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Everything you need to know about the OnePlus 7!

The first 2019 OnePlus flagship looks pretty exciting.

OnePlus has grown up a lot in just a few short years. Where the OnePlus One was very much so an enthusiast device that only diehard Android fans cared about, last year’s OnePlus 6T was a mainstream hit with a big U.S. presence thanks to a partnership with T-Mobile.

Both the OnePlus 6 and 6T proved to be two of our favorite phones of 2018, so as you’d expect, there’s a lot riding on the OnePlus 7.

What are we expecting from OnePlus’s latest and greatest? Here’s everything you need to know!

We’re expecting two models

Typically with OnePlus releases, we get one new phone in the first part of the year and then a slightly upgraded T version towards the end of it. For the OnePlus 7, OnePlus is shaking things up a bit with rumored plans to release two versions of the phone at the same time.

These two versions are expected to be the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro, and pictured above is the Pro model. As you can see from the render, it’ll have three rear cameras, a nearly bezel-less display with curved edges, and a pop-up selfie camera. This is definitely the most ambitious design we’ve seen from OnePlus to-date.

Along with the OnePlus 7 Pro, there’s also the more tradtional-looking OnePlus 7.

The regular OnePlus 7 has a design that’s very reminiscent of the OnePlus 6T, including two rear cameras and a waterdrop notch at the top of its screen.

It’ll be interesting to see how this shakeup with its release formula affects OnePlus’s sales, but with companies like Samsung, Google, and Apple all releasing multiple models of their flagship phones at the same time, it makes sense for OnePlus to follow suit.

Here are the rumored specs

If there’s one thing that’s consistent each year with OnePlus phones, its flagship specifications.

From things like Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 processor to impressive battery capacities, here are the latest rumored specs for the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro.

Category OnePlus 7 OnePlus 7 Pro
Operating System Android 9 Pie
OxygenOS
Android 9 Pie
OxygenOS
Display 6.2-inch
Full HD+
AMOLED
60Hz
6.64-inch
Quad HD+
AMOLED
90Hz
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
RAM 6GB 10GB
Rear Camera 1 48MP primary sensor 48MP primary sensor
Rear Camera 2 Telephoto sensor Telephoto sensor
Rear Camera 3 Telephoto sensor
Front Camera Above display Pop-up
Battery 4,150 mAh 4,000 mAh
Charging USB-C
30W Warp Charge
USB-C
30W Warp Charge
Security Optical in-screen fingerprint sensor Optical in-screen fingerprint sensor
Dimensions 157.7 x 74.8 x 8.1mm 162.6 x 76 x 8.8mm

The OnePlus 7 Pro’s display is going to be a big deal

If you’ve been following OnePlus for a while, you know the company usually doesn’t innovate much with its displays. Year after year, OnePlus phones feature AMOLED panels with a Full HD resolution. This has never been a real issue and is one of the cut corners we don’t mind, but for the OnePlus 7 Pro, OnePlus is trying something new.

In addition to it being OnePlus’s first phone with a Quad HD+ resolution, it’s also expected to feature a refresh rate of 90Hz. Just about every phone that’s released has a refresh rate of 60Hz, save for the Razer Phone and Razer Phone 2 which were both cranked up to 120Hz.

A higher refresh rate means that the screen is able to refresh its image faster, resulting in smoother animations and movement across the board — most notable when scrolling and playing supported games.

This information was confirmed exlcusively to Android Central by a very reliable industry source, so we’re quite confident this will be a main selling point of the OnePlus 7 Pro. Shortly after we broke this news, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau essentially confirmed it with the above tweet.

When will the phones be released?

OnePlus typically releases its first phone of each year around May – June, as evident by its last few device launches:

  • OnePlus 6 released on May 22, 2018
  • OnePlus 5 released on June 11, 2017
  • OnePlus 3 released on June 14, 2016

A leak from April 14 Indicated that the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro will launch on May 14. On April 19, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau teased that the company will be making an announcement on Tuesday, April 23 where the company will reveal details for the OnePlus 7 launch event.

