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Future Huawei smartwatches may be able to measure blood sugar, blood pressure and take ECGs. (Image source: Huawei)

Huawei is looking to bring ECG, non-invasive blood sugar and blood pressure capabilities to future Watch GT smartwatches

Huawei's Director Xu Wenwei has announced that the company is developing several noteworthy health features for future smartwatches. Apparently, Huawei is testing background blood sugar and blood pressure monitors, along with sens...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 21 Apr 2021 00:43:00 +0200
The Mi TV EA 2022 series will be available in seven sizes. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi presents the Mi TV EA series in seven sizes ranging from 32-inches to 75-inches

Xiaomi has unveiled seven TVs for 2022, although it will begin selling them on April 25. The Mi TV EA series starts at CNY 999 (~US$153) for the 32-inch model and is also available in 40-inch, 43-inch, 50-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch an...
Alex Alderson, Tue, 20 Apr 2021 18:45:00 +0200
Realme hypes the Q3 ahead of its launch. (Source: Weibo)

The Realme Q3 series is confirmed to launch on April 22, 2021

Realme has announced that the Q3 smartphone (or possibly smartphones) will debut on April 22, 2021. The line has also been confirmed to be the OEM's first to feature the new MediaTek Dimensity 1100 SoC. Their maker has also strong...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 20 Apr 2021 15:56:00 +0200
Apparently, Xiaomi is testing MIUI 12.5 on over forty devices. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi reported to be testing MIUI 12.5 on over 40 devices

Xiaomi's official MIUI 12.5 device list is rather lacklustre; only eighteen devices are confirmed to receive the OS update so far. Reportedly, Xiaomi is testing MIUI 12.5 on over three dozen handsets, including the Mi 8 and Redmi ...
Alex Alderson, Mon, 19 Apr 2021 18:05:00 +0200
The Mi A3's latest update should address a few of its long-standing issues. (Image source: Xiaomi)

The Xiaomi Mi A3 receives DPI and charging status indicator fixes with its latest update

Xiaomi has updated the Mi A3 to the April 2021 security patch, a patch that addresses 18 critical or high CVEs for the Android One handset. However, V12.0.8.0.RFQMIXM also reportedly fixes a few bugs on the Mi A3, including DPI an...
Alex Alderson, Mon, 19 Apr 2021 14:20:00 +0200
realme 8 Pro

82% Realme 8 Pro smartphone review - Lightweight 300-Euro-phone without 5G

In the megapixel frenzy. Realme installs a 108-megapixel camera in its 8 Pro and enables fancy photo effects like tilt-shift and pictures of the starry night sky. However, the latest cellular standard is missing, which limits the future viability somewhat.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G | Qualcomm Adreno 618 | 6.40" | 176 g
Florian Schmitt, Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:03:00 +0200
The Poco X3. (Source: Xiaomi)

Poco X3 explodes while charging and Poco lays blame firmly on the customer

Yet another device has gone up in flames. Again, it's a Xiaomi phone, this time the Poco X3. Supposedly, the device spontaneously combusted while charging, but Poco has claimed it was down to the customer puncturing the battery be...
Ricci Rox, Sun, 18 Apr 2021 17:11:00 +0200
The iQOO 7 is coming to India. (Source: Twitter)

iQOO confirms that its newly expanded 7 flagship series will get an Indian launch

The iQOO 7 was the cheapest phone to launch with the top-end Snapdragon 888 SoC on its Chinese-market launch. Now, the OEM has announced that it will venture into its first international market soon. It will be joined by a "new" v...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 18 Apr 2021 16:23:00 +0200
An alleged Enco Buds render. (Source: Twitter)

The Enco Buds are to become OPPO's latest TWS accessories: new leak

OPPO will launch a new pair of audio devices called the Enco Buds soon, according to a new tip from the leaker Evan Blass. Their new alleged renders show a fairly standard TWS form-factor very similar to a product the OEM has alre...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 17 Apr 2021 22:36:00 +0200
The Oppo Find X2 Pro and Reno4 Pro 5G utilize the company's ColorOS Android overlay. (Image source: Oppo - edited)

Master Lu banishes Xiaomi's MIUI from its mobile UI ranking list as Oppo's ColorOS and Realme UI are chosen as the best of the first quarter

