Black Shark 2 Pro will launch on the 9th in the EU

After the red Magic 3S, it is Xiaomi’s turn to launch its updated gaming smartphone in Europe. The Black Shark 2 Pro will be available for pre-order on their official EU and UK store starting with the 9th of October, and those that will place an order will get the controllers as free gifts as well as discounts on accessories. The offer is similar to what was offered when the Black Shark 2 launched not too long ago. Unlike the…

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 (Global Version) receives a new update

It has been quite a while since the Black Shark 2 has received an update. People were actually starting to feel disappointed since they were still stuck on the May security patch on the global version of the phone. Today, however, the company finally pushed a new update to the Black Shark 2 and not only does it update the security patch to the August security patch, but it also comes with a few added features as well as bug…

Nubia Red Magic 3S gaming smartphone launches worldwide tomorrow

Nubia has launched the Red Magic 3S, their updated gaming smartphone with the newer Snapdragon 855+ chipset, in China for a few good weeks and now it is time for the device to finally reach the rest of the world. Tomorrow the company will open pre-orders for the Red Magic 3S in Europe and in North America. We don’t have a price yet, but we will update this article once sales start and maybe we will even get a discount…

Doogee teases a new device with a Qualcomm chipset

Most Chinese brands that focus on the mid-range market use Mediatek chipsets. Those CPUs offer really good price to performance ratio and allows the manufacturers to develop and release quite powerful smartphones at really good prices. Despite the fact that Mediatek has launched quite a few good chipsets in the past two years, the company is still not seen in a good light and many prefer devices that have Qualcomm internals, even if this means slightly higher prices. Doogee (and…

The Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha comes with a case. Official unboxing video here

The Mi Mix Alpha managed to impress everyone. It may not be the most practical smartphone, but it is one of the best-looking devices out there and a real technological masterpiece. However, with its wrap-around display that curves all the way to the back and extends functionality there as well, it is clear that the Mi Mix Alpha is a fragile smartphone. Luckily, those that have the money to buy it will get a case in the box as well.…

The Xiaomi Poco F2 may arrive by year’s end

Well, well, well…what do we have here? Xiaomi India MD and Global VP Manu Kumar Jain may have (un)intentionally leaked the release of the Poco F2, a smartphone that many of us are waiting for. He posted a picture on twitter where he is having a discussion with Sneha Tainwala, who is in charge of planning for Xiaomi India. Behind them, a whiteboard with what appears to be a timeline of planned releases…maybe… Now, obviously I won’t be my life…

OnePlus 7T launched, will set you back $599

OnePlus held a press conference today and they officially revealed a new smartphone, the OnePlus 7T. People were expecting the 7T Pro to also be launched today, but this was not the case. Still, a new smartphone from OnePlus is worth writing about. The OnePlus 7T offers ome minor, but needed upgrades compared to the OP7 launched not too long ago. With this new device, OnePlus now has 4 smartphones on sale, starting with the older 6T from last year,…

Mediatek, Baidu, Tencent and more join Amazon’s Voice Interoperability Initiative

Amazon, along with many other tech companies as partners, launched the Voice Interoperability Initiative for smart devices that will allow a single device to use multiple wake-words and access different services based on the wake word used. Among the companies present on the list are many important names like Microsft, MediaTek, Baidu, Tencent, Orange, and Spotify. If the initiative is successful, it will allow one device (most notably, a smart speaker) to have more than one wake word and use…

Xiaomi donates 100 Air Purifiers to Malaysian school

I know that in the past two days I’ve only written about Xiaomi. I promise to stop tomorrow when the OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro will be launched. But this story is a bit different compared to most others present here. Not many know this but currently Malaysia suffers from one of the wors haze in recent years. Reports say that the air is really bad these days with very little visibility and that it could seriously affect health, especially…

Redmi 8A launched in India with a sub-$100 price tag and a really good camera

Last year, the Redmi 7 and Redmi 7A were really good low-end devices that managed to attract many buyers, especially in developing countries. India was the biggest market for these smartphones and it natural that Xiaomi, or to be more precise Redmi, to launch a new device in that market. Today the company unveiled the Redmi 8A, a low-end device that still manages to stand out of the crowd by offering really good specifications for the price and a main…