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An early Galaxy S22 Ultra leak says a fan-favorite feature is returning

An early Galaxy S22 Ultra leak says a fan-favorite feature is returning

While some of us have our eyes on the upcoming Pixel 6, there's another flagship on the horizon that's not too far away. Samsung's next major phone release will be the Galaxy S22, a phone perfect for anyone who has yet to be won over by the company's foldables. We're learning a little more about the power behind that device today, including just how capable its charging situation might be.

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Pixel 6 main camera sensor could be 3x the size of the Pixel 5's, plus an Exynos modem

Pixel 6 main camera sensor could be 3x the size of the Pixel 5's, plus an Exynos modem

The Android 12 Beta 4 release today had a hidden surprise. Nestled deep inside, changes to the system and Google Camera app include hints at upcoming Pixel 6 hardware. It's far from certain, but it looks like we know which camera sensor Google plans to use for the primary wide-angle on the new phones, and it's a big'un. Details regarding the modem Google may use are also included.

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MediaTek-powered phones outsold Qualcomm for the first time in Q3 2020

MediaTek-powered phones outsold Qualcomm for the first time in Q3 2020

For a long time, Qualcomm has shipped by far the most smartphone chips — something especially true for the premium segment. But the American semiconductor giant has started to feel the heat in the entry-level and budget space. MediaTek managed to upset the status quo by pushing Qualcomm into the second spot in the quarter ending September 2020, and now leads the overall chipset market.

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Samsung thinks it's Pixar now, gives Up the one thing it was missing: SoC product placement

Samsung thinks it's Pixar now, gives Up the one thing it was missing: SoC product placement

Samsung makes phones, tablets, watches, and more, but did you know it also makes movies? Well, kind of — in a new video promoting Exynos processors, the company plays at being Pixar by recreating Up in some of the strangest ways imaginable. And while there's no adorable wilderness explorer present, there are a lot of musically gifted mutant mascot characters.

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Samsung's new Exynos 1080 chipset promises big improvements for the midrange

Samsung's new Exynos 1080 chipset promises big improvements for the midrange

Samsung's Exynos chipsets may not be as common as Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors here in the US, but that doesn't necessarily mean they're inherently worse. The company unveiled its new Exynos 1080 chip today, and it promises big gains in areas like 5G, on-device AI, and battery performance.

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Samsung’s flagship 5nm Exynos 992 rumored to enter mass production in August

Samsung’s flagship 5nm Exynos 992 rumored to enter mass production in August

While those in North America are treated to Qualcomm-powered Galaxy phones, Samsung forces its in-house Exynos SoC on buyers in most other markets. While capable, Exynos chipsets rarely manage to one-up their Snapdragon counterparts, both in performance and power efficiency. Samsung could change that with its upcoming 5nm flagship chip that is rumored to enter mass production sometime in August.

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(Update: Statement) Samsung layoffs raise questions about future of Exynos chips

(Update: Statement) Samsung layoffs raise questions about future of Exynos chips

Late last week, the Statesman reported that Samsung is shutting down its CPU design division at one of its Austin R&D facilities, laying off 290 employees. This corroborates month-old leaks that the company was downsizing its CPU design branch, responsible for Samsung's in-house Exynos series chipsets.

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Early Galaxy Note10 deals offer at least $120 off global models

Early Galaxy Note10 deals offer at least $120 off global models

If you, dear U.S. reader, are looking to purchase a Galaxy Note10 or Note10+, but don't want to be beholden to your carrier for a device payment contract or even to the power of Qualcomm processing, you'll likely be dredging the gray market for your Samsung phablet. Well, reputable eBay seller never-msrp will be happy to sell you a Note intended for Asian or European markets right now, and at a good discount, too. Just beware of the small details.

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[Update: New render] Motorola One Action leaks with triple rear cameras, 21:9 display, and Exynos SoC

[Update: New render] Motorola One Action leaks with triple rear cameras, 21:9 display, and Exynos SoC

It turns out that the One Vision isn't the only phone with a 21:9 display and an Exynos chipset that Motorola is planning to release; the One Action is also in the cards. The two One-branded phones share many similarities, with the Action appearing to be a lower-end version of the Vision.

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Motorola One Vision leaks with 21:9 display, Exynos chipset, and 48MP camera

Motorola One Vision leaks with 21:9 display, Exynos chipset, and 48MP camera

Last month, an ARCore support update mentioned the Moto One Vision, a device that we had never heard of and knew basically nothing about. Today WinFuture published a comprehensive leak of the One Vision, and its spec sheet is interesting to say the least. It includes an Exynos chipset, a super-tall 21:9 display, and a camera with a whopping 48 megapixels.

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