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Qualcomm Launches a Special Edition Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders

Qualcomm Launches a Special Edition Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders

Qualcomm Launches a Special Edition Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders

Technology-Portfolio.Net - Qualcomm has just announced the presence of a smartphone aimed at Snapdragon Insiders in collaboration with Asus . The device called Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders by Asus was announced at the Snapdragon Insiders event.

To note, Snapdragon Insiders is a community formed as a forum for tech enthusiasts, content creators, and Snapdragon experts to interact with Snapdragon Fans.

This special edition smartphone is armed with Snapdragon 888 . In the sales package, this smartphone is equipped with premium earphones from Master and Dynamic, Quick Charge 5 adapter, data cable, and case .

This smartphone has a 6.78-inch AMOLED screen with a refresh rate of 144Hz. Smartphone performance for Snapdragon Insiders by Asus is supported by 16GB of RAM and 512GB of internal memory.

This device is equipped with stereo speakers coupled with four HDR microphones with a dynamic range of 114 dB. The audio capabilities of this smartphone get an overall score of 77 from DXOMark Audio and make it one of the best-scoring smartphones .

Turning to photography, this smartphone has three rear cameras consisting of a 64MP main lens, a 12MP ultrawide lens, and an 8MP telephoto lens. While selfie needs are left to the 24MP front camera.

This smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders will be commercially available in several countries in August 2021. However, there is no information on whether Indonesia will be one of the countries that will get this smartphone .

Qualcomm Introduces Snapdragon 888 Plus, How Fast is the Performance?

On the other hand, Qualcomm has just announced the presence of Snapdragon 888 Plus. As the name implies, this chipset is the successor to Snapdragon 888 which offers increased performance.

The Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G Mobile Platform will help deliver the premium entertainment, connectivity and gaming experience that users deserve.

Compared to its predecessor which has a clock speed of 2.84GHz, Snapdragon 888 Plus comes with a 680 Prime CPU that has a clock speed of 2,995GHz or 3.0GHZ.

In addition, this chipset comes with the sixth generation AI Engine which has an AI performance of 32 TOPS or there is a performance increase of more than 20 percent.

The presence of a Smartphone with Snapdragon 888 Plus

Commercial devices that will use Snapdragon 888 Plus are planned to arrive in the third quarter of 2021. However, there is no definite schedule information regarding the presence of these devices.

For now, several vendors that are known to be using Snapdragon 888 Plus are Asus, Honor, Motorola, Vivo, and Xiaomi. Only the device models that will use this chipset have not been revealed.

For information, the presence of Snapdragon 888 Plus was already known a few weeks ago. Qualcomm is known to be used to launching the Plus variant a few months after the main variant was introduced.


Android Confirms Specific Processors For Google Smartphones

Android Confirms Specific Processors For Google Smartphones

Android Confirms Specific Processors For Google Smartphones
Technology-Portfolio.Net - Android insiders confirmed the news saying Google's new smartphone, the Pixel 6 will come with its own processor called Whitecapel.

Google is rumored to be launching a new smartphone with a special processor. The processor is referred to as the Whitecapel which will arrive on the new Pixel 6 smartphone. Reports from an Android insider, recently confirmed the leak.

As is well known, previous reports were received from 9to5Google and XDA Developer, which suggested the mention of Whitechapel in the Android Open-Source Project code. And an insider mentioned Google's chipset with the code number GS101. GS seems to be short for Google Silicon.

The processor is known to be being developed by Google with Samsung. Therefore, some experts speculate, this may be an upgraded version of some Exynos chips. Interestingly, an insider who confirmed this report said Samsung also makes processors for Xiaomi.

Whitecapel reportedly will have a 5nm fabrication and include 8 processor cores, of which 2 Cortex-A78 cores, a pair of Cortex-A76 cores, and 4 Cortex-A55 cores. Meanwhile, the graphics accelerator is ARM Mali.

If Google actually installed a chip made specifically for its devices, then the smartphone would have a better performance. These include process refinement, photo quality enhancement, and optimal hardware and software components.

