Future Xiaomi Smartphones Can be Fully Charged in just 17 Minutes

Future Xiaomi Smartphones Can be Fully Charged in just 17 Minutes

Xiaomi has introduced a new battery charging technology called the Super Charge Turbo, which put the current charging solutions to shame. Lin Bin, the co-founder of Xiaomi recently shared a video showing a 100W charger that charges a 4000mAh battery in 17 minutes. As comparison, it may take two hours or more for current chargers to charge a similar battery. The Huawei Mate X has 4500mAh paired with 55W fast charging brick, which can reach…

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How to Tell If Your Phone Is Being Spied On

How to Tell If Your Phone Is Being Spied On

Undoubtedly, our mobile phones have become an integral part of our lives. From setting up the morning alarm to sending text messages and videos, surfing the internet, and attending conference calls – modern smartphones are captivating, to say the least. What’s more, these little gadgets come equipped with enough storage and power to save our electronic documents, media, contacts and the likes. If certain files do not fit in the phone, the cloud has got…

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Performance Comparison of Galaxy S10 with Exynos 9820 and Snapdragon 855 Chipsets

Performance Comparison of Galaxy S10 with Exynos 9820 and Snapdragon 855 Chipsets

Samsung Galaxy 10 range offers two options of SoCs, the Samsung Exynos 9820 and Qualcomm Snapdragon 855. Although these devices have identical specs, they are clearly driven by two different chipsets. The Exynos 9820 SoC has an octa-core CPU with three different types of core. Demanding tasks are handled by a couple of 4th generation Samsung cores. There are also a couple of Cortex A75 cores and four efficient Cortex A55 cores to handle light…

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iPhone 11 May Come With Bi-Directional Wireless Charging and USB-C Charger

iPhone 11 May Come With Bi-Directional Wireless Charging and USB-C Charger

New details about the iPhone 11 emerged recently and it’s rumoured that the iPhone 11 will have bidirectional wireless feature. Not only that the device can be charged wirelessly, the iPhone 11 may also use its battery to charge AirPods and Apple Watch. It’s similar to Samsung’s Wireless PowerShare feature, which introduced with the Galaxy S10. Ming-Chi Kuo from TF International Securities first predicted that the next iPhone model will come with such feature, even…

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Solutions to Samsung Galaxy S10 Problems

Solutions to Samsung Galaxy S10 Problems

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is a piece of technological marvel. All three variants of Galaxy S10 have the greatest and latest hardware currently available for Android devices. But, here are a few issues that you will encounter and ways to fix them: Battery Drain For most people, the 3400mAh battery of the Galaxy S10 is pretty decent and it should be enough for moderate usage. However, some people find that their battery is draining quite…

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Sony Xperia 10 and 10 Plus Review

Sony Xperia 10 and 10 Plus Review

Sony Xperia 10 and 10 Plus are exceptionally tall compared to competing models. Regardless of its unusual design, both devices are still comfortable to hold, especially the smaller Xperia 10. Their chassis is made from polycarbonate material with a metallic finish, which feels better than typical plastic materials.  Both have 1080p screen resolution, Xperia 10 with a 6-inch display and Xperia 10 with a 6.5-inch display. With high pixel density at more than 400ppi, both…

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Samsung Galaxy S10+ Review

Samsung Galaxy S10+ Review

With Apple pushing its ultra-premium iPhone models to the market and Huawei increasing its market share, Samsung needs to innovate continuously. The Galaxy S10+ puts the flagship Galaxy S series to a new height with new features and design. The Samsung Galaxy S10+ has good performance, long battery life, amazing screen and beautiful design finish. Its cameras are fun to use and the fingerprint sensor is reliable with ultrasonic technology. Charging the S10+ is easy…

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Sony Xperia 4 will have Snapdragon 710 Chipset and 21:9 display

Sony Xperia 4 will have Snapdragon 710 Chipset and 21:9 display

It’s rumoured that the Xperia 4 will have Snapdragon 710 SoC under the hood and a display with 21:9 aspect ratio. It’s the same aspect ratio used by the earlier Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus. Despite its tall design, the Xperia 4 could be smaller than earlier Xperia devices. The Sony Xperia 4 may have 5.7-inch display with Full HD+ resolution and 21:9 aspect ratio. The Snapdragon 710 SoC will be accompanied by 64GB…

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First Display Screenshot of Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Gaming Smartphone is Unveiled

First Display Screenshot of Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Gaming Smartphone is Unveiled

Xiaomi recently announced the gaming-oriented Black Shark 2 and new details are emerging. After benchmark results and leaked hands-on photos, Lin Bin, the co-founder of Xiaomi gave us a sneak peek into the interface of the device. The screenshot was posted by the senior executive on Weibo. Based on the AnTuTu benchmarking listing, the Black Shark 2 will have a display with 19.5:5 aspect ratio, which seems to match with the screenshot. Last year, Xiaomi…

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Are Multiple-Lens Smartphone Cameras Necessary?

