Bluetooth speakers have recently become more popular and manufacturers of gadgets take advantage of this. Today you can find a Bluetooth speaker for every taste and color, any size, shape, as well as cost. What can I say if there are even portable Bluetooth speakers in the form of a watch. In general, the choice is really huge, but today there will be a selection of the five most popular Bluetooth speakers, the cost of which does not exceed $ 30. We picked up both unusual options, and quite simple, or rather classic. Let's start!
Mini Cat Shape - a cat-shaped stereo Bluetooth speaker for $ 30
A rather unusual wireless speaker in the form of a cat’s head where the speakers are hidden in the eyes of a furry pet. A great option for home, as well as a no less wonderful gift for really dear people. I am glad that the manufacturer took care of a wide range of colors, so you can purchase Mini Cat Shape in five different colors: blue, purple, matte black, dark red and white. The specifications of the portable speaker are as follows:
Bluetooth version 5.0, effective transmission distance of 10m.
Speaker 5 W, the sound is clear, bright and loud, without distortion.
Support for wireless Bluetooth and TF card, FM radio, speakerphone.
Built-in battery with a capacity of 1500 mAh, provides 8 hours of playback at normal volume.
The appearance of the cat is fashionable and personal, suitable for a gift.
SV-001 Retro - a portable speaker for retro lovers for $ 16
This instance, on the contrary, wears a different shade - classic, even retro. The design of the Bluetooth speaker resembles either an old radio or a tv (rather the second) and fits perfectly into any interior. Again this option is more for the home than for the street or nature, however, wherever this portable speaker is located, it will be able to diversify the atmosphere everywhere.
Specs of the SV-001 Retro Mini are as follows:
Bluetooth 5.0 protocol, 15 meters effective transmission distance.
Support voice assistant, TF card, music playback, radio function.
Built-in 1200 mAh battery provides playback time up to 5 hours.
Ability to install the smartphone in the seat (stand) at the antennas.
Mini Bluetooth Speaker - for $ 18
If you really want portability and compactness, then all the questions for this device. This portable speaker is so tiny that it can be hidden right in the palm of your hand. However, despite its modest dimensions, the column does not sound like a quiet one. This baby will definitely be able to ignite the dance floor, even if only in your home.
Bluetooth Speaker Specs:
Mini speaker size, convenient and portable.
With selfie photo function (remote shutter release).
Built-in microphone for hands-free calling.
Special Bluetooth 2.1 function + EDR technology for high sound quality.
Support for TWS function: support for two speakers connected wirelessly, achieving two-channel effect, true wireless stereo.
Powered by a built-in 300 mAh lithium-ion battery.
TG157 Mini Bluetooth Speaker - Portable Speaker with Light Music Function for $ 20
Now let's take a look at the more standard version of TG's portable stereo speaker. This instance will appeal primarily to those who would like some kind of JBL, no less high quality, as well as inexpensive. The speaker has an output power of sound of 10 watts and also can illuminate the body depending on the beat of the music. Such a column will definitely become the center of attention on the street, while it is perfect for lighting on the street dance floor, especially in the evening. As they say: stylish, fashionable, youth!
Specs of TG157:
Bluetooth specification: 4.2.
Wireless transmission range: 10 meters.
Battery capacity: 1200 mAh.
Power consumption: 3.7 V.
Playback time: 3 hours.
Dimensions: 72.6 x 72.9 x 178.7 mm.
Support for Bluetooth connection, audio input (with reset button), FM radio, direct reading of a Micro SD card, direct reading of a U-disk, charging via Micro USB.
Bluetooth calls can be answered with a single button.
HOPESTAR H13 Mini Bluetooth Speaker - Classic Speaker for $ 26
The last option has not an artsy design, but a classic for that and a classic so as not to stand out. But this is a loud Bluetooth speaker, which is suitable for use anytime, anywhere. However, the high popularity of this model speaks for itself. It is worth noting that the HOPESTAR H13 will fit not only in any environment but also in any hands from young to old. The thing is that a huge number of color solutions are offered to choose from: black, gold, blue, raspberry, red, gray and white. The characteristics of HOPESTAR H13 are as follows:
Built-in Bluetooth for wireless, hands-free function.
Stereo audio transmission protocol (A2DP V1.2).
Support TF card, car bluetooth, free call.
Support FM function and voice assistant.
Supports external MP3 / MP4 input and other audio input functions (AUX).
The memory function starts automatically from the last song.
The speaker can be connected to a mobile phone or computer.
High-quality stereo sound, powerful bass.
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All invitations have been sent, the Steve Jobs Theater in California has been booked, the devices are ready for their debut. Already on September 10, the annual autumn presentation of Apple will be held. Tonight, you can see all these actions live. In the meantime, 24 hours before the event, we suggest that you familiarize yourself with the latest leaks so you know what to expect. At the event itself, the tagline of which is “by innovation only", you and I will most likely be shown three new smartphones, an updated watch, one laptop, and some unknown device. Wow, it will be hot!
iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max
The main devices of any autumn presentation of Apple are iPhones. 2019 is no exception. The company from Cupertino will immediately introduce three new phones. What they will be called is a big question. But at the moment we can say for sure - the new smartphones will be updated versions of the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR. This is a good distribution of roles, so Apple will continue to move in this direction.
The updated version of the iPhone XR will not go far from its predecessor: it will receive a comparable IPS-screen with a modest pixel density of 300 PPi. More expensive models will get steeper screens: OLED-matrixes and a pixel density of more than 400 PPi can be counted on.
