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Samsung could be refreshing the Galaxy S20 FE 4G with Snapdragon 865

Last year, Samsung introduced an affordable flagship model to its lineup in the form of the Galaxy S20 FE (Fan Edition). The Galaxy S20 FE came in two models: a 4G model that used Samsung’s home-brewed Exynos 990 chip and a 5G model with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 SoC. While we’re still months away from the...

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G launches in India with Snapdragon 865 to spice up the practical flagship space

Samsung has just launched a new model of the Galaxy S20 FE in India. Dubbed the Galaxy S20 FE 5G, the new model swaps the Exynos 990 chip for a faster and more efficient Snapdragon 865 SoC and also enables 5G connectivity. Galaxy S20 FE 5G: Specifications Specification Galaxy S20 FE 5G Dimensions and Weight 74.5 x 159.9 x...

OPPO’s Find X3 Neo and Find X3 Lite feature mid-range specs and 5G connectivity

After being leaked heavily over the past weeks, OPPO’s Find X3 series is finally here. Although the flagship Find X3 Pro has garnered most of the limelight, the other two smartphones, the Find X3 Neo and Find X3 Lite, are equally amazing in their own right. Both phones pack 90Hz high refresh rate AMOLED displays,...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 benchmarks: Here’s how 2021’s flagship 5G phones will perform

Earlier this month, Qualcomm invited journalists to a virtual Snapdragon Tech Summit where they announced the Snapdragon 888 mobile platform. Qualcomm's latest 8-series SoC brings major improvements to image processing and machine learning but only incremental improvements to CPU and GPU performance. To find out just how much more powerful Qualcomm's latest chipset is, we...

Motorola ‘Nio’ live image gives us a glimpse of the upcoming Moto G smartphone with Snapdragon 800-series SoC

Motorola is set to launch its first Snapdragon 800 series powered mid-range handset in early 2021, and according to a new leaked image, 'Nio' is the one. That's a code-name, of course. We expect the handset to roll out as a Moto G-branded device, as hinted at by President Sergio Buniac himself. We may even...

Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro Performance and Gaming Review: T is for Terrific

Smartphone gaming is now more popular than ever. It has evolved from existing as a niche to being a core value proposition on smartphones. Nowadays, everyone — from smartphone manufacturers to chipmakers — tries to seize as many opportunities as possible to tout their devices' gaming capabilities. Amidst this, affordable "flagship killers" have a newfound...

Snapdragon Samsung Galaxy S20 can now taste unofficial LineageOS 17.1

The Samsung Galaxy S20 lineup is powered by the company’s Exynos 990 chip in all regions, except in a few countries like the US where the device packs the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC. The US Snapdragon model is traditionally impossible to bootloader-unlock, so most of the aftermarket developments are centered around the Exynos variant. This...

The OnePlus 8T debuts with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, OxygenOS 11, and 65W Warp Charge

It's Techtober, and that means its time for another T release from OnePlus. OnePlus usually releases a new flagship(s) in April every year with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC, and they typically follow up with a minor refresh in the form of a "T" variant. Things are a little different this year, though. Even though...

How Qualcomm is Improving the Camera Experiences on Android Phones with its Spectra ISPs

As the maker of system-on-chips (SoCs) that power much of the world's smartphones and wearables, US-based Qualcomm is undoubtedly one of the giants of the chip maker industry. The Snapdragon line of SoCs, for example, is used by nearly every major Android device maker for flagship, mid-range, and budget smartphones. Qualcomm gets plaudits every year...

The Xiaomi Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 and 144Hz displays

Xiaomi's Mi 10 series has been the company's best attempt at top-tier smartphones, with the Mi 10 Ultra being one of the most overkill smartphones from the Chinese OEM. The series is wide and varied though, with devices like the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro in the flagship territory and devices like the Mi...

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...