Oukitel unveiled the OUKITEL C15 Pro. It comes with a waterdrop notch

It is clear that the big notch that was started by Apple is dead. Not even mid-range devices from B-Brands have it nowadays. Instead, most manufacturers moved to a waterdrop notch, a punch-hole or pop-up camera. Oukitel just announced their next smartphone, the OUKITEL C15 Pro, and it comes with a waterdrop notch as well. No pricing was revealed, but the specs sai it should not cost more than $200. The Oukitel C15 Pro is not really a “Pro”, but…

Xiaomi’s foldable smartphone render and new details revealed

We know for a while that Xiaomi is working on a foldable smartphone. We even have two videos of the device in action, even though it is just a prototype. Xiaomi’s take will have the screen fold two times, with the center of the device remaining the main screen. Now, Xiaomi has released an official statement to Let’s Go Digital website. The full statement can be seen below. In essence, they share some thought on the design and development challenges…

ZTE launches a new Android TV Box

ZTE has announced that they will be soon offering a new TV box for sale. The device will come with a quad-core CPU and five-core GPU, capable of playing 4K@60FPS videos. Official CPU model was not revealed, but considering the specs and what usually comes in this type of devices, we assume that it is an Amlogic chipset. The storage space and RAM quantity were not released either, however, the new ZTE TV Box will probably come with the either…

Xiaomi Patent reveals a truly edge-to-edge smartphone is in the works

The patents that companies get usually gives us some indication on the direction their products will head to. Now we find out that Xiaomi has got a patent for a smartphone design that has a full edge-to-edge screen, no notches, and the screen is curved on all 4 sides. It is not something we did not see partially in other products, but the render that was made looks really cool. Now, this Xiaomi device may still be just an idea,…

Meizu M9 Note surfaces on TENAA. Image leak shows a very small waterdrop notch

Today we have two leaks related to the Meizu M9 Note. At first, the device appeared in a listing on TENAA and later an image pop-up on that shows the front of the device in a rather blurry and pixelated image. Thanks to these leaks, we have a rather clear picture of the device’s specs and front design. And I must add that the waterdrop notch on the front is among the smallest we’ve seen to date. Spec wise, the…

Vivo V15 Pro will have a triple-camera setup and a 48MP sensor

Vivo is preparing to launch a new device on the market in the near future. Even though the specs won’t be top-of-the-line, the device will try to attract buyers by offering great photography options and a good price. According to 91mobiles, the site that originally offered this information, the Vivo V15 Pro will come with a triple camera on the back and the main sensor will have 48MP. Now, the smartphone will have a very good CPU. The Vivo V15…

Energizer unveils Ultimate series smartphone. They are Elephone rebrands

Energizer has been in the smartphone market for a few years now, and they continue to release new devices each year in the hopes to score some profit from this segment as well. Most of the devices up until now were smartphones with big batteries, as we expect from Energizer, a battery company. This year though, it seems they went for rebranded Elephone devices. Let’s take a look on the Ultimate lineup from Energizer. Energizer Ultimate U620S Pop This seems…

Huawei to reveal a foldable smartphone at MWC

It seems that foldable smartphones will be hot this year. More and more manufacturers will reveal such devices in the upcoming months, even if only prototypes. Huawei won’t let others get too much ahead, so they too will announce such a smartphone. The event is scheduled for the 24th this month, right before MWC will start, in Barcelona. Furthermore, this device may also come with a 5G variant. Exciting times ahead. Come with us to explore #ConnectingTheFuture LIVE from #MWC…

Meizu Zero available on IndieGoGo

Meizu’s smartphone with no holes, the Meizu Zero, is now available on IndieGoGo for purchase. The device is the first smartphone to offer no buttons and no ports at all, but don’t expect it to be cheap. The IndieGoGo campaign has the Meizu Zero at pre-order for $1299, a steep price even for a high-end smartphone. Furthermore, there is also a $2999 “Exclusive Pioneering Unit” that can be bought by just one person…and it is already sold out. If you…

Smartphone market share top has 3 Chinese manufacturers

IDC has published the top smartphone manufacturers for 2018. In a market that shrank in the past year by 4.9%, some companies still managed to turn a profit and exceed expectations. Furthermore, Chinese manufacturers hold 3 of the top 5 positions when it comes to both growth and overall market share. This happened despite pressure from the US government on Huawei devices. What is truly interesting is that from the top 5, only Chinese companies had growth in the last…