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Huawei considering 5G mobile chips from Samsung, MediaTek

April 8, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Newsfeeds around the world may be occupied by COVID-19 stories, but the difficult situation between Huawei and the US government hasn’t miraculously resolved in the meantime. The trade ban affects both parties, with many US tech companies reporting a drop […]


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Microsoft patent details folding phone with 3 displays

April 7, 2020

Via: Mashable

Microsoft’s Surface Duo is a folding phone, but it relies on two displays rather than one that folds. However, a new patent suggests Microsoft’s future folding phones may end up using three displays, effectively giving us a Surface Trio. The […]


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Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 may have a cheaper, 256GB version

April 7, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Foldable phones with flexible displays are impressive and novel, but they’re still very expensive. For example, the original Samsung Galaxy Fold still costs $2000, making it too expensive for many people. However, Samsung might change things a bit with its […]


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HTC revenues actually grew in March despite the COVID-19 pandemic

April 6, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

The COVID-19 pandemic has sent shockwaves through the smartphone industry. Demand for new devices has collapsed and Apple, among many others, was forced to withdraw its financial guidance for the first quarter of 2020. But somehow, despite already facing financial […]


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TCL 10 Series: Good specs, lots of cameras, and 5G on a budget

April 6, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

TCL Communication is best known for its extensive TV lineup and making smartphones under the Alcatel brand. The company is determined to become a major player in its own right, though, and has now leveraged its know-how in the two […]


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Why are phones getting so expensive? Not greed, just 5G… and crazy periscopes

April 3, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

We don’t need any statistical analyses to tell us that average phone prices are rising again this year, as the trend is unfolding before our very own unbelieving eyes. That $999 price spot we chastised when Apple introduced the iPhone […]


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Motorola makes the Moto G8 Power Lite and its 5000mAh battery official

April 2, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Last year, Motorola’s Moto G7 Power was a huge hit. With a 5000mAh battery powering an HD+ display (a resolution of 720 x 1570), the manufacturer said that the phone would run for as long as three days between charges. […]


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Update is bringing photography features found on the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G to last year’s flagships

April 2, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

You didn’t upgrade to one of the new Samsung Galaxy S20 handsets and you’re still internally debating that decision. You do own the Galaxy Note 10+, but there are some photography features found on the Galaxy S20 line that you […]


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We test the fastest charging 5G phone battery against the Galaxy S20 Ultra

April 1, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

The fastest charging flagship phones of 2020 so far: Oppo Find X2 Pro Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Huawei P40 Pro Just think about these words – Warp, Vooc, Super, Turbo – what do they tell you? Exotic or ho-hum marketing […]


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Apple could purposely try to steal OnePlus’ thunder this month

April 1, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

It was reported yesterday that Apple had finally decided on an iPhone 9 announcement date – April 15 – after several weeks of deliberation. But as it turns out, the company is also considering a slightly earlier introduction. Why? OnePlus. […]