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Counterclockwise: the most popular phones through the years

A couple of weeks ago, we looked at how bezels shrunk throughout the years. It was very easy to spot when the market transitioned from regular phones to current touchscreen-dominated landscape. Let's see if we can find an interesting pattern in which phones were the most popular in any given year. We'll go as far back as the year 2006 in our statistics and we'll present you the top three phones for each year (we won't include 2017 as it isn't even halfway done yet). Things start as you might expect with Nokia and Sony Ericsson on top. Nokia's popularity was so huge that the company's...



Google Home and Home mini now available in Mexico

Google is expanding the reach of its smart speakers to Mexico where it now lists the Google Home and Google Home mini speakers, but not the Home Max yet. This is a move that was expected since Google's I/O Conference. Other markets Google will be expanding to are Denmark, South Korea, Norway and Sweden. A few days ago Google added its Home products to Austria, Ireland and Spain. Despite being listed in Google's official store, the Home and Home mini smart speakers will be selling in Mexico through retail partners - Best Buy, Coppel, Costco, Liverpool, Mercado Libre, Office Depot,...



Samsung Galaxy S10+ to have a version with three cameras

The Galaxy S series is nearing its 10-year anniversary, and Samsung is planning a significant change to commemorate the milestone. According to industry insiders from South Korea, the Galaxy S10 will arrive in three variants with two screen sizes. Each of the three phones will have a different number of cameras on the back, with the top option having a triple setup and an in-screen fingerprint scanner. The family is getting bigger The trio of phones is already being prepared under the codename Beyond (or the more abstractly translated Space). Beyond 0 will have one camera on the...



Realme confirms bringing the first Helio P70-powered phone

Two weeks ago we heard rumors about Realme being the first company to bring a smartphone with Helio P70 chipset, and today we have the confirmation. Chinese media is reporting Madhav Sheth, the CEO of Realme, officially said the brand would launch products with the MediaTek SoC on the global scene. Madhav Sheth, Realme CEO The new chip is built on the 12 nm FinFET process by TSMC with an octa-core CU and Mali G72 GPU. The processor has four Cortex-A73 cores at 2.1 GHz and four Cortex-A53 units at 2 GHz, which is slightly faster than the Helio P60. According to reports, the new...



Nokia 5.1 Plus to launch on July 11, SD710 and SD845 Nokias expected in Q3

A leaked photo of a promo poster of the rumored Nokia 5.1 Plus, a.k.a. Nokia X5, has surfaced revealing the launch date of the phone. According to a Baidu post, the device is expected to be announced on July 11 in China with a starting price of CNY 799 ($120) for the 32GB version and CNY 999 ($150) for the 64GB model. Keep in mind, though, that HMD Global usually outs its devices with lower price tag in China, so by the time the phone hits the global market, the price will probably go up. Moreover, the poster confirms the Nokia X5's notched design that we saw from the renders and...