Samsung W20 5G foldable launched in China – A Galaxy Fold with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ SoC

Yesterday Samsung launched a new device that we will never get to use in the UK, the Samsung W20 5G foldable phone. The W-series is exclusive to China only and this model is the first Samsung phone to feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ chipset. The new phone is a rebranded version of the Samsung Galaxy … Read more

Claimed Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Specification Leaks – How does it compare to Samsung Exynos 990 & Kirin 990?

Qualcomm will be holding their annual Snapdragon Summit from the 3rd to the 5th of December where they will reveal the latest flagship Snapdragon chipset. Leaks, rumours and benchmarks have already been floating about, and you can expect to see more as we get closer to the announcement date. A new leak has come out … Read more

Samsung teases Exynos 9825 prior to Note 10 launch, but will they use the Snapdragon 855 Plus for the US?

There have been plenty of leaks about the up and coming Exynos 9825 and the rumoured inclusion on the Note 10. Samsung has now launched a teaser video indicating a new, “evolved”, “next-level” “intelligent processor” is landing on August 7, so it is safe to assume the new Exynos 9825 will be featured on the … Read more

Nubia Red Magic 3 joins Asus ROG Phone 2 with Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset

Last year the Asus ROG Phone differentiated itself from the other gaming phones on the market with its binned Snapdragon 845 chipset with higher 2.96GHz clocks than the standard 2.8GHz. This year things are different, Qualcomm has announced a specific Snapdragon 855+ chipset and multiple manufactures are on board to use it. The Plus model … Read more

Samsung Galaxy A80 gets 200K+ on AnTuTu. How does Snapdragon 730 compare vs Snapdragon 855 & 845 &710

The Samsung Galaxy A80 has been recently announced and is one of the more exciting phones of the year, being the first phone to feature the Snapdragon 730 and its quirky sliding and rotating camera. The Snapdragon 730 is being touted as a high-end chip that is a more affordable alternative to the Snapdragon 855. … Read more

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G will use Exynos Modem 5100 for Exynos 9820 based devices

While this may not be surprising news, the up and coming Samsung Galaxy S10 5G phones that are launching in Korea on the 5th of April that use the Exynos 9820 will be paired with Samsungs own Exynos Modem 5100. When 5G is talked about it is normally the Qualcomm X50 or Huawei Balong 5000 … Read more

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 with Snapdragon 855 SoC and 12GB RAM seen on Geekbench

The latest gaming phone from Xiaomi’s gaming sub-brand Black Shark is expected to launch imminently and the new device has popped up on the Geekbench benchmark database. So far the phone has popped up multiple times with the first appearance on Geekbench as “Blackshark Skywalker” with Snapdragon 855 chipset and 8GB of RAM. The new … Read more

Samsung Galaxy Fold Announced. A revolutionary phone design that will set you back £1750!

Royale Flexpai maybe the first foldable phone on the market but it is the Samsung Galaxy Fold that gives us a true vision of the future. The long awaiting phone appears to live up to the hype offering a truly amazing interpretation of the foldable phone with what appears to be flawless execution. Sadly this … Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 benchmarks up to 17% higher than Kirin 980 & 41% higher GPU scores

Each year a there is a common trend of Huawei owned Hisilicon announcing their flagship system on chip then Qualcomm to launch theirs a few months later which then beats it. While there is only a 3-month difference between announcements Huawei launch their flagship Mate series device in October while Qualcomm based devices don’t come … Read more

Xiaomi Mi 9 Alleged Specs Leak with Snapdragon 855 & 48MP Camera

A leak for the Xiaomi Mi 9 has been posted on the Chinese microblogging website Weibo which is often the source of most phone leaks. This is a unverified leak so take everything with a pinch of salt. The new addition to the Xiaomi Mi has significant upgrades and combined with a relatively low price … Read more

The most exciting mobile phones for 2019

As much as I love mobile phones, in the past few years, the market has become a little boring, with not a huge amount of innovation. We have seen screens get bigger, the introduction of the notch, cameras have improved considerably and AI has been introduced. These trends look set to continue into 2019, with … Read more

Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 with Snapdragon 855 & 5G will launch in Europe in the first half of 2019.

2019 is a very exciting year for mobile, not only do we have the usual upgrades in performance from system on chips like the newly announced Snapdragon 855 and the Kiron 980, but this is the year where 5G will rollout and foldable displays. Xiaomi has confirmed that the Mi MIX 3 with 5G capabilities will … Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 details leak ahead of the official launch

Qualcomm is currently holding their annual tech summit in Hawaii this week. This is traditionally when they announce their latest and greatest system on chip which will be responsible for powering most of the flagship phones in 2019 from companies like Samsung, Google, and Xiaomi. We have already revealed details that the new chip is … Read more