OnePlus 7 will not get the actual function; Samsung Galaxy A10 lit up on the renders; flagship from IQOO showed from all sides; NVIDIA is preparing to release two budget models GeForce; Apple Watch will start to track the quality of sleep of the owner.
OnePlus 7 will not get the actual function
Internet resource CNET, citing a statement by CEO Pete Lau said that the next smartphone brand will not receive wireless charging function. As the reason for abandoning the use of this technology has been called by its smaller compared to a wired solution, efficiency.
"OnePlus wired charging is one of the best. Wireless charging is much inferior to it, " Lau said in an interview at MWC 2019.
Since the smartphone has not yet been announced, the company may change its position in the future, but at the moment the OnePlus 7 is not officially planned to be equipped with the corresponding module.
Samsung Galaxy A10 lit up on renders
The site SlashLeaks appeared images of the upcoming release of the budget smartphone Samsung Galaxy a10. Like other devices in the line, the younger model will receive an Infinity-U display with a cutout in the shape of a drop. The back panel will accommodate a single main camera with LED-flash and speaker grille. The fingerprint scanner on the images is not visible-it will probably be built into the screen.
According to rumors, the gadget will receive a 6.2-inch display with HD+ resolution, Exynos 7884b processor, 3/32 GB of RAM and internal memory, respectively, and a 4000 mAh battery. Date of announcement and price of the device are not reported.
Flagship from IQOO showed from all sides
The network has the first image of the front panel of the unannounced flagship smartphone IQOO. An advertising poster shows a teardrop-shaped cutout on the display and indicates the sub-screen location of the fingerprint scanner.
Judging by the text on the banner, the device will receive a configuration with 8 GB of RAM in addition to the previously stated, which includes 12 GB of RAM. According to available information, the novelty will be equipped with a top-end mobile CPU Snapdragon 855, a 4000 mAh battery with support for fast charging power of 44 W, a triple main camera and an NFC module. The manufacturer promises to reveal more details about the smartphone on March 1.
NVIDIA is preparing to release two budget models GeForce
DigiTimes has published the specifications and expected retail prices of two upcoming NVIDIA budget graphics cards. GeForce GTX 1660 and GeForce GTX 1650. It is reported that they will occupy a budget niche in the new line, the senior representative of which called GTX 1660 Ti has already gone on sale.
The new series of graphics adapters will be based on the Turing architecture but will lose ray tracing technology and DLSS smoothing algorithm. According to the source, the graphics chip GeForce GTX 1660 will be based on a slightly abridged TU116 core GPU with a frequency of 1530 MHz, 1280 CUDA cores and 6 GB of GDDR6 graphics memory with an effective frequency of 4000 MHz. The graphics card with 80 texture blocks and 192-bit bus will be sold at a price of about $229.
GeForce GTX 1650 will get more modest characteristics: from 896 to 1024 CUDA cores, 4 GB GDDR5 with 128-bit bus and a core frequency of 1485 MHz. The cost of the model will be about $179.
The arrival of video cards at retail is expected in the coming months.
The Apple Watch will begin to monitor the quality of sleep of the owner
According to Bloomberg, Apple has started testing the sleep monitoring function for Apple Watch. According to one of the interlocutors of the publication, close to the production of gadgets, if the work of the updated firmware is successful, the company plans to update the Apple Watch SOFTWARE by 2020.
Previously, Apple acquired the Finnish startup Beddit, which produces sleep tracking sensors Beddit Sleep Monitor, working with the application for iPhone. The device analyzes sleep time, heart rate, breathing, snoring, as well as temperature and humidity in the bedroom. It is possible that similar features may soon receive and smartwatch Apple Watch.
Apple representatives did not comment on this information.