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The Samsung Galaxy S20 series will be unveiled on February 11. (Source: 91Mobiles)

New leak reveals massive price tags for the Samsung Galaxy S20 series

For the first time, pricing details of the Samsung Galaxy S20 phones have been revealed. Going by the leak, the Galaxy S20 could share a base price tag with its predecessor, the S10, but things go downhill from there, with the mos...
Ricci Rox, Sat, 25 Jan 2020 08:58:00 +0100
A true successor to the Galaxy Fold is rumored for a Q2 2020 launch. (Source: Samsung)

True Galaxy Fold successor to arrive Q2 with a perfect looking set of upgrades

Samsung will indeed launch a follow up device to its controversial Galaxy Fold. Although some are referring to the Galaxy Z Flip as the ‘Galaxy Fold 2’, the device described by XDA’s Max Weinbach will indeed be a proper successor ...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Sat, 25 Jan 2020 02:06:00 +0100
The Galaxy Book S offers 25 hours of video playback and weighs under 1 kg. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung's Snapdragon 8cx-powered Galaxy Book S is finally shipping

Samsung’s long-awaited Galaxy Book S finally has a shipping date, at least in one country. First unveiled back in August alongside the Galaxy Note 10, the Galaxy Books S will officially hit the market on January 31.
Sanjiv Sathiah, Sat, 25 Jan 2020 00:38:00 +0100
The addition of the glass protective layer should drastically improve the integrity of the folding screen. (Image Source: LetsGoDigital)

Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 (aka Galaxy Z Flip) features get leaked

The biggest improvement over the original Galaxy Fold coming with the Z Flip model is the addition of an ultra thin glass protective layer for the display, which should drastically reduce the failure rate. Among the other features...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:48:00 +0100
Huawei Y6s

75% Huawei Y6s Smartphone Review – Similar, But Better

Cheap starry sky. The back of the black Huawei Y6 wants to remind you of the night sky. Apart from such poetic impacts, the smartphone should also convince with good loudspeaker sound and decent cameras for little money. Will it succeed?
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765 | PowerVR GE8300 | 6.09" | 150 g
Florian Schmitt, Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:48:00 +0100
The Realme X50 is 5G capable and has a 120 Hz display. (Image source: Realme)

Realme smartphone with Snapdragon 865 flies past the OnePlus 7T and Redmi K20 Pro while posting record score on AnTuTu

A smartphone from the Chinese manufacturer Realme has been spotted on the AnTuTu benchmark racking up an incredible score of 574,985 points, which is currently a record figure. There has been some speculation that this mysterious ...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 24 Jan 2020 04:43:00 +0100
Renders of the Galaxy S20. (Source: XEETECHCARE)

The Samsung Galaxy S20 series could offer class-leading performance

The Samsung Galaxy S20 phones are the talk of the town, with most reports focusing on their new, improved camera hardware. Cameras are just one aspect of a phone, though, and potential buyers can rest easy with the knowledge that ...
Ricci Rox, Thu, 23 Jan 2020 23:15:00 +0100
Jetson Nano: NVIDIA's developer board and powerful Raspberry Pi competitor gets a new version. (Image source: NVIDIA)

Jetson Nano: NVIDIA's developer board and powerful Raspberry Pi competitor gets a new version

NVIDIA has released a new version of the Jetson Nano, its powerful developer board. The new model variant comes with an additional connection, with NVIDIA making software improvements for the board too.
Alex Alderson, Thu, 23 Jan 2020 18:53:00 +0100
NanoPi R2S: A Raspberry Pi alternative that incorporates two Gigabit Ethernet ports. (Image source: FriendlyARM)

NanoPi R2S: A Raspberry Pi alternative that integrates two Gigabit Ethernet ports

With the NanoPi R2S, FriendlyElec is building on the successes of its burgeoning NanoPi brand. The new single-board computer has two Ethernet ports and is based on a Rockchip SoC.
Alex Alderson, Thu, 23 Jan 2020 18:43:00 +0100
The Poco F1 was immensely popular. (Source: BBC)

New Poco F2 information could leave expectant fans disappointed

The rumor mill for the Poco F2 grinds on and, this time, it could be bringing some less than favorable news. New information on Pocophone's upcoming device points towards it not being an entirely new device of its own, which could...
Ricci Rox, Thu, 23 Jan 2020 09:37:00 +0100
Motorola's Razr reboot will hit the market on February 6. (Source: Motorola)

