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A potential "Lite" version of the Google Pixel 3. (Source: Rozetked)

Possible Google Pixel 3 Lite images leaked

Images of what is purported to be a Google Pixel 3 Lite device have been leaked online. The pictures show a smartphone that features a 3.5 mm jack and is not blighted with the presence of a notch. Specifications for the device are...
The Honor 10 Lite will officially be launched on November 21. (Source: Huawei)

Honor 10 Lite gets leaked specs on TENAA

According to the specs revealed on TENAA, the Honor 10 Lite will retain the 6.21-inch 1080p display from the original Honor 10 model, but the 24 MP selfie cam notch will be smaller. The mid-range smartphone will be powered by the ...
Acer Chromebook R 11 (N3160, eMMC, HD) Convertible Review

81% Acer Chromebook R 11 (N3160, eMMC, HD) Convertible Review

Better thanks to the Play Store. Acer’s 11.6-inch Chromebook convertible offers a touch-enabled IPS display and silent operation. Thanks to the inclusion of the Google Play Store, users can install countless Android apps on Acer’s Chromebook.
Intel Celeron N3160 | Intel HD Graphics 400 (Braswell) | 11.6" | 1.3 kg
Oukitel WP2 Smartphone Review

76% Oukitel WP2 Smartphone Review

Power bank with a display. The Oukitel WP2 combines the two favorite aspects of Chinese smartphones: a robust presentation and huge batteries. But can the rest of the equipment keep up as well?
Mediatek MT6750T | ARM Mali-T860 MP2 | 6" | 364 g
Sharp D10

85% Sharp Aquos D10 Smartphone Review

Sharp photos. The Sharp Aquos D10 is attempting to win the hearts of shoppers with its camera that has optical zoom and its almost bezel-free design. The D10 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SoC and dual 12 & 13 MP PDAF cameras. Read on to find out whether the D10 can perform as good as it looks.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 | Qualcomm Adreno 508 | 5.9" | 165 g
Samsung Galaxy J4 Core is now more or less official. (Source: Samsung)

Android Go-powered Samsung Galaxy J4 Core is now official

The Samsung Galaxy J4 Core is now official and the phone's specifications have been listed on the company's Mobile Press website. The Galaxy J4 Core is an Android Go phone and therefore, sports modest specs. Pricing and availabili...
You can watch HDR movies on the new iPad Pro models - just not in HDR. (Source: Apple)

Apple fudging new iPad Pro HDR capabilities

Apple’s new iPad Pro tablets have received largely positive reviews. One area that has come in for praise is its display. However, although claiming users can watch HDR movies on the tablet, all is not quite what it seems.
Umidigi Z2

82% Umidigi Z2 Smartphone Review

Colorful. The case of the Umidigi Z2 attracts with its changing colors and the hardware also offers sufficient room for more-demanding tasks. We evaluate in our test whether the Z2 is able to assert itself against the competitors.
Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763V | ARM Mali-G71 MP2 | 6.2" | 165 g
Several renders of the Samsung Infinity-O display. (Source: Twitter)

Latest Samsung Galaxy S10 leak alleges inclusion of Infinity-O display

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is likely to be coming soon, and with next-generation features such as an under- or in-display fingerprint scanner. A new leak about this phone aligns with the company's intentions for flat display technolog...
The upcoming Kirin 990 would integrate a Balong 5000 5G modem and the performance boost is expected to reach 10% over the 980 model. (Source: Huawei)

Huawei already working on the 5G-ready Kirin 990 SoC

The 5G market is going to explode in 2019 and Huawei plans to be prepared for the event with the upcoming Kirin 990. This would be the company's first 5G-ready SoC manufactured on the 7 nm+ node, so it would also get a 10% perform...
Microsoft Surface Go with a Black Type Cover

The Surface Go with LTE Advanced is now available to pre-order

Microsoft has announced that it is taking pre-orders for LTE versions of the Surface Go in selected markets. The LTE Advanced models will ship from November 20 in the US and will start at US $679 (£619) for the 128 GB SSD/8 GB RAM...
Sony Xperia XZ3

88% Sony Xperia XZ3 Smartphone Review

Videos in 4K HDR. The Sony Xperia XZ3 is the company’s latest premium smartphone and one that has numerous features that are designed to enhance camera quality, sound, system performance and make the device easier to use. The XZ3 has a 6-inch OLED display, the likes of which we have seen in many other modern high-end smartphones, but its lack of a notch distinguishes it from its 2018 cohort. Read on to find out how else Sony has attempted to make the XZ3 stand out from the competition in our review.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 | Qualcomm Adreno 630 | 6" | 193 g
Developers can enable multi-resume for their apps in Android 9 Pie. (Source: Android Developers Blog)

