Nubia NX907J Appears on TENAA 2900mAh Battery
Nubia is a sub-brand of ZTE and preparing to launch a new device. A Nubia NX907J was seen on TENAA getting certified and the specs show it is heading to the low-tier mid-range category.
The Nubia NX907J has a 5.5-inch 720p display. There is 2GB of RAM on board paired with 16GB of storage. Additional storage can be added via a microSD slot that accepts up to 128GB cards. Its 1.4GHz octa-core processor is probably one of the Snapdragon 400 series.
There is a 13MP rear camera on the Nubia NX907J with LED flash and a 5MP front facing camera. Android 6.0.1 comes pre-installed and a 2900mAh battery supplies power.
However, there is no information available about the release date.
Bad News For Lenovo Users Lenovo K4 Note explodes in India
These days exploding phones isn’t a new phenomenon. Now a news about Lenovo K4 Note explodes in India. Pictures of the phone were posted on Twitter by @Vignesh3319. According to him, the phone exploded while sitting on a colleague’s desk. The official Lenovo Twitter account quickly responded to the reporter asking him to send his details so they could treat the matter.
One of those who responded to the tweet blamed Lenovo for the explosion, saying the model has a heating problem caused by a bug Lenovo refused to fix.
The K4 Note was released in January 2016 and packs specs that put it in the mid-range category. It has a 5.5-inch FHD display, 3GB of RAM, 16GB of storage and an MT6753 SoC. There is a 13MP camera on the rear and a 5MP front facing camera. The phone runs Android Lollipop but can be upgraded to Android Marshmallow. It is powered by a 3300mAh battery.
Honor 6 Play Gets Certified By TENAA
Huawei’s Honor brand is best known for its high-end, sleek smartphones but the brand seems to have all categories covered presently. A new Honor smartphone with model number Honor MYA-AL10 has been certified by TENAA.
According to the TENAA listing, the Honor Play 6 will come with entry level specs line up which includes a 1.4GHz quad-core processor believed to be the Snapdragon 425 chip. The device features a 5.0-inch TFT display with a resolution of 1280 x 720pixels. The device has in its memory aspect, a 2GB RAM as well as 16GB storage which is expandable up to 128GB.
Keeping the lights on will be a modest 2920mAh battery. The device also comes with a host of network bands and connectivity options including 4G LTE.
On the camera end, the Honor 6 Play will sport an 8MP main camera at the rear while up on the front is a 5MP selfie camera. Providing the interface surprisingly is Android 6.0 Marshmallow instead of Google’s latest Android Nougat OS.
We expect it to have an affordable price tag ranging from 499 Yuan (~$74) to 699 Yuan (~$103).
Moto E4 Details Gorilla Glass 3, NFC & Shipping Date
New details have surfaced online regarding the Moto E4 thanks to leakster Roland Quandt (@rquandt). The info contains a full specification sheet of the phone, shipping date, and Canadian price.
The new addition of Moto E4 will have Gorilla Glass 3 protecting its 5-inch screen. There is 2GB of RAM, 16GB ROM, and a microSD card slot that takes up to 128GB cards. It will be powered by MediaTek’s MT6737M processor. The rear camera on the Moto E4 is an 8MP sensor with LED flash. It has HDR and can shoot panorama images and record videos at 720p. For the front facing camera, you get a 5MP camera. The Moto E4 has Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, FM Radio and NFC (market dependent). It will run Android 7.1.1 out of the box and will have a removable 2800mAh battery.
According to Roland Quandt, the Moto E4 will likely ship on July 17. There is a possibility it will launch before then, so there are 1.5 months before the device reaches customers. Price in Canada is CAD 249.99 (~$185). Those who don’t use NFC may go for the Moto G4 Play which has very similar specs and sells for CAD 202 on Amazon. The European price was already revealed as €150.
Nokia new Feature Phones Appear On TENAA
HMD Global recently released the Nokia 3310 (2017) as an upgraded edition of the old Nokia 3310 feature phone. Now, a new feature phone from Nokia is expected to release in the near future as a couple of photos of the phone has appeared on TENAA, the Chinese telecom regulatory body. In the past week, the Nokia 105 (2017) had also appeared on TENAA.
The upcoming feature phone from Nokia has a model number of TA-1017. Like the Nokia 3310 (2017), the next feature phone from the firm will not be supporting 3G data connectivity. It is likely that Nokia may release a 3G edition of the phone.
The phone features a plastic body and has a candy bar design. The rear side of the phone features a camera that lacks a LED flash. It appears that the phone is running S30+ UI. The previous week, the alleged Nokia 105 (2017) had also appeared on TENAA. Speculations suggest the phone may launch as Nokia 130.
The alleged Nokia 105 (2017) in white carries a model number of TA-1010 and its black variant has a model number of TA-1034. The Nokia 105 was first announced in 2013. A revamped edition of the phone with Nokia 105 (2015) moniker was launched by Microsoft in 2015. The Nokia 105 (2017) seems to be a cheaper model than the alleged Nokia 130.
Nokia is expected to release a couple of phones starting from the third quarter of this year. The Nokia 9 is speculated as the upcoming flagship phone from the company.
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New Vivo Model Appears on GeekBench
A new Vivo smartphone has appeared on the database of popular benchmark website Geekbench revealing some of the key specs we should be expecting on the model. The new model is suspected to be the Vivo X9S that is expected to launch alongside the X9S Plus which was recently certified by China’s certification agency TENAA and also received 3C certification.
The model was listed as Vivo TD1608 and comes running Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system and is powered by Qualcomm’s latest mid-range Snapdragon 660 chipset which has an octa-core CPU. The processor is backed 4GB of RAM on the variant that passed through Geekbench. There may likely be a higher variant with 6GB of RAM onboard.
Motorola Moto Z2 Specifications Appeared on GFXBench Before Launch
Rumors have it that the Moto Z2’s launch is close at hand. This has become all the more evident as the Moto Z2 has appeared on the GFXBench benchmarking platform to reveal its flagship specs.
Specifications(According to GFXBench):
Moto Z2 features a 5.5-inch screen that produces a QHD resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 pixels. It is powered by Snapdragon 835 chipset that includes a 2.45 GHz octa-core processor and Adreno 540 graphics. The SoC is coupled with 4 GB of RAM. The native storage of the phone is 64 GB. It is likely to feature a microSD card like the original model.
The GFXBench listing only reveals that it features a single camera of 12-megapixel which is capable of shooting 4K resolution videos. Its front-facing camera is of 5-megapixel. It is running on Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS.
The Moto Z2 is expected to carry support for Moto Mods accessories. Rumors have it that the Moto Z2 Force may also get unveiled alongside the Moto Z2. The Z2 Force is expected to come with similar specs like the Moto Z2. However, the Moto Z2 Force will be featuring a Shatterproof screen.
The Moto Z2 is expected to get unveiled on June 30 as the company is holding a launch event on that day.