Obviously, the new iPhones 2019 will focus on cameras. All three models (iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max) will get a basic 12 MP sensor. The older models of iPhones 2019 will receive a combination of three sensors: a wide-angle and a telephone lenses set will be added to the main one. The iPhone XR 2019 should expect a combination of two modules: standard and telephoto. On paper, the cameras of the new iPhones do not look vain. Most likely, they will show some new software funnels.
The main processor of the new iPhone will be Apple A13. True, Snapdragon, Kirin, Exynos and others still have not shown the real answer A12, but this does not matter. They will have a new technology benchmark. However, not only the new processor will affect the increase in the speed of smartphones. If you believe the rumors, then all iPhones 2019 will receive a serious amount of RAM. Older models will receive 6 GB of RAM, and the youngest - 4 GB.
Another interesting detail: iPhone 11 Pro Max will support work with Apple Pencil. Thus, Apple throws the ax of war in the direction of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10, which trumps the stylus as its main chip. What are the prices? Most likely, prices will be comparable to last year. Our forecast: iPhone 11 - from $ 750, iPhone 11 Pro - from $ 950 and iPhone 11 Pro Max - from $ 1100. Pre-order for the iPhone 2019 will open on September 13. The first “live” iPhones will appear on shelves in the 20th of September.
Updated 16-inch MacBook Pro
The appearance of a new laptop at the presentation of Apple 2019 is a very likely event. If they show a new computer, then it will be the MacBook Pro 2019. For a very long time, the guys from Cupertino did not update their top-end “Mac”. For almost four years they have not shown a new firmware - it's time to show a new “bestseller” from the world of top-end laptops. What will make us happy with the MacBook Pro 2019? It is difficult to answer this question. There is a good chance that Apple engineers will manage to put the MacBook Pro with a 16-inch display in a 15-inch case. They will also work to maximize the area occupied by the screen - the frames of the MacBook Pro 2019 will definitely be the thinnest. Most likely, the new “butterflies” will be replaced by a new generation of keyboards - “scissors”. They already managed to break in on a 12-inch MacBook - they are quieter, break less and are not so moody. In addition to other little things, they promise a convenient and simple laptop upgrade. We are really looking forward to the new MacBook Pro.
Apple Watch 2019
An essential element of any Apple presentation of the past few years is wearable electronics. Apple Watch has become the most successful electronic watch, so Apple will update their line every year. Even if the upgrade is minor, and in 2019 the upgrade will be just that. In 2018, Apple Watch Series 4 became almost the main event of the presentation. In 2019, the watch will receive only a cosmetic upgrade. There is information that you and I will be shown a couple of premium models made of interesting materials: ceramics, titanium, or something else. Perhaps they will install a new type of displays, but the average user is unlikely to feel these changes. In addition, there are rumors that the new Apple Watch 2019 will focus on healthy sleep. The built-in sleep tracker will monitor the heartbeat and heart rate during sleep without any additional equipment. During rest, the Do Not Disturb mode will be automatically activated.
Apple Tag Tracker
Apple Tag is something new and interesting from Apple. This is not some kind of super smart device or another breakthrough in the world of technology, but it is an ordinary anti-theft device. Apple's Tracker helps you protect yourself from accidentally losing your favorite Apple product. You need to hang the Apple Tag on some item that you do not part with, and the gadget will become your personal guard. When moving away from your devices, the device will create a special sound signal that will protect you from accidental losses. If you believe the rumors, then the "keychain" from Apple will receive a round case and very compact dimensions. So small that the Apple Tag can be worn in conjunction with keys.
iOS, macOS Catalina, WatchOS
It’s clear that at the presentation of Apple interesting chips of the final versions of iOS 13 along with iPadOS 13, macOS 10.15 Catalina, watchOS 6 and tvOS 13 will not pass by. New versions of operating systems will become available immediately after downloading.
In general, this is all that Apple is preparing for you and me on September 10th. Of course, I would like to see new iPads, smart watches or some other unexpected devices from Apple on the stage of the Steve Jobs Theater, but, unfortunately, there were no rumors about this. However, the presentation will be fun even without it: the new iPhone, MacBook and Apple Watch will be able to win the hearts of millions.You can Subscribe to our newsletter or follow us on FB and get notified with our promotions and new launches!
Every year in the world there are many exhibitions of various electronics, but the most ambitious can still be called MWC, CES and IFA. The last event will be discussed today since the zero-day of the electronics exhibition in Berlin has already taken place and it will last until September 11th. At this exhibition, various manufacturers try to surprise visitors with new devices and things are not limited to gadgets alone. Companies are also demonstrating new technologies, such as 5th generation networks or new varieties of operating systems. However, let's talk about everything one by one.
IFA 2019 - the abundance of new laptops and tablets
Nowadays, laptops are gaining more and more popularity for one simple reason - in relatively compact sizes, the manufacturers manage to hide such power that is practically not inferior to the performance of stationary PCs. So at IFA 2019, the Acek Triton 500 gaming laptop based on Intel Core-i9 with a frequency of up to 5 GHz was paired with Nvidia RTX 2080 Max-Q on 24 GB, 1 TB SSD and 32 GB of RAM. But the most interesting is that this game monster received the world's first screen with a refresh rate of 300 Hz. Also at the exhibition they showed the powerful Razer Blade 13, as well as the Asus ProART StudioBook One, which is a mixture of a classic laptop and a universal PC (all the parts is not located under the keyboard, but in the cover behind the display).
Also, IFA 2019 pleased us with the Acer Swift 5 workhorse based on 10th generation Intel processors, as well as cheap Chromebook ultrabooks, costing up to $ 300.
IFA 2019 - new smartphones
Samsung previously introduced Galaxy Note flagships at the IFA in Berlin, but now the Korean brand has abandoned this tradition. Nevertheless, at an event in the German capital, we saw the best gaming smartphone of the 2nd generation Asus ROG Phone, which is the record holder with the world's first 120 Hz AMOLED display and top-end filling.