Android will soon offer multi-resume functionality

Google said that it will now allow developers to keep apps in multiple windows in a resumed state simultaneously in Android 9 Pie. Developers just need to add the required meta-data to their app's manifest to opt-in. Multi-resume ...
The foldable Samsung Galaxy phone could cost an arm and a leg. (Source: SDC 2018 Livestream)

Samsung's foldable Galaxy can be yours for a price close to US$2,000

The upcoming foldable Galaxy phone is going to be a dear proposition for a lot of people, according to a report by The Korea Times. The Galaxy F (or X) is estimated to cost around 2 million won or approximately US$1,770. The outle...
The Xiaomi Black Shark will be available in Europe soon. (Source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi Black Shark to hit Europe on November 16

The Black Shark is Xiaomi's take on a gaming phone. It is powered by up-to-date hardware, although it lacks a headphone jack. Xiaomi has announced that it will release this phone into the European market on November 16.
The LG G7 Fit. (Source: LG)

The LG G7 Fit is to be released into new markets soon

The LG G7 Fit is a sort of 'mini' (albeit mainly in terms of specs) variant of the flagship G7 ThinQ. It was announced at IFA 2018, but was not made available in certain markets on release. However, LG has stated that it will go o...
Motorola One

84% Motorola One Smartphone Review

One without frills. For those who are just looking for a mid-range smartphone with pure Android, a nice case, and a large display, Motorola is offering the new Motorola One. You could describe the concept as "concentrating on the essentials." We take a closer look at the Motorola One in our test.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 | Qualcomm Adreno 506 | 5.9" | 160 g
Koroy could completely bend the iPad out of shape by the end of his test. (Source: YouTube)

iPad Pro 2018 found to be remarkably fragile in drop/bend test

The EverythingApplePro YouTube channel's drop and bend test is an increasingly common staple of each new iPad release. This year, its host Filip Koroy found his optimism about the iPad Pro 2018's durability daunted as he put the 1...
The OnePlus 6T uses an optical in-display fingerprint sensor. (Source: JerryRigEverything on YouTube)

OnePlus 6T teardown reveals an optical in-display fingerprint sensor

A teardown of the newly launched OnePlus 6T reveals that the company is using an optical in-display fingerprint sensor. The camera that recognizes the fingerprint gets light from the AMOLED display that shines the light only in on...
Motorola Moto E5 Plus

79% Motorola Moto E5 Plus Smartphone Review

Good price-to-performance ratio. The Motorola Moto E5 Plus combines its huge 5000-mAh battery with a low price. Moreover, it also features a large screen and a slick case. Read our review to learn whether the Moto E5 Plus is worth buying.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917) | Qualcomm Adreno 308 | 6" | 197 g
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (2018) (i5, 128 GB, 8 GB) Convertible Review

91% Microsoft Surface Pro 6 (2018) (i5, 128 GB, 8 GB) Convertible Review

Whisper quiet. The i5 model without a fan is slower than the i7 model, and its battery life is not much better. In return, it is completely silent and significantly cheaper. Is this the mainstream tablet for everyone? Update 11/7/2018: 256 GB SSD is faster
Intel Core i5-8250U | Intel UHD Graphics 620 | 12.3" | 781 g
The Honor Magic 2 in all 3 color variants. (Source: Honor)

The Honor Magic 2 sells out in only 2 days post-release

The Honor Magic 2 stands out among new smartphones, as it is only the 2nd device in the world to be equipped with a slide-down display for a completely bezel-less screen. It was released in China on November 6, 2018. Now - only 2 ...
The notched Infinity Displays exhibited by Samsung during the SDC. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung may be working on notched displays after all

This year's Samsung Developer's Conference (SDC) has been interesting already. This is mainly due to the Infinity Flex Display that had finally been confirmed during the event's first day. However, other SDC presenters made announ...
iPad Pro 11 (2018)

Apple iPad Pro 11 (2018, WiFi, 64 GB) Tablet Review

Live Review – The new iPad Pro is here with a fresh redesign and wants to prove that it can handle a full working day. This promise comes with caveats though. We will be covering the smaller 11-inch version in this review.
Update: Display values and Speakers sections added.
Apple A12X Bionic | Apple A12X Bionic GPU | 11" | 468 g
Google's Android will have native support ready for foldable display devices. (Source: Google)

Android will natively support folding display devices

Google has announced that it is bringing official support to Android for devices with foldable screens. The news coincides with the launch of Samsung’s new Infinity Flex display that will feature on its forthcoming foldable Galaxy...
Samsung showed off its Infinity Flex foldable display at SDC 2018. (Source: SDC 2018 livestream)

