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Be it Samsung or LG-made, both devices have competitive displays. (Source: AnandTech)

The Huawei P30 Pro actually features AMOLED displays made by LG

Rumors claimed the Huawei P30 phones would feature OLED displays made by Samsung. Information disproving that idea has surfaced, though, and it looks like the P30 Pro actually opts for LG-made panels, with some units sporting BOE-...
The Huawei Mate 20X phablet comes with UFS 2.1 storage. (Source: Huawei)

Leaked retail box photo suggests upcoming release of 5G version of the Huawei Mate 20X that has a smaller battery but faster charging

An image of the retail box for the Huawei Mate 20X 5G phablet has been leaked online. The most recent Mate series originally consisted of the Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, and the Mate 20X. It was announced at MWC19 that the latter device...
TikTok has been banned in India. (Source: The News Minute)

TikTok video app banned from Google and Apple app stores in Indian jurisdiction

The Indian Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has ordered Google and Apple to remove the app TikTok from their respective stores. This ban has followed allegations that the service increases the risk of child abuse...
Google Maps can now spot addresses in a phone's clipboard. (Source: Google)

Google Maps now auto-completes addresses from a browser's clipboard; no paste needed

An XDA contributor has noticed that Google Maps has gained the ability to scan a mobile device's clipboard for addresses. This enables it to suggest an address that has been copied from, say, Chrome, in its search bar without the ...
LG has postponed the launch of the V50 in South Korea. (Source: Trusted Reviews)

LG V50 Korean launch has been delayed

The V50 is LG's first 5G-enabled device, and was scheduled for release during an event on April 19, 2019. However, the OEM has issued a statement saying that this launch is now postponed. No reasons were given for this, although i...
The Samsung Galaxy Fold will be officially released in the US on April 26. (Source: BGR)

Video of Samsung Galaxy Fold shows it posting incredible results in AndroBench 5 thanks to its UFS 3.0 storage

A short video clip of a Samsung Galaxy Fold smartphone running AndroBench 5 ends with the device achieving some very impressive results. The sequential read rate was measured at 1478.85 MB/s, and a 4 kB random read performance mea...
OPPO F11 Pro Marvel's Avengers Limited Edition (Source: OPPO Malaysia on YouTube)

OPPO F11 Pro Marvel's Avengers Limited Edition handset coming next week

The OPPO F11 Pro that was launched last month is now ready for a special edition. The F11 Pro Marvel's Avengers Limited Edition will come out the same day as the new Avengers movie — on April 24. Unfortunately, it might only be av...
The Galaxy S10 5G brings the same number of rear cameras to the table as the P30 Pro. (Source: Trusted Reviews)

DxOMark | The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is now the joint best camera smartphone in the world

The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G with its menacing quad-rear camera setup has been deemed by DxOMark to be the joint best camera smartphone in the world, alongside the Huawei P30 Pro. In fact, the S10 5G is top dog in both the video and ...
Motorola Razr 2019 foldable phone concept, launch is imminnent as of mid-April 2019

Foldable Motorola Razr hits Bluetooth SIG, launch might be getting closer

A new listing on the Bluetooth Launch Studio website reveals that the Motorola Razr XT2000-1 will be available exclusively via Verizon Wireless in the US. However, its availability in other markets remains a mystery for the time b...
Concept render of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 phablet. (Source: ConceptCreator)

Rumor states there will be a Pro version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10

A recent tweet from tipster Ice universe has arguably explained what Samsung could be planning in terms of naming the phablets that are part of its upcoming Galaxy Note 10 lineup. The four models, which are differentiated by two s...
Huawei P30 and P30 Pro on pre-order in the US mid-April 2019

Huawei P30 and P30 Pro now up for pre-order in the US

Although Huawei still has troubles in the US, the new Huawei P30 and P30 Pro can be pre-ordered stateside thanks to B&H. The models available are the P30 Pro with 256 GB and the 128 GB P30, both unlocked — compatible with T-Mobile...
The old Google Wallet name and logo may have been re-appropriated by scammers. (Source: Google)

An app calling itself Google Wallet is scamming access to users' accounts

Google Wallet has reportedly gained access to a number of Google accounts over the last few days. That would be fine and all - if the official iteration of this app still existed. It was discontinued and absorbed into Google Pay s...
The bigger Note 10 is expected to feature camera hardware similar to the S10 5G's. (Source: Trusted Reviews)

