Study finds Android user loyalty is actually higher than iOS

Android users are very loyal to their phones and they are not switching to iPhones as much as you might think. In fact, Android loyalty has remained at a record high 91%, higher than the 86% loyalty rate for iOS users, when measured as percentage of US customers who stayed with their mobile operating system when they upgraded in 2017. The data comes from a new study by analysts from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) and contradicts the usual Apple narrative about unsurpassed brand loyalty.

The graph above shows that Android brand loyalty …

Snapdragon 845 gets benchmarked, scores higher than iPhone X in graphics

From faster performance, to more advanced graphics, and everything in-between, the current crop of Android’s finest handsets will soon face their challengers from the next edition of flagships with Snapdragon 845 chipsets. First in line are, needless to say, the processor’s foundry masters from Samsung, with their Galaxy S9, but LG, Sony, Xiaomi and others, will certainly be lining up soon thereafter.

So, what are the advantages that Snapdragon 845 alone will sport that could make you switch from your trusted Galaxy S8, LG V30, Xiaomi Mi 6, or even the OnePlus 5T, all …

Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 coming to the US in February, priced higher than iPhone X

This February, Huawei is bringing its top smartphone stateside. The Huawei Mate 10 Pro will officially go on sale on the 18th next month, carrying a $799 price tag. But it won’t be alone in Huawei’s push to gain the US smartphone enthusiast’s attention. At CES 2018, Huawei announced that it will launch the Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 in the States as well. 
But the luxury handset won’t be cheap. In fact, the Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 will cost $1,225, which makes it more expensive even than the iPhone X. What do you get in exchange? For starters, there’s …

Galaxy S9 said to come with '3-stack' dual camera and higher price, release set for Q1

It seems that those who are expecting grand surprises from Samsung with the Galaxy S9 will be in for a surprise, as a Korean publication has probed a few sources in and out of the company, and has the following quote from one anonymous Samsung official:

Although the Galaxy S9 may not have the innovative features expected by the market, we are focusing on enhancing the completeness of the Galaxy S8 hardware and an innovative user experience (UX),