Moto Razr pre-orders open January 26, ships February 6

Motorola will start taking pre-orders for its eagerly anticipated Motorola Razr phone reboot. One of the hit flip phones in the mid-2000s, the Razr has been reborn with a foldable pOLED display and is among the more affordable mod...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Thu, 23 Jan 2020 09:36:00 +0100
Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro

84% Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro Smartphone Review – A Little More

One of the best smartphone cameras? The Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Pro not only offers more memory than the Mi Note 10, but also provides an extra lens for the main cam. What sounds like a minimal upgrade is intended to provide brighter and better camera images. We'll see if that works in the test.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G | Qualcomm Adreno 618 | 6.47" | 208 g
Florian Schmitt, Wed, 22 Jan 2020 13:58:00 +0100
Samsung has skipped an S11-named model and gone straight to the Galaxy S20. (Image source: @OnLeaks)

Possible Samsung Galaxy S20 range and Galaxy Z Flip prices and official sales date revealed

Alleged European prices for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S20 5G, S20+ 5G, S20 Ultra 5G, and Galaxy Flip Z have been shared online, along with the expected sales date for the Galaxy S20 smartphone range. While Galaxy fans may have t...
Daniel R Deakin, Wed, 22 Jan 2020 03:45:00 +0100
The Mate 20 Pro has already received Android 10. (Source: BGR)

New EMUI 10 global update release schedule for Huawei phones revealed

Yet another list has surfaced revealing Huawei's plans for its global EMUI 10 rollout. A total of twenty-two phones are billed to receive the update, with Kirin 980-powered devices like the Mate 20 Pro and P30 Pro leading the way.
Ricci Rox, Wed, 22 Jan 2020 00:34:00 +0100
The Mecool M8S Plus W is touted as a budget-friendly TV streaming solution. (Source: AliExpress)

Most affordable mini PC in the world runs on Android, costs $15

For only $15 you get a compact mini PC powered by a quad-core Amlogic S905W ARM-based processor that can handle 4K HDR decoding, which is coupled with 1 GB of DDR3 RAM and 8 GB storage. The package also includes an HDMI cable and ...
Bogdan Solca, Tue, 21 Jan 2020 15:27:00 +0100
The Mate 30 Pro. (Source: Expert Reviews)

Huawei Mate 30 Pro: Great cameras but awful speakers?

The Mate 30 Pro packs in incredible hardware, especially in the camera department. For some reason, though, Huawei chose to completely overlook the phone's audio playback capabilities, and DxOMark's review shows it being much wors...
Ricci Rox, Tue, 21 Jan 2020 08:03:00 +0100
Qualcomm has announced three new Snapdragon Mobile Platforms for budget users. (Image Source: Qualcomm)

Qualcomm introduces the Snapdragon 720G, 662, and 460 aimed at 4G markets, becomes the first to support ISRO's NavIC GPS constellation

Qualcomm has revealed three new SoCs for upcoming budget smartphones — the Snapdragon 720G, Snapdragon 662, and the Snapdragon 460. These 4G SoCs come with support for key Wi-Fi 6 features, support for ISRO's NavIC GPS satellite c...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Tue, 21 Jan 2020 07:52:00 +0100
A Pixel 4 was caught running Android 11. (Source: CNN)

Google Pixel 4 caught running Android 11 ahead of Developer Preview 1 release

The first developer preview for Android 10 went live in March last year. We expect the same release timeframe for Android 11 this year, and the fact that a Pixel 4 has been found running Android 11 on a benchmark supports that not...
Ricci Rox, Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:31:00 +0100
The ROG Phone 2. (Source: Asus)

DxOMark | The Asus ROG Phone 2's cameras are a tad disappointing

The Asus ROG Phone 2 has been hailed for its outstanding hardware. Designed to be a gaming phone, the ROG Phone 2 delivers excellent performance and user experience-enhancing features, but it would seem that its cameras don't quit...
Ricci Rox, Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:27:00 +0100
Google is already investing heavily in AAA gaming with its Stadia streaming platform. (Source: Google)

Native Steam support in the works for Chrome OS

Google is working on bringing support for Steam to its Chrome OS, reports Android Police. The platform would run on inside Linux on Chrome, which is already backed into Google’s lightweight browser-based operating system.
Sanjiv Sathiah, Sun, 19 Jan 2020 10:39:00 +0100
The Xiaomi Pocophone F1 has a 4,000 mAh battery. (Image source: Poco)

