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Huawei Enjoy 6 boasts specs beyond its low price

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Before Huawei’s high-end Mate 9 lands next week, the Chinese brand decided to release a low-end option in its native land. Called the Enjoy 6, the budget-friendly smartphone offers features that are enjoyable, to say the least.

You don’t normally focus on an entry-level phone’s build, but we have to make an exception here. The Enjoy 6 employs a metal body containing a large 4100mAh battery inside. Those two bits are what you’d find on midrange handsets from last year.

It doesn’t end there; the 5-inch display is of the AMOLED kind, similar to what you’d find on Samsung Galaxy phones or higher-end Huawei devices. You only get a pedestrian 1280 x 720-pixel resolution to play with, but it’s just right for the screen size, and it won’t sap as much battery power.

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The Huawei Enjoy 6 in its colorful habitat

On the back, you’ll find a round fingerprint scanner and 13-megapixel camera; the front has a decent 5-megapixel selfie shooter. Open up the phone (if you dare) to discover an octa-core MediaTek processor and unexpectedly generous 3GB of memory. We wouldn’t be surprised if the Enjoy 6 runs circles around older phones in this category.

Everything else is run-of-the-mill: 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded using a microSD card, two SIM slots with LTE connectivity, and Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Huawei’s proprietary user interface on top.

Huawei will begin sales of the Enjoy 6 on November 1 with a retail price of CNY 1,299 ($190), but it’ll only be available in China for the time being.

It’s tiring to hear about all these new gadgets hitting single Asian markets, but we still have the Mate 9’s launch on November 3 to look forward to. With the event being held in Munich, Germany, it must be available outside of China right off the bat.

Source: GizmoChina

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Apple iPhone XS Max undergoes scratch and bend tests

Spoiler alert: It doesn’t bend!

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The latest iPhones from Apple are already available in key markets around the globe. Quite a number of people already have their hands on one (including us), so it’s time to review the phone. While we’re still working on our insights about the new iPhone XS, let’s witness the device go through a series of durability test.

If you’re fond of seeing phones get through sharp blades, you should definitely check out Zack Nelson’s JerryRigEverything channel on YouTube. The latest phone to suffer on his table, of course, is the newest iPhone — the iPhone XS Max to be specific.

Unsurprisingly, the iPhone XS Max practically survived the whole test. The front and back glass body managed to withstand scratches like most high-end smartphones on the market. The stainless steel frame did scratch too, but Zack pointed out that it’s less prone to damages compared to previous aluminum-made iPhones.

Everything was not perfect, though. Apple claimed that the new iPhone XS and XS Max have “sapphire crystal lens cover” for the dual rear cameras. That’s ideal to fully protect the camera from unsightly scratches which will greatly affect the image quality. Unfortunately, it seems to be just a marketing gimmick. Compared to an actual and pure sapphire crystal face of a Tissot wristwatch, the iPhone’s lens cover is not hard enough and it scratches easily.

At least, though, the iPhone XS Max didn’t bend at the end of the video.

SEE ALSO: Pocophone F1 gets tested for durability

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro official cases leak online

That’s a wide notch

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Huawei is set to announce their latest flagship phone next month, but we’ve seen seeing leaks about it all over the internet. The latest one is this: the upcoming Mate 20 Pro is seen inside the official case renders.

Similar with the P20 series that was announced earlier this year, the Mate 20 Pro will once again have a notched display. However, the new notch appears to be wider which indicates that Face ID-like technology is coming to the new Huawei phone. The overall front design is pretty iPhone X-esque, to be honest, but there’s a bit of a chin towards the bottom of the display.

Check the upcoming official cases from Huawei for the Mate 20 Pro:

At the back, you can see the new square-shaped camera module. This will house three cameras and a dual-tone LED flash. It’ll be quite unusual, but it’s a welcome change.

Also noticeable is the lack of a fingerprint reader. Neither the front or rear of the phone has a visible fingerprint scanner. Huawei could implement an in-display reader, though.

The Mate 20 Pro will go official on October 16 in London along with the regular Mate 20 variant.

Source: Slashleaks

SEE ALSO: Leaked Huawei Mate 20 copies from Apple and Samsung

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OnePlus 6 officially gets stable Android Pie update

The update is rolling out in stages

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Earlier this month, OnePlus announced the open beta version of Android Pie for its latest smartphone. Thankfully, it didn’t take them long to have the final and stable version available. If you own a OnePlus 6, turn your update notification on because Android Pie is coming to your phone.

OxygenOS 9.0 brings Android Pie features to OnePlus devices, starting with the OnePlus 6. The version number of OxygenOS jumped from 5.x to 9.0 to match Google’s latest version number.

OnePlus also adopted the Android Pie user interface and gestures, but the support for custom accent colors is still present. There’s also the Adaptive Battery feature, new Do Not Disturb settings, and updated Gaming Mode v3.0. The September 2018 security patch is also in tow.

The update is rolling out in stages. Only a few users are getting it first, so they can report any missed bugs before the wider roll out in the next few days.

Source: OnePlus

SEE ALSO: OnePlus 3 and 3T will surely get Android P

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