In this release of Insider information: Intel will release a 10-core processor for laptops; AMD is developing a new mid-range graphics card; iQOO 3 will receive a flagship memory; Samsung and LG are developing portable monitors for smartphones.
Intel will release a 10-core processor for laptops
Intel, according to insiders, has started developing a high-performance processor with 10 physical cores and 20 threads, which will be installed in an unannounced gaming laptop Clevo X170. The assumed name of the chip model is Core i9-10900. There are almost no details about the CPU itself, as well as about other laptop specifications. We only know that the portable PC will be equipped with a 17-inch 4K display with a refresh rate of 144 Hz and support for NVIDIA G-SYNC technology.
According to rumors, the laptop will get a video card of the GeForce RTX line, as well as several USB 3.2 Gen2 ports with data transfer speeds of up to 20 Gbit/s, as well as an advanced cooling system that can effectively remove heat from the processor with a heat package of 125 watts.
The date of the announcement and the estimated price of the new product are unknown.
AMD is developing a new mid-range graphics card
In the Ashes of the Singularity benchmark database, an AMD graphics card based on Navi 12 architecture, not yet presented by the manufacturer, was revealed. According to network sources, the model's performance is almost identical to the Radeon RX 5500M. It is possible that the future new product will fill the gap between the RX 5500 XT and RX 5600 XT, given the impressive performance gap between these two models.
Specifications and the possible commercial name of the new graphics adapter are not reported.
iQOO 3 will receive flagship memory
The date of the presentation of the iQOO 3 smartphone is already known, but the manufacturer has not yet disclosed its technical characteristics. Another publication of the Vice President of the company confirmed that the device will receive the new generation of RAM LPDDR5, a UFS 3.1 drive and will be built on the basis of the Snapdragon 865 processor.
Previously, insiders assured that the smartphone will be equipped with a 6.44-inch Super-AMOLED display with a resolution of 2400x1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9 with support for a refresh rate of 120 Hz. The battery capacity of the flagship will be 4410 mAh with support for fast charging up to 55 watts. You can choose from three versions of the gadget: with 6, 8 or 12 GB of RAM. The estimated price of iQOO 3 is from $491.
Samsung and LG are developing portable monitors for smartphones
According to Korean media, Samsung and LG are planning to introduce portable smartphone monitors to the market soon, which will allow using the potential power of mobile devices to launch games or office applications on the big screen. It is expected that in the future, such a monitor can be connected to a wireless protocol.
According to the source, Samsung's portable display will be named Samsung DeXbook. Its diagonal will be 14.1 inches with a battery capacity of 10,000 mAh and an estimated weight of up to 1 kilogram. An analog from LG, the Cloud Top model, will have an identical diagonal battery with a capacity of 5000 mAh. The estimated price for the devices will range from $340 to $420. Sales of new products will start in the second quarter of 2020.