This was a big week in mobile, especially on the other side of the aisle. Apple had its annual smartphone launch event which revealed three new phones and a new watch. It must be nice to have a new watch coming out. Anyway…
OnePlus brought us some tears of joy and frustration this week as we found some very good reasons to look forward to the OnePlus 6T and one very small reason not to — small as in 3.5mm to be precise. That’s right, as much as OnePlus is doing right with this device, that headphone jack thing is going to bug us, for sure.
Here are your top stories for the week
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To lead things off, we took a look at Android’s competition to see what they’re up to. Looks like they’re up to about 1,100 bucks.
Our writers are excited for the OnePlus 6T and one of them laid out all the reasons why.
Then again, it’s not all wine and roses, is it? But OnePlus thinks it’s okay.
Google is launching at least two new phones next month. Will there be more?
The Snapdragon 3100 smartwatch processor promises up to one week of battery life, as long as you don’t want to use the “smart” part.
Moar cameraz! But will we be better off? Robert Triggs explains.
Google is shutting down one of its seven messaging apps.
Meanwhile, here are some stories we couldn’t cover on the podcast
Our processors are getting smaller and smaller and this is the next wave of miniaturization.
Fortnite, despite its popularity (or maybe because of it) is having just as much trouble with Android as the rest of us.
Pocophone is trying to recreate OnePlus’ success by winning the price war above all else.
Our deep dive into one of the best smartphone cameras on the planet is in. But is it the best?
LG is bringing its next flagship, the V40 ThinQ, and a triple camera setup on October 3.
Who wants to win a Galaxy S9?
This week, we’re giving away a brand new Huawei P20 Pro. Enter this week’s Sunday giveaway for your chance to win!
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