Jump to content
  • Huawei P30 Pro, Vivo X27, Xiaomi Black Shark 2, Meizu Note 9


    DeZire

    Revealed the difference between the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro; the Vivo X27 appeared in TENAA with a full list of features; the Xiaomi black Shark 2 prototype showed in the photo; the Meizu Note 9 revealed its top secret.

    Revealed the difference between Huawei P30 and P30 Pro

    Roland Quandt has published a series of high-quality renderings of Huawei P30 and P30 Pro, revealing the key differences between them. Judging by these images, the Huawei P30 will get a V-neck display for the front camera, a built-in fingerprint scanner screen, and a triple main camera.

    Huawei P30

    Huawei P30 Pro will get a matrix with rounded edges without frames, a similar cutout and an on-screen fingerprint scanner. It is curious that the flagship will actually receive four cameras, but their location will be atypical-LED flash, laser autofocus module and the fourth sensor will be mounted in a separate unit in the corner of the body.

    Huawei P30 Pro

    Huawei P30 and P30 Pro will be presented at the end of March.

    Vivo X27 appeared in TENAA with a full list of features

    Chinese authorities have issued a certificate to the new smartphone Vivo X27. Model V1829T and V1829A got the AMOLED screen, Snapdragon processor 710 and 256 GB of internal storage. The diagonal of the display is 6.39 inches at Full HD + resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. A fingerprint scanner will probably be built into the screen.

    Vivo X27

    The amount of RAM is 8 GB. A more affordable 128 GB ROM version will also go on sale. The rear camera of the device consists of three sensors at 48, 13 and 5 MP, the resolution of the front is 16 MP.

    Vivo X27

    The device will receive a battery capacity of 3920 mAh and Android Pie operating system with a proprietary shell Funtouch OS. Both registered models will be available in different body colors with a gradient effect.

    A prototype of Xiaomi Black Shark 2 shown in the pictures

    In April of this year, Xiaomi will update the gaming line of smartphones and introduce Black Shark 2, previously known as Skywalker. Weibo and SlashLeaks have published a "live" photo of the device showing its back cover.

    Xiaomi Black Shark 2

    Xiaomi Black Shark 2 will get a double main camera, like the original, the resolution of the sensors is not specified. The design will be similar to the first last year's models, but the picture is not visible proprietary RGB-backlight. The gadget is rumored to get a Snapdragon 855 processor, up to 12GB of RAM, a powerful charger, and the latest version of MIUI out of the box.

    Meizu Note 9 revealed its main secret

    Following the example of a photo taken on Meizu Note 9, the lens of the insider camera was hit by the smartphone itself.

    Meizu Note 9

    The device is equipped with a 6.2-inch screen with a drop-cutout, Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory and Adreno 612 graphics accelerator. In AnTuTu Meizu Note 9 scores 178 976 points.

    Meizu Note 9

    Meizu Note 9 will get a dual rear camera (28 + 5 MP) and will cost about $254. The announcement is scheduled for March 6.



    User Feedback

    Recommended Comments

    There are no comments to display.



    Guest
    Add a comment...

    ×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

      Only 75 emoji are allowed.

    ×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

    ×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

    ×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Similar Content

    • By DeZire
      In this release of insider information: HUAWEI will introduce a special version of the P30 Pro with four Leica cameras and Google services; Intel Core i5-10400 with six cores lit up on the network; New MacBook Pro 13 '' Features Revealed.
      HUAWEI will present a special version of the P30 Pro with four Leica cameras and Google services

      HUAWEI has already introduced the P30 Lite line of smartphones, as well as the flagship P40 and P40 Pro. But, according to informants, the company plans to release a special version of the P30 Pro, which will be equipped with four sensors of the main camera and will be delivered with pre-installed Google services.
      It is expected that the new product will be built on the basis of the Kirin 980 processor. Other technical characteristics of the smartphone are unknown.
      Intel Core i5-10400 with six cores lit up on the network

      The test lab TecLab published the results of testing an unannounced six-core processor Intel Core i5-10400, which will replace the Core i5-9400. The main difference between the new product was 12 threads - against six of its predecessor.
      According to the statistics, the Core i5-10400 operates at a base clock frequency of 2.9 GHz with an increase to 4.3 GHz in TurboBoost mode. The model is equipped with 12 MB of cache memory and costs $182. The chip's presentation is scheduled for May 20.
      Revealed the characteristics of the new MacBook Pro 13"

