shows that the phone will have a iPhone X-like top-notch and a full-screen display. It also shows dual rear cameras with fingerprint sensor on the back and a unibody metal design. Continue reading “Asus Zenfone 5 with 18:9 display, top-notch, dual rear cameras, more Zenfone 5 Lite images surface”