Nokia 8 revealed! Full specification and availability

After weeks of waiting, Nokia has finally officially revealed the Nokia 8 smartphone. You can put your leaks and rumours aside, as the official specification list is now available. Here is what the phone will be packing:– 5.3′ display, IPS LCD, 2560 x 1440p resolution, Corning Glass 5 2.5D glass,– Snapdragon 835 CPU, 8-core,– Adreno 540 GPU,– 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM, microSD up to 256GB,– dual 13mpx rear camera, ZEISS optics, f/2.0 aperture; 13mpx PDAF front camera, f/2.0 aperture,– USB-C, 3.5mm headphone jack, Bluetooth 5.0,– fingerprint ...

Sale – Republic Wireless sells Moto E4 Plus for $199

Republic Wireless has already made a Moto E4 sale last month; now it is time for E4’s somewhat bigger brother. Wireless’ customers can now buy themselves a Moto E4 Plus for either $12 per month or $199 paid outright. Not sure whether or not you are interested? Here is the phone’s specification to help you make up your mind:– 5.5′ HD display,– Snapdragon 427 CPU,– Mali-T720 GPU,– 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM,– 13mpx main camera,– Android 7.1 Nougat OS,– 5000mAh ...

Galaxy S5 survived a thousand feet drop unscathed

Phones are relatively sensitive devices. Allow one to slip from your hand and onto the cobblestones and it will break; throw it against the wall in a fit of anger (why did they cancel Regular Show!?!?) and it will break. If you were three hundred meters above ground and accidentally let your Samsung/Huawei/iPhone/ZTE drop all the way down, all you would get in return would be a few handfuls of bits and bolts and wiring to collect.Or would it?According to a story found on YouTube, one Blake Henderson was on a plane, where he was filming another plane (Inception?). Suddenly, Mr Henderson lost ...

BlackBerry’s August security updates are rolling out

Blackberry have just announced the beginning of an August security update rollout. Update should be available immediately for the those who purchased their BB from BlackBerry Shop, while owners of carrier or retail-bought devices will have to wait a bit.The list of updates made by the patch is currently unavaialble, although changes that touch Android OS specifically can be found on the Android Security Bulletin. Those who have already downloaded and installed the patch report having two new icon packs for BlackBerry Launcher. If you feel like it, feel free to pop in and let us know the ...

Galaxy Note 8 gets a 179000 on AnTuTu score

The version tested on AnTuTu was one from the future U.S. release, equipped with Snapdragon 835 CPU and Adreno 540 GPU. Rest of the world will receive the Exynos 8895 CPU & Mali-G71 GPU version. Other elements of specification have been listed on the picture above. Those missing are the 6.3′ Super AMOLED screen and an 18:9 aspect ratio. So, how did U.S. Note 8 fare in the benchmark? Pretty well, actually! Smartphone scored a high 179 thousand points. In comparison, last year’s Galaxy S8 scored 205 thousand points. This score puts Note 8 in the upper tier of Samsung devices. ...

New Huawei Mate 10 picture made it online

CEO of Huawei believes that Mate 10 will be the main competition of the upcoming iPhone 8 smartphone. We will see whether or not this will be true; right now though we can get an idea of whether or not will one be prettier than the other.The picture above comes from a chinese website Weibo. It shows us a bezel-less phone with rear that may be made from a brushed aluminium. On this rear, both main camera and fingerprint scanner are parched in the same vertical line. This sounds all pretty nifty, but do remember that renders can lie. There have been many cases where a product, smartphone or ...

Deep Sea Blue colour variant of Galaxy Note 8 leaked

In case you have not had enough Galaxy Note 8 leaks, here is a new one. This time we learn about a new colour variant that the device will be available in. This one is called Deep Sea Blue and looks like, well, like a dark blue phone. Picture of the phone shows us the device’s front as well as an S-Pen stylus in matching colour.The above is a wee bit not enough for a full-fledge post, so here, have Note 8’s specification to refresh your memory with:– 6.4′ QHD+ screen Super AMOLED Infinity display,– Snapdragon 835 CPU,– 6GB RAM,128GB ROM, ...

Essential PH-1 will arrive to Canada in September as Telus exclusive

The above information comes from one Dave2D, reasonably well known Tweetster and YouTube tech reviewer. Dave2D’s claim is somewhat backed by the fact that Essential Phone became available for pre-order in Canada merely a day after his announcement. According to Telus, the store that offers the PH-1 as a Canada-exlusive, device will cost CA$1050. Specific date of the phone’s release is unknown, but rumoured to be the second week of September. Tweet Vote on HN ...

Unofficial Xperia XZ1 render and video leak

A bunch of renders and a 3D video on Sony Xperia XZ1 have been put online by an unknown source. While unofficial, these pictures correlate with a live rear image of the device that was uploaded online some time ago. Features that can be found on the pictures include:– Silver colour variant,– SIM card slot on the left side,– USB Type-C port,– Volume, Power and camera buttons on the right side.In case you want a refresh on the phone’s specification, here is what we know so far:– Snapdragon 835 CPU,– 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM, microSD storage expander,– ...

ZTE Blade Z Max out on August 28th. Dual camera, large battery and screen

Blade Z Max is another in line of ZTE’s budget phones, offering a decent specification for a decent price. Right now the device is available via pre-order, but exclusively from MetroPCS, where it costs $129. We will have to wait for Blade Z Max’s release until August 28th.Specification:– 6′ screen, Full HD– Snapdragon 435 CPU,– dual 16mpx and 2mpx main camera (weird), 8mpx selfie shooter,– 2GB RAM, 32GB storage,– 4080mAh battery, Quick Charge 2.0,– Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS.These are very decent specs for a budget phone if you ask me. What ...

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