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Meizu Pro 7 Plus teardown: to reach the secondary screen, remove the main screen

The Meizu Pro 7 Plus is cool, but it has two screens that might break and need replacing. How hard could it be? Well, someone took the time to take one apart, so we can find out! The front seems to come off easily enough, though you need to watch out for the ribbon cable for the main Super AMOLED screen and the one for the mTouch fingerprint reader. The motherboard below is C-shaped, surrounding the 3,500mAh battery from three sides. Removing the main screen • disconnecting the secondary screen • the motherboard free at last Plunging deeper, you'll have to pop off the...



OnePlus teases 5T with five teas

OnePlus posted a tea-ser... see, we can make puns too. The image below shows 5 cups of tea, a more than obvious hint at the upcoming OnePlus 5T. Earlier the company teased the portrait mode of the new camera and the presence of a headphone jack. What the OnePlus posts won't tell you - at least not yet - is that the phone is likely to be unveiled on November 16 and will feature an 18:9 screen and a 20MP + 20MP dual camera. A bit of OnePlus trivia: apparently the engineers like Masala chai. And no, it seems you can't buy one of those mugs (they are not in the Gear section of...



LG Pay is finally launching in June, but only in Korea at first

LG's much delayed competitor for Samsung Pay, Apple Pay, and Android Pay is finally one step closer to launch. That said, we're still quite a ways off at this point, and that launch will be rather limited. The company is planning to enter the mobile payments realm in June, although the service called LG Pay will only be available in its home country of South Korea at first. A further limitation is that in the beginning it will only work on its latest flagship smartphone, the G6. LG Pay is using a magnetic signal sent from the phone to existing credit card readers, in a very similar...



Xiaomi Pocophone F1 to become the cheapest Snapdragon 845 phone

At the beginning of the month we reported that Xiaomi has a few new smartphones in the pipeline - the Xiaomi Mi Max 3 is already official, the Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite too, which leaves only the Pocophone. Well there's something new to share about that. The Pocophone line will premiere with the Pocophone F1 and it will reportedly be aimed at Eastern Europe and India. According to a new report the Pocophone F1 will launch at around €420 for the 6/64GB model and €460 for the 6/128GB version. If the Pocophone F1 indeed launches with a Snapdragon 845, this would easily make it the cheapest...



W6.0 Pro 2 – win10-powered phone with Snapdragon 617

Funker is a Spanish company that launched Win10-powered W5.5 Pro back in February this year. Well, the firm is reportedly all set to launch another Windows 10 phone - dubbed W6.0 Pro 2. The W6.0 Pro 2 is powered by Snapdragon 617 chipset, and sports a 6-inch full HD display with Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It has 3GB RAM and 32GB internal memory, and packs in a large 3,900mAh battery. The camera department offers a 13MP/5MP combo. Measuring 160 x 82.3 x 7.9mm and weighing in at 176g, the handset comes with Continuum as well as 4G LTE support. There's currently no information on pricing and availability.

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