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Nokia 2 will come with a huge 4,000mAh battery

Hey, remember when Nokia 2 passed through the FCC? Buried under a mountain of wireless connectivity tests was the battery capacity - a whopping 4,000mAh! That's a huge jump over the 5, 6 and 8 models, all three of which have around 3,000mAh. The Snapdragon 210 chipset doesn't use a lot of power - not because it's very efficient (it's a 28nm chip), it's just not very powerful. Couple that with the rumored 4.7-5" screen of modest 720p resolution, the battery life should be stellar. Certainly better than HMD's current entry level phone - the Nokia 3 and its 2,630mAh battery. Anyway,...



Samsung overtakes Intel to become the biggest chip maker in Q2 2017

Yesterday Samsung reported its record quarter results which were spearheaded by its chip business, which earned $15.7B in revenue and $7.2B in profit. That's almost twice as much compared to Intel's operating income of $3.8B on $14.8B revenue in the same second quarter of 2017 - a record quarter for Intel at that. What's interesting here is that no one has surpassed Intel in the last 24 years and Samsung did it without making a single desktop chipset - only catering to mobiles and wearables. Intel has failed to make an impact on mobile despite its various efforts with Atom and it...



US unlocked Galaxy Note8 is now getting Oreo

Recently Samsung promised that the Note8 units sold in the US would be graced with the Oreo update "in the coming weeks", and it has since started to deliver. So far, devices sold by AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint have already tasted the new treat, and starting today the unlocked model is joining in the fun. People who purchased the Note8 in unlocked form in the States are receiving the update notification, which you can check out in all its glory in the screenshots below - they also contain the lengthy changelog. Unlocked US Galaxy Note8 Android Oreo update...



First batch of Jade Art Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S sells out fast

Xiaomi started selling the new Emerald Green Mi Mix 2S today and the Jade Art version is already sold out. At the time of writing, according to Xiaomi's website there are still regular Emerald Mi Mix 2S units available for purchase but we expect them to run out fast. Both units are identical to the regular Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S outside of their appearance and the fact that they come in 8GB/256GB configuration. You can still go for the standard 6GB/64GB and 6GB/128GB models over at Xiaomi's online retail store. Source



Meizu Pro 7 officially teased, new images leak

After confirming the unveiling date, Meizu has shared a teaser image for the Pro 7 smartphone. The image focuses solely on the second screen (that sits on the back). A new window for new colors! 7 days left to the #MEIZU PRO 7 launch event! pic.twitter.com/Gdi1JZzg20— Flyme (@FlymeGlobal) July 19, 2017 Meanwhile, new Pro 7 images have leaked, showing the device in its full glory. The second screen will enable Pro 7 users to take selfies with the rear cameras as well as play games. The phone will be made official on July 26. Source | Via 1 2