How much is the OnePlus 7 series going to cost?

With each new phone that it’s come out with, OnePlus has steadily increased the starting price by around $20 or so.

  • OnePlus 6T — $549
  • OnePlus 6 — $529
  • OnePlus 5T — $499
  • OnePlus 5 — $479

While a price hike for this new generation of phones does seem likely, it remains unclear what OnePlus’s pricing strategy will be with it launching two phones at the same time. We’re obviously expecting the OnePlus 7 Pro to be the most expensive, and with the regular 7 looking so similar to the 6T, we aren’t sure how this will play out.

These are the best microSD cards for the Moto G7

Motorola’s latest flagship is the G7, which comes with 64GB of internal storage — unless you pick up the G7 Play or Power which both ship with just 32GB. The good news is you can take some of the extra money you saved buying the phone to upgrade your storage via a microSD card. Motorola phones support microSD up to 512GB so you can go all-out if you want to.

Go all-out on external storage

Samsung 512GB EVO Plus

Staff pick

Samsung offers a maxed-out microSD for your Moto G7 that’s definitely expensive, but it’s still a great deal if you want every gigabyte of extra storage you’re allowed. This is a great option if you’ve got a large media library you want to transfer over to your phone.

$103 at Amazon

Alternate option

Kingston Canvas React 512GB

This Class 10, UHS-I microSDXC card from Kingston features a 512GB capacity and advertises read speeds up to 80MB/s and write speeds up to 40MB/s. It’s not quite as fast as others on this list, but with the SD adapter, you’ll be able to easily load up all your favorite media for your phone.

$130 at Amazon

An Elite choice

PNY Elite 512GB

PNY’s 512GB microSD is the most expensive on our list but it’s well-reviewed and was one of the first cards of this size made available. You’ll be able to shoot over 80 hours of full HD video on this card or transfer an equal amount of media onto the card from your computer.

$116 at Amazon

400GB for less

SanDisk Ultra 400GB UHS-I

With read speeds up to 100MB/s and write speeds up to 90MB/s, this 400GB card from SanDisk will let you record HD video to your heart’s content. This is a ton of space and SanDisk has sort of undercut the competition with the pricing for this card.

$66 at Amazon

Go Extreme

SanDisk Extreme 128GB

SanDisk Extreme cards are a popular choice for recording 4K video in professional filming shoots so it will absolutely deliver for your Moto G7. The 128GB option is a pretty great deal that comes with a USB card reader for transferring files.

$26 at Amazon

Affordable upgrade

Samsung EVO Select 128GB

The Samsung EVO Select is also available in 256GB and 512GB options, but we’ll recommend the 128GB card here because it’s a great price for an ample amount of storage for most people. It also comes with an SD card adapter.

$20 at Amazon

There’s no better time to buy a microSD

The prices for microSD just keep on coming down, which is great news for anyone who owns a Moto G7! If you were looking to max out the storage on your phone you can get a 512GB card for just over $100. Don’t need that much storage? There are even better deals for smaller cards.

Our top pick is the 512GB Samsung EVO Plus which is available at the best price for that amount of storage. The best value pick is the SanDisk Ultra 400GB — plenty of storage for a crazy good price. And if you bought a budget phone because you love to save money, the 128GB Samsung EVO Select still offers a substantial upgrade for your G7 at a wallet-friendly price.

Amazon Kindle (2019) review: The best Kindle for most people

Amazon’s Kindle e-readers are part of that rare breed of devices that don’t need to be upgraded all that often. Over the last decade or so, I’ve gone through four, maybe five Kindles. I started off with a Kindle Keyboard. It eventually broke in an unfortunate accident, so I replaced it with a touch-enabled Kindle 4. That was followed by a second generation Paperwhite because, well, having a built-in light is amazing. More recently, I upgraded to the new Paperwhite with waterproofing only because my Kindle from 2013 was finally starting to show signs of age.

 If Amazon had released the 2019 Kindle earlier on in the year, this is the model I would have chosen.

