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Could the LG G6 be the first non-Pixel phone to feature Google Assistant?

Could the LG G6 be the first non-Pixel phone to feature Google Assistant?

The LG G6 may be unveiled in its final form at MWC this February, with promise of a new and improved 5.7-inch QHD display, waterproof casing and a design blend of the LG V20 and LG G5. (read more here)

But the excitement doesn’t end there. Business Korea, recently reported a collaboration between LG and Google to help integrate an AI system into upcoming the device. Integrating Google’s personal assistant into the LG G6 would allow the South Korean company to keep up with the likes of Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana and would be the first time this particular AI system is used outside of Google Pixel handsets.

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If proven correct, this leaked news will see LG become the first OEM to use Google Assistant and may see Google Assistant feature in LG’s next wearable devices.

Register your interest in the LG G6 to ensure you are one of the first to pre-order the handset.

8 Rumours surrounding the Samsung Galaxy S8

8 Rumours surrounding the Samsung Galaxy S8

It has been all but confirmed that Samsung are likely to announce the successor to the incredibly popular Samsung Galaxy S7, the Samsung Galaxy S8, at Mobile World Congress 2017.

Alongside the Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge, Samsung’s latest flagship is likely to make up for the disaster of “explosion gate” thanks to some impressive features and specifications.

We’ve collected 8 of the best rumours:

1. Goodbye Headphone Jack

Samsung galaxy s8 headphone jack

Taking their lead from Apple, it is rumoured that Samsung are to do away with the headphone jacks in their latest handsets. Backed up by claims from SamMobile, the South Korean tech giant are also planning to launch a new pair of wireless earbuds to accompany the Galaxy S8 later this year.

2. Edge to Edge Display

There are many ‘leaked images’, rendors and concept images based on information from reliable sources suggesting the Galaxy S8 could a bezel-less device. Unlike the Galaxy S7 range, both smartphones released may feature the curved display.

3. No Physical Home button

Samsung galaxy s8 bezel less

To help achieve the bezel-less design it is likely that Samsung may remove physical keys altogether from the front of the handsets, leaving users to rely on the virtual buttons on the screen. It is believed that the decision to get rid of the capacitive buttons will allow Samsung to reduce specific bezels at the bottom of the device.

4. 5.2 inch 4K Display

4k display for the samsung galaxy s8

With Samsung heavily pushing virtual reality, we would not be surprised to see powerful screen resolution on the device. Many leaks are pointing to  5.2-inch 4K-capable display (with a 2160 x 4096 resolution) enhancing the experience when paired with a Samsung Galaxy Gear and Google Daydream VR.

5. Power

Pocket Lint reported that the Galaxy S8 may pack a powerful punch thanks to a 3.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 processor and 6GB of Ram.

6. Scanners, Batteries and Mini Projector

Other rumours suggest the inclusion of a retina scanner, fingerprint scanner, wireless charging (of the possible 4200mAh mega battery) and even an inbuilt mini-projector so you can share your media with your friends in a more sociable setting. 

7. Camera

samsung galaxy s8 camera

Previous rumours suggested a possible dual-lens camera for this device, but more up-to-date information leans towards the introduction of a massive 30 megapixel camera (with OIS) and an 8 megapixel selfie camera. Samsung are also likely to ditch unwanted camera protrusion, with a  rear camera that sits completely flush to the body of the handset.

8. Release Date

Samsung galaxy S8 MWC17

Whilst this piece of information has not been confirmed, it can be predicted quite easily. Since the release of the Galaxy S2, all Galaxy handsets have been announced at or around the time of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) event in Barcelona. If this pattern continues, we can look forward to hearing concrete news late February this year.

Register your interesting in the Samsung Galaxy S8 Sim Free and Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge Sim Free to be the first in line to pre-order the device upon announcement.

 

HTC U Play Specifications: Made for the Playful U

HTC U Play Specifications: Made for the Playful U

Here’s the Specs for the HTC U Play at a glance:

  • Dimensions:146 x 72.9 x 8 mm (5.75 x 2.87 x 0.31 in)
  • Weight: 145 g (5.11 oz)
  • Display: 5.3 inch Super LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, (~68.7% screen-to-body ratio),1080 x 1920 pixels (~428 ppi pixel density), Multitouch, Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
  • OS: Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Chipset: Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.1 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • GPU: Mali-T860MP2
  • Card slot Memory: microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • Internal: 32 GB, 3 RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • Primary Camera: 16 MP, f/2.0, 28mm, OIS, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, 1.0 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, Auto-HDR
  • Video: 1080p@30fps
  • Secondary Camera: 16 MP, f/2.0, 27mm, 1 µm pixel size, 1080p, Auto-HDR
  • COMMS: WLAN, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: v4.2, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • NFC: Yes
  • USB: v2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Messaging: SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
  • Browser: HTML5
  • Battery: Fast battery charging, Non-removable Li-Ion 2500 mAh battery
  • Stand-by: Up to 427 h (3G)
  • Talk time: Up to 15 h (3G)

Register your interest in the HTC U Play today or the larger HTC U Ultra Sim Free Phablet. Both are available with UK or international delivery.

HTC U Play and HTC U Ultra: Register to Pre-order today

HTC U Play and HTC U Ultra: Register to Pre-order today

Register your interest in HTC’s latest additions, the HTC U Play and HTC U Ultra.

Both handsets are built with a beautifully contoured, liquid surface that’s designed to reflect the phone’s symmetrical construction, and the way it transforms light as you turn it. Created with an entirely new process where colours are bonded to the glass in multiple layers, HTC use extreme pressure and heat to mimic the natural surface tension of liquid.

htc-u-ultra-vs-u-playAs expected, the U Ultra is the larger of the two devices, measuring 162.4 x 79.8mm with a 5.7 inch display compared to the Play’s 5.2-inch display and 146 x 72.9 x 8 mm casing.

