Month: July 2020

  • With each release, OnePlus’ flagships are increasingly out of the reach of consumers, Nord is here for this very purpose and that is to bring some of the OnePlus flagship experience and core values to the more value-for-money segment of the market- after all this is what made OnePlus what it is today. The mid range category is dominated by Xiaomi and Realme in most markets and now the iPhone SE has completely outshines the competition in this category. Now here we have the OnePlus Nord, will it live up to it’s consumer’s expectations? Let’s delve into it and find out. OnePlus Nord Specs and Features Body and Display: 73.3 x 158.3 x 8.2 mm, 6.44-inch OLED, 2400 x 1080 resolution with a 20:9 aspect ratio and weighs 184g Rear cameras: wide-angle 48-megapixel, ultrawide 8-megapixel (119-degree) lens, 2-megapixel macro camera, 5-megapixel depth sensor Selfie camera: wide-angle 32-megapixel, ultrawide 8-megapixel (105-degree) camera Processor/Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G octa-core CPU (1×2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1×2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver), Adreno 620 GPU OS/Platform: OxygenOS 10.5 based on Android 10 Memory: 8GB/12GB RAM LPDDR4X Storage: 128GB/256GB UFS 2.1 Battery: 4,115mAh Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.1 with AptX, AptX HD, LDAC, and AAC, Sub-6GHz 5G, LTE Biometric authentication: fingerprint sensor Fast charging: Warp Charge 30T Other Features: Under-display fingerprint sensor, single loudspeaker, linear vibration motor, face unlock, alert slider Despite The Nord being a value-for-money device, it is very attractive and well-designed and will catch anyone’s eye. When it comes to the design, the OnePlus Nord is absolutely premium. You actually get the same premium build and finish as on the flagship OnePlus 8 series, with a metal frame sandwiched between Gorilla Glass on the front and back. It’s a large device measuring 73.3 x 158.3 x...
  • What we know so far about Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 series, leaks, release date and prices Early this year Samsung unleashed its S20 series and now its time for one more trick up its sleeve, you could call it Samsung’s last resort, and that is the Samsung Galaxy Note series. From last year we learned that Sammy will be releasing not just one Galaxy Note but three. So we should expect a Galaxy Note 20, Note 20 Plus and Note 20 Ultra. Although the most consistent rumors currently on the web suggest that there will be a Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, whilst some have also referred to a third phone – the Galaxy Note 20 Plus – but that’s looking less certain According to Samsung. Samsung has also said that it will be hosting a virtual event on the 5th of August where it’s expected to unleash the entire Note 20 series (The Galaxy Watch 3 and the Galaxy Fold 2 will also be released on the same date as the Note 20 series). Of course, we expect the best tech from the S20 series DNA to make up the Note 20 series. SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 20 SERIES MODELS Most talked about leaks on the web are mainly focused on the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra. This seems like the company will be focusing on the Note Ultra as its top-end device. It’s still not clear whether there will be a Plus variant of the Note 20 series. DESIGN AND DISPLAY Rumored to have dimensions measuring 161.8 x 75.3 x 8.5mm, which would make it thicker than the 7.9mm Note 10 series, and despite that massive screen this is apparently the standard Note 20, not the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Plus....