LG should also distinguish itself by showing a dual-screen V60 ThinQ, but Sony has already managed to boast a compact Xperia 5 with a 6.1-inch display and a Snapdragon 855 processor. The Nokia brand, which should present three devices at once, does not want to lag behind: Nokia 5.1, Nokia 6.1 and 7.1.
IFA 2019 - the word for Huawei
The Chinese manufacturer has a lot of reasons to appear at the electronics exhibition in Berlin. Firstly, due to the sanction pressure (due to the US-China trade war), the brand had to develop its own operating system called Harmony OS, which could become a replacement for Android in the future. Also interested in the situation with the new Kirin 990 chipset, which the company will install in the upcoming flagship news Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro. And the fate of the folding smartphone Huawei Mate X is also interesting, which due to technical problems has been postponed for now. By the way, the Samsung Galaxy Fold folding device is also delayed, and we hope that at IFA 2019 we will more accurately find out the fate of this device.
IFA 2019 - 5G network absorbs the world
It is known that the head of Qualcomm, Cristiano Amon, is expected to appear at the electronics exhibition to make a big report on the new 5G network connection standard. The new network standard is insanely important for the modern world, because this is not only the increased Internet bandwidth for smartphones, but also the key to launching such advanced developments as unmanned vehicles or smart home systems. High connection speed and minimal latency in the 5G network is something that will soon be able to change the world beyond recognition.
IFA 2019 - the last but not least
At the event dedicated to consumer electronics, lesser-known brands should also distinguish themselves by showing their products to the world. So, it is expected that at IFA 2019, Fitbit Versa 2 smart watches can be shown for up to $ 200, which will be on sale no later than September 15. Companies such as Garmin (model Fenix 6) and Fossil can also show their smart watches.
In turn, the NetGear brand teased some time ago by introducing a brand new 6th generation Orbi Wi-Fi router at IFA 2019. A feature of the router is that it has a very impressive dimensions, but at the same time it is able to provide a large house with a Wi-Fi network without resorting to relays. However, this is far from the only advantage of the router.You can Subscribe to our newsletter or follow us on FB and get notified with our promotions and new launches!
Xiaomi's presentation will take place very soon where Chinese company will show a lot of interesting things. The main stars of the event, which will be held on August 29, are the Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro phones. In addition to smartphones will show smart TVs Redmi TV and the new laptop Redmi Book 14 , but, of course, Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro - The most interesting. In this article, we have collected all the information that is available before the release of new products. You won’t believe it, but the Chinese can still surprise you!
Review Redmi Note 8 - the new standard of the middle-class phone.
Redmi Note 8 will fix all the shortcomings of its predecessor. Redmi Note 7 was praised for a lot, but it also had flaws. The most important is the lack of NFC . The presence of Redmi Note 8 chip for contactless payment was confirmed at the official level. The company’s representatives also said they had done a great deal on the device’s design. The fingerprint scanner will fit in line with the camera lenses, as well as add new unusual colors. According to unofficial data, it will be an emerald color. Screen Redmi Note 8 hardly something will surprise you - it will be a classic the IPS - display with an aspect ratio of 19.5: 9. It will occupy a little more than 85% of the front panel of the device. Under the front camera, they will make a drop-shaped cut-out - no surprises here.
Qualcomm’s new processor, Snapdragon 665, will be responsible for the speed of the new product. The chipset was announced in April 2019. It meets all modern requirements: base clock frequency of nuclei is reduced to save power process technology - 11 -n m for graphic processing speed corresponds to a video accelerator Adreno 610. Snapdragon 665 - this is not a top chip but very balance option. This is just what you need for a mid-range smartphone. Under memory, Redmi the Note 8 should allocate s 3/4 GB, and a built-32/64/128 GB. In Antutu, Redmi Note 8 will be matched to 200,000 points.
There will be three cameras with Redmi Note 8: the main one - 48 MP, an additional wide-angle 13 MP and a camera for estimating the frame depth at 2 MP. A standard set, but most likely Xiaomi will offer it to us for a very sane amount.
As of Battery of Redmi, the Note 8 will be at 4 000 mAh and fast charging capacity of 1 0 Tues. We will not guess the cost of Redmi Note 8 . Let the Chinese surprise us with you during the official presentation. You can familiarize yourself with the preliminary features of Redmi Note 8 below.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Specifications:
Colors: red, blue, black
Screen: 6.3 inches, IPS- matrix, resolution - 2340 by 1080, aspect ratio 19.5: 9, 409 PPi
Case: metal + glass
Processor: eight-core Snapdragon 66 5 chipset with a maximum frequency of up to 2.0 GHz, 11-nm manufacturing process
GPU: Adreno 610
RAM: 3/4 GB
User memory: 32/64 / 128 GB
Back camera: 48+ 13 + 2 MP
Front camera: 12 MP
Fingerprint Scanner: yes
OS: Android 9 Pie + MIUI 10
Battery capacity: 4,000 mAh
Redmi Note 8 Pro review - 64 MP camera and a powerful gaming processor
Redmi Note 8 Pro is a sub-flagship smartphone. Yes, it will be positioned as a mid-range smartphone, but in fact, it is a lie. It more is known about the Pro version than the basic version. The main difference Redmi the Note 8 Pro from Redmi Note 8 - is a more powerful processor and gamer-oriented smartphone. For a long time, there were rumors that Redmi Note 8 Pro will receive a processor from Qualcomm 700 series. However, the other day, a banner appeared on the page of the MediaTek chip manufacturer in Weibo, which confirms that the Redmi Note 8 Pro will be built on the basis of the Helio G90T chipset. The aforementioned processor was introduced last month and will exclusively debut on the Redmi smartphone. The latest chip is built on a 12-nm process technology. It consists of eight cores, divided into two clusters: the first - two ARM Cortex-A76 cores, the second - six Coretex-A55 cores. The maximum core frequency is 2.05 GHz. For the graphics processing speed on this chip, the Mali-G76 video accelerator is responsible. The main feature of the Helio G90T is support for the 64-megapixel camera module. You wont be surprised, I assume, but Xiaomi decided to use this potential. The “star” of the rear panel of the Redmi Note 8 Pro will be Samsung's 64-megapixel camera. Three more cameras will help her to take good pictures: 13 + 2 + 2MP. How good would such a camera be? We think the pictures will be just great.
