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Qualcomm and Apple have been battling it out in court for well over a year with regards to licensing agreements and patent infringement. The pair has waged a war of words in public over the disagreements, and now Qualcomm is letting real world results speak for themselves with regards to the performance of its chips versus the "alternative" that Apple would be stuck with if it decides to completely abandon Qualcomm products. According to the analysis using user-submitted results to Ookla's Speedtest connectivity benchmark collected during Q2 2018, Android smartphones equipped with Qualcomm's... Read more...
After plenty of teasing, ASUS ROG has finally pulled the wraps off its first gaming phone. The new ROG Phone will be going head-to-head with established entries like the Razer Phone and brings with it Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 845 flagship SoC. Given that it appeals to gamers, the octa-core Snapdragon 845, which is binned at 2.96GHz, is tamed by a GameCool vapor chamber cooling system. ASUS even includes a [detachable] AeroActive Cooler to keep the processor from cooking itself to death during intense gaming sessions. 8GB of RAM are included along with either 128GB or... Read more...
Among a bevy of product announcements during a press event in Senzhen, China today, Xiaomi unveiled its newest flagship Android phone line, the Mi 8, Mi 8 SE, and Mi 8 Explorer Edition. All three look strikingly similar to Apple's iPhone X, which is to say they sport rounded corners and a full-size front display with a prominent notch along to the top to house a 20-megapixel selfie camera. Xiaomi has a history of, uh, taking inspiration from Apple when designing its own brand phones, the Mi 8 is no exception. What's different, of course, is that Xiaomi is entrenched in Google's Android ecosystem.... Read more...
If you are planning to purchase a newfangled always-connected Windows 10 laptop with Qualcomm Snapdragon hardware inside, you might want to wait for the new crop to arrive, which will deliver improved performance over the introductory models. How much of a performance gain remains to be seen, though leaked benchmarks suggest that upcoming Windows 10 PCs powered by a Snapdragon 845 system-on-chip (SoC) will be significantly faster than current models running a Snapdragon 835 chip. As it stands, there are not a lot of models to choose from just yet in the ARM + Windows 10 arena. Users who are interested... Read more...
HTC will launch its U12+ flagship smartphone next week, but new renders leaked today which show the device from the back and the front in three different colors. Today's leak also confirms many of the specifications that we've seen for the device over the past few months. For starters, the U12+ will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, which is pretty much a given for a 2018 flagship Android phone. That processor is backed by 6GB of RAM, and customers will have a choice of either 64GB or 128GB of internal storage. If the onboard storage isn't enough for your needs,... Read more...
The OnePlus 6 has been officially announced, and if you've been following the leaks over the past few weeks (and months), then you know exactly what to expect. First of all, let’s get the specs out of the way. OnePlus says that it wanted to give customers the fastest mobile experience possible, which means that the smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor. The base configuration pairs that processor with 6GB of RAM, while the top configuration come with 8GB. Likewise, the base phone has 64GB of internal storage, while the range-topping model ups the... Read more...
The official unveil of the OnePlus 6 is just two days away, but as is the case with many of today's tech gadgets, the leaks just keep coming. The latest leak comes from Amazon Germany, which posted a product listing for the upcoming OnePlus 6 with a Mirror Black finish.  We should note that the product page didn't stay up long after it was first spotted and reported on, but that didn't stop the best images that we've seen of the device to date from being captured. As its naming implies, the Mirror Black version of the OnePlus 6 has a highly reflective glass back. Joining the Mirror... Read more...
At the end of March, we got our first glimpse at how the Galaxy Note 9 smartphone would perform when it turned up on Geekbench rocking a Snapdragon 845 SoC and 6GB of RAM. Those first benchmarks showed single core performance of 2190 and a multicore score of 8806. The Note 9 has turned up again on Geekbench with a new round of scores for us to look at. You can see the Geekbench screenshot below. The new scores give a much-improved single-core Score of 2411. The multi-core score is down a bit from that initial run with 8712. The system information calls out the identical Samsung SM-N960U model number.... Read more...
When it comes to unannounced smartphones, China's TENAA regulatory agency is comparable to the FCC in the United States and is prone to leaking device specs ahead of launch. Such is the case with the upcoming OnePlus 6 flagship Android smartphone. A listing on TENAA confirms many of the specs of the smartphone, including the fact that it has a 6.28-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 2280x1080. For those keeping score, the OnePlus 5T features a 6-inch display with a 2160x1080 resolution. Another change compared to its predecessor is that the OnePlus 6 will have a notch in its display, which... Read more...
After much anticipation, the LG G7 ThinQ has finally been fully revealed for all to see. Sure, there have been plenty of leaks along the way, but nothing beats getting a chance to have some hands-on time with a device, which is exactly what we were able to do at an LG event held in New York City last week. Needless to say, we think that LG has a winner here with their new 6.1-inch flagship. The G7 ThinQ is powered by Qualcomm's newest high-end SoC: the Snapdragon 845. As we saw in leaked benchmarks, the smartphone is going to be a real screamer among Android handsets. On board the G7... Read more...
There may not be a whole lot left to discuss about LG's upcoming G7 ThinQ smartphone by the time LG officially unveils the handset during a scheduled press event on May 2. In this final week leading up to the launch, several leaks and details have emerged, including the fact that the G7 ThinQ will sport an eye-searing 1,000 nits brightness level. It will also pack a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 system-on-chip (SoC), and if you're wondering how the handset will perform, there are couple of leaked benchmark scores to analyze. Geekbench is a popular landing spot for benchmarking unreleased phones, and... Read more...
LG is holding an event on May 2nd that will see the debut of its next flagship: the LG G7 ThinQ. We've seen the smartphone leak at various points over the past month, but we're now getting our best look yet at the new smartphone. As always, Evan Blass is the one that scored this newest leak, and it shows the G7 ThinQ from every angle. On the back, we see dual cameras and a fingerprint reader just below them. On the right side, there's a power button, while on the left side there are volume buttons that are joined by a dedicated Google Assistant button. The top of the phone is... Read more...
Smartphones aimed specifically at gamers are few and far between. The most recent device to make such a claim is the Razer Phone, now available in a limited gold edition model, which sports a sleek design and an impressive collection of hardware and features. Sometime in the near future, however, Chinese outfit Xiaomi will launch a gaming phone through its Blackshark subsidiary, and a leaked photo shows what is in store. The photo originates from Weibo, a popular social media site in China. It appears the phone is in a case of some sort, perhaps one that offers up gaming controls, and it is a bit... Read more...
Samsung already refreshed its flagship smartphone family with the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, so what's next for the South Korean handset maker is to focus on its phablet, the Galaxy Note. Don't worry, that is getting a refresh for 2018 as well, presumably very soon. We are starting to see leaked information appear in regards to the Galaxy Note 9, including some preliminary benchmark figures. Those benchmarks appear on Geekbench, a popular destination for such things. The database entry points to a "Samsung SM-N960U," which is almost definitely the Galaxy Note 9—the previous model (Galaxy Note... Read more...
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