Oppo Find X2 Full Display Specs Leak Including 120hz Refresh Rate

Oppo has a new Find X2 flagship/tech showcase device on the way. That part we know for sure by now, since it has been frequenting the rumor mill. We are, however, still rather short on details, sans from an official denial for the possibility of an under-display camera on the phone. Plus, a vague VP comment on the upcoming phone's thickness. Really not much to go by. Well, a promising new leak, courtesy of a rather reputable source on Weibo, sheds some light on the display of the Find X2. We can, apparently, look forward to a 6.5-inch, 3168 x 1440 pixel curved OLED panel. As for...

Samsung Galaxy A60 And M40 May Also Get Android 10 A Little Bit Ahead Of Schedule

Samsung is clearly on a roll when it comes to OneUI 2.0 and Android 10. Of course, we can't exactly confirm or expect that every device will receive the major update ahead of the originally posted schedule, but a pattern definitely seems to be forming. The Galaxy M20 and M30 started getting the OTA in India back in December and a few days ago, the Galaxy M30s was spotted getting a new Wi-Fi certification on Android 10. Samsung Galaxy A60 and M40 Wi-Fi certification The situation seems to be absolutely identical with the Galaxy A60 and M40. The former was scheduled for an April...

Android R Spotted Running On Google Pixel 4

Right off the bat, it is definitely worth noting that GeekBench device hardware data is simply reported on an OS level to the app and is relatively easy to manipulate and spoof. So, this should definitely be taken with a pinch of salt. Even so, Google has been very tight-lipped regarding the next version of its mobile OS and this is one of the first mentions of Android R we have seen thus far. GeekBench listing showing Android R Looking at the GeekBench listing itself, there sadly isn't any real additional info to extract. The calculated benchmark scores are roughly in the right...

New Honor Handset Gets Certified Likely A V30 Lite

Following the launch of the V30 and V30 Pro, Honor appears to be working on yet another similar device. At least design-wise, that is. Both the MOA-AL00 and MOA-TL00 model numbers have been spotted online, alongside an MIT (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology) certification listing. Honor MOA-AL00 The latter is very similar and close in nature to the more popular TENAA certification authority and just like it features some specs and a few photos of the certified hardware. The latter even have all the standard TENAA markings on them. Looking at the MOA-AL00, we...

Emui 10 Now Rolling Out On Huawei P30 Lite

Recently, Huawei began pushing the latest EMUI 10 update (based on Android 10) to both the Huawei P30 and the Huawei P30 Pro in the UK. Of course, the unlocked variants began receiving the update way back in November, but today it looks like the Huawei P30 Lite will begin being updated to EMUI 10. Thanks to a tip from a reader, we've been notified that the Huawei P30 Lite has started receiving the Android 10 update in South Africa. The update is large at 3.82 GB and offers all the Android 10 features, along with EMUI-specific ones like system-wide dark mode, improved performance,...

British Telecom Bundling Google Stadia Pro Membership With Broadband Packages

BT (British Telecom) is the largest internet service provider in the UK and the ISP is teaming up with Google to bundle free Google Stadia membership for broadband customers. Just last week, Google reportedly started testing Stadia on non-Pixel smartphones and just yesterday, Google promised over 120 games are coming to Stadia this year. The partnership will see BT and Google deliver cloud gaming via this new-generation platform to more UK consumer as well as the two companies work together on initiatives designed to build awareness, access and availability of it in the UK BT...

Amazfit Gtr And Gts Updated With Improved Gps Performance

Announced at separate launch events last year, Huami's Amazfit GTR and Amazfit GTS are both receiving a new update. Following complaints of slow GPS performance and inaccurate readings, both watches are being updated with improved GPS speed and accuracy. Amazfit GTR According to Tizen Help, the firmware version 1.6.7.41 is being pushed to the Amazfit GTR 47mm while 0.1.0.47 is being seeded to the 42mm version. The Amazfit GTS is receiving version 0.0.8.37 in China. Amazfit GTS The Amazfit GTR did receive an update to allow the Always-On-Display to time out for increased...

