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Past articles by R.:

The Vivo X Fold has a fingerprint reader on both screens

Vivo X Fold is the first foldable phone to pack a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, as well as an under-display fingerprint reader on both its screens.. → Read More

Xiaomi's cheapest 5G phone now starts from $199

Xiaomi's Redmi 10 5G starts from $199, which make it the company's cheapest 5G smartphone to date.. → Read More

Insta360's latest modular action cam has built-in video stabilization

The Insta360 One RS has onboard video stabilization and supports "Active HDR" video capture. → Read More

OnePlus 10 Pro is headed to the US, Europe and India in March

OnePlus 10 Pro is headed to the US, Europe and India in March, and it will continue to run OxygenOS.. → Read More

The next OnePlus phone can reach full charge in 15 minutes

The next OnePlus flagship phone will feature 150W SuperVOOC fast charging, which can fully charge a 4,500mAh battery in just 15 minutes.. → Read More

Oppo’s Find N foldable phone has a more practical landscape screen

Oppo unveiled the Find N, a foldable phone featuring a 5.49-inch external display and unfolds into a 7.1-inch flexible "Serene Display." You can get one in China for as low as $1,210.. → Read More

Oppo Air Glass is a modernized Google Glass for China

Following last year's Oppo AR Glass concept, the Oppo Air Glass will become available to Chinese consumers in Q1 2022.. → Read More

OnePlus' 2022 flagship will share a unified Android 13 system with Oppo

Pete Lau said OnePlus' and Oppo's unified OS will be based on Android 13, and it'll be featured on the OnePlus 10 due out first half of 2022.. → Read More

Vivo's X70 Pro+ does optical stabilization on all four rear cameras

The Vivo X70 Pro+ is the world's first smartphone to feature OIS (optical image stabilization) across all four of its rear cameras.. → Read More

Oppo promises 5-axis OIS is coming to its phones soon

Oppo teased its 5-axis optical image stabilization tech, which uses both lens shifting and sensor shifting for maximum effect.. → Read More

Xiaomi's Mi Mix 4 packs an under-screen camera in a ceramic body

The Mi Mix 4 is Xiaomi's slimmest ceramic unibody smartphone yet, featuring a 20-megapixel under-screen camera, thanks to advancements in AMOLED production.. → Read More

Realme's 'MagDart' is an Android take on MagSafe, but faster

Realme, the sister brand of Oppo and OnePlus, has announced its very own "MagDart" magnetic wireless charging system, which is essentially the Android version of iPhone's MagSafe.. → Read More

Leica's very own Leitz Phone 1 is a rebadged Sharp Aquos R6

The Leitz Phone 1 is Leica's first self-branded mobile phone, and it'll be a Softbank exclusive when it launches in July. → Read More

Realme GT is the cheapest Snapdragon 888 smartphone (for now)

The Realme GT, first launched in China back in March, is now available in the West starting at 369 euros. → Read More

JMGO's O1 is a surprisingly affordable ultra-short-throw projector

JMGO, an up-and-coming Chinese brand, has significantly lowered the entry barrier for ultra-short-throw projectors, starting with the O1 and the Leica-branded O1 Pro.. → Read More

ASUS' Zenfone 8 series includes a compact flagship and a flip camera

ASUS is keeping its flip camera on the new Zenfone 8 Flip, but it's also trying a new compact flagship smartphone strategy with the smaller Zenfone 8.. → Read More

Xiaomi's first foldable phone has a shape-shifting 'liquid lens' camera

Xiaomi unveiled its first foldable phone, the Mi Mix Fold, which follows the same inward-folding form factor as Huawei's Mate X2 and Samsung's Galaxy Z Fold 2. What makes this device stand out, though, is the "liquid lens" on one of its rear cameras. → Read More

Xiaomi's Mi 11 Ultra has a tiny selfie screen on the back

Xiaomi's Mi 11 Ultra is the first smartphone to utilize Samsung's more powerful ISOCELL GN2 sensor for its main camera, and to get the most out of it, the device packs a small screen next to the rear cameras for higher-quality selfies. → Read More

Dyson's new air purifier shows how much formaldehyde it's trying to destroy

The new Dyson Purifier Formaldehyde air purifiers — Hot+Cool (HP09) and Cool (TP09) — are able to distinguish formaldehyde from other VOCs using a dedicated solid-state formaldehyde sensor, in order to better monitor the carcinogenic gas constantly released from the likes of furniture, carpets, paint and flooring. → Read More

Oppo's X 2021 prototype shows that rollable phones have potential

The Oppo X 2021 prototype rollable phone can switch between a conventional 6.7-inch screen and a mini-tablet-like 7.4-inch screen. This is achieved by rolling part of the flexible OLED panel into the back of the phone, which supposedly avoids the creasing issue we've seen on foldables. → Read More