Appeals Court says 5G chipmaker Qualcomm's "no license, no chips" is not anti-competitive

Qualcomm wom a huge appeals court decision that essentially allows it to continue to sell chips using its "no license, no chips" terms. A three-judge panel ruled in favor of the chip designer yesterday.

6 hours ago by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
The 5G OnePlus Nord will soon be getting a new matte color

The OnePlus Nord will be made available in a matte 'Ash Gray' finish starting early October, according to reliable sources. The $399 device features the 5G Snapdragon 765G, a quad-camera setup, and a 6.5-inch 90Hz AMOLED display.

10 hours ago by Joshua Swingle,  1 comment
Verizon stays well ahead of T-Mobile and AT&T in one key 5G metric

Even though Verizon's 5G availability is still... a big problem, the nation's largest carrier continues to comfortably lead the 5G smartphone sales chart, eclipsing both T-Mobile and AT&T.

12 hours ago by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
updated HMD aims to bring 'accessible' 5G Nokia smartphones to US carriers after latest funding round

HMD has raised $230 million in a new round of funding, setting several key short-term objectives including strengthening its US carrier partnerships for future 5G Nokia smartphone releases.

17 hours ago by Adrian Diaconescu,  8 comments
Samsung releases TV commercial for the world's first 5G tablets

Samsung released today its first official 30-second television commercial for the first 5G tablets in the world, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 and the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+.

yesterday, 11:21 PM by Alan Friedman,  4 comments
featured New variable refresh rate screen to debut on the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G

Samsung announces a new technology that allows an OLED panel to have a variable refresh rate from 10Hz to as high as 120Hz depending on the content on the display.

yesterday, 6:00 PM by Alan Friedman,  15 comments
Move by Apple's top supplier means 5G iPhone 12 production is ready to begin

Foxcomm has started its hiring drive as it gets ready to manufacture the four handsets that make up the 5G Apple iPhone 12 models. The phones could be released in October or as late as November.

2 days ago, 11:22 PM by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs Galaxy Note 10+: Should you upgrade?

The all-new Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is the brand new gem in Samsung’s Note 20 lineup, building upon the already strong foundation established by last year’s Note 10+. But with all the new tech that’s superseding the old one, there’s a lingering question in the air - should you dump your hard-earned cash and upgrade? The answer is not a definitive “yes” in this particular case here, so let’s explore and break down the matter.

3 days ago, 12:52 PM by Peter Kostadinov,  11 comments

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Tipster hints Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra will be shockingly good

Could this be the first phone with an under display camera?

3 days ago, 11:36 AM by Anam Hamid,  7 comments
Leak once again shows A14 Bionic is all the ammo iPhone 12 would need to thrash competing devices

Per the rumor, the A14 Bionic will be a significant improvement over the A13 which powers the iPhone11.

3 days ago, 10:22 AM by Anam Hamid,  27 comments
Verizon is going all out in its efforts to close the 5G coverage gap to T-Mobile

Verizon desperately needs to beef up its low and mid-band spectrum holdings to challenge T-Mobile's early 5G availability lead, acquiring all the technology it can get from many different places.

3 days ago, 8:31 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  11 comments
The Motorola Razr 2 5G might end up dwarfing Samsung's Galaxy Z Flip 5G

If the latest gossip ends up panning out, the Motorola Razr 2 5G could sport a bigger primary display than the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G... when it eventually materializes.

3 days ago, 7:00 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  5 comments
Dish continues to talk a good game while delivering little in terms of 5G progress

Even though Dish has yet to start "materially" building its standalone 5G network, the company continues to make big (and vague) promises regarding its wireless ambitions.

3 days ago, 4:20 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Next year's iPhone could come with Galaxy Note 20 Ultra's dynamic 120Hz LTPO panel

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra and Z Fold 2 feature true variable refresh rate.

4 days ago, 11:00 AM by Anam Hamid,  23 comments
Qualcomm reportedly begins efforts to sell smartphone chips to Huawei

Qualcomm argues that if permission is not granted, its competitors will get the business.

Aug 08, 2020, 5:05 PM,  by Anam Hamid,  44 comments
Another manufacturing issue impacts 5G Apple iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Max

A manufacturing issue that causes lens coatings to crack on the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Max will not cause a delay in the launch of the 5G iPhone 12 series according to Ming-Chi Kuo.

Aug 08, 2020, 2:18 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
featured Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G unboxing

The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra box includes the phone, USB-C to USB-C cable, wired AKG earphones (not in the US), 25W fast charger and a SIM ejector tool.

Aug 08, 2020, 12:31 PM,  by Rado Slavov,  17 comments
R.I.P. Kirin chips: Huawei confirms Mate 40 will be the last phone with an in-house SoC

The company still has high hopes for Harmony OS though.

Aug 07, 2020, 10:44 AM,  by Anam Hamid,  35 comments
Qualcomm is working on Snapdragon 860, a stripped-down version of the Snapdragon 865: report

An OPPO phone could be the first device to feature the chip.

Aug 07, 2020, 8:51 AM,  by Anam Hamid,  5 comments
T-Mobile takes issue with recently disseminated 5G 'disinformation'

T-Mobile is once again highlighting its quick and tireless 5G network expansion efforts, challenging those characterizing the buildout pace as slow while also drawing a parallel with Verizon.

