Week 15 in review: OnePlus 10 Pro on sale in the US, Vivo X Note, X Fold official
The OnePlus 10 Pro is now available in the US. It costs $900 for the 8/128GB model and OnePlus offers aggressive trade-in deals. T-Mobile is the official carrier for the OnePlus 10 Pro, but you can get it from third-party retailers like Amazon and T-Mobile.
Speaking of OnePlus, it's unveiling a new smartphone next week. The OnePlus Ace will become official in China on April 21. Reports claim it's a rebranded Realme GT Neo3 or a OnePlus 10R. We'll know for sure next Thursday.
vivo unveiled the X Note and X Fold smartphones for the Chinese market. Both feature flagship cameras and a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor. The vivo X Note brings a very big 7.0-inch 1440p 120Hz AMOLED display, 50MP main camera, 8MP 5x periscope, 12MP 2x zoom, and a 48MP ultrawide camera. There's a 5,000mAh battery with 80W charging.
The vivo X Fold has a 6.53-inch display on the outside and an 8.03-inch unfolding one on the inside - both 120Hz. It has the same overall camera specs - 50MP, 8MP 5x, 12MP 2x, and 48MP ultrawide, though its main camera has a smaller sensor than the X Note. The X Fold has a smaller 4,600mAh battery too.
The base vivo X Note (8/256 GB) starts at CNY 6,000 ($940/€865/₹71,400), while the X Fold is available in Black, Blue, and Grey for CNY 8,999 (€1,300/$1,415). No word yet on global availability.
Poco's next affordable flagship is the F4 GT and it's launching on April 26. It uses a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 with 12GB of RAM, has a 6.67-inch 120Hz OLED, and a 4,700mAh battery.
Those are the highlights of the week. Check out the full list of our popular stories below and see you next one!
OnePlus.com, T-Mobile, Amazon and Best Buy all carry the new flagship and have different deals to offer would-be buyers.
The phone looks a lot like the OnePlus 10R renders.
Plenty of "Awesome" chants ensue.
The vivo X Note has a 21:10 display with 120 Hz refresh rate on the front and a quad camera with ZEISS lenses on the back.
The F21 Pro comes in a special Fiberglass-leather version.
The vivo X Fold is going on sale in China and it's cheaper than a Galaxy Z Fold3.
It's expected to be a rebadged Redmi K50 Gaming.
This will be the next member of the 12 family.
The Hot 12i has a Helio A22 chipset.
The Red Magic 7 Pro has 16GB of RAM, a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, and a hidden selfie camera.
The move will save Cupertino import taxes.
At full resolution too. This deal will be paired with a Google One subscription.
It will retail for €250 in Europe.
Manu Kumar Jain is under scrutiny for fund flows between the parent company and its Indian division.
The chipset drops the Cortex-X2 core that is fast but power-hungry.
Unlike many of the company's recent launches, the Bullets Wireless Z2 return to the neckband design.
It will be available in Central and Eastern Europe soon.
iPad OS 16 may bring a redesigned multitasking UI.
First sales in China start on April 20.
The phone will be powered by a Dimensity 9000 chip.
It's a dual-branded joint-venture phone that has the same specs as the non-limited edition.
Slight curve but no bend.
The phone will have 65W fast charging outside China.
Two new midrange Motos are coming.
Also adds new features to groups.
- 30 Apr 2022
I heard that Poco F4 GT must be cool.
- 19 Apr 2022
OnePlus 10 Pro with 8/128GB is really sad. I am not willing to downgrade my 8T for this.
- The Dog
- 18 Apr 2022
It's approaching April 26. The day of Poco F4 GT unveiling.