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The new case leak apparently pertains to the Meizu 16s. (Source: SlashLeaks)

Alleged Meizu 16s case leak suggests departure from predecessors' design

A phone that may be the next generation of the Meizu 16 line is yet again the subject of a post on SlashLeaks. This time, it is described as a case for this new phone. It indicates that the OEM will drop the usual central position...
Android Pie-based Color OS 6 now official (Source: Oppo Global)

Android Pie-based Color OS 6 coming soon to older Oppo handsets

Although handsets like the Oppo F11/F11 Pro and the RealMe 3 have been shipping with it onboard for a while, Android Pie-based Color OS 6 has finally received a proper official launch as well. This piece of code should be rolling ...
Motorola One Vision will be released as the Motorola P40 in China. (Source: Times Now)

Motorola One Vision mid-range specs leaked

Motorola's One Vision smartphone appears to be the same as the previously leaked P40 model, which is intended for the Chinese market only. Surprisingly enough, Motorola chose to add a Samsung Exynos 9610 SoC and only 3/4 GB of RAM...
Mixed results. (Source: NDTV)

Q4 2018: Xiaomi's smartphone division sees 28% drop in revenue

A new report has detailed Xiaomi's sales numbers for the fourth quarter of 2018. The company managed to beat its profit estimates for the quarter but also suffered from a heavy quarter-on-quarter drop in revenue from smartphone sa...
The Blackview A60. (Source: Blackview)

The new Blackview A60 is an Android Go phone with a big 4080 mAh battery

Blackview's latest offering is one for those looking for a cheap phone with decent software and adequate battery performance. The A60 features a 6-inch HD display, dual rear cameras, and a beefy 4080 mAh battery.
The Xiaomi Redmi AirDots, a US$15 alternative to the Apple AirPods, for those who live in China at least (Image source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi Redmi AirDots: The AirPods alternative that cost less than US$15

Xiaomi only released its first set of completely wireless headphones a few months ago, but it has now followed them up with the even more affordable Redmi AirDots. The headphones will be available in China from April 9 for CNY 99 ...
The Redmi 7. (Source: Redmi)

Redmi 7 launched - Snapdragon 632, 4000 mAh, US$105

Xiaomi's sub-brand, Redmi, yesterday, launched its latest device, the Redmi 7, in China. The budget phone features a 6.26-inch display, dual rear cameras, a Snapdragon 632, and a massive 4000 mAh battery. Prices start at US$105.
The Vivo X27 has a Nex S-esque selfie camera. (Source: Vivo)

Vivo has launched the X27 and X27 Pro: its newest pop-up selfie-cam phones

Vivo has announced its newest devices in a Chinese event today (March 19, 2019). They are the X27 and X27 Pro. The X27 has 2 variants with either the Snapdragon (SD) 675 or 710, although they both have the same screen and single p...
Xiaomi Mi Pay hits India (Source: Android Authority)

Xiaomi finally launches its mobile payments service in India

Already available in China, the Xiaomi Mi Pay mobile payments service has been tested in India in the second half of 2018. In the meantime, the Chinese company obtained the approval of the Reserve Bank of India, and Mi Pay is now ...
The Black Shark 2 has been released. (Source: GizmoChina)

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 is now available: SD 855 and Pixelworks HDR for US$477

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 has been launched today (March 18, 2019) in China. As expected, it is powered by the Snapdragon 855 processor, has a 6GB RAM base model and has a 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display. This panel has some interest...
UMIDIGI S3 Pro with MediaTek Helio P70 and 48 MP main camera available globally March 18 2019 (Source: UMIDIGI)

UMIDIGI S3 Pro now globally available at US$279.99, still a pretty good deal

Not long after the successful completion of the Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign with twice the initial goal of US$100,000, the UMIDIGI S3 Pro is now available globally. The price tag has gone up to US$279.99, but this Helio P70-po...
Renders of the ZTE Axon S. (Source: Notebook Italia)

First ZTE Axon S leak - Five cameras, side slider, 5x optical zoom, UD fingerprint reader

ZTE could be set to push the innovation envelope in the coming months. The company is said to be working on a flagship, the Axon S, which will feature 5G support, a side sliding mechanism, a 95% screen to body ratio, and five came...
We won't be getting a successor to the Poco F1 for months at least. (Source: BBC)

Geekbench listings of the Poco F2 and Poco F1 Lite were just social experiments after all

