Xiaomi just unveiled another bezel-less monster to succeed its last-year Mi MIX, which was one of the first phones to kick-start the design trend. Although that one was mostly a proof of concept, the second-gen Mi Mix appears to be much-more fleshed out consumer product. Retaining the same old bezel-busting aesthetics and doubling down with some serious hardware under the hood, the Mi MIX 2 would likely give any other phone out there a serious run for the money.
So how does the Note 8 do in real life?
Chances are you’re already familiar with Apple’s Portrait …
Lock screen, home screen, and notifications bar
Samsung’s such a huge player in the mobile space that all too often we see companies being accused of playing copycat to its actions. And while the smartphone manufacturer’s been a leader plenty of times in the past, right now we’re witnessing Samsung itself acting as the company catching up to others, as it finally embraces dual-camera hardware with the new Galaxy Note 8 flagship.
Does being a latecomer to this trend mean that Samsung’s had more time than everyone else to get its hardware and software right? Considering how successful it’s been with single cameras on phones like …
Earlier this year, Samsung and LG helped usher in a new era for smartphone design, ditching the old 16:9 widescreen displays you’d find on the vast majority of smartphones out there and bringing us flagships with some of the widest (or tallest, considering how you’re most likely holding them) screens to date: the LG G6 with its 18:9 panel, and the Galaxy S8 (and S8+) with envelope-pushing 18.5:9 screens.
Fast-forward several months later, and both these manufacturers are pushing their super-widescreen phones to new heights, as each dials up the size for their late summer flagships. …
It’s that time of year again when new phone announcements
start ramping up. This week LG announced their flagship-level V30, which has us
looking all sorts of crazy ways at our old devices; for example, the Galaxy
S8+. So, we figured now would be the proper time for these two devices to meet
cordially, and fight to the death for our hard-earned money, no?
The V30 may be one of the best-looking phones out right now,
but the Galaxy S8+ made commendable strides in design, as well – stuffing a 6.2-inch
screen into its skinny frame, is no small feat. In fact, the …