For those of us outside the US, Huawei has maintained its presence in a number of markets in which it has grown its sales over the last decade. Even without access to Google Services or TSMC, the company has been producing hardware and smartphones as it pivots to a new strategy. To lead off in 2022, that strategy starts with the Huawei P50 Pro, the next generation of flagship photography camera. The P series from Huawei has often been the lead device for new cameras and new features to attract creators, and the model we have today is a new twist in the Huawei story: our model comes with a Qualcomm flagship Snapdragon chip inside.
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Examining OnePlus' Performance Behaviour: Optimization or Misrepresentation?
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OnePlus Announces OnePlus 9R, OnePlus 9 & OnePlus 9 Pro
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The Xiaomi Mi 11 Review: A Gorgeous Screen and Design
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Xiaomi Launches Mi 11 Globally: Starting at 749€
Today Xiaomi is launching their new Mi 11 flagship for the global market, following their domestic launch of the phone in China almost 6 weeks ago. The Mi 11 is...32 by Andrei Frumusanu on 2/8/2021
The Snapdragon 888 vs The Exynos 2100: Cortex-X1 & 5nm - Who Does It Better?
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Samsung Announces Galaxy S21, S21+ & S21 Ultra: Cheaper Baseline, Higher High-End
Today, Samsung is taking the virtual stage to release the new Galaxy S21 series of devices, including the Galaxy S21, S21+ and S21 Ultra. In a time where smartphones...136 by Andrei Frumusanu on 1/14/2021
Xiaomi Announces the Mi 11: First Snapdragon 888 Device
Today Xiaomi held the Chinese launch announcement of the new Mi 11 – the company’s new mainstream flagship phone for 2021. The new phone features a new super-high-end OLED...82 by Andrei Frumusanu on 12/28/2020
Qualcomm Discloses Snapdragon 888 Benchmarks: Promising Performance
Today Qualcomm is disclosing a set of benchmark results for their new Snapdragon 888 SoC that’s set to power next year’s flagship Android devices. Usually, as in years past...75 by Andrei Frumusanu on 12/18/2020
Qualcomm Details The Snapdragon 888: 3rd Gen 5G & Cortex-X1 on 5nm
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Qualcomm Tech Summit 2020: Day Two Live Blog (10:00 ET, 15:00 UTC)
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