Aug 07, 2020, 7:54 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
DEAL AT&T has the mid-range Samsung Galaxy A71 5G on sale at an irresistible price

The Snapdragon 765-powered Samsung Galaxy A71 5G can be purchased for as little as 150 bucks all in all from AT&T on a monthly installment plan.

Aug 07, 2020, 5:09 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Verizon's answer to T-Mobile's huge 5G expansion is... not very impressive

Verizon is simply incapable of keeping up with T-Mobile or AT&T, expanding its blazing fast but spotty 5G network to only the 36th city in the US.

Aug 07, 2020, 4:08 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  7 comments
Verizon has the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G lineup on sale at up to $850 discounts

Samsung's 5G-enabled Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra are on sale at some crazy low prices from Verizon... with a number of strings attached.

Aug 06, 2020, 9:35 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  4 comments
MediaTek T700 brings 5G to laptops with the help of Intel

The MediaTek T700 5G supports standalone and non-standalone Sub-6 5G networks.

Aug 06, 2020, 5:45 AM,  by Mariyan Slavov,  0 comments
Samsung opens One UI 3.0 developer beta based on Android 11 for 5G Galaxy S20 family

Samsung is opening up the developer beta program for Android 11 and One UI 3.0 for the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+ and the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra+ 5G. The public beta will be available later.

Aug 05, 2020, 11:12 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
Take a look at the videos released by Samsung detailing its new 5G Galaxy Note handsets and more

Check out all of the videos released today by Samsung following the manufacturer's Unpacked event for 2020 which included the Galaxy Note 20 series, the Galaxy Watch 3 and the Galaxy Buds Live.

Aug 05, 2020, 7:57 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  3 comments
featured Google Pixel 5 & Pixel 4a (5G) pre-order date seemingly revealed in blog post

Google France has revealed in a blog post that Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a (5G) pre-orders will start on Thursday, October 8. That day could also be the official announcement date of both devices.

Aug 05, 2020, 6:51 PM,  by Joshua Swingle,  2 comments
Samsung Galaxy A51 5G coming to T-Mobile and Verizon

One of Samsung's cheapest 5G smartphones, the Galaxy A51 is finally coming to the US.

Aug 05, 2020, 3:04 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
The new Samsung Galaxy Note 20 does not have a microSD card slot

To the dismay of many, a productivity-centric phone doesn't offer any way to expand memory.

Aug 05, 2020, 2:07 PM,  by Anam Hamid,  17 comments
T-Mobile unboxes Samsung's latest 5G Galaxy Note models

T-Mobile shared its traditional unboxing video for the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G and the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G hosted by the carrier's head of creative content, Des Smith.

Aug 05, 2020, 12:37 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
poll Do you like the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G series?

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G family is now official and can be pre-ordered starting at $999. But do you like this new Note series?

Aug 05, 2020, 12:01 PM,  by Florin Troaca,  20 comments
Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs Galaxy S20 Ultra vs iPhone 11 Pro Max specs and size comparison

The all-new Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra and Note 20 are official, and my-oh-my, Samsung has once again come up with its next big thing.

Aug 05, 2020, 11:20 AM,  by Peter Kostadinov,  3 comments
LG Q92 5G allegedly stopped by Geekbench, revealing key specs

The phone will probably have the same chip as the almost-flagship LG Velvet.

Aug 05, 2020, 10:21 AM,  by Anam Hamid,  1 comment
featured The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G is official and brings major improvements at an unknown price

The second generation of Samsung's foldable smartphone is finally here. Meet the Galaxy Z Fold 2!

Aug 05, 2020, 9:01 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  5 comments
featured The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ is official: The first 5G tablet with a 120Hz AMOLED display!

Samsung has just unveiled its latest that aims to challenge the almighty Apple iPad family - the Galaxy Tab S7 and Tab S7+.

Aug 05, 2020, 9:01 AM,  by Peter Kostadinov,  16 comments
updated The Galaxy Note 20 & Note 20 Ultra 5G could be very expensive

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G pricing has leaked for Europe and the UK. The former will start at €999 in the region whereas the latter is expected to retail at €1,349.

Aug 05, 2020, 6:50 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  44 comments
The first Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 and Note 20 5G sales forecast is in, and it's... mixed

While Samsung's Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G is expected to outsell its predecessor, the Galaxy Note 20 series might not prove as popular as last year's Note 10 family.

Aug 05, 2020, 3:17 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  3 comments
Leaks about the mid-range Samsung Galaxy A42 5G show impressive battery size and a great processor

Leaks have shown that the unnanounced mid-ranger Samsung Galaxy A42 5G will pack a great processor and 4GB of RAM. Additionally, the smartphone is expected to pack an enormous battery cell.

Aug 05, 2020, 3:11 AM,  by Iskra Petrova,  1 comment
featured Check out this 360 degree video tour of the 5G Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2

A leaked teaser video of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 shows how much better the new model looks compared to the original model. The larger external display makes the device more useful.

Aug 05, 2020, 2:08 AM,  by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
Galaxy A51 5G will be the cheapest carrier-locked 5G phone around when it hits US shelves this week

Price starts at $499.99.

Aug 04, 2020, 4:59 PM,  by Anam Hamid,  1 comment
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