Samsung Galaxy Note10 Lite Launches In India On January 21

Samsung is launching the Galaxy Note10 Lite in India on January 21. The company has been sending out emails saying exactly this to people who had registered on its Indian website to be notified about any news regarding the handset's availability in the subcontinent. Previously, Flipkart seemed to reveal a launch date of January 23, and both of these can be true. Perhaps the retailer will wait a couple of days until it does its own reveal. The phone was introduced internationally earlier this month. According to the images Samsung has on its Indian website, the Aura Glow and Aura Red...

These Are The Leaked Specs Of The Samsung Galaxy S20

Samsung has confirmed that they will be hosting an Unpacked event on the 11th of February where they are expected to announce the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S20 series. For those wondering, Samsung is expected to introduce three different models, the Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus, and the Galaxy S20 Ultra.Now thanks to leakster Ishan Agarwal and MySmartPrice, the specs of the entire lineup have been revealed. In terms of […]

2020 iPhone’s A14 Chipset Could Be Comparable To The MacBook Pro In Performance

With the 2020 iPhones, Apple is expected to introduce the A14 chipset. Everytime Apple releases a new chipset, it becomes faster and more efficient and overall, just more powerful than its predecessor. However, with the A14, it could take things to a whole new level, according to a report from Macworld.According to Macworld, it is largely expected that TSMC (Apple’s chipset maker) will be building the A14 chipset on the […]

Samsung Galaxy S20 S20 And S20 Ultra Full Specs Leak

Samsung is announcing the Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra at an event on February 11 (alongside the Galaxy Z Flip), and lately we've seen a lot of leaks about the company's upcoming flagship family. Nothing beats a full spec sheet, though, and today this is exactly what got leaked. So here's what you can expect. Note that these are all 5G versions, and specifically the ones headed to Europe and other places where Samsung doesn't generally use Qualcomm's Snapdragon chipsets. Galaxy S20 This model comes with a 6.2" 1440x3200 Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED screen with 20:9 aspect ratio...

Honor V30 Pro Slides Into Second Place On Dxomark Camera Chart

Huawei now occupies the top three spots on DxOMark's smartphone camera rankings as the Honor V30 Pro managed to deliver the second-best overall performance with a combined score of 122, eclipsing the Mate 30 Pro in the process. The V30 Pro gathered an impressive 133 points in the photo department and a stellar 100 score on the video side. Recapping the hardware, the V30 Pro boasts a Sony IMX600 40MP main camera with a Quad-Bayer RYYB sensor and Dual OIS which is identical to the sensors on the high-end P and Mate series flagships. There's also a 12MP ultrawide shooter with an f/2.2...

Mate 30 Pro Eu Rollout Continues Its Launching In Eastern Europe For 1000 Without Gms

No, unfortunately, there has been no discernible change for the better in current Huawei/US geopolitical relations and the Huawei Mate 30 Pro still lacks Google Play Services. However, the Chinese giant is hardly taking the blow lying down and has been doing the best it can to still offer the device in any limited fashion it can on Western markets, even if just for the sake of exposure. We've already seen Google-less Mate 30 Pro units pop-up in the United Arab Emirates, Switzerland and Spain, to name a few countries. Apparently, the latest European push comes from Bulgaria, where...

Call Of Duty Mobile Season 3 Brings New Game Modes Weapons And Maps

Released in October 2019, Call of Duty: Mobile quickly garnered the attention of mobile gamers worldwide raking in millions of downloads and earning praise as the best mobile game of the year. Now, Activision is ready to give players even more action-packed moments with the new Season 3 update as well as the upcoming Battle and Premium Pass modes. Battle Pass will grant players new unlockable items upon completing daily and weekly tasks in multiplayer matches. The new mode is expected to go live on January 19. There's also the new Premium Pass which can be unlocked via COD points and...

