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See how the Huawei Mate 20 Pro looks inside

A Chinese tech site got one of the early units of the Mate 20 Pro and took the time to disassemble the whole device and take photos on each step. Unfortunately, the article doesn't say anything about how hard was to take it apart, but by the looks of it, it might not be the easiest thing in the world. Some internal shots Just like every other glass sandwich smartphone nowadays with water and dust protection, the Mate 20 Pro's disassembly process involves a lot of unscrewing, prying up and ungluing. Along the way, you will find a couple of red seals including the SIM and the NM...



Honor View 20 price in India to be Rs. 40,000

Honor View 20 pre-orders will be starting in India on Jan. 15. But, the company is still to disclose the pricing of the cameraphone. Industry sources have unveiled to Indo-Asian New Service (IANS), the View 20 might be estimated around Rs. 40,000 in India. The Honor View 20 is the very exactly Honor V20 phone that was made official in China in December 2018. Whenever the pre-orders of the View 20 begins in India on Jan. 15, its shipments will start on Jan. 29. Apart from Honor India’s official website, the smartphone will be exclusively in the world for buy through Amazon India. Honor is giving away free Honor Sport BT earphones value Rs. 2,999 to buyers who pre-order the Honor View 20 phone. In China, the Honor V20 comes in 3 flavors this sort of as 6 GB RAM + 128 GB memory, 8 GB RAM + 128 GB memory and 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage. Individuals editions are respectively pried at 2,999 Yuan (~$443, ~Rs. 31,000), 3,499 Yuan (~$517, ~Rs. 36,000) and 3,999 Yuan (~$591, ~Rs. 41,600). The Honor View 20 features a 6.4-inch All-View Panel that options a punch-hole at the top-left corner. It carries support for full HD+ resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. The Kirin 980 chipset will be present under the hood of the device. The Android 9 Pie OS customized with Magic UI 2.0 will be available on the cameraphone. The View 20 is packed with a 4,000mAh battery that carries support for quick charging. On the rear is a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 main scanner what is coupled with a ToF (Time of Flight) 3D camera. It options a selfie shooter of 25-megapixe. There is LTE Turbo function on the View 20 what combines Wi-Fi and LTE signals for uninterrupted connectivity. In China, the smartphone is out there in 3 colors which includes Charm Blue, Charm Red and Midnight Black. Honor will be holding a release event in Paris, France on Jan. 22. The company will be announcing the international version of the View 20 at the event.



eBay takes 15% off smartwatches, other gadgets in the UK and Ireland

Holiday shopping is upon us and eBay is thinking about PRESENTS - that's the coupon code for 15% off certain categories. The deal lasts until midnight tomorrow and applies to customers from UK and Ireland. As usual, there are limitations: 1 redemption per customer, you need to spend at least £20 and you can get at most £50 off (T&C details here). You can see all categories that are part of the deal over at eBay, but we're interested in only a few of them: consoles and games, laptops, computer accessories and, of course, smart watches. If you're on a budget, you can skip straight to the...



Samsung to manufacture 5G Snapdragon 7nm chips

Qualcomm and Samsung announced in separate press releases that the Korean manufacturer would build the upcoming 5G Snapdragon chipsets. They will be made on the 7nm process technology, a massive step in introducing the extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUV). Samsung factory in Hwaesong, South Korea Compared to the 10 nm FinFET chips, the EUV tech will provide 40% area efficiency, 10% higher performance and up to 35% lower power consumption. The deployment will break the barriers of Moore's law scaling and will lead the way to single-digit nanometer semiconductor tech...



Apple looking into iPhone 8 and 8 Plus swelling batteries reports

Numerous users around the world have reported their iPhone 8 or 8 Plus opening up due to a swollen battery. At the time of writing reports include devices in China, Canada, Greece, Japan and Taiwan, forcing Apple to officially look into it. So far the reports appear to be limited related to the number of devices sold. The issue shouldn't be directly compared to what transpired with the Galaxy Note7 last year as the iPhone 8's don't appear to be exploding, just cracking open due to a swollen battery. There's no information at this point about what causes the issue. Some reports...