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Samsung Galaxy S21, S21 + and S21 Ultra get One UI 4.0 beta based on Android 12 and RAM Plus expansion technology

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Google has done its job – yesterday the company presented the final version of Android 12, now the ball is on the side of smartphone manufacturers: when users get a stable Android 12 with a proprietary interface at their disposal, it entirely depends on the efficiency of each specific manufacturer. In this regard, Samsung is not particularly inferior to competitors, although it does not participate in the Android 12 open beta testing program under the patronage of Google itself. Evidence that Samsung is actively working to bring Android 12 to its smartphones is the new One UI 4.0 beta released to open beta program members and installed via the Samsung Members app.

This beta version of One UI 4.0 is built on Android 12 and contains some of the salient features of the new version of Google’s OS. For example, when you install a new wallpaper, the theme is automatically changed. It’s part of a new design language called Material You. Also, the new firmware improves the accuracy of the Samsung Keyboard and introduces a microphone mode that allows you to highlight the user’s voice during a video call against the background noise of the environment. Finally, another innovation in the firmware is RAM Plus technology. It allows you to increase the RAM of your smartphone by 4 GB by creating a virtual partition in flash memory. Previously, this technology was received by the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3, and now it has reached the Galaxy S21 series smartphones.

According to the source, the new version of One UI 4.0 beta is available for Galaxy S21, S21 + and S21 Ultra users participating in the beta testing program in China, Germany, India, Poland, South Korea, the United States and the United Kingdom. The update is identified by build number ZUJ1.

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Four iQOO smartphones will receive Android 12 in December

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The iQOO brand has revealed Android 12 release dates for a number of its models. True, we are not yet talking about the final version of Android 12 – it will have to wait longer.

IQOO 7, iQOO 7 Legend, iQOO Z3 and iQOO Z5 users will receive the Android 12 beta at the end of the year – at the end of December. And at the end of March 2022, the beta version of Android 12 will be released for iQOO 3.

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Another foldable smartphone comes out in November – with 120Hz OLED screen, Snapdragon 888 and 50MP camera

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Details about the Oppo smartphone with a flexible screen appeared on the web. According to the source, the device will be released in November and will be built on a single-chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 platform.

The smartphone does not have a name, but the key characteristics are listed. So, the device is assigned an OLED screen with a diagonal of 8 inches with a frame rate of 120 Hz, a 32-megapixel front camera and a multi-module main camera with a main sensor with a resolution of 50 megapixels, a 4500 mAh battery with support for 65 W fast charging. The operating system is expected to be Android 11 with ColorOS 12 interface. There is no price, but it will probably be more affordable than the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3.

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Three former Apple engineers helped disassemble the Apple Watch Series 7. The watch has more in common with the iPhone 13 than you might think

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Specialists of the popular iFixit resource, specializing in the repair of various electronics, disassembled the new Apple Watch Series 7 smartwatch and shared the results with the public.

Firstly, the watch scored 6 points on a 10-point scale of maintainability and generally positive reviews for its modular design, easy access to the screen and battery. Experts also praised Apple for keeping the Apple Watch Series 7 compatible with previous generations of bands, right up to the very first original Apple Watch.

Three former Apple engineers helped disassemble the Apple Watch Series 7. The watch has more in common with the iPhone 13 than you might think

IFixit notes that despite minimal external changes, there are several major updates to the Apple Watch Series 7.

Three former Apple engineers helped disassemble the Apple Watch Series 7. The watch has more in common with the iPhone 13 than you might think

As mentioned several times, the main difference between this device and the Series 6 is the enlarged display. Disassembling iFixit revealed that the watch uses an OLED panel with an integrated touchscreen (on-cell touch), this technology debuted in the iPhone 13.

Three former Apple engineers helped disassemble the Apple Watch Series 7. The watch has more in common with the iPhone 13 than you might think

According to experts, this is an unusual approach for Apple, which usually prefers to experiment with new screen technologies on watches, and then implement them on smartphones – as happened with OLED, variable refresh rate and the function of “always on” screen.

Three former Apple engineers helped disassemble the Apple Watch Series 7. The watch has more in common with the iPhone 13 than you might think

IFixit partnered with three former Apple engineers to disassemble the Apple Watch Series 7. As they noted, it was the new display that could cause delays in production and force the company to release the device later than it would like.

When Apple announced the Apple Watch Series 7 in September, it didn’t announce a specific release date. Former Apple engineers said this is usually indicative of delays, and the most likely cause is a manufacturing glitch caused by watch displays. They explained, “The screens have some of the most complex supply chains and assembly processes in the industry.”

The iFixit experts also found that the Apple Watch Series 7 has a larger battery compared to its predecessor. However, this did not lead to an increase in battery life, since the larger screen consumes more power.

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