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Xiaomi Show Off 5G Mi Mix 3 With Newly Announced Snapdragon 855 SoC

Xiaomi has never been known as the leader in innovations, but it changes (kind of) on December 06, 2018 when it took to the China Mobile Global Partner Conference to reveal a 5G version of its latest flagship device, the Mi Mix 3. Not only the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G enables higher speed Internet access and live video streaming by the virtue of 5G network, it is also the first device to come outfitted with newest Snapdragon 855 SoC, announced by Qualcomm just a day earlier. Continue reading Xiaomi Show Off 5G Mi Mix 3 With Newly Announced Snapdragon 855 SoC

Black Shark Is Xiaomi’s Foray Into Gaming Smartphone

With the mobile game industry expected to hit $106.4 billion by 2021, it makes sense for handset makers to start taking serious attention and start rolling out smartphones designed with mobile gaming in mind. Razer set the ball rolling with its first smartphone last year. ASUS’ gaming arm, ROG, took heed and introduced its own gaming-centric device this year as Razer followed up with a second generation Razer phone. As far gaming-focused device is concerned, those are two are your only options. Actually, no. There is another called Black Shark. Continue reading Black Shark Is Xiaomi’s Foray Into Gaming Smartphone

Meet Thuraya X5-Touch, The First Android Satellite Smartphone

If you are going off the grid, especially to areas that are harsher than the usual urban settings (such as an oil rig, for example), you are going to need more than just a smartphone with satellite add-on. Even a satellite phone won’t be suffice. What you need is the power of smartphone and satellite phone combined, like the Thuraya X5-Touch Satellite Smartphone. Continue reading Meet Thuraya X5-Touch, The First Android Satellite Smartphone

Video Of The Samsung Folding Screen Phone Will Make You Drool

Since last year, we have all heard Samsung is going to have a folding screen smartphone. Following the rumor, Netherlands’ phones and tablets comparison website, Nieuwe Mobiel, let their imagination run wild with a, well, wild concept and then, last week Samsung let the world in on its official take, a prototype that is far from the beauty we may have imagined. Continue reading Video Of The Samsung Folding Screen Phone Will Make You Drool

Samsung Unveils High-End Flip Phone With Flagship Spec And Luxe Price

When you think about flip phone, the image of cheap, feature phone comes to mind, but that is not the case with Samsung’s new flip called W2019. I don’t know if it is considered flagship or not, but the specs and price point certainly point towards it being a flagship. Yes. Yes. It is a flip phone, but this thing is kind of luxurious. Armed with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, the fastest processor there is today, and 6 GB of RAM, this folding phone is no slouch. Neither is the look. Continue reading Samsung Unveils High-End Flip Phone With Flagship Spec And Luxe Price

Samsung Reveals Prototype Phone With Folding Display

As expected, Samsung has revealed its take on folding phone. There’s no actual phone to show off per se; instead, the device Samsung show off on stage at the 2018 Samsung Developer Conference in San Francisco is a prototype that, IMHO, looks a little too clunky (but strangely alluring. Oops). But it is a working prototype, alright. Plus, the focus is on the display, not an actual device. With the display which it calls Infinity Flex Display, Samsung introduces two screens, as oppose to one as seen on the Royole FlexPai we saw last week. Continue reading Samsung Reveals Prototype Phone With Folding Display

The World’s First Foldable Screen Smartphone Is Here And It Will Go On Flash Sale Today

You probably never heard of Rouyu Technology (or Royole), but you will remember this handset maker from now on because, it will be remembered as the first company to unveil a foldable screen smartphone that money can buy. We are not talking about a dual screen device here; it is a phone with actual folding display, such as the one Samsung is going to reveal soon. This groundbreaking, much-yearned-for smartphone called FlexPai was announced on October 31, making it first smartphone with a folding, flexible display (flexible display is Royole’s forte, btw). Continue reading The World’s First Foldable Screen Smartphone Is Here And It Will Go On Flash Sale Today

OnePlus 6T Is Official In The U.S., Touts “Fastest” In-display Fingerprint Sensor

So. This is it. The OnePlus 6T is finally official. While it may not have received as much fanfare like other handset launches, I think it is a phone to look out for. OnePlus‘ newest flagship is almost all-screen with the exception of the waterdrop notch and it has no fingerprint sensor that will mar the beautiful glass back cos’ it has an in-display fingerprint sensor. Continue reading OnePlus 6T Is Official In The U.S., Touts “Fastest” In-display Fingerprint Sensor

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Is All Screen, Has Pop-up Selfie Dual Cameras

If you have not yet heard, Xiaomi’s flagship Mi Mix has got a new iteration, the Mi Mix 3, and it is all screen, thanks to the la Oppo Find X pop-up selfie cameras. Noticed we said cameras? Yeah, Xiaomi one up Oppo with giving its Mi Mix 3 not one, but two cameras, comprising of one 24 MP Sony IM576 sensor and a 2 MP OV02a10 sensor. Around the back, it has two cameras too, made pop of a 12 MP Sony IMX363 and a 12 MP Samsung S5K3M3+ sensors. Continue reading Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Is All Screen, Has Pop-up Selfie Dual Cameras

Vertu Is Back With Two Luxury Smartphones Aimed At China Market

There seems to be a trend in the smartphone industry. We are not referring to the notch or edge-to-edge hype, though; we are talking about the trend of reviving once defunct brands. First it was Nokia by HMD, then Blackberry by TCL, and then now we hear Vertu is back in the luxury smartphone game. And it is not all talk and no action, mind you. The company has, to the surprise of many, launch a couple of new smartphones at an event in Beijing, China. Continue reading Vertu Is Back With Two Luxury Smartphones Aimed At China Market