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OnePlus Nord N200 5G is official: Snapdragon 480 5G and a 90 Hz display for $240

As expected, OnePlus is bringing a new budget smartphone to North America. The OnePlus Nord N200 5G will be available starting June 25, 2021 for $240. For a budget phone, the OnePlus Nord N200 5G seems to have decent specs including 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and a 5,000 mAh battery. It also has […]

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OnePlus Nord N200 5G will be a budget phone with a 90 Hz display (leaks)

Over the years it’s been interesting to see fancy new features debut in high-end smartphone before eventually making their way to mid-range and budget devices. It looks like screens with high refresh rates are the latest example. The upcoming OnePlus Nord N200 5G is expected to sell for less than $250 and feature a 6.49 inch, […]

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Samsung brings 64MP cameras, high refresh displays to Galaxy A52 and A72 mid-range phones

Samsung is bringing some premium features to its latest mid-range smartphones. The new Samsung Galaxy A52 and Samsung Galaxy A72 smartphones both feature AMOLED displays with 90 Hz refresh rates, 25 watt fast charging, IP67 water and dust resistance, 32MP selfie cameras, and four rear cameras including a 64MP primary camera with optical image stabilization. The company […]

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Lilbits: High-res, high-refresh laptop displays, GIMP turns 25, and a 3D printed smartphone keyboard

Laptops with 4K displays have been around for a few years at this point, and notebooks with screen refresh rates up to 300 Hz are a thing now too. But you know what we haven’t seen much of yet? Laptops with high-res displays and high-refresh rates. Enter a new line of laptops from Eluktronics, which […]

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Lilbits: Apple Watch, Apple One, and the PinePhone Manjaro Community Edition

Apple announced two new iPads today, including a faster entry-level iPad and the new 4th-gen iPad Air, which is the first device to ship with a 5nm Apple A14 processor. But the company also unveiled the new Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE as well as a new Apple One subscription bundle that […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra’s 120Hz display supports variable refresh rates

Up until recently most smartphone displays had a 60 Hz screen refresh rate, but a growing number of phone makers are opting for 90 Hz, 120 Hz, or 144 Hz displays that can make games and animations look more fluid. But those screens also drain your battery more quickly since it takes more power to […]

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Lilbits: Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 leaks, Intel’s reorg, and Apple’s $129 Thunderbolt 3 cable

Samsung is holding an event on August 5th, where the company is expected to officially introduce the Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy Z Fold 2, and several other products including new earbuds, a new smartwatch, and two new tablets. But thanks to a series of leaks, it’s not like we don’t already know most of the […]

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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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Sharp Aquos zero2 is the first phone with a 240 Hz display*

Most smartphones feature 60Hz displays, which means the screen refreshes 60 times per second. But gaming company Razer shook things up a few years ago with the launch of the first smartphone featuring a 120Hz display. Since then a few other companies have jumped on the high-refresh-rate bandwagon. The Asus Rog Phone 2 has a […]