Week 40 of 2018 saw two major announcements – LG brought forward its V40 ThinQ flagship, while HMD introduced the Nokia 7.1 upper-mid-ranger. The first one is undoubtedly more interesting, featuring arguably the best triple camera yet with three different viewing angles.
We were also treated to a bunch of leaks, rumors and teasers of the flagships to come later this month – the OnePlus 6T, the Huawei Mate 20 duo and the Google Pixel 3 lineup.
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A leaked table lists sensor resolution, pixel size, lens FoV and aperture.
The display is notched and the cameras on the back feature Zeiss optics.
The phone will have at least two color options – Mirror Black and Midnight Black.
Don’t get too excited, though, as the teaser is as real as the recent Pixel Ultra rumors.
Also, a side-mounted fingerprint reader. Those are three things that the Xperia XZ3 does not have.
With a 6.4″ OLED display, rugged build and LG’s traditional audio features, the V40 is ready to take on the competition.
You won’t like them if they turn out to be true, that’s for sure.
There are also some tiny bits about Google’s Mini, Home Hub and Chromecast.
Starting October 10 it will be almost 25% down from the original price.
This is the new name of the Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Pro with the four cameras on the back.
The PureView name was used only on the best Nokia camera phones.
Apple’s latest and greatest has only the second best mobile camera system ever tested.
Pete Lau also addressed wireless charging, waterproofing and pricing.
There are a few interesting specs thrown in there as well.
The reviews say the new iPhones deliver a much-improved battery, camera and overall performance.
There’s no fingerprint scanner on the back (or the front), so the under-display sensor is confirmed too.
We will be seeing another notched Nokia smartphone.
The video is part of Google’s campaign to promote the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL in Japan.
We now have official confirmation of the Snapdragon 8150 name.
To the Wright brothers and landing on the Moon too.
Goodbye 802.11ac, 802.11ax, 802.11n, 802.11a/b/g/n and all that.
The 23-second video alternates powerful messages and ends with an anticlimactic outline of a phone.
The Pro 6 and Laptop 2 come in matte black, the Studio 2 is expensive, and the Headphones are Microsoft’s first stab at that market.
The phone has received the leaked CAD-based render treatment one day after its smaller sibling.
The OS version is unfortunate given that Pie has been available for a while.
The Huawei Mate 20 models range from 4GB to 8GB of RAM and from 64GB to 512GB of storage.