GSMArena.com - Latest articles 3 April 2018

Motorola celebrates the 45 years since the first mobile phone with a sale

Motorola is celebrating the 45th anniversary of the first mobile phone in the world with a sale. The device happened to be the Motorola DynaTAC - 13-inch tall, weighing 1.75 pounds and with no display of any sort. The company is offering discounts on select phones in the US. The Moto E series gets up to $40 off. The Moto G and X series get up to $100 off. Finally, the Moto Z series gets up to $150 off. These discounts are only available on select models in the series and vary depending upon the variant you choose. So, for example, while the 64GB Moto G5s Plus gets $100 off, the...

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HTC U12+ appears in case renders with 4 cameras

HTC is one of the few companies yet to release a 2018 flagship. Rumored to come in May, the U12+ is still in the rumor mill, although we saw initial leaks of the front and back of the device. We also learned some specs along with the information that the phone should arrive with a Snapdragon 845. The latest information comes from Yahoo! Taiwan where a case render reveals the HTC U12+ from the front and the back. Apparently, the phone is going to have two cameras on the back, lined up horizontally, and two more on the front right next to the earpiece. HTC U12+ live...

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Samsung Odyssey Z is a 15.6" gaming laptop with a GTX 1060, 6-core i7

Samsung occasionally dabbles in gaming laptops and here's the latest one - the Samsung Odyssey Z. It's fairly thin and light for a gaming laptop, but will run cool thanks to Z AeroFlow cooling system with a Z Blade Blower. This is a 15.6" laptop (1080p screen) with a 6-core Intel Core i7 (8th gen) and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 Max-P (which is apparently 10% faster than a 1060 Max-Q). The laptop can be configured with up to 16 GB of DDR4 RAM and up to 1TB NVMe SSD, the GPU has 6 GB of GDDR5 memory. The Samsung Odyssey Z gaming laptop uses a vapor chamber and two blower fans for...

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LG new flagship to be called G7 ThinQ

LG's mobile division is going through a rough patch. The Korean company even went as far as changing the head of Mobile Communications to try and turn things around, which led to postponing the LG G7 launch and instead bringing the refreshed V30S ThinQ to MWC 2018. The ThinQ moniker stands for the new AI features that LG developed, and according to leakster evleaks, the long-awaited flagship will be actually named G7 ThinQ and will come with scene recognition features and detailed Google Assistant commands. LG G7 cases and renders by Olixar Recently another tipster with...

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Apple releases first betas for iOS 11.4, tvOS 11.4 and watchOS 4.3.1

On Monday, April 3, Apple released the first betas for its upcoming iOS 11.4, tvOS 11.4 and watchOS 4.3.1 releases. These arrive less than a week after the official releases of iOS 11.3, tvOS 11.3 and watchOS 4.3. iOS 11.4 In addition to squashing bugs introduced in iOS 11.3, being a point release, iOS 11.4 introduces some additional functionality. During its March 27 Educational Event Apple announced that iOS 11.4 would launch the ClassKit Framework, used in conjunction with a new iPad app called Schoolwork that helps teachers and students keep track of assignments and...

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