Sony Playstation 5 India Launch Late 2020

The Sony PlayStation 5 unveiled last month will arrive in India in late 2020, according to the teaser pages that went live on Flipkart and Amazon.in. Neither Flipkart nor Amazon reveal the price or launch date of the PlayStation 5 in India, but going by "late 2020" we assume the gaming console will arrive in the country sometime in November. The teaser pages on the websites of both e-commerce giants include the digital and standard editions of the PlayStation 5, meaning both models will be sold in the country. The pages also include the DualSense Wireless Controller along with...

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Android 10 Beta Update

The Asus ZenFone Max Pro (M1) announced back in April 2018 with Android 8.1 Oreo picked up the Android 9 Pie update a year later, but it's yet to get the stable build of Android 10. However, Asus has been working on Android 10 for the ZenFone Max Pro (M1) for a few months now and the company just released the third beta of Android 10 for the smartphone. Asus ZenFone Max Pro (M1) The new beta build doesn't bring any new features to the ZenFone Max Pro (M1) but bumps up the Android security patch level on the smartphone to June 5, 2020 and comes with bug fixes listed...

Xiaomi Working On A Feature Called Ai Shutter An Alternative To Top Shot On Pixels

The latest app teardown from XDA-Developers reveals that Xiaomi is working on a Top Shot-like feature that Google's Camera app has. Xiaomi calls it "AI Shutter" and will likely be implemented with a future MIUI 12 update. The AI Shutter functionality does exactly the same thing as Top Shot does on Google's Pixel phones. It takes a burst of photos and then a machine learning algorithm selects the best of the bunch. The software is usually looking for a still in which the subject is smiling, isn't blinking and is looking at the camera. A couple of other features such as Magic Clone...

Samsung Galaxy M41 Is Alive To House A Massive 6800 Mah Battery

Just a few weeks ago, a report came out claiming that Samsung has dropped all plans of releasing the Galaxy M41 and M51 is supposed to take its place. However, this info seems to be in discrepancy to the 3C certification that the phone cleared on June 28. According to the 3C listing, the phone has is very much alive and kicking and more importantly, reveals a juicy detail about the battery. And by juicy, we mean juicy - 6,800 mAh unit is supposed to power up the device. A battery with such charge is comparable to the batteries in some big tablets. There's also a photo of it on the...

Vivo X50 And X50 Pro To Launch On July 16 17 In Several Markets

Vivo's X50 family is already on the shelves in China but it's still awaiting global release as per most recent reports. In fact, India is supposed to get the trio very soon, although there's no specific date. And according to sources familiar with the matter, the company is planning to release the vanilla X50 and the X50 Pro to other markets across the globe on July 16 or 17. Yes, that means the Pro+ will only be available in select markets. Of course, India and China are on the list. There's still a possibility that vivo will launch its most premium model, the X50 Pro+ later in...

Iqoo Z1x Specs Processor Snapdragon 765g Soc

The iQOO Z1x arriving on July 9 was rumored to come with a Snapdragon 765G SoC under the hood and putting all the rumors and speculations to rest, the company today confirmed that the Z1x will indeed have a Snapdragon 765G chipset at the helm and it will support dual-mode 5G (SA/NSA). Previously, iQOO confirmed that Z1x will sport a 120Hz display with a punch hole in the top-right corner, pack a 5,000 mAh battery with 33W fast charging, and come with a USB-C port and 3.5mm headphone jack in tow. The images of the Z1x shared by the company revealed the smartphone's design which is...

Samsung Galaxy A10e Galaxy A20 Verizon Android 10 Update

Samsung released the Android 10 stable update for the Galaxy A20 back in April and now it's time for the A20 locked to Verizon's network to get a taste of the latest version of Android. Alongside the A20, Verizon is also rolling Android 10 for the Galaxy A10e. The firmware for the Galaxy A20 sports version A205USQU5BTE6 while the build for the Galaxy A10e comes with version A102USQS6ATC2. Both smartphones get May 2020 Android security patch with the Android 10 update in addition to the new features which include Live Transcribe, Smart Reply, Focus Mode, Dark Mode, Sound Amplifier,...

Dxomark Reviews Xiaomi Mi 10 Pros Selfie Camera Scored 84 Overall

DxOMark has analyzed and reviews the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro’s selfie camera. While the main camera setup consists of a 108MP main camera, an ultra-wide, and dual-telephoto cameras, the selfie shooter is a 20MP sensor (0.9 µn) with f/2.0 aperture capable of 1080p video recording at 30 fps. DxOMark gave it a score of 83, which puts it in the middle of the range of other smartphones like the Galaxy A71 and older high-end phones like the iPhone XS Max. Some of the Mi 10 Pro’s high points of the selfie camera is the great performance in favorable conditions and consistent exposure of faces in most...

