Here Are The Phones To Get Emui 91 In India Over The Next Few Weeks

Huawei has announced the schedule of its EMUI 9.1 rollout in India for its 8 most popular smartphones. The phones will get an over the air bump to EMUI 9.1 in three phases. The first to receive the update is the Huawei P20 Lite, this week. Next week, from July 24, the Huawei Y9 (2019), Nova 3, Nova 3i and the Huawei Mate 20 Pro are in line for the firmware, followed by the P30 Lite and P20 Pro by August 7. EMUI 9.1 brings Huawei's new EROFS file system, GPU Turbo 3.0, the AR Measure app, Dual-View Video along with improved performance, new wallpapers and icons. Huawei is...

Brand Cofounder Shares Nubia Z20 Camera Samples He Shot In Chile

Early camera samples from the yet to be announced nubia Z20 were shared on Weibo by the brand's co-founder and current brand director Will Wong. He shot them personally on a trip through Chile. Those are not the first camera samples from the nubia Z20, earlier this month shots of a total solar eclipse were posted on Weibo and reblogged by nubia's other co-founder and current President, Ni Fei. But this new batch is much more telling about the image quality we can expect. nubia Z20 camera samples shot in Chile The photos appear to have been cropped slightly, but...

Samsung Offers 7 Pawesome Tips For Summer Photography

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is in the running for the Smartphone of the Year title, with one of the reasons being its triple camera setup. The Korean manufacturer has just posted seven "pawesome" tips for summer photography starring an adorable corgi, because is there something better than some dog shots in your day. Selfie with a puppy's smile The Galaxy S10 has three shooters on the back, lined up horizontally - 12 MP main shooter with variable aperture, 12 MP telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom and a 16 MP ultra-wide shooter. There is also a 10 MP f/1.9 front-facing camera with Dual...

Realme Takes Another Jab At Redmi Over K20 Launch

Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi has unveiled the K20 for the Indian market today, and Oppo sub-brand Realme couldn't wait to take a jab at the device. Realme used its official Twitter account to highlight how its Realme X is cheaper than the Redmi K20 while also offering a "Real Full Screen" display. We'll just have to pretend like that chin isn't there, right? #WhyPayMore, when you can enjoy a crystal clear and colourful Real Full Screen display for a lesser price? Enjoy a 6.53" FHD+ Super AMOLED Full Screen Display on #realmeX starting at ₹16,999.Kill the hype, let's be real....

Sony Xperia 1r J8220 Ua Profile Points To A 5k Display 5040 X 2160px

Sony may be working on a phone with a 5K screen - bearing the model number J8220, it is tentatively named "Xperia 1R". This could be the "Xperia 2" we've been hearing about recently. While its design is mostly unchanged from the Xperia 1, the reports of a smaller 6.1" screen sound even stranger now. The resolution (seen in a UA profile) is 5,040 x 2,160px. It goes without saying that the aspect ratio is 21:9. For comparison, the 6.5" screen on the Xperia 1 has 1,644 x 3,840px. The new 5K screen will have 70% more pixels! UA Profile for the Sony J8220 ("Xperia 1R") showing a 5K...

The First Device With Huaweis Harmony Os Will Be The Honor Smart Tv Say Insiders

Huawei will unveil its first Smart TV and insiders say it will run Harmony OS (also known in China as HongMeng OS). Since it's expected to launch in August, it will be the very first device to run Huawei's own OS. This will launch under the Honor brand and the first model will have a 55" screen. It will work as a hub for Huawei's smart home system in addition to being an entertainment platform. The added functionality is needed as the Chinese people have moved away from the big screen and are focusing on their phones - in recent years, the number of people watching TV has declined...

iPhone XR Was The Best Selling Smartphone In The U.S. Last Quarter

The iPhone XR appears to have received a lot of love in the United States. The latest data from Kantar World Panel reveals that it was the best selling smartphone in the country over the second quarter, accounting for 7.8 percent of the market. The top three best selling smartphones in the country last quarter were actually iPhones, the data shows. According to Kantar’s data, the iPhone 8 and iPhone […]

