In the latest leakster, we have as usual Samsung Galaxy S8 lit up in a new video; Apple hired a thousand engineers to work on augmented reality – said to implement on iPhone 8; BlackBerry Aurora apperead in Indonesia; and the existence of Samsung Gear 360 Pro confirmed by the company’s top managers.
New Samsung Galaxy S8 video
We have already seen a huge amount of photos, renderings and even videos, the protagonist of which is the future flagship of the Samsung Galaxy the S8. Now new video clip of 3 seconds was leaked, in which we can clearly see front panel of the phone with turned- on display.
Thanks to a visible white background minimum thickness of the frame around the screen, as well as three icons to the on-screen touch buttons.
Apple iPhone 8
Apple’s, perhaps, the only smartphone manufacturer, which still does not show itself in the market of virtual reality. Moreover, the Tim Cook once said that his company is more interested in opportunities in the field of augmented reality. The report from Business Insider confirmed the interest to the AR-technology, and about 1000 engineers are currently working on a project related to augmented reality uses, and iPhone 8, will present this year, can be in any way associated with these developments.
It is possible that the new iPhone we are waiting for to create editable 3D-maps function, and development tools will allow anyone to create applications with their own vision of AR in conjunction with the iPhone. Earlier KGI Securities notes that the iPhone 8 could debut with a revolutionary camera with 3D-capabilities.
The BlackBerry company is preparing a new smartphone – BBC100-1. And now the device called BlackBerry Aurora was announced in Indonesia will be available for pre-order. Relevant ads posted on their websites and local retailers Lazada as well. The phone will be available in Silver, Gold and Black color options.
The exact specifications are still not disclosed, but presumably include a 5.5-inch screen with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels, Snapdragon 425 processor, Adreno 308 GPU, 4GB of RAM, 3000mAh battery and dual SIM card slots. BlackBerry Aurora price is about $260.
Samsung Gear 360 Pro
It has been known to that Samsung is working on a new 360-degree camera called Gear 360 Pro. It will replace the familiar Gear 360 camera, which was presented with the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge at Mobile World Congress 2016. The day after the official announcement of new products, the Samsung met with representatives of the corporate sector and spoke about a number of areas of its work, including security Knox and virtual reality.
Unfortunately, the details are omitted, but in the course of the presentation was also made to the work on the new Samsung Gear 360 Pro camera. Most likely, the device will present on 29th March, during the event, which dedicated to the Samsung Galaxy S8.