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HTC U12 Plus

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HTC smartphones may not be as popular as they once were, but their upcoming flagship, the U12+, could change all of that. In addition to the stunning "Solar Red", it will also come in black or white colors, and feature a 6-inch WQHD+ LCD display, Snapdragon 845 processor, 6GB of RAM, up to 128GB of storage, 16MP / 12MP rear cameras, dual 8MP front-facing cameras, a fingerprint scanner, facial recognition, and a 3450mAh battery, all running Android Oreo with Sense UI. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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iPhone SE 2 Leak

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Macotakara discovered a video on Weibo that allegedly shows the next-generation iPhone SE, complete with an iPhone X-style display. Unfortunately, no other technical specifications were released, but we do see the working device running iOS, and it sports a dual rear camera with raised sensors, just like the iPhone X camera. Continue reading for another video discussing the iPhone SE 2 and more information.

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Motorola RAZR V4

For those who don't know, Motorola's RAZR V3, first released in Q3 2004, combined a number of design choices that set the device apart from the competition. It had the thinnest profile at the time on a clamshell phone, sported an electro-luminescent keypad made from a single metal wafer, and utilized an industry standard mini USB port for data transfer, battery charging as well as headphones, all in a sleek aluminum body. The handset was so popular that it sold 130-million units during its lifespan, making it the best selling clamshell phone to date. This V4 concept follows up, but with a foldable OLED display that expands to full-size as needed. Continue reading for a bonus video, more pictures and information.

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Game Boy iPhone Case Playable

Game Boy iPhone cases are nothing new, but this one from Wanle actual doubles as a playable gaming machines, loaded with some timeless classics. In addition to Tetris, Tank, F1 Racing, and Snake, your iPhone retains full functionality with complete access to all ports, and without draining your handset's power either, as it uses its own button-cell battery. Continue reading for two more videos (including one of the Samsung Galaxy version) and more information.

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Vision X Tablet

In the near future, tablets and smartphones may be combined into a single device, thanks to advances in flexible OLED technology. The Vision X is one such device, which can be folded and then unfolded in seconds. Browsing a web page or playing games? Simply open up the display for extra real estate, or just fold it up to slip into a pocket. Continue reading for more pictures.

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ASUS ZenFone 3

The ASUS ZenFone 3 is a great backup phone or replacement, and it's being offered for just $147.99 shipped, today only, originally $299.99. This unlocked smartphone features a 5.2" Super IPS+ display Snapdragon 625, Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU, 32GB of internal storage, 3GB of RAM, a 16MP f/2.0 rear camera sensor with laser/phase detection autofocus, OIS (4-axis), dual-LED (dual tone) flash, and an 8MP front-facing camera. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on video review and more information.

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Previous rumors claimed that LG won't be naming its next flagship G-series phone the G7, but a leaked video from Ynet proves otherwise. Codenamed "Neo," this smartphone boasts a 6-inch OLED display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, an 8-megapixel front-facing camera, dual 16-megapixel rear cameras, a rear fingerprint sensor, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage, and a 3,000mAh battery. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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ASUS ZenFone 5

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Think of the new ASUS ZenFone 5 range as iPhone X clones, but with a few twists. The ZenFone 5 / 5Z feature a 6.2" Full HD+ display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 / 845 processor, up to 6GB / 8GB of RAM, 64GB /128GB of internal storage, an 8MP front-facing camera, and a 12-megapixel f/1.8 aperture rear-facing primary sensor, coupled with a secondary wide-angle sensor that boasts a 120° field of view. Continue reading for another hands-on video preview, more pictures and information.

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Cat S61 Smartphone

The Cat S61 smartphone is built unlike any other, as this rugged device is designed to withstand just about any disaster, including extreme drops, disastrous temperatures (-4° - 752° F), as well as water-resistance up to 3 meters for an hour hour. In addition to built-in FLIR thermal imaging, it's also capable of accurately measuring distances using its integrated laser. The former boasts the ability to overlay HD images with the thermal feed, while enabling users to live stream the images. Continue reading for more interesting images from around the web.

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Samsung Galaxy Wing

It's only a matter of time before flexible OLED displays become mainstream and are used in consumer electronic devices, like smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy Wing is one possible concept showing how the latter would look. Featuring a clamshell mode (folded) and media mode (unfolded), along with a dual rear camera. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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