Tag Archive: Rumor


Samsung Galaxy X rumor roundup

Samsung’s foldable Galaxy smartphone has been in the rumor mill for ages. The idea itself dates back to 2011 when the Korean tech giant launched a concept video of a fully bendable and transparent mobile device. During the same year, the Galaxy-maker created a new touch AMOLED display prototype that could be folded up to 100,000 times.

Samsung has been experimenting with the concept ever since. In mid-2015, word surfaced that the company was hard at work on an upcoming  [Read More…]

LG G7 (2018 flagship) rumor roundup: Everything you need to know

The LG G6 was a solid phone that got overshadowed by the competition. With the G7 (or whatever it ends up being called), LG isn’t going to let that happen again.

When talking about underrated phones from 2017, it’s almost impossible to not mention the LG G6. LG made a huge comeback following the disaster that was the G5, but devices like the Samsung Galaxy S8 simply ate the G6 for breakfast and didn’t leave it with  [Read More…]

Rumor: Sony finally moving on from OmniBalance to bezel-less in early 2018

While manufacturers like Samsung, LG or Xiaomi are racing to release the most appealing bezel-less smartphone out there, other Android OEMs like Sony or Nokia seem to prefer the classical approach. Case in point, Sony at IFA 2017 unveiled its latest Xperia XZ1 flagship, which despite bringing some impressive features to the table, comes with […]

New rumor says Samsung Pay could be heading to non-Samsung phones

Samsung is looking to vastly expand the availability of Samsung Pay.

Samsung Pay is limited to the company’s flagship devices and select mid-range models, but that may not be the case for much longer. According to Gadgets 360, Samsung held “internal talks within the company and with OEMs” to bring Samsung Pay to non-Samsung devices.

The key difference between Samsung Pay and Android Pay is that the former supports both NFC and MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission).  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 2 rumor roundup

What do we want from the Google Pixel 2?

It’s June, which means that we’re only a couple of months away from a new, delicious version of Android, and if history is any indicator, 4 to 5 months away from brand new Pixel phones.

Up until recently, we thought this year’s crop was to be a fairly predictable update to last year’s — two devices built by HTC with improved specs and a newer version of Android.  [Read More…]

New rumor suggests OnePlus 5 will cost ₹32,999 ($510) in India

OnePlus 5 may turn out to be the company’s costliest phone yet.

The OnePlus 5 will be launching in India on June 22, where OnePlus is hosting a major launch event for the first time in the country. A teaser from yesterday showed off the device for the first time, confirming dual rear cameras and a design that’s similar to that of the OPPO R11.

We haven’t heard a lot in terms of pricing, but a new rumor out  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5 rumor roundup

Everything we know about the OnePlus 5.

Update June 7, 2017: This post has been updated with the latest rumors of what to expect with the OnePlus 5, including new renders of the device.

OnePlus has had a pretty good year, what with the success of its OnePlus 3 and 3T phones and some massive overhauls internally that, against all odds, led to improvements to its Oxygen OS software, with more frequent updates.

Now we’re seeing  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5 rumor roundup

Everything we know about the OnePlus 5.

OnePlus has had a pretty good year, what with the success of its OnePlus 3 and 3T phones and some massive overhauls internally that, against all odds, led to improvements to its Oxygen OS software, with more frequent updates.

Now we’re seeing the first signs that a sequel is in the company’s future and that OnePlus is skipping the “4” name altogether and readying flagship successor, the OnePlus 5. Here’s  [Read More…]

The Android O rumor game has officially started, and here’s what we think

All the things that nobody knows but are fun to guess about. It’s that time!

Everyone has a list of things they hope to see in Android O. Some make a lot of sense and there’s a good chance we’ll see them, others are just pipe dreams. But now that the time for a new version of Android to be announced is getting closer, the guessing games can begin!

9to5 Google has a list of features they  [Read More…]

Bluboo R1 to boast 7150mAh battery, rumor indicates

Since the first days of Android, users have asked for more battery life. Why? In the early releases of the platform things were not all that optimal and battery capacities were routinely under 1,500mAh. Tie those two together and we ended up with devices that had to be charged every few hours or at least […]