Weekly Roundup: Week 29 in review, Galaxy Note 9 leak, Vivo NEX and more

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Welcome to the weekend! The 29th week of 2018 is about to over. Pas week has been a great one fo Indian smartphone market with the Vivo’s latest, most-innovative smartphone Vivo NEX. Most of the Chinese companies recently seem to target the Indian smartphone market rather than Europe and the USA. Moreover, there were several groundbreaking leaks. Also, several mainstream smartphones have received several major OTA updates. Here are the most popular, top headlines from the Week 29.

Top headlines of Week 29

Here are the most top headlines from last week at AndroidHits.

1 Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Spotted In Public With CEO DJ Coh

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Samsung is expected to make the debut of the company’s forthcoming flagship phablet Galaxy Note 9 on August 9. Ahead of it, the company CEO DJ Coh recently spotted using the smartphone in public, which is one of the first exposed look towards the official device by the company. The smartphone was exposed during a public press meet held in China.

2 Android 8.1 Oreo Update Is Now Rolling Out To The Mi A1 Devices

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Xiaomi is all set to launch their new smartphone Mi A2 globally in July 24th. However, the company is not leaving behind the predecessor Mi A1. They have just rolled out the official Android 8.1 Oreo update for the Mi A1 devices globally. However, this is not a great achievement for the company; rather, it stands as a memory of a failed project. Because, the company launched its first Android One smartphone Mi A1 in India as a promise of delivering software updates first. However, they were unable to provide the regular updates, and other brands like Nokia succeeded in delivering the latest patches and upgrades with Android One.

3 Vivo Nex Flagship Smartphone With Pop-Up Selfie Camera And In-Screen Fingerprint Scanner Launched in India

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Today in a press event in Delhi, Vivo India announced the official launch of the much awaited Vivo Nex smartphone in India. The Vivo Nex is a premium flagship smartphone from the Chinese technology giant. The Vivo Nex is the real-life version of the pop-out camera concept phone Apex, and it really packs with many technological innovations. The device comes with a pop-out selfie camera, and that ensures the maximum screen availability by avoiding the notch. Also, this phone features an in-screen fingerprint scanner too. In addition to these, the Nex has a dual engine fast charging technology, which is faster than many of its competitors.

4 Update For Korean Samsung Galaxy S9 Changes The Super Slow-Mo Manual Mode To 480fps 0.4s

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Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones recently received several updates in some regions like South Korea, the homeland of the International smartphone brand. Following the updates that hit the South Korean Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphones, several users within the region have started complin9g about a major change that brought to the camera settings. The Super-slow-motion video feature is now changed to 480 FPS for 0.4 seconds.

5 Huawei Leaked Smartphone Design Shows Essential-Like Notch, In-Screen Fingerprint Scanner

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LIke every other (most of the other) smartphone manufacturers, the Chinese giant Huawei also went along with the tide – the notch on the displays. Android smartphones started blatantly copying Apple iPhone X notch to reduce the bezels and fat chin at the top edge. However, the notches have become much ubiquitous, and most do not care at all. Recently exposed design information from Huawei corporation shows that the company has some plans to revamp their notch devices. Huawei Plans to implement smaller notch under screen fingerprint scanner. From the diagrams; it is visible that the company aims to trim down the notch area, as same as the Andy Rubin’s Essential PH1 smartphone.

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