Insides #1119: Cubot King Kong, unreleased Google Pixel 2 XL, OnePlus 5T
In the next issue of the Insider: Cubot King Kong included a full day later under water; a new Xiaomi smartphone has passed certification; unannounced model of the Google Pixel 2 found in the network; the global release of MIUI 9 will be held next month; 5T OnePlus debuts in late November.
Cubot King Kong included a full day later under water
Asian technovista consumer mobile electronics came to an end, but its echoes continue to haunt us in the news. One of the last Prime Minister became a smartphone from the Cubot company. He got the name King Kong, similar to mighty APE from the movie.
Cubot King Kong draws attention primarily to secure housing. IP68 standard means impermeability to dust, dirt and moisture, and stand Cubot smartphone was constantly in the water tank at a depth of 1 meter and not lose health even after a day spent in such conditions.
Features include 5-inch HD screen, Quad-core MediaTek processor MT6580, preinstalled operating system Android 7.0 Nougat, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM, expandable card up to 32 GB. Front camera resolution is 8 MP, main camera — 13 MP. Cubot King Kong is equipped with an autofocus system, which works in just 0.3 s. Supported shooting 1080p video.
Details about the geography of sales and cost will be announced soon.
A new Xiaomi smartphone has passed certification
According to rumors, in December of this year, Xiaomi company will introduce the updated smartphone Redmi and Redmi Note. It is reported that this week in the Taiwanese NCC Agency profile was registered Xiaomi MEG7. Presumably, before us Redmi 5 Plus. By the way, earlier in China, was certified smartphones MEE7 and MET7 for China and local mobile operator China Mobile.
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus will be equipped to 5.99-inch screen with a resolution of 2160×1080 pixels with an aspect ratio of 18:9. Responsible for the performance OCTA-core processor with a clock frequency of 2 GHz. In this role, expect the Snapdragon 625 and 450. The phones come preloaded with Android operating system 7.1.2 Nougat. It is also expected the main camera is of 12 MP and “frontalka” to 5 MP. Capacity built-in battery will be 4000 mAh. In the models with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB of ROM, and 4 and 64 GB of memory respectively. The cost will be $150 and $195.
The unannounced model of the Google Pixel 2 has detected on the network
Earlier in October, Google introduced a smartphone Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. However, in the spring in the network were rumors about the third smartphone Pixel 2 codenamed “Muskie”. The mention of this device was found in the database AOSP, namely the source code for Android 8.0.0.
Section “PRODUCT_MANUFACTURER” says that it is developed by Google, and the file “init.common.usb.rc” hints at the involvement of HTC. It is known that battery capacity of the smartphone was supposed to be 3 830 3 520 mAh vs mAh in the Pixel 2 XL. The pixel density of the display is equal to that of Pixel 2 XL and reaches 560. The unannounced smartphone is also equipped with Muskie image processor Pixel Visual Core that is blocked at Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL and waits for the unlock after the release of Android 8.1.
It is anticipated that initially the role of the Pixel 2 XL is planned Muskie, but in the future, Google has dropped the idea for unknown reasons.
The global release of MIUI 9 can be expected in the next month
A day ago, we wrotethat a growing number of smartphone users Xiaomi in China get the long awaited update to MIUI Version Stable 9. Today it became known that the global version of MIUI Stable Version of 9 will debut on Xiaomi smartphones in November. It is expected that the update will “fly” on the following devices:
- Mi Mix 2;
- Mi Max 2;
- Mi Max/Prime;
- Redmi Note 4;
- Redmi Note 3;
- Redmi Note Prime;
- Redmi 4;
- Redmi 4A;
- Redmi 3S/Prime/Plus;
- Redmi 2/Prime.
OnePlus 5T debut at the end of November
More leaks points to the coming announcement of OnePlus 5T. The device will get a top “stuffing” and the screen with a thin frame and an aspect ratio of 18:9.
Authoritative insider Evan Blass, citing its own sources, said that the announcement of the OnePlus 5T will really take place soon, but not before November 21. According to recent reports, the OnePlus 5T will receive a 6-inch display with a resolution of 2160х1080 pixels (an aspect ratio of 18:9), OCTA core Snapdragon 835, 6/8 GB RAM LPDDR4X, 64/128 GB internal storage type 2.1 UFC double main camera (20 MP f/2,6 + 16 MP f/1,6), 20-megapixel front-facing camera and global 4G LTE support. It also reported the presence of fingerprint sensor on the back side and scan features face ID.
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