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iQOO 7 series launched in India with 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 888 and 66W fast charging

iQOO, a sub-brand of Vivo, today launched its new iQOO 7 series in India. Since its inception, iQOO’s primary focus has remained its home country China, where it has launched multiple smartphones across different price ranges. However, the company’s global portfolio only contains one device: the iQOO 3, which launched in India last year. The...

Motorola launches its first flagship Moto G phone: the Moto G100

Motorola is expanding its popular Moto G lineup today with the launch of the Moto G100. The company had sent out invitations earlier this month and has today made the device official. As predicted, the smartphone is a rebranded version of the Motorola Edge S which launched in China earlier this year. The Moto G...

Black Shark 4 and 4 Pro launched in China with 144Hz displays and 120W fast charging

In a launch event in China, Xiaomi-backed Black Shark has unveiled two new gaming phones: the Black Shark 4 and Black Shark 4 Pro. Direct successors to the last year’s Black Shark 3 series, both phones boast notable improvements, including 144Hz displays, upgraded processors, and up to 120W fast charging support. Black Shark 4 series: Specifications Specification Black...

The POCO F3 has flagship-level haptics and screen for a whole lot less

I'm a Chinese-American guy living in Hong Kong who consumes -- and writes for -- mostly US-centric American tech media. Because of this odd in-between space I occupy, I tend to see things from both the western and eastern perspectives. And this divide is so, so evident in mid-tier smartphones. While the state of premium...

Xiaomi’s POCO F3 and POCO X3 Pro offer sub-flagship specs at an affordable price

We’re all old enough to remember POCO’s very first device, the POCO F1, in 2018. The POCO F1 made a lot of headlines back in the day, featuring a flagship-grade SoC, the Snapdragon 845, at a price tag that challenged mid-range devices with much slower internals. That phone was considered a one-off until POCO's brand...

Lenovo prepares to launch its first Android tablet with a flagship processor

Lenovo has made some interesting tablets in the past, for instance, the Yoga Tab 3 Pro that came with a built-in projector. We haven’t seen a high-end tablet from the company, but that might change soon as Lenovo Notebook Product Manager Lin Lin has shared a screenshot of the "Settings'' page for an upcoming Lenovo...

OPPO’s standard Find X3 features similar hardware to the Pro but costs a lot less

OPPO finally unveiled its new Find X3 series yesterday, with the Find X3 Pro leading the charge as the most premium offering and Find X3 Neo and Find X3 Lite tagging along as premium mid-range options. But it turns out there’s one more member in the lineup that largely flew under the radar: the Find...

Would you like to see the Redmi K40 with Snapdragon 870 as the Poco F3?

Redmi's flagship killer K series delivers fantastic value for money. The third-generation in the series, i.e., the Redmi K40 lineup, including the Redmi K40, K40 Pro, and the K40 Pro+, was unveiled earlier this week. Despite flagship-grade specifications including 120Hz AMOLED displays, either Snapdragon 870 0r Snapdragon 888 high-end chipsets, and up to 108MP cameras,...

Motorola launches the Edge S, a budget flagship 5G phone with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 870

Motorola today launched the Motorola Edge S, an affordable flagship smartphone with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 870 chipset. At a starting price of just CNY 1999 (~$309), the Edge S is one of the best value-for-money smartphones on the market. When it launches internationally, it'll no doubt be priced a bit higher because of import/export costs, GMS...

Discussion: What do you think will be the best processor for 2021’s flagship killers?

OnePlus spearheaded its way into the smartphone market by introducing a "flagship killer." Alien to the industry at first, the idea of a specs-heavy smartphone without some of the premium features hit home with many smartphone manufacturers, especially the ones seeking recognition in the premium segments of the market. Over the years, these flagship killers have...

The OnePlus 9 Lite, Redmi K40, and Motorola’s flagship Moto G will likely have Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 870

Motorola, iQOO, OnePlus, OPPO, and Xiaomi will soon launch a new range of sub-flagship 5G devices powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 8 series chip, the Snapdragon 870. While these OEMs haven't revealed any information about the devices yet, we have reason to believe that the upcoming OnePlus 9 Lite, Redmi K40, and Moto G flagship...

Qualcomm unveils the Snapdragon 870, a souped-up version of the Snapdragon 865

Owing to the rising demand for affordable flagship smartphones, Qualcomm today unveiled the new Snapdragon 870 chipset. The latest Snapdragon 8 series chip from the company is a souped-up version of the Snapdragon 865 from last year that features an enhanced Kryo 585 CPU prime core clocked at up to 3.2GHz. Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 CPU 1...