For those who want a 5G smartphone that doesn’t compromise on specs, but don’t want to shell out $999+, there’s the Realme X50 Pro. Featuring a 6.44-inch 90Hz Samsung AMOLED panel, up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB of UFS 3.0 storage, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor, a dual front-facing, hole-punch cutout that houses 32MP / 8MP ultrawide sensors, and a quad rear camera setup consisting of a 64-megapixel Samsung GW1 chip with a f/1.8 aperture,an 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera, 12-megapixel telephoto shooter as well as a 2-megapixel f/2.4 monochromatic camera. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
LG Electronics unveiled the V60 ThinQ 5G today, the latest evolution of the iconic V series smartphone. In addition to 5G connectivity, upgraded audio / video, the main draw are its dual 6.8-inch 20.5:9 FHD+ P-OLED FullVision (2,460 x 1,080 / 395ppi) displays, perfect for streaming high quality games, movies as well as making video calls. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Anker’s Bolder LC90 Flashlight offers 900 lumens of brightness, thanks to CREE LEDs, and it’s being offered for just $22.99, today only, originally $29.99. It features a dedicated integrated-circuit and intelligent illumination drive to ensure consistent lighting every time you turn on the LC90, while high-performance 3350 mAh batteries give you the highest possible capacity. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Amazon’s Fire HD 10 Tablet is now 30% faster with a powerful new 2.0-GHz octa-core processor and 2GB of RAM, all for $109.99 shipped, today only, originally $149.99. Its brilliant 10.1” widescreen Full HD 1080p display (1920 x 1200) has over 2 million pixels (224 ppi) for bright, vivid image quality. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additonal information.
Roku’s Streaming Stick+ is supercharged with a long range wireless receiver for 4x the range and brilliant HD, 4K, and HDR picture quality, all for $39 shipped, today only, originally $59.99. That’s not all, Disney+ and Apple TV services are now both streaming on all Roku devices. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Excavators are nothing new, but the Menzi Muck walking excavators are definitely some of the world’s craziest, the 545x in particular. Featuring a sophisticated high-tech chassis with various hydraulic cylinders that enable the all-rounder to adapt its wheels and supports to any terrain. In some parts of the world, it’s known as a spider excavator. Read more for a video of it in-action and additional information.
Samsung’s Galaxy S20 5G is the company’s latest smartphone, and it’s being offered for $999.99 shipped with free Galaxy Buds as well as a DUO Pad, this weekend only, originally $1158.97. The Single Take AI lets you capture video and multiple types of images with one tap of the shutter button, while 30x Space Zoom enables you to shoot images as if you’re 3 feet away or from 100 feet away. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
Japan-based Tone Mobile just launched its latest smartphone, the e20, which uses artificial intelligence in an unusual way to say the least. Simply put, it uses a special algorithm to prevent users from taking drunken / inappropriate photos of themselves or anyone else, while also being able to ‘connect’ with other devices and notify their owner if such a shot has been snapped. Read more for a video and additional information.
Does the name of this smartphone sound familiar? If so, that’s because it’s from the company owned by Pablo Escobar’s biological brother Roberto De Jesus Escobar Gaviria. Plus, there was apparently a first-generation version released last year, and now, here’s a hands-on look at the latest model. Featuring a main 7.3-inch Dynamic AMOLED QXGA+ folding display, a 6-inch Super AMOLED (720 x 1680) display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset (2.84 GHz octacore processor), up to 12 GB LPDDR4X RAM, 512GB of internal storage, a triple rear camera setup (12 MP + 12 MP Tele + 16 MP ultra-wide), a 10 MP front-facing camera, side-mounted fingerprint sensor, USB-C, and a 4,380 mAh lithium polymer battery. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
HTC’s Vive and Vive Cosmos line of PC-tethered VR headsets are well known in the gaming community, but now, the company is looking to expand into 5G cellular devices. First up, we have Project Proton (above), which is essentially a display headset that pairs with a portable external device for processing and connectivity. It will most likely utilize passthrough video, which is live video overlaid with virtual elements. Read more for a video and additional information about the other headsets.