Amazon Kindle 2019 placed on top of older kindles

Design

The new Kindle (2019) is smaller than the model it replaces while retaining the same six-inch display. There are still substantial bezels along the sides, but that is fine since it is a device you’ll be holding in your hands for hours on end. The bezels provide your fingers with leverage points. The reduction in size definitely makes it easier to carry the new Kindle around in your back pocket.

Amazon Kindle 2019 front display

I like that the edges on the new Kindle are ever so slightly curvier than those on the last-gen model. It helps the design flow a bit more organically and makes it comfortable to hold in any orientation. In fact, I’d say that I prefer the form factor of the new Kindle over the larger Paperwhite

The back of the Kindle is made of hard plastic, unlike the rubberized finish on the Paperwhite, and I really think this is for the better. In my experience, the rubberized texture catches lint and doesn’t age too well. I did find the new Kindle to be a bit slippery. You might want to invest in a case to protect it from falls.

Buttons and ports remain the same. Yes, the Kindle still has a microUSB charging port, but we are willing to forgive that since you can go weeks without having to charge it. The power button, on the other hand, can be a bit hard to press down. Generally speaking, the ergonomics of the new Kindle don’t leave much to complain about.

Display

There is quite a big difference between the display on the regular Kindle and the Kindle Paperwhite. The new Kindle carries over the six-inch E-Ink Carta display with a pixel density of 167ppi. This is little over half of the 300ppi resolution of the Paperwhite’s E-Ink Carta HD display. In real world use, you’d be surprised by how little it matters.

Amazon Kindle 2019 text comparison

By all accounts, resolution does make a difference in text rendering and in reading. Close examination if the screen of the new Kindle will reveal a mild blur around text, indicating a low resolution panel. However, this difference fades from view once you start reading a book. Unless you’ve got both Kindles sitting next to one another, you won’t know that you’re missing anything. That is, unless you read a lot of graphic novels. High-quality graphic content definitely shows off the advantage of the higher resolution display on the Paperwhite.

The new Kindle still has a 167ppi display and four LEDs compared to five on the Paperwhite.

The new Kindle sports four LEDs compared to the five on the Paperwhite. After a week of use, my eyes could not discern the difference between the Paperwhite and the entry-level Kindle. Lighting on the new Kindle is just as evenly spread and bright as that on the Paperwhite.

Unlike the Paperwhite, the basic Kindle’s display does not sit flush with the surface. Depending on who you ask, this could be a real advantage. Yes, dust and lint does get caught in the corners, but this is less aggravating than having to constantly wipe fingerprints off the plastic display as on the Paperwhite.

Living with the 2019 Kindle

While the experience of using the refreshed 2019 Kindle is very similar to that of previous devices, there was one thing that stood out to me: I often had to tap the page twice to shift to the next page. This continued to be the case despite tapping harder or changing positions. I suspect this might have something to do with touch sensitivity. Hopefully Amazon should be able to patch it in a software update.

Amazon Kindle 2019 in hand

Being able to carry your entire library with you is definitely a big part of the Kindle’s appeal. Unlike the Paperwhite, the basic Kindle still ships with just 4GB of storage. Unless you plan to read a lot of graphic novels this will be enough for hundreds, if not thousands, of books.

If you often find yourself reading at the beach, the Paperwhite is the model you need to look at.

The 2019 Kindle lacks any form of waterproofing. That’s not likely to be a big complaint for most users, but if you often find yourself reading at the beach you might de well to consider the Paperwhite instead.

And that brings us to battery life. Frankly, in my week of testing and reading through two novels, I’ve still not been able to fully deplete the battery. With screen brightness set to a third of the maximum setting, and an hour of reading each day (and even more on the weekends), I’ve drained the battery perhaps 50 percent. No matter how aggressive your use case, you’ll find it hard to run down the Kindle’s battery in less than a week.

Amazon Kindle (2019) price and availability

The all-new 2019 Kindle is priced at 7,999 rupees (~$115) in India. Meanwhile, the Paperwhite costs 12,999 rupees (~$190). At that price point, the new Kindle absolutely knocks it out of the park.

