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A closer look at the poster of the Samsung Galaxy Z. (Image source: Weibo via GSMArena)

Samsung's next foldable leaks ahead of possible Galaxy UNPACKED launch

Alex Alderson, Mon, 20 Jan 2020 22:27:00 +0100
The Galaxy Z Flip might look like this. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

No 108MP camera for the Galaxy Z Flip: new leak

Samsung's next upcoming foldable phone may be called the Galaxy Z Flip. The prolific leaker Ishan Agarwal claims to have uncovered some more of its specs. It will apparently have a main screen measuring 6.7 inches. Furthermore, it...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 20 Jan 2020 21:36:00 +0100
The leaked 44MP punch-hole camera. (Source: Twitter)

A mystery phone rocks a 44MP dual punch-hole camera

A popular tech YouTuber has shown off what he claims to be a phone with an unprecedented 44MP sensor in its dual in-display selfie camera. This device, which is yet to be launched, was not identified in terms of its name, specs or...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 20 Jan 2020 21:01:00 +0100
The Realme Buds Air. (Source: Realme)

Realme may launch a cheaper version of its AirPod clones

Realme recently debuted its first pair of TWS earbuds in India. At 3999 INR (or about US$56), they seem a very reasonably-priced AirPod alternative. However, it now seems the OEM has a 2nd variant in the works which may cost even ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 20 Jan 2020 18:14:00 +0100
Phantom Canyon may be the NUC 11 Extreme on launch. (Source: FanlessTech)

Panther Canyon is the Intel NUC 10 Performance series' successor: new leak

According to a new leak, Intel has a replacement for the NUC 10 Performance mini-PCs in the works. It apparently goes under the heretofore-unknown code-name Panther Canyon, and will be powered by Tiger Lake-U processors with Xe gr...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 20 Jan 2020 17:38:00 +0100
NVIDIA RTX 3080 spec leak points to an enticing upgrade. (Image Source: NVIDIA)

Rumour | More alleged NVIDIA Ampere GPU details leak — GA103 RTX 3080 could feature 3480 CUDA cores, 320-bit memory bus, and 20 GB GDDR6 RAM giving Big Navi a headache

Details about NVIDIA's upcoming Ampere GPUs have leaked online, and it looks like we may in for a treat this year. We are getting to know a few hardware specs about two Ampere GPUs — GA103 and GA104, which could eventually be desi...
Vaidyanathan Subramaniam, Mon, 20 Jan 2020 15:41:00 +0100
A look at the rumoured rear-facing camera array of the Galaxy S20 Ultra. (Image source: @BenGeskin & @ishanagarwal24)

Good news about the Galaxy S20 Ultra, Samsung fans

With the next Galaxy UNPACKED event just a few weeks away, information about Samsung's Galaxy 10 successors is shaping up. One of the more divisive elements of the S20 series so far arguably has been its rear camera housing, not l...
Alex Alderson, Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:51:00 +0100
The Radeon RX 5600 XT will launch at US$279. (Image source: AMD)

AMD sees off NVIDIA RTX 2060 price cuts with 10-15% RX 5600 XT performance boost

AMD and NVIDIA are locked in a battle for the midrange currently, with both manufacturers pulling moves to make their cards look more attractive. First we had NVIDIA, which cut the RTX 2060 by US$50, and now AMD has reportedly pus...
Alex Alderson, Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:57:00 +0100
A concept render based on the latest leaks of the Mi 10 Pro 5G. (Image source: @Xiaomishka)

Xiaomi Mi 10 wows in hands-on images

Following a spate of fake renders, supposedly real hands-on images of the Mi 10 have appeared online. Specifically the Mi 10 Pro 5G, the images the device with four rear-facing cameras including a 108 MP sensor, and a punch-hole f...
Alex Alderson, Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:16:00 +0100
The possible Nex 3 5G refresh. (Source: TENAA)

