Samsung Galaxy Note10 series price surfaces, will start at 999
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:00:01 +0200

Prices of the Samsung Galaxy Note10 and Galaxy Note10+ arriving on August 7 have surfaced. According to an industry tipster, the Galaxy Note10 in Europe will start at 999 ($1,125) and the Note10+ at 1,149 ($1,295). The base models of both the phones will come with 256GB storage. The prices of these phones may differ from region to region, though, depending on the discounts and other deals offered by the retailers. Samsung Galaxy Note10 Samsung hasn't divulged much about the Note10 duo but leaked renders revealed that the Note10 and Note10+ have similar designs, except that...

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Xiaomi starts MIUI 10 Android Q beta roll-out
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 13:00:01 +0200

After launching its recruiting program for the Android Q beta test, Xiaomi's MIUI team is now ready to release the full-fledged beta to Mi 9 users in China. Those who signed up for the beta testing should see the OTA software update pop-up. If not you'll have to go with the manual route and flash the firmware yourself. MIUI's head Zhang Guoquan posted some sample shots of the beta working on his personal device and it looks quite similar to MIUI 9. MIUI 10 beta screenshots In general Android Q will focus on privacy by allowing users to set app-specific permissions even...

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Samsung Galaxy A80 up for pre-order in China
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 12:00:02 +0200

The Samsung Galaxy A80 priced at CNY3,799 ($550/490) can now be pre-booked in China through for CNY100 ($15/10) and Samsung's online store by paying the full price. Orders will start shipping from July 19. Announced back in April, the Galaxy A80 is powered by the Snapdragon 730 SoC and comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. It runs Android Pie with One UI atop and packs a 3,700 mAh battery. Arguably the most interesting bit about the Galaxy A80 is its design. It comes with a triple camera setup at the back with a 48MP main sensor which elevates and rotates so that you can...

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Google resumes rollout of Android Q Beta 5
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 11:00:02 +0200

Google has resumed the rollout of Android Q Beta 5 which was halted shortly after its initial release following issues with installations. The root cause of the problem is unknown as Google is still investigating the issue. However, the company has resumed the rollout of OTA as it's "putting a very small percentage of devices" back on Beta 4 after failing to install the fifth beta and not doing any major damage. If you face this issue on your Pixel, Google devs have shared detailed steps to help you capture the bug report so that it's easier for them to get to the bottom of the...

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Realme 3i to sport a 6.22" display
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 10:00:02 +0200

Yesterday Realme confirmed the July 15 launch of the Realme 3i in addition to revealing a few specs like the processor and battery capacity. Today, the company has added the screen size to that list. The Realme 3i will feature a 6.22" display, which we already know will have a small notch up top. This is the same as the Realme 3's screen that has a 1520x720-pixel resolution which is likely to be retained by the 3i's panel as well. Other things the Realme 3i shares with the 3 are the Helio P60 SoC and a 4,230 mAh battery. It also looks similar to the Realme 3 but has a back with a...

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