      According to insider information, Apple is planning to introduce an updated generation of 13-inch MacBook Pro laptops in the near future. The leak indicates that the flagship version of the device will be available with an Intel Core i7-1068NG7 processor running at 2.3 GHz and in TruboBoost mode up to 4.1 GHz, 32 GB of RAM and a 4 TB SSD drive.
      The estimated cost of the new product can be about $3000.
    • By DeZire
      Huawei P30 Pro will come with gifts at the start of sales; budget smartphones Vivo 1902 and Vivo 1901 noticed in the benchmarks; OPPO Reno debuts in five versions.
      Huawei P30 Pro will come with gifts at the start of sales
      On the Singapore portal, Huawei has seen advertising teaser of the upcoming flagship P30 Pro with a rear camera at 40 MP. Apparently, together with the smartphone debut new smartwatch GT Active Edition. It is expected that everyone who pre-orders in this region will receive a wearable accessory and a portable wireless speaker JBL Clip 2 as a gift.

      Meanwhile, the company advertises the Dual-View Video feature:
      This option will be available later with the software update.

      The network also has two official videos with the announcement of the future functions of the flagships. The first uses a 3D ToF-camera to create three-dimensional models of objects.
      The second hints at 10x optical zoom with no loss of quality.
      Once again shared a video with a demonstration of work of the intra-screen scanner of fingerprints. As befits a flagship model, the reading speed of the skin pattern and the unlocking system occur without any delay. The video clearly shows the rounded edges of the P30 Pro display.
      Huawei will present new products on March 26 in Paris.
      Vivo budget smartphones noticed in the benchmarks
      Following the release of the top Vivo X27 and X27 Pro company BBK focused on the preparation of cheaper smartphones. Vivo 1902 on an eight-core processor MediaTek MT6765V/CB, better known as Helio P35, scored in the synthetic test Geekbench 815 and 2472 points in single-core and multi-core modes, respectively. The program detected 2 GB of RAM and Android 9 Pie operating system.

      Vivo 1901 runs on a MediaTek MT6762V/CA (Helio A22) and gaining very modest 764 2321 score. Like Vivo 1902, this model runs on Android 9 Pie, 2 GB of RAM is installed inside.

      The cost and start date of sales are not disclosed.
      OPPO Reno debuts in five versions
      Recently it became known about the plans of OPPO to launch a new line of Reno smartphones. The announcement is scheduled for April 10, but the first details began to leak into the network long before this date. This week it became known that OPPO Reno can be presented in five different versions: Reno Pro, Reno Plus, Reno Zoom, Reno Lite, and Reno Youth.

      OPPO Reno Pro will receive a Snapdragon 855 processor. About support 5G networks has not been reported. Reno Plus can get a larger screen, additional memory and a 4800mah battery with support for fast charging SuperVOOC 3.0 Flash Charge. Reno Zoom will focus on photo functions, for example, the main camera at 48 MP will have a 10-fold zoom, in addition to it will install an 8-megapixel camera with wide-angle optics. Reno and the Reno Youth Edition Lite is the younger version with weaker hardware and lower price.
      All smartphones will get Android 9 Pie and a new shell ColorOS 6 with the voice assistant.
    • By DeZire
      In this release of Insider information: Motorola One Zoom has appeared on the Geekbench website; Huawei P30 Pro will receive two new design options; Dell has patented the design of a bendable device on Windows.
      Performance Motorola One Zoom measured in Geekbench
      Shortly before the expected release, the new product was highlighted in the Geekbench benchmark database. According to the source, the smartphone will be built on the basis of the 11-nm mobile platform Snapdragon 675.

      The model running Android 9.0 Pie with 4 GB of RAM scored 2381 points in single-core testing, in multi-core the result was 6511 points.

      According to available information, the new product will receive the main camera of four sensors with optical image stabilization and support for recording video with a resolution of 4K. The battery capacity of a smartphone with a fast-charging power of 18 W will be 4000 mAh. In the version for the American market, Alexa voice assistant and several Amazon applications will be preinstalled. The One Zoom option with pure Android may be available in some regional markets called One Pro.
      The announcement of the smartphone is expected at the IFA 2019 in Berlin.
      Huawei P30 Pro will receive two new design options
      The GSMArena website reports that Huawei is preparing to introduce two new color options for the P30 Pro smartphones - Misty Lavender (foggy lavender) and Mystic Blue (mysterious blue).

