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Lilbits: Amazon the knockoff artist, Dell’s rugged laptops, new OnePlus and Black Shark phones

For years critics have claimed that Amazon rips off the companies that sell their products through its online store by using data to determine which items are likely to be popular and then creating and selling their own knockoffs, undercutting the competition on price and by promoting its own products. Now a report from Reuters […]

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Lenovo Legion Play leaked: Handheld game console running Android

Lenovo may be developing an Android-powered handheld gaming device called the Lenovo Legion Play. The company hasn’t officially announce the Legion Play yet, and might never do so, but a set of  images found on the Lenovo website indicate that the company was at least considering introducing the handheld game console earlier this year. It’s […]

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Red Magic 6S Pro gaming phone has a 165Hz display, RGB lighting, Snapdragion 888+ and a cooling fan

Nubia’s Red Magic line of gaming smartphones have a mix of gamer aesthetics (like RGB lighting effects) and premium specs like displays with high refresh rates and the fastest processors around. So after launching the Red Magic 6 and Red Magic 6R phones with Snapdragon 888 processors earlier this year, it’s not surprising that Nubia […]

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Red Magic 6R is a gaming phone with a 144 Hz AMOLED display and Snapdragon 888

Nubia is expanding its Red Magic 6 line of gaming phones with a new model that’s a little smaller and a little cheaper, but still a high-performance phone that offers a lot of bang for the buck. The new Red Magic 6R is launching first in China, where it sells for ¥2,999 ($470) and up, but the […]

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Lenovo Legion Phone Duel 2 gaming phone has a 144 Hz display, active cooling, and up to 18GB of RAM

The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel 2 is a phone with a big specs to match its big name. Lenovo’s 2nd-gen smartphone aimed at gamers comes almost exactly a year after the company’s first, and it keeps some features like a 144 Hz display and a pop-up selfie camera that appears from the side of the device. […]

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Lilbits: Intel’s 10nm Ice Lake Xeon server chips, Google’s wearables/hearables, and Lenovo’s next weird phone

Intel’s had a hard time ramping up production of 10nm chips, but after delivering two generations of laptop processors manufactured using a 10nm process, the company is finally introducing its first 10nm server chips. The new 3rd-gen Xeon Scalable processors feature Sunny Cove CPU cores based on the same technology as the 10th-gen “Ice Lake” […]

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Lenovo’s next gaming phone will have 144 Hz display, 44MP pop-up selfie

Lenovo has been selling gaming PCs under the Lenovo Legion brand since 2017, and last year the company expanded into the gaming phone market with the launch of the Lenovo Legion Phone with features including a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ processor, 144 Hz AMOLED displays, 90W fast charging, and a pop-up selfie camera that rises from the […]

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Lilbits: More chip shortage fallout, elementary OS turns 10, and the end of LG smartphones?

Another upcoming product has been delayed due to the ongoing chip shortage. This time it’s the Analogue Pocket, a handheld gaming device designed for retro gaming — it even uses cartridges from classic game consoles. Originally scheduled to ship in 2020, that date was pushed back to May 2021 due to global supply chain issues… […]

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Xiaomi’s Black Shark 4 brings gaming features to phones starting at $385

Smartphones designed for gamers are definitively a thing these days, with an emphasis on features like high-quality audio, high screen refresh rates, and low-latency touch sampling. Some models are pricey, like the new Asus ROG Phone 5 that sells for $950 and up. And then there’s the Xiaomi Black Shark 4, which have much lower starting […]

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Red Magic 6 gaming phone with a 165 Hz display goes global in April for $599 and up

The Red Magic 6 is a smartphone with a 6.8 inch AMOLED display featuring a 165 Hz refresh rate, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor, and support for up to 16GB of RAM for select models. Designed for mobile gaming, the Red Magic 6 launched in China earlier this month, but now Red Magic has announced that […]

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Asus ROG Phone 5 takes the idea of gaming phones to their extreme

You can play mobile games on just about any modern smartphone. But for the past few years a handful of companies have been vying to give you the best gaming experience on mobile devices with a combination of bleeding edge specs and features you didn’t know you needed at the time like high screen refresh rates, […]