Tag Archives: smartphone

OnePlus moves 6T launch to October 29th to avoid clashing with Apple

If you're the sort who regularly tunes into device launches, you've probably noticed that Apple's October 30th iPad Pro event was set to clash with OnePlus' 6T premiere -- in fact, they were within an hour of each other. That's a bit of a problem, is...

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LG G7 ThinQ climbs only one step higher on the DxOMark ladder

LG has just unveiled the LG V40 ThinQ, boasting of its first triple camera smartphone.

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Verizon Pixel 3, Best Buy causing some confusion, annoyance

The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are now available, depending on where you’re getting your device. But what should be a good if not uneventful launch is now being marred by some unstated caveats

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Samsung tipped to be testing in-screen front camera

It may have, so far, ignored the whole in-screen fingerprint sensor, a.k.a. fingerprint on display or FOD, but Samsung might have something more ambitious planned instead. According to the latest round of rumors, Samsung is currently testing prototypes of a camera that hides behind the screen of the smartphone.

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RED phone leaks in full, display included

This week the folks at RED seem to be pushing their last bits of info on their first phone out the front door.

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Sony’s HX99 camera packs 28X zoom into an ultra-compact body

How do you make a point-and-shoot camera appealing when the smartphone in your pocket can already take great photos? By stuffing a ton of features into a design that's almost as easy to carry as that phone, apparently.

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Pixel 3 XL is now DisplayMate’s bestest best

When smartphone benchmarks become the next marketing weapon, they can become a little bit crazy and sometimes even suspicious. On the mobile photography side, DxOMark had to revise its tests and grading because things have heated up in that space. DisplayMate may want to revise its scoring too because its top score is simply “A+” and, as of today, at … Continue reading

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Palm is back (sort of), and it built a tiny smartphone sidekick

When HP unceremoniously shut down Palm in 2011, it felt like the end of an era. The PDA and smartphone maker's glory days were in the past by then, but it developed a string of hits in the late 90s and early 2000s, and few names in the industry inspi...

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Samsung Galaxy Phoenix looks ready to battle iPhone XR

Could Samsung respond to the upcoming least-expensive iPhone X with a phone that’s just as impressive?

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Xiaomi Black Shark 2 might go global

Sharks are coming, the black kind even.

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