OnePlus Nord N10 5G and N100 budget phones come to the US (as T-Mobile exclusives)

The OnePlus Nord 10 5G is a mid-range smartphone with some premium specs including a 90 Hz display, 5G support, and 30 watt fast charging. It went on sale in Europe and the UK last fall, and this month it’s coming to the United States. The only catch? It’s a T-Mobile exclusive at launch. The […]

Xiaomi Mi 11 is the first Snapdragon 888 smartphone, available in China for $610

As expected, Chinese phone maker Xiaomi is the first company to launch a smartphone powered by Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 888 processor. The Xiaomi Mi 11 is up for pre-order in China with prices starting at 3,999 RMB, or about $610 US. Aside from having Qualcomm’s fastest smartphone chip to date, the phone also has a […]

Oppo introduces tri-fold “slide-phone” concept design

Smartphones are getting weird again. After years of seeing companies release rectangular slab after rectangular slab, these days we’re seeing the rise of foldables as well as niche devices with keyboards, repairable parts, open source software, and whatever the heck it is LG is trying to do with the LG Wing. Now Oppo is showing […]

Motorola Moto G9 Power has a big screen, a bigger battery

Motorola’s Moto G smartphones are known for mid-range price tags and reasonably decent bang-for-the-buck hardware. The new Moto G9 Power aims to meet those expectations by offering a pretty standard set of specs for a phone in its price range (about $230), but one stand-out feature: a massive 6,000 mAh battery that should provide two or […]

F(x)tec Pro1-X is a phone that ships with Linux or Android (and has a keyboard)

The F(x)tec Pro1 is one of the only modern smartphone to feature a physical keyboard. Soon it will also be one of the phones available with a choice of the Android-based LineageOS or Linux-based Ubuntu Touch operating systems. The makers of the phone have launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for the F(x)tec Pro1-X, a slightly […]