Week in Mobile: Samsung unveils Galaxy A8 (2018), Nokia 9 coming soon and more (December 18-24, 2017)

Let’s take a look at some of the big announcements in the mobile world from last week

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Last week in the mobile world witnessed many exciting developments in both India and abroad. More than a couple of handsets emerged in the market with 18:9 minimal bezels display, courtesy of Samsung, Huawei and InFocus. HMD Global-led Nokia brand may soon witness a new flagship smartphone launch in the form of Nokia 9. Let’s take a look at some of the big announcements in the mobile world from last week.

1. Samsung unveils Galaxy A8 (2018) duo

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Samsung expanded its existing lineup of A-series smartphones with two new handsets: Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018). Similar to Galaxy S8 and S8+, Samsung’s two new premium mid-range phones boast Infinity display with 18:9 aspect ratio. Samsung is yet to announce when the new Galaxy A8 series will hit the stores in India and at what price. Continue reading…

2. InFocus Vision 3 @ Rs 6,999

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InFocus announced the cheapest bezel-less smartphone dubbed InFocus Vision 3 in the Indian market. Some of the main highlights of the phone have to be minimum-bezels display, dual cameras and an attractive price. You can check our photo gallery, camera samples and initial observations here. InFocus Vision 3 went on sale in India last week at a price of Rs 6,999. Continue reading…

3. Nokia 9 flagship coming soon?

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A mysterious Nokia handset bearing the model number TA-1005, allegedly Nokia 9, has passed FCC certification in the U.S. It suggests HMD Global is apparently on the verge of expanding its existing lineup of flagship Nokia phones. Nokia 9 is expected with different RAM and storage combinations early 2018, most probably at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. Continue reading…

4. Huawei launches Honor 9 Lite in China

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Huawei sub-brand Honor unveiled Honor 9 Lite, a younger sibling of the company’s flagship Honor 9. The main highlight, Honor 9 Lite has a dual rear camera and dual front camera for selfies and video calls. The dual-SIM handset comes 3GB and 4GB RAM options with up to 64GB storage. The device goes on sale in China on December 26. Continue reading…

5. Gionee S10 Lite announced in India

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Chinese handset maker announced a selfie-focused Gionee S10 Lite in India, as expected earlier. The phone went on sale last week at the price of Rs 15,999 via their official distribution channels. The key highlight of Gionee S10 Lite – it features a 16MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and front flash. Continue reading…