In addition, the Google Pixel 6 is predicted to come with an on-screen fingerprint scanner. Another leak reveals that the device will be powered by the Ultrawide band which is usually used in tracking devices or a link between mobile devices and smart home devices.


Google Launches Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Smartphones (Spec and Prices)

Google Launches Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL Smartphones (Spec and Prices)

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Technology-Portfolio.Net - Google finally officially launched the flagship duo of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, at an event in New York, United States.

Android smartphone Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL has a wider screen than its predecessor, which is 5.5 inches and 6.3 inches respectively. In the design section of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, it has a bezel less design. At Pixel 3 XL, Google has implemented a notch (bangs) design to give the impression of being more elegant.

Still the same as its predecessor, Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL rely on the advantages of camera components. The photos are promised sharp with natural colors in various conditions.

But the back camera of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL has not yet adopted the dual-camera trend. Google actually installed this feature for the front camera (selfie), each of which has 8 megapixel resolution.

One front camera lens is useful for shooting 97-degree wide-angle. That way, users can aim for groups of selfies to the full or selfie in front of the scene more easily.

Camera with AI software

Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL cameras are equipped with the latest software that improves camera performance with artificial intelligence technology, aka Artificial Intelligence (AI). There are several interesting options that add to the excitement of shooting.

For example the option "Top Shot" that allows users to choose the best photo results from several shots on one precious moment. Automatically, the software will get rid of the blurry photos or blinking eyes.

"Super Res Zoom" uses many frames and AI to provide sharp final photos, even without using optical zoom. This will spoil the user who likes to capture the moment timidly.

"Night Shot" was mentioned to have risen sharply from before. Google promises Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL cameras as the most reliable in shooting in low-light situations.

In addition, there is also a "Photobooth" option that automatically targets selfies when the user smiles. Speaking of the selfie camera, Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL installed a dual-camera in front.

Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL specifications

The core specifications of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL include Snapdragon 845 chipsets, the best chips on the market today, 4 GB RAM capacity, Bluetooth 5.0, and stereo speakers in front for fierce audio.

In addition there is also a new security chip called "Titan M", claimed to be the best virtual security guard. The protection includes the confidentiality of login data, encryption of all partitions, application data security, and maintaining the integrity of the operating system.

Both batteries have a capacity of 2,915 mAh for Pixel 3 and 3,430 mAh for Pixel 3 XL. Google completes Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL with wireless charging features up to 10 watts.

This phone runs on the Android 9 Pie operating system. Both have also removed the virtual buttons (back, home, recents) on the screen. Google Assistant and Google Lens were also designed to be core parts of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. With various specifications and features.

Pixel 3 is sold at prices starting at US$799 for the 64 GB variant. Meanwhile the Pixel 3 XL is priced at US$899 for a capacity of 64 GB and for the 128 GB variant is priced at US$999 dollars. Both of these phones will be marketed next October 18.


Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 5.1 Plus Officially Released

Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 5.1 Plus Officially Released

Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 5.1 Plus Officially Released

TECHNOLOGY-PORTFOLIO.NET - HMD Global started this week by launching two new middle-class cellphones from India, Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 5.1 Plus. Both are international versions of Nokia X6 (6.1 Plus) and X5 (5.1 Plus).

Before launching in the international market, Nokia 6.1 Plus was first inaugurated in China a few months ago, then Nokia 5.1 Plus followed in July 2018.

In India, Nokia 6.1 plus comes in one variant with a 5.8 inch screen (2,280 x 1,080 pixels, 19: 9 aspect ratio) with bangs on the top, Snapdragon 636 chip, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB storage media, 3,060 mAh battery The following is a 16 megapixel dual camera and 5 megapixel monochrome and a 16 megapixel front camera.

Meanwhile, Nokia 5.1 comes with a 5.86-inch screen (1,520 X 720 pixels, 19: 9 aspect ratio), also with bangs on the top, MediaTek Helio P60 chip, 3 GB / 4 GB RAM, 32 GB / 64 storage media GB, and a 3,060 mAh battery. There is also a 13 megapixel dual camera and 5 megapixel camera and an 8 megapixel front camera.

Like the Nokia smartphone made by HMD Global, both Nokia 6.1 Plus and Nokia 5.1 Plus both run the "plain" version of the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system, without custom UI additions.