Realme 3 Pro Receives Stable Update To Realme Ui And Android 10

Realme UI was officially introduced earlier this week, and today we have the first stable update for a Realme smartphone. The lucky phone is Realme 3 Pro, and users will get an interface that is based on Color OS7 and Android 10 and brings some new design solutions and a trio of fancy new features. The update for the Realme 3 Pro is rolling out in waves, so if you haven't received a notification, wait a couple of days. There's also the possibility to have Automatic Updates turned off, so head to Settings and turn the notification on so you don't miss out. Usually a small range of...

Samsung Galaxy A31 And A41 Camera And Battery Specs Leak

Samsung's revamped Galaxy A-series was a big hit in 2019 and the brand will seek to carry the momentum in 2020 with devices like the A51 and A71. In addition, Samsung will also offer more affordable entries with the upcoming Galaxy A31 and A41. We've heard close to nothing about these two devices so far but a new leak is here to uncover the first set of details. The A31 will come with a 48MP main camera alongside a 5MP macro shooter which would be a noticeable step up from the A30 and it's 16MP + 5MP combo. On the battery front we can expect a 5,000 mAh cell. The A41 will also offer...

New Leak Shows Huawei P40 Pro Premium Edition Will Join P40 And P40 Pro Have 10x Zoom Camera

Yesterday, we saw renders of the Huawei P40 Pro with four cameras on the back, a knock against rumors of a penta-camera setup. Today, new renders appear that show both four and five cameras - what's going on? The second set of renders come from the reliable @evleaks. What seems to be happening is that Huawei will add three new phones to the flagship P-series instead of the usual two. Apple did it and so did Samsung, so why not Huawei? Having a closer look reveals something even more interesting - the premiere model (the one with five cameras), dubbed Huawei P40 Pro Premium Edition,...

Samsung Reportedly Receives Prisms For 5x Zoom Cameras On Galaxy S20 Phones

Initial rumors suggested that the Samsung Galaxy S20 will have telephoto cameras capable of 10x optical zoom. The most recent evidence, however, indicates that this is not the case - a report out of Korea states that Samsung has taken delivery of prisms for 5x optical zoom. They were built by fellow Korean company Optron-Tec, which previously supplied the prisms for the Oppo Reno 10x zoom (which despite its name is commonly considered to have 5x optical zoom). Leakster Ice Universe recently tweeted that the Galaxy S20 Ultra will have 5x optical zoom and will offer a pixel cropping mode...

Facebook Ditches Plans To Introduce Ads In WhatsApp

WhatsApp had a bit of a mixed business model at the start. The company had initially charged users an annual subscription fee, but they later removed it, and ever since then, the app has been free to use. When Facebook acquired it, there was no doubt that the company planned to monetize the app, but how exactly would they do that?Last year WhatsApp had confirmed that they would be inserting […]

OnePlus Shows Off Its 120Hz Display Technology

OnePlus has been teasing that they are working on a 120Hz display. Whether or not it will make it into the OnePlus 8 remains to be seen, but they are definitely working on something. In a recent post made on Twitter, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau shared a demo video which showed off the company’s 120Hz display.According to Lau, he claims that OnePlus has created a custom MEMC chip that will […]

Samsung Starts Selling Galaxy A51 In Europe

Samsung introduced the Galaxy A51 a few weeks ago and now the devices are reaching more and more markets. Now the phone is arriving in Europe, according to multiple press releases from various European divisions of Samsung. The price of the Samsung Galaxy A51 starts from €370, but it gets a bit more expensive if you want more memory. Samsung Galaxy A51 Looking at the map of Europe, countries from all corners are getting the midranger - French customers can head to Amazon and other retailers. The phone with the L-shaped camera starts from €340 and goes to €410, depending on what...

