Week 14 in review:Moto Edge 40 Pro is official, Xiaomi 13 Ultra is coming

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Let’s take a look back at the hottest stories of the past week. The most read was our Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max vs Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra comparison. It’s part of a new series where we try to give you a quick overview of how the most popular phones compare against each other. We compare them in size, display quality and specs, battery life, speaker quality, and camera quality, and finally weight the pros, cons, and prices to give you a verdict.

Motorola brought the Moto Edge 40 Pro to the global market. It has a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip with 12GB of RAM, a 165Hz-ready display, a 4,600mAh battery with 125W wired and 15W wireless charging, water resistance, and two 50MP cameras on the back. The Moto Edge 40 Pro costs €899.99 across Europe.

Xiaomi confirmed that the Xiaomi 13 Ultra will launch globally this month. Xiaomi is yet to detail the phone but just knowing that it’s coming is enough for us.

Oppo announced the A1 5G midranger. It brings a 6.72-inch IPS LCD with FHD+ resolution and a punch hole cutout for its 8MP front-facing camera, as well as a 5,000 mAh battery, 50MP main camera, and a Snadragon 695 chipset. Up front, the A1 has a 6.72-inch FHD+ IPS LCD. Oppo A1 5G comes in Cabernet Orange, Ocean Blue and Sandstone Black colors. The 8/256GB model will sell for CNY 2,099 ($305).

Samsung said that the Galaxy S23 series is selling much better than its predecessor. It’s performing 1.7 times better in Latin America, 1.5 times better in Europe, and 1.4 times better in India. The flashing S23 Ultra accounts for 60% of the sales.

Those were the highlights of the week. See you next one!

A quick comparison between the Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max and Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra.

Motorola Edge 40 Pro arrives with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, 165Hz display

The Moto X40 version for global audiences.

Oppo A1 5G debuts with 6.72

It’s equipped with the Snapdragon 695 and a 5,000 mAh battery.

Xiaomi 13 Ultra is launching globally this month

It is already being certified outside of China.

Realme GT Neo 5 SE announced with SD 7+ Gen 2 and 100W charging

Open sales in China start on April 10.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G with SD732G joins the lineup

The smartphone is on Xiaomi Indonesia’s Instagram page.

Asus unveils the ROG Ally, a handheld gaming console to rival Steam Deck

Looks like a promising alternative to the Steam Deck but we still have lots of questions.

Sony is reportedly developing a new PlayStation handheld

It will be used exclusively for Playstation Remote Play.

Sony WF-C700N TWS earphones debut, WH-1000XM5 get Midnight Blue color

The new TWS earbud bring adaptable ANC and up to 10-hours of playback on a single charge.

Realme 11 Pro and 11 Pro+ spotted in certification listings

The pair share 120hz OLED displays and boot Realme UI 4.0.

Infinix Note 30 surfaces with a Helio G99 chip, taller display

The new model – a sequel to the Infinix Note 12 – appeared on the Google Play Console.

OnePlus unveils the Nord CE 3 Lite with 108MP camera and 67W charging

Also new are the Nord Buds 2, which now come with ANC enabled.

Galaxy S23 series selling way better than S22, S23 Ultra the runaway leader

Samsung has surpassed 1 million units sold in South Korea in about the same time.

Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra chipset, battery details revealed

The upcoming Tab S9 Ultra will be equipped with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy chipset and will be IP68 water and dust resistant.

Samsung Galaxy S23 series' major camera update reaches Europe

It comes with the April 2023 Android security patch and requires a download of about 930MB.

Huawei Watch Ultimate in for review

The mightiest Huawei Watch ever launched is now with us.

Motorola Moto Edge 40 Pro in for review

Motorola’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 phone is going global.

iOS 17 to bring massive Control Center revamp

This may be the only, or one of very few, important changes in the upcoming software release.

DSCC: No ProMotion (120Hz) on vanilla iPhones until 2025

The iPhone 15 and 15 Plus will switch away from the notch design in favor of the Dynamic Island, but under display FaceID is years out.

Sony WH-1000XM5 Midnight Blue hands-on

A third color option emerges nearly a year after the XM5s launch.

Poco C51 set to launch on April 7

It’s expected to be a rebranded Redmi A2+ which launched last month.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip5 and Galaxy Z Fold5's colors tipped

A previous report claimed both smartphones will have three storage options.

Here's the Samsung Galaxy Tab S9+ in some leaked renders

Its predecessor is already about one year old, so it may be time for a replacement.

vivo iQOO 11S to sport Dimensity 9300

The phone is likely to arrive in the third quarter.

Galaxy A24 appears on Samsung's website, launch should be near

The Galaxy Ax4 family just keeps on growing.

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Weekly deals: the best smartphone deals from the US, the UK, Germany and India

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