Tag: rumours

Samsung Galaxy S10: Release Date, Price and Specifications

Barely a couple of months into the launch of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S9, the world has already turned its eyes towards the next in line – Samsung Galaxy S10. Marking the 10th anniversary of the company’s flagship series, the Galaxy S10 is touted to be one of the …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 spotted on Geekbench

With mere days to go until the launch of the next big Samsung device, details of the handset have appeared on Geekbench, the cross-platform benchmark site. According to Telefoon.nl the SM-N950F model number reveals the fact that it’s the Note 8, and although the score isn’t massively high …

iPhone 8 mock-ups reveal a beautiful phone… maybe

Many of my friends are still holding on to their rather dented and slightly battered iPhone handsets. They’ve dodged the iPhone 7, some have even skipped the iPhone 6s, in anticipation of the “big one” – the iPhone 8. Rumours are always to be taken with a large …

More Galaxy S8 info leaked – specs galore.

We’re approaching the rumoured Samsung Galaxy S8 flagship announcement, so here we go with some more Galaxy S8 info for the faithful and eager. This is currently believed to be March 29th with a date for pre-orders on the 10th of April. As usual, the internet is now …

iPhone 7 Cases begin to appear. No 3.5mm audio port in sight

People call me an Android fanboy, but the launch of yet another iPhone is always going up be a big ticket event. The launch is taking place at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco on Wednesday, September 7, at 10AM local time, which is 6PM BST. …

2016 Google Nexus Phone Rumours

It’s coming to that time of the year when the rumour mills start spinning for this year’s Nexus phone lineup. After having gone through the emotional roller-coaster for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, and still going through it for the next iPhone, it’s the chance for the Nexus …

Note 7 Iris scanner rumour looks more promising

According to the inter-web rumours, the next iteration of the Note series the Note 6…sorry the Note 7 (I don’t know either), is rumoured to have an iris scanner.  Now it appears that this latest rumour may have a bit more substance,m and good old leaker @onleaks (who has a …

Could we see a Pixel C launch next week? I hope so.

The rumour train has once again stopped by at Coolsmartphone Towers. It dropped off the usual detritus, however, whilst sifting through the rubbish we found this thread of info about the recently discussed Pixel C Android tablet. Dutch website tweakers.net are stating that Google plans to open the …

Huawei have new chip on its way… UPDATED

We are quite fond of Huawei here at Coolsmartphone. We also have a soft spot for Honor. Now what is these companies have in common? Well, there are several things. One is the daddy brand and the other the offspring, they use the same design language etc. The …

MWC – Xperia M4 Aqua leaks

It seems that Sony has loosened the grip it had on its information about upcoming products at MWC 2015. Just a day after the Xperia Z4 Tablet Ultra leaked on their own app, we now have another one from internal documents. The Xperia M4 Aqua is due to …

MWC – Sony reveal their new Xperia Z4 Tablet Ultra UPDATE

It seems that, despite their best efforts to stop things leaking, Sony have slipped and overnight an image popped up on their Xperia Lounge app about the soon-to-be-released Xperia Z4 Tablet Ultra. Silly name conventions aside, what do we know about this tablet? Well, it is going to …

HTC M9 leaks… yet again

HTC seems to be having a problem keeping a lid on things recently. As a result the HTC M9 has been leaking like a burst dam during monsoon season. I honestly have not seen this many leaks for any other phone that doesn’t have an Apple logo on …

Are Sony going big @IFA 2014?

Lots of rumours are coming out of the interweb today in preparation of Sony’s IFA event on Wednesday. As an avid Sony fan this gets me a wee bit excited to say the least, so I will get into all the nitty gritty for you now. Xperia Z3 …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime caught on video, or is it an Active?

There’s been more than a few rumours splashing around about an Active version of the Samsung Galaxy S5, as there have been about a ‘Prime’ version. An anonymous, and very kind person has sent a pre-production Samsung handset to video blogger TK Tech News that seems to be …

The LG G3 is shaping up to be quite a phone

The LG G3 is expected to be announced at the end of the month and I can honestly say I’m quite excited at the prospect. Various leak and rumours have been appearing around the web over the last few weeks and I thought I’d gather them up into …

HTC M8 Ace leaks from the usual souce

No sooner have the latest two HTC phones been released amongst a flood of leaks than a fresh fissure has revealed the existence of another new handset, dubbed the HTC M8 Ace. There isn’t much to go on here, apart from a photo/render that’s had the screen blurred …

HTC M8 to have a dot matrix case and Google Play Edition – Rumour

Leaky old evleaks has spoilt HTC’s party once again with a tweet consisting of the image above, and the wording: Holes. Time. Colors. Also, like its predecessor, look for M8 to arrive as a Google Play Edition. The second statement is pretty self explanatory, but the picture seems …

Oppo Find 7 Appears on design award website 11 days ahead of launch

Whilst Oppo is busy leaking veiled images and suspiciously high resolution photos that beat around the bush as to what its new flagship phone is going to look like, design award website Red Dot 21 has gone and published some full-frontal renders of the Find 7. The page …

Windows Phone 8.1 – A comment

The much anticipated Windows Phone 8.1 is due in April, however Microsoft have released the SDK to some developers with the disclaimer the some of the items listed in the MUI, from which a list of function have been extracted, might not make it to the final release …

Lumia’s 930, 630/635 announced at MWC

Two weeks to go until Mobile World Congress and the rumour mill is turning at full swing, now we here at Coolsmartphone towers have heard of 3 new devices from Nokia, The first two being the Lumia 630/635 which have a slight bump in spec to the 620, …

Are Samsung releasing two variants of the S5 ?

