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Apple iPhone 8 Touch ID sensor has moved again, appears on leaked rear panel

Apple iPhone 8 Touch ID sensor has moved again, appears on leaked rear panel

By Max Langridge

Rumours surrounding the iPhone 8's Touch ID sensor are more back and forth than a Federer, Nadal tennis match. Just when we thought it was pretty much certain that the Touch ID sensor would not be moved to back of the phone, a photo of a rear panel shows... Read more

LG V30 confirmed to have Snapdragon 835 in Geekbench listing

LG V30 confirmed to have Snapdragon 835 in Geekbench listing

By Max Langridge

LG is expected to unveil its second flagship phone of the year, the V30, on 31 August, a day before the IFA trade show officially kicks off. LG V30: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know Being a flagship device, it was always thought it... Read more

Apple iPhone 8 power button may double up as Touch ID sensor

Apple iPhone 8 power button may double up as Touch ID sensor

By Max Langridge

Apple's Touch ID sensor positioning has been thrown under the spotlight once again, with yet another new position being suggested.  Apple iPhone 7S, 7S Plus and iPhone 8: What's the story so far? The Apple iPhone 8 has been subject to so many leaks and... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 to retain screen size of Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S9 to retain screen size of Galaxy S8

By Max Langridge

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have been released to rave reviews, but that also means they're old news. We're now looking ahead to the duo's successors, the more-than-likely-to-be-named Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. Samsung Galaxy S9: What's the story so... Read more

Samsung to recover 157 tonnes of rare metals from Note 7 returns, including gold

Samsung to recover 157 tonnes of rare metals from Note 7 returns, including gold

By Rik Henderson

Samsung has been sitting an a massive pile of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones since the battery issues that plagued it last year. We'd like to think that's literal, sort-of a massive Note 7 version of the throne in Game of Thrones (Game of Phones?), but it... Read more

You can see HMD's Nokia 8 flagship in this super-clear image leak

You can see HMD's Nokia 8 flagship in this super-clear image leak

By Elyse Betters

HMD is coming out with a new high-end Nokia flagship, and an image of the device has just leaked out.HMD brought the Nokia name back with a new line of Android smartphones, including the Nokia 6 that launched in June, but now, according to some new leaks,... Read more

Here's a sneak peek at Apple's all-new emoji coming to iOS and Macs

Here's a sneak peek at Apple's all-new emoji coming to iOS and Macs

By Elyse Betters

Most people use emoji and want more of them.If you count yourself as part of that crowd, you'll be happy to learn that Apple has announced new emoji characters are coming to its iOS, macOS, and watchOS platforms sometime later this year. And in celebration... Read more

Full specs leak reveals Nokia's flagship will be the Nokia 8

Full specs leak reveals Nokia's flagship will be the Nokia 8

By Max Langridge

Nokia, under the leadership of HMD Global, will release its flagship phone later this year. For some time, the name of the phone has been the subject of debate. Both Nokia 8 and Nokia 9 have been bounded around, but Winfuture.de, a German site that has... Read more

This adapter plugs into an iPhone and can record all your phone calls

This adapter plugs into an iPhone and can record all your phone calls

By Elyse Betters

Have you ever needed to record a phone call? No? Just us?Either way, you probably know that it isn't easy. You can use apps that require you to call out from their own dialer, or the default phone app, which isn't useful if you're making a call through... Read more

Latest Samsung Galaxy Note 8 leaks fully reveal the phone's design

Latest Samsung Galaxy Note 8 leaks fully reveal the phone's design

By Elyse Betters

Want to see what the Galaxy Note 8 looks like?There are two images we can show you. The first one (above) was posted by Ice Universe, a leakster who has decent track record. It's a render that supposedly shows the front of the Note 8. We can't tell you... Read more

It's a sad day for Vertu and its jewel-encrusted luxury phones

It's a sad day for Vertu and its jewel-encrusted luxury phones

By Elyse Betters

Vertu, the British luxury phone maker, is going to be liquidatedThe company is known for its high-end handsets, which are usually decked out in gems and have starting prices in the tens of thousands of pounds, but it in recent years, it has faced financial... Read more

EE brings the noise with 6 months free Apple Music and data for all pay monthly customers

EE brings the noise with 6 months free Apple Music and data for all pay monthly customers

By Max Langridge

EE is feeling generous this summer, and is offering all pay monthly and SIM-only customers six months of Apple Music access completely free of charge, and free data use to go with it. What is Apple Music and how does it work? It means you can stream and... Read more

