5.7-inch Huawei Honor V8 could be available in 1080p regular and QHD ‘Plus’ models

We’ve read (and written) about the Honor V8 handset a couple of times over the past few weeks. Huawei’s sub-brand is expected to unveil the budget-friendly high-end phablet at an event next week, and it could be the first Honor phone to be equipped with a dual camera system, similar to the setup on the more premium Huawei P9.

Initial leaks and online listings suggested that the Honor V8 would come with a Quad HD screen (another first for Honor), but we’ve been doing a little digging on TENAA and discovered another model of the same phone with a lower resolution screen, less powerful processor and less storage.

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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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This is Huawei’s Mate 9, pictured in both regular as well as a new ‘edge’ models

A number of OEMs, including big names like Samsung and LG, are taking a two-flagship-a-year approach, which means that two different high-end devices (with relative variants) cover both halves of the year, while generally offering unique characteristics to justify the close time windows. Huawei, as it seems, is no exception…

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Android adopting regular maintenance schedule, first Nougat release w/ dev preview this fall

Android 7.0 is rolling out today to current Nexus devices, Pixel C, and General Mobile 4G. While the majority of Nougat’s 250 new features have been well documented, Google also announced today that Android is moving to a “new regular maintenance schedule.”

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