New leak reveals more on the four Samsung Galaxy Note 10 models

For the first time ever, we're set to get four new Samsung Galaxy Note devices. The Galaxy Note 10 is expected to come in four flavors, with one of the three said to be a cheap, smaller model, not entirely unlike the newly release...
The technology behind the LG G Flex 2 may be back soon, and in more extreme forms too. (Source: Greenbot)

LG may think the future of its smartphones is rollable

Earlier this year, the chief technical officer (CTO) of LG Electronics gave an interview in which he hinted at the possibility of smartphones that may be capable of rolling up completely rather than simply folding in the future. N...
Skype for Mobile now allows for screen-sharing. (Source: Digital Trends)

New Skype Insider Preview build adds screen-sharing on iOS and Android

Skype for Mobile now offers the user an option to share their screen with a caller. This could enable people on a Skype call to share things such as slideshows, webpages, a homescreen and so on. The new function is found in the '....
In review: Samsung Galaxy M20

80% Samsung Galaxy M20 Smartphone Review

A lot of battery for little money. The M series from Samsung shall bring premium features to the middle class at an entry-level price - originally only in India, but now also officially here. In the review of the Samsung Galaxy M20 we checked how the model with the huge battery performs.
Samsung Exynos 7885 | ARM Mali-G71 MP2 | 6.3" | 186 g
The P30 series is now available in China. (Source: MyDrivers)

Huawei claims the P30/P30 Pro took only 10 seconds to sell out in China

Huawei launched sales of the P30 and P30 Pro in China yesterday (April 11, 2019). It now asserts that it took only 10 seconds for it to run out of stock of the new flagships during this event. The OEM reportedly earned 200 million...
The R17 Pro really is the last OPPO R-line phone. (Source: OPPO)

Reno killed the OPPO R star - confirmed by OEM CEO

Any direct successor for the R17 is dead; long live Reno. This is the main message of an interview given by OPPO's CEO, Shen Yiren, that took place after the launch of the latter earlier this week. Accordingly, this new brand, in ...
Galaxy S10 5G models may have a critical issue with their expensive new functions. (Source: Digital Trends)

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G users complain that their phones drop signal while switching to 4G

According to a new report in the Korean media, those who have bought Samsung's 5G edition of the Galaxy S10 face a significant new issue with these devices. It seems that these phones fail to connect to 4G when the new radio bands...
The Sharp foldable prototype in action. (Source: YouTube)

Sharp teases its own foldable phone prototype

Sharp has thrown its hat into the foldable-device ring by displaying its own device built around a flexible OLED panel. This screen will apparently measure 6.18-inches and have a 1440 x 3040 resolution when part of a finished prod...
India is now one of YouTube's biggest markets. (Source: Rotor Videos)

YouTube calculates that it has 265 million active users in India, expects this to roughly double by 2020

YouTube has amassed a 265 million-stong user based in the Indian market. Speaking at a recent Google conference, the service's CEO, Susan Wojcicki, projected that this number would grow further to 500 million by next year. The exe...
AT&T brings 5G mobile connectivity to seven more cities, brings total to 19 in the US

AT&T now provides 5G mobile coverage in no less than 19 US cities

With the addition of parts of Austin, Los Angeles, Nashville, Orlando, San Diego, San Francisco, and San Jose, AT&T is now the only US carrier to provide 5G mobile coverage in 19 cities in the US. Last month, AT&T became the first...
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 may have a number of different successors. (Source: ETNews)

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 now rumored to come in 4 different variants

Earlier, it had been speculated that the update to the Galaxy Note series to be released later in 2019 would feature more than 1 version. Now, a Korean news agency claims that its sources have increased this potential number to 4....
Samsung Galaxy A80 color choices (Source: Samsung Global Newsroom)

Samsung Galaxy A80 now official with rotating camera and notchless display

The Galaxy A80 is a handset that was created by Samsung "for the way people are engaging in the Era of Live" and features the brand's first rotating smartphone camera that also allowed the use of a notchless 6.7-inch Super AMOLED ...
Oppo Reno Premium Edition with 10x optical zoom main camera setup (Source: Indiashopps)

Oppo Reno 10X Zoom renders surface online

The Oppo Reno has already been spotted online on several websites, but it looks like a high-end version is also in the cards. The Oppo Reno 10X Zoom features a 10x optical zoom sensor, which is clearly visible in a square camera a...
Samsung Galaxy Fold handset (Source: Samsung)