Redmi K30 Ultra Coming With Mediatek Dimensity And A Periscope Selfie Camera

Thanks to XDA-Developers member kacskrz, evidence has been found about a new Redmi device within some lines of code in a recent build of MIUI 12. The device in question is codenamed cezanne and the report corroborates this is the “Redmi K30 Ultra”. Digging further into the code reveals that the phone will have four cameras on the back, as well as a pop-up selfie camera. It’s expected that the main camera will be a 64MP main sensor, but there was no mention of the other cameras. Redmi K30 Pro The most significant piece of news is that this unannounced Redmi device will be...

Chrome For Android Is Finally Going To Be A 64bit App Soon

Rejoice! Chrome for Android is going 64-bit! Don't worry, you aren't reading news from the past, this is actually a thing that's happening in 2020, and, for some reason, not way sooner. Apple's iOS has been fully 64-bit, third party apps included, for almost three years now, but things sometimes take much longer to develop in the Android world, even if we're talking first-party apps that should serve as an example to third-party developers. Anyway, the move is happening with Chrome release 85, which is due to hit the stable channel in August. Chrome 85 is currently in the Dev channel,...

Samsung Galaxy Assured And Galaxy Forever Programs Reach India

Samsung has just announced two new programs for its customers in India, meant to make its smartphones more appealing to the masses. Galaxy Assured is a guaranteed buyback scheme. If you participate and own a Galaxy S20, S20+, S20 Ultra, S10 Lite (512GB), or Note10 Lite, then you will be assured (get it? that's where the name comes from) to get up to 70% of the original price for devices that are less than three months old, 60% for those less than six months old, 50% for those less than nine months old, and 40% if your handset didn't have its one year birthday yet. The Galaxy Forever...

Iqoo Z1x Confirmed To Sport 5000mah Battery And 33w Charging

The iQOO gaming line will soon have its latest member dubbed the Z1x. The device is expected to debut on July 9 and we’ve already learned most of its specs. Now, the sub brand’s official Weibo account revealed the phone in its blue and white colors and also confirmed its packing a 5,000 mah battery with 33W charging. The images confirm the phone will share plenty of similarities with the iQOO Z1 including a triple camera setup on the back and a 6.57-inch IPS LCD with a 120Hz refresh rate. The Z1x is expected to debut with the Snapdragon 765G chipset with 6/8GB RAM and up to...

Xiaomis 120w Charger Spotted On Chinese Certification Website

We know the 120W Xiaomi charger is coming, but it might get here faster than expected. The brick has just been certified suggesting that its development has completed successfully. The 3C agency in China has put its stamp of approval on the Xiaomi 120W charger. Sadly, the listing doesn't reveal much except that the model number of the brick is MDY-12-ED and caps ta 20V/6A. The first device to employ Xiaomi's 120W charging tech remains a mystery but given that most of its flagship phones have been announced already, it's either a future Mi Mix device or not a phone at all...

Samsung Galaxy M01s 3 Gb Ram Version Official Support Page

The Samsung Galaxy A10s will be rebranded and launched as Galaxy M01s in India, and the local official website has already put up the support page of the phone. The phone with a model number SM-M017F/DS will come with 3 GB RAM, but it is in brackets, meaning it is probably not the only one version, and there’ll be another with 2 GB, as previous rumors suggested. Samsung Galaxy A10s Other specs are likely to remain the same - Helio P22 chipset by Mediatek, an HD+ display and the latest Android 10. If the Korean company is indeed relaunching the Galaxy A10s and not just copying the...

Xiaomi Release 65 Inch 4k Oled Mi Tv Master

The TV market gets more and more diverse, but Xiaomi reminded yesterday that it has big plans for the premium segment with the introduction of a 65” 4K TV with an OLED panel, called Mi TV Master. The 120Hz 65” panel supports variable refresh rate too. There is also Automatic Low Latency Mode that puts latency down to 1ms response time, while other specs of the screen include 98.5% DCI-P3 color gamut, 1000 nits peak brightness, 178-degree viewing angle, and Dolby Vision. The body of the TV is also impressive - it has 4.6mm bezels from all sides, getting the screen-to-body...

Gsmarena App Update V12 Is Live

The latest version of our official Android app is now out. It’s been almost exactly a year since our app has officially graduated from beta. Notifications • Custom topics • Dark Mode For the past year, we’ve been listening to your feedback and monitoring app vitals and stability. The latest version 1.2 is almost entirely dedicated to squashing bugs and improving the experience. Small, yet annoying things, like inconsistent back button behavior or automatic page refreshes in the middle of writing a comment should be a thing of the past. In an effort to keep up with Android OS...

