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Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 confirmed as ditching fingerprint reader in favor of iris scanner

Despite the advent of jumbo-sized smartphones, and a slow but steady drop in global tablet sales reported over the last few years, Samsung is seemingly keeping the faith in the Galaxy Tab family. It’s no longer a secret that there are at least two new models in the works, both of which are expected to trim their bezels down and leave out the physical home button.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2018) leaks with no physical home button and curved glass on sides

About a week ago, images of the Galaxy Tab S4 were leaked, showing some interesting departures from its predecessor. The screen ratio reverted back to 16:10, and the physical home button was ditched. It looks like similar things are happening with the Galaxy Tab A 8.0 (2018), which has just been leaked by Netherlands-based site NieuweMobiel. 

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Galaxy Note9 and colorful new S Pen purportedly shown off in print ad leak

Note9 details and leaks have been picking up steam in recent days, and the latest addition to the growing pile of evidence surrounding the new phone comes courtesy of renowned leaker Ice universe. Just earlier today he showed off what is claimed to be a print advertisement picturing "the new super powerful Note," stylus and all.

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[Update: More images] Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 leaked with slim bezels, no physical home button

It doesn't seem like that much time has passed, but the Galaxy Tab S3 officially debuted almost one-and-a-half years ago. In other words, it's overdue for a replacement. We'd heard about the Tab S4 passing through the Wi-Fi Alliance and the FCC, but hadn't seen it in photos - that is, until now.

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Images of notched Nokia '5.1 Plus' leak, borrowing heavily from Nokia X6

The Nokia X6 may have been the first Nokia smartphone with a notched display under HMD Global, but if a leak today is any indicator, it won't be the last. In what Twitter leaker @OnLeaks is calling the Nokia 5.1 Plus, we see much of that X6 design language coming to what will presumably be a more affordable handset.

The Nokia 5.1 was announced at MWC, and it's one of HMD's more oddball MediaTek handsets, using the latter's Helio P18 processor. It's unclear what hardware will power this new notched "Plus" variant, but it will presumably offer more than the 5.5 inches of screen diagonal of the predecessor it allegedly shares a name with.

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A red OnePlus 6 is probably being announced on July 2nd

OnePlus has shared on Twitter a strange and colorful 15-second clip that's a pretty obvious indicator we'll be seeing a red variant of the OnePlus 6 in the near future. Aside from the very red video, the tweet also includes a hex color code: C61422, which translates to — you guessed it — red.

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Samsung's cancelled 'Project V' foldable phone from years ago shows up in leaked photos

Recently, ZTE's foldable Axon M made a bit of a wave by being released with not one, but two 5.2" 1080p displays. It was a bold move, but it obviously hasn't sold well. It looks like Samsung experimented with the same idea back in 2015-2016, ultimately choosing to scrap the project. But some leaked images of it, dubbed "Project V," have recently surfaced, showing what could have been.

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[Update: Maybe not] Samsung may be using Wear OS for its upcoming smartwatches instead of Tizen

Those of you who follow Samsung closely may have noticed that devices running Android or Android-based OSes (e.g. Galaxy S9, Galaxy J7, Galaxy Gear) all have the "Galaxy" in their name for the most part, whereas those that run Tizen/other software (e.g. Gear Fit, Gear S3, Z4) don't. You can imagine our confusion, then, when it was revealed that Samsung filed trademark applications for the names "Galaxy Watch" and "Galaxy Fit." But with famed leaker Evan Blass's latest tweet, it seems like Samsung may actually be releasing a pair of Wear OS smartwatches.

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[Update: More images from all angles] Is this the Pixel 3 XL? Two photos of what sure looks like Google's next phone

Did Google's next smartphone just get outed on a random XDA Forums post? Because that's sure what it looks like just happened. Two images were posted on XDA last night, and well, they do line up with what we know about the Pixel 3 XL so far. The front is a pretty dead-on match for that screen protector leak, and the rear definitely looks like a subtle evolution of the existing phone's design. There appears to be a new sensor to the right of the rear camera module, and the flash has been pushed out slightly to accommodate it.

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[Update: In black, too] BlackBerry KEY2 press images leak ahead of June 7 announcement

BlackBerry's KEYone successor, the KEY2, is set to be announced in a few days on June 7th. But it turns out that we won't have to wait to get a good look at the KEY2, as serial leaker Evan Blass has just published some press images revealing every angle of the phone.

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