In this release of Insider information: announced the price of "budget" Google Pixel 3a; Lenovo Z6 Pro will receive a 100-megapixel camera; Intel will update the flagship line of desktop processors; AMD Navi 20 will support ray tracing technology.
Announced the price of "budget" Google Pixel 3a
German site Winfuture with reference to the famous insider Roland Quandt announced new details about the upcoming release of the "lightweight" version of Google Pixel 3. The new leak confirmed that in addition to black and white, the new product will be released in a light purple color of the case.
The estimated retail price of the new item, according to the source, will be €450 or $506. For comparison, the "standard" Google Pixel 3 is available in the US for about $600. Google Pixel 3a will receive a 5.6-inch OLED display with a resolution of 2220x1080 pixels (440 ppi), Snapdragon 670 processor, 4 GB of RAM, 3000 mAh battery, 8-megapixel front and the main camera at 12 MP.
The announcement of Google Pixel 3 a and Pixel 3a XL is expected in the spring of this year.
Lenovo Z6 Pro will receive a 100-megapixel camera
Presentation of the smartphone Lenovo Z6 Pro, scheduled for March 27, on that day did not take place. The date of the event is not reported, but the President of the company published a post in Weibo with the hashtag " billions of pixels", alluding to the 100-megapixel main camera.
The manufacturer of the sensor and the technical details were not disclosed. It is possible that we are talking about the total resolution of all the sensors of the smartphone or the resolution of panoramic images taken using the previously announced Hyper Video technology. The gadget is also credited with the latest Snapdragon 855 processor, 6 GB of RAM, a built-in fingerprint scanner and a 3350 mAh battery.
The announcement of new items, rumored to be held in April.
Intel will update the flagship line of desktop processors
Portal Wccftech announced the upcoming release of an updated line of processors Intel Core i9 with improved wiring inside the crystal. For users to change the stepping of the processor means to correct faults and optimize operations as compared to the previous audits. A corresponding UEFI update for compatibility with the new hardware has already been prepared by some major motherboard manufacturers.
According to a press release from ASRock, the delivery of processors marked P0 will begin in the second quarter of this year — users are recommended to clarify the availability of new firmware for their motherboard when upgrading the CPU after this period.
AMD Navi 20 will get support for ray tracing technology
Internet resource RedGamingTech with reference to sources close to the production line AMD shared information about the unannounced AMD graphics cards on the Navi architecture. It is reported that the company will present two model series of graphics accelerators. The line-up based on Navi 10 will be designed for entry-level GPU, while top-end solutions will be built on Navi 20 chips. The latter, according to rumors, will be supported by ray tracing technology and will be able to compete with NVIDIA flagships, including GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.
According to previous leaks, the first consumer models of the Navi 10 family of graphics cards will debut in retail in the second half of 2019, the flagship solutions based on Navi 20 will go on sale no earlier than next year.