UWB is an emerging standard, and right now there aren't many devices that leverage the tech. Auto manufacturers are embracing the standard as an easy way to unlock cars, with the likes of BMW, Audi, Ford, and others rolling out UWB compatibility to their latest models. So if you have a Galaxy S21+ or S21 Ultra, you can use your phone to unlock your car. The feature is being rolled out to select BMW models, but it should make its way to other manufacturers shortly. … [Read more...] about What is UWB in the Galaxy S21 series and which models support it?
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It appears that Samsung’s recently launched Galaxy S21 smartphone series misses out on a feature that could have allowed its users to seamlessly update the software of the device. For those unaware, the Android operating system comes with support to install system updates in the background, which means that users can operate the device while the software is downloading and requires a reboot only to install the update. A report by Android Police suggests that last year a change to the Android 11 Vendor Test Suite was spotted that indicated that it would become mandatory for phones running on Android 11 to support this feature. However, as per the latest Android 11 Compatibility Definition Document (CDD), Google has seemingly walked back that requirement. As a consequence of that, Samsung has not offered this feature with the Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra handsets. “We can confirm that seamless updates are not present on our Galaxy S21 Ultra review unit, and AP's Max … [Read more...] about Samsung’s Galaxy S21 series doesn’t support seamless updates, claims report
Er is ondersteuning voor 30W snelladen, maar draadloos opladen ontbreekt (net als bij alle andere Oppo-telefoons tot dusver). Ook zijn er in deze prijsklasse telefoons verkrijgbaar met een betere chipset, maar de Oppo Find X2 Neo is qua allround prestaties zeker een van de betere in zijn segment. … [Read more...] about Beste Oppo smartphones van 2021: kies de beste Oppo voor jou
Video has been a big focus for the Mate 40 Pro, but there's room for improvement. The stabilization is excellent, and it managed to capture smooth footage even when I was walking at a fast pace. The optical zoom comes in handy for shooting different compositions, although I found that the focus frequently drifted in and out when shooting at 5x zoom. Also, the HDR mode in video is as heavy-handed as it was in photos. Its processing brought up the shadows and turned down the highlights to such an extent that the resulting footage was a bit disappointing and suffered from odd stabilizing distortions. Specifically, I could see the software struggling to balance a bright sky that was moving around in the frame. … [Read more...] about Huawei Mate 40 Pro is a beautiful phone, but we can’t ignore one glaring problem