In this release of insider information: OPPO plans to introduce a 125-watt charger; HONOR is preparing a new mid-budget smartphone with support for 66-watt charging; OPPO has announced a new type of display for AR glasses.
OPPO will release a 125-watt charger
According to the authoritative network informant Digital Chat Station, the Chinese electronics manufacturer OPPO plans to release a super-powerful 125-watt power supply. It is expected that the gadget will be presented at the ChinaJoy exhibition in the first quarter of 2021, after which it will go on sale. At the same time, the manufacturer will release a 65-watt version.
According to representatives of OPPO, equipped with ten temperature sensors, the gadget is able to fully charge a smartphone with a 4000 mAh battery from 0% to 100% in just 20 minutes. It is possible that the first smartphone with support for this technology will be the OPPO Find X3.
HONOR is preparing a new mid-budget smartphone with support for 66-watt charging
A new insider report from network informant Digital Chat Station indicates that an unannounced HONOR smartphone has passed certification from the TENAA regulator. The gadget with the model number HJC-AN00 will get a 6.53-inch display and will be built on the platform of the Dimensity 800U.
The key feature of the new items will be a 3800 mAh battery that supports fast-charging up to 66 W. It is also expected that the rear side of the device will house the main camera with 64, 8, 2, and 2-megapixel sensors, and the model will be positioned as a mid-budget one.
OPPO announced a new type of display for AR glasses
The official account of the OPPO brand on the social network Weibo has an announcement of one of the devices that the company plans to show at the annual OPPO INNO conference. The teaser mentions a 90° immersion display that the new augmented reality glasses can get.
In this release of insider information: named the characteristics of the prototype iPad mini 6th generation; the first details about the new iPhone SE became known; press-renders of budget Motorola Moto E7 published; OPPO will release three concept devices at once.
The characteristics of the prototype iPad mini 6th generation
The only tablet that hasn't received an update this year is the Apple iPad mini. However, according to insiders, the American company is still preparing to release the 6th generation iPad Mini, the alleged characteristics of which were published by one of the insiders.
According to the source, the new product will receive an 8.5-inch display and flat body edges. In other words, the gadget will be designed in the style of tablets previously presented by Apple. There is information about Apple's plans to equip the device with a USB Type-C port, abandoning Lightning. In terms of other specs, the iPad Mini 6 is credited with stylus support, Apple's A14 Bionic platform, and 4GB of RAM.
The first details about the new iPhone SE have become known
A new insider report points to the possible release of the third generation of the iPhone SE smartphone. Netizens claim that the gadget will be unveiled next year and will receive a 6-inch display, two main cameras and a Touch ID fingerprint scanner. The estimated cost of the device should not exceed $400.
Published press renders of the budget Motorola Moto E7
Motorola introduced the Motorola Moto E7 Plus smartphone at the beginning of the year, but still hasn't shown the basic version of the device. Thanks to a new insider report, it became known what the future product of the company will look like, which is expected to debut in the budget price segment.
The alleged specifications of the device are as follows: a 6.5-inch display with HD+ resolution, a dual main camera with 48 and 2 megapixel sensors, a 4000 mAh battery, and an estimated price of no more than $150 - $170.
OPPO will release three concept devices at once
OPPO has published an official teaser announcing the upcoming INNO DAY event, during which three concept gadgets will be presented at once. The presentation will take place on November 17, but the vendor does not say which devices will be shown. Even online informants have no assumptions about the event program yet - but it is possible that some details will become known in the coming days.
In this release of insiders information: the key characteristics of the Samsung Galaxy A52 5G revealed by the benchmark; Apple may abandon the iPad mini tablet line; the presentation date of the flagship NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti video card is named.
Samsung Galaxy A52 5G key specs revealed by benchmark
In the Geekbench 5 database, a previously unannounced Samsung Galaxy A52 5G smartphone appeared. According to the testing protocol, as a hardware platform, the new product will receive an eight-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G processor that supports at least 6 GB of RAM.
It is noted that the gadget was tested under the latest operating system Android 11. The results of testing the model with a load on one and all CPU cores were 298 and 1001 points, respectively. The expected date of the announcement and the cost of the smartphone are unknown.