Samsung officially unveils the Infinity Flex foldable display

At the Samsung Developer Conference 2018 (SDC 2018), Samsung showed off their first working foldable display smartphone. The actual details about the device itself was kept under wraps but Samsung is calling this display 'Infinity...
One of the photos showing the dual in-display selfie camera concept. (Source: Weibo)

New 'OPPO R19' renders point to dual in-display selfie cameras this time

A new set of leaks from Weibo suggests that the upcoming OPPO R19 will have not 1 but 2 selfie cameras embedded directly into the display. This putative new step in smartphone design would result in a near-100% screen-to-body rati...
Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2018, LTE, 256 GB) Tablet Review

92% Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2018, LTE, 256 GB) Tablet Review

Live review - The release of the third generation of Apple’s huge tablet has coincided with a complete redesign that shares more design cues with the new iPhone XS series than classic iPhones. Apple has equipped its most expensive tablet with its most powerful ARM SoC, Face ID, high volume storage options, support for a new Apple Pencil and much more including a massive markup in price.
Update: Connectivity, Software and Games sections added. Battery life table updated.
Apple A12X Bionic | Apple A12X Bionic GPU | 12.9" | 633 g
LG's latest version of the smartphone design patent for an in-display camera. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

LG patents a true bezel-less smartphone display with an in-display selfie camera

LG has filed patents with the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) for a few smartphone designs sporting borderless screens and in-display front cameras. The patents seem to show that LG could be using a flexible display wit...
Asus ZenFone 6 with a right lateral notch. (Source: HDBlog)

Images and video of a new Asus ZenFone 6 prototype device leak

New images and a video of another prototype of the upcoming Asus ZenFone 6 have leaked online. These images confirm the presence of a right side lateral notch that was first revealed in earlier leaks. There are some differences be...
Honor 8X

85% Honor 8X Smartphone Review

An extravagant phablet. The Honor 8X offers a large 6.5-inch display, extravagant looks as well as a good mid-range configuration. Find out how the new mid-range processor Kirin 710 can handle everyday tasks in our review.
HiSilicon Kirin 710 | ARM Mali-G51 MP4 | 6.5" | 175 g
The Google Pixel Slate is up for pre-order. (Source: Google)

Google Pixel Slate goes up for pre-order, quickly selling out

Google’s first Chrome OS tablet is now up for pre-order following its unveiling early last month. The new Pixel Slate follows is the company’s latest attempt to crack the tablet computing market dominated by Apple’s iPad.
Trekstor Yourbook C11B (N3350, eMMC, FHD) Convertible Review

81% Trekstor Yourbook C11B (N3350, eMMC, FHD) Convertible Review

Student convertible. The Trekstor Yourbook C11B is an 11.6-inch convertible that has an IPS touchscreen display, a fanless design and good battery life. The device even comes with a year’s MS Office 365 Personal and a one-year premium Sofatutor.com license.
Intel Celeron N3350 | Intel HD Graphics 500 | 11.6" | 1.2 kg
A folding Samsung logo. (Source: Samsung Mobile on Facebook)

Samsung once again teases its upcoming foldable phone on Facebook

Samsung Mobile has uploaded an image of a folding Samsung logo to its official Facebook page hinting at some possible news this week about the much awaited foldable smartphone. This could be an indication of Samsung announcing new...
The OnePlus 6T will soon be available in a Thunder Purple variant. (Source: Mr Gizmo)

OnePlus 6T spotted in Thunder Purple variant

The OnePlus 6T will soon be available in a Thunder Purple variant as spotted by a leakster on the OnePlus India support page. The new variant was briefly listed on Amazon Germany as well before it was taken down. The Thunder Purpl...
The Motorola One ships with stock Android 8.1 Oreo onboard. (Source: Motorola)

Motorola to start selling its Motorola One vanilla Android smartphone in the US

Motorola has announced that it is bringing one of the two Android handsets that it currently has in its lineup. The new Motorola One will land in the US on November 11 for US$399.
That's a lot of dislikes. (Image: YouTube, 6:30 PM CST, Nov. 4)

Diablo Immortal announced by Blizzard, subsequently denounced by gamers

Diablo Immortal, the latest title in the storied Diablo franchise, has hit a wall of criticism. Many gamers are upset over the mobile-only release, claiming that the game is a cheap cash-in and a re-skin of another mobile game tha...
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro

86% Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Smartphone Review

For display enthusiasts. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is another affordable mid-range smartphone model from the Chinese electronics manufacturer. The showpiece of the 160-Euro smartphone (~$183; starting at $180 in the US) is the built-in IPS panel that does not need to hide even from the smartphone high-end. In our test, the newest product of the Redmi series convinces not only with its display.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 | Qualcomm Adreno 509 | 6.26" | 178 g
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Tablet Review

90% Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Tablet Review

Room for improvement. Samsung has upgraded its flagship tablet, which is probably one of the last Android tablets to have both high-end specifications and pen input. However, the Galaxy Tab S4 has some shortcomings. Find out in what areas the Tab S4 falls short and for whom it is a worthwhile purchase in this detailed review.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (8998) | Qualcomm Adreno 540 | 10.5" | 482 g
The W2019 luxury clamshell will be powered by the Snapdragon 845 SoC and will be missing the 3.5 mm audio jack. (Source: Weibo)

Samsung ready to unveil W2019 luxury clamshell

This year's luxury clamshell smartphone from Samsung is getting a Snapdragon 845 SoC and improved dual 4.2-inch AMOLED touchscreens, but it looks like the overall aspect of the model has become bulkier. Unfortunately, the clamshel...
The Chinese Honor Magic 2 launch. (Source: Honor)

Honor Magic 2 officially launched in China

The Honor Magic 2 has been released in an event in China. As expected, the phone has a total of 6 camera sensors, a new type of AI assistant called YOYO and a slide-down display. It also has extremely fast charging and the Kirin 9...
Elephone Soldier

80% Elephone Soldier Smartphone Review

Swiss Army knife smartphone The Elephone Solder has a physical compass, an emergency light and is IP68 certified against dust and water; the only thing missing is a pocket knife. Find out in this review how well it functions as a smartphone too.
Mediatek Helio X25 MTK6797T | ARM Mali-T880 MP4 | 5.5" | 251 g
Apple's love affair with dongles continues with the launch of its all-new USB-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter. (Source: Apple)

Apple launches a new dongle, this time for the USB-C iPad Pro

Apple has launched an all-new dongle alongside the launch of the new iPad Pro models. The latest dongle in Apple’s extensive selection of dongles available through its online and retail stores is a USB-C to 3.5mm headphone jack.
Ulefone Armor 5

79% Ulefone Armor 5 Smartphone Review

Outdoor notch. According to Ulefone, the notch in the Armor 5 is a distinguishing characteristic that makes it stand out among outdoor smartphones. We clarify in our test whether this is really the only thing that distinguishes the Armor 5 from the other robust smartphones.
Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T | ARM Mali-G71 MP2 | 5.85" | 228 g
The FlexPai foldable phone. (Source: Royole)

Royole announces foldable FlexPai smartphone

A California-based electronics firm called Royole has unveiled the FlexPai foldable smartphone, seemingly beating tech giants like Samsung and Huawei in the race to release a truly flexible device. The FlexPai will operate on Wate...
LG Q Stylus

80% LG Q Stylus Smartphone Review

An affordable stylus phone. Protected against shocks, water and dust. This is how LG has presented its Q Stylus, which comes with a stylus integrated into its 6.2-inch case. Find out what else the affordable smartphone has to offer in our review.
Mediatek MT6750S | ARM Mali-T860 MP2 | 6.2" | 172 g
2018 Surface Pro series still suffers from steep CPU throttling (Source: Own)

2018 Surface Pro 6 series still suffers from steep CPU throttling

There's no doubt that this year's Surface Pro models are significantly faster than the last generation since Kaby Lake-R doubles the number of cores from Kaby Lake. The bigger question, however, is how much or little the models wi...
All images via Apple

Apple unveils new iPad Pro with smaller bezels and USB Type-C

Apple unveiled the new iPad Pro, and many of the rumors from the past year were accurate. The new iPad Pro brings a more powerful A12X bionic SoC, Face ID, and a switch from Lightning to USB-C. The iPad Pro starts at $799 for an 1...
Topjoy Falcon reaches over $170K in Kickstarter funding (Source: Topjoy)

Topjoy Falcon reaches over $170K in Kickstarter funding

The 8-inch convertible is off to a good start as far as user interest is concerned. Nearly 400 backers have already pledged an average of $450 USD each for the device. We obtained an early sample of the unit and can vouch for its ...
OnePlus 6T

89% OnePlus 6T Smartphone Review

The 6T element. OnePlus has announced its latest flagship killer, which is subtly different from its predecessor that we reviewed back in August. Notably, the 6T has a larger display thanks to its smaller notch, but it has dropped the headphone jack. OnePlus has carried over the same cameras from the 6 and has kept pricing broadly the same, although the base model is now $20 more expensive. That additional outlay gets you double the storage though, so it is not just an arbitrary price rise. Find out in our detailed live review whether the OnePlus 6T is as much of a bargain as its predecessors were.
Update: Review completed.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 | Qualcomm Adreno 630 | 6.41" | 185 g

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