Samsung begins mass production of the foldable OLED panels for the Galaxy Fold

It is official: Samsung Display has begun to mass produce the foldable OLED panels for the high-end Galaxy Fold device. Samsung's Galaxy Fold is set to hit the market globally on April 26, but the 5G version is expected to hit Sou...
The RED Hydrogen One titanium variant is now shipping five months after the aluminum model. (Source: RED)

Titanium Red Hydrogen One finally shipping after months long delays

RED has finally released its long in gestation Hydrogen One smartphone finished in titanium. As you might expect for a device made out of this more exotic material, and from a company not known for selling cheap products, it costs...
The original Asus ROG Phone will get a successor in Q3 2019

Asus ROG Phone successor to launch in third quarter

The second iteration of the ROG Phone by Asus will come out in the third quarter of the year with the support of Chinese game publisher Tencent. Its specs are expected to include the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, multiple mem...
Huawei P30 Pro Smartphone Review

92% Huawei P30 Pro Smartphone Review

Close to perfection - Last year, the Huawei P20 Pro set new standards in mobile photography, and now the Chinese company is back with its successor in the hope of building on those successes. The P30 Pro also includes all the technology that we have come to expect from a flagship with a premium price tag. Read on to find out whether Huawei has developed a new camera wonder and how it fares against other current flagships.
Update: Review completed.
HiSilicon Kirin 980 | ARM Mali-G76 MP10 | 6.47" | 192 g
Samsung Galaxy J6 Android smartphone, Samsung discontinues the Galaxy J series

Samsung confirms: Galaxy J is now Galaxy A

If the (usually overpriced) Galaxy J series had any fans, they will definitely love the Galaxy A lineup because Samsung has just confirmed that "Galaxy J is now Galaxy A" in a YouTube video. The existing Samsung Galaxy A10, A20, A...
LG foldable phone concept, foldable market forecast by Gartner predicts hitting 30 million by 2023

Gartner: Foldable handsets to grab 5 percent of the high-end smartphone market by 2023

Although the foldable touchscreen display — and same can be said about the foldable handset concept as a whole — might need a few years to reach the mid-range area of the market, Gartner estimates that foldables will go up to reac...
Renders of the purported Galaxy A90. (Source: WaqarKhanHD)

More details of the purported Galaxy A90 surface - Slider mechanism, triple rear cameras

Samsung could be set to unveil its next sub-premium device in the coming months. The Galaxy A90 is expected to feature a sliding mechanism that allows its triple camera setup to also be used for selfies.
Aukey's new Dynamic Detect could enable a device to get the most out of USB-PD chargers. (Source: Aukey)

Aukey unveils Dynamic Detect, a new fast-charging solution for USB-PD chargers

Aukey, a common name in USB power and mobile-device accessories, has launched a new technology called Dynamic Detect. It allows a dual-port USB-Power Delivery (USB-PD) charger to recognize the number of devices connected to it and...
The first 5 nm chips are expected to launch in early 2020. (Source:

TSMC initiates risk production for its 5 nm node, reveals performance details

Initially scheduled for mid-2019, risk production for the upcoming 5 nm manufacturing process was already initiated at the end of March. TSMC also finalized the 5 nm design infrastructure and it is currently testing this process t...
New images of the alleged Meizu 16s have been published online. (Source: DroidShout)

TENAA listing confirms Meizu 16s specifications; new images revealed

The main specifications for the upcoming Meizu 16s smartphone have been listed by TENAA, the Chinese telecommunications authority. Although a specific SoC is not mentioned, the CPU frequency of 2.8 GHz certainly points to the Qual...
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G to hit Verizon on May 16

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G to hit Verizon mid-May

A rather cryptic Twitter message by popular leakster Evan Blass reveals that Verizon Wireless will add the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G to its portfolio on May 16. Sadly, there is no information about the price, but since this handset re...
Honor president, George Zhao, Huawei has big plans with its sub-brand

Huawei wants to make Honor the world's fourth-largest OEM

Huawei has big plans for its sub-brand Honor, which has achieved an impressive YoY growth in international shipments of 170 percent last year. While Honor is still far behind, Huawei is planning to make it the fourth-largest globa...
Apple would please many fans with a successor to the iPhone SE. (Source: Cult of Mac)