The noted Chinese benchmark Master Lu has published a chart of what it considers to be the best mobile phone user interfaces for the first quarter of 2021. ColorOS from Oppo heads the table followed by Realme UI and Huawei’s EMUI....
Daniel R Deakin, Sat, 17 Apr 2021 15:53:00 +0200
The IWO HX68 is a budget smartwatch that has a large display and built-in speaker. (Image source: IWO)

IWO HX68: An Apple Watch clone that can make calls for US$26.99

The HX68 is a new smartwatch from IWO, and is one that can make calls thanks to its built-in speaker. Its 1.72-inch display is rather large too, but it remains lightweight at 34 g. The IWO HX68 retails for US$26.99.
Alex Alderson, Sat, 17 Apr 2021 02:36:00 +0200
The Mi 11 is a good smartphone, but the Mi 10 Pro may be the better option for cameras. (Image source: NotebookCheck)

Do not buy the Xiaomi Mi 11 expecting a flagship-level camera experience

The Xiaomi Mi 11 may be a great smartphone, but it is not up there with the camera performance of other flagship smartphones released this year, Mi 11 Ultra included. Unfortunately, the Mi 11 cannot meet Xiaomi's marketing, even w...
Alex Alderson, Sat, 17 Apr 2021 02:27:00 +0200
Will the Q3 really look like this? (Source: Weibo)

The Realme Q3 is hyped as a super-affordable smartphone with a glow-in-the-dark finish

The Realme executive Chase Yu has strongly hinted at a brand-new style for the OEM's upcoming Q3, a phone that might start as low as ~US$153 (or 1000 yuan). That would be an impressive feat, as the device is also rumored to run on...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 16 Apr 2021 21:24:00 +0200
Loongsoon white papers for the Loong Arch instruction set (Image Source: PC Watch)

China finalizes work on proprietary "Loong Arch" CPU instruction set that does not conflict with foreign CPU patents

Loongson is the company behind the development of the "Loong Arch" instruction set - China's first domestic CPU instruction set. According to third-party IP evaluators, Loong Arch is completely original and does not conflict with ...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 16 Apr 2021 17:50:00 +0200
Micron Z9ZSB DDR5 chips (Image Source: ITHome)

Chinese RAM producer Netac plans to release 10 GHz DDR5 RAM modules

Netac has only been in the RAM market for a few years, but the Chinese company already intends to set itself apart and be the first to introduce DDR5 RAM modules overclocked to 10 GHz. This may take a while since 8.4 GHz DDR5 modu...
Bogdan Solca, Fri, 16 Apr 2021 17:03:00 +0200
Xiaomi debuts the Mi Mix Fold. (Source: YouTube)

Xiaomi sells 30,000 Mi Mix Folds in less than 60 seconds

The Mi Mix Fold is Xiaomi's first-gen foldable phablet, and thus offers an 8-inch main display in a book-like form-factor. It has just been released for sale in China, which, according to the OEM, has been a complete success. Xiao...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 16 Apr 2021 16:48:00 +0200
Redmi teases its inaugural gaming device again. (Source: Weibo)

Redmi's gaming phone may have passed 3C testing with Mi 11-grade 67W fast charging

Redmi has affirmed that it will launch its first "gaming phone" in 2021 - perhaps even this month, should the latest rumors prove true. As if to give this idea more weight, a device with its alleged model number is now approved fo...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 16 Apr 2021 14:21:00 +0200
A Moto G60 render. (Source: TechnikNews)

Update | The Motorola Moto G60's latest leak may confirm the phone's RAM and SoC specs ahead of its launch

Motorola will launch the Moto G60 soon. This phone is the OEM's 108MP mid-ranger for 2021 that will come with the Snapdragon 732G processor and a 120Hz screen. According to its latest tip, these specs will be joined by 6GB of RAM ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 16 Apr 2021 13:47:00 +0200
The new Air 2S. (Source: DJI)

DJI launches the Air 2S drone with an ultra-large sensor and a lot of features

The Air 2S is the successor to the DJI Mavic Air 2, even if it has new and snappier branding. It also has a sensor of 1 inch in size, which outdoes its forebear by a good margin. The new CMOS supports up to 5.4K recording at up to...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 15 Apr 2021 22:29:00 +0200
The Axon 30 Ultra. (Source: ZTE)

The ZTE Axon 30 Ultra launches with triple 64MP rear cameras and promises of international availability

