RHA TrueConnect 2 truly wireless earphones review
10 August 2020

RHA TrueConnect 2 truly wireless earphones review

The TrueConnect 2 are the successor to the acclaimed TrueConnect from the Glasgow-based audio brand RHA. The new model may look identical to the previous one but RHA claims several improvements under the hood, including a much longer battery life,...
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Top 10 trending phones of week 32
09 August 2020

Top 10 trending phones of week 32

The big shifts in our trending chart continue with major announcements by Samsung and the long delayed Google mid-ranger storming the chart. The Galaxy Note20 Ultra is certainly the more interesting member of the newly announced S Pen duo - so...
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Flashback: the Samsung Galaxy Note II writes an even better story than the first one
09 August 2020

Flashback: the Samsung Galaxy Note II writes an even better story than the first one

The original Galaxy Note changed the shape – or rather the size – of smartphones. It was the first to make huge displays cool. The sequel, the Samsung Galaxy Note II, went even bigger and stretched the new Super AMOLED panel from 5.3” to...
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Weekly poll: Did the Galaxy Note20, Note20 Ultra and Z Fold2 live up to expectations?
09 August 2020

Weekly poll: Did the Galaxy Note20, Note20 Ultra and Z Fold2 live up to expectations?

It would be a cliche to call the Galaxy Note20 Ultra “the best Samsung smartphone ever” even if it’s probably true. But it’s strange that we can’t call the vanilla Note20 “the second best”, it’s not even close. The Ultra costs an arm and a leg –...
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Weekly poll results: the Oppo Reno4 Pro fails to impress
09 August 2020

Weekly poll results: the Oppo Reno4 Pro fails to impress

The Oppo Reno4 Pro has landed – with a thud. Last week’s poll shows that the phone cannot lure buyers away from similarly priced competitors. What went wrong? The short answer would be “the Nord happened”. For the same price, it offers the better...
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Infinix Hot 10 specs leak
09 August 2020

Infinix Hot 10 specs leak

Infinix is gearing-up for a new device launch. The Hot 10 has surfaced online, from a couple of sources, under the X682C and X682B model numbers. The Google Play Console entry for the phone is quite descriptive. It even features a render of the...
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Hot take: Samsung Galaxy Note20 and Note20 Ultra
09 August 2020

Hot take: Samsung Galaxy Note20 and Note20 Ultra

The Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra – while expensive – feels like a flagship with great potential. In contrast, the Galaxy Note20 – also quite expensive – feels like you’d be better off getting a Note10+ instead. What happened? Domino...
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iPhone 12 series will reportedly support BeiDou navigation
08 August 2020

iPhone 12 series will reportedly support BeiDou navigation

Apple and the iPhone line, in particular, has never had an easy relationship with the Chinese market. Constantly thwarted by local regulations and many legal and political circumstances. Hence, the equal ports shocking and perfectly justifiable...
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Huawei Mate X2 to come with an inward folding display
08 August 2020

Huawei Mate X2 to come with an inward folding display

Huawei has announced two foldable smartphones until now - the Mate X and Mate Xs - which come with outward folding displays. But the Mate X2 will be different as it's said to feature an inward folding display. Word comes from Ross Young, who's...
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More vivo iQOO 5 specs leak in benchmark listing
08 August 2020

More vivo iQOO 5 specs leak in benchmark listing

The vivo iQOO 5 is right around the corner, with a confirmed announcement date of August 17. The phone’s call to fame is definitely the whopping 120W fast-charging tech, already both officially advertised and demoed live on video as the first...
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OnePlus 7, 7T series gets August patch and user assistance feature with latest beta updates
08 August 2020

OnePlus 7, 7T series gets August patch and user assistance feature with latest beta updates

OnePlus has released new OxygenOS Open Beta updates for its 2019 smartphones - 7, 7 Pro, 7T, and 7T Pro. OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro get OxygenOS Open Beta 17, while their T variants get Open Beta 7. Both updates come with the same changelog and bump up...
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Huawei Enjoy 20 case renders suggest there will also be a Plus version of the handset, with a pop-up camera
08 August 2020

Huawei Enjoy 20 case renders suggest there will also be a Plus version of the handset, with a pop-up camera

The Huawei Enjoy 20 family could be a bit bigger than we originally thought. So far, only the Enjoy 20 Pro has been officially announced, with rumors and designs of a vanilla Enjoy 20, making the rounds. A couple of new phone case listings on...
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Microsoft Surface Duo for AT&T; appears in leaked renders
08 August 2020

Microsoft Surface Duo for AT&T; appears in leaked renders

The Microsoft Surface Duo announced last October has appeared in a new set of renders shared by reliable leakster Evan Blass. The images show the smartphone closed and opened. The front panel has a clean Microsoft logo, and when opened, you can...
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Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra banners and box art showcase 120x zoom camera and color options
08 August 2020

Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra banners and box art showcase 120x zoom camera and color options

Xiaomi is turning 10 next week – a major milestone that the company will be celebrating on August 11 with the release of commemorative editions of the Redmi K30 Pro and the Mi 10 Pro. We are still a little short on details, regarding the Redmi, but...
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Realme C12 pops-up on GeekBench with a Helio P35 chipset and 3GB of RAM
08 August 2020

Realme C12 pops-up on GeekBench with a Helio P35 chipset and 3GB of RAM

A couple of days ago, we heard about a new addition to the Realme C line – the C12. The RMX2189, as its official name goes, has already been through major certification authorities in Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, and China. In a new development,...
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Samsung Galaxy Watch3 gets VO2 Max and blood oxygen monitoring activated with first software update
08 August 2020

Samsung Galaxy Watch3 gets VO2 Max and blood oxygen monitoring activated with first software update

The Samsung Galaxy Watch3 announced three days ago is receiving its first software update, which enables a couple of features that aren't activated out of the box - VO2 Max and blood oxygen monitoring. The last one isn't available in nine countries,...
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AnTuTu releases top 10 list of domestic SoCs for H1 2020
08 August 2020

AnTuTu releases top 10 list of domestic SoCs for H1 2020

Earlier this week, AuTuTu released its top 10 list of the highest performing smartphones tested in July. On Friday, AnTuTu released a new list, ranking the top 10 SoCs (System on a chip) for the first half of 2020. The top chipsets range from a...
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TikTok issues statement following US Administration’s executive order
08 August 2020

TikTok issues statement following US Administration’s executive order

On Thursday, the White House issued an executive order that bans TikTok from doing business with US companies. The order claimed that “the spread in the United States of mobile applications developed and owned by companies in the People’s Republic...
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Poco X2 starts receiving MIUI 12 update in India
07 August 2020

Poco X2 starts receiving MIUI 12 update in India

Xiaomi sub-brand Poco has started rolling out its first ever update to MIUI 12 for Indian users. The update to MIUI 12 is now going out to Poco X2 units sold in the subcontinent, with a bunch of reports on Twitter confirming the receipt of the new...
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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 hands-on video leaks, showing more angles
07 August 2020

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 hands-on video leaks, showing more angles

Samsung has sort of semi-announced the Galaxy Z Fold2 at its big Unpacked event on August 5, with the company promising a proper unveiling, with all details, to come on September 1. We got a few official press renders of the upcoming device, but...
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