Poco F2 Lite smartphone makes surprise showing in purported live image leak

Some live images of an alleged Poco F2 Lite smartphone have been uploaded in a brief video clip on YouTube. Along with showing off a waterdrop notch on the front for the selfie camera, it seems the Poco F2 Lite might come with a Q...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 19 Jan 2020 03:56:00 +0100
The A14 Bionic is powerful, but it is no 45 W x86 processor. (Image source: Apple)

Comparing the A14 Bionic to a 15-inch MacBook Pro's 6 core CPU is meaningless, and here's why

The move to 5 nm for the A14 Bionic could offer the next iPhones a huge step up in performance compared to their predecessors and their Android competitors. However, there is little comparability between it and a 15-inch MacBook P...
Alex Alderson, Sat, 18 Jan 2020 16:29:00 +0100
Galaxy S20 Ultra render. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

Full Galaxy S20 specs leak highlighting model differentiation

Teenage leakster Ishan Agarwal has managed to get his hands on the complete spec sheet for the upcoming Galaxy S20 series of flagship smartphones from Samsung. Most of the key details have leaked in one form or another, but this i...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Sat, 18 Jan 2020 12:34:00 +0100
The Honor V30 Pro is a hard-to-recommend camera beast

DxOMark | The Honor V30 Pro is a hard-to-recommend camera beast

The Honor V30 phones were released a few months ago. The V30 Pro, in particular, is notable for being the first non-Huawei phone to sport the huge 40 MP IMX600. That move has paid off sweetly, too, as the phone manages to deliver ...
Ricci Rox, Sat, 18 Jan 2020 08:04:00 +0100
Huawei Mate 30 Pro Smartphone Review: A strong smartphone even without Google

89% Huawei Mate 30 Pro Smartphone Review: A strong smartphone even without Google

Spot on! Film off! With the Mate 30 Pro, Huawei is focusing on videography for the first time and has not only given its high-end smartphone the latest Kirin SoC but also a second 40 MP sensor for ultra-wide-angle photos and video recordings. Additionally, the Chinese company has stuffed all the cutting-edge technology into this smartphone, or at least that which it can get hold of, anyway.
Update: Wi-Fi test with new reference router added
HiSilicon Kirin 990 | ARM Mali-G76 MP16 | 6.53" | 198 g
Daniel Schmidt, Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:04:00 +0100
The Galaxy S20 lineup will still feature a triple-cam setup on the back, but the sensor sizes will vary among the three variants. (Image Source: PhoneArena)

Samsung's Galaxy S20 5G handheld with 12 GB RAM and Snapdragon 865 SoC spotted on Geekbench

The Galaxy S20 5G model that just hit Geekbench appears to be the most affordable variant with a smaller 6.2-inch screen, 4,00o mAh battery and 12 GB RAM. It is still powered by the Snapdragon 865 SoC, so the results may be releva...
Bogdan Solca, Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:43:00 +0100
Early renders of the Galaxy S20. (Source: OnLeaks)

Revealed details of the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra paint an impressive picture

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra will be the big bad wolf of the Galaxy S20 series, as it represents Samsung's attempt at throwing everything but the kitchen sink at the competition. Details of the device have now surfaced.
Ricci Rox, Thu, 16 Jan 2020 10:12:00 +0100
There will be no 3.5mm headphone jack on the Samsung Galaxy S20 phones. (Source: XEETECHCARE)

Opinion | No 3.5mm headphone jack for the Samsung Galaxy S20 phones

Samsung removed the 3.5mm headphone jack on the Galaxy Note 10 phones last year and that decision has carried over to the company's upcoming flagships. Yes, the Samsung Galaxy S20 phones will not feature headphone jacks, but what ...
Ricci Rox, Wed, 15 Jan 2020 19:51:00 +0100
Motorola One Hyper

80% Motorola One Hyper Smartphone Review – Middle class with retractable camera

Peekaboo. The front camera of the Motorola One Hyper hides inside the case and only extends when needed. This gives an intact front and is also a nice gimmick. But can the mid-range smartphone convince in any other way?
Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 | Qualcomm Adreno 612 | 6.5" | 210 g
Florian Schmitt, Tue, 14 Jan 2020 16:10:00 +0100
MediaTek now offers a new line of mobile gaming SoCs. (Source: MediaTek)

Get ready for a year of budget gaming phones with the new MediaTek Helio G70 SoC series

MediaTek has announced the Helio G70 and G70T, a pair of processors that, like the G90s before them, are aimed at gaming-phone OEMs. However, the new chipsets are also intended for a lower tier of that market compared to their pre...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 14 Jan 2020 15:14:00 +0100
Renders of the Samsung Galaxy S20. (Source: XEETECHCARE)

