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Week 45 in review: iPhone X tests galore

iPhone X made it to the shelves at the end of last week and everyone was busy putting it through its paces since. Our review is also up and running so if you have any more questions remaining make sure you check it out.

Meanwhile, OnePlus confirmed the date when its upcoming 5T flagship will debut and delivered another batch of teasers.

We also got a new color for the Samsung Galaxy S8 – Burgundy Red and a 3GB RAM version of the Nokia 5.

Finally, in a twist that can have industry-wide implications in the long run Broadcom offered to acquire Qualcomm in a deal worth $130 billion.

Check out the complete list of the most popular stories from the past week to make sure you haven’t missed anything important.

Test: iPhone X's tele camera night shot proves Apple is wrong to disable it

In the dark, the dual camera iPhones do 2x zoom by upscaling a photo from the wide camera. And the result is worse than the telephoto shot.


DisplayMate publishes results of iPhone X testing

Calls it the most innovative and high performance Smartphone display that they have ever tested.


Measuring the bezels of the iPhone X - can Apple win the bezel-less war?

Androids have been preaching “bezels = bad” for years now, did Apple finally catch up?


iPhone X: Here is how to get rid of the notch

You can’t really remove it, but you can hide it from the homescreen and lockscreen.


Counterclockwise: console-quality graphics on phones

Mobile chipsets rival computer and console parts in complexity, but the promise of console-like graphics never comes true.


Samsung ridicules Apple fanboys in latest Galaxy Note8 ad

Samsung reminds about all the features it was ahead of the iPhones in the last several years.


Huawei Honor V10 to bring the power of Mate 10 at a fraction of the price

Early indications from TENAA point to an 18:9 screen and Kirin 970 chipset attached to a more affordable price.


DxOMark awards iPhone X camera the highest score yet for photos

It beats out the score of 100 given to the Galaxy Note8 and Mate 10 Pro.


Drop tests show the iPhone X is more fragile than the iPhone 8

There was broken glass in all but the water submersion test, FaceID broke a couple of times too.


OnePlus 5T will be exclusive to Amazon India

The live launch event will be on November 16 at 9:30pm local time.


Samsung Galaxy S9 mass production could start in December

This will give factories two months to pump out units for the alleged February launch.


iPhone Xs 4K video compared to a Panasonic GH5

A comparison is performed with 4K footage taken with the iPhone X and the Lumix GH5. Can you use an iPhone X to take professional video?


Infinix to launch Zero 5 smartphone on November 14

Will have bezel-less display, dual rear camera with optical zoom and 6GB RAM.


Burgundy Red Samsung Galaxy S8 debuts

The new color option is right in time for the cozy fall months.


HDR videos in YouTube mobile app now capped at 1080p

Previously went as high as 4K.


Pixel 2 XL screen produces a bright flash when locking or unlocking the phone

This could be related to the Ambient display feature. Google has offered no fix yet.


Essential Phone gets another price cut in US, now going for $450

That, if you calculate, translates into a discount of $250 over the handset’s launch price.


Nokia 5 with 3GB RAM launching today

The new variant will be available in India, where retailer Flipkart will start offering it tonight.


It's official: OnePlus 5T will be announced on November 16, available on November 21

The Chinese company has finally confirmed the date of the grand unveiling of its next smartphone.


Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) to come with Infinity Display

HTML5 tests indicate 18.5:9 display ratio, identical to the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy Note8.


Broadcom offers to acquire Qualcomm for $130 billion

The offer stands whether or not Qualcomm’s $47 billion acquisition of NXP goes through.


Apple sued for dual camera patent infringement

An Israeli company claims Apple is deliberately infringing its patents since September 2016.


Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 torn down

Check out Xiaomis latest bezel-less phone and its inner workings.


OnePlus 5T to cost the same, O2 sources claim

No price hike for the T-model, at least in Britain.


New Google Search feature lets you compare device specifications

You just need to put in a query like ‘Pixel 2 vs Pixel 2XL,’ and Google will display a quick comparison chart.