Mobile Phone Facts and Rumours

This page will be used to keep track of all the upcoming mobile phones, both announced and yet-to-be announced, and their rumoured specs, features among other things. Check back here daily for frequent updates.

 

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Samsung

CNET via Korea Herald reported that the earliest we may get a glimpse of the upcoming Galaxy devices will be in January 2019!

• It seems that the Galaxy S10 will actually have three different models: 'Beyond 0' will be the 5.8 inch model with a flat screen and a single rear camera, 'Beyond 1' will be the standard 5.8 inch with a curved screen and dual-rear cameras, and 'Beyond 2' will be the flagship 6.2 inch device with the triple-rear cameras mentioned above.

• Plus, there are suggestions that the Galaxy S10 will not implement the iris scanning technology, switching it out for 3D facial-recognition instead. Again, it not yet known which of the three Galaxy S10's will receive this tech.

 

Samsung Galaxy S10 - Entry-Level (Beyond 0)

• According to some reports, this entry-level device will have a flat-screen display, with conflicting reports pegging the size at either 5-inch or 5.8-inch.

• There's also rumours that this device will feature a single-front camera and dual-rear cameras.

• This device is rumoured to have a fingerprint scanner on the side of the phone, unlike 'Beyond 1' and 'Beyond 2'.

 

Samsung Galaxy S10 (Beyond 1)

• This will most likely be the standard offering for the Galaxy S10 series with a rumoured 5.8-inch display.

• IceUniverse has 'leaked' the supposed design of the Galaxy S10. The image suggests that it will heavily rival the Oppo Find X screen-to-body ratio, while also possibly having the front cameras on a tray hidden inside the phone.

• This device is rumoured to have the Fingerprint-on-Display technology.

• This phone is rumoured to have a single-front facing camera and a triple-rear camera setup.

 

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (Beyond 2)

• This device is rumoured to have the 6.2-inch display.

The Bell have reported that this iteration of the Samsung Galaxy will also follow the Huawei's P20 Pro with three-rear cameras as well as the two-front cameras to bring the total number of cameras on this phone to five!

• This device is rumoured to have the Fingerprint-on-Display technology.

 

Samsung Galaxy X

• The Samsung Galaxy X is rumoured to be the foldable mobile phone device that Samsung has been working on, complete with a foldable battery.

• If all goes as planned, this device could be released early 2019

 

Samsung Galaxy S8 Lite

• It seems that Samsung still has more mobile phones on the horizon for 2018. With the launch of their mid-tier Galaxy A8 earlier in the year, Samsung's next phone has been outed as the Samsung Galaxy S8 Lite.

 

• It will be a budget device of the Galaxy S8 phone from last year, though it will still contain many of the same features, such as the dedicated-assistant button for Bixby, as well as the rear fingerprint scanner.

 

• Below are the specifications that were listed in the FCC and TENAA listings, however until Samsung makes an official announcement regarding the phone, the information has to be taken as a rumour.

 

Specifications (Rumoured)

 

SpecsGalaxy S8 Lite
Display5.8"; 2220x1080p
RAM4GB
Storage64GB
Chipset (SoC)Snapdragon 660
Camera (Rear)16mp
Camera (Front)5mp
Battery3000mAh

 

 

Apple

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Google

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LG

LG G8 ThinQ

• While it is still extremely early for any G8 ThinQ rumours, with the recent release of the G7 ThinQ, it seems rumours are already coming through about what to expect with LG's next flagship phone. This rumour suggests that the G8 may have a 4K display screen, however takes these murmurings with a grain of salt.

 

LG V40

• A source close to Android Police revealed that the forthcoming LG V40 device may consist of five cameras: two front-facing cameras that may signify facial ID, as well as three rear-cameras similar to Huawei's P20 Pro. 

 

LG Foldable Smartphone

• A patent has revealed LG has got plans to at least experiment with developing a foldable smartphone. Not much more has been revealed at this stage.

 

Huawei

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Sony

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Nokia

Nokia 9 PureView

• A report has released tidbits on the upcoming Nokia 9 mobile device, which is being rumoured as being the next flagship device for the brand. The same report mentions the Nokia 9 will have an OLED screen with Fingerprint-on-Display technology. It will also contain the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC.

• A recent leak also suggests that the Nokia 9 PureView will have five rear cameras as well, with a 5.99-inch 2K HDR10 PureDisplay screen.

 

Motorola

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