Pre-release LG G5 shows up in the flesh on Dubai selling site, corroborates dual-camera, removable battery rumors

With all the hype and abundance of leaks surrounding the Samsung Galaxy S7, it’s easy to forget that the other big Korean tech company is due to launch a brand new flagship smartphone soon. LG will unveil the G5 at an event in Barcelona on Sunday, Feb. 21 and is expected to depart from its usual plastic-bodied device in favor of an all-metal flagship.

Just a few days ahead of its launch, a unit has been spotted for sale on Dubai’s Dubizzle website, and seems to show the unit in the flesh for the first time.

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Honor 8 Pro goes official with 6GB RAM, Kirin 960, 4,000 mAh battery, EMUI 5.1

Huawei’s 2017 has been a non-stop run of phone release after phone release. The year kicked off with the Mate 9 and Honor 6X, and continued forward with the release of the Huawei P10 and P10 Plus at MWC. Now, Huawei’s sub-brand Honor is delivering its second release of the year, the Honor 8 Pro.

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The ZTE Blade Z Max offers dual-cameras, 4,080 mAh battery, and a Snapdragon 435 for just $129

Last year, ZTE released the ZMax Pro, a 6-inch smartphone with budget specs that out performed its price tag. This year, ZTE has announced the successor to the Zmax Pro in the Blade Z Max, which features a larger battery, a dual rear-facing camera setup, and more for just 0…

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Moto Z2 Play reported to effectively ditch the best part of the Moto Z Play, its battery life

Battery life is something we simply never have enough of. Motorola, though, seemed to solve that problem last year with the Moto Z Play, which could easily get through multiple days on a single charge, thanks to a huge internal power pack. However, it’s looking like the Moto Z2 Play is unfortunately going to ditch the generous battery capacity…

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LG G5 rumored to feature metal unibody design, removable battery with unusual detachable bottom edge

As unusual rumors go, this is up there with the best of them. According to CNET Korea‘s sources, LG is planning and testing a G5 design featuring an all-metal structure, but with a semi-modular design for removing and replacing the battery.

The LG G5 is expected to be announced right before MWC next month, after the company sent out invitations to press for an event on February 21st in Barcelona.

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Latest Active leak reveals device with similar specs to regular Galaxy S7 + 4,000 mAh battery

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active has been well revealed in numerous leaks and photos. Thanks to the latest one (via Venture Beat) we now know the specs of the Active variant. The AT&T exclusive device does not stray too much from the current S7 and maintains the same ruggedness as its predecessor.

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Xiaomi’s Mi Band 2 has an OLED display, heart rate monitor, and 20 day battery life for $23

Thanks to a single product line, Xiaomi is the second largest wearable vendor in the world, behind only Fitbit and ahead of Apple. Today, the company announced the Mi Band 2 at a ridiculously affordable price of (RMB 149). It keeps the marquee feature of long battery life, while adding a display and heart rate monitor.

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