One other week is over, so let’s recap. For those who’ve seen the Galaxy S22 sequence, you have seen the Galaxy S24 sequence, if the dummies that leaked are to be believed. The three S24 telephones all look just about unchanged, for essentially the most half. There’ll possible be under-the-hood adjustments however on the skin, the telephones look fairly much like the S23 sequence.
A brand new report doubled down on the truth that Huawei’s HarmonyOS Subsequent will drop Android assist. The OS is sort of prepared for launch and there was some critical developer recruitment to carry expertise over into Huawei’s new OS.
The vivo X100 sequence arrived in China, premiering the MediaTek Dimensity 9300 chip. The vivo X100 and X100 Professional each have curved 6.78-inch 8T LTPO AMOLED shows with 1260p decision, 10bit colours, and a 1-120Hz refresh price. The panels can crank out as much as 3,000 nits peak brightness and supply 2,160Hz PWM dimming for eye safety.
Across the again, the X100 Professional brings three 50MP shooters with a 1-inch kind Sony IMX989 primary sensor. The X100 Professional is supplied with the world’s first cell telephoto lens licensed by Zeiss APO. The apochromatically corrected zoom lens optics align inexperienced, blue and pink colours into the identical focus aircraft which ought to translate to improved readability and fewer fringing at distinction edges. The brand new floating periscope module options an f/2.57 aperture and 100mm equal focal size with 4.3x optical and as much as 100x digital zoom. On the battery entrance, vivo X100 will get a 5,000 mAh battery with 120W quick charging whereas the X100 Professional will get a barely bigger 5,400 mAh cell with 100W charging assist and 50W wi-fi quick charging.
vivo X100 and vivo X100 Professional can be found in black, white, blue and orange colours. X100 begins at CNY 3,999 ($548) for the 12/256GB trim and tops out at CNY 5,099($700) for the choice with 16GB LPDDR5T RAM and 1TB storage. X100 Professional begins at CNY 4,999 ($685) for the 12/256GB trim and tops out at CNY 5,999 ($823) for the 16GB RAM and 1TB storage model.
This week noticed large momentum within the green-bubble-blue-bubble saga. First, Nothing surprisingly introduced that Nothing Chats would carry iMessage compatibility to the Nothing telephone (2), after which Apple introduced that it will carry RCS assist to iPhones in 2024. Apple’s transfer is probably going motivated by the EU’s pending ruling on whether or not iMessage is a core service, which had the potential to power Apple so as to add RCS assist anyway.
Whereas the iPhone will assist RCS, it doesn’t suggest that iMessage will chat freely with RCS-powered Android messengers. RCS will carry many iMessage-like options to cross-platform messaging between iPhones and Androids: learn receipts, typing indicators, high-quality picture and video sharing, location sharing, and the works. And in the long run, it nonetheless will not matter, as a result of the bubbles will proceed to be inexperienced.
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The 2024 fashions are supposed to modify to titanium frames and the Extremely can have a flatter show, however from the again all three fashions seem the identical because the outdated fashions.
The brand new messaging app is powered by Sunbird Messaging and will probably be unique to Nothing Telephone (2) customers at launch.
Google will really feel vindicated, however notice that this doesn’t suggest blue bubbles on Android.
The characteristic will enable customers to publish tales, reels, and posts with out unlocking the machine.
These solid-state audio system intention to interchange legacy push-air amplifiers with ultrasonic amplitude modulation.