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Mobile, Smartphones

LG’s next mid-range smartphone shows up on Google Play Console

July 10, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

LG is no stranger to the mid-tier smartphone segment and although its products aren’t as popular as those coming from Samsung or Huawei, the South Korean company continues to bring these cheaper phones to the United States. In fact, there’s […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Lenovo all set to over-deliver with the Legion gaming phone

July 9, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

When Lenovo began teasing its Legion gaming smartphone earlier this year, it hinted that the phone would be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset. Now, back in February, that SoC was the silicon the du jour for flagship Android […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Google may have accidentally revealed the Android 11 release date

July 8, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

While we continue to wait for Google to unveil the long overdue sequel to the company’s rookie smart speaker effort, which may or may not happen later today, it looks like the search giant randomly allowed the Android 11 launch […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

What is 5G? What is my benefit from 5G?

July 8, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

You’ve probably heard of 5G. Your mobile carrier likely has support for it, just like most new flagship smartphones do. 5G has also been in the news due to conspiracy theories surrounding it, which led to vandalism in some countries. […]


Mobile, Smartphone

Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 865 Plus chipset focuses on 5G and gaming features

July 8, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

The next chipset for the second half of 2020 coming from Qualcomm is, you guessed it, the Snapdragon 865 Plus 5G. The new mobile platform popped up recently in various benchmarks, so we kind of knew it was coming, just […]


Computing, Operating Systems, Software & Applications

Microsoft acquires software company to work on Android for Surface Duo and successor Surface Duo V2

July 7, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Microsoft has now taken over the Romanian operations of the Finnish company Movial which was apparently helping it with Android development for the Surface Duo. The acquisition is a sign that the company is serious about cracking the smartphone market, […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Verizon disappoints, AT&T surprises, and T-Mobile shines in new 5G speed tests

July 7, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

If you’ve been following the gradual, scattered, and messy US 5G rollouts of the past year or so, you probably already know the nation’s major wireless service providers have adopted radically different strategies in their efforts to swiftly improve mobile […]


Mobile, Smartphones

This could be what the 5G Google Pixel 5 looks like

July 6, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Renders of an early Google Pixel 5 XL prototype revealed a pretty crazy design that centered around an unusually shaped camera module on the back. But if new images are to be believed, it seems the company has since scrapped […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Android VS iPhone power users – here’s why we made our choice

July 6, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Some may be surprised to know that for the last three years I have mostly been using the now aging Xiaomi Mi Max 2. It has a large 6.44-inch display and a huge 5300mAh battery, a number we rarely ever […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Apple iPhone production in India shuts down due to dispute with China

July 2, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Battles along the India-China border last month left 20 Indians dead, and as we told you at the time, negatively impacted iPhone production in and shipments to India. Indian authorities were blocking shipments from China into India. This left Apple […]