Apple might release three OLED iPhones in 2020; one could be an iPhone SE 2

A new report has stated that Apple could be planning on releasing three iPhones in 2020 that all feature OLED panels, which will probably be supplied by Samsung. As one of the 2020 phones is rumored to be coming in a 5.42-inch siz...
ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars Conqueror edition now available for US$549

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars Conqueror now available for just US$549

Unleashed worldwide almost two months ago in two versions — Essential and Superior — the ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars gaming handset is now available with more memory, storage, and a camo design. This variant with 10 GB RAM and 256 GB...
LG V50 ThinQ 5G with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (Source: ZDNet)

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855-powered LG V50 ThinQ 5G coming on April 19

Two weeks after the announced release date of the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, LG will unleash its first 5G flagship upon the South Korean market. The LG V50 ThinQ 5G is expected to come with a free dual-screen flip cover, an improved c...
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G coming to South Korea this week (Source: Samsung Global Newsroom)

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G confirmed to hit South Korea this Friday

Sporting a total of six cameras and a generous 6.7-inch Curved Dynamic AMOLED display, the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G promises to deliver speeds up to 20 times faster than existing 4G handsets. South Korea will get it in Majestic Black...
A stat from the 2018 Android Security Report. (Source: Google)

Google releases its 2018 Android Security Report

Android is now coming up on 10 years of use as a mobile device OS. Google claims that 2018 was one of its most secure yet. Its report on this subject attributes decreasing rates of potentially harmful apps to the implementation of...
Huawei Mate 20 successor confirmed to be in testing, launch scheduled for September - October

Huawei Mate 30 confirmed, could arrive as soon as September

Shortly after the release of the Huawei P30 flagship, an official of the Chinese company, Bruce Li, confirmed that the Huawei Mate 30 is currently being tested. He also added that — if everything works as planned — this next-gen p...
The crease has been banished according to Samsung. (Source: Gizmodo UK)

Samsung smooths over reported Galaxy Fold crease crisis

A recent video leaked onto YouTube showed off a Samsung Galaxy Fold smartphone with a rather worrying visible crease running down the center of the display. However, a communications manager for Samsung has offered reassurance tha...
The Xiaomi foldable device is expected to be released between April and June. (Source: YouTube/Xiaomi)

New promo video for Xiaomi Mi foldable smartphone looks gorgeous but raises some concerns

Xiaomi has shared a new short promotional video of its upcoming foldable smartphone. The device still looks fantastic and is distinctly different to the foldable devices produced by Samsung and Huawei thanks to its unique folding ...
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 could have a button-less design. (Source: BGR)

Goodbye Bixby? Button-less Samsung Galaxy Note 10 may have a pressure-sensitive display

A report out of Korea has suggested that the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 could end up being a button-less phablet. It appears the South Korean manufacturer has been considering a partnership with a Chinese company called NDT that speci...
The Samsung Galaxy Note FE. (Source: XDA-Developers)

The Samsung Galaxy Note FE is now receiving the Android Pie-based One UI update

Samsung is currently sending out the Android Pie update to users of the Galaxy Note FE. The Note FE wasn't included in the company's Pie update roadmap, so this is a pleasant surprise. The update doubles up as the March security p...
Samsung Galaxy A70 now official (Source: Samsung Global Newsroom)

Samsung unveils the 6.7-inch Galaxy A70, triple main camera and 4,500 mAh battery in tow

Samsung goes big with the latest member of the Galaxy A family, which has a generous 6.7-inch display with a 21:9 aspect ratio. The Galaxy A70 comes with a 32 MP triple camera setup on the back, an octa-core processor, 6/8 GB of m...
Xiaomi Super Charge Turbo technology teaser (Source: Lin Bin on Weibo)

This is fast charging: From 0 to 4,000 mAh in only 17 minutes with Xiaomi's 100 W fast charger

Although it might take a while for it to hit the market, Xiaomi's latest battery charging tech — dubbed "Super Charge Turbo" — puts all other fast charging solutions currently available to shame. In a Weibo video shared by Xiaomi'...
Motorola One Android smartphone with Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor (Source: Android Authority)

Moto G7 and Motorola One now available in India

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 625-powered Motorola One is now finally reaching India alongside the Moto G7, which has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 inside. Both handsets have been around for a while in other areas, but Indian customers now ...



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