Casio PRO TREK Smart WSD F-30 rugged Wear OS outdoor watch with GPS announced [Update: Available from January 18]

Update – November 30, 2018: Casio has announced that the  PRO TREK Smart WSD-F30 smartwatch will ship from January 18, 2019. It will also release the WSA-BX1 extra-long cloth band, an optional accessory for the WSD-F30.

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Huawei P20 and P20 Pro sales cross 10 million globally, introduces Morpho Aurora, Pearl White colors, P20 Pro Leather variants

Huawei at the IFA 2018 announced that it has sold 10 million units of P20 Pro and P20 smartphones globally in the first five months. It also introduced new variants in the P20 series. It also said that it has shipped over 10 million units in the Mate 10 series.

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Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro with full-screen display, Kirin 980 7nm SoC to be announced on October 16

Huawei at the IFA 2018 announced its flagship Kirin 980 7nm SoC with dedicated dual neural network processing units. At the end of the event it also confirmed that the Mate 20 series – Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro powered by Kirin 980 will be announced at an event in London on October 16th, same date as last year’s Mate 10 series.

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Huawei Kirin 980 world’s first 7nm SoC with Dual NPU announced

Huawei at the IFA 2018 announced Kirin 980, its next-generation processor of high-end devices and the world’s first commercial mobile SoC manufactured with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturer Company’s (TSMC) 7nm proces and with dedicated Dual Neural Processing Unit (NPU). It is an Octa-Core SoC with two ARM Cortex A76 Cores clocked up to 2.6GHz for Turbo performance, two ARM Cortex A76 Cores clocked up to 1.92GHz for Long-lasting performance and four ARM Cortex A55 Cores clocked up to 1.8 GHz for power efficiency. It has support for LTE Cat.21 offering download speeds of up to 1.4 Gbps. Continue reading “Huawei Kirin 980 world’s first 7nm SoC with Dual NPU announced”

Lenovo introduces Yoga S730 thinnest consumer clamshell laptop, Yoga Book C930, ThinkPad X1 Extreme, Yoga Chromebook and more

At the IFA 2018, Lenovo unveiled its premium Yoga laptops along with the premium ThinkPad X1 laptop portfolio, new Chomebooks and upgraded GPUs on the re-designed Lenovo Legion gaming PCs introduced at E3. Continue reading “Lenovo introduces Yoga S730 thinnest consumer clamshell laptop, Yoga Book C930, ThinkPad X1 Extreme, Yoga Chromebook and more”

ZTE Axon 9 Pro with 6.21-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 845, water-resistant body, 12MP + 20MP dual rear cameras announced

ZTE at the IFA 2018 in Berlin has introduced its flagship Axon 9 Pro smartphone, as it had promised. It has a 6.21-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a notch, support for HDR10, is powered by Snapdragon 845 with 6GB of RAM, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo), has a 12-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX363 sensor, OIS, Dual Pixel auto focus and a secondary 20-megapixel rear camera with 130-degree wide-angle lens and a 20-megapixel front camera. Continue reading “ZTE Axon 9 Pro with 6.21-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 845, water-resistant body, 12MP + 20MP dual rear cameras announced”

ASUS announces new ZenBook 13, 14 and 15, ZenBook Flip 13 and 15 convertible laptops and ZenBook Pro 14 with ScreenPad

At the ongoing IFA 2018 event, Asus has announced a range of laptops including ZenBook, ZenBook Flip, and ZenBook Pro featuring the latest 8th Gen Intel Core processors. Continue reading “ASUS announces new ZenBook 13, 14 and 15, ZenBook Flip 13 and 15 convertible laptops and ZenBook Pro 14 with ScreenPad”

BlackBerry KEY2 LE with 4.5-inch FHD+ 3:2 display, QWERTY keyboard, Snapdragon 636, dual rear cameras announced

TCL Communication has introduced BlackBerry KEY2 LE, a cheaper version of the KEY2 at the IFA.  It has a similar design as the BlackBerry KEY2 which includes 4.5-inch (1620 x 1080 pixels) display with minimized screen bezels, 4-row QWERTY physical backlit keyboard, fingerprint sensor built into the spacebar and redesigned chassis and also comes with the recently introduced Speed Key for a more customized universal shortcut experience,  but this is powered by Snapdragon 636 with 4GB of RAM, different cameras and a 3,000mAh battery.

