Week 18 in review: Amazfit watches and Infinix phone leak

2022-05-08

The first week of May was a realatively calm one when it comes to actual announcements, meaning the best read stories on our website focused on leaks instead.

As a testiment to the growing popularity of Infinix, the leak of its upcoming Note phone gathered the most interest, follwed by an extensive early reveal of Amazfit's upcoming smartwatches.

Meanwhile Samsung unveiled a new UFS standard that will enable even faster storage for the smartphones of the future. The Korean company also launched a new series of microSD cards, but those are hardly designed with smartphones as their first priority as microSD card slots are increasingly rare these days.

Staying with Samsung we completed a video walkthrough of the latest OneUI 4.1 and you guys seem to really like it.

vivo introduced its T1 and T1 Pro smartphones, which are dopplegangers to the previously launched iQOO Z6 44W and Z6 Pro.

Finally, Google's upcoming Pixel smartphones are appearing in more and more rumors, which help up put together a clearer picture of what to expect.

That's it for this week. See you next one!

Leaked photos show a new Infinix Note model with 108MP camera, 120W fast charging

Leaked photos show a new Infinix Note model with 108MP camera, 120W fast charging

This will be a major upgrade over the regular Note 12 that launched last week. It had a 50MP main camera and supported 33W charging.


Exclusive: Your first look at the Amazfit T-Rex Pro 2 and Amazfit Vienna

Exclusive: Your first look at the Amazfit T-Rex Pro 2 and Amazfit Vienna

A successor in the rugged T-Rex series and a more premium watch with a titanium body and sapphire glass screen.


Oppo's clamshell foldable smartphone is coming soon with affordable price

Oppo's clamshell foldable smartphone is coming soon with affordable price

Affordable compared to the competition, that is.


Here's our video walkthrough of Samsung's One UI 4.1 based on Android 12

Here's our video walkthrough of Samsung's One UI 4.1 based on Android 12

We go through what's different and what's new in Samsung's latest iteration of its Android skin.


Samsung introduces new Endurance microSD cards

Samsung introduces new Endurance microSD cards

The 256GB Pro Endurance card can provide 16 years of non-stop recording time.


YouTube Go will be gone in August

YouTube Go will be gone in August

Users are advised to switch to the regular YouTube app or at least youtube.com via browser.


Google's Pixel foldable will have 5.8-inch outer screen

Google's Pixel foldable will have 5.8-inch outer screen

And a similar-sized inner folding display, compared to the Galaxy Z Fold4.


Realme GT Neo 3 150W in for review

Realme GT Neo 3 150W in for review

Realme's fastest charging smartphone has arrived at our office for a full review.


Redmi Note 11T Pro is coming this month

Redmi Note 11T Pro is coming this month

It will be a successor to the Redmi Note 10 Pro.


WhatsApp starts rolling out message reactions to its users

WhatsApp starts rolling out message reactions to its users

The company has also increased the group size and file transfer size.


Samsung announces UFS 4.0 storage with faster speeds and better power-efficiency

Samsung announces UFS 4.0 storage with faster speeds and better power-efficiency

Mass production is expected to kick off in Q3 of this year.


BOE OLED production for iPhone 13 halted

BOE OLED production for iPhone 13 halted

Reports are the Chinese maker changed the design of the circuit width.


Xiaomi launches a new Redmi Note 10T in Japan

Xiaomi launches a new Redmi Note 10T in Japan

The phone is a dual-cam entry device with Snapdragon 480.


OnePlus Nord 2T listed on retailer's website with specs, price, and images

OnePlus Nord 2T listed on retailer's website with specs, price, and images

It shouldn't be too long now before the Nord 2T goes official.


Google Pixel 7 Pro leaked case renders confirm the camera visor is here to stay

Google Pixel 7 Pro leaked case renders confirm the camera visor is here to stay

The design seems incredibly similar to that of the Pixel 6 Pro.


Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 to bring larger cover screen

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 to bring larger cover screen

It should come in at over 2-inches in diagonal.


ZTE Axon 40 Pro emerges in new live images

ZTE Axon 40 Pro emerges in new live images

It won't bring an UD camera like the Axon 40 and Axon 40 Ultra.


vivo T1 and T1 Pro 5G are official

vivo T1 and T1 Pro 5G are official

The T1 Pro 5G packs 66W charging, while the T1 tops out at 44W.


Samsung Galaxy A32 is receiving Android 12 with One UI 4.1

Samsung Galaxy A32 is receiving Android 12 with One UI 4.1

The update comes with a refreshed UI, new features, and April 2022 Android security patch.


Oppo Reno8 Lite leaks: a rebranded Reno7 Lite for Europe

Oppo Reno8 Lite leaks: a rebranded Reno7 Lite for Europe

Never mind that the Reno7 Lite is already available in Europe and that it is already a rebranded Reno7 Z.


OnePlus Nord 3 mentioned on the company's Indian site

OnePlus Nord 3 mentioned on the company's Indian site

Rumor has it that it will be unveiled in July, but the specs sound suspiciously close to the 10R.


Black Shark 5 Pro leads Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 domination of AnTuTu ranking in April

Black Shark 5 Pro leads Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 domination of AnTuTu ranking in April

Nine out of ten benchmarked flagships run the Qualcomm platform.


OnePlus Nord 2T 5G gets NBTC certified, launch imminent

OnePlus Nord 2T 5G gets NBTC certified, launch imminent

It's rumored to come with the Dimensity 1300 SoC.


Motorola Moto G82's specs and images surface

Motorola Moto G82's specs and images surface

It will be powered by the Snapdragon 695 SoC and feature a 50MP primary camera with OIS.


Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ is postponed for the second half of 2022

Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+ is postponed for the second half of 2022

The main reason is the resurging COVID restrictions in China.