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Weekly poll: Realme 7 and 7 Pro are here, but would you buy one?

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Realme unveiled the 7-series mid-rangers this week and they will go on sale next week. Would you be lining up to buy one or has the company gone the wrong way? The vanilla Realme 7 might be the better value. It’s cheaper, naturally, INR 15,000 gets you the 6/64 GB model while the Pro version…

Weekly poll results: the Microsoft Surface Duo excites, but many have reservations

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Last week’s poll shows that the Microsoft Surface Duo excites power users – maybe not so much with its hardware, but with its promise of next-level multitasking instead. Despite the Surface branding, this doesn’t run Windows, it’s an Android phone, but Microsoft did lean on its decades of UI design expertise to create a fairly…

Weekly poll results: Galaxy Note20 booed, Ultra gets standing ovation

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The poll results are in and we have good news and bad news for Samsung. The Galaxy Note20 Ultra is shaping to be a proper hit, winning the approval of over half of the over 30,000 people to vote. The Galaxy Z Fold2 is also showing increasing interest in the form factor, while the vanilla…

Weekly poll: is the OnePlus Nord a great phone or just overhyped?

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The prices of OnePlus flagships have been rising year after year, so the company decided to add a mid-ranger to its roster – the OnePlus Nord. The phone brings many of the company’s trademark features while switching some things up to hit its €400/£380 price tag. It’s INR 28,000 in India and if you’re patient,…

Weekly poll results: fast charging is well loved, moreso when it’s standards-compliant

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Last week’s poll shows that money spent on fast charging R&D was a great investment by smartphone makers. The new batch of battery and charging technologies that will breach the 100W barrier has many fans excited. With a 60% positive vote, support for fast charging is strong. However, the supporters are split almost evenly into…

Weekly poll: Is iOS 14 a worthy upgrade? Can it make you switch?

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iOS 14 is coming to millions of devices – everything from the iPhone 6s and older (including the original SE) – and it will improve all of those phones. Even better, the new features it brings may prove to be just what was needed for some Android users to make the jump. The new version…

Weekly poll results: Redmi 9 gets a warm reception

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Flagship prices have shot up sky-high, are entry-level phones following a similar trajectory? Well, the Redmi 9 may be pricier than its predecessor, but it still got a lot of positive vibes in last week’s poll. The MediaTek Helio G80 chipset is quite powerful for the segment. People were already discussing how well it will…

Weekly poll results: OnePlus 8 Pro fate to be decided by reviews, non-Pro written off

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Voters in last week’s poll did not go easy on the new OnePlus duo – the two phones were left in the shadow of the 7T generation. However, many in the comments pointed that the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro are actually the successors of the 7 and 7 Pro rather than the T-series. And…

Weekly poll: Is Motorola Razr a folding phone done right?

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This week Motorola brought us the third foldable screen phone and it’s quite unlike the first two (we haven’t forgotten about the FlexPai, but everyone else has so we aren’t counting it). While the Samsung Galaxy Fold and the Huawei Mate X aim to become portable tablets with top notch chipsets and capable cameras, the…