ZTE has debuted its 2021 flagship smartphone series with a launch for the Axon 30 Pro and 30 Ultra in China. The latter is the one with the OEM's intensely-hyped "Trinity" rear camera system. It also has a 6.67-inch AMOLED display...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 15 Apr 2021 21:38:00 +0200
The new TCL Fold 'n Roll concept. (Source: TCL)

TCL introduces its 3-in-1 concept device as the Fold 'n Roll

TCL has unveiled its latest flexible-display concept at its 2021 Display Your Greatness global product launch event. It combines folding and sliding technology into one chassis, meaning, as the OEM asserts, that it can be a smartp...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 15 Apr 2021 20:44:00 +0200
The TCL 20 Pro 5G. (Source: TCL)

TCL's 20 L series: the world's first smartphones with Circular Polarization Display technology

TCL has launched new smartphones at its latest press conference. They include the 20 Pro 5G, which offers this brand's NXTVISION 2.0 screen optimizations and the Snapdragon 750G processor. However, the 20 L and 20 L+ also have an ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 15 Apr 2021 20:11:00 +0200
Chuwi CoreBook Xe officially launches on April 20, marries 10th gen Comet Lake-U with discrete Iris Xe Max graphics (Source: Chuwi)

Chuwi CoreBook Xe officially launches on April 20, marries 10th gen Comet Lake-U with discrete Iris Xe Max graphics

The manufacturer still hasn't revealed how much it will cost, but it promises coupon codes and a free carrying bag for early bird buyers.
Allen Ngo, Thu, 15 Apr 2021 03:04:00 +0200
The Xiaomi Mi 11 is said to crash less often once updated to MIUI 12.5. (Image source: Xiaomi)

The Xiaomi Mi 11 receives MIUI 12.5 with new features and improved performance

Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 12.5 to the Mi 11, one of its latest flagship smartphones. The update includes not only bug fixes from MIUI 12, but also new features and noticeable performance improvements. MIUI 12.5 should re...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 14 Apr 2021 23:16:00 +0200
Huawei's latest tablet teaser. (Source: Twitter)

Huawei's next tablet event clashes with Apple's April 20, 2021 show

Apple has just confirmed that its next Special Event will take place on April 20, 2021. Huawei has also gone ahead and scheduled a "new tablet debut" for the same day. This announcement, made through the OEM's official Japanese-la...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:20:00 +0200
Despite the budget-oriented build, Colorful added a high-quality 15.6-inch display. (Image Source: JD.com)

GPU maker Colorful enters budget laptop market with 15-inch gaming models featuring Comet Lake-H processors and GTX 1650 Ti graphics

The new JiangXing X15 budget gaming laptop from Colorful comes with i5-10300H and i7-10870H processor options, which can be coupled with 8 or 16 GB of RAM (upgradable to 32 GB) and 512 GB SSD storage, plus an Nvidia GTX 1650 Ti dG...
Bogdan Solca, Wed, 14 Apr 2021 18:50:00 +0200
The Note 10 5G. (Source: Redmi)

The Redmi Note 10 5G may be coming to the US and India as a POCO re-brand

The Redmi Note 10 series is now available in India - on the other hand, it is missing its vanilla 5G variant. Now, there are signs that this Dimensity 700-powered phone is coming to the market after all, albeit under a different n...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 14 Apr 2021 17:58:00 +0200
Renders of the Moto G20. (Source: 91Mobiles)

Moto G20 specifications and images revealed ahead of launch: Budget phone with a weird SoC

Motorola is geared to release its next budget device, the Moto G20, in the near future. Specs, features, and images of the phone have now been revealed, with a major talking point being the SoC—Motorola eschewing offerings from Qu...
Ricci Rox, Wed, 14 Apr 2021 11:16:00 +0200
The Allwinner D1-based SBC, a single-board computer with a RISC-V CPU. (All images via CNX Software)

Allwinner set to release low-cost single-board computer with RISC-V processor in May

A new single-board computer from Chinese semiconductor designer Allwinner will feature an SoC based on the RISC-V 640bit architecture. However, the board lacks power due to its single-core CPU. Since it supports Linux and should c...
Sam Medley, Wed, 14 Apr 2021 05:56:00 +0200
Watch faces can now be downloaded from an iPhone and transferred to the Huawei Watch GT 2. (Image source: Huawei)

Huawei Watch GT 2 gains new features, including watch face downloads on iPhones, with its April 2021 update

