Week 40 in review: LG V40 ThinQ and Nokia 7.1 announced


Week 40 of 2018 saw two major announcements – LG brought forward its V40 ThinQ flagship, while HMD introduced the Nokia 7.1 upper-mid-ranger. The first one is undoubtedly more interesting, featuring arguably the best triple camera yet with three different viewing angles.

We were also treated to a bunch of leaks, rumors and teasers of the flagships to come later this month – the OnePlus 6T, the Huawei Mate 20 duo and the Google Pixel 3 lineup.

Check out the full list of popular stories to make sure you haven’t missed anything.

Samsung Galaxy S10's triple camera detailed: regular, ultra-wide and tele lenses

A leaked table lists sensor resolution, pixel size, lens FoV and aperture.

Nokia 7.1 announced with 5.84

The display is notched and the cameras on the back feature Zeiss optics.

OnePlus 6T press images reveal all about design, waterdrop notch exposed

The phone will have at least two color options – Mirror Black and Midnight Black.

Google mocks Pixel Ultra rumors with a Pixel Mini sketch

Don’t get too excited, though, as the teaser is as real as the recent Pixel Ultra rumors.

Sony Xperia XA3 renders show dual camera on the back, 3.5mm jack on top

Also, a side-mounted fingerprint reader. Those are three things that the Xperia XZ3 does not have.

LG V40 ThinQ goes official with regular, ultra wide and telephoto cameras

With a 6.4″ OLED display, rugged build and LG’s traditional audio features, the V40 is ready to take on the competition.

Huawei Mate 20 and 20 Pro prices revealed

You won’t like them if they turn out to be true, that’s for sure.

Google Pixel 3 & 3 XL price and full review leaks with iPhone XS Max camera shoot-out

There are also some tiny bits about Google’s Mini, Home Hub and Chromecast.

Amazon India heavily discounts the OnePlus 6

Starting October 10 it will be almost 25% down from the original price.

Quad-cam Samsung Galaxy A9s specs revealed

This is the new name of the Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Pro with the four cameras on the back.

Rumor has it HMD's next flagship will be called Nokia 9 PureView

The PureView name was used only on the best Nokia camera phones.

iPhone XS Max can't beat the Huawei P20 Pro in DxOMark camera ranking

Apple’s latest and greatest has only the second best mobile camera system ever tested.

OnePlus CEO talks about how the in-display FP reader led to the removal of the jack

Pete Lau also addressed wireless charging, waterproofing and pricing.

Huawei Mate 20 shows off its waterdrop-styled notch in press images

There are a few interesting specs thrown in there as well.

Consumer Reports: the iPhone XS & XS Max are great but the Note9 is still better

The reviews say the new iPhones deliver a much-improved battery, camera and overall performance.

OnePlus 6T now gets portrayed inside a bunch of cases, 3.5mm jack confirmed to be missing

There’s no fingerprint scanner on the back (or the front), so the under-display sensor is confirmed too.

Nokia 7.1 specs, press renders, release date and price leaked ahead of launch

We will be seeing another notched Nokia smartphone.

Google teases the Active Edge on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL in a video

The video is part of Google’s campaign to promote the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL in Japan.

Qualcomm's 8150 next flagship SoC gets Bluetooth certification

We now have official confirmation of the Snapdragon 8150 name.

OnePlus 6T promo video compares in-display FP readers to the pyramids

To the Wright brothers and landing on the Moon too.

Wi-Fi is finally getting easy to understand version numbers

Goodbye 802.11ac, 802.11ax, 802.11n, 802.11a/b/g/n and all that.

Nokia posts a cryptic teaser ahead of its event tomorrow

The 23-second video alternates powerful messages and ends with an anticlimactic outline of a phone.

Microsoft unveils Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Studio 2, Surface Headphones

The Pro 6 and Laptop 2 come in matte black, the Studio 2 is expensive, and the Headphones are Microsoft’s first stab at that market.

Sony Xperia XA3 Ultra renders and video show small bezels for its 6.5-inch display

The phone has received the leaked CAD-based render treatment one day after its smaller sibling.

Asus Zenfone Max (M2) and Zenfone Max Pro (M2) get certified with Android Oreo on board

The OS version is unfortunate given that Pie has been available for a while.

Huawei Mate 20's RAM and storage versions revealed

The Huawei Mate 20 models range from 4GB to 8GB of RAM and from 64GB to 512GB of storage.


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