Week 32 was arguably the most exciting one this year with a bunch of high-profile announcements.
OnePlus kicked things off with its Ace Pro – the China-exclusive version of the OnePlus 10T that debuted last week.
Things then really picked up on Tuesady with the Samsung unpacked event that brought us the company’s latest foldables – Galaxy Z Fold4 and Galaxy Z Flip4. The Fold4 trims the bezels and reduces the overall body height, moving to a less tall screen aspect. The new 50MP main and 10MP 3x telephoto cameras are its most major upgrades.
The Galaxy Z Flip4 also optimizes the screen to body ratio, brings a long overdue upgrade to its main camera and a bigger battery with faster charging.
Alongside those two Samsung also introduced its Galaxy Watch5 and Watch5 Pro flagship smartwatches and Buds2 Pro premium TWS earphones.
On Wednesday we got another foldable, this time from Motorola. The Razr 2022 finally moves the series to a flalgship chipset with the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and loses the unsightly notch on the insight. Alongside Motorola also announced the X30 Pro with a 200MP camera and the S30 Pro upper mid-ranger.
Finally it was Xiaomi’s turn to impress. The Mix Fold 2 is one truly gorgeous foldable with super slim body, capable camera setup and quick charging. It came alongside the Redmi K50 Ultra, which offers the latest and greatest Qualcomm chipset at an unbelievable price point. Unfortunately it’s still unclear if either of those two will ever be available outside China.
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The aspect ratios are now more manageable, but the phone itself is less bulky than its predecessor. It is powered by the SD 8+ Gen 1 and charging is faster.
The Redmi K50 Ultra boasts a rare 12-bit AMOLED panel and a 5,000mAh battery with fast 120W charging.
The Pro model has a titanium body, but all three get the premium sapphire crystal, which is more resistant to scratches.
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