Sony reveals which of its devices will get the Oreo update

Today at IFA in Germany, Sony unveiled three new phones, the Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact, and the Xperia XA1 Plus. The former two flagship devices will launch with Android 8.0 making them among the first batch of non-Google devices to feature Oreo. That’s great for everyone purchasing one of the new phones, but if you’re a current Sony ...

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LG V30 versus the competition

After helping kick off a new smartphone display trend that sees manufacturers shrink bezel sizes to levels we have never seen before, LG looks to take all that it has learned with the G6 and improve on it with the V30. From the looks of it, the V30 is poised to make a strong case as an alternative to the Galaxy Notes and iPhone 7 Pluses of the ...

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BlackBerry unveils KEYone Black Edition: a faster, more stylish variant

TCL has been rolling out its BlackBerry KEYone to a number of territories since the device’s launch earlier this year. While there may be those still hoping to get their hands on that device in their location — it hit China and India only in August — the company has now revealed an upgraded version at IFA 2017. At a pre-brief event ...

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Inside the LG V30’s new display – POLED vs Samsung’s Super AMOLED

The LG V30 is shaping up to be a compelling flagship phone for many reasons, from its promising new camera to the range of multimedia software options present. It’s also the first time the V series had opted for an OLED display panel. It’s LG Display’s latest Plastic-OLED panel to be precise, which also means that Samsung ...

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LG V30 vs LG G6 quick look: LG has finally hit a groove

What used to be Samsung’s stomping grounds is now being taken over by LG. In the absence of the Note 8, which launched in New York earlier this month, the talk of IFA 2017 is, without doubt, the new LG V30. See also:LG V30 hands on – a mobile photography powerhouseLG V30 hands on – a mobile photography powerhouse8 hours ago We had the ...

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The V30 is LG’s first smartphone to support Daydream VR

The LG V30 has been announced today, and it’s a beast of a phone. One of its standout features is the big 6-inch P-OLED display with Quad HD+ resolution. Thanks to the low refresh rate OLED displays typically have, the V30 is actually Daydream-ready, making it the first LG device to support Google’s VR platform. This means that the ...

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Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact specs

We’re used to a regular refresh of Sony’s Xperia hardware and it’s no different as IFA this year either. Although the company hasn’t announced a successor to its top of the line Xperia XZ Premium, the new Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact have plenty to offer those looking for premium processing hardware in a smaller ...

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