A new portion of insider news is devoted to products of Meizu and OPPO companies, information about developing NVIDIA video cards.
Another frameless device
Meizu 16S will be announced soon. However, images of its more advanced version Meizu 16S Plus have already appeared on the network. The smartphone received a "clean" front panel, without cutouts and holes.
Chinese social network Weibo posted several "live" photos of a smartphone on its pages. On them, you can contemplate a frameless device with a front camera and a speaker located on the edge at the top. It features a 6.76-inch AMOLED display and is slightly thicker at the bottom.
On the right side there are physical power and volume control buttons. The back side hardware remained a secret.
Information has been received that this device will be equipped with a Snapdragon 855 processor and a sub-screen fingerprint scanner. The sensor resolution of the main camera will be 48 megapixels. The smartphone is predicted so far only two color shades of the case: black and white. Why such color discrimination takes place is unclear.
The announcement of the novelty will take place in the late spring of this year, its cost is not yet known.
Note 9 Cameras
The Meizu Note 9 smartphone is a sub-flagship of the brand. Its announcement is scheduled for March 6. The device is predicted to compete with Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro. The main advantage of the device is the presence of a main camera with 5 and 48 megapixel sensors. The manufacturer does not disclose which sensor will be used as the main one for this camera, but there are reasonable assumptions that it will be Samsung ISOCELL GM1.
In order to demonstrate the capabilities of a smartphone, the firm's specialists took a photo of it with a camera, the main attraction of Barcelona - the Sagrada Familia Cathedral, and posted it on the Internet.
The picture is really high quality. But the shooting was carried out during the day and in good lighting. In addition, you can see that the camera's viewing angle is not very impressive. What it really is will become clear later, after a series of shots in different lighting conditions.
It is known that Meizu Note 9 received a Snapdragon 675 processor and 6 GB of "RAM". Its front camera is equipped with a 20MP sensor.
Two new graphics cards from NVIDIA
On the pages of the resource DigiTimes recently published characterizing information and estimated prices for two new video cards in the budget segment NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 and GeForce GTX 165.
Their more advanced "big brother" GTX 1660 Ti is already on sale.
The above graphics adapters, as well as the entire series, will work on the basis of the Turing architecture. But, at the same time, they will be deprived of the functionality that provides for ray tracing. The lack of DLSS smoothing algorithm is still expected.
The source reports that the GeForce GTX 1660 GPU is based on a TU116 GPU with a frequency of 1530 MHz, 1280 CUDA cores and 6 GB of GDDR6 video memory with an effective frequency of 4000 MHz.
The product has 80 texture units and a 192-bit bus. The video card will cost about $ 180. The date of the start of sales has not been announced, but experts assume that the new items will not hit retail until April.
F11 Pro Tested
The smartphone codenamed CPH1969, which is the new product of OPPO F11 Pro, has been tested in the Geekbench benchmark. This made it possible to find out its technical data.
It has been established that the basis of its "hardware" is the MediaTek Helio P70 processor and 6 GB of RAM. The smartphone runs Android 9.0 Pie with Color OS 6.
According to the test results, the device received 1571 points in single-core mode and 5844 points in multi-core mode. This indicates that he has a mid-range chip. The rest of the technical characteristics of this device are still a mystery, they have yet to be clarified.
Prior to this, there were a number of leaks regarding information about this gadget. They talked about the presence of a front panel with a screen measuring 6.5 inches diagonally. It was also stated that the smartphone will be equipped with a capacious 4000 mAh battery and built-in memory of 128 GB.
The cost of the product and the date of its announcement are still unknown.
The Topic of Article: Insider # 8.02: about Meizu devices, new items from NVIDIA and OPPO.