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Huawei sells P20 and P20 Pro phones worth $15 million in 10 seconds

Huawei's latest flagship smartphones, the P20 and P20 Pro, have made quite a splash in the mobile world since they were announced last month. And that's now emphasized even more by their sales performance in the company's home market, China. P20 and P20 Pro devices worth CNY 100 million (that's more than $15 million) were sold in the country in the first 10 seconds after they became available to purchase from its online store last Thursday. That's definitely impressive, and it might predict that the duo will be successful elsewhere too. The P20 and P20 Pro are now available globally at...

Oppo F9 launches: a 6.3″ screen with a tiny notch, 90.8% StB ratio

This may feel like a bit of a deja vu, but today is the official unveiling of the Oppo F9. It boasts a 90.8% screen to body ratio, its 19.5:9 screen covering most of the front and featuring a small V-shaped notch. That notch houses a 25MP selfie camera with hardware support for HDR. The other camera, the one on the back, is a 16MP + 2MP dual shooter. The second sensor is used for bokeh effects while the 16MP sensor does most of the work (it has an f/1.8 aperture).

Sony Xperia Z3+ sales to kick off on June 26, pre-orders already on

Recently we got some intel on the release date of the upcoming Sony Xperia Z3+. Reportedly the smartphone was scheduled for release in the last week of June. Today we can officially confirm the release frame and pricing. Sony Xperia Z3+ will be available for purchase in Europe starting on June 26, while the pre-order campaign has already kicked off. You can place your orders for the Xperia Z3+ through various retailers across Europe. (more…)

35 million Nokia feature phones were shipped in 2016

If you thought the feature phones were going extinct, then you were wrong. While these particular mobile phones rarely make the news, they are still accounting for a huge chunk of the total phones sales. And the fact that in 2016 35 million of those were shipped under the Nokia brand is all the proof you need. Last December HMD acquired the rights for Nokia phones and has already launched a few new models, such as the Nokia 150. Microsoft and HMD combined have managed to ship over 35 million Nokia feature phones in 2016, so this segment and alive and kicking, although it's a huge drop from...

New update starts hitting Nokia 2

A new update has started rolling out to the Nokia 2 smartphone. Currently hitting units in India, it's a security update that brings along Android patch for the month of April. There's currently no information on what other major changes (if any) are included in the update. Most other Nokia-branded smartphones from HMD have already received the April update, so it's good that the Nokia 2 has finally started getting it as well. Over the air roll outs usually happen in phases, so be patient if the notification hasn't popped up on your unit yet. Via