Honor 9 review: A mid-range marvel
4.5 stars

Honor 9 review: A mid-range marvel

By Mike Lowe

There was a time when buying an affordable phone would mean considerable compromise. Increasingly, however, the boundaries between mid-range and true flagship devices is being blurred, to such an extent that sometimes the more affordable phone can actually... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S8 Mini could be a thing following Geekbench listing

Samsung Galaxy S8 Mini could be a thing following Geekbench listing

By Max Langridge

Samsung could be gearing up to launch a smaller, 'Mini' variant of its flagship Galaxy S8, after a new device appeared on Geekbench. Samsung Galaxy S8 review: A mobile masterpiece The new Samsung device listing, picked up by German site Winfuture.de,... Read more

KFC made a Huawei phone with Colonel Sanders' image all over it

KFC made a Huawei phone with Colonel Sanders' image all over it

By Elyse Betters

Next time you're in China, ask for a phone at the KFC drive-thru.The fast food chain has partnered with Huawei to release a limited-edition smartphone to celebrate 30 years since opening in China. Called the KFC edition Huawei Enjoy 7 Plus, it features... Read more

New 23 August launch date suggested for Samsung Galaxy Note 8

New 23 August launch date suggested for Samsung Galaxy Note 8

By Max Langridge

Yet another launch date for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has been thrown into the mix, with the latest prediction being 23 August. Fortunately, it's still expected to be launched at an event in New York, so at least there is some consistency. Samsung Galaxy... Read more

These amazing renders show us what the the LG V30 will look like

These amazing renders show us what the the LG V30 will look like

By Max Langridge

The LG V30 still isn't official, but with expected launch date getting closer and closer, usually reliable leakster @OnLeaks has released some renders to show what LG's next flagship will look like. LG V30: What's the story so far? The renders reveal... Read more

Amazing Google Pixel XL 2017 render shows a super sexy giant

Amazing Google Pixel XL 2017 render shows a super sexy giant

By Elyse Betters

Google is working on the next Pixel phones, and an image of the larger-sized phone has appeared.Android Police, which has a great track record when it comes to leaking Android mobile news, has created a render of the second-generation Pixel XL based... Read more

LG Q6 with 18:9 FullVision display gets official launch

LG Q6 with 18:9 FullVision display gets official launch

By Elyse Betters

LG has officially announced the Q6 smartphone as the first entry of a new Q-series. The LG Q6 is the first phone since the flagship G6 to feature a FullVision display, essentially making it a G6 Mini.LG previously posted some teasers to say it would... Read more

Apple iPhone 8 said to be limited to four colours, including a mirrored finish

Apple iPhone 8 said to be limited to four colours, including a mirrored finish

By Max Langridge

The Apple iPhone 8 rumour never ceases for a moment. Whether it's suggesting Apple's premium phone may ditch the Touch ID fingerprint scanner entirely, in favour of facial recognition, or that the phone will cost over $1,000 when it's released, there's... Read more

Motorola to hold 25 July event, likely for new phones and mods

Motorola to hold 25 July event, likely for new phones and mods

By Elyse Betters

Motorola is holding an event in New York City in a couple weeks.The Lenovo-owned company has sent out invites to the media for a launch event on 25 July, telling guests: “You won’t want to miss this". The actual invite is a GIF of a hallway of some... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 camera spotted in the wild

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 camera spotted in the wild

By Rik Henderson

A photo of what is alleged to be the camera unit from the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has popped up online.Posted by Tung Ha on his Facebook page, the image purportedly shows the dual-camera array, flash and fingerprint sensor on the rear of, what... Read more

Best Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus cases: Protect your new Samsung smartphone

Best Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus cases: Protect your new Samsung smartphone

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus offer stunning designs, huge displays and plenty of power. They come with IP68 waterproofing, super slim bezels, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and 18.5:9 ratio curved screens.As with all smartphones though, they won't... Read more

Nokia and Zeiss jump back into bed for future smartphone cameras

Nokia and Zeiss jump back into bed for future smartphone cameras

By Chris Hall

Nokia and Zeiss have jointly confirmed an "exclusive" partnership, aiming to bring you the best of smartphone camera experiences."Our fans want more than a great smartphone camera, they want a complete imaging experience that doesn't just set the standard... Read more

EE and Qualcomm demo Gigabit LTE in the real world, speeds up to 750Mbps achieved

EE and Qualcomm demo Gigabit LTE in the real world, speeds up to 750Mbps achieved

By Rik Henderson

EE, Qualcomm and Sony, with its Xperia XZ Premium smartphone, partnered to show Gigabit LTE mobile broadband working in a real world UK environment today.During an event at Wembley Stadium in London - which EE sponsors - Pocket-lint saw the new Sony phone... Read more

Three rolls out 'free' data streaming plans for Netflix bingeing

Three rolls out 'free' data streaming plans for Netflix bingeing

By Max Langridge

Mobile network Three has announced a new monthly 'Go Binge' plan that will give users free, unlimited streaming of video through services such as Netflix and TV Player. TV Player gives users access to over 100 TV channels to watch TV on the go for free.... Read more

HTC Ocean Life details leak, U11 Mini on the way?

