You probably didn’t see this one coming. At Huawei’s Mate 20 series launch here in London, the company announced its first gaming-focused phone in the Huawei Mate 20 X. The “X” could stand for extra large.
After countless leaks and rumors and near confirmations, the smartphone line many have been waiting for is here at last. Huawei has drawn the curtains behind the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro flagship phones here in London.
We now know how much the new Apple iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR will cost in the Philippines. Apple’s official online store has published local pricing for the new iPhones, and they’re predictably steep — even for Apple’s standards.
Samsung has been busy with smartphone announcements lately. The Korean brand recently launched the 2018 refreshes of the Samsung Galaxy A9 and Galaxy A7, both equipped with more cameras than the average handset.
We’re only days away from Huawei announcing its new Mate 20 phones at an event in London, which we’ll cover. The world’s second largest smartphone vendor after Samsung is expected to show off the Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, and the gaming-focused Mate 20X in their entirety.
Fortnite for Android is now in public beta, which means anyone with a supported phone or tablet can drop in and play the game without an invite. The only downside, besides the fact you’ll need to install a separate app to download and actually install the game (it isn’t available on the Google Play Store, in case you’re wondering), is that Fortnite’s Android Beta has steep hardware requirements.
Android users can finally exhale, as Fortnite for Android is now in open beta. That means anyone can sign up and sink their teeth in the free-to-play battle-royale game without the terrible wait.