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Huawei Mate X Foldable Phone’s Successor Launching in H2 2020

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According to reports, Huawei will launch its next-generation Mate X folding phone in the second half of 2020. The company is reported to be working on the phone already, and small volume trial production of components has already begun. The Huawei Mate X was launched earlier this year, but availability was delayed until November to ensure satisfactory build quality. Samsung also had durability issues with its first foldable phone, and the Galaxy Fold successor is now expected to launch alongside the next Galaxy S series flagship in February this year.

A Digitimes report states that the next-generation Huawei Mate X foldable phone will be launched in H2 2020. This contrasts with a recent report that suggests that an improved version of the Mate X with Kirin 990 SoC is expected to be released at MWC 2020. He says this Mate X update has an improved design with a better hinge and a stronger screen as well. It could be possible that the report is talking about a suitable successor of the first folding telephone and not just an “improved version”. This is pure speculation on our part, and we expect more clarity as Huawei decides to make some announcements about its folding phone segment.

This informed release information was obtained from manufacturers in the Taiwan supply chain, and some suppliers have even started small-scale trial production of components for the next-generation foldable phone. The report does not detail the design changes or the great features of the next Huawei folding phone but notes that Taiwan suppliers see promising potential in the single segment next year. These suppliers have even started expansion projects for this purpose.

For example, hinge manufacturer Jarllytec seeks to install additional batch furnaces in 2020 that will help produce more metal injection moulding (MIM parts for folding phones. This company has partnered with two Chinese smartphone brands to produce hinges for their folding phones, hinting that more original equipment manufacturers can launch folding phones next year.

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Asus ROG Phone 3 With Snapdragon 865+ SoC Launching in India on July 22, Company Reveals

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Asus ROG Phone 3 global launch will take place on July 22, the company announced on Wednesday and it will also act as the India debut of the phone. We thought the phone would initially debut in China and then make its way to more markets in the coming weeks. The company has, however, started sending out press invites, confirming that the ROG Phone 3 launches in India on the same day. Asus has revealed that its next-generation gaming phone would pack the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SoC.

The company will be live streaming virtual event via their official YouTube channel on July 22 at 8:15pm IST and other social media handles. As soon as Asus put out live streaming link we will embed that here in this post for you.

Asus ROG Phone 3 now has a dedicated microsite over on Flipkart. It does not reveal anything new about this gaming phone, except for the fact that YouTube creator Ajey Nagar (better known as CarryMinati) seems to be the new face of the brand in India.

ASUS ROG Phone 3 specifications spotted on Geekbench

ASUS ROG series of phones are quite popular among mobile gaming enthusiasts and it seems like the company is gearing up for a third instalment. An ASUS phone with model code 1003DD was spotted on Geekbench last month with 8GB RAM, Android 10 OS and motherboard Kona, which is linked to the flagship Snapdragon 865 SoC. While it isn’t confirmed, speculations are rife that it could be the ASUS ROG Phone 3 based on the model number. Now, the model number has appeared on the benchmark platform with 12GB RAM. This means the handset should be available in more than just one variant.

The ASUS ROG Phone 3 12GB RAM variant has managed to score 910 points in the single-core test and 3,229 points in the multi-core test. The 8GB RAM model had achieved 902 points and 3,074 points, respectively. ASUS recently announced a partnership with Unity, a platform that is used for creating mobile games. The company mentioned that it would create a plugin for Unity’s Engine that will support five features of the ROG Phone II as well as the upcoming ROG Phone 3. This is the first time that ASUS has openly talked about the gaming phone.

The ASUS I003DD was earlier spotted on the Wi-Fi Alliance certification platform. The listing revealed it would come with Qualcomm QCA6390 chipset for connectivity, 2×2 dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Wi-Fi Direct, and Miracast support. Unfortunately, that’s everything we know about the ASUS ROG Phone 3 at the moment, but we’re hoping to come across more information soon. The phone should launch in India as the company trough the ROG Phone 2 as well. Unfortunately, the ROG Phone 2 has been out of stock in the country for the pasts few months due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Moto G 5G Plus With Snapdragon 765 SoC, Quad Rear Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications

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We know that Motorola is on the verge of launching two new budget smartphones – the Moto G 5G, and the Moto G 5G Plus on Tuesday. It features a dual-punch-hole display design and a whopping display. The phone comes with a quad-camera setup and a Snapdragon 765 SoC. The Moto G 5G Plus is equipped with a large 5,000mAh battery with 20W TurboPower charging, quad rear cameras. The newly launched Motorola Moto G 5G Plus price starts from €349, which is around Rs 29,500 in India. The phone will be available in Europe from today, but Motorola said it will launch the device in the US market, currently unknown whether will also be launched in India or not.

Motorola Moto G Plus: Price

The newly launched Motorola Moto G 5G Plus price is set at €349, which is roughly Rs 29,500 in India. For the same price, the company will be selling the 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage model. There is also a 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant, which is priced at €399 (approximately Rs 33,730). the latest Motorola phone will also be released in the US, but later this year and it will be priced under $500 (roughly Rs 37,400). Motorola has announced that the Moto G 5G Plus won’t launch in the US, but another sub-$500 phone will make it to North America in the fall.

