Tag Archives: Reportedly

Samsung Galaxy S8 Reportedly First to Launch With Snapdragon 835 SoC; LG G6 to Launch With Snapdragon 821

With Qualcomm announcing its latest Snapdragon 835 SoC at the recently concluded CES 2017 event, one of the biggest doubts was will the upcoming flagships from HTC, LG, Nokia, and Samsung among others feature the new chipset? As per a report, it turns out that Samsung’s Galaxy S8 will be the first to feature the chipset and this means that ... Read More »

Pixel Phone’s Audio Distortion Problem Is a Hardware Issue, Google Reportedly Confirms

Google seems to have acknowledged that the audio distortion issue, which was being experienced by several Pixel and Pixel XL smartphone users, is a hardware issue as the company is reportedly offering warranty replacements for the devices. Instead of coming out with a firmware update to resolve the problem, the company has opted to offer warranty replacements. Mark Buckman, who ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Reportedly Spotted on US FCC; Price, Specifications Leaked

After several leaks and delays, Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 4 in August last year sporting an Helio X20 SoC and a massive 4100mAh battery. Now, its successor Redmi Note 5 has reportedly passed US FCC certification, hinting at an imminent arrival. The device’s price, specifications, and release timeline have also been revealed. The reported US FCC certification was first ... Read More »

LG G6 to Reportedly Launch Soon, Do Away With Modular Design

LG’s Chief Technologist Skott Ahn has reportedly said that the company will be moving away from the modular design seen on the G5 flagship with the launch of its upcoming LG G6 smartphone. Even though the company is expected to launch the smartphone at MWC 2017 next month, a spokesperson from the company has said that the company is considering ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8’s AI-Based Virtual Assistant Will Reportedly Be Integrated With Native Apps

If 2016 has shown us anything, it’s that artificial intelligence has come a long way. Google dominated this sphere with the launch of Assistant with its Pixel smartphones and it looks like Samsung is up next with its own virtual assistant. The company is reportedly planning on extending the services of its AI assistant to all native apps on board ... Read More »

iPhone 2017 Model With 5-Inch Display, Vertical Dual-Camera Setup Reportedly in the Works

Apple is reportedly planning to launch an iPhone model with 5-inch display and vertically aligned dual cameras on the back in 2017. This 5-inch iPhone model is said to be placed between the standard 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch models that Apple launches every year, expected to be called the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus next year. According to a report ... Read More »

Apple Reportedly Pulls Nokia-Owned Withings Products From Its Stores

Amid the escalating patents row with Finnish smartphone maker Nokia, Apple has reportedly pulled all products made by Withings – a French company and now a Nokia subsidiary – from Apple Stores, be it online or retail. Several Withings iOS-compatible products – mostly health-related connected accessories – have been available at Apple Stores for nearly two years as part of ... Read More »

LG V20 Bootloop Issue Caused by Non-Genuine USB Type-C Cables, Company Reportedly Claims

In January this year, LG acknowledged the bootlooping issue on its LG G4 smartphone and the company said that it will repair the affected devices. At the time, the company said there was a hardware fault with the devices that caused the issue. Now, the issue has come back to haunt the company as some reports claimed that the issue ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Launch Reportedly Delayed Till April; Tipped to Be More Costly Than Galaxy S7

There’s no doubt that Samsung’s next focus will be its upcoming flagship smartphone after untimely demise of the Galaxy Note 7. Now, new details have emerged around Samsung’s rumoured next flagship believed to be called the Galaxy S8. Samsung is said to have postponed the launch of the Galaxy S8 to gain confidence from consumers before making it available in ... Read More »

Samsung Reportedly Likely to Procure Phone Batteries from LG Chem

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is in talks with LG Chem Ltd to make it one of its smartphone battery suppliers, the Chosun Ilbo newspaper said on Monday – a move that would diversify its supplier base after the failure of its Galaxy Note 7. Samsung Electronics, the world’s top smartphone maker, currently procures Note batteries from group firm Samsung SDI ... Read More »