Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro Specs Snapdragon 865

The Xiaomi Redmi K30 Pro was spotted on Geekbench last month with a Snapdragon 865 SoC. Now a company exec has confirmed that the K30 Pro will indeed have a Snapdragon 865 chipset. The K30 Pro will be unveiled next month with a notchless display and 5G support. Xiaomi hasn't officially revealed any other details of the K30 Pro yet, but it's rumored to pack a 4,700 mAh battery which will charge at 33W. For photography, the Redmi K30 Pro will sport a quad camera on the back, with a 64MP Sony IMX686 main unit. Source (in Chinese) | Via

Realme 6 6 Pro Fitness Band Launch Date

Realme unveiled the Realme 5 and 5 Pro last August and now the company has announced it will follow up with the Realme 6 and 6 Pro next week. The Realme 6 will be unveiled on March 5 and the company has roped in Bollywood actor Salman Khan as the lineup's brand ambassador. The Chinese phone maker has shared a few details of the Realme 6 duo on its official India site, which include a 64MP quad camera setup with 20x zoom, 90Hz FHD+ screen and 30W fast charging. Realme shared a few specs of the 6 and 6 Pro Also, unlike the Realme 5 and 5 Pro which came with waterdrop...

First Live Image Of Oppo Smartwatch Reveals Google Wear Os

Earlier this year an Oppo executive revealed the first official image of the Oppo smartwatch, showcasing its design. Today, a real-life photo of the gadget revealed it will run Google's Wear OS, shutting the door on rumors about an Oppo-developed interface. According to the leakster, the watch will have an aggressive price tag and won't be too big size-wise. The wearable is likely to have ECG sensor, but company officials are staying silent on the matter. The first Oppo smartwatch is expected to arrive on March 6, when the Find X2 will make its global appearance. It was...

Usbif Grants Samsung Galaxy S20 Lineup With Usb Fast Charger Certification

In a release posted Tuesday, the USB Implementers Forum (or USB-IF) have announced that the Samsung Galaxy S20 lineup are the first smartphones to receive "USB Fast Charger Certification" status. What this means is that the Galaxy S20 lineup will support thew PPS (Programmable Power Supply) feature. This feature is part of the USB Power Delivery 3.0 standard - which is used by many smartphones these days. The PPS feature "allows the smartphone to better manage the thermals while charging, enabling a faster charging experience for consumers". This means that a smartphone can receive a...

Black Shark 3 Runs Antutu Breaks Records

Xiaomi sub-brand Black Shark is preparing to launch its next device on March 3. As such, leaks about the Black Shark 3 have been intensifying over the past few weeks, and today we get a benchmark result that should blow every mobile gamer's mind. The Black Shark 3 (or rather, a prototype of the device) ran the popular AnTuTu benchmark and scored 620,952 points. That's the highest score ever recorded by the benchmark app, so this is definitely shaping up to be a gamer's dream phone. According to previous leaks, rumors, and teasers, the Black Shark 3 will sport the Snapdragon 865...

First Update Rolls Out To The Galaxy S20 Ultra With Improved Camera Quality March Security Patch

The brand-spanking new and shiny (and expensive) Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is now receiving its first software update. This is currently rolling out in the company's home country of South Korea, and it brings with it some camera quality improvements. Additionally, the auto flash functionality is improved now. Last but not least, you're getting the March 2020 security patch level after installing this 418MB update. Yes, that's a security update 'from the future', but this isn't the first time Samsung has released such an update before Google (or during the month before what the level...

NTSB Puts Some Of The Blame On Apple For Fatal Tesla Crash

A couple of years ago, there was a Tesla that was involved in a fatal crash. Now according to the NTSB, it seems that they are laying some of the blame on Apple for the crash. While the governing body did lay most of the blame on Tesla, it seems that they believe that Apple should shoulder some of the responsibility.But why? Apart from the fact that the victim in […]

Samsung Tops Smartphone Sales In South Korea For Q4 2019

Samsung once again dominated smartphone shipments in i South Korea during the October-December 2019 period. A report from The Korea Herald citing data from Counterpoint Research suggests that Samsung managed a 57% market share which is down by 14 percentage points from the Q3 2019 values. Despite the decline, 7 out of the top 10 best-selling phones were Samsung-made with the Galaxy Note10+ 5G topping the list followed by the iPhone 11 and Galaxy Note10 5G. Apple came in at second place with its 28% share of the market after a 17pp growth from the previous quarter, fueled by strong...

