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Nokia 9.3 PureView rumored to feature a 120Hz refresh rate display

It is rumored to be a massive upgrade over the Nokia 9 in the camera department as well.

What you need to know A new rumor suggests the upcoming Nokia flagship smartphone will sport a 120Hz refresh rate screen. The smartphone is also rumored to come with a penta-camera array on the back with a 108MP ultra-wide-angle shooter. It is expected to be announced at a dedicated event in late August or early September.

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Why does a high refresh rate display use more battery?

The display is already the biggest power consumer on your phone and making it work harder does exactly what you think it would: east up that precious battery time. Here’s why.

High refresh rate displays are one of the best things to ever happen to a smartphone. But like everything great, there is a trade-off and in this case, it’s battery life.

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Are you going to use 60Hz or 120Hz refresh rate on your Galaxy S20?

Chatting it up with the AC forums.

As you likely know by now, one of the most notable features on the Galaxy S20 is its 120Hz display. It’s the first phone from Samsung to go beyond the traditional 60Hz refresh rate, and it makes everything look smoother and more fluid.

There’s no denying just how good the 120Hz functionality looks on the S20, but it also results in the phone using more battery life.

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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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Google Stadia vs. Xbox One X resolution and frame rate comparison

Xbox One X comes out on top.

Google Stadia is a cloud game streaming service that promises a 10.7 teraflops (tflops) gaming console you can access on your 4K display or your smartphone. Ever since the service launched, many users have compared the visuals Stadia offers with those of the Xbox One X. Unlike the upcoming Xbox Series X which is rumored to feature 12 tflops of performance, the Xbox One X only has 6 tflops. On  [Read More…]

Google says a fix for the Pixel 4’s screen refresh rate issue is on its way

The Pixel 4’s display lowers down to 60Hz in certain situations to help extend battery life.

What you need to know Google has promised that it will soon roll out a software update for the Pixel 4 to enable 90Hz in “more brightness conditions.” The company says the “Smooth Display” on the Pixel 4 switches down to 60Hz in order to help extend battery life. It is expected to release the software update in the “coming weeks.”  [Read More…]

I refuse to buy another flagship without a 90Hz or faster refresh rate

It’s hard to get me excited about new phones with 60Hz panels.

Each year brings a new list of smartphone trends, and as 2019 is making its way through the second half, it’s evident what OEMs have been focused on this year. Waterdrop notches and hole-punch camera cutouts are in, headphone jacks continue to be obliterated from the face of the earth, and in-screen fingerprint sensors are the next solution for continuing to eliminate bezels.

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How to fix frame rate issues plaguing Remedy’s Control on PlayStation 4

Remedy’s Control is having a rocky launch on PlayStation 4, with stability issues and frame rate drops marring the experience.

If you’ve played Remedy’s Control on PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 4 Pro, you’ve likely noticed some performance issues, to put it mildly. As Digital Foundry discovered after conducting a performance test of the game, it’s rough. Like 10FPS rough. We’ve reached out to Remedy to see what the studio’s plan is on combating these issues and are  [Read More…]

OnePlus 7 Pro will feature a Quad HD+ display with 90Hz refresh rate

OnePlus is set to offer a higher-res display with a 90Hz refresh rate on the OnePlus 7 Pro.

OnePlus has maintained a dual flagship release cycle in recent years, launching a new device every six months. That’s set to change this year as the company is introducing a 5G-enabled device alongside the OnePlus 7. The OnePlus 7 itself will have several variants, including a Pro version that dials up the specs considerably.

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Dell’s 27-inch 2K monitor with 155Hz refresh rate is discounted to $320

Perfect for your battlestation.

The Dell S2719DGF 27-inch LED FreeSync monitor has dropped to $ 319.99 through Best Buy’s eBay store and the main site. The monitor is going for around $ 360 at Dell, $ 370 on Amazon, and as much as $ 400 at B&H. While we have seen it go about $ 20 lower in the past, this is the first discount we’ve seen in a couple months.

Lookin’ Good Dell 27-inch 2K 155Hz monitor

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