Vivo Nex 3: new leaks point to a new 5G version

A new listing on the TENAA regulatory website indicates that the OEM Vivo intends to reboot its Nex 3 flagship with a new version. It has an SoC with a different max clock to that of the phone's original Snapdragon 855+ processor....
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 19 Jan 2020 22:56:00 +0100
Realme may have a smartwatch ready to go. (Source: Realme)

A new Realme leak suggests the brand is about to release its first smartwatch

An Indian electronics authority has approved a new device from Realme described as being part of the "Smart Watches" category. Therefore, it seems this brand is preparing to launch its first wearable of this type in India. If so, ...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 19 Jan 2020 21:26:00 +0100
The Leica M10-R digital camera could be released in 2020. (Image source: FCC)

Live photos of the Leica M10-R digital camera released

Images of the Leica M10-R camera have been discovered on the website of the FCC (United States Federal Communications Commission). It has been speculated that the camera featured in the new photographs is actually a prototype vers...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 19 Jan 2020 06:29:00 +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 OPPO Find X may get a successor this year. (Source: OPPO)

The apparently-impending OPPO Find X2 will have a 120Hz QHD+ display

OPPO has reportedly revealed that there will be a Find X2 after all, and that it will launch in the first quarter of 2020 (1Q2020). New leaks posted to Weibo hint that this phone will have a premium display with a class-leading 12...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sat, 18 Jan 2020 21:10:00 +0100
A concept render of the PS5 and DualShock 5 (Image source: Gaming Instincts & LetsGoDigital)

New DualShock 5 speculation amid latest PlayStation 5 rumours

Three new rumours have appeared about the PlayStation 5, of which two are verifiable. Apparently, the DualShock 5 will not only have context-adaptive triggers but will also be backwards compatible with the PS4. The DualShock 4 wil...
Alex Alderson, Sat, 18 Jan 2020 15:54:00 +0100
The Pocophone F1, an ignored flagship killer? (Image source: Xiaomi)

Rumor | The Xiaomi Pocophone F1 may get Android 10 "by February"

The wait goes on for the Pocophone F1. The device is the last in Xiaomi's Snapdragon 845 arsenal to receive Android 10 builds of MIUI 11, and the company has been cagey about when the device will see Google's latest OS too. Howeve...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:36:00 +0100
AMD will apparently debut the RX 6000 series this summer. (Image source: RedGamingTech)

AMD RDNA 2: New rumors allege 50% better performance than RDNA 1 with no added power consumption

If you thought that 2019 was good for graphics cards and gamers, then think again. 2020 is already shaping up to be even better than last year, with not only new consoles and RTX 3000 around the corner, but also RDNA 2. AMD's next...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 17 Jan 2020 19:21:00 +0100
A Mi Mix Alpha-inspired fan render of the Mi 10. (Image source: Unknown - via @Piunikaweb & @xiaomishka)

Nope, this is another fake Xiaomi Mi 10 leak

The latest "leak" doing the rounds about the Xiaomi Mi 10 certainly paints the picture of an exquisite-looking device, but is it real? Despite calls to the contrary, one respected leaker of Xiaomi hardware says no. We are digging ...
Alex Alderson, Fri, 17 Jan 2020 18:48:00 +0100
Our best look at a Google Pixel 4a so far. (Image source: @OnLeaks & @91Mobiles)

Do not discount the Pixel 4a XL yet: Probable new Pixel codenames appear in AOSP repository

A Pixel 4a XL may still be in the works, according to XDA Developers. The website claims to have spotted three new codenames in an AOSP repository, which may point to two new devices and potentially a development board.
Alex Alderson, Fri, 17 Jan 2020 18:19:00 +0100
Horizon: Zero Dawn will come to PC sometime in 2020

Horizon: Zero Dawn reportedly coming to Steam and Epic Games Store sometime this year

PlayStation 4 exclusive Horizon: Zero Dawn is reportedly coming to PC sometime in 2020, according to a report by Kotaku. The title will be available on Steam and the Epic Games Store.
Anil Satyanarayana, Fri, 17 Jan 2020 03:57:00 +0100
The logo for the PlayStation 5 was recently revealed. (Image source: Depor)

