Week 44 saw no less than seven new handsets make their debuts, with Razer’s smartphone debut gathering the most attention, while HTC brought forward its U11+ flagship and U11 Life mid-ranger.
Oppo showed its R11s flagship, while HMD and Xiaomi unveiled a trio of entry-level devices – the Nokia 2, Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite.
OnePlus delivered a few more teasers for its upcoming 5T flagship and confirmed that it will come with a 3.5mm audio jack.
In software-related news Xiaomi started the rollout of the global MIUI 9, while Sasmung started the beta test of the Oreo update for its Galaxy S8, which gave us an early look at the upcoming firmware.
The iPhone X hit store shelves and we already saw it tortured and torn to bits.
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Spec-wise it’s definitely a beast – a highly angular one.
After weeks of leaks and rumors, the R11s has finally arrived in China.
The device will launch in mid November for just 99.
HDR, telephoto and selfie shots aplenty.
The HTC U11+ comes with the latest Snapdragon 835 and a tall 18:9 screen.
The notch, FaceID, gestures – this one will take some getting used to, but awesome it is, indeed.
The phone is expected to arrive with dual cameras and a fingerprint scanner on the back.
OnePlus has officially confirmed the 5T will retain the headphone jack.
Meet the global versions of the Redmi Note 5A Prime and Redmi Note 5A.
The 15 minute video is in Chinese, but tear-downs dont have language barriers.
The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 will be 200 off.
The image was tweeted by OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei.
Just don’t crack that back panel, Zack (a.k.a. JerryRigEverything) warns.
Xiaomi says the new interface is as fast as stock Android.
While the Full Black variant costs $129.5, the Rose Gold one will set you back $149.95.
The most common use-case affected users are reporting is that the freeze occurs while accessing the contacts app.
The unique phone has 24K golden rim around the camera and the edges on the back.
One of the beta test participants shared info about the upgrade.
The TP-Link phone is expected to come with Snapdragon 835, dual cameras and a fingerprint scanner.
Masala tea, not pumpkin spice chai latte.
Apple has published the roughly four-minute production today as its most expensive smartphone ever becomes available across the world.
Last week it was revealed that the retailer was controversially overpricing such units by $100.
It turns out that it’s more complicated than it may seem.
HMD Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas took to Twitter to reveal this info.
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