Huawei regularly adds features to the Watch GT 2, one of its most popular smartwatches. This time around, Huawei has refined the weather app and has added the ability to download watch faces via a connected iPhone. The Huawei Watc...
Alex Alderson, Tue, 13 Apr 2021 20:27:00 +0200
Descendant XI ROM April 2021 update now available (Source: Own)

The April update of Descendant XI comes with various minor changes, as well as support for the Xiaomi Mi 9/9 SE, Poco M2, and Redmi K20 Pro/Mi 9T Pro

The latest update for this custom Android ROM now supports four more Xiaomi handsets and integrates the latest security patch from Google. The list of added features includes multiple UI changes, fixes, as well as always-on schedu...
Codrut Nistor, Tue, 13 Apr 2021 18:44:00 +0200
The successor to the DJI Mavic Air 2 contains plenty of new features and innovations. (Image source: DroneDJ)

DJI Air 2S: Mavic Air 2 successor leaks multiple times ahead of its expected April 15 launch

DJI is on the verge of launching the successor to the Mavic Air 2, apparently as early as April 15. The new drone, called the DJI Air 2S, has a larger 1-inch sensor that supports 10-bit colour and intelligent HDR. The DJI Air 2s f...
Alex Alderson, Mon, 12 Apr 2021 18:46:00 +0200
The Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 tablet series will likely feature high-end Snapdragon SoCs from Qualcomm. (Image source: Qualcomm/Stone machine - edited)

Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 stars in conflicting specs leaks as Lite, Plus, and Pro models of the Snapdragon-powered tablet could be released as soon as May

New rumors about the expected Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 tablet have clashed in regard to the processor choices. Various models are likely to be released, with a potential Mi Pad 5 Lite, Mi Pad 5 Plus, and Mi Pad 5 Pro being part of the line...
Daniel R Deakin, Mon, 12 Apr 2021 07:48:00 +0200
The Mi Mix Fold. (Source: Xiaomi)

Mi Mix Fold: a motherboard repair could cost more than a new Mi 11 Pro

Xiaomi has only just released its inaugural foldable in its native China. It has also announced its potential out-of-warranty repair costs, which specify amounts for which a whole new conventional flagship could be bought instead ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 11 Apr 2021 18:58:00 +0200
Realme CEO Madhav Sheth gave some insights into the smartphone world of today and tomorrow. (Photo: Realme)

Interview with Madhav Sheth: Realme CEO comments on 2-MP smartphone cameras, chargers in the box, and more

Madhav Sheth, CEO of Realme India & Europe, talked to us about a host of topics, from the secrets of Realme's success to the brand's stance on the right to repair. We even got some hints on the future plans of the company.
Hannes Brecher, Sun, 11 Apr 2021 17:09:00 +0200
A first look at the Yoga Tab 13? (Source: Weibo)

Lenovo teases a Chinese launch for what might become the Yoga Tab 13 globally

A Weibo account associated with Lenovo has released teasers for a new tablet called the Yoga Pad Pro - which might prove to be the Chinese variant of a slate to be called the Yoga Tab 13 in international markets. It is to be accom...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 10 Apr 2021 20:53:00 +0200
Redmi's

Redmi's first-gen gaming phone is now tipped to launch in mid- to late April 2021

The Xiaomi brand Redmi has indicated it will launch its first-ever Android phone for gaming in 2021. According to the leaker Digital Chat Station, it might be here sooner rather than later. The device is also now slated to launch ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 10 Apr 2021 19:54:00 +0200
The new V Series 2021 smart TVs. (Source: Huawei)

Huawei debuts new V-series smart TVs with Devialet sound systems and 4K/120Hz screens

Huawei has launched new smart screens. They are also the inaugural models of a new series by the OEM, and are also the first with speaker arrays tuned by the high-end audio group Devialet. The devices run HarmonyOS out of the box ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 10 Apr 2021 18:40:00 +0200
New Mi Mix 4 renders. (Source: Ice Universe)

New renders show the upcoming Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 pushing the boundaries of the bezel-less design thanks to an under-display selfie camera

Three years after the release of the Mi Mix 3, Xiaomi looks set to deliver the next device in the series—the Mi Mix 4. Unofficial renders of the phone have surfaced, painting an image of a device with potentially the slimmest, cle...
Ricci Rox, Sat, 10 Apr 2021 18:04:00 +0200
OnePlus announces a new 9R launch. (Source: Weibo)