      Some online stores have already acquired product cards for smartphones of both colors, but no photos or renderings of new products have yet been published.
      It is expected that the company will show gadgets in the updated design at IFA 2019.
      Dell patented bendable device design on Windows
      Information that Dell is working on a bendable device based on Windows 10, codenamed Janus, appeared on the network last year. The company has not yet announced a mysterious gadget but has already patented a hinge system to bend its body.

      The Dell patent describes how to mount two displays to the body and the principle of placing the backlight. The mounting bracket attaches each of the flexible panels with different bending radius to the system loop. The processor and other electronic components of the device are separated into different parts of the case.
      Another patent refers to a method of attaching independent displays to ensure minimum screen clearance. It is expected that this design of two displays will be more reliable than traditional flexible solutions with a bend line in the middle.

      According to the site MSPoweruser website, the new product is expected to debut under the latest version of the Windows Core OS, which will be available to users no earlier than spring 2020.
    • By DeZire
      The European Audio and Video Technology Magazine Association (EISA) has announced the winners of several annual nominations for smartphones from various manufacturers. The flagship model of Huawei became the “Smartphone of the Year” in 2019, and the models of Chinese manufacturers took the majority of prizes.
      “The best smartphone”: Huawei P30 Pro

      Huawei received the award in this category for the second year in a row — in 2018 the title of the smartphone of the year received the P20 Pro model. The experts noted the advanced technical characteristics of the device, highlighting the main camera of the four modules, a productive mobile platform and a capacious battery of the device. Previously, the possibility of shooting a smartphone was highly appreciated in DxOMark — according to the resource, Huawei's flagship now ranks second in the global ranking of camera phones.
      "Lifestyle Smartphone": HONOR 20 Pro

      The jury noted the design of the device, a glass case with a gradient color of 3D-glass and the quality of shooting on the main camera of the device. Particular emphasis was placed on the price of the model, which allows you to successfully compete with rivals in the market of mid-level smartphones.
      "Advanced Smartphone": OnePlus 7 Pro

      The OnePlus 7 Pro received its “crown” of a technically advanced gadget for its retractable camera, frameless design, high-performance Snapdragon 855 processor, UFS 3.0 drive, and high-capacity battery.
      "Best Buy": Redmi Note 7

      In the affordable price segment, the smartphone was recognized as the best model in terms of price and performance. The gadget is built on the basis of the mobile platform Snapdragon 660, equipped with a trending 48-megapixel camera and long battery life.
      All EISA nominations will be announced at IFA 2019 in Berlin, which will start on September 6.
    • By Priyanka
      The evolution of photography has been long and thorny, from black-and-white daguerreotypes to digital snapshots on a smartphone. Now, according to the popular resource, DxOMark, the best camera is the Huawei P30 Pro. What is it capable of and what technologies have provided it with leadership?

      The history of photography has almost two hundred years: the world's first shot on camera obscura Frenchman Joseph Nicephore Niepce made in 1826. Instead of photo paper, the enterprising inventor used a tin plate covered with a thin layer of bitumen. Three years later, his compatriot Louis Daguerre perfected the process and went down in history as the "father of photography". He discovered the method of daguerreotype for two decades remained the most popular technology for obtaining images.
      The first color photo in history was obtained only in 1861. English physicist James Maxwell combined three photos taken from the same angle, but with the use of separate color filters — red, green and blue (eng. Red, Green, Blue).
      With the development of the industry, analog consumer cameras began to give way to the digital, and later digital mirror models that appeared in the late 1970s. The latter, in turn, competed with more compact mobile devices. The difference in the size of the camera lenses of modern smartphones compensates for the new technologies.

      The photo was taken on Huawei P30 Pro
      The camera sensor itself is used to convert optical images into electronic signals. He creates only monochrome images, and to “colorize” the frame, another component is used - a light filter. The industry standard for several decades remained the Bayer pattern - an array of red, green and blue elements covering the sensor matrix. The color picture is “glued together” from three black-and-white ones, each of which reflects the rays of light that have passed through their own color filter.
      Huawei engineers undertook to reconsider the well-established combination - replacing the green filter with yellow, letting in both the red and green spectrum, increased the efficiency of the SuperSpectrum RYYB sensor by 40%. In practice, the sensitivity of the flagship Huawei P30 and P30 Pro reaches ISO 204 800 and ISO 409 600, respectively. In combination with high-aperture optics (f/1.6 for P30 Pro and f/1.8 for P30), such values allow you to take a clear picture even in low light conditions.

