Insides #921: Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Google Home, Lenovo Yoga Book on your Chrome OS
In the new issue of Insights: Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro (2017) will be increased for display; Google Home with built-in Wi-Fi router is in the works; Lenovo Yoga Book on your Chrome OS may not enter the market; work on Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and Note 7 restored at the same time.
Samsung Galaxy Pro On7 (2017) will get a larger display
In the database GFXBench was spotted smartphone Samsung Galaxy Pro On7 (2017), which is a 5.7-inch display with Full HD resolution. In Samsung Galaxy On7 2016 was a 5.5-inch screen with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. The display is covered with tempered glass Gorilla Glass.
The performance will be responsible MediaTek Helio P20 2.3 GHz, graphics Mali-T880, MP2 and 3 GB of RAM. For data storage is 32 GB ROM. Front and front camera have a resolution of 13 MP. It is expected the USB Type-C, fingerprint scanner and Android 7.0 out of the box. The cost and release date were not disclosed.
Google Home with built-in Wi-Fi router is already in development
Last fall, Google introduced the “smart” home column Home and the decision to create a home wireless network. Each device costs $129. However, currently the company is working on a combined device, which will combine the functions of smart dynamics and wireless access point.
Information on the development of a shared close to the project source. Unfortunately, technical details and other details were not disclosed. Of course, the new Google Home will come with pre-installed Assistant. Most likely, the cost of such device – $199.
Lenovo Yoga Book on your Chrome OS may not enter the market
At the end of 2016, Lenovo showed an unusual device – a convertible laptop Yoga Book with touch keyboard and stylus support. The device is initially offered on Windows 10 and Android, but immediately after the release, the network appeared rumors about the possible release Yoga Book on the Chrome OS. Unfortunately, publishing Liliputing reported that this information may be speculative, and in fact this version of the laptop will never be born.
Apparently, Chrome OS is simply not optimized for tablets and convertible devices, but because Lenovo wants to Google further worked on the system and added some new features.
Work on Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and restored Note 7 occurs simultaneously
Due to issues with the Galaxy Note 7, occurred last year, Samsung was in an unusual situation. A source from South Korea said that the company is forced to work simultaneously on two devices, the future flagship of the Galaxy Note 8 and the restored versions of the Galaxy Note 7. The device SM-N950 make their debut on the market as Galaxy Note 8, and Samsung will not share the device on a number of different models with the goal to produce for them a fresh update.
Also became known the code names of the restored Galaxy Note 7: N935LKLU2AQD2, N935LLUC2AQD2, N935LKLU2AQD2. Galaxy Note 8 will debut at numbers N950FXXU0AQC6, N950FOXM0AQC6, N950FXXU0AQC6. The exact date of announcement and release is unknown.