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.
After we have already presented outdoor smartphones from well-known manufacturers like Ulefone and Oukitel, a new manufacturer now appears on the market. This new manufacturer with the name iiiF150 seems to have specialized in the budget segment. Let’s see what the iiiF150 R2022 has to offer!
With the realme GT, the currently fastest growing smartphone manufacturer has currently released a particularly affordable Snapdragon 888 smartphone. Now the series is extended with the realme GT Master and the realme GT (Master) Explorer Edition. The design is reminiscent of a suitcase!
The Ulefone Power Armor 13 offers the typical outdoor features as well as a 13200 mAh battery. Thus, the manufacturer combines two of its popular brands in one device. Whether Ulefone has presented a suitable successor with this outdoor smartphone?
No matter where you look around, your cell phone, laptop and tablet are often not there when you need them. So that you have your devices always and quickly at hand, there is the vertical notebook holder, in the Pro version even with cell phone or tablet shelf for your desk.
Even as a sub-brand of Xiaomi, POCO manages to position itself broadly. After POCO X3 NFC and POCO X3 Pro comes the third X3 smartphone. The POCO X3 GT focuses on a new design, faster charging and a processor that is new for POCO!
If you regularly need to charge devices with different connections, this 3-in-1 charging cable is well prepared for it. In addition, you have the option to charge two devices at the same time and hang it on your keychain. Is it therefore also well suited for on the go?
Hardly any phone has caused more speculation in the past few years (!) than the Xiaomi Mi Mix 4. There were many rumors, but now the time has finally come: Xiaomi officially unveiled the Mi Mix 4 in China on August 10! Did they create a unique smartphone once again?
We have already presented some cable holders here on the blog, including this one. Here is the, in my eyes, but much prettier magnetic cable holder from Anker in chic blue. Is more flexibility worth the extra price?
The OnePlus Nord 2 5G wants to repeat the success of the predecessor and is again priced at ₤399. This time, the focus is on the main camera, which comes from the flagship OnePlus 9 Pro. Thus, the following question has to be answered: Where did the OnePlus Nord 2 save money and were the right compromises made?
With Realme MagDart, the first MagSafe copy for an Android smartphone is waiting in the wings. But Realme fortunately goes one step further.
Realme is the fastest growing smartphone manufacturer at the moment, but not even every smartphone is available everywhere. The Narzo series was previously only available in India, but now the Realme Narzo 30 5G is also available on the global market.
During the mega launch event, Xiaomi surprised us by launching a new smartphone series, at least for Europe. The Xiaomi Mi 11i is positioned as the first i-smartphone somehow between the Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite and the Xiaomi Mi 11.
We were already expecting it, especially since the Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite and Mi 10 Lite 5G were two of the community favorites in recent years. Fortunately, there is now also a Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite in addition to the Mi 11 and Mi 11 Ultra: one with 5G and one without.
Hardly any question arrived in our inbox more often last year than the question about a global version of the Mi 10 Ultra. The fact that we had to do without it is finally paying off now. Xiaomi today unveiled the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra, a smartphone full of superlatives. And yes, it is also coming to us!
The Redmi Note 9S had a difficult time in 2020. Despite its strong overall package, it was the only device without NFC. That rightfully annoyed the customers. At least Xiaomi does not make this mistake with the Redmi Note 10S. Is it the golden mean?
The Redmi Note series is the most important smartphone series from Xiaomi in terms of sales. The Redmi Note 9 series has four offshoots in total. The company continues this trend this year and releases four devices. However, even the cheapest Redmi Note 10 gets an AMOLED screen.
With the Redmi Note 8 Pro, Xiaomi released a Pro version of the Redmi Note series globally for the first time. Now we are two generations further with Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 10 Pro. The first Redmi Note smartphone with a 120 Hz AMOLED display. Xiaomi wants to redefine the flagship killer position.
The highlight of the OPPO Inno Days was the OPPO X 2021, a concept smartphone with a retractable or roll-out OLED display. OPPO Germany has now invited us to Düsseldorf and we were the first to take a look at the OPPO X 2021 in Germany. Is this the future?
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