From the teaser, which was published by the head of the company Redmi, the facts about the new smartphone became known. In a short message, there is information that the Redmi Note 8 Pro will receive fast charging at 18 MP and a battery at 4,500 mAh. Also, onboard the smartphone will have a liquid cooling system, which means that on the Redmi Note 8 Pro you can and will need to play. Of course, because the latest testing of the Helipo G90T chip showed that the processor knocks out more than 200,000 points in Antutu - this is a very decent result.
If you think that the surprises are over - you are mistaken. In addition to the usual versions of Redmi Note 8 Pro, special smartphone modifications for Word of Warcraft fans will go on sale.
This is information on the official Redmi account in Weibo. Redmi Note 8 Pro World of Warcraft Limited Edition will be available in two versions. One will receive a red-black box, and the other a white-blue box. The contents of the gift edition are currently unknown. This collaboration is dedicated to 15 years of the game. The rest of the details about Redmi Note 8 Pro will be revealed on August 29. It’s not long to wait!
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro:
Colors: red, blue, black
Screen: 6.39 inches, IPS-matrix, resolution - 2340 by 1080, aspect ratio 19.5: 9, 401 PPi
Case: metal + glass
Processor: eight-core Helio G90T chipset, maximum frequency 2.05 GHz
GPU: Mali-G76 3EEMC4
RAM: 4/6/8 GB
User memory: 64/128/256 GB
Back camera: 64 + 13 + 2 + 2 MP
Front camera: 12 MP
Fingerprint Scanner: yes
OS: Android 9 Pie + MIUI 10
Battery capacity: 4,500 mAhYou can Subscribe to our newsletter or follow us on FB and get notified with our promotions and new launches!
Compact and high-quality smartphones are a rarity in today's market. Now everyone is chasing after dimensions and records: the largest screen, the largest megapixel, the most powerful battery. And who will think about practicality? This question is answered by Nokia and its new smartphone from the budget segment: Nokia 4.2. This is a really compact smartphone that has everything you need onboard: pure Android, NFC, a dual camera and a fingerprint scanner. If you are interested in Nokia 4.2, then we advise you to read this review to the end. Most likely, you will like it even more.
Nokia 4.2 Review - Features, Performance, Cameras
One of the main advantages of this smartphone is its practicality. Due to the modest size Nokia 4.2 fits in any pocket. What to say about the palms - the phone really lies well in the hand. Probably most of us have already forgotten how to use a smartphone with one hand. But with Nokia 4.2 it became possible. The diagonal is only 5.71 inches. Of course, you will be surprised, but this is enough. Information from the screen of Nokia 4.2 is absorbed comfortably, the brightness of the gadget is acceptable, the color rendering is at the level. The display resolution is HD +. Budget models give indents along the edges of the matrix. Yes, they are noticeable and quite striking: the display itself occupies only 80% of the front panel of Nokia 4.2. The design of the smartphone is not catchy, but stylish. On the front there is a drop-shaped cutout for the front camera, on the back there is a separate module with a dual camera and a flash, and a little lower in the round recess is a fingerprint scanner.
With the performance of the devise, things are not bad: Nokia 4.2 is based on the Qualcomm entry-level processor. The 439th Snapdragon meets all the requirements of the modern market: it has good energy efficiency, supports working with all the necessary wireless interfaces, and is friends with artificial intelligence. If we turn to the numbers and technical specifications, then the Snapdragon 439 is an eight-core processor, the cores of which are divided into two clusters: four cores of the “powerful” block operate at a frequency of 1.95 GHz. The peak clock speed of the core cores is limited to 1.45 GHz. Adreno 505 is responsible for the graphics processing speed on smartphones running Snapdragon 439. Nokia 4.2 has 2/3 GB of RAM and 16/32 GB of internal memory. The latter can be increased using a microSD card. In the synthetic performance assessment test Antutu, Nokia 4.2 will score something in the region of 65,000 points - a good result, but not a stellar one. What is nice, the potential owner of Nokia 4.2 will have a working NFC module available - a rarity for devices of this class.
Nokia 4.2 cameras shoot well: not the best on the market, but not the worst. The detail of the pictures taken with the main camera of Nokia 4.2 is satisfactory. Photosensitivity leaves much to be desired: the dynamic range is not wide, at night the quality of images drops significantly. In such situations, the HDR mode saves. Nokia 4.2 front camera without features - soft white balance and honest color reproduction. The portrait mode on Nokia 4.2 works clearly - without misfires. The smartphone shoots video in Full HD format.
Those who follow the smartphone market know that Nokia smartphones are released on “clean” Android. Nokia 4.2 is no exception. This gadget has Android 9.0 Pie onboard. Nokia 4.2 is part of the Android One program and runs on a clean, not overloaded OS. This means the smartphone will be one of the first to receive fresh OS updates from the "good corporation." What is important: Nokia 4.2 will be the first smartphone of the company with a dedicated button for Google Assistant. It is convenient and practical. By clicking one button, you get complete control over your smartphone. Perhaps at first, it will be inconvenient, but you will quickly get used to the voice assistant.
