Huawei nova Y61 announced with 50MP main cam and 5,000 mAh battery

The latest addition in Huawei’s budget nova lineup is here with the nova Y61. The device is listed on Huawei’s global website complete with its key specs. Huawei nova Y61 brings a 6.52-inch IPS LCD with HD+ resolution and a standard 60Hz refresh rate. The 5MP selfie cam is housed in a waterdrop notch cutout. … Read more

Week 43 in review: Redmi Note 12 series debuts, Galaxy S22 gets One UI 5

Another week down, let’s recap. The Redmi Note 12 series was the biggest story this week. It features the Redmi Note 12, the Redmi Note 12 Pro, the Redmi Note 12 Pro+, and the Redmi Note 12 Explorer. The 12 Pro, Pro+ and Explorer all pack MediaTek Dimensity 1080 chips, while the vanilla 12 relies … Read more

IDC: Vivo secures the top spot in Chinese smartphone market for Q3 2022

The Chinese smartphone market is the biggest one in the world and according to IDathe steady decline trend continues throughout Q3 this year. Total shipments fell 11% year-over-year with 71.3 million units sold. However, the premium segment sees a modest 1.9% increase for the same period, taking a 22.4% share. The top five companies selling … Read more

Apple Q4 earnings report highlights yet another strong performance

As expected, Apple released its Q4 earnings report for the fiscal quarter ending on September 24 and quarterly revenues sitting at an all-time high of $90.1 billion – an 8% increase compared to the same time last year. Yearly revenues are also up 8% YoY at $394.3 billion. Net income grew to $20.72 billion while … Read more

Samsung posts teaser image of the Galaxy Z Flip4 Maison Margiela Edition

Last week Samsung announced its new collaboration with Maison Margiela, the Paris-based luxury fashion house. As expected, they are working on a special edition of the Galaxy Z Flip4 and just published the first teaser image of the phone. Note that this is clearly not the actual design – they won’t cover up the cameras … Read more

Samsung releases Camera Assistant app to give you more manual controls, updates Expert RAW

Samsung has released a new version of the Expert RAW camera app and it arrives on the Galaxy S22 series first. The company is also launching a brand new app, aptly named Camera Assistant, which gives you manual control over some automatic camera features. Some are basic things like disabling the video recording option in … Read more

Apple, other tech giants spark antitrust concerns with their new financial services

Apple and other tech giants – Amazon, Alphabet (Google) and Meta (Facebook) – have attracted antitrust concerns with their latest moves into financial services. The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is looking into Apple’s actions, its UK counterpart, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is taking a broader view. Some of Apple’s financial services like … Read more

Sony Xperia Ace IV rumored to feature SD 4 Gen 1 chip and 5.5″ FHD+ OLED display

Sony has a Japan-exclusive series of phones, called Xperia Ace, which recently welcomed a new member, the Ace III. Now Sumaho Digest is reporting on the next model that will likely launch some time next year and details some of the specs (the info originally comes from Weibo sources). The Sony Xperia Ace IV will … Read more

Weekly poll: will you buy an iPad Pro (2022)? How about a vanilla iPad (2022)?

The vanilla iPad, the last Apple tablet that still used Lightning, made the switch to USB-C this week. The slate took other steps towards usability as well, like putting the front-facing camera on the long side – no one is going to be doing video conferencing in portrait mode. Apple also unveiled new iPad Pros … Read more