OnePlus 5 Review: The Well Balanced World Flagship

OnePlus 5 Review: The Well Balanced World Flagship

After much testing of the new OnePlus 5, this flagship is all about balance. Every manufacturer has to juggle specifications, hardware design constraints and component prices in order to bring the product home at just the right price yet without compromising performance. And OnePlus has proved itself something of a master at this in the past, with the ‘5’ fitting right into the same pattern. The headline omissions from the aforementioned juggling are the use of ‘only’ a 1080p screen, the lack of official waterproofing, and the single loudspeaker, plus there’s a dubiously specified dual camera. But more on these below in my full OnePlus 5 review…

Qualcomm Announces Fingerprint Scanners That Can Be Placed Below OLED Displays

Qualcomm Announces Fingerprint Scanners That Can Be Placed Below OLED Displays

While Apple and Samsung are expected to be the first companies to release smartphones in the market with embedded fingerprint scanners in their display, Qualcomm today went ahead and announced the first commercially available fingerprint scanner that can be integrated into a display. 

Qualcomm Announces 14nm Snapdragon 450 Chip with 25% Faster Performance, Real-Time Bokeh Effects

Qualcomm Announces 14nm Snapdragon 450 Chip with 25% Faster Performance, Real-Time Bokeh Effects

Qualcomm today unveiled its latest mid-range chipset meant for sub-$200 devices, the Snapdragon 450. Based on the 14nm fabrication process, the Snapdragon 450 chip is the successor to the Snapdragon 435 currently found inside many popular budget smartphones sold in countries like India.

Lenovo K6 Power and K6 Note Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update in India

Lenovo K6 Power and K6 Note Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update in India

After months of waiting, Lenovo has started rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Lenovo K6 Power and K6 Note in India. The handsets were launched in December last year running Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 ‘Fandom Edition’ Could Launch in July

Refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 ‘Fandom Edition’ Could Launch in July

Last word on the street was that Samsung was planning on rolling out its refurbished Galaxy Note 7 units before the end of June.

G Suite Accounts Can Now be Used to Sign up for Project Fi

G Suite Accounts Can Now be Used to Sign up for Project Fi

Signing up for Project Fi, Google’s MVNO service, meant customers needed to have access to a consumer Google account.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Factory CAD Renders Leak

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Factory CAD Renders Leak

Samsung’s next flagship phablet — the Galaxy Note 8 — is still a few months away from launch. That has not stopped the handset’s factory renders from leaking to the internet though.

Honor 9 is Huawei’s Latest Budget Flagship with Glass Design and Dual Camera Setup

Honor 9 is Huawei’s Latest Budget Flagship with Glass Design and Dual Camera Setup

Huawei’s Honor brand today unveiled its flagship handset for 2017 and successor to the Honor 8: the Honor 9. Featuring an aluminium chassis and a curved glass at the front and back, the Honor 9 makes use of 15 layers of glass for its rear panel with a shiny finish. 

Google Fined €2.42 billion by EU Commission Over Unfair Search Results

Google Fined €2.42 billion by EU Commission Over Unfair Search Results

The European Commission today slapped Google with a staggering fine of €2.42 billion ($2.7 billion) for using its dominant search position to unfairly promote its own comparison shopping service over its competitors.

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3/3T: Should You Upgrade?

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3/3T: Should You Upgrade?

The OnePlus 5 goes on sale in many regions across the world starting from today. While not as affordable as previous OnePlus phones, the 5 does pack top-notch internals that can give other flagship phones in the market a run for their money.