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Redmi 10 is a big upgrade to a very solid budget-friendly phone

Xiaomi offshoot Redmi had a winner on its hands last year with the Redmi 9. The budget-friendly phone punched above its weight and a potential publishing slip-up may have revealed that its successor will carry on that tradition. The phone showed up briefly in a post on the Xiaomi blog earlier this week before the […]

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Redmi G is an affordable gaming laptop with up to a 144 Hz display

Xiaomi has been selling affordable smartphones under its Redmi sub-brand for a few years, and last year the company started doing the same thing with laptops. Now the company has launched its first Redmi-branded gaming notebook. The Redmi G is a laptop with a 16.1 inch display, a 10th-gen Intel Comet Lake-H processor, and NVIDIA GeForce […]

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Lilbits: Intel Tiger Lake chips, ZTE’s in-display camera, and more

We already have a pretty good idea of what to expect from Intel’s next-gen 10nm chips. The company has provided some details about its upcoming “Tiger Lake” architecture with “Intel Xe” integrated graphics. But today we got an idea of what to expect from a Tiger Lake laptop thanks to a mistake/leak on the HP […]

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Lilbits 6-11-2020: Game Streaming expansion

Google’s Stadia game streaming platform officially works with computers, Chromecast Ultra media streamers, and a limited number of recent Android phones. But now Google has added beta/experimental support for just about any recent Android device which could turn the device already in your pocket into a game console. Stadia for phones also now includes support for […]

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Xiaomi launches the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (small screens… and short names are so last year)

The new Redmi Note 9 Pro Max from Chinese phone maker Xiaomi is a smartphone with a 6.67 inch, 2400 x 1080 pixel LCD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor, up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, quad cameras, and a 5,020 mAh battery. Basically it’s a big mid-range phone with a bunch of […]

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Smartphone displays: OnePlus is moving to 120 Hz, Xiaomi and Nubia looking to 144 Hz

Last year OnePlus launched its first smartphone with a 90 Hz display. This year the company is going a step further and introducing a 120 Hz display that the company says is smoother, brighter, and offers a number of new features. This will likely be the display used in the OnePlus 8, or whatever the […]

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The first smartphone with a 64MP camera is… cheap (Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro)

As expected, Xiaomi has launched one of the first smartphones with a 64MP smartphone camera. What’s a little unexpected is that this isn’t a feature reserved for a premium phone — Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 8 Pro has a starting price of about $195. While it’s unlikely that the Chinese device maker will sell the Redmi Note […]

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Smartphones with 64MP cameras coming soon (and 108MP eventually)

The megapixel wars have returned. There are a handful of smartphones on the market with cameras capable of capturing images up to 48MP. But soon the first phones with 64MP cameras will be available. Chinese phone makers Xiaomi and Oppo are racing to announce the first smartphones with 64 megapixel cameras, with Xiaomi introducing the […]

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Xiaomi launches RedmiBook 14 budget laptop (in China)

Xiaomi’s been selling budget smartphones under its Redmi sub-brand for a few years. Now the company is expanding the Redmi brand to include budget notebooks. The RedmiBook 14 is a 3.3 pound laptop with a full HD display, slim top and side bezels, and an Intel Whiskey Lake processor plus NVIDIA GeForce MX250 graphics. It’ll […]