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Discussion: Do you want a waterfall display that’s curved on all sides?

Xiaomi just unwrapped its new smartphone concept with a display curved around all four edges. The new "quad-waterfall display" appears more conventional than the Mi MIX Alpha's fully wraparound design but only at first glance. The nameless phone features an 88-degree "waterfall" curve on the left and right of the screen and the top and...

Samsung is reportedly supplying foldable displays to Chinese OEMs

Foldable displays are widely regarded as the next big thing in the world of smartphones. Devices like the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2, Huawei Mate Xs, and the Moto Razr have already showcased what’s possible with the foldable form factor and how it will shape the way we interact with our smartphones in the future. However,...

Score the Samsung 34″ QHD Curved QLED monitor for just $550 on Thanksgiving!

We have a bunch of deals going for Black Friday this year, and there are various options across categories. If you have been eyeing yourself a monitor upgrade, Samsung's 34" Curved QLED monitor with QHD resolution and 100Hz refresh rate and FreeSync support is on sale this shopping season for just $550 at Best Buy,...

Save $140 on this 27-inch HP 27f 1080p monitor on Best Buy, now just $110!

So it's Black Friday season and you're planning on building a new PC, or maybe buying one that's prebuilt. Maybe it's for playing all of the latest and greatest games, or maybe it's just for getting work done. You put together everything you need for it, including the CPU, the RAM, and everything that will...

Display Refresh Rates explained: What does 60Hz, 90Hz, 120Hz actually mean?

Higher refresh rate displays on smartphones are all the rage these days. We often come across smartphone companies and tech enthusiasts talking about faster and smoother displays and actively using terms like 90Hz, 120Hz, or even 144Hz. Most device makers are not only gravitating towards higher refresh rates but are also vehemently using them as...

The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is the first phone with Samsung’s new VRR OLED display

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is an incredible smartphone. While it certainly is expensive -- no doubts about that -- it does pack in a fair few new technologies that make it an exciting Android phone to hold in your hands, more so than the regular Galaxy Note 20. One of these new technologies is...

How the Iris 5 chip from Pixelworks can improve the visual experience of Android smartphones

Smartphone screens continue to improve in visual quality every year in typical ways like color accuracy, color gamut, and brightness. However, we've come to a point where many of the technical advancements in even the top-tier displays are now imperceptible or unnoticed. Panel vendors and OEMs are constantly trying to come up with new ways,...

OPPO Find X2 series features PixelWorks Iris 5 display chip and Goodix’s new voice and audio technology

The OPPO Find X2 and the OPPO Find X2 Pro are the newest flagships from OPPO, bringing along top-notch display and camera capabilities for the premium flagship segment. Mishaal was pleased by all that the Find X2 Pro brings to the table, as he notes in his first impressions. While the announcement event from OPPO...

Opinion: Waterfall Displays are the Future of the Glass Slab Smartphone

Curved screens have been one of the more controversial additions to phones in the past few years. A lot of phone enthusiasts dislike the extreme curves as they pose practical usability issues. Other people swear by curved displays, claiming that the look and feel of the curves are worth the usability trade-offs. This has been...

OPPO smartphones could feature Pixelworks’ visual processor as companies sign multi-year collaboration agreement

If you have been following tech closely over the past year, you may have heard of Pixelworks. Pixelworks' Iris 5 visual processor made the news at MWC 2019 for bringing along several key technologies like HDR10+ support, TrueClarity Smart Motion Processing for removing artifacts, multi-adaptive display for optimal viewing in varied lighting, and importantly, real-time...

One UI 2.0 beta hints at future Samsung Galaxy phone with a 120Hz display

Smartphones with high refresh rate displays are becoming more of a norm. The OnePlus 7T series features 90Hz displays and the Pixel 4 does as well, though the latter's implementation is not without controversy. Meanwhile, Razer has created two smartphones with 120Hz displays and it looks like a future Samsung Galaxy phone will do the...

OnePlus 7 Pro Display Review — Finally Flagship Quality

The era of the budget-priced "flagship-killer" has long since been over for OnePlus. They have slowly crawled their way up the price brackets, pricing their phones at mid-range with the OnePlus 5, OnePlus 6, and their respective "T" iterative variants. OnePlus continues to climb up this year with the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro,...