Protected smartphone Galaxy S8 Active officially introduced by Samsung

Rumors confirmed: Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is officially presented

Samsung Electronics Corporation officially introduced a protected smartphone Galaxy S8 Active.

Main feature

Active version is designed for outdoor enthusiasts and has a stronger body with a metal frame and plastic inserts in the corners. Thanks to this, the gadget can easily withstand falls from a height of 1.5 meters on a flat surface. Protection from water and dust is made according to IP68 classification, which means full dustproofness and the ability to operate the device even under water. In addition, the flat 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display is additionally protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. As a whole, the strength of the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active is in line with the military standard MIL-STD-810G.

And what’s inside?

Perhaps the most important change was the increase in the capacity of the battery to 4000 mAh. Otherwise, the technical specifications are similar to the usual Galaxy S8: 12-megapixel main and 8-megapixel front camera, Snapdragon 835 processor, 4 GB of operative and 64 GB of built-in flash memory. The operating system of the brutal S8 Active served as Android 7.0 Nougat.


At IFA 2017 four new Nokia smartphone will debut

Earlier this year, the Finnish company HMD Global introduced three new of Android-smartphone under the Nokia brand: 3 available Nokia and the more advanced Nokia Nokia 5 and 6. Later, the manufacturer said that it intends to produce smartphones in all price categories and confirmed that by the end of the year we waiting for a few more models. According to new data provided by the Chinese insider, this year HMD Global in total plans to launch seven smartphones. This means that we will see four new device.

According to an insider, HMD Global plans to release 2 Nokia, Nokia 7, 8 and Nokia Nokia Nokia Models 9. 4 should not wait, because the earlier the manufacturer has officially announced that this device will not be. This is due to the negative value of the number “4” in the Chinese culture.


Nokia 2 should be the most affordable unit in the series. He will be available with processor Snapdragon 212 or MediaTek chip from depending on the region.

The Nokia 7 will be installed Snapdragon processor 630, a display with a resolution of Full HD and one main camera.

Nokia 2K-8 receives display, eight cores Snapdragon 660 6 GB of RAM, 64 GB of internal memory 12 and a dual-megapixel camera with a Zeiss optics.

The main flagship will be the Nokia 9. It will have a 5.3-inch 2K display, eight-core Snapdragon 835, 8 GB of RAM and dual 13-megapixel camera. According to reports, the device will cost $ 699.

Presentation of all the four Nokia smartphones expected at the IFA 2017 show in early September.


LG V30 makes its debut at IFA 2017 and will be sold in Europe

LG V30 makes its debut at IFA 2017 and will be sold in Europe


Following the expansion of its flagship family of G6 and the launch of a new line of smartphones Q series LG has set the date of the next presentation – August 31, 2017, the day before the opening of IFA 2017 in Berlin. The name of the upcoming new items not mentioned anywhere, but the silhouette of a smartphone with the letter V hinted that the main intrigue of the event will be a big LG V30.

What is known about the gadget

LG V30 originally was supposed to be a slider with two displays, but after the failure of the “modular» the LG G5 Reputation: the manufacturer has decided to postpone the bold experiments with the design to better times. If you believe video renderam OnLeaks, it looks like a smartphone LG G6 and differs only in the design of dual camera module and the display size. The original published teaser has dimensions 2880 x 1440 pixels and aspect ratio of 2: 1, thus, Full Vision display narrow limits can be considered confirmed. Rumors about OLED-repeat panel with a diagonal of about 6 inches, which will occupy most of the front panel.

LG V30 also credited top chipset Snapdragon 835 6 GB GB 64/128 and internal memory, the body of glass and metal, as well as the DAC Hi-Fi Quad. The predecessor of LG V20 is the first smartphone with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box, and the new model can get the Android 8.0.

Insiders add that the LG V30 will appear in Europe, while the V20 was officially available in the US and in Asia. The price of the smartphone information yet.


Dual Camera ASUS Zenfone 3 Zoom – Features and Benefits

Dear readers, today on our website will start a series of articles dedicated camera phone ASUS Zenfone 3 Zoom (ZE553KL). The novelty has received two major camera module on the back side of the device. The first – a wide-angle, and the second – the body. If we have an idea, then a camera with a telephoto lens while only guess about the standard cell. Therefore, in the first article we will talk about the main advantages of modules and a closer look at an additional zoom lens.

Smartphone ASUS Zenfone 3 Zoom – a new generation of camera phones from ASUS, equipped with dual camera, Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory, 5.5-inch Full HD AMOLED screen, disguised Stelka Gorilla Glass 3 generations and a huge battery 5,000 mAh. Powered device running Android 6.0.1.


