The key characteristics of Xiaomi Mi9 showed in the photo; Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus will be the most expensive smartphone of the company; NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti showed unexpected results in the benchmark; the famous analyst told about the new products of Apple in 2019.
Key features Xiaomi Mi9 showed in the photo
The site Slashleaks has a new photo smartphone Xiaomi Mi9, the announcement of which will take place the day after tomorrow. In the insider lens got the moment of unpacking the gadget-in addition to the box, the image is clearly visible protective film with information about the device.
The "heart" of the device, as reported in previous leaks, will be an eight-core Snapdragon 855 processor with a clock frequency of 2.84 GHz. The resolution of the main sensor of the triple camera is 48 MP. The AMOLED display has a drop-cutout at the top and a built-in fingerprint scanner of 6.39 inches. Declared support for wireless chargers with a capacity of 20 watts.
The presentation of Xiaomi Mi9 will be held on February 20 in China.
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus will be the most expensive smartphone of the company
The famous insider Evan Blass published a screenshot of the pre-order page of the future flagship of the South Korean company. According to the leak, the price of the top modification of the Galaxy S10 Plus in a ceramic case with 12 GB of RAM and 1 TB of ROM will be $1477, version 8/512 GB — $1182.
The entire line of Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphones will be presented on February 20.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti showed unexpected results in the benchmark
The database built-in benchmark game Final Fantasy XV appeared the results of testing the unannounced graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti. During the test, the new product managed not only to bypass the GTX 1060 by a significant margin but also to break the record of the sub-flagship GTX 1070, gaining 5000 points in 1440p resolution.
According to rumors, the recommended retail price of the graphics adapter starts at $279 - if this information is confirmed, GTX 1660 Ti, thanks to GDDR6 video memory, will compete not only AMD Vega 56 but also models of the middle budget segment on the Pascal architecture.
Previously, the network has already appeared the characteristics of the new line of graphics cards, the announcement of which is expected in the spring of this year.
The famous analyst spoke about the new products Apple in 2019
Analyst Min Chi Kuo, known for his awareness of Apple products, published a forecast on the model range of the company for 2019.
Externally, the devices of the new model, according to the expert, will not change. The diagonal of the new products will be 6.5, 6.1 and 5.8 inches, and they will still be equipped with Lightning ports, not the USB Type-C. All the smartphones will also get the glass enclosure, new processor, increased battery capacity and the function of reverse charging for accessories. In addition, the sensor unit with the prefix Max will additionally get a triple main camera.
According to Kuo, this year Apple will present two iPad Pro tablets based on the new generation of proprietary A-series processors. The diagonal of the mainstream iPad will grow from 9.7 to 10.2 inches. Kuo also stressed that users will see the long-awaited update of the iPad mini line in autumn 2019.
The analyst is sure that the company plans to redesign the MacBook Pro and increase its diagonal from the screen to 16 or even 16 to 16.5 inches, contrary to tradition. The 13-inch model, in turn, will have a configuration with 32 GB of RAM - previously only 15-inch versions could boast of such a volume.
The new incarnation of Mac Pro will get a modular design that will allow you to replace the components yourself if necessary to make an upgrade.
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Kuo predicts the release of a professional Apple monitor with a resolution of 6K, a diagonal of 31.6 inches and mini LED backlight, providing " unsurpassed picture quality."
He also predicts that this year will be removed regional lock ECG readings using Apple Watch. The updated version of the device will receive a slightly modified design and a ceramic case. The second revision of AirPods wireless headphones will get compatibility with AirPower wireless charging. That, in turn, will enter the market in the first half of the year simultaneously with the new generation of iPod touch players.
Apple did not comment on the analyst's statement.