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Oppo’s upcoming magnetic wireless charger gets shown in leaked renders

Realme is going to be the first Android smartphone maker to come out with its own version of Apple’s MagSafe magnetic wireless charger. It’s called MagDart and will make its debut next week. Given the fact that Realme started out as an Oppo sub-brand, it may not shock you at all to find out that Oppo too is working on a magnetic wireless charger of its own.…
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OnePlus is the fastest growing phone maker in the US in 2021 thus far

OnePlus has gone through a strategic shift in the last year or so. With the launch of the Nord lineup, it has been able to aggressively expand to new markets within Europe and India, all while raising brand awareness in the US – known to be a very difficult market for Chinese OEMs to break through. OnePlus just announced that its aggressive expansion is showing in its numbers.…
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ZTE Axon 30 global launch set for September

After launching in China earlier this week, ZTE’s Axon 30 now gets a global launch which is scheduled for September. The brand confirmed this via its official Twitter handles but did not disclose an exact date and pricing details. Axon 30 is expected to be available across Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, Middle East and Africa. A new under-display camera generation is coming soon…Don’t miss out for the Next Gen Vision: https://t.co/ywnbiDl35n—…
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AMD announces Radeon RX 6600 XT graphics card for $379

AMD has announced the newest member of the Radeon RX 6000-series of desktop graphics cards, the RX 6600 XT. Priced at $379 (on paper, anyway), the RX 6600 XT will be available starting August 11. The RX 6600XT is now the cheapest and least powerful member of the RX 6000-series, and will compete against the $329 Nvidia RTX 3060. The RX 6600XT uses the new smaller Navi 23 GPU, unlike the Navi 22 (6700XT) and Navi 21 GPU (6800, 6800XT, 6900XT) we have seen on previous cards.…
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Microsoft rolls out the first beta of Windows 11

There will be no new Dev Channel build of Windows 11 this week, but there is something better – the first Beta build is now live. Microsoft recommends that those who were curious enough to install the early Dev builds, but would prefer something more stable, switch over to the Beta channel. Normally this would require a full reinstall, but for a limited time you will be able to switch from the Dev to the Beta channel.…
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Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 rumors describe three models: two with S870, one with S860 chipset

Rumors of the Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 are starting to coalesce – there will be three models, plus a potential fourth slate, though that might turn out to be a Redmi tablet, so let’s put it aside for now. Two models, let’s call them the Mi Pad 5 and Mi Pad 5 Pro, will be powered by the Snapdragon 870 chipset.…
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IDC: Global smartphone market grew by 13.2% in Q2 with Samsung in the lead

The latest IDC report brings more clarity into the global smartphone shipments for the April-June period. Samsung led the way with 59 million shipments ahead of Xiaomi with 53.1 million and Apple with 44.2 million. Xiaomi posted an impressive 86.6% yearly growth as it and other Chinese rivals aim to fill the void left by Huawei. The combined shipments volume outpaced last year’s Q2 performance by 13.2%…
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Two new vivo phones certified with 44W charging

A pair of upcoming vivo devices were spotted in the database of China’s 3C certification agency. Both phones offer 44W charging and based on rumors these could be members of the upcoming vivo X70 lineup. Based on speculation V2134A is the X70 Pro, while V2130A is rumored as the vanilla X70. vivo V2134A and V2130A certifications Past rumors suggest the X70 will bring a new 1/1.5-inch…
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iQOO 8 stealthily showed off at the ChinaJoy convention, first official teaser published

If you happen to be in Shanghai, starting today and until August 2 you can visit the iQOO booth at the ChinaJoy exhibition. If you do, there’s a good chance you’ll get to handle the upcoming iQOO 8 like some already did. Here is the photo evidence of several people with the upcoming phone. Note that the phone is inside a case to hide its design and keep some surprises for the expected August 4 announcement.…
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