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    That picture up there? With the LG G5-ish dual-camera port? And also that Smart Connector? That's supposedly an iPhone 7 Plus. And despite our suspicions of it, a Japanese site covering Apple believes that picture and another one are showing off real (potential) changes. A second picture that we're talking about features CAD renders of some spartan iPhone 7 shells — with due notice to those reserved antenna lines — as leaked from Taiwanese manufacturer Catcher Technologies and picked up by nowhereelse.fr. Editor-in-Chief Steve Hemmerstoffer has also put up a cleaner take on the ...

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    Many in the mobile tech media ranks have admitted to being at least a little excited for the HTC 10. In the 36 hours or so before the Taiwanese manufacturer officially launches the new Android phone, there's been no need to struggle through the pre-event ennui, much less to say the pre-availability ennui. GSM Helpdesk out of the Netherlands has gotten hold of pictures of a black unit, towed alongside a spec summary. We see affirmation of the 5.2-inch Super-LCD 5 screen with resolution of 2560 x 1440 as well as the removal of software navigation keys — they've been reformed as lit ...

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    Chalk it up to a major score by prolific tweeter and avid HTC fan-developer @LlabTooFeR. And by "score," we mean 20. You can hit up the tweet below for a folder of 20 wallpapers that will supposedly be the pre-loads you'll see on the all-new HTC 10 once in launches Monday. Some of the art continues to portray HTC's interest in paint splatter that we saw on the new Desires introduced at MWC this year. Realism has been struck down to a minimum and mirroring, where applied, is used to accentuate curves and angles. Final 4 wallpapers #powerof10 https://t.co/pFRqCoEnl5 ...

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    The Huawei P8 Lite was a pretty mediocre machine that tailed a parent phone that was actually pretty decent. It's not a surprise that we're going to see the Chinese manufacturer take the same tack to its P9 launch on April 6, preparing both "Premium" and "Lite" variants of the device. It's at least what we're expecting according to Evan Blass of VentureBeat. A source inside the company says that the phone goes by the name "Venus" and will keep a lower price tag while still making "strategic changes and omissions." Not compromised from the main phone are the 5.2-inch full HD display and ...

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    Out to lunch? Or out to tease? A couple of netizens happened to be eating their midday meals when they noticed this person holding up a weird-looking phone up to his ear. It then dawned on them: People still make phone calls on phones? After the stupor rubbed off, they also realized that this phone they're quite possibly looking at the rear of a Huawei P9 in "the wild." The big tells are the two circle-encased cameras at the top and the fingerprint sensor on the upper "rule of thirds." We can also appreciate a refined "squircle" fingerprint sensor instead of the straight-up circle we saw ...

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    Alcatel has been reinventing itself in 2016 with a hefty and diversified portfolio of mobile products. Low-end phones and tablets came first while several phones are yet to come in Android and Windows 10 Mobile flavors. While we're focused on the Idol 4 and Idol 4S, we've been hearing word of an Idol 4 Mini and an Idol 4 Pro. Evan Blass of VentureBeat has been fielding some leaks on the latter two phones. He puts apples to apples, comparing the specs he got of the Idol 4 Pro with the like-designed Idol 4S. [table] Component,Idol 4 Pro,Idol 4S Screen size,5.5 inches,5.5 inches Screen ...

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    Update: The Direct Download link is up and we'll be publishing things starting at 3pm Eastern. The iPhone 7 might be the leakiest iPhone yet, in that we're seeing quite a few shots of the camera and antenna bands. The Galaxy S7 Edge does battle with the S6 Edge+ and Note 5. Windows Phone users say goodbye to HERE Maps, and the camera on the Galaxy S7 is THOROUGHLY reviewed. We've been hard at work covering news stories and producing the next generation of phone reviews. We recently started a new series of videos delving deeper into camera performance and photography term definitions, and ...

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    The past six months have seen an explosion in dual-camera phones of one sort or another. The iPhone 7 Plus is rumored to be a continuation of that trend. We have photos from a very protective leaker in Taiwan as well as another source of what the component for those cameras looks like. [gallery ids="466954,466955,466956,466957,466958,466959"]   A dual-camera iPhone would not only be a first for the lineage, but a first in the industry for its implementation: one 12-megapixel unit shoots pictures at a standard focal length while another 12-megapixel camera will go telephoto by up to ...

