Nokia 9 PureView features revealed by an authoritative source; Samsung Galaxy S10 showed in an unexpected color; the appearance of USB Type-C in the next generation iPhone is unlikely; Microsoft HoloLens 2.0 got the date of the announcement; Samsung Galaxy A50 will receive the latest generation wireless interfaces.
Nokia 9 PureView features revealed by an authoritative source
Nokia 9 PureView will be presented in a few days and will be the first smartphone for the wide consumer market with pentamerous. Resource Android Enterprise Recommended, launched by Google a year ago, published the characteristics of the smartphone, and by the time of release, they will not change. According to the catalog, the new product will receive a 6-inch screen, 4 GB of RAM, built-in 128 GB drive, Android Pie and NFC. Probably, there will be several modifications of the gadget with different memory capacity.
Early rumors spoke of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor (the Snapdragon 855-based version debuts in the second half of the summer), a screen resolution of 2880x1440 pixels built into the fingerprint scanner display. Getting into the Android Enterprise Recommended program means that the smartphone meets the conditions of Google for corporate use. The cost of Nokia 9 PureView is not reported.
Samsung Galaxy S10 revealed in unexpected color
Earlier this week, insider Evan Blass published renderings of the Samsung Galaxy S10 and Galaxy s10e in various body colors. A day later, publishing Mobilecryptotech has published yet another image of Galaxy S10 in a bright red color.
It is reported that the leak came from China, but details are not reported. Probably, the smartphone belongs to a limited thematic range and will be available in a limited edition, or in front of us is just a fake. Confirm or deny the information will be possible in the spring after the release of the line.
The appearance of USB Type - C in the next-generation iPhone is unlikely
Macotakara claims that the next-generation iPhone will not have a USB Type-C connector, despite numerous rumors about Apple's refusal from Lightning. The transition to the new interface port will require a restructuring of the entire accessories market, including chargers, cables, headphones and docking stations. All this will require considerable effort for the company itself and third-party manufacturers, time-consuming, and will lead to higher prices. Taken together, this means that the likelihood of adopting the USB Type-C connector to the next-generation iPhone is extremely low.
After Apple's transition to USB Type-C and the emergence of the chargers at 18 watts in the iPad Pro, the latest generation, many users were hoping that the company will do well with future models of smartphones. Although the new report seems pessimistic, the company's plans may change ahead of the iPhone XI release this fall.
Microsoft HoloLens 2.0 got the date of the announcement
Alex Kipman, head of the team for the development of the helmet a mixed-reality HoloLens at Microsoft, published a short video with a hint for the premiere of the updated version of the accessory later this month. It is expected that HoloLens 2.0 will be shown on February 24 at Mobile World Congress 2019.
It is already known that the new product will receive an improved holographic Processing Unit chip with advanced artificial intelligence capabilities, Qualcomm Snapdragon XR1 processor and possibly support for 5G networks. The helmet should also address a number of first-generation HoloLens shortcomings, including increasing the viewing angle and extending battery life.
Samsung Galaxy A50 has been certified in the USA
Medium-budget smartphone Samsung Galaxy A50 is preparing for release simultaneously with the flagship series. Thanks to registration in Wi-Fi Alliance, Bluetooth SIG, and FCC, important characteristics of the device became known before its announcement
In the U.S. office of the FCC has been certified two models: SM-A505F SM-A505F/DS with two slots for SIM-cards. The dimensions of the Galaxy A50 are 158.5 x 74.5 mm with a screen diagonal of 158 mm (6.22 in). According to rumors, the device will receive a Super AMOLED-display with a resolution of Full HD+ and an aspect ratio of 19.5: 9. Some disputes are about the type of matrix: some sources claim that the Galaxy A50 will get the Infinity-V screen, like the Galaxy M10 and Galaxy M20. Others believe it will be Infinity-O with a round neckline right in the screen.
The smartphone supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy and ANT+communication standards. Announced support for fast charging Samsung EP-TA200 15W, eight-core Exynos 9610 processor, Mali-G72 MP3 graphics, up to 6GB RAM, 64 or 128GB expandable ROM, 4000mAh battery, triple main camera and Android Pie operating system out of the box.
The announcement date of the Samsung Galaxy A50 is not reported.