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Welcome to our roundup of the best news articles of 2022. Now we’ll look at the top stories from the first quarter of the year, with each subsequent quarter getting its own story.

We had several key announcements in Q1. Samsung’s Galaxy S22 series was launched in February. The Galaxy S22 Ultra was the biggest announcement (figuratively and literally). It brought back the built-in S Pen and the squarer Galaxy Note design, while improving the battery and camera.

The Galaxy S22 and S22+ get a new 50MP primary camera and bring back the glass on the back. The Galaxy S22 series adopted the Exynos 2200, but also got the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 in some markets.

Other Snapdragon 8 Gen 1-powered phones began appearing in the first quarter; The Honor Magic V was the first foldable with the new chip, while the Realme GT2, iQOO 9 and 9 Pro, Oppo Find X5 Pro, Motorola’s Edge 30 Pro and the Edge Plus 2022. Nubia’s Z40 Pro, Honor’s Magic4 series, OnePlus’ 10 Pro also joined the party.

For our part, we marked the official launch of, our project focused on electric vehicles. Almost a year in, we’re happy to say that ArenaEV is going strong.

On the PC side, Intel unveiled its new 12th generation processors with a hybrid architecture, and Apple announced the M1 Ultra SoC with a 20-core CPU and up to 64 core GPUs.

These were just some of the highlights from Q1, but you can find the full list of key stories below.

The 45W charging on the Samsung Galaxy S22+ and S22 Ultra doesn't really make a difference

Samsung is so far behind the competition when it comes to charging speeds that it’s barely visible from a distance.

The massive leak of the Samsung Galaxy S22, Galaxy Tab S8 series leaves little to the imagination

The Galaxy S22 smartphones and Galaxy Tab S8 slates are expected to be unveiled at the Galaxy Unpacked event on February 9.

The Samsung Galaxy S22 and S22+ are official, the same formula but better

No more plastic, new 50MP cameras and more compact bodies.

Samsung introduces Galaxy S22 Ultra with S Pen

The S Pen and new chipsets highlight what is otherwise a very incremental update.

Realme GT2 goes official on paper, Pro model adds SD 8 Gen 1

Both phones will go on sale in China from January 11.

Intel introduces 12th generation H processors for laptops with a hybrid design

Features up to 6 performance and 8 efficiency cores.

iQOO 9 and iQOO 9 Pro go official with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, BMW M variants

The Pro has a curved screen and wireless charging.

Honor Magic V is the first foldable phone with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset

Open sale in China starts on January 18.

The global launch of the Huawei P50 Pro and P50 Pocket is officially underway

Both the smartphones are powered by 4G variants of Snapdragon 888.

Introducing, our new electric vehicle project

We want to do for electric cars what we have done for mobile phones for decades.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 trio goes official, the Ultra takes Android tablets to a new level

All three are powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 1.

The Realme 9 Pro+ arrives with a flagship camera, the Realme 9 Pro tags along

The Realme 9 Pro+ is also the company’s first color-changing phone.

New iQOO 9 launched with SD 888+, gimbal camera, iQOO 9 SE follows with SD 888

iQOO 9 is a new model that differs from the Chinese phone of the same name. The 9 SE appears to be a redesigned Neo5 S.

Oppo Find X5 Pro goes official with Hasselblad camera, custom Marisilicon X NPU

AI and image processing are loaded onto the MariSilicon X chip. In addition, the ultra-wide-angle camera has both lens and sensor-shift image stabilization.

Oppo Find X5 launched with Snapdragon 888, same camera sensors as X5 Pro

It has two 50MP IMX766 sensors, except the ultra-wide camera lacks 5-axis OIS. The custom MariSilicon X ISP still works.

Oppo introduced Find X5 Lite with Dimensity 900 chip, Enco X2 TWS headphones with ANC

The Find X5 Lite is completely identical to the Reno7 5G.

Motorola Edge 30 Pro is official with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and 68W fast charging

The phone is slightly different from its Chinese sibling the Edge X30.

The Motorola Edge Plus 2022 is the US version of the Edge 30 Pro

It’s almost identical to the global model, but with slower charging at 33W.

nubia Z40 Pro goes official, Gravity edition pioneers Android magnetic charging

The phone is also the first to feature a 64MP Sony IMX787 sensor for the main camera.

Poco X4 Pro 5G and Poco M4 Pro have been announced, both with AMOLED displays

The X4 Pro 5G has a 108MP camera, which is quite an improvement over the X3 Pro. The M4 Pro is the 4G version of last year’s M4 Pro 5G.

The debut of the Honor Magic4 series with SD 8 Gen 1 chipsets, the Magic4 Pro gets a 64MP periscope and 100W wireless charging.

