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    In this release of Insider information: a case for iPhone XR 2019 seen in retail before the announcement of the smartphone; Apple Watch 5 will be available in ceramic and titanium cases; Microsoft continues to work on Windows Core OS; published a new photo display Meizu 16s Pro.

    Case for iPhone XR (2019) seen in retail before the announcement of the smartphone

    One of the Reddit users discovered in the German branch of Media Markt a cover for the 2019 iPhone XR smartphone, not yet submitted by Apple.

    iPhone XR (2019)

    In the comments to the post, opinions were divided, and the trading network itself was called a "strange place". One of the users noted that two weeks ago he saw a case for iPhone 9 in one of the branches of the electronics supermarket, and the second — for iPhone 5 SE.

    But despite the poor quality of the cover on the image of the package, one of the commentators, according to him, working in the network of Best Buy stores, said that the information is correct — to them at retail such covers allegedly arrived about a month ago.

    Apple Watch 5 will be available in ceramic and titanium cases

    Brazilian site iHelp BR shared information found in the beta code of watchOS 6. According to the source, titanium and ceramic cases will be equipped with gadgets as the unannounced fifth series and the existing fourth.

    Apple Watch 5

    About the possible release of the ceramic version of the Apple Watch 5 known analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo said in February - reminds TechRadar site. Yesterday he said that the fifth version of Apple watch may be available in the second half of 2019.

    It is possible that the company will present a new generation of wearable gadgets simultaneously with the iPhone in September. It is already known that the new product will get independent access to the App Store.

    Microsoft continues to work on Windows Core

    The Windowslatest team analyzed the profiles of Microsoft developers on LinkedIn, finding interesting references to the new OS, codenamed Windows Core.

    Microsoft continues to work on Windows Core

    Presumably, the modular operating system is designed to work on portable devices, including the line of HoloLens, Surface and other devices. It is expected that it will be able to function effectively on devices of all form factors, to provide a high level of security of compatibility of devices and SOFTWARE. According to available information, the Corporation's employees are engaged in developing Azure-based device management protocols for IoT devices and Windows Core OS-based devices.

    The release date of the new operating system is still not announced.

    Published a new photo display Meizu 16s Pro

    The network has a picture of the display glass for the new flagship Meizu — smartphone 16s Pro. The picture was published on the website SlashLeaks.

    Meizu 16s Pro

    The photo confirms the early leaks of the design of the future novelty — judging by the image, the device will receive thin side frames, the width of the upper and lower will be almost identical, and the hole for the selfie camera, as in previous models, the manufacturer will take out the screen area.

    Earlier in the Internet leaked device performance tests in AnTuTu and high-quality renders. The release of Meizu 16s Pro is expected on August 28, the price and detailed specifications of the smartphone are not announced.

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      The gadget is powered by a 4025 mAh battery and supports VOOC 3.0 fast charging technology. A 20 W adapter and a complete cable during the test provided recharging at high speed. For example, from 33 to 78%, the battery was charged in 13 minutes, and up to 100% in 27.
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      Branded shell of the seventh version
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      Specifications of OPPO Reno 3
      DISPLAY: 6.4 ", FHD + (2400x1080), 20: 9
      CHIPSET: CPU MediaTek Helio P90 (MT6779V), 2.2 GHz, GPU PowerVR GM 9446
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      Test results
      ANTUTU: 223,438
      GEEKBENCH: 5 428 single-core, 1568 multi-core
      AUTONOMY: about 22 hours of video playback

      The OPPO Reno 3 is an interesting device with balanced characteristics. From the first minutes, the beautiful design, slim body, and high-quality 6.4-inch screen make you happy. Later on - high performance, fast recharging, and good battery life. The advantages include the photo-filling, including a 44-megapixel front camera. In addition, the built-in drive can be expanded with a memory card, but not to the detriment of the second SIM card - a trifle, but nice.

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