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Qualcomm Snapdragon 775 details leak

Qualcomm has already made its flagship chipset for 2021 official, we’re talking about the Snapdragon 888. However, we still haven’t seen a successor to its premium midrange line in the 7 series, and the Snapdragon 765 is getting kind of old. Apparently it won’t be long now, though, as the company has been rumored to introduce the new SoC at some point before the end of this month.…
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Samsung Galaxy M51 is now receiving One UI 3.1 update based on Android 11

It’s true that Samsung makes a lot of different smartphone models, but it’s also true that recently the company has been on a roll with updates to Android 11 – seemingly every single day now the update reaches another model. Today’s lucky one is the Galaxy M51, launched in September of last year running Android 10 with One UI 2.x. Starting today, owners of this phone in Russia are graced with the release of the update to One UI 3.1,…
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Apple Watch still leads global smartwatch sales

According to the latest Counterpoint Research report on smartwatch shipments in the October – December 2020 period, Apple is still the undisputed leader in the segment. The market saw a 1.5% increase in total shipments compared to the same period in 2019 with Apple alone accounting for 40% of the overall pie. Samsung came in at second place with a 10% market share followed by Huawei with 8%.…
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Oppo Find X3 Pro will have an LTPO screen with 5Hz-120Hz adaptive refresh

Oppo’s upcoming Find X3 Pro will use a Samsung-made AMOLED screen with an LTPO backplane, enabling variable refresh rate between 5Hz and 120Hz. According to popular insider Ice universe the panel will be Samsung’s E4 with 10-bit color support and it will be the first non-Samsung on the market with an LTPO panel. That latter claim could be challenged by the OnePlus 9 Pro, which will also have an LTPO display and will become official on March 8, three days before Oppo’s Find X3 Pro.…
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Counterpoint: Oppo surpasses Huawei and becomes largest smartphone brand in China

Oppo became the biggest smartphone maker in China for the first time ever, reports Counterpoint Research. This is the result of two factors: Oppo’s rise and Huawei’s decline. This January Oppo captured 21% of the Chinese market, putting it on top. Fellow BBK brand vivo was close behind with 20%, tied with the ailing Huawei. Behind that are Apple and Xiaomi, both at 16%.…
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Galaxy S21 sales take series to four-year high

Samsung has sold 590,000 devices from its Galaxy S21 series, a report from South Korea revealed. The numbers are the highest since the Galaxy S8 (620,000 units). For the first month of sales, Galaxy S21 moved nearly twice as many units as the Galaxy S20 last year. Representatives of the analyst company Atlas Research & Consulting, sitting behind the report, revealed the major reason was Samsung’s ability to expand its 5G presence while keeping low price tags, especially compared with the previous series.…
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Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon Sound for high-quality, low-latency wireless audio

There are many ways for streaming audio to go wrong, especially if there is a wireless headset at the end of the chain. Qualcomm is aiming to address all of these issues with the new Snapdragon Sound platform. On the phone end, the company has lined up the Snapdragon 800-series chips with the FastConnect 6900 connectivity system. For headsets and earbuds there are the QCC514x, QCC515x and QCC3056 series Bluetooth Audio SoCs.…
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Samsung Galaxy A52 5G and A72 support pages live in UAE

Just yesterday we came across a listing for Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy A52 5G from a Saudi Arabia retailer. Today we have more confirmation for its imminent launch as the phone’s official support page is live on Samsung UAE. In addition, the Galaxy A72’s support page has also gone up. Samsung Galaxy A52 5G and A72 4G support pages Apart from the two images, we don’t get any specs of the devices.…
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Report: Apple to bring 10.9-inch OLED iPad Pro, OLED Macbook Pro next year

Apple is looking to bring an OLED iPad Pro to market next year. Per a Digitimes report, Apple will use a 10.9-inch OLED panel for its 2022 iPad Pro. The report says that Apple is also planning a 12.9-inch OLED iPad Pro and even an OLED 16-inch MacBook Pro to follow later on in 2022. The report is a bit questionable, especially given the numerous sources pointing to Apple’s 2021 lineup of iPad Pro’s and MacBook Pro’s adopting the new mini-LED display technology.…
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Our Redmi Note 10 Pro (Max) video review is up

The Redmi Note 10 Pro is the best phone of the series that Xiaomi announced on Thursday, though the naming could have been better. In India fans will find an almost identical phone under the Redmi Note 10 Pro Max name (the key difference is the removal of NFC). Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro The two phones are certainly similar enough that our written review applies to both.…