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At this year’s Tech Summit from Hawaii, it’s time again for Qualcomm to unveil and detail the company’s most important launch of the year, and to showcase the newest Snapdragon flagship SoCs that will be powering our upcoming 2022 devices. Today, as the first of a few announcements at the event, Qualcomm is announcing the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, the direct follow-up to last year’s Snapdragon 888.

Best Android Phones: November 2021

We’re nearing the end of the year and the holiday season, and all relevant devices for 2021 have seen their releases, and we’re entering a period of quiet before...

21 by Andrei Frumusanu on 11/19/2021

MediaTek Announces Dimensity 9000: Supercharged Flagship SoC on 4nm

Today, MediaTek is re-entering the flagship SoC space with a bang. The Dimensity 9000 is the first Armv9 SoC, with X2, A710 and A510 cores, large new GPU, massive...

146 by Andrei Frumusanu on 11/18/2021

Samsung Announces First LPDDR5X at 8.5Gbps

After the publication of the LPDDR5X memory standard earlier this summer, Samsung has now been the first vendor to announce new modules based on the new technology. The LPDDR5X standard...

16 by Andrei Frumusanu on 11/9/2021

Google's Tensor inside of Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro: A Look into Performance & Efficiency

Today, we’re taking an in-depth look at Google's Tensor SoC, the chip powering their new Pixel 6 family of phones. The Tensor is Google's first custom-designed SoC, and incorporates...

108 by Andrei Frumusanu on 11/2/2021

Google Announces Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro: The New Real Flagship Pixels

Today, after many weeks, even months of leaks and teasers, Google has finally announced the new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro – their new flagship line-up of phones...

90 by Andrei Frumusanu on 10/19/2021

Apple Announces M1 Pro & M1 Max: Giant New Arm SoCs with All-Out Performance

Today’s Apple Mac keynote has been very eventful, with the company announcing a new line-up of MacBook Pro devices, powered by two different new SoCs in Apple’s Silicon line-up...

375 by Andrei Frumusanu on 10/18/2021

Apple's iPhone 13 Series Screen Power, Battery Life Report - Long Lasting Devices

Following our last week’s preview into the new iPhone 13 series’ A15 chip, which impressed us tremendously due to its efficiency gains, we promised next to have a closer...

83 by Andrei Frumusanu on 10/11/2021

The Apple A15 SoC Performance Review: Faster & More Efficient

In preparation for our full iPhone device review, we’re having a dedicated look at the new A15 SoC from Apple – following quite vague performance claims, how does the...

204 by Andrei Frumusanu on 10/4/2021

Samsung's new 200MP HP1 Sensor: Sensible, or Marketing?

This week, Samsung LSI announced a new camera sensor that seemingly is pushing the limits of resolution within a mobile phone. The new S5KHP1, or simply HP1 sensor, pushes...

45 by Andrei Frumusanu on 9/23/2021

Editor's Note: Updated Results and Conclusion for Xiaomi 11T Review

After a new firmware update, we've updated our original review of the Xiaomi 11T, showcasing better battery life results, and a more positive conclusion to the device.

23 by Andrei Frumusanu on 9/22/2021

The Xiaomi 11T & 11T Pro Review: Two Chips, With a Battery Focus

Today Xiaomi is announcing three new devices – the 11T, the 11T Pro and the 11 Lite 5G NE. We’ve had the first two in for review for a...

43 by Andrei Frumusanu on 9/15/2021

Apple Announces iPhone 13 Series: A15, New Cameras, New Screens

Today Apple held its fall 2021 iPhone launch event, and we’ve gotten 4 new iPhones from the new iPhone 13 series: the iPhone 13 mini, the iPhone 13, iPhone...

145 by Andrei Frumusanu on 9/14/2021

The Apple 2021 Fall iPhone Event Live Blog 10am PT (17:00 UTC)

It's that time of the year again - Apple's fall iPhone event, where we expect the Cupertino company to unveil its newest generation family of iPhones - likely the...

40 by Andrei Frumusanu on 9/14/2021

The Axon 30 with Under Display Camera: Hands-on Mini-Review

The Axon 30 uses a new second-generation under-display camera with an OLED from Visionox, and features the Snapdragon 870- does it convince enough for the $499 price tag?

25 by Andrei Frumusanu on 9/3/2021

Samsung Display Announces Polarizer-less OLED With 25% Less Power

Today Samsung Display Company (SDC) is announcing the introduction and mass production of a new generation of OLED panel called “Eco²OLED”.

52 by Andrei Frumusanu on 8/16/2021

The "Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders" vs ROG5 Preview: Branded vs Original

Today we’re reviewing a rather unusual device, the new ASUS “Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders”. The device had been first announced a month ago by Qualcomm and ASUS, and represents...

44 by Andrei Frumusanu on 8/16/2021

HONOR Announces Magic 3 Series: With Snapdragon & Google, A new Start

Today, we see HONOR announce the company’s new flagship Magic 3 series of devices. The new Magic 3 series consists of 3 new phones, the “regular” Magic 3, the...

29 by Andrei Frumusanu on 8/12/2021

Samsung Unpacked 2021 Part 2: Galaxy Z Flip 3 & Z Fold 3 Announced

Today Samsung is holding its second Mobile Unpacked event for the year, announcing the new Galaxy Z Flip 3 and the new Galaxy Z Fold 3.

50 by Andrei Frumusanu on 8/11/2021

Google Teases Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro with new "Tensor" SoC

Today Google has teased its new upcoming Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro phones; in what is likely an attempt to get leaks and the upcoming narrative of the...

47 by Andrei Frumusanu on 8/2/2021

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