Samsung quietly unveils its next chipset, the Exynos 9810

GFXBench listing of Galaxy J3

In our review of the Galaxy A7 2017, we pointed out that the phone featured immaculate build quality, a wide camera aperture and even IP68 water-resistance, which is very impressive considering Samsung only brought these features to flagship smartphones. However, a tipster from China has revealed that the company is also working on a compact-sized Infinity Display smartphone.

SamMobile has reported that the new Samsung Galaxy A5 will feature an Infinity Display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. This features Samsung's Experience 9.0 user interface and gives select users in the US, UK, and South Korea, the chance to play with an early version of Oreo before the final software arrives in the next few months.

Pokemon GO dev Niantic's next mobile title will be Harry Potter themed
Like Pokémon Go , the game's emphasis will be on going out and exploring the real world through a smartphone and its camera. The Harry Potter AR game has been long rumored but was ultimately labeled a hoax by fact-checking site Snopes .

The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) is expected to be powered by Exynos 7885 Octa-core SoC, paired with 4 GB LPDDR4 RAM and 64 GB onboard flash storage with a dedicated micro SD card slot (up to 256 GB). Samsung usually doesn't launch its budget smartphones with the latest version of Android out of the box, so this isn't really surprising. Speculations are rife that the company may debut a second-generation iPhone SE 2 in first quarter of 2018. The listing on the two benchmarking websites revealed that the smartphone came with a 6-inch Full HD+ Infinity Display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection and 2160 x 1080 pixels resolution. As for Galaxy A7 (2018), it seems that its release could happen sooner than expected. A different rumor said the Galaxy S9 is supposed to enjoy a short Snapdragon 845 exclusivity, which is expected to be next year's top Qualcomm platform for Android devices.

Unfortunately, the price of these devices will surely increase because an Infinity Display plus a Super AMOLED display combo is not cheap at all. Tell us your thoughts down in the comments.

Related News:

  • Solo accuses ex-FIFA president Blatter of sexual assault

    Solo accuses ex-FIFA president Blatter of sexual assault

    Blatter accompanied her on stage. "I was in shock and completely thrown off", Solo said, according to the British publication. In January 2004, Blatter suggested women should where "tighter shorts" because "female players are pretty".
    JC Penney is the bright spot for retail this week

    JC Penney is the bright spot for retail this week

    Penney from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating and set a $10.35 price objective on the stock in a report on Monday, October 3rd. To avoid making a mountain out of a molehill, let's see whether today changed the technical posture of JCP stock's death spiral.
    Apple's iPhone 7, iPhone 6s most shipped smartphones in Q3

    Apple's iPhone 7, iPhone 6s most shipped smartphones in Q3

    Another interesting question is what will Apple do to plug the glaring hole that is the iPhone 9 in the continuum of devices. Besides, in a bid to push the sales of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Apple reduced the price of iPhone 7 by nearly 25%.
  • Israeli PM Netanyahu Questioned in Graft Probe

    Israeli PM Netanyahu Questioned in Graft Probe

    Netanyahu was interviewed for four hours at his official residence in Jerusalem by police interrogators from the Lahav 433 unit. "There won't be anything because there wasn't anything", he wrote on Twitter after Thursday's questioning.
    Patrice Evra: Marseille defender banned from Uefa club matches for seven months

    Patrice Evra: Marseille defender banned from Uefa club matches for seven months

    He will remain suspended should he sign for a club who is still in European competition. Both parties agreed and chose to end their collaboration by mutual agreement.
    Federer jokes Evans handball 'a clear penalty for Switzerland'

    Federer jokes Evans handball 'a clear penalty for Switzerland'

    Hategan gave the second-half spot-kick having wrongly deemed Evans had handled Xherdan Shaqiri's shot. He's claimed he saw something that didn't happen which is the hardest part to take about it.
  • Nintendo to Heavily Increase Switch Production in 2018

    Nintendo to Heavily Increase Switch Production in 2018

    This graph shows post-release Nintendo Switch sellthrough trends for the North American market. Here's to hoping that alongside the tens of millions of Switches come a few Classics, too.
    Melania Trump reflects on Asia trip and the past year

    Melania Trump reflects on Asia trip and the past year

    USA first lady Melania Trump , right, walks along the Mutianyu Great Wall section in Beijing, China, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. The United States First Lady, Melania Trump, visited giant panda named Gu Gu, at the Beijing Zoo in China.
    IBM Reveals 50-Qubit Quantum Processor

    IBM Reveals 50-Qubit Quantum Processor

    Quantum computing is often seen as the "holy grail" when it comes to the next logical progression in processing performance. He unveiled the breakthrough at the IEEE Industry Summit on the Future of Computing in Washington, D.C., on Friday morning.
  • New faces give England cause for optimism in draw with Germany

