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Another day, another Samsung rumor, but this time, it’s about the company’s next-generation Galaxy S22 smartphone. There are reports on several social media services that state Samsung is set to announce a formal partnership with Japanese photography brand Olympus. While it may sound farfetched, this sensor for a S22 Ultra would be a logical upgrade to the 108-megapixel one found on the current Galaxy S21 Ultra. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Motorola’s G7 Plus is a great budget smartphone or backup, and you can get one for $119.99 shipped, today only, originally $249.99. Featuring a 6.2″ Full HD+ display with a 19:9 aspect ratio covered in refined 3D glass, Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage, microSD expansion, 16MP rear camera, 12MP front-facing selfie camera, and a 3,000mAh battery with 27W TurboPower charging. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
After several leaks, the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel 2 gaming smartphone has been officially revealed, incorporating a second-generation Advanced Technology Architecture (ATA 2.0) for unparalleled symmetry when playing in gamer preferred landscape mode. Unlike its predecessors, it’s cooled by a combination of an integrated, large passive cooling vapor chamber and active Twin Turbo-Fan, resulting in a complete thermal system for peak performance and reliable FPS. Read more for two videos, including a hands-on video review, and additional information.
Lenovo’s Legion Phone 2 Pro gaming smartphone has leaked ahead of its official reveal on April 8th, and it looks unique to say the least. Why? As you can see in the image above, the main rear panel not only has an RGB Legion logo, but also houses the rear cameras as well as a cooling fan. Flip to the side, and you’ll see a pop-up camera, which means there is no unsightly punch hole or notch on the display. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
In addition to being an ultra rugged smartphone, the Cat S62 Pro comes equipped with the highest resolution FLIR Lepton thermal imaging sensor, which is a game changer for more demanding work environments, like engineering, mining, manufacture, agriculture and wildlife. This means that you’ll be able to monitor a custom temperature range (anything between -20 degrees Celsius to +400 degrees Celsius) and add alarms to alert you when something falls within that range. Great for watching machinery to reach a specified temperature, screening for unusually elevated temperatures, finding game or livestock at night, or even by security at airports. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
The Motorola Edge smartphone is a flagship 5G device at a budget price, and you can get one for $391.52 shipped, today only, originally $699.99. Its Endless Edge display wraps nearly 90-degrees around both sides of the device and stretches 6.7 inches to create an immersive viewing experience, making it great for entertainment, especially with the cinematic 21:9 screen ratio, HDR10 as well as a 90Hz screen refresh rate. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Xiaomi officially launched Mi Mix fold, its first foldable smartphone, at their Spring 2021 event. It comes equipped with a large 8.01” WQHD+ resolution flexible internal display and a 6.52” external display, the largest foldable display on any smartphone to date, complete with its own Surge C1 Image Signal Processor optimized for professional photography. However, the coolest feature is its Liquid Lens. Read more for two videos, including the launch and a hands-on.
The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra has now launched globally, and it’s aimed a photographers. Featuring a pro-grade triple rear camera setup that consists of only “main” cameras – a 50MP Samsung GN2, 48MP Sony IMX586 ultra-wide and 48MP Sony IMX586 telephotom a 20MP in-display selfie camera, and a rear 1.1-inch AMOLED always-on display for notifications, selfie previews, etc. The smartphone’s three cameras support 8K 24fps video, and the main camera supports Staggered-HDR ensuring excellent picture quality and accurate, dynamic light and shadow representation. Read more for the event video and additional information.
The DJI Osmo Mobile 3 Combo Pack not only includes the gimbal, but the Osmo Grip Tripod as well as the Osmo Carrying Case, all for $99 shipped, this weekend only, originally $119. You’ll be able to capture ultra-steady video footage and unique content using intelligent features programmed into the latest version of the DJI Mimo app. It’s foldable design makes operation extremely efficient, since all the vital controls can be managed with just one hand. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Available in Black Shark 4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 SoC), Black Shark 4 Pro (Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC), these gaming smartphones can be configured with a 6.67-inch FHD+ (1080 x 2400 pixels) Samsung E4 Super AMOLED flat display with a 144Hz refresh rate, up to 16GB of 6400MHz LPDDR5 RAM, 512GB of internal UFS 3.1 storage, a triple rear camera system (64MP Sony IMX686, 8MP ultra-wide, 5MP macro), and a 20MP front-facing selfie camera. Read more for two videos, including an early hands-on review, and additional information.