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Redmi K30 Pro is here with a notchless AMOLED display, Snapdragon 865 SoC

The phone’s 60Hz display could be a dealbreaker for some.

What you need to know Redmi K30 Pro 5G was launched at an online-event in China today. The latest Redmi flagship phone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 processor and features a 6.67-inch AMOLED display. It will launch in China first, where it has been priced at 2,999 yuan ($ 425) for the base 6GB/128GB version.

Redmi today unveiled the K30 Pro in China, three months after  [Read More…]

AMOLED will soon be the most popular screen tech in the galaxy

One of the top LCD makers bets big on the other side.

What you need to know BOE will invest heavily in AMOLED and flexible OLED in 2020. Up to 70 million AMOLED screens will be produced, with up to 20 million flexible displays. BOE is rumored to be in the running for a future iPhone display supplier contract.

BOE technology, a display company that is one of the world’s largest supplier of LCD panels, will be  [Read More…]

Samsung is selling a boatload of AMOLED displays these days

Not that it’s that much of a surprise, but Samsung Display took the top spot for AMOLED displays for mobile devices in 2019.

What you need to know Samsung went from supplying 21.3% of AMOLED displays in Q2 to 29% in Q3. In Q3 alone, Samsung Display shipped 146 million mobile AMOLED panels. The previous leader was BOE Technology, whose share dropped below 20% for Q3.

While it is a reasonably well-known fact that Samsung has some  [Read More…]

Realme X2 Pro specs: 90Hz AMOLED panel, 50W fast charging, 64MP camera

The Realme X2 Pro turns the value segment on its head.

The Realme X2 Pro is now official in India, and the phone is packed with features. The X2 Pro is now the most affordable device to feature a 90Hz AMOLED panel, and you also get Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 855+ chipset, along with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.0 internal storage.

Then there’s a 4000mAh battery with 50W wired charging, a quad camera  [Read More…]

OPPO Reno Ace teaser highlights 90Hz AMOLED display, 65W fast charging

Reno Ace will be OPPO’s first flagship Reno series device to feature a waterdrop notch.

What you need to know OPPO has released a new teaser highlighting the key features of its upcoming Reno Ace. Reno Ace will be the company’s first phone to feature a 90Hz refresh rate display and 65W fast charging support. The flagship smartphone is slated to go official at an event in China on October 10.

Chinese smartphone maker OPPO confirmed last  [Read More…]

Garmin Venu announced with 5-day battery, GPS, and AMOLED display

Garmin’s also announcing new fitness trackers and hybrid watches.

What you need to know Garmin is announcing a bunch of new wearables at IFA 2019, including the Venu, Vivoactive 4/4S, Vivomove Series, and Legacy Hero Series. The Venu is brand-new smartwatch line from Garmin, featuring an AMOLED display, GPS, and 5-day battery life. You can rock a Captain Marvel or Captain America-themed watch with the Legacy Hero Series.

It’s no secret that IFA is home to a  [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…]

Xiaomi Mi Band 4 goes live with AMOLED color display, and it costs just $25

Xiaomi once again shows why it dominates the budget wearable segment.

What you need to know Xiaomi Mi Band 4 has a larger 0.95-inch AMOLED color display with 2.5D glass. You get 50-meter water resistance, and 20-day battery life between charges. There’s NFC, a heart rate sensor, and a 6-axis accelerometer. Oh, and Xiaomi is selling an Avengers edition with custom bands.

Xiaomi is currently the second-largest wearable manufacturer in the world, and it’s all because of  [Read More…]

Android Q dark theme support (and AMOLED theme) added to Smart Launcher 5

Smart Launcher 5 continues to bring more features to its new 5.2 overhaul for the second month in a row.

Smart Launcher 5 introduced some big changes at the end of March with Smart Launcher 5.2’s modular page system and some menu improvements, and this month those improvements continue with some big theming additions, including support for turning on dark mode according to system preferences in Android Q.

The changes outlined for April 20’s Build 40  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy J2 offers a Super AMOLED display and LTE on a budget

Samsung is filling out the entry-level Galaxy J series with the launch of the Galaxy J2 in India. The phone was developed at Samsung’s R&D facility in India, and will be available for purchase in the country starting September 21 for ₹8,490 ($ 127).