Samsung Galaxy A10s Will Offer Dual Rear Cameras Improved Processor And 4000 Mah Battery

While Samsung's Galaxy A-series numbers quickly swelled up, it seems the brand is planning several S-upgrades to existing models like the Galaxy A10 and A50. According to new reports, the A10s will come with improvement across the board compared to its predecessor including a 13MP + 2MP rear camera setup, octa-core CPU clocked at 2GHz and larger 4,000 mAh battery. In addition, the selfie camera will get a bump to 8MP, up from 5MP on the A10. The new phone will also come with a fingerprint reader around the back and will be available in black, blue and green colors. We already saw...

2020 iPhone May Include A ToF Sensor

Manufacturers like Samsung have already shipped ToF sensors on some of their smartphones. We have set to see a Time of Flight sensor on an iPhone and that might very well happen next year. A new report claims that the 2020 iPhone will include a Time of Flight 3D sensor. The report says that Apple is working with its supplier to ensure that the sensor is ready in time for […]

Four Htc Wildfire Models Leak More May Be On The Way

Not only is the HTC Wildfire real, there are several versions of it. A few days ago, the Wildfire E leaked, an entry-level phone named after the petite 2011 model. Now images and specifications for three more models have surfaced - a larger Plus, a simpler E1 and a slightly more premium model. HTC Wildfire This one is slated to have a 6.2" screen, making it the largest of the bunch. This screen has 720 x 1,520px resolution (19:9) and a notch for the 16MP selfie camera. Around the back, there's a dual camera - 16 + 5MP (the function of the second module is unknown). With a MediaTek...

Kantar Huaweis Growth Slows In Q2 Due To Negative Headlines

In Q2 of 2019, Huawei felt the negative impact of its clash with US authorities, Kantar's latest market analysis reveals. While still achieving a better Q2 compared to 2018, Huawei's sales in Europe's large markets were down 1.9%pts over Q1 and 9%pts from May to June, when the full impact was felt. Samsung and Xiaomi are the ones that have benefited the most from this. Researchers believe the negative press surrounding Huawei since it went on the US' Entities list has caused buyers to second guess a Huawei purchase. Huawei's positive quarter was achieved through its dominant...

Sprint Says Subscriber Information Was Accessed By Hackers Through A Samsung Website

Sprint has informed its subscribers about a security breach which has resulted in private information such as phone numbers, billing addresses, and more being compromised. This was due to a vulnerability present in a Samsung website, according to Sprint, which advertised an “add a line” feature for active Sprint subscribers. The carrier has sent a letter to affected customers, saying that it was informed of unauthorized access to their accounts […]

Honor 20 Gets Phantom Blue Color On Sale Tomorrow

After seeing the kind of warm reception it got, Honor is extending the Phantom Blue paint job from the Honor 20 Pro to the Honor 20. The Jade-esque finish will go on sale in China tomorrow, July 18, priced CNY 2,699 (€350) for the 8GB+128GB Honor 20 and CNY 2,999 (€390) for the 8GB+256GB top of the line model. Honor 20 in Phantom Blue The addition of the Phantom Blue will get the Honor 20's color tally to four with Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue and Icelandic White as the other options. Specs-wise the Honor 20 is similar to the Honor 20 Pro - it's a lighter, with small changes...

Samsung Galaxy Note10 Will Come With 25w Fast Charging Note10 Goes Up To 45w

As we get closer to Samsung's August 7 Galaxy Unpacked event the trickle of leaks turns into a stream and we get more and more details about the Note10 lineup. The latest bits come courtesy of China's 3C certification agency which approved a 25W fast charger bearing the EP-TA800 model number for the Galaxy Note10. In addition, noted tipster IceUniverse revealed that the Galaxy Note10+ will come with support for 45W fast charging but the bundled charger will only support 25W speeds. We've seen previous hints that the larger Note will support 45W charging so it seems plausible that this...