The flagship Honor phones of 2022 are here.

Samsung Galaxy A13 and A23 launched with 6.6

The two devices are quite similar to each other. The A13 is a 4G phone and changes quite a bit from the Galaxy A13 5G.

Samsung's Galaxy M33 and M23 are official

Two almost identical phones with different batteries. Coming to Europe and India.

Apple introduced new iPad Air with M1 chipset, 5G support

The front camera has also been updated.

Mac Studio is Apple's most powerful desktop ever

Mac Studio will launch on March 18 with the M1 Max or the new flagship M1 Ultra.

Apple announces M1 Ultra with 20-core processor and 64-core processor

A combination of two M1 Max chips with a new interconnect architecture called UltraFusion.

Xiaomi 12, 12 Pro and 12X go global.  here's how much they cost

The phones will be available in Europe, Southeast Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.

Honor Magic4 Ultimate was launched at a whopping 1/1.12

The Magic4 series is launching in China, starting with the vanilla model later this month, then Pro and soon Ultimate.

Realme GT Neo3 debuts with Dimensity 8100 and 150W charging

The vanilla version comes with 80W charging.

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G is finally here with SD888, Android 12

The Galaxy S21 FE 5G comes in White, Graphite, Olive and Lavender colors.

Samsung Galaxy A73, A53 and A33 announced

All three models offer high refresh rate FHD+ AMOLED displays and 5000mAh batteries with 25W fast charging.

Samsung Galaxy S22 Series Mega Leak: Quality Images, Specs, Prices

February 9th can’t come soon enough, but at least now we have all the details.

All four models of the iPhone 14 will have a 120 Hz screen, 6 GB of RAM

The parties will have less distinguishing features.

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra Exynos and Snapdragon benchmarks compared

Both unreleased flagships have been tested on the popular benchmarking app.

Nothing Phone (1) will arrive this summer, Nothing OS Launcher will arrive in April

Carl Pay and Nothing are going up against established smartphone players.

Feast your eyes on these high-quality images of the Galaxy S22 Ultra

The posters show that the launch was indeed scheduled for February 8th.

OnePlus 10 Pro is official with SD 8 Gen 1, 80W charging and LTPO 2.0 display

A new chipset, faster charging and a better display are just some of the changes.

The leaked images offer a head-to-head comparison of the three Galaxy S22 phones

The Galaxy S21 will be smaller than its predecessor, the S22 Ultra is also changing (to accommodate the S Pen.

Sony WF-1000XM4 long-term review

Sony WF-1000XM4 TWS headphones have been on the market for a long time and have made a name for themselves.

Poco F4, Poco F4 Pro get many certifications

The non-Pro version is said to have a 4,400mAh battery and MIUI 13 out of the box.

Apple's 2022 iPhone SE will start at $300

That’s $99 less than the base price of its predecessor, the iPhone SE (2020).

WhatsApp is rolling out a new browser extension to make its web app more secure

It aims to provide the same level of security as the native WhatsApp apps for Windows, Android and iOS.

Redmi Note 11 Pro and Pro 5G introduced with 120Hz OLED display, 108MP cameras

The 4G model uses the Helio G96 chipset, while the 5G goes for the Snapdragon 695. Chips aside, the two are quite similar.

What to expect: Samsung Galaxy S22, S22+ and S22 Ultra

A roundup of all the official and unofficial information we’ve seen so far on the new flagship series.

Samsung is discontinuing the Galaxy S21 Ultra, sales have already stopped in some markets

The Galaxy S21 and S21+ are still available, though.

Samsung rounds up its ten biggest Galaxy smartphone innovations

Check out some of the best hardware and software announcements from past Galaxy devices.

The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra is shown in more leaked renders, here it comes in four colors

The images also come with a summary of the specifications that have been leaked so far.

Meta says he could be forced to shut down Facebook and Instagram in Europe

The new EU regulation messes with Meta’s data processing.

Mark Gurman.  Apple will introduce a hole-punch display to the iPhone 14

This year will also see the introduction of a new MacBook Air with the M2 chip and an iPad Pro with wireless charging.

Xiaomi Poco F4 makes a stop on Geekbench with Snapdragon 870

Indeed, it could be a rebranded Redmi K40S.

The Play Store is now testing downloadable games on Windows

For Windows, the download button appeared on the application page.

Samsung Galaxy S22+ and S22 Ultra update speed explained

There is a lot of confusion surrounding the Galaxy S22 series and the refresh rates of their displays.

Apple iPhone SE (2022) announced with Apple A15 chipset

The A15 chip is faster than expensive Android flagships, and it also supports 5G.


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