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Ronald Comstock
Ronald Comstock

I am a lover of Android and work on the sponsorship team at XDA-Developers, making sure the bills get paid.

Honor 20 Series Rumor Roundup: Everything we know about Honor’s upcoming flagship!

The Honor 20 series is the upcoming flagship lineup from Honor. With the Honor 20, Honor is revisiting some of its earlier decisions taken on the successful Honor View20, while updating several of the key specifications to make sure that the device can stand its ground against recent as well as future flagships. Here is...

Rear Camera Configurations — What’s the Future for Android?

We recently asked you about your preferences with rear camera layouts on smartphones. Seeing how Android has evolved from sporting a single rear camera to now as many as five cameras, their placement on the back lends itself to the aesthetic appeal of the device, as well as to practical decisions in holding the device...

Samsung Galaxy Fold (or break) | #PNWeekly 354

Special guest Cherlynn Low of Engadget joins Joshua Vergara and Jaime Rivera to give their thoughts on the Samsung Galaxy Fold and all of the… BREAKING news that has been happening this past week. After talking a little bit about Qualcomm and Apple and then Google and Amazon squashing some of their beef, Thunder E...

What is the Best Layout for Multiple Rear Cameras?

Smartphones have evolved over the years, and so has smartphone photography. In the early days of Android, most smartphones came with a single rear camera, which fulfilled the needs of those years. While everyone agreed back then that you would need only one camera on the back of the device, the placement of the camera...

Shooting at 960fps on the Honor View20 [Video]

The Honor View20 has a slow-mo option that lets you shoot in 120fps, 240fps, and 960fps. This super high speed frame rate is played back at 30fps to create some really amazing slow motion footage, provided you choose the right subject. The video above shows off some of the tests using the Honor View20 slow-motion...

OnePlus 6T Vs. Xiaomi Mi 9 Vs. Honor View20: Comparing The Three Best Flagship Smartphones for Value

Hardware OnePlus 6T Xiaomi Mi 9 Honor View20Price $579.00 $399.99 £579.99 ($754.06)Chipset Snapdragon 845 Snapdragon 855 Kirin 980RAM 8GB 6GB 8GBStorage 128GB 64GB 256GBMain Camera 16+20MP 48+16+12MP 48MP+TOFSelfie Camera 16MP 20MP 25MPDisplay 6.41" 1080x2340 Optic AMOLED 6.39" 1080x2340 Super AMOLED 6.4" 1080x2310 IPS LCDBattery 3700 mAh 3300 mAh 4000 mAhDisplay OnePlus 6T While OnePlus has never gone for a display that exceeds a 1080p resolution, they've always set the bar for other displays in this price range. At 6.41", the OnePlus 6T has a...

Notch vs. Hole Punch vs. Slider – What’s the Future for Android?

This latest generation of Android smartphones has progressed the evolution of the smartphone notch. Many phones have moved to a water drop notch, others have implemented the hole punch notch, and a few phones have come out featuring a mechanical slider or pop-up camera of some sort. Let’s take a look at all the different...

Know When to Galaxy Fold ’em | #PNWeekly 346

This is Unpacked. The Galaxy S10 came out as we all expected and our hands-on experience lived up to every bit of it. The Galaxy S10 5G wasn’t there in person, but it was there in spirit. And then there’s that Galaxy Fold. Is this the bleeding edge of mobile technology? And if so, do...

3D Motion-Controlled Gaming in Smartphone! A Detailed Look into the HONOR View20’s 3D Technology

Smartphone camera technology has evolved rapidly over the last two years. Dual and triple lens setups are now the norm, with new technology being introduced to many different upcoming smartphones. Honor is focusing on a TOF camera which is combined with the massive 48MP sensor on the Honor View20.Up until this point, camera improvements have...

Getting less from the iPhone XS? | #PNWeekly 325

Consumer Reports, in its infinite wisdom, has called the Galaxy Note 9 the best phone you can buy in 2018. You might have some reservations about that label, but with some of the news in the past couple weeks on the teething pains coming out of the iPhone XS, perhaps they’re justified. But with at...

Who said IFA 2018 isn’t about phones? | #PNWeekly 320

It’s currywurst time! Well, for everyone that’s in Berlin. Here in North America, we’re left to be content discussing the nine, count’em, NINE phones that launched at IFA! And most of them came out before IFA officially began!Does BlackBerry hold an icon that everyone wants? Is Honor playing in the big leagues now? Is HTC shrinking away...

We’ve used the Pocophone, but all we have are Pixel 3 XL leaks | #PNWeekly 319

Hey everyone! Hope you're enjoying your Pixel 3 XL phones out there. Now that you've bought one, what do you-wait, hang on. You mean to say that they haven't gone on sale yet? Then why the hell does everyone in the world have one except us!? Gosh, we're so thirsty.Meanwhile, Huawei's up to its old DSLR tricks...