Apple into panic due to the software problems with iPhone 8

June turned out to be a busy month with a “floating in the air panic” for engineers and designers in the Apple team that develops the iPhone .This was told by a well-informed source told reporters the business monthly Fast Company.

Concept iPhone 8
Concept iPhone 8

According to this source, the company is now frantically trying to fix problems with the software in the hotly anticipated “jubilee” the iPhone, which can significantly delay the start of production and supply. If Apple will not be able to solve these problems quickly, the new smartphone may be presented with disconnection of the main “chip”.

Firstly, we are talking about the problems with wireless charging. Cause problems not become components of the Broadcom chip maker, and the software was not ready in time. Another problem concerns the correct operation of the front 3D-sensor, but also it is not hardware, but software.

Recall that in 2017 the majority of analysts expected a big redesign, since Apple will celebrate 10 years since the first iPhone. As one of the future innovations most often mention the OLED-display. Rumor has it that the iPhone 8 will get a touch screen the entire front panel, hardware Home button will turn into a virtual, in fact, its features, including fingerprint recognition Touch ID, will perform a portion of the screen. Also report advanced biometric capabilities, improved tactile feedback mechanism Taptic engine and wireless charging.

Concept iPhone 8
Concept iPhone 8

Nevertheless, there is a version of the minor changes in the next iPhone. According to sources from Taiwan’s suppliers, the new smartphone Apple iPhone will not 8 and iPhone Plus is 8, and the 7s iPhone and iPhone 7s Plus. In this case, they will be updated versions of the current generation, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, without significant design changes. The main innovation will be the processor A11, but rumors of a glass body and a wireless charging is not justified. In addition, according to the appearance of additional color options – red. It is also expected to yield an average 5-inch iPhone with a dual camera mounted vertically, rather than horizontally like the iPhone 7 Plus.

Concept iPhone 8
Concept iPhone 8

Recent leaks, however, predict the appearance of the three versions – 8 luxury iPhone or iPhone X c 5,8-inch, the OLED screen is more expensive $ 1,000, as well as the 4.7-inch model with an LCD-display under the likely name iPhone 7s and 5, 5-inch LCD iPhone 7s Plus, which will have fewer differences from current-generation Apple smartphone.

Since the release of  the original iPhone  in 2007, Apple releases the next generation of once a year. With the release of  iPhone 3GS  in 2009, the company has established a tradition of even-numbered years to produce a significant update with the next number in the model name and a new design of the housing, and on the odd – the model with the suffix “s” in the title, and change is mainly related to “the-hood” hardware and software components.

Concept iPhone 8
Concept iPhone 8

Based on this tradition, the emergence in 2017 7s models of the iPhone and iPhone 7s Plus looks logical. Nevertheless, given the anniversary release and analyst reports about the low sales of the iPhone 7, experts tend to expect a significantly improved iPhone 8 already for next year, not in 2018. godu. Tekuschee generation smartphones, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is, the company introduced to the public September 7 2016. The main new features are design with offset to the edges of the plastic inserts for antenna protection against water standard IP67, the sensor, rather than a mechanical button “Home” and a powerful quad-core processor Apple A10. In addition to everything else, have a great modification 7 Plus is a dual camera with optical zoom and blur the background images in the style of SLR cameras. In addition, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus lost 3.5 mm audio jack mini-jack, but bundled with the smartphone comes adapter cable to connect the headphones to the Lightning port. At the time of withdrawal  iPhone 7 was the most powerful smartphone in the world .



Sony Xperia Z5 Premium style mirror option will be received by iPhone 8

Design Jubilee iPhone is almost preordained – the case of glass and metal, double vertical camera display, which occupies almost the entire front panel. Nevertheless, the question remains open body colors. KGI predicts that palette iPhone 8 will be limited to 2-3 versions, Chinese sources have information about the color of “07” in the style of the very first iPhone (most likely, this is a fantasy). But @ VenyaGeskin1 unnamed sources they learned that the device will offer four options, one of which is a mirror. For other colors, he kept silent, but we dare to suggest that it will be the traditional black, gold and pink (standard palette), and the place just takes silver mirror variation. If the information is confirmed (until the source does not cause much confidence), the iPhone 8 to offer fans a brand analogue Xperia Z5 Premium / XZ Premium, which look pretty impressive. The official presentation will take place in September. Until that time, there should be more conclusive data on this issue.