Oppo Find X2 Promo Video Teases 120hz Display With Motion Compensation And Hdr

We're still ten days away from the official launch of the Oppo Find X2, but the company is keeping the hype alive by posting teasers (the phone was originally scheduled for a February 22 unveiling at the MWC). The latest focuses on the screen, which is clearly a key selling point of the upcoming smartphone. Check out the video below, which is a combination of three short clips, each about a different feature. It starts with the 120Hz refresh rate. This is augmented by the third clip, which (if we understand it correctly) teases a form of motion compensation (you know, that high frame rate...

The Eu Is Working On A Proposal To Make Smartphone Batteries Easier To Replace

Some Android users are still remembering the times when most of the Android phones had user-replaceable batteries, which is now an extremely rare commodity. Well, according to a leaked document, EU is planning to fix that in the near future by forcing manufacturers to make their phones' batteries more easily accessible and replaceable. A Dutch financial website was able to obtain the information and the aim of the proposal is to reduce the electronic waste. It reads that if the user is able to change the battery hassle-free, he would do so and keep the device for longer instead of...

Lg Q51 Announced With 65 Hd Display Triple Camera And 4000 Mah Battery

LG introduced its latest midrange offering - Q51 - in South Korea. The device is identical to the previously released LG K50s and will remain exclusive to the three carriers in the maker's homeland - LG Uplus, SK Telecom and KT. Upfront we have a 6.5-inch HD+ display with a waterdrop notch for the 13MP selfie cam. Going around the back we find the triple camera setup with a 13MP main shooter, 5MP ultrawide snapper and 2MP depth helper. There's also a capacitive fingerprint scanner and LED flash. The MediaTek Helio P22 sits at the helm alongside 3GB RAM and 32GB storage which is...

Realme 6 And 6 Pro Coming Soon

Realme is all set to introduce its upcoming 6-series phones - the Realme 6 and 6 Pro in India. Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth teased the two devices are coming soon through a Twitter post. With 9 million+ satisfied users in India within 18 months, the #realme number series & Pro series is the most loved in the family!Adding more to this series. Will reveal tomorrow!Any guesses? pic.twitter.com/qL2pe1pGXA— Madhav 5G (@MadhavSheth1) February 25, 2020 In a separate post, we got a camera sample straight from the Realme 6 which was used to photograph Sheth and Bollywood star Salman Khan. The...

Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Design Partially Revealed In A Promo Video

Xiaomi's Black Shark 3 is coming on March 3 but today, the company also opened the pre-registrations and posted a couple of teasers, revealing the design of the handset. It's now evident that the phone will offer 90Hz display with a 270Hz touch sampling rate - the fastest touch polling on a smartphone yet. There's also an impressive single-finger touch response delay of 24ms while multi-finger touch registers in 28ms. This should be enough to minimize input lag and ensure fluent and optimal gaming experience. In a quick comparison video the Black Shark 3 can been seen beating the...

Nubia Red Magic 5g Images Pop Up On Tenaa

After passing through Chinese certification agency TENAA earlier this week, we now have our first images of the Nubia Red Magic 5G, which were added to the certification listing. The device bearing the NX659J model number will come with a dual-colored frame with the left side sporting a blue coat of paint while the right-hand-side will tout a red finish. Red Magic 5G front and back The back features a metal casing with visible grilles for the heat dissipation on the top and bottom. There's also a long glossy strip that houses the triple cameras at the top, Red Magic branding in...

Samsung Launches Mass Production Of Nextgen 16 Gb Lpddr5 Ram

Five months after Samsung started mass production of 12GB LPDDR5 DRAM, it has now begun manufacturing 16GB modules at its factory in Pyeongtaek. The company announced on its website that the new package is built on the second-gen 10nm process and offers 5,500Mb/s data transfer speed. Samsung 16 GB LPDDR5 DRAM The platform consists of eight 12-gigabit chips and four 8-gigabit chips, providing "twice the DRAM capacity found in many higher-end laptops and gaming PCs today" to quote Samsung's press release. The reason for the ongoing development of technology and higher...

Samsung To Begin Production Of 16GB LPDDR5 RAM Chips For Smartphones

Way back in the day, it would be rare to see smartphones with 1GB of RAM. However, these days, seeing phones with 8GB of RAM has become the norm, and it looks like 16GB of RAM could soon become the new standard, at least that’s what Samsung is hoping for with their newly mass produced 16GB RAM chipsets.The company has announced that they will soon be mass producing 16GB LPDDR5 […]

Apple’s Find My iPhone App Helps Bust A Sex Trafficker

Apple’s Find My iPhone feature is meant to help users track down their lost/misplaced phones. However, in the past we have seen several instances of how the feature was used that ultimately led to police catching criminals. It looks like we have another story to add to that list where the feature helped law enforcement catch a sex trafficker.According to the story, a 38-year old man by the name of […]

Oppo Find X2 Series Confirmed To Launch On March 6

We already knew Oppo was planning to launch its Find X2 series on March 6 but today the company made it official. Oppo's official Weibo post was posted through a Find X2 Pro which confirms we'll see at least two variants of the phone. In addition, Oppo's VP Brian Shen teased the one X2's versions will with a 3K resolution, which is to say QHD+ resolution. The phone will also feature a 120Hz refresh rate panel as previously confirmed. Previously, Shen also revealed that the display of the Find X2 series will feature a "waterfall-like" design with a noticeable curve but...