Are Multiple-Lens Smartphone Cameras Necessary?

The MWC 2019 shows us a new emerging trend among high-end smartphone models with multiple-lens cameras on the back. Device manufacturers are under constant pressure to deliver new functionality and groundbreaking features to consumers. Back then, mobile phones were just wireless phones with no camera. Eventually, phone camera had very low resolution and produced grainy pictures even with ample natural lighting. Today, things are obviously much better. In latest models, manufacturers don’t only put one…

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Android Q is Rooted Successfully Before Its Official Release

Android Q is Rooted Successfully Before Its Official Release

The Developer Preview of the Android Q hasn’t even been released yet, but the Android Q is already rooted using Magisk, a popular rooting tool. Google is planning to release the new Android version during the I/O event in May, along with new models of Nexus and Pixel. For the sake of security, it is getting more difficult to get root access for Android OS. The Android Q is the planned next instalment of Google’s…

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Foldable iPhone and iPad Concepts Are Introduced

Foldable iPhone and iPad Concepts Are Introduced

Foldable smartphone design is the latest trend in the market today. The leader in the Android devices industry, Samsung, has taken the wraps off the Galaxy Fold last month in the Galaxy Unpacked event. Huawei also unveiled the Mate X in the recent MWC event. Motorola also confirmed that it is preparing a folding device in the RAZR series. Apple is currently holding multiple patents related to folding mobile display. So, we shouldn’t be surprised…

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Some New Smartphone Models Will Have Google Assistant Buttons

Some New Smartphone Models Will Have Google Assistant Buttons

Google announced recently that devices from Nokia, LG, Vivo, TCL and Xiaomi will have Google Assistant buttons. To be specific, these device models include LG K40, LG G8 ThinQ, Nokia 4.2, Nokia 3.2, Xiaomi Mi 9, Xiami Mi MIX 3 5G and Vivo V15 Pro. When users press the button once, the Assistant feature is enabled. Double press will show visual snapshots that show relevant information, such as upcoming schedules. When the button is long…

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5G Smartphones Are Being Introduced in Mobile World Congress 2019

5G Smartphones Are Being Introduced in Mobile World Congress 2019

Smartphone manufacturers are revealing their latest devices at the MWC 2019 and some of them support 5G cellular network. Last week, Samsung introduced the Galaxy S10 with 5G support and on Sunday, Huawei revealed the Mate X 5G, with its foldable design. Other makers, such as Oppo, LG and Xiaomi also announced their 5G-capable devices. Unfortunately for Apple’s fans, there won’t be any 5G iPhone released this year. The 5G is a game changer with…

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Considering Whether You Should Upgrade Your Smartphone or Not

Considering Whether You Should Upgrade Your Smartphone or Not

There are many reasons why people still use their old handsets. It could be due to budget constraints, while others think that their existing devices work perfectly well. In many cases, new smartphone models are just minor iterations of the previous ones. So, the performance level and features are nearly identical with your current handset. This applies to many Android model series. On the other hand, Apple releases a new major upgrade of the iPhone…

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Xiaomi Will Release Mi 9 and a Smartphone with Elevating Selfie Camera

Xiaomi Will Release Mi 9 and a Smartphone with Elevating Selfie Camera

With the Mi Mix series, Xiaomi offers devices with one of the highest screen to body ratio. In fact, the Mi Mix 3 that the company released last year is a true full screen model with the manual sliding design. The Chinese company may seek to innovate further with the elevating selfie camera for future models. Wang Teng Thomas, a Xiaomi executive took to Weibo, the social media platform in China to announce that a…

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LG V50 ThinQ Smartphone With 5G Connectivity is Revealed

LG V50 ThinQ Smartphone With 5G Connectivity is Revealed

LG already made it clear that they want to release a 5G smartphone. The well known leakster, Evan Blass, has given us an image that seems to confirm all the rumors that are circulating so far about this device. However, there’s no confirmation about the actual hardware configurations. It is believed that the V50 ThinQ will be equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset and 4,000mAh battery. There’s also vapour chamber cooling system to compensate for…

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Recent Developments on Foldable Smartphone Technology

Recent Developments on Foldable Smartphone Technology

Advanced smartphone technologies are introduced each year and it appears that future designs will focus on physical flexibility. This includes flexible display and battery. This will allow smartphones to become foldable. Here are flexible models that may hit the market: Samsung: Late last year, Samsung gave us a brief glimpse of their first foldable design. It is believed that the model will be called Galaxy Flex or Galaxy F. It may make an official debut…

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