In this release of Insider information: Intel will update the line of processors Gemini Lake; NVIDIA is working on two new models of SHIELD TV; one of the key chips Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 5G declassified controller; LG patented smartphone with a sub-screen camera.
Intel will update the line of Gemini Lake processors
This year Intel intends to update the line of processors of Gemini Lake family with six new models, — reports the site FanlessTech.
The series will feature desktop Pentium J5040, Celeron J4125 and J4025, mobile Pentium N5030, as well as Celeron N4120 and N4020. New items are built on the basis of 14-nm architecture Goldmont Plus, used in the previous line and equipped with a similar integrated graphics UHD, but received a higher clock frequency.
The most productive in a series of CPU called Pentium J5040 overclocked to 3.2 GHz in boost mode. Motherboards and mini-computers based on Gemini Lake solutions will be available in early 2020.
NVIDIA working on two new models of SHIELD TV
According to the portal XDA-Developers, NVIDIA intends to update the line of media players SHIELD TV release of two new models.
Information about the player with the code name mdarcy appeared on the website Google Play Developer Console for software developers. The model is expected to be an update to darcy's 2017 version of the player with a new chipset.
A reference to another model with the designation sif is hidden in the code, the updates Shield Experience 8.0. Probably, the novelty will be deprived of a TV tuner, USB ports, and SD card slot. The new product is expected to be a "lightweight" version of mdarcy.
It is not yet known when NVIDIA plans to introduce new products. Last time the company presented its media player at CES 2017, and it is possible that the new SHIELD will be shown at CES 2020 next January.
One of the key features of Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 5G is declassified by the controller
The new Xiaomi smartphone with the code number M1908F1XE, capable of working in fifth-generation networks, was seen in the base of the Chinese regulator TENAA last week. The website iGeekPhone announced that the model with the same SKU has been certified by the authority 3C.
In the database of the China Compulsory Certificate stated that the phone supports fast charging with a power of 45 watts. Earlier, the product Director of Xiaomi Wang Ten said that with regard to this function, Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 will surpass Mi9 — the latter supports chargers with a capacity of no more than 27 watts.
Other specifications and release date are unknown.
LG has patented a smartphone with a sub-screen camera
A recent patent application filed by LG, describes three versions of the design of smartphones, with selfie-modules placed under the surface of the screen - according to the portal GizChina.
The sketch published by the Chinese source shows a smartphone without cutouts and holes in the display in several versions of the rear camera module. According to available information, the patent provides for a sub-screen location of the selfie module and fingerprint scanner.
Characteristics and estimated date of appearance of the device in the sale were not disclosed. Previously, a working prototype of a smartphone with a front panel placed under the display was shown by OPPO. It is possible that a series of trend decision will go next year.