Oneplus Nord Design Revealed In Latest Promo Video

The hype surrounding OnePlus’ upcoming Nord series is reaching its tipping point as we’re expecting the phone to debut next week. The latest promo video finally gives us a brief look at one of the devices for a split second which also confirms the design. At around the 1-minute mark, we get a close up of the phone’s front which shows the display with its dual punch holes and also reveals the right-hand-side which features the alert slider and power button. The ad then quickly transitions to a shot of the phone’s back where we see the thin rectangular camera cutout, OnePlus logo in...

Huawei Mate 40 Galaxy Tab S7 Series Charging Speeds Detailed By 3c

A bunch of certifications on the Chinese 3C appeared revealing some details about upcoming Huawei and Samsung flagships. The devices in question are likely the Huawei Mate 40-series smartphones and the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+ tablets. Let's start with Huawei's charger. It's rated at 66W 11V/6A but it also supports 40W speeds (10V/4A). This means that the charger will be compatible with the current 40W SuperCharge smartphones from the company. Of course, there's no confirmation that this charger will end up bundled with the Huawei Mate 40 series but what better candidate to be the...

Motorola One Fusion In For Review

The Motorola One series dates back to 2018 and has steadily expanded in numbers and names during the past two years. Enter the One Fusion+ which made its way to our office and is already in the hands of our review team. Before we bring you the detailed breakdown, let's take a look at the phone's key features. The One Fusion+ is a midranger throughout with a plastic build and decent specs headlined by the Snapdragon 730 chipset (730G in India). The display is cutout free and opts for a pop-up selfie camera with a 16MP shooter. Speaking of the display it’s a 6.6-inch IPS LCD with FHD+...

Apple Has Plans To Eventually Get Rid Of The Notch On The iPhone

The notch design in smartphones has been a fiercely debated topic, where there are some who hate the design, while others don’t seem too bothered. Companies have tried various workarounds, such as using hole-punch cutouts, or popup cameras, but neither of these are necessarily ideal.For iPhone fans who hate the notch, you might be interested to learn that according to a report from Patently Apple, it appears that Apple is […]

Apple’s App Store Made Some Serious Bank During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Despite Google’s Android platform having a much larger market share, it seems that when it comes to earning money from apps, it’s hard to deny how much more lucrative Apple’s iOS platform is. A new report from Sensor Tower seems to confirm that, especially during the coronavirus pandemic.Based on the data they’ve gathered, it appears that iOS users spending in the App Store is nearly double that of Android users […]

Samsung Launches A New Wireless Charger That Sterilizes Your Phone

If you were to think about it, would a toilet seat be cleaner than your smartphone? Given what we do in the toilet, it would be reasonable to think so, but the reality is that studies have found that our phones are actually dirtier due to our hands touching it, and our hands touch just about anything and everything.Now with the coronavirus pandemic, personal hygiene has become more important than […]

More Confirmation That The iPhone 12 Will Not Ship With Accessories

When you buy a smartphone, you can reasonably expect that it will come with a pair of earphones and also a charger. These are the basic accessories that are typically bundled with the majority of smartphones, but Apple is expected to turn things on their head by doing away with them completely.This is according to a tweet by leakster @L0vetodream which confirms that the iPhone 12 will not ship with […]

Production Of The iPhone 12 Has Been Delayed Again

Apple typically launches new iPhones in September. However, this year there have been rumors suggesting that the iPhone 12 could be delayed to either October or November, but there have also been reports to suggest that the phone’s launch is apparently still on track for a launch in September.Now according to the latest report from the Asian Nikkei Review, they are claiming that we could potentially see delays yet again. […]

The iPhone 12 Might Not Come With A 120Hz Display After All

If the rumors are to be believed, Apple’s upcoming iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max could come with 120Hz displays. This is certainly pretty exciting if the rumors are true, but according to Ross Young of Display Supply Chain Consultants, he claims to have heard from his contacts that this is not true.According to Young, he claims that his contacts have been unable to corroborate the rumors of […]

Stadia Controller Will Now Work Wirelessly On Android Devices

While wired controllers on home consoles is acceptable, it is a bit strange when it comes to mobile because it means that it makes it less portable and a bit more clunky when setting it up. Oddly enough, wireless support for Google’s Stadia controller for Android devices was not available at launch, but that has changed.If you do play Stadia games frequently on your Android phone, you’ll be pleased to […]

