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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...

Realme GT with Snapdragon 888, a 120Hz AMOLED display and stainless steel VC cooling system launched in China

After giving us an early glimpse of its flagship at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2021 last month, Realme today officially unveiled the Realme GT 5G in China. Realme is positioning the phone as an affordable flagship offering that will go head to head against the likes of OnePlus and Xiaomi in the coming months. Realme GT:...

ZTE teases the Axon 30 Pro 5G with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888

Although much of the focus has been on Huawei, another Chinese tech company, ZTE, had a run-in with the former Trump administration. Fortunately for the company, the U.S. eventually lifted its ban, allowing the brand to sell smartphones in the country. Since the company overcame this debacle, its international product launches have been rather low-key...

Realme is making a pair of flagship 5G phones with the latest Qualcomm and MediaTek chips

It's been a fair few weeks since Realme last launched a smartphone, so we do expect a bunch of releases right around the corner. The new year has brought along new processor releases as well, and it's just about expected that the Chinese company would leverage the new SoCs in new phones. If you are...

[Update: Leaked hands-on video] ASUS ROG Phone 4 could launch soon with 65W fast charging

ASUS was rumored to be working on a new ROG gaming smartphone for 2021 in collaboration with Qualcomm right before the launch of the Snapdragon 888. It was also speculated that the new smartphone would be unveiled by the end of 2020 followed by a launch in the first half of 2021. While that hasn’t...

Samsung launches the new Galaxy S21 series with Exynos 2100 / Snapdragon 888

It's finally here. After months of leaks that practically detailed every tiny bit of information about the new flagship series from Samsung for 2021, the South Korean company has finally launched the new Samsung Galaxy S21, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus, and Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra. While Samsung has typically launched its Galaxy S series right...

Xiaomi confirms the Redmi K40 is coming with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

A few weeks after Qualcomm unveiled its flagship chipset for 2021, the Snapdragon 888, Xiaomi unveiled the Mi 11. Powered by the Snapdragon 888, the new Xiaomi Mi 11 brought some compelling hardware to the table, including a 6.81-inch QHD+ AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate and 1500 nits of peak brightness, up to 12GB...

Xiaomi Mi 11 Hands-on: A gorgeous screen and Snapdragon 888 at a good price

Considering the world has been stuck in a pandemic for the better part of 2020, one might think the consumer tech space would slow down in 2021. Nope, not in the ever-competitive Android smartphone space. 2021 is not even a week old and the first flagship smartphone of the year has already arrived in the...