Tag Archive: Flagship

Huawei patents hint at a flagship phone with an under-display camera

Unlike Xiaomi and OPPO, Huawei hasn’t showcased its in-display camera technology yet.

What you need to know Huawei patents suggest the company is working on a flagship phone with an under-display camera. Similar to the Huawei Mate 30 Pro, the phone will not have any volume buttons. Huawei compatriots OPPO and Xiaomi are also working on phones with under-display cameras.

Huawei could be planning to launch a new smartphone with an under-display selfie camera this year. The  [Read More…]

ARM introduces Cortex-A78 CPU and Mali-G78 GPU for next-gen flagship phones

The first mobile chipsets using the new Cortex-A78 CPU design are expected to be announced later this year.

What you need to know ARM has introduced its latest mobile solutions aimed at next-generation flagship smartphones. The new Cortex-A78 CPU brings a 20% performance increase over Cortex-A77 based devices. ARM’s new Mali-G78 promises ‘game-changing’ graphics, with a claimed 25% improvement in performance.

ARM today unveiled its next-generation mobile computing solution, including two new high-performance CPU core designs and  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy S20 Tactical Edition is a rugged flagship built for the army

There is no word on the price tag yet.

What you need to know Samsung has introduced a “rugged” version of the Galaxy S20 called the S20 Tactical Edition. In addition to a rugged case, the phone also comes with a few additional software features. Samsung says the Galaxy S20 Tactical Edition will be available in Q3 2020 through “select IT channel partners.”

Samsung has announced a new version of its flagship Galaxy S20 phone tailored for  [Read More…]

Motorola will finally announce its new flagship Android phone on April 22

Get ready for the company’s “E-vent” at 11:00 AM CDT.

What you need to know Motorola is holding a virtual event on April 22 to announce its flagship phone. The event kicks off at 11:00 AM CDT / 12:00 PM ET. The device in question is expected to be the Motorola Edge+.

Ever since the first Moto G hit the scene in 2013, Motorola has been seen as the budget/mid-range champ in the Android space. That’s been  [Read More…]

LG to revamp its smartphone lineup with upcoming ‘Velvet’ flagship

This is, seemingly, the first in a “new product roadmap.”

What you need to know LG has revealed the name of its upcoming flagship. The phone will be called ‘Velvet,’ as the company ditches its numbered naming scheme. It’ll also feature a unique, ‘raindrop’ camera design.

After years of mostly being content with spitting out one midrange phone after another — even if they are consistently ranked as the best of the bunch — LG is finally  [Read More…]

Xiaomi’s Mi 10 flagship phones set to launch in India on March 31

The phones will launch at an online-only event.

What you need to know Xiaomi’s Mi 10 series will debut in India on March 31. The Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro flagship phones were launched in China last month. They are slated to make their global debut on March 27.

Xiaomi today announced that its flagship Mi 10 series phones will be launched in India on March 31. The Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro were unveiled  [Read More…]

The Pixel 4a is getting speedy, flagship level storage

Along with RAM and processor upgrades, the adoption of UFS means the Pixel 4a will be meaningfully faster than the 3a.

What you need to know Google’s Pixel 4a will come equipped with faster UFS storage. Along with the Pixel 4a’s 6GB of RAM and Snapdragon 730, this represents a substantial upgrade over the 3a. UFS storage will provide SSD like speeds for Google’s budget phone, meaning apps and games will launch faster.

Google’s Pixel 4a is  [Read More…]

Here’s your first look at Motorola’s upcoming flagship, the Edge+

That has to be the smallest camera cutout ever!

What you need to know The Edge+ is going to be Motorola’s first flagship in quite a while. Leaked renders of the phone show a stunning design with a waterfall display and a barely visible camera cutout. Round back, it’s got a triple-camera setup.

If leaked renders of Motorola’s first new flagship in at least two years are to be believed, the company is certainly making a product  [Read More…]

Android flagship phones depreciate nearly twice as fast as iPhones

Within the first year, according to a report from BankMyCell.

What you need to know A report from BankMyCell reveals that Android flagship phones lose value nearly twice as fast as iPhones in the first year. The top three brands that are the worst at retaining value are Motorola, LG, and Google. The top five brands best at retaining value are Apple, Nokia, Sony, HTC, and Samsung.

Over the past few years, trading in or selling your  [Read More…]

Sony’s first 5G flagship has a 6.5” 4K HDR OLED screen, ZEISS optics

The phone promises to deliver an unrivaled camera experience.

What you need to know Sony unveiled its latest flagship smartphone at an online-only global launch event today. The new Xperia 1 II is the brand’s first 5G-enabled smartphone. It comes with a 6.5-inch 4K HDR OLED display, quad rear cameras with ZEISS optics, and a Snapdragon 865 chipset.

Sony today expanded its Xperia smartphone lineup with the introduction of its latest flagship, dubbed the Xperia 1 II.  [Read More…]