Apple Stops Development On Apple Arcade Games That Aren’t Engaging Enough

Mobile games these days tend to adopt the free-to-play model where the game is free to download and play, but if players want to advance in the game or if they want certain features or boosts, they’ll have to pay for it. This can be a bit annoying as gamers just want to play without necessarily paying more for it.This is where Apple Arcade comes in, where for $4.99 a […]

4K 240fps Video Recording Rumored For The iPhone 12

If you were to take a look at video recordings you made either on your phone or camera from back in the day and play it back on a display with a higher resolution, it might look a bit fuzzy or grainy. This is because back in the day, videos on our phones were captured at a lower resolution.These days, our phones are capable of shooting at 4K video, but […]

Video Gives Us A Hands-On Look At The iPhone 12’s Dummy Units

In the recent weeks and months, we’ve started to see more iPhone 12 leaks. These leaks merely show us photos and concept images of what the phone could look like, but how will it look like in person, and more importantly, how will it feel in our hands? Thanks to a video by iupdate, we now have an idea.The video gives us a hands-on look at what the iPhone 12 […]

Besides TikTok, More Than 50 iOS Apps Have Been Caught Snooping On Your Clipboard

The other day, it was reported that popular music app TikTok was snooping on the clipboards of iOS users. This is actually thanks to a new feature in iOS 14 in which it will notify users whenever an app accesses their device’s clipboard. Now upon further investigation, TikTok is not alone in doing this.Speaking to ArsTechnica, researchers Talal Haj Bakry and Tommy Mysk revealed that TikTok was not alone in […]

iOS 14 Will Support Encrypted Drives

Attaching an external drive to the iPad is pretty easy and straightforward, and thanks to Apple finally introducing a dedicated file manager with the Files app, users will be able to browse the contents of their drive pretty easily. The good news is that if you do rely on encrypted drives and would like to access them on the iPad, that will be possible soon enough.In the upcoming iOS 14 […]

New Report ‘Confirms’ iPhone 12 Won’t Ship With EarPods Or A Charger

According to recent rumors, it has been suggested that the iPhone 12 might not ship with EarPods. This was semi-acceptable as the EarPods aren’t exactly the best of earphones, so we’re not sure how many people would actually miss them. However, it was later reported that the iPhone 12 might not ship with a charger, which sounded a bit sketchy.Now according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who we should point out […]

iOS 14 Will Let Users Add Captions To Their Photos

If you have been a loyal iPhone user over the past few years, chances are you might have built up a pretty large library of photos that you’ve taken with your iPhone. It can be a bit difficult to sort through them, although Apple has tried to make it easier with location-based information, but iOS 14 will help to improve on that.In iOS 4, it appears that Apple will be […]

iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max Could Sport 120Hz Displays

Apple is rumored to be launching four iPhone 12 models in the coming months. They will, of course, have to be different from each other with their own unique selling points, like the base model being rumored to come in at a price of $549, but what about the higher-end iPhone 12 models?According to a tweet by Ice Universe, one of the selling points would be its display, where the […]

4G iPhone 12 Could Be Priced Starting At $549

Apple will be launching several new iPhones later this year, if the rumors are to be believed. Unlike last year where they launched three models, this year could see the launch of four models. There will be a base model, followed by higher-end models. While 5G has been rumored for a while, it is not expected to be available across the entire lineup.The lowest-end iPhone 12 is still expected to […]

Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 Could Replace Its Massive Notch With A Hole-Punch Camera

Many companies made fun of Apple when the iPhone X was first launched with a notch in its display, which is used to house the front-facing camera and other sensors. However, many were quick to follow the design, and in fact, Samsung adopted an even bigger notch with the Galaxy Fold smartphone.However, for those who weren’t a fan of the massive notch in the Galaxy Fold’s display, a tweet by […]

iOS 14 Will Make It Even Harder For Advertisers To Track You

Several years ago, Apple made some changes to its Safari browser in which it would make it harder for advertisers to track you. Basically Safari came with a new smart cookie blocker where it would stop cookies from tracking users across multiple websites, thus reducing the chances of you seeing targeted advertisements.Now it seems that with iOS 14, Apple will be making it even tougher for advertisers to track users […]