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    Mid-rangers have been the filler for this part of the month, but they're pretty important bread and butter in terms of making money for their manufacturers. Take LG smashing more of its K-series this month. But just a letter up the alphabet is the J-series from Samsung. And there's been a big show and tell performance. First off, if you like leaked renders, check out backchannel specialist Evan Blass's leak of the Galaxy J3 for AT&T. The phone's headed to a few US carriers, by the way. Samsung Galaxy J3 2016 for AT&T pic.twitter.com/fEV04WPauS — Evan Blass (@evleaks) March 14, ...

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    Since we're dealing with a bunch of fuzzy numbers with HTC, we might as well toss the Huawei P9 into the pot. Evan Blass, within the day he thumbed an April 19 launch of the brand spankin' new HTC 10 smartphone, also may have bagged a calendar spot for the dual-camera-wielding Huawei P9. Huawei P9 launches Wednesday, April 6th. — Evan Blass (@evleaks) March 6, 2016 Not our March 9 launch in Berlin that we were looking forward to, but hey, get this: within the past half-hour, he's had to walk back the bet as another leaker replied to Blass with an earlier date. UPDATE: I was told a number ...

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    After a cascade of leaks a couple of weeks ago, we now have another volley of images showing off Huawei's spring flagship for 2016, the P9. One source on Weibo shows off the back of the phone, though excluding much of the surface area with a black case and labeling. We do see the circular fingerprint sensor, a dual-LED flash module with some sort of focus unit below it and a dual-camera setup. No, the trend of two is not over just yet. Another source on Chinese forum Code Mart has blasted out several pictures of the aluminium frame of what is supposedly the P9. Composite images show that ...

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    It isn't happening. Take a chill pill and sit down. With the launch of the Xiaomi Mi 5 arriving on February 24, we're looking for some sense of closure when it comes to our expectations. Have we agreed upon what we'll settle for in terms of internals? That usually happens shortly before showtime. Weibo's been a hive about this sorting this business out and one rumor stoker from a Chinese mobile tech blog put out some specs: a 5.2-inch 1080p screen, 16-megapixel camera on the back, 4 megapixels on the front, Snapdragon 820, USB Type-C, NFC and a 2,910mAh power pack. There are two configs ...

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    Huawei's done with the Nexus 6P, but it's not done building in its characteristic top visor. This time around for its newest flagship, the P9, it's a little more crowded. Leaks have come in from Weibo on the P9, showing off a face plate with some heavily-beveled edges and a very interesting rear: it's packed with a fingerprint sensor, two 12-megapixel cameras with dual-LED flash and a mystery module under the diodes — possibly for infared beaming or laser autofocus. USB Type-C looks to also jump in on the bottom edge. We're looking at the next iteration of Huawei's house-made Kirin ...

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    LG wants to come to MWC to "play" for the first time in a long time, especially when we're talking "G" models. And with the G5 comes its share of leaks, including a surprise switch-up in design language, a battery trap door, and two optical portholes on the back. We're now getting a good glance and how some of those changes will actuate, thanks to a Droid Life insider source. [gallery columns="4" ids="461584,461585,461586,461587"]   There's a "NOT FOR SALE" sticker along with a bunch of other overexposed stickers and a nice little blue one. A previous picture of the G5's back, supposedly ...

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    It's been a busy CES 2016 so far with lots of cool things coming out of Las Vegas, but we're taking a break to look at another hot topic. The Samsung Galaxy S7 might be missing from the show floor (and it's not quite sure whether it will make an MWC appearance, or, on the contrary, it will be the star of a separate, dedicated event), but it's not absent from the headlines. We recently heard of a possible 5.7-inch version with a 12MP camera, and we also caught wind of future possible features, like waterproofing and the return of the microSD card. The images contained in this article are ...

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    2014 was the year of the Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 10.1 and TabPRO 8.4, but, judging by this recent leak, 2016 will be the year of the Windows 10-powered Galaxy TabPRO S, that might even turn out to become a Surface Pro 4 (or Surface Book) competitor. We don't have any specs to accompany the leaked renders (though we're guessing it's just a matter of time), but what we're seeing is pretty self explanatory. A tablet that can turn into a notebook once a keyboard (probably cover as well) is attached, a tablet that seems to follow Samsung's design guidelines, as we're seeing nothing special ...

