Insides #1031: Sony Xperia XZ1, Jeep T18, iPhone 8 and new from Xiaomi

In the new issue of Insider: Sony Xperia XZ1 with a flagship processor noticed in Geekbench; Lenovo will release a smartphone with a detachable camera; iPhone 8 will have the iris scanner; disclosed specifications of the new processors Exynos, a new Xiaomi smartphone on the old processor was lit in the benchmark.

Sony Xperia XZ1 with a flagship processor noticed in Geekbench

Smartphone Sony G8341 was spotted in the database benchmark Geekbench. Presumably, before us the new Sony Xperia XZ1 with a 5.2-inch Full HD screen. Benchmark said the device works on the chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 paired with 4 GB of RAM and Android OS 7.1 Nougat. In single-core mode, the smartphone 1 scored 909 points in multi-core — nearly 6 500 parrots.

Sony Xperia XZ1

According to rumors, the price Sony Xperia XZ1 will be $860 or €760. The model SO-01K announced for Japan, and the Xperia XZ model number SO-1J, the company informed. Sony Xperia XZ1 will present in September at the IFA exhibition in 2017 with the model G8441 — Xperia XZ1 Compact with 4.6-inch HD screen.

Lenovo will release a smartphone with a detachable camera

Manufacturer of advanced protective smartphone Explay presented a successful model S10, S30 and S30 Mini. Recently it became known about the preparation of smartphone Explay T18, is equipped with external camera and additional antenna for realizing functions of the radio.

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Nomu T18

Like previous models, the Jeep T18 is protected from moisture and dust according to IP68 standard, as well as from falls and blows to military standard MIL-STD-810G. The exact specifications and release date will be known later.

iPhone 8 will get iris scanner

New iPhone traditionally is expected in early September, but Japanese blog Macotakara once again disseminated information according to which the supply of iPhone 8 is expected in October or even early November. By many accounts, Apple will refuse from the fingerprint scanner on the front and back panels of the smartphone in favor of the side of the scanner, combined with the power button. However, this is not the only way to recognize the user. At the top of the screen are several new elements, one of which will be the iris scanner.

Apple iPhone 8

It is alleged that three holes in the top of the iPhone 8 will be occupied by the reading system picture of the iris, and over the earpiece will be installed the infrared sensor for the correct operation of the smartphone in the dark. Will continue the usual front camera. The whole system is called FaceID. iPhone 8 will be offered exclusively with a black front panel, which is necessary for masking of a large number of holes.

Disclosed specifications of the new processors Exynos

Samsung Electronics regularly releases new processors branded production under the brand Exynos. Obviously, this year is no exception, and we are waiting for two new. The first chip — Exynos 9610 10-nm architecture with two clusters of four cores Cortex-A73 and Cortex-A53. They develop the clock speed to 2.4 GHz for maximum performance. Responsible for the graphics chip Mali-G71. Previously it was stated that Samsung will use Mali GPU-G72, which is 25% more energy efficient.

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Samsung Exynos

Exynos 7885 — 14-nm processor with two cores Cortex-A73 and six cores Cortex-A53, a clock whose frequency is 2.1 GHz. Presumably, 7885 Exynos uses the same graphics accelerator Mali-G71, and the processor will find use in the smartphone Galaxy A7 (2018).

As you can see, Samsung is in no hurry to use proprietary cores Mongoose. They can be installed in the flagship Exynos 9810, whose debut is expected in Galaxy S9.

New smartphone Xiaomi on the old processor was lit in the benchmark

In the database GFXbench was spotted smartphone from the company Xiaomi, which has unexpectedly small 5.1-inch Full HD screen and processor last year Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 with a clock frequency of 2.1 GHz.


The device is equipped with 3 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory. In characteristics is only the back camera is 16 MP and “frontalka” 4 MP. Information on the exact name and design of the smartphone at the moment.


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