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Hot take: Flagship chipsets are no longer necessary

The fascination with speed has been the core catalyst behind the advancements in computing hardware. Faster processors not just make existing tasks faster but also enable new features that would not have been possible previously. These new features enable new possibilities and allow hardware to go beyond what they were originally designed for. Faster hardware… Read More »

MIUI 12 hits Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T’s global version

Xiaomi has started seeding the latest MIUI 12 version to the global Redmi Note 8T. The firmware version is 12.0.1.0.QCXMIXM and, of course, it’s still based on Android 10. The October security patch comes along too. However, if you are a European owner, the update might arrive a little later. Units outside of China and… Read More »

Huawei Mate 40 Pro takes the AI Benchmark crown

Huawei made the Mate 40 Pro official yesterday, alongside the Mate 40, Mate 40 Pro+, and Porsche Design Mate 40 RS. The Mate 40 Pro has already been put through our review process, yielding some very interesting benchmark results – don’t forget to check those out in our comprehensive review. The Mate 40 Pro also… Read More »

Samsung pushes two updates to Galaxy S20 FE

Samsung pushed two separate firmware updates to the Galaxy S20 FE. The first, which was released last week – version G78xxXXU1ATJ1, lists improved stability as well as a fix to a reported touchscreen issue where the phone would register ghost touches. We haven’t experienced such issues with our unit, so we can’t confirm if are… Read More »

vivo Y30 and Y3s debut in China

vivo just added two phones to its Y series in its home market of China – the Y30 and the Y3s. You may also know these devices by different names, though – the Chinese vivo Y30 is the vivo Y20 in India, while the vivo Y3s is known the vivo Y17 in India. vivo Y30… Read More »

Entry-level Oppo A33 launches in India with 90 Hz screen

Back in September, Oppo first unveiled the A33 in Indonesia, as a lower-end sibling of the A53. While the A53 has been official in India for a while, it’s only today that the A33 has joined it in the spotlight in the subcontinent. The Oppo A33 is definitely an entry-level model, with its Snapdragon 460… Read More »