Xiaomi mocks the OnePlus 7 Pro on social media

OnePlus has evolved a lot since it’s debut. The original OnePlus one was extremely competitive for that time from a price to performance ratio. It has some minuses and lacked a few features that flagships back then had, but the price made it very attractive for many buyers. Since then, the gap in pricing between a OnePlus smartphone and a flagship device from other manufacturers has shrunk. OnePlus still offers a really good price to performance ratio, but it is…

OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro officially announced

After many leaks and an anticipated launch event, OnePlus has finally released its new smartphone. This year marks a change in strategy for the company. So far we only saw one device per release, however, this time, OnePlus launched the anticipated OnePlus 7 and the more premium OnePlus 7 Pro. There are quite a few differences between the two devices, both from a specifications point of view and from a design perspective. Let’s start with the similarities. Both devices come…

Xiaomi is testing “sky replacement” feature in the MIUI Gallery app

Enhancing your photos using AI is a trend that really caught speed in the past few months. More and more manufacturers rely on AI to enhance your photos and deliver higher-quality images. The enhancements done to the photos pose some ethical questions, like “what is real and what is AI generated”. Now, expect to go even further. As reported by XDA, a beta gallery application from MIUI will alter the images even further, after they have been taken. The gallery…

UMIDIGI using photos taken with the Huawei P30 Pro to promote the UMIDIGI A5 Pro

UMIDIGI announced a new smartphone a few weeks ago that will come with a wide-angle camera lens. The UMIDIGI A5 Pro will be a mid-range smartphone that, according to UMIDIGI will be capable of taking great photos. Furthermore, thanks to the wide-angle camera, it will be able to capture more of the surrounding environment compared to other smartphones. To show off this feature, the company posted two photos on their Facebook page where one of the images was allegedly taken…

Chinese brands dominate AnTuTu benchmarks in April

AnTuTu releases each month the top 10 devices, based on the score they receive in its benchmark. With many new releases in April, including some devices with high specifications, the top 10 list had some significant changes. Most of the smartphones there come from Chinese brands, with only Samsung managing to get a position, and that one is not even on the podium. As expected, most smartphones in the list come with the Snapdragon 855 CPU and the scores are…

Xiaomi UK sends a Redmi Note 7 in space

Xiaomi wanted to really get the public’s attention and make their new Redmi Note 7 smartphone known. In a publicity stunt, Xiaomi UK tied a Redmi Note 7 to a high-altitude balloon and send it (almost) to space, reaching an altitude of 35,375m. That is high enough to see the blackness of space and earth curvature. In total, 5 Redmi Note 7s were placed in a harness and launched. One was the one seen in the video below, another one…

Vodafone found security vulnerabilities and backdoors in Huawei telecomunciations equipement

Vodafone, one of the biggest telecommunications company in the EU, revealed that they identified several security vulnerabilities in equipment manufactured by Huawei between 2009 and 2011. These vulnerabilities could allow access to sensitive user data, however, these backdoor were not used as far as the data collected by Vodafone revealed. The vulnerabilities were initially discovered in home routers manufactured by Huawei and distributed to Vodafone customers for home use and later on, several other problems were identified in telecommunications equipment…

OPPO F11 Pro will come in a limited-edition Avengers theme

OPPO announced that they will be launching a limited edition version of the OPPO F11 Pro smartphone. This device will have the same specs as the standard version but will come with an Avengers: Endgame theme. The back of the phone will have a hexagonal pattern with a blue/turquoise gradient and a big, red Avengers logo on top. Furthermore, a Captain America case will be included in the box for the smartphone. The case will have a blue color and…

Redmi confirms that its flagship will have a pop-up camera

We know for quite a while that Redmi, a subsidiary of Xiaomi, will launch a flagship device this year, but details are still pretty sparse. We know for sure that the device will feature the new Snapdragon 855 chipset and will be launched at a very competitive price. Rumors also mention 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage, but a version with 6GB may also be released. Today, however, the company posted a video on their Weibo page where the…

Win a new Umidigi A5 Pro

A few days ago we wrote about a new device being released by Umidigi, the A5 Pro. This new smartphone will be the companies first that will have a wide-angle camera lens. Great news for anyone interested in photography, let’s just hope that the image quality is good as well. Anyway, I have some more good news for you. Umidigi is hosting a giveaway where the main prize is a brand new Umidigi A5 Pro smartphone. All you have to…