OnePlus announces a Chinese launch for the 9R in April 2021

The OnePlus 9R was originally presented as a "gaming" alternative variant of the OEM's latest flagship Android smartphone series that was exclusive to India. However, the company has now announced that it is to be available in Chi...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 09 Apr 2021 23:48:00 +0200
The iPhones 12 are early 2021 best-sellers. (Source: Apple)

The iPhone 12 was the best-selling phone in January 2021

Counterpoint Research has just released its first top-10 list of the best-selling smartphones in 2021. It shows that Apple dominates these rankings with no less than 6 different iPhones. They include every variant of the 12 series...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 09 Apr 2021 23:16:00 +0200
The ZTE Axon 30 Pro+/Ultra looks promising but could be priced at US$1,200. (Image: Weibo)

ZTE Axon 30 Ultra rumored to be priced at a sky-high US$1,200

ZTE has raised eyebrows with its first serious challenger to the high-end Android smartphone market with the impending launch of the Axon 30 Ultra. However, hopes that it might also be competitively prices have been dashed with a ...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Fri, 09 Apr 2021 11:51:00 +0200
The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel 2 is quite fragile

The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel 2 is just as fragile as the Asus ROG Phone 5

Renowned YouTuber and smartphone breaker JerryRigEverything put the newly-launched Lenovo Legion Phone Duel 2 through the paces. The smartphone was quick to break in his bend test, much like the Asus ROG Phone 5. The area around t...
Anil Satyanarayana, Fri, 09 Apr 2021 11:32:00 +0200
The Redmi Note 10s. (Source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi is set to launch the Redmi Note 10s in various markets soon

The Redmi Note 10s' imminent global debut has effectively been confirmed through a new certification issued by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG). The new document registers the phone by name, and also specifies multiple v...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 09 Apr 2021 00:51:00 +0200
The Mi 11 Ultra has the largest smartphone camera sensor, but the Mate 40 Pro Plus keeps up with it in most situations. (Image source: Xiaomi)

The Mi 11 Ultra comes out ahead of the Galaxy S21 Ultra in early camera tests, but the Huawei Mate 40 Pro Plus is a worthy opponent

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra remains atop DxOMark's questionable leaderboard, where the Galaxy S21 Ultra scores less than its predecessor. The website's in-depth review compares the Mi 11 Ultra against the Huawei Mate 40 Pro Plus and th...
Alex Alderson, Thu, 08 Apr 2021 19:48:00 +0200
Lenovo's newest gaming smartphone is finally here

Lenovo Legion Phone Duel 2 smartphone launched with top-of-the-line-hardware and a bevy of gaming features

Lenovo's second gaming smartphone, the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel 2, is finally official. Some of its key specs include a 6.9-inch 144Hz AMOLED screen, up to 18GB of RAM, a pop-up selfie camera and a massive 5,500mAh battery. Prices...
Anil Satyanarayana, Thu, 08 Apr 2021 18:36:00 +0200
MINISFORUM HM50 mini PC US$100 discount April 2021 (Source: MINISFORUM)

Deal | MINISFORUM's April sale: UM340 for 12 percent less, US$100 discount for the HM50, and US$50 off for the U820/U850

The Easter Sale campaign ran by MINISFORUM includes tempting deals on the brand's most popular devices, including the HM50 (US$100 for the first 100 units sold), UM270 and UM820/850 (US$50 off), as well as a mere US$20 off for the...
Codrut Nistor, Thu, 08 Apr 2021 17:25:00 +0200
Part of the Huawei Watch 3's alleged UI. (Source: Weibo)

Rumor | The Huawei Watch 3 will be a premium wearable that runs on HarmonyOS

Huawei is now thought to have a new smartwatch on the way. A Weibo-based leaker now asserts that it is to be called the Watch 3 and is not to be a 'sports' model. This source also believes that the OEM will install a "full" versio...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Thu, 08 Apr 2021 00:11:00 +0200
Another example of a port-less phone. (Source: Meizu)

Rumor | OPPO has a concept phone with concealable ports and cameras in the works

A well-known leaker now claims that OPPO is working on a prototype mobile device with that ever-popular "port-less" design in mind. However, it seems the OEM has struck a unique balance between function and looks in this concept, ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Wed, 07 Apr 2021 19:13:00 +0200
MIUI 12.5 should start reaching some devices globally within the next month or so. (Image source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi confirms MIUI 12.5 rollout plans for over a dozen devices

