Spy Shots


AT&T Samsung Galaxy Fold
Set for launch on April 26 in the US, Samsung’s Galaxy Fold features two displays as you may already know; its front cover has a small, 4.6-inch display in the center designed for one-handed use, and when folded open, a 7.3-inch display is revealed. Samsung rated the fold mechanism as supporting up to 200,000 uses. The tablet display sports a large notch in the top-right corner, and is coated with a custom multi-layer laminate instead of glass. A new video has leaked from a manufacturing hub in Vietnam showing the handset running on the AT&T network a full month before its official release.Read more to see the visible seam and additional information.

Google Pixel 4 4XL
Photo credit: Jonas Dähnert
Google’s Pixel 3 was introduced last October, but allegedly, the designs for the Pixel 4 and 4 XL smartphones have already leaked, which are expected to be officially launched in Q4 2019 (October). The smartphones will run Android 10.0 Q, which boasts a system-wide dark mode, new permissions features, enhanced security as well as improved facial recognition technology. Unlike its predecessors with a standard SIM card slot and an eSIM, the Pixel 4 could have two active SIMs. Read more for additional pictures and information.

HoloLens 2 MWC
Photo credit: Windows Central
We’re just hour away from the official reveal, but a couple of images of Microsoft’s upcoming HoloLens 2 headset have leaked ahead of the company’s Mobile World Congress 2019 press event. This latest model replaces the second head mount that keeps the device in-place on your head and insteand only uses an adjustable band that wraps around the sides of your head, similar to other Windows Mixed Reality headsets available now. HoloLens 2 will also reportedly be Microsoft’s first Windows on ARM device, powered by a Snapdragon 850 processor. Read more for another image and additional information.

Huawei Mate X 5G Foldable Phone
Photo credit: Gimme2pm
Huawei’s press event at Mobile World Congress 2019 is scheduled for Sunday at 2 pm CET (8 am EST), but some who happen to be around Fira de Barcelona have managed to snap a picture of the Huawei Mate X before its official debut. Unfortunately, no technical details were leaked, though the sign does tout the handset as “the world’s fastest foldable 5G phone,” which would mean it should be faster than the Samsung Galaxy Fold that was announced earlier this week. Read more for additional renders and information.

Sony Xperia 1 Evan Blass
Photo credit: EV Leaks
Technology leaker Evan Blass has just posted a photo of the Sony Xperia 1 (XZ4) ahead of Mobile World Congress 2019 next week on Twitter. This is the first time we get to see the handset in purple, complete with a power button, fingerprint scanner, volume rocker, and a shutter release. It’s speculated to be powered by Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 855 chipset, and feature 6GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage, along with a 4,400mAh capacity battery. Read more for a video and additional information.

Transparent Xiaomi Mi 9
Photo credit: Lei Jun
The Xiaomi Mi 9 is set to be officially unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona next week, and we already got a sneak peek at the Explorer Edition’s transparent back, but the visible parts aren’t what you think. According to company chief Lei Jun, the components are all etched onto a 0.3mm aluminum sheet using a CNC machine. Read more for a video, another picture and additional information.

LG V50 ThinQ
Photo credit: Evan Blass
LG Electronics is set to unveil its first 5G smartphone at the upcoming Mobile World Congress on the 24th of February at Center de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona (CCIB). The V50 ThinQ is rumored to be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855, which 45 percent faster than the previous generation, sport a 4,000 mAh battery, and also boast a vapor chamber to better protect it against heat compared to heat pipes. Read more for a picture of the new LG V50 ThinQ’s Vapor Chamber cooling system.

Sony Xperia XA3
Photo credit: WinFuture
The Sony Xperia XA3 has leaked ahead of its official launch, and these spy shots confirm the ultra-wide cinematic display with a 21:9 aspect ratio, which means you’d be able to watch most major films without seeing those pesky black bars on the sides or at the top and bottom. Out back, it features a dual-camera system and a long pane of glass, with the fingerprint scanner integrated within the power button. Read more for a video and additional information.

Samsung Galaxy S10+ Leak
Photo credit: All About Samsung
New photos of the Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ have leaked, courtesy of tech site All About Samsung, ahead of their official reveal next month. You can see the dual-lens, hole-punch camera on the S10+, a refreshed UI, and the “Infinity-O” display, complete with thin bezels as well as a slight chin at the bottom. Yes, there’s both a USB-C port and headphone jack. Read more for a Samsung Galaxy S10+ clone unboxing video and additional information.

Sony Xperia XZ4
Photo credit: MySmartPrice
Sony is set to officially reveal the Xperia XZ4 at Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona, but images have leaked ahead of the show, confirming that the device runs Android 9.0 Pie, complete with a pill-shaped home button on the bottom of the long screen. This extended 6.5-inch long display uses a 21:9 aspect ratio, making it a full half inch larger than its predecessor, the Xperia XZ3, which sported an HDR10 OLED screen. Read more to see an image allegedly captured using the smartphone’s triple camera setup.