Flashback: OnePlus One’s story is one of great success and some missteps

The OnePlus One was a dream phone – the dream of Pete Lau and Carl Pei. The two met at Oppo and eventually left together to form their own company based on the ideals of simplicity and quality, the “never settle” mantra was part of the company’s mission statement from the beginning. Before we get … Read more

Essential confirms its next product is in early stages of testing

Essential, a company founded by Andy Rubin, has just become relevant again after XDA-Developers has just received confirmation from an Essential spokesperson that the company is indeed working on a new device. Said device is still in the early stages of testing – here is the statement to XDA …We’ve previously shared that the Essential … Read more

Lenovo K10 Plus arrives with Snapdragon 632 SoC and triple rear cameras

Lenovo announced the K10 Note earlier this month, and now it’s following up with another K series smartphone – K10 Plus. The Lenovo K10 Plus is built around a 6.22″ 19:9 HD+ display that has a waterdrop notch up top housing the 16MP selfie camera. Around the back, it sports a fingerprint scanner joined by … Read more

Huawei’s Harmony OS is coming to Europe on the Honor Vision smart TV

OK, we admit, the title was a bit deceitful in its wording, yet also technically true. Huawei’s in-house Harmony OS and all it’s cross-platform prowess and “Android alternative” perceived reputation will be coming to Europe. Just not on a phone. In fact, Vincent Pang, Huawei Senior VP already made it pretty clear that Harmony OS … Read more

Huawei CEO confident it will sell 20 million Mate 30 handsets despite limitation

Just yesterday, Huawei announced its Mate 30 lineup and as anticipated, it is launching without an official Google license due to the US trade ban that placed Huawei on a blacklist, barring American companies from doing business with the Chinese company. After the event, Huawei CEO Richard Yu told Android Authority “I think this ban … Read more