It has a front-lit display, a great form factor, and a screen that will be satisfactory for most users. We reckon most buyers will be happy with the trade-offs compared to a Paperwhite, such as the lack of waterproofing and higher-resolution display, for a price point that’s almost 40 percent lower. The sheer value for money here can’t be beaten. This is a small investment that will last years.

Amazon Kindle 2019 front of eink display with books

If you’re in the U.S., the basic Kindle runs you $89 versus the $129 price of the Paperwhite. That’s a $40 difference for the waterproofing, storage increase, and resolution boost. If you find yourself reading at the beach or in the shower, the Paperwhite might be worth the extra cost. For most users, the basic Kindle will suffice.

The Kindle is one of my all-time favorite gadgets. It does only one job, but it does it exceptionally well. With its fantastic form-factor, lighting, and access to a larger library than you’ll ever need in your pocket, the new entry-level Kindle is one of the best e-readers around. 

That concludes our Amazon Kindle (2019) review? Will you buy this gadget?

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This is why 100MP smartphones seem like a terrible idea

Last year saw the return of the 40MP smartphone to the table, five years after the Nokia Lumia 1020 delivered a 41MP camera. The ante has been upped considerably since then, as the likes of Huawei, Xiaomi, and others offer 48MP cameras.

But in an interview with MySmartPrice last month, a Qualcomm executive claimed that phones with 64MP and 100MP sensors are coming. In fact, the executive told the outlet that a number of OEMs will be releasing phones with 64MP and 100MP+ cameras by the end of 2019. A phone with a 100MP+ sensor in particular sounds like an awful idea, and here’s why.

Why did we go high-res in the first place?

The Huawei P20 Pro.

Smartphone camera sensors have to be very thin and small in order to fit into today’s smartphone designs. This reduced size means that the sensor’s photo sites or pixels — used to actually capture light — have to be cut down in size as well. Smaller photo sites/pixels are simply unable to capture as much light as larger ones, making a big difference in low light. Sensor manufacturers have traditionally been caught between using many small pixels (a higher resolution that fares poorly at night) or fewer, larger pixels (a lower resolution that does better at night).

In recent years however, smartphone sensors have begun using pixel-binning technology to essentially combine data from four pixels into one “super pixel.” This comes at the expense of resolution, with the output resolution usually a quarter of the sensor’s maximum resolution. Sony’s IMX586 48MP camera sensor is a great example of this technology, as its pixels are quite tiny (0.8 microns), but pixel-binning essentially produces the equivalent of a 12MP 1.6-micron pixel image.

Why would 100MP smartphones be bad?

This technology clearly works for 48MP cameras, as evident by the likes of the Honor View 20 and Redmi Note 7 Pro, but a 100MP smartphone is a significant challenge even before you take pixel-binning into account.

The biggest challenge is to simply fit all those pixels onto a smartphone sensor. One solution is to increase the size of the sensor to accommodate all these pixels while still maintaining pixel size, resulting in a massive camera bump. Another option is to dramatically reduce the size of the pixels while relying on pixel-binning for low-light shots.

A 100MP smartphone camera will likely have pixels that are too small for even pixel-binning to make a big difference.

As we know it today, pixel-binning might not be able to produce great results with a 100MP camera, as the pixels could be far too small. A 100MP camera sensor with 0.3- or 0.4-micron pixels will essentially produce pixel-binned results that are equivalent to a 25MP 0.6-micron or 0.8-micron camera. It seems like a lot of work for inferior low-light results, especially when you compare it to phones like the Galaxy S10 Plus and Pixel 3. Both of these devices offer a 12MP 1.4-micron pixel main camera. Heck, the OnePlus 6T and its 16MP 1.22-micron pixel camera also seems like it would offer better results on paper than a 100MP pixel-binned camera.

Even if 100MP smartphones adopted a much bigger sensor size and only see a slight reduction in pixel size (to 0.5- or 0.6-micron pixels), you’re still looking at results that are effectively the equivalent of a 25MP 1- or 1.2-micron pixel camera — a way off from 48MP phones. The difference is that you’ve now got a gigantic camera bump to deal with. But at least you’ve got oodles of resolvable detail during the day, right?

