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Samsung Galaxy S20+ Review: The standard bearer for flagship Android

Samsung's market position isn't as good as it was in the early days of Android. Relatively poor sales of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Samsung Galaxy S10 series has led to the company facing serious competition at all price segments of the smartphone market. The company's dominant first-place advantage is no longer so dominant....

Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro launched globally with the Snapdragon 865, 108MP camera, and 90Hz display

Xiaomi launched its newest flagship, the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro in China just last month. The company planned to bring their flagship to regions outside of China, but COVID-19 did delay their plans by first getting MWC 2020 cancelled, and recently, getting the Indian launch postponed indefinitely. In an online event, Xiaomi is...

Xiaomi launches the Redmi K30 Pro with a notchless pop-up camera design and Snapdragon 865

The Redmi K20 series was the premier foray of the Xiaomi sub-brand into the flagship killer space. With two products, the Redmi K20 and the Redmi K20 Pro -- Redmi used the same design language but different specifications to capture two adjacent segments in the smartphone market. But with the successors, the Redmi K30 series,...

Imint partners with Qualcomm to optimize its video enhancement tech for the Snapdragon 865

The hardware in smartphone cameras has gotten incredibly good. We're seeing phones launch with crazy high megapixel counts, "SuperZoom" abilities, macro lenses, wide-angle lenses, and much more. What has become even more important that hardware, however, is camera software. Qualcomm announced that they are partnering with Imint to optimize its video enhancement tech for the...

[Update: Pricing] The LG V60 ThinQ is launching with the 5G Snapdragon 865, triple rear cameras, and Dual Screen attachment

We have been hearing about LG's next flagship smartphone, the LG V60 ThinQ, for a while now. LG was scheduled to launch the phone at MWC 2020, but after the cancellation of the event, the company has decided to announce the device via an online press release, skipping on holding an event at a later...

Vivo NEX 3S 5G is a spec upgrade for Vivo’s waterfall display flagship

Displays took a drastic turn last year with some flagships and concepts adopting what the industry has casually termed as a "waterfall" display. Waterfall displays are displays that spill over to the sides of the phone, and we saw a few good flagships take on this challenge. Vivo launched the Vivo NEX 3 in September...

OPPO Find X2 and Find X2 Pro launch with WQHD+ 120Hz displays, Sony IMX689, Snapdragon 865, and 65W SuperVOOC 2.0 charging

OPPO was scheduled to launch the OPPO Find X2 and Find X2 Pro flagships at MWC 2020, but the subsequent cancellation of the event forced the company to postpone its launch to March 6. There's a lot to look forward to on these new flagships, such as a 120Hz 3168 x 1440 display, and more. And...

[Update: Transparent Edition] GameBench offers your first look at the Nubia Red Magic 5G and 144Hz gaming

Several companies have gone ahead with their announcements that were supposed to take place at Mobile World Congress this week. Nubia isn't one of them, as they originally planned to announce the Red Magic 5G this week but have postponed the launch until a future, unspecified date. Just yesterday we caught our first glimpse at...

iQOO 3 First Impressions: A Fast Gaming Phone That Doesn’t Need 5G

Gaming phones have quickly emerged as a new smartphone category in recent years and there’s a profound interest surrounding them. Smartphone makers are going to great length to ride on this new wave and have come up with their own interpretation of a gaming-focused smartphone. It was all started back in 2017 with the launch...

Here are 19 announced and upcoming smartphones with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 is Qualcomm's 2020 flagship system-on-chip (SoC) for smartphones. It was announced in December 2019 as the successor to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855. This month, we are seeing the first wave of phones launching with the Snapdragon 865. Qualcomm has now made clear which announced and upcoming phones feature the Snapdragon 865....

iQOO 3 launches in India with Snapdragon 865 in both 4G and 5G variants

If you aren't familiar with iQOO, we wouldn't blame you. About a year ago, Vivo started selling premium gaming smartphones in China under the iQOO sub-brand. iQOO-branded smartphones spent most of 2019 staying within the Chinese market, but Vivo decided to expand the iQOO brand into India, where it will operate as a separate brand...

Sony launches the Xperia 1 II and Xperia 10 II with 21:9 displays, triple rear cameras, and 3.5mm headphone jacks

After the cancellation of MWC 2020, Sony decided to announce its new products via an online announcement on February 24. The day has now arrived, and the company has now revealed its new flagship Sony Xperia 1 II (pronounced as Xperia 1 "Mark 2") and the mid-range Xperia 10 II smartphones. The Xperia 1 II...