A number of recent Geekbench listings alluded to the existence of two new Pocophone devices: The Poco F1 Lite and Poco F2. We were skeptical in our coverage of both stories and it turns out were right to be, as it was all just a r...
Xiaomi Poco F2 concept. (Source: Ben Geskin on Twitter)

Xiaomi Poco F2's Geekbench listing throws up an SoC conundrum, but it's likely fake

A listing for the purported Xiaomi Poco F2 has surfaced on Geekbench and while we are expecting a Snapdragon 855-powered flagship killer from Xiaomi this year, the scores do not seem to reflect such high aspirations. Going by the ...
According to Roland Quandt, this is what the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro look like. (Source: WinFuture)

New Roland Quandt leak purports to contain nearly every detail on the Huawei P30 series

Roland Quandt has posted a new article in which he claims to set out every detail on the upcoming Huawei P30 and P30 Pro prior to their launch. This includes nearly every major spec and detail of the phones, including their relati...
The company hopes the day never comes. (Source: Gizbot)

Huawei confirms that it has built its own proprietary mobile OS...just in case

There have always been rumors that Huawei was working on its own OS. Those have now been confirmed by the company, with Huawei CEO Richard Yu affirming that the Chinese monolith has a working mobile OS all geared up and ready to g...
The Poco F1. (Source: BBC)

New Geekbench listing teases a purported Poco F1 Lite

A few days ago, a Geekbench listing showed what appeared to be a Poco F1 Lite running on Android Pie with 4 GB of RAM and a Snapdragon 660. We are leery of the whole thing, though.
Renders of the Xiaomi foldable phone. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

Xiaomi's upcoming foldable phone will cost half the price of a Samsung Galaxy Fold

Samsung's Galaxy Fold and Huawei's Mate X foldable phones may rightfully dominate the headlines but they come with the caveat of outrageous prices. Xiaomi is set to join the foldable race in the coming months and will, in typical ...
Renders of the Huawei P30 Pro. (Source: Techenguru)

The Huawei P30 and P30 Pro will feature OLED displays made by Samsung

The Huawei P30 and P30 Pro will be launched on March 26, and while the devices' selling points remain photography, both will still feature top of the line displays—in the form of Samsung-made OLED panels.
The Redmi Note 7 is the first Xiaomi phone to come with an 18-month warranty as standard. (Source: Xiaomi)

Xiaomi plans to make 18-month warranties a standard for its smartphones

Xiaomi usually offers a 12-month warranty for its phones to customers in its home country of China. However, this was turned on its head somewhat with the release of the Redmi Note 7. The company gave an extra 6 months' worth for ...
The Black Shark 2 is available for reservation now. (Source: JD.com)

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 emerges in pre-release reservations-page form

Xiaomi's new gaming phone, so far known as the 'Black Shark 2', has been listed by the online retailer JD.com. Although this page does not reveal its price, it allows potential buyers to reserve a unit ahead of its launch date (Ma...
Alldocube M8 T801 Tablet Review

79% Alldocube M8 T801 Tablet Review

Very low price. $150 USD can get you a pretty decent Android tablet these days. The Alldocube M8 gets the job done while offering optional 4G LTE for compatible markets.
MediaTek Helio X27 MT6797X | ARM Mali-T880 MP4 | 8" | 345 g
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Smartphone Review

85% Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Smartphone Review

Quo Vadis. The Chinese smartphone Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 is now - due to new marketing strategies of Xiaomi - just called Redmi Note 7. It is hard to categorize, given that it has the highest camera resolution currently available on a smartphone and a relatively weak Snapdragon 660. We tested the fist official smartphone of the sub-brand Redmi in order to uncover its true potential.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 | Qualcomm Adreno 512 | 6.3" | 186 g
The Nova 4e will be sold as the Huawei P30 Lite in other parts of the world. (Source: GSMArena)

Huawei launches the Nova 4e, a Huawei P30 Lite for the Chinese market

Huawei has launched its latest device, the Nova 4e, in China. The mid-ranger features a Kirin 710, 3340 mAh battery, triple rear cameras, 32 MP selfie camera, up to 6 GB of RAM, and 128 GB of storage. It will be sold as the Huawei...
The Redmi Note 5 will receive Pie soon. (Source: XDA-Developers)

A bunch of Xiaomi phones are set to receive Android Pie

Going by information released on Xiaomi's official forum, the company plans on sending out the Pie update to a host of devices over the next couple of months. The Redmi Note 5, for one, is expected to get the update before this mo...
The Xiaomi Mi 9 also has a 'transparent' option. (Source: XDA)