    New faces give England cause for optimism in draw with Germany

    Joe Gomez of Liverpool and Burnley's Jack Cork, both named on the bench, could also make their bows for the Three Lions. Loftus-Cheek is 21 years of age and operates as a midfielder, and he is now on loan at Crystal Palace.
    Streaming Service Coming Next Year

    Streaming Service Coming Next Year

    Thankfully, according to CEO Bob Iger , fans won't need to break the bank to take part in the viewing experience. Also planned: new Marvel, Pixar Monster and High School Musical series, he said.
    Ellen Page Accuses Director Brett Ratner of 'Homophobic' Harassment, Outing

    Ellen Page Accuses Director Brett Ratner of 'Homophobic' Harassment, Outing

    Counting herself among those complicit in an "endemic issue", Page wrote: " This is a long awaited reckoning . I am grateful to anyone and everyone who speaks out against abuse and trauma they have suffered.


Most liked

Former Knicks Stephon Marbury and Jimmer Fredette Nearly Brawl In China
This won't be the final highlight he creates, but it could be the last time Fredette and Marbury provide one together. As a result, the Fredette-Marbury matchup was an unlikely one Stateside and somehow a marquis one in CBA circles.

EA gobble up Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment
Titanfall 2 was tremendously received a year ago despite poor sales which are widely pinned on the timing of the launch. Respawn Entertainment is working on an untitled game in the Star Wars universe, the company announced late Thursday.

China's ByteDance buys Musical.ly teen app for United States dollars 800 mln
The startup also inked deals with media companies such as Viacom and Comcast's NBCUniversal to make original shows . Its parent company ByteDance is valued at over Dollars 20 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Broadband compensation up to £25 a day agreed
Ofcom revealed that now only one in seven cases reported of broadband problems are compensated, usually in small amounts. Ofcom has estimated as many as 2.6 million people could benefit from the new rules , according to Ofcom.

Sunderland school children honor Veterans Day with active military and local veterans
The students said it took about a month to put the program together but it was all worth it to honor the veterans. Both Clare and Farwell High Schools will honor area veterans at special ceremonies today, Friday.

Equifax apologizes again after massive data breach
Revenue from mortgage solutions represented about 12.6% of the company's $307.7 million in total revenue during the quarter. Profits, however, were down 27 percent from the previous year at $96.3 million - in large part due to the breach.

Age-restricted content - YouTube Help
It's in the process of training its team of moderators, which review videos on its site, to recognize and flag such videos. However, it appears that YouTube has disabled 4K content playback via its app for some devices, for unknown reasons.

Celebrate 'Equal Pay Day', reduce Gender Pay Gap
While Wales (8.3%) and Scotland (11.1%) fall below the United Kingdom average, London has the largest gap at 20.7%. It is highest in London , at 20.7 per cent, followed by the South East region at 16.3 per cent.

April the Giraffe Might Be Pregnant Again: Details!
The zoo later said they let one of April's caretakers choose the name of the baby giraffe, which means "hope" in Swahili. To say April the Giraffe went viral past year is putting it mildly.

Pakistan to arrange meeting between Kulbhushan Jadhav and wife on 'humanitarian grounds'
In its application, India had also informed the ICJ that it learnt about the death sentence against Jadhav from a press release. India had argued that Jadhav was not accorded the due process of law and was sentenced to death in an arbitrary manner.

Conor McGregor storms cage, shoves referee after teammate wins fight
Amid their celebration, veteran MMA ref, Marc Goddard , tried to break things up and told McGregor to get out of the ring. Another video has surfaced on Twitter showing McGregor continuing his bad behaviour after the earlier incident.

SBI's insurer stake sale lifts net to ₹1581.55 cr
Instead, the NPAs worsened from a year ago, with gross NPAs at 7.14 per cent and net NPAs at 4.19 per cent as on September 2016. The huge growth was driven by part sale of stake in SBI Life Insurance in a public offering.

SC to hear today plea on 'bribes' being taken in judges' name
The new order came amidst demands from the petitioners that the CJI keep away from the proceedings of this particular case. In the interim, the CJI, who was heading the Constitution Bench hearing the Delhi Government case, rose up midway at noon.

Lucasfilm Is Very Confident In Star Wars: The Last Jedi
The new trilogy outside the ongoing Skywalker saga is to be overseen by Rian Johnson , the director of the franchise's upcoming film The Last Jedi , Disney said on Thursday.

Daughter who married own mother pleads guilty to incest
Their incestuous marriage was discovered by authorities during a child welfare investigation, the Associated Press reported. The same charges were brought against her mother, 44-year-old Patricia Spann, but the woman refused to plead guilty.