2020 iPhones And iPads Could Come With mmWave 5G Technology

It is widely believed that this year could see Apple introduce 5G to the iPhone, but it might not necessarily be the 5G support we might be hoping for. According to the latest rumors, it seems that Apple could be adopting mmWave 5G technology for its 2020 iPhones and possibly the iPad Pros as well.For those who are unfamiliar, at the moment there exists two different types of 5G technology […]

2020 iPhone Could Come With An Improved Face ID Sensor

Apple’s Face ID facial recognition technology works great. In fact, to date it seems that none of Apple’s competitors have managed to create anything close to Face ID in terms of security and accuracy. However, it does not mean that Face ID is perfect. There is still plenty of room left for improvement.The good news is that if you have been holding out on getting the 2020 iPhones, you might […]

Poco Is Now An Independent Brand

Since its release nearly two years ago, the Xiaomi Pocophone F1 has remained one of the most popular phones among those who wanted flagship-grade hardware at a midrange pricetag. The POCO craze was in full effect with just one phone release which led many to wonder why Xiaomi is so hesitant to release a successor to the F1. In a new development, Xiaomi India CEO Manu Kumar Jain confirmed that the POCO brand is now independent of Xiaomi and will operate on its own from now on. Excited to share: #POCO will now be an independent brand!What started as a sub-brand within Xiaomi, has grown...

Two New Google Midrangers Appear One Is Listed With 5g Chipset

Google has introduced a midrange lineup for the first time in 2019, and fans are expecting the company to have a follow-up this year as well. According to information, the 2020 phones that should be called Pixel 4a and Pixel 4a XL are already in development with Snadpragon 730 and Snapdragon 765 respective chipsets. Google usually code-names its phones after fishes, and now we have sunfish, redfin, and bramble. The first one is the device with the SD730 platform, which would compete against the Redmi K30 or the Galaxy A71 in the midrange market at a somewhat affordable...

New Affordable Oppo Incoming With Big Battery

An Oppo smartphone with the code name CPH2015 was certified at multiple countries so far, but it received a different moniker at some markets. Dubbed Oppo A31 in India but Oppo Reno S in Indonesia, the device was just approved by the Bluetooth SIG, revealing some of the key specs of the phone. Oppo CPH2015 certification at Bluetooth SIG The Oppo A31/Reno S will have a 6.5" screen with HD+ resolution, a 2 GHz processor by Mediatek and a big 4230 mAh battery. There is also a list of the LTE bands and the Bluetooth version, which is 5.0. The CPH2015 phone will have ColorOS 6.1.2,...

TikTok App Was Downloaded More Than Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram in 2019

Sometimes the number of downloads and similar stats hint at how popular an app (or service) is.TikTok is already a quite popular app but it looks like it is apparently more popular than Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram in 2019 if we look at the download stats.According to a report by Sensor Tower, India was responsible for nearly 45% of first-time users.Overall, TikTok app ended the year 2019 as the second […]

Lokly Encrypted USB Key For The Most Paranoid Users

With the incredible miniaturization of portable SSD storage, you can carry several libraries worth of data in your pocket. But the mix of increased capacity and pocketable form factor creates security risks equally important.Enter Lokly, a startup building a highly secure USB key that encrypts and decrypts data in real-time as you read or write to it. During CES last week, I met Benoit Berthe, the CEO of  Lokly at […]

Xiaomi Shows Off A Smartphone With A 144Hz Refresh Rate Display

Companies such as Razer have been creating phones with 120Hz refresh rate displays. That’s pretty much as high as it has ever gotten, but it seems that Xiaomi is pushing the envelope with the Redmi K30 5G as the company has demoed the phone with a 144Hz refresh rate, making it the highest refresh rate we’ve seen on a smartphone to date.Typically speaking, 144Hz refresh rates can be found on […]

iPhones Can Now Be Used As A Google Security Key

The use of 2FA (two-factor authentication) has been encouraged as it offers up a more secure way of logging into your accounts. However, even then, it is still not 100% secure as some methods that involve sending codes over SMS can also be hijacked, which is why security keys exist.The problem with security keys is that you need to carry them with you, which can be a bit of a […]

Apple’s 2020 iPhones Could Feature As Much As 6GB Of RAM

When it comes to the iPhone, Apple has never been particularly fussed regarding how much RAM they are packing. This is because Apple controls both the hardware and software on the iPhone, meaning that they know how much RAM their devices need. However, in this day and age where Android devices are packing 8GB of RAM or more, 4GB of RAM seems a bit small.However, according to UBS analysts Timothy […]

