Tag Archive: Flagship

Motorola may be working on a Verizon-exclusive flagship called the Edge+

Is Motorola finally making a flagship?

What you need to know New leaks point to a new Motorola phone in the making. Like the RAZR, it’s set to be a Verizon exclusive. It could be one of the new flagships Motorola promised to reveal this year.

Much like the wildly popular and recently resurrected RAZR, Motorola is cooking up yet another Verizon exclusive to go with the likes of its Moto Z4. However, unlike those phones, this  [Read More…]

Sony may launch its first 5G-enabled flagship phone at MWC 2020

Sony is expected to launch a new mid-range phone as well at the upcoming event.

What you need to know Sony will reportedly launch a new flagship phone with a 4K display at MWC 2020 next month. The smartphone is expected to be powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 865 flagship mobile chipset. Unlike Sony’s previous phones with a 4K display, the upcoming flagship will come with 5G connectivity.

Sony sent out press invites for its MWC 2020  [Read More…]

This LG G8 deal is the best price you’ll find for a Snapdragon 855 flagship

The LG G8 is one of the more under-appreciated Android flagships of 2019, having launched earlier in the spring in the shadow of the Galaxy S10. But this Black Friday, LG’s latest and greatest is on sale for its lowest price yet. Amazon has the Alexa-equipped handset on sale for a mere $ 399 — more than 50% off compared to its U.S. launch price of $ 850.

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$ 399 at Amazon

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Check out the reveal trailer for Half-Life: Alyx, Valve’s flagship VR game

The series returns in unconventional fashion.

What you need to know Valve has released the reveal trailer for Half-Life: Alyx, a VR title. Half-Life: Alyx is set between Half-Life and Half 2. It’s a full $ 60 game and is set to release sometime in March 2020.

Recently, Valve announced Half-Life: Alyx, a VR game set in the Half-Life universe. Today, the reveal trailer was released Half-Life: Alyx is a prequel of sorts, set between the events  [Read More…]

Valve confirms Half-Life: Alyx, its ‘flagship VR game’

Insert Half-Life 3 joke here.

Valve, the company best known for the Half-Life franchise and Portal, among others, in a surprise announcement on Monday, announced that its next title will be for VR and will be titled Half-Life: Alyx.

It announced that the title will be Valve Software’s “flagship VR game. The company also said it’ll reveal more details on Thursday Nov. 21 at 10 a.m. PDT. We’ll be sure to bring you the latest on that.

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Sony Xperia 5 squeezes flagship specs into compact design

Sony is back with another take on compact smartphones, this week introducing its Xperia 5. Running Android 9 Pie, it’s a smaller take on the flagship experience.

Sony teased a smaller approach to phones earlier this week, promising something that would fit “in the palm of your hand.” Well, it’s smaller than standard Sony phones, yet somehow manages to pack a 6.1-inch (2,560 x 1,080) screen.

The Sony Xperia 5 boasts a number of high-end hardware and signature Sony touches.  [Read More…]

OnePlus 7 Pro review: We lived with the flagship for three months

The OnePlus 7 Pro hit the scene a little over three months ago to a ton of fanfare. While the phone is undeniably the best device the young company has ever delivered, many people derided for its high price tag.

The $ 670 initial asking price was far above previous offerings from OnePlus and many consumers were hit with sticker shock. The company had built its reputation by offering budget-friendly phones that didn’t lack in the hardware department.

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I refuse to buy another flagship without a 90Hz or faster refresh rate

It’s hard to get me excited about new phones with 60Hz panels.

Each year brings a new list of smartphone trends, and as 2019 is making its way through the second half, it’s evident what OEMs have been focused on this year. Waterdrop notches and hole-punch camera cutouts are in, headphone jacks continue to be obliterated from the face of the earth, and in-screen fingerprint sensors are the next solution for continuing to eliminate bezels.

There’s another  [Read More…]

Leaked Sony Xperia 2 images showcase another 21:9 flagship

Looks almost identical to the Xperia 1.

What you need to know Sony Xperia 2 images have leaked ahead of IFA. The images show a design remarkably similar to the Xperia 1, except for moving the camera module to the left side on the back. There is nothing known about what changes we might see on the inside, but we’ll find out more at IFA.

It might feel like the Sony Xperia 1 was just released, and  [Read More…]

Nubia Z20 flagship announced with Snapdragon 855+ and two AMOLED displays

The Nubia Z20 starts at 3,499 yuan ($ 496) in China.

What you need to know Nubia Z20 is the brand’s first flagship smartphone to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ chipset. The smartphone features a notch-less 6.42-inch AMOLED display and a smaller 5.1-inch secondary display on the back. It is slated to go on sale in select international markets next month.

ZTE’s Nubia sub-brand has taken the wraps off its latest flagship Android smartphone –  [Read More…]