Category: Technology

Samsung Announces Industry’s First 6CA Cat.18 LTE Modem

One of the selling points of the Snapdragon 835 mobile platform is its Snapdragon X16 LTE modem that offers download speeds of up to 1Gbps. A few mobile operators around the world are already planning to upgrade their networks to support the technology. However, Qualcomm isn’t the only chip maker to offer gigabit download speeds....

Vivo Showcases Full-Screen Phone with New “Under Display” Fingerprint Sensor

The Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017 began yesterday June 28 and it began with a bang. BBK subsidiary Vivo took the centre stage when it showcased a prototype of its latest full-screen phone which comes with a spectacular “under display” fingerprint sensor. Photos of the device had first leaked a few weeks back with speculations...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Chipset is Official

Qualcomm has today introduced a new family member to its Snapdragon 400 mobile platform – the all new Snapdragon 450. The new Snapdragon SoC has been unveiled at the Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017 event. The Snapdragon 450 SoC is the successor of the Snapdragon 435 chipset that is present under the hood of some...

Japan Display “Full Active” 6-inch LCD Panel with 18:9 Aspect Ratio Officially Unveiled

Japan Display (JDI) has officially confirmed that it has begun the mass production of 6-inch LCD panels that offers 18:9 aspect ratio. The display is officially named as “Full Active” LCD screen. The Full Active display offers a resolution of 1,080 x 2,160 pixels. It will be coming with thin bezels on the left and...

Exynos 9610 Chip Details Leak

There are indications that Samsung may be working on a new mid-range chipset which is said to go by the name Exynos 9610. Samsung already has the Exynos 8895 chip featured on its latest high-end Galaxy S8 models which also use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 chip. The Exynos 9610 is said to be due to the...

Samsung launches new VR display with 3.5x more pixels than competitors

The Display Week 2017 conference took place at the end of May, and some interesting info surfaced. Samsung showcased a new ultra-high resolution display for VR headsets, having around 3.5 times more pixels than the Oculus and Vive in a 3.5” display. The screen shown at the event had 2024 x 2200 pixel resolution with...

ASUS ZenScreen Is A Beautiful 15.6-inch USB Screen

The title may seem a bit confusing, but it’s exactly what it means. ASUS showed off its new ZenScreen USB display at Computex in Taipei this week and the device comes with a pen which helps keep the screen upright in landscape or portrait orientation. The ZenScreen is actually a pretty brilliant device which keeps...

Fresh Kirin 970 & Snapdragon 845 Details & Launch Dates Leaked

Barely a few months after Qualcomm‘s latest Snapdragon 835 chip was announced and subsequently became available on smartphones, news filtered in that the leading chipmaker was already working on a next-gen flagship chip which would be called Snapdragon 845. In the same vein, Huawei is said to be working on its next-generation flagship chip which...

LG Will Return to OLED Displays The LG V30

Just like Samsung, LG is also in the display business. That arm of the company is even called LG Display and it is the largest LCD panel maker in the world. They also make OLEDs and flexible displays too. Their OLED panels are used in various products including TVs, monitors, watches (Apple Watch) and smartphones...

Huawei Kirin 970 Chip Details Leak

Huawei‘s next generation Kirin 970 chip details first emerged in leaks in January this year revealing some details. The leaks tout that the Kirin 970 chip will be built on a 10nm TSMC process and will come with an octa-core CPU as well as a Cat. 12 LTE band. Now, a fresh leak revealing more details...

Snapdragon 660, 630 Chipsets Officially Launched

In 2016, several mid-range smartphones were powered by Snapdragon 652 and Snapdragon 625 chipsets. Earlier today, Qualcomm unveiled their upgraded versions such as Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630 chipsets that not only offers better performance but also promises faster LTE connectivity and enhanced battery life. Snapdragon 660 The Snapdragon 660 is a 14nm chipset that...

Oukitel is releasing a quad-camera smartphone Oukitel U22

As we are more and more relying on our mobile phones to take photos, our needs for mobile cameras are much stricter and critical. To satisfy the needs for mobile phone photography, smartphones with dual-lens rear camera, or with dual-lens front cameras are joining the market. Oukitel launched the super cost-effective dual-lens rear camera smartphone...

Vivo V5S with 20MP Selfie Cam Launched

Vivo has announced a new smartphone in its V-series.  The device dubbed V5S, the company surprisingly went official with this one outside China, specifically in India. The Vivo V5S comes with its own spectacular feature and that is a large pixel selfie camera. Vivo V5S Design & Specifications On the design aspect,  the Vivo V5s...

ZUK Mobile is shutting down

A Weibo conversation unveiled an interesting info – the ZUK Z3 is not coming, because the ZUK Mobile division is shutting down. Analyst Pan Jiutang admitted Lenovo will wrap up the series of smartphones to challenge its competitors on the Chinese market. Lenovo already announced it would start branding all its new phones Lenovo Moto...