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Fairphone 3 is no longer available for purchase (but spare parts are)

Fairphone, a company that makes smartphones using sustainable and ethically-sourced materials, has announced it’s ending sales of the Fairphone 3, a phone with a modular, repairable design that was launched in 2019. But the Fairphone 3 comes with five years of hardware and software support, so while it’s no longer available for purchase, folks who […]

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Samsung built a 200MP smartphone camera sensor

This year smartphone chip makers including Samsung and MediaTek started making processors capable of supporting camera resolutions up to 200 megapixels. But up until now there was nobody actually making 200MP cameras for smartphones. Now there is. Samsung’s new ISOCELL HP1 image sensor can capture still images up to 200 megapixels or record 8K video […]

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Motorola now sells two different phones called the Moto G50 for some reason

Motorola launched a new Moto G50 5G smartphone in Australia this week, and for some reason it has a different processor, a different camera layout, and different color options than the other Moto G 50 smartphone that was released for other markets earlier this year. You might think that the 5G in the name explains why […]

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The new Motorola Edge comes to the US (108MP camera and Snapdragon 778G)

The new Motorola Edge is a smartphone with a 6.8 inch, 2460 x 1080 pixel display with a 144 Hz refresh rate and 576 Hz touch latency, a large 5,000 mAh battery, 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage, 30W fast charging, and triple cameras including a 108MP primary camera. But the phone is positioned as […]

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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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Google Pixel 5a packs a bigger battery and IP67 water resistance for just $449

The Pixel 5a finally checked in at the FCC last month, and today Google’s pre-order page is live! Early impressions of the Pixel 5a are that it’s not a huge change from the Pixel 4a 5G, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. The Pixel 4a 5G was already a very good budget phone. Google […]

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ZTE Axon 30 coming Sept 9 for $499 and up (under-display camera and all)

After launching in China last month, the ZTE Axon 30 smartphone will be available globally September 9th. Prices in the US start at $499, while customers in the UK and Europe will be able to pick up the phone for £429 or €499, respectively. The phone’s stand-out features are its all-screen design thanks to a 6.92 inch, […]

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Honor Magic3 packs a Snapdragon 888 punch and some crazy camera options

Historically, Huawei spinoff brand Honor has been focused on building midrange hardware. The company seems to be heading in a slightly different direction now with the launch of the Magic3 series. The trio of phones that Honor just revealed are legitimate flagships. There are three different models in the Magic3 line-up: the base Magic3, the […]

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 are pretty much what you expect

Smartphones with foldable displays have been a thing for a few years at this point, and Samsung’s third-gen models are… entirely unsurprising upgrades over last year’s versions. That’s not just because details about the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 have been leaking for months. It’s also because these are very much evolutionary […]

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Mony Mint is a cheap Android smartphone with a 3 inch display (crowdfunding)

At a time when smartphone screens are getting so big that it’s hard to figure out where phones end and tablets begin, a Chinese company called Money is moving in the other direction and launching what it calls the smallest 4G smartphone in the world. The Mony Mint is also a pretty inexpensive phone. It’s […]

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Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 smartphone has under-display camera, ceramic body, and Snapdragon 888+

The Xiaomi Mi Mix line of smartphones have a history of pushing the boundaries of phone design. The first model launched in 2016 and it was one of the first phones to feature super-skinny bezels for a 90+ screen-to-body ratio. Now Xiaomi is introducing the Mi Mix 4, a smartphone with a ceramic body, an […]