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Moto G7 Play Review
The Moto G7 Play is an entry-level smartphone that packs premium features, including Alexa push-to-talk, and you can get one for $99.99 shipped, today only, originally $199.99. Featuring a 5.7-inch HD+ Max Vision (1512 x 720) display with 19:9 aspect ratio, a 1.8GHz octa-ctore Qualcomm Snapdragon 632, Adreno 506 GPU, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, microSD expansion, 13MP rear camera, 8MP front camera, and a 3,000mAh battery. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.

OnePlus 8T 5G Smartphone
The OnePlus 8T is a 5G smartphone with flagship features, but at a budget price, and you can get an unlocked version for $629.99 shipped, today only, originally $749. Featuring a 6.55-inch 120Hz Fluid AMOLED display, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G Mobile Platform with a Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF System, 256GB of UFS 3.1 flash storage, 12GB of RAM, and a quad rear camera system that includes a 48MP main camera with optical image stabilization. Product page. Already have a smartphone? Check out all the other Cyber Monday deals here. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.

Motorola Edge 5G Smartphone
The Motorola Edge is an affordable 5G smartphone that doesn’t lack in features, and it’s being offered for just $399.99 shipped, this weekend only, originally $699.99. It’s the company’s first true flagship device in years, packed with a 6.7″ “Endless Edge” OLED display that has HDR10 support and a 90Hz refresh rate, 6GB of RAM, 256GB of internal storage, a triple rear camera setup (64MP main, 16MP ultra-wide, 8MP telephoto), a front-facing 25MP camera, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a 4,500mAh battery. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.

Samsung NEON Artificial Intelligence Mobile Phone
Photo credit: Pranav Mistry
Samsung NEON made its debut earlier this year at CES 2020 in Las Vegas, and it’s essentially a computationally created virtual being that looks and behaves like a real human. Pranav Mistry, the CEO of STAR (Samsung Technology and Advanced Research) Labs, announced this week that NEON will be available on smartphones before the end of the year. NEON View is the version that will be coming to mobile phones and possibly tablets. Read more for a video about NEON and additional information.

Samsung Galaxy Note Rollable Display
Photo credit: Lets Go Digital
Samsung has filed several patents recently for a smartphone with a display that can be pulled to both the left and right sides, effectively doubling or even tripling the screen real estate. The company reportedly wants to employ a flexible display panel that can turn a standard 6-inch smartphone to an 8-inch tablet, and thus this Samsung Galaxy Note concept was born. Dutch 3D designer Jermaine Smit, better known as Concept Creator online, has visualized this device to give fans an idea of what it could look like. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G Review
Samsung’s Galaxy S20 FE 5G boasts an AI-powered camera system, hyper-fast connectivity, and an all-day battery, all for $549 shipped, this weekend only, originally $699.99. Don’t let its price fool you, this smartphone packs a super smooth 120Hz refresh rate 6.5-inch Infinity-O Super AMOLED display, IP68 rating, and a powerful 4,500mAh battery and Super-Fast charging. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.

OPPO X 2021 Rollable Smartphone
The OPPO X 2021 rollable smartphone is the company’s latest achievement of flexible displays and structural stacking. Though still in concept form, a future device using this technology would give users more natural interactive experience. It features OPPO’s three proprietary technologies, including the Roll Motor powertrain, a 2-in-1 Plate, and self-developed Warp Track high-strength screen laminate. Simply put, it’s capable of expanding on demand. Read more for a video and additional information.

Samsung Galaxy Surround Display Smartphone
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Samsung’s 70-page patent for brand an ‘electronic device’ was filed with the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) in July this year and published on October 29, 2020. In this document, patent sketches for a smartphone show a device with several screens covering the entire device with a display surface. There’s a curved display up front, a second flat screen in back and several semi-rounded displays are used for the edges. Read more for a video and to see the patent sketches.

Lens Technology 8 Octa Camera Smartphone
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China-based Lens Technology (Changsha) Co. Ltd may be working on a smartphone with an octa rear camera setup. The company registered a design patent that was approved on October 2, 2020 and also included in the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) database for worldwide protection of the design. A full-screen screen smartphone with a notchless display is seen in the patent sketches, along with a physical bottom at the bottom. Read more for another picture and additional information.

Orbit Smartphone Bendy Flexible OLED
Photo credit: Lucas Couto
There are foldable smartphones, but very few devices that are completely bendable. The Orbit smartphone could be one of the first to have a flexible OLED display that bends with the body, possibly eliminating the need for a case, since most of the parts used function similar to rubber. Flip Orbit around back and you’ll find a dual camera system, but with a circular ring flash that allows you to adjust the intensity, depending on the location. Read more for additional pictures.