Apple may abandon the iPad mini tablet line
According to insiders, in 2022, Apple may release its first smartphone with a flexible display. Given the form factor of the device, analysts do not rule out that with the advent of the new product, the company will abandon further production of the iPad mini tablet line, the screen size of which will be comparable to the new iPhone.
Technical characteristics of the device are still unknown. Network sources attribute 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal memory to the device, and its price is rumored to be around $1,500. The company itself does not comment on plans to create a bendable smartphone.
The date of the presentation of the flagship video card NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
According to network informants and the Chinese edition of HKEPC, NVIDIA will soon present a "improved" version of the GeForce RTX 3080 graphics accelerator with the Ti prefix. The presentation of the new product is expected in January 2021. According to an insider report, the video adapter will receive 20 GB of video memory and will be based on the GA102-250-KD-A1 chip.
The power consumption of the video card is expected to be 320 W, while, like its predecessor, it will not receive support for the NVLink interface. The price of the reference model is rumored to be $999.
In this release of insider information: an unannounced realme smartphone appeared in the Geekbench benchmark; HUAWEI will present a desktop computer before the end of the month; a series of "live" photos of the engineering prototype Microsoft Surface 8 Pro has been published.
Unannounced realme smartphone appeared in Geekbench benchmark
In the database of the popular Geekbench benchmark, insiders managed to find a previously unannounced smartphone of the realme brand. The gadget with model number RMX2194 scored 1171 and 254 points in multi- and single-core modes, respectively. It is noteworthy that the codename of the platform used by the device was indicated in the list of characteristics - Bengal, which indicates the manufacturer's plans to equip the new product with a Snapdragon 460 processor.
It is also known about the presence of 4 GB of RAM and the Android 10 operating system.
HUAWEI will present a desktop computer before the end of the month
According to network informers, HUAWEI is actively working on launching its own line of consumer desktop computers based on the Kunpeng 920 chipset. It is expected that the new product will be equipped with an AMD Radeon R7 430 video accelerator. According to preliminary information, the computer will be equipped with 8 GB of RAM and a 256 GB SSD. The power of the complete power supply unit will be 180 W.
It is also known that complete with a computer, users will be offered a 23.8-inch monitor, and the computer will work under the Kylin operating system.
Published a series of "live" photos of the engineering prototype of Microsoft Surface 8 Pro
In early November, an advertisement appeared on the network, the author of which offered to purchase an engineering sample of the Microsoft Surface 8 Pro branded tablet, built on the 11th-generation Intel Core i7 processor. Then the gadget was bought for $1300, and now the new owner has published photos of the new product.
Judging by them, the tablet received 32 GB of RAM and an Intel Iris XE graphics accelerator. Curiously, the operating frequency of the processor installed in the device is 2.72 GHz: this is somewhat inconsistent with the 11th generation Intel Core i7-1165G7 chip declared by the seller.
In this release of inside information: Sony may abandon the release of Xperia 10 II Plus; ZTE Blade X1 5G has been certified by one of the regulators; Samsung Galaxy M62 will receive a large storage capacity.
Sony may refuse to release Xperia 10 II Plus
According to the Chinese network informant under the nickname Caybule, Sony intends to stop developing the Xperia 10 II Plus smartphone. The reason for this decision, according to the source, was the desire of the manufacturer to transfer the entire line of branded devices to 5G networks. Previously, the gadget was spotted in the database of the Eurasian Economic Commission, where it appeared under the code number XQ-AQ52/53.
In addition, two unannounced devices PM-134X-BV and PM-135X-BV were discovered on Sony servers, which could be the Xperia 1 III and Xperia 10 III models. It is expected that its presentation will take place in 2021, while even the mid-budget devices of the Japanese brand of the same year of release will receive support from fifth-generation networks.
ZTE Blade X1 5G passed the certification
In the documents of the regulator Global Certification Forum, a mention of a new smartphone of the ZTE brand with the code number Z6750M appeared. Presumably, this particular model will be positioned on the market under the name Blade X1 5G, moreover, the device was previously noticed in the Wi-Fi Alliance consortium's database.
