Gorilla Glass 5 has comprised mobile device screens and smartphone rear panels for over two years. The product has given hundreds of millions of device owners the latest protection against accidental drops, scratches and dangers of the environment. Following a good run of Gorilla Glass 5, Corning announced in full detail what Gorilla Glass 6 is all about.
This week, Sony announced yet another Android smartphone. Xperia XA2 Plus is an upper mid-range device with many qualities of a flagship and will be sold alongside Sony’s more premium handsets: Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ2 Premium and Xperia XZ2 Compact.
We briefly heard about an HTC blockchain phone named ‘Exodus‘ a few months ago. This week, more details have come in from HTC regarding the device we didn’t expect to see on markets as soon as this year. HTC has now confirmed the phone for a launch in Q3 of 2018.
Sony introduced several Xperia XZ2 smartphones earlier this year. All are premium and feature a new Ambient Flow metal and glass design that adopts many of today’s trends. The most premium of the bunch hands down is Sony’s Xperia XZ2 Premium, which is the most recent and up to date model. Today, the handset went up for pre-order on Amazon.
Last week, Samsung quietly announced a small partnership with the company behind theScore app. This app is available on Android and is among the most popular for finding sports news and live sports scores. Samsung will be flowing information such as sports scores from all your favorite teams right into its digital assistant Bixby for direct integration.
Samsung will announce this year’s Galaxy Note smartphone earlier than usual on August 9. The company made it official last week and gave us a brief teaser video containing only a new S Pen. The Galaxy Note series is known for having an S Pen, which gets better each and every year. This year’s Galaxy Note 9 flagship will be no exception.
Do you recall Amazon Prime Day? For those unfamiliar, it’s a “holiday” Amazon created a few years back which is when the popular online retailer hosts more deals than you can count. It happened last July and Amazon confirmed this week that it’ll be happening again this July. The deals day is less than two weeks away, and Amazon says it’ll top even last year with over one million deals.
OnePlus has been on a roll. The company has been updating its old phones frequently and the latest OnePlus 6 has sold in record numbers, beating out the previous sales record-holder OnePlus 5T. Nobody saw this coming given the six-month release cycle, and to spice things up even more, the Chinese OEM announced a new variant of its latest smartphone model this week.