News on Smartphones, December 2020

Whats's new on the smartphone market as of december 2020

iPhone 13

It is going to fix the biggest complaints about the iPhone 12 and pack one of the most important technological upgrades in decades.

  • Prosser has confirmed iPhone 13 models are definitely getting new LTPO displays. Why is it important? LTPO is the key which unlocks 120Hz ProMotion displays on iPhones, because it can dynamically adjust refresh rates during low intensity tasks (viewing photos, reading email, etc) to save battery life at other times. 

  • Barclays (via MacRumors) states that Apple will add WiFi 6E to the iPhone 13 range.

  • a new report has claimed that unlike the iPhone 12 series, all the phones in the iPhone 13 series are expected to be equipped with LiDAR sensors.

Full content and details (external sources): Forbes, Zeebiz



Samsung S21 series

Samsung will launch the Galaxy S21 series globally January 14, as confirmed to Android Authority by Samsung’s largest mobile experience store in India.

Full content and details (external sources): Android Authority


Galaxy Z Fold Lite

Postponed to Q1 2021. The price is at the heart of the Galaxy Z Fold Lite rumors. 

Full content and details (external sources): Tom's guide


Google Pixel XE

Google Pixel XE has been leaked by a couple of sources, but so far there's not much information about it.

Full content and details (external sources): TechRadar



Huawei nova 8

We’re expecting to see Huawei’s nova 8 series on December 23 in China. The images from China give us a detailed look of the phone from all sides and also confirm the previously leaked specs including the 6.57-inch curved screen, Kirin 985 chipset and 66W charging.

Full content and details (external sources): GSM Arena


Huawei Mate 40 Pro+

DxOMark recently confirmed that the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ has the best camera in the world

Full content and details (external sources): GizChina


Nokia 7.3

It was expected to arrive in September, then the launch was delayed for November and according to the latest reports from Nokiapoweruser, another postponement is inevitable and the device will be introduced “by the end of 2020”. As of now, Nokia 7.3 is still unannounced. New images have been leaked.

Full content and details (external sources): Nokia Poweruser


One Plus 9

New leaks:

  • Three shots showcase the phone’s rear camera array. 

  • Tipster Max Jambor said it will be the only model in the range to receive an IP68 water and dust resistance rating.

Full content and details (external sources): Android Authority




Redmi 9 Power

It goes official as a rebranded Redmi Note 9 4G with an additional camera.

Full content and details (external sources): GSM Arena


Mi 10i

Launch expected on January 5 in India.

Full content and details (external sources): Gadgets


Mi 11

Launch will take place in China at 7:30pm CST Asia (5pm IST) on December 28. The Mi 11 is already confirmed to be amongst the first few models to come with the recently debuted Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. 

Full content and details (external sources): Gadgets


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  • Oppo Reno 5 Pro+ Confirmed to Feature 50-Megapixel Sony IMX766 Primary Camera Sensor

  • Samsung Galaxy A22 5G May Launch in Second Half of 2021 in India

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