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Are the Galaxy S9-style stereo speakers better than front-facing speakers?

They might not sound quite as good, but they’re less intrusive to the phone’s overall design.

Built-in audio has never been a particularly strong suit for most phones. Manufacturers are usually happy to just drill a couple of holes into the bottom of their devices and call it a day, but the end result is usually a tinny, thin-sounding speaker that’ll leave you connecting to headphones or Bluetooth speakers more often than not.

Every once in a  [Read More…]

Best leak yet of Pixel 2 XL’s front shows front-facing speakers, new launcher layout

Well this is a nice development.

Up until this point, we’ve been speculating about what the upcoming Google Pixel 2 XL‘s front looked like based on bits of information. Now, we have what looks like a solid leak showing off the entire front of the phone, courtesy of @evleaks.

…and without a case pic.twitter.com/4QrvyM9Hro

— Evan Blass (@evleaks) October 2, 2017

There are two intriguing aspects of this leak. First is the serious similarity in design  [Read More…]

Google Pixel 2 XL concept shows front-facing speakers and minimal display

While we anxiously await for the Google Pixel 2 to see if the design will stick to what we know with the first generation Pixel devices or take inspiration from the Galaxy S8, a new concept of the device has surfaced online. Many expect the Pixel 2 to follow the S8’s bezel-less design and naturally […]

OPPO’s new F3 Plus has two front-facing cameras for true ‘selfie experts’

Turn the power of a dual-sensor camera on yourself and become a ‘selfie expert!’

Dual camera sensors have become one of those trendy features included on newer phones, but that setup has typically been kept to the back of the phone. Enter OPPO, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer behind the F-series of phones for “selfie experts”. The company’s latest phone, the F3 Plus, features two front-facing camera sensors — a 16MP main-camera and a 8MP sub-camera.

While OPPO  [Read More…]

Best Front-facing Camera

Snap a selfie perfectly each time with one of these smartphones.

Best Overall Samsung Galaxy S7

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Samsung has got the selfie all figured out. The Galaxy S7‘s 5-megapixel front-facing camera may seem like it’s too low resolution for your beauty shots compared to other smartphones out there, but it’s a fine performer. The phone also offers a variety of selfie-shooting modes  [Read More…]

OPPO launches the F1 Plus with 16MP front-facing shooter for the perfect selfie

Oppo has just unleashed the company’s second smartphone in the F series, which is focused heavily on photography. If you’re all about that next Instagram and Snapchat selfie, the F1 Plus may be the perfect choice with its “Hi-light Camera”. The tech is a first for OPPO, allowing owners of the phone to take clear, bright and more colorful selfies even in low light.

But what’s all this about the Hi-light Camera and what makes  [Read More…]

Oppo’s R9 and R9 Plus feature astounding 16MP front-facing selfie shooters

Companies have released handsets in the past touted as “the smartphone for selfie lovers,” but none have really made jaws drop with their front-facing optics. That is, until Oppo decided to shake things up with the R9 and R9 Plus. Both smartphones feature a 16MP front-facing shooter. Yes, you read that correctly. 16MP.

What makes the R9 from Oppo even more interesting in the camera department is how the company has opted to go with  [Read More…]

Front-facing speakers top your LG G5 wish list

We asked, and you answered. Here’s what you want to see in the LG G5.

It’s February already, and that means that Mobile World Congress and its slew of new phones is only a few weeks away. With the anticipated arrival of the LG G5 on the horizon, there is no better time to start thinking about the features you’re hoping to see. Phil asked what you want to see from the LG G5 — and  [Read More…]

LG officially unveils the V10 with a second screen and dual front-facing cameras

We’ve seen leaks upon leaks leading up to its release, but the new LG V10 is now official. LG has officially announced the new smartphone, which sports a second screen above the primary 5.7-inch QHD display, dual front-facing cameras, and more.

Samsung’s first smartphones with front-facing LED flash are now available in India

After launching the underwhelming Galaxy J1 earlier this year, Samsung has expanded its Galaxy J lineup with the Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 in the country. Both handsets will be sold exclusively on Flipkart, with sales kicking off from July 23.