EU Wants Apple To Drop Lightning In Favor Of A Standard Charging Port

In the early days of mobile phones, pretty much every handset maker had their own proprietary charger. This meant that if you used a phone made by one manufacturer, you wouldn’t be able to charge it using another company’s charger. However, over the years, this has changed where Android handset makers adopted micro USB and now USB-C.There is one holdout, however, and that is Apple who continues to use the […]

Samsung Unveiled The Enterprise-Ready Galaxy XCover Pro Smartphone

While we are already waiting for the Samsung Galaxy S20 next month, Samsung just unveiled its enterprise-ready smartphone ‘Galaxy XCover Pro’.It may not be the prettiest smartphone you have seen but it is indeed a stylish-rugged smartphone for workers from a variety of industries.Not just limited to Samsung’s Knox Security platform and durability, it also features walkie-talkie capability that Microsoft Teams support.In the press release, Samsung mentions its interest in […]

Chronolife’s Nexkin Biometric T-Shirt Enables Continuous Real-Time Health Monitoring

Chronolife was back at CES 2020 with its biometric T-Shirt Nexkin launched in November 2019, a consumer version of Chronolife’s medical solution that is expected to launch as a remote health monitoring product in 2020, with FDA and CE class 2a certifications. In 2021, the company will add to the lineup a patented predictive solution for Chronic Heart Failure with its proprietary HOTS algorithm for mobile phones.Nexkin Biometric T-Shirt, What […]

Spinity by STYL Connected Pen with AR Game

In those digital times, people need help to keep focused and concentrated more than ever. STYL has created the perfect solution: a connected pen made for playing that aims at improving concentration, brain activity, and dexterity while delivering the same features as “dumb” pens.The idea is unique and comes from the need to focus better and go back to vintage games when kids (and adults) were playing with physical toys […]

TCL Revealed A New Line-up Of Smartphones Including Its First 5G Device

We’ve already come across TCL’s Alto 9+ Soundbar and its headphones with heart-rate monitoring at CES, 2020.However, its announcement wasn’t just limited to that. TCL Communication also unveiled some details of its smartphone lineup.You can also identify the series as TCL’s 10-series lineup of phones.The key highlight of the reveal was the TCL 10 5G phone – which also happens to be the company’s first 5G smartphone.The smartphones will be […]

2020 iPhones Could See Improved Battery Life Thanks To Apple Watch Display Technology

One of the features of the new Apple Watch is its always-on display. This might seem like a drain on battery life, but Apple has managed to balance it out by using an LTPO display. The good news is that this year’s iPhones could also end up using similar technology, resulting in potentially better battery life.This is based on a report from The Elec out of South Korea in which […]

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite, Galaxy Note 10 Lite Announced

According to the rumors, Samsung is said to be working on “Lite” versions of its Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10 series. It turns out the rumors were true because Samsung has since officially announced both the Galaxy S10 Lite and the Galaxy Note 10 Lite, both of which will be priced lower and more affordably than its “regular” counterparts.Starting with the Galaxy S10 Lite, the phone will sport a […]

Samsung Confirms Unpacked Event For February 11, 2020

Samsung is set to announce their next-gen flagship smartphone soon, but when exactly? According to a recent press release by Samsung, the company has confirmed that come 11th of February, 2020, they will be hosting their 2020 Unpacked event in which there is a good chance that the Galaxy S20 smartphones will be announced.In case you’re hearing about this for the first time, Samsung is rumored to be renaming their […]

Bookinou: Kids Listen to Stories from Any Book with their Beloved Ones’ Voices

Bookinou is the first audio reader for children 3-7 years old without a screen and with the voices of their family and friends. Bookinou aims at encouraging kids to read by replacing smartphones or tablets with books. Family members can record the stories of their choice using their own voices with the free companion application. Then children will listen to the stories recorded by their loved ones using the Bookinou […]