If you have been living in a cave with your eyes shut and your fingers in your ears, you won’t be aware of the upcoming Mobile World Congress, which kicks off at the end of the month. Mobile phone giant Samsung have the “Unpacked 5” event on Feb …

Samsung’s new Windows Phone packing a quad-core Snapdragon CPU.

A short while ago I posted an article about a rumoured new Samsung Windows Phone. It was named SM-W750V and, at the time, details were pretty sparse. The name has now changed and it’s known under the code name “Huron”, plus even more specs have now leaked out. …

Nokia Normandy could this be the replacement for the Asha range?

So. over the last few weeks the interwebs have been getting in all sorts of a muddle over a phone called the Nokia Normandy. This phone is purportedly Nokia’s Android handset. What? Nokia running Android? Yep, you read that right. It is believed that the boys and girls …

Want a Lumia 1520 but worried by the size?

For those of you out there who want the Lumia 1520 but are little bit “size conscious” then worry not. Nokia have got you covered if these shots are to be believed. What you are looking at may be the Lumia 1520 z. These leaks come from China …

LG G2 Mini to be announced at CES [Rumour]

Minis are all the rage right now, we’ve seen the Samsung Galaxy S3 mini, Samsung Galaxy S4 mini, the HTC One mini and the errr… BMW Mini! Apart from the latter, they aim to take the essence of the highly successful original and re-package it into a more …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Lite to be released

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is many things, but one thing you can’t call it is lite. Well, not until next year anyway, because an industry ‘insider’ has confirmed to fellow tech site SamMobile that there will be a Note 3 variant with lower specs arriving next year. …

Images of the Nokia 1320 Batman phablet appear online

All the surprises are being taken away from Nokia fans ahead of tomorrows big device announcement event, it seems, because leaky old Twitterer @evleaks has gone and dropped a couple of images of the new 1320 phablet (previously known as ‘Batman’). Whilst we really don’t know exactly where …

The OPPO N1’s back before it’s arrived

OPPO are making a big fuss about their new camera-centric phone, the N1. Only yesterday we reported that they had leaked a photo of a small part of the phone, along with a teasing advert showing a timeline of their previous products and a blank space where the …

OPPO N1 to be released in September

We recently reported that OPPO are going to make a camera-based phone, called the N1, to compete with the likes of the Nokia Lumia 1020 and Samsung Galaxy Zoom. Today the little teasers over on the OPPO Weibo microblog have published a sneaky peak at a bit of …

Sony Honami Mini to take on the iPhone 5S?

What do you buy if you want a compact high-end phone? Yup, the iPhone. It’s your only choice… Maybe not for much longer though. The trouble with Android flagship phones is that they’re all pretty big, and when the smaller versions come out they’re cut down in specs …

OPPO visit The Googleplex and leaked photos emerge

OPPO are leaking like a teabag at the moment, and this time it’s evleaks who’ve published a photo of an unknown device with the Tweet, “Hello, OPPO” accompanying it. What could it be? Here’s the photo: It’s quite different to the current flagship, the Find 5, which is …

Nexus 5 specs leak from factory [rumour]

Two notoriously accurate leak sites are reporting Nexus 5 specs that are said to be from the Taiwanese LG factory it’s being made in. There’s only a few to go on, but they claim it’s going to be a 5.2″ full HD device, powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon …

Sony Xperia Honami release date, time and exact location leaked

The Sony Honami is said to be the successor of the Xperia Z, which we’ve been waiting a while for. Things are getting tantalisingly close now though. There has already been an official teaser released (above) with the date and location as 4th September in Berlin, but now …

Nvidia to release the Tegra Tab 7 inch tablet [Leak]

Nvidia are famed for their chipsets, which can be found in devices such as the Asus Transformer range and the HTC One X+, as well as graphics cards in PC’s and the like. Now though, they’re looking at making their own 7 inch tablet – the Tegra Tab. …

OPPO N1 N-Lens 12MP camera-based phone photos leaked

The OPPO N-Lens camera was confirmed by the Chinese manufacturer late last month after weeks of rumours and speculation. What they didn’t say was that it would be integrated into a phone called the N1. Marketing literature has been leaked on the Chinese social networking Weibo. The N-Lens …

Another HTC One Max leaked image clarifies and confuses

The other day we reported on some images of the HTC One Max that had leaked, but there was doubt about the credibility of them due to a lack of a size reference. Well, the same leaker has now released a photo of it beneath a (4-inch) Motorola …

HTC One Max 5.9 inch monster seen in leaked photos

The HTC One Max has been a rumour for quite a while, but now we have some leaked photos to look at. Unsurprisingly the 5.9 inch iteration looks almost identical to the 4.7 inch One we know and love. The trouble is that we have no point of …

Samsung Galaxy Folder snapper sneakily snapped

Clamshell phones used to be the coolest handsets on the block. That “snap” as it closes after the end of a call is still the most emotive way to hang up on someone. However, touchscreens are the the best way to interact with a phone these days. What …

Sony Honami phone to have 20 megapixel G Lens [leak]

We all know by now that megapixels are not the be all and end all of smartphones and rather than go from what is on paper it’s best to get real world experience using it. But we all love to see those specs don’t we, this one is …