It rarely gets as exciting in the mobile world as week 42 of 2018. We saw so much new hardware that it was almost impossible to keep track.
Of course Huawei's event was the most interesting, delivering 4 flagship phablets as well as a couple of wearables. The Mate 20 lineup dominated the headlines and took over our trending chart.
Nokia delivered an exciting upper mid-ranger too - the X7 or 7.1 Plus as it will be known in most markets. Lenovo's S5 Pro and K5 Pro also got your attention and so did Vertu, which returned from the dead to bring the new Aster P.
In other news Xiaomi kicked the Mi Mix 3 hype train in full gear, confirming some key specs of the phone. OnePlus is not to be outdone too, giving us bits and pieces of the 6T ahead of its October 30 launch.
If you haven't been around this week and think you might have missed something - check out the list of our most popular article below to get you up to speed.
The Huawei Mate 20 X has a 7.2" OLED screen, Mate 20 Pro's camera, better cooling and larger battery for €150 less.
Pre-orders in China open today, shipping is next week. The price is much lower than we expected yesterday.
The phone is teased with a slider camera on Weibo by the company.
The Pro features 40W wired charging, plus wireless charging in both directions! Also, a revamped P20 Pro camera, in-display FP reader and more.
In the video the phone unlocks a laptop using Windows 10's Dynamic Lock. Check out how quick the face unlock is.
Mi Mix 3 is going to score a few world's firsts.
The info is coming from China just a day ahead of the official launch of the phone.
We took a quick photo tour of London and while it was foggy, we managed to test the zoom capabilities of the Leica camera.
The Nokia 7.1 Plus, aka Nokia X7, brings a larger display, improved cameras and a faster chipset compared to the Nokia 7.1.
Huawei unveiled four new flagships today. Three of them you can buy today, the large gaming phone arrives next week.
The Asus ROG Phone comes out on top with its overclocked Snapdragon 845 chipset.
Lin Bin posted two images revealing the quality of edge detection and the performance in a low-light setting.
Palm's oft-rumored new smartphone isn't a smartphone at all.
This comes straight from the company, along with another confirmation of a model with 10GB of RAM.
Both are powered by Snapdragon 636 chipsets and both support fast charging. The S5 Pro has an infrared 3D face scanner on the front.
Let's look at the possibilities of NM cards becoming a trend and why that won't happen anytime soon.
Why is that a foreign concept in the smartphone world and why on earth are makers downplaying the zoom ratio of multi-camera setups?
This info supposedly comes directly from a OnePlus representative.
The 5" phone arrives with exquisite design and a $4,200 price tag.
The Huawei Watch GT offers up to 30 days of battery life.
Samsung's China-exclusive flip phone's display and battery were revealed by the TENAA.
Instead of "The Beast", the phone is code named "Da Vinci". The Galaxy S10+ will reportedly have a 6.44" display, so the Note has to go bigger.
The experts at iFixit are at it again, giving it a 4 out of 10 repairability score.
The infographic reveals battery capacity, design details and key features.
The OnePlus 6T will ship with Android 9.0 Pie out of the box, though.
More like it's the chinese flooding..
It's raining phones, but they're all the size of a tablet computer. When will we get 4" phones with slim bezels for people who want small, practical phones?
Yup, it is indeed raining phones, but most of the repetitive spam is coming from a few Chinese makers.