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Honor Magic 2 with bezel-less display, slide-out design, Kirin 980, 40W super fast charge coming soon

Huawei’s Honor brand along with the global launch of the Honor Play, teased the upcoming Honor Magic 2 smartphone, successor of the Honor Magic which was introduced back in 2016. The successor will feature a full-screen display with ultra narrow bezels. For this, the company has adopted a slide-out design, which it calls Magic Slide full screen with high screen-to-body ratio.

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Sony WH-1000XM3 with HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1, WF-SP900 truly wireless water-resistant sports headphones and more announced

Sony at the IFA announced WH-1000XM3 in the 1000X series of wireless noise cancelling headphones with new HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1 that promises four times greater performance to cancel mid to high-range noise such as street noise and human voices.  The high quality internal headphone amp for the HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1 realizes stunning high sound quality. The WF-SP900 truly wireless sports headphones is water-proof and dust-proof and has internal memory to play music without a smartphone. Continue reading “Sony WH-1000XM3 with HD Noise Cancelling Processor QN1, WF-SP900 truly wireless water-resistant sports headphones and more announced”

Sony Xperia XZ3 with 6-inch QHD+ OLED HDR display, Snapdragon 845, Dynamic Vibration System, Android 9.0 (Pie) announced

Sony Mobile just announced the Xperia XZ3, the company’s latest flagship smartphone at the IFA, as expected. It has a 6-inch QHD+ P-OLED 18:9 aspect ratio display, is powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform and runs Android 9.0 (Pie). It has a new Dual Motion Eye camera with 19-megapixel 1/ 2.3″ Exmor RS memory stacked sensor, 960 fps super slow motion videos (FHD/HD), Predictive Capture, Anti-distortion shutter, Triple image sensing technology and 5-axis image stabilization for shake-free videos. Continue reading “Sony Xperia XZ3 with 6-inch QHD+ OLED HDR display, Snapdragon 845, Dynamic Vibration System, Android 9.0 (Pie) announced”

Samsung Q900R 8K QLED TV with 8K AI upscaling, Quantum Processor 8K announced

Samsung  has introduced Q900R QLED 8K TV range (65″, 75″, 82″ and 85″) with 8K AI Upscaling ahead of IFA 2018 this week. It has Real 8K Resolution, Q HDR 8K and Quantum Processor 8K for the best experience. It features Real 8K Resolution capable of 4,000 nit peak brightness that allows TV to produce four times more pixels than a 4K UHD TV and 16 times more pixels than a Full HD TV.

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Dell announces world’s brightest 27-inch USB-C ultrathin monitor, new XPS 13, Inspiron 7000, 5000, Inspiron Chromebook 14 2-in-1s and more

At the ongoing IFA 2018 event, Dell has announced an array of product including the Inspiron 14 5000 2-in-1s, 7000 2-in-1 laptops, the Vostro 14 and 15 5000 and premium 27 USB-C ultrathin displays and entry-level SE monitors. Continue reading “Dell announces world’s brightest 27-inch USB-C ultrathin monitor, new XPS 13, Inspiron 7000, 5000, Inspiron Chromebook 14 2-in-1s and more”

Acer OJO 500 Windows Mixed Reality Headset with unique detachable design announced

Acer just announced OJO 500, the company’s latest Windows Mixed Reality Headset at the IFA 2018 in Berlin. It is the first Windows Mixed Reality headset and first Virtual Reality headset to feature a detachable design that enables the lens and head strap to be individually removed, making the headset easy to store and clean. Continue reading “Acer OJO 500 Windows Mixed Reality Headset with unique detachable design announced”