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    Insider information #0028: OnePlus 7 Pro, Nubia Red Magic 3, Huawei Mate X 5G, Motorola One Vision


    In this release of Insider information: one of the chips OnePlus 7 Pro disclosed by the head of the company; Nubia, Red Magic, 3 announce next week; Huawei Mate X 5G will give way to the autonomy of the LTE version; Motorola One Vision will receive an advanced night mode; Apple is "pumped" search feature of the lost iPhone.

    One of the chips OnePlus 7 Pro disclosed by the head of the company

    A series of leaks about the alleged technical characteristics of the Pro-version of the future "flagship killer" continued CEO OnePlus Pete Lau. On his Twitter page, he published a new teaser, hinting at the features of the upcoming news.

    OnePlus 7 Pro

    A short video does not reveal all the chips of the device but clearly points to the curved edges of the display. In addition, repeated in the tweet the word Smooth (smooth), according to insiders, indicates an increased frequency of screen scanning — it is reported that OnePlus 7 Pro will be equipped with a 90-Duke AMOLED panel with a diagonal of 6.64 inches.

    According to previous publications, the smartphone will also receive a triple main camera with a resolution of the main sensor 48 MP, a wide-angle sensor and a telephoto lens. The expected date of the announcement of OnePlus 7 Pro and the base OnePlus 7 is May 14, 2019.

    Nubia Red Magic 3 announce next week

    Brand Nubia announced the date of the announcement of the flagship smartphone Red Magic 3 — according to a new banner that appeared on the network, the presentation of new items will be held on April 28 in Beijing.

    Nubia Red Magic 3

    Previously, the device has already been noted in the mobile benchmark Antutu, which demonstrated impressive performance. The smartphone is based on 7-nm Snapdragon 855 processor with Adreno 640 GPU, the amount of RAM in various configurations is up to 12 GB, the built-in drive — up to 256 GB.

    The novelty is credited with a 5000 mAh battery with support for fast charging power of 30 W and led RGB-indicator on the back.

    Huawei Mate X 5G will give way to the autonomy LTE version

    Huawei has announced that it will release a 5G version of the bendable smartphone Mate X later this year. Details about the device vendor do not disclose, but the network already has information about one of the differences between the gadget and its predecessor.

    Huawei Mate X 5G

    According to the portal Slashleaks, the new product will retain a 7.2-inch display but will be equipped with a smaller battery capacity, which will be 4200 mAh. The source connects this with the dimensions of the 5G module and antenna, for which the manufacturer had to "free" part of the space inside the body of the device. The smartphone will also support 40W SuperCharge charging technology.

    The exact date of the announcement of Huawei Mate X 5G is unknown.

    Motorola One Vision will get advanced night mode

    Internet resource XDA-Developers announced one of the chips preparing for the release of Motorola smartphone called Moto One Vision. According to available information, the gadget will be equipped with the function of "night vision" for shooting in low light conditions.

    Motorola One Vision

    Details of the technology are not specified — presumably, we are talking about the optimization of night frames using a special algorithm or the possibility of working with long shutter speed. It is reported that models One Vision and G7 Plus will be the first to get a new opportunity, in the future, the vendor can deploy a corresponding update to other devices of the brand.

    According to rumors, Moto One Vision will get a dual camera, 48-megapixel main sensor which will be able to create 12-megapixel images, as already announced smartphone Redmi Note 7 Pro. Date of presentation of the gadget is not reported.

    Apple is "pumped" function to locate lost iPhone

    According to the publication of Wccftech, Apple has started working on a new unified application that will unite the already known owners of "Apple" gadgets Find My Friends and Find My iPhone. The app, codenamed Green Torch for iOS and macOS, will include a new "Find the network" feature that will allow users to track their device even when it's not connected to the network.


    The source also reports about the new device of the company, which is a specialized GPS-tracker. Users will be notified to their device if the attached object moves outside the designated area. In addition, the "beacon" will store the user's contact information that can be read on the iPhone. When this happens, the owner of the tracker will automatically receive a notification on his gadget.

    When Apple will launch the technology and how much the new product will cost is unknown. It is possible that the unified application will be part of iOS 13, the release version of which is expected this fall.

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