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Vivo V9 Specifications And Features

Vivo V9 Specifications And Features

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LAUNCH Announced 2018, March
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, April
BODY Dimensions 154.8 x 75.1 x 7.9 mm (6.09 x 2.96 x 0.31 in)
Weight 150 g (5.29 oz)
Build Front glass, aluminum body
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.3 inches, 99.1 cm2 (~85.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2280 pixels (~400 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
– Funtouch OS 4.0
PLATFORM OS Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8953-Pro Snapdragon 626
CPU Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
CAMERA Primary Dual: 16 MP + 5 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Secondary 24 MP, f/2.0, 1080p
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
Radio FM radio, recording
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
Browser HTML5
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 3260 mAh battery
MISC Colors Gold, Black
Price About 300 EUR

Note: We can not guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct.

Huawei P20 Loses The 40MP Camera And 5x Hybrid Zoom Of The P20 Pro

If the P20 Pro has three cameras, but the Huawei P20 has only two, which one gets dropped? The 40MP camera, the telephoto one or the black & white one? It turns out it’s not going to be like that.

The P20 camera will still record 960fps videos at 720p resolution, according to detailed info from WinFuture. And it will keep the 24MP selfie camera from the Pro model. This selfie cam will use Kirin 970’s NPU for “Light Fusion” – an AI-powered way to brighten up the image.

Huawei P20 Loses The 40MP Camera And 5x Hybrid Zoom Of The P20 Pro

The non-Pro model will simply go back to the battle-tested camera setup of the Mate10 – a 12MP color sensor and a 20MP b&w sensor. The camera will still offer a zooming feature, though at only 2x, it’s not as impressive as Pro’s 5x hybrid zoom.

Huawei P20 Loses The 40MP Camera And 5x Hybrid Zoom Of The P20 Pro

Anyway, this model will have a 5.8” LCD screen. The aspect ratio is an odd 18.7:9 with a notch for the selfie cam and assorted gadgetry.

The chipset will be paired with 4GB of RAM (2GB less than the Pro) and 128GB of UFS storage. The expected price for the Huawei P20 is €680, a good discount on the €900 Pro model.

Huawei P20 Loses The 40MP Camera And 5x Hybrid Zoom Of The P20 Pro

The P20 will measure 7.65mm thick and weight 165g. It will have a 3,400mAh battery with SuperCharge (22.5W) over USB-C. And no, no headphone jack. And no IP67 rating this time around.


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Galaxy J7 Prime 2 Are Silently Released By Samsung

Instagram Announces New Changes To The Timeline Based On Feedback

Instagram introduced an algorithmic timeline that sorted posts based on what it thinks you’d like to see instead of the more logical reverse chronological timeline that people were used to before. After much backlash, Instagram will not mostly show posts in order. To be clear, it’s still not perfectly chronological like people wanted and you might still see things randomly out of order.

The changes suggest that while Instagram might be listening to feedback, it either does not know how to implement them or doesn’t care enough to do it properly. The New Posts button was not necessary if the app was designed to refresh itself without yanking the user out of whatever they were doing every time. This is exactly how Twitter works. The non-committal not-really chronological timeline is also nonsense; it’s either chronological or it isn’t, and this clearly still isn’t so it’s not really what people have been asking for. Algorithmic timelines increase user engagement by wasting their time and also strongly favor brand accounts, so it’s clear why Instagram isn’t ready to give that up.

Instagram announces new changes to the timeline

Instagram has promised more changes in the coming months but going by the company’s track record there is zero chance of any of them being in the user’s interest.

Instagram has announced new changes to the timeline based on user feedback. One of these changes is the introduction of ‘New Posts’ button that lets you manually refresh. This prevents the previous automatic refreshing of the timeline that had a habit of yanking you out of whichever part of the app you were in and throwing you at the start of your timeline. Users can now manually refresh whenever they want without the app doing it for them.

