Week 33 in review: Pixel 5a, Galaxy A52s 5G, Redmi 10, ROG Phone 5s official
Another week in the books, so let’s recap it. Google topped the most popular stories chart with the announcement of the Pixel 5a 5G. It brings a slightly bigger screen, much bigger battery and IP67 resistance over the Pixel 4a 5G at a lower $449 price. The Pixel 5a 5G starts shipping on August 26.
The Galaxy A52s 5G was unveiled with a fast 6nm Snapdragon 778G, a 120Hz display, 4,500mAh battery, 64MP main camera with OIS and a starting price of £410. Shipments commence on September 3.
The Redmi 10 was made official with a 6.5-inch 90Hz display, a 5,000mAh battery, 50MP main camera and a starting price of just $180 for the 4/64GB model. A move up to the 4/128GB comes in at $200, while the 6/128GB is $220. The phone is already available.
The Asus ROG Phone 5s and 5s Pro have Snapdragon 888+ chipsets and a touch latency of just 24ms, which translates to a touch sampling rate of 360Hz.
Finally a word on the Galaxy S22 series, which are due in early 2022. According to popular tipster IceUniverse the Galaxy S22 will have a 6.06-inch LTPS FHD+ 120Hz display, while the S22+ will have a 6.55-inch LTPS FHD+ 120Hz one. The S22 Ultra will have a 6.81-inch LTPO QHD+ 120Hz display.
As for cameras the S22 and S22+ will have a 50MP main camera with a 1/1.55-inch sensor, 12MP ultrawide and 12MP 3x telephoto snappers. The S22 Ultra will have a 108MP main camera, 12MP ultrawide, 12MP 3x tele and 12MP 10x zoom units. Batteries are as follows S22 – 3,800mAh; S22+ – 4,600mAh; S22 Ultra -5,000mAh.
See you in a week!
Available starting August 26 in the US and Japan.
The phone will become available in early September at only a few bucks more than the original A52 5G.
Based on rumors most Galaxy S22 phones will be powered by the Snapdragon 898 due to production issues with Samsung’s Exynos 2200 SoC.
Those are three firsts for the vanilla Redmi series and pretty good specs for a $180 phone (or less, depending on the region).
The package includes Xiaomi’s 120W fast charger.
How it stacks up to the Fold2 5G, a closeup of the under display cam and an unboxing.
Yes, the Google Pixel 5a is basically a slightly larger Pixel 5 made a little cheaper.
This update has some interesting niceties included, but is China-only for now.
Will Google introduce its latest midrange Pixel tomorrow?
Asus upgraded the touch sampling rate of the 144Hz Super AMOLED displays.
The camera review was performed with unreleases software unavailable to reviewers.
As well as 64MP and 108MP main cameras.
The Pro model is the first phone on the market with Samsung’s brand new E5 OLED display.
Samsung’s flip phone of the future has arrived at HQ.
The foldable and the S Pen go together “like fish and water”.
You’ll soon get a bunch of options for when you want your messages to expire.
The biggest sensor in a commercial smartphone that reads more than one finger at the same time.
We check out the leather back variant of Realme’s 2021 flagship.
All three, Tab S8, S8+ and S8 Ultra, will support 45W fast charging, just like the Tab S7 generation.
This is an amazing deal for the just-announced smartphone.
Google is happy to follow Apple and Samsung’s lead.
The device is listed on Samsung’s official online store as well as leading online retailers.
First sales in China open on August 25 while those in India are set for August 30.
It is the Edge 20 Lite with a more powerful Mediatek chipset, will cost INR21,499 ($290).