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Meizu Pro 7 smartphones have two cameras… and two screens

Pretty much every phone maker has a device with top-tier specs these days, which is why companies are starting to turn to gimmicks like squeezable sides, support for modular accessories, and odd-looking designs. Some companies, including LG and Yota Devices have even tried releasing phones with extra displays, offering new ways to interact with a […]

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Leaked LG V30 photos show slim bezels, ticker-display (but no slide-out screen)

LG’s next high-end smartphone may look a lot like it’s most recent flagship phone. A user of Chinese social media service Weibo has posted some pictures that allegedly depict the upcoming LG V30, and it seems to have the same camera and fingerprint sensor placement as the LG G6, as well as a similar widescreen […]

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Early LG V30 concept shows slide-out secondary display (leaks)

One of the most distinctive features of LG’s V10 and V20 smartphones is the secondary “ticker” display above the screen. This always-on display can be used to show notifications, app icons, or other content even when the primary screen is off. But it’s possible the upcoming LG V30 could have a much more versatile secondary […]

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HTC’s upcoming phones include one with an LG V20-like “ticker” display (leaks)

HTC is holding an event tomorrow, and rumor has it that the company plans to launch at least three phones, codenamed Ocean Smart, Ocean Master, and Ocean Note. Picture of the Ocean Note have allegedly been leaked on Chinese social media site Weibo, and as Android Police points out, one of them has a familiar-looking […]

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LG launches V20 smartphone with Android 7.0, second screen, removable battery

LG’s new premium smartphone features a 5.7 inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, a fingerprint scanner, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and a microSD card slot for up to 2TB of removable storage. But those aren’t the features that really make the LG V20 stand out. Here’s a few […]

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Apple gets patent for iPad cover with integrated display, solar panels, keyboard and more

Apple offers a line of “Smart Covers” for its iPads… and for the most part what’s smart about them is that they can serve as both protective coverings for the screen and as kickstands, depending on how their positioned. But Apple is at least considering launching Smart Covers that can do more… much more. The company […]

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E Ink introduces 2.9 inch display for smartphone cases

There are a handful of smartphone cases that feature E Ink displays, allowing you to view pictures, eBooks, or other items even when your phone’s color display is off. E Ink would like to see more of those smartphone cases… so the company has unveiled a turnkey solution for smartphone cases featuring a 2.9 inch ePaper display. […]

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LG X series “specialist” phones each get one special feature

Some phones cram as many cool features into a package as possible… but that can lead to expensive smartphones that are jacks of all trades, masters of none. LG is taking a different approach with its new X series smartphones. The company is calling these phones “Specialist” devices, because each model has one special feature. […]

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Smartphones could get second screens thanks to a flip cover (Microsoft Research)

A handful of companies have tried to put a second screen on a smartphone by slapping an E Ink display on the back. But Microsoft Research has another idea: add a secondary screen through an optional flip cover. According to WMPowerUser, Microsoft’s research division is developing the technology, and the team is in talks with […]

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LG V10 smartphone coming to AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile

LG’s oddball new phone with a secondary display above the screen for notifications and shortcuts is coming to America, where the LG V10 will be sold by AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile. None of those wireless carriers have announced the price or exact release date for the phone, but it will most likely be available before the end of […]