      Left - Huawei P30 Pro (f/1.6, shutter speed 30 s, ISO 1600), on the right - Huawei P30 (f/1.8, shutter speed 30 s, ISO 1600)
      The Huawei P30 Pro photomodule is complemented by a Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensor - it emits light and records its reflection rate from the subject of the survey. In other words, it creates a three-dimensional map of the object, on the basis of which the device calculates the optimal values of background blur for portrait photography with the bokeh effect. The 3D camera, thanks to the ability to accurately determine the distance, replaces the laser autofocus sensor.

      Left: Huawei P30 Pro (f/1.6, 1/2 shutter speed, ISO 102 400), right: Huawei P30 (f/1.8, shutter speed 1/4 s, ISO 102 400)
      It would seem that why use multiple cameras in one phone? To cover the full range of possibilities of optics "adult" cameras, dividing the functions of massive DSLRs between several compact lenses.
      Lens SuperZoom models Huawei P30 Pro supports a 5-fold optical zoom with an equivalent focal length (EGF) to 125 mm 10x zoom hybrid increases this value to 270 mm, and EGF at a maximum of 50 times digital zoom reaches 1343 mm.
  • Blogs

  • Categories

  • Gadgets


  • Reviews

    • OPPO Reno 3 review: Quad camera and lots of memory

      Last year's OPPO Reno 2 smartphone was remembered for its almost flagship characteristics. In the new generation, the emphasis has shifted - the role of the top-end device has been assigned to the Reno 3 Pro, and the standard “three” has become a mid-budget phone. However, Reno 3 received a powerful quad camera, high-quality screen, and a large amount of memory. We find out how good the new product is.

      Four rear modules and a 44-megapixel front-facing camera
      The main camera of Reno 3 received four modules, as in the top-end device of the series - Reno 3 Pro. However, there are some functions missing, such as interpolation up to 108 MP. All the blocks are arranged in a line on an islet that protrudes noticeably upwards if you wear the gadget without a cover.
      The main module has a 1/2-inch sensor with a resolution of 48 MP and a lens with an aperture of f/1.8. As usual, in standard mode, it produces 12-megapixel images, and if desired, you can take photos in full resolution - 48 MP. Telephoto is based on a 13-megapixel sensor and a lens with an f/2.4 aperture. The ultra-wide Angle is equipped with an 8-megapixel sensor and a lens with an f/2.2 aperture. Finally, the 2 MP sensor is designed to assess the depth of the scene.

      Telephoto, in addition to 2x optical zoom, provides a 5x hybrid zoom. The photo app allows you to quickly switch between four shooting modes: ultra-wide angle, 1x, 2x, and 5x.
      All modules can function together with HDR. This option works perfectly in Auto mode, improving both the light and dark tones of contrasting scenes. Artificial intelligence confidently recognizes the scenes being shot and selects settings.
      However, in non-standard lighting conditions, if you choose wide-angle optics, the color rendering will not always be accurate. This does not happen with the main module and the telephoto lens.

      The main module paired with the auxiliary module gives clear portraits and realistic blurs the background
      Reno 3 shoots well in mixed and artificial lighting, as well as in the absence of light in the dark. In the most problematic cases, the Night program helps out. It combines several shots and works out all the tones of contrasting scenes. For shooting with manual settings, an Expert preset is provided.
      Multi-megapixel selfies
      The front camera is built into the display and is located in the middle of its upper edge, in the "drop". The camera is equipped with a 44-megapixel sensor and a wide-angle f/2.4 aperture lens. The default settings are set to a 40-megapixel resolution of images. And the full one is selected by pressing a separate on-screen button. The image quality in both cases is approximately the same. Sharpness appears only from a distance of about 30 cm, that is, for example, it is impossible to obtain a macro photograph of your eye. It seems that the calculation was made for shooting with outstretched hands or a selfie stick. For self-portraits, there are traditionally many beauty options: smoothing the skin, correcting the shape of the face and nose, eye size, and so on.