The two handsets both house a 16-megapixel front-facing BSI sensor with an UltraPixel mode, 28mm focal length and f/2.0 aperture. Both are capable of Full HD video recording, offering modes including Auto HDR, Voice Selfie and Live Make-Up.

Rear cameras differ slightly with the U Ultra offering a 12-megapixel UltraPixel sensor featuring 1.55µm pixels and an aperture of f/1.8. HTC’s U Play opts for a larger 16-megapixel rear camera with an aperture of f/2.0, phase detection autofocus and OIS.

Register for the HTC U Play or HTC U Ultra today, available with international and UK delivery.

Register your interest in the LG G6 Sim Free

Register your interest in the LG G6 Sim Free

Readers of the blog will know that Samsung are rumoured to be announcing their Galaxy S8 and S8 Edge handsets during Mobile World Congress 2017.

They’re not alone in announcements, with speculation circulating that LG will also be announcing their upcoming handset, the LG G6 at the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry.

What can we expect from the LG G6?

LG G6

Expect to see:

  • The return of both standard and wide-angle lenses, with improvements
  • A new and improved 5.7-inch QHD display.
  • Snapdragon 835 chipset
  • Waterproof casing
  • Edge to Edge display
  • Minimum of 4GB of RAM
  • Super speedy wireless charging for LG’s latest release
  • A design blend of the LG V20 and LG G5

Register your interest in the LG G6 to ensure you are one of the first to pre-order the handset.

Register your interest in the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Edge

Register your interest in the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Edge

Mobile World Congress is looming, which means one thing: handset announcements.

Previous release patterns would suggest we may see a Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Edge launch at MWC17, the perfect opportunity from Samsung to build up their post Note reputation.

Top rumours circulating these handsets include:

samsung galaxy s8 edge

  • The removal of the headphone jack
  • A wider screen for Samsungs new Amoled display
  • An integrated fingerprint scanner will move under the screen itself
  • The Galaxy S8/Edge may have  smaller bezels than the Galaxy S7
  • Leaked renders, published on GSMArena, show a Galaxy S8 Plus device with a 6.3inch screen
  • The S8 is rumoured to offer a 5.7 inch display
  • A USB Type-C port will be on board for charging and audio
  • Rumoured specifications include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 chip, a 4K display, an ‘Edge’-style screen, and an improved camera.

Register your interest in the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge today, to ensure you are the first to pre-order the devices. We will be offering UK and international delivery on both devices.

The Huawei Mate 9: Available with International Delivery

The Huawei Mate 9: Available with International Delivery

If you purchase the Huawei Mate 9 from us you’ll benefit from the following perks:

1. International delivery, worldwide, generally within 1-2 working days via FedEx.

2. If you are purchasing the handsets outside the EU you will pay the ex-VAT price. Combine this with exchange rates and you’re more than likely to save money on the cost of the device.

3. All handsets are fully unlocked for any sim card. You can even switch up your sim or service provider at any time as the handsets will remain unlocked.

 

Order the Huawei Mate 9 Sim Free available with international shipping.

Huawei Mate 9 Now in Stock

Huawei Mate 9 Now in Stock

The Huawei Mate 9 is now in stock, offering dual Sim capabilities, 20 megapixel Leica camera and 5.9 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen.

Here’s the specs at a glance:

Dimensions: 156.9 x 78.9 x 7.9 mm (6.18 x 3.11 x 0.31 in)

Weight: 190 g (6.70 oz)

SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display: 5.9 inches (~77.5% screen-to-body ratio), 1080 x 1920 pixels (~373 ppi pixel density), IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

OS: Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)

Chipset: Hisilicon Kirin 960

CPU: Octa-core (4×2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)

GPU: Mali-G71 MP8

Memory Card: microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM

Internal: 64 GB, 4 GB RAM

Primary Camera: Dual 20 Megapixel +12 MP, f/2.2, 27mm, OIS, 2x zoom, Leica optics, phase detection & laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR

Video: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps,

Secondary Camera: 8 Megapixel, f/1.9, 26mm, 1080p

COMMS: WLAN, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, WiFi Direct, hotspot

Bluetooth: v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE

GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO

NFC: Yes

Infrared port: Yes

USB: v2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass

Messaging: SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email

Browser: HTML5

Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery -  Fast battery charging

 Purchase the Huawei Mate 9 Sim Free, available with UK and international shipping. 

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

We are now closed for the Christmas and New Year Period.

Our closure is from December 24th 2016 – January 2nd 2017.

We re-open on January 3rd 2017 and will resume normal business hours.

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Unlocked Mobiles wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

 

Kodak Ektra Now In Stock – SLR Photography from a Smartphone

Kodak Ektra Now In Stock – SLR Photography from a Smartphone

The Kodak Ektra Sim Free handset is now in stock, offering SLR experience from a Smartphone.

Here’s some examples of photography captured on the Kodak Ektra:

kodak extra photo example

kodak extra photo example

kodak extra photo example

Here’s some Specs at a glance:

  • 21MP F2.0 AUTO FOCUS (PDAF) CAMERA with OIS
  • 13MP F2.2 AUTO FOCUS (PDAF) SELFIE CAMERA
  • 2.3GHz DECA-CORE PROCESSOR WITH 3GB RAM
  • 5” FULL HD 1080 X 1920 DISPLAY
  • CUSTOM BUILT CAMERA UI & APPLICATION SUITE
  • 3000 mAh BATTERY WITH QUICK CHARGE
  • USB V3.0 TYPE C

Read more about the professional finish photography elements and purchase the Kodak Ektra Sim Free today, available with Uk and International Shipping,

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