Xiaomi cancels Mi 9 Transparent Edition sales at the last minute

Xiaomi had planned a sales event for the Mi 9 Transparent Edition, as well as the Mi 9 SE, for today (March 14, 2019) in China. However, reports that it has been abruptly cancelled have come in from that country. The OEM cited uni...
The OPPO Reno's purported four color SKUs. (Source: Mr. Phone)

A set of impressive photos, supposedly taken with OPPO's 10x zoom, appears on Weibo

A Weibo account has posted a series of images, mostly of famous places or buildings that were allegedly taken with an OPPO device equipped with the OEM's new 10X zoom module. The user claims that the phone in question is a Reno, t...
The Mate 30 Pro could look like this, maybe. (Source: LetsGoDigital)

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro could ditch the selfie camera in favor of a rear secondary display

A new patent filed by Huawei may have given us our first look at the Mate 30 Pro. Going by the details of the patent, the device could eschew a selfie camera in favor of a rear secondary display. A triple camera setup may be locat...
Renders of the Huawei P30 Pro. (Source: Techenguru)

Rumor roundup: Huawei P30 Pro visits benchmarks, 10x zoom showcased in camera samples

Huawei will launch the P30 phones on March 26 at an event in Paris and more details of the devices have been revealed, as they make their way across multiple benchmarks. Camera samples of the P30 Pro have also surfaced, giving us...
Oppo A1 cheaper sibling to arrive soon as the A1K with MediaTek Helio P22 processor

MediaTek Helio P22-driven Oppo A1K coming soon

The MediaTek Helio P23-powered Oppo A1 will soon get a cheaper sibling with lower specs known as the A1K. Insiders familiar with the matter revealed that the upcoming handset will feature a waterdrop display, a single-sensor main ...
One of the leaked 'Honor 10i' images. (Source: SlashLeaks)

A new device called the Honor 10i hits SlashLeaks

A recent post on SlashLeaks shows real-life images of a device with Honor branding. The poster alleges that it is of the brand's 10 line - however, it can't be the pre-existing 10 Lite, as it appears to have triple rear cameras. T...
The Xiaomi Mi 6X came with decent mid-range specs and color options. (Source: NDTV)

Xiaomi reportedly starts work on Android Pie update for the Mi 6X

Xiaomi has already released official Android Pie-based builds for a number of its 2018 devices. Recent rumors that may emanate from the Chinese MIUI community indicate that the Mi 6X will soon join their ranks. This phone, which i...
Design-wise, the T3 looks very similar to Samsung's Galaxy S10. (Source: Anandtech)

Ulefone T3 with MediaTek Helio P90 SoC showcased

Even though the Ulefone T3 looks very similar to Samsung's S10, the Chinese model is aimed at the premium mid-range market, since it comes equipped with the Helio P90 SoC from MediaTek. It does come with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of ...
The Redmi 7. (Source: GSMArena)

Redmi 7 billed for March 18 launch, retail box teased

Xiaomi's Redmi sub-brand is set to launch its fourth device this year, the Redmi 7, at an event in Beijing on March 18. The budget device will feature a Snapdragon 632, dual rear cameras, and up to 4 GB of RAM.
A recent render for the Huawei P30 Pro. (Source: OnLeaks)

Probable Huawei P30 Pro shows up on Geekbench, outshines P20 Pro

A Huawei device with the model name VOG-L29 has surfaced on Geekbench today (March 12, 2019). It has exhibited 2019 flagship specs and the scores to go with it. They have beaten up-to-date entries for the P20 Pro on the same datab...
A new promotional poster for the OPPO Reno line. (Source: Weibo)

Meet Reno, OPPO's newest product line

OPPO has recently unveiled a new name for some of its devices in the future on Weibo. It is apparently to be called Reno. This is not the only recent reveal for the Chinese OEM: it also has a new logo and set of 2019 flagship spec...
The new Motorola RAZR logo? (Source: SlashLeaks)

The new Motorola 'RAZR' logo emerges in new leak alongside its alleged specs

A slew of leaks and speculations have pointed to the resurrection of the RAZR product line in the release of the first foldable under the Motorola brand. A new post on SlashLeaks consists of the new logo for this putative phone. I...
The Moto G4 Plus. (Source: NDTV)

Update: G4 Plus, Android 8.1 | Eighteen months after the merry-go-round, the Moto G4 and G4 Plus are finally receiving the Oreo update

