OnePlus 9 Pro vs Xiaomi Mi 11 & Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Benchmarks & Performance – Does the Snapdragon 888 still have throttling & battery issues?

When I reviewed the Xiaomi Mi 11 at the start of the year, I had some concerns over sustained performance with high loads and battery life. This issue was then reflected with the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra and its Exynos 2100 chipset. While both chipsets are incredibly powerful, it seemed like the introduction of the … Read more

Realme GT 5G with Snapdragon 888, 12GB RAM, 160Hz OLED display, and 125W charging to be launched on 4th March

We have only had two flagship phone launches this year, the Samsung Galaxy S21 series and the Xiaomi Mi 11. Realme will now be joining them with the Realme GT, formerly the Realme Race Pro, on 4th March. Their recent press release isn’t 100% clear what is and what is not being launched. They are … Read more

Snapdragon 888 vs Snapdragon 865 vs Dimensity 1000+ Performance & Benchmarks Compared – Is the new Qualcomm chipset on the Xiaomi Mi 11 worth upgrading your phone?

Xiaomi M11 with SD888

Later today, Samsung will unveil their flagship Samsung Galaxy S21, this is traditionally the first phone to feature the latest flagship chipset from Qualcomm with all other brands trying to play catch up. This year, however, Xiaomi beat them to it, with a couple of caveats. The Xiaomi Mi 11 was announced just before the … Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 vs Samsung Exynos 2100 Compared: Specifications & Benchmarks. Will the Exynos Galaxy S21 be as good as the Qualcomm variant in the US?

Yesterday at CES 2021, Samsung formally announced its flagship mobile chipset for the year, the Exynos 2100. In previous years, Samsung has developed its own performance CPU microarchitecture for these chipsets, but that division has now been closed down, and Samsung are using Arm’s Cortex cores such as the new X1. The decision to ditch … Read more