ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G goes on sale in China

ZTE has just released the first commercially available 5G phone in China – its Axon 10 Pro 5G. The phone was announced back in February at MWC and packs quite a compelling spec sheet with a 6.47-inch AMOLED display, Snapdragon 855 and a triple camera setup. The only issue is that there are no large-scale 5G commercially-available networks in China yet as they are expected to arrive later on in October. So until then, users of the device will mostly have to resort to 4G networks. For now, the phone is only out in its 6/128GB configuration and goes for CNY 4,999 ($710). Initial… Read more: gsmarena.com

vivo S1 hands-on review

Vivo just announced its Y7s smartphone for India with a different name – vivo S1. Way more manageable to be honest. But we are not here to talk about the different aliases of the phone. Instead, we will take a closer look at the device in person and see what’s all about. The vivo S1 is a mid-range phone with some 2019 features. An improved MediaTek Helio P65 chipset sits behind the wheel based on the 12nm manufacturing process and it’s paired with either 4 or 6GB of RAM depending on the configuration you choose. Internal storage is always 128GB, though, which is pretty generous,… Read more: gsmarena.com

Apple announces replacement program from Apple Watch Series 2 and 3 units with aluminium bodies

Apple has announced an extended replacement program for Apple Watch Series 2 and Series 3 models with an aluminium casing. According to Apple’s support page on the issue, “in very rare instances”, aluminium models of the above Watches can develop cracks around on the curved edges of the glass, which can extend to all around the screen. The program extends to three years from date of purchase or one year from the start of the program. Affected devices can be brought into an Apple Store, to a certified professional, or you can contact Apple Support online. If the device is eligible, Apple will replace the screen or Watch for free as needed. The program is valid for three years since …

New Realme Q series officially arriving on September 5

Realme is having an event in China to introduce its new Q series. The announcement was made on Weibo by the company CMO Xu Qi Chase, who said four new products will be announced. This might sound like four Realme Q smartphones, but in reality we expect the Realme 5, Realme 5 Pro, Realme XT and Realme Q1 on stage. The post on Weibo does not say much about the specs of the phone. We should see another device with four cameras on the back, since the company’s Weibo profile is all about the “four-cam era”. One assumption that could be made is a device with the same design on the back -… Read more: gsmarena.com

Realme 5’s first sale moves over 120,000 units

The Realme 5 went on sale for the first time in India on August 27, and the phone has turned out to be a resounding success for the Oppo spinoff company. Realme CEO Madhav Sheth has triumphantly announced on Twitter that more than 120,000 units of the phone were moved as part of that first sale. Another sale was planned for later in the day, to appease fans who weren’t able to get a device the first time around. The next sale of the Realme 5 is on August 30 at 12 PM local time, when you’ll be able to grab one from the company’s own official website as well as Flipkart. 120,000 units and… Read more: gsmarena.com

Google Nest Max goes on sale on September 9

When Google introduced the Nest Hub Max at the I/O back in May, many people got enthusiastic about the 10″ smart display. However, we haven’t heard a thing since and it’s only now that we get an actual date for its market arrival. The device appeared on Google Store with the date September 9 for Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States, although it has later changed back to “Coming soon”. The date, spotted in a screenshot This means we still have to wait a month and a half until the device starts shipping. If you don’t remember what the Nest Hub Max was, it… Read more: gsmarena.com

Realme teases new phone series, will hold an event next week

Fresh off the Realme 5 and 5 Pro announcement, the brand is gearing to introduce a new line of phones. At the end of the Realme 5 series event, Realme India CEO Madhav Sheth teased a phone called the Realme XT which will feature a 64MP main camera and is expected to come in early October. Now, a new post by Realme CMO Xu Qi Chase on Weibo teased a new line of Realme phones which will be announced next week. Chase posted a picture of a Velociraptor and hinted that the new device will offer improved performance and will take better photos. Given the popularity of gaming phones… Read more: gsmarena.com

India exclusive vivo Y90 leaks in full glory

Vivo is gearing up to bring another entry-level smartphone to the India market and we just got out first look at the device. The Y90 will be the latest entry in the Chinese manufacturer’s lineup and looks to offer a large battery with a waterdrop notch screen. vivo Y90 in Gold and Black Past leaks have shown the device will come with a 6.22-inch HD+ display with a waterdrop notch housing the 5MP selfie cam. Around the back, the Y90 will utilize a single 8MP shooter paired with an LED flash. Biometric authentication will be done through the front cam as the phone will come without… Read more: gsmarena.com

