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Watch the Honor 10 Global launch here

Honor may have already introduced the Honor 10 in China, but the company is now hosting an event in London where the phone will make its global debut. We're yet to know when the Honor 10 will hit the stores and at what price. The phone already appeared exclusively on Flipkart in India with an arrival date of May 15 but that seems to be the start of the pre-order campaign. Huawei Honor 10 in Mirage Purple, Mirage Blue, Grey Gull and Magic Night Black The Honor 10 sports the latest HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset, an IPS LCD 19:9 notched screen and 6 GB RAM. The dual camera setup...



Samsung Galaxy Note8 and Galaxy S6 edge+ getting new updates

Samsung has started pushing out new updates to its Galaxy Note8 and Galaxy S6 edge+ smartphones. These are security updates that bring along Android fixes for the month of January. The Galaxy Note8 update weighs in at 707MB and is currently hitting units in France. The update to Galaxy S6 edge+ on the other hand carries a build number of G928GUBU4CRA1, and is currently hitting units in Mexico. Via 1 2



OnePlus explains why it opted against having Project Treble on current devices

OnePlus has already confirmed that it'll not have Project Treble on any of its current devices, including the recently launched OnePlus 5T. Now, the Chinese company has provided more information on the matter. During and AMA session on its official forums yesterday, a staff member explained that implementing Project Treble on current devices through an OTA update comes with risk of bricking the units. Here's what they exactly said: Project Treble requires a storage partition, by which the Android framework and vendor image are separated. However, because partitions were not required...



Samsung working on 7nm and 11nm chipsets for 2018

The path at the end of Moore's law is a winding one - today Samsung announced that it will be producing 11nm chips for high-end and mid-range phones. This is a Low Power Plus (LPP) process that is a scaled down version of the 14nm LPP process used for chips like the Snapdragon 660 and 630. It promises up to 15% boost in performance with the same power use. The chip area will be reduced by 10%, meaning the manufacturing price of chips will fall. Expect the first 11nm chipsets to come out in the first half of 2018. The premium phones of next year will be using the new 7nm LPP chips built...



Xiaomi Mi VR Standalone is an Oculus Go version for China

Oculus and Xiaomi have partnered up to bring portable VR experience to China. The Mi VR Standalone will be a version of the Oculus Go that is exclusive to China while the Oculus headset will be available in the rest of the world (at $200). Both headsets are functionally identical - based on the Snapdragon 821 Mobile VR Platform, they work without a phone or a PC (or cables). Visuals are provided by two 2K LCD screens with new-generation lenses. The Xiaomi Mi VR Standalone comes with a motion controller (with a touchpad and a trigger). It has built-in spatial audio (developed by Oculus)...