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Realme is bringing 10 new smartphones, a smartwatch, a smart TV, 2 earbuds, and a bunch of IoT devices to Europe

Realme got real serious at IFA 2020 this week, revealing just how committed the company is to increasing its presence in the European market. The technology brand, which is one of the newer companies after spinning off from OPPO, has already taken the e-commerce tech scene by storm in India, and they're hoping to achieve the...

Forums for Realme 7 series and ZTE Axon 20 are now open

There has been a significant uptick in the smartphone launches in the last few weeks, with the likes of Realme, ZTE, Xiaomi, and Samsung bringing their latest offerings to the market. Last month, we opened forums for the ASUS ZenFone 7, Moto G9, Realme C12/15, Galaxy Z Fold 2, and Galaxy Tab S7. Today we...

Realme 7 and Realme 7 Pro with up to 65W SuperDart Charge launched in India

Realme has tasted varying degrees of success in the smartphone markets of China, India, Southeast Asia, and even Europe. The brand entered the market just about 2 years ago with the Realme 1. Since then, the company has gone on to launch several phones in quick succession across several markets. The Realme 6 and Realme...

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau joins OPLUS as Senior VP

OnePlus was co-founded by Pete Lau and Carl Pei back in 2013. Prior to this event, both Pete and Carl worked at OPPO as the Vice President and as the International Markets Manager respectively. As of now, both Pete and Carl hold key positions within OnePlus, as CEO of OnePlus and as Director of OnePlus...

Realme X2 Pro and X3/X3 SuperZoom get new Realme UI updates with August 2020 patches, Super Power Saving Mode, and more

Realme jumped into the league of affordable high-end phones by launching the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus-powered Realme X2 Pro (our review) back in 2019. The Chinese OEM reused the same SoC while designing this year's Realme X3 series, which turned out to be an effective decision to keep the price low without sacrificing the raw...

Realme X7 Pro Player Edition rumored to be the first phone with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 SoC

Realme is expected to debut the new Realme X7 series in China early next month. The new smartphone lineup from the company is rumored to include three devices — the Realme X7, Realme X7 Pro, and Realme X7 Pro "Player Edition". Out of the three devices, the Realme X7 has been spotted on Geekbench, featuring...

ASUS ZenFone 7, Moto G9, and Realme C12/C15 forums are now open

Earlier this month, we opened forums for three of Samsung's latest Galaxy devices — the Galaxy Tab S7, Galaxy Z Fold 2, and the Galaxy Watch 3. Since then, Android OEMs have launched a couple of interesting devices like the Moto G9, Moto G9 Play Realme C12, and Realme C15. Additionally, Taiwanese OEM ASUS is...

Display Refresh Rates explained: What does 60Hz, 90Hz, 120Hz actually mean?

Higher refresh rate displays on smartphones are all the rage these days. We often come across smartphone companies and tech enthusiasts talking about faster and smoother displays and actively using terms like 90Hz, 120Hz, or even 144Hz. Most device makers are not only gravitating towards higher refresh rates but are also vehemently using them as...

Realme devices are getting a new “Smooth Scrolling” feature

Since its release, Realme's custom Android software, Realme UI, has managed to create its own loyal fanbase. The initial version of Realme UI is based on Android 10, while the upcoming second generation of the skin should be integrated on top of Android 11. Android purists might not like Realme's take on the operating system,...

Google Pixel 4a, LG Velvet, Redmi K30 Pro, and 25 more now support Google ARCore

Nowadays, you don't have to buy a phone with specialized hardware to enjoy augmented reality applications on Android. Modern smartphones, even mid-ranger ones, are equipped with the necessary hardware to handle AR. All a device really needs these days is an RGB camera, an accelerometer, and a gyroscope. Google has decoupled all the AR-related software...

Kernel sources for the OnePlus Nord and Realme X3 SuperZoom are now available

The OnePlus Nord has already received a taste of aftermarket development via an unofficial TWRP build and a pair of custom ROMs, but all of these builds were utilizing the pre-built kernel from the stock OxygenOS firmware. The unavailability of the official kernel source code for the Nord at launch is a bit strange, considering...

Realme C12 and Realme C15 with MediaTek’s Helio G35 SoC, 6000mAh battery launched in India

Following the launch of the Realme C11 earlier this year in June, Chinese OEM Realme has now launched two new budget devices in India — the Realme C12 and Realme C15. The latest devices in Realme's C series feature MediaTek's Helio G35 chipset, coupled with up to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage....