Fairphone’s new camera modules let you upgrade the Fairphone 3

When Dutch smartphone maker Fairphone introduced the Fairphone 3 last year, the social enterprise company described it as a modular phone built using ethically-sourced materials. Up until now that modular design meant you could buy replacement parts if you needed to repair or replace the screen, camera, battery, headphone jack, or other components. But now […]

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 […]