The battery of Nokia 4.2 is standard - 3000 mAh. From a full charge, the smartphone will live one day. This is a classic option. If you won't play games, then Nokia 4.2 can work even longer. Fast charge, unfortunately, is not supported. Up to 100% of the smartphone charges in two and a half hours.
Conclusions: Nokia 4.2 is a compact, basic smartphone for every day. If you are a fan of modern 3D games, then this is not your choice. Nokia 4.2 is a smartphone for those who value practicality, solid battery and quality in their phones. You can familiarize yourself with the cost of Nokia 4.2, as well as buy it on our website.
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Nokia 4.2 specifications:
Colors: black, pink;Case: plastic + glass;Display: 5.71 ’, IPS-matrix, 720x1520, format 18: 9, 80% of usable area, 295 ppi;Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 450, 14-nm, 8xCortex-A53 up to 1.8 GHz, 64-bit;Video Accelerator: Qualcomm Adreno 439;Productivity 65,000 points in Antutu;RAM: 2 or 3 GB, two channels LPDDR3;Permanent memory: 16 or 32 GB;Memory cards: yes;Main camera: 13 megapixels + 2 megapixels, phase detection autofocus, optical stabilization, FullHD recording at 30 fps;Front camera: 8 megapixels with f / 2.0;Micro USB 2.0, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5 mm jack, NFC;Communication: 2 nano SIM cards, support for 4G LTE Cat.6 up to 301 Mbps;Navigation: GPS, BeiDou, GLONASS;Security: fingerprint scanner;Battery: 3,000 mAh, lithium-ion;OS: Android 9.0 Pie;Dimensions: 148 x 71.3 x 8.39 mm;Weight: 161g.You can Subscribe to our newsletter or follow us on FB and get notified with our promotions and new launches!
Sony Xperia XZ 2 and Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is not very common to compare as smartphones really differ in many ways: manufacturers have a different approach to design, pricing, and technical specification of devices. A comparison of Sony and Xiaomi is just the case when an old player meets a newcomer. Who will win in this m comparison: Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 or the Sony the Xperia the XZ 2? Get to know by reading the article to the end!
Who is prettier: Sony Xperia XZ 2 or Xiaomi Mi Mix 3?
The creators of these two smartphones had a completely different approach to the design: Sony wanted to appease the fans of the classics, and Xiaomi tried to surprise the audience. It seems to us that both companies succeeded in fulfilling their task. Sony Xperia XZ 2 - a thoroughbred flagship, which with all its appearance shows how ergonomic and comfortable it is. Smartphone almost entirely made of glass Gorilla Glass 5. Dv e glass parts Sony Xperia XZ 2 bonded to the metal. If you think that glass is not reliable, then the flagship from Sony will prove to you the opposite. The phone is protected according to IP 68 and is not afraid of immersion in water to a depth of one and a half meters, and is also protected from falling more than its opponents.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is a completely different view on the design. The Chinese decided to stand out and revive the slider form factor. If you look at Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 that just lies quietly on the table, then you can not guess that the device can do something like that. Of course, a careful contemplative may have a question: “Where is the front camera?”. This is where the miracle begins: you just need to slide the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 screen down and the dual front camera module looms over the smartphone screen. The Chinese have provided for everything.
Which smartphone is prettier and more convenient? It's a matter of taste. Of course, Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 looks more modern. His "infinite" screen is impressive, and the front camera will surprise more than hundred or people, but is it worse it? Perhaps it is better to give preference to the reliable design of the Sony Xperia XZ 2 ...
Who is more powerful: Sony Xperia XZ 2 or Xiaomi Mi Mix 3?
Typically, smartphones from Xiaomi simply destroy their competitors during performance tests. Especially if we are talking about smartphones from the same price segment. However, in this case things are different. Antutu’s synthetic performance test showed that Sony’s smartphone is only 30,000 points weaker than its opponent. The result of the Sony Xperia XZ 2 is 250,000 points, and the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 scored 280,000 points. The thing is that both operate smartphone based on an eight processor Snapdragon 845. Chipset built on a 10-nm technology architecture FinFET and includes four productive nucleus Kryo 385 with a maximum operating frequency to 2.8 GHz and four energy-efficient core with a frequency of up to 1 , 8 GHz . That Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 that the Sony the Xperia the XZ 2 operate on the basis of the processor as a rocket: applications open instantly, games run at the highest graphics settings . Comparison of performance did not reveal a clear winner. Lets move forward.
Which camera is better: Sony Xperia XZ 2 or Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 ?
If you decide to buy a new smartphone, then for you not in the last place will be the photo capabilities of the device. With the characteristics of the cameras of smartphones, the situation is as follows:
Sony Xperia XZ 2 - the main camera is represented by a 19-megapixel Sony IMX 400 sensor. The module is single, but you do not need to immediately write it off. The sensor supports 4K as a recording mode the HDR. The camera aperture is f /2.0. With the front camera, less luck - also a single module, but a miserable 5 MP. Probably the weakest point of the smartphone.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 - the main camera consists of two 12 MP sensors with different light sensitivity ( f /1.8+ f /2.4). The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 camera is equipped with optical stabilization, it can record video in 4 K resolution with a frequency of 60 frames. The gadget burst into the DxOMark rating , gaining 108 points for shooting and at the time of writing information material, the smartphone ranks 13th in the ranking of camera phones. Good result. Most ironically, Xiaomi bought these cameras from Sony . Front cameras S Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 also did not let us down: a bunch of a sensor at 25 MP and an auxiliary 2 MP.
