Realme Narzo 50 confirmed to bring 120Hz display and Helio G96 SoC

Ahead of its imminent launch on February 24 Realme’s Narzo 50 shined in several new official teasers as well as an FCC listing which gives us a look at its design and key specs.

Realme Narzo 50 design and display teasers

Realme Narzo 50 design and display teasers

The new teaser confirmed the phone will bring a 120Hz refresh rate display and will be powered by MediaTek’s Helio G96 chipset. The device will also bring a 5,000 mAh battery and 33W Dart fast charging.

Realme Narzo 50 battery and chipset teasers
Realme Narzo 50 battery and chipset teasers

Realme Narzo 50 chipset and battery teasers

The FCC listing bearing the RMX 3286 model number revealed

Apple’s Tap to Pay feature lets newer iPhones accept contactless payments

Apple just announced plans to roll out Tap to Pay on iPhone, allowing businesses to use mobile devices as a payment terminal for contactless payments. A Bloomberg report from 2020 noted Apple’s acquisition of a startup, Mobeewave, focused on building this technology, and a rumor from the same outlet in January revealed it was getting close to a rollout. Now, Apple has confirmed the feature, which will take payments from “contactless credit and debit cards, and other digital wallets.”

Tap to Pay on iPhone isn’t ready for you to use today

Galaxy Tab S8 promo images show kickstand, keyboard case and S Pen

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 series is coming on February 9, and you can find out all you can expect here.

The latest batch of promo materials for the Galaxy Tab S8, Tab S8+, and Tab S8 Ultra is here courtesy of Evan Blass, and it reveals a few accessories, the color options of the tablets, and some features.

This image shows the size difference between the 11-inch Galaxy Tab S8, the 12.7-inch (some sources claim 12.4-inch) Galaxy Tab S8+, and the 14.6-inch Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra.

The next image shows the Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra running Adobe Photoshop

Verizon’s phone contracts are all three years now

If you’re looking to buy a new phone at Verizon, you now only have two options: buy the device outright, or pay monthly installments for three years. As reported by Droid Life (via Android Police), Verizon appears to have gotten rid of its 24- and 30-month contracts for all devices — including phones, hot spots, and smartwatches — and has instead extended it to 36 months.

Verizon’s payment program FAQ page explains that there isn’t any interest attached to the 36-month plan, and you can

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4G and 5G receive Android 12-based One UI 4 in Canada, S20 gets it in the US

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4G and 5G received the Android 12-based One UI 4 stable update in the US recently, and the rollout has now expanded to Canada.

The firmware for the Galaxy Z Flip comes with version F700WVLU4FULA and is currently available on Rogers, Bell Mobile, Telus, and Videotron’s networks, while the Galaxy Z Flip 5G’s firmware comes with version F707WVLU2EUL9 and is available on almost all networks.

In addition to the usual Android 12 and One UI 4 features, both builds come with the December 2021 Android security patch, which is a bummer since some Samsung smartphones