Lenovo Z6 Pro Fails To Impress Dxomark Receives A Score Of 95

Lenovo announced the Z6 Pro after a massive teaser campaign, focusing on the camera department and its various modes. Eventually, DxOMark got to the flagship and reviewed its camera, but the results are rather disappointing for such a device - it scored 95 overall, with 103 for photo and 79 for video. Looking at the breakdown of the score, it is obvious the video recording is pulling down what is otherwise a solid still camera. Stabilization is hitting rock bottom, and with four (some might say even five) cameras you would think at least one of them would have proper OIS. Sadly, it...

Vivo S1 Global

In its second announcement for today vivo has introduced the S1 smartphone. Despite sharing a name with the S1 launched in China some four months ago, the international vivo S1 is actually a rebadged vivo Y7s. Yes, it's really that confusing. Either way, the global vivo S1 comes with a 6.38" Super AMOLED display of FHD+ resolution and a Helio P65 SoC. RAM is 4GB, while the storage is 128GB. The 25MP pop-up selfie shooter on the Chinese S1 is replaced by a 32MP unit on the global variant which sits inside the waterdrop notch, while the 12MP primary sensor at the back is replaced with...

Xiaomi Mi A3 Unveiled With 720p Oled Screen S665 Chipset 250 Price Tag

The stock Android-running Xiaomi Mi A3 is official, but it's not what we were hoping for - it's based on the Mi CC9e with no upgrades. This means the Android One phone has a 6.1" OLED screen with 720 x 1,560px resolution, quite a downgrade from the 1080p screens of the Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite. Wait till you hear the price - it starts at €250. The Snapdragon 665 chipset that powers this phone is not a huge upgrade over the S660 in last year's model. That's for 64GB storage, you can double it to 128GB for €30 more. At least there's a microSD slot so you can add more storage...

Redmi K20 Pro Signature Edition

Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi announced the K20 and K20 Pro's arrival to India today and there was something more at the event. The company also unveiled a special edition of the Pro variant, dubbed K20 Pro Signature Edition. The Redmi K20 Pro Signature Edition is a luxury device that's priced at a whopping INR480,000 which translates to $6,970/€6,220. It costs that much because it comes with a back that's made out of solid gold and has a 'K' logo at the bottom-right decorated with diamonds. At this price, the K20 Pro Signature Edition isn't for everyone, and Redmi will only be making 20...

Zte To Upgrade Red Magic 3 With Snapdragon 855 Plus

Who would've expected the gaming smartphone battles will get that fierce? Just days after the announcement from Asus that the new ROG Phone will come with Snapdragon 855 Plus, ZTE's subsidiary nubia said it will update its Red Magic 3 handset with the latest Qualcomm SoC as well. In an announcement on Weibo, the Red Magic account said it isn't afraid of challenges and the trends change so quickly, its latest gaming smartphone will be "soon" upgraded to Snapdragon 855 Plus. Questions remain if the current Red Magic 3 will get a price cut and remain available alongside the new...

Vivo Z5 To Be Announced On July 31

Two weeks ago a vivo device bearing the V1921A model number passed through China's TENAA revealing its key specs. Now we learn that the phone will be announced as the vivo Z5 at a presentation held in Beijing on July 31. A press invite details the launch date alongside the logo for the upcoming device. The Chinese company will present all the key features of the Z5 and give media members a chance to test out the device on July 31. While not much else is said, we can expect the phone to enter the ranks of vivo's midrange offerings. The phone is expected to come with a 6.38-inch FHD+...

Redmi K20 K20 Pro India Price Sale Date

The Redmi K20 and K20 Pro have finally debuted in India. The K20 is priced at INR21,999 ($320/€285) for the 6GB/64GB model and INR23,999 ($350/€310) for the 6GB/128GB model. The Pro variant costs INR27,999 ($405/€365) for the 6GB/128GB version, while the more premium model with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage costs INR30,999 ($450/€400). The K20 duo is offered in three colors - Flame Red, Glacier Blue, and Carbon Fiber. And both will go on sale in India from July 22 through Flipkart, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores. Redmi K20/K20 Pro in Flame Red, Glacier Blue, and Carbon Fiber...