Xiaomi has outlined plans to upgrade a host of devices to MIUI 12.5 by the end of next month. The rollout only applies to devices on the company's Chinese ROM though, so it may be May before Xiaomi's latest OS reaches devices glob...
Alex Alderson, Wed, 07 Apr 2021 01:35:00 +0200
The Huawei GLL-AL04 smartwatch has stopped by the EEC. (Image source: Huawei)

Huawei's next smartwatch will be called the GLL-AL04

Huawei has another smartwatch in the works, and it will bear the model number GLL-AL04. The company has certified the GLL-AL04 with the Eurasian Economic Commission, signifying that it should be released outside of China.
Alex Alderson, Wed, 07 Apr 2021 00:22:00 +0200
The Reno6 phones might look like this. (Source: TENAA)

OPPO's Reno6 launch seems right on track thanks to new certifications

The OPPO Reno series are smartphones with a half-yearly release cycle and an increasing tendency toward premium specs. The latest leak suggests that some of them might launch with Snapdragon 870 and 888 processors. They are also l...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 06 Apr 2021 18:53:00 +0200
A first glimpse of the Axon30 line-up. (Source: Weibo)

Axon30 series: ZTE's latest flagship smartphones are confirmed to have triple 64MP cameras and an April 2021 launch date

ZTE has revealed that its Axon30 line of Snapdragon 888-powered Android flagships will launch on April 15, 2021. The OEM has also strongly hinted at a rear camera hump that will contain 3 sensors of 64MP in resolution, with an ext...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 06 Apr 2021 17:14:00 +0200
ARCFOX teases its first Huawei-tuned car. (Source: Weibo)

The first-gen "Huawei Car" is on the way

Recent rumors of Huawei's planned entry into the electric vehicle market seem to have been given more weight today thanks to the well-known leaker @RODENT950. It seems that the first car developed in partnership with the OEM will ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 06 Apr 2021 16:18:00 +0200
A new

The Lenovo Legion 2 Pro's design is allegedly revealed in a new leak

The Legion 2 Pro is touted to become the world's first dual-fan gaming smartphone on its launch. New leaks might partially confirm this tip while spoiling its unique design in the process. These images show a mobile device with th...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Tue, 06 Apr 2021 15:18:00 +0200
The Vivo X60 Pro+ is only a few months old, but Vivo may be launching a (very similar) X70 Pro+ soon. (Image via Vivo)

Vivo X70 Pro+ leak claims Snapdragon 888, 66 W fast charging, and more

New rumors are swirling about the upcoming X70 Pro+ from Vivo. Currently, these speculations point to minimal improvements over the current X60 Pro+. The new phone will have the same SoC, a slightly larger camera sensor, and a sli...
Sam Medley, Tue, 06 Apr 2021 15:08:00 +0200
Renders of what the Huawei P50 is expected to look like. (Image: Waqar Khan)

Hi-res Huawei P50 renders leak revealing 'unique' rear camera looks

The Huawei P50 has now leaked in renders alongside its P50 Pro, and P50 Pro+ stablemates. As with its counterpart, the Huawei P50 will feature a particularly unusual looking rear camera arrangement although they will still be made...
Sanjiv Sathiah, Tue, 06 Apr 2021 12:46:00 +0200
A Vivo NEX smartphone. (Source: Weibo)

The Vivo NEX 5 is touted as an Android flagship with all the 2021 bells and whistles going

Under-display selfie camera; new 50MP Samsung main camera; up to 120W charging: the upcoming next-gen Vivo NEX is now slated to have it all. On the other hand, this phone might rock a constantly polarizing quad-curved display. It ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Mon, 05 Apr 2021 18:56:00 +0200
OPPO's new dual-display patent. (Source: CNIPA via ITHome)

OPPO patents a new kind of dual-display mobile device

OPPO has patented a new kind of phone or phablet with an optional secondary display to which it can attach using custom-designed hinges. Therefore, this detachable portion could act as a keyboard, or perhaps allow the entire produ...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Mon, 05 Apr 2021 17:58:00 +0200
The MatePad Pro 2's alleged desktop. (Source: Weibo)

Huawei MatePad Pro 2: new leaks may show how HarmonyOS will look as a tablet UI

The Huawei MatePad Pro 2 is currently touted as an upcoming rival to the iPad Pro or Samsung Galaxy Tab S7-series slates. According to a Weibo-based tipster, it might launch with HarmonyOS in China, at least. This new leak include...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Mon, 05 Apr 2021 16:52:00 +0200
The Legion 2 Pro's selfie camera. (Source: Weibo)