This Smartphone Can Dual Boot Both Android And Linux

Our smartphones come with an operating system that has been preloaded onto it. In this day and age, we’re pretty much limited to either iOS or Android. This is versus PCs where users have slightly more options. In fact, on PCs, users have the ability to dual boot operating systems, where two OS can live on a single device.The good news is that if you wanted that feature for mobile, […]

Redmi K30 Pro To Arrive In March With 5g

Xiaomi released the Redmi K30 and Redmi K30 5G with dual-punch hole and four cameras on the back in December. In fact we already reviewed it and one of the few complaints we have is the chipset that is unable to take full advantage of the 120Hz screen. Today, the brand's own Weibo page confirmed a Redmi K30 Pro will arrive in March to address that. It will also have 5G connectivity as befits a flagship these days. The teaser reveals the phone will skip the dual punch-hole in the screen and is likely to have a selfie shooter inside a periscope-type elevating mechanism, just like...

Samsung Galaxy M31 Goes Official With Quad Cameras 6000mah Battery And Android 10

The first Samsung Galaxy M-series device of 2020 is here - meet the Galaxy M31. It builds on last year's M30 and M30s with a far improved camera department and Android 10 with OneUI 2 out the box while retaining its massive 6,000 mAh battery. The 6.4-inch FHD+ SuperAMOLED display from the M30 and M30s is carried over. It boasts a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and a U-shaped waterdrop notch for the 16MP selfie cam. Going around the polycarbonate back we find the new four-camera array. The main shooter has a large 64MP sensor with Samsung's Tetracell pixel binning which effectively outputs 16MP...

Apple’s 2020 iPhones Could Feature Super Fast WiFi Speeds

WiFi 6 is currently the latest standard when it comes to WiFi. However, according to a report from Japanese website Mac Otakara, it has been suggested that for Apple’s 2020 iPhones, the company could be adopting an even quicker version of WiFi known as 802.11ay (WiFi 6 is known as 802.11ax).So what’s the difference between this new version of WiFi and WiFi 6? For starters, it will operate in the […]

Huawei Mate Xs Launched With Kirin 990 5G At €2,499

Huawei already had a foldable smartphone last year – the Mate X, which was pretty impressive.Even though you may not be able to get one for yourself now, Huawei has announced a successor to it – the Mate Xs.It may not be a complete overhaul but a refined version of Huawei Mate X.To start with, it features the powerful Kirin 990 5G SoC coupled with 8 Gigs of RAM. Keeping […]

iOS 14 Could Feature iPad-Like Multitasking For The iPhone

One of the new features that Apple introduced to the iPad with iPadOS 13 is a new way of multitasking. Now it looks like Apple could be thinking about taking that feature and bringing it to the iPhone in iOS 14, or at least that’s what seems to be suggested according to a recent video.This video was shared on Twitter by leakster Ben Geskin, who has in the past been […]

Sony Xperia 1 II Launched With 5G In Tow

While Sony might be somewhat quiet these days when it comes to flagships, the company is still very much in the game. In fact, Sony has recently announced their latest flagship handset in the form of the Sony Xperia 1 II, the successor to last year’s smartphone where it will come with a host of improvements and changes.One of the biggest changes we’re seeing with the Xperia 1 II is […]

Samsung Wants To Sell Its Foldable Displays To Other Companies

Samsung has been working on foldable displays for quite a while now, and last year, the technology finally made its debut on the Samsung Galaxy Fold smartphone. To date, there still aren’t that many companies coming forward with similar devices, but that could change in the future.This is because Samsung Display has announced the commercialization of its ultra-thin glass that can be used in the development of smartphones with foldable […]

Smartphone Addiction Found To Physically Alter Our Brains

Most of us these days have smartphones. These are incredible devices that allow us to do more than make phone calls. We can surf the web, play games, draw, record high-quality videos and photos, and more. With that, it’s not surprising that there are some who spend more time on their phones compared to others.However, it seems that maybe we should consider putting our phones down every now and then. […]

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X60 Modems Might Find Its Way Into 2021’s iPhones

