In this release of Insider information: the design of the iPhone XI is confirmed by the manufacturer of accessories; OPPO K3 with a retractable selfie camera is preparing for release; slide mechanism ASUS ZenFone 6 showed in the photo; Samsung patented a bendable smartphone with four displays.
The design of the iPhone XI is confirmed by the manufacturer of accessories
The slashleaks portal has published a series of renders of protective cases for the unannounced Apple flagship called iPhone XI and its older modification iPhone XI Max.
Images of the smartphones match up with the previous leak from a known insider OnLeaks. The devices will retain the characteristic wide cutout at the top of the display, the diagonal of which for the base and Max-modifications will be 5.8 and 6.5 inches, respectively. The triple main camera of the future novelties will be inscribed in the square module in the upper left part of the back cover.
The location of the physical buttons of the new products will not change compared to previous models. The only innovation will be a different form of silent mode switch, as in the old iPad. The announcement of the Apple iPhone XI and Max XI iPhone is expected in autumn of 2019, the price of new products at the start of sales announced.
OPPO K3 retractable selfie camera is preparing to release
Internet resource GSMArena with reference to Indian sources reported on the upcoming release of the smartphone average price category OPPO K3. One of the features of the new item will be the original shape of the retractable mechanism of the selfie camera.
According to available information, the device in a plastic case will receive a Snapdragon 710 processor, from 6 to 8 GB of RAM and a 128 GB drive. OPPO K3 will be equipped with a 6.5-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 2340x1080 pixels and a built-in fingerprint scanner, a 16-megapixel front panel and the main camera with a resolution of 16 and 2 MP sensors.
The source also assigns a new USB-C port, 3.5 mm audio jack and the battery, 3700 mAh battery with support for VOOC fast charging 3.0 a power of 20 watts. The dimensions of the smartphone will be 161.2 x 76 x 9.4 mm, weight — 191 grams. Date of presentation and price of the new item are unknown.
ASUS ZenFone 6 showed on video before the announcement
ASUS has already announced that it will present the new ZenFone 6 in mid-May, but the official teaser showed only a schematic image of the front panel of the device. Nevertheless, one of the prototypes of the gadget has already fallen into the hands of the Portuguese YouTube blogger Geek Loko, who confirmed that the gadget is made in the form factor of a two-sided slider.
The author of the video demonstrated the work of unusual design of the future product. Depending on the direction of the shift, the user can access the hidden under the display module selfie camera or additional speaker grille at the bottom of the case.
The dual main camera module is located in the center of the rear cover, below is a fingerprint scanner. Detailed features of the apparatus, the blogger said. ASUS ZenFone 6 announcement will be held on May 16 in Spain.
Samsung has patented a bendable smartphone with four displays
Letsgodigital website with reference to the world intellectual property organization has published a patent for the design of an unusual Samsung bendable smartphone. In contrast to the previously presented Galaxy Fold, the design of the new product involves not just folding the device in half, but folding along three fold lines into a kind of "brick".
In the expanded position, the gadget is a tablet, and when bent it turns into a compact "bar", each of the faces of which displays different information: date and time, incoming messages and so on. Specifications, estimated price tag and possible date of appearance of the conceptual device on sale are unknown.