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Should you buy a OnePlus 9, or the OnePlus 8T? It's less obvious than you think

Should you buy a OnePlus 9, or the OnePlus 8T? It's less obvious than you think

Following weeks of hype, OnePlus finally debuted its OnePlus 9 series last month. If you're not looking to splurge almost a grand on the OnePlus 9 Pro (probably a good call), you might have your sights set on its cheaper sibling, the OnePlus 9. Surprisingly, it's priced lower than its predecessor at launch (at least in the US) and it arguably comes without any significant sacrifices. However, the OnePlus 8T has received a timely price cut and is now available for just $599 on the OnePlus store — $130 lower than the OnePlus 9.

This raises the important question of whether it's really worth spending more money on the newer flagship.

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Grab the Samsung Galaxy Note20 for $600 or the Note20 Ultra for $800, today only

Grab the Samsung Galaxy Note20 for $600 or the Note20 Ultra for $800, today only

It's seldom a good idea to purchase expensive consumer electronics at launch. The initial asking price doesn't stick around for long, and you can save some serious cash if you exercise a modicum of self-control. We've recently seen this happen with the Samsung Galaxy S21 series, shedding a couple of hundred dollars within a month of release. But if you didn't snag that one, Woot has a deal that's worthy of your attention — the Note20 Ultra is on sale for a mere $799.99 with free shipping.

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Galaxy S21 series colorways leak shortly before launch, Custom Colors said to have wait times

Galaxy S21 series colorways leak shortly before launch, Custom Colors said to have wait times

We're already well-acquainted with the Samsung Galaxy S21 series by now. We know pretty much everything about the phones — right from the next-gen hardware and software to pricing and availability. The leaks are still coming in, though, and the latest one gives us a look at all the colorways that we will see on Samsung's upcoming flagships.

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Samsung opens Galaxy S21 series pre-order reservations in the US

Samsung opens Galaxy S21 series pre-order reservations in the US

If the reported launch date of January 14 is to be believed, the Samsung Galaxy S21 series isn't far away from being announced. Naturally, this also means that it's about time for the South Korean smartphone giant to open up pre-orders. Shortly after a flagship store in India began doing so, Samsung is letting customers in the US reserve the upcoming phones.

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New OnePlus 9 leaks show off iPhone 12-like protruding lens rings on top of large camera bump

New OnePlus 9 leaks show off iPhone 12-like protruding lens rings on top of large camera bump

Just a few days ago, we took our first glimpse at OnePlus' upcoming flagship device, thanks to its CAD renders leaking on the web. It's now time to learn more about the handset's higher-end model, the 9 Pro, thanks to a new leak revealing its design and some of its specs.

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[Update: More specs] Realme X2 Pro headed to Europe and Asia as company's first proper flagship

[Update: More specs] Realme X2 Pro headed to Europe and Asia as company's first proper flagship

In May, our David Ruddock called the realme X "the most powerful 'budget' phone I've ever used." Fast forward to October, and realme has its sights set on a more prestigious target: the high-end market at large. Here's what we know about the upcoming realme X2 Pro, headed for Asia and Europe.

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The OUKITEL MIX 2 compares well to modern flagships at a fraction of the cost [Sponsored Post]

The OUKITEL MIX 2 compares well to modern flagships at a fraction of the cost [Sponsored Post]

We're used to being told that you have to spend more to get more, all the while flagship prices have doubled over the last four years. So not only are we told that the best should cost more, but that's also turned into a moving signpost. Thankfully we have companies like OUKITEL that can repeatedly stretch how far your cash can go. The company's recently announced MIX 2, coming this October, delivers flagship-like specs in a low-bezel package for just $299.99.

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Nokia 8 is official with Snapdragon 835 and 4GB RAM, likely not coming to the US

Nokia 8 is official with Snapdragon 835 and 4GB RAM, likely not coming to the US

So far, HMD Global has released three Nokia-branded Android phones - the Nokia 6, 5, and 3. But the most-expensive model, the Nokia 6, still had a mid-range Snapdragon 430 processor. With HMD/Nokia's clean Android ROM and competitive pricing, many hoped for a true flagship model to be released. Now the time has come, as HMD has taken the wraps off the Nokia 8.

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HTC will reveal its Snapdragon 835 flagship, the U, in April according to report

HTC will reveal its Snapdragon 835 flagship, the U, in April according to report

Watching HTC release phones is almost as frustrating as Google's current messenger app situation. After two years of incremental releases to the company's 'HTC One' lineup, many considered last year's HTC 10 to be a great phone (besides being rather expensive at launch). The company followed up this year with the HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play, neither of which has received positive reviews.

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The HTC U Ultra and U Play showcase a new design direction, both launching in early 2017

The HTC U Ultra and U Play showcase a new design direction, both launching in early 2017

HTC has been lagging behind its competitors for years, despite some fantastic hardware and critical acclaim. So for 2017 the company is going in a completely new design direction, dumping the aluminum unibody phones it's become known for and shifting to a more generic glass front and back. The first products displaying this new direction are the HTC U Ultra, the new flagship phone, and the U Play, a mid-range model. They'll both go on sale later this year.

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