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Samsung unveils the Galaxy S20 FE, a new flagship smartphone entry in the 2020 Galaxy S series

At its third Galaxy Unpacked event for 2020, Samsung has officially lifted the covers off the Galaxy S20 FE — a successor to the Galaxy S10 Lite from earlier this year. As seen in previous leaks, Samsung has launched two variants of the Galaxy S20 FE: a 5G variant powered by the Snapdragon 865 and...

Sony unveils the Xperia 5 II with a 6.1″ 120Hz OLED display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, and 3.5mm headphone jack

The Sony Xperia 5 was launched in September 2019, coming in as a compact version of its Xperia 1 flagship. The Xperia 1 II has arrived in February 2020, and so now, it is time for Sony to launch a compact version again. Right on schedule, Sony has now unveiled the Xperia 5 II (read...

Samsung will likely unveil the Galaxy S20 FE on September 23rd

Leaks and rumors about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S20 FE have been floating around the interwebs for the last couple of months now. But even though we've learned quite a bit about the upcoming device, Samsung is yet to unveil any information about it. However, that might change soon, as Samsung has announced another Galaxy...

Xiaomi Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro appear briefly on Amazon Spain with Snapdragon 865

Xaomi’s Mi 10 series is the company’s current flagship lineup, and it consists of the Mi 10, the Mi 10 Pro, the Mi 10 Lite, the Mi 10 Lite Zoom/Mi 10 Youth Edition, and the Mi 10 Ultra. But as we progress through 2020, there is more to come. We already know that Xiaomi is...

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE leaked specs mention two versions: 5G with Snapdragon 865 and 4G with Exynos 990

Back in June this year, we first heard rumors about an upcoming Samsung device called the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE. At the time, sources familiar with the matter had revealed that the device would be a follow up to the Galaxy S10 Lite from earlier this year. Then, leaked renders of the device popped up...

iQOO 5 and iQOO 5 Pro with 50MP Samsung GN1 sensor, 120W FlashCharge launched in China

Vivo's iQOO sub-brand is gaining steady ground in China and other markets, largely thanks to some innovative technologies from its parent company. Devices like the iQOO 3 are one of the cheapest Snapdragon 865 phones around, while the company was also teasing its 120W FlashCharge solution. Today, at an event in China, iQOO has launched...

Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra and Redmi K30 Ultra are flagships commemorating Xiaomi’s 10th anniversary

Xiaomi is turning 10 years old this year, and it's incredible to see the company reach new heights in global success. The journey that began with the humble Mi 1 has encompassed a plethora of innovative devices spanning across budgets and use-cases, and even crossing over the smartphone domain and into smarter home products. Xiaomi...

OPPO Find X2 and Find X2 Pro with Snapdragon 865 receive GPU driver update

Modularizing the internal components of an operating system is a monumental undertaking, but the result is that future software updates become easier to perform. Project Treble is the perfect example of such an effort in the Android ecosystem. While Google is exploring different ways to reduce fragmentation of the OS and kernel, chipmakers themselves are...

POCO F2 Pro Review – A battery champ that cuts the right corners

The Pocophone F1, also known as the POCO F1 in some markets, launched with flagship specs at a killer price at the end of 2018. A hit amongst smartphone enthusiasts, the POCO F1 was one of the cheapest Snapdragon 845-powered smartphones to hit the market, though it wasn't without its compromises. A massive iPhone-like notch...

Xiaomi’s next smartphone could come with Snapdragon 865, 48MP camera and 120W fast charging

All major OEMs have a whole bunch of smartphones in their pipeline at any point in time, and Xiaomi is no different in this regard. Earlier this month, we reported on one pair of Xiaomi's upcoming smartphone, gauguin and gauguinpro, that are expected to arrive in multiple markets soon. And now, we have some information...

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus brings a faster CPU and GPU, Wi-Fi 6E, and Bluetooth 5.2 support

At the 2019 Snapdragon Tech Summit, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 865, its flagship mobile platform for 2020 flagship Android mobile devices. The system-on-chip has turned out to be the best smartphone SoC so far in 2020, beating the Exynos 990, Kirin 990, and the MediaTek Dimensity 1000L. It has been featured in acclaimed flagships such...

OnePlus 8 Pro vs. Samsung Galaxy S20+ Review Comparison – The Quest to Attain Parity

Since 2011, Samsung has been the world's best-selling Android smartphone brand. Simultaneously, Samsung has also held the distinction of being the world's top premium Android smartphone brand. Over the last four years, Huawei mounted a serious challenge to Samsung by achieving second place in both the aforementioned rankings and began to quickly close the gap...