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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…]

Pixel phones in 2021 could be powered by Google’s custom 5nm chipset

A new report from Axios suggests Google is working on custom chipsets that could end up in the 2021 Pixel lineup.

What you need to know Google is said to have made “significant progress” in developing its own chipset. The chipset is codenamed Whitechapel, and is set to power Pixel phones as early as next year. Google is said to be teaming up with Samsung over the manufacture of the chipset on the foundry’s 5nm node.

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Realme 6i goes official with MediaTek Helio G80 chipset, 48MP quad cameras

It also packs a massive 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging.

What you need to know Realme 6i is the brand’s latest budget Android smartphone. It happens to be the world’s first phone to be powered by a MediaTek Helio G80 chipset. The Realme 6i also features a quad-camera setup with a 48MP primary sensor and a 5000mAh battery.

In January this year, Realme unveiled the Realme 5i, an affordable budget Android smartphone with a quad rear  [Read More…]

Redmi K30 Pro rumored to come with a Snapdragon 865 chipset, 64MP camera

The K30 Pro could be the first Redmi-branded phone to run on the Snapdragon 865 chipset.

What you need to know A new leak suggests the rumored Redmi K30 Pro will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 chipset. The phone is tipped to come with a 64MP primary camera. While no release date has been confirmed yet, the K30 Pro is expected to be announced in the first of the year.

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OPPO Reno 3 Pro goes official with Snapdragon 765G chipset, 90Hz display

Thanks to VOOC 4.0 Flash Charge technology, both phones can be fully charged in just 56 minutes.

What you need to know OPPO today unveiled the Reno 3 and Reno 3 Pro 5G smartphones at an event in China. The Reno 3 Pro runs on Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 765G chipset and has a 6.5-inch OLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate. On the other hand, Reno 3 is the first phone to run on MediaTek’s Dimensity 1000L  [Read More…]

Realme X2 with Snapdragon 730G chipset, 64MP camera launches in India

Realme also launched its first truly wireless earbuds alongside the Realme X2.

What you need to know Realme X2 was launched in India today at an event held in New Delhi. The Snapdragon 730G-powered smartphone was first unveiled in China in September. Realme X2 will go on sale in the country from December 20 for a starting price of ₹16,999 ($ 240).

Realme launched the Realme X2 in the Indian market today, nearly three months after its  [Read More…]

Galaxy S11 could come powered by the Snapdragon 865 chipset in most markets

The Snapdragon 865 variant of the Galaxy S11 could be more widely available than the Exynos 990 variant.

What you need to know A new report out of South Korea claims the Snapdragon 865-powered Galaxy S11 will not be exclusive to the U.S., Japan, and China. Unlike the company’s 2019 flagships, the Snapdragon 865-powered Galaxy S11 will apparently be sold in a large number of countries. The Exynos 990-powered Galaxy S11 variants will be limited to Europe.  [Read More…]

Huawei MatePad Pro is here with a hole-punch display, Kirin 990 chipset

A 5G-enabled version of the tablet will launch early next year.

What you need to know Huawei’s new MatePad Pro is its first Android tablet with a hole-punch display. Powered by HiSilicon’s latest flagship Kirin 990 processor, the MatePad Pro is Huawei’s answer to the likes of the iPad Pro and Samsung Galaxy Tab S6. The tablet comes with a 10.8-inch AMOLED display, 13MP rear camera, and quad speakers.

Huawei today took the wraps off (via GSMArena)  [Read More…]

Motorola One Macro is here with Helio P70 chipset, triple rear cameras

Despite being a One series smartphone, the Motorola One Macro isn’t part of the Android One program.

What you need to know Motorola One Macro is the company’s latest One series smartphone. Its headline feature is a triple camera setup featuring a dedicated 2MP sensor for capturing macro shots. The smartphone will go on sale in India from October 12 and will soon be available across Europe, Latin America, and the U.S.

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Huawei’s upcoming Kirin 990 chipset will support 4K video capture at 60fps

Kirin 990 will be HiSilicon’s third 7nm mobile processor after the Kirin 980 and Kirin 810.

What you need to know Huawei’s upcoming Kirin 990 mobile processor will reportedly support 4K video recording at 60fps. The company’s upcoming Mate 30 series will be the first to be powered by the flagship Kirin 990 chipset. The Kirin 990 is expected to be formally unveiled at Huawei’s IFA 2019 press conference in Berlin on September 6.

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