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Week 37 in review: iPhone trio, Xiaomi duo debut

Week 37 of 2017 was dominated by three important events. The first was Apple holding its annual iPhone refresh, which this time brought three new devices, including the X – the first major redesign since the iPhone 5 came around.

Xizomi introduced a couple of interesting devices too – the Mi Mix 2 and the Mi Note 3 are both premium offerings and understandably got plenty of attention.

Finally Samsung released the Galaxy Note8 in 42 markets, marking the official start of its sales. Early numbers are impressive, but we’ll see how much of an impact the iPhone 8 release next week will have on the Samsung flagship.

Apple unveils iPhone X with bezel-less AMOLED screen

A radical departure from the design of the iPhone that has changed little in the last decade.


iPhone X's A11 crushes top Android competition in Geekbench

And for the first time the iPhone is the best at multi-core too.


Apple iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have A11 Bionic chips, new cameras

New glass backs too that enable wireless charging and twice the storage.


Apple iPhone X display: how big is it, really?

Does it have more surface area than the iPhone 8 Plus screen or less?


iPhone X, iPhone 8 duo release dates and pricing across the world

If you’re itching to purchase one of Apple’s newest smartphones, we’ve got the availability details for you.


Apple iPhone X screen-to-body ratio compared

How does Apple’s new bezel-less phone compares to some of Android’s best?


Samsung Galaxy Note8 officially released in 42 markets

Some of the key regions that get the phone today include the US, Canada, Singapore, Korea and major European markets.


Apple iPhone X event coverage roundup

Make sure you haven’t missed anything!


First Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 flash sale concludes in less than 60 seconds

The company officially announced that the sale lasted only 58 seconds.


Apple iPhone 8, iPhone X event - a few

Yesterday’s event brought a few overdue updates to the iPhone.


Nokia 9 shows up on GFXBench running Android Oreo

So far, the device’s benchmark outings revealed Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS.


7 reasons to upgrade to the iPhone 8/8 Plus (and a couple not to)

The upgrades might seem marginal at first, but that’s only because most of the improvements are under the hood.


Here's how much it costs to fast charge the new iPhones

The charger in the box is not the fast charger you’re looking for.


Apple won't be able to match iPhone X demand this year, analyst predicts

The expected 40M units to be sold before the end of 2017 won’t be enough.


Xiaomi Mi Band HRX Edition launched

The tracker has improved battery life and tracking algorithm and goes for just $20.


Asus Zenfone V is official: 5.2

That’s not a five, mind you, but a ‘V’ for Verizon.


Qualcomm taunts Apple with a list of Android firsts

The company released a long list of tech firsts on Android devices, mocking the lack of them in Apple phones.


Apple iPhone X production cost estimated at $412.75

The most expensive component is the OLED from Samsung that costs $80.


LG V30 undercuts the price of Galaxy Note8 in Canada and South Korea

By launching its flagship at the same day and at a lower price, LG hopes to get an edge over its rival neighbour.


Understanding HDR: cameras and displays

We demystify some of the confusion and clear the air around this technology everyone is talking about.


iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have smaller batteries than last year's iPhones

TENAA has revealed the sizes of the batteries and the RAM.


Quad-camera Huawei G10 (Maimang 6) gets official on September 22

It was certified by TENAA yesterday with dual cameras both on the front and on the back.


Samsungs latest Galaxy Note8 ad has nothing to do with productivity

The Galaxy Note isnt just for professionals anymore.


Apple iPhone X: the rumors that ended up wrong

The rumor mill brought us fake fingerprint scanners, non-existent colors and wrong names for the phones.


Samsung Galaxy S8 spotted running Android 8.0 Oreo

The Exynos 8895 version of the S8 is testing out its first major OS update.