YouTube reportedly developing ‘Shorts’ to rival TikTok

TikTok has blown up in popularity around the world for being the go-to short form video sharing app. Now YouTube is apparently interested in entering that market as it has been reported that they are working on their version, called ‘Shorts’.

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POCO M2004J11G passes through EEC, could be POCO F2

POCO F2 has been a mystery in the smartphone world for last one year, POCO didn’t launch any smartphone in 2019 and the company made a comeback in the Indian market back in February but with a new mid-range X series. Even after POCO’s comeback, POCO F2 remains a mystery, recently MIUI Camera app codes hinted that Redmi K30 Pro 5G might be launched under POCO in India and everybody assumed it as POCO F2. Continue reading “POCO M2004J11G passes through EEC, could be POCO F2”

Apple iPhone 9 / SE 2 could be announced on April 15

Apple launched the compact iPhone SE back in 2016 with iPhone 5s-like design and while Apple shifted the design language starting with iPhone X, a lot of users have been waiting for a refresh to the iPhone SE. Multiple renders and rumors surfaced on the iPhone 9 / iPhone SE 2 recently and now a new report suggests that Apple could finally announce the iPhone 9/ iPhone SE 2 on April 15th, 2020.

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Xiaomi phone with Snapdragon 730G, 64MP penta rear cameras passes through FCC, could be Mi Note 10 Lite

Xiaomi launched the first Penta camera smartphone Mi Note 10, the successor to Mi Note 3 back in November in China. Now, a new Xiaomi smartphone has appeared on FCC revealing Snapdragon 730G processor and a Penta camera setup, which could just be a cheaper model under Mi Note series, possibly Mi Note 10 Lite.

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LG said to discontinue G series production; to introduce new ‘mass premium product’ soon

LG’s G series lineup of smartphones is popular for its camera capabilities and while the company introduced something new with every iteration like the swappable modules, the company received a lot of flak from consumers for their smartphone pricing strategy, at least in India. Now, according to fresh reports, LG is said to stop the production of G series and introduce a new ‘mass premium product’, in a bid to make a comeback in the market.

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Redmi 9 with Helio G80, quad rear cameras surfaces in live image

Details about the Redmi 9 smartphone surfaced back in December last year, which said that the phone will be powered by MediaTek Helio G70. Now new details about the phone have surfaced along with the live image of the back of the with the camera part that looks similar to the Redmi K30 / POCO X2. Continue reading “Redmi 9 with Helio G80, quad rear cameras surfaces in live image”

OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro detailed specs surface — 6.78-inch 120Hz Fluid Display, IP68 Water resistance, 30W Wireless charging for 8 Pro [Update: More camera specs]

Update: March 29, 2020 -More camera specs of the OnePlus 8 Pro have surfaced revealing 48MP IMX689 main camera, 48MP IMX586 120° ultra-wide camera, 8MP Telephoto camera with 3x Optical and 30x Digital Zoom and a 5MP depth sensor. It is said to feature improved OIS and EIS, New Night Portrait Mode, ‘3-HDR’ Video and Cinematic Effects.

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OnePlus 8 with 6.55-inch FHD+ Fluid AMOLED 90Hz display, Snapdragon 865 surfaces in press images

CAD render of the OnePlus 8 surfaced back in October last year and the detailed specifications surfaced earlier this week revealing 6.55-inch Full HD+ 90Hz Fluid AMOLED display, Snapdragon 865 with 5G support, bigger 4300mAh battery with support for warp Charge 30T Fast Charging and also revealed Interstellar Glow, Glacial Green and Onyx Black colors for the phone. Now the press render of the phone has surfaced in all the three colors as we inch closer to  the launch. Continue reading “OnePlus 8 with 6.55-inch FHD+ Fluid AMOLED 90Hz display, Snapdragon 865 surfaces in press images”

OPPO Reno Ace2 5G with 6.5-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, Snapdragon 865, 12GB RAM, 48MP quad rear cameras, 40W wireless charging get certified

Update: Complete specifications of the phone have surfaced on TENAA.

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Apple’s 2021 Mac lineup may have ARM-based processors, USB4 support in 2020

For a few years, many analysts have predicted that Apple is working towards releasing an ARM-based version of their popular Mac devices, considering how powerful its ‘A series’ SoCs have become. Now, well known Apple analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo has noted that 2020 Macs from later on may finally have Apple’s in-house ARM based processors powering it.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite with 10.4-inch display, metal body, updated S Pen design, 7040mAh battery surfaces

Update: Complete specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite have surfaced with 7mm slim metal body, so we can expect the launch soon.

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Apple’s 2020 5G iPhones may be delayed for months due to production issues

The Coronavirus pandemic is causing Apple to consider the idea of delaying its 5G iPhone as its product development schedule is being disrupted. Another reason for the delay is the reduced customer interest in buying new phones, especially new iPhones, thanks to the current economic climate.

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HUAWEI Kirin 820 5G SoC with Mali-G57 GPU gets benchmarked, beats Snapdragon 765G

Details about the upcoming Kirin 820 SoC from HUAWEI has surfaced on AnTuTu. According to the listing, HONOR 30S with the model number CDY-AN90 runs Android 10 and the phone has 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage and a Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) screen. The Kirin 820 is an Octa-Core SoC with four bigger Cortex-A76 cores and four smaller Cortex-A55, with a maximum clock speed of 2.36GHz and has Mali-G57 GPU, but the clock speed and the number of cores for the GPU is unknown. It should use the same 7nm processor technology as the predecessor. Continue reading “HUAWEI Kirin 820 5G SoC with Mali-G57 GPU gets benchmarked, beats Snapdragon 765G”

Moto G8 Power Lite with 6.5-inch Max Vision display, triple rear cameras, 5000mAh battery surfaces

Last month Motorola introduced the Moto G Power smartphone along with the G Stylus, now a cheaper version – Moto G8 Power Lite has surfaced in press images along with the specifications. This reveals a 6.5-inch Max Vision display, triple rear cameras, rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and a 5000mAh battery for the phone.

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OPPO Reno Ace2 with circular rear camera design surfaces in live image

OPPO introduced the Reno Ace smartphone back in October last year. After the Find X2 smartphone was introduced recently, alleged live image of the Reno Ace 2 smartphone has surfaced in China. This shows a circular rear camera arrangement, which is different from the predecessor, and this looks similar to the OnePlus 7T. Continue reading “OPPO Reno Ace2 with circular rear camera design surfaces in live image”