Nowadays, it’s a hard task for a company to keep an unreleased smartphone a secret untils release. In fact, some companies aren’t really trying, since having leaks is also a good way to build the hype for an upcoming device. The industry of smartphoens is strongly surrounded by leaks. We’re already used to seeing multiple leaks ahead of the release of every new handset. However, there are some leaks that even surprise us when they appear months ahead of the usual release schedule of a particular device. Google is among one of the biggest leakers in the industry. The company is known for not holding secrets very well when it comes to its Pixels smartphones, but today some info about multiple handsets for other OEMs slipped from Google servers. The list of unnannounced phones even reveals the ASUS ZenFone 8 Flip.
A set of smartphones was revealed on a list of devices that support Google’s ARCore, Google’s augmented reality SDK served to devices through the Google Play Services for App. Today, Google added the following handsets.
New devices added to Google ARCore:
- ASUS ZenFone 8 Flip
- ROG Phone 5
- LG Stylo 7
- Motorola moto g(10)/Lenovo K13 Note
- moto g(30)
- Moto g(100)
- OPPO Reno 5 A
- Reno 5 Pro+ 5G Bosch
- Realme 8 Pro
- Galaxy A32 4G
- Samsung Galaxy A52 4G
- Galaxy A72 4G
- Samsung Galaxy A82 5G
- Galaxy F62
- Samsung Galaxy M62
- TCL 20 Pro5G
- Vivo X60 5G
- Xiaomi Redmi K40 Pro/Pro+
- Zebra TC21 WLAN Touch Computer
- TC26 WWAN Touch Computer
- EC50 WLAN Enterprise Computer
- EC55 WWAN Enterprise Computer
- ZTE Z6650S
Out of these leaked smartphones, the ASUS ZenFone, LG Stylo 7, Moto G100, Oppo Reno 5A, Reno 5 Pro+ 5G Bosch, Realme 8 Pro,Galaxy A52 4G, Galaxy A72 4G, SAmsung Galaxy A82 5G and ZTE Z6650S are unreleased smartphones.
ZenFone 8 Flip may be the only variant coming with a flipping camera this time around
The Asus ZenFone 8 Flip is likely Asus’ next flagship smartphone with a flipping camera. But, why does it come with a “Flip” moniker? Perhaps Asus will unleash multiple variants with different designs this time around. The Flip-named variant might be the only one with a flipping camera mechanism. For now, it’s too soon to speculate as the device may hit the market only in the second half of 2021. However, we expect more details to surface in the next few months.
The Moto G100 may be the global variant of the Motorola Edge S with Snapdragon 870, making it a flagship killer among the Moto G-sreies. The Reno 5 Pro+ 5G Bosch likely is a special variant of the standard Reno 5 Pro+ 5G. The Vivo X60 5G, on the other hand, is likley the global variant of the X60 that launched in China, its launch is scheduled for March 22. The Realme 8 Pro will debut in India very soon.
The Galaxy A52 4G and Galaxy A72 4G aren’t new names. These devices have been stealing the headlines for the past few months thanks to a multitude of leaks. They will come alongside 5G variants next week at Samsung’s second Unpacked of 2021. The Galaxy A82 5G have been leaking lately, and we can say that this listing is a notable confirmation of its arrival. The device may be the second Samsung’s smartphone to debut with a motorized camera and full-screen display.