It might be summer and scorching heat in the Northern Hemisphere, but the smartphone world is not resting and we've seen a lot of smartphone action over the past seven days. Tecno's first premium smartphone went on sale, while Samsung introduced the Galaxy F22 in India.
The Oppo Reno6 series receives a new member of the family - the Reno6 Z 5G. It will launch on July 21 and will have 5G capabilities.
Qualcomm has launched its Snapdragon Insiders smartphone for phones - a showcase product that demonstrates all the sophisticated features that the Snapdragon 888 can offer in a smartphone. It's priced at $ 1, but it doesn't look like the San Diego company will bother to sell it.
OnePlus has confirmed the launch date for the Nord 2 5G. The company also got involved in a drama - Geekbench removed all OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro smartphones from its database after alleged manipulation.
It looks like OxygenOS is limiting app performance to extend battery life, but hasn't applied the same filter to the benchmarking platform, which Geekbench says is a form of cheating. . OnePlus has confirmed that it is optimizing apps on its devices, raising debate whether this is the same type of manipulation as other companies by enabling special high-performance modes for synthetic benchmarking.
Initially, the phone is available in Nigeria and Kenya and is expected to expand to other markets soon.
The new Purple Reno6 is already up for grabs in China and will likely remain exclusive to this market.
Prices start from INR 12 ($ 499 / € 170).
The phone will come with a pair of headphones tuned by Qualcomm, a bumper case and the phone is designed with all of Qualcomm's technologies.
For just $ 99, you can have a smartphone with Android 9 the size of a candy bar.
The screen will have a resolution of 1080p + and only two curved sides. The secondary screen on the back will be larger than the Mi 11 Ultra's screen.
Pre-orders are already in place, the sale starts on July 21.
It has been hotly debated whether the Z Fold3 5G will have a hole-punch or a subscreen camera.
Apple has traditionally used "X" to denote more powerful chipsets with more cores. The M2 should switch to a new architecture and a new node.
Also includes larger stand, more internal storage, and upgraded speakers.
But it will be a newer and more refined version of the current 108MP ISOCELL HM3 unit.
OnePlus and MediaTek have added additional AI features to the Dimensity 1200 base to help with camera, media playback, and other tasks.
It's Singles Day (11.11) in China, a big annual business event and a good time to launch a new product - unless the flagship is delayed yet.
Leakster IceUniverse says Qualcomm will split orders between the two foundries. The Snapdragon 888+ stuck with Samsung.
The behavior observed on the OnePlus 9 Pro was voluntary.
It will be smaller than its predecessor.
The upcoming lineup is said to contain larger charge coils.
This design uses a single panel for the internal and external screens.
The phone can be bought at a lower price than ever before.
The iPhone class of 2021 will be the last with a 5,4-inch device.
LG is preparing to produce next year's LTPO OLED panels for iPhone 14.
Other OnePlus devices will also be reviewed.
This is yet another rebranding, and baffling at that.
The phone will be a bit smaller than the S20 FE and will feature a new 32 MP, 12 MP ultra wide, and 8 MP tele main camera.
Some of the major changes could take up to two years to be fully implemented.