- OnePlus 3 Upgrade Aims To Unsettle Google Pixel And iPhone 7 Sales
- OnePlus 4 may arrive next summer running 10nm Snapdragon 830
- Lenovo Phab 2 Pro ‘World’s First Tango Smartphone’ Finally Goes on Sale
- Meizu M5 with VoLTE support launched in China
- OnePlus One may get Android 7.0 Nougat update
- LG V20 set to launch in India soon at Rs. 49990
- Motorola Moto M tipped to come with MediaTek P10 and not Snapdragon 625
- Apple to drop MacBook Pro prices, introduce new 32GB RAM option in 2017
OnePlus 3 Upgrade Aims To Unsettle Google Pixel And iPhone 7 Sales
The newer version is likely to have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor which will be an upgrade over the Snapdragon 820 in OnePlus 3. The Snapdragon 821 chip is already being used in most new flagships such as Google Pixel and Pixel XL, and even in some of the new mid-range phones such as the Lenovo Z2 Plus. OnePlus 3 already boasts of a 6 GB RAM, so the upgraded version should be significant performance-wise
OnePlus 4 may arrive next summer running 10nm Snapdragon 830
The Weibo post states that the OnePlus 4 will replace the OnePlus 3T in around June or July next year. It will also reportedly be powered by the upcoming Snapdragon 830 processor. The Snapdragon 830 is rumored to be produced by Samsung using a 10nm assembly process.
TSMC has no experience whatsoever in producing chips using a 10nm process and as a result, the Snapdragon 830 may not be that efficient in its power consumption, as compared to Samsung’s version. Phonearena has not confirmed the rumour yet. The OnePlus 4 is rumoured to come running Android 7.0 out of the box and will have a CPU clocked at a massive 3.0GHz frequency coupled with an Adreno 620 GPU. Speculations also state that there will be a 4,000mAh battery powering it all.
Lenovo Phab 2 Pro ‘World’s First Tango Smartphone’ Finally Goes on Sale
The world’s first Tango smartphone – the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro – is now finally available to buy. The smartphone was due to go on sale online in August and hit retail shelves in September, but then got delayed to October and then November, before finally getting a November 1 release date in the recent past. The smartphone is now available to buy via the company’s website, priced at $499 (roughly Rs. 33,300).
Meizu M5 with VoLTE support launched in China
Meizu M5 with VoLTE support has been launched in China. The smartphone comes in two variants based on storage – 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM and 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM. It starts at 699 yuan (Rs 6,880 approx) for the 16GB variant and 899 yuan (Rs 8,849 approx) for the 32GB version. The budget smartphone is the successor of Meizu M3 and goes on sale starting this month. It will be available in glacier white, matte black, mint green, champagne gold and sapphire blue colour options. Meizu M5 has a 5.2-inch HD display (720×1280 pixels) with a pixel density of 281 ppi. It sports a 2.5D curved glass design.
OnePlus One may get Android 7.0 Nougat update
Android 7.0 Nougat has already reached several smartphones including last year’s Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, however, most Android phones are yet to taste the latest Android version. According to latest reports, OnePlus One may be among the first phones with customised Android to get the Nougat update. The first OnePlus phone was recently spotted on Geekbench running Android 7.0 Nougat.
LG V20 set to launch in India soon at Rs. 49990
LG may be planning to launch the V20 smartphone in India soon. According to a report by Gadgets360, the launch of the phone is “imminent” and it will be priced at Rs. 49,990. By comparison, the company’s current flagship, the G5, was launched at Rs. 52,990.
To recall, the LG V20 was unveiled in September and was the first smartphone to come with Android Nougat already installed. The device offers a 5.7-inch QHD display and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC with 4GB of RAM. Like the LG G5, the V20 also comes with a dual-rear camera setup, consisting of a 16MP primary camera and an 8MP wide-angle camera. It is equipped with a 3200mAH battery and offers 64GB of onboard storage. The device is also the first smartphone to feature 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC for audio, and supports FLAC, DSD, AIFF and ALAC files.
Motorola Moto M tipped to come with MediaTek P10 and not Snapdragon 625
Lenovo-owned Motorola Mobility is prepping up to launch one more Moto phone, possibly on November 8. The phone in question, the alleged Moto M, is said to be a mid-level offering meant to act as a connecting link between the Moto G4 Plus and the Moto Z Play. A new rumour now suggests that the phone would likely come with a MediaTek CPU and not Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 as previously reported.
The alleged Moto M has apparently made its way to Antutu giving out some key specs (yet again) of the phone. As per the listing, the phone would likely come with a MediaTek MT6750 Helio P10 processor clubbed with 4GB RAM and 32GB of internal memory. The Moto M is said to run Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
The phone is said to come with a 5.5-inch FullHD display, a 16-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera
Apple to drop MacBook Pro prices, introduce new 32GB RAM option in 2017
Apple may have just announced its latest MacBook Pro refresh, but a new note from reliable Apple analyst King-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities is already offering a look at what Apple has in store for next year’s models. According to the note, Apple is planning both a price cut as well as an internal hardware refresh for its MacBook Pro lineup.
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