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Samsug Galaxy S Light Luxury now Official

The Galaxy S Light Luxury was just announced in China packing very modest specs, the device is pretty much a "lite" variant of the Galaxy S8. The 5.8' screen from the S8 makes a return keeping the same dimensions as its bigger brother.



The Light S features the same Super AMOLED panel with 1,080 x 2,220 px resolution (18.5:9). The phone has a single camera on the back - 16 MP sensor and an f/1.7 aperture. It can record 4K video at 30 fps, but OIS is absent (surprisingly). The selfie camera has an 8 MP sensor with an f/1.7 aperture.

The Snapdragon 660 chipset inside the Galaxy S Light Luxury should offer similar CPU performance to the Galaxy S8's 835. It does have 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage.


Given the Galaxy S Light Luxury's size, it shouldn’t be a surprise that there’s a 3,000 mAh battery – the same capacity as the Galaxy S8. There’s support for fast wireless and wired charging, the latter of which goes over the USB-C port. The phone is IP68 waterproof as exp…

Vivo X-Play 7 smartphone to sport 10Gb of RAM 512GB storage and 4k Display


Vivo is out with another innovation, fresh from being the first smartphone to use the on-screen Fingerprint scanner, an upcoming Vivo smartphone has surfaced on Weibo. Leaked photos show this device to be the X-Play 7. It's rumoured this device would be launched sometime this year.

According to a presentation by Vivo, the X-Play 7 is gonna come with 10GB of RAM and 256GB/512GB onboard storage. - that's some pc level specs in my opinion. The phone is also expected to sport a 92.9% screen to body aspect ratio, this means that it will be outfitted with an in-screen Fingerprint sensor. Suffice to add that this phone may actually be truly bezelless.

Smartphones by Vivo with this embedded fingerprint sensor use a Synaptic Clear ID optical sensor. Said sensor only works with an OLED Display because it doesn't require backlighting as opposed to LCD displays. The sensor works from gaps between pixels hence keeping the tech invisible.
As expected from a premium range device, the Vivo X-Play is also expected to feature a 4k Display and twin camera setup courtesy of Sony's IMX sensors. The device will be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 processor.

With this innovative motion by Vivo we expect more smartphone makers to come with a 10GB RAM upgrade this year, this may already be the case as there's a high possibility that the next Oneplus smartphone is going to adopt the same.

There’s currently little data about the official launch date of the Xplay 7 but we're expecting the phone to make an appearance during MWC 2018 where Vivo is listed as an exhibitor.

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Samsug Galaxy S Light Luxury now Official

The Galaxy S Light Luxury was just announced in China packing very modest specs, the device is pretty much a "lite" variant of the Galaxy S8. The 5.8' screen from the S8 makes a return keeping the same dimensions as its bigger brother.



The Light S features the same Super AMOLED panel with 1,080 x 2,220 px resolution (18.5:9). The phone has a single camera on the back - 16 MP sensor and an f/1.7 aperture. It can record 4K video at 30 fps, but OIS is absent (surprisingly). The selfie camera has an 8 MP sensor with an f/1.7 aperture.

The Snapdragon 660 chipset inside the Galaxy S Light Luxury should offer similar CPU performance to the Galaxy S8's 835. It does have 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage.


Given the Galaxy S Light Luxury's size, it shouldn’t be a surprise that there’s a 3,000 mAh battery – the same capacity as the Galaxy S8. There’s support for fast wireless and wired charging, the latter of which goes over the USB-C port. The phone is IP68 waterproof as exp…

LG G7 with ThinQ AI features hit the market with 70000 pre-orders

The LG G7 ThinQ was finally released for sale about a week ago, and despite the rough landing they've had in previous releases, this particular model has managed to score so much as 70,000 pre-order sales in just six days. This is almost twice as much as the G6 sale (40,000) around the same time frame last year.

Note this is just in South Korea, so there's still a chance to get higher sales numbers when it eventually goes global.

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Ulefone Mix 2 Review and Specifications

For the most of last year Chinese OEM’s have been releasing budget friendly versions of flagship devices, though unoriginal in design, they pretty much offer a lot of value for money. The Ulefone Mix 2 might bear a similar name to the Mi Mix 2, but the differences are glaring to see and its refreshing to see Ulefone use its own original design.
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The Ulefone Mix 2 comes with a very basic package. The phone sits atop the box and in the underlying compartment, there is a USB 2.0 cable, a ring holder, a screen protector and a basic user guide and warranty slip. There are no headphones included in the package. This sounds disappointing but for a sub $100 device, this is forgivable. There are no hardware navigational keys on the front of the display with the manufacturer opting for software keys instead. The power and volume rocker are on the right side of the Mix 2 and offer good enough tactile feedback. The 3.5mm jack is situated on top of the device whilst the USB 2.0 port is at…

Nokia 7 Plus will Sport an 18:9 Display

New reports suggest that the Nokia 7 Plus will come equipped with a 6-inch,18:9 display. There is also going to be a Corning Gorilla Glass coating for the display and an impressive Aluminium frame. The 7 Plus will have dual cameras and offer 2x zoom which will be achieved by a combination of a wide, 12MP lens and a 13MP Telephoto lens.



The Nokia 7 Plus will be powered by a Snapdragon 660 Octa-core processor, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The device offers microSD expansion via the dedicated slot. The device is also to have a USB-C port and will be be able to offer relatively fast quick charge speeds. The Nokia 7 will ship will Android Oreo out-of-the-way.



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iOS update fixes a bug that would allow others sabotage your phone with a text message

A bug that would allow others to freeze your iPhone with little more than a text message was discovered by Software developer and researcher Abraham Masri last week.
The bug which most people have become quite familiar with on Social media is referred to as a 'Text-bomb'. It occurs when a would be attacker sends a URL via text message to the receiver's mobile, when the recipient's smartphone starts processing it for preview, the bug activates, and the device starts doing some weird stuff ranging from- Freezing, to Kernel issues and home screen crashes.
This bug was supposedly fixed in the iOS 11.2.5 patch which was pushed to iPhone devices recently
Apple, as we all know are not always open about the bugs found on their devices, but this time they mention in their security notes that 'it stemmed from the way links received in text messages are processed and presented.
Apple credits Masri for finding the bug.