Insides #1056: Intel Coffee Lake, Google Android for the ASUS O, Apple Watch Series 3, Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A
- 1 Specifications 970 Kirin appeared on the popular website
- 2 ASUS updates the ZenFone smartphones 3 and ZenFone 4 to Android O
- 3 Apple Watch Series 3 pass final testing
- 4 Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A will be equipped with an important fixture for selfie
- 5 Intel Core eighth generation compared to its predecessors in the benchmark
In the new issue of Insider: specifications 970 Kirin appeared on the popular website; ASUS updates the ZenFone smartphones 3 and ZenFone 4 to Android O Apple Watch Series 3 pass final test; Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A will be equipped with an important fixture for selfies; Intel Core eighth generation compared to its predecessors in the benchmark.
Specifications 970 Kirin appeared on the popular website
One user of Chinese social network Weibo has published screenshots that reveal characteristics of 10-nm 970 chipset Kirin, which debuts in smartpage Huawei Mate 10. The announcement of both new products is scheduled for October 16.
Kirin 970 is equipped with eight cores on a 64-bit ARM architecture: four Cortex-A73 with a frequency of 2.8 GHz and four cores Cortex-A53 with a clock frequency unknown. Supported RAM LPDDR4 with a maximum clock frequency of 1 866 MHz and graphics Mali-G72 MP8. LTE modem supports Cat. 12. Designated Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth 4.2.
ASUS updates the ZenFone smartphones 3 and ZenFone 4 to Android O
All owners of ASUS smartphones ZenFone 3 and 4 can breathe a sigh of relief: the representatives of the company confirmed that the smartphone will receive an upgrade to Android O. OS for smartphones ZenFone 3 will bring the updated shell ZenUI 4.0, which has become more intuitive, modern and simple.
The only problem was the note about the release date update: ASUS intends to release the Android O for their devices only by the end of the first half of 2018, approximately a year. Of course, the date can be changed in the smaller side, however we need to believe only official information.
Apple Watch Series 3 pass final testing
This edition of the Economic Daily reported that the next generation of smart watches Apple Watch Series 3 is in the final testing phase, and therefore is just one step away from release. Presumably, the novelty will show alongside the new iPhone in September.
The watch can go on sale in the fourth quarter of 2017. One of the main innovations of the Apple Watch Series 3 will support cellular networks without reference to the smartphone. Moreover, insiders assert the possibility of non-contact measurement of blood glucose level. In this case, the Apple Watch, a new generation will make a revolution in the market of medical products and will change the way people with diabetes mellitus.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A will be equipped with an important fixture for selfie
Smartphone Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will be officially presented on August 21. Today, the President of the company was certain that the Redmi Note 5A not just equip a 16-megapixel front-facing camera, but will take her own flare for creating high-quality selfies.
5A Redmi Note will have a 5.5-inch screen with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels, Quad-core Snapdragon 425 with a clock frequency of 1.4 GHz (models MDE6, MDT6) or OCTA-core Snapdragon processor 430 with the same frequency (models MDE6S, MDT6S), and 2 or 3 GB of RAM and 16 or 32 GB of internal memory. The device will run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with sheath 8 over the top of Xiaomi’s MIUI system.
Intel Core eighth generation compared to its predecessors in the benchmark
The Chinese media before the official presentation revealed details about the specifications and performance of future Intel processors Coffee Lake, led by the flagship Core i7-8700K. It is reported that the chip Core i7 series is equipped with six cores and 12 threads vs four cores and eight threads from its predecessor, Core i5 — six cores and six threads to four cores and four threads, the Intel Core i3 using four cores vs two cores in the previous generation.
Core i7-8700K has 11% higher productivity and 51% better multithreading compared to the Core i7-7700K. The clock frequency of the Core i7-8700K is 4.5 GHz. Core i7-8600K “pumped” by 19% in single-core mode and 55% in multi-core, increase Core i3-8350K was 17% and 65%, respectively. Key specifications of each of the chips presented in the summary table.
Family of Intel chips Coffee Lake will present on August 21.