      Selfies in 44MP mode
      The smartphone records 4K videos at 30 fps. The supported format is Full HD with 30 and 60 fps, as well as slow-motion clips in HD and Full HD. During movie shooting, you can freely switch the zoom.
      In 4K mode at 30 frames per second, the gadget produces a picture with the correct color reproduction and high definition. But when working with hands, stabilization is noticeably lacking.
      Shooting in Full HD at 60 fps uses Ultra Steady Video 2.0 stabilization, which makes the picture smoother.
      Work and entertainment without lags
      Reno 3 is built on an eight-core MediaTek Helio P90 chipset. The new product in AnTuTu gives out figures comparable to the results of Kirin 970 and Snapdragon 712, and slightly ahead of Snapdragon 710. And in the Geekbench 5 rating - is on par with Snapdragon 845. This speed is sufficient to avoid slowdowns in any applications.
      8 GB of RAM allows you to run multiple programs simultaneously. The built-in fingerprint sensor acts quickly and accurately. There are no performance problems in games. In the popular WoT: Blitz with default graphics settings, the frame rate is confidently kept at 60 fps.

      The device has only one main speaker, which produces clear sound without distortion up to about 90% of the volume. Plus, there is support for Dolby Atmos. In this software add-on, you can add surround sound and a bit of bass - a great option for multimedia applications.
      Unfortunately, you will not be able to create a full stereo pair, because the speaker is quieter than the main one. But in Reno3 Pro two speakers shake as if you are holding a good Bluetooth speaker in your hands. Complete in-ear headphones deliver high-quality sound. Thanks to the audio jack, you can connect your favorite accessory.

      The built-in storage is not too large: 128 GB. But it is easy to increase it by using a microSD memory card. It is placed in a triple slot next to two nano-SIM cards. We had a 512 GB test card at hand - it worked without problems.
      High autonomy
      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.
      An hour-long shootout in WoT: Blitz (display brightness - 50%) consumes 11 percent of the battery. That is, without going to the outlet, it is about 9 hours of offline gaming. In Flight-mode, with the same brightness, about 4.4% of the battery charge is spent per hour playing the video in Full HD. Therefore, you should expect 22 hours of offline video viewing. Excellent results!

      If long-term autonomy is not so important, you can disable power consumption optimization in the settings and select "High performance". In this case, the device will work a little faster, and the battery consumption will be stronger.
      Great screen
      Reno 3 is equipped with an AMOLED panel with a diagonal of 6.4 inches, a resolution of FHD+ (2400x1080 pixels), and an aspect ratio of 20:9. The display occupies 90.8% of the front panel area, has a teardrop-shaped cutout for the front and thin frames. The image is clear, with rich but natural colors. The viewing angles are large, and the brightness reserve is sufficient for using the phone on the street in any weather. With minimal screen light, it is comfortable to read in a dark room. And at night, you can switch to "Dark mode" - in fact, this is an inverse version of the design: with a black display and a white font. Many people will find it even more convenient, and it also saves battery life.
      Branded shell of the seventh version
      Reno 3 is running a proprietary ColorOS 7 shell based on Android 10. When comparing with the previous version, you can see that the font has not changed, but many icons have been redrawn. However, their shape and size can be easily changed at your own discretion. The screen can be converted to a split format - just make a three-finger swipe up.
      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
      RAM: 8 GB
      STORAGE: 128 GB
      MAIN CAMERA: main - 48 megapixels (f/1.8) + 13 megapixels (telephoto) + 8 megapixels (wide-angle) + 2 megapixels (scene depth sensor);
      FRONT CAMERA: - 44 megapixels with f/2.4 aperture
      BATTERY: 4025 mAh
      FEATURES: a sub-screen fingerprint sensor, an NFC module, an audio output, support for microSD cards up to 256 GB (without SIM replacement), a proprietary shell ColorOS 7, three body colors: black, white and blue.
      Test results
      ANTUTU: 223,438
      GEEKBENCH: 5 428 single-core, 1568 multi-core
      AUTONOMY: about 22 hours of video playback

      Summary
      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.

About Us

Worlds Tech News. CheapDeveloper provides the latest technology news, phone launch details, smartphone reviews, comparisons, laptops, cameras, Computer Hardware, Software, apps and more. You can trust our in-depth technology reviews to help you buy the best product for your needs.

×
×
  • Create New...