Rumor | Latest PlayStation 5 release date and price rumors for worldwide markets

There has been no shortage of speculation in regard to the actual release date of the PlayStation 5 and its final recommended retail price. The latest suggestion has come up with a slightly earlier date than many believe, while th...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 17 Jan 2020 03:11:00 +0100
Alleged PS5 consumer model patent designs. (Image source: 4channel via CCN)

Alleged PlayStation 5 consumer model designs and supposed first real-world image of the next-gen console appear on imageboard

A couple of so-called patent designs for the consumer model of the PlayStation 5 have been shared on the well-known imageboard 4channel. Along with those, an even more unlikely image, claiming to be a real-world shot of the PS5, h...
Daniel R Deakin, Fri, 17 Jan 2020 01:57:00 +0100
Meizu's New Year gift box. (Source: MyDrivers)

Meizu uses the New Year to tease its upcoming flagship phone

Meizu is a smartphone OEM that posted a "New Year gift box" at the start of 2020. It consists of rather unique desk organizers and accessories, including a clock. On closer inspection, this object may be present to hint at an upco...
Deirdre O Donnell, Thu, 16 Jan 2020 21:15:00 +0100
The LG G9 ThinQ, or is it? (Image source: @OnLeaks)

LG repudiates G9 ThinQ renders

Few OEMs get involved in the work of leakers, but then LG is not just any Android OEM. The company that seems perennially behind the curve has also denounced the work on OnLeaks, specifically, his recent LG G9 ThinQ renders. This ...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 16 Jan 2020 19:04:00 +0100
Apple introduced Face ID in 2017 with the iPhone X. (Image source: Apple)

Apple iPhone 12: 2020 iPhones to feature overhauled Face ID, ToF cameras and 6 GB of RAM

Rumours are currently floating about that Apple plans to upgrade several areas of this year's iPhones. Apparently, the iPhone 12 series will feature revamped a TrueDepth system for improved Face ID, a ToF camera and 6 GB of RAM. A...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 16 Jan 2020 18:53:00 +0100
The Huawei P40 Pro in all its glory. (Image source: 91mobiles)

Rumor | Huawei P40 Pro comes into view with latest renders

The P40 Pro is set to arrive in March, and possibly in five colours. The device will sport a quad-curved display, six cameras and probably 5G connectivity too. A 52 MP main rear-facing camera has been touted among other camera har...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:51:00 +0100
Xiaomi equipped the Black Shark 2 with a 60 Hz and 1080p panel. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Rumor | The Xiaomi Black Shark 3 looks set to receive a next-generation display too

So, the Xiaomi Black Shark 3 will not only have 5G capabilities and 16 GB of RAM, but also a 120 Hz and 2K display? Well, that is the latest rumor about the Chinese company's next gaming smartphone, at any rate. Would 120 Hz and 2...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 16 Jan 2020 15:46:00 +0100
The Xperia 5 Plus could just be one of the phones that Sony launches at MWC 2020. (Image source: Sony via GSMArena & @OnLeaks)

MWC 2020 | Sony confirms the arrival of new smartphones ahead of next month's conference

2020 could be a pivotal year for Sony's smartphone business, with sales having tanked over the last few years. The company is due to unveil multiple handsets this year and MWC 2020 is when we will see some of its new roster accord...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:06:00 +0100
The hands-on video gives us our best look at the S20 Plus yet (Image source: XEETECHCARE)

Galaxy S20 Plus hands-on video leaks

An XDA Developers source leaked a 15-second hands-on video of what is presumably a Galaxy S20 Plus. Apart from the video, the leaker confirmed a number of other rumors about Samsung's upcoming device.
Arjun Krishna Lal, Wed, 15 Jan 2020 20:29:00 +0100
The Huawei P40, or a 91mobiles render of it at least. (Image source: 91mobiles)

Opinion | The P40 series is likely to be another miss for Huawei

Remember Huawei? You know, the company that released the Mate 30 Pro, the best phone that MKBHD would never recommend? Well, it is not done yet despite the lack of Google services, and the P40 series is its next set of flagships. ...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 15 Jan 2020 19:16:00 +0100
The Redmi K30: up for a rebrand? (Source: Kimovil)

Is this the next Pocophone?...or just a re-named Redmi K30?

