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Fitbit Charge 4 and Charge 4 SE launched with an in-built GPS, Spotify control, and more

The last time we heard any big news about Fitbit, it was under Google's scanner for acquisition. While Google's $2.1 billion bid to acquire Fitbit was stalled by the U.S. Department of Justice and the process is still underway, Fitbit is launching two new fitness trackers to keep the momentum going. The Fitbit Charge 4...

[Update: Verizon too] Motorola Moto Z4 starts receiving official Android 10 update

Long before the rise of the Android One program, Motorola decided to ship a close-to-stock version of Android under the management of Google. After being acquired by Lenovo, the situation deteriorated over the years. No more blazing fast updates from Motorola anymore, along with the fact that the Moto Z lineup does not carry a...

Game of Thrones Beyond the Wall will be Available on Huawei AppGallery on April 3rd

Game of Thrones Beyond the Wall is a mobile game based on the world's most popular TV show. The mobile collectible strategy RPG game is now coming to AppGallery on April 3rd 2020. This is a big release for Huawei's growing app store, and it's one of the first Android marketplaces that will have the...

Honor is offering deals on smartphones, wearables, and laptops for the next 2 weeks

Following the launch of the Honor 30S, Huawei's sub-brand Honor has officially announced the Honor Global Fans Day 2020 sale during which it will be offering deals on a variety of devices in its portfolio. The sale, which will last till April 14th, is already live in 18 countries and regions, including Germany, France, the...

Download: Xiaomi Mi 8, Mi 8 Pro, Mi 8 SE, Mi 9 SE, Mi 9 Lite receive stable Android 10 with MIUI 11

The initial batch of MIUI 11 update for several Xiaomi and Redmi phones went live during Q4 2019. However, the underlying software was still based on older versions of Android in most of the cases. The company eventually published the kernel sources of the Android 10 update for the Mi Mix 2s, Mi Mix 3,...

Huawei reveals how its smartphone and tablet business fared in 2019

Huawei recently published its Annual Report for 2019, which details how the company's various businesses performed last year. The report sheds light on Huawei's mobile business and how it performed despite the harsh sanctions imposed on the company by the Trump administration. Separate reports from earlier this year have already revealed that the brand managed...

OEMs are raising prices of smartphones in India following a tax increase

India is one of the most competitive markets for smartphone brands. Before the COVID-19 pandemic took its toll on commercial activities, India was the only positively growing smartphone market in the world. The sheer number of smartphone users (about 400 million) and the huge potential to onboard a larger number of new users has drawn...

Chinese OPPO Reno3 Pro gets certified by the FCC, may launch as the Find X2 Neo

Towards the end of last year, OPPO launched the Reno3 and Reno3 Pro in China. The mid-range devices from the company featured MediaTek's Dimensity 1000L chipset and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 765G SoC, however, the international variants that were launched earlier this month featured completely different specifications. Instead of featuring the MediaTek Dimensity 1000L chip, the OPPO...

[Update: 5G variant too] Samsung Galaxy Fold receives Android 10 with One UI 2.1

The Samsung Galaxy Fold (review) might not be the perfect folding phone we had all hoped for, and the company has even released an alternate clamshell design with the Galazy Z Flip. Even with the insane pricing, Samsung has allegedly been able to sell a respectable number of Galaxy Fold units. Keeping aside the initial...

[Update: Download Links] Realme X2, X2 Pro are getting the Android 10 stable update with Realme UI

The Realme X2 and Realme X2 Pro were launched globally some time ago. The Realme X2 (review) had fiery midrange specs with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G, a 64MP quad-camera and up to 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage. The X2 Pro (review), on the other hand, served the flagship space by bumping...

OnePlus 8 series pricing won’t exceed $1000 and will pack the Snapdragon 865, LPDDR5 RAM, and UFS 3.0 storage

After months of leaks and teasers about its next flagship lineup, OnePlus finally announced a launch date for the OnePlus 8 series yesterday. In a post about the launch on its community forums, the company revealed that the OnePlus 8 series would be launched globally on April 14th and it even confirmed that the devices...