The Lite version Xiaomi Poco F1 seen in the benchmark; Google Pixel 3 XL Lite may receive budget modification; specifications Samsung Galaxy A40 was leaked before the announcement; Qualcomm's forthcoming Snapdragon 865; Xiaomi bendable smartphone surprised by its price.
The Lite version Xiaomi Poco F1 spotted in benchmark
Soon after the release of the smartphone Pocophone F1 on the network rumors about the imminent debut of the second revision of the flagship, but in the database, Geekbench suddenly appeared a record of testing the "lightweight" version of the device. The unannounced gadget called Xiaomi Poco F1 Lite based on Snapdragon 660 processor with support for 4 GB of RAM scored 1341 and 4830 points in single-core and multi-core testing, respectively.
Detailed specifications, release date and approximate price of the device are unknown.
Google Pixel 3 XL Lite can get a budget modification
The same benchmark "lit up" an unusual configuration of the unannounced Google Pixel 3 XL. According to early leaks, the device must be equipped with a Snapdragon 710 processor. However, the tested device is equipped with an entry-level chipset Snapdragon 625 and 4 GB of RAM.
The results of the test with a load of one and several cores (866 and 4272 points) also indicate the installation under the "hood" of the apparatus of the younger mobile platform. It is unknown whether we are talking about the budget configuration, or in the hands of testers got one of the early prototypes.
The announcement of Google Pixel 3 Lite XL and Pixel 3 Lite is expected in the first half of this year.
Specifications Samsung Galaxy A40 leaked to the network before the announcement
The Trendingleaks portal published a detailed list of characteristics of the mid-range Samsung Galaxy A40 smartphone that is about to be released. According to the leak, the new product will receive a 5.9-inch screen with a resolution of 2340x1080 pixels, a pixel density of 439 PPI, a built-in fingerprint scanner and a drop-shaped cutout for a selfie camera.
The main camera will consist of three sensors, but the source reported the resolution of only two of them: 16 (f/1.7) and 5 (f/2.2) megapixels. The front camera will get 25 MP with f/2.0 aperture. The device will be based on the Exynos 7904 processor with a maximum clock frequency of 1.8 GHz. The amount of RAM will be 4 GB, built — 64 GBS expandable microSD card. Out of the box, the gadget will get Android 9.0 Pie.
The list of wireless interfaces includes Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS, and NFC. The lower end of the case will accommodate a USB Type-C port, and the device will receive a 3.5 mm audio Jack. The declared capacity of the battery with support for fast charging-3100 mAh. Dimensions Samsung Galaxy A40 will be 144.3 x 69 x 7.9 mm, weight — 162 grams.
The announcement of new items at a price of about $305 is expected to take place in the coming days.
Qualcomm is preparing to release Snapdragon 865
Internet resource MySmartPrice with reference to the statement of one of the heads of the product division of Qualcomm announced the readiness of the company to release a new flagship mobile platform. According to the source, the novelty with the unconfirmed name Snapdragon 865 will receive at least eight cores, an advanced graphics accelerator, support for HDR10+ and a built-in 5G modem.
Detailed characteristics of the future processor are unknown. The appearance of the first devices based on Snapdragon 865 is predicted not earlier than the first quarter of 2020.
Xiaomi bendable smartphone will surprise with its price
Xiaomi has already demonstrated the design and features of its flexible smartphone but did not disclose any detailed information about the upcoming new product. The situation is partly decided to fix the resource insiders Wccftech reported the estimated price of the unannounced device.
According to available information, the device from Xiaomi will be the most affordable bendable solution on the market — it will cost customers $999. The company will use OLED displays with Visionox technology, in contrast to the already presented Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X.
The release date of the "budget" smartphone with a flexible display is not reported.