Hello readers! Here we are in December already wearing those heavier winter jackets – at least in some parts of the globe, while we wait for the warmer weather to come back. So, what better way is there than to spend the time in-between checking out the most interesting headlines coming from China for the past 7 days? There isn’t; keep reading!
This Week on GizChina
While we wait for the next Xiaomi flagship to come with a massive 48MP image sensor, the company just unveiled the first phone ever to pack the latest Snapdragon 855.
Other device already on sale are doing well too, the Pocophone F1 did indeed just sell over 700,000 units.
Very interesting week for Huawei as well. The Chinese phone maker did indeed tease the Huawei Nova 4 with its cut out camera hole design, its launch is already scheduled for December 17th.
Another handset expected to come in late December or early January is the Huawei P Smart 2019, this one will pack mid-range specs and a price tag of 199€ ($226)
It’s not a phone maker but they do power most of them, we’re obviously talking about Qualcomm. The chip manufacturer unveiled the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 this week, a SoC that’s built on a 7nm process which brings better performance at lower power consumption.
The company also unveiled the Snapdragon X50, the first 5G modem for smartphones commercially available.
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Chinese phone maker Vivo appears to be really close to a big release for their most interesting NEX series. The company is indeed planning to launch a NEX Dual with two screen, with the second one sporting a very unique LED circle; click here to learn more.
Let’s end the weekly recap with a quick detour to Korea. From Samsung or, better, from leakers, we’re indeed lots of details regarding the company’s upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10 flagship, expected to launch at the MWC19.
The S10 series is also expected to arrive in three variants; you can learn more about it at this link.
As always, we conclude our weekly rendezvous with a question for you – our readers. Do we really need 5G network right now? Click here to vote and let us know your opinion!
This Week on GizChina
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