Redmi 7a Foggy Gold China

The Redmi 7A has a third color to add to its Morning Blue and Matte Black options - Foggy Gold. This new variant is available for all three memory versions - 2GB/16GB priced at CNY549 ($80/€70), 2GB/323GB priced at CNY599 ($90/€80), and 3GB/32GB priced at CNY799 ($115/€105). It's already available for purchase in China through the company's online store. The Redmi 7A is an entry-level smartphone powered by Snapdragon 439 SoC. It's built around a 5.45" HD display and runs Android Pie with MIUI atop. The photography department on the 7A includes a 13MP rear and a 5MP front camera,...

Dark Mode For Microsoft Outlook Reportedly In Development

Having a dark mode for your app is in vogue these days so it’s hardly surprising to hear that Microsoft is working on one for Outlook as well. Not only does a dark theme look really nice but it also helps reduce battery usage on devices with AMOLED displays. Microsoft previously said that it was working on a dark mode for OneNote and it’s now doing the same for Outlook. […]

Nokia 2.2 Launched In The U.S. For $139

Nokia launched a new budget smartphone last month called the Nokia 2.2. It was aggressively priced so as to compete with the myriad of devices in this segment of the market. HMD Global, the company that’s making Nokia-branded smartphones now, has decided to offer the Nokia 2.2 in the United States for $139. The Nokia 2.2 features a 5.7 inch 720p display with a quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 processor. There’s […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Spotted Running Exynos 9825 Chipset

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 will be launched next month and for the most part, it is largely assumed that it could come in two variants where one will be powered by a Qualcomm chipset, and the other will be powered by a Samsung Exynos chipset. Thanks to recent benchmarks, we have an idea of what to expect.According to a recent sighting on Geekbench, it has been revealed that the […]

WhatsApp And Telegram Security Flaw Allows Hackers To Manipulate Your Media Files

Both WhatsApp and Telegram tout themselves as secure messaging systems thanks to their use of end-to-end encryption. However, according to researchers from Symantec, they have discovered that there is a flaw in both their systems that allow hackers to potentially manipulate media files that have been sent and received through its platforms.According to Software Engineer Alon Gat and Yair Amit, Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer, Modern OS Security, Symantec, “If […]

iOS 13 Bug Allows Unauthenticated Access To Usernames And Passwords

While taking part in the beta program of a software is exciting, as you get to check out new features before they are released to the public. However, as we have pointed out many times in the past, beta software usually means bugs that have yet to be ironed out and instances where certain features don’t work as advertised.Such is the case with the latest release of the beta for […]

ASUS ROG Phone 2 First To Feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 Plus

Qualcomm today announced the Snapdragon 855 Plus which is an overclocked version of the Snapdragon 855 mobile platform which was introduced earlier this year. The company has said that this chipset will be present in mobile devices due in the second half of this year. ASUS has confirmed that its ROG Phone 2 will be the first to feature the Snapdragon 855 Plus. This is hardly surprising as the Snapdragon […]

Qualcomm Introduces Overclocked Snapdragon 855 Plus For New Phones

With a great many phones due to be launched in the second half of this year, Qualcomm today announced the Snapdragon 855 Plus. It’s essentially an overclocked version of the Snapdragon 855 mobile platform that’s already found in devices like the Galaxy S10. It has the same overall design and chip layout but with higher peak clock speeds. Qualcomm says that the eight core Kryo CPU in the Snapdragon 855 […]

Waze Starts Showing Toll Prices After Latest Update

Waze can already tell you if the route you’re taking home involves taking a toll route but with the latest update, it will now also be able to tell you just how much toll you’ll have to pay. Waze has always known where toll roads are and how drivers can avoid them, this latest update makes the decision to take the toll road easier for drivers by telling them upfront […]

Huawei Still Unsure If HongMeng Will Replace Android On Its Phones

As many of you might have heard by now, Huawei is expected to develop its own alternative to Google’s Android operating system. This is in response to the US government who had previously put Huawei on its Entity List, ultimately preventing the company from doing business with US companies such as Google.We had heard that the operating system that the company is developing is known as HongMeng, but now it […]

