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Weekly poll: is there a market for professional phones like the Sony Xperia Pro-I?

If you go to Sony’s website you will see that it sells phones in two categories – Smartphones and Professional smartphones. And the company really means professional, not like those iPhone Pros or Redmi Pros where “Pro” just stands for “slightly better”. The Sony Xperia Pro-I really is positioned as a professional tool, which is why it comes with a hair-raising price tag of $1,800/€1,800.…
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Weekly poll results: Pixel 6 duo well loved, but availability holds it back

It seems that Google finally did it – it created phones that many people want. Unfortunately, it is not a phone that many can get. And no, it’s not because of the price, the $600 Pixel 6 and the $900 Pixel 6 Pro are priced well. But being available in less than a dozen of countries leaves out a lot of would-be buyers.…
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Flashback: Samsung S8500 Wave, the first phone with Super AMOLED and first with Bada OS

Do you know which was the first phone with a Super AMOLED display? Some of you may have answered “the original Galaxy S”, but that is not the case – if you read our story of OLED displays on mobile phones you will know that it was the Samsung S8500 Wave, which beat the Galaxy S to market by two months.…
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Oppo Reno7 series fully revealed ahead of launch

Oppo is readying its Reno7 series and contrary to popular belief, there won’t be a Reno7 Pro+ version, so instead, we will see a lower-end Reno7 SE. This leaves the Reno7 Pro on top of its series. Anyway, the report suggests that the standard Reno7 and Reno7 Pro share a good chunk of the hardware. They will be built around a 6.5-inch…
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Samsung Galaxy S21 FE rumored to be announced during CES 2022

Samsung’s mythical Galaxy S21 FE should have been released by now, but a string of unfortunate events forced the company to delay the launch of one of the most anticipated Samsung devices. The wait might soon be over, according to sources related to SamMobile Rumor has it, the Galaxy S21 FE will launch during next year’s CES, which will take place in Las Vegas, January 5-8, 2022.…
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Redmi Smart Band Pro announced with 1.47″ OLED display, Watch 2 Lite tags along

The rumored Redmi Smart Band Pro has just been announced, about a year after the original Redmi Smart Band. As the name suggests, however, the new version is better equipped and offers more features. For starters, we have a 1.47-inch AMOLED panel with 450 nits of maximum brightness and 282 ppi. It’s protected by a 2.5D tempered glass while the body is made of polycaprolactam (type of nylon, plastic), reinforced with glass fiber and it can go under 50m under water.…
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Xiaomi 12 spotted in the wild

As per tradition, the Xiaomi 12 should arrive at the beginning of next year, but that’s still not confirmed and judging by the leaks for the past couple of weeks, the handset might arrive earlier than usual. In fact, the latest live images of the Xiaomi 12 suggest an imminent launch. Alleged Xiaomi 12 The original images have been shared on Weibo showing the smartphone handled on the subway.…
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Apple and Samsung phones depreciate the least after one year

An interesting report by a UK online retailer of refurbished electronics, musicMagpie, gives us interesting data on how smartphones depreciation over 12 months. And unsurprisingly, Apple tops the chart, followed by Samsung, as their phones hold value better than the rest. According to the report, the average UK consumer changes his phone every 16 months and that costs him about 50% of the old phone’s value.…
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Scientists Discover a New Form of Water Called Superionic Ice; Looks like Black Ice

When it comes to water, we know that it could exist in three forms in nature — liquid (usual water), solid (ice and snow), and gas (in the clouds and steam). However, a recent discovery by a team of scientists […] The article Scientists Discover a New Form of Water Called Superionic Ice; Looks like Black Ice was first published on Beebom…
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This Potterhead Replicated the Daily Prophet Newspaper from Harry Potter Using E-Paper

If you are a Potterhead, chances are you already know about the various Harry Potter-themed products launched in the recent past. For starters, we saw author JK Rowling launch the Harry Potter at Home hub to offer free entertainment for […] The article This Potterhead Replicated the Daily Prophet Newspaper from Harry Potter Using E-Paper was first published on Beebom…