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Samsung Exynos Modem 5300 promises 10Gbps download speeds and long-lasting battery
10:22 am | March 27, 2023

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The latest 5G modem from Samsung Semiconductor is here with the newly announced Exynos Modem 5300. The Sub-6GHz and mmWave 5G-capable modem brings up to 10Gbps download and 3.87 Gbps upload speeds with support for both SA (standalone) and NSA (non-standalone) 5G networks. Exynos 5300 is fabbed on Samsung Foundry’s 4nm EUV process, which should bring improved power efficiency and in turn longer battery life. The new modem is configurable to connect to various chipsets thanks to its built-in PCIe interface and supports the very latest 3GPP 5G NR Release 16 standard. There’s no...

Huawei Watch Buds review
6:12 am |

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Introduction Much like the smartphone market, smartwatches have come to a period of relative standardization with similar designs and features over the last few years. Huawei decided to bring a breath of fresh air to the market with the Huawei Watch Buds - a full-fledged smartwatch with magnetically attached wireless earbuds inside its casing. The resulting product is not the first of its kind on the market but it’s the first one from a major tech brand and as such deserved our attention. Straight out of a James Bond movie with the deployable earbuds cleverly attached below the...

Top 10 trending phones of week 12
3:33 am |

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Samsung was once more the dominant force on our website this week, its phones occupying five of the top 10 spots including the first four. Just like last week it's the newly announced Galaxy A54 mid-ranger on top ahead of the Galaxy S23 Ultra flagship. The newly announced Galaxy M54 is off to a flying start, capturing the third position and pushing the Galaxy A34 off the podium. Having made its European debut, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 shot to fifth position ahead of another phone that just expanded its availability - the Tecno Spark 10 Pro began the Indian chapter of its journey...

Week 12 in review: Oppo Find X6, Galaxy M54, Huawei Mate X3, P60 series official
1:04 am |

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Week 12 was really busy and full of smartphone announcements, so let's recap it. The Samsung Galaxy M54 is official with a 6.7-inch 1080p 120Hz Super AMOLED display, an Exynos 1380 chipset, a 108MP main camera, and a 6,000mAh battery with 25W charging. The Oppo Find X6 and Find X6 Pro debuted in China and unfortunately odds are they won't be leaving it. The Pro has what Oppo calls three main cameras - 1-inch 50MP wide angle, 50MP ultrawide with a 1/1.56-inch sensor, and 50MP 65mm periscope zoom with the same sensor, which is the biggest in a periscope module along with a bright f/2.6...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 4G in for review
10:37 pm | March 26, 2023

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This is the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 4G and it's one of the four members of the series we have at the office. So let's do an unboxing. It ships with a case, USB cable, and a 33W charger. We have the Blue model. Here it is next to the Green Redmi Note 12 - the 5G variant. They have the same-size 6.67-inch 120Hz Super AMOLED with the same 1080p resolution. Also, both phones have 5,000mAh batteries with 33W charging support. Xiaomi claims you'll get from 0% to 50% in 22 minutes. Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 4G on the left, 5G on the right On the back of the Redmi Note 12 4G sit a 50MP...

Weekly deals: the best smartphone deals from the US, the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, and India
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This week we found some major discounts on current flagships, plus deals on mid-rangers and some entry-level phones. Use the links below to jump to your region: USA The UK Germany The Netherlands India USA The Google Pixel 7 is down to $450, which is a surprisingly low price for a still current flagship, even if it’s not the best one with a 90Hz display, no tele camera and 20W charging. Still, you get the pure Google experience, complete with interesting software features with every update. ...

Weekly poll: would you buy the Oppo Find X6 and Find X6 Pro if you could?
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The era of the three main cameras has begun – but only in China. While we hope that Oppo changes its mind and does bring the new Find X6 series to the global market, all we can do for now is a full review of the X6 Pro (coming soon) and find out how those Hasselblad-branded cameras perform. Oppo Find X6 Pro at the office The Oppo Find X6 Pro is beautiful, especially in the gray metal plus brown leather combo. And it has one of the biggest camera islands we have ever seen, the cameras on there represent the best that smartphone tech has to offer in 2023. This includes the 1”...

vivo V27 in for review
3:02 pm |

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The vivo V27 is the latest device to came to our office this week so while it's paitiently waiting for its review to start, we'll do a quick unboxing. The V27 ships with a mighty 80W charger, a USB cable, and a case, making for a solid package. We have the Emerald Green vivo V27, which uses the Emerald Glass processing technique. Like vivo's Fluorite AG Glass designs, the Emerald Glass will also change its color when exposed to UV light. Before it's exposed to UV, the phone is a light green that gradients to a deeper hue at the bottom of its rear panel. After UV light exposure,...

Weekly poll results: Galaxy A54 sparks interest, but reviews will decide its fate
12:32 pm |

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Is the Galaxy A54 a worthy successor to the A52s? The phone was a bright spot in the series, while the A53 just wasn’t quite as good. Based on last week’s poll, the A54 has potential, but it is going to have to prove itself in reviews. The reason that the A52s was so well liked is its chipset, the Snapdragon 778G is powerful and efficient and was sitting greatly at its €450 price tag. The A53 had the Exynos 1280 and it managed to match its predecessor at 113h endurance, but it needed 500mAh extra in the battery to do so. And in terms of performance it wasn’t even close. Now the Samsung...

Motorola Moto G53s 5G gets listed on the Google Play Console
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The vanilla Moto G53 recently passed through the office for a full review. The budget device left us wanting a bit more in terms of value. It felt like Motorola sacrificed a bit too much in the way of specs to deliver 5G on a budget. As per a listing in the Google Play Console, the company is going to take at least one more stab at an affordable 5G device with what seems to be an upcoming Moto G53s 5G. Google Play Console listing The listing doesn’t reveal too much, but there are some specs included. The phone will be based on the Qualcomm SM4350 chipset, which is the Snapdragon...

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