Motorola promised Oreo for the Moto G4 Plus when it launched in 2016 and went back on its word a year after. Media outcry over that betrayal forced the company's hands, making them promise Oreo as initially agreed. It's been eight...
Not shot by a P30 Pro. (Source: Huawei)

The Huawei P30 Pro's stunning promotional zoom photos were taken with a DSLR after all

Huawei released a bunch of promotional images for the P30 Pro last week. These images all showed incredible zoom and the public may have been fooled into believing them to be a display of the P30 Pro's purported 10x hybrid zoom. W...
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro. (Source: BGR)

In just five months, Huawei has sold 10 million Mate 20 phones

Huawei's Mate 20 phones may have given up their position as the best flagships on the market to the Samsung Galaxy S10 devices, but they've already sold in massive quantities. According to Huawei CEO Richard Yu, the company has sh...
The P30 series of smartphones will be announced by Huawei on March 26 in Paris. (Source: Stuff Magazine)

RAM and storage options for Huawei P30, P30 Pro, and P30 Lite leaked

The Huawei P30, P30 Pro, and P30 Lite have been going through network certification processes for agencies in Taiwan and Indonesia. Even though the devices have been listed under their model numbers, it has been possible to tell w...
The Black Shark Helo. (Source: NDTV)

The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 gaming phone is coming, details revealed in listing

Xiaomi doesn't plan on giving up on its Black Shark gaming phone series anytime soon, and the company is set to release another iteration, the Black Shark 2. The Black Shark 2 appeared on AnTuTu a few days ago, with the listing gi...
The Huawei Mate X's immediate successors may not be quite so expensive. (Source: Huawei)

Foldables may become much more affordable in the very near future

Huawei's CEO, Yu Chendong, recently conducted an interview with the German publication, Welt. The executive was tackled on many issues, including foldable phones and their current extravagant prices. He responded by projecting tha...
Vivo V15 could hit China as the Vivo S1

MediaTek Helio P70-powered Vivo S1 hits Geekbench

The Vivo V15 is the less potent sibling of the recently released Vivo V15 Pro. Introduced in Thailand last week, the V15 should hit India on March 15. However, it seems that China will get this handset as the Vivo S1 — the first S...
The Mi Max 3 is receiving an update to Android 9.0 (Source: Xiaomi)

The Xiaomi Mi Max 3 gets updated to Android 9/MIUI 10

The Xiaomi Mi Max 3, like all Mi Max devices, is sold with the unique feature of having a huge screen. This generation has a 6.9-inch FHD display, which is matched by few other phablets. Units of this model worldwide are now eligi...
The OnePlus 6T on T-Mobile can now use RCS messaging. (Source: T-Mobile )

The T-Mobile OnePlus 6T is in line for RCS messaging via an update

The 6T is the first OnePlus flagship to be sold through a US carrier: T-Mobile. These units are now receiving a notification for a new update that confers RCS messaging. This new form of messaging on Android brings expanded featur...
The Huawei P30 Pro features four lenses on its rear side. (Source: Andro4all/WinFuture)

Up periscope: The Huawei P30 Pro could come with a mechanical super-zoom camera

Clement Wong, Huawei’s VP of Global Product Marketing, has confirmed that the upcoming Huawei P30 Pro will have a camera that offers periscope-style super-zoom capabilities. This confirmation has sparked speculation that the lens ...
POWKIDDY X18: A GPD XD and Nintendo DS lookalike that costs less than US$130 (Image source: POWKIDDY)

POWKIDDY X18: A GPD XD and Nintendo DS lookalike that costs less than US$130

The POWKIDDY X18 is a cheap Android handheld games console that features a 5.5-inch touchscreen along with numerous physical controls including two joysticks, a d-pad and Y, B, A and X buttons. The X18 has a 5,000 mAh battery, whi...
The Xiaomi Mi 9 SE. (Source: Xiaomi)

The latest MIUI update will bring fingerprint-unlock shortcuts to the Mi 9/9 SE

A new update to the latest version of MIUI may expand the function of the under-display fingerprint sensor found in the latest Xiaomi flagships. It involves activating an array of app shortcuts when this module is used. The new fe...
This render represents the upcoming OnePlus 7 on a sales listing page. (Source: GizTop)

The OnePlus 7 surfaces as a product on a retailer's website

Months ahead of its launch, the OnePlus 7 has appeared in sale-page form on the retail website GizTop. It contains a list of specs with many details that may be plausible for this new release. On the other hand, there is no guaran...

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