OCIGO by OLYTHE First Predictive E-breathalyzer with Miniaturized Infrared

French company Olythe is unveiling OCIGO at CES 2020, its award-winning connected breathalyzer, the recipient of a CES 2020 Innovation Award Honoree in the Health and Wellness category. Built around a patented infrared technology previously only available to police department breathalyzers, the new Olythe device offers 4-digit high accuracy and is now available to consumers in the U.S. at an indicative price of $299.00 on Olythe.io. Suitable both for personal and […]

OnePlus’ Concept Phone Will Have An ‘Invisible’ Camera

Not too long ago, OnePlus confirmed that they will be showing off a new concept phone at CES 2020. Not much is known about the phone, but in a new teaser video shared by the company, they are hinting that the phone will be sporting an “invisible” camera and also what they are calling “color-shifting glass technology”.Now, right off the bat, you might think that this invisible camera could apply […]

Apple Could Launch Two iPhone SE 2 Models This Year

If the rumors are to be believed, in the next few months, there is a good chance that we could see Apple launch the iPhone SE 2. Unlike the iPhone XR and iPhone 11, the iPhone SE 2 is expected to be a true budget model with its specs largely based on the iPhone 8. Now according to a report from DigiTimes, the publication claims that we could not only […]

Notchless iPhone With In-Display Touch ID Rumored For 2020

While Apple’s Face ID works like a charm, there are certain disadvantages to it over Touch ID, such as having to look at your phone to unlock it, which sometimes isn’t as convenient. This is why we’re pretty excited to learn that according to a report from LetsGoDigital, they cite a Credit Suisse presentation which claims that an in-display Touch ID could be coming to 2020’s iPhone.In addition to an […]

TikTok App Faces Ban From The US Army For Government Phones

The popular entertainment app ‘TikTok” has been on the radar of US officials for a long time. Some believe that the TikTok app might come in handy for the Chinese government to spy on the United States.As consumers – we cannot make a comment for its potential security (or safety) without inspecting everything needed.However, following guidance from the Pentagon, the US Army has banned the usage of the TikTok app […]

LG Patents A Smartphone Case With A Flexible Display

LG and Samsung maintain a pretty fierce rivalry, which is unsurprising given that both companies are huge in Korea, and that both of them pretty much compete in the same industries. This is why it was a bit surprising that following Samsung’s announcement of the Galaxy Fold, LG did not follow suit with something similar of their own.Instead, LG has opted to launch the LG G8x ThinQ which was sold […]

1440p VS 1080p Smartphone Display Battery Test

A while back, there was a race to create a smartphone with the highest resolution possible. At one point in time, it felt like we could expect that smartphones with 4K displays to become the new standard, but for the most part, a lot of companies have stopped at QHD, with only a handful of smartphones sporting 4K screens.The reason we’re not seeing 4K on our smartphones, at least not […]

Huawei Mate 30 Pro Camera Review

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro has technical specifications that make heads turn, so we were excited to make it go through our Uber-G Camera IQ image quality analysis to see how it stacks up against the iPhone 11 Pro, Galaxy Note 10 and others.Key Camera Specifications and Uber-G Camera HW Score Rear Camera System (3 cameras + ToF) Primary: 27mm 40-MP f/1.6 wide (Primary) +OIS Zoom: 80mm 10-MP f/2.4 zoom […]

Apple Could Start Sourcing iPhone OLEDs From China Starting In 2020

It is a pretty well-known fact that for Apple’s iPhone OLED screens, the company typically sources from Korean producers such as Samsung. However, starting in 2020, Apple is apparently said to be moving away from Korea and looking towards China, where Chinese company BOE is expected to supply Apple with some of the OLEDs for the 2020 iPhone.The report from RPRNA says that for now, Samsung is expected to continue […]

Next-Gen Samsung Galaxy Fold Could Come With Their Own Leather Covers

The Samsung Galaxy Fold is the first smartphone with a foldable display from the Korean tech giant. As such, in terms of accessories, we can’t say we’re surprised that there aren’t that many options around. However, with the next-gen Galaxy Fold, Samsung will apparently have some premium accessories made for the phone.This is according to a report from SamMobile who claims that the company will be offering leather covers for […]