Smartphones

It’s been a little over a year since our review of the iPhone XS and XS Max, and it’s that time of the year to investigate Apple’s latest and greatest: the iPhone 11 family. This time around Apple was able to launch all three phones, the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max simultaneously, and we’ve gotten our hands on all of them. We’ll be running them through our extensive testing marathon, again hopefully revealing more about how Apple’s newest hardware improvements change the product experience. This year we’re not seeing major changes how Apple is slicing up their market segments among the phone models, though we are seeing bit of a name change for the new phones. The iPhone 11 is...

Samsung Delays Launch of Galaxy Fold Smartphone

Samsung this week said that it would postpone commercial launch of its Galaxy Fold smartphone following various issues uncovered by reviewers. The company, which intended to start sales of...

27 by Anton Shilov on 4/23/2019

The Huawei P30 & P30 Pro Reviews: Photography Enhanced

The last year has been extremely exciting period for Huawei and its products: Starting with the P20, the company’s flagships have been truly transformative in terms of their camera...

82 by Andrei Frumusanu on 4/18/2019

Apple and Qualcomm Bury the Hatchet; Sign New Patent and Chip Supply Agreements

Putting an end to one of the most intense high tech legal battles in recent memory, this afternoon Apple and Qualcomm announced that the two firms were burying the...

14 by Ryan Smith on 4/16/2019

Intel Exits 5G Smartphone Modem Market; Other Client Modem Businesses to Be Reviewed

With today’s announcement out of Apple and Qualcomm that the two fierce rivals have buried the hatchet for good, the situation immediately put into question the fate of Intel’s...

28 by Ryan Smith on 4/16/2019

Huawei: No Communication with Apple About 5G Modems

One of the most recent rumors swirling the technosphere has been who is going to be sourcing the modems for Apple’s first generation of 5G smartphones. Despite the fact...

9 by Ian Cutress on 4/16/2019

Chinese and Taiwanese Companies To Gain Controlling Stake of JDI

A group of investors from China and Taiwan and the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan have signed a memorandum of understanding under which they will invest in Japan Display...

6 by Anton Shilov on 4/15/2019

Sharp Demonstrates Foldable OLED Display for Smartphones

Sharp this week demonstrated its first foldable OLED display at a special event in Tokyo. At present, the device was demonstrated as a part of a smartphone prototype and...

16 by Anton Shilov on 4/12/2019

Samsung Confirms Galaxy S10 5G Specifications: Exynos Modem 5100 For First 5G Devices In Korea

As highly suspected a little over a week ago in our reporting of the pricing of the new Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, the new 5G model in Korea will...

6 by Andrei Frumusanu on 4/1/2019

LG G8 ThinQ Smartphone Available for Pre-Order, Will Ship on April 11

Select LG partners in the US on Friday began taking pre-orders on the company’s new G8 ThinQ flagship smartphone and will ship the product on April 11.The new handset...

12 by Anton Shilov on 3/29/2019

The Samsung Galaxy S10+ Snapdragon & Exynos Review: Almost Perfect, Yet So Flawed

We’ve been in 2019 for a while. Although we've covered one or two smartphones in the last couple of months of the calendar year, the true “2019 flagship” phone...

228 by Andrei Frumusanu on 3/29/2019

Samsung: Galaxy Fold Is Tested to Fold/Unfold 200,000 Times

Foldable smartphones are still to prove their value proposition in the market, and we will see if they become popular among end users. It goes without saying that foldable...

18 by Anton Shilov on 3/28/2019

Samsung Unveils The Galaxy A70: A Mid-Range Smartphone With a Sizable 6.7-Inch Display

While Samsung may be best known in the smartphone space for their Galaxy S line of flagship phones, those phones alone aren't the reason that Samsung is currently the...

21 by Anton Shilov on 3/27/2019

Nokia 9 PureView Now Available : A Flagship with a 5+1-Camera Array

HMD Global this week started sales of its new flagship smartphone, the Nokia 9 PureView, in the US, and select European countries. The new handset features an innovative camera...

17 by Anton Shilov on 3/27/2019

Huawei Launches the P30 and P30 Pro: P is for Photography

The latest update in Huawei’s P series smartphones are the new P30 and P30 Pro handsets, launched today in Paris. These new devices hope to push the reason why...

57 by Ian Cutress on 3/26/2019

Huawei P30 Series Launch in Paris: A Live Blog (Starts 2pm CET, 9am ET)

Huawei has been keen to promote the launch of its new P30 series of smartphones this week. We're here in Paris, ready to watch Huawei CBG CEO, Richard Yu...

16 by Andrei Frumusanu on 3/26/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold Set to Be Available in UK on April 26: £1799

Samsung UK said on Monday that its flagship Galaxy Fold smartphone will hit the UK market on April 26. The foldable handset will be available directly from Samsung online...

21 by Anton Shilov on 3/25/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G: Launch Date & Approximate Price Revealed

When Samsung introduced its new family of flagship Galaxy S10 smartphones in February, the company disclosed prices and launch timeframes for all models except one, the Galaxy S10 5G...

26 by Anton Shilov on 3/22/2019

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Gaming Phone: Snapdragon 855, 12 GB RAM, 240 Hz Polling

The smartphone market is no longer growing as rapidly as it used to several years ago, but it is actively segmentizing as customers want their handsets to be tailored...

18 by Anton Shilov on 3/21/2019

Sony Xperia 1, the Long 21:9 Smartphone, Available for Pre-Order

When Sony introduced its Xperia 1 flagship smartphone at MWC 2019, the company disclosed all technical specifications, but omitted two important details: pricing and launch date. This month some...

25 by Anton Shilov on 3/15/2019

Samsung Begins Mass Production of 12 GB LPDDR4X for Smartphones

Samsung said late on Wednesday that it had started volume production of 12 GB LPDDR4X-4266 memory for high-end smartphones. The chip is the highest-density DRAM for mobile applications. The...

19 by Anton Shilov on 3/14/2019

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