It is simply impossible to ignore the superiority of Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 over its competitor. He clearly came out the winner in comparing cameras.
Who won: Sony Xperia XZ 2 or Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 ?
To see the whole picture - you need to look at it from afar.
Comparison of the main technical characteristics of smartphones:
Sony Xperia XZ 2
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3
Screen : 5 , 7 ", IPS - matrix , Full HD + (2 16 0 x 1080), 18 : 9
Screen : 6.39 ", AMOLED, Full HD + (2340x1080), 19.5: 9
Protection: IP 68
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
RAM: 4/6 GB
RAM: 6/8/10 GB
ROM: 64 GB
ROM: 128/256 GB
Cameras: main - 12 + 12 MP, front - 25 + 2 MP
Cameras: main - 19 MP , front - 5 MP
Battery: 3,180 mAh
Battery: 3 200 mAh
Etoren Price : $ 353
Etoren Price : $ 374
So what do we have at the end? We have two smartphones with approximately equal technical specifications : Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 - a more youthful version that focuses more on photography and an interesting design, Sony Xperia XZ 2 - a classic flagship smartphone with a proven appearance and practical features (stereo speakers, protection by standard IP 68, LDAC - technology that providing a best sound quality in wireless headphones ). Each has his own ace up his sleeve. Which one do you pull? Only you decide!You can Subscribe to our newsletteror follow us on FB and get notified with our promotions and new launches!
The other day in New York, Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus were presented - the new super flagships of the South Korean brand. These two smartphones are absolute tops. If the spring presentation of the Samsung Galaxy is the tip of the iceberg, then the announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Note is the whole ice floe. Here on these two new Samsung came off in full. In this article, we will tell you about the main features of new products.
Goodbye mini-jack – say hello to IP68 and a glass
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus are state-of-the-art smartphones with character. It seems that their design is nothing special, but compared to other devices - they are just stars. The angular shape, truly frameless design (occupies 94.2% of the front panel), unusual colors and, of course, the S Pen stylus, which is hidden inside smartphones. Well, look, at the photo of the new products: I really want to pick them up, I want to use them. This year, the Samsung Galaxy Note family has got two modifications: Note 10 with a 6.3-inch screen and Note 10+ with a 6.8 ’’ screen. They refused the 3.5 mm connector, but this is a step forward. Thank you, Samsung, for holding on for so long and not giving up. But the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 + now have top-end IP68 waterproof and Gorilla Glass 6 shockproof glass. A neatly placed front camera also draws attention - exactly along the center axis of the display. It looks fresh and attractive.
Mobile photography as a work of art
Samsung flagships have been in the top of the best camera phones for more than one or two years. Sensors produced by a South Korean company have a long history and a huge number of developments. Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 + have at their disposal a cool front camera with 10 MP. It is built right into the screen, which can cause a confusion for those who do not follow the world’s trends. The company emphasized the speed of focusing a selfie camera, and also introduced a special night-time shooting profile, which should raise the level of self-portraits to a new peak.
As for the main cameras, there are some differences. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus has an optional fourth DepthVision camera, while the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 does not. However, in all other respects, the characteristics of the device cameras coincide:
Main sensor - 16 MP f / 2.2 (123 °)
The second is a 12MP wide-angle lens, 2PD autofocus, f / 1.5 / f / 2.4 OIS (77 °)
The third is a 12 megapixel telephoto lens with aperture f / 2.1 OIS (45 °)
Even the technical characteristics show that smartphones will shoot just amazing. Of the interesting modes, Screen Recorder is worth to mention. Its an application what allow you to stream from the smartphone screen and supplement it with comments in real time using the S Pen.
Magic Wand S PenThe S Pen is by far the best stylus on the market. It works exactly as the assistant for quick notes should work. But S Pen not only knows how to turn handwritten text into a standard Word format. S Pen can control the smartphone like a magic wand: you just need to wave it in front of the smartphone and, for example, the slide will turn over or another photo will turn on. As for the battery, the accessory lives 10 hours on a single charge.
Samsung Exynos 9825 - a real competitor to Snapdragon 855
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus are not just about beauty and mobile photography. This is also about power. On board smartphones, a new Samsung-made chip, Exynos 9825, will work. This chip is a direct continuation of the Exynos 9820 model. The novelty has become much more powerful due to the acceleration of Cortex-A75 cores from 2.3 GHz to 2.4 GHz. The processor itself is built on a 7-nm process technology and consists of eight cores, the maximum frequency of which is 2.96 GHz. The graphics controller is responsible for the graphics controller Mali-G76 MP12. Naturally, no one offended the flagships in the amount of RAM and ROM: the basic model got 10 GB of RAM and 256 GB of permanent memory at its disposal, and the modification with the “+” prefix got 12 GB of RAM and 256/122 GB of internal memory. There is another important point: the younger model does not have a slot for a memory card, while the older one has microSD up to 1 TB. What about the performance of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus? These are real techno monsters. No games and programs will be able to download these smartphones at 100%.
Fast charging Super Fast Charging 2.0
For a long time the quick charge function was ignored by customers. However, with the modern rhythm of life and our constant need for gadgets, fast charging is important. Samsung Galaxy Note10 and 10+ have support for Super Fast Charging 2.0. The technology, frankly, is not super-fresh (first appeared on the S10 5G), but from that it did not become less cool. Samsung Galaxy Note10 and 10+ charge from their own power supply in less than an hour. If you are interested, then the battery capacity of the Samsung Galaxy Note10 is 3,500 mAh, while the older model with a large screen has 4,300 mAh.
Pricing and release date for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 +
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Plus is a luxury segment, so do not think that the company will ask for a little money for its flagship development. If you tag in Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 +, then you can afford absolutely any smartphone. Smartphones will officially go on sale on August 23 and it might available on ETOREN even earlier! You can Subscribe to our newsletteror follow us on FB and get notified with our promotions and new launches!
