Mobile Phones: 5G
News & Reviews: 5G
Last Updated: Aug 20, 2020
It seems that a recent statement by ithome.com hinted that 5G messages could potentially replace SMSes in the future which could benefit everyone, due to the fact that 5G messages allow users to send more complex messages to one another. While not much is known in regards to when this feature will be available to everyone, we do know that certain Xiaomi smartphones have already received an update to use the aforementioned feature.
Last Updated: Aug 18, 2020
MediaTek has officially announced the Dimensity 800U mid-ranged with 5G support, which uses the 7nm manufacturing process. While not much is known in regards to which smartphone will come equipped with the aforementioned chipset, MediaTek did mention that it will most likely make an appearance outside of China starting Q3 2020.
Last Updated: Aug 06, 2020
5G technology is becoming a must for the latest smartphones to have these days. Although the communication technology has not been widely implemented yet, it is still a good idea to future proof the devices. Other than smartphones, Intel and MediaTek are also reported to be launching their 5G solution for laptops too.
Last Updated: Jul 29, 2020
It seems that XDA-Developers recently discovered that there’s a mid-range OnePlus smartphone currently in the works and it’s expected to come equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 5G chipset. While not much is known in regards to the new mid-range smartphone, our source did mention that the device will most likely perform up to 60% faster compared to Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 chipset.
Last Updated: Jul 23, 2020
We've been seeing a few new Helio chipsets from MediaTek, but the company has been focusing mostly on its Dimensity series of chipsets. The latest one is the Dimensity 720, a new 5G chipset that we saw hints of with the OPPO A72 leak a few days ago. MediaTek has now launched this chipset, which will provide mid-range devices with 5G connectivity.
Last Updated: Jul 21, 2020
Yesterday night, realme posted a teaser photo on Weibo with a caption saying “the punch-hole will replace the pill-shaped front camera”. Furthermore, they also mentioned that the new upcoming smartphone series will support 5G connectivity.
Last Updated: Jul 20, 2020
It’s no secret that the recent pandemic has accelerated the already breakneck pace of the tech industry. Speaking based on this, Dr. TM Roh President and Head of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics remarked that operational agility or “the ability to prioritize resources and be efficient today, while anticipating trends and acting decisively for tomorrow” is even more important for everyone, and will be introduced at the upcoming Galaxy Unpacked on 5 August 2020.
Last Updated: Jul 14, 2020
Although this is the era of 5G, the technology hasn't been fully adopted by most of the major countries yet. As 5G is still on its way to global domination, Samsung has already started to focus on developing the next-generation 6G network. Today, things are getting real as they have shared their vision on 6G in black-and-white with the public.
Last Updated: Jul 06, 2020
Wait, there was a Part 1? Yes, I did one and it was published 3 years ago! Many things have changed over the years in the smartphone industry and surprise, many features have become a reality and went beyond what we initially joked about. There's even a phone with 16GB of RAM now for goodness sake!
In fact, the things we listed in Part 1 (you can read about it here) are happening now and this new list probably won't make brands budge an eye. But hey, there are some stuff we need to address so here are another 5 things that smartphone brands should stop doing, part 2! Before I begin, I thought I should give a heads-up to anyone working for a particular smartphone brand reading this - we have nothing against you, we just want you to be better.
Last Updated: Jun 29, 2020
If you're a Xiaomi fan or a smartphone tech enthusiast, you should probably notice by now that Xiaomi flagships are getting pricier than usual. Although they are still relatively affordable than most premium phones, the year 2021 could very well change that as according to a report from South Korea, 2021 Xiaomi flagships are not the exception.