Based on the assumptions of network informants, the gadget may receive a MediaTek Dimensity 800 processor and should appear on the market in the near future. The specifications and cost of the upcoming smartphone, which is attributed in absentia to the middle price segment, have not yet been disclosed.
Samsung Galaxy M62 will receive a large storage capacity
A new report from network informants points to plans by South Korean electronics manufacturer Samsung to introduce a successor to the Galaxy M51 model in the near future. It is expected that the Galaxy M62 will get an increased battery capacity, an improved set of cameras compared to its predecessor, and the top version will be offered with up to 256 GB of flash memory.
As for the hardware platform, insiders do not exclude the use of Samsung's Snapdragon 765G processor. The date of the presentation and the estimated price of the device are unknown.
The Italian company Aznom Automotive has unveiled a very unusual premium off-road sedan. The new car was named Palladium, which means citadel or palace. According to Carscoops , the car will be released in a limited edition of 10 pieces. The prices for the car will be announced later.
The car was built on the platform of a RAM 1500 pickup truck. The developers themselves call Palladium "off-road limousine". The Palladium is 5960 millimeters long. When developing the design, Italians were inspired by sedans of the 1930s, which were intended for diplomats and heads of state. The car received narrow LED headlights: 22-inch wheels and an unusual radiator grille with vertical slats. The car lacks a traditional trunk. Instead, the car was delighted with a pull-out storage compartment.
The interior of the new car, which has received wood and leather trim, is equipped with a 22-inch touchscreen multimedia system, a rear two-seater sofa, a minibar and a refrigerator. The car also received a Harman/Kardon speaker system, special Microsoft Surface Pro X tablets for passengers, and a gold and palladium watch that was installed on the console. If desired, the handmade chronometer can be taken with you to decorate your home interior.
The weight of the car is almost three tons, and the roof and hood of the car are made of carbon fiber. Aznom Palladium received a 5.7-liter V8 gasoline turbo engine. The power of the unit is 710 hp. and 950 Nm of torque. The engine works in conjunction with an eight-speed "automatic". Acceleration to "hundreds" takes 4.5 seconds. The maximum speed is 210 kilometers per hour. The drive is plug-in full.
In this release of insider information: the new Xiaomi Mi Mix may be released next year; one of the main differences between the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 2 and its predecessor is named; the name of the LG stretchable smartphone has become known.
New Xiaomi Mi Mix may be released next year
Network informant Digital Chat Station published a fresh report, according to which Xiaomi will introduce a new smartphone model in the Mi Mix brand line in 2021. An insider suggested that the Chinese electronics manufacturer will abandon the traditional design in favor of a flexible screen. Thus, the new product may become the company's first bendable device.
Among the features of the model are support for a 200-watt power supply, as well as a QHD display. Other specifications, price, and the exact date of the device's announcement are not reported by the source.
Named one of the main differences between the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 2 from its predecessor
According to network informants, in 2021, Samsung will release the second revision of the Galaxy Z Flip folding clamshell, which will differ from the previous model not only in updated hardware. In particular, Twitter insider @Ricciolo1 attributes the device to the presence of stereo speakers, which the current version of the device does not have.
The smartphone is expected to be announced in the first half of next year. According to previous unofficial publications, the flexible new product will be equipped with a 120-inch internal display with second-generation UTG protective glass, as well as a triple main camera. Samsung has not commented on rumors about the Galaxy Z Flip 2 specifications.
The name of the stretchable LG smartphone has become known
Soon after the first sketches of the LG smartphone with an unusual flexible screen design appeared on the web, the device was mentioned in the database of the European intellectual property office. The company registered the trade name of the unannounced gadget — LG Rollable.
The key feature of the model will be its display, which the user can pull out of the left and right parts of the device to double its useful area. According to available information, the smartphone will receive a metal case and a special firmware version with an interface that can adapt to the current screen size.
The estimated date of the announcement, technical characteristics and price of the LG Rollable are still unknown.
