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  • Realme 8 Pro video teardown shows how big the 108 MP camera actually is

    Realme 8 Pro video teardown shows how big the 108 MP camera actually is

    Following up on his (in)famous “durability test” performed on the Realme 8 Pro late last month, Zack from YouTube channel JerryRigEverything is now ready to take things to the next level. And that, as you may know, means a teardown of the phone. On video, recorded for posterity’s sake. He wants to see just how […]

  • vivo V21 official listing confirms design, 44 MP selfie camera with OIS

    vivo V21 official listing confirms design, 44 MP selfie camera with OIS

    Last week we saw the upcoming Vivo V21 getting certified in Indonesia ahead of its unveiling, and today the Chinese company’s Malaysian website has decided to tease the launch by having an official listing of the phone. We get a couple of shots of the V21 showcasing its looks, which as you can see are […]

  • Microsoft announces Surface Laptop 4 with AMD and Intel processors

    Microsoft announces Surface Laptop 4 with AMD and Intel processors

    Microsoft today announced the Surface Laptop 4, an updated version of the Surface Laptop 3 that primarily adds a choice of new processors. The Surface Laptop 4 comes with new AMD Ryzen 4000 and Intel 11th gen processors as options and will be on sale April 15. The Surface Laptop 4 will be available with […]

  • Sony adds USB extended storage option for the PlayStation 5

    Sony adds USB extended storage option for the PlayStation 5

    Sony is rolling out the first major software update for the PlayStation 5 console tomorrow and it comes with several new features, including the much requested USB storage support. With this feature, players will be able to transfer their games from the PS5 to a connected USB storage device. You won’t actually be able to […]

  • Flashback: LG’s best phones before and after the switch to Android

    Flashback: LG’s best phones before and after the switch to Android

    LG will exit the mobile phone market in a few months, it just needs some time to push out Android OS updates for its premium smartphones. LG’s innovative spirit will be missed – we already looked at LG’s greatest inventions – today we wanted to talk about its greatest phones. There are far too many […]

  • Oppo A91, Reno2 Z, and Reno3 A receive ColorOS 11 stable update

    Oppo A91, Reno2 Z, and Reno3 A receive ColorOS 11 stable update

    Earlier this week, Oppo announced it will roll out the Android 11-based ColorOS 11 stable update for the Reno2 Z from April 14. But the company has started seeding ColorOS 11 stable build for the Reno2 Z ahead of schedule while also rolling it out for the A91. The ColorOS 11 stable update for the […]

  • Verizon’s LG Velvet 5G UW is receiving Android 11 update

    Verizon’s LG Velvet 5G UW is receiving Android 11 update

    The LG Velvet 5G got the Android 11 update in South Korea in January, and now it’s the Velvet 5G UW locked to Verizon’s network that’s getting a taste of the latest version of Android. Android 11 for the Velvet 5G UW comes with version number G900VM20a and March 2021 Android security. The new build […]

  • Nokia 4.2 gets Android 11 update

    Nokia 4.2 gets Android 11 update

    The Nokia 4.2 introduced back in May 2019 with Android 9 Pie picked up the Android 10 update last April, and now it’s receiving the latest version of Android. The Android 11 update comes with version number 3.150 and requires a download of 1.5GB. It bumps up the Android security patch level on the Nokia […]

  • Realme 8 5G is coming on April 21 with 48MP triple camera, could be a rebranded V13 5G

    Realme 8 5G is coming on April 21 with 48MP triple camera, could be a rebranded V13 5G

    Realme introduced the Realme 8 last month, and today the company revealed it will unveil the 5G variant on April 21. This announcement comes from Realme’s Thai branch, which posted a short video on its official Facebook account revealing the Realme 8 5G’s design. As you can see, the Realme 8 5G doesn’t come with […]

  • Realme 8 5G’s key specs revealed by Geekbench

    Realme 8 5G’s key specs revealed by Geekbench

    The Realme 8 was announced last month, and the company is expected to introduce its 5G variant soon. Realme hasn’t revealed the launch date or features of the Realme 8 5G yet, but the smartphone has passed through Geekbench, revealing key specs in the process. According to the benchmark database, the Realme 8 5G, sporting […]

  • Samsung reportedly in talks with LG negotiating huge order of OLED TV panels

    Samsung reportedly in talks with LG negotiating huge order of OLED TV panels

    According to more than one Korean news outlet, Samsung is reportedly in talks with LG for a tall order of OLED TV panels. Samsung may be close to closing a deal where LG will supply Samsung with millions of these TV panels, further evidencing its shift away from LCD panels in its QLED TVs, which […]

  • Android 11 rollout goes global for Asus Zenfone 7 and Zenfone 7 Pro

    Android 11 rollout goes global for Asus Zenfone 7 and Zenfone 7 Pro

    Back in March Asus finally released the stable update to Android 11 for both the Zenfone 7 and Zenfone 7 Pro. The rollout was initially limited to the company’s home market of Taiwan, but now it’s gone global. The new build is rolling out over the air, but as usual, it’s most likely a phased […]

  • Amazfit Bip U Pro goes on sale in India starting April 14 for INR4,999

    Amazfit Bip U Pro goes on sale in India starting April 14 for INR4,999

    The Amazfit Bip U Pro introduced last year will go on sale in India starting April 14 through Amazon.in and the company’s official Indian site. It’s priced at INR4,999 ($65/€55) and will be available in three colors – Black, Pink, and Green. The Bip U Pro is identical to the vanilla Bip U, but the […]

  • OnePlus 9R coming to China on April 15

    OnePlus 9R coming to China on April 15

    The OnePlus 9R is this year’s affordable entry in the OnePlus family. The yet to go on open sale device was expected to remain exclusive to India but now OnePlus has confirmed it will also launch in China next Thursday, April 15. The launch event will start at 2 PM local time. While it sports […]

  • Xiaomi and Oppo’s in-house 5G chipsets may arrive this year

    Xiaomi and Oppo’s in-house 5G chipsets may arrive this year

    According to the latest reports from Taiwan, smartphone manufacturers Xiaomi and Oppo are working on their own custom 5G chips and could be ready by the end of 2021. Unisoc, a Shanghai-based chipset company, is also working on SoC with support for next-gen connectivity. After Huawei’s troubles where its supply of Kirin chips was cut […]

  • OnePlus Nord LE announced – a smartphone you can’t buy

    OnePlus Nord LE announced – a smartphone you can’t buy

    OnePlus made a comeback to the mid-range segment last year with the OnePlus Nord, which is powered by the Snapdragon 765G SoC. Now the company has announced the OnePlus Nord LE. The OnePlus Nord LE is the same phone as the regular Nord, meaning you get a Snapdragon 765G chip, 90Hz AMOLED screen, 48MP quad […]

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