You can talk endlessly about smartphones that are in the top of the best, think about which processor is better: Snapdragon 855 or Kirin 980, or watch reviews on camera phones. All this is nothing more than entertainment. After viewing and absorbing all this content, you will go to the store or to the page of the online store and order yourself just a basic working smartphone. One such instance is the Samsung Galaxy J8. This is a reliable and inhospitable device with everything you need onboard. Let's get to know each other closer?
Samsung J810f Galaxy J8 (2018) - review, specifications, performance and camera
The Samsung J-series is the most budget line of the South Korean manufacturer, so you should not expect miracles from the Samsung Galaxy J8. As we wrote above, the hero of our review is a simple peasant smartphone. Samsung Galaxy J8 gives the device plastic, practical, not easily soiled case. Almost the entire front panel is occupied by a 6-inch screen. The display is elongated, there are small indents on the top and bottom, but there was no place for the mechanical home button - a definite plus. On the back of the Samsung Galaxy J8, everything is standard: a paired main camera and a notch for a fingerprint scanner. The latter, incidentally, is small in area and too close to the camera - misses are inevitable at first. The smartphone is available in three color variations: black, gold and blue. The dimensions of the Samsung Galaxy J8 are impressive, despite the small screen by modern standards: 160 x 75.8 x 7.95 mm. The Samsung Galaxy J8 display is bright, with a nice color rendering - after all, the Super Amoled matrix, but without any goodies. Resolution - HD +, Always On function on the Samsung Galaxy J8 (2018) model is not available, the light sensor was removed. Samsung tried to replace it with some kind of wild mode “brightness to maximum”, but it does not save the situation, only the battery is planting. Conclusion: the display of the Samsung Galaxy J8 is good, but there are not enough twists. Samsung Galaxy J8 got into use Snapdragon 450 - an entry-level processor from Qualcomm. Its power is sufficient to maintain stable operation of the system, and high energy efficiency is ensured thanks to the 14-nm process technology. The video core Adreno 506 is responsible for processing the graphics. If you translate all this information into the real capabilities of the Samsung Galaxy J8, it turns out that the smartphone is suitable for ordinary "office" functions, but not for games and active loads. PUBG freezes even at the lowest settings - you won’t succeed in taking the top with the Samsung Galaxy J8 in your hands. The buyer has two versions of the smartphone to choose from: 3GB / 32GB and 4GB / 64GB. In Antutu, the Samsung Galaxy J8 scored about 70,000 points. The previous characteristics of the device clearly did not make you want to "buy". However, the Samsung Galaxy J8 has huge advantage - cameras. Middle-class sensors are installed on board the smartphone - the device can be praised for the shooting quality: the main one is 16 MP with an aperture of f / 1.7 paired with a 5-megapixel sensor with an aperture of f / 1.9. In good light - pictures of the bomb. In the evening, the noise will come out and autofocus will start to freak out. Not a single smartphone of this class is immune from this. Front camera - 16 megapixels. It copes with tasks well. The autonomy of the Samsung Galaxy J8 is acceptable - the shell from Samsung and fresh Android paired with an energy-efficient processor ensure stable operation of the device throughout the day. You won’t squeeze more with 3,500 mAh Samsung Galaxy J8. There is no quick charge function, the smartphone is powered by the Micro USB 2.0 connector. Standard wireless interfaces are available: Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n, VoLTE, but without surplus - for some reason, the NFC module was not delivered. Shall we say our final word? The Samsung Galaxy J8 (2018) is just a smartphone. A phone that is unlikely to get into any tops, ratings or lists of the best, but it will still be bought. All because it is as clear and enjoyable to a wide range of customers as possible. It has a large bright display, strict design, good cameras and the inscription “Samsung” on the back cover, and this is enough. The smartphone has obvious flaws, but they are not so critical as to refuse the opportunity to purchase the Samsung Galaxy J8.
Samsung Galaxy J8 Specifications:
Colors: black, gold, blue;Case: plastic + glass;Display: 6 ’’, Super Amoled-matrix, 720x1480, 18: 9 format, 82% of usable area, 274 ppi;Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 450, 14-nm, 8xCortex-A53 up to 1.8 GHz, 64-bit;Video Accelerator: Qualcomm Adreno 506;Productivity 70,000 points in Antutu;RAM: 3 or 4 GB, two channels LPDDR3;Permanent memory: 32 or 64 GB;Memory cards: yes;Main camera: 16 MP + 5 MP, phase detection autofocus, optical stabilization, 4K recording at 30 fps;Front camera: 16 megapixels with f / 2.0;Micro USB 2.0, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5 mm jack;Communication: 2 nano SIM cards, support for 4G LTE Cat.6 up to 301 Mbps;Navigation: GPS, BeiDou, GLONASS;Security: fingerprint scanner;Battery: 3500 mAh, lithium-ion, support for VOOC 3.0;OS: Android 9.0 Pie + Experience 9.0;Dimensions: 160 x 75.8 x 7.95 mm;Weight: 177g.Subscribe to our newsletteror follow us on FB and get notified with our promotions and new launches.
This week in China Honor presented two new smartphones: 9X and 9X Pro. Despite the fact that both smartphones are far from flagships, they had a separate presentation leading by the head of the company Zhao Ming, talking about the advantages of these smartphones for two hours. It says that Honor 9X and Honor 9X Pro are very important innovations. What is so special about them and what made 200,000 people pre-order smartphones on the very first day? Read in our review.
