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POCO X2 with ‘extreme’ refresh rate screen to launch in India on February 4

The phone is expected to be based on the Redmi K30 that was launched in China last month.

What you need to know POCO will be launching a successor to the POCO F1 in India on February 4. The phone will be called the POCO X2 and is expected to come with an “extreme refresh rate’” display and liquid cooling technology. Under the hood, the phone is likely to be powered by the Snapdragon 730G chipset.

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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…]

You may not get your hands on a Galaxy S20 until a month after its launch

The shipping date is reportedly set at March 13.

What you need to know Samsung is expected to announce the Galaxy S20 series at its Unpacked event on February 11. Fans may not be able to get their hands on the phones for at least a month after that date. Multiple sources claim device shipments will commence on March 13.

With the reveal of the phones’ expected pricing, I’m sure many of you are already considering whether  [Read More…]

Disney+ launch moved up a week in Europe, now coming March 24

Get your Star Wars, Marvel and so much more a little earlier this spring.

Live in Europe and been waiting for March 31 for the official launch of Disney+? There’s a bit of good news. The streaming service everyone wants to have will launch a week earlier.

Pricing has been confirmed at £5.99 or €6.99 a month, or £59.99/€69.99 if you’re paying annually.

And the countires that will see the expedited — OK, at least seven days early  [Read More…]

Xiaomi wants to launch its premium devices in India, but it won’t be easy

Xiaomi is seen as a budget player in India, but it is aiming to change that in 2020.

What do you think of when you hear the Xiaomi name? For Indian consumers, the brand is synonymous with budget phones, and for good reason. For the last five years, Xiaomi flooded the Indian market with a wave of entry-level and budget phones, allowing it to rise up the ranks and become the country’s largest phone manufacturer. Xiaomi held  [Read More…]

New evidence suggests Xiaomi may finally launch the Pocophone F2 this year

The value flagship will likely be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765G chipset.

What you need to know A leaked trademark application has revealed that Xiaomi is working on a new device called the POCO F2. The phone is expected to be a direct successor to the POCO F1 launched in 2018. In markets outside India, the phone could be called the Pocophone F2 instead.

Pocophone global head Alvin Tse had hinted in a tweet last month that  [Read More…]

Google’s AirDrop alternative — Nearby Share — is almost ready for launch

The new name reveals some important details about the new service’s scope and purpose.

What you need to know Google has renamed Fast Share to Nearby Share, a name that better fits the upcoming service’s purpose and scope. Nearby Share is similar to Apple’s AirDrop in that it provides a simple way for users to share information between nearby devices. There’s no launch date for the service, and it’s not yet known how Google plans to deliver  [Read More…]

PlayStation is skipping E3 2020 ahead of the PlayStation 5 launch

No presence from PlayStation at E3, again.

What you need to know PlayStation did not attend E3 2019. Sony confirmed today that PlayStation will not attend E3 2020. PlayStation will instead attend multiple different events throughout the year. The ESA leaked the information of many journalists who attended E3 2019.

Update: The ESA has responded to Sony not attending E3 2020.

“E3 is a signature event celebrating the video game industry and showcasing the people, brands  [Read More…]

Facebook’s TikTok competitor poised for a launch in India

Facebook reportedly wants to “derail” TikTok’s popularity in India.

What you need to know Facebook is launching Lasso, its TikTok competitor, in India later this year. The firm hopes to steal market share from the younger company by poaching influencers. It’s reported that Facebook wants to launch Lasso in May of this year.

TikTok’s growing popularity has attracted the eye of social media giant Facebook. The firm will be launching Lasso, its own short-form video app, in  [Read More…]

ASUS and Samsung launch flashy premium Chromebooks at CES 2020

Depending on the price, these may be the powerhouse Chromebooks to beat in 2020.

What you need to know ASUS and Samsung are debuting new 2-in-1 Chromebooks at CES 2020. The ASUS Chromebook Flip C436 is a verified Project Athena Chromebook that features a fingerprint sensor, backlit keyboard, up to an i7 processor, and Wi-Fi 6 compatibility. The $ 999 Samsung Galaxy Chromebook has a built-in stylus, 4K screen with Ambient EQ adaptation, the thinnest profile on  [Read More…]