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vivo has co-developed a custom image sensor with Sony for the vivo X100 series
9:01 pm | July 31, 2023

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vivo is working on custom silicon designs to power its next-generation of camera phones. The company just revealed that it has partnered with Sony’s Lytia division to create a customized version of the LYT800 sensor for the vivo X100 series. The LYT800 makes use of Sony’s stacked design, which separates the photodiodes and the transistors that read them into two layers (normally they are side by side). This opens up more room so the 1/1.43” Lytia LYT800 sensor is expected to have a low-light performance similar to 1” sensors. The LYT800 will have a 53MP resolution. There’s more –...

nubia Red Magic 8S Pro review
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Realme 11 4G and Realme 11 5G debut
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Realme 11 series launched earlier this year with three entries – Realme 11, Realme 11 Pro and Realme 11 Pro+. All three phones carry 5G connectivity and we now get two new versions for the international market – the Realme 11 5G introduced in Taiwan and Realme 11 4G which makes its debut in Vietnam. Realme 11 4G (left) and Realme 11 5G (right) As their names suggest, the former features 5G connectivity by way of its Dimensity 6100+ chipset and it’s also the first phone to launch with the SoC. Realme 11 4G is equipped with a Helio G99 SoC Realme 11 4G key specs and...

Counterpoint: India’s smartphone market shrinks by 3% in Q2, premium segment grows 112%
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A new analysis from Counterpoint reveals the free fall of the Indian smartphone market might be coming to an end. Overall shipments dropped just 3% compared to Q1, which is less than analysts expected. Counterpoint researchers believe that the improving market conditions and declining inflation had a good impact on sales. In fact, the premium smartphone segment saw a whipping 112% growth year-over-year. That seems to be in line with previous analysis claiming that the maturing Indian market is slowly shifting towards more expensive smartphones. That's part of the reason why Xiaomi is...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5 in for review
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You’d think that the bendy display is the hardest part about making a foldable phone, but OLED panels have been built on flexible plastic substrates for years now. The part that is actually hard is the hinge – Samsung took five generations to get it right. The new Flex Hinge allows the Galaxy Z Fold5 to close flat – the gap between the two halves was among the things that caused the most complaints on previous Z generations. Aesthetically it looks better as it makes the phone symmetrical, but it has practical advantages too. The gap added to the closed thickness, pushing the Z Fold4...

Lava Yuva 2 teased to launch soon
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Lava Mobiles is gearing up to launch a new entry-level smartphone dubbed Yuva 2. The device will reportedly come in at INR 6,999 though we don’t get an official look at the device just yet. Strangely, the official teaser post for the Yuva 2 by Lava Mobiles on Twitter is since removed. Lava Yuva 2 teaser poster Lava Yuva 2 Pro was the last launch in the Yuva series back in February. It packs a 6.52-inch IPS LCD with HD+ resolution, a Helio G37 chipset and a 5,000 mAh battery. We’ll be on the lookout for more details on the Yuva 2 and will update you accordingly. Source (deleted...

The Poco M6 will have 5G connectivity, teaser confirms
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The Poco M5 was a 4G-only phone in all of its incarnations, including the M5s. The upcoming Poco M6 will gain support for 5G – this is coming straight from Himanhsu Tandon, the Country Head of Poco and Xiaomi. This won’t be the first 5G phones in the series. In fact, the M5 was something of an exception as both the M3 and M4 series had 5G models in their ranks. There’s no word on what chipset will bring the next-gen connectivity, however. Details like that will be released closer to launch day. For now we can only note the dual camera setup on a flat camera island that is closer to the...

Red Magic Cyberbuds Dao TWS hit international market with advanced ANC, low latency
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The gaming sub-brand of nubia called Red Magic is best known for its smartphones, but lately branched into gaming monitors and various peripherals. It delivered its first TWS earphones in 2020 and now it's following up with a more upscale model dubbed Cyberbuds Dao TWS. These gaming earphone are hitting international markets today with the latest Qualcomm Bluetooth technology, long battery life and RGB light effects. These wireless earphones have the latest Qualcomm S5 chip for sound over Bluetooth, which supports lossless and high-res music, Bluetooth LE (Low Energy) audio,...

Here is how to get a $50 discount on a Galaxy Z Flip5 or Z Fold5 from Samsung US
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If you missed the pre-registration bonus, you still have a chance to pick up a $50 discount on both the Flip and the Z Fold5. Note that the discount is applied directly at checkout and is available only through the following links to the Samsung US online store: Samsung Galaxy Z Flip5 Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5 You might not want to wait too long as the shipping dates for the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip5 in the US have already started to slip back – the phone is set to release on August 11 and you can still get the Graphite and Lavender colorways on that date. However, all the others are...

Samsung Galaxy S24+ stops by Geekbench, S24 Ultra’s battery certified
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With the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5 and Z Flip5 already announced, it’s time to turn our attention to the next big launch from Samsung’s camp – the Galaxy S24 series. A new series of listings for the Galaxy S24+ (SM-S926) and S24 Ultra (SM-S928) are revealing some key details about the upcoming devices. Samsung Galaxy S24+ (SM-926) Geekbench scorecard The Geekbench listing for the S24+ shows the device is equipped with a chipset codenamed “pineapple” which is speculated to be the upcoming Snapdragon 8 Gen 3. The listing reports a prime core clocked @ 3.3GHz alongside 3x cores clocked @...

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