Analysts Claim iPhone 12 Launch Is Back On Track For September

According to the various rumors, it has been suggested that Apple’s upcoming iPhone 12’s launch could be delayed to either October or November. However, according to the analysts at Wedbush, they believe that things are now back on track and that Apple’s plan for a launch in September is possible.The analysts claim that this is due to Apple’s supply chain has made “impressive” strides in ramping up their production capabilities. […]

iOS 14 Will Notify Apple Watch Owners When Their Device Is Fully Charged

After about a year or so of making the rumor rounds, Apple finally confirmed that native sleep tracking would be introduced in watchOS 7. This is great news for those who want to track their sleeping patterns, but it also raises a new problem: battery. How are users expected to wear the watch all day and all night? When would be a good time to charge it?With iOS 14, it […]

iPhone 12 Might Not Even Be Bundled With A Charger

According to a recent report, it was suggested that Apple might not bundle the EarPods with the iPhone 12. In a way it make sense as it would help tempt and encourage customers to pick up the AirPods in its place. However, a new report from analysts at Barclays have suggested something even more outrageous – no bundled charger.Yup, according to a research note obtained by MacRumors, it seems that […]

TikTok Caught Accessing iOS Users’ Clipboards, Promises They Will Stop

Apps do many things in the background that we might not necessarily be aware of, which is why companies like Apple and Google have built in permissions into apps where developers will need to ask for permission in order to access certain features of our phones, like photos, cameras, microphone, and so on.A good example would be TikTok, in which it appears that users who recently installed the iOS 14 […]

Pokemon Unite Is An Upcoming MOBA Game For The Nintendo Switch And Mobile

The Pokemon franchise has evolved greatly over the years where it has been released in multiple formats. For example there is the classic Game Boy version of the game, then there is the collectible card version, and then there is also the mobile version in the form of Pokemon GO.Now it looks like we have a new Pokemon game in a new format to look forward to in the form […]

You Can Soon Interact With Apple’s Devices Without Touching The Display

It seems that in the near future, users of Apple’s devices will soon be able to interact with them without necessarily having to touch it. This is thanks to Apple’s updated Vision framework in which starting in iOS 14 and macOS Big Sur, developers will be able to update their apps to detect things like gestures, hand poses, and the human body.So what does this mean for end users? Like […]

Face ID, Touch ID Logins Will Be Coming To Safari

On iOS, we’ve seen how Face ID and Touch ID have been used by apps to prevent unauthorized access. For example with banking apps, users can use either Face ID or Touch ID to log themselves into their accounts, but like we said, these security measures were pretty much limited to just apps.However, the good news is that if you were hoping for a similar level of protection on the […]

iPhone 12 Could Ship With A 20W Power Adapter

Apple’s iPhones support fast charging, but this isn’t something that Apple bundled with its smartphones. Instead, customers are expected to purchase/use a separate power adapter of the MacBook Pro, along with a USB-C to Lightning cable. This will add up in costs, but that’s the price users will need to pay to take advantage of faster charging speeds.However, the good news is that with the iPhone 12, Apple could be […]

iOS 14 And macOS Big Sur Will Introduce Massive Improvements To User Privacy

Apple has long touted themselves as a company that values the privacy of its users. In fact with the upcoming updates to iOS and macOS, it seems that Apple will be making those commitments to privacy even more upfront-and-center, starting with changing how certain privacy features work by making them an opt-in feature.For example with Safari, Apple gives users the option to opt-out of being tracked, but the problem is […]

iOS 14 Will Let Users Tap On The Back Of Their Phone To Launch Apps

So Apple has unveiled iOS 14. With the latest update to the platform, Apple has introduced a ton of new features that they demoed in their livestream. Naturally, the company wouldn’t be able to cover all of the new features, so it doesn’t really come as a surprise to learn that there are actually a lot more changes that we can look forward to.One of those features that was not […]

iOS 14 Finally Allows Users To Set Default Apps For Browsers And Emails

One of the limitations to iOS is that due to Apple’s policies, a lot of default actions will resort to using native apps. For example whenever a website is opened from a link, it will default to Safari. Emails are the same too where it will use the default Mail app. This means for those who use other browsers or email apps, it can be rather inconvenient.However, the good news […]

iOS 14’s App Clips Is Apple’s Answer To Google’s Instant Apps

iOS 14 will bring about a ton of changes to the iOS platform, such as a revamped home screen with greater support for widgets. There will also be a new feature that Apple is calling “App Clips”, although there is a good chance that if you have used Android or have been following smartphone news, this is a feature that will sound familiar to you.According to Apple, “An App Clip […]

our vivo v15 pro video review is up

The vivo V15 Pro is the phone that brought the elevating selfie camera to the midrange. It borrowed the tech from the vivo NEX and was later followed by the Oppo F11 Pro. We reviewed the phone and have finally posted the video on our YouTube channel. The V15 Pro has a lot going on

ten xiaomi smartphones in line for android pie

Xiaomi is known for taking care of its smartphones and pushing software updates to all kinds of devices. Latest info from MIUI forums revealed ten phones will get the Android Pie OS, with Global Beta for two of them coming before the end of March. Five more will get in by June, while three