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
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
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
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
Remember ASUS’ answer to Razer Phone, the ROG Phone Gaming Smartphone? Well, if you are looking forward to it, we have news for you. Good news, that is. It is now available to pre-order in Stateside through ASUS Store, Amazon, as well as Microsoft. If you want one, be ready to shell out at least 900 bucks because, a 128 GB model will require you to drop $899.99 and if you want the larger storage of 512 GB, you are looking at no less than $1,099.99. Continue reading ASUS ROG Phone Gaming Smartphone Is Available To Pre-Order In The U.S.
I have been into gadgets for way too long. In the past, I thought if you want the best, you have to pay significantly more, but thankfully, this isn’t the case anymore. The new Nokia 7.1 is one good example. It is by no means the best, but I’d say it is value for money. With the escalating phone prices, it is nice to know that you can still can decent spec-ed device without busting the bank. Aesthetically, it is pretty – thanks in part to the expansive PureDisplay screen technology. It is the annoying notch though, but we are kind of used to it and less annoyed by now. Continue reading Nokia 7.1: Affordable Android Experience By The Way Of Android One
I can’t find when was it that we last mention about Palm (perhaps, never?). If you are too young to know, Palm once was the forerunner of what was known as personal digital assistants (or PDA, which was essentially digital version of Filofax) and subsequently, it started making personal digital assistant with phone functionality. Thus, you could consider Palm as the granddaddy of smartphones. I had one of its ‘smartphone’, the Palm Treo, and boy, it was quite a gadget back in those days. Anyways, fast forward to today, the revived Palm has introduced its first smartphone since its acquisition in January 6, 2015 by TCL (but make by a San Francisco start-up). Continue reading Palm’s New Smartphone Is Here To Help Kick Your Smartphone Addiction
As expected, Huawei has taken the wrap off the new Mate devices at a London event on October 16. With the new Mate, the series have growth into not two, not three, but four Mate devices. It includes Huawei Mate 20, Huawei Mate 20 Pro, the Porsche Design Huawei Mate RS, and a new addition to the Mate family, the Huawei Mate 20 X. The new Mate series is also the first Huawei devices to sport the new 7 nm Kirin system-on-chip, the Kirin 980, which is backed by Cortex-A76-based processor and Mali G76 GPU. Kirin 980, btw, is the first smartphone in the market to feature Dual-NPU which will grant the chip “higher On-Device AI processing capability.” Continue reading Huawei Mate 20 Series Gets New Kirin Chip And Matrix Camera System
Who would have thought that the three-camera Samsung Galaxy A7 announced last month was a prelude something even mind-blowing? I am talking about the just-announced Samsung Galaxy A9 which packs not two, not three, but four freaking cameras around the back. Four! Imagine that. Suddenly, it makes Light Camera’s ambitious 9-camera smartphone plausible. Anyways, wasting your precious time, here’s what the rear quad camera’s highlights: Continue reading Samsung Has Just Announced A Four-Camera Galaxy Smartphone. Four!
Well, this is it. Razer much anticipated follow up to its first smartphone, Razer Phone 2, is official. Aesthetically, it still retains the square, either you love or hate it super straight form, but now, instead all matte black, it is glossy black – thanks to new glass back and it is now Chroma-enabled. It won’t go all My Little Pony on you though; the Razer’s signature RGB lighting system for gaming appears on the logo around the back of the device, affording the Razer triple-headed snake logo with 16.8 million colors and serving as a visual cue for app notifications. Continue reading Razer Phone 2 Goes Official, Has Chroma And No Notch