Recently, a phone called the "Xiaomi POCO X2" has appeared on the Geekbench 5 database. It is listed as having 8GB of RAM, a 1.8GHz processor and as running on Android 10. However, suspiciously enough, there is another device with...
Deirdre O Donnell, Wed, 15 Jan 2020 18:51:00 +0100
Are you in the mood for new Navi GPUs? (Image source: AMD via PCGamesN)

High-end AMD Navi GPUs appear in new trademark filing

Excited by the prospect of a high-end Navi GPU or two? Well, AMD's partners are seemingly prepping themselves for some new product releases too, with one filing trademarks for four unreleased Navi SKUs at the EEC. We discuss wheth...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 15 Jan 2020 14:38:00 +0100
There have been rumours that Apple could launch the iPhone SE 2 as soon as March. (Image source: Apple)

Apple iPhone SE 2: New rumour throws upcoming US$399 "budget" smartphone into doubt

If you were underwhelmed by the renders of the iPhone SE 2, then a new rumour doing the rounds may whet your appetite. How about a device the size of an iPhone 8 but with a 5.4-inch screen and Face ID, instead? Such a design would...
Alex Alderson, Tue, 14 Jan 2020 18:15:00 +0100
The Galaxy Z Flip's latest render. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

Fresh renders may show the next Samsung foldable in greater detail

The Galaxy Z Flip is currently accepted as the name of Samsung's next upcoming foldable phone. It is anticipated that it will be a clamshell device with a central punch-hole camera. New renders include further possible attributes,...
Deirdre O Donnell, Tue, 14 Jan 2020 15:51:00 +0100
Try the leaked wallpapers out Samsung Galaxy devices

Download the Galaxy S20's official wallpapers before it even launches

A source over at XDA Developers shared a number of official preloaded wallpapers and videos for the Galaxy S20. The phone hasn't even been confirmed officially by Samsung yet. However, these wallpapers may tide Galaxy fans over un...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Tue, 14 Jan 2020 14:05:00 +0100
Both Mac Pro form-factors may be available soon. (Source: Pro Tools Expert)

The non-tower Mac Pro 2019 and MacBook Pro 13 2020 may be close to launch

Apple has reportedly certified 2 new PCs with the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC). They both run Catalina (the latest version of macOS). One may be the next 13-inch MacBook Pro, whereas the other could be the Mac Pro rackable S...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 13 Jan 2020 22:25:00 +0100
The Red Magic 3. (Source: Nubia)

Red Magic 4: Nubia executive hints at 144Hz spec for this 2020 gaming phone

The Red Magic 3 was one of the most interesting gaming phones of 2019. Now, its OEM's president Ni Fei has posted an image on Weibo suggesting that this device's successor's refresh rate could be cranked up to 144 hertz (Hz). Howe...
Deirdre O Donnell, Mon, 13 Jan 2020 21:24:00 +0100
The i9-10990XE might steal the crown from the Ryzen 9 3950X, but at what cost? (Image source: ExtremeTech)

Intel allegedly prepping monstrous i9-10990XE with 22 cores

A user on the ChipHell forums posted unconfirmed evidence of the Intel i9-10990XE. If the post is genuine, it could mean that Intel's attempting to brute force its way to multi-core dominance with an insane 380W, 22-core, 44-threa...
Arjun Krishna Lal, Mon, 13 Jan 2020 19:52:00 +0100
mmWave and standard 5G iPhones could arrive at the same time (Image source: PhoneArena)

