Samsung today announced that it will start selling the Galaxy Note 7 in Europe from October 28 once again. Samsung is already offering replacement units for customers who had purchased a faulty Galaxy Note 7.
A future iteration of the Galaxy Note could feature a speaker built into its iconic S Pen stylus. Samsung has patented the idea, which sees a tiny speaker embedded in the S Pen’s tip that could negate the need to have speakers in the phone itself.
At its ‘Google for India’ event in New Delhi, Google today announced that it will be rolling out a more data efficient version of the Google Play Store for 2G networks, YouTube Go, and localised version of Allo and Duo.
Xiaomi today launched the Mi 5s in China, a slightly faster and upgraded version of its flagship Mi 5. The handset comes with a slightly updated design and ditches the rear glass in favor of a curved metallic rear panel.
As a part of streamlining its product portfolio and its “ongoing strategic integration” between Lenovo and Motorola, the former announced a massive layoff that will see around a 1,100 people lose their jobs.
With just over a week left for Google to officially unveil its the Pixel and Pixel XL, Evan Blass (a.k.a @evleaks) has posted a press render of the smaller of the two handsets that Google plans on launching next week. The press render gives us our clearest look at the Pixel, which has so far only leaked in some blurry cam photos and renders.
Google has some big plans for its
Nexus Pixel smartphones this year. The company is abandoning its Nexus lineup in favor of a new Pixel branding. And just like OEMs, Google seems to be planning on customizing the OS to its liking.
Android Police reports that Google is planning on releasing an ultra-thin Pixel laptop running Andromeda — the ChromeOS-Android merger — in Q3, 2017. The laptop will be the results of years of work between Google’s Pixel, ChromeOS, and Android team. It is being developed to fully showcase Andromeda in its glory.
MediaTek today announced its latest flagship chip, the Helio X30. The Deca-core chip will be based on the 10nm fabrication process from TSMC making it smaller and more power efficient.