Huawei's Nova 4 Is Coming Later This Month

Verizon, Samsung promise 5G smartphone for next year

The backdrop of this launch, as it is rumoured, is based on Huawei's wish to compete with Samsung's Galaxy A8s launch.

Verizon Communications Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday they plan to release 5G smartphones in the first half of 2019 in the United States.

The Samsung Galaxy A8s is one of the most anticipated smartphones owing to its innovative display cut-out feature. It is believed that Samsung waited for Huawei to announce the launch date of Nova 4 and later the Korean phone maker revealed the arrival of Galaxy A8s.Samsung Lands in Trouble For Using Fake Photos Shot by DSLR to Promote Galaxy A8 Star's Portrait Mode Feature. Some fresh reports have now spotted a Samsung invite for a launch event on December 10.

The Galaxy A8s will be the first Samsung smartphone to come with a hole in active display area for the front camera. Well, the Galaxy A8s will nearly certainly ship with a glass back, and if some concept imagery and rumors are to be believed, the Galaxy A8s will actually ship with three cameras on the back.

NASA probe Osiris-Rex becomes ancient asteroid's first visitor
Bennu probably broke off of a larger asteroid in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter a couple billion years ago. Scientists estimate there is a one-in-2,700 chance of the asteroid crashing into Earth 166 years from now.

SpaceX rocket booster misses landing as supplies sent to space
The company also lands boosters on its drone ships in the ocean, but all of its land landings had been successful - until now. If SpaceX rockets misbehave, that could prompt the agency to perform a safety review and delay those experimental launches.

Senior executive from China's Huawei arrested in Canada
Separately, the BBC reported that United Kingdom telco BT will not use Huawei's equipment in its 5G mobile network. The statement said that Meng was taken into custody when she was transferring flights in Canada.

The Nova 4 is set to feature a notch-less display notably with the front camera being placed on the upper left side of the display. Meanwhile, Huawei is also working on a similar display panel with a hole for the selfie camera, although we are unsure what the company is calling this display.

It is the 17th of December to come in China, the veil will be lifted on the Nova 4.

The device will run on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system and be backed by a 3400mAh battery. Unfortunately, there's no information yet on the exact screen size of its LCD display. The phone will have a USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. So, even if it comes second, it will still have an advantage over the Galaxy A8s (expected to have a Snapdragon 710).

In terms of cameras, the Galaxy A8s is expected to sport triple rear cameras at the back.

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