Insider # 10.03: new abilities for Siri; Kirin 820 5G; Redmi K30 Pro; Moto G8 Power Lite (Topic)

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Insider # 10.03: new abilities for Siri; Kirin 820 5G; Redmi K30 Pro; Moto G8 Power Lite


In the next issue of insiders, we will tell you about the new abilities that Apple engineers have equipped with the Siri voice assistant. Then we will discuss the capabilities of the Kirin 820 5G mobile platform. At the end of the review, we will find out the features of the technical equipment of two smartphones: Redmi K30 Pro and Moto G8 Power Lite.

Americans taught the voice assistant to diagnose COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic continues to march across the planet. Everything related to the virus is often accompanied by a mass of fakes, misinformation, and confusion. It is not always possible to obtain accurate data in such an environment.

At the same time, the majority of the population is interested in the problem of protection against infection. It is not enough to get information for this, it is best to visit a medical institution, but now this can cause certain problems.


In this regard, Yabloko decided to be proactive and contribute to the fight against coronavirus. Apple is considering equipping Siri with the ability to diagnose COVID-19.

This was recently reported by one of the online sources. The fact is that a runny nose, cough, or breathing problems are not always signs of this dangerous disease. The disease often begins almost asymptomatic.

To be able to at least formally define the symptoms of COVID-19, users of Apple mobile devices can now do so by asking for help from a voice assistant.

For this, a person must directly ask Siri whether he is infected with the coronavirus or not. Artificial intelligence will ask him a series of questions, the formation of which depends on each answer to the previous one. Among them, those associated with the symptoms of the disease and their severity dominate. Also, the voice assistant will clarify the geography of the user's recent trips.

According to the results of the survey, the system may recommend that you immediately consult a doctor. In a different scenario, Siri will direct users to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website or Apple's App Store, where the company offers tips and reminders on what to do if any.

This functionality is developed in accordance with the latest information on COVID-19 and the results of the fight against it. It takes into account data obtained in the United States, so the new program will work only in that country.

HUAWEI Chipset Shows Strong Performance

Previously, our resource published technical data of the new Kirin 820 5G mobile platform. This chipset is designed to work in mid-range devices.

The experts did not have time to analyze this information, as new ones appeared. Now they refer to the test results of the Kirin 820 5G in benchmarks. It turned out that the device has a high performance for its class.


These data are posted on the page of the Chinese social network Weibo, where they came from a tech blogger from the Middle Kingdom. It is easy to understand that the chip scored 3490 points in single-core mode and 11,200 in multi-core mode.

The numbers are almost equal to those demonstrated by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855, and they are higher than the Kirin 980. This is the firm's flagship last year.

HUAWEI Kirin 820 5G is manufactured using 7nm technology. It has Cortex-A76 cores and a Mali-G77 graphics accelerator. Thanks to this and the use of an updated neural computing unit with an image processing module, platform performance has increased by 30%.

The first device to install this chip will be the HONOR 30S smartphone. Its announcement is scheduled for March 30.

Redmi has unveiled the features of its flagship

On March 24, the flagship smartphone Redmi K30 Pro will be released. The day before, a leak occurred from the mill of the Chinese manufacturer, revealing some of its nuances.


It became known that the device is equipped with Super Bluetooth technology, which provides a range of connection with peripheral devices via Bluetooth 5.1 at a distance of up to 400 meters.

He will also receive 5G Multilink functionality, capable of simultaneously establishing a connection to the Internet in a mobile network (4G / 5G) via Wi-Fi 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz. At the same time, the program selects a stable signal source with lightning speed.

The photo capabilities of Redmi K30 Pro have also been improved. Its camera will be equipped with Super Night Scene 2.0 mode. This will allow you to get high-quality frames in low light conditions by combining several images into one.

The "heart" of the device is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor. It is also known about its AMOLED display and UFS 3.1 storage.

Moto G8 Power Lite specifications have appeared on the net

Insiders have posted several high-quality renders of the yet unannounced Moto G8 Power Lite smartphone online.


Some features of its equipment and price have also become known.

Netizens claim that the device will be equipped with a 6.5-inch HD + display with a notch for a selfie camera. The core of its hardware will be a MediaTek Helio P35 processor with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage.

Autonomy will be provided by a 5000 mAh battery. To charge it, a 10 W charger is provided.

All hardware processes are run by Android 10.

There is a triple main camera on the back of the device. She has three sensors with a resolution of 16, 8, and 2 megapixels. The second lens is ultra wide angle, the third sensor is needed to determine the depth.

The Moto G8 Power Lite will be on sale in April for € 190.

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Author: Jake Pinkman