Here we are again in our weekly rendezvous where we check out the most interesting headlines of the week. If you you’ve been busy throughout the week and you aren’t sure whether you’ve have missed some major news or not, then keep reading to find out!
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Oppo stole the show floor this week with the unveiling of the Oppo Find X. The smartphone features an insane 93.8% screen to body ratio as well as a mechanized top bezel which slides out to reveal cameras on both the front and back. For the people who are fond of MediaTek CPUs, we have some exciting news for you as well. The Chinese phone maker is indeed going to release the OPPO A73S according to the latest report. The handset is set to pack a 6-inch 2160 x 1080 resolution display with no notch, an 84.75% and a powerful and efficient MediaTek Helio P60 SoC. The A73S should be launched later this month.
Let’s begin with the company that probably gives the most amount of news per week – Xiaomi. The Chinese phones maker did not release any new phone in the past 7 days, which is a news in and of itself, nevertheless, lots of rumors as well as teasers have surfaced the web regarding the upcoming Xiaomi Mi pad 4. The tablet is set to pack an 8-inch 16:10 display, a Snapdragon 660 CPU and a pretty interesting pricing. Click here to learn more about it. Launch is scheduled for tomorrow; stay tuned!
Last week we wrote about the VIVO NEX, which at the time was the most impressive “full-screen” phone in the industry. Nevertheless, the under-display fingerprint scanner equipped phone has finally gone on sale yesterday, showing some great sale numbers, at least on Chinese grounds. How well will it worldwide though? Let’s wait to find out!
Huawei fans will rejoice learning that their favorite company is allegedly already working on the next Kirin 1020 SoC. It’s rumored that the processor will twice more powerful than the already great performing Kirin 970, which means over 400.000 points on AnTuTu (for what it matters). Also from Huawei we have some leaked photos of the upcoming Mate 20 and the Huawei Nova 3.
Meizu has us talking about their upcoming once again. This time it’s about the price it’ll sell at, which Meizu’s CEO has hinted at. The Meizu 16 and the Meizu 16 Plus bigger brother are indeed expect to cost less than 4000 Yuan (around $614), while still packing top hardware such as Snapdragon 845 CPU and an UD fingerprint scanner.
GizPoll of The Week
From our last week poll, we learned that our readers prefer a Xiaomi BlackShark or a Razer Phone for mobile gaming. While the ASUS ROG gaming phone has been mentioned a lot as another great alternative. This week we are more interested in your tastes as far as design goes: Periscope Design Or A Notch, Which Do You Prefer? Click here to vote and leave a comment!
This Week on GizChina
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