Honor View 10 Available In US For $499

Honor’s latest flagship smartphone is finally available in the US. The Honor View 10 was initially expected to reach the country in early January, but that hasn’t happened for whatever reason. It went up for pre-order earlier this month, and today it’s in stock.

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You can purchase one from the Huawei sub-brand’s official online store. It’s priced at $499 and you can choose between blue and black color versions, and you are going to receive an unlocked device.

The Honor View 10 is powered by the same flagship Kirin 970 chipset that you can find inside the Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro. The phone also has the trendy 18:9 screen aspect ratio, a dual rear camera setup, and a beefy 3,750 mAh battery. It runs Android 8.0 Oreo with EMUI 8.0.


Buy Here: https://store.hihonor.com/us/honor-view-10


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Vivo V9 Smartphone Launches In India

Nokia 1 and Nokia 7 Plus Pre-order Go-On In The UK On Amazon

Amazon UK has opened up pre-orders for the Nokia 1 and Nokia 7 Plus with shipments promised to start on April 30.

The Nokia 7 Plus comes in Black and Copper and costs £349.99. The Nokia 1 can be had in Dark Blue and Warm Red for £79.99.

Nokia 1 and Nokia 7 Plus

The rest of the new Nokia smartphones, they should all follow closely shortly as most of them are also expected in April.

Nokia 1 Pre-order | Nokia 7 Plus Pre-order


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Oppo F7 Specification Leak Via Sales Pitch Notes

Galaxy J7 Prime 2 Are Silently Released By Samsung

Without any fuss, Samsung unveiled an updated Galaxy J7 Prime 2 on the Indian section of its website. The phone appears to be an updated version of the Galaxy J7 Prime with miniature design changes like the capacitive buttons.

It arrives with Android Nougat out of the box, octa-core CPU on an Exynos 7 chipset and a revamped 13 MP selfie camera.

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The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2’s chip is most likely the same Exynos 7870, seen in the original J7 Prime, because the clock speed of the CPU is unchanged at 1.6 GHz. Specs like RAM, storage and microSD availability also remain unchanged – 3 GB + 32 GB + up to 256 GB.

Although the primary camera is 13 MP with f/1.9, it offers Visual Search through Samsung Mall. There is also Samsung Pay Mini availability in India where the Galaxy J7 Prime 2 will be marketed. The front camera now comes with live AR stickers and filters, instant share and instant editing, for all the social addicts out there.

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Size-wise, the phone has not changed – it sits at 151.7 x 75 x 8 mm, but now weighs 170 g. The battery remains the same – 3,300 mAh, charged via a micro USB port.

The Galaxy J7 Prime 2 is currently revealed only in Black, but Champagne Gold version is also on its way. The price tag is INR13,990, which is about €175 or $215.


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Vivo V9 Smartphone Launches In India

Vivo has launched the V9 smartphone in India a day after international announcement. The phone is priced at INR 22,990 and will be available through Amazon India.

Vivo V9

On the front is a 24MP selfie camera with AI assisted beauty modes. Lastly, it runs on a 3260mAh battery with Android 8.1 with Funtouch OS 4.0 on top.

The V9 will be up for pre-order on Amazon starting 3:00PM IST. Actual sales begin April 2.

Vivo V9

The V9 has the infamous notch design with a 19:9 aspect ratio, 6.3-inch 2280×1080 IPS LCD. It’s powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 processor with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage. In terms of imaging, the V9 has a dual camera system on the back with 16MP primary and 5MP secondary depth sensor.




Several days ago a leaked image, comparing prices of different flagships, suggested $749 (around €610) price tag of the OnePlus 6 with 256 GB. Today more specs leaked, including the chipset, RAM storage, and dual camera setup.


According to the listing, OnePlus 6 will sport a 6.28” AMOLED screen with a resolution of 2280 x 1080, which unsurprisingly is the same panel as on the Oppo R15. The SoC is expected to be Snapdragon 845, though, with its CPU clocked at 2.7 GHz.