It is largely expected that Apple’s iPhones could be using Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X55 modems this year for 5G connectivity. This relationship between Apple and Qualcomm is also expected to continue for a while, which is why it doesn’t come as a surprise to hear that it is possible that with 2021’s iPhones, Apple could be using Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X60 modem.Qualcomm has recently announced their latest modem in the form of […]

Google Removes 600 Apps From The Play Store Over Disruptive Ads

These days, we’re starting to see more apps take the free-to-play approach. It is understandable because by removing the cost to play the game, players might be more tempted to give it a shot. However, developers and publishers still need to get paid, and as a result, ads are typically inserted into these games as a means of generating revenue.Unfortunately, sometimes the ads chosen by developers and publishers can be […]

Microsoft To Bring Its Antivirus App To iOS And Android Devices

On the mobile front, Microsoft hasn’t done quite as well as the competition. Instead, the company has opted to try and take on the mobile industry through software, where they have released apps for both iOS and Android devices. Now it looks like Microsoft will be expanding on that with its antivirus software.The company had previously released its Defender antivirus app for Mac computers last year, and now they have […]

This Mask Protects You From The Coronavirus While Supporting Face ID

It has been suggested that wearing a face mask is one of the ways you can protect yourself from the coronavirus outbreak. However, the problem with face masks is that it interferes with the way we use our phones, especially iPhones that rely on Face ID to unlock as Apple has designed it so that it cannot be beaten by masks.Or can it? Designer and artist Danielle Baskin has launched […]

Mozilla Brings Its Firefox VPN Service Onto Android

There are plenty of VPN options available on mobile devices, but if you’re looking for an alternative, you might be interested to learn that Mozilla has since released its VPN app for mobile devices. However, it should be noted that as it stands, it is currently in closed beta so you’ll need an invite to use it, at least for now.In case you’re hearing this for the first time, Mozilla’s […]

Samsung Sent A Mysterious Notification To Potentially Millions Of Users

We’ve heard about unintentional notification messages from third-party applications.However, a push notification from Samsung via Find My Mobile app that does not make sense could be alarming.And, that’s what happened recently.Samsung accidentally sent a message that included “1” as the message via Find My Mobile app. Originally, the message arrived a while back (Thursday morning).The message was received by several Samsung users including the new Samsung S flagship devices and […]

Apple To Let Users Switch To Third Party Default Apps

Normally, for an iOS device, you do not get to change the default apps to any other services than that of Apple.For instance, the default browser is Safari and you cannot change it to Google Chrome.It has been this way and it is currently the way how it works. However, as per a recent report by Bloomberg, you might be able to switch apps for your default browsers, music players, […]

Alleged iPhone SE 2 Caught On Video

If the rumors are to be believed, Apple will be announcing the iPhone SE 2 soon. Now thanks to a video that has made its way online, it seems that someone might have gotten their hands a working prototype of the upcoming handset, although do be warned, there is a good chance it could be fake.Why do we say this? If you have been following the rumors, the iPhone SE […]

This Japanese Smartphone Will Prevent You From Taking Naked Selfies

In this day and age where everyone has a smartphone with a camera, it’s not surprising that many have taken the opportunity to snap a naughty selfie every now and then. However, over in Japan, Tone Mobile has launched a new smartphone in the form of the Tone e20 that apparently will stop users from snapping naked photos of themselves.So how does this work? Basically the phone will come with […]

Coronavirus Could Hit The Smartphone Industry Hard

As many of you are aware by now, the coronavirus outbreak has impacted the world in more ways than one. Travel has been affected, people have died, and of course the market has also been affected where companies have been forced to suspend operations to help prevent further spreading of the virus.Apple themselves have also warned that they might miss their own revenue guidance, but it seems that the Cupertino […]

Pokemon GO Will Block Players If It Detects Custom Recoveries

One of the things to love about Android is its customizability and flexibility. For example, users can create custom recovery partitions on their devices where they can use it to flash custom ROMs, root their devices, make backups, and so on, in more robust and alternate ways apart from the official Google method.However, it seems that Niantic does not like the idea of custom recoveries existing on the phones of […]

Reference To Pixel 5 Spotted In AOSP

The other day an alleged render showed us what we might be able to expect from the upcoming Google Pixel 5. While it is more or less a given that Google will announce a new Pixel smartphone this year, it looks like evidence is starting to surface that suggests that Google has already begun working on it.This is according to a recent sighting in the Android Open Source Project in […]

