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    In this release of Insider information: Samsung Galaxy Note 20 may show in mid-summer; HUAWEI is preparing the announcement of important new products; Meizu 17th is seen on a quality render; it became known what Apple saved when developing the iPhone 9.

    Samsung Galaxy Note 20 may show in mid-summer

    On February 17, Max Weinbach, editor-in-chief of the XDA website, announced that the Samsung  Galaxy Note 20 could be released in July, at about the same time as the Galaxy Fold 2. According to reports, the phablet will receive a screen on the entire front panel, as well as the front camera installed under the display matrix.

    Samsung Galaxy Note 20

    The main camera will receive the same specifications as the Galaxy S20 Ultra, including 100x zoom. The basic configuration of the smartphone will be equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 flagship platform and, possibly, a 5G modem.

    HUAWEI is preparing an announcement of important new products

    On February 23, HUAWEI plans to organize an online conference for the official premiere of new gadgets. Due to the cancellation of the Barcelona Mobile World Congress 2020 exhibition, the company changed the format of the meeting. However, the broadcast will be available to everyone in English.

    HUAWEI is preparing an announcement of important new products

    The event will take place under the slogan “Connecting Opportunities Together” and will touch upon the “1 + 8 + N” concept introduced by HUAWEI last year. This means that anything can be presented at the event: from smartphones to wearable accessories and computers. Perhaps closer to the date of the announcement, HUAWEI specifies the topic of the meeting.

    Meizu 17th spotted on a quality render

    Insider posted a high-quality rendering of the upcoming Meizu 17th flagship on his Twitter page. It is clearly visible that four cameras and a circular LED flash are installed at the back, and the entire front part is occupied by a display with a front camera embedded at the top edge.

    Meizu 17th

    The exact name and characteristics of the new Meizu are not disclosed. It is rumored to get a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor, a 5G modem and a built-in fingerprint scanner. The date of the announcement is unknown.

    Disclosed a key feature of the iPhone 9

    iPhone 9, better known as iPhone SE 2, may be presented at the end of March, but we know very little about this device. It is known that the device will receive the design of the iPhone 8, a 4.7-inch screen, a Home button with a fingerprint scanner, an Apple A13 processor, 3 GB of RAM and 64/128 GB of internal memory.

    iPhone 9 should improve the financial performance of the company, so engineers have simplified some of the characteristics to reduce the cost of production. This especially affected the rear camera of the smartphone.

    iPhone 9

    According to reports by Chinese insiders, a single camera with a resolution of 7 megapixels will be installed at the back. In this case, the smartphone will not receive an updated 7P lens due to a decrease in production volumes due to coronavirus. With a price of $399 or $499, the iPhone 9 will be an attractive solution for everyone who doesn’t care about the smartphone’s photo quality.


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