The rear camera of the OnePlus 6 is listed as 16 MP + 20 MP with an f/1.7 aperture on both lenses, which is exactly the same setup as the predecessor OnePlus 5T. The selfie snapper has been boosted with a 20 MP sensor, again behind f/1.7 lens.

Next to storage, we see 6 GB + 128 GB, which would be a combo we haven’t seen since the OnePlus 3T, introduced 1.5 years ago. OS is listed as Android 8.1, most likely with Oxygen OS on top (or Hydrogen OS for China-only devices).

Another similarity to Oppo R15 is the battery, listed as 3,450 mAh. Comparison between the flagships from the same conglomerate is not unusual – after all their predecessors Oppo R11s and OnePlus 5T also shared most of their hardware.

Oppo F7 Specification Leak Via Sales Pitch Notes

Being the next Selfie Expert entitles the F7 to a marvelous front-facing camera. It should pack a 25MP shooter with background bokeh, various AI goodies, and numerous beautification effects (including group mode).

On the back sits a single 16MP camera with automatic scene recognition for regular shots.

Other confirmed specs include a 3,400 mAh battery and Color OS 5.0 with Face Unlock.

Oppo has already made the R15 duo official, and the F7 announcement should happen on March 26.

Oppo F7 Specifications

Oppo F7 Specifications

We are just days away from the official Oppo F7 announcement, but this latest leak has left little to none for Oppo to unveil. We already saw pictures and teasers, but now we get to learn all F7 specs thanks to a leaked sales pitch manual.

So, the Oppo F7 will pack a 6.23″ notched LCD display of 1,080 x 2280 pixels. It will be powered by the Helio P60 chip by MediaTek with an octa-core processor (4x A73@2.0GHz + 4x A53@2.0GHz), Mali-G72MP3 GPU, and 6GB of RAM.


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A New Galaxy J7 Model Reveal By FCC Documents

Model number points to a new Galaxy J7

Now, a new device with the model number SM-J720F has been spotted at the FCC, indicating an impending launch.

This could be a new Galaxy J7 model if we go by the current naming pattern of Samsung devices.

We can confirm from our sources that this device is headed towards markets in Southeast Asia, Middle East, and North Africa. The device will launch in both single-SIM and dual-SIM variants.

This new Galaxy J7 model has also surfaced on GFXBench and Geekbench websites, revealing some of its specifications.

The device will be powered by an Exynos 7885 processor, runs Android 8.0, and will have either 3 or 4 GB RAM. While the FCC documents pretty much officially confirm the existence of the SM-J720F device, the alleged specifications revealed in benchmarks cannot be taken at face value as benchmark results can be easily faked.

Samsung has also filed trademark applications for the ‘Galaxy J7 Crown’ and ‘Galaxy J3 Orbit’ at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

We currently don’t know if the trademark application for the ‘Galaxy J7 Crown’ name is in any way related to the SM-J720F device spotted at the FCC. The ‘Galaxy J3 Orbit’ trademark is probably for one of the upcoming Galaxy J3 carrier variants in the US.

A New Galaxy J7 Model Reveal By FCC Documents

Samsung J720F Trademark

Samsung J720F Trademark Document

Samsung J720F Trademark Geekbench Browser


Samsung J720F New Model Reveal

Samsung’s budget Galaxy J series is a crowded and confusing lineup. Keeping track of this series is a difficult task as the model numbers and specifications vary from market to market. Samsung seems to be in no mood to clear this mess as it is gearing up to launch even more Galaxy J series phones this year.

Earlier this year, we came across a list of unannounced Galaxy devices in the leaked Galaxy Note 8 Oreo beta firmware files. The list hinted at new Galaxy J series phones under the J4 and J6 names. Devices with model numbers pointing towards these names have also been spotted on benchmarking websites, adding some credibility to the news of their existence.