Overpriced LG Q6 – double smartphone without camera and frameless

LG has held the announcement Q6 smartphone, the same mini-clone of the flagship LG the G6, which all the media talked during the last week. From a mobile phone have cut almost all the trappings, even a fingerprint reader for some reason removed, but frame-less screen still remains, although they became less.


Screen smartphone LG Q6 received a diagonal of 5.5 inches and a resolution 2160 x 1080 pixels, and it is the same Full Vision, that of the G6. The unit has lost not only fingerprinting, but also a dual camera port and even USB-C – was replaced by a normal microUSB. Based mobile phone lay the old Qualcomm processor 435, and the camera resolution is 13 MP for the main and a 5 megapixel for the front, plus there is a battery capacity of 3000 mAh and two slots for SIM-card. About the presence or absence of this gadget microSD slot information is not available. And he, by the way, is very necessary, because the memory in LG Q6 only 16 GB internal and 2 GB of RAM, but it is true, in the base – there is also a version in the 3-32 and 4-64 GB.

The smartphone will be available in black, platinum, blue, gold and white, but shades of selection is highly dependent on the specific device modifications. In the sale of LG Q6 will come at a price as much as US $ 435 for the version with 2GB of RAM and 16GB ROM drive, so you can just forget about this smartphone as HTC do not even oppression of price tags for their devices. Much more profitable to take OnePlus 3T or more modern Xiaomi Mi 6 and save a lot of money by getting much more powerful means of communication.

Frameless Huawei Mate 10 will debut in October

Huawei plans to release the successor of last year’s flagship smartphone Huawei Mate 9 October 2017. This was announced by Chinese resource, citing sources in the Taiwanese supply chain.

According to the source, Huawei Mate frameless holder 10 will display nearly the entire front panel as at Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 +. It is possible it will be used 6-inch screen Full Active, recently presented a Japanese woman by JDI. This display provides a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18: 9.

Also smartphone attributed dual camera with 3D-scanning and augmented reality features, a 10-nanometer chip HiSilicon Kirin 970.


Huawei Honor 6A runs on Android Nougat – low-cost smartphone with fingerprint scanner and a long battery life

Huawei has introduced a low-cost smartphone Honor 6A with a metal case, a fingerprint scanner and a long battery life.

Huawei Honor 6A equipped with a 5-inch display with a resolution of HD (720 x 1280 pixels), 13-megapixel main and 5 megapixel front cameras. Hardware basis became vosmiyaedrny processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 430. Available in two versions – with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory, as well as with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB of internal memory. Both support microSD cards expansion volume of up to 128 GB. The battery has a capacity of 3020 mAh. The manufacturer promises to 12 hours of operation of video playback, or up to 57 hours of music on a single charge.



Work is performed under the operating system Android 7.0 Nougat with a proprietary shell EMUI 5.1. It supports two SIM-cards, LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi (802.11 b / g / n), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS. Huawei Honor 6A smartphone is available in golden, silver, blue and pink colors. Sales start on 1 June in China for a price of about 116 and 145 US dollars.


Protected smartphone LG X venture is not afraid of water and falls

LG G6 Korean flag was durable waterproof design, but to work in extreme conditions better suited special secure smartphones, such as the new LG X venture. Announced by model has been 14 tests of the military standard MIL-STD 810G, which confirmed the resistance to high and low temperatures, vibrations and other external influences. The degree of protection IP68 allows the unit to withstand immersion in water at a depth of 1.5 meter for 30 minutes.

To Adventure

LG X venture got back cover-slip material under the screen are mechanical buttons with a fingerprint reader in the center and on the right side was placed QuickButton button to quickly launch applications, and activate special control mode in Glove Mode gloves. On the smartphone features a comfortable Outdoor Essentials application with barometer, compass, weather forecast, indicators of physical activity of the user and click the flashlight.

Smartphone equipped with a 5.2-inch Full HD-display and an eight chipset Snapdragon 435. RAM 2 GB built – 32 GB expandable. Basic 16 megapixel camera LED flash supplemented, and the front 5 megapixel camera supports mode selfie group with a viewing angle of 120 °. For autonomous battery capacity corresponds to 4100 mAh, it is stated to 24 hours of battery life (usage mode is not specified). Supports fast charge to 50% in just 48 minutes. LG X venture is running Android 7.0 Nougat.

How much does it cost?

LG X venture in brown is already available in the US operator AT & T at the conclusion of the contract network. Estimated price of the smartphone-SUV is $ 330, Sales will also appear black version. In addition to many Chinese vehicles, new items competitor is the Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4  for $ 300.