Insides #864: Xiaomi Mi6, Sony Xperia XA2, Cubot Rainbow 2, Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
- 1 Honor V9 with 6 GB RAM and dual camera will present on February 21
- 2 Samsung made a final decision on the battery capacity of Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8 Plus
- 3 P10 Huawei and Xiaomi Mi6 will be more expensive predecessors
- 4 Sony Xperia XA2 different acute angles
- 5 Cubot Rainbow 2 will be the cheapest smartphone with dual camera
In the network in the last 24 hours: Samsung will show a prototype of a foldable smartphone in Barcelona; Honor V9 with 6 GB RAM and dual camera will present on February 21; Samsung has made a final decision on the battery capacity of Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8 Plus; P10 Huawei and Xiaomi Mi6 will be more expensive predecessors; Sony Xperia XA2 different acute angles; Cubot Rainbow 2 will be the cheapest smartphone with dual camera.
Honor V9 with 6 GB RAM and dual camera will present on February 21
21 Feb Huawei will introduce new smartphone Honor V9. It happens a week before the official start of Mobile World Congress 2017.
The device has been already spotted in TENAA. The device will receive an OCTA-core processor with a clock frequency of 2.4 GHz, a 5.7-inch QHD screen, 4 or 6 GB of RAM and 64 or 128 GB for data storage. Rear double camera with a resolution of 12 and 2 MP. Front expected front module for selfie 8 MP.
The Honor V9 size will be 157 x 77,5 x 6,97 mm and weighs 184 g. the product works on Android Nougat and battery 3,900 mAh. On the back cover will be installed fingerprint scanner. Value is not specified.
Samsung made a final decision on the battery capacity of Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8 Plus
Edition of the Investor published a report which stated that the battery capacity in the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is 3 500 mAh, and the Galaxy Note 7. Galaxy S8 will set the battery on 3000 mAh. Previously, Evan Blass, on the basis of rumors from South Korea, said that the new flagship lineup will be set battery 3 250 and 3 750 mAh, respectively. The production of batteries will be engaged by Samsung SDI and Japanese company Murata Manufacturing.
At the same time, the publication ETNews said about the intention Samsung to show a prototype of a foldable smartphone at the upcoming Mobile World Congress. Unfortunately, the smartphone will be available in a private setting in a circle of Trustees. the General public flexible Samsung smartphone will not see. But on the official company’s stand will feature modern displays that will be used in future smartphones of the company and its affiliates. By the way, Samsung could become a supplier of OLED panels for the iPhone 8.
P10 Huawei and Xiaomi Mi6 will be more expensive predecessors
P10 Huawei and Xiaomi Mi6 may be the most noticeable flagships from China this year. Unfortunately, buyers for the new items you will have to pay more than usual. According to sources, the cost of some components of smartphones increased by 100%. In addition, the unstable exchange rate of currencies in China and other countries is the fluctuation in final price of device. Primarily this concerns memory and displays. For every 1,000 yuan the cost of the smartphone will have to pay an average of 100 yuan.
Industrial analyst from China on his page on Weibo has published projected rates for P10 Huawei and Xiaomi Mi6. Huawei P10 will cost 3 488 yuan ($507) for a model with 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB ROM. This 300 yuan ($44) is greater than the cost of Huawei P9 in the same configuration a year earlier. Xiaomi Mi6 kicks off in the sale at a price of 2 299 yuan ($334) – 300 yuan more than Mi5.
Sony Xperia XA2 different acute angles
In the network appeared the spy pictures of Sony Xperia XA2 or XA (2017), which will replace last year’s model. The product is made in simple design with sharp corners. The case is made of matte black material.
Sony Xperia XA2 running Android 7.0 Nougat. Inside is a processor MediaTek Helio P20, 4 GB RAM, a 23-Megapixel main camera, “frontalka” at 16 MP, USB Type-C, a 3.5 mm audiojack. According to rumors, the cost will be $320 or €300.
Cubot Rainbow 2 will be the cheapest smartphone with dual camera
The company Cubot aims to introduce top technology in the budget segment. So, in March of this year the market will debut Cubot Rainbow 2 with a double main camera. Their resolution will be 13 and 2 MP, allowing to create high-quality images with the bokeh effect. Resolution front camera is 5 MP.
Cubot Rainbow 2 will also receive a 5-inch screen with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels, battery 2 350 mAh battery and Android 7.0.
A key feature of the Cubot Rainbow 2 – the price. It is argued that the cost of the smartphone will be only $60.