Lenovo confirms the return of the side-mounted pop-up selfie camera in the Legion 2 Pro

Lenovo avoided punch-holes or notches in the display of its first-gen Android gaming phone by developing an innovative pop-up selfie camera, hidden in one of this device's sides rather than in its top edge, instead. Now, the OEM h...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Mon, 05 Apr 2021 16:04:00 +0200
Nokia annouces its upcoming event. (Source: Nokia)

The Nokia C20 is made official prior to its launch thanks to a new Bluetooth SIG leak

Nokia has been rumored to have a new C-series phone in the works, which may launch during the HMD Global brand's April 8, 2021 product event. Now, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has confirmed the device does indeed exi...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Mon, 05 Apr 2021 15:12:00 +0200
Most affordable OnePlus 9 Pro is nowhere to be found yet as of early April 2021

OneMore Delay: 8/128 GB OnePlus 9 Pro not available yet

Although the brand-new OnePlus 9 Pro flagship is available for purchase from multiple retailers, only the ~US$1,000 model with 12/256 GB of memory/storage can be ordered right now. The version with 8/128 GB is nowhere to be found ...
Codrut Nistor, Mon, 05 Apr 2021 12:12:00 +0200
A Buds Air 2 Neo teaser. (Source: Realme)

Update | Realme teases the launch of the Buds Air 2 Neo TWS earbuds

Realme has already debuted its Buds Air 2 - now, their Neo variants have also been revealed. Like their immediate forebears, they feature active noise cancellation (ANC) and 10mm drivers; however, they also have a different form-f...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sun, 04 Apr 2021 17:37:00 +0200
The Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 Pro is expected to use familiar design language for the main camera setup. (Image source: TechVERSUS fan-made concept)

Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 tablet with Dimensity 1200 and Snapdragon 870-powered Mi Pad 5 Pro allegedly almost ready for release

A noted leaker has dropped a hint that Xiaomi is preparing to launch its new Mi Pad tablets, which may be called the Mi Pad 5 and Mi Pad 5 Pro. It appears the main difference between the two Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 slates will be the proc...
Daniel R Deakin, Sun, 04 Apr 2021 15:01:00 +0200
A new Legion 2 Pro teaser. (Source: Weibo)

Lenovo reveals the Legion 2 Pro will have a 6.92-inch 144Hz display and a 5,500mAh battery

Lenovo is currently hyping the imminent launch of its second-gen gaming phone with some of its high-powered specs prior to this event. They include its generous FHD+ AMOLED display with its 144Hz refresh rate. It will be kept on w...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 03 Apr 2021 23:06:00 +0200
The

Moto G60: a new render purports to show the alleged 108MP mid-ranger off for the first time

The Motorola Moto G60 has yet to be launched, yet is already being touted as a device in which a 108MP main camera trickles down into the middle tier of the smartphone market in 2021. A new leak appears to show this phone from all...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Sat, 03 Apr 2021 15:34:00 +0200
The Big Island GPGPU is trading blows with AMD's Instinct MI100. (Image Source: Iluvatar)

Detailed pictures of China's first competitive 7 nm compute GPU emerge, mass production starting soon

The Big Island GPGPU developed by Tianshu Zhixin is produced by TSMC on the 7 nm nodes with 2.5D CoWoS packaging. It integrates 24 billion transistors, is rated for 300 W TGP and the board includes 32 GB of HBM2 VRAM plus a single...
Bogdan Solca, Sat, 03 Apr 2021 15:18:00 +0200
iQOO hypes a new flagship launch. (Source: Twitter)

The Legendary Edition of the iQOO 7 is slated to launch in India soon

The premium smartphone brand iQOO has teased a new launch for a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888-powered device in India. A prominent leaker asserts that it is not merely the iQOO 7, but the BMW-themed Legendary version. It will cost ~US$5...
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 02 Apr 2021 23:37:00 +0200
The first-gen Huawei Display. (Source: Huawei)

Huawei releases its 23.8-inch monitor to the UK market

The electronics giant Huawei launched its first PC display in 2020. This 23.8-inch peripheral has an FHD IPS panel, and is mostly directed at enterprise-grade customers. It is also now available in a new market: the UK.
Deirdre O'Donnell, Fri, 02 Apr 2021 23:05:00 +0200

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Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)