Leakster: the Snapdragon 898 will run its Cortex-X2 prime core at 3.09 GHz

The successor to the Snapdragon 888 will be called the Snapdragon 898, according to leakster Ice Universe, who also posted that the prime Cortex-X2 core will be running at 3.09 GHz. The single X2 will most likely be paired with 3x Cortex-A710 and 4x Cortex-A510, the first ARMv9 designs. The X2 promises a 16% speed … Read more

Realme X9 Pro (RMX3381) appears on MIIT, vanilla X9 gets detailed by TENAA

The Realme X9 Pro (RMX3381) has appeared on MIIT, a few weeks after the vanilla Realme X9 did so (RMX3361). Note that the X9 Pro was previously identified as the RMX3366, though that turned out to be the GT Master Edition. Basic specs for the Realme X9 Pro (RMX3381) from MIIT According to … Read more

Weekly poll: the OnePlus Nord 2 promises the flagship experience on a budget, can it deliver?

Here are those words again, “flagship killer”. Can the OnePlus Nord 2 that was announced earlier this week really help you break that expensive habit of buying pricey flagships? Well, it has a flagship battery – 4,500 mAh with Warp Charge 65 support, just like the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro. A full charge is … Read more

OnePlus Nord2’s Oxygen OS is merged with Oppo’s Color OS

OnePlus and Oppo recently revealed that the two smartphone brands would merge their Android skins Oxygen OS and Color OS, respectively. We already saw this happen with the OnePlus 9 series in China, which shipped with Color OS, replacing Hydrogen OS – OnePlus’ Android skin for the Chinese market. OnePlus Nord2 5G running Oxygen OS … Read more

Lava Z2s announced: an Android 11 Go phone with 6.51″ IPS LCD, 5,000 mAh battery

The Lava Z2 was unveiled this January, an Android 10 Go edition phone with an INR 7,000 price tag. Now the company has brought out the Lava Z2s that costs INR 7,100. And this is a limited time offer, mind you. And yet things haven’t gotten better since the Z2, in fact, the “s” model … Read more