Xiaomi has expanded its brand line of smart devices with another new product - the Mijia Smart Door Lock Pro electronic door lock. In addition to its main role, the original device performs the functions of a video intercom, and also uses other gadgets of the owner as keys.
The MIJIA Smart Door Lock Pro has an integrated full HD camera with a 161° viewing angle. There is also a presence sensor - when someone comes to the door, the owner of the device will receive an alert on their smartphone. A backup power system is provided inside the lock: in addition to the 5000 mAh battery, the gadget is also equipped with four AA batteries. Xiaomi representatives recommend charging the battery every 3-4 months.
The device is equipped with an anti-vandal mechanism: according to the vendor's assurance, it will not be possible to open it even if the patch frame is damaged. You can unlock the smart lock in seven ways at once, including using NFC, Bluetooth, remote password entry, and the Apple HomeKit smart home system.
Sales of Xiaomi Mijia Smart Door Lock Pro will start on November 12 at a price of $255.
According to multiple reports from network informants, Samsung will soon release the flagship Galaxy S21 smartphone. At the same time, according to analysts, the company will not follow the path of Apple, which has cut the delivery package. Moreover, it will be improved — the network has information about equipping the device with a new advanced accessory.
Recently, in the database of one of the American regulators, a mention of the next generation of Samsung wireless headphones was noticed. This model may be released on the market under the name Galaxy Buds Beyond. And, according to insiders, the headset will be part of the set of the flagship smartphone Galaxy S21.
According to the source, TWS headphones will replace the current AKG accessory that users get in every box with the Galaxy S20. It is expected that the presentation of the new line of Samsung Galaxy S21 will be held on January 14, 2021, in violation of the established schedule of releases of the South Korean company.
As for the Galaxy Buds Beyond headphones, they are pre-positioned as the successor to the $150 Galaxy Buds+. The specifications and retail prices are still unknown.
In this release of insider information: Samsung accidentally declassified the FE version of the Galaxy Note20; Xiaomi may show MIUI 13 this week; the key characteristics of the vivo S7e 5G smartphone are named; the updated Redmi 9s series is being prepared for release.
Samsung accidentally declassified the FE version of the Galaxy Note20
Samsung recently introduced a special version of the Galaxy S20 smartphone with the Fan Edition prefix, taking into account the wishes of users. Now, on the website of the Brazilian representative office of the company, there is a mention of a similar device, but in the Note series. It seems that the South Korean electronics manufacturer is planning to release the Galaxy Note20 Fan Edition in the near future.
The estimated diagonal of the display of the new product, judging by the published text, varies from 6.3 to 6.5 inches. Official confirmation of Samsung's plans to release a fan version of the flagship gadget has not yet been reported. Insiders also speculate that some of the brand's employees simply made a typo, but none of the theories have yet been officially confirmed.
Xiaomi may reveal MIUI 13 as early as this week
From November 5 to 7, 2020, Xiaomi will hold a special series of events for developers, where, in addition to new proprietary fast charging technologies and displays, it is also expected to announce the MIUI 13 firmware. Although, according to network sources, it is still far from the final version, the vendor may announce the beginning of testing the beta build of the software shell by developers.
Earlier, a video showing the updated MIUI shutdown menu appeared on the network - it is possible that the vendor will show other firmware features during the upcoming event.
Named the key characteristics of the smartphone vivo S7e 5G
According to insiders, vivo is planning to release a new 5G smartphone vivo S7e 5G. According to available information, the gadget will receive a 6.44-inch display with a resolution of 2400x1080 pixels and a 4100 mAh battery. The "core" of the device can be an eight-core 5G processor MediaTek Dimensity 800U. Sources also report a triple main camera with 64, 8 and 2 megapixel sensors, and a 32-megapixel front sensor. The presentation of the gadget may take place in December.
The updated Redmi 9s will receive an advanced camera
The authoritative network informant Digital Chat Station added to its recent report, according to which by the end of the month the Redmi brand can present three new smartphones in the Redmi 9s series at once. According to updated data from an insider, the resolution of the older model's camera can be 108 megapixels. The brand is expected to use Samsung's latest ISOCELL HM2 sensor. The date of the presentation of the devices is still unknown.