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This week in Android: OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition and new Galaxy S10 leaks
We go hands-on with OnePlus’ latest partnership smartphone, the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition. Sponsored by the popular F1 racing team, the McLaren Edition adds another 2GB of RAM, even faster charging, and a cool new paint job. We even had the occasion to test the phone against the OnePlus 6T and the OnePlus 6 using our new Speed Test G.
Also, the era of in-screen camera sensors is here. Now, instead of notches, we get holes in the screen. Two phones came out this week sporting this new design: the Samsung Galaxy A8s and the HONOR View 20. The Galaxy A8s has a triple-camera setup on the back and a 6.4-inch screen. The HONOR View 20 carries a 48-megapixel camera and some neat software tricks to speed up your connections.
Here are your top stories for the week
Vitaminwater wants to know if you can give up your smartphone for a year, and is putting up $100,000 to find out.
OnePlus paired up with McLaren F1 racing to bring you the fastest phone you can buy, but is it really faster?
The hole revolution has begun, and it’s bringing a triple-camera setup along for the ride.
The HONOR View 20 is coming with some nifty tricks including a huge camera sensor and super-fast network connections.
This is a pretty big leak that gives away most of what we’ll see in February. Let’s just say, yike$!
Why have one screen when you can have two! The vivo Nex Dual Display Edition uses that unused space on the back of the phone.
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The more things change, the more they stay the same. After some doubt was cast, ASUS confirmed it will continue the ZenFone line after all. Phew!
The HONOR Magic 2 is here, and it has a few tricks up its sleeve, er, under its slider.
China is no longer allowed to sell the iPhone 6s all the way up through the iPhone X. That might sting a bit.
It seems Google may have more than one budget-friendly Pixel phone coming to market.
Bloomberg’s report that the Chinese were spying on American companies appears to be completely false.
Our review of Red’s $1,200 smartphone and its holographic display is in. But is the promise of accessories in the future enough for you to buy it?
Who wants to win an Insta360 ONE X or Insta360 ONE action camera?
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