Moto G 5G Plus specifications

We already know that the Moto G 5G will come powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 SoC with 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB of storage. The storage is further expandable using a dedicated microSD card slot (up to 1TB) and that it will also get a quad rear camera setup that consists of a 48MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide camera, a 5MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth sensor. The phone also gets a 21:9 FHD+ display and a 90Hz refresh rate.  The ‘Plus’ variant of the device, therefore, can be expected to come with better specifications. At this moment, it remains unclear if the Moto G 5G Plus will get a better SoC than the SD765 processor.

The Moto G 5G Plus runs on Android 10 and has a dual-SIM slot (Nano + Nano). The Moto G 5G Plus has a large 5,000mAh battery with 20W TurboPower fast charging. The company touts at two-day battery life on the phone. It comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and connectivity options include USB Type-C port, 5G SA/NSA, 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth v5.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, NFC, and more. The Moto G 5G Plus weighs about 207 grams and measures 168x74x9mm and it weighs 207 grams. Sensors on board include accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity, ambient light, sensor hub, and e-compass.

Moto G 5G Plus full specifications

Network 

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE
5G bands SA/NSA
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G

Launch 

Announced 2020, July 07
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2020, July 08

Body 

Dimensions 168 x 74 x 9 mm (6.61 x 2.91 x 0.35 in)
Weight 207 g (7.30 oz)
Build Plastic frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Splash resistant

Display 

Type LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.7 inches, 104.9 cm2 (~84.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2520 pixels, 21:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)
90Hz refresh rate
HDR10

Platform           

OS Android 10
Chipset Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G (7 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1×2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1×2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver)
GPU Adreno 620

Memory 

Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
UFS 2.1

Main Camera 

Quad 48 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 118° (ultrawide), 1.12µm
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.2, 1.75µm, (depth)
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps

Selfie camera 

Dual 16 MP, f/2.0, 1.0µm, (wide)
8 MP, f/2.2, 1.12µm, (ultrawide)
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps

Sound 

Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes

Comms 

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, LTEPP, SUPL
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Features 

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity

Battery 

Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
Charging Fast charging 20W

Misc 

Colors Blue
Price About 350 EUR

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Samsung introduces Galaxy Assured, Galaxy Forever plans for Galaxy smartphones in India

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Samsung, India’s most trusted smartphone brand, today announced two exciting offers to make it more attractive for consumers to own Samsung’s premium Galaxy smartphones. Samsung has launched two new offers in India namely, Galaxy Assured and Galaxy Forever that are aimed to lure customers to own premium Galaxy smartphones. According to a statement released by the company, Galaxy Assured is offering buyback plans for its phones- Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy S20+, Galaxy S20, Galaxy S10 Lite (512GB) and Galaxy Note10 Lite.
The company said with this offer, customers can get a buyback value of smartphones by up to 70 per cent of the original device price, if the phone is three-month old. Similarly, smartphones that are six-month old, can get the customer a buyback offer of 60 per cent of the original price. The remaining 40 percent balance can be paid a year after the purchase.

“At Samsung, consumers are at the core of everything we do. We are excited to announce the roll out of Galaxy Assured and Galaxy Forever plans that give our consumers complete peace of mind. With Galaxy Assured, consumers will have the option to get back as much as 70% of the value of their premium smartphone. Galaxy Forever lets consumers own a brand new Galaxy S20 by paying only 60% of the total cost. These two plans are a win-win situation for consumers, who will now have a range of options while buying Samsung’s premium range of Galaxy smartphones,” said Aditya Babbar, Director, Mobile Business, Samsung India.

Galaxy Assured

Consumers looking to buy premium Galaxy smartphones can opt for Galaxy Assured plan to get exciting buyback offers from Samsung. Galaxy Assured not only offers assured buyback, but also ensures complete peace of mind for consumers planning to buy premium Galaxy smartphones such as Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy S20+, Galaxy S20, Galaxy S10 Lite (512GB) and Galaxy Note10 Lite. With Galaxy Assured, consumers can get an assured buy back value of up to 70% of the original device price for their three-month old Galaxy S20 smartphone. A six-month old device is eligible for up to 60% assured buyback value. Consumers can get up to 50% and 40% of their device value after nine months and 12 months respectively with Galaxy Assured. For Galaxy Assured, Samsung India has partnered with Servify, a technology company that provides Device Lifecycle Management Services.

Galaxy Forever

The Galaxy Forever offer lets consumers buy a brand new Galaxy S20 smartphone at just 60% of the price, making it easier to own Samsung’s most premium flagship. Consumers can pay the balance 40% at the end of one-year or return the device at the end of one year. To avail the Galaxy Forever offer, consumers will have to buy Galaxy S20 smartphone using EMI facility. The Galaxy S20 series comes with several world first camera innovations allowing stunning image and video quality. For Galaxy Forever, Samsung India has partnered with Servify and IDFC.

Galaxy Assured and Galaxy Forever plans are available across Samsung Exclusive Stores, leading retail outlets and Samsung.com.

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