Details and features of the Samsung Galaxy S20 line's cameras revealed in full

The Samsung Galaxy S20 phones are set to offer groundbreaking camera performance, and a new set of leaks has given us our clearest look yet at the camera hardware and software features of the devices, backed by hands-on images and...
Ricci Rox, Tue, 14 Jan 2020 08:33:00 +0100
Samsung Galaxy A51

80% Samsung Galaxy A51 Smartphone Review – Dedicated to success

An exemplary mid-range phone. The Samsung Galaxy A51 is the successor of one of the most successful smartphones of 2019. Naturally, therefore, our expectations are high - but competition never sleeps. Find out whether the Galaxy smartphone with its total of five cameras can stand its ground in our review.
Samsung Exynos 9611 | ARM Mali-G72 MP3 | 6.5" | 172 g
Florian Schmitt, Mon, 13 Jan 2020 13:42:00 +0100
Expect at least five Galaxy S20 variants thanks to Samsung's decision to split the range with either 4G or 5G modems. (Source: @BenGeskin)

Samsung's Galaxy S20 to come in 4G as standard, 5G optional except for the S20 Ultra

Samsung will not be fitting 5G radios as standard to its forthcoming Galaxy S20 range of devices. The move follows Qualcomm’s decision not to integrate a 5G modem into the design of its Snapdragon 865 chip. The only device in the ...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Mon, 13 Jan 2020 10:32:00 +0100
The V60 ThinQ favors a horizontal camera layout over the trending left-placed rectangular module. (Source: Slashleaks)

LG V60 ThinQ leak points towards Samsung Galaxy S10-esque design

The LG V60 ThinQ is expected to be unveiled next month at MWC. What appears to be the glass back panel of the device has now leaked, giving us our first look at the South Korean company's next flagship.
Ricci Rox, Mon, 13 Jan 2020 10:18:00 +0100
Four lenses, an LED flash, and...a microphone? (Source: XDA-Developers)

Live images: This is the Samsung Galaxy S20+ in the flesh

Less than a month away from Samsung's unveiling event, live images of the Galaxy S20+ have surfaced. Notable takeaways include a quad rear camera setup, what appears to be a rear microphone, and an almost flat display.
Ricci Rox, Sun, 12 Jan 2020 21:30:00 +0100
The Mi A2. (Source: XDA-Developers)

The Mi A2 finally receives the Android 10 update

Xiaomi released the Android 10 kernel source code for the Mi A2 and Mi A3 a few days ago, and we expected the Android 10 OTA to start hitting owners of the devices shortly after. Well, Android 10 is here for the Mi A2. Sadly, it's...
Ricci Rox, Sun, 12 Jan 2020 21:29:00 +0100
The Galaxy Z Flip has been touted to have a similar form factor to the Motorola RAZR. (Source: CNET)

The Galaxy Z Flip is Samsung's second-generation foldable phone

Samsung is expected to release a new foldable phone at its Galaxy Unpacked event on February 11. Information points towards the phone sporting a Motorola RAZR-esque design, and it will apparently be called the Galaxy Z Flip.
Ricci Rox, Sun, 12 Jan 2020 20:57:00 +0100
The Xiaomi Pocophone F1 was praised for the power it offered to those on a budget. (Image source: Poco by Xiaomi)

Xiaomi Pocophone F2 trademark application gives strength to rumored forthcoming launch

An unearthed Chinese trademark application has sparked rumors that Xiaomi may be preparing to finally reveal the long-awaited successor to the Pocophone F1 (Poco F1 for the Indian market). The trademark documents specifically stat...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 12 Jan 2020 04:42:00 +0100
The LG G8 ThinQ was released in 2019. (Source: LG)

The LG G8 ThinQ receives a surprising Android 10 update in the US

Can pigs fly? Maybe, if recent developments are anything to go by. Completely unexpectedly, LG has now sent out the stable Android 10 update to some owners of the G8 ThinQ in the US. Previous performances in this department consid...
Ricci Rox, Sat, 11 Jan 2020 22:19:00 +0100
The 108 MP sensor may be impressive, but so is this 12 MP one. (Source: Xiaomi)

No 108 MP sensor for the Galaxy S20 and S20+ but they still get a new, impressive 12 MP camera

Samsung will debut its 108 MP sensor on the Galaxy S20 Ultra and fans of the series may have been disappointed that the cheaper S20 and S20+ wouldn't sport that same sensor. While the smaller phones won't be able to boast of a 108...
Ricci Rox, Sat, 11 Jan 2020 11:49:00 +0100
The LG G9 ThinQ will retain the 3.5mm headphone jack.

