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 […]

Pre-order the Microsoft Surface Duo for $1400 and up (or don’t)

The Microsoft Surface Duo is one of the most unusual smartphones of the year. It’s an Android-powered phone made by Microsoft and loaded with Microsoft software, making it the blueprint for Microsoft’s future in the mobile space now that Windows Mobile is dead. It’s also a dual-screen phone that you can fold it in half […]

Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra has a 120 Hz display, 120W fast charging, and 120X AI zoom

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra smartphone goes on sale in China on August 16 for about $760 and up. But I’m honestly not sure why Xiaomi didn’t call its latest flagship the Mi 120. After all, the phone’s most distinctive characteristics include a display with a 120 Hz screen refresh rate, support for 120W fast charging, […]

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G looks like a much better foldable phone

The Samsung Galaxy Fold was one of the first smartphones to ship with a foldable AMOLED designed to let you use the device as either a phone or a tablet. It’s an expensive phone with questionable build quality and durability. Samsung’s new Galaxy Z Fold2 5G looks like a much better device. But looks are about all […]

Samsung launches $1000 Galaxy Note 20 and $1300 Note 20 Ultra smartphones

Samsung’s latest pen-enabled premium phones are coming this month. The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 packs a 6.7 inch AMOLED display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ processor, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, and a starting price of $999. If you want a bit more of, well… everything, then there’s the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, which has a […]

Nokia 8.3 5G coming to North America this fall (Snapdragon 765G and quad cameras)

HMD’s first 5G smartphone is coming this summer, and true to the company’s history, it’ll be much more affordable than most modern flagships. The Nokia 8.3 5G packs a 6.81 inch display, quad cameras with Zeiss optics, and support for global 5G wireless networks. But with a starting price of 599 Euros (about $640), it’ll be […]

A collection of photos of the Surface Duo in the wild (courtesy of Microsoft employees)

Rumor has it that the Microsoft Surface Duo is coming this summer. When the phone was first announced last October, Microsoft said the dual-screen Android smartphone would be available in time for the 2020 holiday season. But there’s mounting evidence that Surface Duo is ahead of schedule, unlike some other Microsoft products. The company hasn’t […]

Microsoft Surface Duo passes through the FCC and Bluetooth SIG (dual-screen Android phone)

The Microsoft Surface Duo is a dual-screen Android phone that will be the first smartphone from the company since the Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL, which both ran the now-defunct Windows Phone operating system. First unveiled last October, rumor has it that the Surface Duo could go on sale this summer. And now it […]

OnePlus Nord 5G is an affordable near-flagship phone for €399 and up

OnePlus has been promising for weeks that the company’s next phone would be an affordable device with excellent specs. And it looks like the OnePlus Nord 5G largely delivers on that promise. The phone has a 6.44 inch, 2400 x 1080 pixel AMOLED display with a 90 Hz refresh rate, at least 8GB of RAM and […]