Ming Chi-Kuo predicts mmWave and standard 5G iPhones will arrive simultaneously

Analyst Ming Chi-Kuo recently predicted that Apple will bring mmWave and standard 5G iPhone 12 models to the market at the same time, allaying fears of a drawn-out iPhone 12 release timeframe.
Arjun Krishna Lal, Mon, 13 Jan 2020 19:17:00 +0100
The iPod had an unthinkably fast development cycle by 2020 standards (Image source: Wikipedia)

The original iPod had an incredibly short 10-month development cycle

The CEO of payment platform Stripe claims that Apple's former Senior Vice President Tony Fadell told him that the original iPod was developed in under 10 months.
Arjun Krishna Lal, Mon, 13 Jan 2020 18:42:00 +0100
Samsung will unveil its next Galaxy S smartphones at Galaxy UNPACKED on February 11. (Image source: LetsGoDigital)

The Galaxy S20 and S20+ are "worth looking forward to", apparently

The Russian blue cat has gone into overdrive lately about Samsung's next flagships, originally thought to be called the Galaxy S11 series. Apparently renamed the Galaxy S20 series, the top leaker has extolled another reason why we...
Alex Alderson, Mon, 13 Jan 2020 18:13:00 +0100
NVIDIA may have brought consumer Ampere GPUs from Computex 2020 to GTC 2020. (Image source: HKEPC)

NVIDIA may have brought forward the release of consumer Ampere GPUs

Ampere GPUs may be back on track for a Q1 2020 release, according to current rumours. Previously slated to arrive in 2H 2020, the likes of the RTX 3070, RTX 3080 and RTX 3080 Ti could arrive as soon as March.
Alex Alderson, Mon, 13 Jan 2020 17:26:00 +0100
Is a 256 MP smartphone camera sensor on the horizon? (Image source: Androidphoria.com)

New leak gives rise to the possibility of a 256 MP Xiaomi smartphone being a reality

There has been a lot of talk lately about 108 MP cameras in smartphones, but could Xiaomi have something even bigger planned? Well, that is the subject of a new leak, with a Xiaomi device having been spotted sported a monster came...
Alex Alderson, Mon, 13 Jan 2020 15:04:00 +0100
A concept of the Xiaomi Mi 10. (Image source: @BenGeskin)

Do not be fooled by the latest round of fake Xiaomi Mi 10 leaks

The Xiaomi Mi 10 will be one of the hottest flagships of 2020, but we are willing to bet good money that it will not look like the latest round of leaks. Another leak may offer an insight into the capabilities of its SoC and GPU, ...
Alex Alderson, Mon, 13 Jan 2020 14:43:00 +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
Assassin's Creed Odyssey was the last game in the series, released in 2018. (Image source: Ubisoft)

Assassin’s Creed Ragnarok leaks: Alleged release date, platforms, and blurred image of main character

Assassin’s Creed Ragnarok, which is apparently codenamed Kingdom, appears to have been leaking all over the place lately. The numerous leaks have included details about the gameplay and story, and there is even a supposed first lo...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 13 Jan 2020 03:46:00 +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 OnePlus 8 series may look like this. (Source: OnLeaks/91Mobiles)

The OnePlus 8 may launch as a Verizon 5G device in the US

The media outlet Android Police asserts that the OnePlus 8 will be compatible with Verizon's 5G network when it is released to the US market. Not only that, in fact, but it will also apparently launch through this carrier. However...
Deirdre O Donnell, Sun, 12 Jan 2020 19:24:00 +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 Black Shark 2 Pro sports a Snapdragon 855+ and UFS 3.0 storage. (Image source: Black Shark)

Rumor | 5G and 16 GB RAM in a smartphone? It has to be Xiaomi with the Black Shark 3

A new rumor has suggested that Xiaomi is planning on fitting its upcoming Black Shark 3 smartphone with a whopping 16 GB of RAM. Along with that huge amount of memory, the gaming-focused device would also be 5G capable, making it ...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 12 Jan 2020 03:51:00 +0100

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