Xiaomi, which shipped the largest number of power banks last year, does not intend to give up this year’s position either. The Chinese manufacturer is actively increasing the offer in this segment. Following the smallest and cheapest portable battery for smartphones, the company released a larger model. This is an updated version of Mi PowerBank 2 with two USB ports. The nominal capacity remained the same – 10 000 mAh, and the price did not change either – $ 12.
One of the original features of the recently introduced smartphone OnePlus 5T is Face Unlock, which allows you to unlock the device with the help of face recognition of the user. Later this way of biometric identification will be transferred to the previous model – OnePlus 5. This information was sounded on Twitter by the co-founder of OnePlus Karl Pei.
Huawei has prepared for release an updated model of the laptop MateBook D, which was introduced earlier this year. The new version is called MateBook D 2018, an improved processor and a more productive graphics subsystem are the part of new MateBook D.
Last week, the bitcoin rate, which everyone is watching right now, even those who did not dare to buy a crypto currency, after a rapid growth fell dramatically by a third, forcing many to be pretty nervous. Actually, someone has reconciled, and someone is panicking to this day. At the time of writing, the crypto currency has recovered slightly and now costs about $ 15,000 ( CoinDesk data ). In the meantime, Morgan Stanley analysts decided to pour some oil on the fire.
The Chinese manufacturer of smartphones Meizu at the moment is working immediately on two “frameless” smartphones. The first will be released in January 2018 within the budget line mBlu and is likely to be named Meizu M6S, and the second will be released in March, in honor of the company’s 15th anniversary and will be named Meizu 15 Plus. Today on the web almost simultaneously appeared fresh information about both new products.
Xiaomi Mi Max 3 can beat all the size records in smartphones with a 7-inch screen, according to the information that comes from Chinese media.
The screen size in smartphones has not stopped growing in recent years, and the current average is clearly above 5 inches. Some analysts dare to predict the “goodbye to smartphones” and the arrival of the phablet era.
Thanks to a filtering of the Galaxy S9 PCB, we have been able to confirm that this phone will keep the 3.5 mm jack, an important fact that we had previously seen in numerous rumours and leaks.
The fact that Samsung has decided to swim “countercurrent” and keep the 3.5 mm jack on its top-of-the-line smartphones says a lot in favour of the South Korean giant and users like it, who can continue to use their old headphones any without problems.
A new rumour ensures that the Xiaomi Mi7 will be the first phone of the Chinese company that will come equipped with a facial recognition system good enough to displace the fingerprint reader.
The source of the information not only points to the Xiaomi Mi7 but also includes other giants such as Oppo and Huawei, and ensures that all of them will have prepared a facial recognition system similar to Face ID to accompany the launch of their next smartphones top of the range.
Xiaomi has long been producing portable power bank batteries. Actually, it was this company that once created the market for inexpensive, but high-quality portable external batteries. Since then, the manufacturer is constantly updating its range. Another replenishment took place this week. With the help of the ZMI sub-brand, Xiaomi introduced an external battery ZMI Power Bank Mini to the market. The novelty is remarkable in that it is the smallest external battery Xiaomi.
To the exhibition of consumer electronics CES 2018, Samsung prepared to launch a wall-mounted sound panel NW700 Soundbar Sound +. It is an improved version of the MS650 Sound + device.
The novelty has received a number of improvements aimed at improving the quality of sound transmission. Among them are mentioned the elimination of distortions, the use of high-frequency speakers with a wide range of reproducible frequencies and control of configurations from several speakers. All used technological solutions were developed in the laboratory of Samsung Audio Lab.