New teaser for the new Redmi phone, two days before launch

With only two days left to go until Xiaomi releases it’s upcoming Redmi phone with a 48MP camera, a new teaser was released on Weibo. The image below was posted on Redmi’s official Weibo page along with the text that translates to “The 48MP Ultra Clear camera is different”. It is unclear in what way it is different or compared to what, but all the hints and leaks suggest that this device will have some cool features aimed for photography.…

Xiaomi Redmi 7 appears in video – quite resilient I must add

A new video was posted from Redmi’s team where they test the durability of the device. In the video (below), we can see a few employees stepping and even jumping on the device to prove that it is very resistant and that it can handle quite a beating. Not the most orthodox way to show your brand new device, but it is very effective in catching our attention. At the end of the video, it is shown that even though…

Meizu CEO confirms the Meizu Note 9: 48MP camera, SD6150 CPU

Meizu’s CEO, Jack Wong, has revealed in a post on Weibo that they are working on a new smartphone, the Meizu Note 9. Even though we had rumors about the device for a while, this post officially confirms it’s existence, as well as some internal specifications. The 48MP camera will be the biggest trend in 2019 it seems. Even though the Meizu Note 9 will be a mid-range device, it will have such a camera module on the back. This…

Umidigi Z2 Pro Review – Decent Price for a Decent Phone

There was a time when good smartphones would set you back at least $500-$600. High-end smartphones are still quite expensive and they actually started to get a bit more expensive as manufacturers tend to put more and more features in them. The progress of technology had another good impact on the market. Mid-range smartphones actually started to get good. Yes, they are not as good as flagships, and that is understandable. But gone are the days when a $250 phone…

OnePlus 3 and 3T caught running Android Pie in Geekbench

It seems that OnePlus is really close to fulfilling its promise on delivering Android Pie for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3t. We don’t know when the update will be pushed to customers, but a closed beta is clearly undergoing. As reported by entries in Geekbench, there are devices that run the latest version of Android. It is very impressive considering the age of the device and the fact that it originally launched with Android 6 on board. That means…

Xiaomi Mi 9 leak contains almost all specs

We all can expect that Xiaomi will release a new flagship in the following months and we can even predict some of the specs, but thanks to a leak from China, we now know for sure almost all there is about the Xiaomi Mi 9. And, like assumed, this device will come with top of the line specs, including the latest and greatest CPU from Qualcomm. As reported by GSMArena, the Mi 9 will come with the Snapdragon 855 CPU…

[VIDEO] Xiaomi has a working foldable phone prototype

It is no secret that most big smartphone manufacturers are working on foldable smartphones. Being able to transform your device from a smartphone into a tablet and back again whenever you want is a bit deal. The technology is not truly there yet, but prototypes exist and they seem to be very close to an actual product. Evan Blass, best known as @evleaks, posted a video on his Twitter account with what seems to be a device that runs MIUI…

Vivo NEX prototype with 5G and Snapdragon 855 on display

After Xiaomi, Vivo is the next company to display a prototype of a 5G smartphone. During a Xinhua News Agency media conference, Vivo had a NEX at its stand that apparently had the new Snapdragon 855 CPU inside as well as the 5G capabilities. Obviously, the phone was not for sale (yet). Instead, it was meant to prove that the company is working on 5G smartphones and are almost ready to release such devices on the market. Most probably we…

Pocophone F2 appears in Geekbench

Xiaomi is clearly working on the next Pocophone and, to be honest, why shouldn’t they. The Pocophone F1 sold very well. It offered great specs and an affordable price, way cheaper than what other manufacturers charged for similarly speced smartphones. Today we learned from multiple sources that Pocophone F2 has appeared listed in Geekbench, a clear sign that the company is testing the capabilities of the device. This also provides us with some details about the internals. According to the…

Huawei releases the Honor V20 with a 48MP camera and a ToF sensor

It looks like 2019 will bring the megapixel war back on stage. More and more companies started to release smartphones with a 48MP camera on board for what seems to be the best image quality to date for a smartphone. The latest manufacturer to include the Sony IMX586 48MP smartphone camera is the Huawei Honor V20, but in order to differentiate themselves from other companies, they paired it with a ToF (time-of-flight) secondary sensor. More on that later. First, let’s…