Say goodbye to storage

A SIM and microSD card tray.

Another important consideration with 100MP smartphones is their output file size. Your typical 40MP shot on a Huawei flagship can vary from 7MB all the way up to 15MB. This means you’re potentially looking at a 100MP snap weighing in at over double the size, in excess of 30MB per snap. That’s before you get to RAW territory, with the Galaxy S8‘s RAW snaps coming in at just under 24MBs, while the Mate 20 Pro’s DNG images weigh in at roughly 80MB. A RAW image taken by a 100MP camera will undoubtedly be exponentially larger.

It’s worth noting that today’s 48MP and 40MP smartphones generally shoot at their pixel-binned resolution by default, so we’d expect the same from 100MP phones. You can still expect a noteworthy file size increase as these phones would likely shoot at a pixel-binned 25MP. There are also technologies like the HEIF format to reduce file sizes while maintaining picture quality. It’s clear that any 100MP phone without this technology is almost certainly going to require a ton of storage.

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We also need to take image processing into account. Great smartphone photography is about more than just capturing a simple scene, as multi-frame processing, machine learning, image segmentation, and other techniques are the life-blood of the best mobile cameras. Today’s ultra-high-resolution smartphone cameras can indeed deliver pixel-binned shots that get the full processing treatment. However, few chips today offer support for processed 48MP snaps, let alone processing at even higher resolutions.

Speaking of chips, horsepower is another challenge for 100MP smartphones. Qualcomm has already staked a claim to supporting 192MP snapshots (i.e. images without additional processing) with its recent SoCs, but the execution is another question. Using the Mate 20 Pro’s RAW mode already results in a brief “saving” notification and some lag. We’ve also seen how the Nokia 9 PureView copes with a ton of imaging data, albeit from different cameras, as it takes ages to process and actually save these snaps.

All of this isn’t to say that there isn’t a benefit to offering a 100MP smartphone camera. The key benefit is that you could gain plenty of resolvable detail for zooming during the day. But why go there when today’s smartphones offer telephoto secondary cameras and even periscope zoom anyway? Unless sensor manufacturers have figured out an all-new way to distill 100MP of information into a good quality night shot, this seems like a bad idea.

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This week in Android: The Samsung Galaxy unFolding

Samsung Galaxy Fold tablet mode in hand

This week’s biggest story was undoubtedly the Samsung Galaxy Fold. Early review copies have tons of issues that won’t be fixed before the April 26 release date. It might be the first to market, but consumers looking to buy folding phones might want to hold off.

The Galaxy Fold wasn’t the only phone we got our hands on this week. We also got a first look at the Oppo Reno, the Samsung Galaxy A70, and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7. There are also more and more rumors coming out about the OnePlus 7, which looks to be just around the corner. We even got a glimpse at new renders for the Pixel 3a and 3a XL.

Apple and Qualcomm managed to come to an agreement that will likely result in Qualcomm modems making their way into future iPhones (plus a hefty $6 billion payment). Not surprisingly, Intel dropped all plans for 5G smartphone modems shortly thereafter. 


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Deal: 8 ways to become a certified SEO specialist

Complete SEO Certification Training Bundle

Google receives over one trillion searches each year. The first page of Google search results get the vast majority of that traffic, and ultimately more profits. If you’re not currently ranking on the first page of search engines, you’re missing out.

For that reason, every website worth its salt employs SEO specialists, including Android Authority. If you have expertise in this field then there are a vast number of career opportunities out there.

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This learning kit is so all-encompassing that it goes beyond the many facets of search engine optimization. For instance, one of the courses focuses on conversion rate, which is about increasing the percentage of visitors to the site who go on to click, inquire, and buy.

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Deal: The $100 Bluetooth 5 AirTaps are under $40 today

AirPods may be the standard bearer for wireless Bluetooth earbuds, but at $160 a pair, you know that you’re paying a big premium for the Apple name. There are plenty of budget alternatives, and you won’t see many bigger savings than the Bluetooth 5.0 AirTaps from Trndlabs.

