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Android co-founder Andy Rubin will likely debut his new Essential smartphone May 30th - The Verge. The Ultimate Mobile Community App. Huawei Honor Note 8 6 6" Full HD 64GB Unlocked Smartphone Silver GGX. Samsung Unveils Galaxy J Max Smartphone with 7-Inch Display. Samsung has released two new smartphones today, the Galaxy J2 (2016) with the new Smart Glow notification system and the Galaxy J Max with its massive display of 7 inches.

Hopefully this becomes available soon – tfdm

The latter comes with some decent specs, but its main selling point is surely the large screen.

Samsung Unveils Galaxy J Max Smartphone with 7-Inch Display

Just yesterday, we reported that a Samsung smartphone with a 7-inch screen surfaced online, and today, Samsung has decided to release this handset as well. Just like the Galaxy J2 (2016), Galaxy J Max comes with forgettable specs, since the only particularity that would make this smartphone attractive is its 7-inch WXGA TFT LCD display with 1280 x 800 pixel resolution. The device packs a 1.5GHz quad-core processor and has 1.5GB of RAM. Moreover, it has 16GB of internal memory, and users can expand storage to up to 200GB using a microSD card. Galaxy J Max comes with dual-SIM support and Android 5.1 The smartphone has dual-SIM support, as well as support for 4G with VoLTE, Bluetooth, GPS, and Wi-Fi connectivity options.

6.6-inch honor V8 Max certified by TENAA with 1440 x 2560 QHD screen and 4400mAh juicer. 2. droidmac (Posts: 12; Member since: 08 Jan 2016) Just wait for the screen to light up.

6.6-inch honor V8 Max certified by TENAA with 1440 x 2560 QHD screen and 4400mAh juicer

Black border of atleast 1 inch will greet u 5. Arch_Fiend (Posts: 2084; Member since: 03 Oct 2015) The Mate 8 has thin boarders so why should this be any different. The first phone with Google Tango is a 6.4-inch monster from Lenovo. Lenovo is today announcing a new range of smartphones that will be coming to the US later this year.

The first phone with Google Tango is a 6.4-inch monster from Lenovo

The Phab 2 and Phab 2 Plus are updates of last year's Phab model and feature oversized 6.4-inch displays, metal construction, and low prices. But the most interesting member of the range is the Phab 2 Pro, which is the first consumer device with Google's Tango augmented reality technology. The Phab 2 Pro is like the other Phab 2 models in that it has a very large 6.4-inch display and similar physical design. The Pro's screen is quad HD and the phone is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 652 processor (as opposed to the MediaTek chips in the Phab 2 and Phab 2 Plus). It has a 16-megapixel camera, 4GB of RAM, a fingerprint scanner, 4,000mAh battery, and all of the other features you'd expect on a modern Android smartphone.

Samsung patent reveals firm's first folding handset. If you like the idea of having a phone with a large screen, but need it to fit in a pocket or small handbag, help may be at hand.

Samsung patent reveals firm's first folding handset

A new patent reveals Samsung is planning a handset that simply folds in half when not in use. The firm has already shown off the folding OLED screen technology several times - but it is believed the patent could reveal the first product to use it. Scroll down for video The newly uncovered patent, filed in 2015, reveals Samsung is planning a handset that simply folds in half when not in use. According to Patently Mobile, the device is set to be part of Samsung's Galaxy range. Previous reports have claimed it has the codename 'foldable valley' and is already being tested.

Next Device Choices. The super-sized chart: meet the largest smartphones on the planet (2015) 1.

The super-sized chart: meet the largest smartphones on the planet (2015)

The 7-inch Huawei MediaPad X1 The 7-inch MediaPad X1 by Huawei is one giant phone. Unlike tablets with a similar display diagonal, the X1 is more a phone than a tablet, evident by its slim bezels all around. In comparison, most 7-inch tablets tower above it. The MediaPad X1 sports a quad-core HiSilicon Kirin 910 processor, has 2GB of RAM, and makes use of a 13MP rear camera. 2.

Miami-based BLU has been gaining traction as of late, largely on the back of mostly Chinese handsets that it then sells under its own brand. Huawei Official Store - Buy No Contract Smartphones. Finally, a rival to the XZU - the Huawei Med… I am open to other manufacturers working on 7-8 inch devices but in order to be a viable replacement, some things are necessary: 1.

Finally, a rival to the XZU - the Huawei Med…

Snapdragon 810 or 820 2. 3-4 GB RAM 3. 32-128 GB internal storage 4. MicroSDXC slot 5. 6.5-8 inch display with 2K resolution or higher 6. Vanilla Android or a lightly skinned version (Sony or Motorola style) 7. Developer friendliness with decent ROM support 8. It would be great with a keyboard flipcover accessory as well. A device without microSD slot and a lack of ROMs would fail to replace the Ultra in a proper way.

The Huawei MediaPad X2 could be a "replacement" provided decent ROM support and similar LTE bands as the Ultra but I am not sure about those things.