The new issue of Inside: Ulefone smartphone with dual camera shown in gold color; Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is registered in the key certification agencies; LG G5 can upgrade to Android 7.0 Nougat in mid-November; BlackBerry Mercury gaining in Geekbench more than 5000 points; Xiaomi Mi Note 2 will go on sale November 1 to a very high price.

Ulefone smartphone with dual camera shown in gold color

kicked off Global Sources Exhibition, in which the company Ulefone introduce a new smartphone in a metal case with a dual-core Hong Kong camera. A few hours before the event, the network hit “live” photos of the smartphone, which demonstrate all the key features of the design.

Interestingly, the previously stated fingerprint reader does not hit the camera lens, so will be either on the left side or on the front panel. The right is the SIM tray, at the bottom – the lattice dynamics and USB-connector


Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is registered in the key certification agencies

About a month ago it became known that Samsung is working on an updated smartphone line of Galaxy A (2017), including the high version Galaxy A5 (2017). It is expected that the phone will be enclosed in a metal casing and will debut in two editions – one SIM-card with number SM-A520F and two SIM – SM-A520F / DS. The other day dvuhsimochny version was registered in the Wi-Fi Alliance, it means that the early completion of the test and its smartphone debut.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Unfortunately, the document does not disclose the detailed specifications of the smartphone, but we know that the registered working prototype running Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. According to rumors, it will be equipped with a 5.2-inch Full HD Super AMOLED-display, Exynos 7880 processor, 3 GB of RAM, 16 GB of expandable internal memory, 13-megapixel main camera and a nonremovable battery of 3000 mAh.

LG G5 can upgrade to Android 7.0 Nougat in mid-November

The Australian operator Optus has published a message stating that the flagship of LG G5 will start to receive the operating system upgrade to Android 7.0 Nougat in the middle of next month. The corresponding entry appeared on the Android Software Updates Support page of the site, and therefore the information to a certain extent can be considered reliable.


It is known that at the beginning of this year, a small part of the owners of LG G5 from South Korea received a test version of the firmware on the Android 7.0-based, but the timing of publication of the final version were not disclosed .

BlackBerry Mercury gaining in Geekbench more than 5000 points

The company continues to produce the BlackBerry smartphones, which have long been under development in the engineering department. At this time in preparing to release our old friend – BlackBerry Mercury BBB100-1 on Android. This summer, we reported that Blackberry Mercury will arrive in the first quarter of 2017 with a 4.5-inch Full HD-TV, the ratio of which party will be 3: 2. It is expected the presence of a physical QWERTY-keyboard for easy typing. For the calculation will be responsible Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 paired with 3GB of RAM, and for autonomy – battery at 3400 mAh. For data storage allocated 32 GB of internal memory. Behind and expected availability of cameras 18 and 8 megapixels, respectively. Perhaps this device will replace the BlackBerry Priv. This week, the smartphone was finally seen in the synthetic test, which confirmed some of our assumptions about it.

BlackBerry Mercury

The Geekbench BlackBerry Mercury is running the Android 7.0 Nougat on the basis of eight-processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 with a clock speed of 2.02 GHz. The chipset is equipped with a graphics subsystem Adreno 506 and 3GB of RAM. In the single-core mode, he scored a modest 913 points, but in the multi-core test mode through rose 5047 points, which is a good indicator for the level of the device. Unfortunately, the image device is not provided, but we look forward to new leaks.

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 will go on sale November 1

On October 25 the company will present new flagship Xiaomi Mi Note 2 which will be equipped with 5.7-inch screen with a resolution of 2K and curved edges , Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, 4 or 6 GB of RAM. smartpeda display deserves special attention because in many ways it will be a completely new experience for the Chinese tehnogiganta. For example, a curved array will be manufactured by LG, and the display will detect pressing force. In support of the curved profile of the screen is a teaser that hints at the unusual display.

Xiaomi Mi Note 2

also provides the familiar rear panel render Mi Note 2.

Xiaomi Mi Note 2

Next leak reveals the anticipated date of commencement of sales Mi Note 2, which will start in China on November 1 at 10 am local time. The declared cost of – $ 850. It is assumed that the same amount would cost version of the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 in conjunction Snapdragon 821 + 6 GB RAM + 128 or 256 GB of ROM. This automatically makes the Note 2’s most expensive mobile device in the company’s history.