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See Specifications And Price Of All The New Phones Nokia Launched In February



See Specifications And Price Of All The New Phones Nokia Launched In February 1
As expected, HMD Global has finally launched of a wide range of phones under the Nokia brand at MWC 2018. The new Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 6 are the latest devices in its arsenal.

Nokia particularly surprised us with the Nokia 1, a  low budget smartphone running on Android Go, and also brought back the legendary Nokia 8810.

Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus and the new Nokia 6 will join the Android One family.

Nokia 8 Sirocco

The Nokia 8 Sirocco focuses on a curved screen design and a couple of other powerful features including Dual-Sight optimization, ZEISS lenses and carefully tuned acoustics with Nokia Spatial Audio, the Nokia 8 Sirocco is a powerful, ultra-compact device and nicknamed as “the most handsome Nokia ever.”

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The curved glass finish with a stainless steel bezel has been crafted to provide the perfect blend of beauty and strength. It is only 2 mm thick at the ends and the screen has pOLED technology with a 2K resolution in  a 5.5-inch display. It has 6 GB of RAM and 128 internal storage and a Snapdragon 835 SoC. The rear camera is dual (12 + 13 MP) with ZEISS lens and the front camera is 5 MP.
The Nokia 8 Sirocco will arrive in April and will cost around $750.

Nokia 7 Plus

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The Nokia 7 Plus has all the features to be the true hero of the Nokia smartphone range. With enhanced Dual-Sight, the dual rear sensors with ZEISS lenses aim to offer an ultra-sensitive 12MP wide-angle main camera for best performance in both low light and extreme light conditions and a 13MP secondary camera that offers 2x zoom for the moments when we want to get closer.

To capture every moment and for longer, the Nokia 7 Plus is equipped with a Snapdragon 660 SoC, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. The battery has a capacity of 3800mAh, offering 2 days of battery life. The screen is 6-inches with 18:9 aspect ratio and Full HD+ resolution, with the 2.5D finish.
It will be available from April in black/copper and white/copper variants, for about $400.

The New Nokia 6

The Nokia 6 has finally received a worthy successor, with the 2018 version now about 60% faster, now offers improved Dual-Sight, ZEISS lenses, fast USB-C type charging, better use of the screen compared to the structure, and a more engaging sound.

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It has 5.5-inch (16:9) screen and HD resolution with the 2.5D finish, 3/4 GB RAM and 32/64 GB storage . Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC. It’ll cost $280

Nokia 1

The Nokia 1 is a low-budget entry-level model, expected to cost $70 in the market, equipped with the Go version of Android Oreo which will reach the market in April.

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This model will only have 1 GB of RAM and 8 storage, 4.5-inch screen with 480 x 854 pixel resolution and a MediaTek soc, an MT6737M. The cameras will be 5 MP and 2 MP in the rear and front, respectively.

Nokia 8810
The redesign of the legendary Nokia 8110, now offers 4G features with the iconic curvilinear slider design, providing the opportunity to turn off, have fun and relax knowing that all the essentials of the smartphone are available when you need them.

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It has access to Google Assistant, Google Search, Google Maps, Facebook and Twitter, and to send and receive important emails or contacts and to synchronize calendars with Outlook and Gmail. It also Comes with a Qualcomm 205 SoC Mobile Platform and yes, comes with a revamped version of Snake.
It’ll cost around $80

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Vulnerability in RCS messaging could compromise your bank details




German security company SRLabs has recently discovered a serious security breach that could replace SMS. According to their findings, the RCS protocol has a vulnerability that allows your data to be intercepted.

Hackers could exploit this vulnerability locally or remotely. Among the information they can intercept, we have unique codes that are sent by message in two-factor authentication systems.

One of the applications of these unique codes is in the authorization of bank transactions. This means that in extreme cases your bank details could be compromised due to this vulnerability.


Android messaging should improve your domain verification system

As SRLabs points out, the most popular application supporting RCS technology is currently Android Messaging. According to its findings, this application does not properly verify domains.

This means that miscreants can spoof caller ID or DNS. Something that could mislead users and provide information they shouldn’t.

Coincidentally or not, Google revealed this week that it will accredit message senders in your app. The idea is for companies to register their contact numbers with Google so that they can validate them when communicating with users. A measure that will certainly reduce the impact of this vulnerability.

What is RCS and its differences from SMS

The acronym RCS stands for Rich Communication Service. Briefly, this protocol allows messages to be sent over the internet. The SMS protocol uses cellular networks to send messages.

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Vivo S5 will have a very peculiar triple rear camera, reveals official image



Vivo S5 will have a very peculiar triple rear camera, reveals official image 17

We are just a week from the official presentation of Vivo S5, the next mid-range smartphone to be launched by the brand. Now, an official image published on the Chinese social network Weibo, has confirmed several details about the design of this smartphone.

According to the picture, the Vivo S5 will come with a rear ‘quad-chamber’, centred on the rear panel with a diamond shaped module. In addition, it will come with a small punch-hole in its screen, where the front camera will be embedded.


Vivo S5 has confirmed design on the official poster

In the diamond-shaped module, three of its four cameras are integrated, and the LED flash. The fourth chamber is positioned immediately below the ‘protrusion’.

In the front panel, we can confirm that you will not have a notch on the screen by choosing a small punch-hole in the upper right corner, where your front camera will be embedded.

Although visible, their margins appear to be quite thin, ensuring an immersive user experience. In addition, an AMOLED screen is confirmed as an on-screen fingerprint reader is present.

Alleged Vivo S5 Specifications

Although not officially confirmed by the manufacturer, certification of the smartphone at TENAA agency eventually revealed the main details about its hardware.

  • 6.44 “inch AMOLED display with Full HD + resolution
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 Processor
  • Up to 8GB of RAM
  • Up to 256GB of internal memory
  • Four rear cameras: 48MP + 8MP (ultra wide-angle) + 5MP (depth) + 2MP (macro)
  • 32-megapixel front camera
  • 4,010mAh battery
  • Android 9 (not confirmed)

Regarding its price, there is no information yet. Still, it is expected to arrive at a competitive price, which could possibly be around € 250.

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