One of the most interesting insider news releases this time around is Samsung's development of new technology and testing of its devices. We'll also talk about the iPad Mini, which will start shipping next year, and the Blackview BV5500.
An analogue of Google Night Sight is being developed
According to one of the research centers, the option to improve the quality of images taken in low or poor lighting conditions is one of the most popular. The most famous development in this area is Night Sight technology, the author of which is Google.
Other companies are trying to keep up too. Similar solutions are created with one approach - when photographing, several similar frames are taken. Then, like in a kaleidoscope - the best parts of the frames are collected into one.
Samsung specialists were puzzled by the creation of the same functionality. This became known through the XDA Developers forum. On it, some advanced users have decompiled the standard camera application included in the new Galaxy UI build on Android Pie for Galaxy Note 9.
This does not at all oblige the company to introduce newfangled functionality on all its models. However, on flagship models, it will most likely be used.
Galaxy S10 Lite and S10 Plus benchmarked
Insiders suggest that Samsung Galaxy S10 line models will be announced no earlier than February next year. Almost immediately with the appearance of this information, the data on testing the S10 Lite and S10 Plus were posted on the Internet in the HTML5 browser benchmark. There the devices were listed under the codes M-G970 and SM-G975. They showed good results. The S10 Lite scored 514 points, while its sibling got 499 points. This is worthy considering the maximum is 555 points.
It is also known that these devices operated on the Android 9.0 Pie platform. It is not clear if they are prototypes or production models.
The imminent start of sales of these smartphones is evidenced by the fact that Olixar has begun accepting pre-orders for accessories for them. Images of protective covers have been circulated online. There are three options: according to the type of purse; silicone case and shockproof black case with stand.
It is not known exactly when Samsung devices will start selling. The price of covers for them ranges from $ 10 to $ 30.
iPad Mini at a good price
According to the China Times, Apple will soon release the entry-level iPad Mini and iPad. It is known that iPad Mini has not been updated in three years, so this news is good for fans of this type of product.
The product will go into production this year, and sales are likely to begin early next year. The price will be low, as it was previously reported that the iPad Mini has an inexpensive processor and a cheap screen.
The entry-level iPad is 10 inches. The case has thin bezels. Apple now has a 9.7-inch device. Apparently, the new device will replace it.
According to initial estimates, his debut may take place in the second half of 2019.
BV is the flagship series of rugged smartphones from Blackview. The BV5500 model will be the latest development of the company's engineers. This unit has a sophisticated design and aesthetic body. Admirers of this type of devices are accustomed to the fact that these products are always equipped with rough and massive cases.
With their development, Blackview will try to change this trend. In their opinion, buyers should update their opinion on rugged smartphones.
The product is equipped with a 5.5-inch screen with maximum viewing angles. It is covered with Corning Gorilla 3 glass, which is highly tempered. The back cover of the device is ergonomic, the company hopes that it will meet the requirements of both men and women.
The BV5500 is certified IP68, IP69K and MIL-STD-810G. The dual camera module produces a resolution of 13 megapixels, the battery is 4400 mAh. The smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo.
The Topic of Article: Insider # 7.12: Two news from Samsung, a story about a new product from Apple and information about a secure smartphone from Blackview.