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    Nokia had plans for a smartwatch of its own. We've seen reports, last June, of a device tentatively codenamed Moonraker, but apparently Microsoft has cancelled Nokia's project shortly after acquiring its Devices and Services division. After all, the Microsoft Band 2 was well on its way, and Redmond was busy working on improving its first generation wearable. The images above and below are purportedly snapped off of a Nokia smartwatch prototype (the Moonraker). Not much can be discerned from the stills, but you can instantly spot a minimalistic UI (where shown) that resembles the one ...

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    Want to stare at some pictures? You've come to the right place. The HTC One X9 has gone through the rumor wringer and then some. The trip to TENAA left us wanting more, especially with that branding moved from the chin to the forehead. Luckily for us, it's the Chinese internet to the rescue as we now have more angles of what is supposedly the device. We can see a lot of the same action going on in the back, including that weird camera visor action and only a lower antenna reception band. More importantly, the front — pictured in its white finish — now sets off more details that we ...

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    BlackBerry is still committed to BB10 support, but given the recently-released, high-profile and high-in-demand Priv, you'd think that the company seems a little torn in its software development. But it wouldn't make sense for the Canada-based OEM to just go one-and-done with the whole Android deal, right? Especially considering that the Priv is considered as "step one" towards getting its devices unit back to profitability. Enter the BlackBerry "Vienna," a phone much like the BlackBerry Priv (codenamed "Venice," so watch out for another name) in terms of height and keyboard, except ...

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    The HTC One A9 may go down as a wash for the Taiwanese OEM at a time when it could not afford to keep on the lather-and-rinse roll its been going through. Now, as we look down the HTC One pipeline, we've been seeing divided reports on what a new device, codenamed "E56," might be packing. This is an update to a story we posted earlier today and is also a great case study of how a leak gets incubated in such a short period. nowhereelse.fr Known muckraker entity nowhereelse out of France put up a post on Saturday suggesting that this HTC One X9 could be a step up from the One A9 in terms of ...

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    Didja buy a Nexus 5X? How about that Nexus 6P? Did you buy it from Google? Did you buy it from Huawei? Do you know when you're getting yours? You might now as we're chasing tails on some updates from Reddit. First of all, if you want to buy your Nexus 6P from Sprint, sod it. It's not selling either of the phones. But the company's employee manual tells us that service reps will happily take your Nexus 6P on starting October 14 — that's Wednesday. That means some antsy buyers who chose next-day shipping may see their phones on the way by tomorrow. Of course, the date means little just ...

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    Remember that HTC Aero leak with the side-by-side comparison of the "champagne" iPhone? Remember how intense that hue stared at you into your soul? Are these good or bad memories we're forcing you to remember? Well, with all the other Aero rumors about the specs and release date still up and walking the moon, we might as well chew on the fruit that drops first. Six different colors are expected for the HTC One A9 palette. One of them is called "Acid Gold." Another has gold in the name. Three of them are shades of gray. And the last one is definitely pushing into pomegranate territory ...

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    Tonight's the night the nexii are putting out their laundry. With the boxes out in the open, it would be high time for the real things (or the retail-ready facsimiles) to come out. They did. And now we're looking at them. First came the Nexus 6P leak this evening. We're able to match details from the picture to the real-life leaks we have as well: the flathead camera lozenge, the large, rounded body, the fingerprint sensor location as well as the layout for other branding accoutrements. The facade should give way — this we're guessing to be from more leaks — to a 5.7-inch screen, a ...

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    After initially hearing quite a lot about a certain upcoming HTC phone, codenamed Aero, said device is now being referred to as the HTC One A9. Said device will likely be announced later in the year, though some rumors have suggested dates that are already behind us. That didn't stop the device from allegedly being pictured next to the iPhone 6. The image you see below is allegedly a screenshot representing benchmark results of a certain HTC One A9. We advise you to remain skeptical about this, as there's no way in verifying the veracity of the information below. At the end of August ...

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    Whether it really was the real deal or not, Monday's leaked (purported) LG Nexus 5 render gave us probably the best look at the upcoming smartphone, granted, just for the back of it. One day later we not only saw two (black and white) color options, but we were treated with a look at the smartphone's side, but, as we get close to that rumored October 13 launch date, accessory manufacturers (especially case makers) are gearing up. One such LG Nexus 5 case maker, Ringke, is showing off its clear case in the render above. Luckily, Ringke is also (allegedly) showing off the front of the ...

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