An iPhone 6 Reportedly Catches Fire In The Hands On An 11-Year Old Girl

We have heard instances of iPhones exploding and catching on fire. They don’t happen quite as often (thankfully), but it does happen. Recently, a report from 23ABC News has revealed that over in California, an iPhone 6 reportedly caught on fire while being held in the hands of an 11-year old girl.However, the good news is that the girl, Kayla Ramos, was not hurt and no one else in the […]

Samsung’s Latest Galaxy S10 Update Is Crippling Their Phones

Updates are usually viewed as a good thing where they bring about improvements, new features, and also fix bugs. However, they have also been known to cause problems from time to time, where the application of an update might cause problems that the developer might not have picked up on.That is the case with the Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ devices in which according to a variety of user reports, […]

Microsoft Word For Android Crosses 1 Billion Installs

Microsoft Word is one of the world’s most popular productivity apps so it’s no surprise that the app has proven to be a hit on Google’s mobile OS as well. Latest Google Play Store stats show that the Android version of Microsoft Word has been installed a whopping one billion times. Most of Microsoft’s other Office apps have been doing well too. Excel, a popular spreadsheet app, has more than […]

Future Xiaomi Smartphone Cameras Are About To Get A Lot Better

The companies that are absolutely killing it in the smartphone camera area at the moment would be Samsung and Huawei, both of whom have come up with some truly impressive cameras on their smartphones. However, it seems that in the future, we could get another competitor in the form of Xiaomi.Xiaomi’s smartphones have proven to be pretty good and come with a ton of amazing features, but the company is […]

Android Q Beta 5 Has Rolled Out To The Essential Phone

While the Essential Phone might not have received the warm welcome that the company hoped it would, the upside is that the company seems to be quite on the ball when it comes to updates. They were one of the first few handset makers to roll out the Android 9.0 Pie update for their phone, and now it seems that they could be on track to do the same with […]

Google’s Pixel 4 Spotted In The Wild

Usually companies prefer to keep their products a secret until it is ready for an announcement. However, as we have seen in this industry, leaks seem to be rather frequent and as such, we usually get some clues as to what to expect ahead of the announcement, even if we can never be 100% sure they are the real thing.However, Google did something different this year when they shared official […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Could Come With An IR Blaster

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 is expected to be officially announced next month, but for those who are eagerly-anticipating the handset, additional leaks have revealed a new feature that will be headed to the phone. If the reports are to be believed, it has been suggested that the Note 10 could come with its own IR blaster.This is according to a tweet by reliable leakster Evan Blass (private Twitter account) who […]

Huawei To Debut EMUI 10 In August

Now that Huawei is (sort of) allowed to do business with US companies again, this means that in terms of smartphone operating systems, the company should be allowed to use Google Play services moving forwards. However, there is also the question of its own operating system, and what this change means for it.Could Huawei ditch its development in favor of Android? Or could they be developing both side-by-side? That remains […]

Sprint’s 5G Network Goes Live In Chicago

Sprint today announced the expansion of its 5G mobile network to Chicago. It says that approximately 700,000 people will be covered initially by the network. Chicago happens to be one of the nine markets where Sprint is launching True Mobile 5G. It’s currently available in parts of Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City with the service also being launched in select areas of Los Angeles, New York City, Phoenix, […]

Snapchat Announces Creator Shows With Celebs Like Arnold Schwarzenegger

Snapchat is trying out its hand with new video content in a hope to capture more eyeballs for in-app content. It has announced new Creator Shows which will be available in the app. These shows feature celebrities like the Terminator Arnold Schwarzenegger himself, tennis superstar Serene Williams, Kevin Hart as well as creators like Loren Grey, Rickey Thompson, and Emma Chamberlain. The company says that these Creator Shows are going […]

Google Translate’s Instant Translation Adds Support For 60 New Languages

Google Translate has received a major update for its instant camera translation feature. It allows users to just point their camera at a foreign text and have it translated into English. It makes it easier to understand your surroundings when you’re in a country where English isn’t used for signs. This feature’s usability has been improved with support for 60 more languages. Google has confirmed that the instant camera translation […]