HTC Ocean Life details leak, U11 Mini on the way?

By Max Langridge

HTC could be gearing up to launch a new mid-range handset to join the Ocean family of devices which could possibly be a U11 Mini, if some tweets by usually reliable Twitter tipster LlabTooFeR is to be believed. HTC U11 review: Flagship glory, with a gimmick... Read more

Nokia confirms UK release dates and prices for Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6

Nokia confirms UK release dates and prices for Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6

By Chris Hall

HMD Global, guardian of the Nokia Mobile brand, has confirmed the pricing and release dates for the recently-announced Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 in the UK.Launched at MWC 2017, the long-awaited return of Nokia to the world of smartphones is now on... Read more

Lenovo's new Moto X4 aluminium phone revealed in photo, spec leak

Lenovo's new Moto X4 aluminium phone revealed in photo, spec leak

By Elyse Betters

Lenovo is planning a new Moto device, and a photo of it has leaked out.Not only has a photo of Lenovo’s new Moto device surfaced, but also a report with detailed specs and an approximate release date. According to VentureBeat's Evan Blass, the device... Read more

Nokia 6 Android phone: Specs, prices, release date and everything you need to know

Nokia 6 Android phone: Specs, prices, release date and everything you need to know

By Chris Hall

Nokia announced its return to the global smartphone stage with the launch of the Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3, a trio of Android smartphones designed to attack the affordable segment of the market.The Nokia 6 first launched in China as a JD.com exclusive... Read more

The best July fourth tech deals

The best July fourth tech deals

By Hassan Mohammed

Happy July 4! To celebrate, we have rounded up the best July fourth 2017 deals available today in the world of tech. July 4 offers and dealsSamsung have a great July fourth offer where if you purchase a Samsung S8, you will receive a $200 gift card.... Read more

Will iPhone 8 ditch Touch ID entirely for facial recognition instead?

Will iPhone 8 ditch Touch ID entirely for facial recognition instead?

By Elyse Betters

It's OK to be sceptical about this latest iPhone 8 rumour.According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via StreetInsider), the OLED iPhone 8 - one of three new iPhones expected to be announced in September - will not feature a Touch ID fingerprint... Read more

Apple iPhone 8 dummy model revealed in video

Apple iPhone 8 dummy model revealed in video

By Max Langridge

Following leaks of renders and pictures, we now have a video showing us a dummy model of the iPhone 8, used by case manufacturers, to reveal exactly what Apple's upcoming premium flagship will look like. Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: What's the story... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 back on sale 7 July… in Korea

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 back on sale 7 July… in Korea

By Rik Henderson

We heard back in February that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 would return, with Samsung replacing the batteries in refurbished devices and selling them in certain markets. Now that has been confirmed; it will re-release the Galaxy Note 7 in its homeland... Read more

Is LG working on a mini LG G6 smartphone called LG Q6?

Is LG working on a mini LG G6 smartphone called LG Q6?

By Elyse Betters

LG is already planning a new version of the LG G6.No, we're not talking about the LG G7, but rather a smaller version of the LG G6 itself. And, technically, we're not sure if the company is working on the phone now or mulled the idea of one months ago.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 storage to start at 64GB

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 storage to start at 64GB

By Max Langridge

Korean news site Osen has quoted an official Samsung spokesman as saying the upcoming Galaxy Note 8 will have 64GB and 128GB storage options. Both phones will also have a microSD card slot that will let you expand the storage up to 256GB. Samsung Galaxy... Read more

Original iPhone vs iPhone 7: What's the difference 10 years on?

Original iPhone vs iPhone 7: What's the difference 10 years on?

By Cam Bunton

Today, 29 June 2017, is 10 years to the day since the original Apple iPhone hit store shelves in the US. It's arguably the most significant mobile device ever launched, and no device before or since has had such a big impact on the market.Simply put,... Read more

iPhone Photography Awards 2017 - The best photos taken on an iPhone

iPhone Photography Awards 2017 - The best photos taken on an iPhone

By Max Langridge

The Apple iPhone always has an incredibly good camera, no matter which version you have. With the very latest iPhone 7 Plus, Apple used a dual-lens camera for the first time to offer greater zoom and effective bokeh effects.Photographers often turn to... Read more

Samsung shows off dual camera tech, destined for the Galaxy Note 8?

Samsung shows off dual camera tech, destined for the Galaxy Note 8?

By Max Langridge

Samsung has used MWC Shanghai to show off its new dual camera system for smartphones, that makes use of the company's own Isocell technology. Samsung Galaxy Note 8: What's the story so far? There have been rumours circling lately that suggest the upcoming... Read more

Qualcomm set to take over fingerprint sensor market with under display scanners

Qualcomm set to take over fingerprint sensor market with under display scanners

By Max Langridge

Qualcomm has just announced itself a major player in the supply of fingerprint sensors, as it's announced it will be one of the, if not the first company to produce under-display sensors. Qualcomm Sense ID is a 3D biometric scanner that will solve those... Read more

Amazon's Prime discounted phones scheme adds Nokia 6 and more

Amazon's Prime discounted phones scheme adds Nokia 6 and more

By Elyse Betters

Amazon has a smartphone program, and it's just added five more devices from brands like Nokia and Motorola.With the Prime Exclusive Phones program, you can get mid-range to low-end smartphones at a discount. However, if you do choose to get a reduced,... Read more

iPhone 8 will be in limited supply come launch day, OLED supply issues to blame

iPhone 8 will be in limited supply come launch day, OLED supply issues to blame

By Max Langridge

Getting a new iPhone on launch day can always be a hard task, as millions of customers look to upgrade their old phone or invest in their first iPhone.  Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: What's the story so far? This year will likely be no different,... Read more

OnePlus 5 review: The flagship-killer's coming of age
5.0 stars

OnePlus 5 review: The flagship-killer's coming of age

By Cam Bunton

When OnePlus launched its first phone back in 2014, it was clearly the plucky upstart, one that was trying to offer as powerful a phone as possible that almost anyone could afford. Many of its strategies - from marketing to launch and invites for sales... Read more

Honor 9 vs Honor 8: What's the difference?

Honor 9 vs Honor 8: What's the difference?

By Mike Lowe

If you're looking for a relatively affordable mid-level phone then Honor's unveiling of the Honor 9 may well have sparked your interest - and not just because of its spangly Sapphire Blue finish. For this £380 phone delivers plenty of bang for your buck.Compared... Read more

Honor 9 arrives in UK with dual cameras and ultra-shiny Sapphire Blue finish

Honor 9 arrives in UK with dual cameras and ultra-shiny Sapphire Blue finish

By Mike Lowe

When it comes to mid-level phones, Honor has long been one of the go-to brands to consider. To call the new Honor 9 "mid-level" would arguably be a disservice, however, given the serious spec and standout design positives of this affordable smartphone.The... Read more

Honor 9 European launch event: Watch the #LightCatcher livestream here

Honor 9 European launch event: Watch the #LightCatcher livestream here

By Rik Henderson

Honor, the fun and funky sub-brand of Huawei, is expected to launch the Honor 9 in Europe today, 27 June, and you can watch the action right here on Pocket-lint.It's calling the launch event "Meet the #LIGHTCATCHER" and you can watch it via the livestream... Read more

OnePlus 5 now available to order, here's how you can get yours

OnePlus 5 now available to order, here's how you can get yours

By Max Langridge

The OnePlus 5 was officially announced just over a week ago and gained the full five stars from Pocket-lint when it went under review. It's a fantastic phone that still manages to comfortably compete with, and on occasion perform better, than the majority... Read more

OnePlus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: What's the difference?

OnePlus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus has announced its 2017 flagship, the OnePlus 5, which will be available from 27 June.There have been several rumours surrounding the new handset over the last few months, but with everything now official, how does it compete against its rivals?Here... Read more

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3T vs OnePlus 3: What's the difference?

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3T vs OnePlus 3: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

OnePlus' next flagship killer has been stealing headlines over the last few weeks with several confirmations from the company itself prior to the launch. Now all the details are official though with the OnePlus 5 arriving seven months after the OnePlus... Read more

These amazing Galaxy Note 8 renders reveal Samsung's next phablet

These amazing Galaxy Note 8 renders reveal Samsung's next phablet

By Max Langridge

Samsung will release the Galaxy Note 8 later this year, possibly on the 26 August if a recent rumour is to be believed. It will be under close inspection when it does launch, following the quick demise of the Note 7. Samsung Galaxy Note 8: What's the... Read more