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The Galaxy A8s is Samsung’s first phone with a hole-punch notch

The phone also has a Snapdragon 710 and is up for pre-order in China right now.

If 2018 was the year of the notch, 2019 looks like it’ll be the year of hole-punch cameras. Following the announcement of the Honor View 20, Samsung’s also unveiled its new Galaxy A8s.

The Galaxy A8s was just announced in China and is the first device to use Samsung’s Infinity-O screen that was announced at the Samsung Developer Conference In November.  [Read More…]

Honor View 20 first look: All screen, no notch, 48MP camera

An early glimpse of the future of smartphone design.

In the run up to its January 22 global launch, Honor has unveiled the first details around its next display-centric handset, the Honor View 20. The successor to the View 10 takes the focus on screen-to-body ratios to new heights, with a new notch-defeating design similar to Samsung’s Infinity-O. It’s a step closer to the smartphone ideal of a full-display handset, with only a tiny chin and a  [Read More…]

Honor shares the first photos taken from the View 20’s 48MP camera

Honor’s upcoming View 20 flagship has a 48MP camera at the back.

Xiaomi isn’t the only manufacturer set to launch a phone with a 48MP camera, as Honor confirmed today that its upcoming flagship will also sport Sony’s IMX586 48MP imaging sensor at the back.

Honor also revealed that the phone will be powered by the Kirin 980, and that it will have an in-display cutout for the front camera. The timing suggests the upcoming flagship will  [Read More…]

Verizon makes amends, offers some discounts to first responders

Just in time for the holidays, Verizon announced it will be offering new discounts for emergency first responders. The promo is available for state and local police, fire, and EMS workers, regardless of whether they are in active duty, retirees, or volunteers.

Eligible parties will be able to save on Verizon Unlimited consumer plans, as the carrier is offering a $ 15 off one line, $ 35 off two lines and $ 40 off three or more lines. Moreover, users  [Read More…]

OnePlus won’t be the first to launch a Snapdragon 855 phone after all

OnePlus now says it will be ‘among the first’ to feature the Snapdragon 855 chipset.

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau got up on stage yesterday at the Snapdragon Tech Summit to announce what seemed like a major win for the company: OnePlus would be the first to launch a phone powered by the Snapdragon 855. However, Chinese versions of the slide deck stated that the company would be “among the first” to feature Qualcomm’s latest chipset, and a  [Read More…]

OnePlus using the Snapdragon 855 to build Europe’s first 5G phone

OnePlus will release the first phone using the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855, and it will be ready for the UK’s EE 5G network.

EE, the UK’s largest carrier, recently announced its 5G plans and roadmap listing sixteen cities lined up for the 2019 launch. Today the carrier tells us that the network will also partner with OnePlus for a phone built with the Snapdragon 855 to use the new technology.

OnePlus CEO and founder Pete Lau and BT Consumer  [Read More…]

First 10 things you should do with your new OnePlus 6T

Got yourself a new and shiny OnePlus 6T? The company’s latest flagship is one of the best smartphones you can get under $ 550 right now, so you’ve made a great choice.

Now what? You need to get started with your new device. In this article, we’re going to explore the top ten things to do with your OnePlus 6T after you’ve unboxed it and popped in your SIM.

Snap a case on it

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The NEOGEO Mini International retro console sees its first major price drop

40 classic games, all in the palm of your hand.

Less than three months ago, the NEOGEO Mini International console was revealed by SNK, packing 40 classic games within its handheld system. At $ 109, it was a small price to pay for a console which is not only full of nostalgia-inducing titles but even features a built-in 3.5-inch LCD display and a gamepad. It’s designed to look like a classic arcade cabinet, after all. Right now  [Read More…]

Expect a 5G Samsung phone for Verizon in the first half of 2019

Samsung is also building its own 5G modem for international variants.

Back in August, Motorola announced the Moto Z3, along with a 5G Moto Mod slated to come out in early 2019 that will work exclusively on Verizon’s 5G network. This will make the Z3 the first 5G phone in America, and while we’re still very much looking forward to that, it won’t be the only phone with 5G for long; thanks to a recent report, we  [Read More…]

First Snow White Galaxy Note 9 coming to Taiwan

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 is getting a new paint job. The company’s Taiwan arm has debuted “First White Snow,” a new color option for the Note 9 that’s sure to stun customers. The look features the Note 9′s usual crystal lens texture, allowing the First Snow White version to reflect light in gorgeous ways. The S Pen has also been painted white, along with the rear accent pieces. The glass bezels around the display, however, remain black.

This variant is  [Read More…]