LG K50S with 6.5-inch FullVision display, triple rear cameras and K40S with military-level durability announced

LG has announced K50s and K40s smartphones in the K series ahead of IFA 2019, after the K50 and K40 were introduced at the MWC earlier this year. These phones have a 19.5:9 aspect ratio HD+ FullVision Display, are MIL-STD-810G compliant that can withstand impact, vibration, high temperature, low temperature, thermal shock, and humidity, are powered by 2GHz Octa-Core SoC, feature rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and have a dedicated Google Assistant button. Continue reading “LG K50S with 6.5-inch FullVision display, triple rear cameras and K40S with military-level durability announced”

LG and LUMI partner to develop innovations using AI and advanced sensors for smart home ecosystem

LG Electronics (LG) and LUMI United Technology, an Internet of Things (IoT) and smart home solution provider, have signed a partnership to develop innovations using AI and advanced sensors that can detect changes in indoor environments such as humidity level, temperature and movement of doors. Continue reading “LG and LUMI partner to develop innovations using AI and advanced sensors for smart home ecosystem”

HMD Global schedules IFA 2019 event on September 5, Nokia 6.2 and Nokia 7.2 expected

HMD Global has sent out invites for its IFA 2019 event on September 5th to introduce new Nokia phones. The invite doesn’t reveal any details of what to expect, but based on earlier rumors, we can expect the Nokia 6.2 and Nokia 7.2 Android One smartphones codenmaed Daredevil and Star-Lord, respectively, at the event. Continue reading “HMD Global schedules IFA 2019 event on September 5, Nokia 6.2 and Nokia 7.2 expected”

LG IFA 2019 event scheduled for September 6, LG V60 ThinQ expected

LG has posted a teaser video on its social channels announcing its IFA 2019 event in on September 6th. The teaser shows dual screen support and a game running on both the screens, along with the launch date. Continue reading “LG IFA 2019 event scheduled for September 6, LG V60 ThinQ expected”

IFA Global Press Conference 2019 Summary

The IFA 2019 GPC or Global Press Conference took place in Andalusia in Spain this year. The conference attracted over 300 journalists from all over the world from 55 countries. The location was interesting because it is located at the intersection of Spain and Portugal.  Here is a summary of the products and trends we saw at the event. 

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Qualcomm’s Cristiano Amon to present Keynote on 5G at IFA 2019 in Berlin

IFA, which is the world’s leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances is all set to take place at Berlin from 6th September to 11th September 2019. Many brands taking part in the event are expected to make new announcements. In similar lines, Qualcomm has also confirmed its keynote for IFA 2019.

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Casio PRO TREK Smart WSD F-30 rugged Wear OS outdoor watch with GPS announced [Update: Available from January 18]

Update – November 30, 2018: Casio has announced that the  PRO TREK Smart WSD-F30 smartwatch will ship from January 18, 2019. It will also release the WSA-BX1 extra-long cloth band, an optional accessory for the WSD-F30.

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Huawei P20 and P20 Pro sales cross 10 million globally, introduces Morpho Aurora, Pearl White colors, P20 Pro Leather variants

Huawei at the IFA 2018 announced that it has sold 10 million units of P20 Pro and P20 smartphones globally in the first five months. It also introduced new variants in the P20 series. It also said that it has shipped over 10 million units in the Mate 10 series.

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Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro with full-screen display, Kirin 980 7nm SoC to be announced on October 16

Huawei at the IFA 2018 announced its flagship Kirin 980 7nm SoC with dedicated dual neural network processing units. At the end of the event it also confirmed that the Mate 20 series – Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro powered by Kirin 980 will be announced at an event in London on October 16th, same date as last year’s Mate 10 series.

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Huawei Kirin 980 world’s first 7nm SoC with Dual NPU announced

Huawei at the IFA 2018 announced Kirin 980, its next-generation processor of high-end devices and the world’s first commercial mobile SoC manufactured with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturer Company’s (TSMC) 7nm proces and with dedicated Dual Neural Processing Unit (NPU). It is an Octa-Core SoC with two ARM Cortex A76 Cores clocked up to 2.6GHz for Turbo performance, two ARM Cortex A76 Cores clocked up to 1.92GHz for Long-lasting performance and four ARM Cortex A55 Cores clocked up to 1.8 GHz for power efficiency. It has support for LTE Cat.21 offering download speeds of up to 1.4 Gbps. Continue reading “Huawei Kirin 980 world’s first 7nm SoC with Dual NPU announced”

Lenovo introduces Yoga S730 thinnest consumer clamshell laptop, Yoga Book C930, ThinkPad X1 Extreme, Yoga Chromebook and more

At the IFA 2018, Lenovo unveiled its premium Yoga laptops along with the premium ThinkPad X1 laptop portfolio, new Chomebooks and upgraded GPUs on the re-designed Lenovo Legion gaming PCs introduced at E3. Continue reading “Lenovo introduces Yoga S730 thinnest consumer clamshell laptop, Yoga Book C930, ThinkPad X1 Extreme, Yoga Chromebook and more”

ZTE Axon 9 Pro with 6.21-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 845, water-resistant body, 12MP + 20MP dual rear cameras announced

ZTE at the IFA 2018 in Berlin has introduced its flagship Axon 9 Pro smartphone, as it had promised. It has a 6.21-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a notch, support for HDR10, is powered by Snapdragon 845 with 6GB of RAM, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo), has a 12-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX363 sensor, OIS, Dual Pixel auto focus and a secondary 20-megapixel rear camera with 130-degree wide-angle lens and a 20-megapixel front camera. Continue reading “ZTE Axon 9 Pro with 6.21-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 845, water-resistant body, 12MP + 20MP dual rear cameras announced”

ASUS announces new ZenBook 13, 14 and 15, ZenBook Flip 13 and 15 convertible laptops and ZenBook Pro 14 with ScreenPad

At the ongoing IFA 2018 event, Asus has announced a range of laptops including ZenBook, ZenBook Flip, and ZenBook Pro featuring the latest 8th Gen Intel Core processors. Continue reading “ASUS announces new ZenBook 13, 14 and 15, ZenBook Flip 13 and 15 convertible laptops and ZenBook Pro 14 with ScreenPad”

BlackBerry KEY2 LE with 4.5-inch FHD+ 3:2 display, QWERTY keyboard, Snapdragon 636, dual rear cameras announced

TCL Communication has introduced BlackBerry KEY2 LE, a cheaper version of the KEY2 at the IFA.  It has a similar design as the BlackBerry KEY2 which includes 4.5-inch (1620 x 1080 pixels) display with minimized screen bezels, 4-row QWERTY physical backlit keyboard, fingerprint sensor built into the spacebar and redesigned chassis and also comes with the recently introduced Speed Key for a more customized universal shortcut experience,  but this is powered by Snapdragon 636 with 4GB of RAM, different cameras and a 3,000mAh battery.

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