Leaked renders of the LG G9 ThinQ reveal a potentially polarizing huge phone

The LG G8 was something of an underrated release by Samsung's local rivals, LG. The company is set to debut a direct successor, in the form of the LG G9 ThinQ, and a report has now given us our first look at the upcoming flagship....
Ricci Rox, Fri, 10 Jan 2020 22:46:00 +0100
The Mi A3. (Source: Mi)

The Android 10 update for the Mi A2 and Mi A3 is right around the corner

Owners of Xiaomi's Android One phones, the Mi A2 and Mi A3, have waited a long time for the release of the Android 10 update. New developments, however, point towards that wait being almost over.
Ricci Rox, Fri, 10 Jan 2020 22:45:00 +0100
Motorola Moto E6 Play

71% Motorola Moto E6 Play Smartphone Review – Tiny highlights

Saved at the wrong end? The Moto E6 Play from Motorola offers very little power but costs very little money. You could call that a fair trade, if it weren't for the competition...
Mediatek MT6739 | PowerVR GE8100 | 5.5" | 140 g
Florian Schmitt, Fri, 10 Jan 2020 03:07:00 +0100
MediaTek intros new 5G smartphone processors. (Source: MediaTek)

CES 2020 | MediaTek debuts the Dimensity 800 line SoCs for premium mid-range 5G phones

MediaTek has expanded the range of Dimensity processors with the new 800 series. They are 8-core chipsets designed to power phones with up to 4 cameras, 90Hz displays and sub-6GHz 5G. The new 800s also feature "flagship-grade" GPU...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 07 Jan 2020 22:58:00 +0100
The Lenovo ThinkBook Plus. (Source: Lenovo)

CES 2020 | Lenovo's new ThinkBook Plus comes with an e-ink display on its lid

The Lenovo ThinkBook Plus joins a growing list of productivity-focused notebooks with dual or secondary screens. This version has a unique twist in that the added display is an e-ink panel found on the PC's cover. The OEM asserts ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 06 Jan 2020 20:30:00 +0100
GAAFET semiconductor schematics showing channels gated on all four sides. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung is testing out the first 3 nm GAAFET semiconductor prototypes

Samsung and TSMC are almost on equal footing when it comes to 5 nm production nodes, yet the Taiwanese foundries are still ahead as far as orders are concerned. Still, the Korean giant intends to pull ahead with the next die shrin...
Bogdan Solca, Mon, 06 Jan 2020 15:32:00 +0100
Renders of the Galaxy S20 range based on leaked information. (Source: @BenGeskin)

Samsung insider confirms 120 Hz displays for all three Galaxy S20 models

Samsung insider Ice Universe has started to drip feed specifications of the Galaxy S20 series of smartphones set to debut on February 11. A key feature just confirmed is that all of the three flagship models will feature Super AMO...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Mon, 06 Jan 2020 11:12:00 +0100
The Lenovo Legion Y740S. (Source: Lenovo)

CES 2020 | Lenovo calls the Legion Y740S its "thinnest and lightest" gaming notebook yet

At just 0.58 inches (14.9mm) in depth, the Lenovo Legion Y740S is a strikingly skinny 15.6-inch laptop. However, the OEM asserts it is rated for up to 8 hours of battery life. It can be configured with up to 10th-gen core i9 proce...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 05 Jan 2020 21:00:00 +0100
The Pixel 4a may not get an XL-sized counterpart this year. (Source: 91mobiles/@OnLeaks)

Pixel 4a may not get an XL variant according to rumor

Google’s Pixel 4a looks like it could be a sleeper hit for the company if purported early renders of the device are accurate. However, according to a respected vlogger, Google could be set to skip a 4a XL variant so as to avoid ca...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Sun, 05 Jan 2020 11:44:00 +0100

77% CAT S52 smartphone review – A fancy outdoor device

Slimming diet. The CAT S52 has slimmed down considerably so that it no longer passes for a chubby outdoor phone but more for a fancy smartphone with special skills. However, only a small battery fits into the well-protected case. In the review, we look at how this affects the suitability for everyday use.
Mediatek Helio P35 MT6765 | PowerVR GE8320 | 5.65" | 210 g
Florian Schmitt, Sun, 05 Jan 2020 05:52:00 +0100



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