Apple Will Kill Of Face ID In 2021’s iPhones In Favor Of In-Screen Fingerprint Sensor

Back in 2017, Apple introduced the world to Face ID, its facial recognition system that future iPhones would be adopting. However, when they introduced it, they removed Touch ID in the process, meaning that users could only rely on facial recognition completely, at least as far as biometric security was concerned.It is largely expected that Face ID would continue to be the de facto security method used in iPhones moving […]

Microsoft Appears To Be Prototyping Xbox Controllers For Mobile Devices

Game streaming appears to be set to become a new method of gaming in the future, where we will be able to stream all kinds of games to our devices, thus eliminating compatibility issues and also hardware restrictions. Microsoft has such a service in the works known as Project xCloud, and it seems that the company is working on controllers that would be compatible with it.As we said, the upside […]

AT&T Will Now Block Robocalls Automatically

AT&T is taking a big step to remove the robocall headache for its subscribers. The carrier today announced that it will automatically start blocking robocalls for users and that they don’t need to opt-in for this. It says that automatic fraud call blocking and suspected spam call alerts will be added to consumer lines for no additional charge. It also points out that new AT&T Mobility lines will come with […]

OnePlus Promises To Fix OnePlus 7 Pro Shutdown Bug

All new smartphones tend to go through a period in which they experience some bugs and kinks that are usually ironed out in future patches. This is why it did not come as a surprise to learn that OnePlus 7 Pro owners were running into issues with the handset, although in this case, this issue seems to be pretty severe.For those who are unfamiliar, apparently it seems that some OnePlus […]

Spotify Lite Is Rolling To A Lot More Countries Today

Spotify Lite first emerged on the scene a year ago. As the name suggests, the app is meant for older devices and for users in places where the internet connection might not be too exceptional. The storage and data-friendly app is now being expanded to more countries across the globe, 36 to be precise. The iteration of the Spotify Lite app weighed just 15MB, however, many of the service’s features […]

New Report ‘Confirms’ 3D Touch Will Be Removed From All iPhone 11 Models

3D Touch is admittedly a rather underused feature of Apple’s iPhones. It was meant to be a revolutionary feature where it introduced the concept of pressure-sensitive display to smartphones. However, the fact that it was hard to find and wasn’t always so obvious, it ended up being very underused.So much so that according to the rumors, it was suggested that the feature could be deprecated. Now in a new report […]

Leaked iPhone 11 Logic Board Hints At Potentially Larger Battery

Leaked renders of this year’s iPhones have been making their rounds, but now thanks to a new photo shared on Slashleaks, it seems that the alleged logic board of the iPhone 11 has found its way online. If you can’t really tell what you’re looking at, not to worry because we get it, but it seems that if you were to compare it against previous iPhone logic boards, then you […]

samsung offers 7 pawesome tips for summer photography

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is in the running for the Smartphone of the Year title, with one of the reasons being its triple camera setup. The Korean manufacturer has just posted seven "pawesome" tips for summer photography starring an adorable corgi, because is there something better than some dog shots in your day. Selfie with

realme takes another jab at redmi over k20 launch

Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi has unveiled the K20 for the Indian market today, and Oppo sub-brand Realme couldn't wait to take a jab at the device. Realme used its official Twitter account to highlight how its Realme X is cheaper than the Redmi K20 while also offering a "Real Full Screen" display. We'll just have to

2020 iphone may include a tof sensor

Manufacturers like Samsung have already shipped ToF sensors on some of their smartphones. We have set to see a Time of Flight sensor on an iPhone and that might very well happen next year. A new report claims that the 2020 iPhone will include a Time of Flight 3D sensor. The report says that Apple

four htc wildfire models leak more may be on the way

Not only is the HTC Wildfire real, there are several versions of it. A few days ago, the Wildfire E leaked, an entry-level phone named after the petite 2011 model. Now images and specifications for three more models have surfaced - a larger Plus, a simpler E1 and a slightly more premium model. HTC Wildfire This