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Purported Honor 20 Pro render. (Source: Weibo)

The Honor 20 Pro could feature the P30 Pro's 5x optical zoom while costing significantly less

A new leak has shown the upcoming Honor 20 Pro's rear camera setup and it looks like it will feature the same 5x optical zoom that debuted on the Huawei P30 Pro. Of course, the real win here is the fact that it will also be much c...
The new Galaxy A70. (Source: Samsung)

Masterstroke! Samsung's Galaxy A-series rebrand is already paying off

A while ago, Samsung announced that its A series would be replacing the old Galaxy M line in the company's pecking order. That move appears to be paying off in style, as the new devices are selling very well.
An official promo image shows off the Lenovo Z6 Pro's quad camera setup. (Source: Weibo)

Lenovo Z6 Pro roundup: leaked image, full specs, quad camera setup with 48 MP sensor, astonishing score on AnTuTu

The Lenovo Z6 Pro smartphone is expected to be officially unveiled to the world on April 23, and it is already making some impressive headlines. The flagship device will come with a quad camera setup on its rear and feature Qualco...
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...
Samsung releases statement on Galaxy Fold display issues

Samsung releases statement on Galaxy Fold display issues

Samsung has issued a statement in response to Galaxy Fold review unit display failures. The Galaxy Fold is the first product from the company to ship with a foldable Super AMOLED Infinity display and is considered a halo product.
The Vivio Y17 comes with a modest triple-cam setup on the back and a 20 MP selfie cam. (Source: MySmartPrice)

Vivo Y17 gets leaked specs and renders

The latest leaked specs present the Vivo Y17 as a lower-end mid-range model powered by the new MediaTek Helio P35 Soc coupled with 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB storage. It also comes with a big 6.35-inch IPS screen that has 1154 x 720 r...
Qualcomm will supply all the 5G modems for the upcoming iPhone devices. (Source: Hacked)

Apple and Qualcomm end hostilities with 5G deal, force Intel to exit mobile 5G modem business

Surprisingly enough, Apple not only decided to drop all charges regarding Qualcomm's unfair patent licensing practices, but the Cupertino company agreed to pay Qualcomm an undisclosed sum, as well. The unexpected settlement comes ...
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...
The latest front and back renders showing a notch-free display and a rear dual-cam setup. (Source: GizmoChina)

Meizu 16s back with more impressive benchmarks on AnTuTu

Meizu software engineers are hard at work tweaking on the latest Flyme 7 Android-based OS in order to push the upcoming Meizu 16s performance to its limits. The latest batch of benchmark results revealed by Meizu system engineer H...
Samsung has finalized its 5nm chipset design. (Source: HD Tecnología)

The first Samsung 5nm SoC is ready for sampling

Samsung has announced that it is finally in a position to send samples of its new, ground-breaking 5nm processor technology to its customers. The OEM claims that this new architecture brings 25% improvements in logic-area efficien...
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 ...
At the heart of the Huawei P30 Pro's Leica-branded camera system lies four Sony CMOS sensors. (Source: Huawei)

Teardown reveals all four Huawei P30 Pro camera sensors supplied by Sony

A teardown of the new Huawei P30 Pro shows that all four sensors that make up its vaunted camera system have all been supplied by Sony. Although not unexpected, it does dilute the “co-engineered with Leica” branding featured on th...
Google has teased its upcoming Pixel 3a, 3a XL launch event - the May 8 date here is from the Australian site. (Screenshot: Notebook Check)

May 7 launch confirmed for Google Pixel 3a, 3a XL, hints of an Avengers connection in URL

Google has all but officially confirmed that its Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL models are set to launch on May 7. The company has posted a teaser on its store that says “Help is on the way,” in a clear nod to the Google Assistant featu...
Save the arithmetic problem? (Source: GSMArena)

Official launch date for the much-anticipated Honor 20 phones revealed

The Honor 20's launch date has now been officially confirmed. Going by previously established information, there could be a Pro model. The devices are expected to share camera hardware with the Huawei P-series flagships and will d...
The Pixel 3a. (Source: OnLeaks)

Purported pricing details of the Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL surface

The Pixel 3a and 3a XL are expected to be launched next month. Pricing details have been mostly elusive until now but a new leak has given us a good idea of how Google plans to price the mid-range phones.
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...
Redmi was founded in 2013. (Source: Gizbot)

New photo of rumored Snapdragon 855-powered Redmi "accidentally" leaked by Xiaomi executive

An unknown Xiaomi smartphone, which could possibly be the rumored forthcoming Redmi flagship device, has been accidentally leaked on a Chinese network site. Xiaomi’s product director, Wang Teng Thomas, posted what seems to be an i...
The HTC U11+. (Source: AndroidPIT)

Eighteen months after launch, the HTC U11+ has yet to receive a single major OS update