Honor 9X - review of an inexpensive and powerful smartphone from Honor
The presentation of the Honor 9X and the Honor 9X Pro was held at the full blast. Smartphones, which belong to the middle segment, compared with more expensive models, proving the superiority of the announced gadgets. For example, the 7-nanometer Kirin 810 processor (responsible for performance on the Honor 9X and Honor 9X Pro) compared the Snapdragon 855 (stands on all top smartphones). Naturally, the new chip from Huawei proved to be better. Also, the Chinese strongly hinted that the Honor 9X and Honor 9X Pro are gaming smartphones. During the presentation, there were the batch of gamers that sat behind the scene and tested the gaming capabilities of the new products. As well as somewhere in the midst of the event itself Honor 9X Pro was compared with their counterparts from Vivo and Oppo. Understandably, Honor came out victorious in this fight. However, all this marketing so let's take a look at the technical specifications of the Honor 9X.
Honor 9X specifications:
Colors: blue, black, red;
Material: metal, glass;
Display: 6.59 ’’, AMOLED matrix, 1080x2340, 391 ppi, 2.5D glass, 19: 9 format, occupies 85% of the area;
Processor: eight-core HiSilicon Kirin 810 with a clock frequency of up to 2.27 GHz, 64-bit, 7 nm process technology;
Video Core: ARM Mali-G52 MP6;
RAM: 4 / 6GB;
ROM: 64/128 UFS 2.1 GB;
Camera: Sony IMX Exmor RS 48 MP, f / 1.8 + 2 MP sensor, f / 2.4, phase autofocus, video recording in FullHD;
Selfie camera: 16 MP, f / 2.2 + flash;
Number of SIM-cards: two;
LTE Cat.12 - 450 Mbit / s download, 100 Mbit / s return;
Wi-Fi 802.11 / b / g / n 2.4, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C 2.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, 3.5 mm jack, NFC;
Fingerprint scanner: yes, on the side;
Battery: 4,000 mAh, non-removable;
OS: Android 9.0 Pie, EMUI 9.1.1;
Dimensions: 163 x 77.2 x 8.8 mm;
Weight: 206 g;
The stated price: $ 204.
The key feature of the Honor 9X is a front facing camera. Yes, the chip is not new, but in Honor smartphones it appeared for the first time. The 16-megapixel camera Honor 9X not only decently photographs, but also has a proprietary protection system. If the smartphone accidentally falls out of the hands during the next selfie - Honor 9X will hide the camera. An interesting and useful feature. Looking at the display Honor 9X, you probably think that the scanner is hidden under the display. But no. The Chinese placed the fingerprint on the side panel, saying that it is so much more convenient and practical. Well, such a decision has the right to life.
The design of the smartphone does not cause a wow effect. Honor 9X - a classic modern smartphones with an elongated frameless screen, a glass case and an iridescent back cover. The dimensions of the Honor 9X are “acceptable” and the colour solutions will satisfy the needs of the majority: the smartphone is sold in black, blue, red.
For the quality of the color in the smartphone is ensured by Amoled-matrix at 6.59-inches in FullHD + resolution. Besides the fact that it has a decent margin of brightness and excellent viewing angles, the Honor 9X matrix is a happy owner of the Eye Comfort certificate, which indicates the safety of this screen for the user's eyes.
Performance Honor 9X determines the new Kirin 810 processor. This is the eight-core chipset manufactured by Huawei. It is built on the 7-nm process technology and is equipped with Cortex-A55 and Cortex-A76 cores, the peak frequency of which is 1.88 GHz and 2.27 GHz. Kirin 810 - this is the first middle-class processor with similar technical characteristics. His results in the synthetic test of Antutu are really surprising: Honor 9X based on Kirin 810 scores 230,000 points. The Kirin 810 graphics subsystem is represented by the Mali-G52 MP6 accelerator.
The main camera Honor 9X is represented by two sensors of 48 and 2 MP with a f / 1.8 and f / 2.4 aperture. The sensors are not the most top-notch, but their shortcomings are trying to fix digital algorithms that improve the quality of photos using artificial intelligence. The smartphone itself recognizes the scene and selects the optimal parameters for shooting. According to the manufacturer, they devoted a lot of time to the night mode. Naturally, Honor 9X supports HDR-mode, stabilization when shooting video. So we are waiting for the Honor 9X excellent level of shots under any conditions.
With Honor 9X you can always stay in touch, as the smartphone supports all modern wireless communication systems: Dual 4G Dual VoLTE, AI 4G Signal Fast Recovery, AI Intelligent Base Station Selection, Bluetooth 5.0 LE, Wi-Fi 802.11 AC, GPS + GLONNASS. Charges the smartphone using the USB Type-C connector. Battery Honor 9X powerful - 4000 mAh, this is quite enough for one day of ultra active work with a smartphone. Honor 9X is already available for pre-order. The cost of new items starts from $ 204. The most top version of Honor 9X will cost $280.
What is the difference between Honor 9X Pro and Honor 9X?
The older version of the Honor 9X doesn’t have much difference. Honor 9X and Honor 9X Pro look the same. The only noticeable difference is the triple camera at the Pro version. An additional 8 MP sensor for the Honor 9X Pro has the ability to expand the angle of shooting, which somewhat expands the photo capabilities of the device. Imperceptible to the eye difference - the presence of an advanced cooling system Honor 9X Pro. The hottest components of the smartphone are in close contact with the system of heat pipes, which significantly reduce the thermal load. Otherwise, the models are absolutely identical. Below we have the main features of the Honor 9X Pro.
Key differences Pro version:
More RAM - 8 GB
More ROM - 128/256 GB
Triple main camera - 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP
Game orientation of the model - nine-layer cooling system of the smartphone
Price - the basic version of the Honor 9X costs from $ 320
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