The AirTaps have a sleek, true-wireless design to ensure minimal bulk, and they come with a lightweight charging case. Not only is the case handy for keeping the buds together, but it also gives you an extra 10 hours battery life.

With the charging case, you can enjoy up to 14 hours of playback time.

The playback time from the AirTaps is already up to four hours, so with the extra juice from the charging case, you can go all day without needing a power socket.

The AirTaps use Bluetooth 5.0 for enhanced connectivity with your device, so they won’t lag or drop out while you’re enjoying your favorite tunes. They’re pretty damn stylish too.

AirTaps Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds

If you like the look of the AirTaps then today is the best day to pick up a pair. They’re on offer for better than half price this week. The usual value is almost $100, but right now a set is just $36.99

If you’re buying for two people, or just want a spare set for yourself, you can save a few dollars more. A set of two AirTaps is only $69.99.

This massive price drop ends in a matter of days, so don’t hang about. Follow the link below to find the offer.

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Anker’s highly rated smartphone accessories are up to 40% off on Amazon

Anker Amazon Sale April 20, 2019

Did you just buy a new smartphone? Need a new set of USB-C cables or a battery pack for your next trip? Well, an assortment of Anker accessories are currently seeing significant discounts on Amazon. 

If you have never heard of Anker before, it’s probably because you’ve been living under a tree. All jokes aside, this company makes pretty much everything you would ever need to go along with your smartphone, tablet, or other electronics. 

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If you’re worried about the discounted prices, don’t. As you will learn by reading customer reviews and each item’s page, Anker takes pride in its products and certifies that they should work without issue. 

Here are some of the Anker products currently on sale:

You can find all of Anker’s on-sale smartphone accessories by clicking on the button below.

Will Mortal Kombat 11 have DLC?

Best answer: Mortal Kombat 11 is set to receive six DLC characters through its Kombat Pack. It’s unknown if additional Kombat Packs will release further down the road.

What do I get in the Kombat Pack?

Unlike other games from Warner Bros. Interactive, Mortal Kombat 11 just has two versions. The standard edition comes with the base game and some preorder bonuses, but the Premium Edition grants you early access to a lot of content. Luckily, that also includes a lot of downloadable characters.

The following items are included in the “Kombat Pack,” which is part of the Premium Edition. This version costs $100 and launches on April 23.

  • 6 new playable characters
  • 1 week early access to new characters
  • 7 skins
  • 7 gear sets

Which characters will show up as DLC?

While many fans are hoping for classic villains like Goro, we’re hoping that some crossover characters like Batman show up. While that’s probably not the case, we do expect at least one of the upcoming fighters to be a strange one.

In the past, developer NetherRealm Studios has brought Leatherface, Jason, and the Predator to the franchise. The Predator remains one of our all-time favorites because he was insanely powerful. Hopefully, some of these characters who are part of Mortal Kombat X will make their way over to Mortal Kombat 11.

We’ll be sure to update you when we have more information.

The saga continues

Mortal Kombat 11

Base Game $60 at Amazon
Premium Edition $100 at Amazon

Flawless victory!

Mortal Kombat 11 features two versions. The standard edition gets you the base game, but the Premium Edition comes with the base game and Kombat Pack. The allows you to access new fighters a week early and gives you additionally cosmetic items.

PlayStation accessories you’ll love

Every one of these quality accessories is guaranteed to enhance your PlayStation experience.

EasySMX VIP002S RGB Gaming Headset

$36 at Amazon

Good headsets tend to get expensive, but the EasySMX VIP002S headset gives you the best of both worlds: affordability and quality.

HyperX ChargePlay Duo

$20 at Amazon

Charge up your controllers without taking up that precious USB space on your console. The HyperX ChargePlay Duo can charge two at once in two hours through an AC adapter.

PDP Bluetooth Media Remote

$20 at Amazon

PlayStation is good for much more than gaming. When you want to browse the web or navigate your favorite apps, a DualShock 4 controller just doesn’t cut it.