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Sony’s Xperia 1 III and Xperia 5 III have 120Hz displays, periscope cameras, and 3.5mm audio jacks

In an online event today, Sony unveiled two new Android smartphones with the launch of the Xperia 1 III (Xperia 1 Mark 3) and Xperia 5 III (Xperia 5 Mark 3). Both phones pack mostly identical hardware but differ in size. The Xperia 1 III leads the charge as a full-fledged flagship while the Xperia...

OPPO teams up with Ericsson, Vodafone and Qualcomm to commercialize Europe’s first 5G SA network

While a large portion of the world has yet to experience 5G, it’s already a reality in several countries, including the US, UK, China, Japan, etc. Most existing 5G networks we currently have are built on Non-Standalone Architecture (NSA), which relies on the existing LTE infrastructure to broadcast 5G signals. But to fully realize the...

Xiaomi Mi 11 series: Here’s everything you need to know about Xiaomi’s 2021 flagship lineup!

A day before Qualcomm officially unveiled the Snapdragon 888, the company partially detailed the flagship SoC and confirmed the names of 14 OEMs who would launch devices with the new processor. Xiaomi was one of the manufacturers on the list, and the company teased the Mi 11 just a day after Qualcomm's launch event. A...

ASUS ROG Phone 5: Everything you need to know before buying the gaming beast

The ROG range of products by ASUS is designed to facilitate serious gamers, and the ROG Phone aligns with this image. The ROG Phone is inarguably the most expedient gaming smartphone, featuring the most powerful chipset available for Android devices, RGB lighting, the highest refresh rate display on a smartphone, and a host of performance-enhancing...

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...

ASUS ZenFone 8 “Mini” may pack a 5.9″ 120Hz OLED screen and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888

Earlier this month, ASUS launched its first flagship phone of the year: the ROG Phone 5. It launched earlier than expected yet still added many improvements over last year's ROG Phone. The ROG Phone 5 isn't the only flagship phone from ASUS that's launching in 2021, though. We're expecting the successor to last year's ZenFone...

Red Magic 6 series with a crazy 165Hz display launches globally

After launching the Red Magic 6 series in China earlier this month, Nubia is now bringing its crazy gaming phones to the international markets. The Red Magic 6 and Red Magic 6 Pro are some of the most powerful gaming phones out there, with both devices offering a 165Hz refresh rate screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888...

Qualcomm may be struggling to procure enough Snapdragon 888 chips for flagship phones

Qualcomm unveiled its flagship Snapdragon 888 chipset towards the end of last year. Since then, the chipset has made an appearance on several flagship devices, including Samsung's Galaxy S21 lineup, Xiaomi's Mi 11 and Redmi K40 devices, and the recently launched ROG Phone 5 and OPPO Find X3 Pro, among others. In the next few...

OPPO’s Find X3 Pro has a 120Hz display and a microscope camera

The OPPO Find X2 Pro's display was easily among the best we saw last year. It offered excellent peak brightness, great color accuracy, a smooth 120Hz refresh rate, and optimal viewing angles. On top of that, it came with quite a few premium display features, like video motion interpolation, SDR-to-HDR upscaling, automatic white balance adjustments,...

The OPPO Find X3 Pro has the best ultra wide camera I’ve used on a phone

As recently as a couple of years ago, you could spot the difference in a new flagship phone at first glance. The screen bezels may have shrunken drastically. Or maybe the number of cameras doubled from last year's phone. That's not the case anymore over the past couple of years, as smartphone brands have become...

Rumored Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 lite could make flagships more affordable, thanks to optional 5G

Qualcomm has a diverse portfolio of mobile computing platforms with most of its products dedicated to smartphones. As one of the biggest mobile semiconductor companies in the world, Qualcomm mobile chipsets cater to the processing needs of Andoird smartphones and tablets across all price brackets. While the Snapdragon 888 is its top-of-the-line mobile processor, the...

Red Magic 6 series has a crazy 165Hz AMOLED display and 120W fast charging

Nubia has just launched its gaming-oriented Red Magic 6 series in China. The new lineup is built in partnership with Tencent Games and boasts a head-turning design and mind-boggling specifications. Last year, Nubia was first out of the gate with a 144Hz refresh rate panel and the company is going even crazier this year with...