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    In this release of insider information: an unannounced realme smartphone appeared in the Geekbench benchmark; HUAWEI will present a desktop computer before the end of the month; a series of "live" photos of the engineering prototype Microsoft Surface 8 Pro has been published.

    Unannounced realme smartphone appeared in Geekbench benchmark


    In the database of the popular Geekbench benchmark, insiders managed to find a previously unannounced smartphone of the realme brand. The gadget with model number RMX2194 scored 1171 and 254 points in multi- and single-core modes, respectively. It is noteworthy that the codename of the platform used by the device was indicated in the list of characteristics - Bengal, which indicates the manufacturer's plans to equip the new product with a Snapdragon 460 processor.

    It is also known about the presence of 4 GB of RAM and the Android 10 operating system.

    HUAWEI will present a desktop computer before the end of the month


    According to network informers, HUAWEI is actively working on launching its own line of consumer desktop computers based on the Kunpeng 920 chipset. It is expected that the new product will be equipped with an AMD Radeon R7 430 video accelerator. According to preliminary information, the computer will be equipped with 8 GB of RAM and a 256 GB SSD. The power of the complete power supply unit will be 180 W.

    It is also known that complete with a computer, users will be offered a 23.8-inch monitor, and the computer will work under the Kylin operating system.

    Published a series of "live" photos of the engineering prototype of Microsoft Surface 8 Pro

    Microsoft Surface 8 Pro

    Microsoft Surface 8 Pro

    Microsoft Surface 8 Pro

    In early November, an advertisement appeared on the network, the author of which offered to purchase an engineering sample of the Microsoft Surface 8 Pro branded tablet, built on the 11th-generation Intel Core i7 processor. Then the gadget was bought for $1300, and now the new owner has published photos of the new product.

    Judging by them, the tablet received 32 GB of RAM and an Intel Iris XE graphics accelerator. Curiously, the operating frequency of the processor installed in the device is 2.72 GHz: this is somewhat inconsistent with the 11th generation Intel Core i7-1165G7 chip declared by the seller.

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