HTC unveiled the U11+ about eighteen months ago. Since then, though, the flagship has yet to get a single OS update. In fact, bar Android One phones, no HTC device has received the Pie update, and that's a list that includes devic...
The Samsung Galaxy S10 range is inline for a major camera update. (Source: Notebookcheck)

Galaxy S10 range set for major camera update with new night mode

The arrival of the Huawei P30 Pro with its stunning night mode hasn’t gone unnoticed by Samsung. According to Samsung insider Ice Universe, the Korean giant is targeting late April or May for a major camera update that will bring ...
The Honor 8S is a budget smartphone with a quad-core SoC. (Source:

Upcoming Honor 8S renders and specifications leaked

Some renders and the specifications of the Honor 8S smartphone have been leaked online. This entry-level device apparently will be powered by a MediaTek Helio A22 processor and will likely feature 2 GB RAM, although there may be a...
The Xiaomi Mi A1. (Source: MIUI)

The Xiaomi Mi A1 may get the Android Q update after all

The Xiaomi Mi A1 was released back in 2017 and has received the two major updates it was promised. According to a new report, though, the device could get a third OS update that will see it enjoy Android Q and all the features it ...
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...
Samsung has issued a patch for the ultrasonic fingerprint sensor for the Galaxy S10, S10+ and S10 5G. (Screenshot: Notebookcheck)

Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor patch for Galaxy S10, S10+ and S10 5G boosts unlock accuracy, speed

Samsung has issued a patch that is rolling out to all Galaxy S10 owners globally. The “Biometrics Security Patch” has resulted in users reporting faster and more accurate fingerprint recognition.
Save over US$500 on the Lenovo ThinkPad T480 laptop. (Source: Lenovo)

Deal | Lenovo's Tax Time Sale: Save hundreds of dollars on the ThinkPad T480, IdeaPad 330S, and Miix 630

Lenovo is holding a Tax Time Sale this weekend for those hunting for a great deal on a laptop or convertible. The Chinese manufacturer has laptops from its flagship lines on offer, and there are savings to be had on a variety of t...
The alleged Snapdragon 865 is said to integrate LPDDR5 support may have a version that does not integrate the 5G modem. (Source: XDA Developers)

Snapdragon 855 successor may get LPDDR5 support and optional integrated 5G modem

Codenamed "Kona," Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 successor will allegedly come with LPDDR5 support. Qualcomm hinted at an integrated 5G modem earlier this year, but the latest internal development boards suggest there could be a SoC ve...
The new, mid-range Snapdragon chipsets. (Source: AnTuTu)

The new mid-range Snapdragon SoCs (665, 730 & 730G) go to AnTuTu for testing

The Snapdragon processors 665, 730 and 730G are Qualcomm's latest mid-range SoCs. The 730G is particularly interesting as it is a specifically gaming-focused chipset. AnTuTu was able to test these new products and compare them to ...
The 8cx, or perhaps its successors, may make it to Microsoft PCs in the next few years. (Source: The Verge)

Surface Pro variants with Snapdragon processors may be in the works

The future of Microsoft PCs such as the Surface Pro may yet be Qualcomm-based. A new report on the development of Windows on ARM includes references to several prototypes from this line with Snapdragon processors rather than those...
PUBG has been banned in Nepal. (Source: Polygon)

Nepalese authorities order nationwide ban on PUBG

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, or PUBG for short, is one of the Korean studio Bluehole's biggest success stories. However, some state regulators seem not to like it as much as its millions of players do. Nepal is the latest countr...
The Samsung Galaxy S7. (Source: AndroidPIT)

Against all odds, the Samsung Galaxy S7 could be set to receive the Android Pie-based One UI update

The Samsung Galaxy S7 was released over three years ago, and has received its two promised major OS updates—Nougat and Oreo. According to new information, however, the device could be set for one last hurrah, with Samsung apparent...
Purported renders of the Pixel 4 XL. (Source: Droid Life)

More details of the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL surface

The first concrete set of information on the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL has surfaced, giving us a better idea of what to expect from the Google flagships when they’re launched later in the year. What’s more, there could also be a thir...
The Realme 3 Pro. (Source: Madhav Sheth)

The Realme 3 Pro is scheduled for an April 22 launch, will be able to run Fortnite at 60fps

Realme has confirmed that its next device, the Realme 3 Pro, will be launched on April 22. The Realme 3 Pro is expected to contend against the Redmi Note 7 Pro, and apparently has hardware powerful enough to run Fortnite at 60fps.
The ARM-based Huawei Matebook E 2019 has a metal case. (Source: Notebook Italia)

Huawei's upcoming Windows on ARM Matebook E 2019 convertible features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 850

A revised Huawei Matebook E for 2019 has been on show in China, and it has revealed a surprising new component: A Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 SoC. The convertible computer comes with a 12-inch display and offers similar hardware speci...
The OnePlus 6T is popular with former Samsung Galaxy owners according to a new report. (Source: OnePlus)