Nokia 6.1 Plus is priced at 15,999 Rupees or around 224 USD.

This phone will be sold from September 2018. Meanwhile, the price and availability of 5.1 Plus have not yet been announced by HMD Global.


Oppo R17, Use Gorilla Glass 6 and In-Screen Fingerprint Sensor

Oppo R17, Use Gorilla Glass 6 and In-Screen Fingerprint Sensor

Oppo R17, Use Gorilla Glass 6 and In-Screen Fingerprint Sensor

TECHNOLOGY-PORTFOLIO.NET - In the past few days, the leak around the Oppo F9 circulated a lot on the internet. However, Oppo actually gave another surprise to Oppo Fans.

The official Oppo website released the new successor to the Oppo R15 namely the Oppo R17.

The design is completely different from its predecessor, the most obvious is the face of the device. Bangs or notches that were once perched on top of the R15 display are now trimmed to pieces in the middle.

The "Notch" is similar to the one that Oppo F9 carries out that will soon be introduced. The Oppo R17 also features an in-display fingerprint or a fingerprint scanner on the screen.

The screen surface is also coated with Gorilla Glass 6, which will protect the smartphone that falls from a height of one meter in 15 consecutive times.

At the top there is still a very thin frame as a speaker holder. The Oppo R17's screen span reaches 6.4 inches AMOLED paneled and full HD Plus resolution. The aspect ratio is called to reach 91.5 percent.

At the bottom of the screen is a fingerprint scanner on the screen. The sensor measures 4 square millimeters and has a 3P Micro Lens for reading fingerprints optically.

Shifting to the camera sector, the Oppo R17 is equipped with a dual camera arranged vertically on the rear. Each resolution is 16 megapixels and 5 megapixels f / 2.0 aperture.

The front camera that is based on the notch has a 25 megapixel resolution.

The Oppo R17 is powered by Snapdragon 670, a new 10nm process technology chip that has eight Kryo 360 cores, Adreno 615 graphics and 1.7 GHz efficiency. This smartphone will run with the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system (OS) coated with the Color OS 5.2 interface.

This device is also supported by the fast charging technology made by Oppo namely VOOC to charge a battery with a capacity of 3,500 mAh. Oppo R17 will be available in two colors, namely Blue Stream and Neon Purple.

The color design on the back has a gradation pattern, similar to the one in the Oppo Find X.

The color will change with the point of view. Blue streams for example will show blue, green and aqua.

While Neon Purple will change color from magenta to purple on the edge and black in the middle. The Oppo R17 will be sold flash sale in China in August 2018 where the official price will be announced on the same day


Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Using Snapdragon 845 Chip

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Using Snapdragon 845 Chip

Xiaomi Pocophone F1

TECHNOLOGY-PORTFOLIO.NET - Xiaomi seems genuinely preparing to launch another top-tier smartphone, called Pocophone F1.

The smartphone recently pocketed the Bluetooth certification, which confirms the fact that the device actually exists. Moreover, the Bluetooth certification reveals more information about the phone.

Pocophone F1 will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor with "a liquid system that helps offer extremely fast processing power at peak performance".

In addition to carrying Snapdragon 845 chip, Xiaomi Pocophone F1 also has a mix of internal memory and RAM. There are two variants, namely 6 GB / 64 GB and 6 GB / 128 GB.

The design resembles the flagship of Android phones today, ie full-screen with bangs (notch). The screen size alone 5.99 inches with a resolution of 2160 x 1080p.

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Furthermore, the F1 Pocophone will also feature a 12MP + 5MP dual rear camera with 1.4 micrometer pixels and dual pixel autofocus on the main sensor.

There is also a 20MP camera on the front that supports Super Pixel technology that combines four pixel info into one large pixel, which is useful for reducing noise, capturing more light and improving overall photo quality, especially in low light conditions.

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 will include infrared "illuminators" and infrared cameras for the unlock feature with AI even in dark conditions.

Please note, Xiaomi Pocophone F1 is still a code name, could have changed when released commercially. This phone is mentioned will target the European and Indian markets.