Richard Lai

Senior Editor; Engadget Chinese Editor in Chief

Richard's love for gadgets was probably triggered by an electric shock at the age of five while poking his finger into power sockets for no reason. He managed to destroy a few more desktops and phones until he was sent to England for school. Somehow he ended up in London, where he had the golden opportunity to buy a then senior editor a pint of lager, and here we are.

Articles by Richard Lai

04.10.19
Oppo's Reno 5G flagship has a pop-up camera wedge and 10x hybrid zoom
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Oppo's Reno 5G flagship has a pop-up camera wedge and 10x hybrid zoom

The pop-up camera can close automatically if the phone falls.

By R. Lai,   04.10.19
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03.26.19
Razer says software, not hardware, is holding back mobile gaming
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Razer says software, not hardware, is holding back mobile gaming

CEO Min-Liang Tan has pressed pause on phones, for now.

By R. Lai,   03.26.19
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03.13.19
Insta360 Evo captures 180- and 360-degree content for VR headsets
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Insta360 Evo captures 180- and 360-degree content for VR headsets

This convertible camera can stream directly to an Oculus Go or HTC Vive Focus.

By R. Lai,   03.13.19
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03.12.19
A closer look at Vivo's all-glass, port-free concept 5G phone
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A closer look at Vivo's all-glass, port-free concept 5G phone

The Vivo APEX 2019 is a preview of what's to come in the smartphone world.

By R. Lai,   03.12.19
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03.06.19
Meizu says its port-free Zero phone was a failed marketing stunt
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Meizu says its port-free Zero phone was a failed marketing stunt

The CEO said he never planned to mass-produce this device, anyway.

By R. Lai,   03.06.19
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03.01.19
Vivo's iQOO phones are tuned for hardcore mobile gamers
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Vivo's iQOO phones are tuned for hardcore mobile gamers

The iQOO packs up to 12GB of RAM, and takes just 45 minutes to be fully charged.

By R. Lai,   03.01.19
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02.25.19
Oppo's prototype foldable phone looks a lot like the Huawei Mate X
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Oppo's prototype foldable phone looks a lot like the Huawei Mate X

The company's exec insists that this was developed in-house.

By R. Lai,   02.25.19
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