Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 rugged smartphone with 5.3-inch display, Exynos 850, Android 11 surfaces

Press image Samsung Galaxy XCover 5, the company’s new rugged smartphone in the XCover series has surfaced, thanks to @evleaks. Based on earlier leaks the phone is said to pack a 5.3-inch HD+ Display, 16MP rear camera, 5MP front camera and a 3000mAh battery. We can expect enhanced touchscreen to work in any condition, including rain or snow, glove mode,  IP68 water and dust resistant body and MIL-STD 810G certification for reliable protection against extreme altitude, humidity, and other severe environmental conditions. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 rugged smartphone with 5.3-inch display, Exynos 850, Android 11 surfaces”

ZTE shows off 2nd generation under-screen camera and in-display 3D face recognition tech

Last year, ZTE became the first smartphone manufacturer in the world to release an under-under-display camera smartphone globally, called the Axon 20 5G. The company has now unveiled their second generation version of their under-screen camera technology at their MWC, Shanghai booth.

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OnePlus 9 Lite / 9E could launch as OnePlus 9R alongside OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro in March

A rumour from December last year said that OnePlus 9 Lite will launch in early 2021 along with OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro. A recent rumour said that the phone will be called as OnePlus 9 SE. Now a new guide page for the upcoming OnePlus phones reveal the OnePlus 9R name long with OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro, according to an image posted by @evleaks. Continue reading “OnePlus 9 Lite / 9E could launch as OnePlus 9R alongside OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro in March”

LG denies scrapping rollable phone project ‘LG Rollable’

There were reports circulating on the Internet that Samsung’s home-grown rival LG might scrap the rollable smartphone project amid speculation as LG reportedly considering an exit from the smartphone business. Continue reading “LG denies scrapping rollable phone project ‘LG Rollable’”

Google Pixel 5a with 6.2-inch FHD+ OLED display surfaces in renders

Google Pixel 5a has surfaced in first CAD-based renders, thanks to @OnLeaks. This shows a similar punch-hole OLED screen as the predecessor, however this is said to feature a slightly bigger 6.2-inch FHD+ OLED screen compared to the 5.8-inch screen. This also increases the height, width and the thickness of the phone to 156.2 x 73.2 x 8.8mm (9.4mm with camera bump). Continue reading “Google Pixel 5a with 6.2-inch FHD+ OLED display surfaces in renders”

Samsung said to replace Tizen OS with Wear OS in upcoming Galaxy smartwatches

After sticking to its proprietary TizenOS for a while, Samsung is reportedly working on two smartwatches based out on Google’s WearOS. As per the reports, the reason behind ditching its OS is due to the lack of apps supports. The third-party app support for Tizen isn’t even in the same league as Wear OS, claims some report. Continue reading “Samsung said to replace Tizen OS with Wear OS in upcoming Galaxy smartwatches”

3rd generation Apple AirPods wireless earbuds with case surface

Rumours of Apple’s next generation AirPods have been picking up steam lately, signalling that we are likely near the launch of the product. Now, images and renders of the earbuds and its case have been leaked by Chinese website, 52 Audio.

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OPPO Find X3 5G with Snapdragon 870 gets certified; Find X3 Neo 5G press images surface

After the specifications of the Find X3 with the model number PEDM00 surfaced this week, the phone has been certified that shows the image of the phone with a curved screen, metal frame and quad rear cameras. This is different from the Find X3 Pro that has a huge camera bump. Continue reading “OPPO Find X3 5G with Snapdragon 870 gets certified; Find X3 Neo 5G press images surface”

OPPO Find X3 5G with Snapdragon 870, 8GB RAM, Android 11 surfaces ahead of March announcement

After the specifications and renders of the upcoming OPPO Find X3 Pro smartphone that surfaced last month, some specifications of the Find X3 has surfaced online. Screenshots from AIDA64 and AnTuTu show the model number of the phone as PEDM00 along with Snapdragon 870 SoC compared to Snapdragon 888 in the Pro version. Continue reading “OPPO Find X3 5G with Snapdragon 870, 8GB RAM, Android 11 surfaces ahead of March announcement”

OnePlus Watch design surfaces in patent ahead of launch

OnePlus CEO already confirmed that the company will launch its first smartwatch in 2021, and it was spotted on IMDA (Infocomm Media Development Authority) website in India a few months back with the name OnePlus Watch and the model number W301GB. The circular dial was rumoured already. Now the design of the OnePlus Watch has been confirmed by DPMA in Germany that reveals sports and leather bands for the smartwatch. Continue reading “OnePlus Watch design surfaces in patent ahead of launch”

Microsoft begins testing browser client for xCloud game streaming

Microsoft has begun testing a web browser client for their xCloud game streaming service. The test is reportedly being conducted ahead of a public preview, and it gives a peak into how the final version of the streaming service will look when it launches soon.

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Android 12 may bring dedicated gaming mode, smarter auto rotation and a Reduced Brightness quick setting

Google will be releasing the first Developer Preview of Android 12 soon, and we have some rumours on what features they may add to the next version of Android. Autorotation will reportedly get smarter; there possibly might be a dedicated “Game mode”, and a new “Reduced Brightness” quick setting tile might get added.

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iQOO Neo 5 5G with FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 870 said to be introduced in March

Vivo’s iQOO is gearing up to introduce the iQOO Neo 5 5G, successor of last year’s Neo 3 5G next month. According to a Chinese blogger, the phone will come with a 120Hz refresh rate FHD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) Samsung E3 Super AMOLED punch-hole display with an in-display fingerprint scanner, and will be powered by the latest Snapdragon 870 SoC. Continue reading “iQOO Neo 5 5G with FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 870 said to be introduced in March”

iPhone 13 may feature always-on display, showing clock and battery icons

Always-on display were made possible thanks to OLED technology, and Android smartphones were the first to use them. New rumours point to Apple finally adding support for Always-on displays with the iPhone 13, which will constantly show the clock and battery, and periodically show notifications.

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Samsung Galaxy A72 with 6.7-inch FHD+ AMOLED Infinity-O display, 64MP quad rear cameras, 5000mAh battery surfaces

After the press renders of Galaxy A72 5G that surfaced last month, more renders and some specifications of the Galaxy A72 4G has surfaced. This shows a 6.7-inch FHD+ punch-hole display, rectangular rear camera housing with quad camera setup. Recent rumour revealed that the phone will feature a 90Hz refresh rate display, the first time for Samsung, is said to be powered by Snapdragon 720G SoC with up to 8GB of RAM. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy A72 with 6.7-inch FHD+ AMOLED Infinity-O display, 64MP quad rear cameras, 5000mAh battery surfaces”