LG Adds Impressive Upgrades To Its Budget K Series Lineup

If you are looking for a budget device, LG’s new lineup of its K series smartphones could be an interesting choice.The new additions include three new phones – K61, K51S, and K41S. The K61 being the premium option of the bunch offers a lot of essential features for the price.You might want to check out the specifications and the pricing for it as per the official reveal.Each of the smartphones […]

Apple Warns Of iPhone Supply Shortages Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in China, many factories have since been forced to shut down. Also, due to people getting sick or being suspected of having the virus, many are being quarantined which ultimately affects the workforce. This is why it doesn’t come as a surprise to learn that Apple has since issued a warning about potential iPhone supply shortages.According to Apple, “While our iPhone manufacturing partner sites […]

TCL Smartphone Concept Features An Expandable Display

You must have heard about the new folding smartphones by Motorola and Samsung (RAZR and Galaxy Z Flip, respectively).Even though you consider those to be the next big innovations – TCL’s leaked photos of its prototype smartphone (originally shared by CNET) adds more competition to the table.It looks like the upcoming TCL smartphone might end up offering an expandable display (meaning, you can slide-out the extension of a screen) as […]

The Galaxy Z Flip May Have Used A ‘Fake Glass’ As Tests Show

The Galaxy Z Flip has been in the limelight for all the good reasons. It is potentially better than Motorola’s RAZR and offers a good design – for many users.However, the impressive verdict for the phone might be limited to the specs on paper.In a recent durability test by JerryRigEverything, it looks like Samsung may have used a ‘fake glass’ in the Galaxy Z Flip.The confusion arrives when the durability […]

5G iPhones Might Not Have The Fastest (Theoretical) Upload Speeds

5G offers various improvements over 4G, a couple of which are its speeds where it is proven to feature both faster download and upload speeds. However, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, he believes that the upcoming 5G iPhone, it might not necessarily be capable of hitting max upload speeds.This is because previously it was rumored that the 5G iPhone could support 2×2 MIMO uplink, where the device might feature the […]

Apple Could Design Its Own 5G Antenna For This Year’s iPhone

With Apple and Qualcomm having set aside their differences, it is widely expected that with this year’s iPhone, Apple could be turning to the use of Qualcomm’s modems for 5G connectivity. However, it seems that it won’t be all Qualcomm and that Apple could actually be contributing to the design process.According to a report from Fast Company, it appears that Apple isn’t too pleased with Qualcomm’s QTM 525 mmWave antenna […]

Google’s Pixel 5 XL First Prototype Render Shows Something Unique

We are almost 9 months away for the big reveal of the upcoming Google Pixel – but we already have a leaked image of a prototype render for the Pixel 5 XL.Front Page Tech hosted by Jon Prosser shared one of the three prototype design renders for the Pixel 5 XL.To come up with a design, Google usually makes several prototype renders and then selects on one of them. Here, […]

Analysts Believe Companies Could Ship 100 Million Foldable Phones By 2025

Are foldable phones the next big thing in smartphone design? Will foldable phones represent the new standard of smartphones moving forwards? That’s hard to say, but it seems over at Strategy Analytics, the company’s analysts are pretty optimistic about foldable phones, especially over the next five years.They believe that through 2025, more companies including Apple are expected to hop onto the foldable bandwagon. As such, they believe that this will […]

opera for android update brings unlimited vpn service

Almost two years after adding free and unlimited VPN to its desktop browser Opera for Android is getting the same treatment. Version 51 of Opera for Android, will finally bring VPN service to the mobile browser, in continuation of the company's commitment to user security. Opera claims you will have enhanced control over your online

huawei p30 handled on video

The Huawei P30 has appeared on video, 3.5mm headphone jack and all. Previously, video leaks showed the P30 Pro - both videos were focused on its in-display fingerprint reader. The phone is in a case, but you can see its flat display, the teardrop notch for the selfie camera and the triple camera on

opera for android gets an integrated free vpn

Opera for Android users will be delighted to hear that the company has integrated its free VPN service with its Android browser. Prior to its change of ownership, the company had launched an Opera VPN service which was a standalone app for iOS and Android. It later integrated the service into the desktop browser. However,

ec google another billion fine

The European Commission has fined Google €1.49 billion for misusing its dominant position on the market for search advertising. According to Margrethe Vestager, the antitrust commissioner at Brussels, said Google used restrictive clauses with partners to "cement its dominance." The official press release says Google prohibited AdSense for Search clients to use adverts from

t mobile subscribers can get a free year of mlb tv again

T-Mobile offers its subscribers a lot of freebies through its Tuesdays app one of which has been a yearly subscription to MLB.TV. The carrier is bringing back this offer once again for the year. Interested subscribers will be able to get it on March 26th. The subscription itself is valued at $118.99. The carrier announced