Tag Archive: Ship

Samsung’s base Note 20 might ship with a 60Hz display

Samsung’s Note line is no longer a no-compromise line.

What you need to know Samsung equipped all of its Galaxy S20 phones with a 120Hz display, but it may not do so with the Note 20. A new report indicates the smaller Note 20 may not be equipped with a 120Hz display option. It’s possible this is done to preserve battery life and performance.

Samsung’s Galaxy phones have been known for their good to great displays, and  [Read More…]

Amazon will once again allow sellers to ship non-essential items this week

What you need to know Some third-party sellers will be able to resume shipments to Amazon warehouses this week. Amazon paused non-essential inbound shipments back in March. Quantities will be limited as Amazon continues to prioritize essential items.

After temporarily pausing inbound shipments to its warehouses of non-essential items, Amazon is once again getting ready to allow sellers to have products delivered to warehouses to be sold. According to a statement from Amazon to CNBC, third-party sellers will  [Read More…]

The Galaxy S20 series will ship with the right fast charger in the box

The S20 Ultra will have a 45W charger.

What you need to know Samsung shipped the Galaxy Note 10+ last year with only a 25W charger, even though it was capable of 45W charging. This year, Samsung is packaging the S20 series with the best charger that each phone is compatible with. The Galaxy S20 and S20+ will both get a 25W charger, while the S20 Ultra will boast a 45W charger.

Last year, Samsung pulled a  [Read More…]

Galaxy Note 10+ 5G on T-Mobile will ship with Android 10 out of the box

The standard Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ are slated to receive the Android 10 update next month.

What you need to know T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G will ship with Android 10-based One UI 2.0 right out of the box. The 5G-enabled smartphone is now available for pre-order via T-Mobile and is expected to begin shipping on December 6. You can get a Galaxy Note 10+ 5G free if you buy another Note 10+ 5G  [Read More…]

Qualcomm says 450 million 5G phones will ship in 2021

750 million will ship a year later in 2022.

What you need to know Qualcomm held its Analyst Day 2019 on November 19. During the event, the company predicted that 450 million 5G smartphones will ship in 2021. Then, in 2022, Qualcomm expects 750 million more 5G phones to ship.

On November 19, Qualcomm held its Qualcomm Analyst Day 2019 in which the company’s executives get together with “investment professionals” in New York for a day-long event.  [Read More…]

Samsung may ship its first under-display camera in 2020

The camera tech may debut with the S11 or the Galaxy Fold 2.

What you need to know Samsung has started manufacturing the new display modules at one of its factories. The company is facing some challenges with image distortion as the light passes through the display. The Galaxy S11 or Galaxy Fold 2 may feature the new camera tech.

Samsung has reportedly started testing for large-scale manufacturing of its under-the-display camera tech at one of its  [Read More…]

Why do new phones ship with older versions of Android?

New phones shipping with outdated versions of Android isn’t too surprising. The reasons? Release cycles, and Benjamin Franklin.

No matter when you look, you’ll see phones — expensive phones — on sale that are running “old” versions of Android. Brand new phones that cost hundreds of dollars and are often the best models available in their segment. They will be on shelves beside other brand new phones that also have “old” software. And not just models that  [Read More…]

Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone is ready to ship in seven days

The Essential Phone is finally ready to go out to customers.

Andy Rubin’s smartphone startup Essential announced last week that it secured $ 300 million in funding from the likes of Amazon and Tencent Holdings. The company also said that it would reveal the release date for the device, and Essential is now sending out emails to customers that have registered interest in the device, stating that their unit will ship in seven days:

Great news,  [Read More…]

Lenovo ditches Vibe Pure UI, will ship stock Android on all future phones

Lenovo is sticking to stock Android, starting with the K8 Note.

Motorola’s focus on an uncluttered software experience allowed its phones to stand out, and its parent company Lenovo is following suit. The company has confirmed that it is abandoning its Vibe Pure UI skin in favor of stock Android, with the upcoming K8 Note the first phone to ship with Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box.

According to Anuj Sharma, Lenovo India’s head of  [Read More…]

Essential plans to expand Phone sales to carriers soon, ship near-stock Android software

New details on the Essential Phone emerge — and they look positive.

Essential is getting a whole lot of attention after it finally announced the Essential Phone with its pretty excellent-looking hardware and unique features. The only issue for those excited about it is that it still isn’t actually for sale — there’s a “reserve” system in which you can drop the required $ 699 to get on the list for one when it ships, with no  [Read More…]