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Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ US, UK and Europe price, pre-order details revealed

Samsung just announced the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones with new dual aperture camera at its Unpacked 2018 event at the MWC 2018. Even though the company did not announce the price at the event and said that it will be available starting March 16th, price of the phones are now out for several markets. US S9 -  $719.99 (Rs. 46,590 approx.) unlocked S9+ - 839.99 (Rs. 54,355 approx.)  unlocked Pre-orders begin March 2, 2018. Available from AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Verizon Wireless and Xfinity mobile from March 16. Will also be available in Best Buy stores and BestBuy.com, Amazon, Costco, Sam’s Club, Target and Walmart. UK S9 -  £739 (US$ 1032 / Rs. 66,795 approx.) S9+ - £869 (US$ 1213 / Rs. 78545 approx.) Pre-orders begin 25th February 2018 at 18.00 GMT.  Customers who pre-order before 7 March 23:59 GMT will receive their devices 7 days early on the 9th of March.  Available from Samsung.com and select retailers from March 16 with various trade-in deals Europe S…
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Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ with Quad HD+ Infinity display, dual aperture camera announced

Samsung just announced Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ smartphones at its Unpacked 2018 event at the MWC 2018 in Barcelona, as it had promised. The main highlight of the smartphones is the variable aperture cameras. The S9 has a 12-megapixel rear camera with variable aperture tech that uses f/1.5 aperture for night shots for a brighter picture and f/2.4 aperture for normal shots in daytime. The S9+ has a secondary 12MP Telephoto lens for live focus for bokeh effect with background blur. Similar to the Sony's flagships, this has 960fps Super Slow-mo video option. It has automatic Motion Detection and an intelligent feature that detects movement in the frame and automatically begins to record. After capturing the Super Slow-mo video, you can also select background music from 35 different options or add a tune from their favorite playlist. Both the phones have Infinity Display – an end-to-end, bezel-less screen that extends to the phone’s sides. S9 comes with a 5.8-inch Quad HD+ screen and…

Nokia 8 Sirocco Android One smartphone with 5.5-inch Quad HD OLED display, 6GB RAM, dual rear cameras announced

HMD Global, apart from Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 1 and  Nokia 8110, also introduced a brand new variant of the Nokia 8 dubbed; Nokia 8 Sirocco and is also an Android One variant. While the core specifications remain almost same, there are few additions on board like the glass body for wireless charging support, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and more. The Nokia 8 Sirocco Edition now packs reduced bezels at the front with slightly curved edges. The Sirocco edition gets a new Pro Camera mode which you might have found on the old Nokia Lumia devices. However, there is no headphone jack present which is a huge tradeoff and will have to rely on the USB Type-C for audio. Nokia 8 Sirocco specifications 5.5-inch (2560×1440 pixels) pOLED display, sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, 700 nits brightness Octa-Core Snapdragon 835 Mobile Platform with Adreno 540 GPU 6GB DDR4X RAM, 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD Android 8.0 (Oreo) Single / Dual SIM 12 MP pri…

Nokia 7 Plus Android One smartphone with 6-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 660, Dual ZEISS rear cameras announced

HMD Global introduced Nokia 7 Plus, Android One smartphone at the MWC 2018, as expected. It has a 6-inch 6-inch 18:9 Full HD+ display, is powered by Snapdragon 660, has dual rear sensors with ZEISS optics that combine an ultra-sensitive 12MP wide-angle primary camera for both low-light and extra bright conditions and a secondary 13MP camera for 2x optical zoom. It has an unibody metal design made of 6000 series aluminium and packs a 3800mAh battery that promises 2 days of battery life and support for fast charging. Nokia 7 Plus specifications 6-inch (2160 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection Octa Core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) with Adreno 512 GPU 4GB LPDDR4  RAM, 64GB (eMMC 5.1) internal storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD Single / Dual SIM Android 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 8.1 12MP rear camera with f/1.75 aperture, 1.4┬Ám pixel size with ZEISS…

Nokia 1 Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone with 4.5-inch display, 4G VoLTE, swappable Xpress-on covers announced

HMD Global apart from Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 8110, Nokia 6 (2018) Android One for global markets, it also announced the Nokia 1 Android Oreo (Go Edition) that sports a 4.5-inches display, MediaTek MT6737M Quad-Core processor, 1GB RAM. Nokia 1 is the latest Android Oreo (Go Edition) phone along with the ZTE Tempo Go. It runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo), has 5MP rear camera with LED flash, 2MP front-facing shooter and supports 4G VoLTE. Since it is an Android Oreo (Go Edition) phone, it has all the Go Edition apps that are slowing making their way. The Nokia 1 supports the Xpress-on interchangeable polycarbonate covers. Nokia 1 specifications 4.5-inch (854 x 480 pixels) FWVGA IPS display 1.1GHz Quad-core MediaTek MT6737M with Adreno 304 GPU 1GB RAM, 8GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD Android 8.1 (Oreo) Go Edition Dual SIM 5 MP rear cameras with LED flash 2 MP front-facing camera Dimensions: 133.6 x 67.78 x 9.5 mm 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz), Bluetooth 4.2,…

Nokia 8110 4G VoLTE feature phone with 2.4-inch Curved display announced

HMD Global at the MWC 2018 event brought back the Nostalgia yet again like it did with Nokia 3310 at the MWC 2017 last year. It is a feature phone with 2.4-inch QVGA Curved display, intuitive tactile mechanics with slide to answer and end the call, and a helicopter-style spin on its axis. The Nokia 8110 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 205 Mobile Platform clocked at 1.1GHz Dual-Core processor and comes with access to an app store with apps like Google Assistant, Google Search, Google Maps, Facebook, and Twitter, send and receive emails, import your contacts and sync your calendar with Outlook and Gmail. It also comes with a revamped version of Snake game. It has 512MB LPDDR3 RAM and 4GB eMMC internal storage and features a 2-megapixel rear camera. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wireless hotspot, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, microUSB 2.0, 3.5mm audio jack, and support for OTA updates. A 1500mAh battery. It comes in dual and single SIM variants, depending on the…

New Nokia 6 Android One smartphone with 5.5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 630, ZEISS optics, Android 8.0 announced

HMD Global  announced Nokia 6 (2018) and the successor of last year’s Nokia 6 China last month. Today at its MWC 2018 it introduced another Nokia 6 smartphone for the global markets, which is an Android One smartphone. It has a 5.5-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, is powered by Snapdragon 630 Mobile platform, runs on Android 8.0 (Oreo), has a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, dual-tone LED flash, ZEISS optics and a 8-megapixel front-facing camera. It has a unibody metal design made of 6000 series aluminium and has Nokia's Dual Sight / Bothie feature and will get face unlock through OTA update in Q2. It packs a 3000mAh battery with support for  fast charging that can charge the phone up to 50% in 30 minutes. New Nokia 6 specifications 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) 2.5D curved glass display with 450 nits brightness, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 ( 4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cor…