Razer has continued to show signs that it intends to keep its promise to provide updates for the Nextbit Robin. Another new Android version has been made available for the smartphone, with the release of an update to Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
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There was understandably considerable interest around the world ahead of the launch of the Essential Phone. A product of Android founder Andy Rubin, it is a device that has the kind of heavyweight backing that ensures global intrigue.
A notable amount of leaks have appeared online in recent days relating to the 2017 editions of Samsung’s J-series smartphones. Given the amount of information now available, an official announcement of the devices does not appear to be far away.
LG is to release a new smartphone that has been developed to survive being used in demanding environments. The LG X venture is a rugged device that features an angular design, complete with a 5.2-inch display.
After being launched in many markets around the world, the Samsung Galaxy S8 has now been presented in China. The South Korean company held a special event at Beijing’s Great Wall Theater, which was attended by around 1,000 people.
Samsung has announced a new handset, with the upcoming device powered by the company’s smartphone operating system Tizen. The Samsung Z4 offers entry-level specs, although its development demonstrates commitment to Tizen as a smartphone platform.
Demonstrating the growing importance of Chinese smartphone companies, the OPPO R9s was the best-selling Android smartphone at the start of 2017. The data is from a report by Strategy Analytics, covering smartphone shipments during the first quarter of the year.
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced plans to expand into Mexico. The company is set to begin offering two devices – the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and Xiaomi Redmi 4X – in the country.
One of the key focus areas for Lenovo’s Moto smartphones will continue to be depth, although this will result in one compromise that will not please everyone. Reports indicate that the Moto Z2 Play will be even thinner than last year’s Moto Z Play, but this will come at the cost of battery capacity.
Last year’s Samsung Galaxy S7 has finally eclipsed the Samsung Galaxy S5 to become the South Korean company’s most popular handset, according to analysis from ScientiaMobile. The Samsung Galaxy S5 had been persistently holding onto top spot, despite having been released back in 2014.