Weekly poll results: Realme 7 5G gets a lukewarm reception, its Black Friday gambit fails

The need for 5G is a contentious topic with many still not being sold on the next-gen network technology – or just plain not having access to it. Which doesn’t bode well for the Realme 7 5G whose defining feature is… well, it says it right in the name. However, the results from last week’s … Read more

Stable build of EMUI 11 rolling out to P40 , P40 Pro, and Mate 30 Pro

Huawei has just begun rolling out EMUI 11 stable for the Huawei P40, P40 Pro, and the Mate 30 Pro. A screenshot of the update has been posted to Reddit from Huawei Ailesi. Though the changelog is in Turkish, we can see some of the noted updated, which aren’t very significant compared to what’s been … Read more

Lenovo teases its upcoming smartphone series, challenges the Redmi Note 9

Lenovo posted a few images on Weibo to tease its upcoming smartphone series that will compete with Redmi’s freshly announced Note 9 trio. The pictures shared by Lenovo also reveal a few details about the company’s upcoming smartphone lineup. For starters, at least one of the smartphones will have a squircle-shaped camera island on the … Read more

Report: Microsoft to bring support for Android apps in Windows 10 next year, x86 emulation for ARM processors

A new report from Windows Central outlines what we might expect from Microsoft in 2021. Windows 10 has been Microsoft’s primary OS since mid-2015, and the operating system is due for a major update. Windows 10X is will bring a bunch of optimizations for dual-screen laptops and low-end PCs. Windows 10X is expected to arrive … Read more

Xiaomi’s new 55W fast charger certified, could ship with Redmi flagships

Xiaomi has certified a new 55W fast charger at CCC (also known as 3C) and prolific leakster Digital Chat Station is suggesting it will make its way to Redmi phones, as well as Xiaomi flagships. The power adapter’s model number is MDY-12-EQ, which is an evolution over previous bricks, and it will support the fast-charging … Read more

OnePlus 8 series gets OxygenOS Open Beta 4 with November patch, optimizations, and bug fixes

OnePlus has released OxygenOS Open Beta 4 for the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro, which bumps up the Android security patch level on both smartphones to November 2020. Additionally, the new beta build brings in some bug fixes and optimizations for system power consumption, call stability, and user experience of apps in split-screen mode. … Read more

ZTE Blade 20 Pro 5G surfaces with a Snapdragon 765G chipset

ZTE participated at the China Mobile Global Partner Conference where it demoed some of its latest technologies. An interesting surprise that surfaced from the depth of the Chinese social media is a smartphone called ZTE Blade 20 Pro 5G – it isn’t officially announced yet, but is scheduled to arrive in ten days, November 30. … Read more