Tech News #15 – June 16, 2020
1. Nokia 5310 Feature Phone Launched
The Nokia 5310 feature phone has been launched in India today. It has a 2.4″ QVGA display with MediaTek MT6260A processor with 8MB RAM and 16MB storage, a VGA camera with dual speakers in the front, 1200 mAh battery, and dedicated buttons for music playback. The Nokia 5310 is priced at Rs. 3,399 and will be available from June 23.
2. HTC U20 5G and HTC Desire 20 Pro Launched
HTC U20 5G and HTC Desire Pro 20 Pro phones have been launched in Taiwan today by HTC.
The HTC U20 features a 6.8″ FHD+ display with Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G Processor, a quad rear camera setup, a 5000 mAh battery, and support for Quick Charge 4.0 technology
The HTC Desire 20 Pro features a 6.5″ FHD+ display with Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Processor, a quad-camera setup, a 5000 mAh battery but with Quick Charge 3.0 technology.
The pricing and availability of these phones are yet to be revealed by the company but they have been listed on their official Taiwanese page.
3. Samsung New Frame TV
Samsung has launched its new edition of Frame TV. The 50″ model is priced at Rs. 74,990, the 55″ model is priced at Rs. 84,990 and the 65″ model which is the biggest one is priced at Rs. 1,39,990.
Along with the Frame TV, Samsung also launched 10 new smart TVs starting from Rs. 14,990 for the 32″ HD TV and goes up to Rs. 89,990 for the 65″ version. The TVs will be available for purchase via Flipkart, Amazon, and Samsung’s official site from June 19.
4. Asus ROG Phone 3 All Specs Leaked.
Asus ROG Phone 3 has been listed on the TENAA certification and it seems that the ROG Phone 3 will be having an overclocked version of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chip with 16GB RAM and a massive 5,800 mAh battery but with no headphone jack. AnTuTu Benchmark also reported the benchmark score of the ROG Phone 3 which is over 6,46,310 and reports the highest scores in any smartphone right now. Rumors are strong that the phone can be launched next month.
5. Motorola One Fusion+ Smartphone Launched.
The Motorola One Fusion+ smartphone has been launched in India today at Rs. 16,999 (6 | 128). It comes with a Snapdragon 730G Processor, a 16MP pop-up selfie camera, 64MP quad-camera, 5000 mAh battery with 18W fast charging, and a 6.5″ FHD+ display. The smartphone will go on sale on Flipkart on June 24.
6. AMD Ryzen C7 Mobile Chip
AMD’s Ryzen C7 chip has been leaked which will be a smartphone SoC with some specifications leaked as well.
The chip is constructed on the 5nm process and has the latest ARM’s Cortex X1 cores running at 3 GHz. It is paired with two cores based on the Cortex A78 running at 2.6 GHz, and four low-power cores based on the Cortex A55 running at 2 GHz.
As per the leak, AMD’s RDNA based graphics on this chip will be 45% faster than the current Adreno 650 GPU in the Snapdragon 865. More information about this processor is here.