Category: Android News


Xiaomi Mi Band 5 shows up with bigger screen in leaked live photos

It is rumored to feature a 1.2-inch full-color AMOLED display.

What you need to know Alleged real-world photos of the upcoming Xiaomi Mi Band 5 have surfaced. The photos suggest the Mi Band 5 will feature a larger display than its predecessor and come with a new charger design. It is expected to be launched in China in late June or early July.

A recent leak had suggested that the upcoming Xiaomi Mi Band 5 would be  [Read More…]

Redmi’s truly wireless ‘Earbuds S’ debut in India for ₹1,799 ($24)

The earbuds have a low latency “gaming mode” as well.

What you need to know Xiaomi today launched its first truly wireless earbuds for the Indian market. The earbuds, called Redmi Earbuds S, have been priced at just ₹1,799 ($ 24). It will be going on sale in India via both online and offline stores starting May 27.

Xiaomi’s Redmi sub-brand today ventured into the true wireless earbuds market in India with the new Redmi Earbuds S.

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Xiaomi Mi 10 vs. Mi 10 Pro: What’s the difference and which should you buy?

Xiaomi Mi 10

Everything you need

₹49,999 at Xiaomi India

Pros Incredible 108MP camera Vibrant 90Hz display Snapdragon 865 chipset with 5G Fantastic battery life 30W wired and wireless charging Cons No IP rating Macro camera isn’t usable No zoom lens MIUI has issues

The Mi 10 has the latest hardware you’ll find on a phone today, and a 108MP camera at the back that takes incredible photos in any lighting condition. The 90Hz display is  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia 1 II will launch in the U.S. on July 24 for $1,200

The phone lacks mmWave 5G support.

What you need to know Sony has priced the Xperia 1 II 5G at $ 1,199 in the U.S. Pre-orders for the flagship phone will start on June 1. Consumers who pre-order the Xperia 1 II by June 28 will receive a pair of Sony WF-1000XM3 noise-canceling earbuds for free.

Sony’s first 5G-enabled flagship phone, the Xperia 1 II, will go on sale in the U.S. starting July 24. The tech  [Read More…]

20 minutes of footage for The Last of Us Part II is coming on May 27

Ready for another look into the post-apocalypse that awaits?

What you need to know The Last of Us Part II recently went gold, finishing development. A new State of Play episode is going to show off around 20 minutes of footage from the game. This State of Play will begin on May 27 at 4:00 p.m. EST. The Last of Us Part II is set to release on June 19, 2020.

While a recent State of Play  [Read More…]

Best Memorial Day TV Deals: Samsung, LG, TCL, & more

Memorial Day is here, and it’s one of the biggest holidays of the year if you’re looking for deals. It’s an especially great time to look for 4K TVs. It’s the perfect time in the yearly rotation for TVs because new models have been out long enough that retailers are eager to get rid of the previous year models, and this is also long enough for some of the new models to drop from those high-end MSRP prices.

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Beat Saber update adds 46 new beatmaps in time for Memorial Day

Red and blue is coming at you from every direction.

What you need to know A new Memorial Day update for Beat Saber includes 46 new beatmaps for existing songs. In addition to 360-degree and 90-degree levels, Beat Games has created a new normal and expert+ difficulties for some single saber songs. This update is free and available on all platforms including Oculus Quest, PlayStation VR (PSVR), and PC VR platforms.

While Beat Saber gamers have grown  [Read More…]

Motorola RAZR 2 leak reveals a Snapdragon 765 chipset, 2845mAh battery

It could debut sometime in the third quarter of the year.

What you need to know The second-generation Motorola RAZR smartphone could feature a more powerful Snapdragon 765 chipset under the hood. It is also tipped to come equipped with a 48MP rear camera, 5G connectivity, and a 20MP front camera. Motorola is expected to take the wraps off the second-gen RAZR in September.

Lenovo South Africa general manager Thibault Dousson revealed during a Reframed Tech podcast  [Read More…]

OnePlus rumored to launch its first AirPods rival in July

The OnePlus Buds might debut alongside the company’s rumored OnePlus Z smartphone.

What you need to know OnePlus’ first truly wireless earbuds will apparently be called the OnePlus Buds. They are expected to feature an AirPods-inspired design. The earbuds are tipped to launch in July.

OnePlus launched its third pair of wireless earbuds alongside the OnePlus 8 series smartphones last month, called the OnePlus Wireless Z. However, just like the previous generation wireless earbuds from OnePlus, the  [Read More…]

One UI vs. OxygenOS: Which is the better Android version?

One UI Samsung Galaxy S20

$ 800 at Samsung

Pros Designed around one-handed use Ample customization tools Kids and Easy Mode Blue light filter Endless features to play with Cons Can feel a little overwhelming at times Design might be too cartoony for some

Samsung’s software has changed and evolved a lot over the years, with the most recent iteration taking the shape of One UI. One UI has a distinct appearance, which you may love  [Read More…]