Oppo A31

New smartphones from Sony, Oppo, Doro and Sharp

Oppo A31

Sharp Aquos R5G: so far only announced for Asia

The new 5G Sharp Aquos 5G smartphone will initially only be available in Asia. Based on Android 10, the superior Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor is used and a full 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage space are available. You navigate the menu on a 6.5-inch QHD + screen (1,440 x 3,168 pixels) and you can access a quad camera (48 + 12 + 12 + ToF) on the back.


It has not yet been calculated exactly when the Sharp Aquos R5G of 162 x 75 x 9 millimeters and 189 grams will go on sale. The Japanese manufacturer itself speaks of an introduction in Japan throughout the spring of 2020. It should not reach Germany, if it does, until the second half of the year.

Sony Xperia Pro: a very special smartphone

A smartphone for true professionals, this is how you could sum up what Sony is planning with the Xperia Pro. It is equipped with an HDMI connection (!) To use the phone as a viewfinder on a professional camera, for example.

The screen of the Android 10-based Xperia Pro is 6.5 inches (3840 x 1,644 pixels), and this mobile phone is also powered by 5G-capable Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, flanked by 8GB of RAM. The internal memory is very generous with 512 GB, the battery has a capacity of 4,000 mAh. You can use a quad camera (12 + 12 + 12 + 0.3 megapixels) on the back.

Sony Xperia Pro

When should the Sony Xperia Pro go on sale? It’s not clear! It is also not known yet whether it will be available for sale in Germany. The same goes for the price.

Doro 8050 senior mobile phone

Doro 8050

A new mobile phone for seniors will also be available from March. The Doro 8050 offers not only a robust design, but also a stylish one, the Swedish manufacturer announced. But the truth is also: you have to do without a full front screen with the Doro 8050.

The proprietary EVA user interface is based on Google’s Android operating system (version 9), but has been adapted to the needs of people 65 years of age and older. The sound of the smartphone can be individually adjusted and is hearing aid compatible.

The battery has an average capacity of 3,000 mAh. And you shouldn’t expect top performance when it comes to performance. Only Qualcomm’s entry-level processor, the Snapdragon 215, is built in, along with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage space. The screen of the senior mobile phone, which weighs 165 grams and measures 153 x 71 x 9 millimeters, is 5.45 inches in size in HD quality with 720 x 1,440 pixels.

A simple 13 megapixel camera is available for taking photos, selfies are possible using a 5 megapixel front camera. Mobile payment does not work with the phone because it lacks an NFC chip. Bluetooth is only available in version 4.2.

In Sweden, where the LTE-capable Doro 8050 is already available, the smartphone costs the equivalent of around 235 euros.

Oppo A31 (2020) – pure middle class

In India, Oppo has launched a new entry-level smartphone. The Oppo A31 (2020) is equipped with a large screen (6.5 inches, 720 x 1,600 pixels) and a triple camera (12 + 2 + 2 megapixels) on the rear. A MediaTek CPU (Helio P35) is supported by 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage space. Alternatively, 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage space are possible. The battery is quite large for a basic phone: 4,230 mAh. In India, the Oppo A31 (2020) costs the equivalent of just under 150 euros in the 64 GB version and 30 euros more in the 128 GB version.

Unihertz Atom XL – Kickstarter Outdoor Smartphone

Do you prefer a compact outdoor smartphone? Then the new Kickstarter campaign for the Atom XL from the Chinese manufacturer Unihertz could be of interest to you. The mobile phone has a comparatively small screen (4 inches), but it is based on Android 10, supports LTE and is equipped with a 48-megapixel camera on the back.

If desired, it can also be used as a walkie-talkie, with a range of up to 8 kilometers. Additional features include dual SIM support, NFC, a fingerprint sensor, and a 4,300 mAh battery. You can also reserve the smartphone without the walkie-talkie function. So the device is called Atom L.

The new HTC smartphone with 5G is coming in 2020

There is also news from HTC. Since late last year, the smartphone pioneer has had a new boss who announced at the time that he wanted to breathe new life into the Taiwanese company with high-end smartphones. Now it seems to be emerging that the first model of the new generation of HTC smartphones will be a 5G cell phone.

The 5G smartphone will go on sale this year, LG boss Yves Maitre announced in an interview. “Mashdigi” to. Maitre did not provide further details. Consequently, it is also unclear whether the smartphone is based on a MediaTek (Dimensity 1000 / Dimensity 800) or Qualcomm (Snapdragon 765 / Snapdragon 865) processor with 5G capability. So we have to wait a little longer before finding out which smartphone HTC wants to make its return with.

More new smartphones from LG, Wiko and Sony

By the way, these are not the only new smartphones in recent days. We have already presented you with a few others in detail in recent days in individual reports. For example, LG’s upcoming 5G smartphone, the V60 ThinQ 5G, which you can use with the LG Dual Screen. Sony will soon offer not only a new entry-level smartphone called the Xperia L4, but also a mid-range smartphone (Xperia 10 II) and a premium smartphone (Xperia 1 II).

Also new: the entry-level smartphones Wiko View4 and Wiko View4 Lite, the mid-range cell phone from the subsidiary Huawei Honor, 9X Pro, the Huawei P40 Lite and the Carbon 1MK II, which wants to impress customers with a shell made of feather-light carbon fiber.