Smartphones

Today Arm is announcing four new products in its NPU, GPU and DPU portfolio. The company is branding its in-house machine learning processor IPs the Ethos line-up detailing more the existing N77 piece and also revealing the smaller N57 and N37 siblings in the family. To top things off, the company is also making ready its first mid-range GPU IP based on the brand-new Valhall architecture, the new Mali-G57. Finally, we’re seeing the release of a new mid-range DPU in the form of the Mali-D37. Introducing the Ethos NPU Family Arm’s NPU IP offering was first announced early last year, detailing its architecture a few months later, and has been publicly been known until known just as “Project Trillium”. Arm at TechCon this year has officially...

Huawei Mate X vs. Samsung Galaxy Fold: Ask the Press

One of the biggest talking points this year at Mobile World Congress is the emergence of folding phones. The two largest smartphone vendors in the world, Samsung and Huawei...

82 by Ian Cutress on 2/25/2019

Nubia at MWC 2019: Wearable OLED Smartphone Coming to a Wrist Near You

Nubia, a division of ZTE, is prepping to release its first wearable watch-like smartphone. The device is currently being showcased at MWC in Barcelona, Spain, but the company is...

7 by Anton Shilov on 2/25/2019

Qualcomm Launches the QCA6390 Chipset: 1.8 Gbps Wi-Fi 6 Ready with BlueTooth 5.1

With the upcoming ratification of the Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) standard expected in August, a number of companies are gearing up with Wi-Fi 6 ‘ready’ routers and end-points to get...

9 by Ian Cutress on 2/25/2019

Alcatel Launches 3L at MWC 2019: A 5.94-Inch Smartphone at €139

Alcatel introduced its new entry-level smartphone that is equipped with a 5.9-inch display, a quad-core Qualcomm SoC, 16 GB of NAND storage, facial recognition, and a dual camera, a...

2 by Anton Shilov on 2/25/2019

LG Announces The New G8 & V50 5G ThinQ

Today at LG’s MWC press event the company has revealed its brand new flagship devices for 2019. The new LG G8 and the new LG V50 represent LG’s updated...

43 by Andrei Frumusanu on 2/24/2019

MWC 2019: LG Premiere Press Event, a Live Blog (6:30PM UTC)

LG recently announced that it has a range of new technologies ready for its upcoming ThinQ branded smartphones. We're here at the press event to find out all the details.

6 by Ian Cutress & Andrei Frumusanu on 2/24/2019

TCL Low Cost Foldable Display for Everyone: Patented DragonHinge

Out of the top smartphone manufacturers, Samsung has clearly beat its competitors to the punch with its foldable smartphone, but it certainly will not be the only company to...

26 by Anton Shilov on 2/24/2019

TCL Launches the Alcatel 1S: a 5.5-inch IPS Smartphone for $109 / €109

Most of the time, in fact almost all the time, we tend to discuss about the most expensive phones on the market. If it isn’t $600, then it is...

18 by Ian Cutress on 2/24/2019

BlackBerry Launch Special Edition Key2 in Red

Following the successful launch of the Cosmic Red edition of the Key2 LE last year, and the many column inches by technology journalists praising the color combination as striking...

0 by Ian Cutress on 2/24/2019

TCL/CSOT Reveals Mobile AMOLED & LCD Hole-Punch Displays

Along with today’s announcement of a foldable display panel and hinge, TCL’s display panel division revealed a new generation of AMOLED screens and demonstrated their ability to produce a...

0 by Andrei Frumusanu on 2/24/2019

MWC 2019: Nokia Annual Press Conference at Mobile World Congress (3pm UTC)

We are at HMD Global’s annual press conference at Mobile World Congress where the company shares information about its success in the past year and introduces new flagship models...

14 by Anton Shilov on 2/24/2019

Huawei Launches the Mate X: Folding in a New Direction

Today at Huawei’s press conference at MWC Barcelona, Huawei has something special to share with us. It’s only been a couple of days since Samsung announced its own foldable...

52 by Andrei Frumusanu on 2/24/2019

Xiaomi Launches The New MIX3 5G and Mi9 for European Markets

Today Xiaomi has announced the launch of the new MIX3 5G and new Mi9 for European markets. The event represents a big and important development for Xiaomi, as it...

2 by Andrei Frumusanu on 2/24/2019

MWC 2019: Huawei Connecting Future Press Event, a Live Blog (1pm UTC)

Huawei has once again rented out the Italian Pavilion here in Barcelona for its annual Mobile World Congress press event. We're expecting to see CEO Richard Yu on stage...

7 by Ian Cutress & Anton Shilov on 2/24/2019

MWC 2019: Xiaomi Mi 9 Global Launch Press Event Live Blog (9:30am UTC)

Xiaomi recently launched the Mi 9 in China, and today at MWC the company will launch it globally. We're here ready to report on the launch, as well as...

8 by Ian Cutress & Anton Shilov on 2/24/2019

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lauched in China: 6.39-inch Snapdragon 855 with Game Turbo

Xiaomi this week formally announced its new flagship smartphone, the Mi9, at an event in China. The new handset looks like a range-topping 2019 Android-based device from top to...

15 by Anton Shilov on 2/22/2019

First Glimpse of Huawei Mate X: A Foldable 5G Phone

Constructing a stage and a booth at a trade show takes a few days. It just so happens that the media end up arriving in the city for the...

13 by Ian Cutress on 2/22/2019

Xilinx Announce New RFSoCs for 5G, Covering Sub-6 GHz and mmWave

More often than not, embedded wireless equipment, the infrastructure that powers it, and the systems that test the deployed hardware don’t just use off-the-shelf parts. As with 4G and...

6 by Ian Cutress on 2/21/2019

Hands on with the Samsung S10+, S10, and S10e: Which Witch is Which?

Standing as the world’s largest smartphone retailer, Samsung’s flagship family leads the way into how the company sees the next generation of user experience and interaction. Each release has...

72 by Ian Cutress on 2/21/2019

Samsung Announces The Galaxy S10: 10th Anniversary Trio

It’s hard to believe, but Samsung is now on its 10th iteration of the Galaxy S line of phones. The Galaxy S started a wave of success for Samsung...

127 by Andrei Frumusanu on 2/20/2019

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