Most Pixel 3 or OnePlus 6T switchers previously owned a Galaxy

A new study from Counterpoint Research has shed a little light on Samsung’s smartphone sales woes. Although still the number one smartphone maker in the world, its profits have taken a big hit with lower sales of its premium devic...
The Xiaomi foldable teased in a recent video could end up being the Mi Mix 4. (Source: Mothership)

Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 leak: foldable smartphone, 60 MP camera

Alleged details of a Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 smartphone have been shared on Twitter. According to a screenshot that was apparently taken from the online payment platform Alipay, the Mi Mix 4 will be a foldable device that features a 60 MP...
The Galaxy Tab S5e goes on sale in the US on April 26 from US$399. (Source: Samsung)

Galaxy Tab S5e, Tab A 10.1 (2019) land in the US April 26

First unveiled all the way back in mid-February, Samsung has finally put the Galaxy Tab S5e up for pre-order in the US. Also up for pre-order is the new Galaxy Tab A 10.1 (2019) model with both devices set to ship on April 26
That's an unusually large sensor. (Source: DroidShout)

The Lenovo Z6 Pro confirmed for an April 23 launch - Snapdragon 855 and a massive 100 MP camera?

Lenovo has confirmed that its next flagship phone, the Z6 Pro, will be launched in China on April 23. Much remains to be known about the device but it will feature a Snapdragon 855 and, perhaps, a massive 100 MP camera.
Cubot J3 Pro

74% Cubot J3 Pro Smartphone Review

Go Pro. The Cubot J3 Pro is another entry-level smartphone by the Chinese manufacturer. Can the “Pro” model succeed where its smaller sibling fell short? Read on to find out what the added Pro moniker brings and whether the J3 Pro can better challenge its budget competitors than the J3 could.
Mediatek MT6739 | PowerVR GE8100 | 5.5" | 175 g
The Honor 20i is rumored to be the Chinese-only version of the international Honor 20 Lite mid-range phone. (Source: VMall)

Honor 20i gets leaked official images

The first member of the Honor 20 lineup is scheduled to be launched on April 17. Huawei only teased the waterdrop notch with a 32 MP selfie cam, but, thanks to an early leak from VMall, we now get to see the mate 20i from almost e...
Samsung Galaxy A20e now official (Source: Samsung Newsroom Poland)

Samsung Galaxy A20e now official

Without much fanfare, Samsung Galaxy A20e was unveiled today as well, but not during the big Galaxy A launch event. This compact variant of the Galaxy A20, which features a 5.8-inch HD+ Infinity V display, has been silently introd...
Live video of the Redmi flagship leaks - Three rear cameras, Snapdragon 855, and a distasteful punch-hole

Live video of the Redmi flagship leaks - Three rear cameras, Snapdragon 855, and a distasteful punch-hole

A live video showcasing what is said to be the upcoming Redmi flagship has surfaced. The device has been touted to be powered by a Snapdragon 855, and the video shows it sporting a triple rear camera setup, and a terribly distaste...
The Samsung Galaxy A70. (Source: Samsung)

The Samsung Galaxy A70 is now official: Triple rear cameras, 4500 mAh battery, 32 MP selfie shooter

Samsung has launched yet another Galaxy A device at an event today. The Galaxy A70 features a big 6.7-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display, three rear cameras, a powerful SoC, and a 4500 mAh battery with Samsung's new 25 W charging tech...
Renders of the Pixel 3a. (Source: OnLeaks)

The Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL may be quite a bit cheaper than expected

Google is currently testing its next devices, the Pixel 3a and 3a XL, in India. Interestingly, the two devices have import valuations that are less than what one would expect, which is, perhaps, a sign that they could sell for che...
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 ...
The first purported live photo of the Samsung Galaxy A90. (Source: Indiashopps)

Galaxy A90 leaks out in live photo ahead of launch

The Samsung Galaxy A90 has leaked out in a live photo for the first ahead of its impending official launch. The photo shows that leaks and renders to date have been pretty accurate, but there are notable differences.
The Realme 3 is the company's newest device. (SmartPrix)

Realme has sold six million smartphones already

Realme released its first device just under a year ago as a means for OPPO to sell cheaper devices towards a younger demographic. Since then, the company has sold six million smartphone units and is celebrating that milestone with...
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...
Qualcomm's three new mobile chips Qualcomm Snapdragon 665, 730, and 730G (Source: AndroidPIT)

Snapdragon 730, 730G and 665: Qualcomm unveils three mobile processors for mid-range and high-end devices

While the Snapdragon 730 and 730G (a 730 "for the elite gamer") are both direct successors to the Snapdragon 710 mobile platform, the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 comes as the only heir of the Snapdragon 660. The first devices to u...



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