“Master of Speed”, “The Performance Monster” and “The Epitome of Power” – the names for the past POCO smartphones are brimming with superlatives. Now they release the much-anticipated POCO F4, the cheaper alternative to the recently released POCO F4 GT, under the slogan “Strong in every respect”. But looking at the spec sheet, one wonders: “Strong in what respect?”
What are the best smartphones on the Chinese market? Which phones can do it bigger, better, faster – and cheaper? Those are only a few of the questions we’d like to get behind in this category. Ranging from Xiaomi to Leagoo, Doogee, OnePlus and others: If it’s from China and able to make phone calls, we want to write about it!
Vivo presented their new flagship smartphone, the vivo X80 Pro, globally with a big launch event in Berlin. The Zeiss cooperation is again at the start, but also a large fingerprint scanner for two fingers. The breakthrough for vivo?
What a back and forth! The Xiaomi 12 Ultra supplies the rumor mill with new ingredients like no other device. At the latest since the announcement of the cooperation between Leica and Xiaomi, there have been new speculations, and now also first render pictures. The back alone is likely to outshine the Mi 11 Ultra.
A branding from Leica was like a stamp for a good camera for Huawei, which was also proven with the “photo wonder” Huawei P30. Now this partnership has come to an end, but the next cooperation already follows. Xiaomi and Leica Camera announce a partnership that is supposed to result in the first flagship smartphone as early as July.
POCO – the four letters stand for either affordable furniture or very good value for money. The fourth generation of the F series culminates in the strongest POCO smartphone to date: the POCO F4 GT. The “epitome of power” is a gaming smartphone – or is it?
OnePlus has already expanded its portfolio considerably, but an R model has not yet “officially” made it to Europe. Will that change with the OnePlus 10R? And what does it offer besides ultra-fast 150W charging?
Pro Plus as a name is not that new, unfortunately, Huawei got us into this back then. For the Redmi Note 11 Pro+, this means that it is even slightly better than the Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G. The sixth (!) phone in the Redmi Note series can even be charged with 120W!
After Xiaomi recently unveiled its new flagship generation in Germany, the subsidiary brand now introduces its new flagship generation in China. The gaming edition of the Redmi K50 is now followed by the regular Redmi K50 and Redmi K50 Pro. Once again, the benchmark for battery capacity is set high, but interesting processors are also chosen.
Besides the continuation of the realme GT series, they have also continued the number series. With the realme 9 Pro+, the manufacturer not only relies on unnecessary name extension (what the hell is Pro+?), but also on a new MediaTek processor The right choice?
Besides the Xiaomi 12, the Chinese manufacturer has probably presented their real flagship. The Xiaomi 12 Pro rather follows in the footsteps of the Xiaomi Mi 11 and wants to compete with the established competition. It could even be the best Xiaomi smartphone so far.
Besides the Redmi Note 11 Pro, there is now also a Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G in this generation. In the last generation, there was a 5G version of the normal Redmi Note. Now the 5G version is also described as a 108 MP powerhouse. Is the difference only in the 5G compatibility?
For the first time, there was an S upgrade with the Redmi Note 7, but only in India. The first S upgrade for the global market came in 2021 with the Redmi Note 10S. Now the Redmi Note 11S follows, which, like the predecessor, tries to be the better version of the normal Redmi Note (11). Will it succeed?
Doogee, Doogee, Doogee. The manufacturer has not been heard from for quite some time, but it used to attract attention with modular outdoor phones. The new Doogee V20 outdoor smartphone now surprises with a second screen, AMOLED display and wireless charging. Finally again!
Trustworthy and detailed leaks about the upcoming OnePlus flagship – the OnePlus 10 Pro. Supposed specs include an increased battery to 5,000 mAh, a triple camera, the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip (previously known as SD 998), and possibly 120 watts of charging.
The Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro is located between the Xiaomi Mi 11 and the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra, at least in China. It uses the same design, but a revised camera system.
The Xiaomi 12 is supposed to be the new flagship of the now second-largest smartphone manufacturer worldwide. Like the Mix 4 and Xiaomi Pad 5, not only the “Mi” in the name is dropped, but apparently everything will revolve around the 12 in the name. What can we expect from the flagship and what leaks are there already? We give the Xiaomi 12 a fact check!
After the realme GT, the currently fastest growing smartphone manufacturer has introduced the realme GT Master and Explorer Edition, which we could already test. “Unfortunately, only the cheaper realme GT Master Edition is officially released in Germany. Is it really something for masters?
The Redmi Note 11 will be unveiled in China as early as next Thursday. After the Redmi Note 10 series produced four models in this country alone, there will be three different versions of the Redmi Note 11 right at the launch, according to leaks. However, there are not only leaks, but also some official pictures that Redmi itself published on Weibo.
With the Xiaomi Mi 9T and Mi 9T Pro, Xiaomi introduced the T-series in 2019 as an answer to OnePlus. What the series stands for is hard to discern. In this series, the focus of the Xiaomi 11T series shifts to charging. Finally, the Xiaomi 11T Pro is the first globally available smartphone with 120W charging!
ZTE launched the Axon 20 5G, the first smartphone with an under-display camera, in 2020. The ZTE Axon 30 5G will be released on September 9: currently the most affordable phone with an under-display camera of the new generation.