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Samsung and AT&T will tag team to release their Dolph Lungrenesque (rugged) version of the flagship Galaxy S7 smartphone, the Galaxy S7 Active. 
As per usual, the specs for this water- and dust-resistant cell phone are quite similar to those of its mainstream linemate.
The design of the S7 Active has very few changes from last year’s Active model. 
But if you look closely, its measurements are slightly larger across all three dimensions, including an increased thickness of 9.9 millimeters — over a millimeter thicker than the 8.6-millimeter Galaxy S6 Active.
There’s also been a 15-gram weight gain, from 170 grams to 185 grams.
That increase is likely due to the S7 Active’s significantly larger battery, whose 4000mAh capacity is almost 15 percent greater than the prior model’s 3500mAh pack. 
Even with all this the screen remains the same as the last model. Its 5.1-inch, 1440 x 2560-pixel Super AMOLED display is identical as both the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S6 Active.
So while the surface is very similar, under the hood is a whole new universe. The S7 Active is powered by a Snapdragon 820 system-on-chip from Qualcomm, and features 4GB of RAM (1GB more than last year) and 32GB of internal storage. Out of the box, the new Active will run Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
The S7 Active features a 12-megapixel camera, down from the 16-megapixel resolution found in the S6 and S6 Active. But like the Galaxy S7, the S7 Active benefits from a so-called dual pixel sensor that improves low-light image capture. 
Once again, the front-facing selfie cam offers a five megapixel resolution.
Finally, like last year’s Galaxy S6 Active, the S7 Active will be exclusive to AT&T when it launches in June.




The Motorola G series has got those who are looking for a new phone on a budget talking.
This is mostly because it packs a variety of nifty features all in an affordable package and a pretty sick camera too.
If there's any worry, Android do this thing where older models don’t get as much love as before once a new model enters the fray in the matter of updates.
Looks like the Moto G4 Plus isn't going that way though as it has been revealed that the Moto G4 Plus will be upgradeable to Android N and Android O. The former is still in development but it is expected to be released later this year.
That also means that the handset’s upgrade to Android N is pretty much a given. 
So...If Motorola really does do it and updates the handset to Android O, then those getting the phone can be assured of the N and the O (NO?). Nothing's set in stone though, but for now that's how it is.





Okay so we're all pretty stoked for the possible fall release of the iPhone 7. We've been told it could be made of glass, we've heard of all the ultra cool features, so our collective appetites have been wheted.

So the question is will there be enough at initial release for us all?

If the rumours are to be believed, then hell yeah! According to reports, Apple are planning to have around 78 million units of the phone ready for launch. 



If this is indeed true, it will mark the highest launch target since the iPhone 6. That could mean that Apple views new features shipping with the iPhone 7 in the same category as the screen size jumps that came alongside the iPhone 6.

In news that will surprise a grand total of zero people, Foxconn will continue to carry the mail when it comes to iPhone production. 


The company, based in Taiwan bases its factories primarily in mainland China and has hundreds of thousands of workers dedicated to Apple's mobile device business.



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