More Honor 9X features teased day before announcement

While we already know pretty much everything there is about the Honor 9X and 9X Pro, we have two new teasers to keep us attentive a day before the official announcement. The images which came courtesy of the brand’s Weibo profile detail the WiFi and cooling capabilities of the Honor 9X Pro. The first poster details that the Pro version will have extended WiFi reception capabilities, which Honor claims will be able to penetrate two walls. This means the device will likely come with WiFi 802.11ax support. In the second image, we see a blue liquid forming the X logo of the phone. The… Read more: gsmarena.com

The downgraded Huawei Mate 30 shows up in live images

Huawei said many times before that some of its smartphones will be launched in some markets under different names. The Nova series is a good example, as these smartphones are mainly aimed at the Chinese market, but many of them are released in other regions but under different names.The last device that follows Huawei’s marketing strategy is the Nova 5i Pro, which will be launched in China sometime in August. The same smartphone will be released in many other parts of the world as Huawei Mate 30 Lite, which would imply that it’s a slightly downgraded version of the Mate 30, the company’s … Read more: phonearena.com

Check out the latest Google Pixel 4 renders

Earlier this month, the latest renders of the Google Pixel 4 were spotted. Of course, Google had taken some of the mystery out of the phone the previous month when it surprised everyone by tweeting an actual photo of the device. Today, @iGeeks published a series of fresh renders once again revealing the square camera module located on the upper left corner of the back. The Pixel 4 will have a pair of cameras in that housing, most likely a 12MP primary and a 16MP telephoto. There will be a ‘spectral sensor’ for better low-light photos and an improved bokeh effect on portraits. The new Pixels … Read more: phonearena.com

vivo Z5 to be announced on July 31

Two weeks ago a vivo device bearing the V1921A model number passed through China’s TENAA revealing its key specs. Now we learn that the phone will be announced as the vivo Z5 at a presentation held in Beijing on July 31. A press invite details the launch date alongside the logo for the upcoming device. The Chinese company will present all the key features of the Z5 and give media members a chance to test out the device on July 31. While not much else is said, we can expect the phone to enter the ranks of vivo’s midrange offerings. The phone is expected to come with a 6.38-inch FHD+… Read more: gsmarena.com

vivo Z1 Pro debuts with Snapdragon 712, 32MP selfie cam and 5,000 mAh battery

vivo just finished off its presentation on the brand new Z1 Pro. It’s a device aimed at Gen-Z consumers with a large punch hole display, triple camera setup and beefy 5,000 mAh battery. Visually the device is identical to the vivo Z5x but it does change up the chipset and selfie camera. Front and center we have a 6.53-inch IPS LCD of FHD+ resolution. It’s the first vivo phone with a punch hole in the screen housing its 32MP F/2.0 selfie cam in the top left corner. Around the back the Z1 Pro features a triple camera array with a 16MP f/1.78 main snapper, an 8 MP F/2.2 ultra-wide… Read more: gsmarena.com

Xiaomi outs first official image of the Mi CC9 and Mi CC9e sitting pretty next to each other

Xiaomi is going to make the Mi CC9 and Mi CC9e official at an event in China tomorrow, on July 2. Ahead of that, the company’s official Weibo account has decided to ramp up the fans’ excitement by posting the first official image of the two phones, showing both of their backs. Here it is for your viewing pleasure: As you can see, there’s a subtle pattern on the Mi CC9e’s back, in this white-ish color version, whereas the Mi CC9 in blue has light waves dancing on it. These effects will probably vary according to how light hits the rear of each device, but they’re still interesting, as… Read more: gsmarena.com

Fitbit debuts Summer Sale, offers discounts on multiple smartwatches

Fitbit is running a sale on its US website, so if you’re looking for a smartwatch, now would be a good time to check out these deals. Although you won’t be saving that much, every wearable device included in the sale is getting at least a 15% discount.Besides offering discounts on many of its wearable devices, Fitbit also announced that every customer who purchase anything from the website that’s worth at least $50, will get free 2-day shipping with code SPLASH. Fitbit’s summer sale will end on July 30, so there’s plenty of time to decide whether or not it’s worth getting a smartwatch … Read more: phonearena.com

Woman Who Falsely Accused 15 Men Of Rape Jailed For Ten Years

Central News A woman has been handed a 10 year jail sentence after making several false rape allegations against a series of men. 27-year-old Jemma Beale, from west London, was found guilty of perverting the course of justice and perjury as she falsely accused 15 men of sexual assault. One of these men was jailed for two years, while another fled the country after the allegations were made. As reported by the MailOnline, Beale appeared at the Old Bailey today calling on senior judges to overturn the conviction, protesting her innocence. The three judges however dismissed the appeal, sending Beale back to prison. Lady Justice Hallett, one of England’s most senior female judges, told the court: This case went far further …