Week 10 in review: Find X3 Pro, ROG Phone 5 launched; OnePlus to partner with Hasselbad
The past seven days saw the debut of some exciting new flagship phones as well as a fair share of leaks and rumors. Asus unveiled three ROG Phone 5 devices - a vanilla, a Pro, and an Ultimate version, all of them with a Snapdragon 888 chipset.
The Oppo Find X3 series also went official with no less than four devices - Oppo Find X3 that is exclusive to China, the global flagship that is the Pro, Find X3 Lite that is a rebranded Reno5 and a Find X3 Neo that is an alter ego of the Reno5 Pro+.
Huawei and OnePlus are also expected to launch new phones. The P50 family will have massive camera lenses for the supposed 1” IMX800 sensor by Sony, while the Japanese company has been working on a custom-made IMX789 for the OnePlus 9 Pro that will be tuned in partnership with Hasselblad.
We also saw the debut of the Xiaomi Mi 10S that resembles the Mi 10 Ultra, but lacks a periscope shooter and a proper flagship chipset - it runs on Snapdragon 870. Rumors about Sony launching a compact Xperia have appeared in the rumor mill once again, but sadly, it might be limited for the home scene in Japan.
Huawei’s next smartphone has a very interesting looking camera setup.
Hasselblad is on board for a long-term partnership that aims to up the OnePlus camera experience.
It's expected to be announced next week alongside the Galaxy A72.
The Ultimate is one of the first smartphone to be loaded with 18 GB of RAM. It and the Pro have secondary displays on the back.
The OnePlus 9 lineup will be introduced on March 23.
The phone’s camera setup looks like the one on the Mi 10 Ultra.
Yet another Mi 10 member was announced in China.
The OnePlus 9 will have two identical cameras that will work together to capture an ultra wide photos by stitching the image from both in real time.
The phone will be unveiled alongside other members of the 9 series on March 23.
Both phones will have a 12GB RAM variant, according to Geekbench.
A new report suggests that an incoming compact Xperia phone may have a limited release.
The phones recently moved on from HarmonOS 2.0 Beta 2 to Beta 3. Also, Huawei will launch more Petal apps and features.
The flagship has a Snapdragon 888 chipset and an LTPO display with 5-120Hz adaptive refresh rate.
The fix is for the WebKit rendering engine in Safari.
The first teaser of the Find X3 is out, comes with music by Hans Zimmer.
The new gaming flagship from Asus will pack a larger display and the most RAM we've seen on a smartphone yet.
Oppo Band Style tags along.
Android 10 is still the leader in terms of total market share.
It comes with unique design, a 10-bit LTPO OLED, and two 50MP cameras.
The company is also expected to launch a foldable device this year.
The update brings One UI 3 and a March 2021 security patch.
This may be the first phone in the family since the original Poco F1 to pack a Snapdragon 800-series chipset at a price of INR 21,000.
A rumor roundup before the arrival of Oppo’s flagship series.
Huawei Mate 40E 5G announced with Kirin 990E and 90Hz curved screen, Mate 40 RS Porsche Design gets a new variant
Both phones will go on sale in China next week.
Yet another unreleased device pops up on DxOMark's database.
The latest MeMO Pad 10 brings a 10" 1280x800px IPS display, dual speakers, Snapdragon S4 Pro.
There are four distinct Aka personalities and they have a backstory too.
The Chinese company could soon unveil an insanely thin handset, according to a leak.
Microsoft has detailed the WP 8.1 Update 1 with Lumia Denim, coming in Q4 this year.
The three members of the new lineup will apparently be in stores in China next month.
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- 15 Mar 2021