Tag Archive: Spotted


LG G6 spotted running Android 8.0 Oreo beta in China

LG’s testing the Oreo waters.

The LG G6 was definitely one of the most underrated phones of 2017, but it looks like it’s finally starting to get some Oreo love in the form of a beta that’s being run in China.

One Chinese forum user shared numerous screenshots of their G6 running Oreo, and while all of the text is in Chinese, it’s easy to see that this is definitely the Oreo that we know and love.  [Read More…]

OnePlus 5 spotted running Android 8.0

If you’re in the closed Beta for Android 8.0 then you’ll already be familiar with Oreo on your OnePlus 5. For the rest of us there’s some good news in that a OnePlus 5 has been benchmarked running Android Oreo lending suggestion that an update could be imminent. A benchmark result could indicate that the […]

Nokia 9 with dual camera briefly spotted in alleged official video

At MWC 2017, Nokia introduced three affordable new Android smartphones, but the company is expected to launch more models until the end of the year. Like the Nokia 8 and the Nokia 9 – whose names already surfaced online a few times. Now Nokia’s purported upcoming models might have just been showed off in a […]

BLU R1 Plus with huge battery spotted at FCC, headed for Amazon soon

BLU is a little-known smartphone maker from the US  who is also trying to leave its mark on the crowded mobile market. So far, the company has been involved in some interesting endeavors. For example, earlier this year it was rumored that BLU will be partnering up with Cyanogen to release one of the first

Motorola Affinity spotted in import listing, may turn out to be the Moto E 2016

Indian import export website Zauba shows that Motorola has imported a phone into the country with the codename Affinity. The screen size is listed as 5 inches, and the retail value at ₹5,164 ($ 78) suggests this may well be the Moto E 2016.

With the Moto G4 rumored to sport a 5.5-inch display, it is possible Motorola is considering a bump in the screen size for its entry-level offering from 4.5 inches to 5 inches.  [Read More…]

HTC 10 spotted in leaked video ahead of April 12 launch

The HTC 10 is set to be announced tomorrow, but already we’re seeing a early look thanks to a newly leaked promotional video. The handset featured in this video matches what we’ve seen in previous leaks, so it’s certainly plausible this is the phone that will be featured during HTC’s announcement tomorrow.

The video (found via The Verge) also sees HTC dropping the “One M” branding from of its flagship smartphone, as widely rumored. Leaked specifications  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Pro spotted at TENAA with metal body, fingerprint scanner

After launching the Redmi Note 2 earlier this year, it looks like Xiaomi is set to unveil a “Pro” variant of the handset with an all-metal chassis and a fingerprint scanner at the back.

Samsung’s gargantuan Galaxy View tablet spotted at the FCC with AT&T branding

During its IFA press conference, Samsung teased an upcoming tablet called the Galaxy View, highlighting a built-in kickstand. The manufacturer used phrases like “think bigger” and “a new dimension of entertainment,” and a spate of rumors since have suggested that the tablet offers an 18.5-inch display.

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact spotted in promo image leak

The announcement of the Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact is rapidly approaching.  Sony typically launches their new flagship duo at IFA in Berlin (beginning of September).  As promotional materials are ramped up, it often happens that they slip through the cracks and into the sight of leakers.

That’s exactly what we have today, regarding the little brother flagship.  Courtesy of tech site Techtastic.nl, the Xperia Z5 Compact was caught sight of in the following promo image.

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Sony Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact spotted in leaked image

Whilst the Sony Xperia Z4 wasn’t the upgrade many wanted from the Xperia Z3, the Z5 may be a different story all together. Perhaps Sony knew the Z4 was’t the upgrade everyone wanted since it never made it out of their home country, but new leaks could show what the Xperia Z5 has in store.

Coming courtesy of @vizileaks, the leaks show three devices – an iPhone 5S wedged between what are referred to as the “Sony Xperia Z(TBC) and Compact” to give  [Read More…]